1 hour ago

Clerk stabbed, robbed at Bucktown store

About 1 p.m., a man entered a store in the 1600 block of North Damen Avenue "under the false pretenses of purchasing" merchandise, said Officer Bari Lemmon, a Chicago Police Department spokeswoman.

3 hours ago

Clerk stabbed during robbery at Green Goddess Boutique in Bucktown

Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, police said a man entered Green Goddess Boutique in the 1600-block of North Damen. He pretended to be buying earrings and then pulled a knife when the clerk opened the cash register, police said. Police said he demanded to know where the safe was.

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Updated 4 hours ago

2015 Chicago Farmers Market: Maps By Day

Urban Islander’s Market at Treasure Island | 2121 N. Clybourn | Wednesdays 3pm to 8pm, starting May 13th

Division Street Market  |  Division and Dearborn  |  Saturdays 7am to 1pm, starting May 16th

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Loyola Farmers Market | 1200 W Loyola Ave | Mondays 3pm to 7pm, starting June 8th

Columbus Park  |  Harrison and Central  |  Tuesdays 2pm to 7 pm, starting June 30thth

Federal Plaza  |  Adams and Dearborn  |  Tuesdays 7 am to 3pm, starting May 19th

City Farm Stand  |  1204 N. Clybourn  |  Wednesdays, Thursdays 1pm to 5 pm, Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm, starting in June

Devon Community Night Market  |  2720 W. Devon  |  Wednesdays 3pm to 8 pm, starting July 1st

Ford City Mall Market  |  7601 S. Cicero  |  Wednesdays 8am to 1 pm, starting July 8th

La Follett Park Market  |  1333 N Laramie  |  Wednesdays 2pm to 7pm, starting July 1st

Lawndale Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest Market  |  3750 W. Ogden  |  Wednesdays 9 am to 1pm, starting July 8

Washington Park Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest Market  |  555 E. 51st  |  Wednesdays 9am to 1pm, starting July 8th

Wood Street Farm Stand by Growing Home  |  5814 S Wood  |  Wednesdays 11am to 4pm, starting April 22nd

Argyle Night Market  |  Broadway & Argyle  |  Thursdays 5pm to 9pm, starting July 9h

Austin Town Hall Market  |  Lake and Central  |  Thursdays 2pm to 7pm, starting July 2nd

Garfield Park Conservatory  |  200 N. Kedzie  |  Thursdays, Monthly 11 am to 4pm, starting June 18th

Hyde Park Market  |  53rd & Harper  |  Thursdays 7am to 1pm, starting June 4th

Southport Lowline Market  |  Southport and Roscoe  | Thursdays 3pm to 8pm, starting June 4th

Urban Islander’s Market at Treasure Island | 3460 N Broadway | Thursdays 3pm to 8pm, starting in May

Weiss Uptown Farmers Market  |  4646 N. Marine   |  Thursdays 7am to 1pm, starting June 4th

Willis Tower Plaza Market  |  Wacker and Jackson  |  (Moved to) Thursdays 7am to 3pm, starting June 25th

Bronzeville  |Martin Luther King Dr. & 26th  |  Saturdays 10am to 2pm

Green City Market  – Fulton |  Fulton and Halsted  |  Saturdays 7 am to 1pm, starting June 6th

Healthy Food Hub at South Shore Good Foods Market  |  2423 E 75th St.  |  Saturdays 11am to 4pm, year round

Horner Park Farmers Market  |  2741 W Montrose  |  Saturdays 9am to 1pm, starting June 6th

Lincoln Park Market  |  Armitage and Orchard  |  Saturdays 7am to 1pm, starting June 6th

Nettlehorst French Market  |  3252 N Broadway  |  Saturdays 8am to 2pm, starting in  April

Plant Chicago Community Market  |  1400 W 46th |  Satrudays 11am to 3:30pm, starting June 27th

Printers Row Market  |  Dearborn and Polk  |  Saturdays 7am to 1pm, starting June 20th

Roseland Community Market  |  12400 S Michigan  |   Saturdays 10am to 3pm, starting April 25th

61st Street Farmers Market  |  6100 S Blackstone  |  Saturdays 9am to 2pm, starting May 16th

W. Humboldt Park Market  |  3610 W Chicago  |  Saturdays 10 am to 2pm, starting June 27th

Beverley Market  |  95th and Longwood  |  Sundays 7am to 1pm, starting May 11th

IMAN Fresh Bets and Eats Farmers Market  |  2744 W 63rd  |  Sundays 10am to 2pm, starting May 24th

