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

News

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

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

Sports

-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:

Entertainment

-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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