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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
Posts on Regator:43786
Posts / Week:127.2
Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Pencil This In: That's All She Wrote's Second Anniversary Show

The popular live lit showcase is celebrating its anniversary with an amazing lineup. [ more › ]

Around Town: Work Hard, Play Hard

  We work hard, play hard and occasionally do both at the same time today in Around Town. [ more › ]

M.I.A: Bears News And Notes

As the team heads to Atlanta, here are the stories coming out of Halas Hall. [ more › ]

Ready For Some Big Updates About The Chicagoist 10th Anniversary Party?

More music, booze and food (and a good cause) than you even thought possible! Ready to celebrate our 10th year on Oct. 23? [ more › ]

Inspector General: Red-Light Camera Program Management 'Fundamentally Deficient' Under Redflex

To the surprise of few, the OIG found management of the program by Redflex and the city to be lacking. [ more › ]

Björk Puts A Wild Spin On Concert Film Conventions

How much you are "bio-feelin'" the love for the concert film, 'Björk: Biophilia Live' depends on how deeply you are invested in Björk's music. [ more › ]

Crawford Strong In Net; Blackhawks Win Season Opener

Corey Crawford continued to simply do his job and the result was a season opening win for the Blackhawks. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Peaceful Easy Feeling

While the weather has been agreeable, the mercury has been slowly sliding downward. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Quinn, Rauner To Debate Tonight

After taking potshots at each other in the media, Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner are having their first true debate this evening. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Nina Simone 'Be My Husband'

If you want to know why Nina Simone is a badass, here's the proof. [ more › ]

CTU Presser Offers Few Details On Lewis' Health

CTU vice president Jesse Sharkey will assume union leadership duties while Lewis recovers from what is being called a 'serious illness.' [ more › ]

Website Tracks How Far Blommer Chocolate Plant Smells Carry

'Chicago Cocoa Smell' is a new Tumblr site that tracks the range the smells from the Blommer plant are carried by the winds on a day-to-day basis. [ more › ]

Mountain Goats' John Darnielle Rocked Lincoln Hall ... With Conversation

The frontman for Mountain Goats played Lincoln Hall this week, but instead of a guitar he wielded conversation about his recent book. [ more › ]

A Day Of Learning, Drinking And Eating At Chicago's First Taste Talks

Penciling down what some of our best local food and drink gurus had to say while struggling to hold our bounty of treats like cider doughnuts and bourbon [ more › ]

Thursday Afternoon Diversion: What Are you Doing, Bear?

What happens if a bear begins to climb your tree stand? [ more › ]

Metra Introduces $2.4 Billion Capital Investment Plan

It’s a politically risky proposition for a transit agency that doesn’t have the best track record for fiscal responsibility. [ more › ]

Exclusive Video Premiere: Crow Moses 'Water Mains'

We're premiering the video for Crow Moses' 'Water Mains,' in which a girl lives our long-time dream of being abducted by a man in a suit wearing a horse head mask. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Reports Of Gunfire On Blue Line Platform

Police are investigating a report of gunfire on the platform at the LaSalle Street Blue Line station this morning. The incident reportedly occurred around 11:15 a.m. [ more › ]

Burger Joint To Call Former Hot Doug's Space Home

A new tenant is lined up for the former Hot Doug’s space and the corpse of Chicago’s 'encased meat emporium' is not even cold yet. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Andersonville Arts & Design Weekend

The 12th annual Andersonville Art & Design Walk Oct. 10-12 kicks off Friday with the 'Night of 100 pARTies!' art walk of galleries and receptions along Clark Street. [ more › ]

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