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Tickets Available for Annual "State of Uptown" Luncheon

From Uptown United:"The annual State of Uptown luncheon convenes the business, development and non-profit communities to hear from city officials about their work and how it impacts Uptown.This year we are pleased to welcome 46th Ward...Show More Summary

Conchas For Moms At Cantina 1910

Cantina 1910 (5025 North Clark) is going to make brunch a little tastier for all moms: On Mother's Day (this Sunday, better get movin'), there will be two complimentary mini-conchas for all moms who brunch at Cantina that day.Also known as pan de huevos, they are lovely little bread pastries topped with a sugar shell. Show More Summary

A Light Pole Fell On 3 Girls In Hyde Park And Broke One Girl's Leg

The girl with the broken leg was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in "serious condition." [ more › ]

Photos: Three Dots And A Dash Has A New Menu And Bartender

Hold on to your hats, tiki fans, because things are about to get shaken up. [ more › ]

A Chicago Woman Is Suing Starbucks For Putting Ice In Iced Drinks

A 24-ounce iced coffee at Starbucks isn't 24 literal fluid ounces of iced coffee, because Starbucks SCOFFS in the face of the LAW!!! [ more › ]

Anthony Bourdain's Chicago Episode Had Nary A Deep-Dish Pizza

Instead, the Old Town Alehouse was "the beating heart of this show," as Bourdain explained. [ more › ]

The President vs. the Black Lives Matter Movement

After two years of taking little notice of Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists' actual demands, let alone implementing them, President Obama has now lambasted the movement for simply "yelling" about the issue. The insulting insinuation...Show More Summary

Logan Square Is Throwing A Party For That Super Old 'Aloha' Billboard

One person cheekily suggested that the billboard has been a part of the Logan Square tapestry long enough to be considered a historical landmark. [ more › ]

Navy Pier Is Getting A New, $90 Million Hotel

The hotel will be designed by the same woman who designed The Wit. [ more › ]

20 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

May the fourth be with you this week as you attack these events. [ more › ]

Vote In The Final Round Of Chicagoist's Best Beer Bracket

We're down to the final two—and there was almost a last minute upset! [ more › ]

Uplift High School Seniors Make Headlines With 62 College Acceptances, Scholarships

You may have heard the news last week about Chicago twins Deprice and Shaprice Hunt, who were accepted into a combined 62 colleges (and counting). Their accomplishments were featured by the WGN Morning Show, Huffington Post, NBC national news, and even Teen Vogue. Show More Summary

Positive Loitering Tonight @ Kenmore & Ainslie

Building on the momentum of last week's major drug bust on Argyle, the 20th District has been saturating the area with police officers and holding community involvement events. Tonight there will be positive loitering at 8pm at Kenmore and Ainslie. Show More Summary

Photos: Chicago May Day March Exorcises Trump, Celebrates Diversity

"Everyone is welcome in Chicago. Working people are what makes Chicago a world-class city." [ more › ]

Woman Shot In The Head In Edgewater While Stopped At A Red Light

The stretch of Ridge Ave. where the woman was fatally shot is a major four-lane thoroughfare, with shops on one side and a park on the other. [ more › ]

CAPS Beat 1913 Meets Tuesday, Followed By SPNA

A reminder to those in the Sheridan Park area (Beat 1913) that your bimonthly CAPS meeting is Tuesday, May 3rd. It takes place at 6:30pm at Courtenay School, at Montrose and Beacon. It will be followed by a meeting of Sheridan Park Neighbors Association, which is not affiliated with the CAPS program or the Chicago Police. Show More Summary

May Day March Will Bring Call For Workers' Rights To Trump Tower

This year's march is beginning in Union Park and ultimately end up at Trump Tower in the Loop. [ more › ]

Library Patrons, Take Note

If you have books due or plan to do some work at any Chicago Public Library on Wednesday, May 4th, please note that all branches will be closed for "All-Staff Institute Day."

Howdy, Neighbor: Columnist Mark Brown Makes A Move

We've chided Sun-Times columnist Mark Brown in the past for living in Oak Park while being very critical about how things are done in Uptown.We're pleased to learn that he has switched "Oak" to "Buena" in his address and moved to Uptown...Show More Summary

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