Former Block 37 Developer Convicted Of FraudThe president of a prominent Chicago real estate company best known for developing Block 37 in the Loop has been convicted on fraud charges related to the redevelopment of the old Goldblatt’s department store in Uptown, federal authorities said.
City Hall Selects Firm To Identify Potential Routes For O'Hare Express TrainEngineering and design giant Parsons Brinckerhoff was chosen Thursday to identify potential routes for high-speed rail service between downtown and O’Hare Airport.
Latinicity Brings Taste Of Latin America To Block 37CBS 2's Vince Gerasole sunk his teeth into a new massive dining concept called Latinicity.
New Food Destination 'Latinicity' Coming To The LoopThe transformation of the third level of Block 37 into a giant Latin-themed food hall is well underway, CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Love It Live: Some Picks For Broadway In Chicago This SummerA few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on all of the exciting things you can do involving music this summer in the <a href="http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/2015/05/12/strollin-around-state-street-guide-to-music-in-the-loop/">Loop</a>. Unfortunately, I only included two theater options in that guide. I have great news though; as someone that can get down with live theater, I complied a list of live shows this summer around the Loop that are can't miss opportunities. If you're a big fan of theater but haven't looked into what shows are running, here's six great chances to bounce around Broadway in Chicago this summer. There's a little something for everyone.
The Scoop On The Loop: Where To Eat Before/During/After Lollaplooza Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want a quick bite on the way in, a nice meal before the headlining sets, or a late night snack before you collapse into bed, this list includes a little bit of everything. Here are six easy options for dining in the Loop during the weekend of Lollapalooza.
No Ticket Needed, Lollapalooza Pop-Up Store Returns To Block 37
Block 37 Announces Exciting Summer Live Music SeriesBlock 37 brings an exciting lineup of music this summer right in the heart of the Loop. Located at 108 N. State Street, you can catch free (who doesn't love that??) live music all summer long at Block 37, featuring many local Chicago artists.
Strollin’ Around State Street: Guide To Music In The LoopIt's almost summertime in the city again and of course with that comes many more things to get out and do. If there's one street in the Loop that you can step on and feel instantly more cultured; it's State Street. Here's a quick little guide of all things music related to do around State Street this summer!
Block 37 To Add 34-Story Apartment TowerMore than two years after a new owner took over the Block 37 mall in the Loop, the shopping center is much closer to filling its available space, and construction soon will begin on a 34-story 690-unit apartment tower along Randolph Street.
Block 37 Developer Indicted On Fraud ChargesA grand jury has indicted Lawrence Freed and his vice president, Caroline Walters, for allegedly whitewashing the books to get loans and city funds, according to federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti.
Struggling Loop Mall Could Be Singing Blues Of Another VarietyBlock 37, the struggling retail mall at State and Dearborn, could one day host blues attractions, under one proposal to reboot the development. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.