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Petition: Preserve evidence of CPS teacher’s bathroom videotaping

The teacher alleges she was illegally recorded in a bathroom of Ogden International School, 24 W. Walton, by a camera set up by Elliot Nott, who taught kindergarten through fifth grade.

    Petition: Preserve evidence of CPS teacher's bathroom videotaping
    A Chicago Public Schools teacher filed an emergency petition to preserve evidence against another teacher who is accused of videotaping people in a Gold Coast school's bathroom. The teacher, identified as Jane Doe, filed the motion to preserve evidence Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

23 hours ago

Old Town building to be leveled for new apartment development

...less old as the demolition of a three-story building at the southwest corner of North Avenue and Wieland Street has been OK’d by the city of Chicago. Previously the home of Tipre Hardware...

...Previously the home of Tipre Hardware store and 24 apartments, the structures spanning 227 to 233 W. North are coming down to make way for a new six-story, mixed-use development from...

...A similarly-sized 69-unit apartment building from Sedgwick Properties is already under construction at 437 W. North, replacing a long-existing surface parking lot. Space Architects + Planners The JAB Real Estate development...

...long-existing surface parking lot. Space Architects + Planners The JAB Real Estate development slated for 227-233 W. North Ave.

    Old Town building to make way for new apartments
    Previously the home of Tipre Hardware store and 24 apartments, the two- and three-story structures spanning 227 to 233 W. North are coming down to make way for a new six-floor, mixed-use development .
    http://chicago.curbed.com

25 hours ago

Ex maestro que ocultó una cámara en un baño tenía antecedentes, aún así fue contratado por CPS

Elliott Nott, 41, fue detenido dos semanas después de que una cámara se encontrara en un cuarto de baño en la Ogden International School, 24 W. Walton St. (Policía de Chicago)

    Ex maestro que ocultó una cámara en un baño tenía antecedentes, aún así fue contratado por CPS
    CHICAGO - El distrito de Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS), dijo que está revisando sus prácticas de contratación después que un ex profesor con condenas por vagancia, acecho y husmear a través de ventanas ajenas, fue acusado de ocultar una cámara en un baño de la escuela, la cual grabó al menos a un estudiante.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

26 hours ago

Quality of WorkLife (QWL) Second City Comedy Club Outing

Second City is located at 1616 North Wells Street in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. Tickets will be $20 each.

    Quality of WorkLife (QWL) Second City Comedy Club Outing
    The Quality of WorkLife committee is looking to purchase tickets to The Second City's 104th Revue: " Fool Me Twice, Déjà Vu," playing Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 8 p.m. Second City is located at 1616 North Wells Street in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood. Tickets will be $20 each.
    https://iit.edu

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Progress Being Made at North and Park in Old Town

301 West North under construction (Courtesy of Joe Zekas/YoChicago)

    Progress Being Made at North and Park in Old Town
    It was just a few months ago that we told you about plans for the surface parking lot at 301 West North Avenue in Old Town. Sedgwick Development put together designs to turn the lot into a mid-rise residential building with a nice quasi-turreted corner facing northeast. So where are they now?
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

42 hours ago

Fish fry fundraiser Sunday to turn Elgin historic home into public building

The Nancy Kimball House, an 1846 cobblestone building at 302 W. Chicago St., has been vacant since the city bought it in 2009. By then, the 1,500...

    Fish fry fundraiser Sunday to turn Elgin historic home into public building
    After having fallen into disrepair, a historic house on Elgin's near west side is being revived by plans to turn it into a public space for residents and community groups. The Nancy Kimball House, an 1846 cobblestone building at 302 W. Chicago St., has been vacant since the city bought it in 2009.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

44 hours ago

Enredos de amor o ‘Love Knots’

La última función de esta segunda temporada de “Love Knots” será este 29 de septiembre a las 8:30 p.m. The Beat Lounge  se localiza en el 230 W. North Ave. El precio de los boletos es de $13.

    Enredos de amor o 'Love Knots'
    CHICAGO_ Dieciséis cápsulas o mini obras integran la puesta en escena "Love Knots", adaptación de la obra "AMORatados" del mexicano Víctor Salinas, y que se presenta en una segunda temporada en The Beat Lounge.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

46 hours ago

California investor pays $37 million for West Loop, River North loft offices

Shopoff Realty Investments on Sept. 23 bought the buildings at 224 N. Des Plaines St. in the West Loop and 900 N. Franklin St. in River North for $37.5 million, or about $220 per square foot, from a venture of Chicago-based real estate investment firm R2, said R2 Managing Principal Matt Garrison.

Earlier in 2014, before Goldman Sachs recapitalized the buildings, marketing firm AgencyEA paid $4.6 million for the four-story building at 920 N. Franklin St. that South Street had acquired with the connected 900 N. Franklin structure in 2012.

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
    https://home.chicagobusiness.com

47 hours ago

CPS Teacher Charged With Hiding Camera In Bathroom Had Peeping Tom History

...activated video camera in a bathroom at Ogden's east campus in the Gold Coast, 24 W. Walton St....

