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A Brief History Of The Architecturally Imposing, Soon-To-Be-Revamped Union Station

Chicago's Union Station is many things—a nearly one-hundred years old railroad station; one of Amtrak's largest and busiest stations; and long overdue for a major renovation. It's also an architecturally beautiful city landmark. [ more › ]

Remembering Albert Cashier, Illinois' Civil War Hero & Transgender Trailblazer

You can watch a short documentary on the life of an under-known pioneer. [ more › ]

Review: Paul McCartney & His Band Are In Lean, Fighting Form

Over nearly 3 hours and 39 songs, Paul McCartney proved he's not going through the motions or needlessly trading on sentimentality during his current tour. [ more › ]

Our Picks For The 15 Best Bike Shops In Chicago

Progressive co-ops, cargo specialty spots, BMX trailblazers and everything in between. Here's where to pedal down in Chicago. [ more › ]

Woman Struck And Killed By Metra UPN Train Near Wilmette

Riders on the Union Pacific North Line may see residual delays of around 80 minutes this morning. [ more › ]

Elske Makes Eater's List Of Best New Restaurants In America

There are still reservations available for Friday and Saturday night... just sayin'. [ more › ]

Naked Man Runs At Cop After Reportedly Mutilating Genitals In Viral Video

Most disturbing may have been at least one witness's shouts for police to "shoot his ass!" [ more › ]

SAUCED's Summer Night Market will take over House of Vans, here is the lineup

SAUCED’s mission is simple: find large-space venues and fill them up with the best and latest in food, art and music. Ideally, according to the market, that space would be a “massive warehouse with exposed timber ceilings and concrete floors.” This summer, they’ve found it at House of Vans in the...

11 Midwest amusement parks to hit before summer ends

Butterflies in your stomach. Wind in your hair. Screaming for dear life. Where other than on a roller coaster can you find all of these sensations? Hop in the car and head to these Midwest amusement park offerings before summer is over to get your (not-so-cheap) thrills and maybe a funnel cake...

Get moving with these unique yoga classes in Chicago

Yoga can be boring. There, I said it. When you’ve taken the same class at your gym five times, your usual flow can feel a little bit repetitive and your shavasana might turn into an actual snooze fest. That’s where Chicago’s variety of yoga classes come into play. Step up your yoga game and get...

Do good this week with the Gary Comer Youth Center

Nineteen years ago, Lands’ End founder Gary Comer returned to his grammar school. He found that the neighborhood of Paul Revere Elementary, Grand Crossing just north of East Chatham on the South Side of Chicago, had become plagued with hardship since his time as a student. Galvanized by his trip...

The Hideout Announces Return Of Its Annual Block Party

The Hideout has announced the lineup for its 21st-annual block party, slated for this coming September. [ more › ]

Trevor Noah To Bring 'Daily Show' To Chicago For 4 Free Shows This Fall

We're still a little salty over that time he said he wouldn't visit Chicago because he doesn't "want to die." [ more › ]

Chicago's SlutWalk, Like Dyke March, Is Banning 'Zionist Displays'

The organizers welcome displays of "Jewish pride," though. [ more › ]

Chicago Uber Rider Says Driver Received Oral Sex During Ride In Viral Facebook Video

A man who took an Uber ride in Chicago earlier this month says his driver received oral sex during his ride from a woman who was sitting in the front seat. [ more › ]

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