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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
Posts on Regator:42431
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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Veruca Salt's Original Lineup Proves More Potent Than Ever Onstage

  They got the band back together, man, and they did not disappoint. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Daley's Attorneys Want His Health Condition Kept Private

It's the latest in Daley's attorneys' attempts to keep him from testifying in the Park Grill lawsuit. [ more › ]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 Preview: Friday

You can't go wrong on Friday, but here are a few of the bands our staff is most excited about seeing. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Whiskey + Art At Dryhop Brewers

Whiskeys and art intersect at the popular Lakeview brewpub tonight. [ more › ]

Around Town: Monochrome Magic

  Today we're sharing some of the monochrome shots popping up recently in our Flickr pool in Around Town. [ more › ]

Restaurant News: Jeni's Splendid To Open In Wicker Park, TMIP Shut Down

Jeni's Splendid to open in Wicker Park, Webster's Wine Bar reopens this week, TMIP shutters and more today in Restaurant News. [ more › ]

Ministry Mondays Offers Fans Free Weekly Downloads

Good old Unlce Al is full of surprises, isn't he? [ more › ]

Yes, Chicago, Karen Lewis Is Seriously Considering Running For Mayor

Karen Lewis has dabbled as a comedian in the past but her flirting with a mayoral run is no joke. [ more › ]

McCarthy Defends Police Response To Montrose Beach Melee

The Sunday melee raised new questions about the Police Department's response and staffing. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Sleeves In July

Temps around her will be more akin to autumn for a couple days, at least. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Lisa Madigan To Sue Student Loan Settlement Firms

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits against two debt settlement firms Monday she claims were engaged in scamming college students against trying to pay off their student loans. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Beck 'Hell Yes'

We're hoping Beck dishes up a "best of" set list at Pitchfork Festival, including this track that showcases some of the most adorable robots around. [ more › ]

Alderman Wants Better Accuracy In Reporting Crime Stats

Alderman Bob Fioretti cited Chicago magazine's expose into how the Police Department classifies homicides and other major crimes. [ more › ]

Hopper's 'Nighthawks' Painting Chosen For 'Art Everywhere' Initiative

We’re still buzzing about the news that we get Toews and Kaner for 8 more years, but it seems Chicago has room in its heart for all types of hawks. [ more › ]

City To Make Police Misconduct Files Public

Mayor Emanuel attempted to spin this as a bold step in open data but the city only agreed to do so after it agreed to not appeal a lower court’s decision on releasing the records to the Illinois Supreme Court. [ more › ]

INTERVIEW: Braid Is Back With Its First New LP In 16 Years

Braid frontman Bob Nanna talks about the band's new album, its past and present. [ more › ]

Video: A Thoughtful Tribute To Charlie Trotter

A tribute video was shown at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival this spring and included the likes of high caliber chefs such as Daniel Boulud, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Rick Tramonto and Eric Ripert praising Trotter and his work, in and out of the kitchen. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Taste Of Chicago Attendance Down

Thanks largely to Saturday's cancellation, attendance for Taste of Chicago 2014 is down about 400,000 from last year's numbers. [ more › ]

Death's Sweet Set Slays Empty Bottle

When Death exited the Empty Bottle stage Saturday night, they left a room full of dropped jaws and melted faces after a stellar performance of hard-hitting rock 'n' roll. [ more › ]

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