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Once the 19th Century hub of Chicago's printing and publishing industry, the South Loop has been transformed in the last 20 years into one of Chicago's most progressive neighborhoods. Read more about Chicago's South Loop

Developers and new residents are descending on a strip once noted for auto dealers and manufacturers. Read more about Motor Row
Once the 19th Century hub of Chicago's printing and publishing industry, the South Loop has been transformed in the last 20 years into one of Chicago's most progressive neighborhoods. Read more about Chicago's South Loop

Developers and new residents are descending on a strip once noted for auto dealers and manufacturers. Read more about Motor Row
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Top South Loop Articles

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  • CPS eyes alternatives for gifted kindergartners

    CPS eyes alternatives for gifted kindergartners
    Parents worried about not getting their children into the gifted kindergartner program at the increasingly crowded South Loop Elementary School may still get a chance, Chicago Public Schools officials said today. An announcement earlier this week that...
  • Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again

    Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again
    A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again. Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
  • A list of jurors chosen for the Hudson family murder trial

    Fourteen jurors were picked Monday for the William Balfour trial. The judge has kept their identities secret until after their verdict. In all, 18 jurors – including six alternates -- will be selected. Here is what was learned about the seven men...
  • Condo security: Common elements, common risks in high-rises

    Condo security: Common elements, common risks in high-rises
    Sarah Malouf lost her wallet to a thief on a train a few years ago, but aside from that incident, the Chicago-area native has lived a life blessedly free from crime. She isn't taking any chances, though. When she purchased a two-bedroom two-bath...
  • Thursday, July 19, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 7:35 a.m.  Want 50 thousand dollars?  Johnny B has details on how you can win.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Alex Quigley in for  Mike McConnell  11:05 a.m.   Less time stuck in traffic and more money in your pocket?! What&...
  • Mini-review City Tavern

    Mini-review City Tavern
    Mini-review: City Tavern 1416 S. Michigan Ave. 312-663-1278 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start The backstory: When chef Kendal Duque cooked up the opening menu at Sepia in the West Loop, I wasn’t the only one who was impressed. Diners...
  • Man OK after falling on tracks at South Loop 'L' station

    Man OK after falling on tracks at South Loop 'L' station
    A man was helped back onto a Green Line platform in the South Loop after falling onto the tracks there this afternoon, authorities said. The man was being taken to a local hospital for evaluation, but did not appear to be seriously injured after...
  • Review: Alain's

    Review: Alain's
    UPDATE: An eviction notice was spotted on Alain's door the week of Sept. 24 and calls to the restaurant have not been answered.  Review: Alain's 1355 S. Michigan Ave. 312-922-1186 Rating: 2 (out of 4) Give it some time What happens when a Cameroon-...
  • Chartered CTA train derails in South Loop: 'We now have a unique story to tell'

    Chartered CTA train derails in South Loop: 'We now have a unique story to tell'
    An elevated CTA train that had been chartered by railroad enthusiasts as a fund-raising effort for a railroad museum derailed today in the South Loop and resulted in 40 people having to walk to the nearest train station, officials said. The train was...
  • Artwork collapses, injuring student in South Loop

    Artwork collapses, injuring student in South Loop
    A Columbia College student was injured when an art display fell on her head late this afternoon in the South Loop, authorities said. Emergency crews were called to the scene in the 600 block of South Wabash Avenue about 4:45 p.m. for a building collapse,...
  • Why test scores went up

    Illinois elementary school pupils passed the newly revamped state achievement exams at record rates last year, but critics suggest it was more the result of changes to the tests than real progress by pupils. Overall, children passed 77 percent of all...