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Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

Pale Pauper Day beer fest, One of a Kind Spring Show and more things to do this weekend in Chicago, April 28-29 and May 1.

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  • Chicago broadcaster Bruce Wolf apologizes for Freddie Gray tweet

    Chicago broadcaster Bruce Wolf apologizes for Freddie Gray tweet

    Unemployed Chicago radio personality Bruce Wolf is getting criticized Saturday for an insensitive tweet he posted after Friday's White Sox-Orioles game. Friday's game was the one-year anniversary of the Orioles-Sox game in an empty Camden Yards due to safety concerns after riots over the death...

  • Young Bears fan goes 'fishing' for favorite player Willie Young

    Young Bears fan goes 'fishing' for favorite player Willie Young

    Zach Dermody has been on a mission — an obsession, really — to meet Bears pass rusher Willie Young, and by the time he walked onstage at Selection Square to collect a trivia prize Friday night, he knew was going for it. “Willie Young, I’m a big fan,” he yelled to the crowd and the cameras while...

  • Laremy Tunsil tries to tamp down furor regarding his draft freefall

    Laremy Tunsil tries to tamp down furor regarding his draft freefall

    Laremy Tunsil kept repeating the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss. "I'm just here to talk about the Miami Dolphins," Tunsil said several times Friday. At his introductory news...

  • 20 people shot over 13 hours in Chicago, 5 on porch in West Englewood

    20 people shot over 13 hours in Chicago, 5 on porch in West Englewood

    Two people were killed and three others were wounded as they sat on a porch in West Englewood late Sunday — among 20 people shot in Chicago over 13 hours, police said.They were with a group of people in the 2000 block of West 68th Place, attending a party for someone recently released from jail,...

  • Key and Peele's 'Keanu' is a semi-good sketch idea but can't fill a movie

    Key and Peele's 'Keanu' is a semi-good sketch idea but can't fill a movie

    Two straight-laced guys infiltrate a street gang to rescue their kidnapped kitten. It’s a funny concept, and when you add in the undeniably hilarious duo of Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key, there’s a recipe for a killer comedy. As a five-minute sketch, “Keanu” would be amazing. As a 98-minute...

  • Ten farmers market commandments to live by

    Ten farmers market commandments to live by

    With temperatures in Chicago rising and then falling and then rising again, spring must finally be here—and nothing says spring like a farmers market! So whether you’re a haberdasher in Logan Square or a Lincoln Park yoga mom, keep these commandments in mind for a fun and productive outing. Or...

  • Live updates: Bears select Western Michigan WR Daniel Braverman with final draft pick

    Live updates: Bears select Western Michigan WR Daniel Braverman with final draft pick

    The Bears used their final draft pick on receiver Daniel Braverman from Western Michigan. At 5-10 and 177 pounds, he projects as a slot receiver, and he could also compete to return punts. He works short and intermediate routes well, prompting ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper to compare Braverman to...

  • What to Eat. Drink. Do. in May

    What to Eat. Drink. Do. in May

    Dancing, tunes, foodie and boozy fun and more things to do in Chicago in the next month. TUESDAY, MAY 3-WEDNESDAY, MAY 4Chicago One-Minute Play Festival at The Den Theatre1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-697-3830See new short plays from more than 70 female playwrights and directors at the sixth annual...

  • NFL Draft 2016: Guide to what's going on in Grant Park

    NFL Draft 2016: Guide to what's going on in Grant Park

    The NFL Draft is underway in and around Grant Park. Last year's fest drew thousands of die-hard sports fans and curious observers to the free three-day event. This year it is bigger, with a flashier slate of attractions.In addition to the ubiquitous presence of NFL merchandise and corporate sponsorship...

  • Your 2016 guide to Chicago farmers markets

    Your 2016 guide to Chicago farmers markets

    It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year: farmers market season. Fresh flowers, colorful veggies and berries galore are coming soon to a neighborhood market near you. Here's the city's market schedule, organized by day, and all the details you need to get there and start shopping. Heads...

  • Bears answer the need for speed with Leonard Floyd

    Bears answer the need for speed with Leonard Floyd

    John Fox was in an interesting position during Super Bowl 50 as he watched the two teams he once led battle it out for the Lombardi Trophy. Fox couldn't have been surprised to see the Broncos throttle Cam Newton just as they'd battered Tom Brady two weeks prior in the AFC championship game. He...

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