chicago-reader:

Following the filing of a federal lawsuit and student protests, Northwestern University pulls the plug on a high-profile philosophy professor accused of sexually assaulting a student.

uchicagoadmissions:

chicagobusiness:

It’s official: As Crain’s reported in December, Chicago’s John Hancock Center is building a new tourist attraction that will strap visitors in a glass box and “tilt” it over downtown. Watch the simulation above & read Crain’s scoop here.

I can hear the interns who usually take excursions in to the city for our office going “NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO” right now. 

chicagopubliclibrary:

Happy Pi Day From The Chicago Public Library!
Click here for the CPL’s guide on how to celebrate!
Photo courtesy of The Fox Is Black. 
(Most of) where to get independent coffee in Chicago. Still needs a little work, though — no Coffee Studio at Bryn Mawr? Beans & Bagels at Montrose?
(via CTA Coffee Map)

(Most of) where to get independent coffee in Chicago. Still needs a little work, though — no Coffee Studio at Bryn Mawr? Beans & Bagels at Montrose?
(via CTA Coffee Map)

For the first couple of weeks he was open, Emmett said, the customers were neighbors, who sidled up to the marble bar. ‘But as we started bringing out pizza, people would ask if it was cake, and soon word spread, and then the foodies came.’

Deep dish pizza in New York? - chicagotribune.com

(“If it was cake”?!)

Like so many good stories about Chicago, this one begins with crap.

sherllllock:

spotted on the roof of searle chem lab…

kellydeal:

styro:

So Chicago has a new all-lady beer drinking club, and you Chicago broads should go check it out!  kellydeal, missbananafish, share at will!

NOTED.

THIS SOUNDS BOSS.

kellydeal:

styro:

So Chicago has a new all-lady beer drinking club, and you Chicago broads should go check it out!  kellydeal, missbananafish, share at will!

NOTED.

THIS SOUNDS BOSS.

It’s “the only kind of sausage that didn’t sell,” says Sohn. “And that was mostly me talking people out of it! This was a long time ago, and I would ask people, ‘Have you had this?’ And they’re like, ‘No.’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, you don’t want it.’”

(via Eater Chicago)

The mayors then took a few questions from the audience, but did not sit down with reporters. They did, however, take a selfie with several University of Chicago students.