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Millennium Park Gets Metal Detectors, Security Checkpoints As New Curfew For Teens Begins

Visitors at Millennium Park said they weren't fazed by the added security measures. But some Chicagoans online called the move an "embarrassment" for the city.

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PODCAST | E Pluribus Unum: The Honest Conversation Starts at Common Ground

It’s no secret that we live in a very divided society. This divide, sadly, is by political design. The opportunistic political class has come to understand that utilizing the strategy of divide and conquer – accredited to Philip the Second of Macedoni

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PODCAST: What Do Ron DeSantis And Lori Lightfoot Have In Common?

Absolutely nothing! They are polar opposites. Where Ron DeSantis actually serves the people of the State of Florida in preserving the rights of the individual and fighting the cancer of Woke-ism, Lightfoot is attempting to disingenuously coattail on the d

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SUNDAY DIGEST: Russian Medical Watchdog Group Reveals Data Suggesting Putin Is Being Treated for Thyroid Cancer

Russian Medical Watchdog Group Reveals Data Suggesting Putin Is Being Treated for Thyroid Cancer A report from a Russian health watchdog group, Proekt (The Project) reveals that Vladimir Putin secretly took visits from a doctor specializing in thyroid can

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Chicago’s Mask, Vaccine Card Mandates Will End Feb. 28

The city is ending its mandates early to line up with Illinois' end to its statewide mask requirement.

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Suspect sought after yelling 'all of you should be killed' at Jewish students

Police in Chicago are searching for a man who threatened a group of Jewish students at a school last month, yelling "all of you should be killed."

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Chicago Mask, Vaccine Card Mandates Could Be Gone 'Quite Soon' As Omicron Cases Drop, Top Doc Says

At Chicago's Omicron peak, it was seeing about 10,000 new cases per day of COVID-19 — now, it's reporting 1,037 cases per day.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Chicago Synagogues, Jewish School, Kosher Shops Targeted in Weekend String of Vandalism

Holiday shoppers walk past police cars at the Oakbrook Center shopping mall in Chicago on Dec. 24, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Cheney …

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Chicago Streets Quiz – Chicago Magazine

How well do you know the city's roads, avenues, streets, and boulevards?

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Yet Another COVID-19 Testing Company That Got Millions From The Feds Being Investigated After Patients Say Their Results Were Flawed

NorthShore Clinical Labs is being investigated by multiple state agencies, and it's been cited at the highest level by federal regulators. It's received more than $154 million in public funding.

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Chicago woman reports being carjacked just days after getting car back from previous carjacking

A Chicago woman who reported being carjacked on Saturday night had just gotten her car back after she was carjacked three days earlier, according to a local report.

Sports | Cycling

My Name is Windy: The Scene at the 2021 CX Nats – Carmen Aiken

Act One: We Can’t Stop Here, This is Nats Country! In which our anti-hero-TeamLifeLOL-genderwhatever sets the stage with cold takes on Chicago-lite. What a December it was for The Cyclocross in Chicago. I’ve seen a few different versions of th

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Lori Lightfoot Accuses Fraternal Order Of Police Leader Of Trying To ‘Induce An Insurrection’ Over Vaccine Mandate

On Monday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused members of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) of trying to “induce an insurrection” for protesting the vaccine mandate that went into effect last Friday.

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Prosecutors Reject 5 Murder Charges In Chicago Shootout Citing 'Mutual Combat'

Prosecutors in Illinois have reportedly chosen not to charge five gang-related suspects in a deadly shootout that unfolded in Chicago...

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Old Style: The Chicago Beer That Isn’t – Chicago Magazine

It hails from the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, but good marketing made it the second city's first choice.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

It appears that Mayor Lightfoot lied when she said COVID-protocols prevented bagpipes to honor murdered officer Ella French

"At no time did personnel from the Medical Examiner’s Office try to impede officers or bagpipers."

