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Burge Reparations Ordinance Gets April Hearing

A hearing has been announced for an ordinance that would provide reparations for the victims of infamous Chicago Police Officer Jon Burge. After lengthy delays, it will come before City Council on April 14. [ more › ]

Hancock Building Could Lose Its Signature Name

Could the John Hancock be losing its “signature” too? That is the scoop Michael Sneed posed in a column that ran Monday, just days after the announcement of Willis Towers' sale. [ more › ]

Peregrine Falcons Ruling The Skies Once Again

This majestic predator was once endangered because of the effects DDT had on its population, but its official status will soon be changed to "recovered." [ more › ]

Alabama Shakes Shake Things Up At Chicago Theatre

Alabama Shakes gave a taste of what to expect from their forthcoming album during a high energy show last weekend. [ more › ]

[UPDATE] Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns From Congress

Rep. Aaron Schock has resigned today amid controversy regarding the spending of campaign and taxpayer dollars. [ more › ]

Emanuel And Garcia Spar In First Debate

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger Chuy Garcia faced off last night in the first of three scheduled debates. Though spirited, it relied on the same-old criticisms and lacked in deeper substance. [ more › ]

Around Town: Erin Go Bragh

  We celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a few more festive shots from our Flick Pool in Around Town today. [ more › ]

Oprah's Not-So-Favorite Things Headed To Auction Block In April

  In classic Oprah fashion, the former TV host is auctioning off some of her former “favorite things” in a public sale through Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. [ more › ]

EXCLUSIVE: Listen To The First Track Off Monobody's Debut LP

Enjoy the complex, celestial vibes from "Lifeguard Of A Helpless Body" and get a taste of what Monobody has in store for you. [ more › ]

In Case You Missed It: A Look At Hyde Park

This post is a sponsored collaboration between Jameson and Gothamist staff. [ more › ]

Food And Drink Links: 10 Secret Weapons Behind Chicago’s Top Restaurants And More

The Reader's Bar Issue, ten back of the house people you should know, how Goose Island beers fare with age and more articles we're reading in today's food and drink links. [ more › ]

Survey Shows Millennials Are Logged In, Definitely Not Tuned Out

A recent survey examined how Generation Y gets informed and found that fears about millennials' indifference to (or ignorance of) the world around them have been greatly exaggerated. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

At least it is perfect corned beef and cabbage weather. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Alderman Pressures Emanuel Administration After Fatal Nightclub Shooting

Ald. Scott Waguespack is pressuring Emanuel’s administration to crack down on bars and nightclubs after a fight ended in a fatal shooting in front of a Bucktown club early Monday morning. [ more › ]

A Long Way From College Dropout: Kanye West Recieves Honorary Doctorate From Art Institute Of Chicago

In a recent interview, Kanye West announced the news that he'll be receiving an honorary doctorate on May 5 from the Art Institute of Chicago. [ more › ]

Top Somm: A Look At The Central Regional Finals In Chicago

Who will make it through the grueling tests of knowledge and service to be crowned Top Somm or Top New Somm? [ more › ]

Chicago: A 'Bomb Train' Kind Of Town?

The fires are out from a massive oil train inferno outside Galena, Illinois earlier this month. But the smoldering mess highlights a threat some Chicagoans see every day. [ more › ]

This Week In Chicago Food Porn: You Had Me At Crispy Bacon-Almond Praline

Behold the Heavens To Bacon Bar, which is crafted of crispy bacon-almond praline, potato chips, smoked sea salt caramel, puffed rice and 66% dark chocolate. [ more › ]

Vic Spencer Is Still Bringing A Fresh Take To Classic Hip-Hop

The seasoned MC just release his best album to date. We spoke to him ahead of his show at Empty Bottle tomorrow. [ more › ]

Around Town: It's A Sunshine Day

  After the recent lovely weather, we've got sunshine on the brain today in Around Town. [ more › ]

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