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Pencil This In: Barley's Angels Belgian Beer Tasting At Bar On Buena

15 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

The craft beer club whose mission is to bring women out of the lite and fruity beer shadows and into the technicolor world their male counterparts enjoy with impunity, is hosting a tasting tonight. [ more › ]

Around Town: Pay Attention To The Signs

28 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

  We saw the sign today in Around Town. [ more › ]

Universal Togetherness Band, A Forgotten Gem Of Chicago Soul

31 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

This Numero Group collection showcases the brilliance of a decades-old and forgotten house band for the Columbia College audio engineering program. [ more › ]

Emanuel, mayoral challengers face off for first time

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's challengers criticized his economic development efforts outside of downtown and handling of the city's finances as the candidates answered questions in a group setting for the first time Tuesday at a Chicago Tribune...Show More Summary

Illinois reports year's first measles case

A suburban Cook County resident has a confirmed case of measles, but it is not likely linked to the multistate outbreak associated with Disneyland, county and state health officials said Tuesday. The person diagnosed, who officials would...Show More Summary

City Releases 'Problem Landlord' List

The list contains 45 properties, most of them located on the South and West sides. [ more › ]

A Super Bowl Party For Non-Sportball People

Fear not, fellow non-sportball people, we too can have fun this year thanks to Logan Arcade's first annual all day Super Bowl party...minus the Super Bowl. [ more › ]

Public Visitation Details For Ernie Banks Announced

If you want to pay your respects to Banks, Friday is the best time to do it. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Voodoo

Let's enjoy some stable weather while our friends on the East coast freak out over a few inches of snow for a while. [ more › ]

Here Are 10 of Illinois' Top 50 School Districts

SchoolDigger.com ranked 747 of Illinois' 863 public school districts based on schools' test scores. SchoolDigger determines a district's ranking by averaging the rank percentile of each school within a given district. Individual schools are ranked using the most recent reported test scores for Math and English. Show More Summary

Chicago lists 45 'problem landlords'

Chicago's building department published its first "problem landlords" list on its website Monday night in an attempt to crack down and publicly shame apartment building owners into providing tenants with basic services such as heat,Show More Summary

For second day, thousands of flights canceled, including hundreds in Chicago

Although the winter storm hitting the Northeast may not be as bad as predicted, it still forced the cancellation of thousands of flights along the East Coast and more than 300 flights in Chicago. At O'Hare International Airport, more than 280 flights had been canceled Tuesday morning due to the storm, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. Show More Summary

Donut Fest 2015: An epic tale of doughnuts and survival

Donut Fest seemed like such a great idea when I volunteered to go—the prospect of spending a cold Sunday morning eating doughnuts and drinking coffee sounded like heaven! Well, what would make it even more heavenly would be to eat the...Show More Summary

Dime Stories: Godspeed, Mr. Cub

By Tony Fitzpatrick An older man rolled a baseball to a troublesome little kid at a country club one day. The older man, his skin touched by a half a century of playing the boys game in sunlight, was Ernie Banks and the boy was my son—and he still has the ball. It is widely known […]

Last Day To Register To Vote

If you have a strong opinion about who'll be your next mayor, or who'll be your next alderman, you'll want your vote to count. Today's the last day to register for the city election. Check to make sure you're registered here. Find out how to register here. Show More Summary

Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

Dining events, bar parties and more things to do in Chicago EAT 'Saturday Night Live' Trivia NightBull & Bear431 N. Wells St. 312-527-5973Answer questions about the show's hosts, musical guests and sketches for a shot at winning $250. Show More Summary

Chicago twins who helped bring down cartel boss El Chapo to be sentenced

For a couple of drug dealers from Chicago's West Side, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores had hit the big time by November 2008, negotiating a heroin deal over the phone in Mexico with none other than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman,...Show More Summary

Illinois medical marijuana licenses delayed despite application rankings

Medical marijuana licensing in Illinois will undergo a legal review that critics fear will further delay the process of getting the drug to patients. Internal documents suggested that the former administration of Gov. Pat Quinn evaluated...Show More Summary

Jeff Samardzija and his 'screw you' attitude have Sox stoked

Expectations are high for the 2015 White Sox, in part because of one player in the midst of a homecoming. Pitcher Jeff Samardzija, a northwest Indiana native who rooted for the Sox as a kid, was one of the standout players in an offseason...Show More Summary

Rique's Looking for "Rock Stars"

If you've got restaurant experience, either front of house or back of house, and you're a "rock star," Rique's is looking for you!In a notice on its Facebook page, Rique's Cocina Mexicana says it's holding an open call for personnelShow More Summary

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