18 min ago

WildClaw Theatre benefit @ Four Moon Tavern

WildClaw Theatre holds their spring Metamorphosis benefit this evening at Four Moon Tavern (1847 W Roscoe). Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kafka's Metamorphosis and support the local theater group's efforts. RSVP at the event's Facebook page.

Mar 22

Updated 4 hours ago

Early voting for runoff elections begins Monday

...360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson...

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1st Ward - Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward - Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward - Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward - Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward - Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward - Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward - Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward - Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward - Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward - District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward - McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward - West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward - Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward - Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward - Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward - Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward - Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward - Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward - Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward - Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward - Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward - Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward - Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward - Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward - Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward - Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward - West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward - Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward - Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward - Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward - Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward - Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose

34th Ward - West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W...

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest...

...Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg...

...3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library...

...38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest...

...39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360...

...5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150...

...Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont...

...Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee...

...1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th...

...644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th...

...Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th...

...College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

...Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

...Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

Mar 22

Updated 5 hours ago

Early Voting For Chicago Runoff Election Begins Monday

44th Ward – Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

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Chicago Board of Elections – 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level Conference Room

1st Ward – Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward – Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward – Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward – Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward – Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward – Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward – Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward – Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward – Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward – District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward – McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward – West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward – Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward – Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward – Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward – Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward – Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward – Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward – Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward – Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward – Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward – Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward – Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward – Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward – Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward – Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward – West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward – Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward – Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward – Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward – Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward – Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose Ave

34th Ward – West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward – Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward – West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward – West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward – Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward – N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward – Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward – Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward – Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward – Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

45th Ward – District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward – Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

47th Ward – Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

48th Ward – Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway

49th Ward – Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers

50th Ward – Warren Park 6601 N. Western

  • FGFM What the Cappleman!

    Cycling freak Bob Kastigar is Green on the outside, Brown on the inside.

  • West loop realist Teacher political operative

    Everyone who disagrees with the misguided,socialist, liberal, lying, divisive, tax raising, pro union agenda is either a racist or a tea party crazy. Well losers your day is coming. The progressive movement will-be all over soon.

8 hours ago

Officials: No injuries in Lakeview blaze

The fire started about 3:10 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Roscoe Street, police said.

14 hours ago

El Mariachi Special Deals and Events

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24 hours ago

Benjamin Booker @ Metro

Enjoy the musical styles of Benjamin Booker at Metro, 3730 N Clark St., tonight. The 25-year old New-Orleans musician has opened for Jack White and is sure to be hit. Olivia Jean opens. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. The show starts at 8pm.

33 hours ago

First construction on Lane Tech campus in 60 years

A $50-million renovation of Lane Tech College Prep High School, 2501 W. Addison St., is scheduled to begin April 1 and continue through early 2017.

The leafy, 30-acre Lane Tech campus and its castle-like clock tower has been a landmark at Addison St. and Western Ave. in the Roscoe Village neighborhood since the school opened in September of 1934.

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In 2014, the William Howard Taft High School at 6530 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Norwood Park on the Far North Side received a major renovation involving window and lintel replacement, tuck pointing and parapet wall renovation and repair of interior walls and ceilings.

33 hours ago

Rooftop club owner indicted in alleged fraud scheme

The defendant, R. Marc Hamid, 46, an attorney residing in Chicago, owned and operated the rooftop venue Skybox on Sheffield located beyond the right field wall and bleachers of Wrigley Field at 3627 N. Sheffield Ave. 

2 days ago

Sepia serves Girl Scout cookie-inspired desserts

For Eleanora Nikolova, founder of DonChef Bakery (1408 W. Diversey Pkwy., 773-360-1282) in Lakeview, baking is entirely a family affair.

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Girl Scout cookies are getting a more mature look, thanks to some new sweets at Sepia (123 N. Jefferson St., 312-441-1920). Cindy Schuman, pastry chef at the Near West Side restaurant, recently introduced a new dessert menu that's an ode to the beloved boxed treats.

