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Hebru Brantley Mural Completed On Broadway

The signature went on it, so the Flyboy mural on the side of the Uptown Broadway Building is done. It's interesting to see a 1920s Spanish baroque building with a 2015 street-art inspired mural on the side -- Uptown's Roaring 20s past on the front of the building, and one of today's rising stars literally just around the corner. Show More Summary

Meet Uptown's "Gangsters and Ghosts" On October 29th

Another event to mark on the calendar as the build-up to Halloween continues.On Thursday, October 29th, Buena Park resident Gene Tenner will speak on the ghostly history of two area cemeteries, St. Boniface and Graceland, and detailShow More Summary

Culver's Wouldn't Let Franchisee Open On The South Side: Lawsuit

Popular Wisconsin-based fast food chain Culver's is being sued for discrimination by a former franchisee. [ more › ]

Today At The Uptown Arts Center

Worn Articles: Heard, Read, Remembered, is a site-specific exhibition, conceived for an architectural space that carries a long history of spoken text, written text, and embodied text. A group of select artists was invited to find inspiration...Show More Summary

Northbound Broadway Closed to Vehicles Between Wilson & Leland Starting Monday

Work on the new tracks for the rehabbed Wilson L project is kicking into high gear, with a big traffic diversion starting next week and continuing for a month. CTA tells us: There will be a Northbound Broadway Detour starting 10-05-2015 and running through 11-06-2015 (Continuous Closure of 4600-4659 N. Show More Summary

Uptown Underground Goes All Out For October & Halloween

Uptown Underground is celebrating October in a big way. Not only will there be Halloween themes throughout the month (everything from magic shows to drag shows to Rocky Horror Shows), there's a new price structure and new entertainment...Show More Summary

Michael Moore's New Film To Premier In Midwest At Chicago's International Film Festival

It was announced today that the inflammatory filmmaker will be heading to Chicago for the Midwest premiere of his latest movie. [ more › ]

These Excellent Cocktails Are Awash With Fall Flavors

Owen Worley uses spice smartly, transforming a simple vodka cranberry into a memorable highball. [ more › ]

White Sox Fire Bench Coach Mark Parent Following Disastrous Season

After a disastrous season, the White Sox fired bench coach Mark Parent [ more › ]

Niche: The Top 7 Liberal Arts Colleges in Illinois

Seven Illinois colleges have been ranked as the state's best liberal arts schools for 2016, four of which are among the nation's Top 100. To come up with the rankings, Niche assessed more than 1,000 public and private four-year institutions using the most recent data from the U.S. Show More Summary

Photos: One Of Those Quirky Harry Weese River Cottages Is For Sale

  You have a very rare chance to purchase a Harry Weese River Cottage, inspired by 1950s communist architecture in Hungary. [ more › ]

Nate Bargatze: Clean-Cut and Funny

You may not know his name yet... but you will. Nate Bargatze is gaining audiences in the comedy world for his rare kind of funny: the clean-cut kind! With surely more to come, Nate has already had two specials on Comedy Central Presents, and has appeared multiple times on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Show More Summary

Rahm Touted Bogus CPS Graduation Stats During Campaign

The Chicago Public Schools graduation rate that Mayor Rahm Emanuel cited throughout his reelection campaign were incorrect and had to be revised, schools officials admitted Thursday. [ more › ]

Meet Avant, Chicago's Newest Billion Dollar Tech Startup

Earlier this week, Avant received a new round of funding at $325 million dollars, which pushed them into that much-coveted "unicorn" status. [ more › ]

Arne Duncan Is Stepping Down As U.S. Education Secretary

The White House has announced that Education Secretary Arne Duncan is stepping down in December. [ more › ]

City May Euthanize Sick Cats If They Can't Find Foster Homes Soon

Animal shelters in Chicago desperately need foster homes for cats that have been exposed feline distemper and need to be in isolation, or else they could be euthanized. [ more › ]

Intelligentsia Coffee Could Sell For $100 Million-Plus

Intelligentsia Coffee, the Chicago-based roaster with shops in California and New York that has been called the coffee industry's top power player, is looking for a buyer. [ more › ]

Meet The Chefs Who Make Chicago's Restaurant Scene And Eat Great Food

Need a last minute weekend plan? This foodie event can't be beat. [ more › ]

Tainted Heroin May Have Caused 20 Overdoses On The West Side In One Night

Batches of very dangerous heroin, possibly laced with the painkiller fentanyl, may have caused more than 20 overdoses on the West Side since Wednesday night. [ more › ]

Do Black Lives Matter to African American People?

This particular subject might be too sensitive for some people, but it needs to be addressed. Black Lives Matter is a good concept, but how do we address Black on Black violence? African American people kill one another in record numbers throughout the United States. Show More Summary

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