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Tribune reporterA few months after arriving from Sierra Leone, Alie Kabba learned the dynamics of Chicago immigrant life when he found a pickup soccer game near his Rogers Park apartment. All of the players were Mexicans. "I didn't have enough for my own team," he...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 3:18 p.m. Students at Chicago public high schools will be able to take online make-up courses this summer for classes they failed during the school year in a move Mayor Richard Daley hopes will save......
WGN NewsChicago firefighters rescued 1 person from a burning buiding in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood Sunday evening. Firefighters were called to the 4600 block of S. Champlain Avenue shortly after 11:00pm. The 2-story structure housed a vacant church...
(WGN-AM)- More than a year behind schedule, Metra broke ground Monday on a new station at 35th Street on the Rock Island District Line to serve White Sox fans and college students while giving neighborhood residents another mass-transit option. The...
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Tribune restaurant criticThe surest sign of the resurgence of Chicago's historical Bronzeville neighborhood, apart from the glorious mansions that line Martin Luther King Boulevard, is the continued success of Blu 47. Now 3 years old, this solid Southern-style American...
Chicago Tribune reporterUpscale dining, Isaac Hayes singing in Washington Park, new art galleries and front-row seats to the Bud Billiken parade are just some of the amenities available to residents in historic Bronzeville on the city's South Side. Besides being in close...
Special to the TribuneLaura Cid-Perea and husband Luis Perea, chef-owners of Bombon Bakery and Bombon Cafes in Chicago, plan to shop weekly at the Daley Plaza farmers market after it opens next week. Cid-Perea and her husband, natives of Mexico City, remember the markets...
Tribune staff reporterIn those famous first six days, God made a lot of important things, but there is not a word in Genesis about him creating storefront churches. Yet here they are, brightening otherwise bleak stretches of the city and some suburbs, areas that are often...
Tribune staff reporterAt 1:53 p.m. today, surrounded by his team and an adoring crowd of thousands including Mayor Richard Daley, Ozzie Guillen announced a decision everyone had been waiting for. "I tell you now: I will be back next year. I love you!" Guillen said, putting to...
Special to The TimesBy 8:50 a.m., they temporarily had to close the women's restroom at the Chicago ArchiCenter. "There were so many people here already, they had to restock all the toilet paper," said Elaine Rosen, a retired biology teacher from the Streeterville area of...
Tribune staff reportersReports of major crime declined in Chicago and across most of the north and west Cook County suburbs in 2000, according to figures released by the Illinois State Police. For the sixth straight year, Chicago recorded a decline in homicides, to 627 from...
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