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[24 Jun 2014 | One Comment | ]

A visionary developer backed by an alderman passionate about reviving the historic neighborhood, plans to build an indoor field of dreams that attracts young ballplayers from all over the Chicago region.
They’ll call the 138,000-square-foot indoor sports training facility with a $15 million price tag, the Pullman Community Center.

Gov. Pat Quinn has committed $5 million of federal disaster relief funding that the state received to cover flood damage cause by Hurricane Ike in 2008 to the center’s construction.
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[16 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Laughing Bird Opens Quietly, Lets Food Speak for Itself

With “Top Chef” Chrissy Camba in the kitchen, Laughing Bird is serving up Filipino-American cuisine.

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[16 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Burglar Falls Asleep Inside Detective's Norwood Park House, Prosecutors Say

Wondale Collier was caught after the officer’s wife heard Collier talking to their dog, police said.

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[15 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Patronage Hiring Over in Chicago, Former Chief Critic Says

Michael Shakman, who filed the original lawsuit, said that the city is in “substantial compliance.”