2 days ago

Choose Your Sports Bars Wisely This NCAA Tournament Weekend

UCLA: Commonwealth, 2000 Roscoe St. ($8 Miller Lite pitchers, $5 Miller Lite stadium cups and $5 bombs)

NC State: Sheffield’s Beer and Wine Garden, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave.

Louisville: Finley Dunne’s Tavern, 3458 N. Lincoln Ave. ($2 Miller High Life, $5 bombs)

Utah: Merkle’s, 3516 N. Clark St. ($5 Allagash White, $6 22oz Goose Island Drafts, $6 Deep Eddy Pints)

Michigan State: Mad River Bar and Grille, 2909 N. Sheffield Ave ($4 drafts, $5 Jameson, and more.)

Wisconsin: Deuces and Diamond Club, 3505 N. Clark St. (Special: $15 Domestic Buckets, $5 Badger Bombs and $18 Wings N' Things: wings, fries, onion rings and pickle chips.)

Kentucky: The Pony Inn, 1638 W. Belmont Ave. ($5 UK Stadium Cups; $5 Big Blue Punch; $4 John Wall Shots; $15 Party Platter)

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Gonzaga: Sully’s House, 1501 N. Dayton St. ($16 domestic buckets, $10 Miller Lite pitchers, $4 Killians on draft)

Duke: Lincoln Park Stadium Bar, 2423 N. Clark St. ($7 Fish Taco dinner, $6 Cosmos)

Oklahoma: Barn and Company, 950 W Wrightwood Ave. ($6 40oz beer)

Notre Dame: Citizen Bar, 364 W. Erie ($5 vodka cocktails)

2 days ago

Wrigley rooftop owner indicted on fraud charges in alleged $600,000 scheme

The charges allege Hamid falsely reported that Skybox on Sheffield, at 3627 N. Sheffield Ave., had 200 or fewer attendees at certain events when more than 200 people had attended, making it appear that the club complied with ordinances limiting the number of people per event.

2 days ago

New Bin 36 Opening April 10; LYFE Streeterville April 1; More

3) WRIGLEYVILLE—Originally slated to open on Cubs opening day (April 5), Heating & Cooling, the rock n' roll pizza spot and bar from the people behind Pearl Tavern and Barn & Co., will actually open sooner—April 3—in the former Flacco's space at 3530 N. Clark. [EaterWire]

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1) WEST LOOP—The new and relocated Bin 36 is almost ready to roll at 161 N. Jefferson, as reps have announced an opening date of April 10. After ending a 15-year run in River North, the new location of the wine bar and restaurant will be run by longtime beverage director Enoch Shully. [EaterWire]

2) STREETERVILLE—Chicagoland's third LYFE Kitchen will be ready even sooner, as an April 1 opening date is on the books for the 259 E. Erie location. This spot for Art Smith's healthy fast-casual chain comes after local locations in River North and Evanston. [EaterWire]

4) LOOP—According to a building permit, a fast-casual Asian concept, Brightwok Kitchen, is heading to 21 E. Adams. [EaterWire]

5) LITTLE VILLAGE—Folks on the near southwest side are getting a Brazilian restaurant. Cariocas Brazilian Food is slated to open at 3435 W. 26th St. on April 17. [EaterWire]

6) SOUTH LOOP—Sloopin spotted a new Mediterranean spot, Zaki Mediterranean Grill, under construction at 610 W. Roosevelt. [Sloopin]

2 days ago

Cargos por sobrepasar 4 veces el límite de alcohol y conducir con niños

Julio Cordova, de 40 años, residente en la cuadra 1600 Melrose, en Round Lake Beach, fue acusado de conducir bajo la influencia mientras transportaba a dos niños de 8 años y otro de 13, informó el jefe de la Policía de Round Lake Park, George Filenko.

2 days ago

Drink Alarmist's First Beer Before Everyone Else

Taste for yourself, 7 p.m. Friday, Riverview Tavern, 1958 W. Roscoe St.

2 days ago

Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted, Accused of Hiding Money From Cubs, City

R. Marc Hamid was named in the indictment. He is the owner of Skybox on Sheffield, a rooftop club at 3627 N. Sheffield Ave., behind the right field bleachers. He's accused of underreporting revenue figures from 2008 to 2011 by more than $1.5 million.

