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Shake Shack releases new shakes to benefit No Kid Hungry

If you were already overwhelmed by Shake Shack's choices in shake flavors, we have some bad news for you—but good news if you're interested in ending childhood hunger.  The burger chain's annual Great American Shake Sale takes place during the month of May and will bring three brand new concoctions...

The CTA Is Revamping 2 More Train Stations: Quincy & The Green Line's Cottage Grove Stop

The 120-year-old Quincy station has been in sore need of restoration, and the Cottage Grove Green Line station will likely be getting an even bigger makeover. [ more › ]

Tour These Frank Lloyd Wright Landmarks For Free In Celebration Of His 150th Birthday

Get excited, architecture buffs. Some of the Prairie master's most famous landmarks will be open free of charge. [ more › ]

Publican Quality Meats kicks off 6th annual Burger Night series

A little friendly competition never hurt anybody. In the case of Publican Quality Meats' sixth annual Burger Night series, the people of Chicago will be reaping the benefits of pitting Chicago restaurants and chefs against each other for a weekly good grub throwdown. From May to October, Publican...

17 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Have your wine and drink it, too. There are a bunch of wine and cocktail tastings are among our usual mix of favorite events this week. [ more › ]

Doctor Who Was Bloodied, Dragged From United Flight Plans To Sue, Says Lawyer

Dao was bloodied and dragged from his United flight on April 9 after he refused to be bumped from the fully booked flight in order to seat airline staff. [ more › ]

Photos: Link, Zelda, The TARDIS & More Of Our Favorite C2E2 Cosplay

We spotted Link, Zelda, a TARDIS dress, Voldemort, Mr. Freeze, some Warcraft orcs and more. How many do you recognize? [ more › ]

Get your free sandwich from Hannah's Bretzel on National Pretzel Day

If you're keeping up with your "national days" on the calendar, you probably know National Pretzel Day is this Wednesday, April 26. (If not, now you do.) And Chicago-based Hannah's Bretzel will be celebrating the doughy day by giving away a free Hot Melty sandwich (with side salad) between 5 p.m....

Thieves Plow Into Mag Mile Louis Vuitton Store In Smash-&-Grab Burglary

The thieves also crashed into another vehicle during a brazen burglary along the tony Michigan Ave. shopping corridor. [ more › ]

Ask Anna: I thought I was bisexual, but am I actually a lesbian?

Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, Can I have been closeted to myself for this long and not known it? I'm 35 and began having sex when I was 16. I slept exclusively with men until 22 then began exploring...

Chicago nightlife at Stout Barrel House & Galley last week

Scenes from Stout Barrel House & Galley in River North on April 22.

Kendrick Lamar Is In Playing Chicago In July, Tickets On Sale Soon

The best rapper alive (?) just announced a North American tour in support of his latest excellent LP. [ more › ]

How To Watch Obama's First Post-White House Public Speech Today

After months away, the former president is finally re-emerging into the public spotlight. [ more › ]

Help Day For Property Tax Appeals

All of Uptown is in Lakeview Township. Even if you can't make this particular Help Day, be aware that the last day appeals will be accepted is May 10, 2017. According to Joseph Berrios's website, assessment notices were mailed 4/10/...

Artist Sparks Outrage For Ripping Off Design For Michelle Obama Mural

The muralist, who crowdfunded thousands of dollars for the project, at first didn't acknowledge the designer of the image. But social-media detectives sure did. [ more › ]

Sweet Talk

Rumor has it that a bakery is interested in opening at the former 7-11 storefront at Buena and Broadway. We have no definite information at this point, but a reliable source says it's in the works. We'll let you know more, if and when it happens.

CTA To Build New Track This Weekend; Broadway Closed Saturday/Sunday

Wonderful news! The c. 1907 elevated tracks that ran over Broadway and loomed over the entrance to the Gerber Building for 110 years are now completely down. (See photo below). So what's next? Building new tracks! CTA says, "We willShow More Summary

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