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Woman Robbed of Car in Michigan Avenue Parking Garage: Cops

The woman was in a parking garage about 4:44 p.m. in the 700 block of South Michigan Avenue when “unknown males” approached, police said. After at least one of them implied he had a weapon, the suspects took off in the woman’s Honda Accord.

    Woman Robbed of Car in Michigan Avenue Parking Garage: Cops
    A woman's car was stolen in the South Loop Friday afternoon after a man implied he had a weapon, police said.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

8 hours ago

Woman carjacked outside South Loop hotel

...near the Hilton Hotel in the South Loop.Police said the carjacking happened in the 800-block of South Wabash Avenue at about 5 p.m.They said the woman had been approached in a parking...

    Woman carjacked outside South Loop hotel
    Chicago police are looking for three suspects after a Friday afternoon carjacking near the Hilton Hotel in the South Loop. Police said the carjacking happened in the 800-block of South Wabash Avenue at about 5 p.m. They said the woman had been approached in a parking garage by several unknown males who implied they had a weapon and demanded her keys.
    http://abc7chicago.com

9 hours ago

Mom says sons kicked out of 7-Eleven over race

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    Mom says sons kicked out of 7-Eleven over race
    CHICAGO -- A family is demanding an apology from a Printers' Row 7-Eleven after she says her sons were thrown out of the convenient store late Thursday night for "acting suspicious." But she's telling another story, saying that the boys were racially profiled and thrown out of the store for no reason.
    http://wgntv.com

10 hours ago

Mother Says Sons Kicked Out of Chicago 7-11 For Being Black

According to a press release from Chicago activist Ja’Mal Green, the boys, 13 and 15, entered the store, at 600 S. Dearborn St., about 10:45 p.m. Thursday in the Printers Row neighborhood. Minutes later returned to their mother who was waiting in their car, the release says.

    Mother Says Sons Kicked Out of Chicago 7-11 For Being Black
    A mother's two sons were racially discriminated against when a 7-11 convenience store clerk asked the teens to leave while they were buying snacks for their school lunches, the woman claims-and her confrontation with the cashier was captured on video.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

10 hours ago

14 Chicago-Area Restaurant Openings to Know

PRINTER’S ROW— Venerable Hackney’s has rebranded with a focus on craft beer and burgers. Hax: Hops & Hamburgers has arrived. Hopefully the WWE’s Triple H is a fan. Status: Certified open, 733 S. Dearborn St.

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EDGEWATER— Bibim Town is a new fast-casual Korean restaurant in Edgewater. They’re offering complimentary tea to customers. Status: Certified open, 5357 N. Broadway St.

...wine. Check out a photo and the menu below. Status: Certified open, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 11 E. Walton Place. Galdones Photography Petit Margeaux

...was given the chance to return. The grand opening happens on Saturday. Status: Opening Saturday, 1031 N. State St.

...re serving quiche and pie from Justice of the Pies. Status: Certified open, Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Alex Jung BUILD Coffee

LAKEVIEW— Bistro Dre has given way to yet another bagged seafood restaurant. It’s simply called Seafood on the Tables. Chicagoans know the drill: Pick a protein, sauces, and heat level. Servers bring the food to customers in plastic bags. Status: Certified open, 2965 N. Lincoln Ave.

LOYOLA— A new Jamaican restaurant has replaced a shuttered one near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus. Goat soup and jerk chicken are on the menu at Auntie Joy’s Jamaican Kitchen. The restaurant replaces Jerky Jerk. Status: Certified open, 1217 W. Devon Ave.

RAVENSWOOD— Ravenswood Q is closed and a new Colombian restaurant has taken over. Jirafa Restaurant caters to soccer fans and they’ve got quite a peculiarly-decorated beer tower. Status: Certified open, 1800 W. Irving Park Road.

RIVER NORTH— Southern Cut Barbecue Cafe offers a truncated menu from pitmaster Lee and Whippen’s Hilton Chicago Mag Mile Hotel restaurant by a similar name, according to the Tribune. It’s next to Ocean Cut and will offer office catering. Status: Certified open, 20 E. Kinzie St.

WEST LOOP— There’s a new sushi spot near Greektown in the West Loop. SuChi Sushi is a casual spot with a sushi bar that serves sushi burritos. Status: Certified open, 651 W. Washington Blvd.

