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Come on out to Freshii's grand opening at 116...

Come on out to Freshii's grand opening at 1168 W. Madison, tomorrow and Monday from 11 am - 1 pm.


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Do you live in or near the area bounded by As...

...Corridor" focus group meeting on Monday at 7 pm at the Merit School of Music (38 S. Peoria)! RSVP to matt@neighborsofwestloop.com...


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Midwest travel: Cirque du Soleil's 'TORUK' flies into Chicago Aug. 3-7

7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, Aug. 3-5; 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6; and 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Purchase tickets, which start at $42, at ticketmaster.com.

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...11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Chicago History Museum, Stockton Drive and LaSalle Street, Chicago. Free. (312) 642-4600 or chicagohotdogfest.com...

...to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Pick up and drop off at Hewn Bakery, 810 Dempster St., Evanston. Transportation provided to Hazzard Free Farm in Pecatonica, Illinois. Tickets cost $135 (includes transportation...

    Midwest travel: Cirque du Soleil's 'TORUK' flies into Chicago Aug. 3-7
    If you've worn out your DVD of "Avatar," the new Cirque du Soleil touring show inspired by James Cameron's record-breaking movie will thrill. "TORUK -- The First Flight" comes to the United Center to transport audiences to the world of Pandora in a live experience of cutting-edge visuals, puppetry and stagecraft, all to a cinematic score.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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The Chicago Antique Market Randolph Street st...

The Chicago Antique Market Randolph Street starts up again this weekend, this time with a Tropical Punch theme. The market runs from 10 am - 5 pm this Saturday & Sunday at 1340 W. Washington.

    Antiques, Vintage Clothing, Jewelry, Fashionistas, Furniture | Randolph Street Market
    The Randolph Street Market Festival is home to the world-renowned Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago and the Holiday Market. As seen in Travel & Leisure, the NY Times, Lucky Magazine and featured on TV news shows and web casts, the Randolph Street Market Festival is considered "a mecca of cool", "the best hot spot for antiquing", "the best Chicago venue for people watching", and "the Barney's of Vintage".
    http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com

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Chicago Margarita Festival, CLLAW XXV: Summer Showdown, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

...for antiques at Randolph Street Market Festival, an indoor and outdoor market surrounding Plumbers Hall (1340 W. Washington). Browse through vendors like Alphabet Soup Vintage and Meema's Treasures while enjoying grub from...

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...wildlife at Bites, Blooms, and Bordeaux, an evening party hosted by the Lincoln Park Zoo (2200 N. Cannon). Snack on gourmet eats like steak tartare from Mon Ami Gabi and passion fruit french...

Sun 7/31: For one evening, artists of color gather at Under the Gun Theater (956 W. Newport) for a performance showcase titled For Those Who Can't. Through music, spoken word, and storytelling, performers bring attention to racial injustice. 9 PM

Sun 7/31: RoscoeBooks (2142 W. Roscoe) hosts A Very Special Birthday for Harry Potter, complete with birthday cake, butterbeer, and crafts...

    Chicago Margarita Festival, CLLAW XXV: Summer Showdown, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge It's time to gear up for the last weekend of July. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 7/29: Enjoy wine among wildlife at Bites, Blooms, and Bordeaux , an evening party hosted by the Lincoln Park Zoo (2200 N. Cannon).
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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Freshly rehabbed industrial loft in the West Loop seeks $432K

1000 W. Washington Blvd. #305 Chicago, IL 60607 [Redfin]

    Bright, white West Loop industrial loft seeks $432K
    The listing notes indicate that it's been completely gutted and rehabbed and includes a parking space. It hits the market asking $432,500.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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Chicago gymnast’s dream comes true in ‘Avatar’-inspired Cirque

Where: United Center, 1901 W. Madison

    Chicago gymnast's dream comes true in 'Avatar'-inspired Cirque
    Cirque du Soleil's "Avatar"-inspired show "TORUK: The First Flight" features Chicago star gymnast Stacey Magiera fighting off viper wolves on Chinese poles, balancing on a spinning skeleton and performing an aerial rope act. And that's just a sampling of what you'll encounter in the latest production from the Montreal-based company when it arrives here next week.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Green City Market #WestLoop located at 211 S....

Green City Market #WestLoop located at 211 S. Peoria. NEW LOCATION: Help support our farmers market.


