Jefferson Park »

Movie Stars 17 Actors with Down Syndrome, Including Jefferson Park Teen

Chicago teen Sam Petri stars in the film "The Curse of the Tempest Jewel."

Downtown »

How Gatecrashers Sneak Into Lollapalooza: Security's Tight, But Fans Crafty

MARK KONKOL: "Ice Men" of Canaryville snuck into Lolla with a dolly, six bags of ice and a clipboard.

The Loop »

How Lollapalooza Will Screw Up Your Weekend (If You Don't Have Tickets)

Here are the ways the Grant Park music festival will impact your weekend. 

Logan Square »

Prominent Logan Square Wall Gets New Look

More than 100 people came out to paint a fresh mural on a wall with the help of neighborhood businesses.

Downtown »

What We're Reading: Pell Grants For Prisoners And A New Grumpy.. Dog?

Also: "The Bachelorette" realizes that casual sex is a thing and JFK Airport's pet-friendly makeover.

Downtown »

5 Things To Do Outside Today: 'Goonies' in the Park, A Few Free Concerts

Also: A free yoga class on the Northwest Side and an outing with your neighborhood beat cops.

Ravenswood »

Opera That Isn't Snooty Or Expensive? Yep, And It's Coming to Ravenswood

Opera on Tap will perform Thursday through Saturday at Ravenswood Presbyterian Church.

Jefferson Park »

The Branch Community Church Hosts Movie Night

The Jefferson Park church formed last year by the merger of two churches.

Edison Park »

Family Walk Promises to Get Edison Park Moving

A concert by county band Summer Son will follow the walk.

Portage Park »

Portage Park Elementary Students to Perform 'Twelfth Night'

The Shakespearean classic will come to life at 3 p.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday, organizers said.

Logan Square »

Cole's Celebrating 6th Birthday With 7 Bands of Bar Employees

The party will benefit a Haitian arts organization called Carrefour Collaborative.

Downtown »

This Lollapalooza Wearable Art Is Thrifted Clothes With Festival Designs

Dan O'Conor creates his one-of-a-kind festival clothing line at his family home in "The Magic Quarter."

Downtown »

5 Things To Do Outside Today: Dance to Soul, Watch 'Almost Famous'

Also: Help clean up your local park or discover some young local writers.

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