A manifestly good time with a touch of the dystopian

05/06/2009

This year’s Manifest, an annual art festival put on by the Columbia College community on S, Wabash Ave. in the South Loop, promises to be a doozy. The party goes down May 15, with events all day, starting at 9 a.m. Read More...

Park advocacy group awarded

05/06/2009

Save Grant Park, the citizen's group fighting the Chicago Children's Museum's proposed move to the north end of the iconic downtown park, has been awarded the 2009 Harold Washington Award by the Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization. Read more...

Rush doc gets nod in HBO doc film

05/06/2009

Dr. David Bennett, director of Rush University Medical Center's Alzheimer's Disease Center, will appear in the upcoming HBO documentary The Alzheimer's Project. The documentary, scheduled for broadcast on HBO and at HBO.com from Sunday, May 10, to Tuesday, May 12, spotlights the disease and its affect on millions of sufferers and their families. Read more...

Meetings you might want to attend

05/06/2009

Issues that loom large on the Near West and Near South sides will be discussed — debated? screamed about? — in upcoming meetings over the next two weeks: Read more...

By the time this paper hits the streets ...

05/06/2009

Chicago Journal’s new Web site will be online. Please do check it out. In addition to a stylish visual format that will make for easier navigation, the site will offer two new blogs: Chicago Journal editor Micah Maidenberg will write the Near Loop Wire while Bonnie McGrath, a longtime contributor to the paper, will write a blog called South Loop Observer. Read more...