Poor families use 'supervouchers' to rent in city's priciest buildings
The high-rise at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive is the second-most expensive in the city, with rents for a one-bedroom apartment approaching $3,000 a month, well beyond the reach of most Chicago residents.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lawsuit claims neighbor's cat odors hurt property values
A Chicago couple filed a lawsuit alleging that 20 cats in their downstairs neighbor's one-bedroom unit in Lakeview and the corresponding odors are reducing property values and violating condo association rules.
The Chicago Small Business Entrepreneur Expo
The Chicago Small Business Entrepreneur Expo boasts over 3,000 small business owners, over 100 exhibitors and over 30 workshops.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Bike shop aids in police sting, helps recover stolen bicycles
Bike mechanics at Heritage Bicycles used fast Facebook sleuthing to help reunite a stolen bike with its owner Monday evening, Chicago police officials said.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Emanuel Fights Sagging Chicago Polls With Fundraising Juggernaut
More than three years after President Barack Obama's former chief of staff cruised into City Hall, they're instead asking if the middle finger-flipping mayor and legendary political tactician just might fail to win re-election in the nation's third-most populous city.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The beat goes on for Kankakee-based musician
Many musicians hightail it down to Nashville, hoping to make it big on Music Row.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Studio Be, NFP Will Become MCL Chicago
MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro has announced the name and programming change of Studio BE, NFP, 3110 N. Sheffield Ave., to MCL Chicago effective August 5. The new name signifies the organization's focus on: music, comedy and live performance .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Racial Inequality is the Root of Violent Crime in Chicago
Over this Fourth of July weekend in Chicago, 84 people were shot and 16 killed. Over 1,000 people have been shot in the city since the beginning of the year, and almost all of them were black and Latino men under the age of 35. Shedding light on these numbers is important, but numbers on their own are not enough.
Chicago Metro Real Estate
2020 N Lincoln Park West condos for sale
Here are the 2020 N Lincoln Park West condos for sale in Chicago with their location, building and condo information.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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 .
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Show your indie spirit on Chicago's first Independent Bookstore Day
Chicago works, Chicago writes, and Chicago reads, which is why we don't need any calls to "Cut down the Amazon" and support our local bookstores, even if they do come from one of our favorite adopted sons .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Reshaping North Lake Shore Drive no fast fix
Proposals for Lake Shore Drive's improvement include building landfill into the lake between Ohio Street and North Avenue to soften the S-curve at Oak Street.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Fireworks displays in Chicago, suburbs and weekend festivals
Cities all over Illinois are celebrating the July 4 holiday weekend with fireworks displays.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
I-190 Entrance Road To O'Hare Airport Reopens
Torrential rains and strong winds pummeled the Chicago area Monday night, as two powerful storm cells swept across the northern part of the state.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Two women shot at lakefront among 15 hurt in 8 hours
A man was shot in a busy nightlife district near Wrigley Field, two women were wounded at a lakefront park and three men were hurt in a Northwest Side attack as shootings across the city left more than a dozen people hurt in nine hours starting late Sunday afternoon.