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Chicago Could Hit The 50s This Weekend — And There’s Going To Be More Sun

The city's mild winter weather will continue this weekend with temperatures in the 40s and 50s.

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This Winter Has Been 5.4 Degrees Warmer Than Usual, With Less Than Half The Snow

Chicago's famous for its ultra-chilly, snowy winters, but this one has been kinda ... unimpressive?

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Where To Get Paczki In Chicago For Fat Tuesday 2020

Paczki Day falls on Feb. 25 this year. Here are more than 60 places you can grab a pastry in Chicago.

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How Can We Improve Food Access In Chicago And Beyond? Food Policy Summit Brings Experts Together In South Shore

Activists Malik Yakini of Detroit and Navina Khanna of Oakland will headline the 15th annual summit Friday at South Shore Cultural Center.

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At St. Sabina’s All-Star Peace Tournament, Teams From Across The City Impressed Their NBA Idols

At the tournament's first event, a shooter and his intended target made peace while playing together. "If something like that can happen, then there's hope."

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Working From Home? Here Are 21 Neighborhood Spots To Get A Coffee, Beer — And Peace And Quiet

From Uptown to Chatham to Garfield Park and everywhere in between, we've got 21 spots where you can work when you're out of the office.

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Sunday Brunch Lovers Rejoice: Aldermen To Weigh 9 a.m. Start To Booze Sales

If approved, Chicago restaurants could start pouring beer, wine and spirits at 9 a.m. Sunday rather than waiting until 10 a.m.

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Chicago’s About To Become The Coldest It’s Been Since Last Year’s Polar Vortex

A short "blast of bitter cold" will hit the city Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.