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  1. It's Officially Cold Again In Chicago: The CTA Heat Lamps Are Now OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Today is chockablock with signifiers that, as a certain prestige TV show once said, winter is coming . Christkindlmarket started setting up in Daley Plaza, for instance, and the city proclaimed that it has chosen its latest 60-plus-foot spruce centerpiece for the holidays.

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  2. Here Are The Standout Restaurants Nominated For The 2018 Jean Banchet AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Unimpeachable rule of thumb: If you want good dining advice, ask the locals. That's precisely what the Jean Banchet Awards do, and precisely why we always pay attention to them so studiously each year.

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  3. 's Guide To November: 20 Fun Things To Do This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Chicagoist

    The holiday season is just around the corner with ZooLights, Christkindlmarket and The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival all beginning this month. Here are 20 of our favorite events - festive and beyond-- to make the most of November in Chicago.

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  4. 2 Killed In Near North Side Crash After Driver Runs Red Light, Speeds Into TaxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Two people are dead after a driver crashed into a cab on the Near North Side early on Wednesday morning. A man, 30, driving a a Hyundai Sonata was speeding southbound in the 1000 block of N Clark Street at around 3:18 a.m., according to police.

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  5. Man Charged With Killing Mom, Dumping Her Dismembered Body In Lincoln Park LagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Chicagoist

    A 55-year-old man is charged with murdering his mother and dumping her dismembered remains in duffel bags in the Lincoln Park Lagoon, according to authorities. Prosecutors reportedly said Brian M. Peck told investigators he killed his mother after a confrontation boiled over when she said he was playing Jimi Hendrix too loud.

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  6. Is Another Transit-Oriented Development About To Tower In Logan Square?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Chicagoist

    From potential boutique hotels to prominent restaurant and bar turnover to a possible transit makeover , the bustling Logan Square circle is either witnessing or prepping for some major transitions. But news of one of the most transformative changes has just emerged: The parcel of land at 2525 N. Kedzie Blvd., which houses City Lit Books and First Midwest Bank, is being shopped by the CTA - which owns the property - as an optimal candidate for a transit-oriented development .

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  7. Developer Wants To Lure Amazon HQ2 To North Side With A Flashy Sports StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Chicagoist

    If the Great Amazon Pitch Frenzy of 2017 has taught us nothing else, it's that cities and developers will go to some pretty extraordinary ends to lure a projected 50,000 high-paying jobs. Case in point: now there's apparently a potential sports stadium on the table, from the developers behind one of Chicago's proposed sites.

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  8. Human Remains Found In Lincoln Park Lagoon, May Be Those Of Missing Elgin WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Authorities are working to determine if human remains discovered in a duffel bag at the Lincoln Park Lagoon are those of a missing woman from northwest suburban Elgin. Fishermen called police after they discovered suspected human remains in the Lincoln Park Lagoon on Saturday at around 11:08 a.m., according to Chicago police.

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  9. 5 Bean Meme Events We'd Actually Go ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Chicagoist

    If you live in Chicago and you're on Facebook, you've seen it. Probably several times a day.

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  10. FireFin Poke Is Abruptly Shuttering All 5 LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Maybe the poke bubble has finally burst? This morning, FireFin Poke announced that, effective immediately, they were shutting down all of their Chicago locations - including a Lakeview location that just opened last week. "We gave it everything we had and, in the end, the concept simply was not working financially.

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  11. 17 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Chicagoist

    PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST: Show off your knife skills and creativity at the Third Annual New Belgium Pumpkin Carving Contest at Easy Bar at 8 p.m. pumpkins and carving tools will be provided while New Belgium beers will be on special. Free.

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  12. D.C.'s Taylor Gourmet Is Bringing Its Delicious Hoagies To The LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Taylor Gourmet, a popular Philly-inspired hoagie chain from D.C., has announced that its first Chicago location will be opening up in The Loop in November. Officer workers downtown will be able to enjoy the full D.C. menu of hoagies at its 1 North Dearborn location soon, though no official date has been announced just yet.

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  13. New Navy Pier Boutique Hotel Gets Official ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Construction on a new boutique hotel at Navy Pier has been officially approved to start, and we have more details about how the new hotel complex will look. A demolition permit has been issued so that construction crews can begin to make way for the 222-room, seven-story hotel.

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  14. 21 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Halloween WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    CAMPFIRE HORRORS: Venture to Northerly Island Park for an evening of Campfire Horrors beginning at 7 p.m. The feature film will be the 1968 George A. Romero zombie classic Night of the Living Dead . Marshmallows for roasting will be provided; byo chairs and blankets.

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  15. Beautiful New Apple Store Is Killing Birds, Wildlife Groups SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    The glass-box design of Apple's new riverfront store is impressive for humans but wildlife groups say it's a danger for migratory birds that take flight along the Chicago River. "It is a new threat and a new hazard for the downtown area, in an area that already has many buildings with a lot of glass," Bird Collision Monitor's director Annette Prince told CBS Chicago .

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  16. 10 Very Last-Minute, Very Of-The-Moment Chicago Halloween Costume IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Halloween weekend is upon us, and while we do know many Chicagoans who have been planning their costumes since July, we have been lazy. If you too prefer to procrastinate on Halloween, but find yourself with a need for a very last-minute, but very current events-y, Chicago-themed costume, we've got some thoughts for you.

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