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He's Mean Because He Cares

Mayor Emanuel admits he "can rub people the wrong way" in a new campaign ad.

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Historic but Not Yet History

Preservation Chicago's annual list of historic buildings in danger of being lost includes a masonic temple in Englewood, the Finkl Steel campus, and neon signs around the city.

Doug Does Pizza

Doug Sohn continues his tour of other people's eateries with the spicy sausage-topped Atomic Pizza at Piece.

Cubs' New Money

Billionaire Amway co-founder Rich DeVos and his family bought a minority stake in the Cubs.

Breaded Beauty

Ricobene's breaded steak sandwich with mozzarella and hot giardiniera is the best sandwich in the world, according to USA Today's Ted Berg.

Litigating the Election

Opponents of incumbents Ald.Joe Moreno and Ald. Deb Mell filed suits calling for ballots from last week's election to be recounted.

(Your Name Here) Tower

The Sears Tower is for sale and may already have a buyer.

Happy Birthday, Chicago

It's the city's 178th birthday today. (Funny, it doesn't look a day over 177.) Celebrate at the Chicago History Museum, or later tonight with the Chicago Urbanists.

"It's been been everything for me."

Oprah's closing up shop (a.k.a Harpo Studios) and moving west . . . to West Hollywood, that is. She recalls, "We were here when there was nothing but hoes and rats on the street, and now it's one of the hottest neighborhoods."

United States of Curiosity

Curious City founder Jennifer Brandel is spreading the show's curiosity-driven journalism to the rest of the country with Curious Nation.

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“Making decisions about medical intervention isn't the same as getting a tattoo that a teen might regret later in life.”

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Under the Hood


In Tall Buildings Debuts Driver @ Schubas 3/5

by Anne Holub


Hypocrites Build on Beckett's Apocalyptic Humor in Endgame

by Nancy Bishop


Win Tickets to See Hannibal Buress April 9

by Andrew Huff


The Growlers Changed the Tides at Lincoln Hall

by Julian Ramirez

Drive Thru

"Red-Cooked" Pork Belly Recipe

by Judy Wu


Optimism Amid the Neverending Election

by Phil Huckelberry


Steppenwolf's This Is Modern Art Raises Provocative Questions About Place of Art in Society

by Nancy Bishop

Book Club

March Madness Continues at Story Club North Side this Thursday

by John Wawrzaszek


Chicago at SXSW 2015: Our Complete Band List, Showcases & More

by Andrew Huff


Stump Connolly Reporting In: Election Night

by Stump Connolly

The Grid: Lyrical Video Journalism

To be Demolished



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