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America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

A word of advice for anyone who dreads being stuck in the purgatory of an airport terminal, gazing wistfully at the departures screen: Avoid Chicago. We analyzed data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics for 29 major U.S. airports...Show More Summary

25 Simple Ways to Save Money as a Dog Owner

This post first appeared on I love Amos, my Yorkiepoodle, oodles and oodles. But I've never known him to be able to hold down a job. Sure he is cuddly (sometimes), lets me know when someone is at the door and provides good Instagram fodder. Show More Summary

The ceviche mixto at Logan Square's Ceviche lights up the night

I was right chuffed when I read the menu description for the ceviche mixto at Logan Square's aptly named Ceviche, a new Peruvian restaurant from the folks behind the well-established and well-liked Ay Ay Picante. Not only are the actual...Show More Summary

Pencil This In: Play Jenga And Drink Brandy At Rhine Hall

Rhine Hall is set to host a Jenga tournament and they have plenty of brandy to help you steady your hand. [ more › ]

Aston Rep's The Lieutenant of Inishmore: Four Dead Fellas, Two Dead Cats ....

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Photo by Emily Schwartz. "Four dead fellas, two dead cats... me hairstyle ruined! Did I miss anything?" That's the culmination of Martin McDonagh's grisly black comedy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, now being crisply staged by Aston Rep at the...

Around Town: Costume Contest

  If you need a last minute Halloween costume idea, we've got a few to share in Around Town today. [ more › ]

A New Pop-Up Aims To Introduce Chicagoans To Nigerian Food

Wey wants Chicagoans to try Nigerian food because by and large “they haven’t tried it. Come and enjoy some.” [ more › ]

Quinn or Rauner

Quinn or Rauner Illinoisans are gearing up for the upcoming Gubernatorial Race between incumbent Governor Pat Quinn and his Republican Challenger Bruce Rauner. The race has turned into a series of negative campaign ads coming out of both camps. Show More Summary

CTA buses of the future

The CTA unveiled Wednesday morning one of two new electric-powered buses--which will be on the streets later in the day--that the agency promises will provide a cleaner, quieter ride that reduces fuel costs and vehicle emissions. The...Show More Summary

Crime Stats for Illinois's public Universities

College campuses are meant to be places safe for learning and discussion. Most Illinois public universities are typically very safe for their students, but violent crimes still take place. Women are especially at risk. Originally called...Show More Summary

Manic Focus Primes Chicago's EDM Palette On 'Cerebral Eclipse'

Chicago transplant Manic Focus is an excellent example of an artist who doesn't deserve a generic dance music tag but is difficult to describe otherwise. [ more › ]

Reasons To Believe: 2014-15 Chicago Bulls Season Preview

Another season of high expectations starts tonight. [ more › ]

Illinoisans aren't very engaged at the polls, says new study

Illinoisans aren't particularly politically engaged but we're not the most apathetic voters in the country either, says a new study. Tied with Georgia, Illinois was ranked as the number 27 most-politically involved state in the country in a study by Show More Summary

'Twin Peaks' + Tiki = Tremendous

Ever wanted to sip tiki cocktails while listening to the music of Angelo Badalamenti and David Lynch? We have. And this Thursday, the Whistler makes our dream come true. [ more › ]

Morning Box Score: Blackhawks Offense Missing In Loss

It doesn't matter how many times you put the puck in play if you can't score. [ more › ]

Sun-Times Parent Company Hopes Aggregation Is The Key To Profitability

The new Sun Times Network will aggregate content in 70 cities across the country. [ more › ]

An upcoming Andersonville restaurant hosts a Dia de los Muertos dinner tonight

Mark Robertson co-owns the GLBT sports bar Crew Bar & Grill in Uptown, and SoFo Tap in Andersonville. But he grew up on a farm, and dreamed of having a place in the city that better reflected where food really comes from in the midwest.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Today's Weather: Test Your Base Layer

Wasn't it only two days ago when we were enjoying shorts weather? [ more › ]

Marina City says no yelling at Wallenda

Some residents of Marina City-those iconic corncob towers north of the Loop-may have a front-row seat to Nik Wallenda's high-wire act Sunday, but building management there is setting some ground rules. Wallenda will do a two-part walk-first ...Show More Summary

Opinion: Google is pandering to Latinos

As a Latino, I'm used to being pandered to. Now that America's 55 million Latinos represent $1.2 trillion of its spending power, according to Forbes, corporations are dumping tons of resources into figuring out what makes Latinos tick (i.e. Show More Summary

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