    CPS Teacher Charged With Hiding Camera In Bathroom Had Peeping Tom History
    DOWNTOWN - The Ogden International School teacher charged with hiding a camera in a school bathroom was hired by Chicago Public Schools despite a repeated history of prowling and playing Peeping Tom, prosecutors say.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

Eat, Drink & Be Entertained: 3 Great Theaters with Equally Great Bars

230 W. North Ave.

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1700 N. Halsted St.

1501 N. Kingsbury St

    Eat, Drink & Be Entertained: 3 Great Theaters with Equally Great Bars
    Imagine the perfect night in Chicago: a tasty meal, great drinks, wonderful conversation and a captivating show to top it off. Now imagine doing all of that in one place. Sounds too good to be true, right? Not in this city.
    http://www.choosechicago.com

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The Newberry Library’s ‘Creating Shakespeare’ highlights the writer’s ongoing legacy

60 W. Walton

    The Newberry Library's 'Creating Shakespeare' highlights the writer's ongoing legacy
    Even though William Shakespeare never set foot in Chicago, the writer's influence has long been palpable in the city, and the Newberry Library has the collection to prove it.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

2 days ago

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

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

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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

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

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

2 days ago

The Chicago History Museum, Zanies, and more places to watch tonight's presidential debate

Chicago History Museum A screening of Lincoln's Undying Words, followed by a panel discussion with political strategist Kitty Kurth and a debate viewing party. 6 PM, 1601 N. Clark, 312-642-4600, chicagohistory.org, $10, $5 for CHM or WBEZ members and students.

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DS Tequila Company Debate screening and half-priced food. 7 PM, 3352 N. Halsted St., 773-697-9127, dstequila.com.

Jaks Tap Debate screening and Clinton fund-raiser with open bar and food. 7 PM, 901 W. Jackson, 312-666-1700, jakstap.com, $20.16-$100 towards the Hillary Victory Fund.

Logan Center for the Arts 6 PM reception, 7 PM viewing program, 915 E 60th, 773-702-2787, politics.uchicago.edu, free.

Museum of Broadcast Communications Young Professionals Board Debate screening with complimentary drinks. 7:30, 360 N. State, 312-245-8200, museum.tv, $10 suggested donation.

Saint Xavier University Q&A with local politicians and debate viewing at McGuire Hall in the Warde Academic Center. 7:30 PM, 3700 W. 103rd, 773-298-3000, sxu.edu, free.

Sidetrack Chicago LGBTQ for Hillary viewing party. 7 PM-2 AM, 3349 N. Halsted, 773-477-9189, sidetrackchicago.com, $45-$500 towards the Hillary Victory Fund.

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse Debate screening and discounted food. 8 PM, 324 S. Racine, 312-623-0776, wiseowlchicago.com, free.

    The Chicago History Museum, Zanies, and more places to watch tonight's presidential debate
    click to enlarge This election cycle's first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton occurs on Monday, September 26, exactly 56 years after Kennedy and Nixon sat down at the CBS Studio in Chicago to be televised, pioneering the use of the broadcast medium for the event.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

3 days ago

Video tour – apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border

Step outside Chestnut Place, 8 W Chestnut, and you experience the exhilaration of a vibrant location on the border of the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods.

    Video tour - apartments on the Gold Coast / River North border
    Step outside Chestnut Place, 8 W Chestnut, and you experience the exhilaration of a vibrant location on the border of the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods. There's an abundance of shopping, dining, nightlife and charming small parks nearby. Chestnut Place apartments are attractively-priced for the location.
    http://yochicago.com

3 days ago

Eat, Drink and Be Entertained: Three Great Theaters with Equally Great Bars

230 W. North Ave.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

1700 N. Halsted St.

1501 N. Kingsbury St

    Eat, Drink and Be Entertained: Three Great Theaters with Equally Great Bars
    Imagine the perfect night in Chicago: a tasty meal, great drinks, wonderful conversation and a captivating show to top it off. Now imagine doing all of that in one place. Sounds too good to be true, right? Not in this city.
    http://www.choosechicago.com

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Updated 3 days ago

Affordable workforce housing apartments at new luxury tower

Xavier’s keystone location at 625 W Division St affords residents quick access to the best of the Old Town, Gold Coast, River North, Lincoln Park, Bucktown, Wicker Park, East Village, River West and West Loop neighborhoods.

    Affordable workforce housing apartments at new luxury tower
    Xavier, an exciting new apartment tower across from Target at the edge of Old Town, has a limited number of apartments set aside as workforce housing at affordable rents. Eligible studios rent for $1,595 a month, 1-bedrooms for $1,710 and 2-bedrooms for $2,052. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
    http://yochicago.com

3 days ago

Where To Watch The Clinton V. Trump Debate In Chicago

• 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.

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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.

• 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.

• 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 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

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