William Gravell

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LSD Revamp; New TIF Portal; AT&T Adds Downtown Jobs; More!

["Red Sky" via Curbed Chicago Flickr Group/ C_Dubyaa]<p>·Cyclists take beating at Lake Shore Drive revamp meeting [Sun-Times]<br>·Will all the new downtown apartments find renters? [Yo Chicago]<br>·Newly Launched TIF Portal Details Projects Across the City [City of Chicago]<br>·Pilsen Public Art Installation …

73 East Lake Apartments Reach the Summit

After breaking ground in July 2012, <b>M&R Development</b> is finally topping off its 42-story luxury high-rise apartment tower at <b>73 East Lake St.</b> in the Loop. According to a Tuesday press release from the firm, the building, now appropriately dubbed 73 East Lake instead of its earlier moniker Summit on …

Obama has 'no patience' for Russia's anti-gay stance

In a broad-ranging interview on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama addressed Russia's recently passed anti-gay laws by saying he has "no patience for countries that try to treat gays or lesbians or transgender persons in ways that intimidate them or are …

If You Insulted a Dolphin 20 Years Ago, He's Probably Still Bitter About It

A bottlenose has exhibited "the most durable social memory ever recorded for a non-human."<p>Say that, in 1993, you were at a bar having some beers with a dolphin. Say that the dolphin said, "I've got the tab," and you said, "Okay, thanks -- I've got the next one." Say that you proceeded to forget …

Experiments reveal that crabs and lobsters feel pain

Every year thousands of them are boiled or torn apart while they are still alive, and now there is strong evidence to suggest that crustaceans …

Amazon, Kobo and Sony petition FCC to exempt e-readers from accessibility laws

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Amazon (s AMZN), Kobo and Sony (s SNE) are petitioning the Federal Communications Commission to permanently exempt e-readers …

Is CBS's web blocking of Time Warner Cable customers illegal? Senator wants FCC to investigate

Time Warner Cable internet customers are smarting from CBS' decision to block them from viewing shows online, but they have at least one supporter in Congress. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) has written to acting FCC chair Mignon Clyburn, asking her agency to investigate the blackout. The letter, …