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Plan to Double Size of Jones College Prep 'Unacceptable' to Ald. Fioretti


    CHICAGO — Jones College Prep is expanding, but neighborhood residents and their alderman say it's not enough.

    One of the most prestigious of Chicago Public Schools' 10 selective-enrollment high schools, Jones was already getting a new building just down the block from its current home in the South Loop, to open in the fall.

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and



    Darden's Seasons 52 Coming to North Bridge


      Darden Restaurants will open a Seasons 52 restaurant in the Shops at North Bridge in the fall, the company said Tuesday.

      The eatery, described as a "fresh grill and wine bar" on its Web site, will occupy 6,000 square feet in the building adjacent to the mall at 55 E. Grand Ave.

      "The Shops at North Bridge is an ideal setting for our guests -- people



      On King's Birthday, South Shore Residents Rally to Rebuild


        SOUTH SHORE — With new aldermanic leadership on the horizon, residents of South Shore used the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to rally neighbors to rebuild the struggling lakefront neighborhood.

        About 40 people gathered Monday in the auditorium of the Bradwell School of Excellence, 7736 S. Burnham Ave., to discuss how the neighborhood could be



        Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Drive: A Road Through History


          Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive can be found on the South Side of Chicago, stretching from 23rd Street to 115th Street.

          CHICAGO — Across the country there are 730 streets named after civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

          "Map them and you map a nation within a nation," says one expert, noting they are mostly byways familiar to black



          Cook County Clerk tied to fundraiser named in corruption case


            A fundraiser co-chaired by Cook County Circuit Clerk Dorothy Brown was named in a federal corruption indictment against the former mayor of New Orleans.

            Brown, who is a Louisiana native, hosted the 2006 fundraiser for Ray Nagin in Chicago.

            The “Sun-Times” reports contractor Mark St. Pierre helped organize the event.  Prosecutors say St. Pierre used t