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Ald. Cappleman: Homeless Living Under Lake Shore Viaducts To Be Placed In Permanent Housing

From Ald. Cappleman's latest email: "Due to a coalition that I spearheaded, the Mayor just announced a major change in the City's approach to addressing homelessness. For years I have advocated for the City to make our homeless residents a priority by using a plan that shows long term results. Show More Summary

Three new stands are reinvigorating the Japanese superstore Mitsuwa Marketplace

There have been big doings at Mitsuwa Marketplace over the last six months. Things had been looking rather grim for a while in the usually teeming food court of the Japanese superstore in Arlington Heights, especially after the demise of Gabutto Burger.…

Amazing Food But Upsetting Signage At Southport's Twee New Deli

We spent $50.26 on brunch for two people, and we left hungry. [ more › ]

Tribune Publishing Could Sell For $815 Million To Owner Of USA Today

The offer is 63 percent higher than Tribune Publishing's current value on the stock market, according to media conglomerate Gannett. [ more › ]

Tom Petty Is Bringing Some Old Friends Along To Play The Riv Next Month

There are currently only five dates listed for this tour, so expect tickets to disappear quickly. [ more › ]

Millennium Park's Free Summer Workout Schedule Is Here

On Wednesdays and Saturdays starting June 1, do tai chi, Pilates, yoga and more on the park's Great Lawn. [ more › ]

Two Key Players In Flint's Water Crisis Died Last Week

The first woman who filed a lawsuit related to the water crisis was shot to death, and a Water Treatment Plant foreman died "suddenly" of unknown causes. [ more › ]

18 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

There's so much to do this week, especially as Draft Town takes over downtown for the NFL Draft. [ more › ]

28 Glorious Color Photos Of Ladies Sunbathing On The South Shore In The 1940s

It's a treat seeing those 1940s bathing suit fashions, like bikinis, which had only recently become popular. There are also some pretty swanky-looking turbans, one hulu skirt and some victory rolls. [ more › ]

Body Found In Lake Michigan Near Buckingham Fountain Early Monday

Authorities found a dead body in Lake Michigan early Monday morning, not far from Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park. [ more › ]

Alderman Says Man Who Punched Him In The Face Called Himself 'Lucifer'

"I'm concerned about the guy," Ald. Walter Burnett told Chicagoist. "I'm concerned about his mental challenges." [ more › ]

Prince used to obsessively watch the 90s Chicago Bulls—even while performing onstage

Since Prince's death yesterday, plenty of fascinating tidbits about the life and times of the eccentric yet private artist have been surfacing or recirculating online. One of the most delightful anecdotes concerns the Purple One's interest in sports—namely the 1990s Chicago Bulls.…

Karyn Calabrese Opens Up About Her Vegan Empire's Decline

"Now that I don't have any money I still want to look cute. It's who I am," she tells Crain's. [ more › ]

Chicago Will Be Getting A Massive New Climbing Gym

We have some good news for everyone who's not afraid of heights: Chicago is getting a huge climbing gym. [ more › ]

Our Guide To The Best Eating And Drinking In Milwaukee

If you spend a weekend in Milwaukee and don't eat a half-pound of corned beef, you're doing it wrong. [ more › ]

Oops, I Did It Again

The hungry, greedy Lawrence viaduct needed a fix, so it grabbed a junk trunk for lunch.It's just uncanny how often these things happen at this particular bridge. A vortex to the underworld, perhaps?

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