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  • A visit to the Sweets and Snacks Expo

    A visit to the Sweets and Snacks Expo

    Two intrepid reporters try to avoid drowning in a sea of salt and sugar. Every May, independent chocolatiers, mom-and-pop confectioners, aspiring millennial sweetmakers, grizzled jerky manufacturers, plucky fudge e…
    - 1 day ago, 24 May 19, 7:00pm -
  • Non-Fiction and The Souvenir question how well their characters really know one another—and themselves

    Non-Fiction and The Souvenir question how well their characters really know one another—and themselves

    In two new films, Olivier Assayas and Joanna Hogg withhold information to poke and provoke viewers. At first glance, Non-Fiction (which opens this weekend at the Music Box) might appear to be a minor effort from Fr…
    - 2 days ago, 24 May 19, 7:00am -
  • Small town government, Chicago-style politics

    Small town government, Chicago-style politics

    Lyons’s mayor, son of the former town boss who went to prison, is building clout in the western suburbs amid claims of cozy deals, including the purchase of his own house. The Reader is publishing this story in…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 3:00pm -
  • Civic engagement doesn’t die in prison

    Civic engagement doesn’t die in prison

    A state bill outlines an education program for those about to be released. In 1992, Nasir Blackwell was desperate.…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 1:00pm -
  • Print issue of May 23, 2019

    Print issue of May 23, 2019

    Volume 48, Number 33
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 12:30pm -
  • Why we can’t abandon Kim Foxx

    Why we can’t abandon Kim Foxx

    Reformers across the nation are learning to be afraid. We are facing a test and we are failing.…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Miss Teen Wordpower

    Miss Teen Wordpower

    The story of forgotten Chicago vaudevillian and superfast typist Birdie Reeve From 1935 until her death in 1996, Birdie Reeve Kay ran a secretarial service in the Hyde Park Bank Building.…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 11:00am -
  • El Sabor Poblano smells like home

    El Sabor Poblano smells like home

    . . . and tastes of a single village in Puebla. When it was party time in San Juan Pilcaya, Maria Moso was the village's go-to for pipián verde. Whenever there was cause for celebration in her hometown of 1,000 or…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Dawn Ray’d make a black-metal soundtrack for punching fascists

    Dawn Ray’d make a black-metal soundtrack for punching fascists

    Black metal has long been contaminated with bands that embrace fascist politics, but the genre has a left-wing tradition as well, which includes the antiwar themes of 2001’s The Haunted House by South Korea’s Pyha, the pro-union slant of P…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:00am -
  • Juice Wrld is high and sad, and that's part of his brilliance

    Juice Wrld is high and sad, and that's part of his brilliance

    My girlfriend has a Spotify playlist called “Emotional Bangers,” and it’s made up entirely of too-earnest, heart-on-the-sleeve hip-hop jams. Though it leans pretty heavily on Drake and the Weeknd, Chicago native Juice Wrld is a major pre…
    - 3 days ago, 23 May 19, 5:00am -

