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Police: Six fires set in North Side alleys in one hour Monday

-4:28 a.m. in the 2800 block of North Cambridge;

-and at 5:28 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Racine.

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-5:04 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Oakdale;

-5:09 a.m. in the 2900 block of North Seminary;

-5:16 a.m. in the 700 block of West Oakdale;

-5:24 a.m. in the 1100 block of West Wolfram;

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Chicago craft beer and Dark Lord Weekend: April 29-May 1

Local Option, 1102 W. Webster Ave., Chicago (773) 348-2008

Deli Boutique, 2318 N Clark, Chicago 773-880-9820

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Believe it or not this Friday we celebrate our 2 year anniversary at our killer new facility at 345 N. Milwaukee, in downtown Libertyville. These past two years just flew by crazy fast, blink of an eye fast. In contrast, the previous 2 years of construction felt like the 100 year war, lol.

UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd., Chicago

Depart from Jaks Tap 901 W Jackson Blvd Chicago

Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W. 31st St., Chicago (773) 890-0588 & The Beer Temple, 3185 N. Elston Ave., Chicago (312) 772-3373

Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar, 960 W. 31st St., Chicago (773) 890-0588 & The Beer Temple, 3185 N. Elston Ave., Chicago (312) 772-3373

The Bar on Buena, 910 W. Buena Ave, Chicago 773-525-8665

Fischman Liquors & Tavern, 4776 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 545-0123

Sheffield's Beer and Wine Garden, 3258 N Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL

Rockwell's Neighborhood Grill, 4632 N. Rockwell St., Chicago (773) 509-1871

Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St., Chicago (773) 334-9851

    Chicago Craft Beer & Dark Lord Weekend, April 29-May 1
    I am slowly working my way back to more timely postings. In the meantime, there's more to do that wish you could have gotten a ticket for Dark Lord Day. Friday - Sunday Dark Lord Weekend Events The Open Bottle, 7101 183rd St. #105, Tinley Park, IL 708-247-3757 Three Floyds Dark Lord Day weekend is...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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String of burglaries reported in Lincoln Park

In the 2100 block of North Sheffield the morning of April 4;

In the 700 block of West Webster the early morning of April 10;

In the 1900 block of North Sheffield the evening of April 16;

In the 900 block of West Webster the evening of April 18;

In the 1800 block of North Sedgwick the afternoon of April 18;

In the 2000 block of North Magnolia the early morning of April 21; and

In the 2000 block of North Seminary the afternoon of April 22.

    String of burglaries reported in Lincoln Park
    Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries reported this month in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on the North Side. In each of the reported break-ins, someone entered a home and stole property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Our Favorite May Wine Events Coming Up Soon

Jonquil Park (1001 W. Wrightwood Ave.), 1 to 6 p.m.

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Piccolo Sogno (464 N Halsted St.), 6 p.m.

RPM Steak (66 W. Kinzie St.), 7 p.m.

Plum Market Old Town (1233 N. Wells St.), 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Spiaggia (980 N. Michigan Ave.), 1 to 3 p.m.

Chevalier Fine Wines (1000 N. Milwaukee Ave.), 12 to 4 p.m.

Publican Quality Meats (825 W. Fulton Market), 7 p.m.

City Winery (1200 W. Randolph St.), 7-9 p.m.

Salero (621 W. Randolph St.), 6 to 9 p.m.

Swedish American Museum (5211 N. Clark St.), 3 to 6 p.m.

The Bristol (2152 N. Damen Ave.), 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Acanto (18 S. Michigan Ave.)

2728 W. Armitage Ave.

    Our Favorite May Wine Events Coming Up Soon
    Spring is finally here, and along with the great weather comes some fantastic wine events. Below, we've rounded up some of our favorites. MAY 4 This special wine dinner will feature a five-course menu by Chef Tony Priolo and Wine Director Ciro Longobardo, paired with tastings of Mazzei's famous white and red wines.
    http://chicagoist.com

8 hours ago

There's A Trash Fire Problem In Lakeview

* 2800 Block of N. Cambridge Ave. at 4:28 a.m.

* 2700 Block of N. Racine Ave at 5:28 a.m.

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* 1100 Block of W. Oakdale Ave. at 5:04 a.m.

