Ravenswood’s upgrade now on track

Article and Photos by Patrick Butler Phase II work on the Metra/Union Pacific tracks running through Ravenswood will probably run until at least 2020, with “significant” closures of east/west streets, according to Joseph Ott, Metra’s engineering chief; Dan Martinez of Judlau Construction; and 47th WardRead more

The Butterfly Project

By Patrick Butler Lots of people talk about saving the environment, but Aviva Lerner has been doing it one butterfly at a time. For the past year, the Bell Street artist and former director of the Lill Street Gallery has been joining a growing numberRead more