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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
Posts on Regator:43079
Posts / Week:128.1
Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Bill Brings Protections to Predators (The Fuzzy Kind)

As critters return to the margins of Chicagoland, the state updates its wildlife code ending a shoot on sight policy for bears, wolves, mountain lions and other native carnivores clawing back into their historic range. [ more › ]

Why Jackie Robinson West Winning Hearts And Minds Is So Important

No matter what the outcome of today's Little League World Series game against South Korea, Jackie Robinson West have already won hearts and minds in a profoundly troubling time in US and world history. Here's why that's important. [ more › ]

On Humanity, Race, and Desperation

The death of Mike Brown has ignited cinders underneath comfortable sitting spaces and caused a racial divide in America. How can the average person with limited exposure to real, tangible black people form an opinion without referring to stereotypes? [ more › ]

Around Town: Chicago Sunset

        Yesterday, we featured the city at sunrise, in the early morning. Today's gallery has beautiful shots of Chicago during the sunset. [ more › ]

Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews Does Shirtless Wakeboarding ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews did the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge while wakeboarding. Pretty impressive. [ more › ]

'The Adventures of Pete & Pete' Stars To Headline Lincoln Hall

Lincoln Hall will host stars from the blessedly idiosyncratic Nickelodeon classic for a podcast and pair of musical performances on October 26. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Cubs Crush Orioles; Sox Lose Fifth In A Row

Jackie Robinson West wasn't the only good baseball news coming out of Chicago yesterday. (If you are a Cubs fan, anyway.) [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Weather Warning Warm-Up

The National Weather Service has already issued a special weather statement warning about tomorrow's heat and humidity. Today will be a warm-up to that, and not in a good way. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Go Jackie Robinson West!

What are you doing right now if not rooting for everyone's favorite little leaguers!? Go Jackie Robinson West! [ more › ]

REVlEW: Propagandhi Shreds at the Concord

               Winnipeg’s punk/thrash institution Propagandhi finished their tour here in Chicago at the Concord Music Hall, and we were absolutely delighted to be present. [ more › ]

Last Minute Plans: Corks & Crayons

This Sunday, August 24, bring the whole family to Corks & Crayons, an annual chefs' tasting and sustainability-focused, all-ages celebration to benefit Purple Asparagus' nutrition education programming. [ more › ]

Vulgar Display Of Football: Seahawks Trounce Bears, 34-6

Just keep repeating: 'lt's only the preseason, it's only the preseason, it's only preseason, it's...' [ more › ]

Weekend Playlist: What Goes Around Comes Around

Sampling is a time-honored tradition, particularly in rap and hip-hop. All of the songs that we bring you this weekend have been reshaped, remade, and redefined. [ more › ]

Around Town: Early Morning

         Gorgeous shots of Chicago in the early morning hours comprise today's 'Around Town' gallery. [ more › ]

Cochon Heritage BBQ Comes To Chicago For Labor Day Weekend

The event pits five Chicago chefs against each other to promote the enjoyment of meat from heritage pigs. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Cubs Score A Win; Sox Lose To Yankees

Jake Arrieta helped the Cubs breeze by his former Orioles teammates, while the Sox fell to the Yankees after a late rally. Here's your morning box score: [ more › ]

Kass Compares Latest Senseless Chicago Shooting To Ferguson

Kass' latest column on the shooting death of Antonio Smith makes his "Little Bike People" columns seem like well-reasoned arguments. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Wet Hot Chicago Summer

The wet hot Chicago summer which started mid-week continues into the weekend, as we're in store for a muggy, warm Saturday. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: City Sets Up Two Little League World Series Viewing Parties

Mayor Emanuel announced viewing parties to watch the Jackie Robinson West Little League team vie for the U.S. Little League championship Saturday: on State Street, outside the Chicago Theatre; and at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center (1250 W. 119th St.). The game begins at 2:30 p.m. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: The Sea And Cake 'Weekend'

Chicago's own The Sea and Cake headline the Chicago Food Social on Saturday. [ more › ]

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