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Celebrating Earth Day In Chicago? Events To Check Out

Sunday marks Earth Day, a holiday that's particularly timely for Chicagoans this year as the city was recognized this week by the U.S. Chamber Business... more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Weekend Plans: Prints, Girl Food And Antique Jewelry

Hey, Chicago! Hey Chicago, hey, we're over here. There you go. We know Friday is a big day, but once you're done celebrating, you may... more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Live on the Barber Shop Show: April Mid-Month Mashup

Catch Editor and Interim Publisher Kimbriell Kelly live on air at noon today on the Barber Shop Show. Tune in to Vocalo 89.5 or listen online. Have something to add to the discussion? Call in. (888) 635-1112.Every month, we like to check-in with our favorite Chicago journalists and bloggers for... more

almost 2 years ago | The Chicago Reporter | Permalink

Billy Goat Tavern To Close Location At Washington And Franklin

The Billy Goat Tavern is closing its location in the northwest section of the Loop. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Chicago Weekend Plans: Reptiles, Fashion And Sister Spit

This week, Chicago's individuality in the country's cityscape shone through. We established ourselves as quirky eaters, nontraditional daters, creative problem-solvers and a generally fun-loving bunch.... more

2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

On This Day 20 Years Ago: The Great Chicago Flood

On this day 20 years ago, an estimated 124 million gallons of Chicago River water poured through a crack into a little-used network of tunnels under the Loop, creating what is now known as the Great Chicago Flood.more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Live on the Barber Shop Show: Playwright Candido Tirado

Catch Yana Kunichoff, filling in for Editor and Interim Publisher Kimbriell Kelly, live on air at noon today on the Barber Shop Show. Tune in to Vocalo 89.5 or listen online. Have something to add to the discussion? Call in. (888) 635-1112.Today we are talking about race, class, exploitation, and... more

2 years ago | The Chicago Reporter | Permalink

From Marine wife to war widow

Procession, service planned for Elgin native killed in Afghanistan Alex Martinez was above all shy; a quietly motivated man, beloved by his friends and family and totally dedicated to his duty as a U.S. Marine, said his wife, Juliana Martinez. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

10 Things to do this Weekend

VIEW. It's the season to play ball. Kick it off by catching "BEYOND BASEBALL: THE LIFE OF ROBERTO CLEMENTE," a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit opening at the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance. more

2 years ago | Crains | Permalink

Police: West Side man punches law enforcement officer

A scuffle outside the Criminal Court building landed one man behind bars and a Cook County State’s Attorney’s office investigator in the hospital Wednesday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Wintrust plans first downtown retail branch

(Crain’s) — Wintrust Financial Corp. plans to open its first retail branch in downtown Chicago, according to a report. more

2 years ago | Crains | Permalink

United Healthcare Healthy Question of the Day Contest

Test your health IQ each day during Chris Rongey’s Post Game Show by answering the United Healthcare Healthy Question of the Day, and you will be entered to win a one-night stay for two at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago!more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Group Protests School Expulsions

The High Hopes Coalition says black boys are suspended at a higher rate than any other group, leading to more dropouts. Photo Credit: Getty Images more

2 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Live on the Barber Shop Show: Police accountability

Catch Editor and Interim Publisher Kimbriell Kelly live on air at noon today on the Barber Shop Show. Tune in to Vocalo 89.5 or listen online. Have something to add to the discussion? Call in. (888) 635-1112.This week on the Barber Shop Show, the Chicago Reporter will discuss the sentencing... more

2 years ago | The Chicago Reporter | Permalink

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