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Over 12 ATM skimming devices found across Chicago

• Walgreens, 400 block of N. Michigan Ave on October 8, 2017

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• Associated Bank, 5200 block of N. Central Ave on September 23, 2017

• Walgreens, 1500 block of W. Fullerton Ave on September 26, 2017

• 7-11, 10700 block of S. Ewing Ave on September 27, 2017

• Walgreens, 1600 block of W. Belmont Ave on October 2, 2017

• Fifth Third Bank, 600 block of W. Diversey Pkwy on October 4, 2017

• Chase Bank, 5600 block of W. Montrose Ave on October 6, 2017

• Walgreens, 2300 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 8, 2017

• Walgreens, 3100 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 11, 2017

• Walgreens, 200 block of W. Madison St. on October 12, 2017

• Walgreens, 100 block of N. State St on October 12, 2017

    Over 12 ATM skimming devices found across Chicago
    CHICAGO -- More than a dozen ATM skimming devices were found across the city at various banks and Walgreens locations over the last month. Cameras were also placed at some locations to record pin numbers. Police said people should inspect card slots before using them and notify someone at the business if a pin pad is loose.
    http://cltv.com

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Skimming Devices Found On ATMs Across Chicago

Oct. 8 at the Walgreens in the 400 block of North Michigan Avenue;

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Sept. 23 at the Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Avenue;

Sept. 26 at the Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue;

Sept. 27 at the 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of South Ewing Avenue;

Oct. 2 at the Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue;

Oct. 4 at the Fifth Third Bank in the 600 block of West Diversey Parkway;

Oct. 6 at the Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue;

Oct. 8 at the Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road;

Oct. 111 at the Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road;

Oct. 12 at the Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street;

Oct. 12 at the Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street; and

    Skimming Devices Found On ATMs Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Skimming devices used to capture credit or debit card information have been found on about a dozen ATMs across Chicago in the last two months, police said. Unknown suspects attached the devices over or inside the card slots of the machines so that they appeared to be a normal part of the ATM, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Optima Signature apartments in Streeterville set a new standard for amenities

The leasing center for the pet-friendly Optima Signature is open daily on-site at 220 E Illinois St.

    Optima Signature apartments in Streeterville set a new standard for amenities
    Optima Signature is a luxurious new apartment tower just off Michigan Avenue's Magnificent Mile in Streeterville. Optima Signature has convertible to 3-bedroom apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz or granite counters and in-unit washer / dryers. The top 15 residential floors, the Apex apartments, have upgraded finishes and 9- or 10-foot ceilings.
    http://yochicago.com

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More Than a Dozen ATM Skimming Devices Found Across Chicago

Walgreens in the 400 block of North Michigan Avenue on Oct. 8

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Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Avenue on Sept. 23

Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue on Sept. 26

7-11 in the 10700 block of South Ewing Avenue on Sept. 27

Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue on Oct. 2

Fifth Third Bank in the 600 block of West Diversey Parkway on Oct. 4

Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue on Oct. 6

Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road on Oct. 8

Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road on Oct. 11

Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street on Oct. 12

Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street on Oct. 12

    More Than a Dozen ATM Skimming Devices Found Across Chicago
    Chicago police issued an alert Saturday after at least a dozen ATMs were found to have skimming devices attached to them at stores and banks across the city. The devices - placed over or inside card slots to steal account information from customers - were discovered at 13 separate locations in less than a month, according to police.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Tom

    This is why more banks need to do what Bank of America is doing. I always use Android Pay at an ATM or business when I can. It doesn't send the original card info.

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13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide: police

A Walgreens in the 400 block of N. Michigan Avenue in the Near North neighborhood on the Near North Side on Oct. 8.

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The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

An Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Ave in the Gladstone Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sept. 23.

A Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the West De Paul neighborhood on the North Side on Sept. 26.

A 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of S. Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side on Sept. 27.

A Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side on Oct. 2.

A Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on October 6.

A Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road in the North Center neighborhood the North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Oct. 11.

A Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street in the Loop on Oct. 12.

A Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street in the Loop on Oct. 12

    13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police
    Skimming devices have been found on more than a dozen ATM machines across Chicago in September and October, most on the city's North Side, according to a police community alert. The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

13 hours ago

More than a dozen skimming devices found in ATMs across city

Walgreens, 400 block of N. Michigan Ave on October 8, 2017

This article has 10 other Chicago locations (Show)

Associated Bank, 5200 block of N. Central Ave on September 23, 2017

Walgreens, 1500 block of W. Fullerton Ave on September 26, 2017

7-11, 10700 block of S. Ewing Ave on September 27, 2017

Walgreens, 1600 block of W. Belmont Ave on October 2, 2017

Fifth Third Bank, 600 block of W. Diversey Pkwy on October 4, 2017

Chase Bank, 5600 block of W. Montrose Ave on October 6, 2017

Walgreens, 2300 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 8, 2017

Walgreens, 3100 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 11, 2017

Walgreens, 200 block of W. Madison St. on October 12, 2017

Walgreens, 100 block of N. State St on October 12, 2017

    More than a dozen skimming devices found in ATMs across city
    Chicago police have issued a new warning after more than a dozen ATM skimming devices have been found across the city. The skimmers can steal critical personal information. Police said someone attached the devices inside the ATMs and also placed cameras to record PIN numbers as they are entered in some instances.
    http://abc7chicago.com

17 hours ago

13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police

A Walgreens in the 400 block of N. Michigan Avenue in the Near North neighborhood on the Near North Side on Oct. 8.

This article has 11 other Chicago locations (Show)

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

An Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Ave in the Gladstone Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sept. 23.

A Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the West De Paul neighborhood on the North Side on Sept. 26.

A 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of S. Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side on Sept. 27.

A Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side on Oct. 2.

A Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on October 6.

A Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road in the North Center neighborhood the North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Oct. 11.

A Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street in the Loop on Oct. 12.

A Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street in the Loop on Oct. 12

    13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police
    Skimming devices have been found on more than a dozen ATM machines across Chicago in September and October, most on the city's North Side, according to a police community alert. The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama

...Genius Gallery, these bleacher stairs greet visitors to the strikingly transparent, two-level store at 401 N. Michigan Ave. They are, in effect, a balcony, overlooking a projection screen on the store’s lower...

    From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama
    From the Spanish Steps in Rome to the stairs that front the Art Institute of Chicago, stairs have made an indelible mark on the art of architecture. They don't just get you from up to down or down to up. At their best, they're striking objects and vital gathering places, full of both spatial and social drama.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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With hugs and cheers, Apple Store opens at site of Chicago's first settlement

They all visited the new flagship Chicago Apple Store, 401 N. Michigan Ave., which opened Friday afternoon at the site where Jean Baptiste Point du Sable built the...

    With hugs and cheers, Apple Store opens at site of Chicago's first settlement
    Some of them had been watching the construction remake the south end of Pioneer Court near the Du Sable Bridge for months. Some were in town to see the USC Trojans play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama

...Genius Gallery, these bleacher stairs greet visitors to the strikingly transparent, two-level store at 401 N. Michigan Ave. They are, in effect, a balcony, overlooking a projection screen on the store’s lower...

    From Spanish Steps to the new Apple Store, stairs provide spatial drama
    From the Spanish Steps in Rome to the stairs that front the Art Institute of Chicago, stairs have made an indelible mark on the art of architecture. They don't just get you from up to down or down to up. At their best, they're striking objects and vital gathering places, full of both spatial and social drama.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

A look back at the construction of Chicago’s new Michigan Avenue Apple store

Expected to accommodate 250 employees and an endless line of shoppers and curious onlookers, the new store at 401 N. Michigan is a worthy addition to Chicago’s riverfront and has been a popular talking point on the city’s many architectural boat tours since breaking ground in early 2016.

    How Apple transformed Chicago's Pioneer Court
    Today marks the official opening of Apple's new flagship location in downtown Chicago and the glassy riverfront is overrun with Apple and architecture fans alike. Designed by London-based Foster + Partners, the structure was essentially carved out of the side of the Pioneer Court office plaza at a cost of $27 million.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

2 days ago

Michelin Guide 2018: The Full List Of Restaurants That Got (And Lost) Stars

• Sixteen, 401 N. Wabash Ave. (River North)

• The Purple Pig, 500 N. Michigan Ave. (Magnificent Mile)

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• Alinea, 1723 N Halsted St, (Lincoln Park)

• Grace, 652 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Acadia, 1639 S. Wabash Ave. (South Loop)

• Oriole, 661 W. Walnut St. (West Loop)

• Smyth, 177 N. Ada St. (West Loop) = Gained a star this year.

