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5 children injured in suburban car crash

...were critically injured in a crash in Bensenville this afternoon. The crash happened in the 200 block of West Grand. Police there say the youngest child is five months old, the oldest is 9. The...

    5 children injured in suburban car crash
    BENSENVILLE, Ill. -- Five children and one adult were critically injured in a crash in Bensenville this afternoon. The crash happened in the 200 block of West Grand. Police there say the youngest child is five months old, the oldest is 9. The victims were taken to the hospital.
    http://wgntv.com

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Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017

The Daley Plaza Farmers Market at 50 W. Washington St. opens on Thursday, May 11 with a series of opening day activities starting at 11:30 a.m. The market will continue on the plaza from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through the last Thursday in October.

...Market – Mercado de Maxwell – summer season kicks off Sunday, May 14  The Maxwell Street Market (800 S. Desplaines St.), which runs year round, rain, ice or snow will kick off its summer season on...

Federal Plaza Market (City Market) (Link), 50 W. Adams St., May 16–October 31; 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

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Loyola Farmers Market (Link), 6550 N. Sheridan Rd., June 5–October 16, 3–7 p.m. (2:30–6:30 p.m. October dates)

Columbus Park Market (City Market) (Link), 500 S. Central Ave., July 11–September 12; 2–7 p.m.

Gary Comer Youth Center Farm Stand (Link), 7256 S. Chicago Ave., June 6–August 29, 3–6 p.m.

Lincoln Square Market (City Market) (Link), 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 6–October 31; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

North Lawndale Market (City Market) (Link), 1420 S. Albany Ave., September 5–October 31; 3–6 p.m.

PCC Farmers Market (Link), 330 N. Lotus Ave.,June 6–October 31, 12–5 p.m.

Andersonville Farmers Market (Link), 1500 W. Berwyn Ave., May 10–October 18, 3–8 p.m. (3–7 p.m. September & October dates)

Green City Market–Lincoln Park (Link), 1817 N. Clark St., May 10–October 25, 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

La Follette Park Market (City Market) (Link), 1333 N. Laramie Ave., July 12–September 13; 2–7 p.m.

Lawndale Market (Link), 3750 W. Ogden Ave., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Pullman Market (City Market) (Link), 11100 S. Cottage Grove Ave., July 5–October 25; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Ravenswood Farmers Market (Link), 4900 N. Damen Ave., June 7–October 18, 4–8 p.m.

Roseland Market (City Market) (Link), 200 W. 109th St., August 30–October 25; 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Washington Park Market (Link), 555 E. 51st St., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Argyle Night Market, 1000 W. Argyle St. (at Sheridan Rd.), July 6–August 31, 5–9 p.m.

NEW Austin Market (City Market) (Link), 5900 W. Chicago Ave., July 13–September 14; 2–7 p.m.

Eli's Cheesecake Farm Stand and Fresh Market, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr., June 15–August 24, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Garfield Park Neighborhood Market (Link), 200 N. Kedzie Ave., June 15, July 13, August 17, September 14 & October 19, 3–6 p.m.

Green City Market at the Park (Link), 3637 N. Clark St., June 15–October 26, 4–8 p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers Market (Link), 1520 E. 53rd St., June 1–October 26, 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Lincoln Square Thursday Night Farmers Market, 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 8–October 26 (No market September 7), 4–8 p.m.

Low-Line Farmers Market, 3410 N. Southport Ave.,June 1–October 26, 3–7:30 p.m.

South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., June 15–September 28, 4–8 p.m.

Wood Street Farm Stand (Link), 5814 S. Wood St., April 20–October 25, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (1st & 3rdThursday from June to October, market ends at 6 p.m.)

Fresh Beats and Eats Market (Link), 2744 W. 63rd St., May 19–October 20, 2–6 p.m.

