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Extra Extra: Loop Link Construction To Bring More Lane Closures

By Rachel Cromidas in News on May 22, 2015 9:30PM

  • There are more lane closures on the way in the heart of the Loop as the Chicago Department of Transportation pushes on with construction on the Bus Rapid Transit project known as Loop Link. [Sun-Times]

  • Freehand Chicago, a hostel-style bed and breakfast with bunkbeds, is opening next month in River North. It is supposed to cater to young travelers with $35 a night rates. [Tribune]

  • Most of Chicago's beaches are opening for Memorial Day Weekend, but not Humboldt Park Beach, which will be closed for the first time in 40 years. [DNAinfo]

  • The Hoop Dreams and The Interrupters filmmaker is working on a new documentary about racial segregation in Oak Park. [Tribune]

  • A handful of Rogers Park residents turned out to counter-protest as four anti-gay protesters representing a hate group ranted outside the Far North Side's adult-only, 16-year-old Leather Archives & Museum. [DNAinfo]

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