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Michelin Announces Chicago's 2018 Stars

Check out the complete list of winners. [ more › ]

13 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

This weekend has eats, drinks, a Twitter library for the ages and more. [ more › ]

Man Charged In Violent Red Line Robbery Of Elderly Man In Lakeview

The victim sustained head injuries serious enough that he wasn't able to talk for two months. [ more › ]

Behind U Of I 's Grand Plan To Lure Students To South Loop, Not Silicon Valley

The project aims to put Chicago on the map in the tech world. It is being led by the University of Illinois, but would include partners with the city, University of Chicago and ideally tech companies. [ more › ]

Cubs' Hopes Of Another World Series Run Ended Thursday Night With Game 5 Loss To Dodgers

Any dreams of the Cubs' stunning and historic World Series win turning into a lasting dynasty will have to be deferred for another year. [ more › ]

5 Lights To Add Some Flair To Your Home

It's hard to believe how many options there are when it comes to lighting, but there's good reason for it. A well-lit home can do wonders for your mood, so we've rounded up some inexpensive, fun lighting option. Make your home stand out by picking up any of these unique lights. And take an additional 15% off these deals with code SAVE15 (valid thru 10/29)! [ more › ]

Syria's Disappeared: Film Screening And Discussion

Even as the Syrian conflict rages, a legal case is being built against officials of President Bashar al-Assad’s government, who are accused of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes. [ more › ]

Showtime Picks Up Chicago Legal Thriller From 'Good Wife' Team

The show is based on an Israeli series about a judge's family that is "drawn into a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices." [ more › ]

Chicago Uber Driver Sexually Assaulted A Logan Square Woman, Suit Claims

The suit says her driver, who is identified as "Aleksander" reached into the back seat, groped her and ran his hand up and down her leg during the drive. [ more › ]

A Gleaming New Apple Store Has Officially Opened On The Riverfront

This riverfront location is a space not just to sell phones but to promote the company's brand of corporate, creative chic. [ more › ]

Video: Gold Coast Apartment Rises Floor By Floor In Cool Timelapse

A time-lapse shows a new luxury Gold Coast apartment building rising 35 stories into the air at Clark and Division in just under two minutes. [ more › ]

Woman In Critical Condition After Being Doused With Nail Polish Remover In River North

The woman had a severe reaction to the acetone fumes, which she inhaled. [ more › ]

'The Daily Show' Mocks Mopey Cub Fans & Celebrates Lena Waithe

Wednesday's nights episode continued to provide a more humane counterpoint to media hysteria about the city, saving its sharpest jabs for our sports teams. [ more › ]

You Can Order Your Local, Pasture-Raised Thanksgiving Turkey Right Now

If you've ever splurged on a really great Thanksgiving bird, you know that it's worth the money. [ more › ]

6 Must-Sees At The Chicago International Film Festival's Week 2

CIFF saved some of the best for last, including a visual stunner starring Armie Hammer, from the director of "A Bigger Splash," and an epic (and epically bloody) vampire flick from a longtime cult-favorite director. [ more › ]

Gov. Rauner Announces $200M In Budget Cuts, With $90M From Social Services

Rauner's potential gubernatorial challengers, as well as community groups, were quick to condemn the cuts. [ more › ]

Elderly Man Robbed At Loop CTA Station Fell Down Stairs While Fending Off Robber

An 81-year-old man who was robbed at a Loop CTA station Monday night was also badly injured. [ more › ]

LA's Metro System Poked Fun At Cubs Fans & The CTA While Chicago Wept After Game 3

As if LA's rail system were in a position to trash talk anything. [ more › ]

Police Warn Of String Of Car Thefts Around Lakeview

Police are warning Lakeview residents about a string of car thefts across the neighborhood in the past month. [ more › ]

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