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Ruido Fest Brought The Noise To Pilsen

The inaugural Ruido Fest fills us with hope for its return next year. [ more › ]

Neo Nightclub Loses Lease, Prepares Temporary Move To Wicker Park

Chicago dance club Neo, popular among the city's post-punk gothic crowd, is leaving its home since 1979 on Lincoln Park's Clark Street. [ more › ]

Attend A Dinner Showcasing The Urban Agriculture Of The Plant

Tomorrow night enjoy a menu celebrating the cheese, prawns, fish and greens of local food business incubator The Plant. [ more › ]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Preview: Sunday

These are the acts the staff is personally excited to see in Union Park on Sunday. [ more › ]

Alki David Postpones Chief Keef Hologram Concert, Blames 'Meddling' Priest

Thanks to the "meddling" of a 66-year-old anti-violence activist, Chief Keef's charity hologram concert, originally slated for this afternoon, is postponed. [ more › ]

Chart Shows The Moment Chicago Became Unaffordable For Millennial Renters

2012: The year Chicago hosted the NATO Summit, Rod Blagojevich went to prison, Kanye West first appeared in an episode of 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'—and Chicago's rents officially became too high. [ more › ]

Same Old Situation: White Sox Midseason Review

The White Sox kicked off the second half of the season feting the 2005 World Series championship team—which may be the only way a World Series is celebrated at U.S. Cellular Field anytime soon. [ more › ]

City Set To Increase Daily Divvy Bike Fee By 40 Percent

Bad news for tourists and the casual Divvy user: The city is increasing the daily fee to rent Divvy bikes from $7 to $9.95. [ more › ]

Viola Davis And J-Lo Go Full Bronson In 'Lila & Eve'

The bodies fall faster in this amusingly over-the-top revenge drama that is the Lifetime network's answer to 'Death Wish.' [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Partly Stormy

Get used to the humidity, because it's not going away anytime soon. [ more › ]

Wilco Drops Surprise New Album 'Star Wars,' Download It For Free

Jeff Tweedy and the boys take everyone by surprise with the sudden appearance of 'Star Wars.' [ more › ]

Extra Extra: 'Run, Forrest' Says CTU's Karen Lewis Of Claypool CPS Appointment

Chicago Teachers Union head Karen Lewis said she warned Forrest Claypool, just appointed the public schools CEO, not to take the CPS gig. [ more › ]

Happy Hour Specials Are Back On The Menu For Illinois Restaurants, For Better Or Worse

Who said nothing gets done in Springfield? Thanks to your elected representatives, for the first time since 1989 bars in Illinois are now able to offer Happy Hour specials. [ more › ]

There's Food For Every Appetite At The 2015 Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork does its tight-knit festival right by satiating hunger and thirst the way thrift store buyers do for fashion. [ more › ]

The 12 Best Niche Stores In Chicago

Even in the age of online deals, Chicago is still home to some fascinating speciality stores that put a little humanity back into the shopping experience. [ more › ]

'Safelight' Keeps Characters, Mood In Focus For This Summer Movie Season Antidote

Quiet, modest, and the antithesis of this amped-up summer movie season, 'Safelight' seems like a cinematic refugee from another era. [ more › ]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Preview: Saturday

These are the acts the staff is personally excited to see in Union Park on Saturday. [ more › ]

Mayor Taps Former Chief of Staff, CTA Head Forrest Claypool to Lead CPS

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that he has chosen his chief of staff Forrest Claypool to become the city's next schools CEO. [ more › ]

Tomorrow Never Knows: Cubs Midseason Review

It's not a surprise that the Cubs are much improved. But even the most optimistic Cubs fans didn't expect these talented yet inexperienced young players to end first half in a playoff position. [ more › ]

Questions Of Police Brutality Raised Over Illinois Woman Found Dead In Texas Jail Cell

An Illinois woman was found dead in a Texas jail cell Monday, with authorities calling her death as suicide by hanging. But family and friends have taken to social media to dispute this claim. [ more › ]

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