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Is macaroni and cheese overrated? RedEye staffers debate

With Mac and Cheese Fest this weekend, the RedEye staff has understandably spent a lot of time talking about macaroni and cheese—the best noodle, the best cheese, the best toppings. The discussion took a heated turn when reporter Adam Lukach suggested the dish might be a touch overrated, and editor...

Union Calls For Child-Care Dollars, Not Amazon Tax Breaks: 'Fund Our Kiddos Not Jeff Bezos'

While Illinois dangles at least $2 billion in incentives at Amazon, the state is letting its child-care support system falter, workers charged on Wednesday. [ more › ]

Check Out 40+ Amazing Costumes From The Northalsted Halloween Parade

The 21st annual Northalsted Halloween Parade drew scores of costumed revelers to Lakeview again this year. [ more › ]

Here Are The Standout Restaurants Nominated For The 2018 Jean Banchet Awards

Chicago's "food Oscars" are right around the corner. And the nominees are... [ more › ]

IL State Rep: I Won't 'Subject Myself' To Sexual Harassment Training

"Nothing will be enough until human nature bends toward androgyny," said Rep. Steve Reick, who also chastised lawmakers for not naming names. Oof. [ more › ]

Chicagoist's Guide To November: 20 Fun Things To Do This Month

The holiday season is just around the corner with ZooLights, Christkindlmarket and The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival all beginning this month. Here are 20 of our favorite events--festive and beyond-- to make the most of November in Chicago. [ more › ]

The Struts' Chicago Halloween Show Thrilled & Brought Oasis Back From The Dead

Literally every single person at the sold out show at Bottom Lounge was 100 percent into every second of it. No exaggeration. [ more › ]

Chicago's Top Independent Restaurant Made More Than $24 Million Last Year

Here's the list of the top grossing Chicago restaurants, bringing in tens of millions of dollars a year. [ more › ]

Student In Custody After False Report Of A Gun Prompts Lockdown At Joliet High School

The lockdown was lifted shortly after 10 a.m. "The school day will resume as normal," the district said in a statement," the district said in a statement. [ more › ]

Where to get the best cinnamon rolls in Chicago

Sure, it’s apple cider doughnut season. But that’s no reason to neglect another warm, sugary and sticky sweet treat that we’ve all loved since the days of making our parents stop at Cinnabon during a trip to the mall. Go ahead, try all of these cinnamon rolls spread through Chicago and descend...

Best Chicago happy hour deals: Nov. 2-8

Here’s where to drink on a budget this week. Thursday, Nov. 2 Hard Rock Cafe Chicago (63 W. Ontario St. 312-943-2252) offers half-price appetizers, $5 glasses of house wine, $5 select well cocktails, and $4 Goose Island, Revolution, Half Acre and Metropolitan drafts from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov....

Como fazer reeducação alimentar: Saiba que pode ser algo fácil!

O índice de obesidade vem aumentando cada vez mais no Brasil e no mundo, e isso ocorre devido à má alimentação das pessoas, que sempre estão dando preferências a alimentos mais rápidos e calóricos. Todo mundo sabe que a fórmula mágica...Show More Summary

Man Charged With Killing Mom, Dumping Her Dismembered Body In Lincoln Park Lagoon

Brian Peck told investigators he killed his mother after a confrontation boiled over when she said he was playing Jimi Hendrix too loud, prosecutors reportedly said. [ more › ]

'I Was Born In Kenya' Obama Jokes In South Side Summit Address

If you need a laugh today, President Obama has one for you. [ more › ]

Teen Shoots Himself In Penis After Committing Armed Robbery On Far South Side: Police

The suspect was taken to a local hospital, where he was listed in serious condition and placed under police custody. [ more › ]

Impeachment Imminent? Rep. Gutierrez Says Articles Will Be Filed Before Thanksgiving

The Congressman and staunch anti-Trumpist said he and other members of the House Judiciary Committee plan to file before the holiday. [ more › ]

The Fights Over The New S.K.Y. Restaurant In Pilsen Are Getting Intense

The restaurant has become the subject of a ton of protest activity, and it's not quite clear how this mess will end. [ more › ]

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