“It’s anti-hospitality and counterproductive to the community and our celebration of our culture,” one bar owner said.
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Also, Chicago matches snowfall record with nine straight days of measurable snow.
Also, Chance the Rapper scores another hit with Saturday Night Live Boyz II Men spoof ballad “Come Back, Barack.”
Also, a Republican state representative is considering running against Rauner.
Service Sanitation porta-potties have become a ubiquitous sight at Chicago music festivals. And even if you don’t think you want to, you’re about to learn about the business that put them there.
The family behind both the Cubs’ World Series win and Donald Trump’s presidential victory are remaking Wrigley Field and the surrounding neighborhood in their own image.
Also, the Department of Justice will reportedly release the findings of its Chicago police probe Friday.
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Also, the Cubs will have to pay nearly $400,000 to repair Grant Park after the massive World Series victory rally.
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Also, the Cook County Board is supposed to vote on a penny-per-ounce soda tax Thursday.
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Also, a new documentary tells the stories of two women killed by Chicago police.
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