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Weiner's Circle In Legal Hot Water For 'Volatile' Late-Night Vibe

A woman broke her wrist and elbow there after a man the staff had just threatened with pepper spray and a "large spoon" ran into her. [ more › ]

2 Flight Attendants Injured On Turbulent Midway-Bound Flight

Air travel to and from Chicago is, for all intents and purposes, cursed. [ more › ]

Chicago Has Racked Up A $9 Million Police Misconduct Tab So Far This Year

If the full City Council approves the two lawsuits on Wednesday, Chicago will have paid out more than $9 million in police misconduct lawsuits for this year alone. [ more › ]

Shooting Deaths On Kennedy Expressway Declared A Murder-Suicide

The deaths of a man and woman found fatally shot in an SUV on the Kennedy Expressway early Sunday have been ruled a murder-suicide by the county medical examiner. [ more › ]

Video: Homer Likes Chicago Deep Dish More Than NYC's Dumb Pizza

"I prefer Chicago deep dish," Homer Simpson declared in a live "Simpsons" show Sunday. [ more › ]

Extra-Alarm Fire In Lakeview Injured 1, Displaced 30 Monday Evening

Overall, 127 firefighters in 41 companies fought the blaze, and it took an hour to put out. [ more › ]

A Lot You Got to Holler, Episode 5: Pullman’s Past, Present, and Future

The neighborhood of Pullman on Chicago’s far South Side is a crucible of architectural, labor, industrial and civil rights history. It’s also a national monument, with big plans for renovation and redevelopment on the horizon. Commissioned by railroad magnate George Pullman in 1880 and designed by Solon Beman, Pullman was an idyllic workers utopia… for […]

Free Will Astrology: Week of May 19, 2016

By Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): “An oar moves a boat by entering what lies outside it,” writes poet Jane Hirshfield. You can’t use the paddle inside the boat! It’s of no value to you unless you thrust it into the drink and move it around vigorously. And that’s an excellent metaphor for you to […]

New Uptown Facebook Groups Launch

There are a couple new Facebook groups about Uptown that readers might be interested in: Uptown Uplifted "aims to brings the local residents together for discussing and sharing ideas to make our neighborhood a more thriving and prosperous community. Show More Summary

Spin Your Story Tuesday Night At Uptown Underground

The monthly storytelling series continues on Tuesday, May 18th at Uptown Underground, 4713 North Broadway. It takes place on the third Tuesday of each month.No experience is necessary for this open mic evening. Bring your stories -- fact or fiction (no poems or stand-up comedy, please). Show More Summary

Bring it on ohm: Getting the Led out at a Zeppelin-themed yoga class

When there's background music at a yoga class in Chicago, it's usually a Ravi Shankar raga, hotel-lobby-style acid jazz, or New Age crap from Windham Hill Records. But Sara Strother, an instructor at Bucktown yoga studio Yogaview, does things a little differently.…

Anti-Gentrification Protesters Plan To Take Over The 606 Tuesday For 'Mega March'

Activists dedicated to fighting gentrification in Chicago's lower income communities are taking their calls for more affordable housing to The 606 Tuesday evening. [ more › ]

Settlement Could Slightly Improve Life For Mentally Ill Inmates In Illinois

The agreement could hopefully end the horror of solitary confinement for many. [ more › ]

Ric Addy Of Shake, Rattle & Read To Be Honored At "State Of Uptown" Luncheon

It seems impossible that this is really happening, but after more than 50 years in business, this is the last week for Shake, Rattle & Read. Head on over to 4812 North Broadway before the close of business on Saturday, May 21st, to pay your respects to one of the greatest book and record stores Chicago has ever seen. Show More Summary

O'Hare Airport Was A Living Nightmare Last Weekend

Treacherous security lines at O'Hare International Airport turned the Far North Side hub into a waking nightmare of missed flights, delays and stranded travelers Sunday night. [ more › ]

Chicago Could Get Its Very Own Beer Museum With An On-Site Bar

Does the Lucas Museum plan to have a house bar? With guest brewers? We didn't think so. [ more › ]

Photos: Vince Vaughn's Three-Story Chicago Penthouse Is On Sale For $12.7M

The top two floors are on sale for $8.5M, and include the site of Hugh Hefner's original 'Playboy' office. [ more › ]

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