Foo Fighters Open Pop-Up Shop In ChicagoWrigley is ready to rock this Saturday night when Foo Fighters make their return to Chicago for a sold-out Sonic Highways date at the ballpark. If you can't wait for the show, The Foos' pop up store opens this Wednesday at Block 37, 108 N State Street in the Loop with exclusive fan gear.
Two Police Officers, Firefighter Hurt Responding To West Pullman FireThe officers, both men in their 30s, knocked on the door of the home in the 12400 block of South State Street about 4 a.m. and searched it after a neighbor reported seeing smoke, according to police and fire officials.
2 Wounded In Far South Side ShootingA man and woman were standing outside about 12:15 a.m. in the 10200 block of South State Street when someone got out of a white vehicle and opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The vehicle then drove away.
One Dead, One Wounded In Chatham ShootingTwo men, ages 20 and 23, were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State Street, when someone knocked on the door and asked for the 20-year-old man, police said.
Smash-And-Grab Burglars Nab Nearly 50 Blackhawks JerseysBurglars broke into the sports apparel store Lids on State Street in the Loop early Thursday.
Love It Live: Some Picks For Broadway In Chicago This SummerA few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on all of the exciting things you can do involving music this summer in the <a href="http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/2015/05/12/strollin-around-state-street-guide-to-music-in-the-loop/">Loop</a>. Unfortunately, I only included two theater options in that guide. I have great news though; as someone that can get down with live theater, I complied a list of live shows this summer around the Loop that are can't miss opportunities. If you're a big fan of theater but haven't looked into what shows are running, here's six great chances to bounce around Broadway in Chicago this summer. There's a little something for everyone.
The Scoop On The Loop: Where To Eat Before/During/After Lollaplooza Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want a quick bite on the way in, a nice meal before the headlining sets, or a late night snack before you collapse into bed, this list includes a little bit of everything. Here are six easy options for dining in the Loop during the weekend of Lollapalooza.
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!
Two Taken To Hospital After Person Falls On Red Line TracksA female of unknown age fell on the tracks at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. about 9:20 a.m., according to the CTA and Fire Media Affairs. It was unclear whether she was hit by the train. The train conductor also was taken to Northwestern, authorities said. He did not suffer any physical injuries, but was shaken up by the incident.
Police Officer Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect In CanaryvilleA suspected armed robber was shot after Chicago Police say he charged at an officer in the South Side Canaryville neighborhood, making the officer’s gun discharge.
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.
Woman Charged With Causing 5-Car Crash That Killed PedestrianA northwest Indiana woman has been charged with murder after a drunken fight with her husband early Sunday led to a five-car crash that killed a pedestrian on the South Side, police said.
Two Firefighters Hurt Battling South Loop BlazeThe fire started around 3 a.m. in a one-story commercial building at the corner of State Street and Cermak Road. The building houses a cell phone store and three fast food restaurants – one ironically named Dragon Fire.
Car Crashes Into Several Parked Vehicles, Driver In Serious ConditionThe man was driving south about 2:45 a.m. when his vehicle crashed into a parked car, which then crashed into several other cars in the 9900 block of South State Street, police said, citing preliminary information.