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Uptown »

'Coworking Space' in Uptown in the Works

An Uptown resident hopes to bring work-from-home professionals and small businesses together.

South Loop »

Performance Art at Columbia College Includes Free Dream Wedding for Couple

Nina and Charenzo Young will renew their vows with the wedding they never had, in front of an audience.

Old Town »

Chicago Filmmaker Heads to Haiti for Documentary on New School

Jack Newell, a 31-year-old Old Town resident, hopes to complete the film by 2016 or 2017.

Lakeview »

Legally Blind Seattle Seahawks Fan Leans on Son to 'Watch' his Beloved Team

Luis Chavez will give Super Bowl play-by-play so his superfan dad can "see" the game at a Lakeview bar.

Uptown »

Daniel Burnham Open Cross-Country Race Tests Runners' Limits

The 4K outdoor event's course is not on a path, meaning runners will have to mush through snow.

Old Town »

Northside, Payton Hoops Teams Vie for Coveted Principal's Cup

The state's top two academic high schools have a heated rivalry on the basketball court.

Uptown »

New Director of Uptown Chamber of Commerce Resigns After Less Than a Month

The next director will be the chamber's fourth in less than a year.

The Loop »

Chicago Film Schools Among Top in the Nation, Says Hollywood Reporter

Columbia College ranked No. 14, and DePaul University ranked No. 21 in 2013's top 25.

Uptown »

Uptown Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lisa Wagner Steps Down

Wagner is resigning to study creative writing at Columbia College Chicago.

The Loop »

State Street Banners Showcase Chicago Artist Nate Otto's Work

The four-month installation will be the Columbia College Chicago alum's first public art display.

River North »

Stacie Juris at Miss USA: River North Woman Named Second Runner-Up Sunday

The 22-year-old Columbia College junior traveled to Las Vegas over the weekend to compete.

South Loop »

Columbia College Part-Time Faculty Protests Graduate Student Teaching

A group of part-time teachers at the Downtown college accused the administration of bullying their union.

South Loop »

Friends of Slain Student Kevin Ambrose: 'This City Is Poison'

Friends remembered the bright and dedicated student with a ceremony Wednesday night.

Bronzeville »

Theater Student Shot Dead on His Way to Meet Friend at 'L'

Kevin Ambrose, 19, didn't want his friend walking two blocks alone in Bronzeville Tuesday night. 

South Loop »

Kwang-Wu Kim Named Columbia College Chicago's New President

Chicago native, currently a dean and professor at Arizona State, will take helm here in July.