The Old Farmer's Almanac, which released its new edition, is predicting a brutal winter this year.
Winter weight gain is expected every year, vets say, but this year it has been substantial.
The National Weather Service said the wind chill could hit 30 below zero Wednesday morning.
The city braced for flooding and prepared an expanded paving program for pothole repair.
Water service was restored Friday to the Norwood Park school's modular building.
Chiberia's return means commuters should plan for a longer trip as temperatures plunge.
The alderman assured residents that ward services will still be available during repairs.
Residents can air complaints about the city's snow plowing efforts during Monday's special Ward Night.
Not even last week's frigid temps could stop Sue Kessler from continuing her 14-year running streak.
The Lincoln Park restaurant, which focuses on French toast, hopes to reopen Tuesday.
Ald. Roderick Sawyer found "the flow of information" from Streets and Sanitation "grossly insufficient."
Streets and San denies the charge, saying as temperatures rise, the salt will start working better.
There are places in the city where one can walk on clear, dry pavement — and they deserve an award.
The city received 100 calls this year from Jan. 5-7, compared with 31 at the same time last year.
Psychologists at IIT are seeking participants for a wintertime seasonal depression study.
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