Showing posts with label Chicago PM Wrapup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chicago PM Wrapup. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Chicago News: 10/8 Wrap up

By: T.R. Slyder,

The Shitty-Looking Coat Shooter surrenders. Apparently he started doing good about 3 days too late.

I hope you are sitting down for this one. Chicago city workers do not work all that hard. What next? Telling us that in fact 12 of the 14 street city workers standing around a 2'x2' pothole aren't necessary?

What happens at the end of your el train's line? RedEye's always on-point Kyra Kyles explores.

Cook County is all evicted-out. The renting-tenants of several Cook Co. properties which have been foreclosed will not face evictions if their landlord had failed to make mortgage payments.

Since it was a slow news day, this is where the Arby's are downtown. I visited my favorite one today that isn't on this map, that's a block East of State St. right by Loyola.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Chicago 10/7 PM News Wrapup

By: T.R. Slyder,

"Blagojevich Denies any Wrongdoing" is becoming the most commonly seen headline since "Middle East Peace Talks Fail". You see that headline so often that eventually you wonder, "Does that even qualify as NEWs? Can't I just assume that's the case everyday?" In related news: Gravity is still fully in effect and the world's oceans remain wet.

FBI, let me help you out. Talk to every strip club within a 40 mile radius of Chicago, and have the strippers be on the lookout for a fat guy makin' it rain. The Playboy Bandit is at large!

The Midway Privitization bill was passed by the City Council committee today, clearing the way for "clear for takeoff" puns by the Sun-Times.

The weather be all rainy, an' shit.

Get your Kip Dynamite on and Loooove technology at Wired Magazine's NextFest in Millenium Park

It's Good Neighbor Night at B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted- anyone from the 60614, 60657 or 60610 gets in free to hear Willie Davis and the All-Stars.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Chicago PM Wrapup

By: T.R. Slyder,

Fatburger comes to Chicago. Yes, the Fatburger- the one name-dropped in Today was a Good Day by Ice Cube.

Chicago P.D. will form a new gang-unit called the Mobile Strike Force, comprising 115 officers.

Congress is finally stepping up its efforts to make trains viable in the US. They authorized $13.1 billion (for the next 5 years) to help create a high-speed passenger corridors and to improve existing tracks, and plan on making Chicago the hub of the revised system. As everyone who has ever been to Europe is thinking: It's about damn time.

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