DePaul Arena Part of South Loop
Neighborhood's Economic Expansion
Mayor Emanuel introduced DePaul's new $300 million, 10,000-seat basketball arena and McCormick Place hotel complex at a Thursday press conference. He also said another area college team has expressed interest in playing in the arena.
- Video: Press conference highlights | Archive
Visuals: Infographic | Map, arena renderings
- Social media: Arena announcement, reaction
Photo: Mayor Emanuel announces the
new arena. (Photo/Will Wilson)
Ex-Burglars Offer Home Protection
Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) helped organize a community seminar on curbing burglaries in Lincoln Park and other neighborhoods. She brought in some experts -- convicted burglars -- for help.
Photo: Experts recommend a medeco lock for doors to make it harder to break into a home. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)
Chicagoans Run to Support Boston
Nearly 400 runners gathered on the North Side on Monday night to raise money and support victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, including some who where there when the explosion occurred.
Photo: Runners gather in Old Town for one of two Fleet Feet runs.