The warming areas don’t just exist to warm you up—housed within DFSS community service centers, they’re also access points from which Chicagoans can be connected to other services that have the potential to change their lives. When the warming areas are closed, or difficult to access, so are those opportunities.
Did Chicago musicians booked for Lollapalooza know their sets might look like an endorsement of Mayor Lightfoot?
The United States of Women’s Galvanize Chicago, The Chiraq Wall closes, and other happenings from July 14-16
Also, an audit shows that Chicago’s pension crisis has gotten worse but the city has more cash.
Also, the city of Chicago has announced that its buildings will be entirely powered by renewable energy by 2025.
Various performances run through March 25.
Also, the city will start testing tap water for lead on higher-risk streets.
Also, the best things overheard at Lollapalooza.
Also, Senator Mark Kirk offers tepid support for the “river boat gamble” Donald Trump.
Also, the city recommends arriving three hours early if you’re flying out of O’Hare or Midway.
Also, Barack and Michelle reviewed design finalists for the Obama presidential library.
Also, LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers dominate Lollapalooza rumors.
Longtime Chicago Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Lois Weisberg died Wednesday, at age 90.
In the meantime, there will be no construction.
A proposal to tax ticket sales for Lyric Opera and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra has been tabled, for now.