Violence Prevention Efforts Get $2.5 Million Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend, Mayor Brandon Johnson Announces
The $2.5 million in private grants will help hundreds of local groups host "fun, safe" programs for young people this summer across the South and West sides, Johnson said.
New Fulton Market Group Backed By Top Restaurateurs, Developers Wants To Hire Private Security For The Area
Fulton Market's heavy hitters want to hire P4 Security to provide 24-hour patrols in the area at a hefty price tag of $800,000 a year.
Sail Grand Prix Coming To Navy Pier 2 Weeks Before NASCAR Street Race Takes Over Downtown
The high-speed catamaran race featuring teams from around the world returns to Chicago in June. SailGP and NASCAR athletes will take part in a friendly challenge.
Stuck In Traffic? Join The Club. Traffic Is Terrible Everywhere Thanks To Construction, Other Factors, Experts Say
With construction underway on four major roadways, commuters are reporting two-hour travels each way to work.
Plans For 2 Sterling Bay Residential Towers In Fulton Market Move Forward — And Construction Could Start This Year
Phase one for the project includes a 515-foot-tall residential building with 361 units — 72 of them affordable, officials said.
Malibu Barbie Cafe Pop-Up Opening June In West Loop
The pop-up inspired by '70s Malibu California, Barbie colors and retro glam will run June 7-Sept. 15.
Nisos Restaurant Rebranding As Mediterranean Steakhouse With A Nightlife Lounge
Nisos closed earlier this month after less than a year in Fulton Market. Now called Nisos Prime, it will serve dishes from France, Greece, Italy and Spain, and include feature a 2,000-square-foot lounge for nightlife and private events.
Summery Cocktail Bar Estereo Opens Second Location In Fulton Market — Estereo FM
The Fulton Market location will also serve coffee in the mornings and empanadas from Cafe Tola.
Brandon Johnson Pledges To Reopen Mental Health Clinics, Push Progressive Change At Inaugural Address
“Some say we have to wait 20 years for the efforts to take dividends. I don’t believe that. We can change the lives of people in Chicago right now,” Johnson said at his inauguration.
Unemployment On The Rise For Chicago’s Black Youth, New Study Finds
Community leaders are pushing for more funding and employment opportunities in the city and state to keep youth safe and out of trouble.
Here’s What Bally’s Chicago Casino Will Look Like, Final Renderings Show
The casino will have a boxier design and fewer windows, and its facade has changed from the original plans.
Daley Plaza’s Farmers Market And Summer Food Truck Festival Return This Month
Customers will be able to buy fresh produce, flowers, prepared foods and Chicago-made products at the popular farmers market.
The Bellevue, Replacing Tavern On Rush, Opens Monday After Multimillion-Dollar Overhaul
"I want them to say, 'Wow, this is nothing like it was. Holy cow, it's changed dramatically,'" owner Jim Banks said.
Feeling Lucky? Bally’s Opens School To Train Dealers For Chicago Casino: ‘I Love The Controlled Chaos’
More than 100 students have completed eight weeks of training for games like blackjack, craps and baccarat. The company will continue lessons through its in-house dealer school until the temporary casino at Medinah Temple opens.
Former Prosecutor, Navy Officer Bill Conway Readies For His Latest Career Pivot As 34th Ward Alderman
The son of a billionaire, Conway thought he was done with politics after losing the 2020 Cook County state’s attorney race. Voters in February proved him wrong.
City Funding Could Help Bring More Affordable Housing To LaSalle Street
More than 1,600 apartments are slated to come to the financial corridor.
Three Chicago Buildings Top List Of Most Endangered Historic Places In Illinois
The annual list includes the Century and Consumers buildings Downtown and the Damen Silos on the South Side.
Chicago’s First Semi-Permanent Tattoo Studio Opens In West Loop
The biodegradable ink from Ephemeral Tattoo can last one to three years before the tattoos fade, according to the company.
Nisos Restaurant In Fulton Market Closes After Less Than A Year
The Mediterranean restaurant opened in July on Randolph Street's Restaurant Row. Leaders said they mutually parted ways with the executive chef and are reevaluating the brand.
New Farmers Market Launches Downtown By Union Station
The Farmer at the Green is Tuesdays at The Green at 320, a 1.5-acre park near Union Station.