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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Residents have now been ordered to move out of two of the few remaining single-room occupancy hotels in the greater Lakeview neighborhood.
Dozens of residents of the Lakeview neighborhood lost power Thursday morning, when a transformer blew out.
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.
Plans are afoot for a new storefront operated by State Farm in the East Lakeview neighborhood – with no merchandise to sell.
Neighbors discussed a major project involving an expansion for St. Joseph Hospital in East Lakeview last night.
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