Top Chicago news: José Andrés to open Chicago restaurant; church's Virgin Mary painting 'weeps'

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By Hoodline - Published on September 11, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Chicago.

Virgin Mary painting ‘weeps’ at church facing foreclosure

Worshippers are flocking in droves to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on West Diversey Avenue to see a “weeping” painting of the Virgin Mary they believe is a sign from God. 

Read the full story on New York Post.

Celebrity chef José Andrés to open his first Chicago restaurant

The chef/activist and 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee is bringing Jaleo, his Spanish tapas restaurant, to River North.

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

A guide to World Music Festival 

The festival's 18 free concerts, spread out over 17 venues, provide us with dozens of opportunities to get to know our neighbors better —both across the street and around the globe. It runs Sept. 13-29.

Read the full story on Chicago Reader.

New inventory of sidewalks maps the gaps in city's walkability

The data helps municipalities plan better infrastructure, bike paths and policies.

Read the full story on Curbed Chicago.

Chicagoan talks about surviving Hurricane Dorian in Bahamas

A Chicago man got stuck in the Bahamas while he was trying to secure his family's property before the hurricane made landfall.

Read the full story on ABC Chicago, WLS.

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