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Aerial gondolas could mean tourists on tourists on tourists for Chicago

Sure, Chicago’s got a reflective, bean-shaped landmark, a glass floor deck stationed thousands of feet above the ground, a T-Rex skeleton and more. But you know what we don’t have? Aerial gondolas. Install a few of those bad boys and Chicago’s tourism game could be taken to a whole other level....

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  • Office romance politics: How do I date my manager?

    Office romance politics: How do I date my manager?

    How do I date my manager? Long story short, I haven't really flirted or made any deliberate advances, but there is definitely mutual interest. I feel as if pressure's on me to make a move, but as her subordinate I'm in an awkward place. What do?—Question via Reddit THREE ANSWERS Morgan Olsen RedEye...

  • 7 easy ways to approach a celebrity and ask for their photo

    7 easy ways to approach a celebrity and ask for their photo

    Over the weekend, comedian Amy Schumer said on social media that she was no longer taking photos with fans. According to the superstar comedian and actress, an overzealous man approached her on the street in Greenville, S.C., invaded her personal space, and asked for a photo, and when she declined,...

  • 10 farmers market commandments to live by

    10 farmers market commandments to live by

    With temperatures in Chicago rising and then falling and then rising again, spring must finally be here—and nothing says spring like a farmers market! So whether you’re a haberdasher in Logan Square or a Lincoln Park yoga mom, keep these commandments in mind for a fun and productive outing. Or...

  • How can a bi girl in an open relationship find some other ladies to date?

    I’m a 25-year-old bisexual woman in a newly open relationship with a cis guy. I would love to meet some ladies to date, but am worried they'll think I’m either straight or a unicorn hunter looking for a threesome. How do I meet people? What can I do to send some “bi vibes” to game ladies?—Born...

  • How do I keep track of all my Tinder dates?

    How do I keep track of all my Tinder dates?

    I don't know what happened, but I've been on a roll with Tinder lately. Somehow lined up like five different dates within the next two weeks. This has never happened to me before. I feel kind of wrong about it, but at the same time I've known girls who have dated like this too. How do I keep this...

  • 14 ways NFL commissioner Roger Goodell can win us over during draft weekend

    14 ways NFL commissioner Roger Goodell can win us over during draft weekend

    The NFL Draft, aka the televised restriction of freedom of labor, is returning to the Windy City for the second year in a row. The nation’s foremost concussion denialists will convene on Grant Park and Congress Plaza in the form of a 900,000-square-foot Draft Town from Thursday through Saturday....

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  • Chicago woman sues Starbucks for $5 million over amount of ice in cold drinks

    Chicago woman sues Starbucks for $5 million over amount of ice in cold drinks

    A Chicago woman is suing Starbucks for more than $5 million for allegedly underfilling its iced coffee, tea and blended drinks. Plaintiff Stacy Pincus argues in the lawsuit, filed last week in federal court in Chicago, that the amount of ice Starbucks uses in its drinks means customers get less...

  • Who needs cars? Chicago is 6th most walkable city in the U.S.

    Who needs cars? Chicago is 6th most walkable city in the U.S.

    Chicago is known for many things: its pizza, its sports teams (for better or for worse) and now, its walkability. Wait, what? Yes, our city has been ranked the sixth most walkable city nationwide. The ranking, released by Redfin on Thursday, showed Chicago's walk score improving by 2.7 points since...

  • New public street art signs throw shade at Trump

    New public street art signs throw shade at Trump

    Trump hate has manifested itself in a new way: fake traffic signs. The "No Trump Anytime" signs began popping up from coast to coast Sunday, and three landed in Chicago. Although it’s since been stolen, you may have noticed the sign along Wacker Drive in clear view of the Trump Tower. Because where...

  • Good news for Bey: Victims of cheating are the real winners

    Good news for Bey: Victims of cheating are the real winners

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard about (if not listened to it 13 times already) Beyoncé's new album, "Lemonade." For half of the album, Bey sings about infidelity and a cheating partner, which, obviously, people assume comes from personal experiences with her husband, Jay Z. ...

  • How the Chicago subreddit saved this dog, Joey

    How the Chicago subreddit saved this dog, Joey

    A place often reserved for trolls and unfortunate memes, the internet sometimes can get its shit together and do some good. Meet Joey, a lost dog, who, through the magic of Reddit, finally made his way home. Matus Turek, 29, of suburban Lisle was hiking earlier this month in Starved Rock State...

  • Friendship apps like Cliq focus on friends - without benefits

    Friendship apps like Cliq focus on friends - without benefits

    For some time, romance has been just a swipe away. But finding platonic buddies for an impromptu drink can be more difficult.  Cliq, a Chicago-based startup, wants to help. The company's app, which launched here in November, works like a matchmaker for groups of friends, then suggests real-life...

  • Thunderstorms roll into Chicago area, hitting north, northwest suburbs

    Thunderstorms roll into Chicago area, hitting north, northwest suburbs

    Strong but scattered thunderstorms rolled through the northwest and north suburbs Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service. All of northeast Illinois and parts of northwest Indiana were under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Monday.  The first round of storms, which hit...

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