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Blog Post Archive

Chicago Is On 'Dangerous Heat' Watch This Thursday And Friday

Children, pets and elderly people are especially susceptible. [ more › ]

Wilco Announces New Album, 'Schmilco,' Out In September

"Schmilco," is available for pre-order now and will be officially released Sept. 9. [ more › ]

Three New Restaurants You Won't Want To Miss This Month

Foodies will have yet more reasons to visit Logan Square and Pilsen. [ more › ]

The Grand Blue Line Is Getting A Luxe Transit-Oriented Development

River West Flats, a 105-unit complex with no affordable units, will reportedly have bedrooms "for kings." [ more › ]

Navy Pier Is Getting Its Own Outdoor Rock Climbing Wall

The 24-foot-tall wall is scheduled to open at the end of July. [ more › ]

Gun Owners, Polar Bears And Preachers Descend On Cleveland For RNC

Bigotry, polar bear costumes, Jesus, and other sights and sounds outside the Republican National Convention. [ more › ]

'Policing Crisis' Event On Tuesday Is Incredibly Timely

The co-editors of "Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter" will discuss their book, just after protesters filled the Loop to speak out against police brutality. [ more › ]

The City Should Give Renters Property Tax Relief, Alderman Says

Homeowners aren't getting much help with the cost of living, but renters so far aren't seeing any. [ more › ]

A Giant Pokemon Go Meetup Swamped The Bean Sunday... For 20 Minutes

As many as 10,000 people were hunting Pokemon in Millennium Park yesterday, until server problems shut the whole joyful racket down. [ more › ]

Velodrome Likely Closed Due To Backbreaking Insurance Costs

The only track of its kind in Chicago no longer has a land lease. [ more › ]

Glittery Timelapse Shows The Nighttime View From Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel

We're way too afraid of heights to ride Ferris wheels, and even we can appreciate that this is pretty. [ more › ]

Free Pizza At The Whistler's U.S. Pizza Museum Opening Party On Wednesday

Plus a performance by pizza-evangelist rapper Showyousuck. All in all, roughly 200 times better than the warm-PBR-filled apartment-gallery exhibition your artist buddy will drag you to in the fall. [ more › ]

CTA Blue Line Derailment Causes Afternoon Delays

A CTA train derailment is causing delays on the Blue Line and the Eisenhower Expressway where the train line meets the highway near the Illinois Medical District stop, according to reports. [ more › ]

15 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

More fun in the sun is in store this week in Chicago. We've also got some indoor events to keep you occupied, including a night market and a couple of concerts. [ more › ]

Reports Of Sexual Harassment In Illinois Schools Are Suspiciously Low

"They need to have accurate reporting so we can get a true handle on what's actually happening and develop the programs to address it" [ more › ]

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