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Last Minute Plans: 'Move Your Body' House Music Celebration At Pritzker Pavilion

Chicago is proud of our history with electronic music. Come party at The House Legacy Project tonight. [ more › ]

Report Shows Massive Lack Of Medical Treatment For Illinois Prisoners

Unqualified staff and inadequate care have contributed to some 60 percent of non-violent deaths in Illinois prisons, according to a new report released Wednesday. [ more › ]

Blackhawks recall defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk

The Blackhawks called up rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from their Rockford affiliate in the AHL. Van Riemsdyk, 23, had surgery on his right wrist on April 7 and was expected to be out approximately eight weeks, so his returnShow More Summary

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's funky 'Multi-Love' grapples with complex romances

Albums about relationship-induced heartbreak aren't uncommon. Albums that explore that concept in the context of polyamorous relationships are undeniably rare. Ruban Nielson, the Portland-based, New Zealand-born musician behind psych-pop...Show More Summary

Chiraq: Where a Kid Can Be a Kid

File this under: People be cray. You should never, ever, never, let your three-year-old go to the park all by herself. Unless she's your third child. Then it's okay. Every kid is different. When you have your first baby you're afraid. Show More Summary

Freehand Chicago banking on cheap bunks to lure young travelers

A hostel-styled inn targeting young travelers is set to open in Chicago on June 1. Freehand Chicago, 19 E. Ohio St., has 80 shared rooms with bunk beds and will charge $35 per bed a night to woo millennials in search of cheaper hotel options. Show More Summary

Poll: Duckworth Zaps Zopp in U.S. Senate Democratic Primary

"We're running a poll to test what I'm hearing from people, and if that poll comes out positive, then I have every strong expectation that I am going to get into the race," Chicago Urban League CEO Andrea Zopp told National Journal in an interview on Friday, May 1, regarding a potential primary fight with U.S. Show More Summary

Based on a True Story @ Under the Gun Theater

Based on a True Story is an entertaining slice of improv on Saturday nights. Under the Gun Theater hosts the show at 956 W. Newport Ave. in Wrigleyville. It's a little hidden oasis tucked among a roiling sea of...

Don't Forget—Bike The Drive Takes Over Lake Shore Drive This Sunday

Bike the Drive is this Sunday. That means Lake Shore Drive will be closed during the event to four-wheeled, motorized vehicles between Bryn Mawr Avenue and 57th Street. [ more › ]

Office workers by day, Ultimate disc players by night

If a job recruiter saw this on a resume, it might lead to head scratching.  "Professional Ultimate athlete. Other hobbies: Club Ultimate athlete. Full-time day job." Most of the time, "professional athlete" is job title enough, but pro Ultimate...Show More Summary

Pricey steakhouse Prime & Provisions could afford to up its game

The latest addition to Chicago's steakhouse scene leaves plenty to be desired. Review: Prime & Provisions222 N. LaSalle St. 312-726-7777Rating: ! 1/2 (out of four) Proceed with caution >>Read more about our ratings Prime & Provisions. Show More Summary

Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

Pub crawls, musicals and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, May 22-25. EAT Food and Beer Pairing Table, Donkey and Stick 2728 W. Armitage Ave. 773-486-8525 A four-course brunch featuring pairings from Illuminated Brew Works includes blood sausage biscuits and gravy and chocolate-rhubarb crepes. Show More Summary

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward At State Level

The Illinois legislature is moving forward with a much-anticipated bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. [ more › ]

Bill Murray Christmas special coming to Netflix

Netflix has picked up "A Very Murray Christmas" -- an homage to classic variety shows starring Bill Murray as himself -- set to debut on the streaming service Internet TV network this December. The special is being written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola. Show More Summary

Last Minute Plans: The 3rd Annual Key Ingredient Cook-Off

22 chefs compete to cook 5 secret ingredients deliciously tonight at Lacuna Lofts. [ more › ]

Memorial Day travel means busy airports, live music

Advice to Memorial Day travelers: If you're the type who requires a pre-flight bloody mary in the airport bar - and no judgment here - be sure to give yourself even more time than usual this weekend before your plane takes to the sky. Because...Show More Summary

Acrobatica Infiniti to Debut Nerd Circus: An Interview with Director Tana Karo

Acrobatica Infiniti Circus (aka AI Circus) will debut the first circus performance "for nerds, by nerds" in their own hometown, Chicago, next Friday, May 29. Acrobatica Infiniti is the brain child of Tana Karo, a professional circus performer who...

Tomorrowland, Slow West, Animals, Good Kill, I'll See You in My Dreams & In the Name of My Daughter

Tomorrowland There can often be a wide gap between what a storyteller's intentions are and their ability to actually tell the story they set out to tell and get their points across in a way that is clear and meaningful....

Today's Weather: Frolic In The Sun

If you weren't already playing hooky today, looking at the weather report might change your mind. [ more › ]

Lawsuit: White Sox, Cell owner should have kept couple from being assaulted

Two people filed a lawsuit against the Chicago White Sox and U.S. Cellular Field's owner, alleging they failed to provide adequate security when the couple were beaten in a parking lot outside the stadium last summer. After a White Sox...Show More Summary

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