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Chicago Mayor Sets City's Independent Bookstore Day
Saturday, July 12 marks the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day in the Windy City, when nine indies hope to entice customers into their bookstores with special deals, activities, author appearances, and food samples--lots of food samples, judging by the Chicago Independent Bookstore Day schedule of events .
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Residents Blame Construction Work for Flooding
Some Chicago residents are blaming a construction company for massive flooding that damaged several homes last week.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Streets Blog Chicago
Eyes on the Street: Construction on the Bloomingdale Trail
Yesterday, Steven and I got a sneak peek at construction on the Bloomingdale Trail on a walking tour led by Jamie Simone from the Trust for Public Land , which is managing the elevated trail and linear park project for the city and the park district.
This weekend in Chicago: Gospel music, art and more
This weekend , shake up your routine and take the family to festivals in the Chicago area.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Streets Blog Chicago
CDOT Aims to Install Over 1,000 Bike Parking Spaces in 2014
The new Chicago Department of Transportation bike parking program manager, Kathleen Murphy, described the upcoming summer and fall installation season during the Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting two weeks ago.
Cllaw Xix Set for Logan Square Auditorium, 7/25
The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers is putting the "sizzle" in summer at CLLAW XIX on Friday, July 25 at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Ave. in Chicago.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
1 dead, 11 hurt in shootings across Chicago since Friday night
The man, whose name wasn't released, was among two groups of people near the intersection of 111th Street and South Homewood Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m. when he was shot in the chest, according to the police.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Red Eye Chicago
Bloomingdale Trail delayed
Winter's longer-than-usual grip on Chicago this year will postpone the opening of the 606, the 2.7-mile park and trail system that's being built atop an old elevated railway spur along Bloomingdale Avenue on the Northwest Side, until June 2015, officials will announce Friday.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Blog Post: How Office 365 helped Chicagoans turn complicated park plans into reality
When a rail line near Chicago's Logan Square became obsolete in the late 1990s, Chicagoans wondered how they could keep the rail line in place while transforming it into open space for recreation in an area covering five city neighborhoods and 80,000 people.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
On the road: Ain't them bodies art?
"Bodies in Urban Spaces," performed by local dance artists, is a milelong performance through the Loop from June 21-22.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Chicago Craft Beer Weekend, June 13-15
Time lapse video of the demolition of part of Chicago's Cobra Lounge to begin building their All Rise Brewing works.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Hot Time In Old Town
Around The Campfire: Where To Watch The World Cup
In the runup to the 2014 World Cup, a lot of long-time fans have remarked upon how difficult it was to find a place to watch in 2010.