Union: New, bigger 12th District debuts in a month

Old 12th and 13th District stations to shutter Dec. 9


The Near West Side’s brand new police station is almost ready to debut, marking the end of the line for two old stations with more than a century of history between them.
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Election night in the South Loop

Barack's kind of night


From Dearborn Park to the Prairie District, it was pretty quiet last night; in spite of the new two-term president coming through.... Read More...

Indicted state rep wins back seat

After being removed from house, Derrick Smith headed back to Springfield


Derrick Smith, the former state rep who was accused of taking a bribe and subsequently booted from the Illinois House, is headed back to Springfield.
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Voting is rewarding - even without the sticker


There are very few reasons I will ever wake up before 6:00 a.m. but democracy had my alarm going off at 5:45 this morning.
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Chicago is My Kind of Town

yes it is


I couldn't help but wonder why a ton of buses were parked just west of Roosevelt at State with no numbers--only the slogan, "Chicago is... My Kind of Town." So I asked. Read More...

True love in the South Loop

even the Chicago Tribune noticed


Sandy and Steve Davidson live in a beautiful home in Dearborn Park--and their love story made the media.... Read More...


Prints charming


A new West Loop business specializes in creative framing Read More...

South Loop bars face off for charity


Buddy Guy’s Legends and George’s Lounge, two neighboring bars on opposite sides of Wabash Avenue in the South Loop, faced off with a tug of war Saturday night across the street.
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Loans Loans Loans

Chicago Communiity Bank has a Loanapalooza


Last week, this week, Roy Svenson at Chicago Community Bank in the South Loop has been talking loans. All different kinds of loans! Read More...

The sunny side of the Roosevelt El stop

It's open after all this time


It's been a long time coming but the Orange/Green line stop at Roosevelt has a south entrance and exit now Read More...