If you were already overwhelmed by Shake Shack's choices in shake flavors, we have some bad news for you—but good news if you're interested in ending childhood hunger. The burger chain's annual Great American Shake Sale takes place during the month of May and will bring three brand new concoctions...
The 120-year-old Quincy station has been in sore need of restoration, and the Cottage Grove Green Line station will likely be getting an even bigger makeover. [ more › ]
Get excited, architecture buffs. Some of the Prairie master's most famous landmarks will be open free of charge. [ more › ]
"So, uh, whats been going on while I've been gone?" [ more › ]
A little friendly competition never hurt anybody. In the case of Publican Quality Meats' sixth annual Burger Night series, the people of Chicago will be reaping the benefits of pitting Chicago restaurants and chefs against each other for a weekly good grub throwdown. From May to October, Publican...
C2E2 has something for almost everyone. [ more › ]
Have your wine and drink it, too. There are a bunch of wine and cocktail tastings are among our usual mix of favorite events this week. [ more › ]
Dao was bloodied and dragged from his United flight on April 9 after he refused to be bumped from the fully booked flight in order to seat airline staff. [ more › ]
We spotted Link, Zelda, a TARDIS dress, Voldemort, Mr. Freeze, some Warcraft orcs and more. How many do you recognize? [ more › ]
If you're keeping up with your "national days" on the calendar, you probably know National Pretzel Day is this Wednesday, April 26. (If not, now you do.) And Chicago-based Hannah's Bretzel will be celebrating the doughy day by giving away a free Hot Melty sandwich (with side salad) between 5 p.m....
The thieves also crashed into another vehicle during a brazen burglary along the tony Michigan Ave. shopping corridor. [ more › ]
Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Can I have been closeted to myself for this long and not known it? I'm 35 and began having sex when I was 16. I slept exclusively with men until 22 then began exploring...
Scenes from Stout Barrel House & Galley in River North on April 22.
The best rapper alive (?) just announced a North American tour in support of his latest excellent LP. [ more › ]
After months away, the former president is finally re-emerging into the public spotlight. [ more › ]
All of Uptown is in Lakeview Township. Even if you can't make this particular Help Day, be aware that the last day appeals will be accepted is May 10, 2017. According to Joseph Berrios's website, assessment notices were mailed 4/10/...
The muralist, who crowdfunded thousands of dollars for the project, at first didn't acknowledge the designer of the image. But social-media detectives sure did. [ more › ]
"Scientific Evidence Trumps Alternative Facts." [ more › ]
Rumor has it that a bakery is interested in opening at the former 7-11 storefront at Buena and Broadway. We have no definite information at this point, but a reliable source says it's in the works. We'll let you know more, if and when it happens.
Wonderful news! The c. 1907 elevated tracks that ran over Broadway and loomed over the entrance to the Gerber Building for 110 years are now completely down. (See photo below). So what's next? Building new tracks! CTA says, "We willShow More Summary