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The Podcast | Underground USA | United States

With the mayor of Chicago presiding over a city that sees war-zone-like shooting and death numbers every weekend to a New York governor who pats himself on the back for killing 15,000+ seniors with his COVID edicts, Our elected class is becoming increasin

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Obama Is Building An Opulent ‘Presidential Center’ In Chicago. It’s Not In A Poor, Black, Or Environmentally Friendly Neighborhood

Former President Barack Obama dialed back his planned 700-person birthday bash, set to take place this weekend, after sustained criticism for the large-scale gathering at a time when Democrats are telling ordinary Americans to hunker down or wear masks. But that’s just the tip of the hypocrisy iceberg.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Chicago Dyke March Posts Promotional Image Showing Burning Israeli and American Flags

A promotional image for the 2021 Chicago Dyke March showing Israel and American flags being burned. Photo: Instagram screenshot The …

Politics | Politics

LOSING IT: Read Lori Lightfoot’s DERANGED Emails to Staff

Fox News host Tucker Carlson went through Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's deranged emails to her staff.

Politics | Politics

Chicago Mayor Slams Media’s ‘Overwhelming Whiteness,’ Defends Decision to Limit Interviews to Minority Journalists

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her policy of only accepting interview requests from “black and brown journalists” on Wednesday.

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Chicago to roll out 'Vax Pass' so vaccinated can attend summer concerts - ABC News

Chicago plans to roll out a "Vax Pass" that vaccinated residents will be able to use to gain access to summer concerts, according to top city health officials.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

All Chicago mass COVID-19 vaccination sites to open for walk-in appointments starting Friday

Citing a long-awaited increase in COVID-19 vaccine supply, Chicago’s public health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said all city mass vaccination sites will accept walk-in appointments starting Friday.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Following Adam Toledo's Shooting, Chicago May Make Cops Ask for Permission to Chase Suspects

Better? Safer?

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Chicago Sees 38 People Shot Including Police Officer, 5 Killed in Weekend Violence

Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chicago continued its march to the title of deadliest city in the world this weekend with thirty-eight...

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Chicago public school teachers use interpretive dance to ‘express their desire to feel safe’ upon returning to classroom

We're waiting for the shelf-stockers at the grocery store to do their interpretive dance.

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Man found living in Chicago airport for three months 'due to fear of Covid'

Aditya Singh allegedly stayed in secure area of O’Hare international airport after becoming too afraid to return home to California

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Woman whose home Chicago police wrongfully raided says she feared for her life, relates to Breonna Taylor

A woman whose home was wrongfully raided by Chicago police last year said she feared for her life during the incident.

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Unions Force Chicago Schools to Hire People to Supervise Kids in Class While Teachers Work Remotely

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has decreed that their rank and file will not return to the classrooms with the

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ILLINOIS: Chicago Election Board Provided Dominion Complete Access for 2020 Election

As the nation is focused on the lack of system security in the 2020 General Election, now comes news that

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Lori Lightfoot Defends Joining Large Biden Celebration: ‘Crowd Was Gathered Whether I Was There Or Not’

Chicago Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her decision to appear at a large celebration for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden after last

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

The 43 best things to do in Chicago right now

Find essential attractions, delicious restaurants, amazing nightlife and more in this list of the best things to do in Chicago.

Politics | BLM

BLM Activist Warns: ‘You Can Listen To Us Or You Can Get Ran Over,’ ‘We’re Taking That S**t Back’

A Black Lives Matter activist in Chicago warned late this week that people better meet their demands because they are going to get what they want regardless of whether or not people choose to comply. The activist, who identified herself as Taylor Norwood

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Lori Lightfoot defends ban on protesters on her block, citing her right to safety

Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended the Chicago Police Department banning protesters from the block that she lives, citing her right to safety.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Bring ‘Tools, Ski Masks, Gloves’: Chicago Police Reveal Social Media Post That May Have Triggered Riots, Looting

Chicago police have released a social media post they say may have encouraged hundreds of individuals to descend on the city’s “Magnificent Mile” shopping district to loot and riot. The post purports to outline a response to a “pol

Politics | Politics

Chicago removes Columbus statue from Grant Park in dead of night

Workers arrived under cover of darkness early Friday to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from Chicago’s Grant Park – a week after rioters clashed with city police as they attempted to tear the statue down.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

18 Chicago Cops Injured in Riot and Activists Scream 'Police Brutality'

Activists and politicians apparently believe you can have a nice, quiet, peaceful riot that's orderly and predictable.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

‘I’m rarely speechless’: With violence spiking in Chicago, city’s mayor deploys ‘cowboy’ to enforce… an accurate Census

"Legit one of the most insane things I've seen in Chicago history."

