Ravenswood news

How Customers Can Influence Business to Go Green

Next week kicks off Earth Week, and we are all supposed to spend seven saving the planet. Earth Week, going green, carbon credits, LEED certified, it can all be a bit ... more

over 3 years ago | NBC 5 | Permalink

Mayor Rahm learns about LSCs

Great story by WBEZ's ace reporter Linda Lutton about Mayor Emanuel and local school councils—as in, did he or did he not vote in the recent LSC elections? The mayor says he did—or at least he thinks he did—but the people at his neighborhood school... more

over 3 years ago | Clout City | Permalink

Mayor Emanuel thinks he voted

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he believes he may have voted in Wednesday's local school council elections, though his answer wasn’t too convincing. more

over 3 years ago | WBEZ | Permalink

Police Shut Down Another Protest At Mental Health Clinic

The fight is escalating to save a mental health clinic in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as protesters camp outside in the second high-profile demonstration in a week. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Blagojevich Marks 1 Month Behind Bars

Sunday marked one month behind bars for Rod Blagojevich, and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, says the deposed governor is fully entrenched behind bars. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

12-year-old missing from Ravenswood neighborhood

Police are looking for a 12-year-old boy missing since Friday from the area of Lawrence and Francisco avenues in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Extra alarm fire in Ravenswood neighborhood

Nobody suffered injuries in an extra-alarm fire that spread to two buildings in the 2100 block of West Ainslie Street in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Owned Zephyr, Byron’s Hot Dogs

When Byron Kouris first talked about opening an ice cream parlor near Wilson and Ravenswood, people told him he was nuts. At the time, the area was considered off the beaten path, but shortly after he opened Zephyr Restaurant in 1976, customers came in... more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

In Pictures: White Rabbits With Gull At Metro

              The White Rabbits played a rousing set at the Metro on Sunday night, and while it was an enjoyable show it lacked some of the attitude that we've seen in previous shows. [ more

over 3 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Blago to Get First Prison Visitors This Month

It looks like former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will get some of his first visitors this month. Sam Adam and Sam Adam Jr., Blagojevich's attorneys from his first corruption trial, will head west to the... Photo Credit: AP more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

No hills, but school’s new facility is alive with the sound of music

Offering them the opportunity to offer new classes and performance options for people of all ages, the new addition to the Old Town School of Music, located at 4545 N. Lincoln Ave., has experienced a strong turnout since opening its doors in January. One particularly popular activity has been the... more

over 3 years ago | Medill Reports | Permalink

Mayor Rahm: King of the "L"

Yes folks, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel still is riding the "L." In fact, he says he rides the Brown Line twice a week from his home in Ravenswood Manor. The first photo in this gallery is from a Michigan Avenue Magazine story . I wonder if he has a CTA... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Now | Permalink

Blago Home Off the Market

The 13-room estate in Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood hit the market last October. more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Business is brisk for indie booksellers as chains struggle

At Ravenswood Used Books, owner Jim Mall says February is usually a difficult time for book stores. But even with the seasonal slump, his sales over the last few months have been about 20 percent above average.

over 6 years ago | Brian Ortbal

Program helps CHA become self-sufficient

Twenty-two public housing residents graduated from a program that helped them raise their incomes and education, officials say. More residents are expected to take advantage of the program.

almost 7 years ago | Megan Cottrell