• Band of Bohemia, 4710 N. Ravenswood Ave. (Lincoln Square)

• Blackbird, 619 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Boka, 1729 N. Halsted St. (Lincoln Park)

• Dusek's Board & Beer, 1227 W. 18th St. (Pilsen)

• EL Ideas, 2419 W. 14th St. (Douglas Park)

• Elizabeth, 4835 N. Western Ave. (Lincoln Square)

• Elske, 1350 W. Randolph St. (West Loop) - New to List

• Entente, 3056 N. Lincoln Ave. (Lakeview) - New to List

• Everest, 440 S. LaSalle St. (Loop)

• Goosefoot, 2656 W. Lawrence Ave. (Lincoln Square)

• Green River, 259 E. Erie St. (Streeterville)

• NAHA, 500 N. Clark St. (River North)

• North Pond, 2610 N. Cannon Dr. (Lincoln Park)

• Parachute, 3500 N. Elston Ave. (Avondale)

• Roister, 951 W. Fulton Market (West Loop)

• Schwa, 1466 N. Ashland Ave. (Wicker Park)

• Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson St. (West Loop)

• Spiagga, 980 N. Michigan Ave. (Gold Coast)

• Topolobampo, 445 N. Clark St. (River North)

• Arami, 1829 W. Chicago Ave. (Ukrainian Village)

• Au Cheval, 800 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Avec, 615 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• BellyQ, 1400 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Bohemian House, 11 W. Illinois St. (River North)

• Ceres' Table, 3124 N. Broadway (Lakeview)

• Chilam Balam, 3023 N. Broadway (Lakeview)

• Cumin, 1414 N. Milwaukee Ave. (Wicker Park)

• DeCOLORES, 1626 S. Halsted St. (Pilsen)

• Dos Urban Cantina, 2829 W. Armitage Ave. (Logan Square)

• Dove's Luncheonette, 1545 N. Damen Ave. (Wicker Park)

• Fat Rice, 2957 W. Diversey Ave. (Logan Square)

• Giant, 3209 W. Armitage Ave. (Logan Square)

• Gilt Bar, 230 W. Kinzie St. (River North)

• Girl and the Goat, 809 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Green Zebra, 1460 W. Chicago Ave. (Noble Square)

• GT Fish and Oyster, 531 N. Wells St. (River North)

• HaiSous, 1800 S. Carpenter St. (Pilsen)

• Han 202, 605 W. 31st St. (Chinatown)

• Herb, 5424 N. Broadway (Edgewater)

• Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St. (Andersonville)

• Jaipur, 847 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Jam, 3057 W. Logan Blvd. (Logan Square)

• Jin Thai Cuisine, 5458 N. Broadway (Edgewater)

• Kai Zan, 2557 W. Chicago Ave. (Humboldt Park)

• Longman & Eagle, 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. (Logan Square) - Lost star

• Luella's Southern Kitchen, 4609 N. Lincoln Ave. (Lincoln Square)

• Lula Cafe, 2537 N. Kedzie Ave. (Logan Square)

• Mana Food Bar, 1742 W. Division St. (Wicker Park)

• Mango Pickle, 5842 N. Broadway (Edgewater)

• Maude's Liquor Bar, 840 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• mfk., 432 W. Diversey Pkwy. (Lakeview)

• Mi Tocaya, 2800 W. Logan Blvd (Logan Square)

• MingHin Cuisine, 2168 S. Archer Ave. (Chinatown)

• Mott Street, 1401 N. Ashland Ave. (Wicker Park)

• Nana, 3267 S. Halsted St. (Bridgeport)

• Pleasant House Pub, 2119 S. Halsted St. (Pilsen)

• Quiote, 2456 N. California Ave. (Logan Square)

• Sabri Nihari, 2502 W. Devon Ave. (West Ridge)

• San Soo Gab San, 5247 N. Western Ave. (Lincoln Square)

• Smoque, 3800 N. Pulaski Road (Irving Park)

• Sol de Mexico, 3018 N. Cicero Ave. (Belmont Cragin)

• Sushi Dokku, 823 W. Randolph St. (West Loop)

• Table, Donkey and Stick, 2728 W. Armitage Ave. (Logan Square)

