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  1. Chef Shangri-La has been 'Fongtastic' since 1976Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    ... a place in Milwaukee. Paul and Suzie married in 1972, had 5 children and opened a well-regarded restaurant in Chinatown called the "Cantonese Chef." The young couple had always dreamed of owning another place and the inspiration for the North ...


  2. 18th Bridge to Be ReconstructedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | City of Chicago

    The Chicago Department of Transportation will begin work next week on the reconstruction of the 18th Street Bridge over the Chicago River, a major travel connection to and from the South Loop and Chinatown neighborhoods. "The 18th Street Bridge is an important piece of our infrastructure, and this reconstruction project will ensure this bridge can continue to serve residents for generations to come," CDOT Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld.


  3. Thousands across USA protest NYC chokehold deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | USA Today

    ... pigs, murderers." Marchers wound their way through lower Manhattan, prompting police to block streets leading to Chinatown and the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel. Crowds also gathered at Foley Square, home to local, state and federal courthouses, ...


  4. Chokehold protests spread across the U.S., from Oakland to Chicago to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Mashable

    As thousands of protesters caused bumper-to-bumper traffic jams throughout the streets of New York on Thursday, their counterparts in cities across the nation - including Chicago, Boston and Oakland - were also shutting down streets for a second night. The mass demonstrations were sparked by a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict Daniel Pantaleo, the white police officer responsible for the chokehold death of 43-year-old Eric Garner, who was black.


  5. Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films diesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | WTEN-TV Albany

    Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip.


  6. Pilsen residents split on Obama immigration planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | My FOX Chicago

    Immigration activists in Chicago are both pleased and disappointed following President Obama's speech Thursday night where he laid out his plans for immigration reform. Some Pilsen-area residents were hoping for more from Obama.


  7. Police: Man Chases Cell Phone Robber From Red Line, Resulting In ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... (STMW) - A man has been charged with stealing an iPhone on the Red Line after the victim chased him down at the Chinatown stop early Tuesday on the Near South Side. Cornell Hutchins, 19, of the 3700 block of North California faces one felony count ...


  8. Best Projects Award of Merit Government/Public Buildings: Ping Tom Memorial Park FieldhouseRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | McGraw-Hill Construction

    Ping Tom Memorial Park's $12.5-million fieldhouse, located in Chicago's Chinatown, houses a six-lane pool, gymnasium, fitness center, club rooms and a 3,200-sq-ft terrace that overlooks the city's skyline. The facility provides a hub for adults and children alike to gather and socialize.


  9. Is the GOP Wasting Its Time Courting Black Voters in Illinois?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | National Journal

    Republican Bruce Rauner is aggressively courting black voters in his bid to be governor. If he succeeds, his outreach will be the model for the entire party.


  10. Des Plaines Gets New Ozinga CNG StationRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Martin Ozinga IV, president of Ozinga Energy, opens the new public CNG station at 200 Jarvis Ave. in Des Plaines, Ill. Photo: Jim Park Ozinga Energy has added a fourth CNG filling site to its Chicago-area network.


  11. 10 Things NOT to Do in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Fodor's

    ... that demand to be explored. On the South Side, you'll find the ethnic communities of Pilsen, Little Italy, and Chinatown plus the academic and cultural riches of Hyde Park . On the North Side, there's charming Andersonville ; trendy Lincoln Square ; ...


  12. Governor hopefuls continue to campaign as electron draws closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    The funds total nearly $40 million. They'll go to suburban road projects, an airplane repair facility in Rockford, and $1-million will go to an incubator to help business start-ups at the University of Chicago.


  13. Afterschool Mentoring Program Achieves First-Ever 100 Percent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WebWire

    ... Corazon Community Services in Cicero, Gary Comer Youth Center in Greater Grand Crossing, Project: Vision in Chinatown and Bridgeport, and Young Men's Educational Network in North Lawndale. These agencies were selected because students from these ...


  14. Bookapalooza and oil roll through midwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Happening-here?

    ... from Canada, are everywhere. The one pictured was passing through a densely populated part of Chicago adjacent to Chinatown the day before yesterday. More and more frequently, the oil trains derail, spill or even blow up. Graphic via this excellent ...


  15. Illinois manufacturers group reaches out to Taiwanese trade repsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Illinoisreview

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  16. Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan ChicagoRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper.


  17. United States v. Xiao Yong ZhengRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... use of a foreign passport. From 2007 to 2009, Zheng worked in a fraudulent-document ring operating in Chicago's Chinatown neighborhood. The group sold fake Chinese passports and Social Security cards from the United States territory of Saipan to ...


  18. Happy tenth to the city's best restaurant . . . in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... Grub Street: "I grew up in St. Louis, I probably didn't have Chinese food until I was 16, and I'd be doing the Chinatown shopping for March-I lived in Brooklyn, so I'd come in on the train and hit Chinatown on my way to work and find all this ...


  19. Ethnic background defines churchRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Naperville Sun

    The church What: Living Water Evangelical Church Where: 1256 Wehrli Road, Naperville, IL 60540 Learn more: 630-983-5677 or Anthony Ma, 17, lives in Naperville with his family and is about to begin his senior year at Wheaton Academy.


  20. Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governorRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Bruce Rauner, seen here last month, stopped in Chinatown on Sunday to court Asian-American voters.


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