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Where We Started

Gapers Block went live on April 25, 2003, with a Merge post about the Berghoff adding seats in the bar. The first couple Fuel questions were kind of silly, but got down to business3d全部开奖结果 soon enough.

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Vintage Pilsen

chicago voz , a japanese photographer who just published in the early 1990s.

Best of GB: The Lies

Early on, we ran fiction in Detour, our features section. One running series was The Critic, which was an Onionesque collection of "real reviews of fake things," such as restaurants, movies, musicals, fireworks shows and music festivals. They never failed to fool a few people.

A Tale of Two Cities

in a , megan stielstra juxtaposes tonight's chi-town rising event, which was once free but , with the protests that are bringing people together for a very different reason. meanwhile, rick perlstein writes in the new yorker about "."

Easy Mistake to Make, Jeb

3d全部开奖结果presidential candidate on the decision not to indict the police officers who killed 12-year-old tamir rice yesterday, saying, "i think that chicago's got a lot of work to do to rebuild trust. the level of violence is abhorrent." when reminded that the rice case was in cleveland, he said, "i'm sorry, my bad."

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Chicago Women Who Owned 2015

i'm stealing the headline from fogb , because it is perfect. there are so many best of lists at this time of year, but if you want to know 15 (thankfully there are far more) women who did awesome stuff in chicago this year, then go . they're all awesome.

Get Home Free on New Year's Eve

as usual, the cta will be from 10pm to 4am, courtesy of millercoors.

Every Tube Down in TubeVille

comedian takes on trolls in the song "."

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Next Year's CPS Schedule Released

parents may not be thrilled by , which thanks to a quirk of the calendar has winter break starting on christmas eve and spring break ending on easter.

"Empowered Feminist," Empowered

hale goetz writes about discovering that on reddit.

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