37 min ago

Off-duty officer robbed, seriously injured in Loop

The off-duty officer was in the 100 block of West Madison about 3 p.m. when multiple people walked up, repeatedly hit him and then stole his personal belongings, police said.

37 min ago

Off-duty police officer beaten and robbed in the Loop

The incident happened at 3 p.m. on the 100 block of West Madison Street, police said. 

37 min ago

Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured In Loop

The off-duty officer was in the 100 block of West Madison about 3 p.m. when multiple people walked up, repeatedly hit him and then stole his personal belongings, police said.

37 min ago

Off duty police officer beaten, robbed in Loop

...officer was the victim of a strong armed robbery around 3 p.m. in the 100 block of West Madison. Multiple people came up to him, repeatedly hit him and then stole his personal property...

6 hours ago

Weekend Events Around Town: 10/31-11/2

600 E. Grand Ave.

220 S. Michigan Ave. 

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1852 W. 19th St.

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Same Day Voter Registration

...direct unregistered voters to one of five sites on Election Day: in the Loop at 69 W. Washington, at the West Side Learning Center on Madison, Mt. Greenwood Park on the Southwest Side...

8 hours ago

Oak + Char Opens Tonight; Kokopelli Pushed Back a Day; More

LOOP—Protein Bar opened its 18th location yesterday at 33 S. Wabash. [EaterWire]

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RIVER NORTH—Oak + Char, the new restaurant in the former Graham Elliot space from former Untitled chef Joseph Heppe and management, opens tonight at 217 W. Huron. It will by BYOB throughout the weekend as it awaits its liquor license. Check out the menu here and take a look around here. [EaterWire]

10 hours ago

Investigan amenaza de bomba en el centro de Chicago

La seguridad fue reforzada en el edificio federal Kluczynski, 230 S. Dearborn St., luego de que un sujeto llamara para advertir que en el lugr había una bomba. PHIL VELÁSQUEZ/TRIBUNE

10 hours ago

"Mirror of Enlightenment" Arrives at Harris Theater

Mirror of Enlightenment takes place at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St., on Saturday, Nov. 1. The event begins at 7:30pm and tickets are $20 for general admission, $10 for students, available for purchase at 312-334-7777 or online.

12 hours ago

Block37 Residences Has its Official Groundbreaking Sans Ground

Location: 22 West Washington Street, The Loop

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...and a gaggle of real estate types at the event for the new skyscraper at 25 West Randolph Street.  They shook hands, made speeches and noshed from large bowls as shoppers, commuters, and vagrants...

12 hours ago

Three Restaurant Openings You Must Know About This Week

...2014’s Burger Bonanza continues with the opening of Shake Shack’s first Chicago location (66 E. Ohio St., River North). We’re plenty pumped about the NYC-based chain’s freshly ground burgers...

Starting Monday, Cocello (354 W. Hubbard St., River North, 312-888-9195) will add weekday lunch to the line-up, because a good plate of cacio e pepe cannot be restricted to just the dinner hour.

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Thursday, October 30: Oak + Char (217 W. Huron St., River North, 312-643-2427) opens tonight—though you may not be able to wash down your steak schnitzel with a shareable hot toddy just yet. The place still doesn’t have a liquor license, but they’ll start serving at dinnertime regardless.

Thursday, October 30: A love affair with a Tijuana taco truck begat the Chicago location of Kokopelli (1324 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wicker Park, 773-698-7670), the first outpost of the fish-heavy taqueria on this side of the border.

...the area (*ahem* Vice President Joe Biden) ordered a lot of fried chicken from Celeste (111 W. Hubbard St., River North, 312-828-9000) before flying out of O’Hare...

Lula Cafe (2537 N. Kedzie Ave., Logan Square, 773-489-9554) has its Halloween costume all picked out for what may...

12 hours ago

Let River North Eat Macarons: Alliance Bakery's Patisserie Moving into Grahamwich Space

...And it's in a space you might recognize—Graham Elliot's shuttered Grahamwich at 615 N State...

