Chicago’s Pothole Plague: How the city is tackling the problem with potholes head on

By Sharon Delavega & Brenden Miranda

For decades, Chicago streets have been plagued by potholes located on just about every cross street imaginable.

The issue only gets worse for the city during the winter months, where the city has seen a 20% increase in pothole complaints from the past year, according to city data. And some of them still haven’t been repaired almost a year after reporting, which has the city looking at making changes to its repair process.

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Look at the evolution of Apple Park and Cupertino

Apple’s current headquarters, dubbed Apple Park, opened to employees exactly two years ago, and the impact its had on the surrounding Cupertino, California area is indisputable.

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Data: Craft brewery breakdown per state, meteoric rise in California, Washington

The popularity and rise of craft breweries is coming at no surprise to anyone, and thanks to data collected by the Brewers Association, we’re able to see just how many craft breweries are currently operating per state within the US.

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The rise of Chicago’s craft breweries

In the bustling city of Chicago lives a quaint establishment, nestled away in a small industrial district of the city’s West Town. Emblazoned on the side of the building reads, “On Tour Brewing Company”, although you’d easily miss it if you’re not paying attention.

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10 Great Men’s Fashion Boutiques Around Chicago

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Filled with major department stores that often feature over-the-top storefronts, it may be easy to miss the true treasures of the city. Branching away from the Magnificent Mile, this city is actually packed with an incredible collection of fashion boutiques that all carry a unique set of products. Continue reading “10 Great Men’s Fashion Boutiques Around Chicago”

Analysis: Hurricane Florence dominates Christine Blasey Ford, Pritzker crushes Rauner in Google Search

Hurricane Florence has maintained a massive presence in the media, having made landfall on September 14th, and not weakening to a tropical depression until the 16th. At the same time, psychologist and professor Christine Blasey Ford came forward regarding sexual assault allegations she made towards Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Quinn: MAP Grants critical for low-income students

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Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo by Josclynn Brandon)


By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.

“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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