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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
Posts on Regator:43874
Posts / Week:127.1
Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Three To See: This Week's Theater Recommendations

From multiculturalism to a child’s-eye view of marriage to a classic musical, the Chicago stage has a bit of everything this week. [ more › ]

Friday Afternoon Diversion: Performance Art

After a few seconds of this guy painting, you'll see why we didn't add him to the bill for last night's anniversary party. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Beer Of The Week: Perennial Artisan Ales' Aria

This week, we've found a wonderful beer to drink during autumn, as long as it decides to stick around for a while. [ more › ]

FBI Raids Lao Sze Chuan, Other Chinatown Restaurants

Warrants were served for Lao Sze Chuan and Lao Shanghai around 10 a.m. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Police To Screen CTA Passengers' Bags For Explosives

Passengers on CTA trains will have their bags randomly screened starting next month as part of a federally funded counterterrorism effort by the Chicago Police Department. [ more › ]

The Ghost Of Bonny's Is Coming To Slippery Slope For Halloween

Nothing says "scary" like vinyl floors soaked with whiskey and wall-to-wall hipsters screaming the lyrics to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Eat Honey Butter Fried Chicken For A Great Cause

Learn about Chicago's coop and help support them while eating delicious food. [ more › ]

Around Town: Hair Of The Dog

  We know some of you could use a little hair of the dog today after partying with us last night. Thanks for celebrating with Chicagoist and we raise our glass (and a few aspirin) to you! [ more › ]

Interview: Toby Jeg Reflects On Ten Years Of Red Scare Industries

We chat with Jeg about everything Red Scare has accomplished so far. [ more › ]

Story Collector Presents: A Live Lit Showdown

Ten of the city’s biggest live lit heavy hitters came out Monday night to compete in Story Collector Presents: Live Lit Showdown. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Predators Maim Blackhawks

James neal scored a natural hat trick as the Blackhawks lost in Nashville. [ more › ]


The vermin that normally occupy City Council received an unwanted guest Thursday while the man responsible for keeping pests out of city buildings testified during budget hearings. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Killer Parties

Today is coffee weather. Strong coffee. [ more › ]

It's Vodou—Not Voodoo—At The Field Museum

Turns out we've not only been spelling vodou wrong all these years, we've been getting the practice wrong, as well. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Become A Mad Scientist Of Chocolate

Learn about the science of chocolate while eating it. [ more › ]

Around Town: Party

  We can't wait for tonight's party and found some festive photos to get us and you in the mood. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Cider(s) Of The Month: Spain's Ciders

Spain's ciders are a little different than the ciders you may be familiar with. [ more › ]

Chicago International Film Festival: Final Thoughts and Films

As the book closes on Chicago International Film Festival's 50th edition, here are some suggestions for improvement for next year. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Having A Party

It's a perfect day to come inside, drink some beer and play some video games. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Federal Hiring Monitor Appointed To IDOT

Dealing a blow to Gov. Pat Quinn, a federal judge appointed a monitor to oversee hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, which has been beset by hiring scandals. [ more › ]

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