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Chicago ranks fourth in country for millennials and Wicker Park is their neighborhood choice

Date: 
04/16/2014
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Chicago is ranked fourth in a 25-city field for millennials in the U.S.

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School News

Smoke Daddy welcomes future workers from LaSalle II Elementary School in East Village

Date: 
04/15/2014
Lessons

A group of nearly 60, eager 1st-grade students from LaSalle II Elementary School, 1148 N.

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Health News

New FertilityCare Center opens at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center

Date: 
04/15/2014
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A team of specialists, including a certified fertility care practitioner, medical consultant and other physicians at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) are part of the new FertilityCare Center, located at Presence Saint Elizabeth Hospital, 1431 N. Claremont Ave., fourth floor, in Ukrainian Village. 

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Police News

Community Alert: 12th Chicago Police District residential burglaries in April

Date: 
04/15/2014
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The Chicago Police Department's 12th District is providing an alert to residents based on incidents during April in Noble Square, East Village and Ukrainian Village.

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Crash at Grand and Ashland Avenues in West Town kills one injures two

Date: 
04/12/2014
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UPDATE:
The deceased male is described as White-Hispanic from the 7200 block of N. Bosworth. Identified as Rigoberto Llera, 26, death was due to multiple injuries from the car-crash. 

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Two men shot in Humboldt Park area

Date: 
04/11/2014
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Two men were shot at 4:10 p.m., Thurs., Apr. 10, in the 1600 block N. Washtenaw of Humboldt Park.

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Kids car seat safety check, education and giveaway in 12th Chicago Police District

Date: 
04/10/2014
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Two car seat events are "booked" for child safety in automobiles by the Chicago Police Department's 12th District. The first is Sat., Apr. 12, and the second is on Wed., May 7. 

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Resident News

Community pushing envelope after 60622 zip code meeting with USPS in West Town

Date: 
04/08/2014
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Community pushes  bureaucratic envelope with an eye on solutions for atrocious United States Postal Service (USPS) in the 60622 West Town zip code.

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Hazardous waste collection resource available

Date: 
04/04/2014
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The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Director Lisa Bonnett reminds all Illinois residents about safe disposal of various wastes. 

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Arts

Duality at Wicker Park's Jackson Jung Gallery

Date: 
04/10/2014
AtTheForeFront

Duet: A Symphony of Realism and Abstraction is a two-person focused showing of sculptures by Audry Cramblit and abstract paintings by M. Jackson (a.k.a. Laura Lee Junge) at the Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park. 

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Lively opening of the 78th Polish Arts Club Painting and Sculpture exhibition at PMA

Date: 
04/07/2014
ManyArtists

More than 260 people enjoyed exploring the 126 pieces of art, including 7 sculptures, displayed in the 78th Polish Arts Club Painting and Sculpture exhibition during the opening on Mar.

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Performance Opportunities

Talent search is on for Tuesdays at the Triangle entertainment

Date: 
04/02/2014
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The Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) is looking for talent to perform at Tuesdays at the Triangle between May 20 and Sept. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.. This will be the second year that PTC is bringing action and fun to enliven the hub where Wicker Park, East Village, Pulaski Park and Noble Square meet at Division St., Milwaukee and Ashland Avenues. 

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Business News

Orange Dot First Friday: Jackson Junge Gallery was "Fit for a Queen"

Date: 
04/10/2014
Dixie

Jackson Junge's Duet: A Symphony of Realism and Abstraction exhibition was  rehung and augmented with several jewelry designers plus performances that can only be described as Fit for a Queen during their April Orange Dot First Friday evening at 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park. 

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Orange Dot First Friday: "Man"nequins returned to store B vintage window during

Date: 
04/09/2014
JenInFront

David Ginople, owner of store B vintage, 1472 N. Milwaukee Ave., fulfilled on his promise during the Orange Dot First Friday March event.

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Home Ownership

Want to be a first time home buyer? Illinois loan program could help

Date: 
04/09/2014
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A new Welcome Home Illinois loan program was just announced by Governor Quinn. The program provides $7,500 in down-payment assistance with an interest rate as low as 3.99 percent for a secure, 30-year fixed rate mortgage. 

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