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Chicagoist is a website about Chicago. MoreEditor: Chuck SudoPublisher: Gothamist



Last Build Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:00:14 -0600

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Photos: 20+ Of The Best Signs From The Latinx Rally To Protest ICE Raids

2017-02-26T00:00:14-06:00

Scores of protesters braved the [finally, normal, February] cold Saturday afternoon to rally at The Bean in protest of the ICE raids and anti-immigrant policies that are terrifying and devastating immigrant communities around the country, including Chicago. [ more › ]



Second Man Charged In Murder Of 2-Year-Old Lavontay White

2017-02-24T16:51:57-06:00

(image) White was one of three children under the age of 13 to be fatally shot within four days. [ more › ]



Taylor Bennett Drops New Album Featuring Chance The Rapper & Jeremih

2017-02-24T16:11:44-06:00

(image) Mike Will Made It, Supa Bwe and our favorite generational lightning rod, Lil Yachty, also show up [ more › ]



Fake, 'Not Bona Fide' Bomb Threat Called Into Trump Tower Friday, 1 Arrested

2017-02-24T15:45:52-06:00

(image) The threat made to the riverfront North Wabash Avenue tower was deemed "not bona fide" by police. [ more › ]



AG Madigan Hosts Summit On The Spike In Hate Crimes

2017-02-24T13:52:32-06:00

(image) The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 1,000 hate incidents since Trump's election. [ more › ]



'We Want To See Ourselves': Rift Emerges Between Twin Rallies For Trans Rights

2017-02-24T13:27:51-06:00

(image) One action, organized by cisgendered men and taking place in Boystown, is facing criticism from leaders of another. [ more › ]



$65M... That's How Much It Costs To Buy An Entire Block In Hot Fulton Market

2017-02-24T12:32:39-06:00

(image) Fulton Market—the Chicago meatpacking district turned hot tech company hub—has yet more redevelopment plans on the horizon. [ more › ]



16 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

2017-02-24T11:06:57-06:00

(image) Glam it up for the Oscars, down some new local beer and dance your heart out this weekend. [ more › ]



Chicago Sportscaster Hit With Suspension For Calling Trump A 'Cartoon Lunatic'

2017-02-24T10:45:20-06:00

(image) Why so mean to cartoons? [ more › ]



Kansas Man Allegedly Shouted 'Get Out of My Country' Before Shooting 2 Indian Men, Killing 1

2017-02-24T10:23:12-06:00

(image) A Kansas City man was charged with first degree murder Thursday after shooting two Indian men outside of a bar, killing one of them, while allegedly shouting "get out of my country," Wednesday. [ more › ]



A New 16-Week Block Of 'Hamilton' Tickets Is About To Go On Sale

2017-02-24T09:40:11-06:00

(image) Good luck, Hamiltonians. [ more › ]



More And More Chicago Restaurants Are Joining The Sanctuary Restaurant Movement

2017-02-24T09:11:56-06:00

(image) That's a big jump in a couple months, and we suspect that more restaurants will jump on board, too. [ more › ]



Chicago Is 'Totally Out Of Control' & 'Needs Help,' Trump Says, Continuing To Not Help

2017-02-24T00:20:12-06:00

(image) Trump was responding to the news that seven people were fatally shot in Chicago on Wednesday. [ more › ]



Finally Launch Your Business With Help From This Silicon Valley Mentor

2017-02-24T00:00:00-06:00

(image) Get the mentorship you need to navigate your way through the twists and turns of entrepreneurship. [ more › ]



Loyola University Fraternity Suspended Over Alleged Hazing

2017-02-23T17:50:40-06:00

(image) The same chapter was recently suspended at Northwestern amid allegations of sexual assault. [ more › ]



Portillo's Comes Through For Man Willing To Drop $300 For Discontinued Lemon Cake

2017-02-23T15:55:30-06:00

(image) True love knows no bounds. [ more › ]



Illinois' Largest State Workers Union Has Voted To Strike Over Contract

2017-02-23T14:36:23-06:00

(image) Rauner declared contract negotiations were at an impasse last January, which allowed the state to impose its last best offer. [ more › ]



Chicago 'Witches' Cast Hex Against President Near Trump Tower

2017-02-23T14:30:53-06:00

We'll take all the help we can get. [ more › ]



Comedian Rhea Butcher On Why Anti-Trans Bathroom Policies Are Bad For Everyone, Especially Kids

2017-02-23T14:25:31-06:00

(image) "This is about KIDS. Children. Little tiny people. Forced to enter a space that scares them. Told by adults they are wrong." [ more › ]



