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With snow still piled high and more promised, it's hard to believe that spring is near.
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Soho House, a London-based hotel and private club, is opening up a Chicago location this summer The swanky property will have a rooftop pool, a pizza place, and a cocktail lounge.
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Laurence Steinberg says for My Brother's Keeper to succeed, we can't just focus on "fixing" young black men.
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In January, a Racked tipster noted that shops were closing-and eateries were opening-on Armitage Avenue .
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A man was killed and at least nine other people - including a retired Chicago police sergeant - were shot across Chicago since Monday night.
11 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
In an effort to support hunger relief, jazz musicians donate performances at classic venues around the city for the fifth annual Chi-Town Jazz Festival.
INTO THE WOODS , directed by Geoff Button* with Musical Direction by Matt Deitchman, previewing February 6, opening Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. and running through Sunday, March 30. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and the book by James Lapine, The Hypocrites bring their heightened and playful sense of theatricality to the beloved ... (more)
Sure and begorrah, St Patrick's Day comes March 17. But in Chicago, the big celebration happens the Saturday before the Irish saint's official date.
The recount of the Stonewall Riots, "Hit the Wall," originally produced by The Inconvenience, will return to Chicago with the majority of its original ensemble cast and artistic team in a triumphant remount presented by the Chicago Commercial Collective, running April 22 to June 29 at the Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue.
The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain plans to open its next location in Chicago in what will be the Syracuse-based company's first eatery outside the Northeast.
Harvey "the Snake" Mandel is a legend on the Chicago blues scene, having done time as a member of Canned Heat, John Mayall's Blues Breakers, and the Chicago Blues Reunion, as well as being celebrated as "the king of sustain" and the man who perfected hammer-on's while Eddie Van Halen still was in short pants.
Until I moved to Chicago, St. Patrick's Day wasn't a big event for me. But that first year, I was stunned by the site of what locals took for granted a boat slowly traveling the Chicago River depositing a rich green dye into the water.
A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine - only this time he's the subject.