Posts Tagged: Chicago

Four @ 4: Jan. 24 Update

1. Whole Foods to Lincoln Park? Twitter was buzzing Friday afternoon about the possibility of Whole Foods moving into the abandoned Dominick’s location at Fullerton and Sheffield avenues near DePaul University. A Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce source confirmed Friday

Four @ 4: Jan. 24 Update

1. Whole Foods to Lincoln Park? Twitter was buzzing Friday afternoon about the possibility of Whole Foods moving into the abandoned Dominick’s location at Fullerton and Sheffield avenues near DePaul University. A Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce source confirmed Friday

Hadiya Pendleton a Year Later: What Has Changed in Chicago

During his State of the Union Address on Feb. 12, 2013, President Barack Obama spoke to the House of Representatives—as the nation watched on—about gun violence and the death of one Chicago high school student. “One of those we lost

Hadiya Pendleton a Year Later: What Has Changed in Chicago

During his State of the Union Address on Feb. 12, 2013, President Barack Obama spoke to the House of Representatives—as the nation watched on—about gun violence and the death of one Chicago high school student. “One of those we lost

Four @ 4: Jan. 13 Update

1. Divers Still Searching for Woman Who Fell in Chicago River The Chicago Police Marine Unit is still searching for the body of a 21-year-old woman who fell into the Chicago River just after midnight, according to the Chicago Tribune. She

Four @ 4: Jan. 13 Update

1. Divers Still Searching for Woman Who Fell in Chicago River The Chicago Police Marine Unit is still searching for the body of a 21-year-old woman who fell into the Chicago River just after midnight, according to the Chicago Tribune. She

Four @ 4: Jan. 6 Update

1. Snow, Temps Leave Illinois in a State of Disaster After winter storm “Hercules” dumped over a foot of snow on Illinois and wind-chill temperatures reached as low as 50-below zero Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Illinois to be

Four @ 4: Jan. 6 Update

1. Snow, Temps Leave Illinois in a State of Disaster After winter storm “Hercules” dumped over a foot of snow on Illinois and wind-chill temperatures reached as low as 50-below zero Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Illinois to be

Finding affordable housing in Chicago Lawn: one renter’s story

Even as the economy begins to recover from the recession that began in 2007, the housing crisis that helped cause it continues to play out in many areas of Chicago. The Chicago Lawn community area — bounded by 59th Street

Finding affordable housing in Chicago Lawn: one renter’s story

Even as the economy begins to recover from the recession that began in 2007, the housing crisis that helped cause it continues to play out in many areas of Chicago. The Chicago Lawn community area — bounded by 59th Street

Marathon Notebook: 26.2 Miles of Madness

Just beyond the eight-mile mark, Chicago Marathon runners were greeted by dance music, flag-twirling and choreographed cheerleading. Welcome to Boystown. At the center of the festivities was the Chicago Spirit Brigade, a volunteer organization that raises money performing at public Chicago events.  For

Marathon Notebook: 26.2 Miles of Madness

Just beyond the eight-mile mark, Chicago Marathon runners were greeted by dance music, flag-twirling and choreographed cheerleading. Welcome to Boystown. At the center of the festivities was the Chicago Spirit Brigade, a volunteer organization that raises money performing at public Chicago events.  For

Elite Runners Mixed on Weather’s Impact

With the possibility of “ice pellets or snowflakes,” according to marathon analyst Tim Hutchings, weather conditions were at the forefront of questions during Friday’s elite runners press conference for the Chicago Marathon. According to forecasts, temperatures are expected to be in

Elite Runners Mixed on Weather’s Impact

With the possibility of “ice pellets or snowflakes,” according to marathon analyst Tim Hutchings, weather conditions were at the forefront of questions during Friday’s elite runners press conference for the Chicago Marathon. According to forecasts, temperatures are expected to be in