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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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  • Giordano's plans 5 more new restaurants in 2014

    Giordano's plans 5 more new restaurants in 2014
    Giordano's has opened a new restaurant in the South Loop, the deep dish pizza chain's first new location since emerging from bankruptcy in 2011.  The restaurant, located on the ground floor of a residential building being renovated at 1340 S. Michigan...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A person is in custody in Wisconsin after a woman was found dead in the trunk of a car near the Greyhound station in the South Loop, officials said. Read more • Three people were...
  • Police find woman's body in Chicago River

    Police find woman's body in Chicago River
    Chicago Police searching the South Branch of the Chicago River near the South Loop this evening after a woman was spotted jumping into the water found a woman's body. A Fire Department diver had to avoid dangerous debris while searching for the woman,...
  • Standoff in South Loop rail yard ends peacefully

    Standoff in South Loop rail yard ends peacefully
    A standoff involving a man with a rifle and a large knife that started late this morning at a South Loop rail yard ended peacefully a little after 1 p.m. Police were called to the scene of the standoff south of Roosevelt Road at Lumber Street, west of...
  • Officials: Suspicious package in South Loop was a cooler

    Officials: Suspicious package in South Loop was a cooler
    A suspicious package on a Metra Electric platform in the South Loop that halted at least seven trains turned out to be a cooler, authorities said. Police and firefighters responded to the platform near Michigan Avenue and Van Buren Street shortly before...
  • 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...
  • 2 dead in shootings in South Loop, Lawndale

    2 dead in shootings in South Loop, Lawndale
    A man was shot to death in the South Loop and another man was killed in Lawndale in attacks across Chicago that also wounded five other people, including a 16-year-old boy. Andre Bunton, 37, was shot around 11:25 p.m. Thursday as he sat in a parked...
  • Ousted Metra chief gives new details on patronage allegations

    Ousted Metra chief gives new details on patronage allegations
    Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford offered an insider's look at Illinois' culture of political back-scratching yesterday as he provided the most detailed accounting yet of patronage allegations that he says led to his departure from the commuter rail agency....
  • 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...