Macy's State Street Flagship Could Be Headed For A Big Downsizing

2017-02-23T13:45:25-06:00

(image) The onetime home of the beloved Marshall Field's could be getting a big haircut. [ more › ]



A Body Was Found In The Chicago River This Morning Near River West

2017-02-23T12:51:50-06:00

(image) Police are investigating after finding a dead body floating in the Chicago River Thursday morning. [ more › ]



Officials, Advocates Blast Trump's 'Terrible' Transgender Policy, Reaffirm Protections In Chicago

2017-02-23T11:56:35-06:00

(image) "We are better than the discrimination and bias that will be visited on transgender students by the federal action." [ more › ]



A 24-Year-Old Trans Woman Was Fatally Shot In Englewood Tuesday

2017-02-23T10:34:41-06:00

(image) Keke Collier, a 24-year-old woman, was fatally shot in Englewood Tuesday morning, according to authorities. [ more › ]



All This Record Warm Weather Is Terrible News For Allergy Sufferers

2017-02-23T10:27:06-06:00

(image) Sneezy? Runny nose? Blame the fake winter. [ more › ]



Pregnant Woman, 60-Year-Old Man Among Shooting Victims In Deadliest Day Of 2017

2017-02-23T09:45:06-06:00

(image) Seven people were fatally shot and six more were wounded in shootings throughout the city on Wednesday. [ more › ]



Feel Like A Total Baller With This Awesome Caviar Sandwich From The Barn

2017-02-23T09:23:46-06:00

(image) The message of this dish? I'm so fancy that I don't need my caviar served in a tiny portion with a mother of pearl spoon, surrounded by 40 square inches of crushed ice. I spread that sh*t on bread and chow down. [ more › ]



CPS Latino Committee Members Resign En Masse To Protest Budget Cuts

2017-02-22T15:52:19-06:00

(image) Fourteen of 18 members resigned in protest against cuts that affected Hispanic schools at twice the rate of white schools. [ more › ]



IL Congressman Introduces Bill To Mandate Use Of Bodycams

2017-02-22T14:09:54-06:00

(image) No policy in place? No federal dollars, the bill proposes. [ more › ]



Chicago's Winter Without A Winter Is Breaking Even More Records

2017-02-22T13:43:13-06:00

(image) TLDR; It's still warm, we're still disturbed by it. [ more › ]



In Defense Of Bucket Boys, Street Performers & Creative 'Noise'

2017-02-22T13:26:06-06:00

(image) An ordinance to stifle street performers downtown was temporarily stalled on Wednesday. Here's why it should stay down. [ more › ]



Ex-Blagojevich Aide Offers Tips For Surviving A 'Crazy Boss'... Like Trump

2017-02-22T11:45:03-06:00

(image) What to do "when you have a crazy boss," and that boss runs the country. [ more › ]



Cabrini-Green Is Getting New, Mixed-Income Housing As Redevelopment Slogs On

2017-02-22T11:22:37-06:00

(image) A vacant parcel where the housing project once stood will include a new residential tower and townhouses. [ more › ]



4 Must-Have Items You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

2017-02-22T11:00:00-06:00

(image) Whether it's this durable key fob or this wallet and toolkit in one, these are the everyday carry items you should have on you at all times. [ more › ]



CPS To Principals: Don't Let Immigration Agents In Schools Without Warrant

2017-02-22T10:15:56-06:00

(image) The letter was sent the same day that the Department of Homeland Security made public its vast expansion of deportation priorities. [ more › ]



Spring Awakening Announces Additional Perfomers

2017-02-22T10:00:25-06:00

(image) Ready for round two? [ more › ]



North Branch Plan Calls For Wetlands & Bike Bridges, Despite Emphasis On Industry

2017-02-22T09:37:34-06:00

(image) Fifty percent of land use is targeted for employment space under the latest summary for the massive industrial corridor. But the public-use proposals are something else. [ more › ]



UChicago Prof Calls Milo Yiannopoulos Critics 'Spineless C**ts' In Blog Post

2017-02-22T09:10:16-06:00

(image) She also compares the outcry against the bigoted public figure to Jesus's crucifixion. [ more › ]



Chicago Rated Among Healthiest Cities In America. For Real.

2017-02-21T16:31:07-06:00

(image) Chicago was one of only five cities in the country to hit the gold standard, according to the ranking. [ more › ]



Cook County Officials Decry Affordable Care Act Repeal

2017-02-21T16:24:37-06:00

(image) "Do you want a return to the days where insurance companies denied coverage because of preexisting conditions?" Preckwinkle asked. [ more › ]



Cubs-Cardinals Rivalry Explored In Upcoming Exhibit

2017-02-21T15:30:23-06:00

(image) Pretty good timing for Cubs fans. [ more › ]