The building owners are exploring other ways to protect birds, including installing bird-safe film and adding more shades. by Kayleigh Padar November 1, 2023 DOWNTOWN — Leaders at McCormick Place Lakeside Center plan to close the blinds every night to prevent bird collisions following increased criticism from advocates after 1,000 birds died from crashing into…
Started 38 years ago by Bette Cerf Hill, a Dearborn Park resident and friends, the Printers Row Lit Fest continues on better than ever. The Near South Planning Board regained the book fair when the Chicago Tribune backed away from sponsoring it several years ago. Above photo is of the poetry tent.
History of The Dearborn Express The idea of starting a local publication was born out of the loss of the Chicago Journal, a much beloved newspaper which stopped distribution in December of 2012. When the announcement was made, there was an almost palpable collective groan from the community. The “Journal,” like all traditional printed publications…