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Hiatus Kaiyote Displays Their Musical Arsenal At Double Door

What is the sound of "Shaolin Monk Motherfunk?" We found out. [ more › ]

Around Town: Cloud Coverage

  We enjoy a little cloud coverage today in Around Town. [ more › ]

Megabus Rider Subdues Gunman On Bus Bound For Minneapolis

A Megabus rider helped nab a fellow passenger with a gun Tuesday night after he heard a gunshot coming from the bus's bathroom. [ more › ]

North Coast Music Festival Announces Final Headliner

The final rock headliner for the 2015 North Coast Music festival has been announced. [ more › ]

The Maggie Daley Park Climbing Wall Is Open, But It's Not Cheap

The new rock climbing walls at Maggie Daley Park opened to the public yesterday. But as we found out, climbing will cost you. Especially as a novice. [ more › ]

Welcome To Night Vale, Chicago!

The popular, witty and and wonderfully eerie podcast made a live appearance in town last week. [ more › ]

Our Candy Crushes: Dr. Ray's Toffee

A snack that's delightfully crunchy from both the snap of the caramelized sugar and the dusting of almonds. Oh, and it pairs well with bourbon. [ more › ]

Wisconsin Cop Will Not Face Charges In Shooting Death Of Tony Robinson

Madison, Wisconsin Police Officer Matt Kenny will not be charged in the death of Tony Robinson, a biracial man Kenny shot and killed in March. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Hello Again, Sun

Although it is still rather cool for mid-May, we'll enjoy the return of some sunshine today in Chicago. [ more › ]

Extra Extra: Chicago Credit Rating Now 'Junk'

Following a ruling on the city's beleaguered pensions, the city's credit rating has fallen to junk' status. [ more › ]

The CTA Is Rolling Out A System To Cure Bus-Bunching

Could 2015 be the end of bus-bunching? Not so fast, but the CTA is working on it. [ more › ]

Autopsy Shows Steve Montador Had CTE, Family To Sue NHL

An autopsy of former NHL defenseman Steve Montador's brain shows that he had "widespread presences of CTE." [ more › ]

The Makings Of A Maibock With Byron Moore Of Ale Syndicate

The secrets of a German style lager brewed especially for May with a recipe if you want to try it out at home. [ more › ]

Dr. Kanye West Drops In To Rap With Vic Mensa, More News On His Involvement With 'Chiraq'

Dr. West's busy day in Chicago continued yesterday after his SAIC commencement speech, when he stopped by and dropped a few verses with Vic Mensa. [ more › ]

NIMBY Nonsense Continues At Lakeview Whole Foods Meetings

Lakeview's latest neighborhood eyesore could be a new Whole Foods Market, according to some unhappy residents. [ more › ]

Magical Mushrooms

  Mushrooms are here! We enjoy some funky fungi today in Around Town. [ more › ]

Spoon, Weezer, Erykah Badu To Headline Taste Of Chicago

Finally, some headliners that push a few boundaries. [ more › ]

Right Bee Cider: A Cider Made With Love

It all started when Charlie Davis made Katie Morgan a cider for her birthday. Now they are married and their cider is on tap in bars across Chicago. [ more › ]

Meet President Willie Wilson? Chicago Mayoral Candidate Eyes Presidential Bid

Yesterday Willie Wilson announced he could throw his hat in the ring for President of the United States. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Below Normal

Grab a sweater or jacket as you head out the door this morning, with a high only in the upper 50s, we're in for a chilly spring day. [ more › ]

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