Did you know it's Mushroom Month? (September seems to be the month for lots of random activities—it's also Yoga Month and National Food Safety Month, amongst others.) Anyways, Metrocurean has a rundown of ways you can celebrate mushrooms.
There's a big old party taking place this Sunday in front of Bloomingdale's Big Bear Cafe—a Haitian boys' choir will be singing, the farmers' market will be going on, and they're holding a pig roast for all.
A suspicious backpack left under a Metro train shut down the Blue and Orange lines this morning and caused hours of delays. Police cleared the backpack.
PQ Living has a sneak peek inside the new Safeway at 5th and L.