Monday, April 11, 2011

Morning Newsfeed: Banned Brown-Bag Lunches, Walmart in Lakeview, the Civil War in Lincoln Park, and More

Posted By on 04.11.11 at 09:54 AM

In an effort to promote healthy eating, one CPS school has banned brown-bag lunches. (Tribune)

Walmart is set to announce a Lakeview location. Meanwhile, Crain’s examines how the superstore’s plan for an Austin location has not worked out. (Crain’s)

The Chicago Department of Transportation is studying how to improve public transit on the south side. Officials are leading a public meeting this Wednesday to solicit ideas for the public. (Tribune)

Cannon fire reverberated across Lincoln Park on Saturday, as a Civil War reenactment commemorated the 150th anniversary of the war's beginning. (Tribune)

Thanks to the Minnesota Wild, the Blackhawks snuck into the playoffs. They’ll now face top-seeded Vancouver in the first round. (Sun-Times)

Longtime local actor Michael Shannon has reportedly been cast as the evil General Zod in the upcoming Superman flick. He’s been memorable in Revolutionary Road and Boardwalk Empire, and forgettable in Pearl Harbor. (NY Daily News)

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