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Search the results of 244 investigations into alleged police misconduct

12:20 p.m., May 09, 2009, 150 E. Walton St.

11:50 p.m., February 19, 2013, 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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12:47 a.m., April 15, 2006, 6966 N. Glenwood Ave.

01:38 a.m., April 30, 2006, 10011 S. Wallace St.

10:46 p.m., May 03, 2006, 3850 W. Roosevelt Road

08:09 p.m., May 16, 2006, 1136 N Monticello Ave.

10:03 p.m., June 03, 2006, 2101 E. 71st St.

03:23 a.m., July 16, 2006, 7100 block of South Champlain Avenue

05:31 p.m., August 07, 2006, 424 W. Division St.

01:50 a.m., October 21, 2006, 4501 S. Ashland Ave.

09:19 p.m., November 28, 2006, 6700 block of South Prairie Avenue

03:35 a.m., April 28, 2007, 7829 S. Burnham Ave.

12:48 a.m., May 14, 2007, 360 North Hoyne Avenue

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11:00 a.m., July 06, 2007, 8301 S. Exchange Ave.

11:31 a.m., July 15, 2007, 11528 S. Yale Ave.

08:57 p.m., July 15, 2007, 5028 W. Adams St.

04:59 p.m., July 16, 2007, 9132 S. Prairie Ave.

07:44 p.m., August 06, 2007, 1129 S. Mozart St.

10:09 a.m., September 14, 2007, 527 E. Browning Ave.

10:23 p.m., October 05, 2007, 7832 S. Cregier Ave.

10:31 p.m., November 13, 2007, 16 N. Lorel Ave.

03:36 a.m., December 28, 2007, 4200 block of West Ogden Avenue

04:17 a.m., December 30, 2007, 441 E. 29th Place

08:25 a.m., January 22, 2008, 314 E. 43rd St.

12:22 a.m., February 01, 2008, 9101 S. Stony Island Ave.

07:30 p.m., April 26, 2008, 9647 S. Ewing

08:27 p.m., May 16, 2008, 501 W. 127th St.

10:44 p.m., June 11, 2008, 13052 S. Drexel Blvd.

02:41 a.m., June 14, 2008, 21 W. 59th St.

05:04 p.m., June 24, 2008, 2721 N. Kilbourn Ave.

03:21 a.m., June 27, 2008, 8100 block of South Evans Avenue

01:53 a.m., July 02, 2008, 2401 W. Belmont Ave.

05:53 p.m., July 04, 2008, 2046 E. 83rd St

07:56 p.m., August 22, 2008, 651 East 89th St.

09:11 p.m., August 25, 2008, 5555 N. Washtenaw Ave.

02:53 p.m., September 16, 2008, 7000 S. Bishop St.

07:35 p.m., September 27, 2008, 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue

05:50 a.m., September 28, 2008, 7900 block of South Clyde Avenue

11:35 p.m., October 08, 2008, 8200 block of South Maplewood Avenue

10:24 p.m., October 27, 2008, 841 N. Homan Ave.

01:35 a.m., November 02, 2008, 5000 block of North Bernard Street

08:30 p.m., November 08, 2008, 4445 S. King Drive

08:34 p.m., December 18, 2008, 13448 S. Burley Ave.

04:05 a.m., February 14, 2009, 8500 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

09:42 p.m., May 11, 2009, 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue

02:20 a.m., May 17, 2009, 5359 S. Homan Ave.

01:37 p.m., May 22, 2009, 8109 S. Elizabeth St.

06:56 p.m., May 27, 2009, 4332 W. Washington Blvd.

08:42 p.m., June 02, 2009, 2340 West Madison St.

11:34 p.m., July 01, 2009, 2 S. Whipple St.

12:34 p.m., July 28, 2009, 4335 W. 31st St.

02:26 p.m., August 17, 2009, 8145 S. Blackstone Ave.

11:10 p.m., August 26, 2009, 5849 S. Kedzie Ave.

12:49 p.m., August 27, 2009, 151 N. State St.

03:09 p.m., September 11, 2009, 6938 S. Eberhart Ave.

