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How to Get Away with Murder, Where Race Doesn't Matter

How to Get Away with Murder, where race doesn't matter, it's the content of their characters. Remember President Bill Clinton's strategists James Carville, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and company, when they bested President George H.W. Show More Summary

White Sox and Cubs climb to 16 under—and just wait till next year!

Chicago baseball fans who wish they could say that at least their team's better than the chumps on the other side of town will have to wait till next year. With yet another come-from-ahead loss on the south side, to the Royals, the White...Show More Summary

Celebrate International Coffee Day With A Comprehensive Map Of Coffee In Chicago

For those of us who need caffeine coursing through or veins before we can fully function, today is very sacred holiday to observe. [ more › ]

Roaming LGBTQ party to straight bars

Is Chicago ready for a Guerrilla Gay Bar resurgence? Organizers of Chicago Take Over (CTO)-a floating LGBTQ party that will commandeer a straight bar once a month-are confident the social experiment, which blends a group of gay people...Show More Summary

Brady Hoke Needs To Be Fired From Michigan, But Maybe Not For The Reason You Think

Brady Hoke has been the head football coach at the University of Michigan since 2011. In his last nine games against Power 5 schools, he has compiled an almost inconceivable 1-8 record. And over Michigan's last three games against Power...Show More Summary

What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

Here's what you missed while enjoying a beautiful fall weekend in Chicago. [ more › ]

Today's Weather: Good Day Sunshine

After a gorgeous weekend we're in store for more of the same to kick off the week, with highs in the mid-70s and lots of sunshine. [ more › ]

Best Graduate Schools in Illinois

U.S. News and World Report's 2015 higher education rankings included lists for graduate programs in six different categories: business schools, education schools, engineering schools, law schools and medical schools in both researchShow More Summary

ID theft cases soar

Hundreds of dollars to an online gaming company. A $4 fast food tab. A few pennies here or there for who knows what. Kathryn Broderick, 28, of Lincoln Park, doesn't have weird spending habits, but the thieves that have gained access to her identity sometimes do. Show More Summary

FAA hopes for full-service by Oct. 13

About 60 percent of "typical air traffic" was coming in and out of O'Hare International Airport and 75 percent at Midway as officials try to return to normal after a fire Friday at the FAA's radar facility, the FAA said Sunday evening. The...Show More Summary

Bears no match for Packers' mayhem

If you own a TV in the Midwest, you know Aaron Rodgers is the poster boy for a well-known insurance giant. But the Green Bay quarterback and his teammates would fit right in with another company's campaign, too. Mayhem is everywhere. Rodgers,...Show More Summary

Damen stop artwork?

The CTA is holding a public meeting in October about new art that will be installed at the Damen Blue Line station. West Town residents will be able to meet Gaston Nogues of Ball-Nogues Studio, the artist-team selected to create the new artwork for the station. Show More Summary

Kacey Musgraves rocks the Riv

Late in her 90-minute set Saturday at the Riviera, Kacey Musgraves introduced a new song ("Cup of Tea") by recognizing that the tune fits thematically with much of the 26-year-old country star's material. "Nobody's everybody's favorite,"...Show More Summary

Extra Extra: Emanuel Rips Lewis Plan To Legalize, Tax Pot

Rahm ridiculed Karen Lewis over her plan to legalize and tax pot to create revenue. Because closing schools and mental health clinics is a much, much better idea! [ more › ]

University of Chicago Students Protest After Campus Hackers Make Rape Threats

Nearly 200 University of Chicago students protested this past Wednesday after a campus hacking group posted a threat of sexual assault toward university students. [ more › ]

The Week That Was: Compare and Contrast

It was a week of contrasts, one in which words didn’t mean what they appeared to mean, people refused to learn from history, and we were told to pay attention to symbolism rather than reality. [ more › ]

Chicagoist Weekend Theatre: Paul Konerko Retirement Ceremony

Even the most ardent anti-sports person has to be impressed by Konerko's loyalty and humility. [ more › ]

Film Center's Salute to Oshima Starts Oct. 3

The Gene Siskel Film Center's series 'Nagisa Oshima: His Will on Film' includes the director's provocative In the Realm of the Senses, plus seven other notable features. [ more › ]

Around Town: Open Sky

        Beautiful, open sky for today's 'Around Town' gallery. [ more › ]

Riverview Tavern Teams Up With Revolution Brewing For Sriracha Beer Dinner

Riverview Tavern teams up with Revolution Brewing for a five-course prix fixe beer dinner featuring Sriracha Hot Sauce on Tuesday, Sept 30. Tickets are $65 and include both tax and tip. [ more › ]

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