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A treasure trove at Highland Row Antiques Basement Market

The monthly Basement Market combines the store’s regular merchandise with one-day-only treasures. For decorators, vintage furniture collectors, or scouts for TV and movie sets, it’s an appointment to keep each month.

Paris in spring: What’s inspiring interior designer Robert Brown right now

Robert Brown transitioned to interior design after more than 20 years in the fashion industry. Named Southeastern Designer of the Year by "Veranda" in 2006, he has won more than 20 American Society of Interior Designers awards, including the President’s award.

Uber launches lunch delivery service in Chicago

Uber is getting in on the food delivery game in Chicago. Today the rideshare and taxi service launched Uber Eats, a lunch-delivery service that allows customers in the Loop and River North to order food using the Uber app.  "All youShow More Summary

First Look: Boeufhaus

This mysterious brasserie in Ukrainian Village is about more than just beef. [ more › ]

Krispy Kreme BOGO free dozen glazed today only

Superhero Day has finally arrived at participating Krispy Kreme locations. Today only, when you any dozen donuts, you will get one dozen original glazed donuts free. You do not have to wear a costume to claim the offer nor do you need...Show More Summary

Vegetarian Tasting Menus in NYC: The Veggie 7 Series

The tasting menu is a prominent part of the New York dining scene, with chefs using it as an opportunity to stage elaborate culinary performances, giving you an insight into their creative minds and the ideas that they're playing with. Over...Show More Summary

NTSB to determine cause of CTA train crash at O'Hare

The National Transportation Safety Board was meeting Tuesday to determine what caused a Chicago Transit Authority train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport last year. The dramatic derailment happened just before 3 a.m. Show More Summary

Wrigley fan hospitalized after being struck by bat

A fan was hospitalized Monday night after being struck by a bat that flew out of the hands of Chicago Cubs rookie Addison Russell in the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. The fan was sitting several rows behind the Cubs' on-deck circle...Show More Summary

Joffrey's New Works Takes an Intimate Look at Contemporary Ballet

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Because of the NFL draft, The Joffrey Ballet had to move its final series of the season to the Cadillac Palace Theatre this spring. The placement of seating offers a more intimate venue than the Auditorium Theatre does; the Cadillac...

First Drip (4/28/15): Baltimore protests, gay marriage in Supreme Court, more

Shit got real in Baltimore when protests against police brutality turned violent. The funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray was held yesterday, who died after suffering a severed spine in police custody, and folks are angry.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

With $50M funding round, has Refinery29 joined the ranks of Buzzfeed and Vox?

Refinery29 has raised another $50 million from investors, the company announced Tuesday. The series D funding comes from WPP's investment arm, WPP Ventures, and Scripps Networks Interactive. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Multibillion-dollar cancer blockbusters boost drugmaker sales

U.S. drugmakers got a strong start to the year with help from the newest cancer medications, which take advantage of cutting-edge research and have the price tags to prove it. Pfizer Inc., Merck... To view the full story, click the title link.

Billionaire Shutterstock founder gets $28M grant that will vest in 2019

Shutterstock Inc., the world's largest online stock photo and video marketplace, granted founder and Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Oringer an equity award valued at $27.5 million last year. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Weather Gang: Photos: Monday evening’s beautiful sunset blends and rainbow pastels in Washington, D.C.

As the sun set through the clouds and the occasional rain shaft, the sky tuned yellow, orange, and pink. And a few rainbows were witnessed.

Checkerboard City: Take a Slow Ride

By John Greenfield “Slow Roll Chicago is helping to bridge Chicago’s geographic divides,” says cofounder Oboi Reed. “We’re getting people from all over the city to show up for rides that are not in their neighborhoods.” The group, whose focus is getting more people on bikes in low-to-middle-income communities of color, is putting on thirty-one bike […]

Weather Gang: D.C. weather radar detects cloud… of birds!

They were spotted on radar over northwest Charles County, heading northwest toward Fairfax County.

Free Will Astrology: Week of April 30, 2015

By Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Chris Moneymaker was employed as an accountant in Tennessee. On a whim, he paid $39 to enter an online poker tournament. Although he knew a lot about the game, he had never competed professionally. Nevertheless, he won the tournament. As his award, he received no money, but rather an […]

Is This Brand-New Surfacing a Rec and Park Tennis Court OR a Rec and Park Dog Run? The Answer Will Amaze You

TweetThe answer is: A DOG RUN. (And I say brand-new ’cause it still seems that way to me, even after a few years.)

“Emergency Ride Home” – Will San Francisco Pay For Your Taxi Ride Home If You Bike to Work and Get a Flat Tire? Yes

TweetHere it is, from the San Francisco Department of the Environment: Emergency Ride Home This program is similar to those offered by Stanford U, UC, and Marin County and your major corporations. So, if you power your Nissan Leaf all-electric car or ZERO all-electric motorcycle with clean Hetch Hetchy hydroelectricity, SFGov is saying that your commute to […]

What to buy in May

May is a celebration-filled month, from Mother’s Day to Memorial Day, not to mention the start of graduation season. As a gift-giving month, the deals in May are plentiful, but shop with caution — what looks like a steal may be a swindle in disguise. Show More Summary

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