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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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  • 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...
  • Girls hoops | Top 50 area players

    Girls hoops | Top 50 area players
    Name, School, Ht., Yr., Pos., College Ali Andrews, Huntley, 6-2, So., F Sam Andrews, Huntley, 6-0, Sr., F, Truman State Katie Barker, Cary-Grove, 5-10, Jr., G/F Tia Barlow, Proviso East, 5-11, Sr., F Kelsey Bogdan, Montini, 5-10, Jr., G...
  • '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...
  • Twin brothers sentenced to prison for bilking sports fans

    Twin brothers sentenced to prison for bilking sports fans
    SAN DIEGO -- Twin 63-year-old brothers were sentenced Friday to federal prison for 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...
  • Oakland edges UIC 76-75

    Oakland edges UIC 76-75
    Guard Duke Mondy hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as time expired to lift Oakland to a 76-75 Horizon League victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday at the O'Rena in Rochester, Mich. The successful shot erased a 75-73 Flames lead secured by a pair of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes

    Twinkies maker Hostess may liquidate after labor strikes
    Bankrupt Twinkies maker Hostess Brands Inc. has some hard choices to make after spending the weekend dealing with worker strikes. On Friday, Hostess-employed members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union...
  • Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'

     Review: Michael Chabon joyfully sets down on 'Telegraph Avenue'
    Telegraph Avenue A Novel Michael Chabon Harper: 480 pp, $27.99 "Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
  • 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....