Jackie Robinson West stole the hearts of Americans across the country and today in Chicago, they were honored for their hard work and ability to keep fighting. Congrats, boys! (Video by Nicholas Chirico)
"Run through a wall for each other. Stop caring so much and have a ball out there."
Another reason to celebrate taco Tuesday, LGBT storytelling and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, August 4.
To prepare for Lollapalooza weekend, Lurie Children's Hospital added extra staff and equipment to handle a higher patient load, based on past experience with the three-day music festival in Grant Park.
Clutching his Starbucks morning caffeine fix, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is wearing jeans, Toms slip-on shoes and a blazer over a button-down shirt as he sits in the minimalist office outfitted with Ikea furniture.
Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Chicago's newest city councilman and also the youngest, serving a stretch of the Northwest Side, plays a game of word association and sounds off on five citywide topics.
Now that 10 percent of the Chicago City Council is openly gay, a group of aldermen have created the LGBT Caucus.
It's a weird day at the office when the staff is bitching about black boogers.