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Video: Watch The West Loop's Harpo Studios Turn To Rubble

"It was one of the catalysts that changed the area... It put the West Loop on the map." [ more › ]

What To Do While Getting Your Cosplay On At Wizard World 2016

Test your Marvel universe knowledge, debate whether "Suicide Squad" sucked, meet fellow Pokemon Go lovers and more. [ more › ]

Video: Get A Pilot's-Eye View Of Landing At O'Hare

It's kind of like sitting in the front row of a roller coaster with an invisible track and a particularly tall drop. [ more › ]

UberPool Is Offering $3.12 Rides In The 312 All Week

But the promo is not going to help residents of the far South, North or West sides, unfortunately. [ more › ]

Car Stolen In Buena Park While 3-Year-Old Was Inside, Police Say

The child was dropped off in his carseat 4.5 mile south, in River North. [ more › ]

Cyclist, 21, Fatally Hit By Semi Truck In Noble Square

A 21-year-old female bicyclist was fatally hit by a semi truck on Tuesday morning in Noble Square, according to Chicago police. [ more › ]

Shake Shack Is Giving Away Free Burgers This Morning

Each location is handing out 100 free burgers. But you better move quickly. [ more › ]

Almanac Warns Of 'Numbing Cold' Winter And Snow Ahead For Midwest

It's never too early to start thinking about those dibs markers, eh? [ more › ]

Photos: Cyclists Glow Hard At The Annual L.A.T.E. Ride

Chicago cyclists donned colorful lights, reflectors and glow sticks to ride through the city all night long. [ more › ]

Steadfast Is Elevating The Loop's Fine Dining Scene

With perfect cocktails, some really impressive dishes and a freaking ridiculous bread service, Steadfast is going to make everyone's Loop best-of lists. [ more › ]

Let's cover the elections like we cover the Olympics

A couple of things we can count on during any presidential election are partisan orators assuring us that "this is the most important election of our lifetimes" and media critics complaining that nobody's paying enough attention to the issues.…

Jake's Goes Groupon

Jake's Pup in the Ruf is an Uptown mainstay. And why not? It's been here longer than most of us, since 1959.But a reader points out that even Jake's isn't immune to progress:"You know times in Uptown have changed when Jakes is now a Groupon vendor! So very yuppie. Show More Summary

Paulie Gee’s Logan Square and Robert’s Pizza: A tale of two very different pizzas

For longer than I care to remember Little Caesars (whose headquarters are located in Detroit) was the default cheap pizza of choice among certain unseasoned members of my household. Whenever their chums arrived with little-to-no notice this inexpensive affront to Sicilian pizza was a reliable source of feed that could keep the monsters appeased.…

This Ups Our Walkability Score

This sea of cones may look like a slalom course, but it actually signals the completion of new sidewalks outside Bridgeview Bank at Lawrence and Broadway. Now that the significant infrastructure work that began last spring is complete, it lays the groundwork for the new Broadway streetscape, which will run between Leland and Gunnison.

Buena Circle Concert In The Park Postponed

If you were looking forward to seeing jazz legend Frieda Lee perform at Buena Park Circle this Thursday, you'll have to wait. The Parks Department is still doing work at Buena Park Circle (Kenmore and Buena) that make a concert there this week impossible.Buena Park Neighbors says a later date will be announced.We are huge fans of Ms. Show More Summary

10 CPD Officers Could Be Discplined Or Fired Due To New Laquan McDonald Report

David McNaughton and other involved officers, should Police Chief Eddie Johnson decide to punish them, will be the latest city officials to fall in connection to the racially-charged case. [ more › ]

18 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Continue to soak up the summer with some of these excellent events all week long. There's early-morning yoga on a yacht, burlesque, experimental public art and more. [ more › ]

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