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'Gravity' Art Show Opening in Uptown Friday – DNAinfo

23 October 2014

DNAinfo'Gravity' Art Show Opening in Uptown FridayDNAinfoThe show, running from Friday through Oct. 10, will reside at one of three locations for Flats Studio, an arts venture of real estate brand Flats Chicago. "Gravity" will be housed in a more Read Original Post

CPD Officer Flips SUV in Uptown – NBC Chicago

23 October 2014

NBC ChicagoCPD Officer Flips SUV in UptownNBC ChicagoA Chicago Police Department officer was being treated at a local hospital after flipping a police SUV in Uptown Monday. It happened at about 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of West Montrose and Read Original Post

A company had proposed making the former Nick's Uptown a medical marijuana … – DNAinfo

23 October 2014

DNAinfoA company had proposed making the former Nick's Uptown a medical marijuana …DNAinfoUPTOWN — A recent proposal to put a marijuana dispensary in the former Nick's Uptown bar might have already gone up in smoke. Nick's was a shuttered late Read Original Post

Uptown's 'living street': Argyle to become more pedestrian friendly – RedEye Chicago

23 October 2014

Uptown's 'living street': Argyle to become more pedestrian friendlyRedEye ChicagoArgyle Street could be a strong choice for pioneering the shared street concept in Chicago, he said, because “cars don't shop, people shop,” and Argyle Street is already more of a Read Original Post

Gentrifier or 'Brooklynizer'? – RedEye Chicago

23 October 2014

Gentrifier or 'Brooklynizer'?RedEye ChicagoJay Michael, co-founder of "Flats Chicago' in front of 1020 W. Lawrence, a building his company recently purchased and is in the process of renovating on July 16, 2014. (Lenny … It feels like you can't turn Read Original Post

Uptown Residents on Alert After Friday Night Shooting – DNAinfo

23 October 2014

DNAinfoUptown Residents on Alert After Friday Night ShootingDNAinfo"It's scary, but it's something I'm used to," said Vivian Nguyen, a lifelong resident of Uptown who also heard the shots fired Friday night. "It sounds kind of callous of me to say, Read Original Post

Teen shot in Uptown – Chicago Sun-Times

23 October 2014

Teen shot in UptownChicago Sun-TimesA 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday night in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. About 9:10 p.m., the boy was standing outside in the 4600 block of North Sheridan when a group of people fired Read Original Post

Jordanian photographers use State Department grant to explore Uptown – Chicago Tribune

23 October 2014

Jordanian photographers use State Department grant to explore UptownChicago TribuneFive Jordanian photographers embarked on a 10 day tour across the United State, during which they photographed neighborhoods. Their pictures will be showcased in the U.S. Embassy of Jordan. Five Jordanian Read Original Post

Jordanians take photo tour through city's Uptown – Chicago Tribune

23 October 2014

Jordanians take photo tour through city's UptownChicago TribuneIn Chicago, their host Thursday, real estate developer-turned-photographer Candace Casey, took them on a photo safari through Uptown. One of the goals of their trip is to explore U.S. diversity and the way Read Original Post

Courage Campaign Aims to Fight Sexual Harassment on the CTA – DNAinfo

23 October 2014

DNAinfoCourage Campaign Aims to Fight Sexual Harassment on the CTADNAinfoUPTOWN — Every woman living in the city can tell a story about being sexually harassed. That's the belief behind Uptown resident Kara Crutcher's Courage Campaign. Crutcher, 24, is working with Read Original Post