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Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader

2930 S Michigan Ave Ste 102
Chicago, IL 60616   Directions

(312) 392-2970


Susan Patel is home
12/04/2019 11:25am

Her family owns the largest Indian grocery store chain in America. So why has she never felt like she fit the traditional mold of a Brown kid Susan Patel greets me like shes my cool aunt.

Strength on the street
11/27/2019 11:30am

Masked activists take on social services titan Heartland Alliance over facilities for migrant children. A short woman in a plastic Guy Fawkes mask strolled in front of the cherry-red, two-and-a-half-ton truck pulling into the driveway of the Swisstel on East Wacker.

‘The big house and the picket fence’
11/20/2019 11:30am

Tonya Crowder still dreams that she and her fiance, Roosevelt Myleswhos been in prison for decades fighting what he says is a wrongful convictionwill one day build a life together somewhere nice, quiet, and simple. Tonya Crowder is a good cook, and last Christmas was extra special.

White? Asian? African? Chicagoans with Middle Eastern and North African roots feel erased by census
11/13/2019 6:00am

Local groups say its essential for people to participate even if they dont see a racial/ethnic category on the form that fits them. On a hot Saturday in August, the parking lot of the Middle Eastern Immigrant and Refugee Alliance in West Ridge is filled with the sound of festivities.

New data portal documents developers’ compliance with affordable housing rules
11/07/2019 12:40pm

Chicagos Department of Housing takes a major step toward transparency. This week Chicagos revamped Department of Housing rolls out an online dashboard with maps and statistics on developers compliance with the citys Affordable Requirements Ordinancea law thats meant to spur construction of new affordable housing units.

Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun-Times

30 N Racine Ave 3rd Fl
Chicago, IL 60607   Directions

(312) 321-3000


Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune

160 N Stetson Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-3232


Zellweger, Pitt and ... ‘Cats’? Here come the Golden Globes
12/09/2019 6:18am

Renee Zellweger, Brad Pitt and Eddie Murphy are locks. But whether Cats has it in the bag, too, we wont know until the 77th annual Golden Globes are announced Monday morning. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will unveil their nominations in Los Angeles beginning at 8:04 a.m. EST. They...

Daywatch: The death of Juice Wrld, our review of Chicago’s new NEMA skyscraper and why police are reexamining a questionable crash
12/09/2019 5:49am

Want Daywatch delivered to your inbox Sign up here. Get the top Tribune stories of the day on your smart speaker Heres how to get the most out of your Tribune subscription Got something to say Join the conversation on our Facebook page Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories...

A questionable crash, conflicting autopsies and now a stabbing: Why police are reexamining the death of an eye doctor’s wife now that he’s accused of killing his girlfriend
12/09/2019 5:00am

When Anthony Prate arrived home and heard his wife talking to another man inside, he suspected the two were having an affair and plotting to kill him. Thats what the suburban eye doctor told police when he called 911 and demanded that both his wife of nearly 20 years and the man be arrested....

An indie bookstore opens in the glittering 900 North Michigan mall. So are bookstores are back?
12/09/2019 5:00am

Twas a cold December day when, trudging through the vast expanse of the 900 North Michigan Shops, passing Gucci and hand-woven silk fabrics I could never afford, I noticed the strangest of welcome sights. It was a modest reminder that sometimes things get better. It was the time of year to believe...

Friends rescue Chicago couple facing tragic end-of-life decision while living abroad
12/09/2019 5:00am

Megan Quinn and Andrew Marciniak met on the side of a mountain in Montana, where she washed dishes and he waited tables at a ski resort. When she served in the Peace Corps in Grenada, he followed her there. Intensely in love, friends said, they married at a chapel on a lake in Ireland. They settled...

Crain's Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 649-5200


Daily Herald
Daily Herald

155 E Algonquin Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005   Directions

(847) 427-4300


Experts now say bariatric surgery is safe for teens with obesity. One suburban 17-year-old tried it.
12/08/2019 9:57pm

Bariatric surgery is now recommended as a safe weight-loss options for teens with severe obesity. Heres how it works, including for one suburban high school student, and why doctors say it helps to have surgery earlier than later.

Tollway boss brings in five former colleagues, at $893,000 a year
12/08/2019 9:59pm

The Illinois tollway is home sweet home for Chicago Housing Authority execs. Tollway Executive Director Jos Alvarez, former chief operating officer at the CHA, has brought in five former colleagues for salaries totaling $893,000.

Santa gives reindeer a rest for trip to Schaumburg
12/08/2019 3:15pm

A magical sleigh pulled by a team of reindeer works just fine for the long slog of delivering presents around the world on Christmas Eve, but when Santa needed to drop in for a quick visit with kids at Schaumburg Regional Airport, he needed a speedier and more modern means of flight.

How a St. Charles teacher is instilling love for math in young students
12/07/2019 7:53am

Lynn Pittner has several methods for helping her students at Davis Primary School in St. Charles develop a conceptual understanding of math. But parents and colleagues say the math specialists enthusiasm for the subject ignites a passion in them, too.