Jefferson Park Farmers Market  |  4800 N Long  |  Alternate Sundays 9:30am to 1:30pm, starting June 14th

Logan Square Farmers Market  |  3107 W Logan Blvd  |  Sundays 10am to 3pm, starting May 17th

Perry Avenue Community Farmers Market  |  5749 S Perry  |  Sundays 10am to 2pm, starting June 28th

Pilsen Community Market  |  18th and Halstead  |  Sundays 9am to 2pm, starting May 31st

Portage Park Market  |  Berteau and Central  |  Sundays 10am to 2pm, starting June 7th

South Shore – Rainbow Beach Park Market  |  79th and South Shore  |  Sundays noon to 5pm, starting June 21st

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  • I just love these markets. I just posted mine onto my FB. Please do the same to get the word out. Thanks!

  • Johnny Mayor of Milwaukee Ave.

    Could somebody let me know if they see anyone selling hot pepper plants at a nearby market or anywhere else near or very close to Jeff Park. I'm looking for the very hot stuff, habanero and ghost stuff. Thank You.

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20 Ways to Round Out Your Mother's Day Plans

May 10, The Drake Hotel (140 E. Walton Pl., Chicago) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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May 10, Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago)

May 10, Grant Park (337 E. Randolph St., Chicago) at 8 a.m.

May 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. and May 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (445 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago)

Through May 10, Garfield Park Conservatory (300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago)

Through May 10, Lincoln Park Conservatory (2391 N. Stockton Dr., Chicago)

May 10, Music Box Theater (3733 N. Southport Ave., Chicago)

May 10, Lincoln Park Zoo (2001 N. Clark St., Chicago)

May 10, Symphony Center (220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago)

May 10, Sur la Table (900 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago)

May 10, U.S. Cellular Field (333 W. 35th St., Chicago) at 1:10 p.m.

May 10, Soho House (113 N. Green St., Chicago) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

May 10, Original Rainbow Cone (9233 S. Western Ave., Chicago)

May 9, Le Pain Quotidien (135 N. Clinton St., Chicago) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

May 10, ReBuilding Exchange (1740 W. Webster Ave., Chicago)

5 hours ago

Schaumburg man turns childhood dream into luxury treehouse

But that was before Dan Alexander's 8-foot by 14-foot treehouse on the 1700 block of Winchester Lane caught the attention of officials last year.

5 hours ago

Shop employee stabbed in Wicker Park

Police say the woman was attacked in The Green Goddess Boutique in the 1600 block of N Damen around 1 p.m.

5 hours ago

Clerk stabbed during robbery at Green Goddess Boutique in Wicker Park

Police say it happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Goddess Boutique, a women's clothing store in the 1600-block of N. Damen.

6 hours ago

Store Manager Stabbed in Hand in Bucktown Today

...run by the Bucktown Neighborhood Watch Group, the Store Manager at The Green Goddess Boutique (1648 N. Damen Avenue) was stabbed in the hand today, May 6 2015, when she resisted demands made by...

6 hours ago

Clerk Stabbed in Armed Robbery at Green Goddess Boutique in Wicker Park

Kelly Paulson, a witness, said she was shopping with her mother and friend when she entered the shop, 1648 N. Damen Ave., and saw the injured worker.

6 hours ago

The 16 Best Vegetarian Options At Carnivorous Restaurants

Dimo’s Pizza is located at 3463 N Clark St. and 1615 N Damen Ave.

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County BBQ is located at 1352 W Taylor St.

Little Goat Diner is located at 820 W. Randolph St.

Parts and Labor is located at 2700 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Nana is located at 3267 S. Halsted St.

Dimo’s Pizza is located at 3463 N Clark St. and 1615 N Damen Ave.

Lockdown is located at 1024 N. Western.

Bon Bon Sandwiches is located at 2333 W. North Ave.

Trenchermen is located at 2039 W North Ave.

Au Cheval is located at 800 W Randolph St.

El Faro is located at 3936 W. 31st St.

Lula Cafe is located at 2537 N. Kedzie Blvd.

Bite Cafe is located at 1039 N Western Ave.

Table, Donkey and Stick is located at 2728 W Armitage Ave.

