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

By Jon Graef in News on Oct 20, 2014 1:45PM

  • Just a reminder that, starting today, the Damen Blue Line stop will close for 63 days as part of the CTA's $492 million "Your New Blue" renovation project. Plan accordingly.

  • South Side neighborhood Englewood's first ever organized run, a 5K walk and run at Ogden Park, aims to promote nutrition, fitness, and nonviolence.

  • Did the Rauner campaign attempt to pressure the Sun-Times into interfering with the paper's Springfield bureau chief after an article detailed Rauner's business practices?

  • Chicago's overrun with rats, Rahm, and Rauner in this week's 'The Week That Was' satirical news column.

  • L.A.'s loud, brash Meatbodies put on a ferocious set filled with prime cuts from their recently released self-titled debut album Friday night at the Empty Bottle.

  • The Music Box has teamed up with The Field Museum to bring you "Field Trips: Cinema Science." Exciting movies made even more exciting with SCIENCE!

  • A rare, recently unearthed performance and interview TV news clip from 1978 of punk legends The Ramones visiting Champaign was our weekend theater pick.

  • Our weekend playlist celebrates video games and video game-inspired music in light of a profoundly challenging week for gamers in the news.

  • I|O Urban Roofscape at The Godfrey Hotel hosts what they are dubbing Chicago’s largest 'Thriller' Flash Mob on Oct. 31.

  • The seasonal calm that comes with Autumn served as the inspiration for Saturday's 'Around Town' gallery.