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High Risk Missing: Efrain Vazquez from Wicker Park

Date: 
07/22/2017
EVazquez

Efrain Vazquez, 68, of the 2300 block of W. LeMoyne in Wicker Park is missing and at high risk. 

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Police ask for help in search for fatal hit and run driver on Division

Date: 
07/17/2017
2051WDiv

Police encourages anyone who may have any video evidence, witnessed or has information about a fatal hit and run at approximately 1:29 a.m., Mon., July 17, in front of 2051 W. Division St.

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CTA extra service: United Center concerts and Cubs/Sox games

Date: 
07/22/2017
BaseballMusic

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) steps up to the plate, providing extra service for United Center concert goers and baseball fans through July 27. 

United Center Concerts

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Blue Line Illinois Medical District station Damen entrance to reopen

Date: 
07/15/2017
BLMedDamenSta

The  Blue Line's renovated Damen entrance at the Illinois Medical District station will reopen at 4 a.m., Fri, July 21, with new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements. 

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Arts

Art with a message and a smile: Beejoir and Mau Mau's "Foreign Policy"

Date: 
07/21/2017
3Monkeys

Satirical, political, irreverent…three words that describe the work of two Brits who have a twinkle in their eyes as they speak of their messages on walls and in collections around the world signed with their street names, Beejoir and Mau Mau. Foreign Policy is their joint show which remains open through July 29 in Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western. 

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Shibari featured at Jackson Junge Gallery

Date: 
07/16/2017
AverieOS

One Wall 2017 opens with a Shibari piece named "Caught" by Averie at Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. It will remain on display through July 27. 

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News

Is the North Branch Industrial Corridor Ordinance another done deal?: What's the rush? What is this? Who cares?

Date: 
07/19/2017
PropPMD

"We see this as yet another done deal," says Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director, Friends of the Park, about the North Branch Industrial Corridor ordinance presented at six simultaneous meetings last week.

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Development

Forma Construction to present new renderings for Wicker Park's former church site

Date: 
07/17/2017
PointEvrgrnSchil

The Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development committee (P&D) will be reviewing new renderings on Tuesday

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Event News

Smith Park stargazers were transported into space: The 606 is next

Date: 
07/11/2017
PubObBnr

With Smith Park's, 2526 W. Grand Ave., lights off and large telescopes from the Chicago Astronomer's group, celestial enthusiasts of all ages were "transported" to Jupiter, Saturn, the moon and beyond on Saturday night. This coming Friday, July 14, star fans can join the Chicago Astronomer's group in Julia de Burgos Park. 

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Farmers Market

West Town Health Market twice a month through December

Date: 
07/05/2017
SignWTHM

No need to wait to shop locally sourced produce until Sunday. Now each 1st and 3rd Thursdays between 2 and 7 p.m., an array of locally produced food,

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Polish Triangle renovation design plans are coming close to revelation

Date: 
06/29/2017
PTariel

Design development plans in the form of renderings for the Polish Triangle, the parcel of land bound by Milwaukee, Division and Ashland, are close to being ready for public presentation, according to Mieko Yoshida, President of the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC