Today’s Headlines for Monday, May 22

  • 6 Other Alderman Back Up Arena’s Affordable Housing Plan by Vowing to Add Units (Tribune)
  • MPC Looks at the Issue of Housing Segregation in a 3-Part Series 
  • Driver Fatally Struck Pedestrian on Orchard Road in Aurora (ABC)
  • Police: Man Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run Texted Photos of His Car Shortly Afterward (Tribune)
  • ABC Checks Out the Blackstone Bikes Youth Education Program in Woodlawn
  • A Preview of Summer Metra Projects (WGN)
  • Detour From Diversey to North for Lakefront Trail Separation Starts Today (Park District)
  • In Praise of Chicago’s Grid: An Aerial View (Curbed)

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  • Chicagoan

    Hi John,

    How about some love for Colectivo Coffee and their decision to turn a parking lot into a huge sidewalk cafe?

  • I didn’t see the list of the seven aldermen supporting the Arena’s affordable housing plan.

  • Carter O’Brien

    I was about to say the same thing. Not the greatest reporting…

  • planetshwoop

    Covered elsewhere, I think. Arena, Rosa, Mell are the three I remember off the top of my head.

  • Anne A

    I’m VERY glad that Metra will be replacing the 99th & Vincennes crossing this summer. It’s been in terrible condition for a few years now.


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