The Chicagoist will be launching later but in the meantime please enjoy our archives.

Midday News Links: CPS Set To Sell Headquarters For $28 Million

By Lisa White in News on Oct 21, 2014 7:00PM

(Beautiful view from The Cliff Dwellers terrace by Julie)

  • Chicago Public Schools confirmed it has found a buyer for the building that housed their headquarters on Clark St. The buyer, Blue Star Properties, plan to keep offices and retail space in the building. The $28 million deal is expected to be approved by the Board of Education on Wednesday. [Sun-Times]
  • A 57-year-old man is in critical condition after being found beaten in a McCormick Place parking lot before the Chicago Bears game this past Sunday. [RedEye Chicago]
  • A Cook County Jail guard has been charged after it was brought to light he was working with inmates on a plan to use submarine sandwiches to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and other contraband into a maximum-security wing of the jail. [Chicago Tribune]
  • A new batch of Superdawg's beer, Superbier, is set to be released Thursday. [DNAinfo Chicago]
  • Chicago magazine has some beautiful illustrations of the Columbian Exposition to enjoy. [Chicago magazine]