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Captado en video: un oficial golpea a un preso en la cárcel del Condado de Cook

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Captado en video: un oficial golpea a un preso en la cárcel del Condado de Cook
    Un alguacil veterano de prisiones, fue acusado de mala conducta oficial en relación con la golpiza.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Here Are the Top Sales and Shopping Events This Week

Randolph Street Market (1340 W. Washington St., randolphstreetmarket.com) strikes again this weekend. Running Saturday and Sunday, the urban market has a “Tropical Punch” theme. It will showcase some 300 vendors selling jewelry, fashion, and more— there will also be a tiki bar.

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Luxury Garage Sale (1658 N. Wells St., luxurygaragesale.com) hosts its “New With Tags” sale today through Sunday. The sale will showcase...

Anne Fontaine (909 N. Michigan Ave., annefontaine.com) is offering its spring and summer merchandise at 30 to 50 percent off...

At Escada (51 E. Oak St., escada.com) sale items are an additional 20 percent off. Score styles such as summery dress in pure yellow silk (reduced from $1,495 to $478.40) and a floral-print, crepe skirt (reduced from $1,475 to $472).

...cold-weather gear, but it’s actually a good time to stock up. At Barbour (54 E. Walton St., barbour.com) if you buy more than one item, you’ll get 50 percent off...

Goorin Brothers (1533 N. Milwaukee Ave., goorin.com) is hosting its annual summer sale. Running in store and online, the sale...

Florodora (330 S. Dearborn St., florodora.com) is holding its semi-annual “Scandal Sale.” The sale takes 10 to 50...

St. John has relocated from its former home on Michigan Avenue, and is now open at 116 East Oak Street. The new store is 6,097 square feet and outfitted with limestone and parquet floors; the brand’s bottoms, jackets, dresses, gowns, and more are on offer.

    Here Are the Top Sales and Shopping Events This Week
    Luxury Garage Sale (1658 N. Wells St., luxurygaragesale.com) hosts its "New With Tags" sale today through Sunday. The sale will showcase brand-new merchandise, which was sent directly to the shop from high-end retailers, at up to 90 percent off. The discounted styles will come from top designers-think Saint Laurent, Victoria Beckham, Erdem, Christian Dior, The Row, Gucci, and Valentino.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

2 days ago

The Top Local Design News and Shopping Events This Week

Randolph Street Market (1340 W. Washington St., randolphstreetmarket.com) is back this Saturday and Sunday with a “Tropical Punch” theme. Stop by...

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Neighborly (2003 W. Montrose Ave., neighborly.com) is now carrying disposable party supplies from Bash Party Goods (bashpartygoods.com), a...

Turkey natives and owners of Cozy Rug (1633 N. Clybourn Ave., cozyrugs.com), Vedat and Ferdi, have launched a new Chicago-based online boutique called Authenturkish...

Stop by the new Christopher Guy Chicago showroom (317 W. Ontario St., christopherguy.com) in River North’s Chicago Luxury Furniture Centre. The 16,000-square-foot space, spread throughout three floors, features CG’s latest collection.

Looking to add some new pieces to your gallery wall? Unison (1911 W. Division St., unisonhome.com) is currently having an art sale where select pieces are 30 to 70...

    The Top Local Design News and Shopping Events This Week
    Neighborly (2003 W. Montrose Ave., neighborly.com) is now carrying disposable party supplies from Bash Party Goods ( bashpartygoods.com), a Chicago-based online store. Check out the trendy, modern patterns designed by Angela Wator to bring colorful designs to your next party, from tassel garlands and metallic geometric piñatas, to marbled latex balloons and glittery flatware sets.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

2 days ago

Weekend Alert July 29-31: Lollapalooza & Tall Ships on the Lakefront, Picks for Beer & Wine Lovers + 1,000 Feet of Slip 'N Slides

...of which is held in Chicago. Watch USA take on Venezuela at the United Center (1901 W Madison St.) for this exciting chance to see your favorite players. Your visit to the United Center...

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Slide The City is a family friendly slip-and-slide event held at Montrose Beach (600 W. Montrose Avenue). There will be live music, food, drinks, water, and of course the biggest slip and...

    Weekend Alert July 29-31: Lollapalooza & Tall Ships on the Lakefront, Picks for Beer & Wine Lovers + 1,000 Feet of Slip 'N Slides
    Posted on July 28, 2016 at 12:43PM by Desmond Penn It's the weekend we've all been waiting for! Lollapalloza is back at Grant Park for one of the largest music events of the year. Not only that, we've got Navy Pier's Tall Ships®, a bunch of fun festivals, FREE beer tours, three 300-foot Slip 'N Slides and much more.
    http://www.choosechicago.com

2 days ago

With Harpo Studios Demolition, Chicago's Oprah Era Officially Ends

In early years, the massive building at 1058 W. Washington Blvd. was a lot of things — first a cold storage warehouse, then a temporary morgue, armory and roller skating rink. 