* 2900 Block of N. Seminary Ave. at 5:09 a.m.

* 700 Block of W. Oakdale Ave. at 5:16 a.m.

* 1100 Block of W. Wolfram St at 5:24 a.m.

    There's A Trash Fire Problem In Lakeview
    Early Monday morning, a rash of trash fires broke out in Lakeview and Lincoln Park, police announced Friday. From 4:30 until 5:30 a.m., at least six trash fires were lit in alleyways; some of the fires migrated to garages. Police believe that these fires were arson.
    http://chicagoist.com

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The Best Upscale Gyms In Chicago

Lakeshore Sport and Fitness is located in Lincoln Park at 1320 W. Fullerton Ave. and the Loop at 211 N. Stetson Ave.

Equinox has four Chicago area locations: The Gold Coast Equinox is at 900 N. Michigan Ave.; the Lincoln Park Equinox is at 1750 N. Clark St.; the Loop Equinox is at 200 W. Monroe St.; the Highland Park Equinox is at 799 Central Ave., Highland Park.

The Webster Place Athletic Club is located at 1455 Webster Place; the Bucktown Athletic Club is located at 2040 W. North Ave.; the West Loop Athletic...

...is located at 4662 N. Lincoln Ave.; the Lincoln Park Athletic Club is located at 1019 W. Diversey Parkway; WPAC is located at 1635 W. Division St. See WPAC's schedule of group classes...

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Lakeshore Sport and Fitness is located in Lincoln Park at 1320 W. Fullerton Ave. and the Loop at 211 N. Stetson Ave.

Equinox has four Chicago area locations: The Gold Coast Equinox is at 900 N. Michigan Ave.; the Lincoln Park Equinox is at 1750 N. Clark St.; the Loop Equinox is at 200 W. Monroe St.; the Highland Park Equinox is at 799 Central Ave., Highland Park.

Equinox has four Chicago area locations: The Gold Coast Equinox is at 900 N. Michigan Ave.; the Lincoln Park Equinox is at 1750 N. Clark St.; the Loop Equinox is at 200 W. Monroe St.; the Highland Park Equinox is at 799 Central Ave., Highland Park.

...has locations in East Lakeview at 3657 N. Pine Grove; in the Gold Coast at 1030 N. Clark St. Suite 600; in Boystown at 3228 N. Halsted St.; in Lincoln Park at 939 W...

...Grove; in the Gold Coast at 1030 N. Clark St. Suite 600; in Boystown at 3228 N. Halsted St.; in Lincoln Park at 939 W. North Ave., in Old Town at 1235 N. LaSalle...

...Clark St. Suite 600; in Boystown at 3228 N. Halsted St.; in Lincoln Park at 939 W. North Ave., in Old Town at 1235 N. LaSalle St.; in the South Loop at 1151 S...

...N. Halsted St.; in Lincoln Park at 939 W. North Ave., in Old Town at 1235 N. LaSalle St.; in the South Loop at 1151 S. State St.; at Union Station at 444 W...

...North Ave., in Old Town at 1235 N. LaSalle St.; in the South Loop at 1151 S. State St.; at Union Station at 444 W. Jackson Blvd.; in the West Loop at 10 S...

...LaSalle St.; in the South Loop at 1151 S. State St.; at Union Station at 444 W. Jackson Blvd.; in the West Loop at 10 S. Clinton St.; and in Oak Park at 1114...

...State St.; at Union Station at 444 W. Jackson Blvd.; in the West Loop at 10 S. Clinton St.; and in Oak Park at 1114 Lake St., Oak Park...

...Blvd.; in the West Loop at 10 S. Clinton St.; and in Oak Park at 1114 Lake St., Oak Park...

...Athletic Club is located at 1455 Webster Place; the Bucktown Athletic Club is located at 2040 W. North Ave.; the West Loop Athletic Club is located at 1380 W. Randolph St.; The Evanston Athletic...

...is located at 2040 W. North Ave.; the West Loop Athletic Club is located at 1380 W. Randolph St.; The Evanston Athletic Club is located at 1723 Benson Ave., Evanston; the Lakeview Athletic Club...

