Upcoming events and recommendations for the next seven days
Cycling, sightseeing, and snacking from Rogers Park to Edison Park, Mount Greenwood to Hegewisch
Osa Obaseki, aka rapper-singer Osa North, grew up in Uptown, but in 2006 his parents sent him to live with his aunt and uncle in the capital of Nigeria’s Edo State, Benin City. He was 11 when he arrived, and he lived there for five years, soaking up Nigerian culture as he came of age—he […]
Its second incarnation abides with extraordinary carryout.
The Nigerian American MC hopes to help support his family by making music—and he’s filled his crew with cousins.
Hardworking Chicago preservationists the Fat Babies play with the vitality and commitment to make antique songs feel brand-new.
In the final days of his re-election fight, Alderman James Cappleman tries to sweeten the deal for voters.
Gentrifying Uptown may be ready for the return of Helen Shiller’s spirit.
A former student goes back to visit.
The ersatz Uptown diner in a restored art-deco hotel promises more than it delivers.
The city could face further lawsuits after a judge ruled that a homeless tent city in Uptown was not a protected protest.
Let’s hope voters in states from North Dakota to West Virginia appreciate senatorial independence from Trump.
The court clerk lost the records of James Allen, who’s fighting to overturn convictions that put him in prison 30 years ago. His case is not unique.
An eating contest, a water fight, and som tam-making contest, and 18 Thai restaurants celebrate a belated Songkran in Uptown this weekend.
The push for a small answer to a massive problem