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Lollapalooza Green Street 2015: Art Market

Part of the Official Guide to Lollapalooza’s Green Street  The Art Market vendors, located in Green Street North and South, sell repurposed or ethically sourced goods. Black Ink Art blackinkart.com facebook.com/blackinkart Green Street South Is this your first Lolla? If not, how many years have you been here?  This is our second time at Lolla. […]

Lollapalooza Green Street 2015: Farmers Market

Part of the Official Guide to Lollapalooza’s Green Street Lolla Farmers Market, located north of Green Street, features small-batch food businesses from the Chicago area. Brunkow Cheese brunkowcheese.com facebook.com/BrunkowCheese twitter.com/brunkowcheese...Show More Summary

Lollapalooza Green Street 2015: Lolla Cares

Part of the Official Guide to Lollapalooza’s Green Street Lolla Cares organizations, located in Green Street North and South, support surrounding and international communities with causes ranging from health advocacy to sustainable living to fighting poverty at home and abroad. Show More Summary

Lowell's Last Call On Friday

A note from Lowell Thompson, whose Down In Uptown exhibit is currently at the Uptown Arts Center (941 West Lawrence, 4th Floor):"My Down In Uptown exhibition comes down this Friday, July 31, 2015.If you missed the opening, you may want...Show More Summary

From Condemned Storefronts To Penthouse Rentals: 4421 North Clark Goes On The Market

Since Thanksgiving 2011, when a fire destroyed the interiors of three empty buildings at 4415-4423 North Clark, we've been watching with interest to see what develops. We watched the city condemn them, then we saw them torn down, then we saw an empty lot for a couple years. Show More Summary

Sunnyside Mall Art & Music Fest, This Saturday

On Saturday, August 1st come to the 3rd Annual Sunnyside Mall Art & Music Festival on Sunnyside Avenue between Magnolia and Malden from 9am-3pm. Over 20 artists, four musicians and two food trucks. Get your morning java and scones from...Show More Summary

Treasures of Uptown: A Conversation About Homelessness

With homelessness so prevalent and talked about within our community, Treasures of Uptown (an interfaith action coalition) will be hosting an event on Sunday, August 2nd to address this topic and what we can do to improve the situation. Show More Summary

Try This Delicious Summer-Only Beer Made With Guava

A quick rundown on 5 Rabbit's limited summer release, Guava Paletas. [ more › ]

Alderman Wants To Ban Loud Music After 8 p.m.

One alderman who says the partying in his ward has gotten out of control is proposing a motion to ban loud music after 8 p.m. in Chicago. [ more › ]

Your Lollapalooza Cheat Sheet And Survival Guide

Heed our words and you will successfully party hard all weekend long. [ more › ]

The 12 Best Tacos In Chicago

There's a taco out there for virtually every price point and taste, from the unusual combinations at Wicker Park's Antique Taco to the steak tacos to end all steak tacos at Las Asadas to the hangover curing offal tacos at Taqueria Traspasada #2. [ more › ]

Hyde Park Could Be Getting A Hip New Boutique Hotel

There are plans in the works to bring a 90-room boutique hotel with a restaurant and patio to Hyde Park's 53rd Street. [ more › ]

Which Headliner Should You See At Lollapalooza?

Let's break 'em down and we'll give our thoughts on who you should see. [ more › ]

Wicker Park Taco Bell Serving Booze Will Get A Bouncer

The franchise has agreed to make concessions to Wicker Park residents concerned about their new booze-serving neighbor. [ more › ]

Driver Who Killed Cyclist Bobby Cann In Alleged DUI Won't Face Homicide Charges

Ryne San Hamel, who police say was drunk and speeding when he struck and killed cyclist Bobby Cann two years ago, won't be facing reckless homicide charges, a judge ruled. [ more › ]

New Doc To Explore Chicago Origins Of 'Mortal Kombat' And Other Gaming Classics

Chicago has an impressive history of video games that isn’t too well known and a developer who worked on 'Mortal Kombat' is making a documentary in an attempt to change that. [ more › ]

Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Motorcycle In Old Irving Park

A bicyclist was killed in a crash with a motorcyclist early this morning in Old Irving Park, authorities say. [ more › ]

Cecil The Lion Memorialized Outside Office Of Dentist Who Killed Him

Neighbors have built a memorial shrine to Cecil the lion at the door of his killer's dental office, complete with flowers and a stuffed animal monkey, tiger, leopard and lion. [ more › ]

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