Chicago Marathon street closings

10/05/2011

The Chicago Marathon is this weekend, and as usual that means streets will be blocked off throughout the city. Hereís when and where in CJ turf you should avoid driving (or go to watch!) the cityís long-distance runners.
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Skinner Park could expand

10/05/2011

Skinner Park on the Near West Side could be getting an expansion in the near future, if a proposal from the city and the Chicago Park District goes through.
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Rescues of the week

10/05/2011

Joe Jonas is a fun-loving 2-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix. With celebrity good looks and a charming personality, this famous boy will steal your heart as soon as you meet him! Transferred to PAWS Chicago from an overcrowded shelter, Joe canít wait to start his new life with a loving family to his own.
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Pete's Fresh Market moving forward

09/28/2011

Pete's Fresh Market is finally moving forward with their Near West Side grocery store, according to store officials and Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd).
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Cheap Trick aiming for Motor Row

09/28/2011

One of Illinois' best-known rock acts is planning to set up shop on South Michigan Avenue, opening a museum and concert venue in Motor Row.
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Rescues of the week

09/28/2011

Fawn is a cheerful, 4-year-old Beagle mix. She struggles with hypothyroidism, so she has trouble regulating her weight. Currently about 40 lbs., Fawn is hoping to find an adopter who can monitor her diet and help her to become a little more active.
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Ping Tom Park ready to go

09/21/2011

Almost 12 years after Chinatown's Ping Tom Park opened, the next big chunk is almost ready to debut. The park's new expansion is already open to the public and features mostly passive space, such as boardwalks and a landscaped river edge.
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Gang of geniuses

09/21/2011

Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, who designed one of New Eastside's most distinctive high rises, has received one of the MacArthur Foundation's illustrious "genius" grants.
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Rescues of the week

09/21/2011

Can you believe that this beauty was once a stray? Coco Juliet is a 2-year-old calico who loves to gaze out the window, take cat naps, and be pet. This friendly feline came to PAWS Chicago after she was found through the TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) program.
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New cell towers in South Loop, West Loop

09/14/2011

iPhone owners, rejoice: AT&T says they've installed new cell towers in the South Loop that should improve cell service.
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