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Old Meets New With Autumn Tasting Menu At 42 Grams

Autumn Tasting Menu @ 42 grams from Jack C. Newell on Vimeo. via 42 Grams: "Chef/Owner Jake Bickelhaupt of 42 grams (4662 Broadway St) unveils his much-anticipated third menu this fall.“For this menu, I was inspired by simplicity; IShow More Summary

MIdday News Links: Gibson's Is Chicago's Top Grossing Restaurant

Gibson's had annual sales of $22.4 million last year and an average check price of $71. [ more › ]

Pat Quinn vs. Bruce Rauner vs. Chad Grimm -- Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Illinois Governor's Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Pat Quinn vs. Bruce Rauner vs. Chad Grimm Governor's race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election...Show More Summary

The Judge, Dracula Untold, Kill the Messenger, You're Not You, Pride, 50th Chicago International Film Festival Preview & Music Box of Horrors 2014 Preview

The Judge If you ever wanted to see the legendary Robert Duvall shit himself like only he can (literally and figuratively), then I've got a movie for you. And I'm not talking about catching a brief glimpse of mild discoloration...

Extra Extra: Lower Gas Bills Expected This Winter

In a classic case of wishful thinking, federal officials are predicting lower gas bills this winter. [ more › ]

Right Bee Cider coming to Chicago taps

Some guys order flowers to win over a crush, or they cook dinner from scratch. Charlie Davis made apple cider. What started as a DIY project to impress a friend eventually became a business, and that friend, Katie Morgan, eventually became his wife and the cidery's co-owner. Show More Summary

Producers Discuss Moving the Needle in Music at AES Conference

In the evolving and ever-changing music business, the one thing that still remains constant and the common thread shared among this award-winning producer panel is integrity in the music and art, as well as serving the artists. ThisShow More Summary

Divvy on the Dan Ryan?

Someone may have ridden a Divvy on the Dan Ryan Expressway Saturday morning, according to a motorist who saw the cyclist. Stephanie Kemen was driving southbound on an inside lane on the Ryan around 10:30 a.m. when she and her boyfriend spotted the lone cyclist and the unmistakable blue bike share bicycle. "I felt so bad for her," Kemen said. Show More Summary

Music Video Of The Day: Morris Day 'Fishnet'

All that's missing is Jerome Benton and a mirror and we're enjoying some Minneapolis funk circa 1984. [ more › ]

Help Women & Children First Renovate Their Bookstore

With a burst of energy and a new lease on life, Women & Children First is raising money to fund their long-needed renovation. [ more › ]

Farewell to Man's Country

It opened in 1973, but Man's Country (5017 N Clark) has apparently closed its doors. The website is gone, and the windows on the building that formerly housed Chicago's oldest gay men's bathhouse are boarded up. According to a reader, the space is in a sorry condition, but will be rehabbed and turned into retail space. Show More Summary

Most dangerous intersections

Anyone who has felt they were endangering their lives crossing the street at the intersection of Milwaukee, Damen, and North Avenues in Wicker Park can understand how it landed on a recently released list of most dangerous intersections...Show More Summary

A Requiem For Cicchetti And Other Restaurants That Never Got A Chance To Shine

When restaurants are more about concepts than the people behind them. [ more › ]

The Pink Slips Have Been Flying Since Forrest Claypool Assumed Control Of CTA

CTA says the firings are proof they're taking customer service concerns seriously. Union leaders say the firings are often arbitrary. [ more › ]

South Side rally

President Barack Obama is planning to return home to Chicago's South Side on Sunday for a get-out-the-vote rally focused on supporting Gov. Pat Quinn, an Illinois congressman said Tuesday. Rep. Danny Davis, a Chicago Democrat, said the Quinn campaign reached out to him Monday night to ask about distributing tickets for the event. Show More Summary

Webster's Wine Bar: Telegraph, transformed

What's in a name, anyway? Webster's Wine Bar, which for nearly 20 years occupied a two-story space on Webster near the Chicago River, moved this summer into the former Telegraph Wine Bar space in Logan Square.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'The Art of Falling'

The Art of FallingGo: Oct. 15-19 at Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph DriveTickets: $39-$99. 312-850-9744; Physical comedy has been a trusty weapon in The Second City arsenal for decades,Show More Summary

Tuesday Afternoon Diversion: Pumpkin Inventions

What if science could provide us with a mechanized way to carve pumpkins in a highly precise manner? [ more › ]

'Serving The Sentence' Proves Constraints Can Drive Creativity

'Serving The Sentence' provokes greats stories to come out of a single sentence. [ more › ]

Midday News Links: AT&T Bringing Fast Fiber Network Internet To Chicago

AT&T said its fiber network can deliver speeds of up to one gigabit per second, about 100 times the national average. [ more › ]

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