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10 Of The Best Fried Foods In Chicago

There's a time and a place for eating healthy. There's also a case to be made for indulging, abating hangovers, and straight-up doing what you want. [ more › ]

Trump's Order To Review H-1B Visas Could Spur Opposite Effect, If It Has One At All

Applications for the visas, on which tech companies rely, have already dipped amid Trump's rhetoric. His new executive order will make a show out of a review. [ more › ]

These Ultimate Foodie Experiences Are Up For Auction For Frontera's 30th Birthday

It's Frontera's 30th birthday! And, of course, one of the leading lights of the Chicago food scene wouldn't celebrate such a major occasion without a heck of a party. [ more › ]

Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting, Robbing Woman He Met At Lakeview Bar

A 46-year-old man sexually assaulted a 23-year-old woman at her apartment in Lakeview early on Sunday before taking off with her phone and other property, according to police. [ more › ]

This Intergalactic IPA Is The Hero All Brew Lovers Deserve—And It's Coming To C2E2

Revolution Brewing and C2E2 are teaming up for the 5th year running! Rev Brew’s intergalactic IPA, Galaxy Hero, is the featured beer of the comic convention on April 21 through April 23 at the McCormick Place. [ more › ]

Rahm Deflects On United's Response, Jabs At Rivals Who Wanted To Arm Aviation Officers

The mayor on Monday sounded like a man expecting a lawsuit. But even in dodge mode, he couldn't resist a political I-told-you-so. [ more › ]

Will The Mag Mile Crate & Barrel Be Replaced By A Massive Starbucks Roastery?

A big transition could be afoot at the Magnificent Mile. And an iconic Chicago brand might be out. [ more › ]

Police Warn Of Taxi Drivers Robbed At Gunpoint & Knifepoint Around Chicago

Police are warning of a spate of armed robberies of taxi drivers in Lakeview, Bucktown and Avondale last weekend. [ more › ]

Photos: Chance The Rapper Had An Epic Birthday (And An Even More Epic Cake)

Chance the Rapper celebrated his 24th birthday in Chicago over the weekend, with T-Pain, Ludacris, and a Harold's Chicken Shack-themed cake with a cascade of chicken wings and a side of Strawberry-Kiwi Mystic. [ more › ]

4 Takes On Chicago's Latest Gentrification Woes

Are fears of gentrification in black neighborhoods overstated? Are there different psychologies of gentrifier? What exactly is "the work of being a neighbor?" [ more › ]

A Man Went To The Stroger ER With A 4-Day-Old Gunshot Wound Monday

A man was shot in the shoulder Thursday evening—but he didn't go to the ER to treat his wound until Monday morning, almost four days later. [ more › ]

Millennium Park Summer Film Series Will Screen 'Hidden Figures,' Chicago Classics This Year

The beloved, free annual series also includes 'La La Land,' The Blues Brothers,' 'The Princess Bride' and more. [ more › ]

Gov. Rauner To Veto Abortion-Rights Bill Amid Ultimatum From Conservative Pols

With GOP lawmakers pressing, our nominally pro-choice governor vowed to veto a bill that would have scrapped a controversial measure that makes abortion illegal in Illinois should Roe vs. Wade be overturned. [ more › ]

20 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Dance parties, dinners, concerts, C2E2, and more are all over our picks for this week. [ more › ]

45 People Shot In Chicago Over Violent Easter Weekend

Two people were killed over the bloody holiday weekend, according to police. [ more › ]

A Man Was Fatally Shot On A CTA Red Line Platform Early Monday

A man was fatally shot while standing at the Garfield Red Line platform early Monday morning, according to authorities. [ more › ]

Photos: All These People Want Trump To Release His Tax Returns

Despite assertions from President Donald Trump that no one cares about his tax returns, thousands rallied and marched in the Chicago Loop Saturday to demand he release them to the public. [ more › ]

Spring Bridge Lifts Could Snarl Traffic Near Chicago River Saturday Morning

The sun is out, the air is getting warmer, and Chicago's enviable boat owners are ready to hit the water. But first, the city needs to lift the two dozen bridges over the Chicago River to allow boats to move from their storage yards to Lake Michigan's harbors. [ more › ]

Huge New Multimedia Installation Heading To Huge Downtown Tower

The series of 89 LED "blades" line the mammoth plaza of the 150 N Riverside tower downtown. [ more › ]

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