Happening in Chicago now — June 12, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 12, 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.

June 12, 2018


-Your CTA Seat Comes From a 125-Year-Old Company in West Humboldt Park [Chicago Magazine]

-Dozens claim a Chicago detective beat them into confessions. A pattern of abuse or a pattern of lies? [Washington Post]


-There is One Thing That I Will Never Believe, and that is the Brewers are Better than the Cubs; Cubs 7, Little Brother 2 [Cubs Den]

-You’ve got mail, LeBron: Come to the Bulls, build something and shock the world [Chicago Sun-Times]

-Another wild ride with Lucas Giolito, another loss for the White Sox in 4-0 defeat to Indians [Chicago Tribune]


-Find 700 kinds of tequila — and other intriguing Mexican spirits — at pioneering Moreno’s Liquors [Chicago Tribune]

-‘In Their Own Form’ photography exhibition spotlights vision of Afrofuturism [RedEye]

-Singer welcomed by America’s Got Talent—but not the CTA [Reader]

On this day

-Farmer Labor Party organized in Chicago (June 12, 1920)

Yesterday on ChicagNow

-Where is the outrage over the Chicago Public Schools sexual abuse scandal [Interesting Chicago]

-Names and Nightmares [Becoming SuperMommy]

-10 Illinois properties on the top 100 U.S. property taxes list [ChicagoNow]

Lead image via DS Shin/Chicago Magazine

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