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Families Fight Back Against Imminent Eviction In Logan Square As Displacement Fears Ratchet

Dozens of longtime residents were told they'd have to vacate within weeks. They pushed back, and now it appears their resolve has paid off. [ more › ]

Ever-Transforming Fulton Market Could Soon See Its Most Massive Development Yet

The proposed mixed-user would span an entire block, rise 24 stories and include (you guessed it) a boutique hotel. [ more › ]

Illinois Ranks Best In U.S. For Cycling Laws, But Among Worst For Bike Infrastructure Funding: Report

The state fares decently overall in terms of bike-friendliness, but it tanks in one key category, according to the report. [ more › ]

Au Cheval's Brendan Sodikoff Is Heading Up A New Food Hall, On The Mag Mile

Buzzy restaurateur, meet buzzy concept. This one sounds intriguing. [ more › ]

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform 'Hamilton' Cut With Lin-Manuel Miranda At Obama Global Summit

The National, Nas, Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe and a certain political power couple with Chicago roots also appeared at the blowout finale. [ more › ]

This Simple App Keeps Prying Eyes Out Of Your Webcam

With how sophisticated hacking attacks and malware are these days, you can't do enough to secure your devices — that includes your webcam camera. Camera Guard 2 Pro is a comprehensive solution that helps block any invasive attempts to access your webcam camera or microphone. [ more › ]

These Wild Ski Resorts Offer The Most Stunning Mountain Views (In Maybe All Of Canada)

Picture a snow-dusted mountain wrapped in wispy, white clouds. At its peak, the only sound is the occasional thump of snow falling from a branch, and at its base sits a castle with towers that rise high into the sky. [ more › ]

Joe Biden Blasts Trump As An Appeasing 'Charlatan' During Chicago Visit

From Charlottesville to collusion to an encroaching "illiberal world order," the former Vice President had a lot on his mind at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. [ more › ]

Watch: Michelle Obama's Advice? Don't 'Tweet Every Thought'

"This whole 'tell it like it is' business, that's nonsense" said the former First Lady, who then diplomatically assured us she had no one in particular in mind. [ more › ]

Female Cyclist Struck & Killed By Driver In Garfield Ridge

At least four cyclists have now been fatally struck in Chicago in 2017. [ more › ]

Union Calls For Child-Care Dollars, Not Amazon Tax Breaks: 'Fund Our Kiddos Not Jeff Bezos'

While Illinois dangles at least $2 billion in incentives at Amazon, the state is letting its child-care support system falter, workers charged on Wednesday. [ more › ]

Check Out 40+ Amazing Costumes From The Northalsted Halloween Parade

The 21st annual Northalsted Halloween Parade drew scores of costumed revelers to Lakeview again this year. [ more › ]

Here Are The Standout Restaurants Nominated For The 2018 Jean Banchet Awards

Chicago's "food Oscars" are right around the corner. And the nominees are... [ more › ]

IL State Rep: I Won't 'Subject Myself' To Sexual Harassment Training

"Nothing will be enough until human nature bends toward androgyny," said Rep. Steve Reick, who also chastised lawmakers for not naming names. Oof. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Guide To November: 20 Fun Things To Do This Month

The holiday season is just around the corner with ZooLights, Christkindlmarket and The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival all beginning this month. Here are 20 of our favorite events--festive and beyond-- to make the most of November in Chicago. [ more › ]

The Struts' Chicago Halloween Show Thrilled & Brought Oasis Back From The Dead

Literally every single person at the sold out show at Bottom Lounge was 100 percent into every second of it. No exaggeration. [ more › ]

Chicago's Top Independent Restaurant Made More Than $24 Million Last Year

Here's the list of the top grossing Chicago restaurants, bringing in tens of millions of dollars a year. [ more › ]

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