Divvy deepens daily price

By Sean Froelich and Coral Lu The price for a 24-hour Divvy pass spiked 40 percent this week. The price is now at $9.95 up from the $7 price tag riders have enjoyed since the bike-share launched two years ago. Thousands of Chicago locals and tourists make use of the heavy-duty blue-bikes, and it is […]

Chicago Bans Plastic Shopping Bags (VIDEO)

By Angela G. Barnes and Anne Arntson Soon customers will not have the option to use plastic shopping bags in stores. Chicago is joining the ranks of other major cities to ban plastic shopping bags: Dallas, Houston, and parts of California.  This new citywide ban goes into effect in a matter of days.