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    Obama heckled in his hometown Chicago as he delivers immigration policy speech
    President Barack Obama was heckled as he spoke in his hometown of Chicago, according to an ABC Newsreport on Tuesday. The president was giving an immigration speech on the Northwest Side of Chicago where there is a heavy Polish population....
  • Chicago Gourmet, a recap
    Chicago Gourmet 2015 ticket pre-sale on Black Friday
    Chicago foodies can be part of the Black Friday shopping frenzy. Chicago Gourmet is offering a pre-sale of 2015 Chicago Gourmet tickets starting at 12 am on Friday, November 28. These specially priced pre-sale tickets will be available while...
  • Barack Obama
    President Obama visits Chicago to promote his executive action on immigration
    President Barack Obama will return to his hometown of Chicago on Tuesday. He will be promoting his executive ordered-action on immigration. Less than a week after Obama ignited political unrest across the nation by announcing his immigration plan...
  • 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago
    30 horses die in stable fire: Owners grieve horses after fire demolished stable
    A roaring stable fire killed 30 horses in the suburbs outside Chicago over the weekend leaving the devastated owners of the horses at the boarding facility mourning their loss today. A make-shift memorial consisting of flowers and mementos grew...
  • Chicago teen fired: Was a teen fired during cancer treatment? Wrongful canning
    Chicago teen fired: 19-year-old fired for cancer? Wants apology from restaurant
    A Chicago teen fired for needing cancer treatment is speaking out this week, and what he truly wants is a simple apology. The 19-year-old, Jonathon Larson, says that he was fired from his job at a Naperville restaurant because he requested a...
  • Bites to the top
    'Mockingjay - Part 1' makes it look easy
    It didn't quite live up to the hype and expectations but "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" easily took the box office crown.It was also the best opening of the year, domestically, as it scored a huge $123 million.Earlier this...
  • Chicago teen fired: Cancer stricken teen sacked for seeking medical treatment
    Chicago teen fired: Cancer stricken teen sacked for seeking medical treatment
    A Chicago teen fired for having cancer is speaking out after being “disrespected and demeaned” by his former employer. The teenage delivery driver had requested that his boss hold a position open for him for a month and a half while he...
  • North Branch Projects closes; other Chicago bookbinding locations
    North Branch Projects closes; other Chicago bookbinding locations
    The first article published in this Chicago DIY series was about the North Branch Projects workshop, a bookbinding workshop in Albany Park that sold handmade books of high quality and offered workshops and classes that taught the art of crafting...
  • Lollapalooza 2014 in Grant Park in Chicago Review
    Lollapalooza 2014 in Grant Park in Chicago Review
    Lollapalooza celebrated its 10th year in Grant Park, with a record-tying three-day attendance of 300,000. The festival itself traces its origins to 1991, when it presented an alternative to mainstream rock. Five of the six headliners had played...
  • Picture of German Christmas Market in Chicago
    German Christmas Market opens in Downtown Chicago for 2014 holiday season
    The festive German Christmas Market returns to Chicago to light up the holiday season with the atmosphere of a European holiday village from Nov. 21-Dec. 24, 2014. The magical Christkindlemarket, which recreates the popular market in Nurnemberg,...
  • Small Business Saturday: Six indie stores in Chicago you should check out
    Small Business Saturday: Six indie stores in Chicago you should check out
    While you might have plans to head to a mall for Black Friday, consider changing your plans a bit and support small businesses in Chicago on Small Business Saturday. Held Nov. 29, 2014, the annual event is a way for shoppers to do their holiday...
  • Muriel Anderson
    Turkey on YourTable, but not on the Stages
    Got relatives in town for the holiday? Take them to a concert.Monday, November 24.Muriel Anderson, who is in town dfor her annual hometown concert, among other things, will appear on the WGN TV Noon News, at about 12:50 PM. Channel 9 in Chicago,...
  • LongHorn Steakhouse dessert
    LongHorn Steakhouse donates non-perishable items to local charities
    Recently, guests at Chicago area LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants were given the opportunity to donate non-perishable items to charities. For their donation, guests received a free dessert for their party. The donated items were donated to local...
  • God bless us, every one!
    God bless us, every one!
    Brace yourselves, Chicagoans. Ebenezer Scrooge will be in Chicago next month.Namely, an annual Christmas play, “The Conversion of Scrooge”, is returning for another season. Marketed as “The Holiday Favorite with a Catholic Twist!...
  • Coywolf seen on Ohio Street Beach, Chicago
    Coywolf sighted in Chicago
    A Chicago woman, Miliani DeAira, had a terrifying encounter November 19th with the elusive coywolf. The coywolf, also called the Eastern Coyote, is a coyote and wolf hybrid and has not previously been reported in Chicago or suburbs. It is not a...