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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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  • 'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago' producers film pilot about Lincoln Park restaurant

    'Hardcore Pawn: Chicago' producers film pilot about Lincoln Park restaurant
    The producers of Tru TV's “Hardcore Pawn: Chicago” are hoping to turn pro wrestler and restaurant owner Lisa Marie Varon’s unusual career path into a reality TV show. The series would revolve around Varon and her Lincoln Park...
  • 'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago

    'Divergent' trailer features post-apocalyptic Chicago
    If you were expecting the “Divergent” trailer to be a commercial for Chicago tourism, you’re probably going to be disappointed. The two and a half minute video released today is light on recognizable Chicago landmarks, other than the...
  • Now with a huge cast, 'Hellcab' still an iconic trip through Chicago

    Now with a huge cast, 'Hellcab' still an iconic trip through Chicago
    "Hellcab," playwright Will Kern's black comedy about a hellish winter day in the life of a cipherlike Chicago cabby, is not, let us stipulate upfront, the aesthetic equal of "American Buffalo," "A Raisin in the Sun" or "The Front Page." But when you're...
  • Beaten officer: 'Anywhere you think you're safe, you're really not'

    Beaten officer: 'Anywhere you think you're safe, you're really not'
    A Chicago police officer who stands at 6 feet and weighs more than 200 pounds, Jimmy Sherlock said he didn't think twice about riding a bike through the South Loop around midnight. "I'm not huge but I'm usually not too worried about being messed with too...
  • 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-...
  • Body of man pulled from Chicago River in South Loop

    Body of man pulled from Chicago River in South Loop
    The body of a man was pulled from the Chicago River in the South Loop. Police recovered the body, believed to be that of a man in his 30s or 40s, around 6:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 1200 block of South Lumber Street, officials said. The body was brought...
  • A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago

    A rich holiday weekend for jazz in Chicago
    Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
  • Oscar Micheaux: A legend's links

    Oscar Micheaux: A legend's links
    Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...