Today’s Headlines for Monday, April 11

  • City Announces $154K in Funding for Bike N’ Roses Youth Education Program (Tribune)
  • Kendall Board Member Balks at Doing Already-Funded Study on Extending Metra Into County (Tribune)
  • Memorial Planned for Le Bouchon’s Jean-Claude Poilevey, Who Died in I-290 Crash (Tribune)
  • Video: Reckless Driving Leads to Crash Near “Cars & Coffee” Convention (Yahoo)
  • Quigley: Closing Streets Around Wrigley for Game Day Needed for Security Reasons (Crain’s)
  • Neighbors Say Planned S. Loop Tower Would Have Too Many Parking Spaces (Curbed)
  • Another Tower Project in S. Loop Would Have 292 Units, Only 80 Spaces (DNA)
  • Paging Andrew W.K.:  Father & Sons Is Planning Solar-Powered Pizza Truck (DNA)

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  • I wonder why the Kendall County spokesperson is so worried about Sandwich — it’s not even IN Kendall County. Surely Boulder Hill and Oswego are cheaper to build to than Yorkville (which she is also fixated on), and Yorkville is smaller.

  • skyrefuge

    I was going to say “OOOOLLLLLDDD!!!!!” for that Mustang crash, since I was pretty sure I’d seen that like a year ago, but, no, apparently these things just occur all the time. Here are three more:

    https://youtu.be/3m6ZlNFDvDI
    https://youtu.be/ZybirPJjl-g
    https://youtu.be/90ba8UtjxKo

    Note, these are purely the results for “Mustang” and “Cars & Coffee”! Expand to other car models and other car shows, and there must be hundreds of these crashes to be found on YouTube.

    (also, though all the citations say “Chicago”, this latest one was on Ogden Ave. in Downers Grove)

  • Chicagoan

    That 292 unit building (only 80 parking spots, woo!) is a cool design, Beaux-Arts inspired. Very Parisian. Makes sense, the architect is French.