Prairie Avenue home could be landmarked

01/04/2012

The Harriet F. Rees House, at 2110 S. Prairie Ave., is up for a landmark recommendation Thursday.
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Tougher G8, NATO protest rules would be permanent for Chicago

01/04/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a handful of tougher fines and regulations for protestors in the city leading up to next spring’s NATO and G8 summit, and he recently said they would be permanent.
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Moo & Oink name bought as stores shuttered

12/28/2011

Moo & Oink, the shuttered retail meat company, will live on in name only as a minority owned company acquired the former store’s brand and other intellectual property for $530,000 during a public sale of the 30-year-old company last week.
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Roosevelt Collection retail announcements coming soon

12/21/2011

New stores should be coming to the long-vacant Roosevelt Collection by mid-October 2012, according to a post on the building’s blog from Dan McCaffery, chairman and CEO of the development’s owner McCaffery Interests.
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West Loop el's Morgan Station on track

12/21/2011

The West Loop's Morgan stop on the Green and Pink lines is moving along and should open in spring, according to a tweet from Chicago Department of Transportation chief Gabe Klein. Read more...

Rescues of the Week

12/21/2011

Scooby Boy is a tiny, 6-year-old Shih Tzu with a very big heart! Matted, underweight, and frightened, Scooby Boy was a sad sight when he arrived at the PAWS Chicago Rescue and Recovery Center. At just 12 lbs., the world is a very big, scary place to Scooby Boy.
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Hellenic Museum open

12/14/2011

After years of planning, Greektown's National Hellenic Museum officially opened to the public last Saturday, Dec. 10.
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Rescues of the Week

12/14/2011

Leroy is a handsome, 2-year-old Shepherd mix. This sweet boy arrived at PAWS Chicago after he was left as an unclaimed stray at Animal Care & Control. Energetic, Leroy still has a lot of puppy in him and is always up for a good time. He loves to run and chase tennis balls and would do well in an active home where he will get a lot of exercise.
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North Grant Park plans unveiled

12/07/2011

Grant Park's soon-to-be revamped new north end could feature a skate park under a new plan unveiled Wednesday night at a community meeting held in Streeterville's Fairmont Hotel, 200 N. Columbus Drive.
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Rescue of the week

12/07/2011

Nemo is a pretty, brown and black 3-year-old Terrier/Shepherd mix. This sweet girl became homeless in September, when her previous family moved away and dropped her off at Animal Care & Control.
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