Around and About

You need drama in your life?

Date: 
07/23/2017
StickInToIt

Perhaps living in the United States, state of Illinois, county of Cook and city of Chicago is not dramatic enough for you.

Polish Triangle renovation design plans are coming close to revelation

Date: 
06/29/2017
PTariel

Design development plans in the form of renderings for the Polish Triangle, the parcel of land bound by Milwaukee, Division and Ashland, are close to being ready for public presentation, according to Mieko Yoshida, President of the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC

Memorial Day May 29, 2017: A day for remembering

Date: 
05/28/2017
Flags

This year those who have died in the military services are being honored on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, a Federal holiday. It is also a day to thank those who serve today. 

Senator Durbin says "This is the Place" by English poet gives hope

Date: 
05/26/2017
AlbertSq

"This is the place," says a local English poet, Tony Walsh, in response to the recent tragic bombing in Manchester, England this last week.

Giving to Special Olympics in the 12th and 14th Districts: Cops and donuts, perfect!

Date: 
05/19/2017
Money

Officers from the 12th and 14th Chicago Police Department Districts, as well as

Happy Mother's Day!

Date: 
05/14/2017
HMDSheep

Though the pages of history say that Mother's Day can be traced back to Greek and Roman festivals

Artistic Inspiration: It's all about mating

Date: 
05/03/2017
PufferFish

It is spring and thoughts are known to stray toward attracting a mate, but rarely does one see such an elaborate display of enticement as this underwater experience.

What do drunk drivers say?: DUI drivers will be targeted Saturday night

Date: 
03/03/2017
PoliceStop

Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th (Shakespeare) District officers will be concentrating on erratic driving behavior in the 14th District 

Donuts and Chicago make a perfect pairing at Stan's and Superior Donuts

Date: 
02/10/2017
IDSite

"Superior Donuts," a new CBS sitcom promoted its début with free donuts at Stan's Do

Holiday cheer spread thanks to Northwestern Settlement and 12th District Chicago Police

Date: 
12/22/2016
RamirezWBags

The 125-year-old Northwestern Settlement (NS), 1400 W. Augusta, and the 181 (approximately) -year-old Chicago Police Department (COD) partnered on Monday.

CTA Christmas bus runs on the #56 Milwaukee route Tuesday and Wednesday

Date: 
11/29/2016
HolidayBus

Ralphie the Reindeer, wrapped around the 60-foot CTA #56 Milwaukee bus will be heading north from the Jefferson/Lake stop at approximately 12:15 p.m., Tues., Nov. 29. On Wed.,

"Hillary Clinton" speaks out about status of presidential race

Date: 
10/30/2016
ComeyDemnds

In Logan Square on Sunday, "Hillary Clinton"* commented on the status of the Presidential race. 

Weather forecasting indicators...

Date: 
10/13/2016
WhrIndic

When the month is October, the location is Chicago, certain visual indicators

Gnome found in Jewel freezer

Date: 
05/07/2016
InJewel

My fellow Orange Gnomes are having many adventures, only some of which I have learned about.

Believe it or not...A goat in a turtleneck

Date: 
11/02/2015
GoatInTN

Notice anything unusual?

One hour to be returned Sunday at 2 a.m.

Date: 
10/30/2015
FallBack

That hour you've been looking for since last March 8, we have it on good authority that it will be returned at 2 a.m. on Sunday!

Wicker Park deer loves new snow fall

Date: 
03/23/2015
2015WPDeerinsnow

With "dibs furniture" gone and the ugly gray snow melted,

Remember: Fall back!

Date: 
11/01/2014
Fallback

A whole hour is being returned to you Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 a.m.! 

What do you think?: Reconfiguring gateways to Wicker Park, East Village, Pulaski Park and Noble Square -- The Polish Triangle

Date: 
10/08/2014
Placemakers

Work by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) on the Polish Triangle, bordered by Milwaukee, Division and Ashland, is in the planning stages and the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) is soliciting community input about the revitalization of this gateway to four of Chicago's historic yet vibrant neighborhoods.