3 hours ago

Lunchbreak: Kanela Breakfast Club

3231 N. Clark Street

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New Years Eve Dining in Boystown

Taverna  750   750 W. Cornelia .  4  courses,  specialty sides, crafted cocktail  and live jazz with Sarah Marie Young!  $45.   Known...

El Mariachi 3906 N. Broadway will offer a Pre Fixe Dinner menu for $45 ($60 with drink pairings).   Dinner choices...

7 hours ago

Logan Square Community Groups Use Biblical Procession to Protest Chicago Housing Authority

At each door, the group was turned away just like the biblical story, until they reached the final door at New Life Community Church, 2958 N. Damen Ave.

10 hours ago

10 Things to Do

...of which also benefit from being seen big. Through Jan. 3. $10. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-6604

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...you don't speak Japanese. Through Dec. 30. $11, members $6. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., 312-846 2800

...energy that makes their live shows exciting. Dec. 27, 9 p.m. $15. Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., 773-381-4554

5 If you've been putting off seeing "At Last: A Tribute to Etta James" because the run was so long, it's time to stop stalling. This well-reviewed musical tribute to the great singer closes this week. Through Dec. 28. $55–$65. Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark St., 773-769-4451

...being a few days early? Dec. 28, 2:30 p.m. $27–$115. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000

...feel like one-woman sketches. Dec. 30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m. $30. Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St.

...of magic space in which anything could happen. Through Feb. 15. $40–$80. Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave., 312-337-0665

...Chicago Cultural Center. Through Mar. 29. Free. Chicago Cultural Center, Exhibit Hall, 4th Floor North, 78 E. Washington St.

21 hours ago

Mayoral challengers call for suspension of red light camera program

At a press conference at 369 West Belmont, mayoral candidate and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia called for an immediate end to the red light camera program.

Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia calls for the suspension of red light cameras Sunday at a press conference at Belmont and Lake Shore Drive.

22 hours ago

Yesterday Not Over Yet, at Least in Chicago

...schedule and now faces even more controversy with the new renovations. But the building on 1143 W. Addison St. remains relatively the same, albeit now filled with the yellowing newspapers and magazines that chronicled...

24 hours ago

Mayoral challengers call for suspension of red light camera program

At a press conference at 369 West Belmont, mayoral candidate and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia called for an immediate end to the red light camera program.

Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia calls for the suspension of red light cameras Sunday at a press conference at Belmont and Lake Shore Drive.

38 hours ago

We Carol Lot: Downwrite Holiday Show @ Metro

...and $17 at the door, with $40 VIP tickets available. The Metro is located at 3730 N. Clark Street, (773) 549-4140...

2 days ago

Colorado Man Charged In 1994 Fatal Stabbing Of Chicago Woman

Police say David Ramirez-Martinez, 45, fatally stabbed a 39-year-old woman in her home on the 3900 block of North Ashland Ave on May 14, 1994.

2 days ago

Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

The victim was found stabbed to death inside her residence in the 3900 block of North Ashland Avenue two decades ago. Area North cold case detectives linked Ramirez-Martinez to the murder through DNA testing.

2 days ago

Colorado man charged in 1994 fatal stabbing near North Center

...a 39-year-old woman, was found stabbed to death inside her residence in the 3900-block of N. Ashland Avenue on May 14, 1994, police said.Investigators allegedly linked Ramirez-Martinez to the murder via...

2 days ago

City OKs Uk. Village Marijuana Dispensary to Specialize in No-High Pot

Other proposed dispensaries at 3433 N. Pulaski Rd., 2843 N. Halsted St., 1964 W. Peterson Ave., and 3118 N. Harlem Ave. were all continued, while Ronald McDonald House withdrew an application for a dispensary at 211 E. Grand Ave.

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Organic Leaf Medical Dispensaries, at a proposed location of 744 N. Damen Ave., won a special-use permit from the Zoning Board of Appeals Friday, clearing a hurdle toward state authorization.

Another dispensary, Euflora Health Center, at 4760 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Jefferson Park, also earned a special-use permit. It's owned by Jamie Perino...

Other proposed dispensaries at 3433 N. Pulaski Rd., 2843 N. Halsted St., 1964 W. Peterson Ave., and 3118 N. Harlem Ave. were all continued, while Ronald McDonald House withdrew an application for a dispensary at 211 E. Grand Ave.

