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Evil Dead Musical splatters onto Chicago stage

Venue located at Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 East Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611. *Possibly inappropriate for children under 12 years old. Strong language and gore. Performance runs 2 hours with an intermission. For information call 312-977-1700.

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Box of bones found in closet at Japanese Consulate

The box was discovered in the closet of the consulate at 737 N. Michigan Ave. around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to a police report.

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Lagging Left Turns Would Improve Crosswalk Safety at Complex Intersections

CDOT points to a successful lagging left at Huron Street and Fairbanks Court in Streeterville, near Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Previously, drivers were “unable to turn left” because people...

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...of an intersection where the leading left turn poses a problem for pedestrians is across Halsted Street at Grand and Milwaukee Avenues. During the weekday afternoon rush hour, and at peak times on weekends...

  • isn't the "don't walk" sign on when left turning vehicles have an arrow?

  • Steven Vance Urban planner

    Yes, the don't walk sign is always on when there's a green left arrow and a yellow left arrow. What is happening at the highlighted intersection (Grand/Halsted/Milwaukee) is that the walk sign turns on but 1-5 drivers have entered the intersection without an arrow and are approaching a crowd of people who've stepped into the street because they are now allowed to.

    The problem can be solved by putting the left turn phase after ("lagging") the through phase instead of before it ("leading"), after all people have crossed the street.

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Video – new Gold Coast condo tower breaks ground

Convexity Properties held a ceremonial groundbreaking yesterday for 4 East Elm, the first new condominium high-rise to begin construction on Chicago’s North Side in...

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NUNN ON ONE: THEATER Ryan Czerwonko's 'Dead' reckoning

Evil Dead: The Musical splatters into town Sept. 23-Oct. 12 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St. Visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com or call 800-775-2000 for tickets and details.

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