News | The News

Three Children, Including 1 Year Old, Killed In Chicago As Violence Spikes In City

A 1-year-old boy and his mother were among the dozens shot and at least 7 killed in Chicago on Saturday as the city suffers from another weekend of violence — the latest in a string of deadly weekends. The pair, CBS News Chicago reports, were shot w

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In Chicago, COVID-19 Is Hitting The Black Community Hard

While black residents comprise 29% of Chicago, they represent 70% of that city's COVID-19 deaths. There are a number of reasons for that, and officials are just now beginning to address the issue.

Politics | Malfeasance

Chicago Mayor Signs Executive Order Giving Coronavirus Benefits To Illegal Aliens | The Daily Caller

Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order ensuring that all immigrants -- including illegal aliens -- are eligible to receive Chicago's  coronavirus benefits.

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Astounding Photos Show New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles Empty Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Photographers across the country are documenting an amazing sight: empty streets in some of the largest cities in the United States, if not the world, as places like New York, Illinois, California, and Louisiana beg residents to stay inside, practice soci

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Has the March chill sufficiently seeped into your bones yet? The absolute coziest things to do in Chicago

Warm fireplaces, steaming mugs, sweaty dance parties and more great ways to beat the cold and remain cozy in Chicago.

Politics | Malfeasance

Chicago Prosecutor Responds To New Jussie Smollett Charges, Blames Donald Trump | The Daily Wire

Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx responded to news that an special prosecutor issued new charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who allegeldy faked a hate crime back in January of 2019, by blaming “politics” and the &#

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Chicago among top 5 cities for organized retail crime - Chicago Tribune

Seeing empty shelves at the store? It could be the holiday rush – or organized retail theft. Chicago is one of the U.S. cities most affected by organized retail theft, according to a 2019 report from the National Retail Federation.

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Hopleaf Bar - Chicago

Belgian style bar and restaurant that pays tribute to cycling history.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Best Things to do in Chicago During December : Flo's Favorites

There's so much to do in the month of December with many events being free or low cost so most can take advantage of them

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Questions from the Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour - Chicago Detours

Answering questions that stump the guides on the Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour. Topics range from speakeasies, to conspiracy theories, and more as we answer your best Bar Tour questions!

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now, November 2019

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater have one question: Where should one eat right now? While the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and...

Sports | Cycling

Chicago Lakefront Trail Bike Ride (2019 - Part 2)

This video features a Chicago Lakefront Trail bike ride. The Chicago Lakefront Trail offers great views of Chicago, while also having many places to stop alo...

Politics | Woke Insanity

Illinois Town Tries To Release Statement On Inclusion, Chaos Ensues

The wealthy Chicago suburb of Oak Park attempted to do something simple enough for a liberal town: Update the village’s diversity statement. But as many things involving identity politics go, this simple statement caused the town some embarrassment. Mark

Sports | Sports

Jose Quintana's option and the Cubs 2020 rotation

The Cubs have big decisions to make on their rotation this winter, including Jose Quintana's option and how they fill the rest of the starting staff.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Uber to launch Uber Works temp worker app Friday in Chicago

New app emerges as Uber grapples with changes that could upend the gig economy.

