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  • Lake Shore Drive seeking road to the future

    Lake Shore Drive seeking road to the future
    North Lake Shore Drive is a mess for many of the quarter-million drivers, bus passengers, pedestrians and bicyclists who use it each day, according to new research from city and state transportation officials who are planning an overhaul of the aging boulevard.
  • Water-meter pitch may not be such a bad deal after all

     
    In fairness to the skeptics, the pitch for Chicago's MeterSave program does have many hallmarks of a classic scam. WE'LL PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET! Install a water meter in your single-family home or two-flat, and save an average of...

    Farmer’s market coming to Polish Triangle

     
    You may have noticed that the benches are gone from the area between Division/Ashland/MIlwaukee. Here's why.

    A Helping Hand To Homeownership

    A Helping Hand To Homeownership
    Tara Morin and Coleman Hillstrom are refinishing the woodwork after discarding the green shag carpeting and re-tiling the bathroom in their one-bedroom condo. Morin, like many first-time buyers, had cobbled together savings and gifts from parents last...

    Chicago's transportation infrastructure weakening

    Chicago's transportation infrastructure weakening
    Wacker Drive near Lake Street in downtown Chicago offers a panorama of an incredible transportation metropolis that huge numbers of people rely upon every day, yet often take for granted. Cars, buses, trucks, taxis, bicyclists and pedestrians use both...