Monday Jun 30
Streets Blog Chicago
Woonerf in the West Suburbs Offers a Sneak Peek at Uptown Streetscapes
On a recent bicycle trip, I came across a Dutch-style woonerf or "living street," in the western suburb of Batavia, where Streetsblog Chicago reporter Steven Vance attended high school.
IL: Mayor Emanuel and CTA Unveil New Artwork for 8 Red Line South Stations
Museum on June 23 to unveil conceptual renderings of new, original works of art by local artists that will be installed at the eight rail stations between The commissioning of new artwork is the final component to the historic $425 million Red Line South Reconstruction project - a community-focused project that has already directly the lives of ... (more)
Red Eye Chicago
7 new Chicago BYOB restaurants
What Chicago lacks in happy hours - yep, they're technically illegal here - it makes up for in BYOB abundance.
Quinn complains wealthy are trying to help Rauner buy election
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn criticized Republican opponent Bruce Rauner and Rauner's allies today as "billionaires trying to buy their way into Illinois politics" after the GOP candidate received a $2.5 million campaign contribution from hedge-fund boss Kenneth Griffin.