Chicago Hit With 40 MPH Winds, Frigid Temps — But It Will Be In The 50s By Friday
It could feel as chilly as 13 degrees overnight and the wind is sticking around all week.
22 Holiday Pop-Ups And Bars In Chicago To Get You Feeling Festive
This list features 20 holiday-themed pop-ups — and two bonus bars that go all out on decorations — so you can celebrate the holidays with a drink and lots of photos.
Shop Local 2022: Your Chicago Holiday Market Guide
Head to holiday markets throughout the city to get your gift buying done in style.
The Ultimate Guide To Shopping Local In Chicago For The Holidays In 2022
Block Club's reporters reached out to more than 160 small businesses across the city to highlight their work — and encourage shoppers to stop by.
Give Local 2022: How To Support Block Club This Holiday Season
We want to keep doing this work and to expand to more neighborhoods so we can tell more stories. Here's how you can help.
Shop Local 2022: Submit Your Favorite Local Businesses To Block Club’s Gift Guide
Do you own a shop or want to boost a local business during the holidays? Submit its information to be featured in our reader-curated gift guide!
Give Local 2022: Chicago Mutual Aid Groups And Nonprofits Where You Can Give — Or Receive — Help Over The Holidays
Want to give, not get, this holiday season? Here are 40 nonprofits and mutual aid groups where you can donate your time, supplies or money to help other Chicagoans.
Thanksgiving Week Weather In Chicago: It’ll Be Warmer, But Prepare For Possible Rain With Your Turkey
The week is expected to be sunny and warm until Thursday, when there could be rain.
Ray Lopez Drops Out Of Mayor’s Race, Says Crowded Field Only Helps Lori Lightfoot
Lopez is "putting the city first" by removing himself from the ballot so there's less chance of a runoff, he wrote.
Families Can Grab Free Turkeys On South, West Sides This Weekend
The local giveaways are meant to help families in need prepare for Thanksgiving next week.
More Snow And Temperatures In The 20s Expected For Chicago This Weekend
Monday and Tuesday could warm up to the 40s, though.
Snow Could Hit Chicago Monday Night And Continue All Week
It could start snowing Monday — and there won't be a break in snowflakes until Friday.
Here’s How To Skate At The Millennium Park Rink And Ice Ribbon This Winter
The popular outdoor rinks will stay open through the winter, with varying hours around the holidays.
Chicago NASCAR Race Tickets Will Go On Sale Thursday Morning
People will be able to reserve seats, suites and specialty packages that will give them a view of the race and access to other benefits.
From 73 Degrees Thursday To Snow Flurries Saturday? Weird Fall Weather Hits Chicago
Temperatures will plummet from 73 degrees Thursday to the 30s by Friday.
Jesus ‘Chuy’ García Announces Run For Mayor, Challenging Lori Lightfoot
García's announcement comes on the 40th anniversary of the day his ally, former Mayor Harold Washington, made his own campaign announcement.
Vote On Funding For Forest Preserves Passes
The property tax increase would equate to about $1.66 a month, or less than $20 a year, for an average Cook County homeowner.
Alexi Giannoulias Beats Dan Brady For Illinois Secretary Of State
Giannoulias is set to replace Jesse White, who has been the secretary of state since 1999.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker Declares Victory In Governor’s Race, Easily Defeating Republican Darren Bailey
The race was called early for Pritzker. Bailey had repeatedly criticized Chicago, Illinois' largest city, as a "hellhole."
Rainbow Cone Beverly Will Be Open All Winter
Rainbow Cone has been a Far South Side favorite since it opened in 1926, serving up a cone topped with slices of orange sherbet, pistachio, Palmer House, strawberry and chocolate.