...Club is located at 1380 W. Randolph St.; The Evanston Athletic Club is located at 1723 Benson Ave., Evanston; the Lakeview Athletic Club is located at 3212 N. Broadway; the Lincoln Square Athletic...

...Club is located at 1723 Benson Ave., Evanston; the Lakeview Athletic Club is located at 3212 N. Broadway; the Lincoln Square Athletic Club is located at 4662 N. Lincoln Ave.; the Lincoln Park...

...Club is located at 3212 N. Broadway; the Lincoln Square Athletic Club is located at 4662 N. Lincoln Ave.; the Lincoln Park Athletic Club is located at 1019 W. Diversey Parkway; WPAC is located...

...Lincoln Park Athletic Club is located at 1019 W. Diversey Parkway; WPAC is located at 1635 W. Division St. See WPAC's schedule of group classes here...

Brooklyn Boulders is located at 100 S. Morgan St.

Cheetah Gym Bucktown is located at 1934 W. North Ave. Cheetah Gym's now-unaffiliated Andersonville location is at 5248 N. Clark St.

Cheetah Gym Bucktown is located at 1934 W. North Ave. Cheetah Gym's now-unaffiliated Andersonville location is at 5248 N. Clark St.

East Bank Club is located at 500 N. Kingsbury St.

    The Best Upscale Gyms In Chicago
    Does spending more money on a swank gym membership translate to more calories burned? We're not convinced that fitness needs to cost more than the price of a decent pair of athletic shoes and the time it takes to do pushups and burpies until we puke.
    http://chicagoist.com

  • The SpinDr FGFM Eradication Team

    LayCey, really... HILARIOUS??!!!!
    What, exactly makes it hilarious?? They almost look identical. And of course, mistaking an almost identical breed for another is DEFINITELY OMG and thumbs down territory.

  • I Had To Say It Reality does not equal negativity.

    Chicago is sooo fancy.

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Three Dots and a Dash's Tiki Luau and Pig Roast, Baconfest, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

Fri 4/29: Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler prove that you don't need clothes to be a skilled magician at The Naked Magic Show at Park West (322 W. Armitage), a show combining sleight of hand with stripping. 7:30 PM

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4/29-4/30: The annual Chicago Zine Fest celebrates small press and independent publishers from all over the city with discussions, workshops, and more at Workshop Chicago (935 W. Chestnut) and Plumbers Hall (1340 W. Washingon). For a full schedule of events, visit chicagozinefest.org.

...kicks off with Style Matters at 12:30 PM at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan), a panel discussion about all varieties of style featuring Carol Saller (The Subversive Copy Editor...

...book Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (12 S. Michigan...

Sat 4/30: Celebrate whiskey the U.S. way at the American Whiskey Festival at Crown Liquors (2821 N. Milwaukee), which features unlimited samples of more than 100 different kinds, barbecue from Haywood Tavern, a tasting glass, and specials on all whiskey cocktails. 1-4 PM

Sat 4/30-Sun 5/1: An entire fest dedicated to that beloved pork product, Baconfest at the UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine) features three different sessions to choose from, each one featuring myriad chefs serving up bacon in every way imaginable. Sat noon and 7 PM, Sun noon

...for a second mile and ends at the Chicago Brown Line stop. Both start at 427 S. Clark. 1 PM

Sun 5/1: Three Dots and a Dash (435 N. Clark) host its second annual Tiki Luau and Pig Roast featuring cocktails and food from bars...

    Three Dots and a Dash's Tiki Luau and Pig Roast, Baconfest, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge Time to plan the weekend. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 4/29: Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler prove that you don't need clothes to be a skilled magician at The Naked Magic Show at Park West (322 W. Armitage), a show combining sleight of hand with stripping.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

11 hours ago

Nominees Announced For the 43rd Non-Equity Jeff Awards

...Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, June 6, 2016, at Park West, located at 322 W. Armitage in Chicago. Emceeing the festivities are Karl Hamilton, well-known Chicago actor and Jeff Award...

    Nominees Announced For the 43rd Non-Equity Jeff Awards - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    The Jeff Awards Committee have announced 121 nominations in 24 categories for the 43rd Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards for productions that opened between April 1, 2015, and March 31, 2016. The Non-Equity Awards honor excellence in Chicago theatres not under a union contract. Jeff judges attended opening nights of 148 productions offered by 67 Non-Equity producing organizations.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

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Target hiring 85 employees for new Lincoln Park store

An artist's rendering shows what the store will look like when it opens at 2650 N. Clark St. in July.

