Today’s Headlines for Monday, July 25

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Ran Red, Killing Another Motorist, Charged With Felony (Tribune)
  • Storms Disrupt ‘L’ Service, Knock Metal Canopy onto 3rd Rail Near Medical Center (Tribune)
  • Newly Opened Halsted Bridge by Blue Line Includes a Mid-Block Crossing (DNA)
  • Metra Koan: If a Tree Falls & No One Hears It, Does It Still Disrupt Service? (Sun-Times)
  • Congress Theater Overhaul Could Include Replacing Parking Lot With Residences (Curbed)
  • An Update on the Belmont/Western Viaduct Replacement Project (DNA)
  • Homeowner Turns Empty Englewood Lot Into a “Peace Garden” (DNA)
  • Tips For Enjoying the Lakefront Trail With Small Children (Chicago Parenting)
  • Meet the Saxman Who Has Brought Music to the Barry Underpass for Decades (Tribune)
  • John Discusses Divvy’s Expansion Into the West Side on Outside the Loop Radio
  • Next “Activate” Alley Party 8/5 in Couch Place Will Focus on Vision (Loop Alliance)

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