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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Neo-Futurists Get Out And Proud To Support Local Charity

For one weekend a year, in honor of Pride Month, the Neo-Futurists' show takes on a whole new meaning. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Friday Cool

Thanks to a developing storm system over the Ohio valley, we've got a cool Friday ahead of us. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Karen Lewis Says CTU Contract Negotiations Have Stalled

With the Chicago Teachers Union's contract expiration looming, CTU President Karen Lewis says contract negotiations have broken down. [ more › ]

Four Kings Rye Launches Collaborative Rye Whiskey

A collaboration between five distilleries gets released here tonight. [ more › ]

Gov. Walker Eliminates Gun Waiting Period In Wisconsin, But GOP Is Wary Of Other Policies

In an effort to further brandish his conservative credentials before announcing a seemingly-inevitable run for the presidency, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law that makes it easier to purchase guns in the state. [ more › ]

City Approves Massive $1 Billion CPS Borrowing Plan

After being denied help in Springfield with the Chicago Public School system's monetary woes, the city approved a plan to borrow over $1 billion for the public schools. [ more › ]

The Best LGBTQ Nightlife In Chicago

We asked our LGBTQ staffers, friends and a few in-the-know allies where their favorite nightlife is across the city, from gay-friendly sports bars to bearded drag queens and lots of sweaty, fun dance parties. [ more › ]

Around Town: Seeing Red For Summer

  Today's Around Town gallery subjects are red and ready for summer. [ more › ]

U2 Creates Intimate Stadium Experience On Their New Tour

A little band from Ireland played some songs last night with all of their heart at the United Center. [ more › ]

Public Housing Unit-Turned Grocery Store Hopes To Fix Food Desert Issue

Could a public housing complex unit-turned grocery store alleviate the food desert problem in Ford Heights, a poor, suburban community that lacks affordable groceries? [ more › ]

Bulls Expected To Focus On Point Guards In Thursday Draft

With the Bulls drafting 22nd in tonight's NBA Draft, the team is expected to focus on point guards to address the roster's most glaring weakness. [ more › ]

'Big Game' And Big Movies For Director Jalmari Helander

Taking action movie tropes from the genre's golden era to a whole new level. [ more › ]

Evanston Approves Gun Ranges, With Restrictions

The city of Evanston may have cleared the way for a shooting range in the city, though officials have warned that such a business was not welcome in the area. [ more › ]

Tribune Sues City Over Refusal To Release Emails On CPS Contract

The Chicago Tribune is accusing the City of Chicago of withholding email records the news outlet believes it is owed under Freedom of Information law. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Dreary Day

We've got a cloudy day ahead of us, with cooler temps and rain to the south of the city. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Social Media Helped Prevent Coal City Tornado Deaths

Social media helped some people keep safe during the powerful tornado that tore through Coal City and other parts of the state this week. [ more › ]

42 People Face State, Federal Drug Charges In West Side Heroin Bust

The Chicago Police Department has busted at least 42 people on the West Side with a cache of drugs and firearms, and seized one man's Maserati. [ more › ]

An Evening Of Fine Art And Fine Food: Chicago Artists Coalition's Starving Artist Benefit

The Starving Artist benefit helps the CAC consistently put on great arts programming, exhibitions and other educational resources. [ more › ]

All Ranch Restaurant: Trendy Or Terrifying?

Everyone's favorite salad dressing is soon getting its own Midwestern restaurant. [ more › ]

Jimmy's Back! In The Smashing Pumpkins, That Is

File under least surprising news we've heard in a while. It's even better than when Brian was back! [ more › ]

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