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Old Town Development Boom Worries Residents: Will 'Hood Lose Its Character?

The same developer is building another seven-story luxury apartment building at 1325 N. Wells St. 

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A six-story, 60-unit building is coming to 227 and 233 W. North Ave., according to Crain's Chicago Business. The project's developer, JAB Real Estate, didn't respond to a request for comment.

...250-unit development with 85 parking spaces replacing the historic Noble Horse Theatre building at 1410 N. Orleans St.; a 13-story boutique hotel at the site of O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar, 1528...

...St.; a 13-story boutique hotel at the site of O'Brien's Restaurant & Bar, 1528 N. Wells St.; and a 10-story luxury condo building at North Avenue and Clark Street...

    As Developments In Quaint Old Town Mount, Community Fears Loss Of Character
    OLD TOWN - As development continues in Old Town at a "furious pace," some residents and community leaders are worried about the future of the quaint neighborhood and don't feel like their voices are being heard.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • d3 NOH

    The ultimate "flyover neighborhood".

  • Steve Jovan Public Policy

    d3 must be from a community where the properties are less expensive and less exclusive.
    Only the Gold Coast has a higher per capita income and education!

Apr 21

Updated 2 hours ago

Cash-Only Still Rules At These Chicago Bars And Restaurants

Rainbo Club, 1150 N. Damen Ave.

The Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave.

Authentaco, 1141 N. Ashland Ave.

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Billy Goat, 430 N. Michigan Ave. (and other locations)

Tufano's Vernon Park Tap, 1073 W. Vernon Park Place

BIG & little's Restaurant, 860 N. Orleans St.

L and L Tavern, 3207 N. Clark St.

Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway Ave.

Tweet, 5020 N. Sheridan Road

Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan Road

Taste of Lebanon, 1509 W. Foster Ave.

Mr. Beef on Orleans, 666 N. Orleans St.

Nuevo Leon, 1515 W. 18th St. (temporarily closed due to a fire)

Valois, 1518 E. 53rd St.

Carol's Pub, 4659 N. Clark St.

Irazu, 1865 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Calumet Fisheries, 3259 E. 95th St.

Fatso's Last Stand, 2258 W. Chicago Ave.

Lawrence Fish Market, 3914 W. Lawrence Ave.

Parts and Labor, 2700 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Bullhead Cantina, 1143 N. California Ave.

L'Patron Tacos, 2815 W. Diversey Ave.

Andy's Thai Kitchen, 946 W. Wellington Ave.

Schaller's Pump, 3714 S. Halsted St.

Sultan's Market, 2057 W. North Ave.

Farraguts, 5240 N. Clark St.

Feed, 2803 W. Chicago Ave.

Boiler Room, 2210 N. California Ave.

Red Hot Ranch, 2072 N. Western Ave.

Johnny O's Hot Dogs, 946 W. 35th St.

Richard's Bar, 491 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Flying Saucer, 1123 N. California Ave.

New York Delicatessen, 2921 N. Clark St.

Friar Tuck, 3010 N. Broadway

Sportsman's Club, 948 N. Western Ave.

Podhalanka, 1549 W. Division St.

Whirlaway, 3224 W. Fullerton Ave.

Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted St.

Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St.

Bernice's Tavern, 3238 S. Halsted St.

Cozy Noodles & Rice, 3456 N. Sheffield Ave.

Reno, 2607 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern, 2600 W. Iowa St.

Chilam Balam, 3023 N. Broadway

The Chipp Inn, 832 N. Greenview Ave.

The Old Town Ale House, 219 W. North Ave.

Nicky's Hot Dogs, 6142 S. Archer Ave.

Parisi's Drive-in, 6216 W. 63rd St.

Zakopane, 1734 W. Division St.

Sky-Ride Tap, 105 W. Van Buren St.

The Barrel, 2015 S. Damen Ave.

Baby Atlas, 3101 N. Sheffield Ave. (bar under Matilda)

Bob Inn, 2609 W. Fullerton Ave.

    Big Star Dropped Its Cash-Only Policy, But Many City Spots Are Holding Out
    CHICAGO - Big Star might have ditched its cash-only policy, but the city still has a lot of holdouts. The restaurant made the big switch and started accepting credit cards because guests wanted the change, technology has advanced and Big Star needed to move forward with the neighborhood, said Kim Lyons, a spokeswoman for Big Star.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • amazing how they have ATM's in their business...Wonder how much they get when a customer uses them? Most people NEVER carry cash anymore. Sign of the times....

  • Too many drunk bros ring up huge bills on their credit cards, then call the credit card company yo dispute the bill and the bar gets stiffed. I know a couple bars that stopped taking cards for this reason

5 hours ago

Sunday picks: Enjoy Bernstein, Mahler at ESO

Like Rats, Disrotted, Staring Problem, Mexican Werewolf: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. Metal. $8. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

    Sunday picks: Enjoy Bernstein, Mahler at ESO
    Conductor Andrew Grams leads the Elgin Symphony Orchestra for its season-ending concert titled "Composers Unleashed: Bernstein & Mahler" this weekend at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. $30-$60. (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1 Join skilled birders on a two-hour walk to spot songbirds during the Spring Bird Walk at the Edward L.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 06/26/2016 ERECTION STARTS: 4/29/2016, ERECTION ENDS: 5/19/2016. 1-115X107 TENT FOR THE STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY EVENT ON MAY 14, 2016. PARTYTIME-HDO PRODUCTIONS, INC. ** CONDITIONAL APPROVAL ** SELF-CERTIFICATION PERMIT ** AOR/SE CERTIFICATION OF INPSECTION REQUIRED.

    1700 N. Halsted St. Issued April 29, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    CORRECTION OF VIOLATIONS

    950 N. Michigan Ave. Issued April 29, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    MONTHLY MAINTENANCE PERMIT FOR MAY 2016.

    1909 N. Clifton Ave. Issued April 29, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for scaffolding

    ERECT 1 WERNER ALUMINUM PLANK SCAFFOLD FROM 5/1/2016 TO 5/1/2017.

    1264 N. Schick Pl. Issued April 29, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    work in condo unit #1001: conutertops. millwork. hardwood flooring.tile. cabinets. trim. replace plumbing in kitchen & bathrooms in same location. replace drywall in same location. repair (skimcoat only) concrete floor under existing tile in bathroon only. electrical on separate permit. closing up 2-doorways in-between a closet & bedroom & betweem a bedroom & kitchen. moving a doorway from 1 side of mech. closet to the other (no work to fireplace)

    179 E. Lake Shore Dr. Issued April 29, 2016 Comment
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18 hours ago

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center graded "A" in safety

For the sixth consecutive reporting period, Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W. Division St., has received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from Leapfrog Group for providing the highest quality care to their patients. 

    Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center graded "A" in safety
    For the sixth consecutive reporting period, Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W. Division St., has received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from Leapfrog Group for providi
    http://oururbantimes.com

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