Category: Around Chicago

Diane Yee Ravenswood

Neighborhood spotlight: Ravenswood

This week marks the opening of the new Ravenswood Metra stop, a much-anticipated overhaul and improvement to the heavily used Metra stop at Ravenswood and Lawrence that has inspired a …

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Old Town Jewel to close next month to make way for high-rise

The Old Town Jewel will close temporarily beginning June 4 as crews begin building highrise development "The Sinclair."

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Arturo Sortillo Ed Debevic

Ed Debevic’s moving to make way for high-rise condos

This section of River North is really heating up; famed kitschy diner Ed Debevic's moving as a result.

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Bloomingdale Trail set to open June 6

The hotly anticipated Bloomingdale Trail uses an overhead rail bed and passes through Bucktown, Wicker Park, Logan Square and Humboldt Park.

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Cabrini Green development plans taking shape

The newest plans for the Cabrini Green development call for roughly 50 acres of new housing and 15 acres of parks and green space.

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Gorgeous new tourism video shows the best of Chicago

The newest Chicago tourism video from Choose Chicago shows the city in all its epic beauty.

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Marques Stewart NFL Draft

Chicago street closures for NFL Draft

Starting April 21, certain downtown streets will be closed for the NFL Draft. Plan your routes now!

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Chicago homes that have appeared in famous movies

Chicago has been the inspiration for many movies, and Chicago homes are often used for filming. Here is a quick guide to some of our faves.

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Polar bear will get new digs at the Lincoln Park Zoo

A new enclosure at the Lincoln Park Zoo will house Anana the Polar Bear and the African penguins.

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