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  1. The Reeling Film Festival is back for its 36th year, this time...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Reader

    ... kind of gay story and that's the coming-out story," says Brenda Webb, founder of Reeling and executive director of Chicago Filmmakers. "Unfortunately, I think a lot of people who don't really see a lot of lesbian and gay cinema assume that it's ...

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  2. City Hall will relax sign limits to entice big Salesforce leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Curbed

    On Thursday, Chicago City Council introduced a new ordinance governing the size exterior signage on high-rise buildings, relaxing strict limits adopted in 2014 in response to Trump Tower's hugely unpopular exterior lettering . The change, City Hall hopes, will clear a path for San Francisco-based Salesforce to sign a large lease in Wolf Point's unbuilt south tower and bring an estimated 5,000 new jobs to Chicago.

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  3. Magnificent Mile pop-up? Air New Zealand hypes new Chicago routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    One of Air New Zealand's shipping containers that the airline is using for a promotional 'pop-up' event in downtown Chicago ahead of its November debut of flights to the city. Air New Zealand unveiled a promotional 'pop-up' event in downtown Chicago ahead of its November debut of flights to the city.

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  4. Kanye West Is Moving to Chicago! Is This the Home He Just Bought?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    After over 20 years, Kanye West is moving back home to Chicago. Here are five recently purchased Windy City homes that could be his new digs.

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  5. 2 Chicago men charged with armed robbery of Glenview T-Mobile storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    ... onto the Edens Expressway, police said. After a police chase, two of the men were arrested at North Avenue Beach in Chicago, one of them after he jumped into Lake Michigan, according to WGN-TV. On Monday, Glenview police said Jahare Garcia, 20, and ...

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  6. Mayor Emanuel, City Departments Introduce Two Ordinances To City...Read the original story

    Thursday | City of Chicago

    Ordinances establish the terms and conditions of the land use and authorize roadway vacations/dedications related to the Obama Presidential Center Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that two ordinances have been introduced to City Council that establish the terms and conditions of the land use and authorize roadway vacations related to the Obama Presidential Center . "The Obama Presidential Center is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Chicago to host a museum honoring the country's first African-American president; create a cultural, recreational and educational asset for Chicago residents and magnet for visitors to our global city; and generate billions of dollars in economic impact," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  7. Champion Athleticwear Continues to Expand with Its First Store in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Galveston County Daily News

    Sep 20, 2018--Champion Athleticwear, makers of authentic athletic apparel since 1919, is continuing to expand its retail footprint with its first store in Chicago and its third in the U.S. overall. The grand opening at 1520 North Milwaukee Avenue took place over the weekend on Saturday, September 15. The Champion store is located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, the city's creative epicenter and a diverse area filled with shops, art galleries, theaters and restaurants.

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  8. Apartment portion of Aqua Tower, wavy skyscraper designed by Jeanne Gang, up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    The Aqua Tower is seen from below on July 20, 2015, in Chicago. The developer of the tower is seeking a buyer for the building's rental portion.

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  9. Infinity room? Magnificent Mile pop-up? Air New Zealand hypes new Chicago routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    One of Air New Zealand's shipping containers that the airline is using for a promotional 'pop-up' event in downtown Chicago ahead of its November debut of flights to the city. Air New Zealand unveiled a promotional 'pop-up' event in downtown Chicago ahead of its November debut of flights to the city.

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  10. Review Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead the Heart of Rock & Roll in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by the songs of one of the most beloved and iconic acts in music history, Huey Lewis and the News. Mainstays on the Chicago dive bar circuit, Bobby and his band are hustling for their big break. But after their latest rejection, Bobby decides it's ...

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  11. Amateur hour: Exploring Chicago's karaoke sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    RedEye looked into Chicago's karaoke culture at a hipster Logan Square bar, a dive spot in Lincoln Square and a traditional Japanese club in Chinatown. Maybe it's the alcohol or late-night lack of inhibitions, but there's not much of a better way to bond with friends old and new than spending an evening belting out the biggest hits and occasional deep cuts of the popular music canon.

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  12. Riverfront one-bedrooms at Columbus Plaza start at $1,726 a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | YoChicago

    Imagine how much more enjoyable Chicago would be if you lived in a steps-to-everything location and paid less rent for a spacious apartment. Columbus Plaza turns your imagination into reality.

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  13. Cider doughnut season is upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Reader

    I track the passage of summer through the things that make me happy at the farmers' market. First come strawberries, then garlic scapes, then tomatoes, then cherries and corn, and I celebrate them all initially with an idiotic little song-and-dance routine, and then with cakes and pestos and sandwiches and pies.

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  14. 50 years later, Lake Point Tower is a singular achievement - and let's hope it stays that wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Tribune

    Lake Point Tower, Chicago's only high-rise east of Lake Shore Drive, was built 50 years ago. See views of this iconic tower.

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  15. , Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Archdiocese...Read the original story

    Thursday | City of Chicago

    The Office of Emergency Management and Communications , Chicago Public Schools and the Archdiocese of Chicago today announced the city's first Crossing Guard of the Year Award in recognition of the important role crossing guards play in helping Chicago children and families travel to and from school safely. During a ceremony at the Alexander Graham School in Canaryville, OEMC, CPS and the Archdiocese of Chicago recognized Maredith Robertson with the first-ever Crossing Guard of the Year Award for her work in the 2017-2018 school year.

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  16. Want to see what an ultrasound scan of a pregnant whale looks like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Haringey Independent

    You've probably seen dozens of images from ultrasound scans from proud parents-to-be over the years but have you ever seen one of a pregnant whale? Mauyak, a 37-year-old beluga whale at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, recently became pregnant, and staff released a fascinating sonogram to go along with the news. "Mauyak is progressing beautifully, and our suite of veterinarians and beluga care team are working in sync to regularly check her and the developing calf," said Steve Aibel, senior director of marine mammals at Shedd Aquarium.

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  17. The Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company Presents New Immersive Zombie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The creators of the award-winning Musical of the Living Dead (Best Musical Chicago Reader's Poll 2012), return to their zombie roots with this musical parody of the classic film Shaun of the Dead. Chief O'Neil's Irish Pub transforms into the famous ...

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  18. LA Phil at 100: How the orchestra rose from humble roots to become one of the world's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    Gustavo Dudamel conducting the LA Phil for the first time as Music Director at the Inaugural Gala and Opening Night Concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Oct. 8, 2009. An outlier orchestra far from the center of Old Europe and never admitted to the so-called Big Five - the lofty philharmonics and symphony orchestras of New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Chicago - that once dominated America, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has become the most significant and successful major orchestra anywhere.

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  19. These Shining Lives tells the true story of the 'Radium Girls' of Ottawa, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Reader

    Through 9/30: Thu-Sat 7:30 PM, Sun 2:30 PM, Piven Theatre Workshop, 927 Noyes St., Evanston, 312-469-0274, threecrowstheatre.com , $5-$25, pay what you can. Three Crows Theatre has made a name for itself performing plays based on true stories, and this one hits close to home.

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  20. Odessa tries to shed some light, but only ends up going in circlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chicago Reader

    Through 10/6: Thu-Sat 8 PM , Sun 3 PM, Mon 8 PM, Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N. Clark, therbp.org , $10-$20. The Right Brain Project presents the world premiere of Michaela Heidemann's comedy-thriller based on true accounts of shakedowns and other illegal activities in the labyrinthine catacombs beneath the titular Ukrainian city.

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