2 hours ago

Body found in burning vehicle identified as suburban construction company owner

...43-year-old Jim Gerage was found Friday night around 8 p.m. in the 600 block of West 21st street, after emergency crews put out a car fire. His body was found in the...

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1850-1909 S. Racine Ave.

    Body found in burning vehicle identified as suburban construction company owner
    CHICAGO-- Police have confirmed the identity of a man found dead in a burning car in Pilsen last week. The body 43-year-old Jim Gerage was found Friday night around 8 p.m. in the 600 block of West 21st street, after emergency crews put out a car fire.
    http://wgntv.com

4 hours ago

Mundelein man who was shot in Champaign was visiting friends

Champaign police said Monday they were still searching for Korchev's killer and reviewing surveillance video from the area of the fatal shooting on the 300 block of East Green Street, and a second shooting that happened about 30 minutes later on the 700 block of South State Street.

    Mundelein man who was shot in Champaign was visiting friends
    The 22-year-old Mundelein man who was fatally shot near the University of Illinois campus was in Champaign visiting friends before he was scheduled to start a new job, his girlfriend's mother said Monday. Mundelein Trustee Dawn Abernathy said she got to know George Korchev while he was dating her daughter, Akaysha, who was supposed to have been in Champaign with Korchev last weekend.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

4 hours ago

Body in burned car ID'd as Barrington Hills man

James D. Gerage was pronounced dead after his body was discovered in the vehicle on the 600 block of West 21st Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

    Body in burned car ID'd as Barrington Hills man
    A 43-year-old Barrington Hills man was identified Monday as the person found dead in a burning car Friday night in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. James D. Gerage was pronounced dead after his body was discovered in the vehicle on the 600 block of West 21st Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

4 hours ago

Body found in burning Pilsen vehicle ID'd as Barrington Hills man

...was found dead in the back seat of a car after a fire in the 600-block of West 21st Street, Chicago Fire Department officials said.The cause and manner of Gerage's death have not...

    Body found in burning Pilsen vehicle ID'd as Barrington Hills man
    Authorities have identified a northwest suburban man found dead after a vehicle fire in the Pilsen neighborhood Friday night. . The victim has been identified as 43-year-old James Gerage of Barrington Hills, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

5 hours ago

Noam Chomsky, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, and more things to do in Chicago this week

Thu 9/29: Ensemble Español performs Flamenco Passion at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress) as part of the Made in Chicago dance series. 7:30 PM

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Mon 9/26: Haymarket Books presents author, linguist, and political activist Noam Chomsky discussing U.S. foreign policy and its relationship to U.S. domestic policy at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S. Woodlawn). 6:30 PM

Mon 9/26: Lincoln Lodge Starts a Revolution, a fund-raiser for the Lincoln Lodge at Revolution Brewing Company (2323 N. Milwaukee), features performances from Michelle L’amour, pro wrestler Colt Cabana, rapping violinist Amanda Bailey, and stand-up Aparna Nancherla. 7 PM

Tue 9/27: Jen Sabella and Erika Wozniak host the Girl Talk, an all-female talk show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) highlighting amazing women doing amazing things in Chicago. This month’s guest is outspoken CTU president Karen Lewis. 6:30 PM

Wed 9/28: Daybreaker hosts the Disco at Dawn featuring sunrise yoga followed by a dance party on the roof of Savage Smyth (920 N. Franklin). 5:30-8:30 AM

Thu 9/29: Goose Island Brewing and 93XRT team up at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) host a screening of I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco, a documentary following the local band as they worked on their album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. 7:30 PM

    Noam Chomsky, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge There's plenty to distract you from the first presidential debate of the season. Here's some of what we recommend: Mon 9/26: Haymarket Books presents author, linguist, and political activist Noam Chomsky discussing U.S. foreign policy and its relationship to U.S. domestic policy at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

10 hours ago

Body found in burning vehicle in Pilsen identified

...was found dead in the back seat of a car after a fire in the 600-block of West 21st Street, Chicago Fire Department officials said.The cause and manner of Gerage's death has not...

    Body found in burning vehicle in Pilsen identified
    Authorities have identified a person found dead after a vehicle fire in the Pilsen neighborhood Friday night. The victim has been identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as 43-year-old James Gerage of Barrington Hills. He was found dead in the back seat of a car after a fire in the 600-block of West 21st Street, Chicago Fire Department officials said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

10 hours ago

Why not use those fallow 62 acres to create a Cook County Forest Preserve right in downtown Chicago?

