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  • May 27: Midday Fix - Sally Schwartz Previews This Weekend's Opening of the Randolph Street Market

    May 27: Midday Fix - Sally Schwartz Previews This Weekend's Opening of the Randolph Street Market
    Randolph Street Market Festival 1350 W. Randolph St. May 29-30 $9 tickets when purchased online; $12 at the gate Children 12 and under get in free; Bike the Drive and get in Free on Sunday www.randolphstreetmarket.com Other Market dates: June 19-20;...
  • Illinois takes step toward banning trans fats

    Illinois takes step toward banning trans fats
    Illinois restaurants may soon have to find a way to cut artificial trans fats from French fries, onion rings, popcorn shrimp, pies, cakes and fried chicken. Legislation that passed the Illinois House on Wednesday would ban artery-clogging trans fats in...
  • July 23: Adopt A Pet - Angels with Tails

    July 23: Adopt A Pet - Angels with Tails
    Angels With Tails, West Loop Sunday, July 25 noon to 4:00 p.m. Anchored from THE OPRAH Store, located at 37 N. Carpenter Street, PAWS Chicago and 16 other animal rescues and shelters will have dogs and cats available for adoption in front of 30...
  • Egypt's upheaval a cause for celebration here

    Egypt's upheaval a cause for celebration here
    A day after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians in Chicago traded their earlier protests outside the Egyptian consulate for chants of joy. Ayahel-Beshbeeshy draped herself in the Egyptian flag before coming downtown from the West Loop...
  • Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home

    Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home
    Bond was set at $10,000 today for a  Chicago man accused of running a marijuana grow house inside his West Loop home, authorities said. Police on Tuesday night said they found approximately 100 marijuana plants inside Ryan Vrane’s home on the 300...
  • Emotional Daley leads last St. Patrick's parade as mayor

    Emotional Daley leads last St. Patrick's parade as mayor
    For the last time in his 22 years of office, Mayor Richard Daley hoisted an Irish-style walking stick above his head Saturday at the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade that his father inaugurated in 1956. It was an emotional experience, for Daley...
  • Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD

    Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD
    The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago. Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
  • Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River

    Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River
    Police Marine Unit officers rescued a kayaker this afternoon after his craft flooded and tipped over into the chilly waters of the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The mishap happened in the river between Washington and Randolph Streets...
  • Comcast outages repaired in part of West Loop

    Comcast outages repaired in part of West Loop
    Some Comcast high-speed internet customers in Chicago experienced outages this afternoon, a spokeswoman for the company said. The outages started at about 2 p.m. and affected 0.3 percent of customers in the greater Chicago area, said Angie Amores, the...
  • Cops: Suspicious package found at West Loop complex not dangerous

    Cops: Suspicious package found at West Loop complex not dangerous
    Chicago police and fire officials have secured a West Loop highrise building this evening, where a suspicious package was discovered, authorities said. According to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Robert Perez, Bomb and Arson detectives were called...
  • Interview: Dwyane Wade's party open to friends, talents, even enemies

    Interview: Dwyane Wade's party open to friends, talents, even enemies
    Dwyane Wade can’t carry a tune. He knows it and everyone who saw him belt out Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road” in a 2009 Youtube video knows it as well. But the Miami Heat star and Robbins native hasn’t let that stop him...
  • Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony

    Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony
    Police blocked a West Loop Street near the Ogilvie Transportation Center this evening when a resident began throwing objects from a high-rise balcony. Police were called to the 100 block of North Canal Street about 5:15 p.m. following a report of a...