Bilandic Building Closed After Flooding ProblemConstruction work on Randolph Street ruptured a water main, and water gushed into an electrical vault, disrupting elevator service and air conditioning at the Michael A. Bilandic Building at 160 N. LaSalle St., according to the state's Department of Central Management Services.
Cops Responded To Bitter Breakup A Month Before Loop Murder-SuicideOfficers were called to the home of a Tinley Park man and his fiancée about a month before he fatally shot her and took his own life in a Loop business last week, according to the suburban police department’s reports.
Man Kills Ex-Girlfriend, Then Self In Loop Loan StoreInterest in the shooting was high following initial reports it may have been a robbery. The shooting occurred near Chicago's financial district.
Man Slashed In Fight Near City HallAbout 1:45 a.m., two homeless people got into a fight near the intersection of Clark and Randolph streets, police said.
Preservationists Hoping To Get Façade Of Old Loop Station House Into A MuseumThe decorative façade of the shuttered Wabash/Madison ‘L’ station, which first opened in 1896, has come down, and preservationists have begun looking for a new home for the structure.
Best Historically Significant Bars In ChicagoIf you're looking for some history with your pint of beer, then give these historically significant bars in Chicago a look.
State Street, That Great (Eats) Street: A Dining GuideIf you happen to find yourself starving in the Loop this summer and it’s not Taste of Chicago, there are many great spots to escape the summer heat and chow down after a busy day of shopping or before heading over to Millennium Park for Downtown Sound.
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!
Man Robs Bank In LoopA man walked into the Chase Bank branch at 300 S. Michigan and demanded an unspecified amount of cash, according to the FBI, which described it as a “non-takeover robbery.”
Downtown CTA Buses Rerouted After Debris Falls From Loop Building Part of State Street remains closed to traffic in the Loop Monday after bricks fell from a building Sunday night, causing headaches for some bus riders’ morning commute.
Best Record Stores In ChicagoIt's time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.
Best Used Bookstores In ChicagoIf you're looking for a rare edition or just want to save a bit of money, then consider checking out these used bookstores in Chicago.