Other proposed dispensaries at 3433 N. Pulaski Rd., 2843 N. Halsted St., 1964 W. Peterson Ave., and 3118 N. Harlem Ave. were all continued, while Ronald McDonald House withdrew an application for a dispensary at 211 E. Grand Ave.

Other proposed dispensaries at 3433 N. Pulaski Rd., 2843 N. Halsted St., 1964 W. Peterson Ave., and 3118 N. Harlem Ave. were all continued, while Ronald McDonald House withdrew an application for a dispensary at 211 E. Grand Ave.

Other proposed dispensaries at 3433 N. Pulaski Rd., 2843 N. Halsted St., 1964 W. Peterson Ave., and 3118 N. Harlem Ave. were all continued, while Ronald McDonald House withdrew an application for a dispensary at 211 E. Grand Ave.

2 days ago

DNA leads to murder charges in 1994 stabbing

David Ramirez-Martinez, 45, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Bonnie Boudouvas, 28, on May 14, 1994, in her home in the 3900 block of North Ashland Avenue, police said in a news release.

2 days ago

Chicago Calling XI @ Schubas

...for a great cause. Tickets are only $10. Show starts at 8:00pm at Schubas, 3159 North Southport...

2 days ago

Howard Brown pushes for medical marijuana dispensary

...the City of Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals, to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 2843 N. Halsted St.

2 days ago

We Carol Lot!

We Carol Lot is tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 20, at Metro, 3730 N Clark, 8 p.m., $15 advance / $17 door / $40 VIP, 18+

3 days ago

More than four dozen of the best New Year's Eve events

Bob Mould, Margaret Cho Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Metro, 3730 N. Clark, 773-549-0203, metrochicago.com.

Sun Ra Arkestra Wed 12/31, 9:30 PM, Constellation, 3111 N. Western, constellation-chicago.com.

Uncommon Ground Seatings for a four-course prix fixe menu are available from 5 to 10 PM, followed by a late-night buffet, open bar, and music from Uptown Shakedown. Wed 12/31, 5 PM-1 AM, Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark, 773-929-3680, uncommonground.com, $55.

Headquarters Beercade OK Go headlines this night of video games, drinks, and a specialty menu. Wed 12/31, 8 PM-2 AM, Headquarters Beercade, 950 W. Wolfram, 773-665-5660, hqbeercade.com, $75.

Co-Ed Prison Sluts A performance of the long-running musical revue, plus a buffet, drinks, and a champagne toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, 10 PM, Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 773-697-9693, annoyanceproductions.com, $40.

New Year's Eve Monster's Ball Guests are encouraged to dress in horrifying attire for unlimited drinks, appetizers, a zombie band, a haunted house, and a "champain" toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-1 AM, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, 773-327-5252, stage773.com, $70, $120 per couple.

New Year's Eve Under the Gun A buffet and cocktail hour followed by performances of #trending and Comedy Against Humanity plus a dance party and midnight toast. Wed 12/31, 8 PM-2 AM, Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, 773-270-3440, undertheguntheater.com, $50.

New Year's Hangover Stand Up Marathon A stacked lineup of local comics including Ali Clayton, Kellye Howard, Mike Lebovitz, and more. Thu 1/1, 6 PM, ComedySportz Theatre, 929 W. Belmont, 773-549-8080 or 312-559-1212, comedysportzchicago.com, $15.

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American Football Tue 12/30, 8 PM; Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake, 312-666-6775, bottomlounge.com.

Shemekia Copeland Wed 12/31, 7:30 and 11 PM, City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, 312-733-9463, citywinery.com.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Wed 12/31, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, 773-929-5959, parkwestchicago.com.

The Good Life Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace, 773-463-5808, abbeypub.com.

Jeff the Brotherhood Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600, emptybottle.com.

Orwells Tue 12/30, 8 PM; Wed 12/31, 10 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, 773-525-2501, lh-st.com.

Pelican, the Life & Times Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Subterranean, 2011 W. North, 773-278-6600, subt.net.

Andrew W.K. Wed 12/31, 9:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th, 312-526-3851, thaliahallchicago.com.

