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Portillo's Opening Third Chicago Location

Exciting News! Portillo's is opening a new location on the Northside of Chicago. The new Portillo's will be at Addison and Kimball, just east of the Addison CTA Blue Line station and the Kennedy Expressway. Get ready for hot dogs, beefs, and burgers! - YUM!
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Jussie Smollett Case: Ed Lover Calls Out Lee Daniels For Claiming Straight Men With Platform Are Silenced

Empire star, Jussie Smollett, was attacked in Chicago on Tuesday for what seems like a hate crime. It was reported that two men came up to Smollett beat him, tied a noose around his neck, and yelled racial/ homophobic slurs to the singer. Many stars have shared their love and support for the singer...
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It's Colder In Chicago Than It Is On Mars, Alaska, and More

Wednesday is looking like the coldest day on record for Chicago with temps dropping to -12 during the daytime with a wind chill of almost -55! While the appropriate Chiberia references are aplenty on this frigid day, you now have another excuse to hunker down inside. It's colder here than it is on...
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It's DIBS Season In Chicago - Here Are The Rules!

All these winter storms reminded us that we the folks of Chicago might need a refresher on the sacred practice of 'DIBS.' It may be a little trashy looking when you have lawn furniture and other random personal items lined up on the street all winter, but it is necessary for Chicago! Keep in mind,...
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Ed Lover Finally Gives Statement on R.Kelly

There are not a lot of radio personalities across the nation, particularly in Chicago, who can say they've fostered the music relationships that Ed Lover has treasured and grown over the past 30 years in the business. With this being said, Ed's opinion on the R.Kelly allegations holds a lot of...
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Chicago Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

By: Kimmie Caruba Listen, not all of us enjoy entertaining. And not all of us are great cooks. So instead of working yourself up, why not make Thanksgiving dinner easy, enjoyable & guaranteed to be great -- by letting the food pros handle the turkey. These Chicago restaurants will be open...
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Chicago Area Stores OPEN Thanksgiving Day 2018

By: Kimmie Caruba For some, it's tradition to shop Thanksgiving night. If you are one of those people (or you know someone) these stores WILL be open Turkey Day for all of your shopping needs, wants and desires. Best Buy: Open 5 PM to 1 AM Big Lots: Open 7 AM to Midnight Cabela’s: Open 8 AM to 6 PM...
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6 Chicago Holiday 5K Runs for Your Whole Family

Tis the season to grab the whole family and register for a 5K holiday-themed run/walk! Maybe you've never participated in one before and are looking to impress yourself by the end of the year. Maybe you just need to get moving before you scarf down all the delicious food. Whatever your motivation...
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New Episode!!! Who's spikin' their Hot Chocolate this Winter???

I teamed up with 312 Foodie, @ZuckerChicago, and went to BomboBar in West Loop to check out their Hotter Chocolates, Bombolini's, and everything else they just pumped out on the new Fall Menu. Follow me on IG for all the hidden gems in Chicago, search @SonicOnAir or the hashtag #SpooninWithSonic...
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Chance the Rapper performs onstage with Kehlani during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2018 in Indio, California.

WATCH: Chance The Rapper goes Undercover as a Lyft Driver

What??? I take LYFT all the time. I wish I was lucky enough to ride with Chance. He continues to give back to the community in numerous ways. SALUTE!!! QUOTE: "This time, Lyft is partnering with SocialWorks and The New Chance Fund — Chance’s nonprofit that aims to empower youth through the arts,...
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