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  • Greening up the West Loop

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Chicago architect Scott Sarver of the firm smdp has a plan to spruce up the West Loop. Among his many ideas detailed recently in The Architect's Newspaper, he wants to cover the trench of the Kennedy Expressway......
  • Is Cash Cab Chicago real?

     
    Getting in the Cash Cab will probably be the most challenging item to check off my bucket list; however, now that Chicago has acquired it's very own version of the elusive New York City trivia-mobile, my odds have slightly improved.  So when my best...
  • New group fitness studio opening in Bucktown

     
    A popular West Loop fitness studio is opening a branch in Bucktown, says the Chicago Fit Club blog on ChicagoNow: Annette Fiscelli and Emily Hutchins, the ladies behind On Your Mark Coaching and Training in the West Loop are opening a second location in...
  • Final hours to vote in puppy pageant

     
    Which pooch will be Chicago's Best Friend? Online voting ends Tuesday night, with the leaders getting a chance to compete in a pageant Sunday at Double Door....
  • Dutch Bike Co. rides into Wicker Park

     
    The European-style bike sellers ditch their Lincoln Park location for a new home just off Damen Ave....
  • Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring

    Feds: 'We used everything' to catch family shoplifting ring
    The suburban Chicago family stole with startling efficiency from toy stores, booksellers and coffee shops from Maryland to Texas, its matriarch often dressed in a bulky black dress outfitted with compartments for stuffing large merchandise, federal...
  • Fulton Market innovation district approved

    Fulton Market innovation district approved
    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The 10 commissioners present for the vote...
  • Sterling Bay in joint venture with J.P. Morgan

    Commercial real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. on Wednesday announced a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Asset Management to co-develop projects in Chicago's West Loop. Over the past two years, the Chicago firm has acquired more than two dozen...
  • 7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods

    7 up-and-coming Chicago neighborhoods
    Affordable living space in popular enclaves such as Andersonville, Logan Square and Wicker Park is rare, so how can young urbanites on a budget determine what neighborhoods are on the cusp of cool? "Look for the halo effect, which is the impact a...
  • Indoor swimming pools

    Indoor swimming pools
    Arctic Splash Indoor Aquatic Center The Wheeling Park District’s winter-themed splash park only looks chilly: A zero-depth leisure pool, toddler slide, interactive water play structures and mini lazy river will keep little polar bears coming...
  • Panel OKs Fulton Market Innovation District

    A plan to guide development in the booming Fulton Market area of the West Loop won final approval from the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, giving the city its first official "innovation district." The Fulton Market Innovation District plan...