Category: Around Chicago

Kim Scarborough

Mental Floss guide to Chicago neighborhood names

The great gang over at Mental Floss turned their attention to the Windy City last week when they published a blog post entitled “How Chicago’s Neighborhoods Got Their Names.” It’s …

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John Hancock Observatory to change name

This spring, the John Hancock observatory will get a new name and new tagline, but what about new admission prices?

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Countdown to Chicago Restaurant Week

Only a few more days until Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off! Here's our guide to some of the spots we're most excited about this year.

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Children’s Hospital site redevelopment meeting

Mark your calendars for tomorrow, when McCaffery Interests will present plans for the redevelopment of the Children's Hospital site.

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Chicago extreme weather events and wind chill warning

In light of the day's bitter cold and wind chill advisory, we look back on some famous Chicago extreme weather events.

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Tania Liu

Chicago NYE parties to ring in 2014

Still not sure how to ring in the new year? Check out some of these Chicago NYE parties!

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Revised plans for Children’s Hospital site in Lincoln Park

Some homeowners objected to the proposed Children's Hospital site redevelopment plans in Lincoln Park, so a compromise has been unveiled.

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Chicago Fire to build state-of-the-art facility in North Center

New Chicago Fire indoor soccer facility to open in late summer 2014.

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Mariano’s, Whole Foods to move into several Chicago-area Dominick’s stores

Big news this week in the world of Chicago grocery stores. Is your neighborhood getting a new store?

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