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More Than 1000 People Have Been Shot In Chicago In 2017. Can The Violence Be Curbed?

Chicago passed the dark benchmark even quicker than it did last year. What needs to change? [ more › ]

Woodlawn, Considered A Food Desert By Many, Is Getting A Jewel-Osco

Rahm called it a "major step in the renaissance" of Woodlawn. [ more › ]

Another Mixed-Use Development Is Likely To Rise Near The Western Blue Line

As development plans keep popping up along Hipster Highway, so too has the rent. [ more › ]

Adopt A Dog For Free This Sunday At Two Local Shelters

Sunday is "Adopt a Shelter Pet Day" (aka the greatest day of the year). [ more › ]

New Plans Emerge For Controversial Development Of Massive Pilsen Lot

The developer bumped heads hard with the alderman and community in 2015. Is the new plan enough to make things right? [ more › ]

North Coast Music Festival Lineup Includes Deadmau5, Eric Prydz, Big Boi, Gucci Mane & More

This year includes an interesting mix of EDM, hip-hop, jam bands and, um, WEEN. [ more › ]

Why Aren't There More Gender-Neutral, Trans-Friendly Restaurant Restrooms In Chicago?

Despite the city's generally progressive LGBT stances, gender-neutral restaurant bathrooms might be illegal. [ more › ]

Aviation Officer: 'Minimal But Necessary Force' Wielded On Dragged United Passenger

"Consider the source," fired back a rep for Dr. David Dao's attorney. [ more › ]

Hannah's Bretzel Celebrates New Hot Sandwiches With A Free Giveaway

To celebrate the new offerings (and, apparently, to celebrate National Pretzel Day), the first 100 guests at the two Hannah's locations tomorrow evening will get a free Hot Melty. [ more › ]

One Of America's Rarest, Most Expensive Bourbons Is Now Available In Chicago

There are only 710 bottles of the newest, rarest, Pappy Van Winkle, a 25 year old version of the bourbon. [ more › ]

Police Warn Of Robbers Punching CTA Riders In The Face On Orange, Red Lines

Robbers have been punching people in the face on CTA trains and then stealing their phones and purses, police warn in a new alert. [ more › ]

Video: White Sox Lout Rushes Field, Loses Shirt, Wins Our Hearts

Meet Guy, our favorite (from a distance) new Chicago folk hero. [ more › ]

Dog Shot In The Head After Escaping Family's Yard To Undergo Surgery To Remove Bullet

A dog who was shot in the head last week after escaping from her family's yard will require surgery to have the bullet lodged in her skull removed. [ more › ]

Ben Harper, Twin Peaks Will Perform At Taste Of Chicago 2017

Lawn spots are free, and theatre seating goes on sale soon. [ more › ]

The CTA Is Revamping 2 More Train Stations: Quincy & The Green Line's Cottage Grove Stop

The 120-year-old Quincy station has been in sore need of restoration, and the Cottage Grove Green Line station will likely be getting an even bigger makeover. [ more › ]

Tour These Frank Lloyd Wright Landmarks For Free In Celebration Of His 150th Birthday

Get excited, architecture buffs. Some of the Prairie master's most famous landmarks will be open free of charge. [ more › ]

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