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46th Ward Zoning Committee Gives Green Light For Sheridan & Wilson TOD

Clayco's proposal for 975 W. Wilson The 46th Ward Zoning & Development Committee met this evening at Weiss Hospital to discuss the proposal for 975 W. Wilson after tabling the proposal at the committee's last meeting in February to receive...Show More Summary

"Chicago PD" Back In Uptown Filming March 29

One of the filming notices posted around Lawrence & Broadway Fans of the NBC drama "Chicago PD" will be happy to hear they will be back in Uptown for another round of filming. No Parking/Tow Zones will be enforced on the north side of...Show More Summary

The MLB chose the wrong 'dog as the official hot dog of baseball

Nothing goes together better than a Vienna Beef hot dog, a cold beer and a game of good old-fashioned baseball. Major League Baseball, however, apparently didn't get the memo. After 141 years of baseball history, MLB finally declared one hot dog the official hot dog of America's pastime: Nathan's...

5 must-see Chicago shows this week: Simple Plan, Bastille, The Regrettes

Treat your ears to a concert this weekend. Enjoy a smorgasbord of sound from a California indie rock duo, a famous Canadian band celebrating the 15th anniversary of their first album or a popular electropop group on a world tour. FRIDAY, March 31 FoxygenVic Theatre3145 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-472-0449You...

6 must-see comedy shows in Chicago this week

A tribute to America's dad, Tom Hanks, an exploration of racial identity and a live recording of a podcast from some throwback friends all round out this week in local Chicago comedy. Thursday, March 30 Fortune FeimsterZanies1548 N. Wells St. 312-337-4027From her days as a semi-finalist on “Last...

The Second City: April Fools’ Day do’s and don’ts

It may feel like every single waking moment since Election Day has been April Fools’ Day, but no. It’s actually just April 1. At least, it is until the new national budget cuts funding for all holidays except Vladimir Putin’s birthday. While we can still enjoy freedom of speech and unlimited pranks,...

The Best Films & TV Shows That Take Place In Chicago

Chicago has a rich history as a backdrop for both big and small screens. [ more › ]

Police Union Head Angelo Was Apparently Very Happy With His Meeting With Donald Trump

Trump also took the opportunity to get in one of his favorite Chicago digs. [ more › ]

74 Percent Of Chicago Voters Support Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Study

A majority of voters across the state are in favor, too. But any path to legalization in Illinois will be a very slow burn. [ more › ]

Rauner's New Campaign Ads Are Reminiscent To 2014 Campaign

The ads feature a dressed down Rauner inside one of the cleanest looking tool sheds we’ve ever seen. [ more › ]

The Cost Of Chicago's Segregation (In Lives & Dollars) Is Staggering

If Chicago's level of segregation were diminished down to the national median, additional income would jump up a whopping $4.4 billion. [ more › ]

Upgrade Your Laptop Carrier For Under $25

This Slim Laptop Carrier looks sharp and is the perfect size for your laptop and other commute essentials. [ more › ]

There Were 2 Shootings Reported On The Eisenhower Expressway Monday

Illinois State Police are investigating reports of two shootings that took place on the Eisenhower Expressway within hours of each other Monday. [ more › ]

Rahm Scoffs At AG Sessions, Pledges To Keep Chicago A 'Welcoming City' For Immigrants

The mayor pushed back on the Trump administration's renewed push to defund sanctuary cities. [ more › ]

Chicago Is Finally Getting Its Long-Overdue Blues Museum, Right In The Loop

Chicago has long done a pretty poor job honoring one it's greatest musical legacies. It looks like that's about to change. [ more › ]

Chicago Has The Most (And Least) Expensive Baseball Tickets In MLB

We have very good news for some baseball fans and very bad news for others. [ more › ]

Crane's World: Chicago Has More Cranes Building Residential Projects Than Any Other City

Before the towers are even up, proof of the construction explosion is right there in the skyline. [ more › ]

Photos: An Amtrak Train Derailed In South Loop Monday; No Injuries Reported

An Amtrak train derailed in the South Loop Monday morning after three cars came off the tracks as the train approached Union Station. [ more › ]

Bargain Airline WOW Air Lands In Chicago With $99 Flights To Europe

You can head to Iceland for less than the cost of some meals in Chicago. [ more › ]

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