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Report: Black deputy with 20 years of service forced to resign after wearing Afro wig while directing traffic

Meanwhile, as Virginia’s governor and Canada’s prime minister continue to hold their offices after multiple occasions of wearing blackface, a deputy in DeKalb County says he was forced to resign just days before retirement because he wore an Afro wig

Sports | Sports

Crumbling Cubs lose 5th straight 1-run game

The Cubs lost their fifth straight one run game after blowing another ninth inning lead to lose to the Cardinals 3-2 on Sunday.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Things to do in Chicago this weekend: The Rickmobile pop-up, French bulldog ‘pawty,’ Nick Offerman, Wine Fest on the Beach

Things to do in Chicago this weekend include The Rickmobile pop-up event, a French bulldog ‘pawty,’ Nick Offerman, Wine Fest on the Beach and more.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Craving: South Side — a look at the area's Black food culture

The South Side of Chicago is rich with the food and drink traditions of the area's Black community. From rib tips at Lem's Bar-B-Q to soul food at Original Soul Vegetarian to newer spots like Shawn Michelle's Homemade Ice Cream and Soul Shack, we're cele

Travel | Travel

Should you move to Chicago?

Everything you need to know to help you decide whether to put down roots.

Sports | Sports

Sloppy Mitchell Trubisky Is Bears' Fatal Flaw in Lackluster Loss to Packers

The Bears have a Super Bowl defense. They have a good offensive line. Two solid running backs. A coach who in the past has seemed to know what he's doing. They have everything except, well, maybe one vital component...

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

The Best Things to Do in the Fall in Chicago!

Explore the best things to do in the fall in Chicago, including apple picking, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and Halloween.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Carol’s Pub: Uptown’s famous late-night honky tonk tavern is back from the dead and good as ever. | Bars in Uptown, Chicago

The last time I went to Carol’s Pub—before it closed in 2016 due to tax debt—was a Friday night in the dead of winter. The place was packed from wall to wall, a

Sports | Sports

Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting

Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women w

Music | Music

Rolling Stones make triumphant return following Jagger's reported surgery

CHICAGO - For anyone who ever doubted Mick Jagger was superhuman, the Rolling Stones’ Soldier Field show Friday would make you a believer.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Chicagoans Refuse to Call These Places by Their Real Names

The more beloved the landmark, the more likely it is that Chicagoans have created their own name for it — or are stubbornly clinging to its old moniker.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Bob Ross Is Making His Museum Debut in Chicago | Mental Floss

A new museum exhibit, titled 'New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival,' is the first to feature the paintings of Bob Ross.

Music | Music

The Aquaholics - Spy Vs. Spy Official Video

Chicago's very own psycho satanic surf band has finally dropped a video. Check em out on bandcamp or facebook to order merch. Special thanks to Sharawaji Rec...

Music | Music

Problematics in Chicago Pt3

The Problematics in Chicago at The Fireside Bowl Mid-Nineties. Bad Habit, Demolition Girl, Whiskey

Music | Music

Loli and the Chones - nazi deathcamp pendejo high school locker .dv

Loli & The Chones live at the Fireside Bowl in Chicago 1996. They opened the show with Nazi Death Camp, Pendejo, and High School Locker

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

The 24 best Chicago beaches

Play volleyball, catch a tan and splash in Lake Michigan all summer long at the best Chicago beaches

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Mahjong is experiencing a renaissance downtown | Community | Chicago Reader

It’s like Crazy Rich Asians except way less intense.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

An Eater's Guide to Chicago - Eater Chicago

Unofficial, highly opinionated information about the Windy City

News | The News

BREAKING: Chicago Takes New Legal Action Against Jussie Smollett | Daily Wire

The City of Chicago announced on Thursday that it is filing a civil lawsuit against Jussie Smollett after the actor refused to reimburse the city for costs associated with the investigation of his alleged hate crime hoax.

