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Ken Griffin, Illinois’ Richest Man, Moving Citadel Headquarters To Miami

Around 300 Citadel employees are expected to move to the Miami headquarters within a year. The company will still maintain its Downtown Chicago office.


Man Shot In River North Robbery Attempt, Police Say

A 26-year-old man was shot in the wrist a man approached and demanded his belongings, leading to a "physical struggle," police said.

Near North Side, River North

TikTok-Famous Kong Dog Opening In Lincoln Park — And Giving Away 200 Korean-Style Corn Dogs

The Korean-style corn dog spot has made waves online for specialty corn dogs, including ones coated in cereal and Hot Cheetos.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Ed Paschke Art Center To Reopen In Jefferson Park Next Year

The reopening of the Ed Paschke Art Center, which has been closed since March 2020, is part of the anticipated Northside Cultural District planned for Jefferson Park's downtown area.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Portage Park Man Charged With Shooting US Marshal, Police Dog To Appear In Court

The shooting led to officers sealing off a commercial strip in Portage Park for hours earlier this month.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Pilsen Alderman And Wife Welcome Triplets

Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez and his wife, Loreen Targos, welcomed Rumiñahui, Killari and Atziri, the 25th Ward's newest residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

‘Walking Man’s’ Condition Improves Nearly 1 Month After Attacker Set Him On Fire

Joseph Kromelis, 75, has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Stroger Hospital as he continues to recover from burns authorities thought would kill him.


Jack’s Wicker Park Opens Next Week, Merging ‘Classic’ French Dishes With Approachable Neighborhood Atmosphere

The restaurant will serve French staples, including escargot and steak frites, while also offering burgers and other fare. The space was formerly home to a Pizano's.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ald. Tunney ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Pride Parade Security, Wants More Officers, He Tells Top Cop

Ald. Tom Tunney asked Supt. David Brown for more officers at Sunday's Pride Parade, which he said could be the largest in Chicago history.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

‘Bryn Mawrket’ Will See Young Artists, Fashion Designers And Entrepreneurs Take Over Edgewater’s Bryn Mawr Avenue Friday

More than 40 young artists and business owners will pop up on the street and in vacant stores for a festival to revitalize the Bryn Mawr business corridor.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Homeless Shelter, Now Operating In Motel, Hopes To Open Men’s Shelter On Clark Street

North Side Housing and Supportive Services has run a men's shelter since 1984, most recently in a Rogers Park motel. It is looking to establish a 72-bed shelter in the neighborhood.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Sawyer Pushes Youth Activists’ Peace Book Ordinance Amid Summer Violence: ‘We Want Long-Term Solutions’

Good Kids Mad City's plan calls for 2 percent of the Chicago Police Department budget to be reallocated to create neighborhood commissions that promote peace and safety.


After Shooting At North Avenue Beach Party, Alderperson Suggests Adding Metal Detectors, Private Security To Area

Another party at the Lincoln Park beach left one man critically wounded. Officers were injured while trying to stop a fight during another incident at the party.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

As Complaints Of Late Trains And Missing Buses Mount, City Officials Call For Hearing On ‘Deteriorated’ CTA Service

On the Blue Line, the CTA is only running 50-55 percent of its scheduled trains. "People are no longer able to trust that this vital public service going to get them where they need to go on time," Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa said.


Washington Park Apartments Coming Near Green Line Stop, With More Housing, Data Center Pitched For Near South Side

The 49-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space would be one block away from the 51st Street Green Line station.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Family-Owned Jefferson Park Gelato Shop Ix-Chel Reopens For Summer

Ix-Chel serves more than 30 flavors of gelato and now offers banana splits and ice cream sundaes. A food menu could be coming soon.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

2,200 Apartments, Hotel Proposed For River West Salvation Army Site Near Bally’s Casino

Fulton Market-based Shapack Partners has hatched a plan to redevelop the site after buying the Salvation Army campus for $25 million.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Celebrate The South Shore Nature Sanctuary’s 20th Birthday Saturday With Performances, Scavenger Hunts And Vegan Treats

The South Shore Nature Sanctuary is "a wonderful place to interact with time on a different scale — natural time instead of city time," its volunteer steward said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Pride South Side Returning With Parties, Family-Friendly Activities And More For LGBTQ Pride

Pride South Side celebrates Pride Month with a variety of activities, including a mini ball and dance party. It runs July 1-3.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

This Weekend In Logan Square: Palmer Square Art Fair, Neighborhood Yard Sale And Music Fest

The Logan Square Arts Festival and an art fair in Palmer Square are among this weekend's events.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
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