2 days ago

Do the Best of Dance

...work must not be previously published. Entries go to Chicago Literary Awards, Another Chicago Magazine, 3709 N. Kenmore, Chicago, 60613...

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The Reader moves out of its longtime offices at 11 E. Illinois today, heading for the Sun-Times Building a few blocks away. The paper's staff has been blogging about the process all week.

...have cool stuff to peruse. Send five copies of your zine to the theater at 5153 N. Ashland, 60640, and bring free joy (and, of course, your unique perspective on the world) to...

In a stark take on the remaining public housing near Halsted and Division, the New York Times says, "the Plan for Transformation, a national model in its scope and original ambition, is off schedule and in need of more money."

Biannual publication AREA Chicago is holding a fundraiser at Danny's Tavern, 1951 W. Dickens, tonight from 10pm to 2am. It's free to get in, but 25 percent of the bar proceeds will go to AREA -- so drink up!

...Hawe; original music from Cepia, Sienna, and Detalles; and more. Released as part of the 2005 May 1st Reboot and CSS Reboot, the launch party for the new volume takes place Tuesday...

PISTIL Magazine will celebrate the release of its fifth issue, "Idol," at the Hothouse, 31 E. Balbo, with a gallery exhibit and silent auction benefiting the American Red Cross. Featured artists include...

THE2NDHAND celebrates the release of its 15th issue, "LE2EMEMAIN," tonight at Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted, tonight (Sunday). Editors Todd Dills and Jeb Gleason-Allured are joined by Joe Meno and...

City Newsstand, 4018 N. Cicero in Chicago, and Chicago-Main Newsstand, 380 N. Chicago in Evanston, are great resources for hard-to-find magazines and newspapers, but little did you know they also have a pretty good website. Check out their Top Tabloid Headlines of 2003 -- FEBRUARY TO BE CANCELED!

...6, 7:30 pm, 1350 N. Wells) and Quimby's (November 8, 8:00 pm, 1854 North Ave.), plus an open house at Women and Children First (November 8, 1-2 pm, 5233...

...Ave.), plus an open house at Women and Children First (November 8, 1-2 pm, 5233 N. Clark). Sponsored by Chicago NOW...

2 days ago

Friday Faves: What's Your Favorite Chicago Sports Bar?

Cubby Bear (1059 W. Addison St.)

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The Fifty/50 (2047 Division St.)

Jimmy Green's (825 S. State St.)

Pippin's Tavern (806 N. Rush St.)

Chef's Burger Bistro (164 E. Grand Ave.)

FatPour Tap Works (2005 W. Division St.)

2 days ago

Four Suggestions for Exploring Wrigleyville Before or After You Hear “Play Ball!”

...be a bit much, so why not wander over to the Gingerman Tavern? Located at 3740 North Clark, it’s a down-tempo place where folks gather around tables or at the bar...

2 days ago

Wrigley rooftop owner indicted on fraud charges in $600,000 scheme

The Skybox on Sheffield rooftop at 3627 North Sheffield Avenue in Chicago which is across the street from the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Monday, March 23, 2015.

2 days ago

This GEEKend: Karoshi-Con, Danger Room, and Trek Trivia

...so make it happen! (Friday, March 27th, 2015. 11PM-1AM. Strawdog Theatre's Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway. $5...

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...Into Darkness didn't happen. Cosplay is encouraged. (Saturday, March 28th, 2015. 4PM. Vintage Lounge, 1449 W. Taylor. $5. Facebook...

3 days ago

Boarding Change, Delays Between Western and Addison (Planned Work)

(Sat, Mar 28 2015 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM) Brown Line trains will operate on the same track between Western and Addison, resulting in boarding changes and minor delays.

3 days ago

Chicago's Most Anticipated Spring Restaurant and Bar Openings of 2015

Location: Lakeview, 2928 N. Broadway, website

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Location: Fulton Market, 951 W. Fulton Market

Location: The Loop, 12 S. Michigan Avenue, website

Location: Lincoln Park, 2300 N. Lincoln Park West, website

Location: Logan Square, 3213 W. Armitage Avenue, website

...doors away from their popular cocktail bar and eatery that sits on the corner of Armitage and Kedzie. Expect a similar casual atmosphere found at Scofflaw, with drinks meant to complement the seafood...

