It’s July 27, the 208th day of the year; 157 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 75 at the Chicago shore, 72 at the Chicago crib and 70 at the Wilmette buoy.


Evanston sidewalk sale begins – Downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile


Mavis Staples and Marc Broussard at Out of Space at Canal Shores. reports The full moon on the night of July 27-28, 2018, presents the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century (2001 to 2100). The total phase of the eclipse – called the totality – spans 1 hour 42 minutes and 57 seconds. 

In History:

1794 Robespierre overthrown in France

1943 Stalin issues Order No. 227—outlawing cowards

1953 Armistice ends the Korean War

1974 House begins impeachment of Nixon

1991 Natalie Cole’s Unforgettable: With Love goes to #1

Happy birthday, Milo