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Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois)

A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago
A Bridgeport address has become one of the most coveted on the South Side. The sound of condo and townhouse construction competes with the serenity of its tree-lined streets. Read more about Bridgeport, Chicago « Show less

Top Bridgeport (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

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  • Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide

    Death of prominent businessman, and fed informant, ruled suicide
    In the tightknit Bridgeport neighborhood where he grew up, Michael DiFoggio was known simply as "Bird," a gregarious, hard-drinking plumbing contractor who parlayed political connections into success as a real estate developer. Through the years,...
  • Graduate students create cultural criticism journal

    Graduate students create cultural criticism journal
    Ever since The Baffler left town and Stop Smiling ceased publication, Chicago's small-press scene has been on life support. Now, an indie journal of cultural criticism is poised to fill the void. -------------------- This piece first ran in...
  • Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport

    Authorities: Police kill knife-wielding man in Bridgeport
    A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who was waving a butcher knife during a domestic disturbance in a Bridgeport home early Friday morning, authorities said. Felix Valdez, 44 was shot around 1:10 a.m. in his apartment in the 3200 block of...
  • The monk's life — for a day or two

    The monk's life — for a day or two
    In early December I stumbled on what may be the largest breakfast in Chicago. It didn't come with a flashy, down-home title, like the "Monster Truck Driver Combo" or the "Peterbilt Protein Pile-up." Instead it was served to me in near silence, by two...
  • Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?

    Why Make It So Hard For Paul Vallas To Help Bridgeport Schools?
    It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...
  • Judge Orders Superintendent Out

    A judge has ordered Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas removed from office in a decision issued Friday that the city's mayor said he plans to appeal immediately.     Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in her decision that Vallas, who has...
  • Developer Notes

    Developer Notes
    Custom ranch models open in Williams Bay, Wis. Gerstad has completed a new furnished ranch model at Bailey Estates in Williams Bay, Wis. This new Bay View ranch plan at Bailey Estates offers 1,740 square-feet of stair-free living space for $214,990....
  • Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind

    Rooftop terraces offer a place to unwind
    After moving to an apartment in the four-story Greenview Place building in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood in February, Burton Nelson thought he had lost a link to the great outdoors. No longer could he walk out his door to his yard. But Greenview...
  • Joy of dining helps make and keep friends

    Joy of dining helps make and keep friends
    Preston Morefield was about 26 years old and a new lineman for ComEd when his supervisor suggested he climb a 65-foot high telephone pole covered with ice. Morefield wore spikes on his shoes and a body harness with straps for lifting himself, but there...
  • 'Mommy No. 2' strives to graduate from high school

    'Mommy No. 2' strives to graduate from high school
    As Nicole "Nickii" Ledcke puts it, she had "legit reasons" to drop out in the elementary grades. Her gangbanger father had been murdered when Ledcke was a toddler, and her unemployed mother was perpetually moving the family of seven children one step...
  • Grill gone but not forgotten

    Grill gone but not forgotten
    Q: Would you know if the Ramova Grill is still in operation? It was located at 35th and Halsted not too far from the Ramova Theater. Also is the theater still there? —Alice Bowen, North Olmsted, Ohio. A: The Ramova Grill closed in 2012, ending a...
  • Bridgeport community adds more homes

    Chicago-based Lexington Homes is offering two great housing options in Bridgeport — single-family rowhomes at Lexington Square2 and single-family homes at Lexington Place. The communities are adjacent to one another, both located near beautiful...