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Just Passing Through....

... between Truman College and the Sunnyside L entrance, that is! Yes, commuters, the pathway is now open to access the auxiliary entrance from the east and west. Enjoy.

10 bowls of chili heating up the long Chicago winter

What better way is there to fight the dropping temperatures than with a hot cup of chili? From bowls with beans to Southern influence and even a vegetarian take — Chicago knows the fastest way to your heart in the winter months is with warm comfort food. We’ve rounded up some of the best bowls...

Do good for Chicago students with the SitStayRead literacy program

As far as we know, dogs can’t read. What they can do, though, is help children improve their literacy skills. Chicago nonprofit SitStayRead uses a specialized educational curriculum, certified reading assistance dogs and volunteers to give back to low-income students in need of reading and writing...

One Arrest Made, CPD & Federal Investigation Ongoing In Sheridan Road Burglary

Some good news in the case of the alleged Sheridan Road burglars who may have entered the building by using a Post Office-issued master key. (Our original post is here.)Images of two men entering and leaving the building were caught on high-def security footage, and screen grabs were distributed around the neighborhood and online. Show More Summary

La Ciudad Presents 4th Annual Christmas Eve Meal For The Homeless, Needs Some Elves To Help

One of our favorite Uptown restaurants, La Ciudad, is continuing its glorious tradition of providing a Christmas Eve meal for more than 100 homeless people. But it needs some help from elves who can volunteer their time, goods, money, and gifts to make this an occasion to remember for its guests. Show More Summary

Building Permit Issued For Cedar Street Synagogue Conversion

5029 N. Kenmore rendering (Space Architects & Planners) Expect to hear the pitter-patter of construction any moment.Cedar Street's conversion of the Agudas Achim Synagogue at 5029 N. Kenmore was issued building permits on December 4Show More Summary

Pacotes Disney 2018: Saiba preços e datas de quando ir!

Viajar é sempre muito bom, não importa o tipo da sua viagem, porém algumas viagens são mais sonhadas que as outras, como por exemplo, ir para a Disney, sonho de milhares de brasileiros de todas as idades. E é nessas épocas de férias que a procura aumenta ainda mais, porém … The post Pacotes Disney 2018: Saiba preços e datas de quando ir! appeared first on ChicagoWeekly.

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Angel Olsen, The Districts, Signal-to-Noise

Great music can come from anywhere, whether it's right next door or across the world, and that is on full display this week. Thursday, Dec. 7 FKJ Metro 3730 N. Clark St. 773-549-4140 French Kiwi Juice is the moniker taken up by Paris-based multi-instrumentalist Vincent Fenton, who comes to Chicago...

Wooden Spoon Celebrates 15 Years on Thursday, Gives 15% Discounts

Got a foodie on your gift list? Want to learn to cook from Chicago area chefs? You're in luck, because one local store offers solutions, and there's a sale. Thursday is the one day of the year when you can get a 15% discount on bothShow More Summary

SPNA Meeting Tuesday Night, Discussions Include Proposed Magnolia Wilson Development

Sheridan Park Neighbors Association (the umbrella organization for all the block clubs located between Montrose, Clark, Lawrence and Broadway) will hold a meeting Tuesday, December 5th, at Emerald City Coffee, 1224 West Wilson. The meeting will begin at 6pm. Show More Summary

Como usar jaqueta jeans masculina: aprenda o jeito correto!

A jaqueta jeans é uma peça chave no guarda roupa, tanto das mulheres como dos homens. Essa peça é muito utilizada há anos, e sempre está na moda, e por isso que ter uma jaqueta jeans é como ter uma peça chave para usar em vários momentos de sua vida. … The post Como usar jaqueta jeans masculina: aprenda o jeito correto! appeared first on ChicagoWeekly.

Celebrate Jay-Z's birthday at Deadbolt's 'Dreams of Being HOVA' tribute party

Pour out some D’USSÉ and make a wish because Beyoncé’s husband turns 48 today. While we didn't get an invite to Jay’s bash in Brooklyn last week, you can still turn up in his honor at Deadbolt (2412 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-698-6101) tonight. Chicago DJ Chris Bank$ and hip-hop artist and curator Chris...

Ask Anna: Can I ask for anal sex on the first date?

Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Is anal sex appropriate on the first date or should I just hold off for a few more dates, or just forget the hole thing? —Really Confused Dear RC, I’m really amused...

The Temple Has Left The Building

If you've been past Wilson and Ashland lately, you may have noticed that the statue of the goddess Quan Yin is no longer in place on the front lawn of the Truc Lam Buddhist Temple. Knowing that the building went up for sale last spring, we made some inquiries.The Truc Lam Temple vacated the premises in late summer. Show More Summary

Upcoming CAPS Meetings Schedule

If you are interested in talking with police officers and neighbors about crime and community concerns in your area, we strongly suggest attending your bimonthly CAPS meetings. Upcoming meetings include: Beat 2033, for the area bordered...Show More Summary

Yo-Yo Ma Visits RefugeeOne

RefugeeOne's after-school program got a surprise guest on November 30th. "We’re still awestruck from Yo-Yo Ma's surprise visit to our after-school program yesterday! Mr. Ma stopped by to treat the kids to an afternoon of beautiful music, dancing, and storytelling. THANKS for joining us for a day we’ll never forget!"

Donate your old instrument to young musicians at the Ace Hotel tonight

Many of us have old abandoned instruments hiding, somewhere, at our parents house, maybe in a storage unit, or, if you’re lucky enough to rent an apartment with a decent closet, maybe the instrument collects dust in your own apartment. But what do you do with these vintage music-makers? Unless...

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