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Mamby On The Beach Announces Stellar Line-up Including MGMT, Thundercat, Cut Copy

Mamby continues to evolve from an EDM fest into something much better and more varied. [ more › ]

Sue The T-Rex Is Running A D&D Game On Twitter & It Is Freaking Amazing

This isn't just a series of D&D references; it's a full-on game, complete with characters (of course, the main character is a "dino-sorcerer"), polls of the audience to decide what to do next, dice rolls (with photographs) and ridiculous antics. [ more › ]

Jewish School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

Anti-Semitic incidents have been on the rise since Trump's inauguration. [ more › ]

Prank Signs Advertising 'Future Internment Camp' Pop Up At Chicago Sites

They're the handiwork of noted street-art prankster Plastic Jesus. [ more › ]

Chance The Rapper Tells Rauner To 'Do Your Job,' Donates $1M To Chicago Public Schools

He also called on corporations to pony up until Rauner and state legislators come up with a funding solution. [ more › ]

Photos: Former Home Of Mr. T & Infamous 'Tree Massacre' For Sale For $7.5M

The classic Tudor Revival estate in Lake Forest, Illinois, where celebrity Mr. T once famously "massacred" a set of trees, is back on the market for $7.5 million. [ more › ]

60-Story Hotel-And-Condo Tower Proposed For River North

It could dramatically alter the skyline, and street-level architecture, just west of the Magnificent Mile. [ more › ]

Cops Care More About Black Lives Than 'A Lot Of Black Politicians,' Says Police Union Head

The comments come as the City Council's Black Caucus, along with other aldermen, push hard for reforms in the police union's contract. [ more › ]

13 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Arts, music and more give us excuses to go out this week. [ more › ]

Man Stabbed During CTA Blue Line Train Fight Saturday Morning

A man was stabbed on a Loop-bound Blue Line train Saturday morning during a fight on the train, according to police. [ more › ]

Chicago Went 6 Days Without A Fatal Shooting For The First Time In Over 4 Years

Only once within those years had the city gone more than four days without a deadly shooting. [ more › ]

Photos: The 2017 Polar Plunge Featured Dax Shepard & Thousands Of Freezing Chicagoans

Thousands of Chicagoans turned out Sunday morning to jump in the freezing cold lake water off North Avenue Beach and raise money for Special Olympics Chicago—including celebrity guest Dax Shepard and many, many more costumed participants. [ more › ]

Trump Looks To Chop Great Lakes Restoration Funds By 97 Percent: Report

It's part of a reported initial proposal that would slash EPA spending by a staggering $2 billion. [ more › ]

Photos: Friday's Massive Trans Liberation Rally Was Beautiful & Necessary

Hundreds of Chicagoans demanding equal rights and protections for trans people rallied in the Loop and marched through downtown Friday night. [ more › ]

Staff Of The City's Largest Charter School Network Are Organizing A Union

"I am extremely proud of their desire to strengthen their collective voice to advocate for the students they serve," Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said. [ more › ]

NYC Mayor De Blasio Chides Trump's 'Painful' Chicago Obsession At Speech In Town

Another important topic of discussion: New York vs. Chicago hot dogs. [ more › ]

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