The Chicago-set Netflix series has endless spot-the-local-sight appeal. But there's a whole lot more to it than that. [ more › ]
City officials are "asking people to pack up their whole lives and move to nowhere"—a little over a year after Rahm made a very public commitment to solving homelessness. [ more › ]
The annual Expo Chicago reliably attracts the best in local and international talent. [ more › ]
The Kempf Plaza fountain reportedly smelled "really good." [ more › ]
So the City is going to hire yet more cops. Yet more, you say? Yes - the city already almost leads the nation in its level of sworn officers, and has got precious little to show for it. When politicians say we need more police, fromShow More Summary
And you could even land a spot as an extra. [ more › ]
It's the truest fake news of the year. [ more › ]
According to readers and DNAinfo, the homeless encampment that appeared this spring on the front lawn of the former Stewart School (4525 North Kenmore) is in the process of being dismantled today. DFSS staff, police, and city workers...Show More Summary
Out of the 91 percent of Chicago Teachers Union members who voted, a whopping 95 percent were for a strike. [ more › ]
If you watched Cubs-Cardinals on Sunday instead of Bears-Cowboys, you probably slept better. The Bears trailed Dallas 24-3 at halftime and never really threatened to take the lead, eventually losing 31-17 and stumbling to an 0-3 record. Still, because there are 13 more of these games, let's look...
When September ends... you've got tons of stuff to do. [ more › ]
A brewers workout, a presidential debate watch party, an LGBT film fest and more things to do in Chicago on Monday, Sept. 26.
Bow down to pumpkin spice wine, savory rice crispy treats and chia seeds.
Meanwhile, a block south of Uptown:Another indication that the gut rehab of the Eagles Building at Broadway and West Sheridan, as well as most of the 3800 block of Broadway, is really happening. Reader Jason Thompson sent a photo ofShow More Summary
The collision appears to have been another right-hook crash. [ more › ]
The plaintiff has also filed a civil suit against Rose that goes to trial Oct. 4. [ more › ]
Victory Gardens' bawdy, inventive comedy about a demonic puppet makes 'Avenue Q' look like Disney. [ more › ]
A GoFundMe page raising money for Peter Fabbri's cremation expenses was started by family members. [ more › ]
The victim was sitting in the back of a car near the busy Wicker Park intersection of Milwaukee and Damen. [ more › ]
A reminder for passengers who use the Wilson station to access the Red Line:Monday begins Phase 3 of the project, which should last about six months. The immediate changes you will see: The main entrance to the station (Gerber Building) at 4620 Broadway is closed. Show More Summary