Division Street Market (City Market) (Link), 30 W. Division St., May 13–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Eden's Place Farmers Market (Link), 4911 S. Shields Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgebrook Neighborhood Farmers Market, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., June 17–September 30, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgewater Farmers Market, 5917 N. Broadway St., June 3–October 14, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Englewood/Anchor House Market (City Market) (Link), 76th St. & Racine Ave., July 8–September 16; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

51st Street Community Market (Link), 5100 S. Wood St., June 17–October 14, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Green City Market - West Loop (Link), 115 S. Sangamon St., June 3–October 28, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Healthy Food Hub at The Quarry Center (Link), 2423 E. 75th St., Year-round, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Horner Park Farmers Market, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Lincoln Park Market (City Market), 700 W. Armitage Ave.,June 3–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Northcenter Farmers Market, 4100 N. Damen Ave., June 3–October 28 (No market June 10), 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Plant Chicago Farmers Market (Link), 1400 W 46th St., June 3–September 16, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

61st Street Farmers Market (Link), 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., May 13–December 16, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

West Humboldt Park Farmers Market (Link), 3601 W. Chicago Ave., June 24–October 7, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

NEW Bronzeville Market (City Market) (Link), 4700 S. King Dr., July 9–September 17; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Glenwood Sunday Market (Link), 1400 W. Morse Ave.. June 4–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Independence Park Farmers Market (Link), 3945 N. Springfield Ave., June 11–October 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Jefferson Park Sunday Market (Link), 4820 N. Long Ave., June 11–October 22 (2nd & 4th sundays), 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Logan Square Farmers Market (Link), 3107 W. Logan Blvd., May 14–October 29, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

McKinley Park Farmers Market (Link), 3700 S. Archer Ave., June 4–September 24, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Pilsen Community Market (Link), 1800 S. Halsted St., May 28–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Portage Park Farmers Market, 5400 W. Irving Park Rd., June 4–October 1 (1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays), 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

South Shore Farmers Market (Link), 79th & South Shore Drive, June 11–October 8, 12–5 p.m.

Sunday City Market, 1000 W. 35th St., July 9–September 10, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Wicker Park Farmers Market (Link), 1425 N. Damen Ave., June 4–October 29, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017
    Chicago Farmer's Market Season officially opens May 11 on Daley Plaza Although there have been some indoor markets and French markets throughout Chicago's winter, the official outdoor summer market season kicks off Thursday, May 11, at the Daley Plaza Market. In addition to the fresh produce, plants, unique Chicago-made products and eclectic street food offered...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

1 hour ago

River North fire station to be rebuilt, joined by new mixed-use skyscraper

As proposed, the existing fire house at 55 W. Illinois Street would be replaced with a $20.2 million station financed by local developer Friedman Properties...

    New River North fire station could support mixed-use skyscraper
    The newly announced public-private partnership would a 614,000-square-foot of office tower designed by Chicago architecture firm DLR Group.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

1 hour ago

Win a Private Tour Behind-the-Scenes of #SummerBash with DJ Flipside

...Dealers (“Sponsor”) and the prizes are provided by B96, a CBS Chicago Radio Group station, 180 N Stetson, Suite 963, Chicago, IL 60601 (“Prize Provider”), and is administered by Select Marketing Group, 1025...

2 hours ago

Your Guide To May Day Rallies And Actions Citywide

Roosevelt and Ogden - March to Union Park for Citywide march

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4600 S. Hermitage

6200 S. Hamlin

3436 W. Wilson

4415 S. King

5411 W. Fullerton

Plaza Tenochtitlan - 1519 W. Cullerton

Kedzie and George St - 3200 W. George St.

Kedzie and George St - 3200 W. George St.

