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

29 August 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

Closed Chicago Schools on Developer's Radar: Residential, Retail Considered – DNAinfo

29 August 2014

Closed Chicago Schools on Developer's Radar: Residential, Retail ConsideredDNAinfoMichael, whose real estate brand Flats — depending on who's making the description — is either a savior of distressed apartment buildings or a force of gentrification that prices some people out Read Original Post

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Boater – DNAinfo

29 August 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

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

29 August 2014

Dozens of Kids Terrorize Motorists, Damage Cars in Uptown: Witness (VIDEO)DNAinfoUPTOWN — A group of about 50 kids harassed motorists and damaged cars along West Leland Avenue in Uptown Monday night, according to neighbors. Neighbors said the group walked down Read Original Post

Uptown Mayhem Could Spur Park District Ban on Parties For Teens: Cappleman – DNAinfo

29 August 2014

Uptown Mayhem Could Spur Park District Ban on Parties For Teens: CapplemanDNAinfoUPTOWN — The Chicago Park District might have to make some changes after a rowdy throng of teenagers leaving a party at an Uptown field house wreaked havoc on Read Original Post

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

29 August 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

Outsider art inside an Uptown one-bedroom – Chicago Reader

29 August 2014

Chicago ReaderOutsider art inside an Uptown one-bedroomChicago ReaderToday his collections fill his Uptown one-bedroom, making his home a peculiar work of art itself. When Sadler began acquiring art in the early 80s, he was on the hunt for pop pieces Read Original Post

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

29 August 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

29 August 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

29 August 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