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You Can Adopt A Dog Or Cat For Free This Weekend In Chicago

Last year, the event resulted in 1,354 animals finding new homes in Chicagoland. [ more › ]

Chicago Teachers Read In Front Of Rauner, Who Labelled Them 'Illiterate'

Gov. Bruce Rauner has achieved an elusive shit-where-you-eat hat trick over the last two days. [ more › ]

Fun Fact: The Muni Metro Runs Through The Hull Of A Sunken Ship

Lots of scuttled ships from the Gold Rush era lie beneath downtown streets, all part of the man-made landfill upon which our current Bay-front was built. [ more › ]

Multi-Millionaire Mocks City's "Lowball" $100 Million Offer For Brooklyn Park Site

Norm Brodsky, the multi-millionaire entrepreneur who for years has stood between North Brooklyn residents and their dream of a 28-acre park at Bushwick Inlet, poured salt into the wounds of weary local activists this week. Not only did...Show More Summary

Rudy Giuliani: Putin Is The Kind Of Murderer You Can Have A Beer With

Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani tells @katiecouric "Putin, to me, is a murderer, but he's not an insane murderer."— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) July 21, 2016 [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Funky Tickets

"We don't know if it is a federal tree or a local tree, but we do know this tree is definitely down." [ more › ]

‘cuz grits STILL ain’t groceries, people

Let’s dig way back into the archives for this one, shall we? Because even after all these years, it’s still very very good stuff … Have…

Alchemy Starts Here

The signs are up at Lawrence House for Owen + Alchemy, the juice bar that won the #FLATSproject small business incubator project. It will be in the easternmost storefront of the building.

Gunshow Welcomes Billy Cole as Restaurant’s First Pastry Chef

Atlanta chef, restaurateur, speaker and cookbook author Kevin Gillespie welcomes Billy Cole to his Gunshow team. Cole, the first pastry chef for the Glenwood Park restaurant, totes a well-balanced background that includes 12 years of culinary experience in both the pastry and savory sectors. Show More Summary

Police Groups Pay $15K For Full Page Chronicle Ad Basically Opposing Mario Woods Day

The ad implicitly criticizes the day of remembrance and re-centers a narrative of police reform on the importance of police officers' lives. [ more › ]

Friday Lunchtime Links: Local Scientists Turn Evel Knievel

49ers coach passes, Flintstone house gets price cut, Twitter's banned baddies. [ more › ]

Photos: Here's Your First Look At Panorama Festival

Panorama Fest, AEG's first effort at bringing Coachella into New York City, has officially kicked off. The 3-day event (ft. sets from Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and LCD Soundsystem) will be held on the popular festival grounds that Randall's Island has become—we're on site now, and here's what to expect if you're attending. [ more › ]

Welcome To The Thunderdome: Heat Advisory In Effect Until Tomorrow

This morning, as I was sandwiched between two sweaty straphangers on an overcrowded 2 train, I wondered when my suffering would end. As it turns out, the answer is not until tomorrow evening (or perhaps never). The National Weather Service...Show More Summary

How To Make The Atlantic's "Portland Is America's Whitest City" Article About Trump

by Sean Nelson A long read worth your time. White Seattle loosens tie, looks around nervously, dabs sweat from brow, exhales deeply. Kidding aside, Alana Semuels' long, well-researched, and well-argued study goes deep into the historic intention of segregation, and its long-term effects. Show More Summary

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