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Works starts on Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, backed by UI Labs

Oct 30, 2014

Work begins on city's digital manufacturing hub, which planners hope will be Chicago's version of Bell Labs: shar.es/10sGBF

Oct 30, 2014

New digital center could cement Chicago's rising #tech rep -- and pols legitimately claim credit. #UILabs tinyurl.com/kjxoda4

Max's Italian Beef on Chicago's northside is closing after 35 years

Oct 30, 2014

Max's Italian Beef closing after 35 years shar.es/10qFDG via @crainschicago's 'On Dining' blog

Oct 30, 2014

Bad news for you, @ChopTedAllen. Max's Italian Beef closing after 35 years shar.es/10qjZt via @crainschicago

Oct 30, 2014

Iconic north side Italian beef joint closing after 35 years shar.es/10qYSa via @crainschicago

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Streeterville to get more apartments in David Hovey-designed tower

Oct 30, 2014

Next up for Streeterville: 498 more apartments from architect and developer David Hovey bit.ly/1rWlWHF

Ezra's craft liquor in Chicago launches national online retailer

Oct 30, 2014

An online marketplace for craft liquor launches shar.es/10spl4 via @crainschicago

Blackhawks' Toews lists Lakeshore East condominium

Oct 29, 2014

Cpt $$$$erious MT"@CrainsChicago: Jonathan Toews lists condo, asking nearly $2.25M: trib.al/nJp0SN2 pic.twitter.com/OntbrfpoBW

Oct 29, 2014

Hawks captain Toews lists condo shar.es/10ro1G via @crainschicago

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Gold Coast greystone sells for almost $4 million

Ex-Blackhawks defenseman Campbell sells in Lincoln Park

Inventory of Chicago-area homes for sale rises

Chicago startup Packback hopes break into textbook market with cheap e-book rentals

Oct 30, 2014

Is Packback the cheapest place price yet for college textbooks? shar.es/10qEqD @stevehendershot via @crainschicago

Inspector General Joe Ferguson finds Chicago tests one fifth of elevators

Oct 30, 2014

RT @StephenReiss: Live in a Chicago highrise? IG report suggests you may want to take the stairs, via @GregHinz shar.es/10raJN via @crainschicago

Oct 30, 2014

RT @StephenReiss: Live in a Chicago highrise? IG report suggests you may want to take the stairs, via @GregHinz shar.es/10raJN via @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

RT @AnnDwyer_Crains: If you thought that elevator you rode to work this morning has been properly inspected, think again.shar.es/10raO9 @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

If you thought that elevator you rode to work this morning has been properly inspected, think again.shar.es/10raO9 @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

Live in a Chicago highrise? IG report suggests you may want to take the stairs, via @GregHinz shar.es/10raJN via @crainschicago

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Medical marijuana rollout in Illinois snagged by security requirements

Oct 30, 2014

RT @brettchase: Medical pot rollout in #Illinois slowed by security snags shar.es/10qVhG via @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

Medical pot rollout slowed by security snags shar.es/10rZK3 via @crainschicago #chicago #twill

St. Anthony Hospital's Focal Point project seeks help from Emanuel administration acquiring land

Oct 30, 2014

.@FocalPointChi seeks @ChicagosMayor's help in complex land deal for bold community-hospital project. The latest >> tinyurl.com/m2toymm

Oct 29, 2014

RT @CrainsChicago: Hospital project seeks Emanuel administration's help acquiring land: trib.al/oONJN1H via @kschorsch

Oct 29, 2014

RT @MicahMaidenberg: .@kschorsch untangles a complex hospital-driven development in Little Village on the SW Side: bit.ly/1wF7gjC

Oct 29, 2014

Schools eyed for @FocalPointChi? @Instituto1977 charter high school, Nat'l Latino Edu (@NLEI) trade school. tinyurl.com/m2toymm

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Amalgamated Bank to exit State Street, putting HQ buildings in play

Oct 29, 2014

Amalgamated Bank selling long-time State Street HQ. moving into LaSalle Street digs shar.es/10rxMg via @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

RT @MicahMaidenberg: Amalgamated Bank heading across the Loop in HQ move, putting its State Street property in play bit.ly/1wD0M5E #CRE

Oct 29, 2014

Amalgamated Bank heading across the Loop in HQ move, putting its State Street property in play bit.ly/1wD0M5E #CRE

Condo developer CMK Cos. to pay $4.9 million in auction for site next to River City

Oct 29, 2014

River City II? Condo developer CMK to buy riverside site next to South Loop housing complex shar.es/10pFk7 via @CRED_by_Crains

Oct 29, 2014

Building by Bertrand: condo developer @cmkcompanies buying 1.8-acre site next to River City, reports @agallun bit.ly/1pYgTWz

Changing the conversation on the city's charter schools

Oct 29, 2014

Liam Krehbiel of @_ABetterChicago writes abt "Changing the conversation on charter schools" shar.es/10rf4C via @crainschicago

Quinn hands out millions in Illinois incentives to Amazon and others unnecessarily

Oct 29, 2014

I like my @CahillOnBiz in full curmudgeon mode => Enough With The Corporate Handouts, Mr. Quinn shar.es/10plIL @crainschicago

Oct 29, 2014

Go get him, Joe: Enough with the corporate handouts, Mr. Quinn shar.es/10pYCv via @crainschicago

Chicago startup roundup: The portable LED setup RagLite and computer camera blocker Nope

Oct 29, 2014

Former architects created @pleatsdesign, a cool line of geometric clutches & cross-body purses, via @new_in_chicago: chicagobusiness.com/article/201410…

Illinois hospitals fall in patient safety survey from Leapfrog

Chicago preparing for worse winter than last year

chicagobusiness.com — (AP) - The Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department says it will be ready for winter whether conditions are harsh or normal. Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams shared his plans with aldermen at a City Council budget meeting Monday. The department is budgeting $17.1 million for snow removal this winter.
Oct 29, 2014

Chicago preparing for worse winter than last year shar.es/10rI5D via @crainschicago