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A cultural classroom on two wheels

Professor Harry Wray's course, Biking and Politics, orients incoming DePaul University freshman to their new city, and offers a street-level view of how politics, culture and urban planning shape Chicago.

over 6 years ago | Jeanelle Hayner

City eyeing traffic solutions for Halsted Triangle

A new preliminary development plan for the Halsted Triangle neighborhood features pocket parks, wider sidewalks, bigger bike lanes, and bike-sharing kiosks.

over 6 years ago | Carole Snow

Lincoln Park gets 1930s makeover for Dillinger movie

The movie, starring Johnny Depp, is being filmed in the 2400 block of North Lincoln Avenue, which has been transformed to look as it did when bank robber John Dillinger roamed the streets in the 1930s.

over 6 years ago | Mary Brophy

New Toledo hoops coach has Chicago roots

Gene Cross begins his first basketball head-coaching job at Toledo. The Chicago native is a former Illini player and DePaul assistant who recruits heavily in the city.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Phone problems dog Lathrop Homes

Some CHA residents have paid for phone service for two years despite ongoing trouble with static-filled lines and disconnected calls. AT&T says the housing authority is to blame.

over 6 years ago | Claire Bushey

Menards protest ends peacefully

Latino group angered over Lou Dobbs comments

over 7 years ago | Geoff Wallin

Theater company brings on the cheese

Play aims to capture hearts (and noses) of kids

over 7 years ago | HOLLY LEBER

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