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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award

    Anti-smoking group flies to Chicago to present Emanuel with award
    A little-known anti-tobacco group that gets money from a federally funded parent organization flew members to Chicago to present an award Tuesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his efforts to pass tougher regulations of menthol cigarettes. Emanuel appeared...
  • Wall Street moving in on American Dream

    Wall Street moving in on American Dream
    The new homeowners on your block could be from out of town — Wall Street. After amassing significant rental portfolios elsewhere, deep-pocketed institutional investors are descending on the Chicago area, buying up thousands of single-family homes...
  • Royals add Dale Sveum to coaching staff for 2014

    The Kansas City Royals today announced they have added Dale Sveum to the 2014 coaching staff.  The former manager of the Chicago Cubs will be in charge of infield instruction while his in-game responsibilities will be determined at a later date. ...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 10/4 log (updated Thursday PM)

    9 a.m.    Golf: Seve Trophy second round (in Paris).--Golf 11 a.m.    College highlights: Notre Dame football.--CSN 11 a.m.    Tennis: Women’s China Open quarterfinals (d.in Beijing).--Tennis Ch. 12:30 p.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup practice...
  • 'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago

    'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago
    Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23. BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
  • Toyota Hopes to Squeeze Excitement out of 'SpongeBob' Highlander

     
    Who drives his own crossover under the sea? If you read that question to the tune of a certain Nickelodeon children's show's theme song, the answer is obvious: SpongeBob SquarePants! This past weekend, Toyota unveiled a one-of-a-kind 2014 Highlander...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike
    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York

    Art on a train exhibit kicks off in New York
    NEW YORK -- In this cosmopolitan city it's not unusual to see people sipping wine and listening to a live band as they did Friday night on the waterfront of the East River in Williamsburg. Less traditional were the brightly colored yurts, African...
  • Twin brothers admit duping San Diego sports fans on travel packages

    Twin brothers admit duping San Diego sports fans on travel packages
    Two San Diego brothers pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding sports fans by persuading them to pay for tickets, hotel accommodations and airline flights for out-of-town events and then failing to provide "nearly all the services." Anthony Casias and his...
  • 2011: The year the power went off in Washington

    Usually, the year leading up to an election year is all prelude -- pregame festivities that are quickly forgotten once the real game begins. But looking back at 2011, it's clear that the game - one that feels vital and filled with potential - began this...
  • "Bankrupt City" a valuable lesson for all

    Detroit was once known as the "Motor City." Thanks to foreign competition, overly generous pension promises, and bad business and government decisions, it's now known as "Bankrupt City." And how it survives its current financial mess may serve as a test...
  • Pearl Jam Announce North American Tour

    Pearl Jam have announced a sprawling North America tour, the band's first U.S. road trip in three years. Believed to be tied to the group's forthcoming, untitled record, Pearl Jam's fall shows will be broken into two legs, beginning in Pittsburgh Oct. 11...