• The Angry Crab, 5665 N. Lincoln Ave. (West Ridge)

• The Bristol, 2152 N. Damen Ave. (Bucktown)

• The Duck Inn, 2701 S. Eleanor St. (Bridgeport)

• The Publican, 837 W. Fulton Market (West Loop)

• True Food Kitchen, 1 W. Erie St. (River North)

• Two, 1132 W. Grand Ave. (West Town)

• Untitled, 111 W. Kinzie St. (River North)

• Wood, 3335 N. Halsted St. (Lakeview)

    Michelin Guide 2018: The Full List Of Restaurants That Got (And Lost) Stars
    CHICAGO - Twenty-five Chicago restaurants were awarded with coveted stars in the upcoming Michelin Guide 2018. West Loop's Smyth was upgraded from a one-star ranking last year to two stars for what the guide calls "unique and inventive cuisine." Michael Ellis, international director of Michelin Guides, said he's tried about half of Chicago's starred restaurants himself, including Smyth.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

Chicago’s Pioneer Court Apple Store Opens in 3… 2… 1…

...six blocks down the street to take over the underground cafeteria and utility space at 401 North Michigan Avenue...

    Chicago's Pioneer Court Apple Store Opens in 3... 2... 1...
    Apple's new Michigan Avenue flagship store opens for business this morning. The Cupertino, California computer and gadget company made a splash several years ago when it revealed that it would shutter its 2003 flagship at Michigan and Huron and move six blocks down the street to take over the underground cafeteria and utility space at [...]
    https://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

2 days ago

Chicago International Film Festival 2017: three films with local roots

Where: AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois

    Chicago International Film Festival 2017: three films with local roots
    The 2017 Chicago International Film Festival is screening three U.S. Indies with Chicago roots this year. "Blueprint," "Chasing the Blues" and "Rogers Park" all frame different neighborhoods in the city. All three made their World Premieres at the fest and are worth seeing.
    http://www.chicagonow.com

2 days ago

Chicago horror and Halloween events guide: Part 1

...Tokyo Vampire Hotel, and Takashi Miike's Blade of the Immortal. AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611. Also check the pop-up Box Office at 400 S. Dearborn or...

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...21, 322 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611. Also check the pop-up Box Office at 400 S. Dearborn or call 312-332-FILM (3456...

JACOB'S LADDER [35mm] - (Oct. 20th & 21st) This mind-altering chiller screens at midnight! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

JACOB'S LADDER [35mm] - (Oct. 20th & 21st) This mind-altering chiller screens at midnight! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

...Bulgaria and soon realizes a sinister force exists within the place. Facets Cinémathèque, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60614...

...Oct. 24th-26th - ROSEMARY'S BABY and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. The Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647...

THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS - (Oct. 20th at 7pm) Presented by the Black Cinema House, 6760 S. Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, IL.

ARMY OF DARKNESS - (Oct. 20th, 21st, & 22nd at 11:45pm) Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625.

ANNABELLE: Creation - (Oct. 21st, 24th, & 25th) Saturday, Tuesday, & Wednesday at 9:00pm. Brew & View at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL.

Hollywood Palms Horror Movies - (October) Free horror films all month! Oct. 21st & 23rd - SUSPIRIA. Oct. 22nd & 24th - THE SHINING. Oct. 29th & 30th - THE WITCHES. Oct. 28th & 31st - LABYRINTH. 352 South Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540.

THE EYESLICER Road Show with Smell-o-Vision - (Oct. 22nd at 6pm) Watch an episode from this indie variety TV show with producer Dan Schoenbrun in person. $7-$10. The Nightingale, 1084 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL.

...dark story of madness. Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th, Chicago, IL 60637...

MONSTERS, INC. / GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) - Free outdoor screenings at Navy Pier! Family friendly. Complimentary treats first come, first-served. Return next week on Oct. 28th for MONSTER HOUSE and BEETLEJUICE with a fireworks show. 600 E. Grand, Chicago, IL 60611.

THE SHINING - (Oct. 20th at 7pm) Campfire horrors at Northerly Island. 1521 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago, IL 60605.

...Oct. 22nd - NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD / DAWN OF THE DEAD / DAY OF THE DEAD. 2900 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL...

