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JULY   20   2018  FRIDAY  EDITION

 

THIS  IS  MY  CHICAGO

CHICAGO TRANSIT NEWS

'L' Train Service Alerts    

CTA Weekday Service Changes

CTA Weekend Service Changes

METRA  Service Alerts

AMTRAK Service Alerts


CTA

METRA

SOUTH SHORE

Indiana Finance Authority agrees to sell bonds for South Shore Line

expansion
nwitimes.com



REGIONAL NEWS

IL / MI / WI / IN / MO / IA

RAILROAD NEWS

Musk Says 'Chicago Express' Tunnel Project Could Start Work in Months

Engineering News-Record


RAILMISHAPS 

11 Rail Cars Derail South of Superior, No Threat to Public |

11 Rail Cars Derail South of Superior, No Threat to Public

WDIO     CN


RAILROAD READ / VIEWS / PHOTOS

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This Iowa bridge trail has a remarkable nighttime lighting effect

Boing Boing

Historic bridge in Floyd County torn down

Radio Iowa



AMTRAK

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Partners with Disneyland® Resort to Offer

Summer Savings to Experience ...

Amtrak Media



STB / FRA / NTSB / AAR / LEGAL



NATIONAL

RAILMISHAPS

12-year-old injured after attempting to jump onto a train

KWQC-TV6

Pedestrian Killed by Amtrak Train in Montecito

Santa Barbara Edhat

Crews Battle Fire Coming From Amtrak Train Car At Wilmington Station

CBS Philly

Freight train hits and kills two women on tracks in Maryland

Washington Post


RAILROAD NEWS / READ / VIEWS

LIRR begins relocating tracks for Grand Central tunnel

Newsday


TRANSPORTATION NEWS

Southwest light rail freight agreements finalized, now feds need to approve

Minneapolis Star Tribune



GLOBAL


NEWS / READ / VIEWS

CANADA

REM construction blamed for new commuter train delays

Globalnews.ca


MEXICO


CENTRAL AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA


UK


EUROPE


RUSSIA / BALTIC AREA

Miracle escape: the girl dangled for an hour

Selfie horror: Girl's miraculous escape after falling onto railway power cable

Evening Standard


MIDDLE EAST / TURKEY / ISRAEL


INDIA / SRI LANKA

Trains delayed on up-country line due to derailment

Trains delayed on up-country line due to derailment

adaderana.lk


ASIA / INDONESIA / JAPAN / CHINA


AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND


AFRICA

Accra-Nsawam train service to be restored by December

GhanaWeb

Road blocked after train ferrying petrol derails at Kibarani

Road blocked after train ferrying petrol derails at Kibarani

The Star, Kenya



 

 

BREAKING NEWS

Trump wants Putin to come to Washington

 

Psychologist Explains Why You Spend a Ton of Money At Target

We're suckers. All of us

 

Rahm shows softer side, describing part of job that 'rips the soul out of you'



CHICAGO WEATHER   60601

 

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CHICAGO AREA WEATHER

 

There will be periodic chances for showers and thunderstorms as an upper level low pressure system moves across the region. Some of the stronger storms may produce very heavy rainfall, localized flooding and strong wind gusts. Temperatures will be well below normal through the weekend.


MY LIFE

MY HOOD

MY EVENTS

CHICAGO FIRE TV SHOW FILMING IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

The location manager for this TV show came by to announce they will be just down the street at the old Hard Rock Hotel on Michigan Avenue:
*testing smoke devices
*pyrotechnic devices
*other non incendiary props tomorrow

Friday, July 19 and Friday July 27, Saturday July 28th.

Alderman, Brenden Reilly 42nd ward asked they stop by to alert downtown high rises on Michigan Avenue

CULTURAL CENTER
On Going
Great Lakes Cycle 4th Floor North

 

DALEY PLAZA / UNDER THE PICASSO

Noon  Unless Noted

July 20 Consulate General of Colombia flag raising to celebrate Colombia’s independence


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson are scheduled to appear at the 10th District police station to announce authorities have recovered 5,000 illegal guns this year

 

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Animal Care and Control Announce

New Partnership with PAWS Chicago

City of Chicago



AROUND CHICAGO

MILLENNIUM PARK

Millennium Park Music Series   July 23, 26 & 30

 

Wildlife!  Lurie Garden   July 24

 

Art In the Garden   Lurie Garden   July 29

 

Millennium Park Workouts    Tues., Thurs. & Sat. Through September 1


DOWNTOWN / SOUTH LOOP /  WEST LOOP

Gov. Bruce Rauner has an event at the Thompson Center in the morning,

and will speak at a Special Olympics event in Chicago.


RIVERWALK


MAG MILE / RIVER NORTH / GOLD COAST

Lighthouses on The Mag Mile

Aldermen OK closing Chicago Avenue underpass overnight to quell partying

Chicago Sun-Times


CHICAGO

FBI file dismisses conspiracy theories surrounding a Watergate-connected plane crash on approach to Midway in 1972 and finally released

(I was there minutes after it crashed)

MuckRock


SUMMER IN THE CITY

Ten Things to Do in Chicago This Week

Chicagomag


SPORTS


SUBURBS



ILLINOIS

 



BARS / FOOD / RESTAURANTS NEWS

Uptown's Upcoming Fine Dining Restaurant Should Open in Late August

Eater Chicago

Dining out: Here are the Loop's 4 newest eateries

WLS-TV


HAPPY HOUR

 

Day Where and Time Specials

Friday,

July 20

Taco Joint

1969 N. Halsted &

158 W. Ontario

$4 Modelo and Victoria cans, $2 tacos and $6 margaritas
Saturday, July 21

Marchesa

535 N. Wells

4 to 6pm

25 percent off Champagne, sparkling wine, bar bites and cocktails

Sunday,

July 22

Artango

4767 N. Lincoln

5 to 7pm

$4 domestic beer, $9 bites, and select Latin cocktails and glasses of red or white wine for $7

Monday,

July 23

TapRoom at Lagunitas Brewing 2607 W. 17th

5:30 to 8:30pm

Donates the proceeds from beer sales to the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs

Tuesday,

July 24

Lottie’s Pub

1925 W. Cortland

6 to 9pm

National Tequila Day samplings and a buffet of Mexican street food for $25. Tickets: bit.ly/LottiesTequilaFest.
Wednesday, July 25

Fountainhead

1970 W. Montrose

4 to 6pm

All whiskey is 40 percent off

TRENDING NOW

 

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Week of July 16, 2018

Neighborhood
1. Sip of Hope
Coffee Shop
Logan Square
2. Lost Larson Bakery
Bakery
Andersonville
3. Aba
Mediterranean Restaurant
Fulton Market
4. Punch Bowl Social
Restaurant
Fulton Market
5. Ballast Point Tasting Room & Kitchen
Beer Bar
Fulton Market
6. Tikkawala
Indian Restaurant
Near West Side
7. Ludlow Liquors
Bar
Northwest Side
8. Dutch & Doc’s
American Restaurant
Wrigleyville
9. Taylor Gourmet
Sandwich Place
Fulton Market
10. Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
Wicker Park

 



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