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Photos: Black-owned restaurants on Chicago's North Side

Photos: Black-owned restaurants on Chicago's North Side
Want to support black businesses on the North Side? From traditional Ethiopian, Ghanaian and Nigerian fare to Creole, Jamaican and soul food, check out these Black-owned restaurants north of the Loop. (Sadé Carpenter / RedEye)

Photos: Marisol

Photos: Marisol
The same things that drew Jason Hammel to create Lula Cafe in Logan Square 18 years ago attracted him to Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, where he opened Marisol three months ago — artistic community and creativity. The menu reflects the quirky, vegetable-forward stylings of Hammel and his chef-de-cuisine, Sarah Rinkavage.

Photos: 'King Kong' on Broadway

Photos: 'King Kong' on Broadway
Christiani Pitts is Ann Darrow in the musical “King Kong” on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre. (Chicago Tribune)
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Chicago Street Photography — December 2018

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2018 Michigan Avenue New Year's Eve Fireworks

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ChicagoNow’s 10 most read posts of 2018

ChicagoNow’s 10 most read posts of 2018
Read ChicagoNow’s 10 most read posts of 2018 below. Cubs Den — Spring Training Prospect Notes: David Bote FutureSox — Top White Sox Prospects by Position – Outfielders Janet Dahl, et al. — My Boys Need to Know Mom is Sick: Part 1. Janet Dahl, et al. — Tis the Season for Change… Katalin Health... Read more »
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Craving: Desserts — our monthlong look at Chicago's best cakes, pies, puddings and more

Craving: Desserts — our monthlong look at Chicago's best cakes, pies, puddings and more
This month, we’re exploring the city’s best desserts, from homey cakes to artful meringues, in pursuit of something that will satisfy our perpetual sweet tooth. Come back every day in November for a new treat.

Why Cats Knock Things Over

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The Worst People: Green Arrows

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Why Dogs Roll in Dead Things

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