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Immigration rally draws massive turnout, mixed coverage online

Immigration rally draws massive turnout, mixed coverage online

Estimates are that anywhere from 400,000 to well over half a million marchers gathered in downtown Chicago yesterday to lobby for a kinder, gentler ...
The Daily Joeff

The Daily Joeff

Zach Hamity combs the aisles at the Armadillo's Pillow, a bookstore and gift shop at 6753 N Sheridan Rd. Armadillo's has been in the same East Roger ...
Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Too ugly to be a keeper, this blighter, at 3131 North Clark, was just sold to a Des Moines-based investment firm. Who lets this stuff happen? If y ...

Think River South is hot? Wait till you see NoNo-WeWe-LeLi

It's exciting to think of the new "River South" neighborhood we referred to in an earlier post. Sure, the new name would confuse people who might assu ...

I live in the South Loop, er, River South

They're at it again, messing with the South Loop. Developers may have failed in their all-out effort to brand the neighborhood as SoLo in the 1990s, b ...

Moving in Chicago: one renter's 38-hour countdown

Most Fridays, I leave work with a nice bounce in my step, excited to have two days entirely to myself (and the arm-length list of errands I've neglect ...
Separated at birth: Parc Chestnut detail better than rendering

Separated at birth: Parc Chestnut detail better than rendering

It's one of those rare cases in which the building might look better than the rendering. This drawing for Lennar Corporation's Parc Chestnut condo ...
Former LaSalle Towers Apartments sold as condos

Former LaSalle Towers Apartments sold as condos

Don't let Richard Haas' mural, an homage to the Chicago School, fool you: the real entrance to this 1920s Old Town high-rise is hidden meekly under a ...
Diann Burns suing Metzler / Hull over house construction

Diann Burns suing Metzler / Hull over house construction

WBBM-Channel 2 news anchor Diann Burns is suing Metzler / Hull Development, a well known builder of high-end custom homes, for allegedly doing substan ...
Chicago needs to reclaim Navy Pier from the Canadians

Chicago needs to reclaim Navy Pier from the Canadians

It seems strange that a master plan for redeveloping Navy Pier should be entrusted to a Toronto-based consultant. We don't mean to diss Forrec Ltd. bu ...
Tales from the rental front: sublet sob story

Tales from the rental front: sublet sob story

When Jen's girlfriend graduated college, the couple wasn't sure how long they wanted to stay in Chicago or what their next step would be. Rather than ...
Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

It's Monday, Monday, manic or otherwise. Let's take a go around the Yo. Streeterville: Warhol, Shakespeare and Gertrude Stein Uptown: Wilson Yard a ...
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

Division Street Baths, 1916 W Division St (February 2004). Photo by Joeff Davis More Wicker Park photos available in our Wicker Park photo gallery. ...
The Daily Joeff

The Daily Joeff

South Loop construction(October 2001). Photo by Joeff Davis. More South Loop photos available in our South Loop photo gallery. ...
All aboard for new season of the Architecture River Cruise

All aboard for new season of the Architecture River Cruise

Nothing says spring like getting back out on the water. This Saturday the Chicago Architecture Foundation launches a new season of its Architecture Ri ...
Friday night gallery-hopping

Friday night gallery-hopping

Buckle up. Tonight we're headed to Yo Chicago's neighborhood photo galleries for Uptown, Near North and Logan Square (samples below). The Aragon Ba ...
River North's cup runneth over with construction

River North's cup runneth over with construction

Yo spent the afternoon cruising the streets of River North - the sun in our eyes, the wind in our hair - and saw enough new construction to make our ...
Nova Art Fair turns el train into run(a)way fashion show

Nova Art Fair turns el train into run(a)way fashion show

Just because most el trains smell faintly of piss doesn't mean they can't be the hot new spot to debut fashion. This evening Nova Art Fair is hosting ...

Friday is why-oh-why-oh-why day

Why can't a mouse have kittens? Tell me, why oh why? Why has the National Association of Realtors launched a campaign that includes pricey TV commerc ...
West Side story – Jackson Square replaces old CHA project

West Side story – Jackson Square replaces old CHA project

Just to get the weekend off to a good start we thought we'd open a can of worms by bringing up the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation ...
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