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Old Town (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Woman hurt during Old Town blaze

    Woman hurt during Old Town blaze
    A woman was hospitalized after inhaling smoke during a fire at a residential building in the Old Town neighborhood tonight. The blaze started about 7:45 p.m. at 6-floor residential building at 1500 N. La Salle St., according to the Chicago Fire...
  • Chase Bank robbed in Old Town

    Chase Bank robbed in Old Town
    A bank was robbed this afternoon in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood and federal authorities have released a surveillance photo of the suspect. No one was hurt when the robber entered the Chase Bank branch in the 1700 block of North Wells at 1:21 p.m....
  • Old Town School set to open new concert venue, classroom space

    Old Town School set to open new concert venue, classroom space
    It all started in a private home in 1957 with a small group of folk guitarists learning the chords to “Sloop John B.” Now 55 years later Frank Hamilton, Win Stracke and the other founders of the Old Town School of Folk Music would hardly...
  • Suspects in custody for separate fatal stabbings

    Suspects in custody for separate fatal stabbings
    A man and woman were fatally stabbed this morning in separate domestic disturbances on the city's North Side, Chicago police said. Authorities made arrests in both fatal stabbings, but no criminal charges had been filed this morning, officials said....
  • Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater

    Chicago Live! rides again, and moves to The Second City's UP theater
    We’ve moved! While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home. The new...
  • An invitation to join us at Chicago Live! in Pipers Alley

    An invitation to join us at Chicago Live! in Pipers Alley
    I grew up three blocks from Piper’s Alley in Old Town, the new home for Chicago Live!, which begins its eight-week winter season Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. As many of you know, and I was glad to see you in the audience, I previously hosted the...
  • Chicago Live! comes home to Old Town

    Chicago Live! comes home to Old Town
    On the opening night of Chicago Live! Thursday, in its new home at Pipers Alley with The Second City, the show didn't feel new: It felt like a homecoming. No one from Chicago would feel out of place. Rick Kogan needed no script to talk about the 43rd...
  • Police seek van stolen after Old Town home invasion

    Police seek van stolen after Old Town home invasion
    A man and his 17-year-old wheelchair-using son were held at gunpoint by two men who then stole the family’s van Friday afternoon in the Old Town neighborhood, police said today. The man, 70, was returning from buying food to his apartment in the...
  • New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer

    New Chicago concert venue hires Old Town's longtime talent buyer
    A major new venue will arrive on the Chicago concert scene this summer, and it’ll be booked by one of the local music community’s most respected figures. City Winery Chicago, which is scheduled to open a 300-seat concert hall in the West Loop...
  • Renters insurance gains traction as market expands

    Renters insurance gains traction as market expands
    Renters insurance, a once nice-but-optional choice, is the new must-have in the booming rental market. "Multiple trends are probably fueling this," said Raleigh Floyd, a spokesman for Allstate Insurance Co. "Apartment vacancy rates are trending downward,...
  • Top weekend shows: Occidental Brothers Dance Band International and the Life and Times

    Top weekend shows: Occidental Brothers Dance Band International and the Life and Times
    Occidental Brothers Dance Band International: The multi-racial Chicago band specializes in West African highlife music, which should be a perfect way to experience Old Town’s new, dance-oriented performance space in the Myron R. Szold Music and...
  • Three shot Monday night on Near North, West sides

    Three shot Monday night on Near North, West sides
    A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday night on the Near North Side and two others were shot on the West Side, according to Chicago police. The teen was among two groups of males that got into an altercation about 9:53 p.m. on the 200 block of West Division...