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Greater Grand Crossing

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  • When will the CTA rid the Brown Line of slow zones?

    When will the CTA rid the Brown Line of slow zones?
    As the RedEye's CTA columnist for the past five years, I've spent an excessive amount of time riding buses and trains.
  • Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance

    Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance
    Some neighborhoods have it all, and some neighborhoods have very little, but only one Chicago neighborhood, Greater Grand Crossing, has Stephanie Hart and her Brown Sugar Bakery. There, every day you can get cupcakes the size of small children's heads...

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...

    Roseland logs 2 homicides in 2 days

    Roseland has logged two gunshot homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 11100 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 15-year-old boy was...

    Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices

    Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices
    When the local home sales report for May is released Monday morning, it is expected to show the same factors that have bedeviled buyers for months — lack of inventory, higher prices and shorter marketing times. It also is expected to show that...