Gold Coast

Bruce Groeper is a massage therapist at “the beach to see and be seen” who will tell you he’s a bit of an unknown legend. He may be right.
The decision by the Lincoln Park alderperson gives Mayor Lori Lightfoot the rare chance for a third appointment to the Council. Lightfoot already has replaced Patrick Daley Thompson, forced to resign after a federal conviction, and Michael Scott Jr., who left for a private sector job.
Edward Minieka, 78, who owns the co-op unit, said he appears to have lost a battle with his neighbors to preserve the elaborate paint scheme in his foyer.
Souvenir seekers have been making their way to the Gold Coast block where the wood pavers were uncovered.
Edward Minieka’s taste in foyer decor has led to a squabble with his neighbors, whose unit had an active listing on redfin.com as of Friday.
Dozens of blue and yellow Ukrainian flags flew above a crowd of hundreds standing at the base of the Water Tower, while community leaders and politicians made speeches from the top of the stairs.
He brought flair, knowledge and relentless energy to promoting the historic hotel and also was involved in creating Chicago’s International Sister Cities Conference.
The City Council’s Housing Committee agreed to sell the city-owned space and its companion parking area to local resident Adam Bilter and his 24 E. Goethe LLC for an appraised value of $680,000.
Nearly a year ago, Mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned it as “aldermanic prerogative at its worst” when two downtown Council members blocked plans to approve the taxing district known as a “special service area.”
The rapper was shot dead and two others were wounded in the targeted afternoon attack in the first block of East Oak Street. Shoppers were on the sidewalk when a pair of vehicles pulled up and two gunmen got out and opened fire.
Art
‘Rapt on The Mile’ is a three-dimensional garden at 679 N. Michigan Ave., a vacant former Apple Store.
Aldermen Anthony Beale and Ray Lopez used a parliamentary maneuver to delay the vote until the next Council meeting. Lightfoot promptly set that vote for Monday’s special meeting, when she plans to introduce her 2022 city budget.
The shooting happened Monday evening near Chicago Avenue.
Ald. Brendan Reilly called the settlement with the Eurostars Magnificent Mile Hotel an insult, considering the severity of the violations. Allegations against patrons include armed robbery, criminal sexual assault, aggravated domestic battery and unlawful use of weapons.
The woman was rescued by a Chicago Fire Department dive team and suffered only a small laceration to her hand.
At Wednesday’s City Council meeting, Ald. Anthony Napolitano wants to take some crimes normally prosecuted by the state’s attorney’s office and divert them to city hearing officers.
Juanita Holliman, 81, is believed to have been killed in the apartment she shared with Marc Holliman, in the 100 block of West Delaware Place, Monday morning, prosecutors said.
In each incident, up to four males entered businesses, grabbed purses on display tables and fled the store to a waiting vehicle.
The 19-year-old was speeding south along the Gold Coast when he lost control of the SUV, police said.
A silver Nissan Sentra was in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive when it hit a light post in the 1100 block of North Lake Shore Drive early Tuesday.
In a speech hosted by the Economic Club of Chicago, Target CEO Brian Cornell said the company would be looking to add new locations throughout the city.
In each incident someone entered the business through the front of rear doors, stole property and fled.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the carjackings — which all happened within three hours — were related.
Police said Moreno crashed into several vehicles before hitting a tree in the 1200 block of North Astor Street about 9:20 p.m. Sunday.