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Tuesday, September 30

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Book Club

We Owe Chicago


Anne Holub


Riding Dirty

A top official at Chicago Carriage Cab, the city's largest cab company, was indicted for utilizing fake "clean" titles to use previously wrecked cars as taxis.

Giving BRT a Shot

Planned transportation improvements downtown include a bus rapid transit system in the Loop.

Go-to-School Shopping

A planned school fair would help parents compare neighborhood, charter and private school options.

A Good Streak

The Cubs' continuing streak of 7,825 games with at least one hit is the longest in the major leagues.

Celebrate National Coffee Day Today

If CTA coffee maps (previously) aren't enough for you, DNAinfo made a map of nearly every place to get coffee in the city, including both chains and independents. Oddly, diners and White Castle (another fast food joint known for its coffee) were left off.

No More Problems

Jon Yates, the Tribune's What's Your Problem? columnist, is leaving the paper.

More Through ORD

Despite the radar problems, O'Hare just regained its title as the world's busiest airport -- in terms of operations -- for the first time since 2004.

Tough Traveling

Traffic at O'Hare and Midway is still messed up following the arson at an Aurora radar facility, and the FAA hopes to get the facility back up to full service by Oct. 13.

Nice Writing

The deadline for the Guild Literary Compex's annual Prose Awards for fiction and nonfiction is Oct. 1.

Manufactured Nostalgia

Whet Moser muses on the cultural warfare waged between Baby Boomers and Gen Xers.

« See Page 2 for more entries.


“It's a haze of b-movie shocks, fuzzy statements, and recently some beard rubbing.”

read more in Transmission

Under the Hood


Shovels & Rope Showcase Their Talents @ The Vic, 10/2

by Sarah Brooks

Drive Thru

Win Tickets to the Beer Hoptacular!

by Robyn Nisi


Blackhawks Look to Trim Roster/Cap as Preseason Rolls On

by Jim Crago


White Sox Send Off Konerko with Deserved Love Fest

by Mike Chamernik

Book Club

Hey Dude, Don't Miss Reading Under the Influence On October 1st

by John Wawrzaszek


Announcing the Gapers Block Holiday Concert Dec. 6 at Metro!

by Andrew Huff


The Equalizer, The Boxtrolls, Tracks, Jimi: All Is By My Side & Take Me to the River

by Steve Prokopy

Book Club


by Miden Wood

Drive Thru

Friday Foodpic: Last Saturday @ Hot Doug's, 9:10am

by Robyn Nisi


David Bowie Is at the MCA Reveals a Cultural Icon, Beyond the Pop

by Nancy Bishop

The Grid: Lyrical Video Journalism

To be Demolished



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