Horror Movies at Slippery Slope - (October) No films Fri/Sat. This Sunday - CREEPSHOW. Monday - THE THING. Tuesday - DEAD SNOW. Wednesday - EVIL DEAD II. 2357 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL.

CARMILLA - (Oct. 23rd at 7pm) Presented by Sinema Obscura. Township, 2200 N. California, Chicago, IL.

Night of the Stripping Dead - (Oct. 20th & 21st at 9:30pm) Hosted by horror icon Michael Berryman! Guests Mat Fraser (American Horror Story: Freak Show), Julie Atlas Muz, and Mark the Knife. Admiral Theatre, 3940 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625.

Bazaar of the Occult - (Oct. 22nd from 5pm-midnight) The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60622.

Haunted Chicago Walking Tour - (Sept. 2nd through Dec. 30th) America's Tours & Second City Tours, 2959 N. Springfield, Chicago, IL 60618. (Goldstar discount HERE.)

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.

Dracula - (Oct. 7th-Nov. 5th) The Hypocrites present a modern retelling of Bram Stoker's Dracula adapted and directed by Sean Graney. Wednesdays through Sundays. Mercury Theatre Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60613.

Splatter Theater - (Oct. 21st, 28th, 31st) It's back! Watch the white walls become blood-spattered by the end of the night and enjoy this parody of Friday the 13th-type slashers. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL.

Shriek: An Improvised Horror Anthology - (Oct. 2nd-23rd) Judy's Beat Lounge, 230 W. North, Chicago, IL 60610.

Ghosts & Zombies - (Sept. 29th-Oct. 29th) Akvavit Theatre presents a new twist on Henrik Ibsen's classic 1881 story, Ghosts. (Link directs to my previous post about this play). Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice, Chicago, IL.

Death Toll: A Halloween Drinking Game - (Oct. 6th-28th) Corn Productions' 8th annual Halloween sketch show. BYOB. Drink whenever someone dies! Fridays and Saturdays at 11pm. $10 online/$15 cash at door. The Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL.

I Love You, Jane Doe - (Oct. 20th/21st and 27th/28th) A mortician's apprentice falls in love with a corpse. Presented by Dead Whale Productions. Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647.

Halloween Art Show: Phobias - (Oct. 20th from 7pm-11pm) Sideshow Gallery presents more horror art, drinks, and more! Conquer your fears by viewing phobia-themed artwork! Sideshow Gallery, 2219 N. Western, Chicago, IL 60647.

...and Michelle Murphy: Responsive Beauty. To celebrate, the museum offers free admission through November 11th! 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660...

    Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide... Part 1
    The annual gigantic list of horror and Halloween events in the Chicago area and surrounding towns will be split into two parts this year. The list grows and grows each year, making it difficult to contain all the madness in one space! The second post will focus on Oct.
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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Chicago horror and Halloween events guide: Part 1

...Tokyo Vampire Hotel, and Takashi Miike's Blade of the Immortal. AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611. Also check the pop-up Box Office at 400 S. Dearborn or...

This article has 28 other Chicago locations (Show)

...21, 322 E. Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611. Also check the pop-up Box Office at 400 S. Dearborn or call 312-332-FILM (3456...

JACOB'S LADDER [35mm] - (Oct. 20th & 21st) This mind-altering chiller screens at midnight! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

JACOB'S LADDER [35mm] - (Oct. 20th & 21st) This mind-altering chiller screens at midnight! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

...Bulgaria and soon realizes a sinister force exists within the place. Facets Cinémathèque, 1517 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60614...

...Oct. 24th-26th - ROSEMARY'S BABY and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. The Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647...

THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS - (Oct. 20th at 7pm) Presented by the Black Cinema House, 6760 S. Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, IL.

ARMY OF DARKNESS - (Oct. 20th, 21st, & 22nd at 11:45pm) Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60625.

ANNABELLE: Creation - (Oct. 21st, 24th, & 25th) Saturday, Tuesday, & Wednesday at 9:00pm. Brew & View at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL.

Hollywood Palms Horror Movies - (October) Free horror films all month! Oct. 21st & 23rd - SUSPIRIA. Oct. 22nd & 24th - THE SHINING. Oct. 29th & 30th - THE WITCHES. Oct. 28th & 31st - LABYRINTH. 352 South Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540.

