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CTA Shares Details For Major Red Line Extension To Far South Side

2016-09-29T15:44:18-06:00

(image) The project will push the Red Line south to 130th Street, but officials are asking the public for feedback about one key detail. [ more › ]



Logan Square's Roundabout Is Scarier Than Ever Thanks To Traffic Signal Problems

2016-09-29T15:32:09-06:00

(image) "It seems like a recurring problem that's going to require some significant repair work," according to the local alderman's office. [ more › ]



Forget What You've Been Told About Gender & Clothing At This LGBTQ Fashion Show

2016-09-29T14:50:00-06:00

A group of Chicagoans looking to raise money to mount an all-nude show featuring members of the transgender / genderqueer / intersex / non-binary community have come up with an ironic fundraising solution: A fashion show. [ more › ]



2nd Fatal Eisenhower Expressway Shooting Of The Day Comes 6 Hours After First

2016-09-29T13:47:05-06:00

(image) There have now been 41 shootings on Chicagoland area expressways this year, up from 39 throughout 2015. [ more › ]



Laquan McDonald Shooting Witness Says Police Engaged In Cover Up Tactics

2016-09-29T12:38:01-06:00

(image) Alma Benitez says police prevented her from recording the scene, illegally detained her and pressured her to change her account. [ more › ]



Beautiful Timelapse Video Shows Chicago's New Ferris Wheel & Summer's Glory

2016-09-29T12:04:43-06:00

(image) Watch a beautiful new timelapse of Chicago from a local photographer, with the help of some very friendly Chicagoans with rooftop access. [ more › ]



Chicago Teachers Have Chosen A Strike Date. Will It Actually Happen?

2016-09-29T11:11:19-06:00

(image) Save the date: Oct. 11. Is there any hope for negotiations in the meantime? [ more › ]



9 Wine Events You Shouldn't Miss This October

2016-09-29T10:29:51-06:00

(image) Don't miss this opportunity to attend one of the year's biggest wine events. [ more › ]



Man Killed, Woman Wounded In Eisenhower Expressway Shooting [Updated]

2016-09-29T09:34:22-06:00

(image) All westbound lanes of I-290 were shut down between California and Central Avenues on Thursday morning. [ more › ]



Vote On The Sweet Sixteen Of Our 2016 Chicago Pizza Bracket

2016-09-29T09:09:07-06:00

(image) There were some surprising results in the first round of voting. [ more › ]



Photos: Protesters Greet Trump At High Dollar Fundraiser In Illinois

2016-09-28T16:22:03-06:00

Trump didn't exactly get a warm welcome to Chicago. A brass band played the Imperial March from Star Wars, for one. [ more › ]



Another Jogger Was Sexually Assaulted In Chicago Last Week

2016-09-28T16:10:01-06:00

(image) She was at least the third jogger in Chicago to be the victim of sexual assault in recent weeks. [ more › ]



It's Official: The Tribune Tower Has Been Sold For Redevelopment

2016-09-28T13:48:06-06:00

(image) Downtown just got a little less iconic. [ more › ]



It's Been A Dramatic Week For Restaurant Legal Disputes

2016-09-28T13:34:04-06:00

(image) One acclaimed spot is closed, the other is mixed up in a nasty lawsuit. [ more › ]



'Easy' Guide To Chicago: Charting All The Local Treasures In The Series

2016-09-28T13:25:38-06:00

(image) From old haunts to new discoveries, we rounded up a guide of all the local spots featured in the new, Chicago-filmed Netflix series. [ more › ]



The Reader's Ben Joravsky Details Grim Salaries In Big Push To Save The Alt-Weekly

2016-09-28T13:00:12-06:00

(image) "The biggest salary goes to some old goat who makes $55,000 to write about politics. Obviously, no one got in this racket to make it rich." [ more › ]



Your Supermarket Prayers Have Been Answered, Logan Square

2016-09-28T12:01:30-06:00

The former Mega Mall—and current canvas of brilliant murals—will likely house a Jewel. [ more › ]



Chance The Rapper To Perform At White House Christmas Tree Ceremony

2016-09-28T09:57:59-06:00

(image) Happy holidays, from Chano and Barack. [ more › ]



Protesters, 'F***k Trump' Graffiti Greet GOP Nominee At Surprise Chicago Stop

2016-09-28T09:28:21-06:00

(image) Trump made an unscheduled stop at the Polish National Alliance, on the Northwest Side. He got the Chicago welcome. [ more › ]



