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2 hrs ago | Gapers Block

Josh Ritter Premieres New Songs at City Winery, 4/21 and 4/23

Many critics pegged Josh Ritter's most recent release, 2013's The Beast In Its Tracks , as a prototypical 'breakup' album, but the label does little justice to the album itself.


6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Potential GOP presidential contender Paul pushing school choice in Chicago visit

As he considers a 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul acknowledges the GOP must go beyond its base and find ways to grow support or it will be unable to elect a national standard bearer.


10 hrs ago | Lake County News-Sun

North Chicago boy found dead was trying to 'do better'

The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career.


12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 4/19: Chicago Zines, 20x2 Chicago, and Record Store Day

Ten years ago, "freelance mind-wizard" Steve Krakow debuted the info-strip "The Secret History of Chicago Music" in our music pages.


15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Owner of briefly shut down River North restaurant claims racial bias

Theodore Gilmore stood on a raised stage at the front of the Nouveau Tavern that he helps his best friend run, and gave a speech to mostly African-American employees after the River North restaurant and tavern was abruptly shut down by Chicago Police last week.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Promethean Theatre Ensemble Presents Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, 4/18 - 5/24

Promethean Theatre Ensemble is pleased to announce the second play of their 2013/2014 season, Tom Stoppard 's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD.


My FOX Chicago

Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage license

Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood.


Federal Bureau of Investigation

Chicago: Real estate developer arrested on fraud charges.

A Chicago real estate developer was arrested today on federal charges alleging that he defrauded the south suburban Village of Riverdale of public funds provided for the redevelopment of the now closed-Riverdale Marina.


Business Journal

Will Choose Chicago turn to foreign puppets to attract tourists?

A rendering of what Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival on the Chicago River could look like when it debuts in October.


The Logan County Herald

Illinois lawmakers again look to Chicago casino as revenue jackpot

When you're hungry, even a three-day-old banana and sardine sandwich looks good.

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Illinois House approves $100 million for Obama library in Chicago

A plan to spent $100 million to build a Barack Obama presidential library in Chicago has taken a step forward.

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Dear Chicago, we love you despite it all

CNN asked you to tell us what you love about Chicago, and some of your enthusiastic responses are included in this article. Follow the real-life drama of how Chicago's leaders, students and residents are transforming the city on CNN's "Chicagoland," which airs Thursdays at 10/9C.

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Chicago Reader

12 O'Clock Track: Local punk outfit Harebrain takes a swig in 'Block the Sun'

Every so often I'll fall for a song because of a short, inexplicable moment that's not written into the fabric of the tune-it could be a mistake or a genuine reaction to what's going on that's been caught on tape, and for one reason or another it stays in and catches my ear.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Pastor with religious message carries cross through Lakeview

A Chicago minister is taking a unique approach to Lent, carrying a cross through his neighborhood talking to people about God.


National Public Radio

Wallenda Scouts Chicago Sites For Tightrope Walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy City skyscrapers in the fall.


Kaiser Chiefs, J Mascis, Mya Among Performers at 2014 Chicago Street Festivals

Chicago's biggest music festivals - Lollapalooza and Pitchfork - announced their full lineups weeks ago, but the many smaller street fests across the Windy City are just getting around to confirming their initial 2014 performance lineups.


My FOX Chicago

Gov. Quinn announces $23M in funding for Chicago-area road projects

Gov. Pat Quinn announced nearly $23 million in funding Thursday for construction projects in Cook, DuPage, Lake and McHenry counties.


CBS Local

Chicago Bakeries Make List Of Best Cupcakes In America

Chicago cupcake lovers don't have to go far to taste some of the best in the whole wide USA, according to a new foodie list.


Chicago Reader

Coming soon: Amina Waheed's superb Chicago-shot documentary Corner Stores

I almost recommended Under the Same Sun -a well-intentioned but inescapably clunky Israeli-Palestian coproduction screening twice next week at the Gene Siskel Film Center-on the basis of the remarkable short film preceding it at both screenings.


WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend Police arrest armed robbery suspect who left wallet at scene

A man suspected of robbing a gas station in South Bend earlier this month is now in police custody.



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