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Chicago residents in affluent neighborhoods downtown, and on the North Side, “no longer feel safe in the city’s epicenter and are looking to move away”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE ‘I’ve never had to think about my own safety in this way before’: Shaken by summer looting in affluent neighborhoods, some Chicagoans are moving away. by Christen A. Johnson August 26, 2020 They understand why protesters and rioters … Continue reading

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Chicago’s leaders have surrendered to vandals

CITY JOURNAL When Authority Vanishes by John O. McGinnis August 14, 2020 Riding in trucks and U-Hauls, vandals came to downtown Chicago on Sunday. They jammed streets around the Magnificent Mile, home of the city’s most important shopping district. They … Continue reading

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“Nothing says, “We protest racial injustice” like burning down the corner grocery or smashing windows to grab boxes of expensive Nikes”

REAL CLEAR POLITICS The Fiasco of ‘Go Ahead, Break Our Windows’ Policing by Charles Lipson August 13, 2020 After looters struck downtown Chicago on Sunday night, officials literally raised the bridges to prevent rioting hordes from roaming so easily. They … Continue reading

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“These days, Axelrod is taking his nostalgia for Manny’s public, trying to drum up support and customers for an institution hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic”

FORWARD David Axelrod wants to save Manny’s Deli by Rebecca Gold August 6, 2020 …Across the country, more than 12,000 restaurants have permanently closed due to mounting costs, lack of revenue, and an uncertain future that has frightened off investors. … Continue reading

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Can someone criticize George Soros without being a Jew-hater?

BREITBART John Kass Defies Chicago Tribune Cancel Culture: ‘I Will Not Apologize for Writing About Soros’ by Joel B. Pollak July 29, 2020 Columnist John Kass has defied “cancel culture” at the Chicago Tribune after members of the journalists’ union … Continue reading

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Struggling, Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen has been a staple in Chicago for more than 70 years

ABC7 WLS EYEWITNESS NEWS Chicago’s iconic Manny’s Deli asks customers for support amid COVID-19 pandemic by Diane Pathieu July 15, 2020 Chicago’s iconic Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen in South Loop is asking customers to help save its business due to … Continue reading

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United Airlines going nonstop Chicago-Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM POST United Airlines to launch Tel Aviv-Chicago route in September by Zachary Keyser July 7, 2020 United Airlines said this week it was further expanding its international schedule in September by adding new nonstop flights between Chicago and Tel … Continue reading

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“Founded in 1869, The Standard Club was long a who’s who of Chicago Jewish business leaders”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE The Standard Club, long the social nexus for Chicago’s Jewish leaders, is closing May 1 amid financial struggles by Robert Channick March 5, 2020 For more than 150 years, The Standard Club has been the social nexus for … Continue reading

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In Chicago: Kosher Milt’s Barbecue sold to employees, “will continue charitable giving as a key part of the business model”

JTA Employees become owners at Chicago’s beloved kosher barbecue restaurant by Yvette Alt Miller January 21, 2020 A group of longtime employees is taking ownership of Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed, the popular kosher restaurant here that has been donating … Continue reading

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“Connecting the dots between high taxes, unsustainable pension costs and slow economic growth is a practice many elected officials in Chicago and Illinois would rather we shut up about”

CHICAGO TRIBUNE No, we won’t shut up about the Illinois Exodus. Latest downside: Chicago’s top real estate investors are shopping elsewhere Editorial Board January 2, 2020 Several recent Chicago Tribune stories on tax hikes and population losses may have caught … Continue reading

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