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...to screen applicants.The job fairs will be held at the Target Division store at 1200 N. Larabee on Thursday, April 28, Friday, April 29, Thursday, May 5 and Saturday, May 7 from...

    Target hiring 85 employees for new Lincoln Park store
    Target is ready to fill 85 jobs for its new store in Lincoln Park. It will host four job fairs over the next two weeks to screen applicants.
    http://abc7chicago.com

  • ScottK Near Glenwood/Devon in North Edgewater

    1200 North Larrabee is not only not in Lincoln Park, it's 1/2 mile into Near North.

  • Obviously 1200 Larrabee isn't in Lincoln Park. nowhere does it state that it is... They are just simply holding the job fair where a Target already exists FOR the NEW TARGET that WILL be opening up in LINCOLN park. The NEW Target WILL be in prime Lincoln Park on Clark St. where the BestBuy used to be. Now, that IS Lincoln Park.

  • ScottK Near Glenwood/Devon in North Edgewater

    Way to go, me, for totally misreading. Thanks for clarifying, LayCey!

13 hours ago

Police Warn of Robbers Targeting People Riding CTA Alone

...from police. The robberies happened in the early morning hours on April 12 in the 900 block of West Fullerton and on April 21 in the 1600 block of North Clybourn...

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...April 12 in the 900 block of West Fullerton and on April 21 in the 1600 block of North Clybourn...

    Police Warn of Robbers Targeting People Riding CTA Alone
    Chicago Police are warning residents of robbers targeting lone CTA riders in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. At least two robberies have been reported in April where a man approaches a lone rider on a CTA train and forcibly takes their property, according to a community alert from police.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

16 hours ago

Robber rips off riders on the CTA Red Line

Police say he first struck on the morning of April 12 at Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn CTA station in the early morning hours.

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Police say he first struck on the morning of April 12 at Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn CTA station in the early morning hours.

    Robber rips off riders on the CTA Red Line
    Police are looking for a man suspected of multiple robberies on the CTA Red Line on the North Side. Police say he first struck on the morning of April 12 at Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn CTA station in the ear...
    http://cltv.com

17 hours ago

"IS IT ON VIDEO?": Burglar Busted With Cash Register On His Shoulder, Cops Say

...his shoulder around 12:30AM as they responded to a burglar alarm at Lush Cosmetics, 859 W. Armitage. Cops say

    CWB Chicago: "IS IT ON VIDEO?": Burglar Busted With Cash Register On His Shoulder, Cops Say
    A convicted burglar who is currently on parole for theft is charged with breaking into a Lincoln Park store early Monday and running off with its cash register. Police say they saw Kenneth King sprinting down a side street with a cash register on his shoulder around 12:30AM as they responded to a burglar alarm at Lush Cosmetics, 859 W.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

17 hours ago

Robber rips off riders on the CTA Red Line

...the North Side. Police say he first struck on the morning of April 12 at Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn...

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...Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn CTA station in the early morning hours...

    Robber rips off riders on the CTA Red Line
    Police are looking for a man suspected of multiple robberies on the CTA Red Line on the North Side. Police say he first struck on the morning of April 12 at Fullerton and Sheffield, and robbed another passenger on April 21 as the train approached the North and Clybourn CTA station in the ear...
    http://wgntv.com

17 hours ago

Alley Fires Prompts Warning For Lakeview, Lincoln Park

...Some of the fires spread to nearby garages. Locations and times of Monday's incidents: 2800 block of N. Cambridge at 4:28AM 1100 block of W. Oakdale at 5:04AM 2900 block of

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...Locations and times of Monday's incidents: 2800 block of N. Cambridge at 4:28AM 1100 block of W. Oakdale at 5:04AM 2900 block of

    CWB Chicago: Alley Fires Prompts Warning For Lakeview, Lincoln Park
    Arson investigators have issued an alert after six fires were set in Lakeview and Lincoln Park alleys early Monday morning. Police say someone set fire to garbage cans in a half dozen locations between 4:30AM and 5:30AM. Some of the fires spread to nearby garages. Locations and times of Monday's incidents: 2800 block of N.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

