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Residents try to block brewery in Chicago neighborhood
Jan. 23, 2014
Forbidden Root wants to be part of Chicago’s craft beer boom. So why are some neighbors trying to keep them out?
Bid or no bid? Silence shrouds cab medallion auction
Jan. 20, 2014
It’s been more than three months since the city put 50 taxi medallions up for auction in a bid to raise millions of dollars for city coffers. But still, there’s no word on whether any were sold, and for how much.
City to invest $1.3B in housing
Jan. 15, 2014
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will present a five-year housing plan to city council on Wednesday.
Keep moving and think of Florida: How one Chicago mailman handles winter
Jan. 6, 2014
Victor Austin said getting through tough weather is largely a mental battle. Instead of thinking about the cold, he’ll try to focus on warm places, like Florida.
Teens learn radio skills in Chicago police program
Dec. 27, 2013
The program in the Englewood neighborhood is part of an effort to improve relationships between cops and kids.
Chicago's Drake Hotel loses iconic pink neon sign
Dec. 26, 2013
The new LED sign is energy efficient and built to withstand Chicago’s cold temperatures and strong winds. But it’s purple.
'Cicero March' selected for National Film Registry
Dec. 24, 2013
'Cicero March' documents an ugly period of Chicago history and may be only footage of a historic 1960s housing protest.
Chicago's oh-so curious past
Dec. 23, 2013
Tales of Victorian-era sexuality, seedy motels, missiles and doughnuts inspired by your curiosity!
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