I-Go Car Sharing, a non-profit that allows members to reserve cars for temporary use, has added two plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to its fleet, one of which will be available for use in a South Loop rental development. ComEd funded the additions. Read More...

Pot bust on, um, 4-20


On the day known in some pro-marijuana circles as the “high holiday,” Chicago police officers arrested a Near West Side man April 20, on two counts of marijuana possession, according to a department statement. Read More...

Update on Jones Prep plan


Contrary to prior re-ports, the Jones College Preparatory expansion plan is progressing — at least in terms of the physical building expected to be built just south of the current Jones structure. Read more...

What's in a name?

Felony Franks inspires meetings and petitions


A fast food restaurant expected to open in the next couple of weeks at the corner of Jackson and Western has some neighborhood residents debating the appropriateness of the new establishment’s name.| Read more...

Open for an evening

Museum organizers must raise $13 million


The last of the Jane Addams Homes – an empty three-story red-brick structure at the corner of Taylor and Loomis – has some specific connotations for Donald McGrew. Read More...

Troubled development

St. Stephen’s Terrace Apartments lands in court


Stephanie Dixon, who has lived in a fourth floor apartment in St. Stephen’s Terrace Apartments mid-rise for 10 years, can’t turn on the overhead light in her kitchen. It’s broken. Read More...