The Boundary Enjoy passed bites like coconut shrimp, breaded artichoke hearts, and stuffed mushrooms along with a premium open bar, party favors, and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 8 PM-1 AM, the Boundary, 1932 W. Division, 773-278-1919, boundarychicago.com, $85.

...a champagne toast, and party favors. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-2 AM, the Dawson, 730 W. Grand, 312-243-8955, the-dawson.com, $80-$120...

Mercat a la Planxa Chef Cory Morris prepares a four-course, 12-dish menu inspired by the Spanish tradition of Nochevieja. The meal includes wine pairings and a midnight toast. Wed 12/31, 5 PM-midnight, Mercat a la Planxa, 638 S. Michigan, 312-765-0524, mercatchicago.com, $125.

Nellcôte A sampling of bites and drinks from Nellcôte's menu, plus a set from DJ Lani Love. Wed 12/31, 9:30 PM, Nellcôte, 833 W. Randolph, 312-432-0500, nellcoterestaurant.com, $100.

New Year's Eve Luau Two seatings are available for chef Edward Kim's ten-course Hawaiian feast featuring beverage pairings, an open tiki bar, and live calypso music. Wed 12/31, 5:30-8 PM and 8:30 PM-1 AM, Mott St, 1401 N. Ashland, 773-687-9977, mottstreetchicago.com, $85-$175.

The Publican A four-course meal from chef Brian Huston, with beer and wine pairings available for an additional $25-$55 per person. Reservations required. Wed 12/31, the Publican, 837 W. Fulton, 312-733-9555, thepublicanrestaurant.com, $65.

Ready to Dine There are three seatings for this 90s-hip-hop-inspired party with a dim sum menu including lobster dumplings, foie gras wontons, and champagne-mango pudding. Wed 12/31, 5:30, 7:30, and 9:30 PM, Fat Rice, 2957 W. Diversey, 773-661-9170, eatfatrice.com, $98 per person, sold in pairs.

...bar, specialty dishes, party favors, and a midnight toast. Wed 12/31, Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 W. Chicago, 773-645-4949, rootspizza.com, $20-$70...

Takashi Chef Takashi Yagihashi provides a seven-course meal (with wine pairings for an additional $55-$65) and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 5:30 and 7 PM, Takashi, 1952 N. Damen, 773-772-6170, takashichicago.com, $100-$185.

Travelle Two prix fixe menus from chef Tim Graham and pastry chef Scott Green, an early three-course meal and a later five-course meal, both with live music and a champagne cart. Wed 12/31, 5-7:30 PM and 8-10:30 PM, Travelle, 330 N. Wabash, 312-923-7705, travellechicago.com, $95-$175.

Tête Charcuterie Enjoy the restaurant's signature charcuterie and crudo, plus an open bar, DJs, a champagne toast, and a late-night snack from the Salsa Truck. Wed 12/31, 7 PM, Tête Charcuterie, 1114 W. Randolph, 312-733-1178, tetechicago.com, $150.

White & Gold New Year's Eve A four-course Mediterranean menu featuring Chilean sea bass, foie gras, and a chocolate brownie, plus live DJs, party favors, and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Fig & Olive, 104 E. Oak, $150.

The Barrelhouse Flat A two-floor party with classic cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, and a champagne toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, Barrelhouse Flat, 2624 N. Lincoln, 773-857-0421, barrelhouseflat.com, $100-$150.

...night also features live music and whiskey shots at midnight. Wed 12/31, Big Star, 1531 N. Damen, 773-235-4039, bigstarchicago.com...

...the midnight balloon drop and confetti blast. Wed 12/31, 7 PM-4 AM, Castle, 632 N. Dearborn, 312-266-1944, castlenightclubchicago.com, $59, $89 for gold package, $159 for platinum package...

CH Distillery Count down to midnight with an array of signature cocktails and ring in the New Year at midnight with a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-1 AM, CH Distillery, 564 W. Randolph, 312-707-8780, chdistillery.com, $100.

The Drake The three-room party offers drinks, a buffet, hors d'oeuvres, and a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-2 AM, Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton, 312-787-2200, thedrakehotel.com, $135.

East Room Music from the mashup maestros in Hood Internet and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-2 AM, East Room, 2828 W. Medill, 773-276-9603, eastroomchicago.com, $25.

