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Family Dollar Stores Closing in Five Chicago Neighborhoods – DNAinfo

25 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

Man Killed In Uptown Shooting – CBS Local

25 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

25 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

Uptown Shooting, Bus Crash Being Investigated by Police – DNAinfo

25 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

Montrose Beach 'Party' Leaves at Least Two Police Hurt – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

NBC ChicagoMontrose Beach 'Party' Leaves at Least Two Police HurtDNAinfoTwo Chicago Police officers were injured when they tried to break up the large crowd that had gathered at Montrose Beach in Uptown. At 7:37 p.m. Sunday, police were called to Read Original Post

Chicago Market Aims to Recruit 1000 'Owners' for Grocery Store Alternative – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

Chicago Market Aims to Recruit 1000 'Owners' for Grocery Store AlternativeDNAinfoUPTOWN — The grocery store of Greg Berlowitz's dreams would exclusively stock locally produced food — and be owned by 1,000 locals near the store willing to invest in the Read Original Post

Ride for AIDS Chicago Nets $843000 – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

Ride for AIDS Chicago Nets $843000DNAinfoTPAN said before the event that Ride for AIDS Chicago had raised almost $2.5 million in its first decade. The City Council passed a resolution in June recognizing Ride for AIDS Chicago participants "for their Read Original Post

Residents Vote on Murals for Crumbling Lakefront Viaducts – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

Residents Vote on Murals for Crumbling Lakefront ViaductsDNAinfoOne part of the mural spells "Uptown" with geometric panels and dots depicting rows of electric bulbs, and a second part includes images of instruments and architectural elements from the neighborhood. A mural Read Original Post

Slain Animator Helen Hill's Short Films to Be Screened in Uptown Thursday – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

Slain Animator Helen Hill's Short Films to Be Screened in Uptown ThursdayDNAinfoUPTOWN — Chicago Filmmakers and the Buttercup Park Advisory Council are partnering Thursday in Uptown to screen the animated films of Helen Hill, whose acclaimed career was cut short Read Original Post

Landlord Criticized for Displacing Poor Tenants to Offer Affordable Housing – DNAinfo

25 July 2014

Landlord Criticized for Displacing Poor Tenants to Offer Affordable HousingDNAinfoUPTOWN — Flats Chicago — a booming real estate company that has been criticized for displacing poor tenants — has entered into a $4.3 million partnership with the city to provide Read Original Post