Category: Around Chicago

CDOT riverview bridge

New Riverview Bridge bike path could begin construction in 2016

The land along the Chicago River has long been underused space in the city, due to the river’s former life as a dumping ground for manufacturing waste. But as more …

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Western Ave overpass Steven Vance

Demolition of Western Ave overpass begins today

The significant project to eliminate the Western Ave overpass begins today and is expected to last more than a year.

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Halsted Street

Video tour: See Chicago neighborhoods along Halsted Street

A trip along Halsted Street will give you a glimpse into several Chicago neighborhoods.

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Senor Codo Green Mill

Where to drink and socialize: Oldest bars in Chicago

Looking for the oldest bars in Chicago? Here's a guide that will get you started.

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Mike Warot Cedar Hotel

Luxury Viceroy Hotel coming to the Gold Coast

The latest addition to the tony Gold Coast hotel scene will be the Viceroy Hotel on the site of the old Cedar Hotel.

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Frozen Chicago

Drone video: The beauty of a Chicago winter

So far this year's Chicago winter is not nearly as arctic as the previous two. Take a trip down memory lane with this lovely drone video.

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Brad Perkins Paws dog

Add love to your home: Chicago pet adoptions

The windy city is home to many wonderful shelters and rescue organizations. Here's a quick guide to Chicago pet adoptions.

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slgckgc sushi

City guide: Our favorite Chicago sushi restaurants

With ten different perspectives from our team, we've put together a list of our favorite Chicago sushi restaurants.

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Kim Scarborough Art Institute

Chicago museums free on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Most Chicago museums will offer free admission on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and several more days throughout January and February.

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