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On A Mission: The Tireless Passion Of Artist Donald Jackson

Donald Jackson's life is absolutely filled with creativity fueled by his passion for psychology. [ more › ]

Demonstrators Demanding Police Accountability Arrested Outside Mayor's Office

Three people were arrested outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall yesterday, after demonstrators held a "die-in" to demand reforms to the Chicago Police Department. [ more › ]

Nightclub owner given 1 1/2 years in prison in corruption scheme

To his family and friends, longtime Chicago nightclub owner Stanley Wozniak is like the Jimmy Stewart character from "It's a Wonderful Life," a decent man who has made up for his mistakes by touching lives through charitable works and good cheer. Show More Summary

Scandal-Plagued Former Rep. Anthony Weiner Offers Thoughts on Rep. Aaron Schock

One person who might understand the position in which U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) has found himself (resigning after weeks of media scrutiny over questionable spending) is former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.). Weiner also resigned...Show More Summary

How Chicago Edtech Companies Are Rising to the Head of the Class

You could put it on the blackboard! Yes, Chicago is an epicenter for educational innovation. Earlier this month, two Chicago-based education technology companies - ThinkCERCA (who we told you about last year) and Classkick - raised institutional venture capital rounds. Show More Summary

A Bottle Of Creamy, Bubbly Ramos Gin Fizz At Fish Bar

Fish Bar celebrates their anniversary with a force carbonated rendition on a Ramos Fizz for only $5. [ more › ]

Have You Voted Yet? Your Neighbors Have

So, a freak snowstorm on the first day of early voting, and say what? The numbers are UP for the first two days? More than 21,000 Chicagoans have taken advantage of early voting so far - more than any other early voting opening since...Show More Summary

Public Education and the Ability to Do Math in Chicago

On a sunny Chicago morning, I'm engaged in an education debate with an economist friend in NY: Can our children thrive in our cities' public schools? We even get into their math problems: Daniela has a dollar. Her mother wants 3 apples from the store. Show More Summary

Cinespace, Location For 'Chicago Fire' Filming, Pressured To Give Up Grant After Investigation

In a Bruce Rauner money-grabbing move that we're actually ok with, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios was forced to return a $10 million grant, with interest, after a Chicago Sun-Times Investigation found extreme negligence. [ more › ]

The Best Fried Chicken In Chicago

Today we spotlight our favorite places in Chicago that serve up mighty fine plates of fried chicken perfection. Grab some napkins, roll up your sleeves and dig in because bird is the word today. [ more › ]

No selfie sticks allowed at Lollapalooza

If you want to take selfies at Lollapalooza 2015, you are going to have to do it the old-school way. On this year's list of banned items are selfie sticks and monopods (unless you have a photo wristband). The self-curated, self-chronicled life just got a lot more complex. For years, Lolla selfies have come at the end of a human arm. Show More Summary

Chef Jose Garces and company fire up the grill at Rural Society

Chef Jose Garces (Mercat a la Planxa) showcases Argentine cuisine at Rural Society in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood. Review: Rural Society455 N. Park Drive 312-840-6605Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) Heating up In Chicago, Argentine...Show More Summary

Our genetically engineered future: First apples, next Chicago winters?

Everyone's list of all-time greatest inventions is pretty much the same: DVRs, the ShamWow, Nike's promised self-tying sneaks. But while the world may be abuzz over Apple's reinvention of the watch, last month the USDA quietly approved...Show More Summary

Iggy Azalea reveals why she got breast implants

Iggy Azalea had the "Booty" -- and now she has the breasts to go with it. The controversial Australian rapper decided she "wasn't into secret-keeping," she said in the April issue of Vogue, revealing that she got implants. "I did change something: Four months ago, I got bigger boobs!" the "Fancy" rapper told the fashion codex. Show More Summary

Schock is scrutinized around the country, but especially in home district

Had some other downstate Republican congressman resigned suddenly amid allegations of padding his mileage reimbursement, as did Aaron Schock of Peoria six days ago, the world outside his district might scarcely have noticed. But Schock was not just another face among the 18-member Illinois congressional delegation. Show More Summary

Heinz Announces Plan To Buy Kraft, Franken-Food Options Abound

This morning, H.J. Heinz Company announced its plans to buy Northfield, Illinois-based Kraft Foods, creating the world's fifth largest food and beverage company. [ more › ]

Firm working on Elon Musk's Hyperloop leases space in L.A.

Hyperloop isn't all hype. A company behind the futuristic, high-speed transportation system fantasized by Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk has leased warehouse space in downtown Los Angeles and is rapidly adding new workers toShow More Summary

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