5 hours ago

Man held without bail for alleged sexual assault in Boystown

The 22-year-old was walking northbound through an alley back to her home when she heard someone behind her and saw Lynch running toward her in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street, Infelise said.

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Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, was positively identified by the victim and admitted what he had done to detectives and another person, Infelise said.

8 hours ago

Man arrested after robbery may be Benchwarmer Bandit

— 9:45 a.m. March 16 at the TCF Bank branch at 3531 N. Broadway;

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The man passed a threatening note to an employee at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1 S. Dearborn Ave. about 3 p.m., then ran out with an undisclosed amount of cash, FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde said.

— 9:02 a.m. March 21 at the TCF Bank branch at 4355 N. Sheridan;

— 9:37 a.m. March 24 at the TCF Bank Branch at 2940 N. Ashland;

— 10:07 a.m. March 29 at the Citibank branch at 3128 N. Ashland;

— 8:22 a.m. April 8 at the Citibank branch at 111 W. Jackson.

8 hours ago

Five Fantastic Side Tables You Should Put on Your Patio

5. Blu Dot table with powder-coated steel base and tempered glass top, from $179, I.D., 3337 N. Halsted St.

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3. Wood and brushed-steel ottoman, $449, West Elm, 1000 W. North Ave.

4. Polyethylene stool, $119, Room & Board, 55 E. Ohio St.

10 hours ago

Suspected Lakeview assailant charged

The victim was attacked April 14 in an alley near the 3500 block of N. Halsted Street at around 4:25 p.m. The woman told police that she heard someone approaching from behind. He pulled out a knife and warned her that he would slit her throat, before forcing her to the back of a nearby garage.

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Marcus Lynch, 20, of the 4700 block of S. Loomis Blvd., was charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon and one count of armed robbery. Nearby surveillance cameras helped identify the suspect, who was expected to appear in bond court April 16.

10 hours ago

Man charged in Lakeview sex assault

Lynch is accused of approaching a woman from behind in an alley on the 3500 block of North Halsted on Monday.

10 hours ago

Marcus Lynch, 20, arrested in Boystown rape case

Marcus Lynch, of the 4700-block of South Loomis was charged with aggravated criminal sex ual assault and robbery after allegedly attacking the woman at knifepoint as she walked down an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted. Police say Lynch was seen on surveillance tape and subsequently caught.

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Marcus Lynch, of the 4700-block of South Loomis was charged with aggravated criminal sex ual assault and robbery after allegedly attacking the woman at knifepoint as she walked down an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted. Police say Lynch was seen on surveillance tape and subsequently caught.

10 hours ago

Man Arrested For Loop Bank Robbery Believed To Be “Benchwarmer Bandit”

— 9:45 a.m. March 16 at the TCF Bank branch at 3531 N. Broadway;

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The man passed a threatening note to an employee at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1 S. Dearborn St. about 3 p.m., then ran out with an undisclosed amount of cash, FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde said.

— 9:02 a.m. March 21 at the TCF Bank branch at 4355 N. Sheridan;

— 9:37 a.m. March 24 at the TCF Bank Branch at 2940 N. Ashland;

— 10:07 a.m. March 29 at the Citibank branch at 3128 N. Ashland;

— 8:22 a.m. April 8 at the Citibank branch at 111 W. Jackson.

11 hours ago

Talking with GLAAD's Omar Sharif Jr.

The GLAAD Hatter Brunch will be Saturday, April 19, at Taverna 750, 750 W. Cornelia Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets are $75; visit www.glaad.org/glaadhatter .

11 hours ago

Suspect charged in Lakeview sexual assault

The 22-year-old victim was walking in 3500 block of North Halsted Street around 4:25 p.m. Monday when a man ran up from behind, pulled out a knife and said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.

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Marcus Lynch, 20, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, has been charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon and one count of armed robbery, police said.

12 hours ago

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12 hours ago

Arrest made in Boystown sexual assault

The woman, 22, was walking in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street about 4:15 p.m. when Lynch followed her into an alley and robbed and sexually assaulted her at knifepoint, police said.

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Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, is scheduled to appear in bond court later Wednesday, according to police.

12 hours ago

Boystown Sexual Assault Brings Charges for South Side Man

A 22-year-old woman was walking through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street about 4:15 p.m. Monday, police said. A man followed her into the alley, where he sexually assaulted and robbed her at knifepoint.

