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New Union Station Transit Center Should Ease CTA Transfer Headaches

...to Union Station, along with bus trackers and Ventra machines. Located at Jackson Boulevard. between Canal and Clinton streets, just south of the station, the site was formerly a parking lot. The new...

    New Union Station Transit Center Should Ease CTA Transfer Headaches
    Courtesy Senator Dick Durbin One of the city's most high-profile transit upgrades will be open and operational very soon. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Sen. Dick Durbin announced on Tuesday that the new Union Station Transit Center, which better connects Metra and Amtrak riders to CTA buses, will be up and running Sunday, Sept.
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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 30

Next ACTIVATE Alley Party Takes Place 9/15 in Cow Path Alley, 100 W. Monroe

    Streetsblog Chicago
    by John Greenfield Union Station Transit Center Opens Sunday (Tribune) John Bills Gets 10 Years Prison in RedFlex Bribery Scandal Case (Tribune) Driver Who Fatally Struck Man in Dunning Charged With Negligence (DNA) 69-Year-Old Man Mugged on the Bloomingdale Trail at 11 AM (ABC) What Happened to the People Displaced by the Construction of the Eisenhower?
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Weekend picks: Lauryn Hill brings soul to Ravinia

...E. Washington St., Chicago, and also at Millennium Park locations like the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago. Free. (312) 744-5000 or cityofchicago.org. Noon to 9 p.m. Thursday and...

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...acts in the 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival starting Thursday at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, and also at Millennium Park locations like the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph...

...at the United Center performance. 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $35-$160. (312) 455-4500 or badboyfamilyreuniontour.com...

...Sept. 2, and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4, at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Single-day passes are $70 for Friday, $80 for Saturday and $60 for Sunday...

...what should be a rowdy party. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $36. (773) 549-4140 or metrochicago.com...

The Loop Luau with Sammy Hagar & The Circle and Sammy's Beach Bar Rum: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Lynn White Drive, Chicago. Rock. $20-$150. (312) 540-2668 or livenation.com.

Croatia Squad at Afterlife: 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. Nu disco, house. $10. housemusicsavedmylife.com.

Deacon Blues: 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Rock; Steely Dan tribute band. $25-$35. (312) 733-9463 or citywinery.com.

Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $27.50-$37.50. thechicagotheatre.com.

    Weekend picks: Lauryn Hill brings the soul to Ravinia
    Fans won't want to miss seeing Grammy Award-winning star Lauryn Hill perform in concert on Thursday at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $80-$95 pavilion seating; $38-$43 lawn seating (sold out). (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
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Don't Miss These September Wine Events

52 W. Illinois St.

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    Don't Miss These September Wine Events
    Photo Courtesy of Chicago Gourmet As the weather cools down, the wine events heat up. Here are our favorites for September. The Perrin family is one of the Rhône's classic producers. At this tasting guests will sample the 2013 wines from Château de Beaucastel, "Les Sinards" Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc and Rouge, Coudoulet de Beaucastel, Miraval's Côtes de Provence Rosé and Crozes-Hermitage, as well as others from this amazing growing area.
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4 hours ago

Workers are preparing to dig in on mega-development for the South Loop

...a foundation permit has been issued. The permit is for the 27-story building at 720 S. Wells which will feature 452 residences and 246 parking spaces when it is completed. Ultimately, 3...

    Workers are preparing to dig in on mega-development for the South Loop
    A construction permit for Riverline's first tower has been issued
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Chicago's Tribune Tower and neighboring development site sell for $240M

...40-story residential tower at 1000 S. State, and 46-story rental project slated for 1326 S. Michigan Avenue. With all three of projects coming from architect Solomon Cordwell Buenz, it’s perhaps a...

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...behind Block 37’s Marquee apartments, the soon-to-open 40-story residential tower at 1000 S. State, and 46-story rental project slated for 1326 S. Michigan Avenue. With all three of...

    Tribune Tower, adjacent lot fetch $240M in sale
    The transaction will see not only see buyers CIM Group and partner Golub & Co. take over the 740,000-square-foot landmarked Tribune Tower, but a prime development site to the immediate east.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

8 hours ago

Jazz Fest, Fringe Fest, Lin-Manuel Miranda

...Park, at the Cultural Center and in other venues. Sept. 1-4. Free. Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St. Click here for more info and venues...

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...like a trailer decorated with yard-sale finds. Through Oct. 15. $38-$51. Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., 773-327-5252 Click here for more info and tickets...

...take over a pop-up venue for Sept. 2, 9 p.m. $15. La Esquina, 5555 N. Sheridan Rd. in the corner store venue, 312 752-5316 Click here for more info and tickets...

...subject of improv) and live music. Aug. 31, 7 p.m. $10. CSz Theater Chicago, 929 W. Belmont Ave. Click here for more info and tickets...

...to promote his newest book. Oct. 22, 7 p.m. $36.50. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave. Click here for more info and tickets...

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
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