Uptown luxury development faces challenges

Montrose-Clarendon demolition

By Holly Kane A $15.8 million TIF to fund a luxury housing development in Uptown will provide $5.7 million for low-income housing, but it is unclear where that housing will be. The 26-story Clarendon-Montrose development will feature 381 rental units and a 30,000-square-foot Treasure Island Foods grocery store with 5 percent affordable units. Construction is […]

Lincoln Park Knitters Join National Pussyhat Movement

By Miles Painter and Nicole Kelly Sister Arts Studios was one of many production hubs for the knitting of thousands of hats on display over the weekend during the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. Donna Palicka, owner of Sister Arts, has organized a squad of crafty ladies that usually meet at the store for a […]