A still from UrbanTheater Company's play, "Not For Sale," which starts previews Tuesday evening.Courtesy of Anthony Aicardi

New Play Tackles Humboldt Park Gentrification With True Stories — And Humor

"We're going to talk about the elephant in the room and its going to feel uncomfortable for both parties, but we've got to address it," the artistic director said.

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Oh Deer! Blue Line Service Suspended For Hours As City Removes Injured Animal From Tracks

The shutdown lasted three hours, prompting commuters to find other ways to hoof it home.

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Shots Fired On Logan Square’s Busy Milwaukee Avenue Bar Strip Late Saturday, But No One Injured

"I'm upset, I'm really upset. I don't allow this type of stuff in my establishment," owner of Granero, a bar on the block, said of the shooting.

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Haji Healing Salon Aims To Be ‘Oasis And Sanctuary’ On Bustling 79th Street In Chatham

Aya-Nikole Cook, the salon's owner, hopes her healing and wellness business fills a void on the South Side.