Category: Around Chicago

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Chicago bridges being tested in advance of spring lift

Heads up: If you live or drive downtown, you may want to allow extra time this week and next. Through April 1, the Chicago Department of Transportation will be lifting …

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New construction: Big changes under way in Wrigleyville

With the first demolition taking place for the new development south of Wrigley Field, Wrigleyville is slated for big changes ahead.

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Video: Watch the dyeing of the Chicago River

If you missed the annual dyeing of the Chicago River last weekend, relive it with this time-lapse video.

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New Riverview Bridge bike path could begin construction in 2016

The new Riverview Bridge bike path along the river will run from Belmont to Montrose.

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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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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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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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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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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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