This is exactly what we need at Clark and Roosevelt in the heart of the South Loop, a stone's throw from the heart of downtown.  Forget driving to hell and gone for a nature preserve.  We have one that's all ready--and it can be walked to, bussed to and trained to very easily.

    Why not use those fallow 62 acres to create a Cook County Forest Preserve right in downtown Chicago?
    What's wrong with this picture? Absolutely nothing. It's green, secluded and easy to get to. And I propose it remain as nature intended. As a lovely addition to the Cook County Forest Preserve District. This is exactly what we need at Clark and Roosevelt in the heart of the South Loop, a stone's throw from...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

10 hours ago

Mundelein man killed, 5 injured in shootings near U of I campus in Champaign, Ill.

...30 minutes after the first shooting, police received another report of shots fired in the 700-block of South State Street. One person was wounded and transported to an area hospital with a non-critical gunshot...

    Mundelein man killed, 5 injured in shootings near U of I
    A man was killed and five people injured after two shootings Sunday morning near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, Ill. Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 300-block of East Green Street at about 12:38 a.m. Four victims were found at the scene with gunshot wounds and transported to area hospitals, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

11 hours ago

Wing Stop Coming to Strip Mall at Roosevelt and Canal

This area of the neighborhood continues to develop and seems to show no signs of slowing in growth.  We wonder if this move has anything to do with the Buffalo Wild Wings opening at Taylor and Clinton?

Orange Theory Fitness Opening at 1005 S. State

What's Going on at SW Corner of Clark and Archer?

    Wing Stop Coming to Strip Mall at Roosevelt and Canal
    Looks like Roosevelt is getting a Wing Stop: We can't remember what was there before, but seems like a decent location - albeit kinda hidden in the corner. This area of the neighborhood continues to develop and seems to show no signs of slowing in growth.
    http://www.sloopin.com

12 hours ago

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12 hours ago

Where To Watch The Clinton V. Trump Debate In Chicago

• 7 p.m. at The Bureau Bar, 75 E. 16th St., a free event hosted by Delmarie Cobb, a veteran political organizer from the South Side.

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• 7-10 p.m. at Jak's Tap, 901 W. Jackson Blvd., a fundraiser for Clinton hosted by Grassroots Chicago.

• 7 p.m.-2 a.m. at Sidetrack The Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., which is a free event hosted by the Chicago LGBT for the Hillary Victory Fund.

• 7-10 p.m. at O'Shaughnessy's Public House, 4557 N. Ravenswood Ave., a free event hosted by Drinking Liberally Chicago.

• 8-11 p.m. at Bull & Bear, 431 N. Wells St., a free event hosted by the Young Dems of Illinois.

• 8-10 p.m. at Emerald Isle, 6686 N. Northwest Highway, a free event hosted by the Northwest Side GOP.

• 6-10 p.m. at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., hosted by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.

• 6-10 p.m. at the Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., hosted by WBEZ. Tickets are $10, or $5 for members of the museum or public radio station.

• 6-10 p.m. at V75, 127 W. 75th St., hosted by several local elected officials, including U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly.

• 7 p.m. at Casa Michoacan, 1638 S. Blue Island Ave., hosted by Illinois Immigrant Action.

• 7:15 p.m. at the Warde Academic Center at St. Xaiver University, 3700 W. 103rd St. Ald. Matt O'Shea will be on hand for a question-and-answer session related to how the national issues affect residents on a local level.

• 8 p.m. at R Public House, 1508 W. Jarvis Ave.

• 8 p.m. at the Boundary Tavern & Grille, 1932 W. Division St.

• 8 p.m. at Racine Plumbing Bar & Grille, 2642 N. Lincoln Ave.

• 8 p.m. at Whiskey Business, 1367 N. Milwaukee Ave, hosted by the University of Michigan Club of Greater Chicago.

    Where To Watch The Clinton V. Trump Debate In Chicago
    CHICAGO - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are set to face off in the first presidential debate at 8 p.m. Monday. The 1½-hour debate hosted by NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt. The debate will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC, as well as all cable news channels.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

19 hours ago

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A “look and lease” special at sunny, spacious Printers Row apartments

The Burnham Pointe apartment tower at 730 S Clark St has spacious, stylish apartments in a convenient near-Loop, near schools location.

