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5 most Chicago moments in 'Office Christmas Party'

While plenty of movies take place in Chicago, it’s often obvious that they weren’t filmed here. But “Office Christmas Party” shot on location in the city last spring, and the movie shows off the Windy City every chance it gets. 1. The CTAIt’s Chicago. It’s winter. Jason Bateman’s character, Josh,...

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  • Kris Bryant and fiancee's adorability confirmed, now go buy them some cookware

    Kris Bryant and fiancee's adorability confirmed, now go buy them some cookware

    Who knows how much longer Chicago will have the Cutlers to kick around, or how much we'll see Dwyane Wade's Hollywood half, Gabrielle Union-Wade, around Chicago. But don't count Kris Bryant and Jessica Delp out of the conversation for top sports couple of Chicago. Bryant and his fiancee, whose online...

  • Illinois Lottery's biggest scratch-offs didn't award 40% of grand prizes, Tribune finds

    Illinois Lottery's biggest scratch-offs didn't award 40% of grand prizes, Tribune finds

    It was called The Good Life and offered the biggest grand prize of any instant game the Illinois Lottery had ever produced. Two lucky winners could scratch their way to $46 million each, paid in periodic installments. At $30, tickets weren't cheap, but millions were sold. Then the game ended before...

  • Chicago to pay $3.8 million as part of Fire Department gender bias case

    Chicago to pay $3.8 million as part of Fire Department gender bias case

    The city is set to pay a group of African-American women $3.8 million as part of a settlement of a long-running federal lawsuit claiming that Chicago Fire Department tests were discriminatory. The City Council Finance Committee will consider the payment Monday. It's the latest payout from the city...

  • We want your crazy/funny/nightmarish holiday travel stories

    We want your crazy/funny/nightmarish holiday travel stories

    With holiday travel season reaching its peak, millions of Americans will board planes, trains, cars and buses to get where they need to go. So things get a little hectic. I have horrible luck when it comes to traveling during the holidays. Whether it’s having my flight delayed after boarding the...

  • Memorial celebration for Riot Fest co-founder Sean McKeough set for Concord Music Hall

    Memorial celebration for Riot Fest co-founder Sean McKeough set for Concord Music Hall

    Riot Fest co-founder and owner of Cobra Lounge Sean McKeough died suddenly, at age 42. The family issued an official statement on Friday, which read, in part: Sean McKeough died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 29 in Arkansas while spending time with his father. His death was the result of a stroke,...

  • Cubs' gear selling at a record-setting pace, just in time for holiday season

    Cubs' gear selling at a record-setting pace, just in time for holiday season

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  • What to Eat. Drink. Do. in December and January

    What to Eat. Drink. Do. in December and January

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  • Madonna twerks, admits to kissing Michael Jackson during 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Madonna twerks, admits to kissing Michael Jackson during 'Carpool Karaoke'

    Madonna joined James Corden for her own “Carpool Karaoke” segment on Wednesday and let her diva flag fly. What sets Madonna apart from other "Carpool Karaoke" musicians? Well, the legendary songstress gave zero bleeps about unbuckling her seatbelt and getting down to her own music. Oh, and she's...

  • Watch OK Go perform with a Pilsen high school guitar club

    Watch OK Go perform with a Pilsen high school guitar club

    If OK Go needs an opening act, the band members may want to consider the Juarez Guitar Club. OK Go performed its single "The One Moment" with more than a dozen teenage club members in a jam session Wednesday at Benito Juarez Community Academy in Pilsen. In between performances, the rock quartet discussed...

  • White Sox send Adam Eaton to Nationals for top-rated MLB pitching prospect

    White Sox send Adam Eaton to Nationals for top-rated MLB pitching prospect

    General manager Rick Hahn stressed Wednesday the White Sox rebuilding process will take time, some of it painful, as the club gives up current talent to stock up on prospects. The beginning of that process, however, has been a 30-hour blitz at the winter meetings that has made Hahn the talk of...

  • All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    All-Star closer Wade Davis important piece for Cubs' World Series defense

    The Cubs' acquisition of closer Wade Davis likely will be their biggest move of the offseason. But they believe their work is far from complete as they try to add the finishing touches on a well-worked bullpen they plan ride in an attempt at a second consecutive World Series title. "We're not necessarily...

  • Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    Reality TV star declares 'I like Chicago' after BF traded to White Sox

    That didn't take long. "Don't Be Tardy" star Brielle Biermann declared affinity for Chicago Wednesday, a day after her boyfriend Michael Kopech was traded to the White Sox. "I like Chicago already!!" Biermann tweeted after social media users argued about whether her face is "fake." The debate ensued...

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