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Police department is losing Black, female applicants
The city's watchdog says the Chicago Police Department is seeing Black and female applicants drop out of its hiring process, while Asian, Hispanic and white candidates represent a bigger share of new ...
The three suburbs with almost no homes left for sale: Crain's Daily Gist podcast
In three Chicago suburbs, the fast-paced real estate market means the inventory of homes for sale is so slim, it's nearly nonexistent. Reporter Dennis Rodkin joins host Amy Guth to discuss and recap ...
McDonald’s rewards program MyMcDonald’s debuts with free fries for all
McDonald’s is officially introducing its MyMcDonald’s rewards program with lots of free fries as it tries to deepen its relationship with millions of customers. Loyalty programs are a treasure trove ...
It's a law school nightmare
(Bloomberg) — Preston Fregia has wanted to be a lawyer since he was 11. For a year the Chicago native woke up at dawn every day to study for the Law School Admission Test before heading to his ...
Chicago gets its first new bank in more than 10 years
Chicago will see its first bank startup in well over a decade this coming fall. First Women’s Bank, which has been in organization for nearly two years, announced that it raised more than $30 million ...
U.S. cities are at a crossroads
All of that determines both our lifestyle and the kinds of cities we build. U.S. cities have arrived at a crossroads. Explosive growth in the South and Southwest, heightened awareness of inequality, ...
Feeling clumsy in a crowd nowadays? You're not alone.
I find myself feeling clumsy, and I didn't have a word for it. I always say "disoriented," but I think "clumsy" is actually in some ways a better word. How do you help people move beyond that? What ...
After Surfside catastrophe, Gold Coast tower residents worry
In the wake of a catastrophic condo tower collapse in Surfside, Fla., residents of a high-rise near Water Tower Place are asking why urgent repairs at their building have been delayed for three years.
Soho House IPO is one party investors can afford to miss
Clearly Soho execs are betting the travel and hospitality business will revert to its pre-pandemic form. But even when tourism was in full swing, the company was never a money-maker. In May 2018 ...
Sears, Kmart remove Ashli Babbitt T-shirts
Sears and Kmart websites were selling T-shirts portraying an Air Force veteran who was killed during U.S. Capital riot on Jan. 6. It didn’t take long after Twitter users complained before the online ...
The biggest donor to the so-called ‘Sedition Caucus’ is in Chicago
Chicago-based Boeing has emerged as the largest corporate donor in the country this year to political groups that back members of Congress who voted against certifying the election of President Joe ...
Big Lincoln Park shopping center for sale
The owner of the Webster Place shopping center in Lincoln Park has decided to scrap a major proposed redevelopment of the property and put it up for sale instead. New York-based RPT Realty has hired ...