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Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

August 23, 2019

Vintage animatronics will be auctioned off for anywhere between hundreds to thousands of dollars Saturday at a North Center auction house. North Center’s local auction house Potter &...

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

August 18, 2019

An estimated 1 million people were expected to watch the sky for the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show as planes and pilots ducked and dived throughout the skies along the lakefront Saturday a...

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

August 12, 2019

The Bud Billiken Parade, also referred to as “The Bud,” celebrated its 90th anniversary Saturday. As the largest Black parade in the country, thousands of Chicagoans flocked to South King Drive...

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

August 8, 2019

Back 2 School Illinois distributed more than 10,000 “Back 2 School” kits in Uptown to Chicago students in low-income households Thursday. Established in 2007, and after a name change in 2015, B...

Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle breaks down photographing protests and rallies

August 7, 2019

In The Chronicle's second episode of its series “For the Record”—which gives a behind-the-scenes look at The Chronicle's reporting—Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle analyzes some of his most note...

Staff transition at Center for Black Music Research a ‘slap in the face’ | For the Record Ep. 1

July 24, 2019

In its inaugural episode of the behind-the-scenes series "For the Record," The Chronicle takes you behind its recently-published article on Columbia College's Center for Black Music Research. Through...

Activists protest Customs and Border Protection symposium, demand immigrant rights

July 23, 2019

Dozens of community activists protested outside the U.S. Customs and Border Protection annual trade symposium Tuesday, demanding "an immediate cease of all actions that terrorize immigrant families.” “By...

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