Diversey Parkway

(CBS File Photo)

Man Arrested After Trying To Rob Off-Duty Cop

The officer, 25, was walking in the 1700 block of West Diversey Parkway about 12:30 a.m. when a man rode up on a bicycle, displayed a knife and announced a robbery.

12/20/2013

Two people died in a crash involving two SUVs and a third vehicle on Lake Shore Drive near Diversey on March 15, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Cop Causes Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive, 2 Dead

A North Chicago police officer was driving the wrong way early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, causing a three-vehicle collision that left two Chicago men dead.

03/15/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Prosecutor Attacked After Trying To Stop Assault On Apparently Gay Men

A Cook County prosecutor was hospitalized Friday, after losing a lot of blood when two men attacked him for trying to stop an assault on two apparently gay men the night before in the park of Lincoln Park.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

The new Panera Cares Community Café in Lakeview is the first such "pay what you can" style Panera restaurant in Chicago, and fourth of its kind in the country. The menu has no set prices, only suggested donations. (Credit: CBS)

Lakeview Gets Pay-What-You-Can Panera Store

Panera is transforming a store in Lakeview into one of its “pay what you can” shops, with menus that list only suggested donations, not set prices.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Lathrop Homes

Lathrop Homes Public Housing Development Named To Historic Register

While demolition has been the trend for much of Chicago’s public housing, one development has now won recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Walgreens Proposed For Old Borders

2-Story Walgreens Proposed For Old East Lakeview Borders Store

The shuttered Borders bookstore at the busy juncture of Diversey Parkway, Clark Street and Broadway will reopen as a multi-level Walgreens drugstore, according to an architectural firm.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

(credit: Jonathan Mathias / www.jonathanmathias.com)

Gay Pride Parade To Be Rerouted Into Uptown

Following reports of major crowd control problems at the Gay Pride Parade this past summer, the City of Chicago has decided to move the start of the parade north to Uptown and push up its start time by two hours.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney’s Office Seeks To Ensure Hotel Residents Find New Housing

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has said the two residential hotels now in the process of closing in Lakeview are in “dangerous and deplorable” condition, but his staff wants to make sure everyone finds new housing.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Sheffield House Hotel in the Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

2 Residential Hotels Closing In Lakeview

Residents have now been ordered to move out of two of the few remaining single-room occupancy hotels in the greater Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Lakeview Outage

Dozens Of Residents Lose Power In Lakeview

Dozens of residents of the Lakeview neighborhood lost power Thursday morning, when a transformer blew out.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Pride Parade Crowd

Could Crowd Problems Lead To Route Change For Pride Parade?

Reports say an estimated 750,000 people attended the Gay Pride Parade this past weekend, but with the record crowd came reports of major crowd-control problems and even discussion of changing the route.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

State Farm Insurance

State Farm To Open New Community Space On Diversey

Plans are afoot for a new storefront operated by State Farm in the East Lakeview neighborhood – with no merchandise to sell.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Hospital Bed Generic

Neighbors Question New St. Joseph Hospital Building Plans

Neighbors discussed a major project involving an expansion for St. Joseph Hospital in East Lakeview last night.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011