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  • Chicago viewing parties for Perseid meteor shower

    Chicago viewing parties for Perseid meteor shower
    The Illinois Science Council is inviting Chicagoland residents to shower with friends this weekend at three area beaches. The council is hosting viewing parties to watch the annual Perseid Meteor Shower from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday at 12th...
  • Chicago's Sandburg Village

    Chicago's Sandburg Village
    It required Chicagoans of fearless spirit to become pioneer tenants at Sandburg Village. So it was fitting that Anthony Yasillo, a lion keeper at Lincoln Park Zoo, was among the first 10 occupants to move in on this date. The giant project, which...
  • Row 2750 breaks ground in Lincoln Park

    Row 2750 breaks ground in Lincoln Park
    Chicago-based LG Development Group and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture have broken ground on Row 2750, a luxury row home and condominium development in Lincoln Park. Located at 2750 N. Lakewood Ave., the enclave of 11 residences has nine row homes and...
  • Chicago's Palmer Castle

    Chicago's Palmer Castle
    Chicago's merchant prince, Potter Palmer, did the unthinkable on this date: He crossed north of the Chicago River and bought part of a filled-in frog pond on what would become Lake Shore Drive, forever changing the fashionable address for chic Chicago....
  • Plan of Chicago

    Plan of Chicago
    On the 133rd anniversary of the nation's birth, Daniel H. Burnham issued his "Plan of Chicago" as a declaration of independence from the ugliness and confusion that characterized the city after more than a half century of explosive--yet haphazard--...
  • Washington Park's promise attracting money, faith

    Washington Park's promise attracting money, faith
    Craig Huffman comes to the private-equity world with a multifaceted set of credentials: two master's degrees from the University of Chicago, stints in the non-profit world, and a stretch as a rehabber of distressed properties. Now Huffman is ready to...
  • Mother of Child Found Wandering Alone Charged

    (WGN-AM) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy found wandering on a South Side street was charged with endangering the life and health of a child, police said. Sharon Robertson, 35, of the 9100 block of South Drexel Boulevard was charged with the...
  • Latest sales on Near South Side

    Latest sales on Near South Side
  • Two Teens Shot Near South Side Church

    Two Teens Shot Near South Side Church
    (WGN-AM)- Two people were wounded in a shooting this evening near St. Sabina Church in the South Side's Auburn Gresham community, authorities said. The shooting happened near West 78th Street and South Racine Avenue, outside the church's elementary...
  • 10 things you might not know about famous evangelists

    Christian evangelists can be forgiven for feeling under siege these days. Amid charges of runaway personal spending, Richard Roberts resigned as president of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and six tax-exempt ministries were recently asked by Sen....
  • Voting initiative targets disabled

    Determined to vote in the primary elections earlier this year, Darrell Price said he had to climb out of his wheelchair and crawl down a flight of steps to his polling place in a residential building on the Near South Side. Price eventually had to tip...