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Chinatown (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Small fire on North Side causes brief Red Line disruption

    Small fire on North Side causes brief Red Line disruption
    Normal Red Line subway service has been restored between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stations following a small fire on the tracks the North/Clybourn station, according to authorities. As of 1:40 p.m. the small fire that broke out on the switch...
  • Big Tiny Goal: The Chinatown 5B

    Big Tiny Goal: The Chinatown 5B
    The end of the year and my final blog of 2011 has me thinking about goals. I already workout and try to eat healthy so I don't make resolutions. But sometime before 2014, I'd love to launch a new charity event in Chicago called the Chinatown 5B. Not a...
  • Deporting mother inflames emotions

    Deporting mother inflames emotions
    The lightning-swift deportation of Elvira Arellano triggered an equally sharp debate Monday about whether her dramatic battle to stay in the U.S. will help or hurt attempts to liberalize immigration laws. The undocumented Chicago resident was arrested...
  • Nothing open and shut about deal closings

    Headed for your real estate closing? No matter which side of the table you'll be on, have a Plan B. That's because a new study of real estate agents found that one-third of home-purchase transactions in September, October and November were postponed or...
  • Chinatown: A 'hidden jewel' worth seeking

    Chinatown: A 'hidden jewel' worth seeking
    For Chinese and Chinese-Americans, the word "jia" is not lost in translation. Loosely interpreted, it means family or home, even homeland. For the Chinese who worked the railroad yards in Chicago in the 1870s and those arriving in the periodic waves of...
  • John Kass: Author saw it all when book thrown at mob

    If you're interested in understanding the real Chicago -- and there can be no serious understanding of this completely political city without examining the Chicago Outfit -- then you'll soon have a great new book on your shelves: "Family Secrets: The...
  • Meet the modern rowhouse

    Meet the modern rowhouse
    First-time buyers David and Jennifer Waxberg considered a single-family house. After shopping different new-home developments and various housing styles, though, they bought a rowhouse at The Plaza on New York in Aurora for three reasons, says David....
  • Chinese immigrants transform Italy's fashion industry

    PRATO, Italy—In the heart of "Made in Italy" fashion country, China has carved out a home. Signs in Chinese script hang from wrought-iron balconies in this Tuscan city. Hot dumplings and fried fish—flown in from China—are served in...
  • Mob boss' tale offers peek at city's 'secrets'

    With the national media finally interested in Illinois corruption, it's too bad they were focused on Springfield's dancing monkey show and not on what happened in a federal courtroom in Chicago on Wednesday. That wasn't a monkey dancing on a string. It...
  • Fear, not passion, drove Outfit killer

    Even Outfit hit men have feelings. They can strangle tiny pet shop mice, fixing tiny nooses around their necks and hanging them from your windshield wipers as a warning. But that's work, not fun.They can kill human beings with bats and ropes, though...
  • Luck of the Irish won't be with Outfit

    The last thing you'd expect at the Outfit trial would be a big green shamrock next to Jimmy Marcello's name. It reminded me of that nightmare suffered by Christopher Moltisanti, the young mobster in "The Sopranos," who wakes up from a coma to tell his...