Waubonsie percussionist performs with national honor ensembles
12/09/2019 5:14am

Described as a deep thinker and an advanced musician, percussionist Meher Sethi from Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora recently performed with two national honor ensembles.

Extra Bilingual Newspaper
Extra Bilingual Newspaper

3906 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647   Directions

(773) 252-3534


Lawndale News
Lawndale News

5533 W 25th St
Cicero, IL 60804   Directions

(708) 656-6400


Juicebox Offers Free Family Performance Series
12/05/2019 6:24am

The popular freeJuicebox will entertain and educate young children and their families with a schedule of music, dance and performances at the Chicago Cultural Center and theGarfield Park Conservatory. The... Read more

Illinois Lottery Brings on the Holiday Spirit
12/05/2019 6:22am

The Illinois Lottery is spreading good cheer all season long with the Illinois Lottery Holiday Surprise Truck, which will be making stops at holiday markets and malls throughout Illinois throughout... Read more

Edgar Gonzalez, Jr. Launches Candidacy for 21st District State Rep Seat
12/05/2019 6:21am

Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., a young community activist and organizer and constituent services staffer for Congressman Jesus Chuy Garcia, launched his campaign for state representative in Illinois 21st District on Monday,... Read more

Cicero Chamber of Commerce Launches New Chapter
12/05/2019 6:20am

More than 44 businesses and 20 leaders from the Town of Cicero and community organizations launched the new Cicero Chamber of Commerce during a dinner meeting at Langostinos Restaurant on... Read more

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs
12/05/2019 6:19am

The Chicago Park District announced online registration for winter park programming opens this week, following a strong fall session. This marks the third consecutive year in the history of the... Read more

WBBM TV - CBS Chicago
WBBM TV - CBS Chicago

22 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602   Directions

(312) 899-2890


New Year, New Tax: Illinois To Start Collecting Sales Tax On Vehicle Trade-Ins Worth More Than $10,000
12/09/2019 6:52am

January is usually a slow month for auto sales, but this January is going to be particularly tough, said David Sloan, president of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association.

1984 Apple Macintosh Computer Sold At Auction For $120,000
12/09/2019 6:34am

In 1984, Apple launched its ground-breaking Macintosh computer.

Chicago Weather: Scattered Showers, Temperature Drop Ahead
12/09/2019 5:57am

Monday is going to be a rainy day and then the Chicago area is in for a temperature drop.

Two Abandoned Car Lots Set On Fire Within 30 Minutes In West Pullman, Gresham
12/09/2019 5:10am

Eight cars were set on fire in an abandoned lot in West Pullman.

New E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Has Now Affected 23 States, Including Illinois
12/08/2019 11:36pm

A new E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is growing with cases now in 23 states.


205 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 565-5532


WGN Radio
WGN Radio

303 E Wacker Dr 18th Fl
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 222-4700


Associated Bank Market Outlook: 12/9/19
12/09/2019 6:14am

On December 9th, 2019 Jen DeSalvo shares todays potential market drivers: Benchmarks in Japan, South Korea, and Australia are higher in early trading Dow & Nasdaq futures are down

Nick Digilio 12.8.19 | Reviews of “Varda by Agnès” and “The Aeronauts”, Around the Cosmos with Rod Pyle, Lies Our Parents Told Us, Nick’s Dad Tells a Joke
12/09/2019 5:00am

Hour 1: Monday Morning Movie Reviews: Varda by Agns, I See You, Playmobil: The Movie Hour 2: Monday Morning Movie Reviews: The Aeronauts Weekend Box Office Report Space expertRod Pyle Hour 3: Space expert Rod Pyle cont. Hour 4: Space expert Rod Pyle cont. Lies Our Parents Told Us Hour 5: Lies Our Parents Told Us Nicks Dad Tells a Joke Blackhawks Express: Blackhawks v. Arizona To download this or any

Space expert Rod Pyle talks mice on the space station, life on Mars and IKEA furniture in space
12/09/2019 4:56am

Everyones favorite space enthusiast Rod Pyle joins Nick Digilio for his monthly wrap-up of the latest news from the final frontier. On this orbit around the show, Rod explains the possibilities of bringing life to Mars, making beer in space and why your future home in space will probably furnished by IKEA To download this or any of Nicks podcast visit ouriTunes page. Like us onFacebook /nickdshowand follow us onTwitter nickdshow.

Monday Morning Movie Reviews | Varda by Agnès, The Aeronauts and more
12/09/2019 1:22am

Expert film critics Erik Childress and Steve Prokopy round up what you should and shouldnt be watching. This week, the guys break downVarda by Agns, The Aeronauts, I See You, and Playmobil: The Movie. Plus Erik gives his look at the business of film in the weekly box office report. You can follow Erik on Twitter aterikthemoviemanand Steve atsteveprokopy. To download this or any of Nicks podcast visit ouriTunes page. Like us onFacebook /nickdshowand follow us onTwitter nickdshow.

