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Tweet Follow me Chicago Gets Its Own Country Festival With Announcement of Windy City …Taste of CountryChicago is going country! Live Nation Entertainment is launching Chicago’s very first major country music festival this June with some big headliners. The inaugural Windy City LakeShake is set for June 19-21 at FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly …Chicago Festival Windy City LakeShake to Feature Dierks Bentley, Florida …Radio.com News Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley Lead Inaugural Windy...

Tweet Follow me Faith No More FINALLY Announces A Chicago DateChicagoistWhen Faith No More reunited a few years ago they painfully skipped over Chicago during their run of live dates. When the band announced they were going to be active again in 2015, we held out hope that Chicago would finally see a live set from a …and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me More than 200 Chicago flights canceled in part due to East Coast stormWGN-TVSome passengers at O’Hare Airport are already feeling the impact of those cancellations. 190 flights from O’Hare have been canceled — some, but not all, because of the East Coast weather. At Chicago’s Midway Airport, 30 flights have been canceled.and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Can You Handle A Cold Weather Tour of Chicago? Most Tourists Opt OutDNAinfoLOOP — Margaret Hicks runs a heavy duty tour of Chicago in the winter — complete with heated coats. But the coats are hotter than the tour at this point. Despite the allure of warm gear from Milwaukee Tool Company, Hicks’ “Heavy Duty Winter Tour” of … …read more From:: Chicago Weather News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me As Northeast hunkers down, Chicago marks anniversary of ’67 BlizzardChicago TribuneIt was January in Chicago, and, besides, 4 inches of snow had been predicted. But it kept snowing, all through this miserable Thursday and into early Friday morning, until it finally stopped at 10:10 a.m. By the end, 23 inches covered Chicago and the …and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Online maps will outline Chicago-area’s transportation woes, need for moneyChicago TribuneThe Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning created the site because it contends that northeastern Illinois’ deteriorating transportation network costs the area billions of dollars a year and that renewing and expanding it will require an …CMAP launches interactive maps outlining Chicago-area’s transportation woesWGN-TV all 13 news articles …read more From:: Chicago News...

Tweet Follow me 2 critically wounded, 4 others shot in city attacksChicago TribuneMost recently, an 18-year-old man was grazed by a bullet Sunday night in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. About 9:55 p.m., the 18-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 2200 block of West 18th Place when someone walked up to him and fired …At Least Two Dead, Nine Wounded in ShootingsDNAinfo all 18 news articles …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me State prison officials hold hundreds of inmates beyond release datesChicago Tribune“It defeats the very purpose of parole by putting the inmate back in prison instead of in that transition period where you are supposed to receive rehabilitation,” said E. King Poor, a Chicago attorney who has represented inmates affected by the practice.and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Chicago: Midweek to Bring Window of Dry Weather Before Next StormAccuWeather.comChicago is facing a stretch of dry, milder weather into midweek before another storm could hit the region. Temperatures will trend close to the seasonable average for the metro area, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Krissy Pydynowski said. Daytime highs …and more …read more From:: Chicago Weather News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Cubs legend Ernie Banks died of heart attackChicago TribuneBanks passed away Friday at 83 after a storied 19-year playing career and 40-plus years as an ambassador for baseball and the city of Chicago. At a news conference Sunday, his widow, Liz, spoke briefly only to introduce family attorney Mark Bogen who …The Top 10 Chicago Cubs greats who deserved to see a World SeriesFanSided Ernie Banks suffered heart attackESPNErnie Banks Died After Suffering Heart Attack, Family Attorney SaysNBC...

Tweet Follow me Sneed exclusive: Obama cuts radio ad for Rahm’s re-electionChicago Sun-Times – Breaking News (blog)The ad comes on the heels of a recent Emanuel campaign poll that shows him with a lead among African-American voters. The one-minute ad begins: “This is Barack Obama. . . . Chicago is my home. It’s the place that made me who I am. That’s why I care so …Emanuel, challengers face off over elected school boardsChicago Tribune Underdog gives Chicago Mayor Emanuel a run...

