On TV Tonight: Baer in the Water
Nov27

On TV Tonight: Baer in the Water

In a time when most Chicago media can’t be bothered to look out their window unless someone has been shot, WTTW’s Geofffrey Baer remains the face of Chicagoans interested in their city, its history, and what it looks like today. Bear hunters rejoice, because the city’s premier urban explorer has a new special which airs tonight on channel 11 at 7:30pm.  It’s called Chicago River Tour With Geoffrey Baer, and is...

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CTA Red Line Project Could Change the Edgewater Skyline
Nov27

CTA Red Line Project Could Change the Edgewater Skyline

The Chicago Transit Authority plans to start work next year rebuilding a mile of Red and Purple Line tracks on the north side between Lawrence and Bryn Mawr.  It’s the first phase of the agency’s “Red Ahead” rebuilding program on the north side. Doing so will bring more space to the platforms, better access for the handicapped, and increased opportunities for local real estate development. When the project is...

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Readers Called It: It’s a Soccer Stadium for Lincoln Yards
Nov27

Readers Called It: It’s a Soccer Stadium for Lincoln Yards

A few weeks ago we asked our dear readers to speculate which professional sport might occupy the proposed Amazon.com Stadium at Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Yards development. According to your feedback, soccer was the most logical option, with some people speculating that maybe the Chicago Fire might seek to leave southwest suburban Toyota Stadium. Now the Chicago Tribune has the goods.  It turns out you were right about the sport,...

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