    With Harpo Studios Demolition, Chicago's Oprah Era Officially Ends
    WEST LOOP - As the walls of the century-old building at Washington and Carpenter are demolished this week, the West Loop site begins a new history as the future headquarters to one of the nation's most influential companies.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

Muere el compositor finlandés Einojuhani Rautavaara

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Muere el compositor finlandés Einojuhani Rautavaara
    HELSINKI (AP) - Einojuhani Rautavaara, para muchos el compositor finlandés más famoso después de Jean Sibelius, murió a los 87 años. Rautavaara compuso ocho sinfonías, siete óperas, 14 conciertos y decenas de piezas vocales y orquestales más. Logró la fama internacional con su séptima sinfonía, "Ángel de la luz", en 1994.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Aumenta la seguridad en Lollapalooza

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Aumenta la seguridad en Lollapalooza
    CHICAGO-Luego de ataques terroristas en Orlando, Florida, y Niza, Francia, la municipalidad anunció nuevas medidas de seguridad para el festival de música más grande de Chicago, que abre sus puertas hoy. Además de revisar lo que los asistentes llevan en sus bolsas y obligar que todos pasen por una inspección "pat-down", algunos asistentes serán seleccionados al azar para ser inspeccionados con una vara magnética que detectaría armas.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Fiscales rechazan presentar cargos contra Dr. Dre

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Fiscales rechazan presentar cargos contra Dr. Dre
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fiscales de Los Angeles rechazaron presentar cargos por arma de fuego contra el rapero Dr. Dre. Las autoridades no encontraron evidencias de que el productor musical y empresario hubiese blandido un arma de fuego en público, dijo el miércoles un vocero del fiscal de distrito de Los Angeles.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Muere el galardonado autor James Alan McPherson

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Muere el galardonado autor James Alan McPherson
    NUEVA YORK (AP) - James Alan McPherson, autor de la colección de cuentos ganadora del Pulitzer "Elbow Room" y miembro del prestigioso taller literario de la Universidad de Iowa ha muerto. McPherson falleció el miércoles en un hospital de la ciudad de Iowa por complicaciones de neumonía, de acuerdo con la secretaria Deborah L.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Jovencita que presenció balacera fatal muere de un ataque de asma

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

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El incidente ocurrió en la cuadra 800 W. 50th Pl., alrededor de las 12:20 a.m. el jueves, en una reunión de amigos que conmemoraban el cumpleaños de un amigo que había fallecido anteriormente. No se sabe quién abrió fuego contra el grupo, reportó el Chicago Tribune.

La víctima del ataque de asma es Jessica Williams, vivía en la cuadra 12000 S. State St.

    Jovencita que presenció balacera fatal muere de un ataque de asma
    CHICAGO- Una balacera en una fiesta en el barrio de Las Empacadoras dejó dos muertos, dos heridos, y provocó un ataque de asma que le costó la vida a una testigo, una jovencita de 16 años. El incidente ocurrió en la cuadra 800 W. 50th Pl., alrededor de las 12:20 a.m.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Acclaimed designer Maria Pinto displays her latest collection in the West Loop

...pieces can be purchased at www.m2057.com and at the M2057 Style Studio at 833 W Washington Blvd. Pinto is also currently selling geometric bags by Finell—the perfect complement to her practical...

    Acclaimed designer Maria Pinto displays her latest collection in the West Loop
    Street View is a fashion series in which Isa Giallorenzo spotlights some of the coolest styles seen in Chicago. Acclaimed designer Maria Pinto has received multiple awards (including SAIC's Legend of Fashion in 2009), had her own exhibit at the Field Museum, sold her garments at stores such as Barneys and Neiman Marcus, and dressed Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

2 days ago

Another recap of Tuesday's community meeting ...

Another recap of Tuesday's community meeting for the H2O site at 845 W. Madison.

    Dense 627-unit proposal for West Loop unveiled to community
    The plan calls for a 600,000-square-foot development that includes a pair of towers-a 17-story tower connected to a 15-story one-along with a row of duplex homes and a two-story parking podium, will occupy an entire city block.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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