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Uptown

This rediscovered lakefront Chicago neighborhood preserves its Roaring '20s business district. Read more about Uptown, Chicago.
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Top Uptown Articles

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  • 4 shot on street in Uptown drive-by

    4 shot on street in Uptown drive-by
    Four people were shot in a drive-by shooting in the Uptown neighborhood this evening. The victims were shot about 6 p.m. at Sheridan Road and Wilson Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines. The four victims were on...
  • 4 questioned in connection with Uptown, West Side shootings

    4 questioned in connection with Uptown, West Side shootings
    Four people were being questioned Saturday night after their van collided with two Chicago police cars on North Lake Shore Drive as they tried to elude officers. The van was believed to be involved in a shooting Friday night in the North Side's Uptown...
  • 6 shot in 4 overnight shootings

    6 shot in 4 overnight shootings
    At least six people were wounded early Sunday morning in four shootings across the city. The shootings happened as far north as Uptown, which has seen a rash of shootings over the past three weeks, and as far south as Englewood, with two other...
  • 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...
  • Food truck status report

    Food truck status report
    UPDATE: On Wednesday, the City Council passed a Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks, but also restrict the areas in which they're allowed to park and serve. The ordinance was passed with a 45-1 vote, with Ald....
  • Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater

    Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater
    We’ve moved! While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home. The new...
  • Uptown man found in home died of heat stroke

    An autopsy done today indicated that a 59-year-old Uptown man died of heat stroke, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. A relative found David Nikuni unresponsive in his home in the 900 block of West Gunnison Avenue at about 7:20 a.m.,...
  • Woman struck by garbage truck in Uptown

    A woman was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after she was hit by a garbage truck in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said. The accident happened at about 9:42 a.m. on the 4400 block of North Broadway when a private garbage...
  • 1 critically injured, 12 displaced, in fire at 3-story Uptown building

    1 critically injured, 12 displaced, in fire at 3-story Uptown building
    A three-story building caught fire about 7 a.m. this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, critically injuring one resident and slightly injuring a firefighter, officials said. Each floor of the building on the 1200 block of West Lawrence Avenue caught...
  • Saturday, February 25, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  Max Armstrong recaps his experience at the New York Farm Show in Syracuse.    6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini  7:10 a.m.  The broom has been around...
  • Chicago bands at SXSW 2012

    Chicago bands at SXSW 2012
    Official, non-official, who cares?  Dozens of Chicago bands are making the trek down to Austin, Texas, to play both official showcases and just-for-the-hell-of-it sets at SXSW, and we gathered them up in a tidy package for you. RedEye will be following a...