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Huge New Multimedia Installation Heading To Huge Downtown Tower

The series of 89 LED "blades" line the mammoth plaza of the 150 N Riverside tower downtown. [ more › ]

Hundreds March For Peace In Englewood On Good Friday

Hundreds of people marched in Englewood Friday alongside Cardinal Blase Cupich and other religious and community leaders demanding peace in the city streets. [ more › ]

Photos: Tour The Brilliant Feminist Design & Stunning Studio Of Chicago's Vichcraft

The much-adored designer Jenna Blazevich crafts meaningful political work that's perfect for the age of Trumpism and Pepsi-ad idiocy. [ more › ]

Police Warn Of Carjacking Rear-Ending Vehicles In Traffic, Then Stealing Them

Police are warning Near West Side residents about multiple carjackings reported in April, in which car thieves would cause minor car crashes in order to create a distraction and drive off in the cars. [ more › ]

The Wrigley Area Is Getting Some Exciting New Bar Options

We're excited to see Merges, who has had great success with both bars and casual restaurants, bring his talents to bear on a Wrigleyville patio and tap. [ more › ]

11 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

The Rolling Stones, Willy Wonka and Dan Savage? The weekend couldn't get much more awesome. [ more › ]

This Is The Biggest Chicago Hot Dog We've Ever Seen

This thing is so huge, it must have depleted the local sport pepper supply. [ more › ]

The Police Contract Battle Is Running Deep & Turning Odd

The new police union head isn't saying much, but he's pushing back on "the anti-police movement," as he calls it. [ more › ]

Photos: A First Look At The Big Rolling Stones Exhibit At Navy Pier

Ready to get yer ya ya's out with this huge installation of Rolling Stones memorabilia? [ more › ]

Confusing & Discouraging Answers Come From Hearing On United Airlines, Chicago Aviation Dept.

When asked about aviation-police use of force, involuntary-removal procedure, and whether the Dao incident was a customer-service or security issue, the panel gave a resounding "We'll get back to you." [ more › ]

U.S. Steel Slammed Over Dangerous Chromium Spill Near Lake Michigan

"This incident is a warning to us all that if the Trump administration's plan to cripple the EPA is enacted, there will be no one left to protect residents from bad actors like U.S. Steel," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said. [ more › ]

United Airlines, Aviation Department Grilled During City Council Hearing

A United representative said most situations in which would-be passengers are asked to give up a space are handled at the gate, prior to boarding. "Unfortunately... we failed," he said. [ more › ]

A New Local Food Co-Op Could Come To Wilson Red Line's Historic Gerber Building

The iconic Gerber Bulding, with its distinct stone facade and beaux arts detailing, has been vacant for years. [ more › ]

Rep. Schakowsky Wants To Ban Involuntary 'Bumping' From Flights

"...I do not want to rely on voluntary compliance from the airlines to prevent this sort of incident," said the lawmaker. [ more › ]

The Blackhawks Are The Favorites To Win The Stanley Cup. Here's Why.

The Blackhawks have earned their shine. But they have a lot more than reputation bolstering them. [ more › ]

Dr. Dao Suffered Broken Nose, 'Significant 'Concussion & Lost 2 Teeth: Lawyer

"What happened to my dad should have never happened to any human being," Dao's daughter said. [ more › ]

Nicole Kidman & Werner Herzog Can't Pull 'Queen Of The Desert' Out Of The Sand

It should be a dream pairing. But the bizarrely old-fashioned epic never escapes the long shadow of 'Lawrence of Arabia.' [ more › ]

Anti-Reformist Challenger Tops Dean Angelo To Head Up Police Union

Surprise winner Kevin Graham could prove even more hardline than the ever-outspoken Angelo against reform measures. [ more › ]

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