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Michigan Avenue

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  • 2 held after shots fired near Chicago Police headquarters

    2 held after shots fired near Chicago Police headquarters
    Two men are in custody after police said they fired shots at two people near police headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side Friday afternoon.   A Chicago Police bike unit officer on patrol heard shots being fired as he was in the...
  • City cuts deal with nurses over protest rally

    City cuts deal with nurses over protest rally
    City officials and a national nurses organization cut a deal today that will allow a protest rally in Daley Plaza next Friday before the NATO summit begins, in return for the nurses dropping their plans to march through downtown. Earlier this week the...
  • All lanes of Congress Parkway in Loop opened today

    All lanes of Congress Parkway in Loop opened today
    All lanes of traffic are open today on Congress Parkway, marking the near completion of an $18 million streetscape beautification project that has created a pretty ugly traffic mess downtown since 2010.   The state-funded work, between Wells Street and...
  • Some businesses board up doors, windows ahead of NATO

    Some businesses board up doors, windows ahead of NATO
    Chicago continues to enhance security measures around McCormick Place as part of preparations for the NATO summit. Crews have begun putting up three miles of heavy fencing around McCormick Place. Some businesses near McCormick have also boarded up their...
  • May 7 - 11

    The Shop at North Bridge - Fill the Boot Drive Monday, May 7 The Shops at North Bridge 520 N Michigan Avenue Chicago (312) 327-2300 theshopsatnorthbridge.com Friday, May 11 Arlington Heights Fire Department Fill the Boot Drive Muscular Dystrophy...
  • Man charged with attacking cop during NATO protest

    Man charged with attacking cop during NATO protest
    A Pennsylvania man charged with attacking a police officer during protests against NATO on Sunday will remain in Cook County Jail in lieu of $250,000 bond. Taylor Hall, 23, of Wilkinsburg, Pa., allegedly  grabbed a bicycle from a police officer, lifted...
  • Protesters rally outside Art Institute

    Protesters rally outside Art Institute
    Hundreds of protesters gathered outside of the Art Institute of Chicago on Michigan Avenue late Sunday night. They started gathering around 8:30 p.m. Some sat down in the middle of the street. Meanwhile, First Lady Michelle Obama was holding a NATO...
  • Vision beyond the horizon helps Chicago's First Lady Cruises grow, succeed

    Vision beyond the horizon helps Chicago's First Lady Cruises grow, succeed
    Holly Agra tilts her head upward, letting sunlight settle on her face. She stills her fingers from fiddling with her iPhone. She gazes at the bridges and the current of the river, relishing the vista from the deck of Chicago's Leading Lady, the biggest...
  • Thousands of teachers rally in Chicago

    Thousands of teachers rally in Chicago
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel bore the brunt of criticism from angry teachers who filled the Auditorium Theatre on Wednesday to make clear their unhappiness with the administration's efforts to overhaul public education in Chicago. The crowd of nearly 4,000...
  • Panhandlers harassed on Mag Mile, suit claims

    Panhandlers harassed on Mag Mile, suit claims
    Two civil rights attorneys filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the City of Chicago saying the Police Department is unlawfully intimidating panhandlers from asking for money on the Magnificent Mile. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago alleges that...
  • Interview: Kathy Griffin is 'pretty funny for a chick'

    Interview: Kathy Griffin is 'pretty funny for a chick'
    Kathy Griffin doesn’t make fun of audience members during her shows like fellow comedians Jeffrey Ross and Lisa Lampanelli. The self-proclaimed “D-List” star feels she and the audience are “one and the same.” She is too...
  • Interview: Shopping with adult film star Jesse Jane

    Interview: Shopping with adult film star Jesse Jane
    After noticing the blank look on my face in the women's shoe section of Nordstrom, adult film star Jesse Jane told me, "You look bored." Lost, maybe. But not bored. It was hard to space out while shopping with Jane (real name: Cindy Howell). She's...