Union Park, 1501 W Randolph St

    Your Guide To May Day Rallies And Actions Citywide
    Thousands of demonstrators are expected to hit the streets for multiple rallies and marches on Monday in honor of May Day, International Worker's Day. This year's demonstrations could be some of the largest the city has seen in more than a decade, when some 400,000 people took to the streets in 2006 to protest Bush-administration immigration policies as well as call for comprehensive immigration reform.
    http://chicagoist.com

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150 North Riverside claims its place in Chicago’s skyline

150 North Riverside claims its place in Chicago’s skyline

    150 North Riverside claims its place in Chicago's skyline
    Just a week after it officially opened, 150 North Riverside is abuzz with activity. Office workers can be spotted eating lunch outside in the building's ground-level park while tourists stop to look up and snap photos of the tower's unique core-supported shape.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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Chicago Humanities Fest, Zombie Pub Crawl, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

...Howard Brown Health Center hosts Garden of Eve: Forward, a fund-raiser at Venue Six10 (610 S. Michigan) specifically to support health services available for queer, trans, and lesbian women. The night includes...

Sun 4/30: Grateful4Her at Catalyst Ranch (656 W. Randolph) is a fund-raiser for Connections for Abused Women and Children features stand-up from Mona Aburmishan, Marci Deloney, Gwen La Roka, Tamale Sepp, and Adrienne Brandyburg. 7 PM

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4/28-4/30: The 48 Hour Improv Marathon at Crowd Theater (3935 N. Broadway) is a nonstop showcase that features more than 40 different comedy groups raising money for GirlForward. Fri 6 PM-Sun 6 PM

...4/29: The University of Chicago Artist Summit at the Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th) features presentations from artists including: Lola Arias, Jelili Atiku, Tania Bruguera, Sandi Hilal, Carlos Javier...

Sat 4/29: A horde of zombies are taking over Andersonville. But fear not—they're after booze, not brains. The Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl kicks off at pH Comedy Theater (1515 W. Berwyn), and stops for more bubbly fuel at Simon's Tavern, Farraguts, and Replay Andersonville. 2-10 PM

...organizations. Also: performances by Darling Shear, Imp Queen, Jeez Loueez, and more at Shapiro Ballroom (1612 W. Chicago). All donations will benefit the Trans Liberation Collective. 6 PM-midnight

Sun 4/30: The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) hosts Drink and Draw Brunch, a boozy gathering at the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western). The event features performances by local cartoonists, a raffle, and art supplies for guests to flex their creative muscles. 1-4 PM

Sun 4/30: Multi-instrumentalist Nnamdi Ogbonnaya performs at Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln) tonight. Leor Galil writes, "On the succinct, clear-headed Drool, Ogbonnaya corrals his musical foibles...

    Chicago Humanities Fest, Zombie Pub Crawl, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge There's plenty to do this weekend. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 4/28: The Howard Brown Health Center hosts Garden of Eve: Forward , a fund-raiser at Venue Six10 (610 S. Michigan) specifically to support health services available for queer, trans, and lesbian women.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

5 hours ago

#RumboARuidoFest : Los contrastes de Mylko

La tercera edición del Ruido Fest se realizará en el Addams/Medill Park de Pilsen ubicado en el 1301 W. 14th St.

    #RumboARuidoFest : Los contrastes de Mylko
    CHICAGO_ Como productores y músicos, los mexicanos José Pablo Ibarra y Patricio Dávila habían trabajado en proyectos de todo tipo. Ambos, son bateristas y formaron una banda de rock, produjeron -y producen- a otros artistas y han hecho música para documentales, hasta que en 2015 decidieron darse un espacio creando el proyecto-dúo de música electrónica y experimental que llamaron Mylko.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Apr 13

Updated 6 hours ago

Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago

Flo & Santos, 1310 S. Wabash Ave.

Jefferson Tap & Grille, 323 N. Jefferson St.

Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub, 400 N. McClurg Ct.

Mahoney's Pub and Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave.

O'Leary's Public House, 541 N. Wells St.

Park Tavern, 1645 W. Jackson Blvd.

The Irish Nobleman, 1367 W. Erie St.

The Junction Chicago, 222 S. Riverside Plaza

The Scout, 1301 S. Wabash Ave.

Timothy O'Toole's Pub, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct.

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10 Pin, 330 N. State St.

Bar 63, 6341 N. Broadway

Bar Takito, 201 N. Morgan St.

Billy Goat Inn, 1535 W. Madison St.

Bird's Nest Bar, 2500 N Southport Ave.