Tweet Follow me Avec, Alinea Top Zagat’s 50 Best Restaurants in ChicagoNBC Chicago (blog)The restaurant review site surveyed thousands of people across the country and analyzed the results for each city based on ratings and reviews from 2014. Each restaurant was given a score out of 30. The result was a list of the top 50 best restaurants … …read more From:: Chicago Restaurant News From Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Chicago weather: Snow, rain mix hits Chicago areaWLS-TVChicago weather: Snow, rain mix hits Chicago area. A snow and rain mix has hit the Chicago area, coating roads and causing some travel delays at local airports. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" …1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry MixNBC Chicago More than 85 flights canceled at O’Hare as wet snow hits ChicagoChicago Sun-TimesAirlines cancel 85 flights at Chicago’s O’Hare amid wet snowKFVSall...

Tweet Follow me 7 hurt in shootings SaturdayChicago TribuneIn the latest shooting, a 50-year-old man was wounded in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, around 9:37 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines. The man was outside in the 800 block of North Trumbull Avenue when an attacker …and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Grateful Dead fans ask to camp out in Chicago for Soldier Field showsChicago Sun-Times – Breaking News (blog)Fans of the Grateful Dead want a campout style atmosphere during three 50th anniversary concerts in July at Soldier Field, but whether the lakefront venue will allow it is another question. Jeremy Davis started an online petition that had about 8,000 …‘Deadheads’ ask to camp out during band’s Chicago concertsNorthwest Herald Grateful Dead fans: Let us camp...

Tweet Follow me ‘Deadheads’ Ask to Camp out During Band’s Chicago ConcertsABC NewsFans of the Grateful Dead want a campout style atmosphere during three 50th anniversary concerts in July at Chicago’s Soldier Field, but whether the venue will allow it is another question. Jeremy Davis, of Florida, started an online petition — which …and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me ‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks dies at 83CNNThe former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday in the Illinois city, family attorney Mark Bogen said. Banks was 83. Bogen said that Banks’ death Friday evening at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital …Ernie Banks, Beloved ‘Mr. Cub,’ Dead at 83CBS Local Let’s Play Two! Remembering Chicago Cub Ernie BanksNPRThe legendary Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub, passes away at 83Chicago...

Tweet Follow me How Much do Uber Drivers Make in Chicago? Study Looks at Uber Pay Across …Chicago InnoIn Chicago, Uber’s cheapest city, low Uber fares have the taxi industry up in arms as people flock to the ridesharing giant. In fact, Uber says it does more than 2 million rides in Chicagoland each month. But with the cost of Uber so low, are the …and more …read more From:: Chicago News By Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks dead at 83USA TODAYErnie Banks, known simply as “Mr. Cub” after hitting 512 home runs over a 19-year career spent entirely in Chicago, died Friday night at 83. Best known for his effusive “Let’s Play Two” phrase that epitomized the joy he felt for the game and brought to …Ernie Banks, legendary ‘Mr. Cub,’ dead at 83Chicago TribuneCubs legend Ernie Banks passed away Friday at the age of 83.ESPNErnie Banks, Hall of...

Tweet Follow me Charlie Hebdo quickly sold out in Chicago areaWGN-TVCHICAGO — The latest issue of Charlie Hebdo magazine went on sale at 7 a.m. Friday in Chicago and Evanston. But by 7:01 a.m., it was sold out. That’s because the “Chicago-Main Newsstand” in Evanston, and “City Newsstand” in Old Irving Park only …Special Edition Charlie Hebdo Sells Fast in ChicagoNBC ChicagoCharlie Hebdo on sale in Evanston, ChicagoWLS-TVCharlie Hebdo sells out quickly at 2 Chicago newsstandsRedEye ChicagoCBS...