News | The News

Michelle Obama's Ex-Chief Of Staff Admits She Did Try To Intervene In Smollett Investigation | Daily Wire

After evidence came to light that the former chief of staff of Michelle Obama had attempted to intervene on behalf of the Smollett family to get the investigation turned over to the FBI, the ex-aid, prominent Chicago attorney Tina Tchen, has now gone on t

Politics | Malfeasance

Who Is Kim Foxx? Five Things You Should Know About Chicago's Controversial Prosecutor

Tuesday morning, the Cook County State's Attorney's office announced that they'd dropped all 17 charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in an odd "plea deal," allowing Smollett to escape trial on accusations that he orchestrated a fa

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Chicago police chief angry over alleged Smollett hoax

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson took it personally when detectives determined that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett allegedly lied about being the victim of a racist and...

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Jussie Smollett is under arrest in custody of Chicago police

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is under arrest and in the "custody of detectives" Thursday morning, Chicago police Chief Communications Officer Anthony Guglielmi said.

News | The News

Jussie Smollett: Actor charged with felony - CNN

Disorderly conduct is a class 4 felony, the State's Attorney Office says.

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Jussie Smollett Case: Clues Into Motive Behind The Attack

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, upset after a racist letter sent to the show's studio didn’t get a “bigger reaction,” is suspected of paying two men to attack him a week later, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the inve

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Police Believe Jussie Smollett Attack Was Staged (Report)

Chicago police have concluded that the alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was staged, according to two local media reports. The Chicago Police Department pushed back on th…

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Police reject 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett's 'limited and heavily redacted' phone records

The Chicago Police Department rejected Jussie Smollett's submitted phone records because they were "heavily redacted."

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Learning to love Chicago with your ears | Music Feature | Chicago Reader

The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology believes engagement with the sonic environment can help build more sustainable communities—and it’s demonstrating with a soundwalk in the Chicago Pedway.

News | News

What is A Polar Vortex? Your Freezing Cold Questions Answered

The polar vortex has brought air so incredibly cold it may set low-temperature records. Will it ever be warm again?

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

‘It Takes Just Five Minutes To Save A Cat’s Life’: How To Protect Feral Cats During The Dangerous Cold Spell

The dangerously-cold temperatures plaguing Chicago this week could be deadly for many outdoor creatures, including the estimated 200,000  feral cats that live in the Chicago area.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Chicago Will Be Colder Than Mount Everest, Arctic Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Chicago will experience what could be the coldest temperature on record as the city endures colder temperatures than Mount Everest or the Arctic.

Music | Chicago Music Scene

Why won’t City Hall fight for Chicago’s homegrown music scene? | Music Feature | Chicago Reader

The Chicago Independent Venue League shouldn’t have to push back against the Live Nation handouts in the Lincoln Yards development—but the city doesn’t protect its own treasures.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Women’s March in Chicago Canceled Amid Accusations of Antisemitism at National Level

JNS.org – Citing limited “time, money and effort,” the Women’s March in Chicago organization has canceled its 2019 march. This...

Travel | Travel

The best places to visit in Chicago – Diana Rigg – Medium

Last weekend I headed down to Chicago with my five girlfriends. The trip was planned for a bachelorette-of-sorts as we decided to leave…

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Meet the table busser who’s worked at the same Wilmette pancake house for 54 years - Chicago Tribune

Profile of Othea Loggan, who is 72 and started working at Walker Bros. Pancake House in 1964. He began as a busboy. Fifty-four years later he is still there.

Food & Drink | Beer

This Unique Craft Brewery In Illinois Is The Best In America

Discover the full history behind Illinois' largest craft brewery. Revolution Brewing in Chicago makes award-winning beer you have to try.

Politics | Politics

Wilmette girl's solo dog walk indeed shameful — we should be ashamed of this nanny state. - Chicago Tribune

John Kass: Investigation of Wilmette mom for letting her daughter walk the dog around the block is further evidence of the Nanny State's failure to our children.

