By: Andy Kryza and Liz Childers Sometimes, you go to a bar for a fancy cocktail. Sometimes, you go for a rare beer paired with some gastropub innovation. And sometimes -- most times -- you go to drink in a dark, windowless room, where...Show More Summary
Hey, Illinoisans--turn off the lights and put down your phones. You're not getting enough sleep! Jawbone, the creators of a fitness-tracking bracelet, tracked the bedtimes of 1 million of the bracelet's wearers across the U.S. by county. Show More Summary
I see you shiver with antici.....pation.
SE corner of Wilson & Malden The building on the SE corner of Wilson and Malden has been getting a bit of a facelift lately. The exterior of the building was tuckpointed and trim around the windows was repainted. New awnings are most certainly next. Show More Summary
Starting next month, Chicago police officers will be swabbing the bags of some riders entering some CTA rail stations to make sure they don't have explosives, Chicago Police announced Friday. A team of officers will be stationed at a randomly selected rail station to ask randomly selected riders to swab their bag. Show More Summary
Registration starts at 1:15pm. Judging begins at 2pm. Local sponsors include SoFo Tap, Unleashed, Blum Animal Hospital, and Baker & Nosh. Visit Puptown's Facebook page for more info.
Prizes and onsite Puppy Adoptions from volunteers for PAWS Chicago.
Ald. Cappleman gave more details about the possibility of Decatur Classical School moving to the former Graeme Stewart campus in his weekly newsletter:"A number of months ago, Decatur Classical School's principal (Susan Kukielka) and...Show More Summary
click to enlarge Autumn leaves are turning, and it can be stunning (as long as you're not the one who has to rake). Thank you to reader NG for this beautiful scene of the bridge over the lake in Graceland Cemetery. This scene is located just feet from the intersection of Montrose and Magnolia.
It looks like Ald. Pawar may have some competition. Businessman Rory Fiedler has announced his candidacy for 47th Ward alderman. He says on his campaign website, "I am a lifelong resident of the area, attending Queen of Angels Grammar School and Lane Tech High School. Show More Summary
Classical education coming to a classic building? Remember the community workshops held last spring by Metropolitan Planning Council and Ald. Cappleman concerning the future of the former Stewart School? The community said, among other things:"Stewart School site. Show More Summary
The old Razon space at 4250 North Marine has been transformed into Buena Beach Bar & Grill, which describes itself as "an eclectic American casual gastropub." You can find out more about it by visiting its Facebook page, here.Or, why...Show More Summary
You can vote early in the general election (Election Day: Tuesday, November 4th) now through Sunday, November 2nd.Voters registered in the City of Chicago may use any Early Voting site in the city, regardless of where the voters live.Ballots cast in Early Voting are final. Show More Summary
Come see Insidious (PG-13)... if you dare! It will be playing at the Haunted Drive-In at Margate Park (4921 N. Marine Dr.) on Thursday, October 23 from 6:30 - 8:30pm.$5 admission which includes popcorn, hot dog and a drink. Ages 13 and up. This movie is best suited for teens and adults. More info is here.
James neal scored a natural hat trick as the Blackhawks lost in Nashville. [ more › ]
On October 16, chefs Stephanie Izard of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat (Chef of the Year), Gale Gand of Spritz Burger (Pastry Chef of the Year), Michael Kornick of MK, Ada Street and DMK Burger Bar among others (Legendary Chef), and...Show More Summary
The vermin that normally occupy City Council received an unwanted guest Thursday while the man responsible for keeping pests out of city buildings testified during budget hearings. [ more › ]
October 2014 has saved its nicest weather for its final weekend. And the timing couldn't more perfect. The area's in the midst of it's most spectacular array of fall colors in years, and good weather will allow Chicagoans a chance to...Show More Summary