Before declaring your knee-jerk reaction to the riots in Ferguson on Facebook and at the dinner table, take a moment to be careful and considerate. The least we can do for Ferguson is to be thoughtful in our reactions to their struggles.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) highlights the impact the video game industry has on state economies — and it’s mostly good news. Sadly, the gaming industry continues to flail in one critical area: women.
With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
By now, the lack of turnout by young voters has come to be expected. But, just for the heck of it, I looked at the numbers, and can prove just how dismal voter turnout is for 18-to 24-year-olds. Prepare to be sad.
While performing at the Trocadero, a club in Bill Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia, Hannibal Buress reminded the crowd of the multiple sexual assault accusations against Cosby that have come to light over the past decade.
While there’s nothing particularly complicated about the structure of the Foo Fighter’s newest single, which begins with ominous whispers from Dave Grohl before launching into the kind of guttural yells you usually only hear from CTA riders with broken Ventra cards, it is without a doubt an ode to Chicago.
You can still order one shot, one bourbon and one beer at Naperville bars, but you might need to get your order in a little earlier, thanks to new regulations.
The Number Of Bikes Stolen In Chicago, The Neighborhoods They’re Stolen From And The Number That Are Recovered
Looking for a low-risk, lucrative career? Based on these statistics, bike thievery might be for you… (If you can get over the fact that stealing is wrong, that is…)
One out-of-towner with a love for, uh, toilets decided to document Chicago’s more charismatic bathrooms.
Chicago’s first Olive Garden opens next week — first person to eat enough breadsticks to raise their cholesterol wins more breadsticks.
While greedy one percenters have become a mythical creature to rally against, the answer to the question — How much do you need to make to be in the top 1%? — might surprise you… it’s not much.
The Pumpkin Capital of the World is so powerful, even politicians will bend to its will. But what sinister secrets (if any) is the so called pumpkin capital hiding?
The lame jokes from Logan Square to Brooklyn will all be the same: Take that, hipsters! But does that really add anything to the fact that Pabst Brewing Company, a company that’s 170-years-old, has been bought by Russian company Oasis Beverages.
Spotify: University Of Illinois Urbana Champaign Is One Of The ‘Most Musical Universities In America’
While University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students mostly listen to pop and dance music, they also listen to Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven more than any other school.
Dear NFL, you need to prove that you think women actually have a worth.
It’s Comcast, AT&T and Verizon VS the likes of Netflix, Google and many individuals who really, really love the internet. Are you worried of the impending internet slowdown?
What should they put in Logan Square next? A new, fancy shopping center, or a Medieval Times surrounded by a moat filled with killer sharks? I choose sharks.
The Chicago Transit Authority’s transition to Ventra may — after a series of early hiccups — have finally started to work for the majority of CTA riders, but there’s one group Ventra does not seem to be benefiting: low-income Chicagoans.
Let’s be honest: Chicagoans get their bikes stolen more often than Liam Neeson’s family members get kidnapped in the Taken franchise. Here are the mistakes bike theft victims make and how to avoid them!