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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...