    A "look and lease" special at sunny, spacious Printers Row apartments
    The Burnham Pointe apartment tower at 730 S Clark St has spacious, stylish apartments in a convenient near-Loop, near schools location. The revamped lobby at Burnham Pointe sets the tone for the community: spacious, chic and social. Bookshelves pay tribute to the Printers Row location.
    http://yochicago.com

20 hours ago

Great South Loop apartments in a high-profile location

Park Michigan, an international-style apartment tower, has a high-profile location across from Grant Park at 1212 S Michigan Ave.

    Great South Loop apartments in a high-profile location
    Park Michigan, an international-style apartment tower, has a high-profile location across from Grant Park at 1212 S Michigan Ave. Multiple bus routes stop outside the front door. Trader Joe's and Jewel-Osco are a block west, and the CTA's Roosevelt Rd hub is just over a block.
    http://yochicago.com

31 hours ago

New South Loop apartments offer convenience, luxury and value

Dazzling views, luxurious amenities, upscale apartment finishes and a convenient South Loop location are additional draws that have been attracting renters to the new apartment tower at 1001 South State.

    New South Loop apartments offer convenience, luxury and value
    Renters have become increasingly aware of the South Loop's price advantage over comparable neighborhoods north and west of the Loop. Dazzling views, luxurious amenities, upscale apartment finishes and a convenient South Loop location are additional draws that have been attracting renters to the new apartment tower at 1001 South State.
    http://yochicago.com

36 hours ago

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Shootings at the University of Illinois

Approximately 30 minutes later, police received another report of gunfire in the 700 Block of South State Street. Upon arrival, officers found another shooting victim who was taken to an area hospital with a non-critical wound.

    1 Dead, 5 Injured in Shootings at the University of Illinois
    One person is dead and five others wounded in two shooting incidents near the University of Illinois in Champaign early Sunday, according to police. Around 12:38 a.m., officers responded to multiple calls of shots fired in the 300 block of East Green Street, according to a release from the Champaign Police Department.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

36 hours ago

Sunday picks: BarkaPALooza raises funds for Humane Society

...Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston; then at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $26; $23 senior; $10 students. (630) 628-9591 or orionensemble.org. 7:30 p...

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...and James Wintle at several different locations; the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston; then at PianoForte Studios, 1335 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $26; $23 senior; $10 students...

El Famous, Cup Check, Speaking With Ghosts, Eighty Six Happiness, Action/Adventure: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Rock. $10-$12. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

    Sunday picks: BarkaPALooza raises funds for Humane Society
    The BarkaPALooza Dog Walk and Pet Expo benefiting the West Suburban Humane Society is back on Sunday at the Lisle Community Park, 1825 Short St., Lisle. It features a pet parade, Frisbee demonstrations and other family-friendly activities. $20 registration fee per adult. (630) 960-9600 or wshs-dg.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

36 hours ago

Report: Mundelein man killed in Champaign shooting

About 30 minutes later, police received another report of gunfire in the 700 block of South State Street in Champaign. Upon arrival, officers found victim with a noncritical gunshot wound.

    Report: Mundelein man killed in Champaign shooting
    A Mundelein man was killed in a shooting near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, ABC 7 Chicago is reporting. Five people were injured in two shootings early Sunday morning,
    http://www.dailyherald.com

36 hours ago

Mundelein man killed, 5 injured after shootings near U of I campus in Champaign, Ill.

About 30 minutes after the first shooting, police received another report of shots fired in the 700-block of South State Street. One person was wounded and transported to an area hospital with a non-critical gunshot wound. Police said the shootings may be related.

    Mundelein man killed, 5 injured after shootings near U of I
    A man was killed and five people injured after two shootings near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, Ill. Sunday morning. Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 300-block of East Green Street at about 12:38 a.m. Four victims were found at the scene with gunshot wounds and transported to area hospitals, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

38 hours ago

#ShotsAroundTheSloop: Line in the Sky

Orange Theory Fitness Opening at 1005 S. State

What's Going on at SW Corner of Clark and Archer?

    #ShotsAroundTheSloop: Line in the Sky
    (Hat tip: PO!)
    http://www.sloopin.com

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