Bulls: Practice center moving to Near West Side

Berto Center to replace a United Center parking lot; Entertainment complex on hold


The Bulls are doubling down on the Near West Side, moving their practice facility and team offices from Deerfield to one of the United Center’s many parking lots, the team formally announced Friday morning. Read More...

Wild blueberries in my South Loop yard

at least some kind of berry


When the ivy leaves started falling a few weeks ago, there were nice juicy berries underneath..... So where am I living? In the wilds of Michigan or in the hardcore urban land of Dearborn Park? Read More...

South Loop courthouse gets building permit for rehab

11/14/2012 6:17 PM

The former courthouse at 1340 S. Michigan Ave. in the South Loop could be getting ready for a rehab, South Loop blog Sloopin reports.
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Acadia gets a Michelin star

11/13/2012 4:37 PM

Acadia, one of the South Loop’s newest and most prominent fine-dining restaurants, has been awarded a Michelin star, the restaurant said on Facebook and Twitter Tuesday afternoon.
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Reilly gives Wolf Point early OK

Citing significant plan tweaks, alderman sending development to Plan Commission


Wolf Point, the three-high rise development located at the site on the Chicago River where the city was born, is moving forward.
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Iannelli on my mind once again

this time this South Looper went all the way to Park Ridge


A few weeks after Alfonso Iannelli burst into my South Loop consciousness, the Iannelli historians out in Park Ridge called me over for a visit. And visit I did. Read More...

Vision quest

Doctor my eyes


Optometric services now available at new West Loop Target
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On the front burner

Dishing on the business


West Loop restauranteurs explain how they make it work in foodie land Read More...

The Elephant Man

Playing now at Jones College Prep


It's a classic piece of theater--and our very own Jones College Prep is putting on tonight--and the rest of the weekend Read More...

Roosevelt Collection announcing retail Nov. 28

With plaza open, who will fill space around South Loop movie theater?


After more than a year of buildup, South Loop’s Roosevelt Collection is getting ready to announce the retail tenants who’ll be moving into the complex’s long-vacant retail at the end of the month.
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