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Take A Look At Ace Hotel Chicago & The City's Newest Rooftop Bar, Open Now

Update your lists of summertime drinking spots and staycation options. The long-awaited West Loop complex is here. [ more › ]

SlutWalk Accuses New 'Progressive Zionist' Group Of 'Disgusting' Appropriation Of Annual Protest

Nearly two months after the Dyke March controversy, a new rift is emerging between leftist activists and the just-emerged Zioness movement ahead of Saturday's protest. [ more › ]

The Daily Schedule For Riot Fest 2017 Is Out Now

Along with a few maddening schedule conflicts. [ more › ]

Chance the Rapper to give away 30,000 'stuffed' backpacks at Bud Billiken Parade

Chance the Rapper is giving back to the city once again. The local musician will serve as the grand marshal for the Bud Billiken Parade on Saturday, where he plans to give away 30,000 “stuffed” backpacks to parade attendees and presumptive Chicago students in the spirit of “back to school” season....

Rachel Dratch Just Got A Ticket For Illegally Parking In Chicago 20 Years Ago

"Chicago does not f around," the 'SNL' and Second City alum wrote. [ more › ]

Man Charged In Northerly Island Punk Show Stabbing Accused Of Being A White Supremacist

The 34-year-old Humboldt Park resident was accused of stabbing two people in the chest at a punk show. [ more › ]

Man Shot To Death While Being Carjacked In Noble Square

The victim was dropping off a woman he knew when a man stepped out of another car and tried to carjack him. [ more › ]

Guide to dog-friendly destinations and activities in Chicago

Having a pet in the city can make for wonderful companionship, but it can also make for great challenges. Depending on the pet—looking at you, dogs—our furry friends need quite a bit of attention and activity, plus they're always trying to make fetch happen. Tending to those canine cravings can...

'Cards Against Humanity Live' returns for one night only

Ladies, leave your “Harry Potter erotica” and “Daddy’s belt” at home. “Cards Against Humanity Live” is coming back to the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) for one night after two sold-out performances earlier this year. The show, hosted by founder of the “You Are Beautiful” project...

12 dog-friendly restaurants, bars and events for the summer in Chicago

It seems like August arrived in no time, but summer isn’t over, for you or your pet. Make the most of the weather and head to these 12 dog-friendly bars, restaurants and events that let you and your pooch enjoy the weather together—with everything from special treats to river cruises. You'll need...

Chicago festivals this weekend: Festival Cubano, Bud Billiken, Retro on Roscoe

If you’re not totally fested-out after Lolla, we have some good news for you. This weekend is very Chicago-centric in terms of fests, from a celebration of the hot dog to an 88-years’ long tradition in Bronzeville. Chicago Hot Dog Festival When: Aug. 11-13 Where: Lincoln Park How much: Free (food...

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

Let us help you plan your weekend with events including Chicago’s new beer-tasting event, a beach party and a lakefront campout. When cookies meet cocktails You love Girl Scout cookies, but normally you’re nomming them on your couch in a onesie (or is that just me?). The Girl Scouts of Greater...

Best Chicago happy hour deals: Aug. 10-16

Here’s where to drink on a budget this week. Thursday, Aug. 10 Petit Margeaux (11 E. Walton Place 312-625-1324) offers $5 glasses and $20 bottles of rosé wine from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 The Broken Shaker (19 E. Ohio St. 312-940-3699) offers a Happy Hipster combo featuring a burger, fries...

Katie Got Bandz Has Been Arrested For Identity Theft

The drill pioneer is due in court on August 21. [ more › ]

Someone In Chicago Has A 'COVFEFE' License Plate

And it was spotted in Logan Square, because of course it was. [ more › ]

Street Artist Don't Fret Tells Us How Chicago Really Feels, On Gentrification, Winter & More

The born-and-raised Wicker Park native hasn't lost his humor yet, even as he watches his hometown change. [ more › ]

Siam Noodle & Rice Has Opened At Its New Location

For nearly 30 years, Siam Noodle & Rice operated at 4654 North Sheridan, gaining a reputation as a friendly, authentic, family-owned restaurant that endured through Uptown's many changes.Due to the possible upcoming sale of the building...Show More Summary

Naperville Is Warning Residents About Rabid Bats

Two were found within just three days, according to Naperville police. [ more › ]

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