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Uptown Entertainment District Plans Revealed: Plaza, Street Overhauls, More – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Uptown Entertainment District Plans Revealed: Plaza, Street Overhauls, MoreDNAinfoThe Chicago Department of Transportation showed off renderings of the streetscape plan, as well as plans for the former Borders building, which sits vacant at 4718 N. Broadway across from the Riviera. Read Original Post

Thanks Sonic: Two (funny) Guys are headed Uptown – Chicago Business Journal

14 July 2014

Thanks Sonic: Two (funny) Guys are headed UptownChicago Business JournalThe new Sonic Drive-In located in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood is bringing in two special guests for a block party it's hosting this Saturday afternoon. The guests known together as Sonic's Two Read Original Post

Uptown Entertainment District Could Include Food Trucks – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Uptown Entertainment District Could Include Food TrucksDNAinfoThe Chicago Department of Transportation plan would also give nearby North Clifton Avenue a European-style makeover and build "Clifton Plaza" there. Uptown United, the community's economic development organization, and the office of Ald. James …$6M Read Original Post

Family Dollar Stores Closing in Five Chicago Neighborhoods – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Family Dollar Stores Closing in Five Chicago NeighborhoodsDNAinfoUPTOWN — Family Dollar stores in Uptown and other Chicago neighborhoods are slated to close this summer as part of the dollar store chain's plan to close nearly 400 locations nationwide. Family Dollar Read Original Post

Montrose Beach Shooting Injures Two Women: 'We Were Just Hanging Out' – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Montrose Beach Shooting Injures Two Women: 'We Were Just Hanging Out'DNAinfoCHICAGO — A frantic scene erupted in a North Side park Sunday evening after two women were shot near Montrose Beach. One woman, 21, was shot in the left shoulder. Read Original Post

Man Killed In Uptown Shooting – CBS Local

14 July 2014

Man Killed In Uptown ShootingCBS LocalCHICAGO (STMW) – A man was killed in a shooting early Sunday in the Uptown neighborhood. Kezon Lamb, 19, was sitting in a vehicle with a female in the 4400 block of North Malden Street Read Original Post

Deadly Holiday Weekend in Chicago, More than 60 Injured – UPTOWN Magazine

14 July 2014

UPTOWN MagazineDeadly Holiday Weekend in Chicago, More than 60 InjuredUPTOWN MagazineThe holiday weekend in Chicago was marred by multiple shootings that left at least nine dead and 60 people injured. The first deadly shooting was Friday morning around 2:30am, kicking Read Original Post

Ride for AIDS Chicago Aims to Raise $1 million – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Ride for AIDS Chicago Aims to Raise $1 millionDNAinfoThe Ride for AIDS Chicago event ends with closing ceremonies Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the Evanston Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Road. The City Council passed a resolution in June recognizing Ride Read Original Post

CTA bus hit by car in Uptown shooting incident – Chicago Tribune

14 July 2014

CTA bus hit by car in Uptown shooting incidentChicago TribuneThere were no reported injuries this evening when a shots were fired near Margate Park and a car hit a bus, authorities said. Police responded to a call of shots fired Read Original Post

Uptown Shooting, Bus Crash Being Investigated by Police – DNAinfo

14 July 2014

Uptown Shooting, Bus Crash Being Investigated by PoliceDNAinfoCHICAGO — Police are investigating if there's a connection between a shooting and a crash involving a car and a CTA bus in Uptown Thursday night. Both incidents occurred on Marine Drive north Read Original Post