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Are people really leaving Streeterville?

Well, yes. But for how long? “Ald. Brian Hopkins warned of a mass exodus following looting on Michigan Avenue. But it may take more for people to flee the utopia built by Mayors Rahm Emanuel and Richard M. Daley.” | learn more

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Zillow 2020 urban-suburban market report

This report seems to cover everywhere but Chicago. The conclusion runs contrary to most headlines proclaiming the death of cities. Does anyone have data about what’s happening with urban/suburban migration patterns in Chicago? “In light of the changing work landscape, […]

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State’s Attorney Kim Foxx defends herself

She’s been accused for years of running a catch and release program for criminals. “After looters caused mayhem on the Magnificent Mile early Monday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Superintendent David Brown pointed fingers at a now-familiar target: Cook […]

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A bad look for criminal accountability

This is the story of one guy’s day during Chicago’s most recent looting spree. He throws a brick through the Burberry store window, throws another brick at a cop (on video), gets arrested and heads to bond court where he’s […]

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Chicago’s second scooter pilot starts soon

“The pilot launches Aug. 12 and will include vendors Lime, Bird and Spin, according to an announcement from the Chicago Department of Transportation. The pilot, which ends in mid-December, will have four times as many scooters as last year’s program […]

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The FBI’s interest in a Chinatown parking lot

House Speaker Mike Madigan seems to be at the center of yet another investigation, in addition to the ongoing ComEd patronage scandal. This one is thin on details, but entertaining because most visitors to Chinatown have parked in this particular lot. | learn […]

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20 new restaurants and bar patios to try in Chicago

“Outdoor dining has long been a popular pastime (weather allowing) in Chicago. The pandemic has made the practice more important than ever for Chicago’s bars and restaurants. This summer’s patio season looks a lot different from those prior. Especially with […]