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TBOX, Chicago’s Famous 12 Bars of Xmas Pub Crawl, is Coming Saturday, December 10th!

This year, TBOX Incorporated will hold its 21st Annual Twelve Bars of Xmas Bar Crawl in Wrigleyville, Chicago, a holiday tradition that attracts tens of thousands of partiers every year to 40+ neighborhood bars. The theme for this year’s event is “TBOX, THE WEDDING“, and Attendees are encouraged to dress …

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Joshua Beal right before he was shot by police in Mt.Greenwood on November 5th.

MOUNT GREENWOOD — Black protesters decrying the death of Joshua Beal, shot by an off-duty police officer in Mount Greenwood, faced what they called ’60s-style racism as they clashed Sunday with demonstrators supporting police, activists said. Link http://abc7chicago.com/news/family-disputes-cpd-claims-in-fatal-mt-greenwood-police-shooting/1592549/

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33 Ways to Earn a Living Without a Job

33 Ways to Earn a Living Without a Job Here are some ideas to get you started.  This list, of course, is  by no means comprehensive. Cleaning houses Cleaning out vacated rental properties (as a perk, sometimes you get to keep items that have been abandoned, and you can sell …

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Cocktails for a Cause: A Worldwide Fistula Fund Benefit

Complimentary drinks and more. Handmade jewelry and accessories from survivors with 100% of the proceeds going to obstetric fistula patients. Raffle prizes from Chicago’s best spots. Downtown Chicago at Hubbard Inn on Wednesday, October 19th. Free admission. http://worldwidefistulafund.org/what-you-can-do/participate/october-2016-events-chicago-and-new-york/rsvp.aspx

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ShelfGenie – Everything Within Reach

THE PREMIER PROVIDER OF GLIDE-OUT SHELVING SOLUTIONS Our Glide-Out shelf line offers a multitude of cabinet space saving options. We offer an extensive line of custom-built, Glide-Out shelves for all areas of your home. Whether you need Glide-Out shelves for your bathroom pantry, kitchen, home office, garage or any other …

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90 Homicides, August Was Chicago’s Bloodiest Month In 20 Years

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 24-year-old man was killed and a 23-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting in the West Lawn neighborhood late Wednesday night, capping off the most violent month in Chicago in 20 years. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2016/09/01/with-90-homicides-august-was-chicagos-bloodiest-month-in-20-years/

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Chicago Topless North Ave. Beach Protest

We asked one Chicago resident their opinion of the Chicago topless beach protest and they said “This is a great idea“. GO TOPLESS! That was the theme this weekend in Chi-town where people including a bevy of women and men all of different races and ages, marched through the city bare-breasted …

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Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run on West Side

Chicago police are searching for a white van that struck and killed bicyclist Francisco Cruz, 58, Wednesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was riding a bicycle in the 4000 block of West Maypole Avenue when a white cargo van hit him and fled west on …

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Emanuel’s pension bill: $1.1 billion a year

Chicago taxpayers finally know the size of the tax bill they’re getting to stabilize City Hall’s major government pension plans: roughly $1.1 billion a year. As that number is, it’s only preliminary, with changes going upward a distinct possibility based on factors such as return on investments and the outcome …

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Cleaning up of Chicago Rivers Outlined in a New Report

In addition to kayaking and water tours, imagine taking a plunge in Chicago riverbank or even sipping a cocktail? In a report slated for release on Wednesday, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) seeks to Cleanup Rivers in the Chicago area. After conducting a survey on 6,000 plus individuals who included …

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20-year-old Cyclist Smashed to Death by a Construction Truck

a 20-year-old bicyclist, has been killed in River West, Chicago, during Tuesday rush hour. The young cyclist was riding on Milwaukee Avenue, when an 18-wheel flatbed truck hit her. Despite the 20-year-old’s fatal death, upset bicyclist noted a truck parked in the bike lane near where the young woman met …

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