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  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Referbish 2- Stop Hydraulic Passenger Elevator To Include; Fire Service Key Box,Hoistway Access Drop Key,Category I Test, Cablite Down Lighting, Programming Controller TO Secure 1st Floor Rear Opening. Pursuant TO\o Scope Of Work Submitted.207972

    1864 N. Clybourn Ave. Issued April 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ALL ELEVATIONS, TUCKPOINT & SEALANT & WET GLAZING & BRICK 400 SQ. FT. TOTAL. ONLY.

    350 W. Belden Ave. Issued April 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    PERMIT NUMBER 100617556CHANGE OF THE ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR

    2025 N. Dayton St. Issued April 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100617556 TO CHANGE THE GENERAL CONTRACTOR OF RECORD TO CHICAGO CUSTOME HOME BUILDERS. MASON TO AK CONSTTRUCTION. HVAC CONTRACTOR TO LORENZ HEATING & COOLING. PLUMBER TO LP PLUMBING.

    2023 N. Dayton St. Issued April 27, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Installation Of One (1) 2500lb.cap, 2-stop,Twin Post Hydaulic Passenger Elevator. Pursuant TO Plans Submitted.

    2310 N. Cannon Dr. Issued April 26, 2016 Comment

21 hours ago

Police warn of robbers targeting lone CTA riders in Lincoln Park

...from police. The robberies happened in the early morning hours on April 12 in the 900 block of West Fullerton and on April 21 in the 1600 block of North Clybourn...

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...April 12 in the 900 block of West Fullerton and on April 21 in the 1600 block of North Clybourn...

    Police warn of robbers targeting lone CTA riders in Lincoln Park
    Chicago Police are warning residents of robbers targeting lone CTA riders in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. At least two robberies have been reported in April where a man approaches a lone rider on a CTA train and forcibly takes their property, according to a community alert from police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

22 hours ago

Museums and Institutions

935 W. Fullerton. museums.depaul.edu

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111 S. Michigan. artic.edu

5/12–8/13 Sharon Lockhart’s art film and photos take viewers to Łódź, a Polish city where concrete courtyards serve as playgrounds for local children. Lockhart focuses her lens on these children, who improvise their playtime in the urban jungle. 201 E. Ontario. artsclubchicago.org

5020 S. Cornell. hydeparkart.org

...costuming herself as royalty or drawing makeup on the black-and-white prints by hand. 756 N. Milwaukee. art.org

820 N. Michigan. luc.edu/luma

...of Iranian life, including youth experiences of a traditional society, battle scene reenactments, and more. 600 S. Michigan. mocp.org

Through 10/9 Dan Ramirez. Raised on Chicago’s South Side, Ramirez worked as a steel hauler for years before discovering minimalist painting. His palette favors silver, black, red, and blue over sharply cut planes of color on large canvases. 1852 W. 19th. nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org

Through 6/26 Between the Ticks of the Watch. How is a gas mask like a megaphone? This and other object riddles play out in a group show posed around the topic of doubt and uncertainty in life and art. Free. 5811 S. Ellis. renaissancesociety.org

...exhibition marks the accident’s 30th anniversary with works tackling environmentalism, human rights, and physics. 2320 W. Chicago. uima-chicago.org This article appears in the Subscribe to...

    The Best Art Museums and Institutions in May
    5/21-8/28 Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem. Parks, a renowned documentarian of the black rights movement, produced a now-famous photo essay for Life magazine to illustrate Invisible Man, Ellison's 1952 novel about systemic racism.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

22 hours ago

Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop

...constructed rock and R&B that made Yuna an international star. $18–$20. Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln. lh-st.com This article appears in the Subscribe to...

