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Lollapalooza 2015 Mayhem: 34 Arrested For Drugs, Illegal Entry, Theft

Lollapalooza saw at least 34 arrests over the music fest's three-day takeover of Grant Park. [ more › ]

Comedian John Mulaney Sells Out Fundraiser For Political Watchdogs

The charming stand up comedian will perform a sold-out show this Thursday night at Park West in support of the nonprofit watchdog The Better Government Association. [ more › ]

Burger Battle (With Bonus Truffles) At Publican Quality Meats Tuesday

This week's battle is extra special, as it includes culinary magician, fine food importer and truffle maven Roderick Markus of Rare Tea Cellar. [ more › ]

Lollapalooza 2015 Day 3: Rock And Stormy Roll (Photos)

       It's on! It's off! It's on! It's off! A turbulent day three closes out Lollapalooza weekend. [ more › ]

Bloomingdale Trail Neighbor Worries 'Design Flaw' Could Attract Sketchy Characters

It sounds like the NIMBYest of NIMBY complaints but Mike Runkle actually loves the Bloomingdale Trail. [ more › ]

This Jerk Showed Up To Lollapalooza With A 'RAPE YOUR FACE' T-Shirt

Some idiot showed up to Lollapalooza this weekend wearing a T-shirt that said "RAPE YOUR FACE." [ more › ]

At Least 3 Dead And 37 Wounded In Weekend Of Gun Violence

Three Chicagoans were killed in fatal shootings around the city this weekend, bringing the city's homicide count up to 272, according to reports. [ more › ]

Check Out These Great Musician Portraits From Lollapalooza

The artist focused her unique vision on a wide swathe of Lollapalooza acts. [ more › ]

Man Accused Of Stealing $68,000 In Cancer Patient Wigs From O'Hare

An Uptown resident stole a suitcase from O'Hare that contained $68,000 worth of wigs intended for cancer patients, according to police. [ more › ]

1 Killed, 15 Injured In Destructive Winds, Thunderstorms (Photos)

One person was killed and many more injured during an intense storm that brought winds, lightning, hail, power outages and even a funnel cloud to Chicagoland yesterday. [ more › ]

Iron Maiden's Branded Beer, 'Trooper,' Is Our Beer Of The Week

Although a picture of a charging Eddie the Head on the label may illustrate otherwise, Trooper is a very pleasant beer, clocking in at a very un-metal 4.7%. [ more › ]

A Dive Bar Converted Into A Cocktail Bar, Duck, Duck Goat Opening And More Restaurant News

The trend converting dive bars into cocktail and craft beer destinations, Wyler Road sandwich shop and more [ more › ]

Munger Reaches Labor Deal as Rauner Continues His Own Battle

As Gov. Bruce Rauner continues to battle with organized labor, the state comptroller he appointed has cut a deal with union workers in her office. They'll get more pay but it won't drive up pension costs. Comptroller Leslie Munger reportedly...Show More Summary

Statement on Clean Power Plan & Illinois

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Obama Administration released the final version of the landmark Clean Power Plan. In response, Jack Darin, Director of the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club...Show More Summary

I Strongly Support the EPA Clean Power Plan

Climate change is one of the most serious challenges we face at home and around the world. Fourteen of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred in this century, and we're on pace to set a new all-time record this year. The National...Show More Summary

Absolutely the ten best south-side tacos (or confessions of a food-list maker)

Have we reached peak food list yet? There's no surer vehicle for clicks than lists, however Pavlovian they may feel when you're the one clicking on them, and food media has taken to them with a vengeance, announcing the ten best burgers and the 11 sexiest pho joints and the 12 chicken 'n' waffles you must eat now to be a playa.…

Sideshow's Stupid Fucking Bird: It's a Treat Even if You Haven't Seen The Seagull a Dozen Times

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Cody Proctor, Stacy Stoltz, Matt Fletcher, Norm Woodel, Nate Whelden and Katy Carolina Collins in Stupid Fucking Bird at Sideshow Theatre. Early in Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, Konstantin, the tortured artist playwright, laments the need for new expression in theater:...

Chicago Home Buying For Regular People, Week 1: You Don't Have To Have 20% Down

It seems like a far-off dream, buying your own space in Chicago—somewhere out there with misty visions of backyard treehouses, vacations to Venice, and your hypothetical kids in tire swings. But here's the thing: it doesn't have to be that way. Show More Summary

Lollapalooza 2015 Day Two: A Raucous Ruckus

        Our recap and photos of Saturday's goings on in and around Grant Park. [ more › ]

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