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Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, has been charged with one count of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon and one count of armed robbery with a dangerous weapon.

12 hours ago

Suspect in ‘Benchwarmer bandit’ bank robberies caught after Loop heist

And a TCF Bank branch, 3531 N. Broadway at 9:45 a.m. on March 16.

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The man, believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, was arrested near Chicago and Wabash Avenues, not long after the robbery of a Fifth Third Bank at 1 S. Dearborn St. about 3 p.m., according to the FBI.

In recent weeks, the Benchwarmer Bandit has struck banks mostly on the North Side, most recently a Citbank branch at 111 W. Jackson St. on April 8. The man also is suspected in four North Side robberies in March:

A Citibank branch, 3128 N. Ashland Avenue, about 10:10 a.m. on March 29.

A TCF Bank branch, 2940 N. Ashland Ave. at 9:37 a.m. on March 24, according to the FBI.

A TCF Bank branch, 4355 N. Sheridan Rd., at 9:02 a.m. on March 21.

12 hours ago

Man Charged In Lakeview Rape, Robbery

The woman, 22, was walking in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street about 4:15 p.m. when Lynch followed her into an alley and robbed and sexually assaulted her at knifepoint, police said.

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Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, is scheduled to appear in bond court later Wednesday, according to police.

14 hours ago

Man Charged in Boystown Sexual Assault

A 22-year-old woman said she was walking through an alley on the 3500 block of North Halsted Street at about 4:30 Monday afternoon when she was attacked.

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Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, was charged with 1 count of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon and one count of armed robbery.

14 hours ago

Boystown sex assault charges filed against South Side man

April 16, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- A woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500-block of North Halsted Street in Boystown, in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood.

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Marcus Lynch, of the 4700-block of South Loomis was charged with aggravated criminal sex ual assault and robbery after allegedly attacking the woman at knifepoint as she walked down an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted. Police say Lynch was seen on surveillance tape and subsequently caught.

2 days ago

Updated 14 hours ago

Howard Brown resale store to leave Boystown

Howard Brown Health Center’s flagship store, 3651 N. Halsted St., will close its doors on Boystown later this summer for a new location in central Lakeview at 3020 N. Lincoln Ave. According to a statement from the center:

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Howard Brown Health Center’s flagship store, 3651 N. Halsted St., will close its doors on Boystown later this summer for a new location in central Lakeview at 3020 N. Lincoln Ave. According to a statement from the center:

  • Yea - definitely high traffic area, it just has felt underutilized for a while. Hopefully that new Bradley-Halsted high rise is just the start of what will be lots of new development on Halsted between Addison and Grace.

  • Why don't they put a soup kitchen in there so they can draw more trash & crime to the neighborhood? The perfect extension to Center on Halsted.

25 hours ago

WCT seeks nominations for 30 Under 30 Awards

Honorees will be notified in May and recognized at a free ceremony Thursday, June 26, at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St.

26 hours ago

Police expect to release footage of Boystown assailant

The 22-year-old victim was attacked in an alley near the 3500 block of North Halsted Street at around 4:25 p.m. The woman told police that she heard someone approaching from behind. He pulled out a knife and warned her that he would slit her throat, before forcing her to the back of a nearby garage.

According to ABC7, the owner of the Circle K gas station at 801 W. Addison St., was preparing surveillance footage.

26 hours ago

Residents On Alert After Lakeview Sex Assault

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in the 3500 block of North Halsted in Lake View neighborhood Monday afternoon.

26 hours ago

Chicago Gay Mens Chorus Upcoming Shows

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Harris Theater – 205 East Randolph Street; Chicago, IL 60601

BoJonosFresh & Healthy Italian Cuisine 4185 N. Clarendon Chicago, IL 60613 ORDER ONLINE!

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27 hours ago

New information reported in Boystown sexual assault

...Halsted Street, just a block from the Chicago Police Department’s District 19 headquarters at 850 W. Addison St.

Fifteen minutes after the attack, the victim’s stolen iPhone pinged at Cornelia and Reta, one block from the Caribou Coffee where she was meeting with police.

Additional evidence is believed to have been found near a courtyard building in the 800 block of Cornelia.

