Artist Tara McPherson in front of a new mural she's working on along the front of the Cards Against Humanity building. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Could Chicago Become U.S. ‘Capital Of Street Art’? After Embarrassing Mistakes, Plan To Save Murals Emerges

Streets and San crews blotted out work by famous artists across the city. Now, an alderman and a city agency are on a mission to celebrate — not erase — such work.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Happy Village Officially Sells For $1.5 Million — But Dive Bar’s Renovation On Hold ‘For One Last Summer’

"We're going to run it as-is for the next six months," said Andrew Miller, one of the bar's new owners. "We're cognizant of the connection people have with this place."

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Why The Chicagoland Chamber Believes Chicago Needs More Megadevelopments

The 34-acre development would include a Millennium Park-like “tabletop” above the existing CTA and lines — plus 20 million square feet of new offices, homes and more.