We’ve reached an “I told you so” moment, dear readers, where I get to say . . . I told you so! It was roughly one year ago that I predicted the Bears would probably call upon the good citizens of Arlington Heights to fork over a TIF handout to build their new football stadium […]
After watching Brian Flores parade before the cameras to talk about his racial-discrimination lawsuit against the NFL, I immediately realized who the Bears should have hired as their coach . . . Brian Flores! The man comes off as fearless, strong, cool under pressure, and classy. In short, just about everything any team would want […]
Just about the only good thing to come out of the Aaron Rodgers fiasco is that it gives us a textbook example of how MAGA finagles its way out of a jam. Almost as though the Green Bay Packers quarterback’s behavior was orchestrated by Donald Trump himself. First—they lie. Then—deny. Then prevaricate. Then obfuscate. Or […]
The weekend of July 25, 2020, was supposed to be a coronation for Taylor Swift. That’s when her intercontinental touring music festival, Lover Fest, scheduled to begin in April, would’ve arrived at the brand-new Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles, where she would’ve become the first woman to perform the inaugural event at an NFL venue. […]
What we’re reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.
He’s repaid his debt to society, but we all know why people just can’t let his past stay in the past.
Beer & Bands for Comfort Station This fund-raiser for Logan Square arts hub Comfort Station features a diverse bill of live music (Dos Santos, Phoelix, Dim, and Campdogzz) plus beer from Goose Island, cider from Virtue, and hard seltzer from White Claw. See Gossip Wolf for more. Sat 9/8, 4 PM, Illinois Centennial Monument, 2595 […]
In McCormick Place Lot B, the only thing richer than the grilled beef tenderloin is the daydream of a Bears championship.
Perhaps no local fan base is more loyal than that of the Bears. But what has the so-called pride and joy of Illinois done in three decades to deserve such devotion?
Also, a Lakeview poke shop closes just five days after its grand opening.
Also, Alderman Ray Lopez wants to overhaul the “deeply flawed” CPD gang database.
Also, two bars near Soldier Field are supporting Colin Kaepernick by refusing to show NFL games.
Also, Obama is reportedly returning to Chicago for two events Wednesday.
Also, Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears part ways after a tumultuous eight years.
Also, Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Governor Bruce Rauner to publicly support Chicago’s sanctuary city status.