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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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  • Cops: 3K reward offered after vandalism to police memorial

    Cops: 3K reward offered after vandalism to police memorial
    Police today offered a $3,000 reward for information leading to conviction of the person responsible for vandalizing the Chicago Police Memorial in the city’s  South Loop neighborhood. Graffiti was discovered about 6 p.m. Thursday on the...
  • City Tavern opens Thursday

    City Tavern, a casual neighborhood restaurant, will make its debut in the South Loop Thursday night. The Tavern (1416 S. Michigan Ave., 312-663-1278) is part of Mainstay Hospitality (Park Grill, Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, Wabash Tap) and takes over...
  • First lady in Chicago for fundraisers, military families

    First lady in Chicago for fundraisers, military families
    First lady Michelle Obama returned to Chicago on Tuesday for a pair of campaign fundraisers, squeezing in an appearance with Gov. Pat Quinn as he signed a measure that will make it easier for military spouses to get professional licenses when they move to...
  • Lubavitch Chabad files for bankruptcy

    Lubavitch Chabad files for bankruptcy
    In an effort to forestall foreclosure on its downtown headquarters, the Lubavitch Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, buying additional time for a donor to bail the Orthodox Jewish organization out of...
  • Columbia College moves forward with realignment plan

    Columbia College moves forward with realignment plan
    Columbia College Chicago Trustees on Friday affirmed their support for the Chicago Jazz Ensemble and Center for Black Music Research, while announcing the college will move forward with a controversial realignment plan unveiled earlier this month....
  • It's showtime for 'Shameless' stars in Chicago

    It's showtime for 'Shameless' stars in Chicago
    “The Chicago Code” and “The Playboy Club” didn’t make it to a second season, but fellow Chicago-based TV series “Shameless” did. And it has been filming exterior scenes for Season 2 — which premieres on...
  • Playing the blues in black AND white

    Playing the blues in black AND white
    On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
  • Shots fired by police in South Loop, no one injured

    Shots fired by police in South Loop, no one injured
    Shots were fired by police at a suspect in the South Loop this evening, but no one was injured, a spokesman said. Police fired shots near 1400 S. Wabash Avenue about 9:40 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro. No one was injured...
  • Panhandler who beat woman in South Loop arrested again

    Panhandler who beat woman in South Loop arrested again
    A man who once knocked out a woman’s teeth in the South Loop when she refused to give him a cigarette was arrested again this week when he threatened to kill a man while panhandling in the Uptown neighborhood, according to Chicago police. Derrick...
  • Red Line service restored after rail damage

    Red Line service restored after rail damage
    Service on the Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line trains has been switched back to its familiar subway tunnels late Tuesday after a damaged third rail in the South Loop led to a re-route on elevated tracks. The morning rush is not expected to be...
  • A Chicago tradition from presidents to gangsters

    A Chicago tradition from presidents to gangsters
    Part of a series of mini-reviews of Chicago-area hotels. Chicago is home to many historic hotels, but few may be as storied as the Blackstone. Twelve presidents — from Taft to Carter — have stayed at the Blackstone, some at times of...