Category: General News

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Chicago plastic bag ban: Best reusable bags

It’s now less than a month until Chicago’s plastic bag bag goes into effect. Although several major retailers in the city have expressed the intention to take advantage of a …

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This Sunday: Chicago Gay Pride Parade in Boystown

This Sunday is the 46th annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade. Here are all the East Lakeview parking, traffic and other details you should know.

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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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Reports say Obama Presidential Library will be built in Chicago

Reliable sources say the Obama Presidential Library is coming to Chicago! But which of two locations will win the bid?

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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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Guest post: Market check-in for the first quarter of 2015

The first quarter of 2015 has been full of market movement. Guest blogger Dave Isaaacson breaks it down for us.

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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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Public-private venture to benefit Chicago infrastructure

CityWorks hopes to improve Chicago infrastructure by implementing six to eight new projects.

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