13 hours ago

The exclaimation point on the 16th st water main project

Finally, after 6.5 months, 16th St between Michigan and Indiana is back to normal. Almost. The asphalt guys started around 4pm last night but apparently didn't have the necessary parking restrictions up so they just paved around one of the cars. Whoever was in charge of that whole project shouldn't be allowed to manage a lemonade stand. I truly believe you could have hired a team of Amish, with no modern machinery, to dig up and replace the water main faster than 6.5 months.

14 hours ago

Chicago bead merchant Ronnie Klein, whose Loop business drew stars, dead at 65

The Klein family’s entry into the bead business is credited to a fortune teller. In 1946, Mr. Klein’s parents, Sam and Lillian, saw a for-sale ad for a bead shop at 25 E. Washington.

In the 1950s, International Bead moved to the Stevens Building at 17 N. State St., a cake wedge of a shopping center layered with stores that crafted everything from false...

14 hours ago

Could Soil Boring/Sampling at SE Corner of Roosevelt and Michigan Mean Something is Coming?

Peregrine Falcon Having a Snack at 5 E. 14th Place...

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Peet's Coffee and Tea Opens at 8th and Wabash

14 hours ago

Marshals investigating bomb threat at Loop federal building

A male phoned in a bomb threat to the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn about 7:15 a.m., police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic said.

14 hours ago

Bomb threat investigated at federal building in Loop

A male caller made the threat at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at the federal building located at 230 S. Dearborn.

14 hours ago

Authorities investigate bomb threat at federal building

Police were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male had phoned in the threat at the building, 230 S. Dearborn St., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

14 hours ago

Bomb threat investigated at federal building in Loop

A male caller made the threat at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at the federal building located at 230 S. Dearborn.

14 hours ago

SCH-WANG!: Only Two H&M Stores in Chicago Will Have Alexander Wang Collab

Alexander Wang for H&M comes out on November 6th, a week from today. Get your game face ready. The collection will only be available at two H&M stores in the state—22 N State St and 840 N Michigan Ave.

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Alexander Wang for H&M comes out on November 6th, a week from today. Get your game face ready. The collection will only be available at two H&M stores in the state—22 N State St and 840 N Michigan Ave.

14 hours ago

Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Chicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.

14 hours ago

Feds sweep federal building after bomb threat in Chicago Loop

...with bomb sniffing dogs to conduct a sweep at the Klucynski Federal Building, located at 230 S. Dearborn in Chicago's Loop. US Marshals are on the scene. Chicago police received a call...

16 hours ago

Black Cat Adoption Ban Around Halloween is Just an Urban Legend

"We do not stop adoption of black cats during Halloween," said Robyn Barbiers, president of the Anti-Cruelty Society, which has its main center in River North at 157 W. Grand Ave. 

16 hours ago

Man charged in downtown convenience store robberies

Police said Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake Street about 12:30 a.m. on October 17 and robbed another store in the 100 block of South Clark Street about 4:15 a.m. on October 23.

Police said Woodland robbed a convenience store in the 500 block of West Lake Street about 12:30 a.m. on October 17 and robbed another store in the 100 block of South Clark Street about 4:15 a.m. on October 23.

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Woodland, of the 7100 block of South Harvard Avenue, is due to appear in bond court Thursday afternoon.

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Tydeon Woodland charged in Loop convenience store armed robberies

Police said Woodland allegedly entered a store in the 500-block of West Lake Street around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 and a store in the 100-block of South Clark Street around 4:15 a.m. on Oct. 23 armed with a knife. He demanded cash from store employees before getting away, police said.

Police said Woodland allegedly entered a store in the 500-block of West Lake Street around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 and a store in the 100-block of South Clark Street around 4:15 a.m. on Oct. 23 armed with a knife. He demanded cash from store employees before getting away, police said.

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Woodland, of the 7100-block of South Harvard Avenue, was charged with two counts of armed robbery. He is due in bond court on Thursday.

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