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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

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  • Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive

    Forgotten Chicago keeps city's bygone parts alive
    A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted. There are, of course, the stars, those...
  • Chicago's largest fire in years destroys Bridgeport warehouse

    Chicago's largest fire in years destroys Bridgeport warehouse
    Firefighters were still on the scene of a smoldering warehouse in Bridgeport this morning, pouring water on hot spots after a 5-11 alarm fire raced through the five-story building as a third of the department's on-duty personnel fought it. The blaze...
  • Fire rekindles at Bridgeport warehouse

    Fire rekindles at Bridgeport warehouse
    Fire has rekindled at a Bridgeport warehouse that was gutted by a massive extra-alarm blaze earlier this week. Fire officials had expected the fire to start up again because of the magnitude of Tuesday night's 5-11 alarm fire and the old timber in the...
  • 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...
  • 2 killed outside South Side diner; city's first double-homicide of 2013

    2 killed outside South Side diner; city's first double-homicide of 2013
    Eight parked police cars and two dead men -- the victims of Chicago's first double homicide of 2013 -- ringed the outside of Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport early Saturday morning. The two bodies – one facing north, the other south –...
  • Fire 'rekindles' at Bridgeport warehouse

    Fire 'rekindles' at Bridgeport warehouse
    A nearly 100-year-old Bridgeport warehouse is on fire again this morning after it was gutted during a 5-alarm fire on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Fire Department. About 10 a.m., a tower ladder truck was sent to the scene to handle the rekindle...
  • 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...
  • T-OT-A-L-L-Y takes to the Bijou Dec. 8

    Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...
  • Authorities trying to ID body found in Chicago River

    Authorities trying to ID body found in Chicago River
    Officials are trying to identity of a body that was pulled from the Chicago River in an industrial area near the Bridgeport neighborhood. The body of the male was found floating in the river around at 3:55 p.m. in the 2500 block of South Corbett Street,...
  • 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...
  • 1 killed, 6 wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 6 wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago
    A man was fatally shot as he parked his car in his garage in the Bridgeport neighborhood this morning and at least six people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police said. Bai Wei Wang, 55, of the 3000 block of South Haynes Court,...
  • New on the scene: Bridgeport

    New on the scene: Bridgeport
    If you only find yourself in Bridgeport for a Sox game, beers at Maria's Community Bar or the occasional meatball sub at Ricobene's, it's time to return. Three new restaurants have opened in the past month alone, which boosts dining options in this mostly...