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The American people deserve to see the Mueller Report says U.S. Representative Mike Quigley

Date: 
03/22/2019
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“The House unanimously agreed that the American people deserve to see Special Counsel Mueller’s report in its entirety," says U.S. Representative Mike Quigley

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Transportation

Blue Line service changes March 22 through April 1

Date: 
03/21/2019
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is doing a mix of work on Your New Blue Modernization Program, signal and track maintenance between Fri., Mar. 22 and Mon., Apr. 1, possibly resulting in travel delays.

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Resident News

Night Ministry's The Crib approved to move into the Mural Building

Date: 
03/16/2019
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In a late night decision Friday, Mar. 15, the Night Ministry was granted a special use by Chicago's Zoning Board to "establish a temporary overnight shelter on the first floor of the existing four-story commercial building" at 1735 N. Ashland Ave., the Mural Building.

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Parks

WickerICE brings more than joy and accomplishment to Wicker Park's 4.3 acres

Date: 
03/15/2019
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As the ice was beginning to soften last Saturday morning, the shire joy and appreciation of skaters, parents and organizers and the sense of "well done" was hovering over the volunteer funded and maintained ice

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Food

Going beyond food…Wicker Park and Logan Square indoor Farmers Markets have changes

Date: 
03/13/2019
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With local food sourcing more limited in winter, long established Logan Square and newcomer Wicker Park indoor farmers markets serve up different experiences and fun as well as food. 

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Food Recall: Pork Sausage

Date: 
03/12/2019
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Approximately 2,601 pounds of ready-to-eat North Country Smokehouse Natural Irish Brand Banger Sausage is being recalled due to misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Police News

Woman who shot police: six counts, no bond

Date: 
03/11/2019
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With six counts issued against her and a criminal history that includes a traffic stop during which a pump-action shot gun was found in her possession, Emily Petronella, 19, was sent back to Cook County jail on Sunday.

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Shinola store robbed early morning on N. Damen in Wicker Park

Date: 
03/11/2019
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The high-end watch and bicycle Shinola store, 1619 N. Damen Ave., in Wicker Park was robbed at 4:45 a.m., Mon., Mar. 11, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Events

Be part of developing the 14th District's Community Policing Strategic Plan Wednesday…it is a first!

Date: 
03/11/2019
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Residents of the 14th Police District have their chance to tell the police what they want to see happening in their district on Wed., Mar. 13. in the Holstein Park District Field House, 2200 N. Oakley, from 6 to 8 p.m. 

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Development

Lincoln Yards project keeps changing on way to Thursday's zoning committee meeting

Date: 
03/06/2019
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While Sterling Bay's $6 billion Lincoln Yards 54.5 acre mega development is the focus for Chicago's City Council Zoning Committee meeting Thursday, the real issue is the entire 165 acre North Branch Industrial Corridor between North, Webster and Clybourn Avenues and the Kennedy Expressway. In a full court press, Sterling Bay and Alderman Brian Hopkins continue to make changes to the plan in an attempt to push the project through tomorrow's meeting.

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Cultures/History

Pierogi and Paczki: Part of Chicago's mouth-watering blended cultural experiences

Date: 
03/05/2019
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Pierogi and paczki (pronounced "pownch-key") are two mouth-watering examples of Chicago's blended cultures that tantalize the taste buds of many foodies. Pierogi have no season while paczki do.