Location: River North, 19 E. Ohio Street

Location: Wicker Park, 1501 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Location: Wicker Park, 2049 W. Division and 2125 W. Division website

Location: Wicker Park, 2049 W. Division and 2125 W. Division website

Location: Gold Coast, 49 W. Division Street

Location: Goose Island, 923 W. Weed Street, website

Location: Logan Square, 2339 N. Milwaukee Avenue

Location: Lincoln Park, 2470 N. Lincoln Avenue

Location: River North, 20 W. Kinzie Street

Location: River North, 222 N. LaSalle Street

Prime & Provisions, DineAmic Group's (Siena Tavern) forthcoming steakhouse at the intersection of LaSalle Street and Wacker Drive, is a massive, 12,000 sq-foot space that will seat nearly 300 guests inside...

Location: Millennium Park, 20 N. Michigan Avenue, website

3 days ago

Blockbusters: Lakeview's Priciest Residence Officially Hits Market at $4.8M

Hitting the market at $4.8M, this 7,800 square foot unit at 3400 N Lake Shore Drive has not only become the most expensive residential property for sale in the popular Lakeview...

3 days ago

20th & 24th District Police Blotter, Week of March 25-31

...the items inventoried by police were: U.S. mail addressed to a woman in the 3700 block of Wayne; a box delivered to a resident of the 3000 block of Sheffield; Moen bathroom fixtures...

...woman in the 3700 block of Wayne; a box delivered to a resident of the 3000 block of Sheffield; Moen bathroom fixtures; individually-wrapped shirts; blankets; a Britax car seat travel bag; a collection...

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The shooting took place on the 2200 block of W. Winnemac Ave. and involved approximately five male Hispanics, witnesses said. The man that was killed resided on...

Quentin J. Sykes, 31, of the 1700 block of W. Pratt Blvd., did not have a FOID card or a license to conceal-and-carry. In addition, the handgun had not been registered with the state, police said. 

Sykes had been stopped in the 6800 block of N. Clark St. around midnight for driving with expired license-plate tags. When an officer asked about the...

The driver, 48, recovered the gun as the thief ran from the fight on the 2000 block of W. Birchwood Ave. and presented it to officers who’d responded to the robbery call. 

The victim—who was hit in the left arm and upper-left abdomen while walking in the 1600 block of W. Juneway Terrace—was a known Gangster Disciple who lived on the block, according to police. There was no word on his condition at the time of publication. 

...said the 48-year-old man charged with aggravated battery returned several times to the 1200 block of Morse and continued ramming the victim’s vehicle. The victim, whose car was being steadily demolished...

The customer had gone to the station at 7130 N. Western Ave. around 3 a.m. and stated that he needed a break light replaced, according to...

The man, who lives on the 7400 block of N. Claremont Ave, told officers on March 13 that H&R Block had called to say the tax forms he’d filed were being rejected because his taxes had already been filed and a refund was determined. The amount of the expected refund was not specified.  

Rogers Park police arrested two admitted gang members March 15 for multiple offenses after stopping their vehicle for failing to signal on the 6300 block of Ridge Blvd.  

Bail for Sanchez and Del Valle is set at $250,000 and $150,000 respectively. Both list Uptown addresses in the 800 block of Wilson.

3 days ago

Brahms' 3rd, a Steppenwolf Ball, 'End Days' and more

...of course, there will be cocktails. March 28, 2 p.m. $10. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-6604

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...d expect something uplifting. March 27-29. $15-$75. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 East Randolph Drive, 312-334-7777

...that F-A-F trivia. March 27, 7:30 p.m. $25-$106. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000

...Local girl makes good indeed. March 28, 7:30 p.m. $27-$67. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 800-982-2787

...be politically engaged. March 31, 6 p.m. $11, members $5. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., 312-846-2800

...other non-Blue Man productions around town. Through April 26. $25-$45. Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, 312-374-3196

...10, 7:30 p.m. (VIP reception), 9 p.m. $125, VIP $250. Venue One, 1034 W. Randolph St.

