41 min ago

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 5/29/15

Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St in the South Loop is applying its move-in and application fees to the first...

The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, has a 1-bedroom with a den and private terrace available for immediate occupancy for $2,081.

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OneEleven, the new riverfront apartment tower at 111 W Wacker, has several studio apartments slated to become available for July and August occupancy, starting at just under $2,000 a month. Administrative fees will be waived for renters who apply the day of their first visit.

K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District is waiving its $400 admin fee for renters who apply within 24 hours of their first visit.

Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson has quickly leased 80% of its apartments but is still offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom apartments, and a $350 monthly parking rate for two cars. JeffJack will hold apartments for August 1 occupancy.

41 min ago

Nick Offerman @ Chicago Humanities Festival

...Chicago native and star of "Parks & Rec," tonight at 7pm at the Merle Reskin Theatre, 60 E. Balbo Ave. Offerman will do a reading and performance of his new book, Gumption: Relighting the Torch...

1 hour ago

My Donors Choose classroom project expires soon. Help our KG-8th grade South Loop Artists!

I want to make sure my students at National Teachers Academy have the Art materials they need to succeed, so I created a request for my classroom at donorschoose.org/ms.morsher

NTA is a Chicago Public School located in the South Loop at 55 W. Cermak Rd.

My project, "You Have To Finish Your Dinner Before You Get Dessert!" expires on June 18th and we need your support. Please consider donating any amount that you can. We truly appreciate it!

Check it out at: donorschoose.org/ms.morsher

Thanks so much!
P.S. If you know anyone who may want to help my classroom, please pass this along!

7 hours ago

Updated 4 hours ago

2 BdRm Condo (1128 sq. ft.) for Rent - Move In Date is July 1, 2015

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/apa/5042566621.html

If you're not interested in my Condo, that's fine, just move on. Please do not leave a negative react, I'm trying to rent my place to people who are interested. Thank you.

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    Except EB explicitly says that you shouldn't post apartment rentals. So, yeah, people are going to leave negative reactions.

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Summer music preview: Top 10 shows for your ears

...June 25-27; 4, 8 and 10 p.m. June 28; at the Jazz Showcase, 806 S. Plymouth Court; $25-$45; 312-360-0234 or jazzshowcase.com

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...rare "historic" band that keeps reinventing itself, 9 p.m. June 11 at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $15; 9 p.m. June 12 at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9...

...at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $15; 9 p.m. June 12 at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9 p.m. June 13 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., $24; drillfestival.com

...at Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St, $20; 9 p.m. June 13 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., $24; drillfestival.com

...30 p.m. June 24, 25, 28, 29 and July 2 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., $30, $65, $95-$275; ticketmaster.com

...Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus are given at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street; concerts are free for listeners on the lawn and unreserved seating areas; memberships for seating...

...thunder at close proximity. 5 and 7 p.m. Mondays at Andy's Jazz Club, 11 E. Hubbard St.; $20; 312-642-6805 or andysjazzclub.com

...landmark novel, "Native Son." 8 p.m. June 19 in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.; $24-$57; 312-294-3000 or cso.org

...Black Earth Ensemble at 8 p.m. June 20; at the Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway; $15; 773-878-5552 or greenmilljazz.com

...in which Goines plays a key role. 6 p.m. June 25 at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.; prices vary; hydeparkjazzfestival.org

...Constellation, which augurs well for this reunion. 8:30 p.m. June 27 at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave.; $15-$20; constellation-chicago.com

...All concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. At the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph Dr.; 312-427-1676 or jazzinchicago.org

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2 BdRm Condo (1128 sq. ft.) for Rent. Move In Date, July 1, 2015

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/apa/5042566621.html

If you're not interested in my condo, please do not leave a negative react, just kindly move on. I'm trying to rent my place. Thank you.

7 hours ago

2 BdRm Condo (1128 sq. ft.) for Rent - Move In Date, July 1, 2015

If you're not interested in my condo, please do not leave a negative react, just kindly move on. I'm trying to rent my place. Thank you.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/apa/5042566621.html

8 hours ago

Chicagoist's Neighborhood Guide To Pilsen

The indoor market is held at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1800 S. Racine Ave., through April. The outdoor market kicks off in May at the corner of 18th and Halsted streets

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1852 W. 19th St., 312-738-1503

1440 W. 18th St.

1805 S. Loomis St., 312-746-4329

The indoor market is held at Honky Tonk BBQ, 1800 S. Racine Ave., through April. The outdoor market kicks off in May at the corner of 18th and Halsted streets

1441 W. 18th St., 773-916-7610

1958 W. 21 St.

1439 W. 18th St., 312-455-0019

1011 W. 18th Street, 312-473-0038

1733 S. Halsted Street, 312-829-4150

1640 W. 18th Street, 312-493-8258

1113 W. 18th St., 312-829-4757

1820 S. Ashland Ave., 312-850-1702

1146 W. Cermak Rd., 312-421-4442

1345 W. 18th St., 312-733-0333

2149 S. Halsted St., 312-948-5275

...near Bridgeport/Chinatown territory here, we know—but Skylark, which sits at the intersection of Halsted Street and Cermak Road, is still definitely within the Pilsen boundaries. You'll go for the pierogi (baked, not...

