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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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  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • Scandal hits ‘Boystown’ reality show

     
    Reports that the show’s producer, David Schlessinger has a criminal past, among other reasons, lead to Boystown bars and MTV casting producers to pull out of the project....
  • Chicago gets a new superhero

     
    Tim Seeley a local Chicago writer that has worked for Marvel and DC Comics brings Witchblade to Chicago with issue 151 that comes out this Wednesday, January 4, 2012. With most comic book characters based out of New York, it’s a change of pace for a...
  • Man with 106 arrests nabbed in Uptown robbery

    Man with 106 arrests nabbed in Uptown robbery
    A 52-year-old man with 106 arrests on his record was arrested again Tuesday afternoon, accused of robbing a disabled person in Uptown, Chicago police said. Michael Woods, of the 900 block of West Wilson Avenue, has been charged with strong-arm robbery of...
  • Gas prices here break $4

    Gas prices here break $4
    For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark. The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium. "It's crazy...
  • Man stabbed in Uptown

    A man in his 40s was in serious condition after being stabbed in the chest at an Uptown hotel tonight, authorities said. The man was stabbed about 7:30 p.m. after a fight between two men escalated, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Darryl Baety said. ...
  • Fire doused in North Side elevator shaft

    Chicago firefighters were dispatched to an Uptown neighborhood high-rise this morning after a small fire broke out in an elevator shaft. An elevator motor apparently overheated at about 10:20 a.m. in the 700 block of West Bittersweet Place, according to...
  • Threat vs. Willis Tower; guns, gunpowder seized

    Authorities were on the scene this afternoon in the North Side's Uptown neighborhood removing weapons from the apartment of a 60-year-old man who made a threat against the Willis Tower, Chicago police said. Police and other law enforcement officers...
  • Burglary suspect with knife shot by cops

    A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a 36-year-old man who police say lunged at the officer with a knife early this morning after he broke into another man’s Uptown apartment, police said. The suspect was being treated at Advocate Illinois...
  • Winter melt appears around the corner

    Winter melt  appears around the corner
    For the first time in what seems a long time, today's forecast includes no hazardous weather watches or warnings, no wind chill advisories and, of course, no blizzards. All in all, it should be a fairly typical winter's day. The National Weather Service...
  • Neighborhood population drain

    Neighborhood population drain
    Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots. But vast swaths of the city didn't...