Category: Around Chicago

Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar

Around Chicago: Labor Day weekend activities

The summer is quickly coming to an end, but there is still the promise of a three-day weekend on the horizon. Labor Day weekend is always a popular travel weekend …

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Say good-bye to this midcentury icon in River North

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a highrise to replace this River North midcentury landmark.

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Edwin Martinez

Parade and rally for Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League

Come out on Wednesday to celebrate the Cinderella story of the Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League team!

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David B Gleason

Progress report: The Bloomingdale Trail

An extremely cold winter has pushed back the completion date of the Bloomingdale Trail. Catch up on its current progress.

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Jeff Ruane

Is Logan Square getting a new mega mall with a grocery store?

Check out the ambitious new proposal for the former Logan Square indoor flea market space.

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Exclusive new private grade school set to open in Lakeshore East

Private grade school GEMS World Academy to bring high design and elite education to Lakeshore East.

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Historic Pullman neighborhood to receive $1.5M grant

A community grant will help rehab the historic houses in the Pullman neighborhood, some of which are for sale!

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City invites public input for a River North transit study

The city has undertaken a River North transit study to increase transportation options to River North. Attend the open meeting.

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Spotlight on: Sweet Cakes Bakery in Wicker Park

Owners Emily and Vern Smith have recently relocated their popular Sweet Cakes bakery to Wicker Park. We got the full story.

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