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Lincoln Park »

Lincoln Park/Old Town Year in Review: 5 Stories That Mattered in 2013

Lincoln Elementary, Children's Memorial Hospital, the zoo's gorilla, Manierre Elementary and Bobby Cann.

Old Town »

City Considering Curb Barriers to Protect Cyclists on Clybourn, State

Raised curbs between cars and bikes are used in some other cities.

Old Town »

Bobby Cann Way Unveiled, Honors Bicyclist Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

A portion of Clybourn Avenue honors Groupon worker and cyclist who was struck and killed by a car in May.

Old Town »

New Target Store Unveiled as Anchor Near Old Cabrini-Green

There are 200 jobs being created at the new Target, including 75 for Cabrini-Green families.

West Loop »

TIF Dollars Key to Creating Park Over the Kennedy, Firm Says

West Loop developer Fifield has a plan to kickstart the “Cap the Kennedy” proposal.

Near West Side »

Malcolm X College: Construction Begins on New Health-Focused Campus

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) helped break ground Wednesday afternoon.

Old Town »

Manierre's Martial Arts Program Needs Money to Bridge Neighborhood Divide

Organizers of a taekwondo program at Manierre Elementary hope to raise $24,000 to continue the program.

Near West Side »

The Palace Grill Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The neighborhood celebrated as longtime owner George Lemperis received an honorary street sign.

Bronzeville »

Bike Tour Through Bronzeville Kicks Off This Weekend

Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd) will lead a bike tour through Bronzeville on Saturday.

River West »

Protected Bike Lanes Opened on Stretch of Milwaukee Ave.

The stretch of protected bike lanes features bike traffic signals and the first bike passing lane.

Near West Side »

Alderman Hopes Bulls Practice Facility Draws Players to Neighborhood

New details and renderings of the facility next to the United Center were released Wednesday.

Near West Side »

Viceroy Hotel Reopens as Harvest Commons, Part of Neighborhood Revamp Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the affordable housing is part of his plan to revitalize the Near West Side.

Near West Side »

Malcolm X College Receiving $251M For New Campus

The new 500,000-square-foot health and sciences campus will be located in school's current parking lot.

East Garfield Park »

Rahm Emanuel, 'Where Are Ya?' Alderman Asks at School Closure Meeting

Parents, teachers and students gathered for the second Garfield-Humboldt Network school closures meeting.

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