10:51 p.m., October 16, 2009, 6340 S. King Drive

03:30 p.m., November 12, 2009, 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue

09:21 p.m., December 03, 2009, 4010 W. 18th St.

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07:25 p.m., December 29, 2009, 5432 S. Indiana Ave.

07:37 p.m., January 21, 2010, 4331 W. Augusta Blvd.

11:08 p.m., January 28, 2010, 4540 S. Michigan Ave.

08:54 p.m., February 18, 2010, 5151 S. Honore St.

01:44 p.m., January 01, 2010, 300 E. 75th St.

10:23 p.m., March 23, 2010, 4228 S. Mozart St.

09:03 p.m., March 29, 2010, 1400 N. Mayfield Ave.

12:44 a.m., April 01, 2010, near Pine Avenue and Huron Street

11:00 p.m., April 02, 2010, 617 N. Homan Ave.

12:38 a.m., June 03, 2010, 932 N. Central Park Ave.

09:06 p.m., June 14, 2010, 6922 S. Vernon Ave.

02:14 a.m., July 05, 2010, 128 N. Leamington Ave.

03:45 p.m., July 07, 2010, 6120 S. Racine Ave.

12:45 p.m., July 08, 2010, 111 West 75th St.

12:27 a.m., October 10, 2010, 846 E. 89th St.

08:45 p.m., October 13, 2010, 3950 N. Marmora Ave.

05:27 p.m., October 31, 2010, 3201 S. Damen Ave.

04:58 p.m., November 22, 2010, 5852 S. Western Ave.

08:31 p.m., December 04, 2010, 8139 S. Ashland Ave.

01:52 a.m., January 01, 2011, 834 E. 79th St

10:10 p.m., January 28, 2011, 2233 S. Kolin Ave.

05:49 p.m., February 26, 2011, 1500 W. Devon Ave.

12:26 a.m., March 09, 2011, 6949 S. Halsted St.

02:54 p.m., March 12, 2011, 7042 S. St. Lawrence Ave.

10:43 p.m., April 08, 2011, 8128 S. Maryland Ave.

08:30 p.m., April 18, 2011, 6308 S. Ashland Ave.

12:58 a.m., May 17, 2011, 6221 S. Peoria Drive

01:18 a.m., May 30, 2011, 2057 N. Kostner Ave.

06:15 p.m., May 30, 2011, 6243 S. Vernon Ave.

10:44 p.m., May 31, 2011, 12355 S. Wallace St.

05:51 p.m., June 08, 2011, 3700 W. Washington Blvd.

10:08 p.m., June 17, 2011, 1946 W. 87th St.

03:26 p.m., June 23, 2011, 10300 block of South Trumbull Avenue

11:11 p.m., July 11, 2011, 1765 W. 95th St.

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12:34 a.m., July 17, 2011, 8004 S. Ashland Ave.

09:47 p.m., July 17, 2011, 2942 N. Lotus Ave.

12:58 a.m., July 19, 2011, 9204 S. Justine St.

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10:57 p.m., July 25, 2011, 1007 N Kedvale Ave.

09:08 p.m., August 22, 2011, 4819 N. Central Park Ave.

02:40 a.m., August 26, 2011, 2200 W. Van Buren St.

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05:40 p.m., September 13, 2011, 951 West 73rd St.

10:31 p.m., September 15, 2011, 5339 N. Kedzie Ave.

11:09 p.m., October 01, 2011, 6237 S. Eberhart Ave.

03:47 a.m., November 05, 2011, 1132 N. Ashland Ave.

04:00 a.m., November 27, 2011, 319 W. Erie St.

08:03 p.m., December 11, 2011, 2009 S. Western Ave.

09:48 p.m., February 29, 2012, 3141 W. 26th St.

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11:30 a.m., August 09, 2012, 6304 S. Honore St.

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09:49 p.m., August 29, 2012, 6611 S. Langley Ave.

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12:24 a.m., September 04, 2012, 8919 S. Union Ave.

09:26 p.m., September 09, 2012, 5429 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

10:48 p.m., September 09, 2012, 7941 S. South Shore Drive

08:50 p.m., September 15, 2012, 7658 S. Wolcott Ave.

