Happening in Chicago now — June 7, 2018

Happening in Chicago now — June 7, 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 7, 2018


-Mother called ‘monster,’ sentenced to 35 years in prison for beating son to death on 4th birthday [Chicago Tribune]

-Anger ensues after black firefighter takes knee at CFD-CPD charity football game [Chicago Sun-Times]


-J-HEY! WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE; Cubs 7, Phillies 5 [Cubs Den]

-MLB Draft Day 3 White Sox Recap [FutureSox]

-White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson’s talent on full display in 5-2 win over Twins [Chicago Tribune]


-Is Goose Island Still Craft Beer? (And Does Anyone Care?) [Chicago Magazine]

-Chicago festivals this week: Chicago Blues Festival, Ribfest Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest [RedEye]

-Uncle Fun, the beloved Lakeview novelty shop, gets its own documentary [Reader]

On this day

-Melvin Jones and a number of other Chicago businessmen found Lions Clubs International (June 7, 1917)
Yesterday on ChicagoNow

Yesterday on ChicagNow

-2018 Belmont Stakes Preview and Saturday Stakes Selections [Picks & Ponderings]

-John Maloney- Manslaughter and the Duluth Lynchings [The Ragged Stranger]

-Why I refuse to put my 5-year old in full makeup for her dance recital [MBA Mom]

Lead image via Chicago Tribune

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