30 hours ago

Special Events and Entertainment police detail will be hitting Wrigleyville this summer

The special unit, organized last season to beef up enforcement around the 100-year-old Wrigley Field on game days, has also been reaching out to Wrigleyville area bars, Cmdr. Elias Voulgaris told the annual Cubs/community meeting at the police auditorium, 850 W. Addison.

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But Ald. Tunney added he hopes to see fewer cars towed or ticketed this year with free parking available at the remote lot at Rockwell and Irving Park Rd.

Over the past year, Buckner added, the Cubs gave $500,000 to neighborhood groups, along with another $1 million to build a new park at 1230 W. School St., and will be hosting a women’s lacrosse match between Northwestern and the University of Southern California 7 p.m. April 26.

35 hours ago

Woman sexually assaulted in North Side alley

The 22-year-old woman was walking south in an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street about 4:25 p.m. when a man she did not know approached and sexually assaulted her, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco.

36 hours ago

Woman, 22, sexually assaulted in Lakeview

The attack happened just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted.

36 hours ago

Boystown sex assault suspect sought in daylight alley attack

About 4:25 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking south through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street when a man sexually assaulted her, police said.

43 hours ago

Woman sexually assaulted Monday afternoon in Lake View

She was attacked by a man about 4:25 p.m., as she was walking south through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street, Chicago Police said.

43 hours ago

Woman sexually assaulted in Boystown

About 4:25 p.m., the 22-year-old was walking south through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street when an unknown man sexually assaulted her, police said.

43 hours ago

Woman assaulted in Lakeview

Police say the 22-year-old woman was walking through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted around 4:30 p.m. when she was attacked.

43 hours ago

Woman raped, robbed at knife point in Boystown

A 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted, robbed, and threatened with a knife in the alley behind the former Brompton Auto Body, 3532 N. Halsted, around 4:30 Monday afternoon.

Following the attack, the victim sought help at Caribou Coffee on Halsted and Cornelia.

The woman was walking southbound in an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street when she was sexually assaulted about 4:25 p.m., said Officer Ana Pacheco, a police spokeswoman, citing preliminary information.

43 hours ago

Woman sexually assaulted in Boystown alley near Halsted, Cornelia

Police said a 22-year-old woman was attacked while walking through an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

44 hours ago

Barcade gamers battle to be legends of of leaderboard

3439 N. Halsted St.

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2833 N. Sheffield Ave.

2410 W. Fullerton Ave.

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213 W. Institute Place

2 days ago

Boystown Sexual Assault Injures Woman, 22, Monday Afternoon

The woman was walking southbound in an alley in the 3500 block of North Halsted Street when she was sexually assaulted about 4:25 p.m., said Officer Ana Pacheco, a police spokeswoman, citing preliminary information.

2 days ago

Is $700 studio apt. dead? Hunting for elusive listing.

...than $1,000 a month -- would get her. When she finally found her studio, near Grace Street and Pine Grove Avenue, on Craigslist for $800 (it's gone up to $840 now), she decided its small...

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...from crime. She just moved from the West Loop to a luxury high-rise near 31st Street and Michigan Avenue, but her roommate backed out of the deal at the last minute over concerns about...

...a year ago on a budget of $1,000, and settled on a studio near Broadway and Surf Street that now rents for $900 a month. He said taking a place on the higher...

...a place large enough for two people. They settled into their one-bedroom apartment near Lawrence Avenue and Hermitage Avenue, which rents for $895 a month, after deciding they could live with less closet space...

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Chicago summer 2014: Calendar of festivals and events

Pride Fest, June 21, 22, Halsted and Waveland

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Cinco de Mayo Festival, May 2-4, 26th Street & Kostner (Little Village)

Mayfest and Polish Fest, May 3-4, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave.

Mayfest, May 16-18, Lakeview, Ashland and Barry

Festival del Taco, (NEW), May 30 - June 1, Little Village, 2600 S. Kostner (at 26th St.)

