It ain't just a collection of band tees. [ more › ]
Plus Peaches' vagina masks, At the Drive-In's hardcore athletics, a timely cover of "Nazi Punks (expletive) Off" and more. [ more › ]
Several readers told us about hearing shots fired around 5:40pm on Saturday. Turns out that a 17-year-old male was shot in the teachers parking lot of Uplift School, located on the 900 block of Eastwood.According to CWB Chicago, witnesses say they saw "a suspected shooter run from the scene. Show More Summary
Plus New Order shined, Vic Mensa spilled his heart and Liars' 6-foot-6 frontman looked lovely in his new bridal gown. [ more › ]
As we did with Lollapalooza, we’re back and keeping track of local artists set to perform at Riot Fest. Check back all weekend to see how Chicago’s own fared. Sleep on It, 1:50 p.m. Friday at the Radicals stage Sleep On It, from “down the road” in Logan Square, was tasked with the first show of...
However, there is no video released showing Kenneka Jenkins entering the hotel freezer where her body was found. [ more › ]
Photos from Riot Fest in Douglas Park over the weekend. Check back all weekend for more.
Police are warning residents of Lincoln Square and Ravenswood about a string of attacks on women walking around the neighborhood Thursday morning, in which a man on a bicycle rode up to the women while they were alone or with children, and groped them as he biked by. [ more › ]
Thursday, a hearing on a motion filed by "Tent City Alternative to LSD Viaducts and Andy Thayer" against the City of Chicago — the aim of which was to allow the homeless to continue occupying the dangerous, crumbling viaducts under Lake Shore Drive — was heard before Judge Sidney I. Show More Summary
The Trump administration's attempt to withhold funding from sanctuary cities received a major legal blow. [ more › ]
Madigan had previously said she intended to run for a fifth term, so today's announcement came as a shock. [ more › ]
For the rock geek on your list who has everything. [ more › ]
The Historic Pullman House Tour will be returning this year on October 7 and 8, offering the public a chance to explore the history of a company town that transformed American labor politics. [ more › ]
Arthur Chu captured national attention as a contestant on “Jeopardy!,” not just for winning 11 times, but for the way he did it: bucking the chronological, telegenic approach that most contestants use and instead jumping from category to category, trying to sus out the Daily Doubles and maximize...
Be a lookie-loo! Those who have been watching the gut rehab of 848 West Junior Terrace over the past year are invited to see what has been done to the six-bedroom 1905 classic. There will be a neighborhood open house between noon and 2pm on Saturday, September 16th, so you can see what was going on behind closed doors before it goes on the market. Show More Summary
Family members recognized the boys in the images they saw on TV. [ more › ]
Come for the book sale and stay for the mural dedication! Or vice versa.Friends of Bezazian will be holding its second, and final, book and media sale of the year on Saturday, September 16th. It begins at 10am and goes until 3pm. Fiction,...Show More Summary
"There will be a time when we'll be talking about Latinos as the largest demographic group in the city," said one local researcher. [ more › ]
It looks like we're getting another blast of summer weather over this weekend, so make the most of it and check out some of the great goings on around town. [ more › ]
Activists have been pushing for a signed commitment that the Obama Presidential Library and Center will directly benefit local business, residents and labor. [ more › ]