Blackhawks Crazy Podcast | The Coyotes take a bite out of the Blackhawks
12/08/2019 11:29pm

On this new Blackhawks Crazy Podcast presented by Fanlyst, Chris Boden & Joe Brand discuss the teams 4-3 shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes following the recent road trip with the players moms. Youll hear from Robin Lehner and Alex DeBrincat, as well as Jonathan Toews who sat down for a 1 on 1 interview with Chris. Like the podcast Subscribe oniTunes


2501 W Bradley Pl
Chicago, IL 60618   Directions

(773) 528-2311


Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe; Host Steve Harvey involved in another flub
12/09/2019 6:58am

ATLANTA, Georgia Miss South Africa rules all. The new MissUniverse2019 is SOUTH AFRICA pic.twitter.com/gRW8vcuT3A Miss Universe MissUniverse December 9, 2019 Zozibini Tunzi was crownedMiss Universe Sunday nightafter excelling through rounds of swimsuit and evening gown struts, questions on social issues and one final chance to explain why she was the right choice. Your new Miss Universe MissUniverse2019 pic.twitter.com/vqcZXjY7Zg Miss Universe MissUniverse December 9, 2019 I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like

At least 5 dead, 10 missing after volcanic eruption in New Zealand
12/09/2019 5:10am

Desperate efforts are underway to locate any additional survivors ofa deadly volcanic eruptionon New Zealands White Island Monday, which killed at least five people and injured at least a dozen more. The eruption took place with little warning early Monday afternoon local time while dozens of tourists from nearby cruise ship Ovation of the Seas were touring the volcano. New Zealand is located in one of the worlds most tectonically-volatile regions. Vulcanologists said that while the eruption was relatively small

38 vehicles set on fire in 2 different lots on Chicago’s South Side
12/09/2019 4:50am

CHICAGO Two different fires burned dozens of cars overnight on Chicagos South Side. Around midnight Monday, eight cars were set on fire in an abandoned lot on the 300 block of East 115th Street, according to Chicago police. Police said its not the first time this has happened at this site. Firefighters have been to the location at least three times in the past. 323 E 115th St,in an abandoned lot. 8 cars were set on fire. No injuries

Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber gets married over the weekend
12/09/2019 3:08am

CHICAGO Theres plenty of work to be done during the offseason for a Major League Baseball player to make sure theyre ready for the upcoming season. Kyle Schwarber figures to be doing that from now till spring training, but he did take a weekend to set himself up for the rest of his life off the field. Congrats to the new Mr. and Mrs Schwarber. What a beautiful wedding Cheers to many years of health, happiness and love.


190 N State St
Chicago, IL 60601   Directions

(312) 750-7777


Man fatally stabbed by co-worker in Portage Park, police say
12/09/2019 6:47am

A man was fatally stabbed by his co-worker at a Portage Park business Sunday night, Chicago police said.

Magical Winter Lights: America's largest holiday lantern display
12/09/2019 6:28am

Travel the globe at Magical Winter Lights in La Marque, Texas.

UPC inventor, George Laurer, dies at 94 in his North Carolina home
12/09/2019 6:07am

George J. Laurer, the man who invented the Universal Product Code UPC barcode and called Wendell his home died on Thursday. He was 94.

Chicago's legendary Auditorium Theatre celebrates 130 years in business
12/09/2019 6:02am

On Monday, the Auditorium Theatre celebrates 130 years in business

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russian flag, national anthem
12/09/2019 5:39am

Russias hosting of world championships in Olympic sports also face being stripped after the World Anti-Doping Agency executive committee approved a full slate of recommended sanctions as punishment for state authorities tampering with a Moscow laboratory database.


454 N Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL 60611   Directions

(312) 836-5555


Friends, Fans Remember Juice WRLD as 'Accomplished' Artist
12/09/2019 5:56am

Rising rap artist Jared Anthony Higgins, also known to the world as Juice WRLD, died at the age of 21 Sunday, and while a Chicago community mourns a loss, they remember him as an accomplished individual.Photo Credit: Jeff Schear/Getty Images for McDonalds

Escaped Grundy County Inmate Captured: Police
12/08/2019 4:11pm

Sheriffs deputies in southwest suburban Grundy County captured an inmate Sunday who escaped custody Saturday at the county jail, officials said.Photo Credit: Grundy County Sheriffs Office

Retired Pastor Charged In Orland Park Hit-And-Run
12/08/2019 9:51pm

The retired priest charged with a deadly hit-and-run that killed one teacher and injured a second as they were leaving a Christmas party in Orland Park told police he blacked out before the...Photo Credit: Orland Park police

8 People Displaced in Fire on Chicago's South Side
12/07/2019 9:39pm

One person was hurt, and eight others were displaced in a fire in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Saturday evening on Chicagos South Side, fire officials confirmed.

Community Demands Answers in Death at Lake View Jewel
12/07/2019 9:00pm

Community members in Chicagos Lake View neighborhood gathered Saturday evening to remember a man who was found unresponsive after being detained for shoplifting at a Jewel-Osco store and to demand answers...

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