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Another 7,000 apartments expected in downtown Chicago within 2 years

A construction crane towers over an apartment building being built last year at Lake and Aberdeen streets on the Near West Side. After 4,350 apartment units were completed downtown last year, only 3,000 units are expected this year.

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One of the big new projects is 1000M, a 74-story tower designed by Helmut Jahn at 1000 S. Michigan Ave. Developers began marketing 323 units for sale in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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Black Panther’s identity politics give the superhero genre a fresh spin

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    Black Panther's identity politics give the superhero genre a fresh spin
    The first black superhero in mainstream American comics, Marvel's Black Panther came with an African pedigree: in real life he's the ancestral king of a small, impoverished sub-Saharan nation that conceals a secret empire, the whole operation empowered by an asteroid from outer space.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

  • Phill "Obama wants to know everything"

    Oh, me too.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    It's just an awesome movie, great story, acting, design...see it in 3D if ya can, Evanston has it.

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Sound check: Skyline series brings Seven Corners to BaseCamp

• Chase Aways, The Linden Method, Rotten Mouth, Invictus, Torch the Hive: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

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...2018: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb, 23 and 24, at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago. Friday features Hexes, Woody Goss, Sidewalk Chalk, Chicago Loud 9, Astro Samurai, Deep Fayed...

• Scotch The Filmmaker, Gills, The Dracu-LAHS, The Weathermakers: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $8. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Hitmen: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $5. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Big Something, Chachuba: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $15-$17. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

• Nation featuring Jay Nem, TECKO, COEXST, Eddie Riot, Mark A. Matras, Joe Buddha Fischer: 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Exit, 1315 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5; free before midnight. (773) 395-2700 or exit-chicago.com.

• Ani DiFranco, Gracie and Rachel: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $40. (773) 929-1322 or parkwestchicago.com.

• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $42-$52. (312) 462-6300 or msg.com.

...Reservoir, Social Que, The Remnant: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Reggies Rock Club, 2109 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$15. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com...

• Ezra Furman and The Visions, Saint Pe, Anna Burch: 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Chicago. $16-$20. (312) 526-3851 or thaliahallchicago.com.

    Sound check: Skyline series brings Seven Corners to BaseCamp
    On the music scene: Naperville's Seven Corners headlines February's Skyline Music Concert Series concert at BaseCamp Pub with Caitlin Edwards and Blameless Lake; Up and At Them MS research benefit is at Beat Kitchen; Blacklist Regulars play in Downers Grove.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Eight Museums Where You’ll Never See a Tour Bus

3522 W. Franklin Blvd.

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    Hidden Chicago: Eight Museums Where You'll Never See a Tour Bus
    1546 N. Rand Rd., Palatine. Open daily. Free Tom Brickler has turned his 4,500-square-foot liquor store into an ad hoc museum of vintage neon signs, dozens of which hang from the walls and give a pleasingly lurid feel to the place.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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Inside Bar Biscay, West Town’s Highly-Anticipated Spanish/French Restaurant

...Worsham, along with partner Joe Campagna, have renovated the former Unite Urban Grill space at 1450 W. Chicago Avenue and given it a dose of neon and some lighter colors...

    Inside Bar Biscay, West Town's Highly-Anticipated Spanish/French Restaurant
    Bar Biscay , the West Town restaurant from the owners of Mfk, opens on Friday. It gets its name from the province in Northern Spain, although the menu won't focus on the country: The restaurant's been described as a "Spanish brasserie" with inspiration from France.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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'MOD Pizza' Debuts In Lincoln Park

...need-to-know. The new arrival to Lincoln Park, called MOD Pizza, is located at 1000 W. North Ave....

