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Master of None's Lena Waithe Guides Us Through Hipster L.A.
Odds are you recognize Lena Waithe from Aziz Ansari's Netflix hit, Master of None. In it, she plays Denise, a suave Brooklyn lesbian always lending sound relationship advice to her hapless bud Dev (Ansari). With the success of the series, Waithe has …
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Ben Carson's Definition of Blackness Fails
I grew up in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood, right off of the famed street of 79th and Ashland. Living in one of the nation's most heavily concentrated Black urban communities, as a kid I was constantly … Currently, Terrence serves as the …
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The VICE Guide to Chicago: Neighborhoods We Like
Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, each with their own distinct culture, nightlife, and colorful lamppost banners. But the names and borders of these mini-cities are a topic of hot debate. You might think your favorite bar is in Wicker Park, but as …
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We predict the winner of Super Bowl 50 with a blind beer taste test
Evil Twin Brewing's Mango Femme Fatale IPA: OK, so Evil Twin is technically a Brooklyn brewery, but South Carolina brewery Westbrook Brewing Co. produces and bottles some Evil Twin beer (and Carolina beers were slim pickings in Chicago). This brew …
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A new look at Harry Caray's remarkable life
The program shines because it addresses the bad with the good. The bulk of the show centers on his days in Chicago, where he became not only a local icon but a national celebrity because his work on Cubs games was telecast across the country via WGN.
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Titletown Brewing champions craft beer

Titletown Brewing champions craft beer
Food and Drink reporter Daniel Higgins is traveling around Wisconsin visiting craft breweries. You can follow along, ask questions and send comments on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #WisBrewView. This week we talk with Krystina Engebos, …
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Why a 19th century neighborhood in Chicago was just named the hottest in the
"It has significant architecture, including some beautiful Ukrainian Orthodox churches. The main strip, Chicago Avenue, is also developing commercially — it's becoming popular for its nightlife and restaurant scene, and that wasn't the case five years …
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SPiN GM used to manage Crimson Lounge
10-Feb-16 – They closed and then tore down the nightclub he managed, but Arman Razavi is back at Marina City, hired to be the first general manager of SPiN, River North's soon-to-open “ping-pong social club.” …
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In Chicago, historic buildings turned into luxury dorms

In Chicago, historic buildings turned into luxury dorms
"Office buildings convert very well for student housing," said Allen Johnson, partner in the Chicago office of MacRostie Historic Advisors, the historic consultant for the Arc at Old Colony and Infinite Chicago, another CA Student Living rehab. "There …
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Lincoln Trio
The Lincoln Trio, David Cunliffe on Cello, Desiree Ruhstret on Violin and Marta Aznavoorian on Piano, all from Chicago, performed their Contemporary Repertoire for members of the Community Concert Association at White Concert Hall on the Washburn …
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PHOTOS: Genesis 3 Super Smash Bros. Tournament

PHOTOS: Genesis 3 Super Smash Bros. Tournament
“It's a tough match-up for sure,” Drew types to me via text message. The match-up he is referring to is between a bird dressed like Han Solo, and a princess, wearing a sparkling tiara and wielding a parasol. The bird is Falco, a character from Nintendo …
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Remembering DJ Timbuck2, a guiding force in Chicago hip-hop
In the early 90s his older sister, DeAnna, began dating Anthony Khan, aka the Twilite Tone, a producer and DJ with an international reputation; Khan helped build Chicago's hip-hop nightlife scene and was one of Common's earliest collaborators. Jones …
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2016 Is The Year Of Golub
There are over 8,000 new downtown apartments slated for delivery the next two years; 3,500 of those are coming on line in 2016. Nearly half of those are coming from one majorly active developer—Golub is opening four buildings totaling 1,627 units …
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In Chicago, historic buildings turned into luxury dorms
"Office buildings convert very well for student housing," said Allen Johnson, partner in the Chicago office of MacRostie Historic Advisors, the historic consultant for the Arc at Old Colony and Infinite Chicago, another CA Student Living rehab. "There …
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Wrigleyville Redevelopment Could Shutter 4 More Restaurants, Reshape Neighborhood
A hulking project aims to reshape Wrigleyville, including its nightlife and dining options, and could displace four more spots in addition to those already gone, including the shuttered Goose Island Wrigleyville. New renderings of the $ 140 million …
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Bub City heading to Rosemont
Phil VettelContact ReporterChicago Tribune. Bub City, the popular country-themed barbecue restaurant in River North, will open a second location in Rosemont in February. The new Bub City, which will be in Rosemont's nightlife-heavy MB Financial Park …
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South Side Nightlife Shines in Book of Photographs, Poetry

South Side Nightlife Shines in Book of Photographs, Poetry
There was once a club scene in Chicago that was something of a rarefied world. Outsiders were welcome, but seemingly few ever joined in. However one night, a photographer who definitely was not part of the scene ventured into one of the clubs.
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Chicago mob boss had Sinatra singing
Will Leonard, the Tribune's nightlife critic, reported that Sinatra and his pals, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., "croon, carol, caper and clown to the biggest cabaret audiences this town has seen in years." And no wonder. Gossip columnists had …
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