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Piper’s Alley fight over rezoning that could allow more towers in Old Town

Residents of Old Town had enough concerns about one 44-story apartment tower proposed for a vacant parking lot on North LaSalle Street. Now it’s beginning to look like two more towers are planned.

River North resident on fourth attempt to unseat Quigley in Illinois 5th District

Seemingly undeterred, and unabashedly pro-Trump, a River North condominium unit owner is on his fourth attempt to defeat Illinois 5th District Congressman Mike Quigley.

Alderman, mayor at odds over plan to only partially close Clark Street for outdoor dining

A plan to only partially close a three-block stretch of Clark Street in River North for outdoor dining is giving 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly a sour stomach.

Is Glendale AZ the next entertainment capital of the world?

Sports, music, and outdoor adventure are the hot ticket for sun-drenched fun.

Old Town residents fight proposed 44-story tower

The Battle of Old Town, circa 2024, is underway as residents and building owners in the coveted historic district push back against a proposed apartment tower.

Average downtown luxury apartment rents hit $3100 for first time

Luxury apartment rents in downtown Chicago and on the Near North Side are on an upward elevator ride.

Buyers beware: North Side home, condo prices on the rise

North Side home and condominium price increases, along with higher mortgage costs, are hitting buyers with a one-two punch this spring.

Pedestrian activity in Loop closing in on pre-pandemic levels

With pedestrian activity up over last year and approaching 2019 levels, Chicago Loop Alliance says the Loop is ‘bustling.’

Stormy spring report: Home loan interest rates surpass 7 percent

As thousands of Chicago-area families go house-hunting this spring, the dream of homeownership continues to drift further and further away.

Spring cleaning: Good for boats and websites

Nautical vessels and companies both tend to collect barnacles that can harm performance. Time to get your operation shipshape.