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  1. The Kefir Cookbook is a love letter to Chicago written in cultured milkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 13 | Chicago Reader

    ... inspired by a memory Smolyansky has of delivering red caviar to the original location of Kamehachi sushi bar in Old Town late one night when she was very young. Marion Konishi, the owner, warmly welcomed her father and fed Smolyansky tamago. It was ...


  2. Andersonville's New Modern Mexican Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Opens TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Eater

    Octavio , a new Mexican restaurant in Andersonville , opens on Tuesday from the owners of a group of popular Irish pubs with locations in Andersonville, Lakeview, and Old Town. The restaurant, which has replaced Acre , comes from the same group behind Lady Gregory's and Wilde.


  3. Old Town's Getting a Seafood Restaurant From Tortoise Supper Club's OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Eater

    ... with true neighborhood hospitality." It's on the ground floor space of a new condo building across the street from Old Town Ale House. Construction and staff hiring are underway . Addington has a long history of successful restaurants. He was CEO of ...


  4. Quenchers owner looks back on 39 years, hopes pioneering Chicago bar will endureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | Chicago Tribune

    Quenchers is full of nearly 40 years of memories for owner Earle Johnson. He hopes to sell the memorabilia that lines the walls and shelves and crams the basement.


  5. Meet The 2018 Hot Time RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Hot Time In Old Town

    A little over a month ago we put out a call for new contributors . The response was, I don't mind telling you, a bit overwhelming.


  6. University of Chicago dorms among projects seeking city approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | Curbed

    ... Plan Commission will also vote on a nine-story apartment development at the corner of Sedgwick and Schiller in the Old Town neighborhood. Designed by Brininstool + Lynch, the transit-orientated plan would replace a vacant lot with 105 apartment ...


  7. 3 wounded in shootings on North, West sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 | Chicago Tribune

    Two men were critically wounded in a Near North Side shooting attack Tuesday evening, about six hours after a 17-year-old boy was shot on the West Side, according to police. Two men were shot and critically wounded in the 400 block of West Blackhawk Street in the Old Town neighborhood about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to a police media notification.


  8. Runner's Guide to 2018 Bank of America Shamrock ShuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | NBC Chicago

    Here's everything you need to know if you're planning on watching, walking or running in the 39th annual event, which takes place March 25. The 8K takes runners from Grant Park to Grand Avenue, snaking through streets in the South Loop back to Roosevelt Road and ending up in Grant Park again. The 2-mile walking course returns for its second year, taking participants along the lakefront, beginning and ending at the same spots in Grant Park as the 8K.


  9. Steppenwolf Theatre selling nearby real estate to fund campus expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | Chicago Tribune

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company plans to sell a landmark building just south of its main campus, in a deal expected to fund construction of a large new theater and other improvements to the Halsted Street complex. The theater company said it has a deal to sell Yondorf Hall, a four-story building at 758 W. North Ave., to Chicago developers CA Ventures and Springbank Real Estate Group.


  10. Casting Announcement For 33 to Nothing At a Red OrchidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 |

    ... and aesthetically rigorous theatre. A Red Orchid Theatre has served as an artistic focal point in the heart of the Old Town community of Chicago since 1993 and was honored last year with a 2016 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective ...


  11. Museum patron uses iPod to write threat to Trump TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Chicago Tribune

    A patron at the Chicago History Museum used a museum iPod to make a written threat to Trump Tower Wednesday evening. The patron checked out an iPod that is used as an audio assist tool around 5 p.m. at the museum at 1601 N. Clark St. near the Old Town Triangle neighborhood on the North Side, Chicago police said.


  12. Old Town Finally Knows What Will Replace Salpicon on Wells StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Eater

    It's been more than two years since SalpicA3n - a trailblazer for Mexican cuisine in Chicago for 22 years - closed in Old Town. Now there are signs of what will replace the Wells Street stalwart.


  13. Thompson Center's Getting a Cheffy Bibimbap and Korean Poke SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Eater

    Korean food lovers don't have many options in Downtown Chicago, but a veteran Chicago chef will provide one as soon as this week when he opens a spot inside the Thompson Center's food court. Andy Lim and his brother, Billy, are opening a quick-serve restaurant called City Rock.


  14. Group of 5 men robbing people in Loop subway pedestrian tunnels, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and dark shoes. A man and a woman were robbed at gunpoint in the North Side's Old Town Triangle neighborhood on Sunday night, authorities said. The man, 26, and woman, 28, were walking in the 1800 block of North ...


  15. Chicagoans, police officers mourn loss of Cmdr. Paul BauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Tuesday was a sad day in the city's Old Town neighborhood as residents mourned the loss of Commander Paul Bauer, 53, who was fatally shot near the Thompson Center . Cmdr.


  16. Delusional liberalism creates a carjacking crisis in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | American Thinker

    Chicago's murder problem may make headlines around the world, but back home in the Windy City, the good folks are worried about the skyrocketing carjacking rate. The gang warfare that generates the huge body count is confined to a couple of ghetto communities, but drivers of nice cars, and therefore carjackers, are found all over the city.


  17. Aloha Poke Opens Old Town LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Eater

    Aloha Poke Co . has opened its ninth restaurant . The upstart chain, credited as the first to make Hawaiian-style raw fish bowls popular in Chicago, has a new location in Old Town at 163 W. North Avenue.


  18. Six-story apartment project could replace long-time Old Town nurseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Curbed

    A new six-story, 23-unit residential building with ground-floor retail may soon replace the Old Town Gardens at 1553-1555 N. Wells Street. Slotted between two older three-story buildings, the undeveloped site has been seasonally occupied by the family-owned plant nursery since 1991.


  19. Woman robbed while riding Divvy bike in Old TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... According to North Side neighborhood blog CWB Chicago , it was one of seven in the area since Jan. 14. Old Town resident Karen Stephenson lived in the neighborhood for 38 years. She believes the streets have never been more dangerous. "Scary this is ...


  20. Renting and regularly walking to this Chicago apt - a dumb idea?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Ask MetaFilter

    Chicagoans! Now is your time to tell me not to worry so much about crime, that it's grossly exaggerated by paranoid outsiders, and that I should just exercise common sense -- and go ahead and rent this place at LaSalle and North Ave in Old Town. I'm a non-threatening-looking, small, high-voiced person.


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