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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
Posts on Regator:42558
Posts / Week:128.2
Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Riot Fest Announces Daily Lineups

Now you don't have to guess about which day The National is playing and if their set would happen opposite The Afghan Whigs. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Former Sun-Times Printing Plant Sold

The former Sun-Times printing plant on South Ashland was sold to a developer of data centers. [ more › ]

High Butter Prices Threaten Delicious Food

The main cause is increased exports of American butter to other countries, but other factors are at play. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: 'Big Trouble In Little China' At The Music Box

Kurt Russell is at his most rakishly handsome, smart-assed best in John Carpenter’s 1986 film, which gets the midnight movie treatment at the Music Box this weekend. [ more › ]

Around Town: The Gaza Protests At Home

  The ongoing violence in Gaza has even affected pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian supporters here in Chicago. [ more › ]

Woman Post Selfie Of Stolen Dress To Facebook; Instant Karma Ensues

Here is a reminder that posting proof of your stupidity on social media can come back to bite you in the ass. [ more › ]

Green Sense Farms Scraps Sun For LEDs

If Willy Wonka were a farmer, he would have started Green Sense Farms. As it is, Robert Colangelo got there first, using LEDs to grow microgreens just over the Indiana border. [ more › ]

Over 2.5 Million Pounds Of Asian Carp Have Been Removed From Area Waterways

The fishermen hired by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources say this has been the most effective way to keep Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. [ more › ]

Hudson Mohawke 'Chimes' In With New EP

Less than 24 hours after performing for the sweatiest crowd of the weekend at Pitchfork Music Festival, UK producer Hudson Mohawke announced a new EP. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Padres Hammer Cubs

Tsuyoshi Wada couldn't keep the Padres under control at Wrigley Field Wednesday night. [ more › ]

Heritage Bicycles Mechanics Assist Cops In Catching Bike Thieves

Heritage Bikes is getting a lot of positive publicity today after bike mechanics at the Lakeview shop assisted police in nabbing two juveniles who stole a bike from a customer. [ more › ]

Daley Will Not Testify In Park Grill Case

Park Grill Attorney Steven Novack said his clients were disappointed but, after viewing Daley's medical records, "it was the right thing to do." [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Blame Canada

Or praise Canada for this freakishly cool yet beautiful summer weather. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Shamiya Adams' Family Seeking Donations For Burial

In other news, Jack White looked slightly happier at today's White Sox game. [ more › ]

Afternoon Box Score: Royals Trump Sox Again

On the fifth anniversary of Mark Buehrle's perfect game the White Sox were Kansas City's bitch once again. Mike Moustakis scored the winning run on a single by Nori Aoki in the ninth inning as the Sox are now 1-2 in their current 13-game stretch against AL Central opposition. [ more › ]

City To Review Thousands Of Red-Light Camera Tickets

Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld said, “nothing is more important than maintaining the public trust in our safety programs.” [ more › ]

NIN And Soundgarden Keep The Louder Side Of The '90s Alive

Start drooling as a couple hunks from the Alternative Nation make their way to us. [ more › ]

The 9 Best Vegan Restaurants In Chicago

Here are the places that make even us indiscriminate omnivores drool in anticipation. [ more › ]

Wednesday Afternoon Diversion: Street Writing

Here's two very talented London street painters, plying their craft. [ more › ]

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