The Fifty/50 The sports bar hosts a five-hour open bar, buffet, and, of course, a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 8 PM, the Fifty/50, 2047 W. Division, 773-489-5050, thefifty50.com, $80.

Irish American Heritage Center Hors d'oeuvres, live music from Gerry Haughey and Kara Eadie, party favors, and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 7 PM-12:30 AM, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox, 773-282-7035, irishamhc.com, $25.

New Year's Eve Beach Party Combat the cold with tiki drinks, a performance by a surf-rock band, bites, and a midnight toast. Wed 12/31, 9:30 PM, Whistler, 2421 N. Milwaukee, 773-227-3530, whistlerchicago.com, $99.

Noon Year's Eve Party A family-friendly celebration with music, crafts, and a countdown to noon with an apple juice toast. Wed 12/31, 11 AM-1 PM, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, 773-755-5100, naturemuseum.org, $20, $10 for children.

A WBEZ New Year's Party Live entertainment from the Doug Peck Trio and Moth StorySlam, plus specialty cocktails from mixologist Johnny Costello, hors d'oeuvres, and a dance party. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-2 AM, Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln, 773-871-3000, wbez.org, $80.

Improv New Year's Eve The night includes performances of improv shows Process, Gigantic, and CIC Gameday along with an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and a champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 8 PM, CIC Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park, 773-865-7731, cictheater.com, $40, $75 per couple.

iO Theater New Year's Choose from performances of Whirled News Tonight, TJ & Dave, Improvised Shakespeare, and the Deltones along with an open bar, a buffet, a dance party, and a midnight toast. Wed 12/31, 7 PM-1 AM, iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury, ioimprov.com/chicago, $100.

New Years Eve Cornstravaganza The night kicks off with an open bar and buffet, followed by sketch and improv performances, a dance party, and a midnight champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 8 PM-2 AM, Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, 773-650-1331, cornservatory.org, $55, $100 per couple.

New Year's Eve Hullabaloo The venue's grand opening includes a cocktail hour, a performance by Kiss Kiss Cabaret, a dance party, and a champagne toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, 9 PM-2 AM, Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, uptownunderground.net, $100.

...carousel handing out desserts, and fountains spouting cocktails. Wed 12/31, 9 PM, Redmoon Theater, 2120 S. Jefferson, 312-850-8440, redmoon.org, $100...

New Year's Psychic Eve A performance by mentalist Sidney Friedman, with party favors and a midnight champagne toast. Wed 12/31, 10:30 PM, Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee, 773-278-1830, davenportspianobar.com, $30 plus two-drink minimum.

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: New Year's Eve Beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres before the Neo-Futurists' signature show, plus a champagne or cider toast at midnight. Wed 12/31, 9:30 PM, Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland, 773-275-5255, neofuturists.org, $20.

With Love From the Black Ensemble Theater A performance by the stars of At Last: A Tribute to Etta James, along with food, dancing, and lots of champagne. Wed 12/31, 8 PM-1 AM, Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark, 773-769-4451, blackensembletheater.org, $125, $200 for couples. 

The neon-lit bar at Lawrence and Broadway, now a legendary jazz club, has been around for 107 years—and has more stories than any tavern in town. Here are a few from the past three decades.

3 days ago

Here Are This Week’s Top Local Sales and Shopping Events

...paramours drag their feet about Christmas shopping. Enter the enthusiastically ridiculous event at M2 Boutique (3527 N. Southport, m2boutique.myshopify.com), termed A Very Manly Night of Christmas Shopping and promoted by a...

The Denim Lounge (2039 W. Roscoe St., thedenimlounge.com) is throwing a huge denim sale, now until Christmas Eve: buy one pair of denim, get the second for 40 percent off. If you haven’t been able to decide between Paige and James when it comes to jean loyalty, now’s the time to spring for both.

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Everything at Altman’s Shoes for Men (120 W. Monroe St., altmansshoesandboots.com) is now 80 percent off in anticipation of the store’s closing. “There...

...to airbrush your own makeup like a pro? Make Up First School of Makeup Artistry (100 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 1015, makeupfirst.com) is offering a sale on their airbrush makeup application class, which...

