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Chicagoist "Beers of the Week:" A Bloody Awesome Duo

Doctor's orders: blood orange in your beer. more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

A burgoo of adorable woodland creatures

I've had some interesting experiences procuring, cooking, and eating squirrels. I'd like to tell you about them sometime, but for now let me relate just one.… more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

State To Pump $10 Million Into Fund To Clean Up Chicago River

The State of Illinois plans to add $10 million to a $21 million fund to disinfect sewage flowing into the Chicago River, as Chicago joins other major cities in making the most of a natural asset. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Mayor defends crime strategy, says it should have been done sooner

Under fire for a 60 percent surge in Chicago homicides, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed fingers Thursday without naming names. The mayor ticked off the steps he has taken, so far without success, to stop the bloodbath. They include: gang audits, a stricter curfew policy,... more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Quinn announces $10 million contribution for Chicago River cleanup

Illinois will contribute $10 million to help make stretches of the Chicago River system safer for recreation, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday as part of a renewed effort to improve waterways that were turned into sewage canals more than a century ago. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Quinn gives $10 million to clean Chicago River — will he dive in?

Get your swimsuits ready — Gov. Pat Quinn says it won’t be long before the Chicago River will be clean enough to swim in. The governor on Thursday announced $10 million in state funding will be used to help disinfect discharges into the river. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Broad Shoulders Brewing Plants Craft Beer Roots In Motor Row

We talked with Frank Lassendrello, brewer and owner of Broad Shoulders Brewing, which plans to open this summer in Motor Row. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

April 6th: New Beer’s Eve

New Beers Eve goes back 67 years, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act into law that legalized beer – marking the beginning of the end for Prohibition. As it turns... more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Crews Removing Old Railroad Track In Effort To Beautify Near North Side

City crews are ripping out a set of old, unused railroad tracks, as they begin a new beautification project on the... more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Raise a pint to local breweries: The science of beer

Don't worry if your beer looks a festive green - it's not in the hops. As St. Patrick's Day approaches, local brewers show off us just how much science is involved in producing that perfect Irish stout, and other local beers. more

over 3 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink