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After weeks of protests, it appeared on the eve of a school board vote as though at least one school eyed for closure would be spared.
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I'm sitting in a dimly lit recording booth, about the size of an elevator, at a small table opposite my friend Brenna.
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Redmoon announced this week that Artplace America has awarded the spectacle troupe a $250,000 grant to help fund the first Great Chicago Fire Festival, to be held on the Chicago River in October 2014.
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That Jann Wenner's 22-year-old son and recent Brown University graduate Gus Wenner is taking the reins of Rollingstone.com ? - Leor Galil That a little-known mathematician has made a breakthrough on Twin Prime Conjecture? - Steve Bogira That there are big bucks to be made off female anxiety, whether about breast cancer or fertility ? - Kate Schmidt ... (more)
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On Tuesday, May 14, around 9:10 pm, 83-year-old Leonard Ratajczyk was bicycling west on the 7800 block of West Irving Park Road in the Irving Woods neighborhood when the driver of a westbound Chevy Malibu struck and killed him, according to Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabella.
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If there's one group of people who know how to throw a jazz festival it's the . . . Israeli consulate to the midwest? Swallow your surprise and catch rising New York guitarist Gilad Hekselman at the Anshe Emet Synagogue.
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Sorry to add to the crowding on the Chicago Craft Beer Week schedule-there are hundreds upon hundreds of events there already-but the Reader and Binny's are partnering up for something called "Beer & Music" on Thursday, May 23.
The city's all-powerful mayor was ignoring their pleas, so the public students of Chicago felt they had no choice but to walk out of school and march in protest.
A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than two days -- 384 times, up and around -- bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.
With miles of bike paths along Lake Michigan, beautiful park trails, and eclectic neighborhoods, Chicago is an eco-conscious and bike friendly town.
Mayor Emanuel, together with the leadership of Choose Chicago and McCormick Place today announced that two key shows have extended their commitments to McCormick Place and the city of Chicago.
JDL Development's website anticipated breaking ground on a new 26-story, 189-unit apartment tower at 212 W Illinois in the spring of 2012.
Delmark Records, America's oldest jazz and blues independent record label, celebrates its 60th anniversary at the Old Town School of Folk Music's Szold Hall with a show headlined by Big Time Sarah and the BTS Express.
Three people were fatally shot in the head and another shot dead in the chest in weekend violence that wounded at least 14 others across Chicago, according to police.
Pot Possession Charge At White Castle May 8: Harold and Kumar would be proud of this trip to White Castle.
Near the boeing Building, center, a Chicago Transit Authority elevated train moves on the Lake Street double-decked, double-leaf trunnion bascule bridge over the Chicago River April 3, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.