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9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 30
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.

Second to None: Chicago's Theater Scene Reaches New Heights

THEATRE | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 29
Pack your bags and head to the Windy City for a smorgasbord of theatrical invention that unassumingly rivals its East Coast counterpart.

Second to None: Chicago's Art and Culture Scene

CULTURE | By Matthew Wexler | Sep 26
Saddled with the erroneous moniker "The Second City," Chicago's art and theater scenes guarantee that a stay in Chi-Town will be a first-class experience

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 18
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Ring Them Bells! Naper Settlement's Charming Wedding Venue

HOME | By David Toussaint | Aug 27
Looking to get hitched in a charming venue that offers modern amenities, local history and nearby hotels, dining and nightlife? Look no further than Naperville Settlement's Century Memorial Chapel.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

HOME | Aug 18
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

SPORTS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 6
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 23
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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