While you’re online, click over to Eskell (1509 N. Milwaukee Ave., eskell.com), which is offering 20 percent off all online orders until December 23 with the code holidaze. Again, order by Friday to make sure your purchases will make it underneath that Christmas tree.

3 days ago

’Tis the Season for Holiday Dishes and Drinks

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3 days ago

Weekend scares: Babadook, Christmas Haunt, plays, and more

...at their house, the mother finally begins to put trust in her child's claims. 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago...

...and Saturday at 8:00pm. Tickets $15. (Goldstar members 50% discount.) The Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark, Chicago. For more information, call 1-800-650-6449...

...students) or $10 for Goldstar Members. Runs through June 15, 2015. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657. 773-697-9693...

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...A trailer reel of Christmas horror films will also be screened. Free event. Sideshow Gallery, 2219 N. Western, Chicago...

...for “Santa.” Runs through January 4th, 2015. Tickets $30-$90. (Goldstar Members $49) Broadway Playhouse, 175 E. Chestnut, Chicago, IL. rocknrollxmas.com

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose - This holiday mystery returns for its 4th year at Raven Theatre. Original story by Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Michael Menendian and John Weagly. Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark, Chicago, IL. Tickets $10-$20. Runs through January 4th, 2015.

Ghosts and Demons in Japanese Prints - Showcases special works in the Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints. Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 107, 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. Runs through January 4, 2015. Open daily 10:30am-5:00pm; Thursdays until 8:00pm.

Monstrum Dark Arts Exhibition - Group dark art show presented by Gallery Provocateur and 44 Flood which “explores the monsters in our collective psyche.” Runs through January 2015. 1621 N. Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60647.

3 days ago

DISH: SAVOR Commonwealth Tavern; Kanela; '12 Cocktails of Christmas'

Roscoe Village's Commonwealth Tavern ( 2000 W. Roscoe Ave.; www.commonwealthchicago.com/ ) has replaced Mulligan's—and the results are striking, at least in terms of decor.

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Kanela Breakfast Club has again expanded with a restaurant in Wicker Park ( 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave.; www.kanelabreakfastclub.com/ ), in a stretch an interesting mix of abandoned storefronts and trendy, bustling business ( including Antique Tacos and Jackson Junge Gallery ).

Level Two, on the second floor of the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile ( 633 N. St. Clair St.; chicagomagnificentmile.hyatt.com/en/hotel/news-and-events/events/2014-Live-Entertainment-in-Chicago.html ), is currently offering its "12 Cocktails of Christmas," available through Dec. 25.

3 days ago

What to do in Chicago this weekend

5) Celebrate holiday cinema at the Vic Theatre! The Vic (3145 N. Sheffield) is mainly a live music venue, but at their casual Brew and View events, patrons...

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1) Finish up your shopping at the Made in Chicago Holiday Market this Saturday at Block 37 (101 N. State Street). You’ll find more than 80 local vendors selling everything from food and drink to fashion and home decor.

6) Check out a craft beer event. Fountainhead (1970 W. Montrose) is hosting Eight Beery Nights of Chanukah, featuring eight variations of Dr. Dreidel’s Imperial...

...featuring eight variations of Dr. Dreidel’s Imperial Chanukah Porter. Or head to Logan Arcade (2410 W. Fullerton) Thursday night, where Middle Brow is releasing its new butternut squash winter warmer.  Lots of...

3 days ago

Weekend Events Around Town: 12/19-12/21

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Updated 3 days ago

Long illegal, Cuban cigars may no longer be 'forbidden fruit'

Mark Thomas, the owner of the cigar shop Blue Havana, near Clark Street and Belmont Avenue in Chicago, said cigar retailers have been talking for years about what will happen when the U.S. and Cuba restore relations.

  • The Crusty Pirate Old crotchety pirate captain (retired)

    Been picking mine up in Montreal for decades. You think the border guards do a genetic analysis to determine their origin.

    "They're Honduran Sir."

4 days ago

Schaumburg tots will welcome new year at own party

Schaumburg Park District's annual Itsy Bitsy New Year's Eve Countdown will celebrate the end of 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road. Children will enjoy unstructured activities, inflatables and riding toys.

