6 hours ago

Lollapalooza is cool but the Newberry Library is the place to be for me

While Lollapalooza is at Grant Park this weekend, the Newberry Library located at 60 West Walton Street in Chicago is hosting its 32nd Annual Book Fair. Each year, authors across the country donate books to this library. The purchase proceeds benefits various programs of interest at Newberry.

    Lollapalooza is cool but the Newberry Library is the place to be for me
    While Lollapalooza is at Grant Park this weekend, the Newberry Library located at 60 West Walton Street in Chicago is hosting its 32nd Annual Book Fair. Each year, authors across the country donate books to this library. The purchase proceeds benefits various programs of interest at Newberry.
    http://www.chicagonow.com

39 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Howdy, Neighbor! Two Construction Crews on Adjacent Plots

The people at 810 North Clark Street aren’t complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That’s because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews.

The people at 810 North Clark Street aren’t complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That’s because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews.

    Howdy, Neighbor! Two Construction Crews on Adjacent Plots
    The people at 810 North Clark Street aren't complaining about the construction noise at 816 North Clark Street, or vice versa. That's because both plots are devoid of residents, and populated only by construction crews. Surely in the history of Chicago construction, it's happened before that two adjacent properties would be under development by different [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

  • Sherian Lazy right now!

    Just where and who are all these rich people coming from to live in ALL the new construction going on in this city? I have never seen so many cranes in the skyline before. Does any thing think that Chicago is filled to the brim with wealthy/rich people that these condos and apts going up at these prices that they will be filled with tenants before they are done building? Talk about greed, Chicago is all about greed and violence any more.

11 hours ago

WATCHDOGS: 18 aldermen avoid hefty property-tax hikes, 5 pay less

Tax increases were even larger on the Gold Coast, including those for a co-op building near Oak Street Beach at 209 E. Lake Shore Dr., where the tax bill topped $3 million, an increase of $939,374.

    WATCHDOGS: 18 aldermen avoid hefty property-tax hikes, 5 pay less
    Three of every four property owners in Chicago have been hit with higher property taxes this year, a Chicago Sun-Times analysis shows - often thousands of dollars more and in some cases in the Loop and surrounding hot neighborhoods twice what they were last year.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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