11:27 p.m., September 23, 2012, 210 N. Lockwood Ave.

02:15 a.m., October 25, 2012, 6700 S. Morgan St.

11:17 p.m., October 28, 2012, 8211 S. Drexel Ave.

07:02 p.m., November 04, 2012, 1151 S. Independence Blvd.

11:45 p.m., November 14, 2012, 7900 S. South Shore Drive

09:40 p.m., November 29, 2012, 3700 S. King Drive

11:09 a.m., December 15, 2012, 1551 W. Garfield Blvd.

11:33 a.m., February 16, 2013, 3905 W. Chicago Ave.

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10:27 p.m., April 28, 2013, 315 S. Leavitt St.

04:18 p.m., May 05, 2013, 1240 S. Independence Blvd.

11:54 p.m., May 14, 2013, 1610 E. 83rd St.

12:29 a.m., June 14, 2013, 4436 N. Mulligan Ave.

10:54 p.m., June 16, 2013, 6610 S. Sangamon St.

01:42 p.m., July 04, 2013, 5645 S. State St.

02:09 a.m., September 07, 2013, 410 E. 63rd St.

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10:42 p.m., September 26, 2013, 1912 S. Morgan St.

09:42 p.m., September 30, 2013, 1335 W. 76th St.

02:30 a.m., May 11, 2014, 2 N. Lotus Ave.

11:26 p.m., May 24, 2014, 7059 S. Racine Ave.

09:02 p.m., July 05, 2014, 7015 S. Wood St.

11:54 p.m., October 23, 2014, 7958 S. Justine St.

    Officer-involved shootings
    Explore the full results of 244 investigations into officer-involved shootings in Chicago.
    http://apps.chicagotribune.com

  • Chump,
    Cruel and racist. Are you a KKK member or just a wannabe?

  • Scientific study confirms what we already knew,
    white people prefer to shoot black people

    "Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old 6th grader in Cleveland, was shot by police in less than two seconds in spite of posing no threat to the officers. Later, he was called a menace.

    "Rekia Boyd, an unarmed...

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    Scientific study confirms what we already knew,
    white people prefer to shoot black people

    "Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old 6th grader in Cleveland, was shot by police in less than two seconds in spite of posing no threat to the officers. Later, he was called a menace.

    "Rekia Boyd, an unarmed and beloved young lady in Chicago, was shot on sight by Officer Dante Servin from his car when he said he believed her boyfriend had a gun. It was a cell phone.

    "Amadou Diallo, a hard-working African immigrant, was shot at 41 times by police on his own doorstep. They claimed he had a gun. It was his wallet.

    "John Crawford, a new dad, picked a toy gun off the shelf of an Ohio Wal-Mart and was talking on a cell phone with his girlfriend when he was shot in less than two seconds by police who had been told he had a real gun. He didn't.

    "Pasadena police repeatedly shot all-state football player Kendrec McDade, killing him. They claimed he not only had a gun, but that they saw and heard him shoot it at them. He was unarmed."

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/09/01/1417335/-Scientific-study-confirms-what-we-already-knew-white-people-prefer-to-shoot-black-people

7 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Police Should Have Warned of Lincoln Park Rapes Earlier, Residents Say

• 12:25 a.m. Aug. 15 in the 100 block of West Goethe Street

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...a public safety seminar in response to the attacks held at DePaul's Cortelyou Commons, 2324 N. Fremont St., Tuesday evening...

• 3:45 a.m. Aug. 9 in the 1900 block of North Bissell Street

• 1:40 a.m. Aug. 20 in the 900 block of West Belden Avenue

Within 24 hours of the community alert, police charged Isidrio Valverde, 40, of the 5000 block of North Sheridan Road in Uptown, in the Aug. 20 incident after people who know him saw a surveillance...

    Police Should Have Warned of Lincoln Park Rapes Earlier, Residents Say
    LINCOLN PARK - Some residents believe Chicago police could've done more to warn people about the recent string of three similar rapes in Lincoln Park - one of them on DePaul University's campus. A suspect has been arrested and charged with the most recent incident.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • If the police issue a warning every time they posses that amount of info the public would become desensitized to warnings.

