🌱 Sky Falter in WNBA Semifinals Game 1 + New ‘Chicago Scavenger’ Book

Hello, all! I hope you had a fantastic weekend. It’s me, Nicole Cvetnic, right here with all of the native information you want to know proper now.

  • 🏀 Sky Falter to Connecticut Sun in Game 1 of the WNBA Semifinals
  • 🚗 Street takeovers continued via the weekend, resulting in clashes with cops and arrests
  • 📖 ‘Chicago Scavenger’ e-book encourages readers to discover 17 metropolis neighborhoods

First, the climate:

Heavy afternoon thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 68.

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Top 5 tales at this time in Chicago:

1) Chicago high-rise residents urged to show off lights after 11 p.m. throughout chicken migration season. As birds start emigrate via Chicago on their method to winter properties, residents are being requested to do their half to assist defend them. As a part of the “Lights Out Chicago” marketing campaign, residents of tall buildings are requested to show off their lights or draw their blinds after 11 p.m. throughout the migration season, which runs from late August via November. The suggestions apply to all buildings of 40 or extra tales and to buildings of 20 or extra tales which can be remoted from different buildings.

ABC 7 Chicago

2) Street takeovers proceed all through weekend, resulting in clashes with cops and arrests. Stunt drivers and spectators flooded Chicago streets for a second straight weekend night time, disturbing residents, attacking cops and damaging police vehicles throughout among the unsanctioned occasions that allegedly drew individuals from throughout the nation. Racers took over a number of intersections, together with West Madison and South Morgan streets in the West Loop, and South Morgan Street and West Washington Boulevard. Another drifting occasion scheduled for Sunday night time was canceled “due to major police activity,” in keeping with an announcement posted on-line.

Chicago Sun-Times

3) Illinois voters could decide to vote-by-mail in all elections. Elections officers are sending purposes for everlasting permission to vote by mail to every of the state’s 8 million registered voters. No one is obligated to enroll. As lengthy as they continue to be on the similar deal with, those that do will obtain ballots that may be accomplished at residence and mailed for all future elections. In Chicago, the practically 40% of ballots acquired in the November 2020 election have been mail-in, in keeping with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. Chicago started sending purposes final spring, so town already has a everlasting vote-by-mail listing of 100,000 names, amongst about 1.5 million registered voters citywide.

WBEZ Chicago

4) Chicago Sky falter in 68-63 loss to the Connecticut Sun in Game 1 of WNBA semifinals. The Chicago Sky acquired a easy message from the Connecticut Sun in the opening recreation of the WNBA semifinals: This goes to be a dogfight. The Sky beat the Sun 4 occasions in the 2022 common season after upsetting them 3-1 in the 2021 semifinals on the best way to a WNBA title. But historical past by no means issues in the postseason, and the Sun introduced a battle into Wintrust Arena in a 68-63 victory over the Sky in Game 1. Neither group shot higher than 38% or scored greater than 70 factors. The loss despatched gamers on each groups flying into the stanchion and crashing to the court docket.

Chicago Tribune


Today in Chicago:

  • Fleet Feet Running Club Lincoln Square (6:00 PM)
  • History of Union Ridge Cemetery at Oriole Park Branch Library (6:30 PM)
  • “Mean Girls” at Rooftop Cinema Club (7:30 PM)
  • No Tell Cartel at Reggies (7:30 PM)
  • Al Jardine at City Winery (7:30 PM)
  • Josh Levi at Subterranean (8:30 PM)
  • Heel Or No Heel: A New Game Show! at Berlin (10:00 PM)


  • Holiday-themed immersive present: “Brace yourselves: A holiday-themed immersive show is coming to Chicago” (Timeout Chicago)
  • Cubs ticket for Latino Heritage Month: “In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Cubs are offering a special ticket offer for the game on Friday, September 16th at 1:20 pm. The package includes a ticket to the Cubs vs. Rockies game and a special-edition Los Cubs Sugar Skull bobblehead. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket package will go to the National Museum of Mexican Art!” (National Museum of Mexican Art via Facebook)
  • ARC Music Festival: “Chicago is chock-full of local artists who will take over the ARC Car at ARC Music Festival, so check out these five you shouldn’t miss!” (EDM Identity via Twitter)
  • Free Chicago: “The city is full of fun and activities you’ll never have to pay for.” (Time Out Chicago via Facebook)

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Nicole Cvetnic

About me: I’m a Midwesterner and really glad to name Chicagoland residence. I really like the outside—particularly mountain climbing, performing arts, images, good meals, journey and gardening. You can usually discover me studying to my two-year-old daughter, watching a television collection with my husband or cuddling with our particular wants canine.

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