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Don't Be A Jerk: How To Tip Your Uber Drivers

There are a couple ways to ensure your driver gets what they have coming to them; a decent tip. [ more › ]

The Story Behind The Forgotten Nightclub Mural Found In The Loop

  "It's all about women," painter Kristin Swain told us. [ more › ]

Off Color Brewing Is Opening A Craft Beer Bottle Shop

Off Color will soft-open their bottle shop at 3925 W. Dickens Ave. [ more › ]

Teachers Union Calls $100 Million In Public Schools Cuts 'Act Of War'

Just as Gov. Bruce Rauner pushes his plan for the state to takeover the Chicago Public Schools, the district announced a plan to make $100 million in cuts. [ more › ]

For 3 Hours Today, Uber Will Deliver Puppies To You

Today, you can order puppies on-demand through Uber. How is there not already a standalone app for this? [ more › ]

Historic West Loop Building Could House $2,400-A-Month Microapartments

Somehow, $1,140 for a 250-square-foot studio apartment makes them "the least-expensive rents in downtown." [ more › ]

Man Found Dead Near Lake Michigan In Rogers Park

Authorities found a dead man near Lake Michigan in Rogers Park early Wednesday morning. [ more › ]

Doc On Famed Moto Chef Homaro Cantu To Premiere At SXSW

The film follows Cantu's ambitions to change the future of food, eliminate refined sugar and introduce new technology into the restaurant. [ more › ]

UChicago Sexual Misconduct Investigation Spurs Professor To Resign

University officials found that the professor engaged in sexual activity with a student who was at the time "incapacitated due to alcohol and therefore could not consent." [ more › ]

Former Intern Who Claims iO Blew Off Her Sexual Harassment Comes Forward

Bella Cosper, a former intern at LA's iO West, said Charna Halpern just offered her free classes after a male iO staff member stuck his hands up Cosper's skirt. [ more › ]

Rauner Says The State Is Preparing A Chicago Public Schools Takeover

To Rauner, the state somehow has a better chance of striking a deal with the teachers union than the city at this point. [ more › ]

Popular Chicago Steakhouses And Chains Are Facing A Credit Card Breach

Landry's Restaurants—a group that includes Rainforest Cafe and Bubba Gump Shrimp—has suffered a major data breach. [ more › ]

Trevor Noah Is Coming To The Chicago Theatre For One Night Only

you may remember Noah from the time he told Spike Lee that he didn't want to visit Chicago because he doesn't "want to die." [ more › ]

Clinton Declared Victor In Iowa By Slimmest Of Margins

"I have won and I have lost there, it is a lot better to win," Clinton said. [ more › ]

Catch 'High Fidelity' Adaptation In Storefront Decked Out Like A Record Store

Refuge Theatre Project's 'High Fidelity' is charming, upbeat fun. [ more › ]

Photos: Forgotten Mural Unearthed At Historic Loop Building's Demolition Site

   It's not actually a lost Klimt, though—it's nightclub decor from the early 2000s. [ more › ]

The Neo-Futurarium's Ode To Tom Waits And Iggy Pop Will Have Clowns And Rock

Steeped in the Neo-Futurists' autobiographical aesthetic, "Pop Waits"—a show inspired by icons Iggy Pop and Tom Waits—explores music and persona as a pathway through depression. [ more › ]

Chicagoist Is Looking For Contributors

Chicagoist is expanding and deepening our coverage of Chicago, and we're paying. [ more › ]

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