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  1. christmas movies
    Everything The Princess Switch Taught Me About ChicagoForget Belgravia and Montenaro, Chicago is the real star of this film.
  2. shootings
    Gunman Killed His Ex-Fiancée and Two Others in Chicago Hospital ShootingHere’s what we know so far.
  3. vulture lists
    The 25 Most Essential Chicago MoviesFrom Ferris Bueller to Widows.
  4. education
    Chicago Teachers Clear Path for Nation’s First Charter-School StrikeFollowing a wave of teacher protests earlier this year, Acero Charter Schools educators voted to authorize a potentially groundbreaking strike.
  5. chicago
    Trump: Stop-and-Frisk Will Save ChicagoThe law and order president wants to stop crime with an unconstitutional practice.
  6. album review
    Noname’s New Album, Room 25, Is Evocative and ConfessionalHer songs are short and intimate, but they never seem slight.
  7. food politics
    Turns Out Joe Biden Is a Good Tipper, TooThe former VP left a hefty tip at a Chicago restaurant this week.
  8. Rather Than Wage a Bitter Reelection Fight, Rahm Emanuel Steps AsideAs the trial for Laquan McDonald’s killer begins, Chicago’s mayor announces plans to not seek reelection.
  9. drinking
    The $15 Mocktail Is HereAre booze-free drinks too expensive? Or have they secretly become awesome?
  10. glossy glossier glossiest
    Glossier Is Coming to ChicagoA (temporary) shop in the Windy City.
  11. 73 People Were Shot in Chicago Over the WeekendThe violence-plagued city has seen some progress in 2018, but this was a big step back.
  12. the grub street diet
    Music Legend Steve Albini Wants to Know Why His Carrots Look So Freaky“Every one so far has been gnarled and spiraled around itself like we got the seeds from Chernobyl.”
  13. original video
    How Parkland Survivors and Chicago Youth Are Uniting to End Gun ViolenceMeet the Chicago youth who are working with March for Our Lives organizers in their fight to end gun violence.
  14. beefs
    This Breathtaking Burger Rant Is a Rallying Cry for All the Cheese-Haters“A hamburger does not have cheese. A hamburger with cheese is called a ‘cheeseburger.’”
  15. the art of the deal
    Trump Hotel That Can’t Fill Vacant Restaurant Tries Erasing President’s NameTrump’s tallest building can’t rent what, by all accounts, should be coveted Chicago riverfront space.
  16. sexual harassment
    Twin Peaks Breastaurant Chain Accused of ‘Systemic’ Sexual HarassmentServers claim they had to change in full view of staff, and even got cited by police for indecent exposure.
  17. closings
    A Restaurant at Another Trump Hotel Is ClosingEmployees say sales have dropped by as much as 40 percent in recent months.
  18. House Democratic Leaders Rally to Defend Their Illinois HereticDoes a Democratic “big tent” really require that deep blue districts continue to elect congressmen like the right-of-center Dan Lipinski?
  19. no reservations
    OpenTable Under Fire After Employee Makes Fake Reservations With Rival ServiceThe company says the employee was fired immediately — but the damage was already done.
  20. ‘The Onion’ to Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary with a Festival Featuring […]The Onion is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a big comedy and arts festival this year. Set to take place in various Chicago venues from […]
  21. Chicago’s Bean Is the Site of a Months-Long Meme WarLet’s all meet at the Bean for some shenanigans.
  22. books
    In His First Crime Novel, David Mamet Revives a Vanished Version of His HometownThe author discusses his latest project, his love of James Cain, and his desire to eat dinner with Pancho Barnes.
  23. gallery
    A Lebanese Artist Draws Portraits of Syrians in ExileMounira Al Solh’s exhibition “I believe in our right to be frivolous” opens at the Art Institute in Chicago today.
  24. Illinois Holocaust Denier Set to Win GOP Congressional NominationThis is why you always field a candidate.
  25. celebrity baby names
    Kanye and Kim’s New Baby Has Another Geography-Inspired NameLil’ Chi!
