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  • Egypt's upheaval a cause for celebration here

    Egypt's upheaval a cause for celebration here
    A day after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians in Chicago traded their earlier protests outside the Egyptian consulate for chants of joy. Ayahel-Beshbeeshy draped herself in the Egyptian flag before coming downtown from the West Loop...
  • Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home

    Police: Pot found growing in West Loop home
    Bond was set at $10,000 today for a  Chicago man accused of running a marijuana grow house inside his West Loop home, authorities said. Police on Tuesday night said they found approximately 100 marijuana plants inside Ryan Vrane’s home on the 300...
  • Emotional Daley leads last St. Patrick's parade as mayor

    Emotional Daley leads last St. Patrick's parade as mayor
    For the last time in his 22 years of office, Mayor Richard Daley hoisted an Irish-style walking stick above his head Saturday at the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade that his father inaugurated in 1956. It was an emotional experience, for Daley...
  • Where Rosie O'Donnell and her guests hang out in Chicago, Raekwon performing at Cubby Bear, Chet Haze being Chet Haze

    Where Rosie O'Donnell and her guests hang out in Chicago, Raekwon performing at Cubby Bear, Chet Haze being Chet Haze
    Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
  • Get Ready To Eat: Chicago Restaurant Week Starts Today

    Get Ready To Eat: Chicago Restaurant Week Starts Today
    10 days. 200 restaurants. One city. Chicago Restaurant Week is back and bigger than ever, with HUNDREDS of restaurants offering three-course lunches and dinners at a discounted rate ($22 for lunch, $33/$44 for dinner). This gives thousands of diners...
  • Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD

    Lady Gaga spotted in Gold Coast, businesses that turned away 'Mob Wives Chicago,' CM Punk discusses upcoming DVD
    The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago. Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
  • Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River

    Police rescue kayaker from Chicago River
    Police Marine Unit officers rescued a kayaker this afternoon after his craft flooded and tipped over into the chilly waters of the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.   The mishap happened in the river between Washington and Randolph Streets...
  • Heavy smoke from track fire drifts into West Loop high-rise

    Heavy smoke from track fire drifts into West Loop high-rise
    Heavy smoke from a track fire wafted into the ventilation system of a building near Union Station this morning in the West Loopbut there were no reports of injuries. Emergency crews were called to a high-rise in the 300 block of South Riverside Plaza...
  • City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower

    City kicks in $29 million for West Loop office tower
    The city will kick in $29 million toward a downtown high rise project on a prime piece of riverfront property, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday. The long-discussed River Point office tower in the West Loop will rise 45 stories, overlooking the...
  • Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony

    Police block West Loop street as objects thrown from balcony
    Police blocked a West Loop Street near the Ogilvie Transportation Center this evening when a resident began throwing objects from a high-rise balcony. Police were called to the 100 block of North Canal Street about 5:15 p.m. following a report of a...
  • Chicago's Best Late Night 2 @ Porkchop

    Chicago's Best Late Night 2 @ Porkchop
    Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St. - West Loop
  • Oh, what a wonderful Morgan ...

    Oh, what a wonderful Morgan ...
    Amid all the fanfare and preparations for the NATO summit, the Chicago Department of Transportation quietly opened the Morgan stop in the West Loop on Friday. Green and Pink Line riders can now use the station, under construction since the summer of...