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Filed Under:United States / Chicago
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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Mountain Goats' John Darnielle Rocked Lincoln Hall ... With Conversation

The frontman for Mountain Goats played Lincoln Hall this week, but instead of a guitar he wielded conversation about his recent book. [ more › ]

A Day Of Learning, Drinking And Eating At Chicago's First Taste Talks

Penciling down what some of our best local food and drink gurus had to say while struggling to hold our bounty of treats like cider doughnuts and bourbon [ more › ]

Thursday Afternoon Diversion: What Are you Doing, Bear?

What happens if a bear begins to climb your tree stand? [ more › ]

Metra Introduces $2.4 Billion Capital Investment Plan

It’s a politically risky proposition for a transit agency that doesn’t have the best track record for fiscal responsibility. [ more › ]

Exclusive Video Premiere: Crow Moses 'Water Mains'

We're premiering the video for Crow Moses' 'Water Mains,' in which a girl lives our long-time dream of being abducted by a man in a suit wearing a horse head mask. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Reports Of Gunfire On Blue Line Platform

Police are investigating a report of gunfire on the platform at the LaSalle Street Blue Line station this morning. The incident reportedly occurred around 11:15 a.m. [ more › ]

Burger Joint To Call Former Hot Doug's Space Home

A new tenant is lined up for the former Hot Doug’s space and the corpse of Chicago’s 'encased meat emporium' is not even cold yet. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Andersonville Arts & Design Weekend

The 12th annual Andersonville Art & Design Walk Oct. 10-12 kicks off Friday with the 'Night of 100 pARTies!' art walk of galleries and receptions along Clark Street. [ more › ]

Around Town: True Colors

  We're fascinated by autumn's color show in today's gallery. [ more › ]

The Good Old Hockey Game: Blackhawks Season Preview

Here comes another year filled with lofty expectations and ups and downs, but with any luck, the Hawks will be treating us to a party in Grant Park in the near future. [ more › ]

QUICK SPINS: Ex Hex, Tweedy

Let's check out recent debut releases from a certain father / son team, and a hard rocking trio featuring Mary Timony (ex-Wild Flag and Helium). [ more › ]

Waukegan Teacher's Strike Continues

Waukegan teachers continued to picket the suburb's board of education offices with a rally that brought more than 1,000 supporters as their strike entered a fifth day. [ more › ]

Building The 606, Bridge By Bridge

The next event in the Trail Mix series, 'Bridges: Up, Over, Through and Down,' looks to explore the engineering behind The 606. [ more › ]

Another Police Involved Shooting Sparks Protests in St. Louis

St. Louis Police claim Vonderrit Myers Jr. pointed a gun at the off-duty officer; relatives claim Myers had a sandwich in his hand. [ more › ]

Tribune Runs Sympathetic Bicycling Op-Ed; Hell Freezes Over

Hell didn’t just freeze; it went polar vortex solid. [ more › ]

Karen Lewis Undergoes Emergency Surgery

The Chicago Teachers Union has scheduled a 4 p.m. news conference where they are expected to offer details of Lewis' health. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Space Invader

You need to warm up in short order because the weather isn't going to do it for you today. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: CTU Is Mum On Karen Lewis' Health

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis remains hospitalized and the union's spokespeople have no updates on her condition. [ more › ]

Fun Fun Fun Film: 'The Hairy Who And The Chicago Imagists'

  You don't want to miss this engrossing and informative documentary about this decidedly significant group of artists in the 60s and beyond. [ more › ]

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