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In response to recent alleged teen-committed crimes at Water Tower Place, the Gold Coast shopping center has now implemented a new policy requiring minors to be accompanied by an adult during specific days and hours. ABC7 reports on the plan.
Block Club Chicago reports that police-heavy wards are issuing the least number of parking tickets, study says. Where does your ward rank? Check out the map and data here.
It’s cold, but really, there’s still so much to do in the Windy City that doesn’t require one to freeze! Peruse Curbed Chicago’s Pocket Guide for ways to enjoy winter in the city.
Lake Forest, Deerfield and Bannockburn joined Metra and five local businesses to pursue a public-private partnership to help ease the commute for thousands who travel between the suburbs and Chicago. The compelling proposal could be implemented by this spring according to the Chicago Tribune.
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