There have been Groupons for botox, airfare and even NBA tickets. And soon, Chicago Transit Authority passes. More than 530 million people used Chicago Transit last year. But the CTA hopes a Groupon for its three-day passes it announced Tuesday will bring in new riders.
Under the Grand Avenue LSD viaduct, a team of artists are working on a mural as part of Navy Pier's annual BIGart exhibition this summer, which will display public and outdoor installations by several notable artists.
A century-old Galesburg building has been reduced to a pile of debris by a massive fire.WGIL Radio reports that Galesburg firefighters took about two hours to get the fire under control at the former Hawkinson Manufacturing facility Tuesday.Fire Chief Tom Simkins says it was obvious within a few min
Rail upgrades needed for faster train journeys between Chicago and St. Louis will start north of Bloomington this weekend.Work on part of the Amtrak route in the region will begin Saturday.Improvements will include new premium rail with concrete ties and stone ballast.
The Chicago Bulls plan to move the team's practice facility to downtown Chicago.The Bulls have practiced at the Sheri L. Berto Center in north suburban Deerfield since 1992.In a statement Wednesday, the team says it's in the process of finding a location.