    Its a tough call these public warnings, must be used as judiciously as possible.

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The Top Five Things to Do in Chicago This Week

9/4–11/30. Free. Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior. poetryfoundation.org

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9/4–9/6. $69–$109. Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph. northcoastfestival.com

9/8–11/8. $48–$88. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand. chicagoshakes.com

9/3–9/6. Free. Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph; Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest

9/3–9/6. Free. Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph; Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. jazzinchicago.org/jazzfest

New Music: The Brooklyn-based percussion trio Tigue, who are cooler than you, are here performing from their new album ‘Peaks’—part psychedelia, part experimentation.9/6 at 8:30. $10. Constellation, 3111 N. Western. constellation-chicago.com

    The Top Five Things to Do in Chicago This Week
    Don't-miss picks for Wednesday, September 2 through September 8, 2015 Festivals: Once an unabashed bro fest, North Coast ups the diversity this year with sets by R&B legend D'Angelo (here's hoping he shows up) and nu-jazz up-and-comer Lili K. Other highlights include hip-hop duo Atmosphere, Alaskan experimentalists Portugal!
    http://www.chicagomag.com

11 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Time Capsules: Early '80s Tigerman Gold Coast Time Capsule Lists for $735K

...burbs, Tigerman was tapped to renovate this Gold Coast unit in the Harry Weese-designed 1100 N Lake Shore Drive tower. According to the listing agent, this particular unit was featured in the July 1983...

    Early '80s Tigerman Gold Coast Time Capsule Lists for $735K
    Whoa. Here's an interesting relic from none other than Chicago's Stanley Tigerman. The noted member of the Chicago Seven made his claim to fame for rebelling against the Miesian brand of modernism and helped usher in a new era of Postmodern architecture.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

11 hours ago

I Left My Wallet on a Wicker Park Bench for 10 Hours - And No One Stole It!

Settling into the bench in front of Ask Nagel Realty at 1919 W. Division St., I put my wallet on top of some newspapers I was intending to read, including last Sunday's New York Times magazine. 

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But instead of reading I stared into space for a few minutes and ate some frozen yogurt I had bought at Starfruit, 1745 W. Division St.

    I Left My Wallet on a Wicker Park Bench for 10 Hours - And No One Stole It!
    WICKER PARK - A wallet stuffed with $27 in cash, credit and gift cards belonging to a Wicker Park woman sat unattended on a bench for 10 hours and was not stolen, it was announced to the mother of the wallet owner and her boss in separate phone calls early Wednesday.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

11 hours ago

Hollywood actor to introduce Judson University inspirational speaker

Vujicic was born without arms and legs due to the rare congenital disorder known as tetra-Amelia syndrome. He will share how he overcame his physical challenges through faith at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at Lindner Fitness Center, 1151 N. State St.

    Hollywood actor to introduce Judson University inspirational speaker
    Hollywood character actor Doug Jones will be at Judson University's Elgin campus in October to introduce World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series inaugural speaker Nick Vujicic. Jones, best known for his portrayal of the Silver Surfer in Marvel's 2007 Superhero flick, "Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer," and Abe Sapien in the "Hellboy" movies, served as a guest speaker during Judson's Imago Film Festival last year.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

13 hours ago

Northerly Island Park opens Friday on Chicago lakefront

855 N. Dearborn, Chicago $1,375,000 Listed on May 13, 2015 This historic three-bedroom, two-and...

    Northerly Island Park opens Friday on Chicago lakefront
    Twelve years after former Mayor Richard M. Daley's "midnight raid" that shut down the small lakefront airstrip called Meigs Field, a new park will open Friday on the southern portion of what is now called Northerly Island, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday. Accompanied by U.S. Sen.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

13 hours ago

Around the Coyote Arts Fest Is Back This Weekend in Wicker Park

...named for the former Coyote Gallery, which was once housed in the Northwest Tower Building, 1608 N. Milwaukee. One of its owners supposedly thought the top of the building looked like a coyote...

...Flat Iron Arts Building is at 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, on the corner of Damen, Milwaukee and North avenues. Festival hours are 6-10pm Friday and 1-5pm Saturday and Sunday. There is...

