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It’s not as important as voting — and encouraging friends and family in competitive districts to vote — but there’s a vigil tonight at 5:30pm at Federal Plaza. I’m hoping it will at least help me emotionally.

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BREAKING: A white Chicago police officer has been found guilty of second degree murder and aggravated battery in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

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Petition for office buildings to figure out their HVAC systems so I'm not so frigging cold all the time

good morning, i am here to endorse the avo-matcha smoothie at protein bar

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Controversial Opinion:

If you replace the lead singer of your band, you must now give your band a new name.

Reminder that aliens exist in the Happy Days universe

Reminder that there is going to be at least one more Avatar movie for some reason

Hey guys TAYLOR SWIFT VERIFIED followed me here! It's definitely the real Taylor Swift. You cannot convince me otherwise.

G'morning, Chicago! Can't wait for this heat to finally break.

Well, we just got caught in a relatively heavy sun shower on the way home from brunch.

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bigshoulders.city is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future. Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to “mastodons, arising from lethargic sleep.” Our goal for bigshoulders.city is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas, pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts—whatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.