Category: General News

David Wilson holiday train

It’s that time of year! The CTA Holiday Train arrives

It wouldn’t be the holidays in Chicago without the CTA Holiday Train. Even the grinchiest of hearts grows at least one size when spotting the special decorated train with Santa …

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Plan commission approves Wanda Vista tower; city’s 3rd tallest

The city's new third-tallest skyscraper, Wanda Vista Tower, could be completed by 2020.

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Barry Butler lightning

Amazing photos of last night’s Chicago lightning storm

Beautiful photos of last night's Chicago lightning storm; travel warnings continue today.

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Jahn towers

Update on proposed South Loop high rises

Our own Gerardo Garcia attended the exciting public meeting on the latest proposals for the supertall South Loop high rises.

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Teemu08 Illinois capitol

NAR opposing Illinois law using mortgage fees for transportation

The Illinois House of Representatives is considering allowing housing fees to be used to improve surface transportation.

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North Charleston Clock

Daylight savings ends tonight: Fall back one hour!

Don't forget to fall back and change your clocks tonight!

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Chicago Marathon Scott Rettberg

Chicago Marathon neighborhood info and road closures

The Chicago Marathon will cover 29 neighborhoods this Sunday. Here's what you need to know about getting around the city.

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Angel Schatz shipping container

New construction trend: Shipping container architecture

Is shipping container architecture the building material of the future or an eco-friendly eyesore? Maybe both.

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David B Gleason South Loop

Chicago architecture news: Lots of new South Loop high-rises

The South Loop skyline is poised to change with this Chicago architecture buliding boom.

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