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Fatal 8-vehicle crash closes intersection near Congress and Wells

    'MOD Pizza' Debuts In Lincoln Park
    If you've got fast food on the mind, a recent opening is need-to-know. The new arrival to Lincoln Park, called MOD Pizza, is located at 1000 W. North Ave. This is the second Chicago-area locale for MOD Pizza--which has outposts throughout the U.S.--and specializes in individually sized artisan pizzas, salads and more.
    http://abc7chicago.com

10 hours ago

Best Ways To Support Chicago’s Local Art Scene

1139 W. Fulton Market

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    Best Ways To Support Chicago's Local Art Scene
    Local Artists are keeping the art scene hopping in the Chicago area. No longer is displaying fine art only for the rich. Art galleries can be found in many of the neighborhoods in Chicago. There are even combo stores that display art made by local artists for clients to peruse while enjoying a nice cup of coffee.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Weekend picks: New Jersey comedian Bret Ernst plays Pheasant Run

• City Mouth, Out the Car Window, Cup Check, Short Handed, The Flips: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $5-$8. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

• An acoustic evening with The Cold Mourning, Killing gods, Bubbles Erotica, The Hoodie Life: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $8. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

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...in Chicago. New York punk band CJ Ramone joins for both performances. Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $32; $65 for VIP which includes early entry and meet-and-greet session. (312...

...17, and Wednesday, Feb. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Opens Feb. 22. $19-$49. (773) 327-5252 or americanbluestheater.com...

...17, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, and at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston. It runs through March 25. $25-$60. (847) 328-2795 or actorsgymnasium.org...

Fidelity is tested in Mozart's classic romantic comedy "Così fan tutte," which is revived by the Lyric Opera of Chicago for seven performances starting Saturday at the Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. $17-$299. (312) 827-5600 or lyricopera.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17

• The Locals, Red Moons, Aaron Williams: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Subterranean Downstairs, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Rebelution: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. Tickets start at $47. (773) 561-9500 or aragonballroom.org.

• Turnspit (LP release), Retirement Party, Blood People, Third Twin Sister: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Gman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark St., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 549-2050 or gmantavern.com.

• Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $43-$45. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

• Emanation XVI featuring Brash Flair, Weirdos, Akosuen: 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Century Mallet, 1770 W. Berteau Ave., Chicago. $5-$10 suggested donation. (773) 248-7733 or centurymallet.com.

• Paul Luc: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Seth Lakeman: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., Chicago. $69.75. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

• Steve Winwood: 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $45. (312) 462-6300 or msg.com.

• Taylor Phelan, Like Language, The Burst and Bloom: 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

    Weekend picks: New Jersey comedian Bret Ernst plays Pheasant Run
    Comedian Bret Ernst ("This is Not Happening," "Beer League") returns to perform a series of standup gigs at Zanies at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. $25 plus a two-item purchase. (630) 524-0001 or zanies.com. 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
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Spoke has sleek new River West apartments steps from the Blue Line

The new Spoke apartments, 728 N Morgan in River West, have a convenient location steps from a CTA Blue Line stop, with convenient access to bars, restaurants, bus service and the Kennedy Expressway. As you might guess from Spoke’s name, it’s on a bike path to the Loop, River North and the West Loop.

    Spoke has sleek new River West apartments steps from the Blue Line
    The new Spoke apartments, 728 N Morgan in River West, have a convenient location steps from a CTA Blue Line stop, with convenient access to bars, restaurants, bus service and the Kennedy Expressway. As you might guess from Spoke's name, it's on a bike path to the Loop, River North and the West Loop.
    http://yochicago.com

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Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod Approaches

Spokesperson Stephanie Esposito said the March 3 event which begins at Hubbard and Wolcott features decorated shopping carts racing around city streets in a fun competition.

    Deadline To Sign Up For Chiditarod Approaches
    CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - The deadline to sign up for one of the more unusual charitable events in the Chicago-area is Tuesday. It's the Chiditarod, which raises money and collects food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Spokesperson Stephanie Esposito said the March 3 event which begins at Hubbard and Wolcott features decorated shopping carts racing around city streets in a fun competition.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

30 hours ago

Glassy 21-story tower headed to Cabrini Green

Previously part of the sprawling Cabrini Green public housing project, a vacant 10-acre parcel at the corner of Clybourn Avenue and Larrabee Street may soon give way to a mixed-use development featuring a glassy high-rise, hundreds of mixed-income residences, and new public green space.