Candlelite, 7452 N. Western Ave.

Cleos, 1935 W. Chicago Ave.

Clover Sports and Leisure, 722 W. Grand Ave.

Commonwealth Tavern 2000 Roscoe St.

Connie's Pizza, 1030 N. State St.

Cortland's Garage, 1645 W. Cortland St.

Crew Bar & Grill, 4804 N. Broadway

Derby Bar & Grill, 1224 W. Webster Ave.

Drum & Monkey, 1435 W. Taylor St.

Division Ale House, 1942 W. Division

Durkin's Tavern, 810 W. Diversey Pkwy

Easy Bar, 1944 W. Division St.

Emmit's Irish Pub, 495 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Estelle's, 2013 W. North Ave.

Fat Pour, 2005 W. Division St.

Finley Dunne's Tavern, 3458 N. Lincoln Ave.

Firewater Saloon, 6689 N. Oliphant Ave.

Four Shadows Tavern & Grill, 2758 N. Ashland Ave.

Glascott's Saloon, 2158 N. Halsted

Hawkeye's Bar & Grill, 1458 W. Taylor St.

High Noon Saloon, 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Hopsmith Tavern, 15 W. Division St.

HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St.

Iron Horse Ale House, 6158 N. Northwest Hwy.

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St.

Jak's Tap, 901 W. Jackson Blvd.

Jet's Public House, 6148 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Jimmy Green's, 825 S. State St.

Joe's, 940 W. Weed St.

JP Burke's Patio & Tap, 2913 N. Lincoln Ave.

Kelly's Pub, 949 W. Webster Ave.

Kroll's South Loop, 1736 S. Michigan Ave.

Logan Bar & Grill, 2230 N. California Ave.

Lotties, 1925 W. Cortland St.

Mad River Bar & Grille, 2909 N. Sheffield Ave.

McFadden's, 1206 N. State Pkwy.

Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport Ave.

Old Fifth, 1027 W. Madison St.

Pequod's Pizza, 2207 N. Clybourn Ave.

Ph.D Pub, 1257 S. Halsted St.

PitchFork, 2922 W. Irving Park Rd.

Revel Bar Chicago, 6169 N. Northwest Hwy.

River Shannon, 425 W. Armitage Ave.

Roadhouse 66 Gas N' Grill, 3478 N. Clark St.

Snickers Bar & Grill, 448 N. State St.

Standard Bar & Grill, 1332 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Stanley's Kitchen & Tap 1970 N. Lincoln Ave.

STATE 935 W. Webster Ave.

Teaser's Public House, 7123 W. Higgins Ave.

The Anthem, 1725 W. Division St.

The Beer Bistro, 1061 W. Madison St.

The Boundry Tavern & Grille, 1932 W. Division St.

The Butcher's Tap, 3553 N. Southport Ave.

The Crossroads Bar & Grill, 1120 W. Madison St.

The Full Shilling, 3724 N. Clark St.

The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood Ave.

The Lodge, 21 W. Division St.

The Ogden, 1659 W. Ogden Ave.

The Piggery, 1625 W. Irving Park Rd.

The Pony Inn, 1638 W. Belmont Ave.

The Pumping Company, 6157 N. Broadway

The Smoke Daddy, 1804 W. Division St.

The Sports Corner, 956 W. Addison St.

Third Rail Tavern, 1133 W. Madison St.

Waterhouse, 3407 N. Paulina Ave.

Wells on Wells, 1617 N. Wells St.

WhirlyBall, 1825 W. Webster Ave.

Will's Northwoods Inn, 3032 N. Racine Ave.

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse, 324 S. Racine Ave.

Woodhaven Bar & Kitchen, 712 N. Clark St.

    Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago
    If attending a game is out of the picture, consider watching the game somewhere where you can still be surrounded by fellow fans. Whether the game is home or away, you can still catch the excitement at one, or a few, of the many official Blackhawks bars across Chicago.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

7 hours ago

Julia Buckingham Marries Modern and Antique Style

Earlier this month, Buckingham Interiors + Design (1820 W. Grand Ave., buckinghamid.com) founder Julia Buckingham published her first book, Modernique.

