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

Blog Post Archive

Prison System Wants A Cut Of Brown's Chicken Killer's Civil Rights Judgment

James Degorski was awarded $451,000 in damages in March after he suffered injuries when a Cook County Jail guard attacked him in 2002. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Acceptance

It's a dress rehearsal for winter. How tight is your fleece game? [ more › ]

Extra Extra: United To Use Fewer But Larger Planes From O'Hare

In a move United Airlines said will benefit the company and air passengers (but mainly the airline), United will supersize its flights at O'Hare International Airport and create multiple rush hours during the day. [ more › ]

Forest Park Mayor Wants To Ban Saggy Pants

Let's be honest: sagging pants have managed to outlast nu-metal, Beanie Babies and bell bottoms; for better or worse, they're here to stay. [ more › ]

Here Are The 2015 Chicago Michelin Star Winners

Michelin announced its Chicago 2015 star ratings this afternoon. The most exciting change is that Grace now has three stars, which is Michelin's highest rating. [ more › ]

Tuesday Afternoon Diversion: A Collaborative Effort

Create & Explore bills itself as "a conversation between mediums" and brings together photographers and DJs to collaborate on killer videos. [ more › ]

Preview: Some Sweet New Offerings At Little Goat Bakery

  From savory to sweet, Little Goat Bakery has expanded their menu to offer up a new bevy of items that totally encourage grabbing a cookie or swiss roll for breakfast on your way to work. [ more › ]

Chrissie Hynde To Bring Career-Spanning Show To The Chicago Theatre

Hynde is touring with a setlist that spans her career, including new material from her latest album to classics from The Pretenders' repertoire. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: Kane, Toews Top NHL's Jersey Sales List

The Goofus and Gallant of the Blackhawks sit in the top two spots on the NHL's top-selling jerseys list. [ more › ]

Blair Kamin (Almost) Nails The Lucas Museum Design Backlash

While Kamin criticizes the design he doesn't get to the root of the opposition to the Lucas Museum. [ more › ]

Pencil This In: Kot & Cohen/Staples & Aretha At City Lit Books

Greg Kot's book on the Staples Singers is being released in paperback and this event will help promote that. [ more › ]

Around Town: Horses Of Honor

  Today in Around Town we spotlight Horses of Honor, the public art installation project that benefits the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation. [ more › ]

Make Jean Georges Vongerichten’s Brussels Sprout Salad

Jean Georges Vongerichten makes a mean raw Brussels sprouts salad and here's the recipe. [ more › ]

Study: Chicago One Of The Worst Cities For Veterans

A new study shows an occasional thank you may be all veterans are receiving in Chicago. [ more › ]

Rockin' Our Turntable: The Skull 'For Those Which Are Asleep'

The anticipated debut album from The Skulls about as solid as an ass-kicker comes. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Bulls Seize Pistons

Derrick Rose showed flashes of his early brilliance as he keyed a balanced Bulls attack. [ more › ]

White Sox Abreu Wins AL Rookie Of The Year Award

The vote was unanimous as Abreu became the first White Sox to win Rookie of the Year honors since Ozzie Guillen in 1985. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Twisted

Warm this morning, cold this evening. Welcome to autumn in Chicago, [ more › ]

Extra Extra: New City Treasurer Nominee One Step Closer To Approval

The City Council Finance Committee approved Mayor Emanuel's nomination of Kurt Summers as Chicago's new Treasurer. On to the full council. [ more › ]

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