Randolph Street Market Festival, May 24, 25, 1350 block W. Randolph and 1340 W. Washington Street between Ada and Ogden

6 Corners BBQ Fest, June 14-15, 4000 N. Milwaukee Ave. (at Irving Park Rd./Cicero Ave. to Belle Plaine)

L.A.T.E. Ride, June 21, overnight ride starts at Buckingham Fountain (500 S Columbus Dr)

Gold Coast Art Festival, June 21, 22, Grant Park’s Butler Field at the corner of Monroe and Lake Shore Drive

World’s Largest Block Party, June 27,28, Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 W. Adams

Chinatown Dragon Boat Races, June 28, Ping Tom Memorial Park, 300 E 18th Street

Chicago Summerfest (formerly Chicago Country Fest), June 28, 29, Clark Street and Armitage

Summer on Southport, July 12, 13, Southport and Waveland

Windy City RibFest: July 4-6, Uptown, Lawrence and Broadway

Taste of Lakeview, July 5, 6, Lincoln at Belmont

Irish American Heritage Festival: July 11-13, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox

Roscoe Village Burger Fest, July 12,13, Belmont and Damen

Taste of River North: July 18-20, River North, Kingsbury and Erie Street

Sheffield Garden Walk & Festival: July 19,-20, Lincoln Park, Sheffield and Webster

North Dearborn Street Garden Walk, July 20, starts Latin School, 45 W. North

Wicker Park Fest, July 26 – 27, Milwaukee and North

Edge Fest: August 2, 3, Edgewater, 5900 N. Broadway at Thorndale Ave.

Wrigleyville Summerfest, August 2, 3, School Street and Seminary Avenue

Taste of Latin America, August 2 – 3, 3600 to 3828 W Armitage

Northalsted Market Days, August 9, 10, Halsted Street and Belmont Avenue

Retro on Roscoe, August 9, 10, Damen Avenue and Roscoe Street

Albany Park World Fest (New) August 16 – 17, Lawrence & Kimball

Taste of Greektown, August 23 – 24, 400 S. Halsted St. at Van Buren

Chicago New Orleans Fest (NEW) August 23 – 24, Sheffield and Wellington

Crush in Old Town (previously Wells Street Fall Festival), September 13 - 14, Wells and North

Oktoberfest Chicago, September 26-28, Southport and Lincoln Avenue (a complete list  of Oktoberfest happenings will appear in a separate post in early September).

4 days ago

Baconfest Sampling Events @ Whole Foods

* Halstead & Waveland: 3640 N. Halstead St.

* Halstead & Waveland: 3640 N. Halstead St.

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* Gold Coast: 30 West Huron St.

* South Loop: 1101 S. Canal St.

* Lincoln Park: 1550 N. Kingsbury St.

* Lakeview: 3300 N. Ashland Ave.

5 days ago

Windy City Perf. Arts hosts 'To Russia with Love'

CHICAGO, IL - Windy City Performing Arts is presents its spring benefit: "To Russia With Love: Encouraging Equality Abroad by Celebrating LGBTQ Equality at Home," Saturday, May 3, at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St.

6 days ago

Weekly Update from your Alderman – February 7, 2014

850 W. Addison Street – Community Room

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Tonight, Friends of Swift is launching a new monthly series, First Friday Movie Night in the Swift School (5900 N. Winthrop) auditorium. Friends of Swift will be showing a different family-friendly movie the first Friday of each month at 7pm, suggested donation $5. This month’s movie is Monsters U.

Last Friday, I announced that Whole Foods has purchased the Dominick’s store at 6009 N. Broadway. Click here to read that newsletter. Whole Foods will be making a significant financial investment...

Mariano’s has opened a hiring office at 5240 N. Sheridan Road (across the street from their new location). I am partnering with Mariano’s to host a job fair on Saturday, March 8 at the Admiral on the Lake (929 W. Foster) starting at 9:00am. Save the date and more details to follow.

Alderman Osterman’s 14th Annual Senior Fair will take place Monday, March 17, 2014 10am – 1pm at the Broadway Armory (5917 N. Broadway). It is a free event and includes health screening and information, government and non-profit resources, entertainment, and refreshments!

Raven Theatre – 6157 N. Clark St. (S.E. corner of Clark & Granville)

Raven Theatre – 6157 N. Clark St. (S.E. corner of Clark & Granville)

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Bezazian Branch is located at 1226 W. Ainslie Street.

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Apr 09

Why your voice matters at this year’s National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD).

Interested in joining us to observe NLAAD?  On Thursday, October 17, 2013, please come join us at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60613. Click here to register: community.centeronhalsted.org/nlaad

Apr 09

Halsted's Brown Elephant to move

...3020 N. Lincoln Avenue. For more than two decades, the Brown Elephant shop, currently on Halsted at Waveland across from the Center on Halsted, has been an outlet for gently used vintage clothing...