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    • Baby cut from mother's womb in fetal abduction opens eyes in hospital
      The infant, taken alive from 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, was reunited with his father in hospital but remains in grave conditionA baby that was cut from his mother’s womb by attackers who killed the pregnant woman is clinging to life and has op…
      - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 11:23am -
    • Lord Moore of Lower Marsh obituary
      Conservative politician whose ascent to high office under Margaret Thatcher foundered on NHS and social security reformsThe former Tory cabinet minister John Moore, Lord Moore of Lower Marsh, who has died aged 81, had a brief, meteoric cabinet career…
      - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 11:15am -
    • Louis Farrakhan denies antisemitism – then refers to 'Satanic Jews'
      Nation of Islam leader speaks in Chicago after Facebook banChristian and Jewish leaders in city condemn invitationIn a speech denying allegations of antisemitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform, Natio…
      - 15 days ago, 11 May 19, 8:52am -
    • Don Hinrichsen obituary
      My friend Don Hinrichsen, who has died aged 72 after suffering from kidney cancer, was an environmental journalist and author. In the 1980s he was editor-in-chief both of Ambio, a journal of the human environment published by the Royal Swedish Academ…
      - 20 days ago, 5 May 19, 1:11pm -
    • Illinois: two dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion
      Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownTwo people have died and two others are missing feared dead after an overnight explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant.Waukega…
      - 21 days ago, 4 May 19, 10:36pm -
    • Hamilton: The Exhibition breaks new ground for Broadway blockbuster
      A 35,000ft event space on the Chicago lakeside allows fans to explore Lin-Miranda’s show and the true story of one of America’s Founding FathersIf the soundtrack, the book and the app weren’t enough, fans of the smash hit Broadway musical Hamil…
      - 29 days ago, 27 Apr 19, 1:00am -
    • Top 10 books set in the American midwest
      From Willa Cather to Jim Harrison, author Nickolas Butler casts his eye over literature that captures the spirit of ‘flyover country’I live in “flyover country”, far from America’s metropolitan coasts. I wouldn’t have it any other way. Fo…
      - 46 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 7:00am -
    • US man who claimed he was missing boy booked into jail
      Brian Rini, of Medina, Ohio, claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared in Illinois aged six in 2011 and has not been foundA man whom authorities say claimed to be an Illinois boy who disappeared eight years ago has twice made similar claims in w…
      - 51 days ago, 5 Apr 19, 11:28am -
    • Authorities say 'teen' who claimed to be missing US boy is 23
      DNA testing rules out the youth as being Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared from Illinois aged six, FBI saysAuthorities have rejected a young man’s claim that he is a missing Illinois boy who disappeared in 2011 at age six. Instead, they say, he is a…
      - 51 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 7:11pm -
    • Teen says he is missing boy who escaped from kidnappers
      Fourteen-year-old identifies himself as Timmothy Pitzen, who was six when he disappeared in IllinoisIn 2011, six-year-old Timmothy Pitzen’s mother picked him up at school in Illinois, took him to the zoo and a water park, and then killed herself at…
      - 51 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 12:14pm -
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    • newThe Bucks stop here: Raptors advance to first NBA Finals

      The Bucks stop here: Raptors advance to first NBA Finals

      Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Satur…
      - 2 mins ago, 25 May 19, 11:48pm -
    • newOpen season on Sky as Lynx — led by pair of rookies — romp 89-71

      Open season on Sky as Lynx — led by pair of rookies — romp 89-71

      Napheesa Collier scored 27 points in her WNBA debut, while fellow UConn alum Katie Lou Samuelson was quiet. MINNEAPOLIS — Sky rookie Katie Lou Samuelson hustled back on defense, planted her heels just outside the charge circle and took 199 pounds o…
      - 25 mins ago, 25 May 19, 11:25pm -
    • newMan killed in Roseland shooting: police

      Man killed in Roseland shooting: police

      A 29-year-old man was shot in the chest Saturday in the 100 block of West 109th Place. A man was killed Saturday when he was shot in Roseland on the Far South Side. The man, 29, was standing on a porch about 6:30 p.m. in the 100 block of West 109th…
      - 2 hours ago, 25 May 19, 9:29pm -
    • newWomen fight off attacker in Lincoln Park sexual assault: police

      Women fight off attacker in Lincoln Park sexual assault: police

      The assault happened early Saturday in the 2200 block of North Orchard Street. Two women were attacked early Saturday in Lincoln Park by a man who sexually assaulted one of them, police said. The women were standing in an alley about 4:30 a.m. in t…
      - 2 hours ago, 25 May 19, 9:26pm -
    • newFlight 191 victims remembered by loved ones at ceremony on 40th anniversary of crash

      Flight 191 victims remembered by loved ones at ceremony on 40th anniversary of crash

      Four decades ago Saturday, American Airlines Flight 191 crashed into a grassy field just seconds after takeoff from O’Hare, becoming the deadliest U.S. air disaster until 9/11. First came the blown left engine.Then an eerie silence as the spiralin…
      - 3 hours ago, 25 May 19, 9:12pm -

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