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Award-Winning Celeb Chef Michael Mina Opening 2 Chicago Restaurants

The Michelin-starred, San Francisco-based chef is setting up business in the Waldorf Astoria. [ more › ]

Photos: Thousands Flood Milwaukee Streets In 'Day Without Latinos' Protest

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke plans to allow deputies to enroll in a federal program that would allow them to act as immigration law-enforcement agents. [ more › ]

Rahm Is In D.C. Today To Meet With AG Jeff Sessions & Jared Kushner, Trump's Son-In-Law

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in D.C. Monday to meet with Trump Administration officials, including newly-confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions and son-in-law/underling Jared Kushner. [ more › ]

'The Other Immigrant List' Is An Inspiring F-You To Trump's Weekly Crime Roundup

A group of local activists are publishing weekly accounts of immigrants' contributions to counteract Trump's "criminalizing propaganda." [ more › ]

UChicago Groups To Protest Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski's Visit

"This exposes the most vulnerable members of our community to even greater risk." [ more › ]

Two Men Shot in Truman Square

Photo courtesy of reader JMM Shots were fired at 6:45pm on the 4600 block of Winthrop, resulting in two males, ages 17 and 24, being wounded.They managed to get to Sonic at Kenmore and Wilson, where they were transported to the hospital...Show More Summary

Chicago breweries tap into beer yoga trend

Bend for your beer. This new trend will have you working up a sweat before sipping suds.

As Fears Surge, Here's What To Do If ICE Knocks On Your Door

At least 200 people were arrested in Midwest states within the last week, and Chicago is reportedly among the cities in which home raids have increased. [ more › ]

14 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Fall in love with Chicago, or find something to do with your sweetie this Valentine's Day week. [ more › ]

Chicago Artist's Randomized Trump Loop Is Pure Nightmare Fuel

"A lot of people have found the end result to be emotionally moving, or just disturbing." [ more › ]

Photos: Chicagoans Exercise Freedom Of 'ASSembly' By Mooning Trump Tower (NSFW)

Absurdity reigned at the Sunday evening protest, where participants carried signs celebrating their "Freedom of ASSembly" and one wore a hat with a miniature figurine of Trump mooning the tower. [ more › ]

2 Girls, 11 & 12, Still Fighting To Survive After Being Shot In The Head

Both young girls were unintended targets, according to police. [ more › ]

15 likely wrong predictions about the 2017 Pitchfork Music Festival lineup

Last year, when I tried to guess the 2016 Pitchfork Music Festival lineup, I correctly predicted a gentleman's eight of out a possible 17 picks. That's not a very good ratio, but who cares? Predictions are fun and I'm going to keep doing them, especially when it comes to my favorite local festival....

CTA Weekly Closures, Current Projects

Wilson, between Broadway and Racine, will be closed to vehicular traffic 9am-4pm Monday through Friday. CTA says, "The contractor will have Wilson Avenue closed for safety reasons as they construct the new station East platform." At least one sidewalk will be open for pedestrian traffic at all times. Show More Summary

Watch Chance The Rapper's Instant-Classic Grammy Performance

He brought out gospel stars Kirk Franklin and Tamela Mann, plus cousin Nicole (!), for soul-stirring renditions of "How Great" and "All We Got." [ more › ]

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