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10 Ways To Celebrate Prince In Chicago This Week

Prince would absolutely want you to pay tribute to him by getting freaky to his jams. [ more › ]

Photo: In 1905, Lake Shore Drive Was Thick With Horse And Buggies

This vintage photo was taken just before the automobile showed up and changed everything. [ more › ]

An Alderman Was Punched In The Face Outside His Office Last Night

Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) has a boxing background, but he's still "disturbed" that his attacker took things so far. [ more › ]

Illinois Could Finally Tackle Its Huge Rape Kit Backlog With Money From The Feds

The state budget crisis has slowed down the testing process for DNA kits; currently, in Chicago, the typical wait time for testing results is a year. [ more › ]

Haunting Photos Of A Mega Mall's Final Days

It's one of the last buildings keeping Logan Square approachable as mezcal bars and ramen restaurants crop up on every corner. [ more › ]

Bernie Sanders Blasts Rahm For Ousting CPS Principal

Sanders says Emanuel critic Troy LaRaviere's was fired due to "Mayor Emanuel's unhealthy obsession with taking revenge." [ more › ]

This Is Still The Best Bar In Chicago: Milk Room, Revisited

"It was like nothing I've ever tasted, as if rum and really smoky scotch had a lovechild after an affair in an alleyway." [ more › ]

Plant and Garden Sale Today and Saturday

Want to boost your garden for spring? The Peterson Garden Project is having a two-day Plant, Seed and Bake Sale Friday and Saturday. Appropriately, this is the "Cool Crops Sale." "APRIL 22: 12PM – 4PM APRIL 23: 10AM- 4PM It can still...Show More Summary

Vote On The Elite 8 Of Our 2016 Chicago Beer Bracket

We're so close to finding the best beer in Chicago, we can taste it. [ more › ]

12 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

The weekend kicks off with Earth Day and continues with tons of other fun things to do. [ more › ]

Jake Arrieta Pitches His Second No-Hitter For The Cubs

He's the first Cubs pitcher to pitch a no-hitter in two back-to-back seasons. [ more › ]

Lakeview Dog Lounge Will Host Events For Dogs And Their Humans

SIT Chicago will give that planned cat cafe a run for its money. [ more › ]

On condemning vile and bigoted screams no one heard

Andrew Shaw has apologized for saying something that apparently no one heard. "I want to apologize to the gay and lesbian community," Shaw said Wednesday.…

How Prince Helped Created A New Music Scene In Minneapolis

In honor of Prince's death today, we took a look at his Midwestern roots. [ more › ]

Logan Square's Mega Mall Will Be Demolished Mid-June

It will make way for Logan's Crossing, a two-building development with retail shops, a grocery store, a gym and apartments. [ more › ]

Chicago's 1,000th Shooting Victim of 2016 Was Shot Yesterday

The number of people shot in Chicago in 2016 exceeds the counts for New York and Los Angeles combined. [ more › ]

Video: Local Jail Guard, Never Disciplined, Kicks Prisoner In Head

The guard still works at Cook County Jail, and his current salary ($57,000 a year) is paid with taxpayer dollars. [ more › ]

Disturbing Video: No One Helps Man Knocked Out Then Run Over In River North [Graphic]

"He was just in the street and everyone turned their backs and allowed him to be pummeled," his family writes. [ more › ]

Chicago Journalists And Lawyers Annotated All The Police Task Force's Recs

They annotated all of the almost 200 recommended reforms, contextualizing them with details of the city's political machinery, laws and contracts. [ more › ]

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