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What The Hell Happened This Weekend? 10 Stories You Might Have Missed

By Jon Graef in News on Aug 11, 2014 2:00PM

  • A dust-up on the Southeast Side this week makes clear that, as the city bars delivery of the oil refining remnants to one facility, the ongoing fight over petcoke storage is far from over.
  • At last week's Fiesta Del Sol in Pilsen, this video of an elderly woman busting some serious moves emerged. Watch.
  • An overzealous CPD officer apparently didn't understand it's perfectly legal to publicly record law enforcement.
  • Our weekend theater pick was Chance The Rapper's full headlining set from last weekend's Lollapalooza.
  • An ad posted on Craigslist seeks to pay Chicago writers for—and this is no joke—professionally wooing women on OKCupid and Tinder.
  • The Chicago Cubs Twitter account Tweeted the final score of Saturday's game... during the ninth inning. They later apologized. D'oh.
  • 'Justice' fled to Chicago two years ago after suffering persecution at the hands of the Cameroonian government for his homosexuality. This is his story.
  • With summer holding this sway over us, it's no wonder that this season is an especially fun time to be in love. This week's playlist goes out to everyone who is feeling the love this summer.
  • Reap the bounty of late summer tomatoes with this gluten-free vegetarian recipe.
  • Here's our guide to the Gay Games, taking place now through next week in Northeast Ohio. Make the trek: