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  • Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend

    Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend
    Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
  • Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014

    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, 1931-2014
    Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, founder and director of the Medical Program for Performing Artists in Chicago, was the physician actors, singers and musicians turned to when stricken with an injury or illness that threatened their craft. When actor Steve...
  • Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades

    Solving mystery of 'Lost City' in Everglades
    Deep in the Everglades is Lost City, a place where mobster Al Capone reportedly produced moonshine to keep a nearby saloon jumping in the 1930s. Before that, during the Civil War, about 30 to 40 Confederate soldiers hid out there until they were...
  • Blackline shuttle debuts regular service

    Blackline shuttle debuts regular service
    Kara Kilmer boarded the bus at Belmont Avenue and Sheridan Road in Lakeview and checked her phone as she sat in her leather seat. To her left, another rider worked on his laptop using the bus' WiFi. There were only a few other commuters, so the Monday...
  • ‘Watch Dogs’ review: Ubisoft techno thriller compels until guns drawn

     
    Central to the narrative of “Watch Dogs” is a character by the name of Aiden Pearce, a baseball-cap-wearing vigilante whose […]...
  • Support shown for expanding State Street special tax district

    Support shown for expanding State Street special tax district
    Some of the Loop's heavy hitters turned out to a community meeting Wednesday to voice support for expanding a special taxing area that would bring extra services like street cleaning and landscaping to a larger swath of downtown — a plan opposed...
  • 2014 North Shore Chamber Music Festival preview

     2014 North Shore Chamber Music Festival preview
    The North Shore Chamber Music Festival is a mom-and-pop Chicago classical operation that thinks big. Very big. Internationally big. The event's directors, the celebrated violinist Vadim Gluzman and his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe, take time out from...
  • Hillary Clinton in Chicago to launch book tour

    Hillary Clinton in Chicago to launch book tour
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is in Chicago for a two-day visit, the appearances part of a campaign to sell her new book as well as a potential 2016 presidential candidacy. The former secretary of state, U.S. senator and first lady --- who was born in...
  • Clinton: 2016 presidential candidates should be held to 'very high standard'

    Clinton: 2016 presidential candidates should be held to 'very high standard'
    Hillary Rodham Clinton brought the first day of her book tour to her birthplace of Chicago on Tuesday, telling food marketing executives that while she hasn’t decided on a second presidential bid, anyone running for the office in 2016 should be held...
  • Free Wi-Fi service Gowex arrives in Chicago

    Free Wi-Fi service Gowex arrives in Chicago
    A new free Wi-Fi service has popped up in downtown Chicago. Gowex, a Madrid-based telecommunications company, launched a local network this week with 450 Wi-Fi hot spots, covering neighborhoods from the Loop to Lakeview with its ad-supported service....
  • Major project to clog Kennedy Expressway on June weekends

    Major project to clog Kennedy Expressway on June weekends
    Chicago-area drivers are being urged to steer clear of the downtown stretch of the Kennedy Expressway during the last three weekends in June, officials said Thursday. That’s when bridge demolition on the Kennedy interchange at Ohio and Ontario...