RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Top Oakland (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • Two-day airmail service

     
    Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
  • Daniel Clowes previews Chicago mural in MCA show

    Daniel Clowes previews Chicago mural in MCA show
    "Whenever someone mentions Chicago to me these days, whenever someone just says the word 'Chicago,' literally the first thing I think of are carpet ads," cartoonist Daniel Clowes said this week from his home in Oakland, Calif. "Magikist signs, Mohawk ads....
  • Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'

    Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'
    Beads of sweat dripped down Jitu Brown’s face as he addressed about 150 marchers who had gathered on Sunday afternoon outside Overton Elementary School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The school at East 49th Street and South Indiana...
  • A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income

    A fatal toll on concertgoers as raves boost cities' income
    On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads. Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
  • In Mexicali, a haven for broken lives

    In Mexicali, a haven for broken lives
    Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway. Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in...
  • Love Notes: Love and the instant family

    Love Notes: Love and the instant family
    Relationships change. Love evolves. In the case of Lauren and Shannon Sullivan you'd have to add "and how!" Partners for 13 years, since they were both 21, Shannon and Lauren never anticipated the bumps, heartache and life-altering events that would...
  • Rolling Stones announce 50th anniversary tour with Philadelphia date

     
    This may be the last time. That’s a Rolling Stones song, but it’s also always the specter hanging over the oft-proclaimed World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band – which just announced a nine-date tour to celebrate the...
  • San Diego brothers accused of defrauding sports fans

     
    Two San Diego brothers were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of defrauding sports fans by convincing 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...
  • Mets claim Anthony Recker off waivers from Cubs

     
    Thanks to my former Dieruff teacher and coach Tommy Young for alerting me to this. Tommy works for the Mets at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie. He told me the Mets picked up Catasauqua High graduate Anthony Recker on waivers on Wednesday....
  • Ticket info for Rolling Stones announced: Get ready for your 19th nervous breakdown

     
    Ticket information has been released for The Rolling Stones’ concert at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center that – at least for now – will close out the North American leg of the band’s 50th anniversary tour. But ticket...
  • ANOTHER EX-IRONPIG FINDS A JOB. ...

     
    It took a while, but another ex-IronPig has found a job. Kyle Hudson, who hit .253 in 79 games last year after coming over from Tampa Bay in a trade that put popular outfielder Rich Thompson in the major leagues, has signed on with Baltimore, the team...
  • Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'

    Lupe Fiasco: 'I'm afraid Chicago is dying'
    Lupe Fiasco can come across as a teacher, preacher, cutup, conflicted citizen, jazz head, skilled rhyme machine and political radical. His new album, “Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1” (1st and 15th/Atlantic), touches...