Send off Chicago Journal this Wednesday, Dec. 19

12/18/2012 12:57 PM

As we spelled out in a couple of pieces (here and here, among other places), it’s been a lot of fun sharing neighborhood news with you for the past 12 years. But the fun doesn’t have to end just yet! As we alluded to over the course of the past week on social media, we’re hosting a goodbye party Wednesday night, Dec. 19 — and you’re invited!

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Developer pitching West Loop Kennedy cap

   12/12/2012 3:27 PM

Apartments dropped, stores leaked at South Loop retail project

   12/03/2012 6:59 PM

Roosevelt Collection reveals retailers

   11/29/2012 5:59 PM

Wacker Drive reopens this week

   11/28/2012 3:22 PM

Tip one back

The South Loop’s Congress Hotel bar was the first stop on SantaCon 2012, an annual pub crawl through downtown that attracted more than 500 people.
David Pierini/Staff Photographer



As paper shutters, a look back at the legacy of Chicago Journal

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

After twelve years of publication, today marks Chicago Journal’s final issue. But that doesn’t necessarily mean our readers will never see a Chicago Journal again. The name has been around since the dawn of Chicago media. Two other Chicago Journals came and went, and our Journal had a pretty good run.
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After a curious eleventh-hour deferral, Wolf Point heads back to the forum

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

The developers of Wolf Point won’t have a green-lit project by the year’s end, and neighbors around the site are still a bit unsure of what they will be getting.
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Prairie Blocks plan tossed

Judge gives McCormick-area developers one last chance to escape bankruptcy

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

Prairie Blocks, the South Loop mega-project which planned to add two hotels, retail shops and entertainment to the McCormick Place area, is on its last legs.
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Stand up comic Jeff Garlin headlines one-man show at Steppenwolf

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

“Why am I at Steppenwolf?!” Jeff Garlin laughed as he asked this question both to the audience and to himself at the opening night of his new one-man show, Closer Than I Appear, which runs through Dec. 16 at the venerable Lincoln Park playhouse’s Upstairs Theatre. It’s an apt question.
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Trouble spot closed, for now

All's quiet on the Western front; liquor store owner denies city has anything to do with it

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

A Near West Side liquor store that community activists, residents and city officials have called a blight on the neighborhood was shut down recently by its owner, but it’s unclear how long it will remain closed.
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A blog by Bonnie McGrath

One last goodbye

12/17/2012 11:20 PM

It hasn't even been a week--but we miss you, readers--and want to have a final farewell (No CommentsRead more...

The Bedding Experts

   12/09/2012 11:46 PM

The Greenest Greens surface again in the South Loop

   12/06/2012 9:13 AM

A blog by Bill Motchan

Goodbye Chicago Journal!

12/18/2012 10:21 AM

One last hurrah for the Chicago Journal! (No CommentsRead more...

Protecting yourself

   12/11/2012 8:10 PM

Making sausage

   12/06/2012 12:00 PM

Arts and culture in Chicago

Stand up comic Jeff Garlin headlines one-man show at Steppenwolf

12/12/2012 10:00 PM

“Why am I at Steppenwolf?!” Jeff Garlin laughed as he asked this question both to the audience and to himself at the opening night of his new one-man show, Closer Than I Appear, which runs through Dec. 16 at the venerable Lincoln Park playhouse’s Upstairs Theatre. It’s an apt question. (No CommentsRead more...

Comic artist expands to abstract work

   12/05/2012 10:00 PM