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Broadway & Wilson Payless Shoesource To Close

The Payless Shoesource at 4547 N. Broadway, slated to be closed. As part of Payless Shoesource's restructuring in bankruptcy, 408 stores nationwide are scheduled to close with as many as 19 in Illinois. One of those slated to close is...Show More Summary

Pivot Arts Festival: 10 Days of Innovative Performances In Uptown & Edgewater

Pivot Arts is pleased to announce the full line-up for its 5th annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring ten days of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago’s Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from June 1 – June 11, 2017. Show More Summary

New Business Alert: Ora Oral Surgery & Implant Studio

Ora Oral Surgery & Implant Studios upcoming location at 4814 N. Clark A retail space we've been hoping to see filled for a long time will soon have a tenant. We'd like to welcome "Ora Oral Surgery & Implant Studio" to 4814 N. Clark.Ora currently operates a South Loop location at 1827 S. Show More Summary

Still Time To Register For the Dim Sum & Then Some 5K (June 3)

There are some days where the calendar is full of things to do, and Saturday, June 3rd, is one of them. From early morning, when the Dim Sum and Then Some: The Uptown 5K takes place, to late in the evening, there will be plenty to choose...Show More Summary

Klein's Bakery To Open Saturday Morning In Buena Park

Photo from Ald. Cappleman's Twitter account Great news for Buena Park! Klein's Bakery & Cafe will open for the first time on Saturday morning at 7:30. Advance word is that the pastries are delicious. We can't wait to have brunch there.Klein's is located at 4155 N Broadway, at Buena, in the former 7/11 space.

Kiss Kiss Cabaret, Special Pricing This Holiday Weekend

From Jenn Kincaid of Uptown Underground, on Uptown Update's Facebook page:"Hey Uptown! Happy Memorial Day Weekend! (What's with this cold & rain anyway???)For anyone "stuck" in the city this weekend, I'd love to offer two-for-one tickets...Show More Summary

Police Will Add 1,300 Extra Cops To Patrol On Memorial Day Weekend

The Chicago Police Department has announced that they will add 1,300 extra cops to the streets each day of Memorial Day Weekend, [ more › ]

Sink Your Teeth Into Ryan Duggan's Hot-Dog-Stand Poster Art

One of the city's great printmakers has put together perhaps the most Chicago series of all time. [ more › ]

Bronzeville Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Student

A teacher at Bronzeville's Chicago Military Academy has been charged with criminal sexual assault after he allegedly conducted a six-month-long sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl at the school, according to police. [ more ›...

A Retro Cocktail Bar Is Opening Next To Another Cocktail Bar In Logan Square

Expect old-school cocktails and a Wisconsin supper club feel at Pink Squirrel. [ more › ]

Gov. Candidate JB Pritzker Trolls Rauner With Giant Clock Mascot

"Bruce Rauner won't be able to hide from Tick Tock the Budget Clock." [ more › ]

CeaseFire Violence Interrupter Among Nearly 50 Arrested In Major Gang Probe

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Friday framed the arrests as a warning ahead of the long holiday weekend. "As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, we are sending a clear message to those driving violence. We will come at you with everything that we have to make our communities safe." [ more › ]

Police Warn Of Armed Robberies Near University Village

Police are warning about a series of robberies in the 12th District, near University Village. [ more › ]

Chicago Is About To Conjure Up A Lounge Dedicated To Magic

No illusion. The city, which once helped pioneer close magic and sleight of hand, is getting back to its tricky roots. [ more › ]

Amid Seismic Tronc Merger, The Reader Is At Risk. Here's How To Help

A huge consolidation could soon put the Tribune and Sun-Times under the same ownership, and it makes the Chicago Reader's future murky. [ more › ]

Opart Thai Closed By Health Department After 2 Failed Inspections

If you're planning a visit, call first to confirm whether they are open. [ more › ]

16 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Memorial Day Weekend

SUMMER IS HERRREEEE! Enjoy the extended holiday weekend with some of our favorite events. [ more › ]

Elderly Couple Beaten, Robbed In Home Invasion On Northwest Side

An 81-year-old man and 77-year-old woman were attacked in the break-in on Thursday night. [ more › ]

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