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The Flat Iron Arts Building is at 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave, on the corner of Damen, Milwaukee and North avenues. Festival hours are 6-10pm Friday...

    Around the Coyote Arts Fest Is Back This Weekend in Wicker Park
    Art Wed Sep 02 2015 More than 30 visiting artists will show their work this weekend at the Around the Coyote arts festival at the Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park. Around the Coyote is a three-day festival celebrating the art and artists of Wicker Park.
    http://gapersblock.com

13 hours ago

Second City classes resume in different venue, clean-up continues

...12:42 p.m. in the kitchen of Adobo Grill, which is located in the 1600-block of North Wells Street.The restaurant occupies the first floor of the 100-year-old building. After the fire...

    Second City classes resume in different venue, clean-up continues
    The Second City Comedy Theater, which was partially destroyed last week by a fire, is moving closer to recovery. Classes are scheduled to resume Wednesday night, but in different locations. The classes will be held downtown at Columbia College and Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy. The Aug.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Updated 14 hours ago

Your Chicago comedy calendar for September 2015

Jen Kirkman at UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave., 8:00 p.m.

“The Interview Show” with Mark Bazer at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 6:30 p.m.

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...the Piper's Alley fire, their debut will be Saturday, September 5 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont at 8:00 p.m. Tickets purchased for Friday will be honored. Stay tuned for...

“National Sketch Writing Month” at Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, Tuesday nights

“Secrets, Lies and Alibis” at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln, 8:00 p.m.

“Chicago Underground Comedy” at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:00 p.m.

“Blessing” at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 10:30 p.m.

“Hideous” at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 8:00 p.m.

“The Social Takeover” at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 8:00 p.m.

“Brass Chuckles Comedy” at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, 8:00 p.m.

“Flabbey at the Abbey” at The Abbey, 3420 W. Grace, 8:30 p.m.

“Comedians You Should Know” at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9:00 p.m.

Jangleheart Circus Comedy Festival (Day 1) at CIC Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park Rd., 7:00 p.m.– 1:00 a.m.

Marty DeRosa at The Comedy Bar, 500 N. LaSalle, 8:00 p.m.

"Just Dickin' Around" All Ladies Showcase at Hydrate, 3458 N. Halsted, 8:30 p.m.

“Stand Up Stand Up” at The Crocodile, 1540 N. Milwaukee, 9:00 p.m.

Anthony Bonazzo at WIP Theater, 6670 N. Northwest Highway, 10:00 p.m.

“Paper Machete” at Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway, 3:00 p.m.

Kellye Howard’s “UNmarried: The Naked Truth” at the Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted, 7:30 p.m.

“Blackout Diaries” at High Hat Club, 1920 W. Irving Park Rd., 8:00 p.m.

Pat Brown at Jokes and Notes, 4641 S. King Drive, 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

Comedy of Chicago presents “The Show” at Henry’s Chicago, 18 W. Hubbard, 8:00 p.m.

Alex Thomas at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West, 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Michael Blackson at the Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Dr., 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

“The Comedy Bowl” at Diversey River Bowl, 2211 W. Diversey, 8:00 p.m.

“Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Music Box Theater, 3733 N. Southport, Midnight

“Sylvia” creator, Nicole Hollander at North Center Senior Center, 4040 N. Oakley, 10:00 a.m.

Kelsie Huff teaches “Memoir(ish): Telling True Stories at StoryStudio, 4043 N. Ravenswood, 6:30 p.m.

“Essay Fiesta” at The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln, 7:00 p.m.

“Comedy Sportz” at The Comedy Sportz Theater, 929 W. Belmont, 8:00 p.m.

“Stage Fright: Unprepared, Blanking and Sketching as We Go” at the Public House Theater, 3914 N. Clark St., 8:00 p.m.

Pete Holmes and Kyle Kinane at Chicago Magazine Culture Festival, 610 S. Michigan Ave., 5:00 p.m.

“Simmer Brown” Showcase at Bughouse Theater, 1910 W. Irving Park Rd., 8:00 p.m.

Neil Hamburger with Major Entertainer Mike H at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport, 10:00 p.m.