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...is as slinky, sexy, and gothic as anything the band has penned. $30. Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. jamusa.com

5/15–17 For decades, Gary Numan has walked the line between electronic and industrial music. In a residency tour sure to happen only once, Numan will perform three beloved albums (Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, and Telekon) over three nights. $71–$150. Metro, 3730 N. Clark. metrochicago.com

...undertones, more or less torpedoing today’s sedate indie-rock norm. $16–$20. Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport. thaliahallchicago.com

    The Best Rock, Pop, and Hip-Hop in May
    5/15-17 For decades, Gary Numan has walked the line between electronic and industrial music. In a residency tour sure to happen only once, Numan will perform three beloved albums ( Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, and Telekon) over three nights. $71-$150. Metro, 3730 N. Clark.
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22 hours ago

Dramas

5/29–7/3 Before sitting down at this Christopher Chen play, audiences must walk through the art gallery of a Chinese dissident, then decide whether his depictions of unjust imprisonment are fictive. $10–$30. Sideshow Theatre at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln. sideshowtheatre.org

Through 5/8 Dexter Bullard helms Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning story of a dying movie house and the three underpaid cinephiles whose passion transcends stale popcorn. $20–$89. Steppenwolf, 1650 N. Halsted. steppenwolf.org

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Through 5/28 May 4 is the 130th anniversary of America’s first dynamite bomb and the subsequent Haymarket Riots. Eric J. Coleman and David McGrath’s drama puts the audience at the center of the historic unrest. $20. Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. bloodyhaymarket.com

5/3–7/31 The iconic image of a protester facing a Chinese military tank during the Tiananmen Square massacre is the setting for Lucy Kirkwood’s drama about the mysterious “tank man” and a U.S. journalist searching for him. $38–$51. TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington. timelinetheatre.com

5/12–6/12 In Wilmette native Sarah Ruhl’s inversion of Orpheus, a trio of stones replaces the Greek chorus and Euridyce descends to the afterlife in an elevator. $25. BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood. bohotheatre.com

Through 5/15 Chelsea Marcantel ambles the Appalachian Trail in the story of a hiker who gets snowed in with strangers who know far too much about him. Thrisa Hodits helms the mountainous world premiere. $15–$25. New Colony at Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee. thenewcolony.org

Through 5/21 The Y2K bug looms large in Samuel D. Hunter’s drama about depressed truckers who fear the world will collapse with the dawn of the new millennium. Brad Akin directs. $10–$35. Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn. steeptheatre.com

Through 6/5 Louis Contey directs the classic about an African American cop asked to investigate a white man’s murder in the Jim Crow South. $20–$33. Shattered Globe at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont. shatteredglobeseason.org

Through 5/22 Rikers Island is the setting of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s visceral tale of two inmates—one a killer who has become a Christian, the other a bike messenger accused of slaying a cult leader. $20–$30. Eclipse Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport. eclipsetheatre.com

...take on a dame and the devil a hot ticket. $36. Hypocrites at Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee. the-hypocrites.com

Through 6/5 This rarely performed work by Lorraine Hansberry follows an intellectual, his aspiring-actress wife, and a tight circle of friends in 1964 Greenwich Village. $25–$75. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn. goodmantheatre.org

...online sweetheart, Benjamin Brand’s bad romance isn’t for the squeamish. Free. Redtwist Theatre, 1044 W. Bryn Mawr. redtheater.org

5/12–6/12 Barbara Gaines launches the first of two six-hour installments of her adaptation of six of Shakespeare’s history plays. $100. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand. chicagoshakes.com

...search Lockerbie’s hills for clothing, remains, and closure. $12–$20. AstonRep at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark. astonrep.com This article appears in the Subscribe to...

    The Best Dramas to Go to in May
    5/12-6/12 In Wilmette native Sarah Ruhl's inversion of Orpheus, a trio of stones replaces the Greek chorus and Euridyce descends to the afterlife in an elevator. $25. BoHo Theatre at Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood. bohotheatre.com 5/20-29 Adaptors Sean Graney and Emily Casey strip Doctor Faustus down to its roots, aided by six actors who double as the show's set designers.
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22 hours ago

Best of the Rest

2001 N. Clark. lpzoo.org

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5/17, 19, 20 at 8 In her six decades of onscreen shenanigans, Burnett has earned just about every accolade an actor, writer, and comedian can. Here, she’ll answer questions from the audience in the style of her late eponymous variety show. $34–$196. Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. ticketmaster.com

...fraternity drama Goat, starring Nick Jonas in an unexpected breakthrough. $12–$150. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport. chicagocriticsfilmfestival.com

5/20–22 Lake View kicks off Chicago’s summer street-fest season with booze, cuisine, and a healthy dose of cover bands. $10. 3100 N. Ashland. starevents.com

5/11 at noon Pop-Up Poetry. Though best known for his short fiction, Stuart Dybek is also a celebrated poet. His reading marks the reopening of the Art Institute’s contemporary collection. Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan.

