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Warren Graves pleaded guilty, just not to the corruption charge prosecutors tried to tie him to

The longtime D.C. government official pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return, but he wants it made clear that he had nothing to do with the shadow campaign.

Go Home Already: 10 Biggest Apartment Buildings Going Up In The Region

Plus, how indoor skydiving helps vets. Warren Graves sentencing, and more. [ more › ]

Thoughts of snow: District prepares for winter battles ahead

Forecasters and D.C. officials try to expect the unexpected as they get ready for storms.

Gender Imbalance In The Art Museum And Gallery Worlds

There must be an all women's organization for every industry on the planet. A quick Google search brought up the following: Business Women's Network (BWN) Alliance for Women in Media, American Medical Women's Association, CommercialShow More Summary

Yardbird’s Keris Kuwana Shares Her Favorite Las Vegas Restaurants

And one is a must-visit bakery Sin City is home to a lot of restaurants and bars, but there are tons of hidden gems that the majority of Las Vegans aren't unearthing. To help guide us to these potential discoveries, we've enlisted some...Show More Summary

1993 yearbook photo predicts Cubs would win 2016 World Series

The Cubs are going to win the World Series this year. How could you possibly know such a thing, you might ask? Well, a yearbook photo from 1993 told us so. Therefore, it must be 100 percent fact (and we also just reeeeeally want it to be true). A senior at Mission Viejo High School in California...

Sox legend Frank Thomas wants Cubs to win the World Series as much as anyone

For White Sox fans feeling conflicted as the 112th World Series gets under way, perhaps the opinion of a team legend can provide perspective. The most iconic Sox player of this generation, "The Big Hurt" enthusiastically hopes for a Cubs World Series title. "I would love to see them win it, I'll...

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All the Arguments Against Sound Transit 3, and Why They're Total Bullshit by Heidi Groover T raffic in Seattle is a nightmare. You know this. You sit in it. You may even be sitting in it right now, reading this as your bus crawls toward Ballard or West Seattle. Show More Summary

Chicago's only the 10th best baseball city? Not cool

When it comes to the best baseball cities in the U.S., Chicago should be No. 1. Period. Nothing personal against WalletHub's latest study, which ranked Chicago 10th among the best cities for professional and college baseball fans. It's just how we feel. New York, St. Louis and Los Angeles topped...

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Tomorrow Never Knows announces 2017 lineup

One of my favorite yearly Chicago musical events is Tomorrow Never Knows. Happening over five days (Wednesday, Jan. 11 to Sunday, Jan. 15) at four different venues, the music and comedy festival is now in its 13th year and this morning, announced its 2017 lineup. Full of rising acts, hilarious...

ESPN snubs White Sox in Cubs' World Series coverage

An apparent side effect of Cubs' World Series fever? Selective amnesia. Symptoms include the inability to recall Chicago actually has two baseball teams, one of which won the Fall Classic 11 years ago. White Sox ring a bell, anyone? From ESPN to CBS News to Tribune Tower, the 2005 Sox weren't even...

Tour bus in crash that killed 13 did not comply with safety standards, officials say

Federal officials announced Tuesday that the tour bus that crashed in Desert Hot Springs on Sunday, killing 13, was out of compliance with vehicle safety standards because two of its eight tires did not have enough tread. Officials released the findings after a preliminary examination of the motor...

Will judge strike down Chicago's food truck rules?

For the past four years, Chicago has forced food trucks to live under ridiculous rules. But depending on the outcome of a case now before Cook County Circuit Court Judge Anna Helen Demacopoulos, the Chicago Way may have to change. The anticipated Dec. Show More Summary

Photos: 2 Injured, Popular Restaurant Destroyed In Pilsen Fire Tuesday

Two people suffered smoke inhalation as a fire decimated popular pork-focused staple Carnitas La Michoacana. [ more › ]

What makes a Broadway hit?

Jack Viertel, a 67-year-old musical-theater lover, has worked as a critic, consultant, show conceiver and writer, dramaturge, producer and NYU adjunct professor. Since 2000, he's resurrected classics... To view the full story, click the title link.

Feast Your Eyes On The Making Of Chateau’s Decadent Dark Chocolate Soufflé

Try not to drool on your keyboard. The decadent chocolate soufflé at Chateau inside La Table is not your average soufflé. It’s a rich, dark, over-the-top treat that will make you swoon. What makes it so special? For starters, executive...Show More Summary

Bernal's Pinkie’s Bakery To Close This Week

This follows on the closure last month of Pinkie's Bakery on Folsom. [ more › ]

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