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  • Face-lift done on Red Line's Harrison station

    The CTA will be conducting a lot of ribbon cuttings on rehabbed rail stations in the months ahead, and on Wednesday Mayor Rahm Emanuel is scheduled to do just that at theĀ 70-year-old Harrison station on the Red Line.
  • Woman taking photos on tracks struck by Metra train

    Woman taking photos on tracks struck by Metra train
    A woman who was taking photos this morning while standing on the tracks near 27th Street on the Near South Side was struck by a train on the Metra Electric line, said officials. The incident happened about 8:30 a.m. near 27th Street in the Prairie...

    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...

    L'Oreal moving ethnic products research center out of Chicago

    L'Oreal moving ethnic products research center out of Chicago
    L’Oreal USA’s institute that researches ethnic hair and skin is moving from Chicago’s Near South Side to the company’s innovation hub in New Jersey. “As the leader in the ethnic beauty business that continues to grow, it...

    Timing's right for mocktail hour

    Timing's right for mocktail hour
    The quality of a culinary experience is no longer judged merely by the food on one's plate but also by the accompanying libation sipped and savored between bites. As an increasing number of restaurants prioritize mixology, some are realizing not all...