4 days ago

Seven Holiday Events That Are Actually Worth Your Time

Where: Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport

Where: Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark

Where: Metro, 3730 N. Clark

Where: Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont

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Where: Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western

Where: Geek Bar (Beta), 1941 W. North

When: Sunday, December 21 at 8 p.m.Where: The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia

4 days ago

10 Things to Do

...you've left the theater. Through Jan. 4. $36–$50. The Ruffians at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., 773-975-8150

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...21 for children (ages 3 to 11), and $25 for students and seniors. Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312-665-7400

...on Saturday and Sunday. Dec. 19, 8 p.m. $27–$75. St. Michael's Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Ave., 312-551-1414

...20-21, 3 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15, children $10. Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., 312-988-9000

...cash for a worthy cause. Dec. 20, 1 p.m. Free. Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe St., 312-726-7500

...personal revelation in Lisa D'Amour's script. Through Feb. 8. $20-$86. Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., 312-335-1650...

...to their weekly schedule. Every Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. $10. Mission Theater at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury St., 312-929-2401

...130; special table packages start at $640 for a party of four. Chicago Union Station, 500 W. Jackson Blvd.

4 days ago

What happened at the CPS board meeting?

I grew up near Roscoe & Halsted in the 1970s, left for college and moved back in 2000, started this blog in...

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4 days ago

Controversial Lakeview Christmas Trees Being Given Away Monday

The association will be handing out the trees from 4-6 p.m. Monday at the Houndstooth Saloon, 3369 N. Clark St.

4 days ago

Woman, 28, missing from Lake View since Sunday

Cooper lives on the 1000 block of West Byron.

4 days ago

Guts & Glory @ Schubas

Guts & Glory, hosted by Samantha Irby and Keith Ecker, is back at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave., in the upstairs lounge at 7pm tonight. This month's guests include Valentine Soposky, Melinda McIntire, Gwynn Fulcher, Andi Nelson and Fred Weinstein. No cover. 21+

4 days ago

Alternative Christmas Double Feature @ Music Box

The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., screens the alternative Christmas double feature of Home Alone and Die Hard tonight, beginning at 6pm. Tickets are $10 for both films.

4 days ago

What You Need to Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week

Gluten-free gourmands, we have bad news: Senza (2873 N. Broadway, Lake View, 773-770-3527) will close on January 17. That’s the third Michelin...

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Open now: Bucktown, meet the bincho grill at Izakaya Mita (1960 N. Damen Ave., 773-799-8677), a casual Japanese spot from a mother-son team.

Open now: Sugar Fixé Macaron (958 W. Armitage Ave., Lincoln Park, 773-799-8399), a companion to the Sugar Fixé Patisserie in Oak Park, is dedicating all its baking resources to the fussy French cookie, with 18 flavors on hand each day.

Open now: The biggest draw at the compact, BYOB Italian spot BarTucci (3426 N. Harlem Ave., Dunning, 773-887-4416)? Housemade pastas and foccacias from a family that’s been making the stuff for decades.

Friday, December 19: It’s the triumphant return of Pane Caldo (111 E. Chestnut St., Gold Coast). Well, sort of. This time, there’s a different owner (the team behind Pizzeria del Mercato) and a different chef (Joe Catanzariti).

You know how Takashi (1952 N. Damen Ave., Bucktown, 773-772-6170) was supposed to close after New Year’s? Add a couple more days to that. The Japanese tasting menu spot will stay open January 2nd and 3rd due to popular demand–call to make a reservation.

...Pearl Tavern people will proffer globally inspired meats at the Son Of A Butcher Tavern (2934 W. Diversey Ave., Logan Square), Bow Truss (2631 N. Kedzie Ave.) will join the battle for Logan Square...

...at the Son Of A Butcher Tavern (2934 W. Diversey Ave., Logan Square), Bow Truss (2631 N. Kedzie Ave.) will join the battle for Logan Square’s coffee soul, and Lush Wine and Spirits...

4 days ago

Stars Align: Brad Sawicki and Bryan Kveton Jan. 15

Sawicki (Ancient Friends) and Kveton (Sunjacket) are coming together for Stars Align, our monthly concert series featuring local artists in collaboration, Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30pm at the GMan Tavern, 3740 N. Clark St.