THE EYESLICER Road Show with Smell-o-Vision - (Oct. 22nd at 6pm) Watch an episode from this indie variety TV show with producer Dan Schoenbrun in person. $7-$10. The Nightingale, 1084 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL.

...dark story of madness. Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th, Chicago, IL 60637...

MONSTERS, INC. / GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) - Free outdoor screenings at Navy Pier! Family friendly. Complimentary treats first come, first-served. Return next week on Oct. 28th for MONSTER HOUSE and BEETLEJUICE with a fireworks show. 600 E. Grand, Chicago, IL 60611.

THE SHINING - (Oct. 20th at 7pm) Campfire horrors at Northerly Island. 1521 S. Linn White Drive, Chicago, IL 60605.

...Oct. 22nd - NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD / DAWN OF THE DEAD / DAY OF THE DEAD. 2900 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL...

Horror Movies at Slippery Slope - (October) No films Fri/Sat. This Sunday - CREEPSHOW. Monday - THE THING. Tuesday - DEAD SNOW. Wednesday - EVIL DEAD II. 2357 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL.

CARMILLA - (Oct. 23rd at 7pm) Presented by Sinema Obscura. Township, 2200 N. California, Chicago, IL.

Night of the Stripping Dead - (Oct. 20th & 21st at 9:30pm) Hosted by horror icon Michael Berryman! Guests Mat Fraser (American Horror Story: Freak Show), Julie Atlas Muz, and Mark the Knife. Admiral Theatre, 3940 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625.

Bazaar of the Occult - (Oct. 22nd from 5pm-midnight) The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60622.

Haunted Chicago Walking Tour - (Sept. 2nd through Dec. 30th) America's Tours & Second City Tours, 2959 N. Springfield, Chicago, IL 60618. (Goldstar discount HERE.)

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.

Dracula - (Oct. 7th-Nov. 5th) The Hypocrites present a modern retelling of Bram Stoker's Dracula adapted and directed by Sean Graney. Wednesdays through Sundays. Mercury Theatre Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60613.

Splatter Theater - (Oct. 21st, 28th, 31st) It's back! Watch the white walls become blood-spattered by the end of the night and enjoy this parody of Friday the 13th-type slashers. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL.

Shriek: An Improvised Horror Anthology - (Oct. 2nd-23rd) Judy's Beat Lounge, 230 W. North, Chicago, IL 60610.

Ghosts & Zombies - (Sept. 29th-Oct. 29th) Akvavit Theatre presents a new twist on Henrik Ibsen's classic 1881 story, Ghosts. (Link directs to my previous post about this play). Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice, Chicago, IL.

Death Toll: A Halloween Drinking Game - (Oct. 6th-28th) Corn Productions' 8th annual Halloween sketch show. BYOB. Drink whenever someone dies! Fridays and Saturdays at 11pm. $10 online/$15 cash at door. The Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL.

I Love You, Jane Doe - (Oct. 20th/21st and 27th/28th) A mortician's apprentice falls in love with a corpse. Presented by Dead Whale Productions. Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647.

Halloween Art Show: Phobias - (Oct. 20th from 7pm-11pm) Sideshow Gallery presents more horror art, drinks, and more! Conquer your fears by viewing phobia-themed artwork! Sideshow Gallery, 2219 N. Western, Chicago, IL 60647.

...and Michelle Murphy: Responsive Beauty. To celebrate, the museum offers free admission through November 11th! 820 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660...

2 days ago

Apple's new flagship store an understated gem on the Chicago River

Located in the Pioneer Court plaza at 401 N. Michigan and fronting the Chicago River’s north bank, the $27 million store cost a jaw-dropping $1,350 per square foot. And Apple, which has a market capitalization of more than $800 billion, can easily foot that bill.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

...an upgrade from the company’s former Chicago flagship, a converted four-story building at 679 N. Michigan that opened in 2003...

...true, Chicago has a long tradition, dating back to the old Daily News Building at 400 W. Madison St. of privately owned riverfront buildings that provide top-tier architecture and public space. Apple’s...

    Apple's new flagship store an understated gem on the Chicago River
    Chicago's new Apple store is thrillingly transparent, elegantly understated and a boon to the city's riverfront. With its huge sheets of laminated glass and an ultra-thin roof of lightweight carbon fiber the store, opening Friday, is simultaneously present and absent, there and not there.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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