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Order Everything You Can Get Your Hands On At Innovative Cocktail Bar GreenRiver

Don't just do drinks at GreenRiver—go for dinner, and order everything you can get your hands on. [ more › ]

Create Your Own 1893 World's Fair In This New Board Game

A new tabletop game called World's Fair 1893 is seeking crowd-funding to become a reality. [ more › ]

Geneva Chocolate Shop Offers $3,000 Truffle For National Chocolate Day

In honor of National Chocolate Day on Oct. 28, the All Chocolate Kitchen store in Geneva is offering a giant 4 lb. truffle made with grand cru Creole chocolate, filled with ganache and gilded with 24-karat gold dust. [ more › ]

Howard Brown To Open LGBT Health Clinic In Rogers Park

Howard Brown Health Center is planning to open a medical clinic in Rogers Park by the end of the year. It will be the center's fifth service clinic in the city. [ more › ]

Photos: Inside The Demolition Of The Notorious Cabrini-Green Projects

  Peek into the history of one of Chicago's most dangerous public housing projects and the controversial policies that brought it into being and later spurred its demolition. [ more › ]

Relive The Legend Of Zelda Music With A Symphony Orchestra Thursday

Re-live the Legend of Zelda game in a new way the Auditorium Theatre this Thursday night for Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses. [ more › ]

Photos: A Global Architect Gets His Due At The Art Institute

Chicago is a city that reveres its architects and this new Art Institute exhibit invites visitors to explore the philosophy and process of a globally renowned architect. [ more › ]

Esquire Critic Mocks Chef And Cancer Survivor Grant Achatz For Being 'Skinny'

So it's no surprise that Mariani would post something snarky about Achatz, since he's in town for a visit. However, when Nick Kokonas, Achatz's business partner, saw the post on Facebook, he noticed something a bit strange. [ more ›...

Tragic Shooting Wounds 11-Month-Old Boy, Kills Mother And Grandmother

Tragedy struck in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday night when a pregnant mother and a grandmother were shot and killed. [ more › ]

You've Never Had Gin and Tonics Like These Before

At Mercat a la Planxa, the gin and tonic is the basis for an entirely different kind of gin cocktail that we've never seen before. [ more › ]

Pay Over $1,800 A Month To Live In Hyde Park's New Studio Gang-Designed Tower

The saga of "the rent IS too damn high," continues this week as units inside Hyde Park's new luxury apartment tower, City Hyde Park, hit the market. [ more › ]

See The Rare, Stinky Corpse Flower That Unexpectedly Bloomed In Chicago Last Night

A rare corpse flower—so named for the putrid stench it emits when it blooms—has unexpectedly bloomed at the Chicago Botanic Garden, shocking botanists who recently mourned the loss of a different corpse flower. [ more › ]

At Least 50 People Were Shot In Chicago For The 2nd Weekend In A Row

It was another violent weekend in Chicago with more than 50 people shot for the second weekend in a row. [ more › ]

Patrick Kane's Accuser Is Cooperating With Rape Kit Hoax Investigation: Attorney

The woman who accused the Blackhawks' star of rape last month will cooperate with an investigation into the alleged rape kit hoax. [ more › ]

Celebrate French Film Legend Agnés Varda In Chicago Next Week

Agnés Varda, who was right there in the middle of The French New Wave, is just beginning to claim her rightful place in cinema textbooks. It's about time. [ more › ]

Video: Bernie Sanders Appeals Young Voters In UChicago Speech

Sanders: "There is nothing that I am telling you today that is pie-in-the-sky utopia." [ more › ]

Man Accused Of Sexual Abusing Woman At Fullerton CTA Stop Jailed

A man is in jail on charges of criminal sexual abuse after being accused of grabbing a woman at the CTA Fullerton train station last week. [ more › ]

Where To Get Your Coffee For Free On National Coffee Day

The only benefit to the ridiculous number of food "holidays" that now litter the calendar? The opportunity to get free stuff. [ more › ]

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