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  • New details of Boystown blaze revealed

     
    The Sun-Times has a follow-up story on what caused the blaze that caused severe damage to apartment buildings on Cornelia last Saturday....
  • PHOTOS: Residents scramble after Boystown fire consumes two buildings

     
    Here's the Tribune's news report about Saturday's massive fire near Cornelia and Halsted that left dozens of people without a home. Were you affected?...
  • Lakeview neighbors: victims of fire need more than just a cup of sugar

     
    Saturday afternoon’s fire hit close to home for me. And I mean that both literally and figuratively – the blaze took place two buildings down from my apartment. After an afternoon jaunt in Wicker Park with a friend, I returned home Saturday to...
  • The college kids have moved back into their dorms

     
    The college girls have moved back into their dorms and back into our ‘hood. Friday night I went out for a bit to Cobra Lounge and then to Evil Olive. Evil Olive is always an experience, and one that maybe I'm getting a bit too old for. But on Friday...
  • Hidden treasures: Brendan’s Pub

     
    The thing I love best about Lakeview? I've lived here for five years and still don't know everything about the neighborhood. A couple of weeks ago, I went to see “Another Earth” with a friend. “You thirsty?” he asked me afterwards....
  • Parking ban seeks to put the brakes on crime

     
    A pilot parking ban in Boystown—an attempt to curb illegal activity—goes into effect Friday night and community leaders expect the initiative will provide police with improved sightlines to the sidewalks. According to 44th Ward Alderman Tom...
  • Not Shocked: IL hate group campaigns for hateful gay blood ban

     
    Sigh… I would like to say I’m surprised by the latest media-grabbing ‘campaign’ from the bigoted hate group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), but all I can really muster is an exasperated sigh and maybe an eye-roll....
  • New coalition brings LGBT leaders, politicians together

     
    A new coalition formed at the initiative of the Center on Halsted has brought together a broad group of political and LGBT community leaders to make Boystown both safer and more welcoming....
  • Howard Brown manager killed in stage collapse

     
    Tragic news for the Boystown community, as it was discovered one of the five fatalities in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse was a local woman who worked at the Howard Brown Health Center....
  • PHOTOS: Market Days mayhem

     
    Our friends at Metromix Chicago have a gallery of more than 100 photos of Northalsted Market Days. Were you there?...
  • Cab drivers judge you

     
    Cab drivers. They evoke such strong emotions. They are our friends late night, picking us up after a long epic party where there’s no way we should be driving. They get us home safely, despite the rain or slush in our way. Some offer pleasant...