Shake Shack is located at 66 E. Ohio St.

Taxim is located at 1558 N Milwaukee Ave.

The Publican is located at 837 W. Fulton Market.

6 hours ago

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

Sad news from the Winchester (1001 N. Winchester Ave., Ukrainian Village). The better-than-your-average neighborhood café is closed indefinitely after an electrical fire damaged the space Sunday morning. Repairs are underway, nobody was hurt, and they’re hoping to reopen soon.

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A very meaty week of openings: For one, there’s now a second location of Avondale BBQ spot Pork Shoppe (5721 N. Clark St., Avondale, 773-654-1800) with pork belly pastrami, Nashville hot chicken, and seating aplenty, with a patio and brunch to follow soon.

And for more protein, the latest steak house option is Prime & Provisions (222 N. LaSalle St., Loop). Chef Anthony Fraske (Shaw’s, Weber Grill) says he’ll be doing twists on the standard steaks, switching up how things are cut and using pesticide- and hormone-free meats.

If you’re planning on visiting Ay Chiwowa (311 W. Chicago Ave., River North) anytime soon, you may want to change your plans—as of now, the...

6 hours ago

Wicker Park Boutique Employee Stabbed During Robbery

A man entered the Green Goddess Boutique, 1600 block of N. Damen, at around 1 p.m. pretending to be a customer, police said.

9 hours ago

What Chicago ’s Critic Thought of Alinea Ten Years Ago

...important milestone in Chicago dining: It was the tenth anniversary of the opening of Alinea (1723 N. Halsted St., 312-867-0110), Grant Achatz’s game-changing Lincoln Park restaurant. In honor of the...

10 hours ago

4 Chicago Music Festivals to Attend in May

Address: Division Street between Damen and Leavitt. If using GPS, the suggested destination address is 2000 W. Division St, Chicago IL 60622. Free bike parking will be provided.

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Address: 3100 N Ashland Ave

The Maxwell Street Market on Sunday, May 17 will include Gospel performances beginning at 1 p.m. 800 S Desplaines St.

10 hours ago

Drink Beer, Win a Bike

...on your calendar is the New Belgium Tap Takeover & Bike Giveaway at Division Ale House, 1942 W Division St. In addition to their flagship beer, Fat Tire, they'll also be pouring some limited...

12 hours ago

Upcoming: Mom kisses, Wright Plus, Pride Fest, Madonna, PianoForte

PianoForte Foundation, the Chicago-based non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the art of the piano, will host its annual Gala—"As Time Goes By"—on Friday, May 8, 7-10 p.m., at Chicago's Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel, 160 E. Pearson St.

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PFLAG will hold a "Kisses From Mom" event on Mother's Day (Sunday, May 10) 3-9 p.m. in front of Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St.

12 hours ago

Some Speed Cameras Are Racking Up Millions, While Others Issue Few Tickets

But Downtown, a camera at 18 W. Superior St. issued just 133 tickets since it went live a year ago.

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One quietest camera in the city, at 2417 W. 103rd St., has issued just $2,150 in fines since November, the lowest figure for any camera that went live before 2015.

Still, residents are skeptical of the placement of some of the cameras. The camera located at 4909 N. Cicero Ave., neighbors say, is there to generate revenue more than improve safety.

12 hours ago

Floral cocktails offer a taste of spring

2201 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-472-9920, www.drinkingbirdchicago.com

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601 N. State St., 312-266-7677, www.popsforchampagne.com

120 E. Delaware Place, 312-799-4900, www.alliumchicago.com

51 W. Kinzie St., 312-595-1322, www.sienatavern.com

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Upcoming: Wright Plus, Pride Fest, Madonna, PianoForte

PianoForte Foundation, the Chicago-based non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the art of the piano, will host its annual Gala—"As Time Goes By"—on Friday, May 8, 7-10 p.m., at Chicago's Ritz-Carlton Chicago, A Four Seasons Hotel, 160 E. Pearson St.

14 hours ago

Dining: Mother's Day events; Hot Doug's return for one weekend

...For Mother's Day, Bistronomic, 840 N. Wabash Ave., is offering a French-inspired brunch menu and bottomless mimosas 9:30 a.m.-4...

...Eduardo's Enoteca, 1212 N. Dearborn St., is offering a Mother's Day brunch at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There...

