Man shot on Chestnut

10/24/2012

A 41-year-old man from the South Side of Chicago was shot twice in the behind outside the Tempo Café at 6 E. Chestnut St. at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
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Target breaks ground in Cabrini

Leaders and residents have high expectations for retail giant

10/24/2012

Last Thursday morning, in a tent pitched near the corner of Larrabee and Division Streets in Cabrini-Green, State Rep. Ken Dunkin took to the podium and addressed a group of residents and community leaders who had gathered to celebrate the start of work on a new Target retail store at the site.
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Proposed Walgreens concerns residents

Opponents fear congestion, say chain would be out of place

10/17/2012

The Greater Little Rock the Lord’s Church, though not quite as old as other buildings in Lincoln Park’s Armitage-Halsted Landmark District, has been standing at the corner of Armitage and Dayton since 1927. But since August 30, the church has been boarded up awaiting demolition. Read more...

Potash Market celebrates renovation, expansion

10/17/2012

Have you checked out what’s cookin’ at the newly renovated Potash Market, 1525 N. Clark St.? It’s called “life made easier,” said Mel Potash, who opened the store 62 years ago with his brothers Dave and Mel; their father, Max; and sister, Marian. Read More...

Angel helps nab suspects

10/17/2012

A member of the Guardian Angels came to the aid of a robbery victim Tuesday on a CTA platform at 800 N. State Street, resulting in police capturing of seven suspects, including four teenagers. Read more...

Mayor Emanuel unveils 2013 budget

Aldermen scramble to digest impact to programs

10/17/2012

In a break from tradition, Mayor Rahm Emanuel didn’t hold preliminary budget meetings and the aldermen only received the general outlines a day before the budget was officially unveiled. So as the mayor stood before the City Council to unveil his second budget on Oct. 10 at 10 a.m., few people had any idea what to expect. Read more...

Lincoln School eyes Children's Memorial

School council votes on its recommendation to CPS on overcrowding issue

10/10/2012

On Tuesday night, Lincoln’s Local School Council — comprised of elected parents, teachers and neighbors — voted nearly unanimously to urge Chicago Public Schools officials to build “a second, newly constructed school building” at the hospital site to house some of Lincoln’s students.
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Road block

Proposed Kenmore closing inspires controversy, safety concerns

10/10/2012

Under DePaul’s master plan, the area between Kenmore Avenue between Fullerton and Belden avenues would be converted into a pedestrian space. The university argues that the conversion would improve student safety, enhance traffic flow and make the majority of the campus a car-free, pedestrian-friendly zone.
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Running for a merciful cause

10/10/2012

For the last few weeks, Stella Guerrero has worn her black-and-yellow Asics Gels just about everywhere. That’s because she needed a suitable break-in period for the high performance shoes, leading up to the big show last weekend: her first Chicago Marathon. She’s probably put a good 300 miles on the runners and that was before Oct. 7.
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Hair-raising frights in Gold Coast

10/10/2012

On Saturday night, Gold Coast hairdresser Dan Paterno will transform from hair styling, to hair-raising, deep within the bowels of the Ruth Page Center, 1016 N. Dearborn St.
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