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Man Stabbed In The Head In Wicker Park Near Damen Blue Line Stop

He was taken to the hospital early this morning in critical condition. [ more › ]

15 Excellent Dog-Friendly Bars In Chicago

As the temperatures go up and we move toward the dog days of summer, what's better than spending those hot afternoons and warm nights with your favorite canine companion? [ more › ]

Cyclist Killed After Being Pinned Under Mag Mile Tour Bus

Wednesday evening was a sadly dangerous one for cyclists in Chicag [ more › ]

The Guerrilla Truck Show returns after a brief hiatus

After taking a hiatus in 2015, the Guerrilla Truck Show returned on Tuesday during NeoCon, the annual commercial trade show at Merchandise Mart. About half a dozen U-Haul trucks lined up outside the front entrance of the Mart—their beds were filled with furniture, textile, and object designs from schools, artists, and studios based in Chicago and Milwaukee.…

Swashbuckling Adventure At Buttercup Park

The second in the series of free Friday movies at Buttercup Park is the 1940 classic The Mark of Zorro, starring Tyrone Power and featuring Linda Darnell and Basil Rathbone. There will also be a live fencing demonstration by Nathaniel Cerf.Join your friends and neighbors on the lawn at Buttercup Park (Sheridan & Ainslie) on Friday, June 17th. Show More Summary

"Treasures of Uptown" Discusses Widespread Nirvana & Reflections on Orlando

Treasures of Uptown hosts a fun, informal, interfaith discussion group, free and open to everyone. We are meeting now at Everybody's Coffee (935 W. Wilson) on the third Saturday of the month, from 4-5pm.Join us on June 18th at 4pm for a discussion of “Widespread Nirvana.” Rev. Show More Summary

Wilson Underline Meeting On Tuesday, June 21

Please join us Tuesday, June 21st at 7pm at the Institute of Cultural Affairs located at 4750 N. Sheridan Road. The Wilson L Public Space Committee and Uptown United will be sharing more about the Wilson Underline proposal, public survey...Show More Summary

Retail From Days Past At "New" Lawrence House

With Lawrence House having just undergone a top-to-bottom restoration, signs of its former life as an elegant residential hotel are coming to light. Thank you to Roderick Reves for the photos of a long-hidden vintage sign for "Ground...Show More Summary

Ex Gov. Pat Quinn Pushes For Chicago Mayoral Term Limits

Quinn also took some shots at Gov. Bruce Rauner, who defeated him in the 2014 election cycle. [ more › ]

Parents Demand Palatine Schools Be Welcoming To All Transgender Students

The letter reads, "Through education and dialogue, we hope that others will come to understand that a transgender girl is a girl and a transgender boy is a boy." [ more › ]

If You Go To Oak Street Beach Today, You'll Have More Fun Than These 1930 Chumps

In 1930, Oak Street Beach was crazy crowded. Today, it's much better. [ more › ]

Honorary "Jay Michael Way" Dedicated

This afternoon the corner of Kenmore and Wilson became "Honorary Jay Michael Way," to honor the co-founder of Cedar Street/FLATS, who passed away in January.The corner is an appropriate venue. It marks a combination of the new and old, a Cedar Street trademark. Show More Summary

A Coalition Of Hope For Saving Imperiled Iguanas

Collaborative post by Charles Knapp, Vice President of Conservation Research, John G. Shedd Aquarium; Stesha Pasachnik, Conservation Research Postdoctoral Associate, San Diego Zoo Global; Tandora Grant, Senior Research Coordinator, San...Show More Summary

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