...has announced the launch of its Urban Islander Farmers Markets at its Lincoln Park location, 2121 N. Clybourn Ave., on May 13-Sept. 30, and its Lakeview East location, 3460 N. Broadway, on May...

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...Chris Marchino of Spiaggia Restaurant & Lounge will host a pop-up dinner at Studio Snaidero ( 110 W. Kinzie St., 2nd Floor ) at 6 p.m. The night's seasonal four-course menu offers two...

...For Mother's Day, Filini Bar & Restaurant, 221 N. Columbus Dr., will offer options that include the brunch buffet, a la carte menu, and a special...

...Embeya, 564 W. Randolph St., will be hosting a pop-up Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10, 10...

...The Langham, 330 N. Wabash Ave., invites families to spoil moms this year with a savory and sweet Mother's Day...

...For Mother's Day, Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson St., is offering a four-course prix fixe menu. Guests begin the meal with assorted breads...

...June ( June 27-28 ), Hot Doug's will pop up at Goose Island Barrel Warehouse, 605 N. Sacramento Ave. Hot Doug's and Goose Island Beer Company present "The Dog Dayz of Summer," a...

...In recognition of National Bike to Work Week this May, Mondo Meatball, 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave., will feature a $5 "Ride By" mini-meatball sub 5-7 p.m., available Monday...

...location, 2121 N. Clybourn Ave., on May 13-Sept. 30, and its Lakeview East location, 3460 N. Broadway, on May 14-Oct. 1. Among the many vendors will be Bennison's Bakery, The...

...Gino's Brewing Company, located at Gino's East River North ( 500 N. LaSalle ), is hosting an exclusive Beer Dinner in collaboration with Local Option during Chicago Craft Beer...

—The inaugural Lincoln Park Wine Festival will take place Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 1-7 p.m., at Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood ( Wrightwood and Sheffield ). Visitors can sample from a selection of more than 80 varietals. The cost is $60-$95; visit www.LincolnParkWineFest.com .

—The inaugural Lincoln Park Wine Festival will take place Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 1-7 p.m., at Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood ( Wrightwood and Sheffield ). Visitors can sample from a selection of more than 80 varietals. The cost is $60-$95; visit www.LincolnParkWineFest.com .

...Roka Akor, 456 N. Clark St., has unveiled its spring menu. Highlights include heirloom tomato salad with black garlic, shiso oil...

...Michael Jordan's Steak House, 505 N. Michigan Ave., is marking National Burger Month ( May ) with 31 different burgers—a different one each day...

...Commonwealth Tavern, 2000 W. Roscoe St., will celebrate National Burger Month by featuring its off-menu burger created by Chef Donny...

—Unite Urban Grill, 1450 W. Chicago Ave., has expanded its brunch service to Saturday and Sunday. Items include deep-fried brioche French toast and Maine lobster Benedict, among others. Call 312-455-8900.

14 hours ago

Amid FBI probe, landlord pockets big profit in River North sale

...in River North, including 343 W. Erie St., bought for $11.4 million in 2007; 747 N. LaSalle St., whose tenants include the Café Iberico tapas bar, acquired for $7.9 million in 2008...

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CoStar Grouyp The 30,000-square-foot 1923 building at 415 N. Dearborn is fully leased.

Three of the other buildings in the portfolio are in River North, including 343 W. Erie St., bought for $11.4 million in 2007; 747 N. LaSalle St., whose tenants include the...

...tenants include the Café Iberico tapas bar, acquired for $7.9 million in 2008, and 224-230 W. Huron St., bought for $7 million in 2013 from an affiliate of window treatment maker Parenteau Studios...

...2013 from an affiliate of window treatment maker Parenteau Studios, also a tenant. The fourth, 180 W. Washington St., is in the Loop. A Wells Street venture bought it for $3.6 million in...

2 days ago

Updated 14 hours ago

Busted at 14 for pretending to be a cop, man charged again with impersonating officer

Richardson, of the 1200 block of North Dearborn Street, was charged with a felony count of impersonating a police officer, police said. He was ordered held on $500,000 bail over the weekend. His next court hearing is Tuesday.

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Richardson, now 21, was arrested with another man Friday after police stopped their car while investigating a call of shots fired in the 1200 block of West Marquette Road in Englewood, according to police.

Moore, of the 7900 block of South May Street, was also charged with a felony count of impersonating a police officer and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a weapon, according to police. He was also ordered held on $500,000 bail.

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