News | News

Child services investigates mother for her letting 8-year-old daughter walk alone

The concerned caller had reported the child to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in the past for playing alone in a parking lot.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Time Out Tastemakers Uncover Hidden Chicago Gems

Neighborhood bookstores, historic hotels, hidden speakeasies and more underappreciated Chicago locales to explore.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Best Summer Concerts in Chicago From Festivals to Free Shows

When summer arrives in Chicago, it's easy to find a concert. Don't miss a beat with the help of our guide to festivals, outdoor gigs, free shows and more.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

After banning Jewish flag, Chicago Dyke March displays PLO flags

LGBT event in Chicago which last year banned Jewish flag displays PLO flags during this year's march, declaring march 'pro-Palestinian'.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

The Best Things To Do in the Summer in Chicago

Make the most of summer in Chicago with our guide to the season's best things to do, including festivals, beaches, patios and more.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Best Midwest Summer Music Festivals Near Chicago

Take a road trip from Chicago and see some of your favorite bands at the best Midwestern summer music festivals.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Best Chicago Food Trucks for Pizza, Tacos and More

Try the best food truck dishes in Chicago, ranging from buffalo chicken sandwiches to buttermilk doughnuts.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

The disappearing Chicago accent is layered with local history | Reasons to love Chicago

Da dialect of da Daleys is becoming increasingly rare.

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Explaining Chicago to New Yorkers is supremely gratifying

It's a delight to watch the slow-dawning revelation that another American city might give NYC a run for its money.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Ludlow Liquors nails the dive bar remake with destination-worthy cocktails

Enterprising barchitects Wade McElroy and Jeff Donahue (Sportsman’s Club, Estereo) took another shot at reviving the beloved Orbit Room space in Avondale—this t

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The 26 Absolute Best Breweries and Taprooms in Chicago!

Find the best places to drink local beer and explore the brewing process with our guide to Chicago's best breweries and taprooms.

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

Chicago Riverwalk kicks off summer season with free dog cruise, architecture tours and fireworks

With no sign of snow in the immediate forecast, it's safe to say that spring has officially sprung, offering endless opportunities to be outside. The Chicago Ri

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Chicago

The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

Upgrade your Instagram game with our definitive guide to Chicago’s most likable sights

Visual Arts | Art In Chicago!

Arts in the Loop have a $2 billion impact, Chicago Loop Alliance study finds | Bleader

A new study says Chicago's Loop Arts District generates $2.2 billion in economic impact annually. But remember, it's also a marketing piece.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

You can now have Parson’s Negroni slushies delivered to your door

Sipping Negroni slushies on the patio at Parson's Chicken & Fish is a quintessential summertime activity. Though tonight's wintery forecast doesn't give us

Sports | Sports

The White Sox ballpark in Chicago that never was and could have changed history - CBSSports.com

Things might have been very different for the Chicago White Sox

Music | Music

Dillinger Four Fireside Bowl 1998? O.K.F.M.D.O.A. Super Powers Enable Me to Blend In With Machinery

Dillinger Four Fireside Bowl 1998? O.K.F.M.D.O.A. Super Powers Enable Me to Blend In With Machinery #PunkRock #PopPunk #Chicago #Minneapolis #90s

Music | Music

Busy Signals - Just Wanna Go Out

Busy Signals - Just Wanna Go Out #PunkRock #Chicago

Music | Music

The Busy Signals- Plastic Girl.wmv

The Busy Signals- Plastic Girl.wmv #PunkRock #Chicago

Sports | Sports

Blackhawks Called In An Accountant As Emergency Goalie — And He Crushed It : The Two-Way : NPR

"The initial shock happened when I had to dress," Scott Foster said after the Blackhawks' 6-2 victory. "You just kind of black out after that."

Miscellaneous | Chicago Events

10 New Experiences in Chicago

A magic lounge, a hotel facing Wrigley Field, giant wooden trolls and a golf-theme restaurant are some of the fresh places for visitors to explore in the Chicago area this year.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Best Day Trips from Chicago to Beaches, Breweries and More

Take one of these easy, affordable day trips from Chicago to visit art museums, distilleries, breweries, restaurants and beaches

Sports | Sports

Loyola-Chicago recalls 1963 champions as it pulls off buzzer-beater win

On the 55th anniversary of Loyola-Chicago's "Game of Change," this year's squad made a memory of its own, pulling off a buzzer-beating upset of Miami in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Loyola's 98-year-old chaplain said she never had a doubt.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Michael Shannon, 'Shape of Water' villain, watches Oscars at Chicago dive bar | Chicago Sun-Times

He wore a puffy coat and sat on a barstool at the Old Town Ale House, one of his favorite Chicago hangouts.

