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In case you haven't heard, Saturday is the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day .
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A rendering of what part of the Great Chicago Fire Festival spectacle could look like when it happens on the Chicago River in October.
Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window , according to the Chicago Tribune .
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Wendy Thompson, 42, of Chicago, was arrested by Oak Park police on July 6 and charged with two counts of felony burglary, three counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft.
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Outside Thalia Hall, the most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood, I do a double take.
July is in full swing, and in Chicago that can mean only one thing. No, not algae blooms or baseball games or any one of the city's myriad live music festivals .
Chicago doesn't have an insignificant Colombian population, so I can't understand the rarity of the perro caliente , unless the prohibition on ketchup is so entrenched among the majority of hot dog eaters that those with more equatorial tastes in tube steak fear to leave the closet.
Three restaurants that made the Daily Meal's "Best Tacos in America" share the secret to making the best Cinco de Mayo feast.
If you're looking for an unorthodox way to ring in the Sabbath on Friday, I'd recommend going to Concord Music Hall to see Say Anything , who are touring in support of their new album- Hebrews .
African-American boys are much more likely to be tried as adults in criminal court by Cook County, Ill., prosecutors through a process called "automatic transfer," which the Illinois General Assembly passed in 1982 at the behest of Richard M. Daley, then the Cook County states' attorney, and later Chicago mayor.
Tonya Gunn , 44, was shot and killed in Chicago's Morgan Park on Monday while attending a family gathering, reports ABC7-Chicago.
Prominent Chicago Democrats have had an easy time with the national media for decades -- as easy as shaking a ring of keys to distract an anxious child in church.
Chicago is rapidly becoming the city that believes anything is possible. Why not, right? After all, Chicago did get filmmaker George Lucas to pick the city for his new museum.
I.D. Chicago , which has had a deliciously modern showroom in Lakeview for 14 years, is packing up and heading to 375 West Erie Street .
Alderman Willie Cochran has been trying to get to the roots of the violence battering the south and west sides since long before the latest carnage- 14 people killed and 82 wounded over the three-day weekend, and more in the days since, including a fatal shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway Wednesday morning.
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