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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Gender-Bending Melodrama "The New Girlfriend" Is A Crowd-Pleaser

'The New Girlfriend' is an engaging and crowd-pleasing film that mines the complex subject of gender for drama as well as laughs. [ more › ]

City Hall Loses Lawsuit Over Millennium Park Restaurant Contract

The long Park Grill saga ended in a stunning loss for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city today. [ more › ]

Photo: McDonald's Employee Puts Everything On Hold To Help Disabled Man Eat

An employee of a Chicago McDonald's is being recognized for going above and beyond in providing customer service to a disabled customer. [ more › ]

Photos: The Stunning Beauty Of 'Chicagohenge'

  This rare event offered a splendid natural light show to the Chicago crowds gathered to witness 'Chicagohenge.' [ more › ]

The 13 Best Pizza Places In Chicago

Not far from Resurrection Cemetery lies, hands-down, the best pizza in Chicagoland. [ more › ]

Police Misconduct Investigator Says Chicago Cops Threatened And Falsely Arrested Him

The lawsuit claims he was falsely arrested, threatened with a gun and slammed to the ground so violently by a Chicago police officer that he lost control of his bowels. [ more › ]

Watch A Rare Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse Sunday Evening

Chicagoans will have a rare chance to see a Supermoon total lunar eclipse on Sunday evening. [ more › ]

Video: WGN Apologizes For Flashing Nazi Patch During Yom Kippur Segment

No interns were thrown under the bus, but the station says it's "investigating" how the patch was able to make it on air [ more › ]

Photos: The Otherworldly Light Show Taking Over The Garfield Park Conservatory

  These other-worldly photos certainly inspired awe in us for the natural beauty and design achievement on display at the conservatory. [ more › ]

We Drank Everything At Boozy Taco Bell (So You Don't Have To)

The only thing "green" (aside from the admittedly planet-friendly LED lighting) is the faintly glowing pallor of the Mountain Dew Baja Blast, and the only thing "urban" is that it happens to be located in the middle of a city block with much better options. [ more › ]

A Good Cast Keeps The Familiar Fresh In 'A Brilliant Young Mind'

Add 'A Brilliant Young Mind' to that list of recent movies to explore genius via drama. [ more › ]

Everything You Need To Know About Rahm's Taxi, Uber And Rideshare Proposals

Find out what Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed city budget could mean for your ride home. [ more › ]

Art School Now Has A Local Beer Flavor

Half Acre's Gabriel Magliaro designed a beer for the SAIC's 150th Anniversary. [ more › ]

Rising Rents And Boring Yuppies Kill A Wicker Park Gastropub

"The neighborhood, it's a little bit more, I don't want to say it, it's a little bit more generic." [ more › ]

So What Really Was This Year's Song Of Summer?

Did 2015 have a clear winner? We think so, but it may not be who you'd expect. Or maybe it is! [ more › ]

Rape Kit Evidence In Patrick Kane Case Was Tampered With: Accuser's Attorney

The attorney for the woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape last month says a central piece of evidence—the rape kit performed on the woman after the alleged assault—may have been tampered with. [ more › ]

Industrial Music Legends Jam At Metro To Help Suicide Prevention

The weekend includes two monster line-us as a total of 14 bands will perform Friday and Saturday night, featuring some of the legends of the art form, as well as newer talent. [ more › ]

Catch 130 Hot New Films At the Chicago International Film Fest

Windy City movie junkies can now plan how to best feed their habit at next month's 51st Chicago International Film Festival. [ more › ]

'Chicagohenge' Is Happening Tonight If You Know When To Look

Stand among the skyscrapers of the Loop Wednesday night, and you're in for a beautiful light show courtesy of this year's Fall Equinox. [ more › ]

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