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

20 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

20 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 -ainted totes and Read Original Post

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

20 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

20 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

Husband allegedly set wife on fire in Uptown – WLS-TV

20 September 2014

VoicesHusband allegedly set wife on fire in UptownWLS-TVA 60-year-old woman is in critical condition after her husband allegedly set her on fire in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. Police said they were arguing over money in an alley behind a Salvation Army Read Original Post

Chicago's First 'Shared Street' is Coming Soon to Uptown – Curbed Chicago

20 September 2014

Chicago's First 'Shared Street' is Coming Soon to UptownCurbed ChicagoUptown residents, CDOT and Alderman Harry Osterman are ready to move forward with a $3 million plan to create a "shared street" on Argyle Street from Broadway to Sheridan. The makeover Read Original Post

Man fatally shot in Uptown neighborhood identified – Chicago Tribune

20 September 2014

Man fatally shot in Uptown neighborhood identifiedChicago Tribune… his home in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side this morning, according to police. The shooting happened around 10:55 a.m. in the 4500 block of North Magnolia Avenue, according to Chicago Read Original Post

Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased Violence – NBC Chicago

20 September 2014

Uptown Residents Seek Answers to Increased ViolenceNBC ChicagoSeveral Uptown residents and community leaders are feeling unsafe and demanding increased police presence after a rash of violent incidents. Christopher McGee, 22, was shot and killed Monday morning, the third homicide and Read Original Post

Rats Expected to Come Out When Uptown Buildings Come Down – DNAinfo

20 September 2014

Rats Expected to Come Out When Uptown Buildings Come DownDNAinfoAld. James Cappleman (46th) and the Chicago Transit Authority held a community meeting Tuesday about the Red Line project to let Uptown residents know how demolition and construction could affect them Read Original Post

Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violence – RedEye Chicago

20 September 2014

Signs of hope as Uptown struggles with violenceRedEye ChicagoThough violent crime spikes in the summer in Uptown, as it does in most Chicago neighborhoods, year-over-year crime rates have steadily decreased since 2010, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis of police Read Original Post