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Marathoner In Recovery Raising Money For Center On Halsted With Cabaret Show
Center on Halsted employee David Biele hosts the variety show on Sunday, with donations benefitting the center's HIV programs.
North Side Hit With 8 Robberies Within An Hour Overnight
Several of the victims were hit in the head during the robberies, and an older man was taken to a local hospital in good condition.
Reaction Formation Revisits Punk Roots 40 Years Later With 2 Reunion Shows This Weekend
The reformed band, which originally got together in high school in the '80s, will play at GMan Tavern this Friday and The Hideout on Sunday.
41 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Randolph Street Market, Beverly Art Walk, Oktoberfests And More
The 312 Block Party, Chicago Live!, SAUCED Night Market and Chicago Gourmet are also on deck.
Reeling Programmer Picks 3 Don’t-Miss Selections From The LGBTQ+ Film Fest
Festival programmer Morgan Jon Fox suggests three features of the 41 films at Reeling Fest, which kicks off Thursday at the Music Box Theatre.
Blue Man Group’s Sensory-Friendly Performance Returns Sunday After 4 Years
The event this weekend at Briar Street Theatre will feature a more relaxed environment than a traditional Blue Man Group show offers.
Nisei Lounge Burglarized, But Loyal Neighbors Act Fast To Raise Alarm
The damage will be costly to repair, but not much was stolen because the bar tightened security as businesses report break-ins across the city, a manager said.
Gilligan The Pig Is Living His Best Life At Belmont Harbor
The Instagram-famous pot-bellied pig recently celebrated his 9th birthday as first mate to Mt. Greenwood couple Tom and Michele Serbin.
Beth Murphy, Murphy’s Bleachers Late Owner, Will Be Honored With Wrigleyville Street Sign
“Beth Murphy Way” will be unveiled Sunday at Waveland and Sheffield avenues during an Oktoberfest celebration at the beloved bar across from Wrigley Field.
31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Film Festivals And More
The Englewood Jazz Festival, Mexican Independence Day Parade and Connect South Shore Arts Fest are also back this weekend.
Good Things Vending Machines Filled With Local Art Offer A ‘Little Bite Of All Chicago Has To Offer’
From tiny coloring books to decks of cards, Good Things Vending machines are stocked with little treats designed to "incite joy," said founder Steph Krim.
Dragonflies Seem To Be Everywhere Along Chicago’s Lakefront. Here’s Why.
Millions of common green darner dragonflies are migrating across Lake Michigan on their journey from Canada to the Gulf Coast and looking for a place their larvae can survive.
Lakeview Sugar Daddy Chef Headed To Food Network’s ‘Halloween Baking Championship’
James Cox will perform in the televised baking competition beginning Monday night.
New Lakeview Master Plan Calls For Wider Sidewalks, Safer Crossings And More Public Art
The 80-page document lays out the developments the Lakeview and Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce will advocate for over the next decade, including art installations and new signage.
32 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Taste Of Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest And More
A Pilsen Malört Fest, Asian film festival, Madison Row block party and a tour of Avondale-Logan Square thrift shops are also on deck.
Chicago Brew Pass Encourages Patrons To Drink Local Beer And Get Free Stuff
The new Choose Chicago program awards points (and prizes) to hopheads who visit two dozen area brewpubs.
Mini Wonder Kids’ Boutique Opens This Month On Southport Corridor
The boutique, an offshoot of founder Ali Reff's Alice & Wonder brand, opens Sept. 30 with a focus on items for babies and toddlers.
New West African Restaurant Offers Authentic Nigerian Food In Lakeview
Comfort's African Cuisine serves grilled croaker fish, jollof rice, yam porridge and other traditional Nigerian dishes, honoring the legacy of owner Tobi Afolarin’s mother, Comfort.
The Last Chapter, A Bookstore Focused On Romance, Opens In Roscoe Village This Weekend
The bookstore will feature every subgenre within romance including fantasy, mystery, romantic suspense and thrillers. BIPOC voices and LGBTQ romances will also be plentiful, the store's owner said.
23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More
The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.