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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Extra Extra: Loyola University President Stepping Down

Rev. Michael Garanzini is stepping down as president of Loyola University after 14 years. [ more › ]

Flawed Form Allows Bots To Register Thousands Of O'Hare Noise Complaints

Of the 39,500 noise complaints registered in January, nearly 25,000 - or 63 percent of all complaints - came from just six addresses. [ more › ]

The 6 Best Tattoo Shops In Chicago

Today we share the shops, and a few artist suggestions, we trust when we're looking to add to our tattoo collection. [ more › ]

Check Out The Amazing Chicago Skyline On This Guitar

  Koentopp Guitars has crafted what may be one of the most 'Chicago' of guitars. [ more › ]

Schwein And Steins: Celebrate Pork And Beer For A Cause At The Radler

Farm Butcher Table's latest dinner at The Radler involves Germanic pork dishes and plenty of beer. [ more › ]

Gun Enthusiasts Lobby In Springfield To Expand Conceal And Carry Laws

Gun enthusiasts converged on the Capitol yesterday for an annual rally and lobby day to urge lawmakers to expand conceal and carry laws. [ more › ]

The Onion And A.V. Club Announce The 2nd Annual '26th Annual Comedy Festival'

Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon for the festival, which promises five nights of funny at multiple venues throughout the city near the end of May. [ more › ]

If You Love Scones, You're In Luck: Scone City To Open In Wicker Park

Scone City will serve up between eight and ten varieties daily, including sweet options like cherry almond ginger and blueberry with lemon glaze, as well as savories like prosciutto gruyere and Brie and honey. [ more › ]

Around Town: Man's Best Friend

  We go to the dogs today in Around Town. [ more › ]

CTA, Metra Face Fare Increases, Service Cuts Under Rauner's Budget Plan

Gov. Rauner's 2016 budget plan means big pain for CTA, Metra, Pace and its customers. [ more › ]

A Hard Hobbit To Break: 'The Hobbit' Sing-A-Long At Public House Theatre

Sing-a-long to a classic—the original animated 'Hobbit' and not the 3-part modern leviathan—for a good cause. [ more › ]

Restaurant News: Momofuku Pops Up, Floriole's Pizza Gets Its Own Restaurant, New Ramen Option

Momofuku pops up at Publican Quality Meats, Floriole's pizza gets its own restaurant and a new ramen option in Fulton Market. [ more › ]

Ald. Burke Moves To Ban Powdered Alcohol Before It Even Hits Chicago

Palcohol could be banned in Chicago before we even have our first taste of it. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: March On

Chicago is back to feeling like March today, with clouds in the sky and the possibility of light rain or snow later this afternoon and evening. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: 7th-Grader Robbed At Gunpoint

A 7th-grader was robbed at gunpoint just a block away from his school in the Chatham neighborhood on Monday. [ more › ]

Goodman Theatre Receives Grant From Lotto-Winning Former Monk

The Goodman Theatre recently announced an ambitious addition to its 2015-2016 season: a five hour adaption of Robert Bolano's novel, 2666, underwritten by a former monk with the good fortune of possessing a $153 million lottery jackpot. [ more › ]

The Dream Of The '90s Is Alive At El Ideas

El Ideas is teaming up with some of the best local chefs to celebrate the food and pop culture of the '90s. [ more › ]

Aaron Schock's Very Long Bad Day Continues

Schock announced his resignation yesterday, to the surprise of everyone including his staff and colleagues in the House, amid questions Politico raised about fraudulent mileage reimbursements. [ more › ]

'First Wives Club' Needs More Member Benefits

The musical adaptation of 'First Wives Club' has talent to spare but lacks a compelling plot. [ more › ]

Garcia Hits Emanuel Where It Hurts Most In Latest Campaign Ad

Just two days after sparring with Rahm Emanuel in the first of three televised debates, mayoral challenger Chuy Garica is back on television with a new campaign ad. [ more › ]

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