  26. celebrity baby names
    Kanye and Kim’s New Baby Has Another Geography-Inspired NameLil’ Chi!
  27. news you can booze
    Lyft Made a Beer That Comes With a Discounted Ride Home“Five-Star Lager” is some pretty shameless marketing.
  28. empire building
    Impossible Foods’ ‘Bleeding’ Veggie-Burger Meat Now Available in Taco FormIt partnered with a Chicago restaurant to create the Impossible Taco.
  29. One of Chicago’s Best Restaurants, Grace, Suddenly Closed Last NightFollowing the departure of its chef and general manager.
  30. weather reports
    Chance the Rapper Dropped by to Deliver Chicago Weather ReportForecast: cloudy with a Chance.
  31. sexual harassment
    A Prominent Chef Was Fired for Not Responding to an ‘Inappropriate’ PhotoHis former employer says the chef failed to take appropriate action after a photo circulated among staffers.
  32. Roy Wood Jr. Spends a Day with Chicago Anti-Violence Group CeaseFire on […]The Daily Show kicked off its week of Chicago shows last night, and the episode featured the above segment starring correspondent Roy Wood Jr., […]
  33. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Might Try to Sell Amazon Its Old Headquarters Outside of ChicagoThe 80-acre complex with hiking paths and Hamburger University is empty starting in 2018.
  34. Unauthorized Stranger Things Pop-up Shut Down by Netflix“We’re not going to go full Dr. Brenner on you.”
  35. first taste
    The Office Is a Curious, But Pleasant, New York Debut for Grant AchatzA hidden hotel bar with $23 drinks makes our critic eager to see what else the celebrated chef has in store.
  36. coming soon
    Chicago’s Renowned Au Cheval Will Open in New York City Next YearAn outpost has been confirmed in Tribeca for late-summer 2018.
  37. ‘The Daily Show’ Will Tape a Week of Chicago Shows in OctoberThe Daily Show with Trevor Noah is hitting the road in October. Comedy Central announced this week that The Daily Show will tape a week of […]
  38. pretty sweet
    What You Need to Know About America’s Brand-new Nutella CaféIt’s Ferrero’s first official café, and it opens May 31 in Chicago.
  39. First Glimpse at Obama’s Presidential Center in ChicagoRenderings of the $500 million project include a museum, a library, and much more.
  40. best career day ever man
    Chance the Rapper Stopped by Career Day at a Chicago Public School TodayThe native son continues his commitment to the city’s education system.
  41. horrible things
    40 People Watched a Teen Get Sexually Assaulted on Facebook Without Reporting ItChicago police are currently investigating the crime.
  42. trauma
    How Violence Warps Childhood Friendships in ChicagoMost kids simply gravitate toward peers who are similar to them. In violent parts of Chicago, children need to be a lot more deliberate.
  43. celebrities doing good
    Michelle Obama Sings the Praises of Chance the Rapper for Donating to Schools“You are an example of the power of arts education.”
  44. celebrities doing good
    Michelle Obama Sings the Praises of Chance the Rapper“You are an example of the power of arts education.”
  45. school funding
    Chance the Rapper Met with the Illinois Governor, and It Did Not Go WellHe encouraged reporters to give a history of the school system.
  46. Trump Blames Undocumented Immigrants for Gang Violence in ChicagoApparently, we don’t need to fight poverty or restrict gun sales to reduce urban homicides — we just need to cut funding to sanctuary cities!
  47. Trump Threatens to ‘Send in the Feds’ If Chicago ‘Carnage’ Isn’t FixedHe tweeted just after The O’Reilly Factor discussed the topic.
  48. This Video Shows the Insane Scale of the Women’s Marches Across the U.S.Video shot by aerial cameras show hundreds of thousands of women taking to the streets on Saturday.
  49. DOJ Report Rips Chicago Police for Poor Training, Excessive Force, Racial BiasA withering report from the Justice Department finds a brutal pattern of abuse by the CPD, blames it on “severely deficient” training and oversight.
  50. farewell address
    See Eddie Vedder Sing at Obama’s Farewell Address Thanks, Obama.
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