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Mike Ditka To Be Featured On Oprah Network This Weekend

Chicago seems to be the only thing Mike Ditka and Oprah have in common. But that hasn't stopped Oprah from wondering what Ditka is doing now. [ more › ]

Rauner Says 'Time's Up' On Budget Impasse—But Is it?

With the Illinois budget impasse now entering its fifth month, Governor Bruce Rauner said that legislators opposed to his “Turnaround Agenda” will have to either support it or pass the budget they want without him. [ more › ]

Great Moments From The Cubs' Wild Card Blowout

The odds were in the team's favor last night. [ more › ]

Want To Feel Good? Gratitude Might Just Be the Answer

According to a national study on gratitude, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, it seems that 94% of Americans believe that people who are grateful are more fulfilled and lead a richer life, but less than half of us express gratitude on a regular basis. Show More Summary

Watch Cubs Fans Lose Their Minds

  As the Cubs scored a 4-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates far away from Wrigley Field, fans swarmed the North Side ballpark, high on the latest in a series of unexpected wins and that have shot the team into a playoffs run. [ more › ]

Black Button Eyes Productions' Goblin Market Shows Talent, Left Thinking about Closure

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Photo by Cole Simon. They laughed a little louder, they cried a little softer, they lived a little stronger because they stood together...sisters. This quote from an unknown author exhibits the connection between sisters Lizzie (played by Jennifer T. Grubb)...

Uber Says It Serves The South And West Sides Better Than Cabs

Uber fired back at cabbies planning to stage a one day strike this Thursday, saying that taxis have failed to serve Chicago's neighborhoods equitably. [ more › ]

Chicago Rockers Kill Hannah Announce Their Final Shows At The Metro

Kill Hannah will be wrapping up their 20-year career with two shows at Metro in December. [ more › ]

Food-truck bust in the Loop sets disturbing precedent for Chicago chefs

Every weekday, close to a dozen food trucks line up at Wacker Drive and Adams Street in downtown Chicago to serve lunch. But Oct. 5, city officials ticketed trucks and told them to leave. The food-truck bust serves as a chilling reminder...Show More Summary

The 6 Types of Posts That Are Keeping You Single

I'm producing The Black Social Network play next week; it's one of 40 short plays to appear in the prestigious Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. In the play, one of the characters, Jasmine, is going through a breakup in real life, and she posts everything imaginable online, to the chagrin of her soon-to-be ex. Show More Summary

Cubs Fan Pranks Pirates By Changing Sign To Say 'Let's Go Cubs'

From pranks in Pittsburgh to funny superstitions, the mania ahead of tonight's Cubs game has taken on a life of its own. [ more › ]

Taxpayers Footing $300K Bill For Investigation Into Fox Lake Officer's Death

The extensive investigation into the shooting death of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz has cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. [ more › ]

Our Favorite Breakfast Sandwiches That Beat McDonald's Any Day

Guess what? You live in Chicago. You don't have to settle for a crappy breakfast sandwich. [ more › ]

We Got Punked By The 'Boozy Target' Rumors

Turns out we may have been a bit over-eager. [ more › ]

Check Out These Spooky Haunted Houses... If You Dare

Do you enjoy walking through dimly lit hallways splattered with blood and shrouded in fog, never knowing what's lurking around the corner or in the shadows? Then you're probably very excited it's October and that haunted houses are back. Show More Summary

Drone-Flying Chicago Aerial Photographers Fined A Record $2 Million By FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has fined Chicago-based aerial photography firm SkyPan International a whopping $1.9 million for flying drones in Chicago and New York City without permission. [ more › ]

Fire Devastates Restored 92-Year-Old Woodlawn Church

An extra-alarm fire has devastated a historic Woodlawn church Wednesday morning. [ more › ]

Theater Wit's Watson Intelligence Succeeds as a Tech-Driven, Time-Flipping Invention

Foust and Valada-Viars. Photo by Charles Osgood. Four Watsons, multiple Merricks and Elizas. Technology disruptions swirl through several eras in the new Theater Wit production of the awkwardly named The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence by Madeleine George. The...

Video Premiere: Punk Rock Marching Band Mucca Pazza Gears Up To Help CHIRP

We're premiering the new video featuring the insane ensemble tearing through 'Holiday on Ice,' providing a taste of what the band's live show is like. [ more › ]

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