...Nora Charles of the new millennium. May 7, 8 p.m. $39.50. Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St., 312-462-6300

3 days ago

The Five Best Things to Do in Chicago This Week

3/27 at 6. $20–$22. Metro, 3730 N. Clark. etix.com

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3/28–3/29. $29–$99. Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker. lyricopera.org

3/31 at 6:30. $45–$50. Mrs. Murphy and Sons, 3905 N. Lincoln. eventbrite.com/e/chicago-writers-conference-annual-party-with-a-purpose-bad-poetry-night-tickets-15777758701

Through 5/29. Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior. poetryfoundation.org/programs/exhibits

3/27–3/28. Free. The Silver Room, 1442 N. Milwaukee. facebook.com/events/1419027831731764/

3 days ago

Mr. Cub's case: Court battle over Ernie Banks' estate resumes Thursday

Fans gather at the intersection of Addison and Clark streets near Wrigley Field to honor Cubs legend Ernie Banks during his funeral procession Jan. 31, 2015.

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

PHOTOS! Lakeview's most awesome play lot, Margaret Donahue Park, nearing prime time

I snapped a few photos of Lakeview's new Margaret Donahue Park at 1230 W School Street, Chicago IL 60657.  Check out the background story by DNAinfo.

...lot property for $2,600,000. According to public records Openlands acquired two addresses at 1234-1236 W School for a total of $1,150,000 in 2011.  The Chicago Park District acquired the...

A new construction single family home at 1238 W School, Chicago IL 60657 adjacent to the park is under contract at $2,500,000 according...

...in 2014 for $650,000.  A town house development built in the early 1990s at 1220 W School sits on the east fence of the park. One town home in the development is...

  • There are two weeks left of construction to finish Margaret Donahue Park and the crews need a week of overnight temps of at least 40 degrees to wrap things up.

    Visit www.donahuepac.com for the latest park opening updates.

3 days ago

Rahm Emanuel Says 'I'm Ready Either Way' As Runoff Election Looms

In 1983 after finishing college, Emanuel moved to Lakeview — in apartments near Halsted and Cornelia and Waveland and Greenview — before he moved to Little Rock, Ark., and Washington D.C. to work for former President Bill Clinton.

In 1983 after finishing college, Emanuel moved to Lakeview — in apartments near Halsted and Cornelia and Waveland and Greenview — before he moved to Little Rock, Ark., and Washington D.C. to work for former President Bill Clinton.

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Before moving to suburban Winnetka, the mayor’s family lived in the 900 block of Winona near Foster Beach.

...his return to Chicago, he spent a short time in a rented Pilsen loft near 18th and Halsted. And for the last 26 years, the mayor has owned and lived in two houses...

3 days ago

Mr. Cub's case: Battle over Ernie Banks' estate resumes Thursday in court

Fans gather at the intersection of Addison and Clark streets near Wrigley Field to honor Cubs legend Ernie Banks during his funeral procession Jan. 31, 2015.

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Police: 3 smash-and-grab burglaries on North Side this month

The most recent incident happened between 11 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of West Sheridan, where someone smashed through a wall to get inside, the alert said.

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The first burglary happened sometime between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. from March 11-12 at a business in the 4100 block of North Clarendon, according to a Chicago Police alert. At least one burglar shattered the front glass to steal property.

Another was reported between 9:30 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. from March 20-21 in the 4100 block of North Lincoln, police said.

3 days ago

Braham's 3rd, a Steppenwolf Ball, 'End Days' and more

...of course, there will be cocktails. March 28, 2 p.m. $10. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-6604

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...d expect something uplifting. March 27-29. $15-$75. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 East Randolph Drive, 312-334-7777

...that F-A-F trivia. March 27, 7:30 p.m. $25-$106. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000

...Local girl makes good indeed. March 28, 7:30 p.m. $27-$67. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 800-982-2787

...be politically engaged. March 31, 6 p.m. $11, members $5. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., 312-846-2800

...other non-Blue Man productions around town. Through April 26. $25-$45. Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Road, 312-374-3196

...10, 7:30 p.m. (VIP reception), 9 p.m. $125, VIP $250. Venue One, 1034 W. Randolph St.