5/12 at 7 Harriet Reading Series. Jericho Brown continues this series of readings selected from the Poetry Foundation’s blog, Harriet. He will read from his books Please and The New Testament. Free. Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior.

5/1 at noon In 1892, the outnumbered Mexican army repelled invading French forces at the Battle of Puebla. Chicago celebrates with a parade and street fair in the Little Village neighborhood. Free. 1800 W. Cermak. cityofchicago.org This article appears in the Subscribe to .

    The Best Culture Events in May
    5/14 at 10 This good old-fashioned book fair features booksellers, speakers, and storytellers, including YA luminaries Cassandra Clare and Meg Cabot, comedian Tig Notaro, Daily Show alum Samantha Bee, and Northwestern grad Veronica Roth ( Divergent). $5-$40. McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

29 hours ago

City shuts down General Iron scrap yard, but owner vows to reopen

...a wide range of code violations at the company's scrap-metal facility along Marcy, Kingsbury and Clifton streets, south of Armitage Avenue. The buildings and fire departments completed a two-day inspection...

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
    https://home.chicagobusiness.com

29 hours ago

The Best Local Home Design Sales and Events This Week

Interior Define (833 W. Armitage Ave., interiordefine.com) and The Everygirl, a lifestyle website, have come together again to launch a...

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Join Chicago Luxury Beds (440 N. Wells St., chicagoluxurybeds.com) May 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. for its second annual Dreaming...

Rita Oriental Rugs (3040 N. Lincoln Ave., ritarugs.com) is having a tribal rug sale, offering 25 percent off the ticketed price...

Divine Consign (809 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, divineconsign.com), an upscale consignment store, is having a designer outdoor furniture warehouse...

    The Best Local Home Design Sales and Events This Week
    It's the first-ever springtime One of a Kind Show (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, oneofakindshowchicago.com) at the Merchandise Mart this weekend, Friday through Sunday. After 15 years of celebrating artists and their handmade work during the holiday season, the spring edition will feature over 300 talented makers in addition to food and entertainment.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

30 hours ago

Target Holds Job Fair for New Chicago Location

The new store is scheduled to open in July in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood at the intersection of Clark and Diversey. The new store plans to cater to students and local residents offering a pharmacy, Target Mobile and Order Pickup.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Target will be holding interviews from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the company's Division Store, located at 1200 N. Larrabee, in Chicago Thursday and Friday and again May 5-7. 

    Target Holds Job Fair for New Chicago Location
    Ahead of the opening a new store in Lincoln Park, Target is hosting a job fair with a plan to hire more than 80 team members. Target will be holding interviews from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the company's Division Store, located at 1200 N.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

32 hours ago

Chicago Republican Party's lllegal Sign Taken Down After Vandal Tears It

The group temporarily removed its sign that hung on its office building at 2420 N. Lincoln Ave. after a vandal tore it in two places the evening of April 14, according to Chris Cleveland, chairman of the group. 

    Chicago Republican Party's lllegal Sign Taken Down After Vandal Tears It
    LINCOLN PARK - The Chicago Republican Party recently took down its illegal sign, but not because the group decided to comply with the city. The group temporarily removed its sign that hung on its office building at 2420 N. Lincoln Ave.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

40 hours ago

Huge, Rare Music Collection From WNIB (97.1) Lives On At Lincoln Park High

The school at 2001 N. Orchard St. recently scored one of the country's largest private classical music libraries, which includes more than 18,000 CDs, 5,000 LPs and several hundred music books and directories — some dating back 75 years.

    Huge, Rare Music Collection From WNIB (97.1) Lives On At Lincoln Park High
    LINCOLN PARK - Deep in the dark basement of Lincoln Park High School, tucked back in the engineer room, you'll find a music lover's dream: rows upon rows of CDs and bookshelves filled with LPs and music books. The school at 2001 N. Orchard St.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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