Goose Island

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Chicago On YouTube: Conan O’Brien’s Favorite Chicago Foods

I have no problem with Conan pointing out our gluttonous ways. I am guilty as charged, can often be found shoving food in my gullet until I feel like exploding beef and thick, pizza sauce all over the unfortunate schlubs around me. His choices though are so mundane! They’re exactly what you’d expect. So here I am offering you three alternatives to Conan’s “suggestions.”


Protesters demonstrate Thursday outside the Chicago window factory that was the scene of a 2008 sit-in. (CBS)

Workers At Window Factory Win Reprieve From Layoffs

Workers are going to have to start working like managers, now that they have won a 90-day reprieve for their jobs at a window plant on Goose Island.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA: Warehouse Has Millions In Spare Parts To Auction Off

The Chicago Transit Authority took the opportunity of a quiet Presidents’ Day to toot its own horn about savings to come in a massive warehouse.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2012

Crane Generic

New Big-Box Shopping Center Coming Near Goose Island

Two new big-box stores are coming to the edge of the Clybourn Corridor, near the Lincoln Park area Whole Foods store, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012


Guide To: Tomorrow Never Knows 2012

Tomorrow Never Knows 2012! The fourth annual iteration of this multi-venue festival finds Schuba’s, Lincoln Hall, and the Metro hosting a bevy of local talent as well as a few special visitors. We’ve summed up all the dirty details of the event – who’s playing where, which bands are competing for your time, and whether or not there’s enough happening to warrant the full five-day pass (almost certainly).


River Fall

Police: Men Were Drunk When They Slipped Into River

Investigators say two men who fell into the Chicago River’s North Branch near Goose Island overnight were drunk.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Wrigley Building

Wrigley To Leave Its Iconic Mag Mile Building

The Wrigley gum company announced today that it will be leaving the iconic Wrigley Building on the Magnificent Mile.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2011

Strip Club

City Battles Topless Bar Near Goose Island

The City of Chicago is continuing its near-20-year battle to shutdown a Goose Island area topless bar.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

This little coyote was captured Wednesday at a Goose Island car dealership and will eventually be released into the wild. (Sun-Times Media Wire)

Baby Coyote Found Hiding At Car Dealership

A baby coyote with apparent expensive taste was rescued Wednesday morning after it was it was found hiding underneath a car at a parking structure for a Goose Island Mercedes-Benz service center.


Goose Island

Report: Anheuser-Busch Trademarking Area Codes After Goose Island 312

The iconic 312 Urban Wheat Ale that reminds Goose Island beer fans of Chicago wherever they go may soon have spinoffs in other area codes.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Goose Island Beer

Anheuser-Busch Buys Chicago-Based Goose Island Beer

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch is buying out the iconic Chicago-based Goose Island Beer Company.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2011

Road Closed

Bridge On Halsted Street Closing For 1 Year

Effective today, the city is shutting down shut down a short, but busy, stretch of Halsted Street that carries southbound traffic onto Goose Island.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010