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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 Day One: A Mostly Mellow Affair

  Mild weather and a super chill vibe marked the opening day of the Fest's tenure in Union Park this weekend. [ more › ]

"Old Roseland" One Man's Experience During White Flight

"Things have changed. The recent shootings haven’t helped things at all. But I still love the place. Good old Chicago. Gotta love it; just a great place to be!” [ more › ]   

Weekend Playlist: Pitchfork Music Festival—The Deep Cuts

This week’s playlist features deep cuts from artists playing Pitchfork this weekend—17 tracks that you won’t find through a cursory examination of the singles [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Cubs Lose Third In A Row; White Sox Win Series Opener Against Astros

The Cubs earn themselves a three-game losing streak, while the Sox start their series against the Astros on a winning note. Here's your Morning Box Score: [ more › ]

Today's Weather: The Heat Is On

The weekend's stretch of Pitchfork perfect weather continues as temperatures increase, setting the stage for hotter temperatures to come next week. [ more › ]

Free Concert At Wilson Abbey

You can read more about Ami & the Unfortunate at their website.

sense8 Filming in Uptown

sense8 is filming in Uptown on Tuesday, July 22 from 9 AM to 9 PM. There will be quite a bit of inconvenience between no parking zones and closed streets, but it's also pretty cool to have one of the next big Netflix series filming in...Show More Summary

Extra Extra: More Possible Mayoral Candidates Emerge

This wouldn't hurt a possible Karen Lewis mayoral run at all. Nope. [ more › ]

Music Video Of The Day: Kendrick Lamar 'Swimming Pools (Drank)'

This week we close out "Music Video of the Day" with Sunday's headliner, Kendrick Lamar. [ more › ]

Pitchfork lineup and schedule

The Pitchfork Music Festival announced its 2014 schedule Friday. The Union Park festival doesn't happen until July 18-20, but the Type A humans among us can go ahead and make a plan right now. Like we told you earlier,   Beck, Kendrick...Show More Summary

Downstate Man Accused Of Molesting Rottweiler Puppy

Terry Wayne Davis was found fit to stand trial but prosecutors seek to have him declared 'sexually dangerous' as defined by law. [ more › ]

THREE TO SEE: This Week's Theater Recommendations

The Gift goes Shakespeare, Oracle tackles Upton Sinclair, and more on the Chicago stage this week. [ more › ]

Friday Afternoon Diversion: Spirit Squad

Today's diversion is dedicated to those of you who don't believe cheerleading is a legitimate sport. Wear those cups, guys. [ more › ]

Ozzie Guillen: 'I Would Like To Be Back' With White Sox

Guillen certainly earned his bona fides while managing the Sox, but his 'Ozzie being Ozzie' routine wore thin the first time around. [ more › ]

10 things to know about Bruce Rauner's budget plan for Illinois

The third installment of Rauner's "Bring Back Blueprint" outlined the candidate's "Jobs and Growth Agenda" and followed up on previous sections that focused on cutting waste and reforming the system for granting tax breaks to large corporations. 1)...Show More Summary

City Moves To Quash Beef Between Police, Parking Enforcement Aides

Standing out like a sore thumb among the accounts of corruption and inefficiency within city government was the revelation of a long-simmering feud between Chicago Police and parking enforcement aides employed by the city Finance Department. [ more › ]

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