The current location at 3651 N. Halsted will keep normal business hours until the end of June. Effective July, HBHC's Brown Elephant locations will be:

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...HBHC ) flagship Brown Elephant Resale Shop in Lakeview will move to a new location at 3020 N. Lincoln Avenue. For more than two decades, the Brown Elephant shop, currently on Halsted at Waveland across...

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217 Harrison Street

Apr 09

Artemis Singers concert May 31 at Broadway United

Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, kicks off Pride Month a day early on Saturday, May 31, with "A Feminist Mosaic" Pride concert and dance at Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway.

Apr 09

Lake View street renamed after Yoshi's chef

On April 2, the intersection of North Halsted and West Aldine streets was renamed "Yoshi Katsumura Way."

Chef-proprietor Katsumura and his wife, Nobuko, have been creating and serving meals at Yoshi's Café, 3257 N. Halsted St., for nearly 32 years.

Apr 09

Center hosting contest for paid wedding

Contestants can apply in person by visiting kiosks at Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St., or at MINI of Chicago, 1111 W. Diversey Ave., or online at BiggestMINIWedding.com . All couples have to do is tell their story and why they deserve to win a wedding.

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Contestants can apply in person by visiting kiosks at Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St., or at MINI of Chicago, 1111 W. Diversey Ave., or online at BiggestMINIWedding.com . All couples have to do is tell their story and why they deserve to win a wedding.

Apr 09

Local Golden Apples, transgender teacher in Hyde Park school news

...Rowell was recognized for her volunteer work as the transgender community liaison for the center, 3656 N. Halsted St., a non-profit dedicated to helping the LGBTQ people in the Chicago area. Rowell, a...

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Kenwood student awarded Golden Apple Scholarship: Kenwood, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.

Lab and Ancona teachers are Golden Apple Award finalists: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, 1362 E. 59th St. and The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave.

Lab and Ancona teachers are Golden Apple Award finalists: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, 1362 E. 59th St. and The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave.

Transgender Murray teacher recognized for her advocacy work: Murray, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave.

Apr 09

Preview: 45+ new Chicago bar, restaurant patios

3339 N. Halsted St. 773-871-2682

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127 W. Huron St. 312-649-2000

730 W. Grand Ave. 312-243-8955

...and border greenery make the space a surprising escape from the busy intersection of Grand, Milwaukee and Halsted where it's located. Beverage director Annemarie Sagoi has new cocktails in the works including...

1015 N Rush St. 312-994-7100

...hotter with the debut of umbrella-topped sidewalk seating around the restaurant's perimeter along Rush and Bellevue, plus more tables by the Thompson Hotel's entrance on Bellevue. The added seats—about...

948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054

118 W. Grand Ave. 312-222-9700

671 N. St. Clair St. 312-642-1800

At this Italian stunner in Streeterville, a massive sidewalk cafe wrapping around Erie and St. Clair streets will feature seating for 100 at traditional tables and lounge furniture shaded by bright...

111 W. Hubbard St. 312-828-9000

1462 E. 53rd St. 773-288-1010

Apr 08

“Benchwarmer Bandit” Holds Up Loop Bank

He previously targeted TCF Bank branches on March 24 at 2940 N. Ashland Ave., March 21 at 4355 N. Sheridan Rd., and March 16 at 3531 N. Broadway.

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The suspect, dubbed the “Benchwarmer Bandit” by the FBI, robbed the Citi Bank branch at 111 W. Jackson Blvd. at 8:20 a.m., authorities said.

The bandit last struck a Lake View Citi Bank branch at 3128 N. Ashland Ave. on the morning of March 29, according to the FBI.

He previously targeted TCF Bank branches on March 24 at 2940 N. Ashland Ave., March 21 at 4355 N. Sheridan Rd., and March 16 at 3531 N. Broadway.

He previously targeted TCF Bank branches on March 24 at 2940 N. Ashland Ave., March 21 at 4355 N. Sheridan Rd., and March 16 at 3531 N. Broadway.

Apr 07

IRL: 'Big Cheese' Poutine Feast, Oh, Canada! Trivia Contest

"Poutine is really the rage in Canada and it has not made its presence known in the United States. Wrigleyville is the perfect opportunity to bring it here," said Michael Stadnicki, co-owner of Big Cheese Poutinerie at 3401 N. Clark St.

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