Ex-Journey and Chicago members team up with Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus in new band, The Rise Above

Former Journey drummer and backing singer Deen Castronovo and ex-Chicago singer/bassist Jason Scheff have joined forces with bassist Jay DeMarcus of the superstar country trio Rascal Flatts in a new cross-genre band called The Rise Above.
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Alleged price-gouger sold $5 masks for $19.95: Feds

The owner of a Skokie-based medical supply company is accused of price-gouging as he sold face masks to people during the pandemic. WBBM Newsradio’s Steve Miller reports.
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No joke: Legendary improv theater The Second City is up for sale

The legendary comedy brand and its theaters in Chicago and Toronto have launched countless careers, including those of John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray and Tina Fey, and is known partly for being a pipeline to “Saturday Night Live.”
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'Doc, Thank You for Not Giving Up on Me': COVID Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant

It is believed to be the first double-lung transplant in the United States involving a patient with COVID-19, and doctors at Northwestern say they are hopeful the recipient will make a full recovery. Read more now.
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Mother of 3 Dies of Coronavirus Less Than a Week After Giving Birth

A mother died of COVID-19 less than a week after welcoming her third child. The woman from Chicago worked as a postal carrier for two years.
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Chicago Man Rents Out Theater to Propose to Girlfriend

(B96) Dominic Mendicino surprised his now-fiancé with the engagement of a lifetime. "I was filming for a year-and-a-half," he told B96, which doesn't include the countless hours he dedicated to editing the video. And then, there's executing the whole surprise without Giana finding out. On October...
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Chicago Named Best City to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Obviously

The City of Chicago knows how to get in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day. That's why Treetopia voted us the best city to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the country! Given the annual St. Patrick's Day parade, the dyeing of the river and all of the bar crawls, we wouldn't object. Get more info on St...
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Sebastian Maniscalco On The 15 Second Frenzy

Sebastian Maniscalco will be in town for several performances over the next several weeks, but before that he checked in with Stylz and Roman! Since Sebastian grew up in Arlington Heights, they tested his knowledge of Chicagoland streets in the 15 Second Frenzy! How many was he able to name?
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Things To Do in Chicago: March 2018

2018 is zooming on by — can you believe we're already in March? That's probably because there are so many things to do in the city, even in the dead of winter. Check out our "Things To Do in Chicago: March 2018" list, there's bound to be something to tickle your fancy! Enjoy! For The Irish (And...
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Rumored Lollapalooza 2018 Lineup + Our Wishlist of Performers

Thinking about summer concerts and festivals really helps tune out the cold, wintery weather in Chicago. Lollapalooza usually announces their lineup mid-March and by then, we have a pretty solid idea of who we can and can't expect. We also have a wish list we hope gets realized. So without further...
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