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Caution, curves ahead: Blu Dot (1953 N. Clybourn Ave., bludot.com) has introduced a pillowy collection of edge-free seating options. View the Puff Puff collection.

Haute Living (213 W. Institute Pl., haute-living.com) has expanded its offering with Brothers and Sons, a Netherlands-based label specializing in sleek furniture (like the Alumni Task Chair which can be upholstered in the on-trend millennial pink hue). Check out the offering.

Looking for new reading material? Jayson Home (1885 N. Clybourn Ave., jaysonhome.com) has dropped its Spring/Summer Catalog packed with furniture and décor inspiration...

Visit Home Carpet One (3071 N. Lincoln Ave., homecarpetone.com) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday to receive savings of up to 40 percent on all carpet, hardwood, tile, vinyl, and more. Learn more about the One-Day Only Sale.

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams (1555 N. Halsted St., mgbwhome.com) with Mitchell Gold himself from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 3. During the event, Gold will have a discussion with Monroe Capital’s Ted Koenig on corporate culture. RSVP here.

...third annual Dreaming of Design event at the River North outpost of Chicago Luxury Beds (440 N. Wells St., chicagoluxurybeds.com). Enjoy libations and light bites while perusing bedroom vignettes created by designers including...

Photographer Ilze Arajs will discuss her macro images of nature during a gallery talk at Cultivate Urban Rainforest (704 Main St., Evanston, cultivateurbanrainforest.com) on May 4 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Julia Buckingham Marries Modern and Antique Style
    Earlier this month, Buckingham Interiors + Design (1820 W. Grand Ave., buckinghamid.com) founder Julia Buckingham published her first book, Modernique . The 288-page tome-named for Buckingham's modern-meets-antique style-features 175 color photos, sharing inspiration from Buckingham's decade as a designer, with projects categorized into sections like "Personality-Driven Rooms" and "New Oldies."
    http://www.chicagomag.com

8 hours ago

6 Unique, Classy and Fun Chicago Bachelorette Party Ideas

ACME Hotel   |   15 E. Ohio Street   |   312-894-0800

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Bottle and Bottega  |   2900 N Lincoln Avenue   |   773-313-9133 

Polish and Pour  |   1244 N. Wells Street   |   312-274-9935

Vavoom Pinups   |   724 W Hubbard Street   |   773-726-1109

Vaudezilla   |   3614 W. Belmont Avenue   |   773-558-0081

    6 Unique, Classy and Fun Chicago Bachelorette Party Ideas
    Posted on April 27, 2017 at 7:15PM by Amy Bizzarri Are you ready to say sayonara to the single life? Gather your girlfriends for one last hurrah at one of these unique, celebration-worthy Chicago hot-spots. Why settle for a boring bachelorette bash when you can transform into mermaids, capture your retro charm on camera or enjoy a little apres-ski indulgence minus the mountains?
    http://www.choosechicago.com

9 hours ago

New South Loop School Getting $50 Million In TIF Money — A Fivefold Jump

An ordinance approved this month by the City Council also revealed the construction budget for the future four-story school at 16th and Dearborn streets has jumped 13 percent to nearly $62 million, up from about $55 million last year. 

The new South Loop school will fit 1,200 kids with 50 classrooms, two computer labs, two art rooms and a rooftop play area, among other amenities. The school at 1601 S. Dearborn St. would house classes for kindergarten through eighth grade and is expected to open in fall 2019.

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...in TIF funding that's raising eyebrows from neighbors. Parents at nearby National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak Road, said it's another sign Chicago Public Schools officials are trying to phase out their...

    New South Loop School Getting $50 Million In TIF Money - A Fivefold Jump
    SOUTH LOOP - The new South Loop Elementary School will draw nearly $50 million in tax increment financing, more than five times the $9 million that was reported when plans for the new school were introduced last year.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

15 hours ago

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