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Chicago comedy spotlight for Oct. 23-29

Resilient at The Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 8:30 p.m. A variety show honoring survivors of sexual violence. The evening will...

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The Saturday Night Live exhibit is now open at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State, and runs through December 2018. The Tribune reviewed it here and Chicago Magazine recommended some major must-see items.

Best Night Ever at Gman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark, 8:30 p.m. Free stand-up showcase.

Cocktail Comedy at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent comedyofchicago...

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:00 p.m. Stephanie Weber hosts Tyler Snodgrass, Casey Larwood, Jane Harrison, Nicky Martin, Tristan A. Smith (ChUC debut), pop in from Katie McVay, Kelsie Huff, Em Brown, and a special Ghouldini presentation.

Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9:30 p.m. Joe Kilgallon hosts Steven Castillo, Allison Dunne, Ricky Gonzalez, Jane Harrison, Jonah Jurkens, and Ross Kelly.

Matt Bellasai at Park West, 322 W. Armitage, 8:00 p.m. Matt Bellasai returns to his hometown with the “Everything is Awful” Tour. His new book of the same title is rising up the charts on Amazon. In January 2016, he won the first People’s Choice Award for Favorite Social Media Star.

Group Improvised Comedy at Comedy Clubhouse, 1462 N. Ashland, 8:00 p.m. Long form improv (20-25 minutes) by three teams of up...

Messing with a Friend at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 10:30 p.m. This is a show where the improvisers morph from character to...

The Lincoln Lodge at Under the Gun Theatre, 956 W. Newport, 8:00 p.m. This famous stand-up showcase is now headquartered at Under the Gun with shows on Friday and Saturday nights.

Dave Merheje at The Comedy Bar, 500 N. LaSalle, 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Through Sunday. Follow link for all show times.

Helltrap Nightmare: Halloween at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 9:00 p.m. “A night of comedy horror and noise music terror.” Sarah Sherman...

Trevor Noah at The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. The award-winning comedian, author and...

The Therapy Players at Open Door Theater, 902 South Ridgeland Ave., Oak Park, 8:00 p.m. The Therapy Players are all psychotherapists … and comedians. Their...

Luke Burbank’s Live Wire at Lincoln Hall, 2020 N. Lincoln Ave., 7:00 p.m. The evening begins with a taping of public radio’s Live...

Jokesplaining at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 10:00 p.m. Boundary-pushing comedy. Tonight: Shannon Noll, Erin Grotheer, Reena Calm, Soli Santos, Kelsie Huff, Kellye Howard and more TBA.

    Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, October 23-Sunday, October 29, 2017
    Visitors in town: Jak Knight, Paula Poundstone, Trevor Noah, Judy Gold, Vladimir Caamano, Dave Merheje, Luke Burbank, and Hari Kondabolu. Returning to hometown Chicago: Matt Bellasai and Katie McVay. Ticket Alert: November 17 and 18 The Lincoln Lodge Presents: James Adomian at Under the Gun Theater. January 20 Jo Firestone at The Hideout.
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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Your Fresh Start to Your Week: 10/23 – 10/25

Geof Darrow @ Chicago Comics, 3244 N Clark St., 5:00PM – 7:00PM, All ages

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The Flat Five Fall Freak Out Residency @ The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave., 7:00PM, 21+

Salonathon: Seeking an Oracle @ Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave., 8:00PM, 21+

Cinema Science: The Fly @ Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave., 7:15PM

After Work: Lili K @ The Robey, 2022 W North Ave., 6:00PM – 8:00PM, 21+

CHIRP Night w/ Glad Rags and Power Pup @ The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:30PM, 21+

¡Pachanga!: Dia de los Muertos @ East Room, 2354 N Milwaukee Ave., 10:00PM, 21+

    Your Fresh Start to Your Week: 10/23 - 10/25
    The fall weather is finally here with its cool temps and a few rain showers. Some events over the weekend had to be postponed at the last minute, but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying the start of this week. We have quite a few suggestions on how to spend the next few days.
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Michelin Guide 2018: The Full List Of Restaurants That Got (And Lost) Stars

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

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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)

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

• 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)

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

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

• Two, 1132 W. Grand Ave. (West Town)

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

    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.
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15-Year-Old Charged With Robbery Near Boystown This Weekend

...holding two other men at gunpoint near a painting supply store. Officers on patrol near Halsted and Aldine located the 15-year-old and found him to be in possession of a

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...taking part in a group robbery near Boystown early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 3200 block of North Clark around 2:45 a.m. after a woman reported seeing three males holding two other...

    15-Year-Old Charged With Robbery Near Boystown This Weekend
    A 15-year-old boy is in custody, accused of taking part in a group robbery near Boystown early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 3200 block of North Clark around 2:45 a.m. after a woman reported seeing three males holding two other men at gunpoint near a painting supply store.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

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Police Warn Of String Of Car Thefts Around Lakeview

•500 Block of West Aldine on 23 September 2017 at 9:00AM.

•3300 Block of North Halsted on 05 October 2017 from 9:30PM-11:50PM

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• The 2700 Block of North Greenview between 18-19 September 2017 from 8:15 p.m.

•1200 Block of West Nelson on 21 September 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

•900 Block of West Belle Plaine between 25-27 September 2017 from 9:00AM-

•4400 Block of North Ravenswood between 26-27 September 2017 from 9:00PM-

•600 Block of West Belmont on 03 October 2017 from 09:30AM-10:40AM.

•900 Block of West Wrightwood on 04 October 2017 at 11:25AM.

•1400 Block of West Montrose on 09 October 2017 from 1:30PM-7:30PM

•3800 Block of North Bell on 10 October 2017 at 8:00AM

•4000 Block of North Kenmore between 13-14 October 2017 from 9:00PM-

•4300 Block of North Clarendon on 15 Oct 2017 at 10:00PM

    Police Warn Of String Of Car Thefts Around Lakeview
    Police are warning Lakeview residents about a string of car thefts across the neighborhood in the past month. The car thefts mostly took place in the 19th District, which includes North Center, Lakeview, West Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Boystown and Ravenswood.
    http://chicagoist.com

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