1807 S. Allport St., 312-526-3851

1821 S. Halsted Street, participating galleries and businesses vary

8 hours ago

Villains No Longer Just a Hero to South Loop Burger Lovers

...at Vie, The Publican and Big Star. Villains enjoyed a stealth opening on Friday at 730 S. Clark St. Stover's been on board since last year, as ownership closed the deal on the...

10 hours ago

We hope you and your pooch can help us celebrate our newest dog friendly area in...

We hope you and your pooch can help us celebrate our newest dog friendly area in the South Loop at Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S. Wabash on Sun., May 31 from 1 - 3pm! There will be dog friendly vendors and musical performances. For information about this new park, click here: http://ow.ly/Ns6oP

31 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Taste of Chicago 2015 restaurant lineup announced

Connie’s Pizza 2373 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp 2120 S. Canal St. – Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria 805 S. State St. – Classic Chicago Taste

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Beat Kitchen 2100 W. Belmont Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill 1535 W. Madison St. – Classic Chicago Taste

BJ’s Market & Bakery 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. – Taste of the Sea

Bobak Sausage Co. 5275 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Caffe Gelato 2034 W. Division St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill 300 W. 26th St. – World Tour Taste

Chicago’s Dog House 816 W. Fullerton Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory 3755 W. Armitage Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Dia De Los Tamales 939 W. 18th St. – World Tour Taste

Eli’s Cheesecake Co. 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. – Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. – Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer’s Fridge 111 E. Wacker Dr. – Epicurean Taste

Franco’s Ristorante 300 W. 31st St. – World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs 225 S. Canal St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Iyanze 4623 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Kasia’s Deli 2101 W. Chicago Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant 3221 W. Armitage Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Mexicana 4171 S. Archer Ave. – World Tour Taste

Miller’s Pub 134 S. Wabash Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café 5700 S. Cicero Ave. – Taste of the Sea

O’Briens Restaurant 1528 N. Wells St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St. – Epicurean Taste

Punky’s Pizza & Pasta 2600 S. Wallace St. – World Tour Taste

Ricobene’s on 26th Street 252 W. 26th St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam 11 E. Illinois St. – World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot 1532 N. Wells St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany 1014 W. Taylor St. – World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee’s African Restaurant 6232 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Burger Bar Chicago 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize 2518 W. 63rd St. – World Tour Taste

Haire’s Gulf Shrimp 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. – Taste of the Sea

Jin Ju Restaurant 5203 N. Clark St. – World Tour Taste

Luke’s Lobster 134 N. LaSalle St. – Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse 3506 N. Clark St. – Epicurean Taste

Riva 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier – Taste of the Sea

Sono Wood Fired 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee 1506 N. Damen Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

  • NanSea nosy neighbor!

    Franco's grilled chicken sandwich with avocado. Yum!

33 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Taste of Chicago 2015 Touts 19 Rookies in 60-Vendor Food Lineup

Connie's Pizza, 2373 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp, 2120 S. Canal St. — Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, 805 S. State St. — Classic Chicago Taste

This article has 37 other Chicago locations (Show)

Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill, 1535 W. Madison St. — Classic Chicago Taste

BJ's Market & Bakery, 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Bobak Sausage Co., 5275 S. Archer Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Caffe Gelato, 2034 W. Division St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, 300 W. 26th St. — World Tour Taste

Chicago's Dog House. 816 W. Fullerton Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory, 3755 W. Armitage Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Dia De Los Tamales, 939 W. 18th St. — World Tour Taste

Eli's Cheesecake Co., 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. — Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle, 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. — Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer's Fridge, 111 E. Wacker Dr. — Epicurean Taste

Franco's Ristorante, 300 W. 31st St. — World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs, 225 S. Canal St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Iyanze, 4623 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

Kasia's Deli, 2101 W. Chicago Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant, 3221 W. Armitage Ave. — World Tour Taste

La Mexicana, 4171 S. Archer Ave. — World Tour Taste

Miller's Pub, 134 S. Wabash Ave. — Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café, 5700 S. Cicero Ave. — Taste of the Sea

O'Briens Restaurant, 1528 N. Wells St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop, 941 W. Randolph St. — Epicurean Taste

