Happening in Chicago now — May 31, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — May 31, 2018

Every weekday morning, catch up on the latest in Chicago news, sports and entertainment with “Happening in Chicago now.” Check out yesterday’s news here.

May 31, 2018


-Popular Chicago vlogger fatally shot while driving, crashes car in South Loop [WGN]

-Illinois approves Equal Rights Amendment, 36 years after deadline [Chicago Tribune]


-Northwestern will face Wisconsin in return to Wrigley Field in 2020 [Chicago Tribune]

-Cubs teammate who knows Yu Darvish best says pitcher believes fans ‘hate’ him [Chicago Sun-Times]

-A rap song about Lauri Markkanen:


-Vienna Beef Opens Museum for 125th Anniversary [Hot Dog Diaries]

-Grab doughnut deals all over Chicago Friday for National Doughnut Day [RedEye]

-Riot Fest announces its first wave of acts for 2018 [Reader]

On this day

-May 31, 1893: Whitcomb Judson patents a hookless fastening (zipper)

Yesterday on ChicagoNow

-Can This “Terrorist” Be a Therapy Dog? [Getting More From Les]

-Hey, Roxane Gay! I’m ready to abandon the ‘Roseanne’ reboot, now… [Old Single Mom]

-LMFAO’s Redfoo will be celebrity guest host at Green Tie Ball 2018 [Candid Candace]

Lead image via @chicagobulls/Twitter

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