Briar Place

Chili Mac's

Chili Mac’s Restaurant To Close After 21 Years In East Lakeview

While an assortment of new businesses are bringing a renaissance to Broadway in the East Lakeview neighborhood, neighbors will soon say goodbye to one popular local establishment after more than 20 years in operation.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Firefighters battle an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building near Briar Avenue and Sheridan Road in the Lakeview neighborhood on April 8, 2012. (Photo Courtesy: Scott Welty)

Fire Breaks Out On Rooftop Deck At East Lakeview Condo Building

There were some scary moments over the weekend, as flames covered the roof of a condo building in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Deadly Lake Shore Drive Fire Raises Doubts About High-Rise Safety

A fire this month that killed a woman in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise is drawing renewed attention to the question of the safety of such buildings.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Officials: Open Door Helped Spread Fatal Fire In Lakeview

City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012