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Woman shot on 5000 Block of South Drexel Sunday night

...pain. The driver of the vehicle transported the victim to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 2525 S. Michigan Ave with a gunshot wound to the back. The victim was later transferred to Stroger Hospital...

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A 33-year-old woman was shot late Sunday night, Feb. 19, on the 5000 block of S. Drexel Blvd., at 11:52 p.m.

...with a gunshot wound to the back. The victim was later transferred to Stroger Hospital, 1969 W. Ogden Ave., in critical condition...

    Woman shot on 5000 Block of South Drexel Sunday night
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer A 33-year-old woman was shot late Sunday night, Feb. 19, on the 5000 block of S. Drexel Blvd., at 11:52 p.m. The victim was traveling northbound in a black SUV when she heard shots and felt pain. The driver of the vehicle transported the victim to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 2525 S.
    http://hpherald.com

7 hours ago

Bit Bash's Filthy Pixels, Taco Fest 2017, and more things to do in Chicago this week

...U.S. for the first time in 40 years, stopping at Reggie's Rock Club (2105 S. State) tonight. Steve Krakow writes, "the man still has moves, costumes, and a voice so powerful...

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Mon 2/20: To raise money for the ACLU, pop-up diner Saved by the Max (1941 W. North) hosts the Presidents' Day Benefit Dinner with an a la carte dinner menu. 5 PM-midnight

Mon 2/20: During Ladylike, the monthly storytelling show at at Cafe Mustache (2313 N. Milwaukee), femme-identifying and nonbinary performers share stories of their most disgusting moments. 8 PM-midnight

...is America? Come find out at the One-Minute Play Festival at the Den Theatre (1329-1333 N. Milwaukee). This year’s festival features dozens of one-minute plays inspired by the theme "America...

Wed 2/22: Bit Bash hosts Filthy Pixels at Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake), a night filled with new video games—including Lesbian Spider-Queen of Mars and BaraBariBall—plus music from the Cellphones and the Pamphleteers. 7-11 PM

Thu 2/23: The Lincoln Park Zoo (2200 N. Cannon) hosts Hyperception: Illusions for the Senses, a performance by magician and artist Jeanette Andrews focused on heightening the audience's five senses. 7 PM

Thu 2/23: Stand-ups Steven King and Tyler Snodgrass come together to count down the best TRL videos of all time at TRL Live at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). 9 PM

    Bit Bash's Filthy Pixels, Taco Fest 2017, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge Rip away your mittens, your beanies, your down jackets! No longer need your johns be long! The sun has returned, and with it, plenty of things to do this week. Here's some of what we recommend: click to enlarge To raise money for the ACLU, pop-up diner Saved by the Max (1941 W.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

12 hours ago

Meditation Music at Krishna House

Listen to some enchanting meditation music today (Monday, February 20) from 7:30–8.30 p.m. at the Krishna House (3135 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago).

    Meditation Music at Krishna House
    Listen to some enchanting meditation music today (Monday, February 20) from 7:30-8.30 p.m. at the Krishna House (3135 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago). Tasty food will be provided after the event. Tell your friends and spread the word.
    https://iit.edu

14 hours ago

Ameritalia Apparently Closes at 1303 S. Michigan

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Ameritalia Apparently Closes at 1303 S. Michigan

    Ameritalia Apparently Closes at 1303 S. Michigan
    A reader writes: It looks as though Ameritalia on Michigan, just south of 13th has closed. There was no official sign saying so, but as I walked by last night - no lights on, no signage in the windows, and upon looking inside, things were cleared out. Kinda sad but not surprising.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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Chicago Lakeshore Fieldhouse to be Skinned Like a Fish

The Chicago Park District has selected Near North’s STLArchitects to build a new fieldhouse for Williams Park, at 2710 South Dearborn Street on the city’s South Side.

    Chicago Lakeshore Fieldhouse to be Skinned Like a Fish
    The Chicago Park District has selected Near North's STLArchitects to build a new fieldhouse for Williams Park, at 2710 South Dearborn Street on the city's South Side. Williams Park is the dividing line between two historic Chicago neighborhoods: Dearborn Homes and Harold Ickes Homes. Together, most people know the area better as Douglas, or even [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

33 hours ago

#ShotsAroundTheSloop: Low Hanging Frog

Progress at New Park at Prairie and East 21st

    #ShotsAroundTheSloop: Low Hanging Frog
    A blog about the South Loop, Printer's Row, Prairie Avenue, Near South Side, Grant Park, Museum Campus in Chicago.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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New 39-Unit Condo Building Proposed for 18th & State; Is this a Good Sign for Condos in the Sloop?

Episteme Luxury Homes plans a new four-story, 39-unit condo building at 18th and State Street. The proposal for 1802 S. State St. is a less ambitious iteration of a seven-story project Episteme proposed last year.

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...the 1802 S. State project follows on the heels of the 140-unit building at 1345 S. Wabash and is an encouraging sign for the health of the market. However, the biggest test...

...biggest test for the area—a 74-story, 832-foot-tall luxury condominium tower at 1000 S. Michigan Avenue—is yet to come...

    New 39-Unit Condo Building Proposed for 18th & State; Is this a Good Sign for Condos in the Sloop?
    DNAinfo has the scoop on a new 39-unit condo building proposed for the SW corner of 18th and State: Episteme Luxury Homes plans a new four-story, 39-unit condo building at 18th and State Street. The proposal for 1802 S. State St. is a less ambitious iteration of a seven-story project Episteme proposed last year.
    http://www.sloopin.com

  • Mark Kieras Prairie District Resident

    Love the fact that that a developer is choosing to build a condo development since we've seen so many apartment projects of late. But in that location I have concerns units will struggle selling with it up against the 24-7 L-train. Good Luck!

2 days ago

Work on New South Loop School Site to Begin in March

For those with kids or just interested, looks like there is some news on the new South Loop school at 16th and Dearborn (via DNAinfo):

Progress at New Park at Prairie and East 21st

    Work on New South Loop School Site to Begin in March
    A blog about the South Loop, Printer's Row, Prairie Avenue, Near South Side, Grant Park, Museum Campus in Chicago.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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