4 days ago

Five Great Things to Do in Chicago This Week

12/23 at 6 a.m. $23. Links Hall, 3111 N. Western. constellation-chicago.com

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12/22 at 7. Free. Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark. womenandchildrenfirst.com

Through 1/4. $43–$48. American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron. atcweb.org

12/18–12/20. $29–$216. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. cso.org

12/17 at 6:30. Free. Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago. thebeautybar.com

5 days ago

Woman, 28, missing from Lakeview

Shannel Cooper, 28, is missing after she left her residence in the 1000-block of West Byron in Lakeview on Dec. 14 to go out with friends and did not return, Chicago...

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Knight at the Movies: The Hobbit; The Babadook; film notes

...thought-provoking and scary. The Babadook opens Friday, Dec. 19, at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave. http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/features/babadook

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...by Windy City Times publisher Tracy Baim ) on Monday, Dec. 22, at the Bezazian branch, 1226 W. Ainslie St. The screening will be at 6 p.m. Members of the film's creative team...

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NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Lesbian actress Beth Glover gets evil in 'Cinderella'

Cinderella partners with the cast of Newsies for a holiday cabaret at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., on Monday, Dec. 22—a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS called "Seize the Slipper" at 7 p.m. There's a $25 suggested donation.

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Cinderella has a ball through Jan. 4 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., with tickets and showtimes at broadwayinchicago.com .

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SCOTTISH PLAY SCOTT Andrews away

Big Red and the Boys plays at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Remaining performances are at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19 and 20. Tickets are $20. Call 773-975-8150 or visit www.theaterwit.org or www.aboutfacetheatre.org .

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A Christmas Carol continues through Sunday, Dec. 28, at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Remaining performances are 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday ( No evening shows Dec. 24...

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Boystown's Bountiful Eatery: Food, fitness, environment

Winner of the 2013 and 2014 Eat24 Top Rated restaurant award, in addition to the Lakeview East Healthy Choices Award, Bountiful Eatery, 3312 N. Broadway, is a gluten-free choice for fresh, healthy eating.

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Dining news: Winter doughnuts; $260 chocolate bar

...pairing Wed., Dec. 17, with To'ak co-founder Jerry Toth at Lush Wine & Spirits, 2232 W. Roscoe Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Attendees will taste four dark chocolates from around the world...

—Stellar Wine Company opened in Lake View on Dec. 13. Located at 820 W. Belmont Ave., the shop offers not only wines but also craft beers, spirits and artisan cheeses. Plans for 2015 include a wine club, regular tastings, online ordering and special events. Visit www.stellarwinecompany.com .

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...third location—this one in the Chicago Loop. The newest GRK Greek Kitchen is at 111 W. Monroe St. The two other locations are at 219 W. Washington St., in the Loop ( opened January...

...GRK Greek Kitchen is at 111 W. Monroe St. The two other locations are at 219 W. Washington St., in the Loop ( opened January 2011 ), and 251 E. Huron St., inside Northwestern Memorial Hospital...

...other locations are at 219 W. Washington St., in the Loop ( opened January 2011 ), and 251 E. Huron St., inside Northwestern Memorial Hospital ( opened May 2013 ). Visit www.facebook.com/GRK.Kitchen...

...take place Jan. 7-Feb. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Dusek's, 1227 W. 18th St. A $75 ticket, which includes beer tastings, is good for the entire six-evening series...

...The 16th Chicago's Best WingFest will take place Feb. 22 at Bailey Auditorium, 1340 W. Washington St., 1-5 p.m. WingFest has tailgating, wings from 25 area restaurants, competitive wing-eating...

...Lockwood Restaurant & Bar, located within The Palmer House Hilton at 17 E. Monroe St., is offering a four-course prix fixe dinner menu in celebration of Christmas on Wed...

...This New Year's Eve, 437 Rush, 437 N. Rush St., will offer its regular menu along with specials that Executive Chef...

—Through Dec. 22, The Smoke Daddy, 1804 W. Division St., is taking orders at www.thesmokedaddy.com for its holiday 2014 catering menu. Said menu includes smoked turkeys, pulled turkey and glazed hams along with a large selection of sides, desserts and spirits.

...take place on Thursday, Jan. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Union Station, 500 W. Jackson Blvd. Tickets are $44 ( with an additional $9 for drink pairings ); see https://www.eventbrite.com...

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