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Morning Box Score: Cubs, White Sox Have Winning Labor Day

Both of Our Town's baseball teams put forth winning efforts Monday. [ more › ]

Man Charged With Throwing 8-Month Old From Car

Joseph Fults, 46, faces a misdemeanor count each of battery and domestic battery, and is due in bond court Tuesday. [ more › ]

Soldier Field goes HD, big-screen

The Bears' big plays on the field are about to get bigger. The team, along with the Chicago Park District, are looking to swap out the video boards at the north and south endzones of Soldier Field for newer, brighter, clearer and bigger...Show More Summary

What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

North Coast Music Festival, post-gender performer Darling Shear, and eight more stories you may have missed this weekend. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Class Is In Session

It's back to work for most of us and back to school for the rest. [ more › ]

Your complete September TV guide

The fall TV season revs up this month, with new shows and returning favorites launching on traditional, cable and streaming networks."Sons of Anarchy" and "Boardwalk Empire" begin their finals seasons Sept. 9 and Sept. 7, respectively. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology: Week of September 4, 2014

By  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): I don’t usually do this kind of thing, but I’m going to suggest that you monitor the number six. My hypothesis is that six has been trying to grab your attention, perhaps even in askew or inconvenient ways. Its purpose? To nudge you to tune in to beneficial […]

FBI, Apple probe alleged theft of celeb's nude photos

The FBI and Apple Inc. said they are looking into reports that someone stole nude photos of celebrities and posted the racy images online. The photos, which included several of actress Jennifer Lawrence, circulated on various websites and social media platforms Sunday. Show More Summary

Things to do Tuesday

EAT Burgers, Bourbon and Beer Publican Quality Meats 825 W. Fulton Market 312-445-8977 Chef Lee Wolen of the Michelin-starred restaurant Boka creates a signature veggie burger with date aioli, pickled cauliflower, harissa and arugula that will face off against PQM's signature cheeseburger for burger domination. Show More Summary

A Return for Renegade Craft Fair

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Renegade Craft Fair, notable for its bounty of detailed jewelry, unique art prints, eccentric products and gorgeous decorating pieces, will be returning to the city this upcoming weekend, on September 6 and 7, for the 12th annual summer market. With...

Divvy bike-sharing program pedaling to keep up with riders

One recent Tuesday morning, Jennifer Burgess left her Lakeview home and walked to the nearest Divvy station, at Racine and Diversey avenues.Since it was 10 a.m. and raining, Burgess figured not many people would be taking advantage of Chicago's bike-sharing program. Show More Summary

Riders brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure

Erik Gonzalez typically drives from his Northwest Side home to the CTA California Blue Line station on weekdays to park on the street and ride the Blue Line to the University of Illinois-Chicago for class. But starting next week, Gonzalez, who lives in Hermosa, will have to find a different stop to hop on the Blue Line. Show More Summary

Dumped? 6 Ways to Save Face on Facebook

When you're in love, social media is very good to you. Every encounter -- date night, food fight, and strolls in the park -- becomes a selfie photo shoot, and you just can't wait to upload those images to your page. There you are, the Facebook Couple of the Day, and you're so cute and loving and full of promise. Show More Summary

Need Labor Day plans? We've got ideas

EAT National Sandwich Month Belly Shack 1912 N. Western Ave. 773-252-1414 Celebrate the last weekend of National Sandwich Month with-what else?-a tasty sandwich. Bill Kim cooks up an Asian pork meatball sandwich, a twist on a classic meatball sub stuffed with Japanese somen noodles, Korean chili paste and fresh mint. Show More Summary

'Keeping fingers crossed'

The daughter of comedian Joan Rivers, hospitalized in serious condition after suffering cardiac arrest, said on Sunday the comedian's family members are "keeping our fingers crossed," according to a hospital statement. Rivers, 81, has...Show More Summary

Quinn takes on minimum wage challenge

Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday he had begun a weeklong attempt to spend no more than $79 on food and other expenses, part of an effort to build support for a minimum wage referendum that will be on the ballot in November, when voters will...Show More Summary

"The Tarot Show" Coming To Uptown Arts Center

Coming in September to the Uptown Arts Center in the historic Preston Bradley Center: The Tarot Show... celebrating the elegant allegory of tarot Opening Reception 5-8pm Saturday, September 27th Exhibition thru October 26th, 2014 Tarot illustrates our attraction to insights into ourselves, our world, and our past, present and future. Show More Summary

... Or Are You Just Happy To See Me?

Reader Susan Hannigan posted on UU's Facebook page: " a new big bike rack on south side of Irving Park Rd., just east of Sheridan. A very big bike rack!" Stop by the Holiday Club for a cold drink while you're there.

Extra Extra: Kid Cudi Faints At North Coast Music Festival

Kid Cudi apparently fainted at North Coast Music Festival after signing a fan’s album during his set. He's OK! [ more › ]

New Video From The Hudson Branch Takes Gorgeous Tour of The Field Museum

Soulful Chicago indie rockers The Hudson Branch take a gorgeous tour of the Field Museum in the haunting, golden-toned video for 'All is Fallen.' [ more › ]

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