East Side news

11-year-old dies after suffering puncture wounds to chest

An 11-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon at his home in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates after suffering a puncture wound in the chest. An autopsy Sunday was inconclusive. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Robert Bullen: Hit the Wall Throws Emotional Punches as It Breaks Down Barriers for Gay Rights

Hit the Wall, a powerful new play about the Stonewall Uprising produced by the relatively newbie theater company The Inconvenience, is one of those shows everyone in Chicago is talking about. more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

The New East Side?

Crain's asks, is the "New Eastside" a real neighborhood? (As opposed to the original East Side, which has been a neighborhood for a very long time.)... more

over 3 years ago | Gaper's Block | Permalink

Tech purchase allows students to see, not just hear, when they learn

St. Francis de Sales co-ed high school is being wired to the Internet thanks to $145,000 from its technology improvement fund. Some $120,000 is from a donor who wants to remain anonymous.

almost 7 years ago | Sue Ter Maat