...Nora Charles of the new millennium. May 7, 8 p.m. $39.50. Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St., 312-462-6300

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Early voting for runoff elections offered at 51 sites

44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

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1st Ward - Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward - Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward - Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward - Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward - Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward - Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward - Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward - Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward - Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward - District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward - McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward - West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward - Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward - Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward - Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward - Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward - Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward - Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward - Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward - Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward - Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward - Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward - Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward - Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward - Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward - Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward - West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward - Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward - Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward - Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward - Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward - Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose

34th Ward - West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

4 days ago

Look, lease and save at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats is a pet-friendly, smoke-free, full-amenity luxury apartment community at 3740 N Halsted St. Management, maintenance and leasing staff are on-site, and the building has 24/7 door staff.

4 days ago

Bee & Tea shop headed to DePaul

Falafill has one Chicago location, at 3202 N. Broadway. It also has locations in Detroit, Miami and Madison.

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The shop, at 818 W. Fullerton Ave., is scheduled to open April 3. The menu will feature the chain's signature bubble tea (also called boba tea) and smoothies but will have more options than Bee & Tea's first location, which opened in July on North Avenue in Wicker Park.

4 days ago

BoneLang @ Schubas Tavern

Tonight at 9pm, Bonelang plays a free show at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave. Doors open at 8pm. 21+

4 days ago

Danny Collins @ Music Box

The Music Box Theatre presents a series of screenings in partnership with the New York Film Critics Series. Tonight's screening is the new Al Pacino film Danny Collins. Full details and advance tickets available at the Music Box site. Music Box: 3733 N. Southport. (773) 871-6604.

4 days ago

Is Your Alma Mater in the Sweet 16? Here's Where to Watch The Games

Side Street Saloon, 1456 W. George St., has many Michiganders on staff and once catered to a big Spartan crowd, said co-owner Joanne Grubich. She recalled playing many Auburn games for fans recently and oftentimes, like many bars, Side Street's viewing options are dictated by its crowd.

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Sedgwick's, 1935 N. Sedgwick St., used to host watch parties for the Duke Blue Devils but now supports the Michigan State Spartans, said general manager and MSU alum Mario Davila. The process to become a recognized alumni hangout is not too complicated, he said.

Nearly 4,000 Duke alumni call Chicago home, and the Blue Devils' official watch parties are now at LP Stadium, 2423 N. Clark St.

4 days ago

Police: Round Lake Beach man driving drunk with kids in car

Julio Cordova, 40, of the 1600 block of Melrose Avenue, faces three counts of endangering the life of a child; three counts of driving under the influence, one of them a felony charge; driving while license suspended; and other traffic offenses.

4 days ago

6 things to do in Chicago this week

2) Chicago’s Best Stand Up Comedy at the Laugh Factory (3175 N. Broadway Street). The funniest local comedians – all in one place! Catch one of five different shows happening...

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1) Flower Show 2015 Wine Tasting at Macy’s on State (111 N. State Street). Happening March 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Walnut Room Restaurant...

4) Bacon Month Kickoff Party at the Berkshire Room (15 E. Ohio Street). The Acme Hotel’s 2nd Annual Bacon Month officially begins March 31 at 7 p...

5) “First Wives Club: The Musical” at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph Street). Based on the 1996 film, this pre-Broadway premiere makes for a fun night out...

6) “Vikings” at the Field Museum (1400 S. Lake Shore Drive). This exhibit will dispel whatever myths you may believe about the infamous Norse civilization whose...

4 days ago

2015 Easter Egg Hunts in Chicago Area

...hunts for toddlers, FREE admission, Children’s crafts, Other activities for children,  Interamerican Magnet School, 851 W Waveland Ave, Chicago, IL. Phone: 773-789-7071. Email: admin@destinationchurch.org. Event date and time: Easter...

