Via the Chicago Journal.
* “The future of Grand Avenue is in limbo with neighbors, business owners and the alderman in disagreement about whether the strip will go residential or industrial.”
Ald. Billy Ocasio (per Mayor Daley’s wishes) supports industrial and commercial development.
* “The Creative Community Study says that artists are leaving [Wicker Park-Bucktown] largely because of the lack of affordable housing.”
You mean there are still artists in Wicker Park?
* North Center bloggers settle with developer in defamation suit; $20,000 and an apology.