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Blog Post Archive

Aldermen Are Trying To Stop Uber Self-Driving Cars Before They Even Arrive

This one has the makings of another City Council-vs.-Uber dogfight. [ more › ]

Your Taxes Are About To Get Little Higher: City Approves New Water, Sewer Tax

In an effort to sprinkle baking soda over the raging grease fire that is this city's finances, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed for the tax as a necessary step in preventing Chicago's four pension funds from going broke within the next decade. [ more › ]

Aldermen, Activists Question Rahm's New Police Oversight Agency

The proposed replacement for the beleaguered IPRA is still short on specifics and funding details. [ more › ]

The City Is Building Another New River Bridge So Cyclists And Joggers Don't Die In Traffic

The city is planning to build a new bridge over the river on the far North Side to help out cyclists and joggers who have to cross a busy street to use the popular North Channel Trail. [ more › ]

New Hotel By Wrigley Field Will Look Splashy, Have Big Food-World Names

The unlikely trend of in-neighborhood, swanky boutique lodging carries on. [ more › ]

New Food Fest Will Let You Sample From Fulton Market's Trendiest Restaurants

Stephanie Izard and Paul Kahan are throwing a party in the West Loop, and you're invited. [ more › ]

CTA Hopes To Pick Up The Pace With Prepaid Bus-Boarding Pilot

Finicky Ventra Cards may soon cease to be the bane of your existence. [ more › ]

Police Charge Man With Murder After Devastating Fire Killed 4 In South Shore

A Chicago man has been charged with murder and arson after a fire killed four people in South Shore last month. [ more › ]

White Sox Set World Record For Most Dogs At A Sporting Event

More than 1,000 dogs gathered at the stadium. It was pretty freakin' adorable. [ more › ]

Boy, 11, Among 5 People Injured In Ukrainian Village Home Invasion

Three attackers, armed baseball bats and a gun, broke down the victims' door at around 1 a.m. this morning. [ more › ]

Female Jogger Choked In River North On Saturday Morning

Police are alerting residents after a woman was attacked while running at around 5:50 a.m. [ more › ]

Nathan Rabin Talks Trump, Juggalos And Leaving Chicago

The longtime A.V. Club writer has moved on from his native Chicago. And he's finding a sense of belonging in unexpected places. [ more › ]

Man Shot Near The Belmont CTA Station Tuesday Morning

He was shot in the butt just west of the L stop in Lakeview, the victim told police. [ more › ]

Going Somewhere? Here's How To Find Joy Along The Way And Discover The Life Deliziosa™

Here in Chicago, there are those who wander—and then, of course, there are those who wander the Italian way. We’ve partnered with Sanpellegrino® Sparkling Fruit Beverages to tell you a bit about how to live The Life Deliziosa™ with the Delightways app—so no longer will your path through life be straight or narrow. [ more › ]

It Cost Over $400K To Fix Grant Park After Lollapalooza

That added fourth day (plus some uncooperative weather) cost a pretty penny. [ more › ]

UChicago Faculty Respond To 'Trigger Warnings' Controversy With Open Letter

Scores of University of Chicago faculty have signed on to a response to the school's controversial letter to students about "trigger warnings" and "intellectual safe spaces." [ more › ]

The Viral Campaign To Help A Local Paleta Vendor Has Officially Gone Global

Germans have now especially taken a shine to the viral campaign, the creator said. Good on you, Germany. [ more › ]

Plans For New Riverline Neighborhood Near South Loop Look Gorgeous

The fledging neighborhood will feature gorgeous public parks and architecturally appealing apartment buildings along the south branch of the Chicago River, featuring plenty of public, riverfront walkways and water taxi docks. [ more...

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