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Let’s begin the week off with some optimistic information.

Taste of Chicago in Pullman pumped out the nice vibes.

The afternoon was so laid again, Ald. Anthony Beale unbuttoned the highest button on his polo shirt.

Doom Street Eats Donut Bacon Grilled Cheese was well worth the wait.

Aniba & The Soul Starz impressed rhythm-deficient revelers to bop.

I missed Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who popped in lengthy sufficient to eat a donut and embarass herself on the dance flooring, a supply stated.

But it was Millennial mayoral candidate Ja’Mal Green who took up essentially the most parking spots.

Gas costs be damned, Green arrived carrying a swimsuit on chaufered tour bus along with his face on it.

(Mark Konkol/ Patch)

Crispy. High: 92 Low: 74.

  • Chicago celebrated Juneteenth in model. Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa carried out at DuSable Museum of African American History. “The fact that it’s on Father’s Day allows us to appreciate Black dads, and we’re in a place where Black people in America and globally just need spaces to be together,” Chance stated. (ABC7)
  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was on the town talking at Rainbow PUSH’s 56th annual conference. Buttigieg met with Lightfoot to speak about how the federal authorities could make the Chicago Transit Authority extra equitable, by pushing funding for the Red Line extension to the far South Side transit desert. (NBC5)
  • At least 34 folks have been shot and wounded, 4 fatally, over the weekend. (ABC7)
  • Concerts at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park will now have stricter safety. So, go away your pets and weapons at house, people. And take a look at the listing of stuff you’ll be able to’t carry. (FOX32)
  • Don’t miss this should learn from Neil Steinberg about his go to to Neenah Foundry, the place Chicago manhole covers have been made for 150 years. “Yes, we still call them ‘manhole’ covers. Most people don’t care because it’s a cover over a sewer,” a metropolis official stated. (ST/WBEZ)

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  • HIIT at Gallagher Way (7 a.m.)
  • A Fine Feathered Murder at Chopin Theater (7:30 p.m.)
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