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Edgewater Shooting Ends At Foster/Sheridan

Tonight shortly before 9pm, a 42-year-old man was shot several times in Edgewater. The shooting occurred on Kenmore between Berwyn and Balmoral. Witnesses reported hearing shots and seeing a dark blue Mercedes speeding away from theShow More Summary

"We Are Uptown Proud!"

The Uptown Chamber has come up with a fun video celebrating the businesses and pride that Uptown has. Check it out at -- and see what discounts and freebies are available this Pride Weekend, too.

More Words of Love on Sheridan

click to enlarge and read the messages It started with Alchemia Art of Hair, who invited the public to write messages of pride, love, and support on the sidewalk outside the shop at 5009 N Sheridan. Now the trend has moved slightly north, with the wall and sidewalk at 5050 N Sheridan full of messages proclaiming love. Show More Summary

Lakeview Pantry Holds Open House Today To Show Off New Space

Lakeview Pantry, which has served the public for 46 years and is Chicago's largest food pantry, has moved to a new home just steps from Uptown, at 3945 N Sheridan (across from the Red Line station). They are rightly proud of their new location, which doubles the size of their previous space. Show More Summary

Man Charged With Attempted Sexual Assault At Pizza Hut

The attacker would not cooperate until police let him finish his beer. [ more › ]

'Hoop Dreams' Still Rings True In Chicago, More Than 20 Years Later

Basketball has changed, but poverty in Chicago isn't much different. (You can see for yourself on TV tonight.) [ more › ]

Detailed Stewart School Conversion Plans Surface With 64 Residential Units

If there is still any doubt that the Broadway and Wilson corridor is going to be unrecognizable in a few years, here is yet another planned development we heard about a few months ago, now in greater detail. Ald. Cappleman has also issued a letter of support to the city to make Stewart School a Chicago landmark. Show More Summary

Parking Restrictions This Week Due to Wrigley Concerts, Pride Parade

There are a lot of great events happening during the next ten days, but if you park your vehicle on the street in Uptown, you'll want to be sure it's not going to be towed, because parking restrictions are on the horizon. The concert restrictions on Irving Park and Clark begin TODAY at 2pm. Show More Summary

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Woman Outside Starbucks

The woman was an innocent bystander, leaving a Starbucks just south of a police station. [ more › ]

Chicago Isn't Getting The Lucas Museum

Rahm: "Chicago's loss will be another city's gain." [ more › ]

Is ESPN honoring a principled football team or should it mind its own business?

Here's a postscript to last fall's troubles at the University of Missouri. It's also a prelude to this fall's presidential election. You might not recall many of the details of those troubles, but chances are the name of Melissa Click rings a bell.…

Rahm, Prolific Swearer, Is Indignant About Swearing In City Council

It wasn't even real swearing that Rahm was mad about. He made a BFD about "BFD." [ more › ]

23 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

We're PROUD to be in Chicago this weekend. The 47th Annual Pride Parade is Sunday and there's many more music, shopping and street festivals to hit up. [ more › ]

Illinois Made $9M In License Plate Late Fees After Ending Renewal Reminders

It really pays to do nothing. The state has saved millions on reminder postage, too. [ more › ]

Juliette Binoche's Stellar Performance Elevates A Gimmicky Plot In 'L'Attesa'

This film, showing at the Gene Siskel Center starting tonight, is worth seeing for Binoche's performance, but not for a realistic look at human behavior. [ more › ]

Victim In Fatal CTA Red Line Stabbing Identified

She was the mother of a young daughter, according to reports. [ more › ]

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