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A second act for the Uptown Theater? – WBEZ

22 October 2014

WBEZA second act for the Uptown Theater?WBEZIf you've been to Chicago's Uptown neighborhood on the Far North Side, or even just sat on the CTA "L" as it passes the Lawrence Red Line stop, you can't help but notice the Read Original Post

'Gravity' Art Show Opening in Uptown Friday – DNAinfo

22 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

22 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

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

22 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

22 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

22 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

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

22 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

22 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

Chicago's Weird Grandma Returns to Uptown – DNAinfo

22 October 2014

DNAinfoChicago's Weird Grandma Returns to UptownDNAinfoUPTOWN — Looking for something to cure the case of the Mondays? Barrel Of Monkeys is bringing Chicago's Weird Grandma back to the stage on Monday nights. The theater ensemble that works with underserved students Read Original Post

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

22 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