...Oak and Larrabee streets. Plans for a third, seven-acre site at the corner of Halsted and Division, however, were put on hold last fall when the CHA announced it would focus its...

    Glassy 21-story tower headed to Cabrini Green
    Previously part of the sprawling Cabrini Green public housing project, a vacant 10-acre parcel at the corner of Clybourn Avenue and Larrabee Street may soon give way to a mixed-use development featuring a glassy high-rise, hundreds of mixed-income residences, and new public green space.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

30 hours ago

Alzheimer’s Association IL Pain the Night Purple

Revel Fulton Market  1215 West Fulton Street, Chicago, IL

    Alzheimer's Association IL Pain the Night Purple
    Paint The Night Purple February 23, 2018 8 - 11 p.m. Revel Fulton Market 1215 West Fulton Street, Chicago, IL www.alzillinoisjuniorboard.org/paint-the-night-purple.html Facebook.com/AlzhiemersAssociationIllinois Twitter.com/alzillinois Instgram.com/alzillinois
    http://wgntv.com

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A Gilda Radner play and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week

Tue 2/20: Enjoy a three-course Montelobos Mezcal Dinner hosted by the executive chef at La Josie (740 W. Randolph) and the Montelobos brand ambassador, who will guide diners through each dish and cocktail pairing. 7-10 PM, $80

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...inside the mind of the man so many love to hate, in Annoyance Theatre's (851 W. Belmont) last show of American Carnage: A Solo Staged Reading of Select Screenplays by Stephen K...

...initiates teenage boys into manhood through circumcision. The film, playing at Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State), is in Xhosa and Afrikaans with English subtitles. Mon and Wed 6 PM, Thu 8...

Wed 2/21: The non-traditional Wall-to-Wall concert, organized by the Hyde Park Art Center, uses walls (shocker), amps, and wire to transform the United Church of Hyde Park space (1448 E. 53rd) into a musical instrument. 6:30-7 PM, free

...Virtual Reality With Guest Speakers From the Santa Monica Institute of Technology, at Prop Thtr (3502 N. Elston) and part of the Rhinoceros Theater Festival, is a whirlwind of genres: "part TED talk...

...met: Radner as a performer, and Zweibel as a writer. The play, at Mercury Theater (3745 N. Southport), touches on heavier matters like the late comedian's bulimia and ovarian cancer, and manages...

    A Gilda Radner play and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge As the weather warms up, take the opportunity to get out and about in Chicago. Here's some of what we recommend doing this week: Get a (humorous) glimpse inside the mind of the man so many love to hate, in Annoyance Theatre's (851 W.
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33 hours ago

Form Meets Function as Chicago Showcases the Decorative Arts

...poster art, furniture and objet d'arts. In the West Loop, head to Pagoda Red (400 N Morgan St), a beautiful oasis of ancient and modern prints, textiles, art, architectural objects, accessories and furniture...

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The Art Institute is located at 111 S Michigan Ave, and is open daily from 10:30am-5pm, (until 8pm on Thursdays). Call (312) 443-3600 for further information or visit Art Institute of Chicago online.

Located in downtown Chicago, the Coletti Gallery (49 E Oak St) has been in existence for more than 25 years, catering to the first-time buyer...

...and furry, he's a big bonus!). And in River North, the Vale Craft Gallery (230 W Superior St # S) exhibits and sells contemporary American fine crafts. The collection is at once decorative, functional...

    Form Meets Function as Chicago Showcases the Decorative Arts
    Find out why a chair is more than a chair at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, tour a world-class collection of American and European furniture and objet d'arts at the venerated Art Institute of Chicago, and head to Chicago's gallery districts to see what's new on the contemporary decorative arts scene.
    https://www.choosechicago.com

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