...NBA Jam, the restaurant features a similar menu for North Indian classics. Status: Certified open, 1030 W. Taylor St.

OAK PARK— Salads, sandwiches, and tartines are on the menu at Léa French Street Food in the suburbs. The laminated pastries also look tasty. Status: Certified open, 106 N. Marion St., Oak Park.

    14 Chicago-Area Restaurant Openings to Know
    A regularly-updated list of new restaurants and bars
    https://chicago.eater.com

12 hours ago

Weekend thrills: Anguish, Creature from the Black Lagoon

Trapped in a Room with a Zombie - Room Escape adventures where guests must figure out clues and puzzles to escape a room they share with a snarling, chained-up zombie. Ages 14+ or must have parent. Fine Arts Building, 408 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605.

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...Revel in the gruesome strangeness Friday and Saturday at midnight at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago, IL 60613. Presented by The Front Row. Not recommended for the squeamish...

...terrorizes the world, but everything changes soon after another family seeking refuge appears. Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647. (Times vary...

MOKA - (June 23rd-29th) Psychological thriller about a woman obsessed with stalking a couple that may have killed her son in a hit-and-run. Times vary. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601. (French with English subtitles)

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON 3D [35mm] - (June 24th at 7pm & 9pm) View this classic in Anaglyphic 3D (3D glasses will be provided)! Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637.

PAINT IT BLACK - (June 23rd-29th) Amber Tamblyn's directorial debut. This dark drama follows a tale of grief surrounding the death of a young woman's boyfriend, while his unstable mother blames her for his suicide. Times vary. Facets Cinémathèque, 1517 W. Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614.

ALIEN: Covenant - (June 23rd-28th) Brew & View at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL. (Closed June 25th & 29th)

GODZILLA vs. MOTHRA - (June 24th at 8:30pm) Free outdoor movie! A rep from G-Fan Magazine is scheduled to interview a “monster” before the film begins. Buttercup Playlot Park, 4901 N. Sheridan, Chicago, IL 60640.

MUSIC BOX THEATRE MOVIES AT WRIGLEY PARK - (June 14th-Aug. 23rd) Enjoy a free summer movie series presented by the Music Box Theatre with a pre-show live performance. Films screen every other Wednesday. GHOSTBUSTERS, THE BLUES BROTHERS, and more. 3637 N. Clark, Chicago, IL.

...A Taste of Cinema,” revolving around food. Limited seating. Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington, 2nd Fl. North, Chicago, 60602...

Turntable Pop-Up Market - (June 25th from 6:30pm-10pm) Logan Square vendors will be on hand, including Bric-a-Brac Records, Bucket O' Blood Books & Records, Vinyl for a Cause, Terminal Cross Stitch, Soothsayer Hot Sauce, and more. The Owl, 2521 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647.

...and curious visuals. Viewings Wed.-Sun. 12:00-4:00. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622. (773) 227-5522. Preview the exhibition online HERE...

...the story is told through singing and plenty of hits from the eighties. Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614. Tickets $15...

Stranger Thongs: A Stranger Things Burlesque - (June 3rd-Dec. 16) Gorilla Tango Theatre presents a quirky burlesque show with the Stranger Things theme. $28. Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647.

JAWS IN CONCERT - (June 28th, 29th, 30th) The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Richard Kaufman, presents a live performance of John Williams' Oscar-winning score to JAWS. Tickets are $45-$155. Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL.

    Weekend Thrills: Anguish [35mm], Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D [35mm]
    Have a great, safe weekend! MOVIES: ANGUISH [35mm] - (June 23rd & 24th) Zelda Rubinstein in all her glory! This 1987 psychological horror shocker from Spain has all the right elements for midnight movie weirdness. (This film made quite an impression when I was a wee teenager!
    http://www.chicagonow.com

18 hours ago

Blackie's (Polk/Clark) Closes - New Deli Spot Taking Over?

Blackies on Polk and Clark has been sold and is currently closed for remodeling. The new owners are the owners...

    Blackie's (Polk/Clark) Closes - New Deli Spot Taking Over?
    We've had a couple different readers send us notes about Blackies: Blackies on Polk and Clark has been sold and is currently closed for remodeling. The new owners are the owners of Jefferson Tap in river north. They are planning a Jewish style food and deli\restaurant.
    http://www.sloopin.com

25 hours ago

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