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Rare South American Bird Spotted On Chicago's West Side

CHICAGO -- Bird watchers are flocking to Chicago to catch a glimpse of a rare bird. Two teens spotted what appears to be a White-crested... more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Rare S. American Bird Spotted in Chicago

Bird watchers are flocking to Chicago to catch a glimpse of a rare bird. more

almost 2 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Rare bird spotted in North Lawndale -- 7,000 miles north of home

On a quiet, cool Saturday afternoon in Douglas Park, about a dozen bird watchers stood under a large, bushy tree, peering through binoculars to search its leafy branches for an ornithological version of treasure dropping from the sky. more

almost 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Man stabbed to death in North Lawndale

A 39-year-old man was stabbed to death Thursday in the North Lawndale neighborhood after he fell while running away from his attacker, police said. more

almost 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Doug Ibendahl: Illinois GOP's Money Transfers Demand Some Answers

The Illinois Republican Party's latest financial disclosure report filed with the Illinois State Board of Elections demands some answers from State Party Chairman Pat Brady and other party officials. more

almost 2 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Red Admiral Butterfly Population Exploding

If you keep your eyes open wandering Chicagoland, you may see a solitary apple tree or lilac bush being swarmed by butterflies – dozens, possibly over a hundred butterflies at a time. more

almost 2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Swiping!

Who's swiping in? Who's swiping out? We've seen 011, 016 and 018 named in the comments. What about the units? more

almost 2 years ago | Second City Cop | Permalink

Death of Elgin Marine ‘ultimate’ sacrifice from community

More than 300 Elgin-area residents lined Douglas Avenue on Friday to thank Cpl. Alex Martinez — who was killed in Afghanistan last week — and his family, including his 22-year-old widow, Julianna Martinez, for that sacrifice. more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Was famous stovepipe hat really Abe Lincoln’s?

It bears the floral stamp of an 1850s-era Springfield hatmaker. And it fits a head about 22 inches in circumference — the same as Abraham Lincoln’s hat size. But did this iconic, beaver-fur stovepipe hat really once have a place atop the head of... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Broad Shoulders Brewing Plants Craft Beer Roots In Motor Row

We talked with Frank Lassendrello, brewer and owner of Broad Shoulders Brewing, which plans to open this summer in Motor Row. more

2 years ago | Crains | Permalink

Injured Hammond vet comes home to hero’s welcome

Three months after a roadside bomb killed four of his comrades and left him in a coma, Army Pvt. Douglas Rachowicz finally got to return home as about a hundred people, including friends, family and the Patriot Guard, welcomed him Tuesday afternoon with shouts... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Lagunitas Brewing plans to make Chicago its second city

(Crain's) — The brewery would occupy part of a former Ryerson Inc. steel-processing plant on the city's Southwest Side, space now used primarily by Cinespace Chicago Film Studio. more

2 years ago | Crains | Permalink

ChiArts High School To Take Over Old Malcolm X College Building

Two schools in Chicago will have new homes, thanks to a $251 million renovation and a little shuffling. more

2 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

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