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Anthony Bourdain Tries 'Ass-Burning' Sze Chuan In Chicago Episode Preview

Anthony Bourdain experiences Chicago;s "ass-burning Sze Chuan food." [ more › ]

Go On A Pub Crawl And 7 Walking Tours Perfect For City Nerds

Jane's Walk's conversational tours (aimed at locals, not tourists) could take you to Obama's house, a rooftop farm... basically anywhere. [ more › ]

Rich, White Political Donors Have Been A Disaster For Chicago

Rahm's near-$25 million war chest was filled mostly by ultra-wealthy white people, many of whom aren't even from Chicago. [ more › ]

Columbus Day Is Now Indigenous Peoples' Day In Evanston

"I believe it's the right thing to do," said Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl. [ more › ]

You Can Now Get Your Water Tested For Lead For Free

Just call 311, get put on hold for about 200 years, and they'll set you right up. [ more › ]

The South Loop Is About To Get A Mural-Filled Makeover

By the time it's over, the number of public art installations will reach almost 40, giving Chicago one of the largest concentrations of public art installations in any city center nationwide. [ more › ]

You Can't Use Amazon Prime's Same-Day Service On Most Of The South Side

Bloomberg's report speculated that income inequality may play a pivotal part in the determining factors of same-day delivery areas. [ more › ]

Gigantic Food Hall (And Record Store) Will Change Lunch In The Loop Forever

When asked whether this will be the typical Chipotle and Panera, Finkelman laughed. "This will all be groups like us—people we respect." [ more › ]

Photos: The Making Of Logan Square's New Prince Mural

Making a mural worthy of Prince takes time, precision and paper stencils. [ more › ]

Emerald City Set To Bring Coffee House, Bakery, Community Space To Wilson Avenue

This is how the former Magnolia Cafe space might look in a few months Last Sunday, we noticed signs of activity in the former Magnolia Cafe storefront. On Wednesday, a tipster put us in touch with the General Manager of Emerald City Coffee, the independently owned cafe next to the Sheridan Red Line stop. Show More Summary

Rachel Roy Cancels Chicago Appearance Amidst 'Lemonade' Controversy

Is Rachel Roy "Becky with the good hair"? We don't know, and we're not going to find out at the Chicago Humanities Festival. [ more › ]

Photos: Prince Is Already Resting In Power On 2 New Chicago Murals

Neither of them is done yet, either—so they're only going to get better! [ more › ]

Here's Hoping The CTA Won't Be A Mess During The NFL Draft

Whether you're more excited or perplexed by downtown Chicago's upcoming transformation into "Draft Town," CTA officials don't want you to get stuck on any crowded trains. [ more › ]

Property Tax Appeal Assistance Available Next Week

Homeowners in Lake View Township (which includes all of the 46th and 48th Wards) may appeal their property tax assessment to the Cook County Assessor until May 6, 2016. Appealing your assessment is an opportunity to ensure your property...Show More Summary

Dime Stories: Dick Tracy’s Chicago Crimestoppers

By Tony Fitzpatrick In the mid-sixties, the Sunday funnies were a portal to another world. They were really great then. My favorite strip was Dick Tracy, for all kinds of reasons. For one, it took place in Chicago and Tracy was square of jaw and heroic. He dealt out justice with a Calvinist zeal that […]

'Serial Child Molester' Dennis Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Judge Durkin called Hastert a "serial child molester" in court Wednesday. [ more › ]

Kanela Chef, The Hero That Wicker Park Needs, Nabs Alleged Thief

Don't try this at home, though. Vigilante justice is very risky (unless you're Batman). [ more › ]

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