Food & Drink | Chicago Food & Drink

Guide to dining in Chinatown -- Chicago Tribune

The Tribune's Food and Dining team ate at every Chinese restaurant in Chinatown. Here's the best of what they found.

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

A New Exhibit Spotlights a Rarely Seen Keith Haring Mural | Chicago magazine | March 2018

The Chicago Cultural Center displays one of our city’s most impressive public artworks in March.

Music | Chicago Music

Best Record Stores in Chicago for Vinyl, CDs and More

Go crate digging at the best record stores in Chicago, where you'll find vinyl, jazz CDs, soul singles, punk cassettes and more great music

Sports | Sports

The new Yankees? High-priced Yu Darvish joins Cubs and makes World Series expectations even bigger

The Cubs' latest big-money free-agent addition and perennial World Series expectations have shown they just might be the new Yankees — and that they're capable of having that kind of success.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Sensing the City

With the Array of Things program, environmental inequity meets urban technology

Music | Music

The 15 best Chicago music venues

Catch a show at one of the best Chicago music venues, including intimate rock clubs, spacious concert halls and outdoor pavilions.

News | News

Well the weather in Chicago is frightful, but these sad tweets are so delightful

As a deep freeze settles in across the United States, people are turning to Twitter for solace and self-pity.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

How to Party Like Twin Peaks on New Year's Eve

Local rockers Twin Peaks gave us party tips, hangover cures and walked us through some of their wildest New Year's Eve experiences.

News | News

Chicago cop given 5 years in prison for shooting at car, wounding two teens

Officer Marco Proano told the judge he was just trying “to protect human life” when he fired 16 times at the car. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Music | Music

The Riverdales - The Riverdales (full album)

The debut album by the Riverdales. Released in June 1995 through Lookout Records, produced by Mass Giorgini and Billie Joe Armstrong. I know all the songs ar...

News | That's News to Me

AG Madigan sues to enforce Chicago police reform; Emanuel pledges cooperation

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Tuesday plans to announce she's going to federal court to get a judge to oversee police reform in Chicago.

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Hydrofoil Surfing in Chicago with Zane Schweitzer

A short film by Mike Killion featuring hydrofoil surfing in Chicago with Zane Schweitzer and Ian Jacobson of Chicago SUP. All Video © Mike Killion 2017 Music…

Sports | Cycling

Vintage: Chicago's cycling craze -- Chicago Tribune

It was 1896, the pinnacle of America's first cycling craze, and Chicago was caught up in the excitement over these new "noiseless steeds." Then as now, bicycles jostled with other modes of transportation, vying for supremacy.

Entertainment | Culture/Art

Jaded In Chicago

Originally a printed zine from 1998 – 2004, Jaded In Chicago has returned exclusively online. Our goal is to provide coverage of Chicago’s expansive independent

News | That's News to Me

Chicago holiday weekend shootings claim 101 victims

Nearly half of the shootings during the four-day holiday weekend happened over 12 hours.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Opinion | I’m Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars

his weekend, at a lesbian march in Chicago, three women carrying Jewish pride flags — rainbow flags embossed with a Star of David — were kicked out of the celebration on the grounds that their flags were a “trigger.

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

Chicago 'Dyke March' bans Jewish pride flags: 'They made people feel unsafe' - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Dyke March organizers removed participants waving Jewish Pride flags because they were 'triggering'

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

11 Pizza Joints that will change your life - Voyage Chicago | Chicago City Guide

When we work late, there is one thing almost everyone on the editorial team agrees on: it’s time to order pizza. Thankfully Chicago has some of the best pizza in the country (even our NYC colleagues have come around to this…albeit slowly). We’ve sha