    Your Chicago Comedy Calendar for September 2015
    At the top of my list this month is the return of the Defiant Thomas Brothers. Their reunion was the comedy news of the summer. Opening night was to be at Second City this Friday, September 4, but due to the Piper's Alley fire, their debut will be Saturday, September 5 at Stage 773, 1225...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

15 hours ago

Genealogy gold mine: Millions of wills now online

855 N. Dearborn, Chicago $1,375,000 Listed on May 13, 2015 This historic three-bedroom, two-and...

    Genealogy gold mine: Millions of wills now online
    Thousands of amateur genealogists who fantasize about being left a fortune by a distant relative can now get a reality check. Starting Wednesday, upward of 100 million wills written over the last three centuries will be posted to Ancestry.com, the popular genealogical search engine.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

15 hours ago

Northerly Island Park: Beguiling lakefront landscape justifies Daley raid

855 N. Dearborn, Chicago $1,375,000 Listed on May 13, 2015 This historic three-bedroom, two-and...

    Northerly Island Park: Beguiling lakefront landscape justifies Daley raid
    A dozen years after Mayor Richard M. Daley carried out the infamous "midnight raid" that shut down the small lakefront airport called Meigs Field, the question lingers: Did the end justify the means? A beguiling landscape that opens to the public Friday at the southern end of the former airport provides a persuasive answer.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

42 hours ago

Updated 19 hours ago

Milwaukee Avenue 'Hipster Highway' Gets City's 1st Bike Lanes With End Caps

When asked if there are still plans to extend protected lanes on Milwaukee north of Division Street, Claffey said, "As Milwaukee Avenue is Chicago's busiest street for bicycling, CDOT will continue to evaluate opportunities to make it safer and more comfortable for people bicycling."

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Sarah Caldwell, who lives in a condo building along the 800 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and has been a member of the city's Divvy bike share program for two years, said she welcomes the new curbside bike lanes even if the lanes are confusing at first.

    Milwaukee Avenue 'Hipster Highway' Gets City's 1st Bike Lanes With End Caps
    RIVER WEST - A curbside bike lane and "buffer-protected lanes" were among safety improvements added last week to a busy stretch of Milwaukee Avenue dubbed the "Hipster Highway" for the droves of commuting cyclists who use the corridor.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

  • That's fine and all but can they do something to make the bicyclists actually stop at the south east bound stop light at Milwaukee and Elston? I have almost been hit several times when using the cross walk while the white crosswalk symbol on. Perhaps i'm not doing it right....

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    That's fine and all but can they do something to make the bicyclists actually stop at the south east bound stop light at Milwaukee and Elston? I have almost been hit several times when using the cross walk while the white crosswalk symbol on. Perhaps i'm not doing it right.
    If anything can they at least yield? I get it when no one is around go through all the stops you like when on a bike. But geez when there's traffic and pedestrians show some traffic law courtesy. Or just common courtesy.

19 hours ago

Parking Meters Go Up At Unemployment Office And 'Everyone Got a Ticket'

The 2000 block of West Division Avenue in the 1st Ward also got new parking meters in April.

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On Aug. 26 the pay boxes were installed outside of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, 715 E. 47th St., and the neighboring One Hope United adoption agency.

The 4700 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue also got parking meters on Aug. 26, in front of a new Walmart, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Save-A-Lot.

...The meters were installed in response to new retail that has emerged at Cottage Grove and 47th Street — namely the Walmart grocery store,” said Prentice Butler, a spokesman for Burns’ 4th Ward office...

Ald. Toni Foulkes (15th) also asked that three parking spaces from 1605-1609 W. 45th Street become metered in January.

Parking meters were moved in the 11th Ward from South Union Avenue between Liberty and 14th streets to the 800 block of West Maxwell Street in April.

    Parking Meters Go Up At Unemployment Office And 'Everyone Got a Ticket'
    KENWOOD - Crews installed Kenwood's first parking meters last week in front of an unemployment office, and it took little time for the meters to nab violators. On Aug. 26 the pay boxes were installed outside of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, 715 E. 47th St., and the neighboring One Hope United adoption agency.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

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