A passerby tips The Redline Lounge band at the corner of Michigan and Wacker. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Street Performers Are Fine With You Instagramming Them – But Please Tip If You Do

"They are watching and taking videos of us more than ever, and that's what bothers me. If you think it sounds great, it's definitely worth a dollar," said bass player Gordon Pondstar.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Mamby On The Beach Canceled, High Lake Levels And Endangered Birds Blamed

The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rock The Badges Takes Over Six Corners This Weekend

Money raised at the event is donated to charities that benefit the families of fallen police officers and firefighters.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Culver’s To Open Below New Luxury Micro Apartments In Ravenswood

The micro apartments and new Culver's will be steps away from a CTA Brown Line stop.