Blog Profile / Chicagoist

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The 10 Best Burlesque Troupes And Venues In Chicago

You almost can't toss a glove in the air without hitting one of Chicago's myriad talented and creative burlesque troupes. [ more › ]

Photos: Rare Falcons Raise Their Chicks On Lakeview Balcony

  It all started with shots of peregrine falcons on Instagram perched on a 28th-floor balcony overlooking Chicago's spectacular city skyline. [ more › ]

Why Your Salad Obsession Could Be Hurting The Planet

Lettuce is wasteful, filled with water and makes you think you're eating healthy. So is salad doomed? [ more › ]

Photos: Follow The Lines To The Halal Guys' Grand Opening

  Lines flowed out the door and down Division Street for the grand opening of the Halal Guys' first food service location outside New York today. [ more › ]

Illinois Bans Gay Conversion Therapy Programs For Kids

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the bill, which bars mental health providers from trying to change a patient's sexual orientation, into law Thursday. It will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016. [ more › ]

Chicago's Tech Boom: PayPal Acquires Another Local Company

The technology scene in Chicago is on fire, and we wouldn't have it any other way. [ more › ]

The Wrigley Field Marquee Is Getting Its First Corporate Logo

Fans will have to remain patient and see if all the new corporate advertising and sponsorships pay off in the next few seasons. [ more › ]

Woman Claims She Was Dragged By CTA Train After Doors Closed On Her

As unassuming as the sound of the CTA's sing-song "doors closing" announcement can be, the doors may not be as safe as they appear. [ more › ]

FBI Informant Describes How She Brought Jared Fogle Down: 'He's A Monster'

A former journalist who met Jared Fogle a decade ago while she was interviewing him in Florida described how creepy comments about underage girls led to her becoming an FBI informant. [ more › ]

Discover The Sherry Cobbler, A Refreshing Cocktail Bartenders Love

As summer wanes in Chicago with a sudden goodbye of high temperatures and humidity, the cobbler is the perfect, if not unconventional, refreshment. [ more › ]

President Obama Probably Won't Be Coming Back To Chicago

As much pride there is in being the president's hometown, it unfortunately may be time for Chicago to let this one go. [ more › ]

Spiaggia Eyes Second Michelin Star With New Tasting Menus

Spiaggia announced earlier this week that it's transitioning to only tasting menus. [ more › ]

Chicago Is Not The Sexiest City In America, According To Playboy

The rankings were determined by a "combination of hot locals, cool nightlife, a great setting and an undercurrent of desire." And you're telling us we didn't win? [ more › ]

Video: Protesters Shut Down Police Board Meeting Over Fatal Shooting Of Rekia Boyd

  "All I'm asking is that this officer gets fired, what's so hard about that? He killed my sister in cold blood." [ more › ]

Get Lost In A Maze Of Music At TALSounds' Free Show Friday

TALSounds' latest album is a maze of strange field recordings intermixed with meditatively minimal chord progressions. Watch her perform for free tomorrow at Constellation. [ more › ]

Jesse White Will Not Seek Re-Election As Secretary Of State

You'll see a new name on your driver's license in 2019—Jesse White is out. [ more › ]

The Team Behind The 'World's Best Bar' Are Opening A New Location In Chicago

Chicago's already world-class cocktail scene is about to get even better: The people behind New York City's Dead Rabbit are opening up a restaurant and bar in Streeterville called GreenRiver next month. [ more › ]

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