Topics :: Chicago

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Chicago's Best Big Booze

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Aug 19
EDGE recommends sipping with friends at two of the city's most iconic watering holes.

How Chicago is Keeping Cool in the Heat Wave

NATIONAL | Jul 24
Dean Reynolds reports on how Chicago is using green infrastructure to fight the extreme heat.

The Gift of Travel

FOOD/DRINK | By Matthew Wexler | Dec 9
This is the fifth in a series of features sponsored by Hilton. Discover the best bites in Chicago, ultimate relaxation in Arizona, and West Palm Beach's newest hotel.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

750 Club Apartment Adoption Project Houses Chicago's LGBT Youth

FAMILY | By EDGE | May 12
The 750 Club Apartment Adoption Project, a new Chicago effort launched in December to provide private apartments for youth moving out of transitional housing, has announced the first apartment adoption.

Leaders Gather in Chicago to Address Violence Against Transgender Community

CRIME | By EDGE | Mar 27
On March 27-28, transgender and gender nonconforming leaders from across the country will gather in Chicago to connect across regions, share solutions, and build upon national strategies that address the physical and structural violence transgenders face

HRC Hosts 4th Annual Va-Va-Vaudeville Her Event in Chicago

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 9
HRC will host the 4th annual Va-Va-Vaudeville Her Event on Sunday, February 15 at the Mayne Stage Theater.

Librarians Educate Community on Blood Donation Policy

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jan 29
In an effort to educate the library community about the issues regarding blood donations, the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) is sponsoring the discussion panel "Blood Donation: Facts, Fear, and Discrimination," on Feb. 1.

Chicago Comedians Stand Up for Women's Reproductive Rights

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 7
On October 12, some of Chicago's most passionate comedians are literally standing up for Women's Rights. "Yes, And Filibuster" is an evening of comedy, music and dance, the proceeds for which will be donated to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Chicago's Silver Fork Gets LGBT'ers Cooking

WORKPLACE | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 2
There's a new wave of culinary talent breaking into the Chicago restaurant scene. But instead of the usual streams flowing in from the Windy City's Le Cordon Bleu, the latest star chefs owe their success to the Center on Halsted.

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