Adopting a "sanctuary campus" label has been a pressing issue for college students and faculty across the state. But Illinois universities are stopping short of adopting that label, even though they intend to continue to protect undocumented students in other ways. The sanctuary campus idea is...
The Cubs have opened a team store on Michigan Avenue and it will host a special guest Friday: the World Series trophy. Its stop at the temporary popup shop on the Magnificent Mile marks the start of the team's trophy tour. Fans will be able to take photos with the hardware between noon and 3 p.m....
Pics or it didn't happen. [ more › ]
Leland/Sheridan as it looks today Proposed elevation along Leland For years, we have admired the classic red brick building at the southwest corner of Leland and Sheridan with the terra cotta faces on it. It has been through a lot in the past couple decades. Show More Summary
It blows that 'Go Cubs Go'/'No Problem' hybrid way out of the water. [ more › ]
The Chicago Police Department is looking for help identifying a man who allegedly followed an elderly woman into her home, attacked her and took her purse. [ more › ]
This place is seriously swank AF. [ more › ]
"That hateful symbol means ‘You don’t belong, You are not safe here.’ Hyde Park historically has not been safe for everyone, but hell if I’m going to let fascists spread fear here." [ more › ]
Police fielded over 300 calls (!) to the location since 2011. [ more › ]
Chicago is filled with longstanding, beloved mom and pop spots—the kind with red-checked tablecloths, free-flowing Chianti and servers who treat you and yours like long lost relatives. [ more › ]
Chicago isn’t short on young men who have become household names in basketball. Walk past any patch of blacktop in the city and you’ll see kids donning jerseys of those who inspire them: Derrick Rose, Jabari Parker, Dwyane Wade and others immediately come to mind. But what about girls who need...
The hope is that such measures would protect probationers from any suspect property searches or recoveries and also provide a legal shield for the department. [ more › ]
The huge Norfolk Southern rail yard expansion is the latest chapter in Chicago's "large-scale institutional interventions." [ more › ]
The bimonthly CAPS meeting for Beat 1915, which includes the Buena Park area (Irving Park to Montrose, Clark to the lake), will take place tonight at 6:30pm. The meeting venue will be The Shift, 4101 North Broadway.Tonight's meetingShow More Summary
Giving journalists and Alec Baldwin temporary reprieve, Trump lashed out at the Indiana steel union chief who dared to criticize his policy. [ more › ]
The last bison was killed in Indiana in 1830. Now, maybe, things are turning around. [ more › ]
An interloper is about to try to break into Chicago's pizza scene. [ more › ]
The CTA suspended Red Line train service during Thursday morning's commute after a train reportedly struck a person on the tracks near 69th Street. [ more › ]
Mash-ups are everywhere. Most of them are either terrible or hilarious while the truly memorable ones are actually pretty great. Fortunately, "Chance the Dropout," an ambitious 23-song tape blending Chance the Rapper's vocals with classic Kanye West beats, falls into the latter category. Created...
My girlfriend really wants a motorcycle, but I don't know [bleep] about motorcycles. I know about how much it will cost, but she's still unsure about which one she wants. Even when she sees one that she likes, she doesn't try it out because she can't afford it. Is it cool to just give her cash...