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Repairs On The Way For Clarendon Park Fieldhouse, More To Come

Ald. Cappleman, Katharine Boyda with Clarendon Park Advisory Council, and Ward Miller, Preservation Chicago via Ald. Cappleman's latest email blast : Yesterday, Preservation Chicago named Clarendon Park Community Center as one of seven historically significant buildings in Chicago that should be preserved. Show More Summary

Stay up to speed on Illinois' pension crisis with this three-point refresher

Illinois faces a major pension funding problem. The state's Supreme Court is set to hear a case over whether or not a proposed reform, Senate Bill 1, is constitutional. Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek offers a refresher leading up to opening arguments. Show More Summary

Join The Ancient And Bitter Cult Of Underberg

The magical little green bottles work well chasing a big meal or in some flavorful cocktails. [ more › ]

Last Minute Plans: 2:54 And Honeyblood At Empty Bottle Tonight

Wrap up your fish and chips and take it to The Bottle to check out some UK exports that are not the royal baby watch. [ more › ]

This Historic Wilmette Home Was Moved To Evanston This Morning

The two-mile move of the 87-year old Irving House was months in the making. [ more › ]

Ravinia Festival announces 2015 lineup

A new Ravinia Festival season brings powerhouse pop and a noteworthy jazz lineup. On the classical side, crowd-pleasing symphonic fare and movie nights will dominate the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's six-week residency this summer, as...Show More Summary

What Did She Say? @ Sidetracked Studio

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The new Evanston gallery, Sidetracked Studio, will host its first exhibition curated by Michele Mahon Jahelka Saturday from 6 to 9pm. The artist couple, Lauren Levato Coyne and Rory Coyne, work upstairs in the studio producing their own work, while...

New Belgium's Tour De Fat Returning To Chicago

It wouldn't be summer in Chicago without New Belgium Brewing bringing its traveling roadshow to Palmer Square. [ more › ]

Ravinia Announces 2015 Lineup

Dust off the picnic baskets and start planning. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: A Warm Coat Kind Of Day

The winter coats are still getting heavy workouts this morning. [ more › ]

Skilling: More record cold, then maybe 55 by next week

Chicago is bracing for a rare blast of late-season cold with the possibility of potential record-breaking subzero temperatures Thursday and Friday mornings. Temperatures will then start a huge rebound that could see a surge of more than...Show More Summary

Teacher gets 90 days in jail for showing violent movie to high school class

A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail. Sheila Kearns, who was convicted in January of four felony counts, apologized...Show More Summary

CTU Says Testing Will Be A "Hot Mess"

Today's news includes indications that SEIU and other unions besides CTU won't be endorsing Chuy after all (a SEIU endorsement was reported last week - but Chuy may not even need it at this point), plus warnings from CTU that next week's testing sessions will be chaotic and problematic (didn't they say the same thing about Safe Passages?). Show More Summary

Chicago's breaded steak sandwich gets its day in USA Today

A sportswriter named Ted Berg took a page in USA Today yesterday to tell the world that Chicago had the best sandwich in the world. Italian beef?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Rumer Willis on bringing '80s movies to life in 'Dear John Hughes'

Maybe you never loaned your undies to a geek at the high school dance. But chances are, at some point in your formative years, you felt invisible. Or invincible. Or so lovesick you couldn't sleep. John Hughes got that-and though theShow More Summary

Chef Shin Thompson joins the crowded ramen scene with Furious Spoon

Warm up with made-from-scratch ramen at Wicker Park newcomer Furious Spoon. Mini-review: Furious Spoon1571 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-8445Rating: !!!! (out of four) Already hot Chef Shin Thompson has always seemed to be ahead of the curve. Show More Summary

Wisconsin woman accused of Facebook chatting before crash that killed 3 kids

A western Wisconsin woman is accused of chatting on Facebook before a crash that killed three children, including her daughter and two nieces, in December 2013. Kari Jo Milberg, 34, of Centuria, was charged Friday with three felony counts...Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Cubs Considered Playing A Season In Milwaukee

Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney revealed today that the Cubs considered playing a full season in Milwaukee at Miller Park. [ more › ]

Feds Will Not Prosecute Darren Wilson, Releases Scathing Report on Ferguson PD

The criminal report stated “there is no evidence upon which prosecutors can rely to disprove Wilson's stated subjective belief that he feared for his safety.” [ more › ]

HBO's new streaming service to launch soon with 'Game of Thrones'

HBO's highly anticipated streaming service will debut April 12, according to a report from International Business Times. The network hopes to launch the standalone service, to be called HBO Now, in April to coincide with the fifth season...Show More Summary

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