Fioretti's new job

07/13/2011

After years of operating his own law practice, Ald. Bob Fioretti has decided to shutter his personal office and join up with a bigger organization. As first reported by Crainís Chicago Businessís Greg Hinz, Fioretti has a new gig at the firm Wolin, Kelter & Rosen Ltd.
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Roosevelt Collection neighbor's buyer IDed

07/06/2011

The buyer of the big chunk of property along Roosevelt Road at the Chicago River, and the price they paid for it, have been identified.
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Fioretti to host town halls

06/29/2011

Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) is planning a series of town hall meetings over the next month to talk about improvements in different parts of the ward. At each meeting, residents can hear what the alderman is up to in your back yard.
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Taste of Chicago taking over

06/22/2011

Get ready for another week of ribs, packed el cars and more tourists than you can shake a turkey leg at: Taste of Chicago hits this Friday. The annual festival won't charge admission, as was controversially proposed earlier this year as the city pondered outsourcing them to a private contractor - some of whom had proposed charging people to get in.
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Felony Franks gets sign OK

06/15/2011

The Chicago City Council and its transportation committee gave the final OK last week for controversial Near West Side hot dog stand Felony Franks to install a sign hanging over the street.
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Roosevelt Collection to demolish empty retail

06/15/2011

The new owners of South Loop development Roosevelt Collection have decided to demolish a big chunk of the vacant retail space in the complex, according to a new report.
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Baby dolphin born at Shedd Aquarium

06/08/2011

A baby white-sided dolphin was born at the Shedd Aquarium Friday morning. Shortly after the 8:47 a.m. birth, the calf swam to the surface, took its first breath and began to swim around the Secluded Bay.
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Live auction set for prime South Loop property

06/01/2011

A key piece of land in the heart of the South Loopís main business district is headed for a live auction next week in hopes of increasing demand for the property.
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Printers Row Lit Fest this weekend

06/01/2011

The Printers Row Lit Fest hits the South Loop this weekend, marking its 26th year with events at 15 venues.
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New Loop art unveiled

05/25/2011

A new work of art hit the Loop this week, and unlike the cows of old, this oneís got a message: Go do good. In fact, that message is the art itself. A giant mural of the phrase adorns a wall at 17 N. State St., on a wall behind the flagship Old Navy in the middle of downtown, as well as the CTA platform at State and Lake and on a series of banners along State Street.
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