Englewood's First Whole Foods Market Is Now Open

2016-09-28T09:10:38-06:00

(image) Whole Foods has reportedly adjusted its pricing for this location—an important change for a business often referred to as "whole paycheck." [ more › ]



Ghost Bike Memorial Planned For Anastasia Kondrasheva, Latest Bike Fatality

2016-09-27T15:40:36-06:00

(image) The 23-year-old Loyola grad was the sixth person to be fatally struck while biking in Chicago this year. [ more › ]



Video: Vic Mensa Says Laquan McDonald Shooting, Protests Inspire Him To Vote

2016-09-27T14:31:56-06:00

(image) "It's hard not to feel like you are a Laquan McDonald, or you are a Trayvon Martin or you are a Mike Brown just waiting for s*** to explode." [ more › ]



Photos: Bugs Found On CTA Red Line Could Be Lice, Bed Bugs

2016-09-27T14:03:48-06:00

"There were 30+ small, white bugs crawling around a row of 6 seats." Lucky us. [ more › ]



Photo: Cubs Knockoff Apparel Is Going Full Donald Trump

2016-09-27T13:19:10-06:00

(image) The Cubs are a lot of fun right now. Lets not ruin it with garbage like this, ok? [ more › ]



Saturday's Fatal Millennium Park Shooting Stemmed From Fight About Religion

2016-09-27T11:58:46-06:00

(image) Police said on Monday that victim Peter Fabbri argued with a group of religious pamphleteers before the suspected killer rode up and escalated the fight. [ more › ]



A Mass. Court Says Black Men May Have Cause To Flee Police. How About Chicagoans?

2016-09-27T11:40:11-06:00

(image) A recent Massachusetts Supreme Court ruling could be a gamechanger if applied here. [ more › ]



This Luxurious Bed Sheet Set Is Normally $120, But You Can Grab It For $33

2016-09-27T11:00:00-06:00

(image) Honking cars, yelling people…screeching cats. When it comes to city living, there’s no shortage of things that will rob you of some much-needed z’s. [ more › ]



Photos: Hundreds Protest Police Violence Against African-Americans

2016-09-27T09:52:55-06:00

"Today I hear the voices of tired oppressed people," said a speaker at the large-scale Loyola University action. [ more › ]



What Donald Trump Got Wrong (Again) About Chicago Violence

2016-09-27T09:47:36-06:00

(image) Also: We tried stop and frisk. It didn't work. [ more › ]



The Perfect Itinerary For A Delicious Weekend in Milwaukee

2016-09-27T09:37:59-06:00

(image) If you haven't been to MKE lately, you're missing some great eats. [ more › ]



Those Frontera Tortilla Chips Will Now Be Made By ConAgra

2016-09-26T15:43:24-06:00

(image) Rick Bayless's packaged foods have been sold to the newly Chicago-based conglomerate. [ more › ]



More Than Local Novelty, 'Easy' Takes Sharp Look At Love & Adulthood

2016-09-26T15:00:48-06:00

(image) The Chicago-set Netflix series has endless spot-the-local-sight appeal. But there's a whole lot more to it than that. [ more › ]



Tent City Kicked Out Of Uptown By City Officials

2016-09-26T14:00:20-06:00

(image) City officials are "asking people to pack up their whole lives and move to nowhere"—a little over a year after Rahm made a very public commitment to solving homelessness. [ more › ]



Check Out Highlights From Chicago's Premier Art Fair

2016-09-26T12:54:16-06:00

The annual Expo Chicago reliably attracts the best in local and international talent. [ more › ]



This Lincoln Square Fountain Was A Soapstravaganza This Weekend

2016-09-26T12:46:23-06:00

(image) The Kempf Plaza fountain reportedly smelled "really good." [ more › ]



The Bruce Willis 'Death Wish' Remake Is Shooting In Chicago This Week

2016-09-26T12:43:37-06:00

(image) And you could even land a spot as an extra. [ more › ]



Rahm Just Got Completely Owned By The Onion

2016-09-26T11:50:49-06:00

(image) It's the truest fake news of the year. [ more › ]



Chicago Teachers Have Overwhelmingly Voted To Strike

2016-09-26T11:40:24-06:00

(image) Out of the 91 percent of Chicago Teachers Union members who voted, a whopping 95 percent were for a strike. [ more › ]



24 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

2016-09-26T11:25:10-06:00

(image) When September ends... you've got tons of stuff to do. [ more › ]



Cyclist Fatally Struck By Flatbed Truck In Roscoe Village

2016-09-26T10:18:11-06:00

(image) The collision appears to have been another right-hook crash. [ more › ]