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Jefferson Park

Jefferson Park
Transportation. Affordability. Safety. These key words are the primary factors that lure people to Jefferson Park, a cozy nook on the city's Northwest Side. Read more about Jefferson Park, Chicago.
Transportation. Affordability. Safety. These key words are the primary factors that lure people to Jefferson Park, a cozy nook on the city's Northwest Side. Read more about Jefferson Park, Chicago. « Show less

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  • Four officers injured in Montrose Beach melee

    Four officers injured in Montrose Beach melee
    Four Chicago police officers were injured and a squad car was damaged when a fight broke out among a large crowd that had gathered for a concert near Montrose Beach, officials said. At least 10 people were arrested as police worked for 90 minutes...
  • Missing man on City Council

    This week marked one of those transitions it's always important to reflect on – for the first time in a decade, the City Council sat down without Joseph Whitaker on the dais, giving voice to the concerns of the people of the South District....
  • Home of the Day: Colorful Craftsman in West Adams

    Home of the Day: Colorful Craftsman in West Adams
    The historic Craftsman, found in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of West Adams Terrace, charms with its intimate living spaces and original details. Among its preserved features, the home counts Mahogany beams and built-ins, original chandeliers and...
  • Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist

    Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist
    The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...
  • Police: Utah brothers arrested after drunken scuffle at O'Hare

    Police: Utah brothers arrested after drunken scuffle at O'Hare
    Two brothers from Utah were arrested after one of them made "lewd and offensive" remarks to the flight crew aboard a plane at O'Hare International Airport, sparking a drunken fracas that continued after police arrived. Randy F. Lindsey, 48, of Salt Lake...
  • Man dies after being hit by car in Jefferson Park

    Man dies after being hit by car in Jefferson Park
    A 77-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Jefferson Park overnight, according to authorities. A 45-year-old woman driving her car hit him about 12:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of North Elston Avenue. She was cited with driving without insurance...
  • Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend

    Threadless Art Market, bike-friendly discounts, 7 festivals and more deals this weekend
    Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
  • Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery

    Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery
    A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said. Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...
  • Bette Midler honors Ann Richards, works nonstop for NYC

    "IT'S NOT hard to understand why so many (TV) series are based in the nation's capital. Political terrain is familiar: Washington, like show business, is everybody's business ... most of all everybody hates politicians, so much so that contempt for...
  • State of the Burgerland

    State of the Burgerland
    When it rains, it pours. The dining gods, in their infinite wisdom, broke open the clouds these last six months to deluge Chicago with a number of burger-centric restaurants. I notice three trends with this go-round of openings: 1) The price point for...
  • State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches

    State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches
    New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English. Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...