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  1. restaurant review
    Au Cheval’s New York Outpost Seems More Familiar Than FreshThe eagerly awaited restaurant, which opened recently in Tribeca, has the kind of uneven, sometimes slapdash execution you often see at franchises.
  2. crime
    Mysterious Can of Chef Boyardee Runs Amok, Causing Chaos in ChicagoLocal police shut down the street because of a “suspicious object.”
  3. lawsuits
    The City of Chicago Is Suing Jussie SmollettThe city is seeking over $130,000 for in police overtime and court costs.
  4. lawsuits
    The City of Chicago Is Suing Jussie SmollettThe city is seeking over $130,000 for in police overtime and court costs.
  5. timeline
    A Guide to Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon’s Long, Knotty RelationshipFosse/Verdon jumps in time through the highs and lows of its central pair’s long working and personal relationship, so here’s a chronological guide.
  6. chicago
    Lori Lightfoot Is a Pragmatist. Chicago Needs a Revolution.The mayor-elect made history on Tuesday. But her politics are a poor match for the moment.
  7. politics
    Chicago Has Elected Its First Black Lesbian MayorLori Lightfoot has made history — but some advocates are worried about her record.
  8. what's past is prologue
    An Oral History of the Election of Chicago’s First Black MayorTo win the 1983 mayoral election, Harold Washington and his staff had to take on white racism in the Democratic Party and in Chicago – head on.
  9. cook county state's attorney
    Chicago Police Union Is Still Mad About Jussie Smollett Case, Holds ProtestThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is still angry that charges were dropped against Jussie Smollett.
  10. justice
    Jussie Smollett Is Free. That’s Good, Whether He’s Guilty or Not.Outrage at the Empire actor’s charges being dropped misses a more important point.
  11. jussie smollet
    Read the Chicago Police Department’s File on the Jussie Smollett CaseDespite the charges against him being dropped, prosecutors say they think the actor lied to police.
  12. jussie smollett
    Prosecutors Drop All Charges Against Jussie SmollettThe actor’s record will be “wiped clean,” his lawyers said in a statement.
  13. food fight
    It’s Only Monday and this Alinea–Cat Cora Drama Is Already So GoodAll this over a reservation!
  14. the city politic
    Even Our Dog Parks Show America Is an Unequal Playing FieldAll dogs may go to heaven, but lower-income canine lovers have found that not every dog gets to enjoy a ritzy outdoor space.
  15. chicago mayor's race
    Chicago to Elect First Black Female Mayor As Two Candidates Head to RunoffThe city won’t have another Daley mayoral reign, as Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle edged out the early favorite.
  16. jussie smollett
    The Jussie Smollett Case Is Not a ParableIt is still good to extend sympathy toward alleged victims of tragedy — even if that tragedy ends up being fake.
  17. crime
    Jussie Smollett Is Still Maintaining His InnocenceHe reportedly stopped by the Empire set and pleaded with his co-workers to believe him.
  18. assault
    Potential Suspect in Jussie Smollett Attack Appeared on EmpireTwo men, brothers, have been identified as potential suspects and have been brought in for questioning.
  19. talking about the weather
    The Midwest Is FrozenChicago is currently Chiberia thanks to a polar vortex.
  20. criminal justice
    Jason Van Dyke and the Inadequacy of America’s Criminal-Justice SystemJason Van Dyke was sentenced to prison time for killing Laquan McDonald. But true accountability remains elusive.
  21. christmas movies
    Everything The Princess Switch Taught Me About ChicagoForget Belgravia and Montenaro, Chicago is the real star of this film.
  22. shootings
    Gunman Killed His Ex-Fiancée and Two Others in Chicago Hospital ShootingHere’s what we know so far.
  23. vulture lists
    The 25 Most Essential Chicago MoviesFrom Ferris Bueller to Widows.
  24. 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.
  25. chicago
    Trump: Stop-and-Frisk Will Save ChicagoThe law and order president wants to stop crime with an unconstitutional practice.
  26. album review
    Noname’s New Album, Room 25, Is Evocative and ConfessionalHer songs are short and intimate, but they never seem slight.
  27. food politics
    Turns Out Joe Biden Is a Good Tipper, TooThe former VP left a hefty tip at a Chicago restaurant this week.
  28. 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.
  29. drinking
    The $15 Mocktail Is HereAre booze-free drinks too expensive? Or have they secretly become awesome?
  30. glossy glossier glossiest
    Glossier Is Coming to ChicagoA (temporary) shop in the Windy City.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.”
  33. 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.
  34. 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.’”
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. closings
    A Restaurant at Another Trump Hotel Is ClosingEmployees say sales have dropped by as much as 40 percent in recent months.
  38. 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?
  39. 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.
  40. ‘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 […]
  41. select all
    Chicago’s Bean Is the Site of a Months-Long Meme WarLet’s all meet at the Bean for some shenanigans.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 2018 midterms
    Illinois Holocaust Denier Set to Win GOP Congressional NominationThis is why you always field a candidate.
  45. celebrity baby names
    Kanye and Kim’s New Baby Has Another Geography-Inspired NameLil’ Chi!
  46. celebrity baby names
    Kanye and Kim’s New Baby Has Another Geography-Inspired NameLil’ Chi!
  47. news you can booze
    Lyft Made a Beer That Comes With a Discounted Ride Home“Five-Star Lager” is some pretty shameless marketing.
  48. empire building
    Impossible Foods’ ‘Bleeding’ Veggie-Burger Meat Now Available in Taco FormIt partnered with a Chicago restaurant to create the Impossible Taco.
  49. One of Chicago’s Best Restaurants, Grace, Suddenly Closed Last NightFollowing the departure of its chef and general manager.
  50. weather reports
    Chance the Rapper Dropped by to Deliver Chicago Weather ReportForecast: cloudy with a Chance.
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