Punky's Pizza & Pasta, 2600 S. Wallace St. — World Tour Taste

Ricobene's on 26th Street, 252 W. 26th St. — Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam, 11 E. Illinois St. — World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot, 1532 N. Wells St. — Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany, 1014 W. Taylor St. — World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant, 6232 N. Broadway St. — World Tour Taste

Burger Bar Chicago, 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize, 2518 W. 63rd St. — World Tour Taste

Haire's Gulf Shrimp, 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. — Taste of the Sea

Jin Ju Restaurant, 5203 N. Clark St. — World Tour Taste

Luke's Lobster, 134 N. LaSalle St. — Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse, 3506 N. Clark St. — Epicurean Taste

Riva, 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier — Taste of the Sea

Sono Wood Fired, 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. — Epicurean Taste

Stan's Donuts & Coffee, 1506 N. Damen Ave. — Sweet Tooth Taste

42 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Veteran Drives from Milwaukee to Clear Weeds From Chinatown Vets Memorial

From the window of her third-floor condo near the corner of Archer and Princeton avenues, 72-year-old Rosalind “Lucy” Toy noticed a man working on the weeds. She walked downstairs to help Hsieh. She soon learned he was a veteran and marketing professional from Milwaukee.

  • That was very nice of him. Thank you. Too bad the residents in the area don't bother to take care of itl

27 hours ago

Updated 13 hours ago

Need a public service announcement?

Our students at the Illinois Center for Broadcasting at 530 S. State Street will create a public service radio or TV announcement for a legitimate 501c charity. If you're interested in this kind of service, contact me at bnatale@beonair.com. If you'd like to take a tour of our studios, you can call me at 312-806-4009.

  • Thanks PJChgo for the heads up. Our record speaks for itself. Four of our grads were involved in the opening day broadcasts for the WHITE SOX - so - we know it's a successful program.

  • FGFM What the Cappleman!

    What percentage of your graduates get permanent full-time employment in the field?

14 hours ago

Seven Companies to Join in Annual Dance for Life Benefit August 15

...Grand Ballroom. The Dance for Life performance begins at 7:30pm at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. Tickets are $15-$75 for the performance and $250-$600 for reception and performance; they...

16 hours ago

You have 3 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

17 hours ago

Chicago Magazine Checks in at Spoke & Bird

There is a lot going on inside Spoke & Bird (205 E. 18th St., 805-703-4081) but while the array of sandwiches, pies, and lattes are all tasty...

17 hours ago

Lots of New Restaurants to Present at 2015 FREE Taste of Chicago

2373 S. Archer Ave.

2120 S. Canal St.

805 S. State St.

This article has 29 other Chicago locations (Show)

2100 W. Belmont Ave.

1535 W. Madison St.

8734 S. Stony Island Ave.

5275 S. Archer Ave.

2034 W. Division St.

300 W. 26th St.

816 W. Fullerton Ave.

3755 W. Armitage St.

939 W. 18th St.

6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

6686 N. Northwest Hwy.

111 E. Wacker Dr.

300 W. 31st St.

225 S. Canal St.

4623 N. Broadway St.

2101 W. Chicago Ave.

3221 W. Armitage Ave.

4171 S. Archer Ave.

134 S. Wabash Ave.

5700 S. Cicero Ave.

1528 N. Wells St.

941 W. Randolph St.

2600 S. Wallace St.

252 W. 26th St.

11 E. Illinois St.

1532 N. Wells St.

1014 W. Taylor St.

6232 N. Broadway St.

Jackson & Columbus

33 hours ago

Updated 17 hours ago

Manny's Huge Turkey Legs Won't Be at Taste ... And They Might Not Be Back

Manny's Vice President Dan Raskin said the restaurant is expanding its Near West Side location at 1141 S. Jefferson St. and wanted to focus on that instead of using its time and resources on the Taste. Manny's hasn't decided if it will return to the Taste next year, Raskin said.

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Charles Ray's provocative sculpture, Ron Hawking's Sinatra, Lincoln Park's Wine Fest

...to bring down the house with that signature tune. May 30. $35–$65. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., 800-982-2787

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...to want to talk about how it. Through Oct. 4. $23. Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave., 312-443-3600

...part of the fun. Open run Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. $20. The Mission, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 312-929-2401

...you are in for a treat. May 29, 8 p.m. $34–$90. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000

...be live concerts May 30–31, 1–7 p.m. Day pass $60. Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood Ave., 773-868-3010

...dive. May 31, 12 p.m. Film only $10, with book $38. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773-871-6604

...s an eclectic program indeed. May 31, 7:30 p.m. $26. Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, 630-628-9591

...possibly even some food that isn't ribs. Jun. 12–14. Intersection of Lincoln Ave., Irving Park Rd. and Damen Ave.

...17, 7 p.m. $15. Francis W. Parker School, Diane and David B. Heller Auditorium, 2233 N. Clark St.

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