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An Epic, Tragic Win: All Our Tragic

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Benjamin Cannon & Mike Ewing

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Birthplace of Billionaires

More billionaires are born in Chicago than in any other U.S. city except New York, according to research; it helps if your last name is Pritzker.

Cutting the Tree to Swipe the Bike

A thief cut down a tree in Wicker Park in order to steal the bike attached to it.

Chicago's All Stars

Jackie Robinson West defeated Texas' little league team and will head to the U.S. Championship if they win their game on Thursday.

Canada Treats a Murray Right

No, not Anne Murray. Our boy Bill has been awarded Sept. 5th as his own official day up north.

Winner by Tarp Fail

The Cubs were awarded a win against the San Francisco Giants when the game was called due to a sudden downpour causing flooding on the field.

Supply the Kids

Sept. 2 is the first day of school for CPS. Help underprivileged students start the year right by donating school supplies to Be Alright Chicago.

Your Restaurant is Stalking You

Michael Muser, GM of Grace, tells Food & Wine how they provide service so good it freaks people out.

Question the Researcher

Chicagoist introduced a new series, Ask a Scientist, in which they profile a Field Museum researcher and you get the opportunity to ask questions about their field.

Remembering Every Victim

The Sun-Times' Michael Lansu opens up about his work chronicling Chicago's violence for the Sun-Times' Homicide Watch blog.

Taking Their Seats

Students are calling for CPS to give them a bigger role in deciding the school system's future.

Archives

“That mainstream sports coverage focuses on soccer as often as does a camel water goes to show that mine is but a constructed reality.”

read more in Tailgate

Under the Hood

Transmission

OK Go Charm Lincoln Hall

by Justin Freeman

Drive Thru

Market-Fresh Mixology Puts Seasonality Behind the Bar

by Andrew Huff

A/C

The Pump and Dump Show, a Night Out for Beleaguered Moms

by Nancy Bishop

Drive Thru

You, on the Phone.

by Judy Wu

Transmission

Riot Fest Mystery Act Ur Lineup Sux, Bro Releases Single

by Andrew Huff

A/C

Artist Sows Seed Bombs to Represent Cabrini Resident Diaspora

by Andrew Huff

Tailgate

A Brief Interlude For Moises Sierra

by Mike Chamernik

Drive Thru

Bacon Takedown Returns Sept. 14th

by Robyn Nisi

A/C

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago premieres Kyle Abraham's "Counterpoint"

by Miriam Finder

Mechanics

Board of Education President to Benefit from Proposed South Side Charter School

by Becky Schultz

The Grid: Lyrical Video Journalism

To be Demolished: Documenting 100
Threatened Buildings

Slowdown

08/21Thursday

3:00 PChicago Comic Con

6:00 PA Jangleheart Circus

7:00 PHarry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone @ Lincoln Park Zoo

7:00 PMC Frontalot @ Subterranean

7:30 PStartup Mixology Book Release

8:00 PAloft Circus Arts Presents Dinner of Our Discontent @ Chopin Theatre

9:00 PInvaders from Mars & The General w/Live Soundtrack

08/22Friday

12:00 PChicago Comic Con

5:30 PBoulevard Festival

6:00 PChicago Dancing Festival

6:00 PA Jangleheart Circus

7:00 PJeff Daniels and Ben Daniels Band @ SPACE

7:30 PKulturküche: Make Your Own Crepes @ DANK Haus

8:00 PBridgepork @ Maria's

8:00 PAloft Circus Arts Presents Dinner of Our Discontent @ Chopin Theatre

9:30 PKen Vandermark's Audio One @ Constellation

08/23Saturday

10:00 AChicago Comic Con

11:00 AFood Truck Social @ Kendall College

11:00 ABucktown Arts Festival

12:00 PThe Boulevard Festival

4:00 PBridgepork @ Maria's

5:00 PA Jangleheart Circus

7:30 PDrivin' and Cryin' @ Reggies

7:30 PChicago Dancing Festival

8:00 PDeer Tick @ Metro

8:00 PAloft Circus Arts Presents Dinner of Our Discontent @ Chopin Theatre

9:00 PQueerpocalypse @ Mayne Stage

9:30 PKen Vandermark's Audio One @ Constellation

08/24Sunday

11:00 AChicago Comic Con

11:00 AFood Truck Social @ Kendall College

11:00 ABucktown Arts Festival

12:00 PThe Boulevard Festival

4:00 PMonkey Business Backyard BBQ @ Sportsman's Club

5:00 PRobyn & Röyksopp Do It Again @ Pritzker Pavilion

7:00 PAloft Circus Arts Presents Dinner of Our Discontent @ Chopin Theatre

08/25Monday

8:00 PImpress These Apes @ ComedySportz

08/26Tuesday

6:30 PThe Wizard of Oz @ Millennium Park

8:00 PThe Moth StorySLAM @ Martyrs'

08/27Wednesday

6:30 PAvatar @ Millennium Park

7:00 PMiss Spoken @ Gallery Cabaret

9:00 PThe Dutchess and the Duke @ Empty Bottle

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