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  • At the Den Theatre, a game-changing new space in Wicker Park

    At the Den Theatre, a game-changing new space in Wicker Park
    That which lies behind the door of 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. is a game-changer for theater in the hip Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park.  I took myself over to that address earlier this week, curious about the new storefront space being readied for The...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...
  • New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop

    New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop
    Margaret Hicks has a simple message for visitors to Chicago and natives alike: Look up. Better yet, look up and look closely at all the rich ornamentation adorning so many classic buildings in the Loop. Here, take these binoculars, take a moment —...
  • Loop lunch ideas

    Loop lunch ideas
    Q: Now that I am back in the Loop daily for school, I have found myself discovering new places for lunch that are out of the box. Price point under $15. I did stop by the newly opened Rustle + Roux and was quite pleased. Any other thoughts? --Jenna...
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas

    Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas
    Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
  • Alderman wants hearing on Emanuel deal to install light pole sensors

    Alderman wants hearing on Emanuel deal to install light pole sensors
    An alderman is calling for a hearing on a city deal to allow researchers to install data-collection sensors on Chicago light poles, saying Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration first should have gotten City Council approval before going ahead with the...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • 4 teens among 5 injured in Loop crash

    4 teens among 5 injured in Loop crash
    Four teenagers and a 20-year-old were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Lower Wacker Drive in the Loop on Sunday evening, officials said. The crash occurred about 8:15 p.m. in the 200 block of South Lower Wacker Drive, Chicago Police Department News...
  • Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago

    Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago
    Chicago, you likely have figured out by now, has more than its expected share of theaters and cutting-edge restaurants. This week at the Goodman Theatre, you can see a relatively rare collaboration between the two dominant local cultural industries....
  • Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000

    Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000
    As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses. In the...
  • Valence could get $11.9 million in state incentives

    Valence could get $11.9 million in state incentives
    Illinois is offering Chicago-based health technology company Valence Health Inc. up to $11.9 million in incentives to hire at least 500 new workers by 2019 and invest about $17 million in its new West Loop headquarters. Valence, which offers consulting...