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McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd. Chicago, IL 60609. Phone: (312) 747-6527. Event date and time: Be sure to call...

Diversey Harbor 2430 North Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL 60614. Phone: 847-829-4536. Email: dsnare@adrenalinesportsmanagement.com. Event date and time...

Kooky Kids At The Shops At Northbridge 520 N Michigan Ave 3F, Chicago, IL 60611. Phone: 3125270552. Fax: 3127945230. Email: kookyshop@yahoo.com. Event date and...

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Updated 4 days ago

The Best Fried Chicken In Chicago

Crisp is located at 2940 N. Broadway St.

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Uncle Remus has three locations at 5611 W. Madison St, 4650 W. North Ave and 1801 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Uncle Remus has three locations at 5611 W. Madison St, 4650 W. North Ave and 1801 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Uncle Remus has three locations at 5611 W. Madison St, 4650 W. North Ave and 1801 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Honey Butter Fried Chicken is located at 3361 N. Elston Ave.

Mini Hut is located at 6659 W. Archer Ave.

Leghorn Chicken is located at 959 N. Western Ave.

Analogue is located at 2523 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Crazy Bird Chicken is located at 1138 S. California Ave.

Parson’s is located at 2952 W. Armitage Ave.

Brown’s Chickenis located at 6909 W. Archer Ave.

Big Jones is located at 5347 N. Clark St.

Oiistar is located at 1385 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Charlatan is located at 1329 W. Chicago Ave.

Taus Authentic is located at 1846 W. Division St.

The Roost Carolina Kitchen is located at 1467 W Irving Park and around town in their mobile food truck.

  • That is real subjective. some people may not like southern style some people may not like Asian style it's subjective.

4 days ago

Easter Dining in Chicago for All Tastes

...can also indulge in a $6 build-your-own bloody mary and $12 mimosa bar. 2000 W Roscoe St.; 773-697-7965

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...the chicory coffee French toast, with coffee créme brulee batter and fresh berries (above). 4609 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-961-8196

...raspberry tartlets, key lime pie, mini cupcakes, and assorted fruits and candy with Easter treats. 21 East Hubbard St.; 312-527-2722

...omelets and quiche (above) and the restaurant's signature brick oven baked mac and cheese. 52 W. Elm St.; 312-573-4000

...plenty of handcrafted cocktails like the strawberry mimosa, Kanela bloody mary and blue moon bellini. 1552 N. Wells St.; 312-255- 1206

...the main dinner menu will be served from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 700 E. Grand Ave.; 312.644.7482; rivanavypier.com

...looking to catch some theater or museum or Millennium Park time post-brunch. Hotel Monaco, 225 N Wabash Ave.; 312-236-9300

...11 bowling lanes including two private lanes round out this date for guaranteed family fun. 435 E. Illinois; 312-527-3010

Enjoy crab cakes benedict, stuffed french toast, breakfast pizza and more at the special Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Tavern on Rush on Sunday, April 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weather permitting, patrons can dine on Tavern's beautiful Gold Coast patio. 1031 N. Rush St.; 312-664-9600

...your Mexican brunch faves such as chilaquiles verdes or rojos, pozole, huevos rancheros and more. 800 W. Washington Blvd.;  312-243-1995

4 days ago

[Listen] Kick-Off The Cubs Opener With Brad Zibung

The event will take place Saturday April 4th at Cubby Bear (1059 W Addison Street) with live music, giveaways and more!

4 days ago

Smash-and-grab burglars target North Side stores, police say

Police said thieves busted through a wall to get inside a store located in the 800-block of West Sheridan Road between 11:45 p.m. Monday and 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. There is no...

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Police are warning businesses on Chicago's North Side of three overnight smash-and-grab burglaries in March.Police said someone used a brick to shatter the front glass at Clarendon Food Mart in the 4100-block of North Clarendon Avenue between 10 p.m. on March 11 and 6 a.m. on March 12.

Burglars broke the front glass to get into another business, located in the 4100-block of North Lincoln Avenue, between 9:30 p.m. on March 20 and 9:30 a.m. on March 21, authorities said.

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