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2 held in photographer's murder; widow 'happy but so very sad' – Chicago Sun-Times

02 September 2014

CBS Local2 held in photographer's murder; widow 'happy but so very sad'Chicago Sun-TimesFor now, I'm staying in Chicago so I can feel closer to Wil,” she said in an entry posted Thursday. … Phillips lives in the Uptown neighborhood, in Read Original Post

Homeless in Uptown stay put for now – Chicago Sun-Times

02 September 2014

Homeless in Uptown stay put for nowChicago Sun-TimesWith the rain falling Monday night, the homeless people who stay along Lake Shore Drive in Uptown were easy to spot, gathered under the viaducts to stay dry instead of sleeping in the Read Original Post

Former Nick's Uptown Building Granted Landmark Status – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Former Nick's Uptown Building Granted Landmark StatusDNAinfoCappleman eventually prevailed on Thorek to join the call to protect the building, and after being granted preliminary landmark status, it was acknowledged Thursday by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks, but with only the Read Original Post

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing BoaterDNAinfoCHICAGO — While local authorities continue their search for a 56-year-old man who fell from a sailboat into Lake Michigan Saturday evening, the Coast Guard has suspended its search. The boat was about 2 Read Original Post

Uptown Writer Profiles 50 Prominent Chicago-Area Figures in New Book – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Uptown Writer Profiles 50 Prominent Chicago-Area Figures in New BookDNAinfoWondering "why some people are able to take their gifts and really use them," Uptown resident Betsy Storm said she spent four years interviewing prominent folks from the Chicago area, from Read Original Post

Dozens of Kids Terrorize Motorists, Damage Cars in Uptown: Witness (VIDEO) – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Dozens of Kids Terrorize Motorists, Damage Cars in Uptown: Witness (VIDEO)DNAinfoNeighborhood website Uptown Update posted on its Facebook page Tuesday morning an alleged account from an unnamed motorist claiming to have been driving east on Leland from Clark when about Read Original Post

Great Chicago Fire Fest Organizer Throwing Party in Uptown on Sunday – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Great Chicago Fire Fest Organizer Throwing Party in Uptown on SundayDNAinfoAs Uptown United President Alyssa Berman-Cutler explained, the fest aims to memorialize the devastating 1871 fire while focusing on Chicago's resilience — from the fire's aftermath to today. She said Read Original Post

Barbershop or a New Boutique? Flats Chicago Contest Lets Uptown Pick Tenant – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

Barbershop or a New Boutique? Flats Chicago Contest Lets Uptown Pick TenantDNAinfoThe two #FlatsProject finalists are the Public Barber, a barbershop envisioned by Andersonville resident Michael Setjskal (l) — and Pine & Plastic, a brand of handcrafted, hand painted totes Read Original Post

'Complete Mayhem': Brawls, Gunshots Engulf Uptown Park Over the Weekend – DNAinfo

02 September 2014

'Complete Mayhem': Brawls, Gunshots Engulf Uptown Park Over the WeekendDNAinfoUPTOWN — After a violent weekend near Uptown's lakefront, police are ramping up patrols and making plans to "quell illegal activity" in the area, according to Ald. James Cappleman (46th). "Complete Read Original Post

Police beef up patrols in Uptown after 2 shootings near Clarendon Park – WLS-TV

02 September 2014

Police beef up patrols in Uptown after 2 shootings near Clarendon ParkWLS-TVThere were two shootings within a block of each other Saturday and Sunday night in the Uptown neighborhood. One resident shot video of the incident on Saturday night and Read Original Post