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First "Cash Mob" a success at the Green Grocer Chicago in West Town

Date: 
03/25/2015
GreenWalden

The "Cash Mob," a promotion concept to get people to shop at a local business, debuted at the Green Grocer Chicago (GGC), 1402 W. Grand, Saturday and it was a success! 

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Museums

U.S Representative Mike Quigley honored at Ukrainian Museum

Date: 
03/25/2015
Presentation

U.S Representative of Illinois' 5th District, Mike Quigley was honored at a Ukrainian National Museum (UNM) sold out Awards Dinner Friday evening, Mar. 20.

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Police News

Looking for Criminal Sexual Assault offender

Date: 
03/24/2015
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Chicago Police Department's Area Central Detectives are looking for the offender in a Criminal Sexual Assault case.
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Murder sentence near for graffiti tagger Kristopher Klimala "Wicked"

Date: 
03/24/2015
KKlimala

The murder trial of Kristopher Klimala, known as "Wicked," in the death of Linear Caballero, known as "Chip" on Sat., Jan 21, 2012, began Monday in Judge James Linn's Cook Country Courtroom, 26th and California.  

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Movement and Motivation

Leave March madness behind with Mandee...feel better and get fit!

Date: 
03/24/2015
MyFitPal

I can tell March is winding down. The gyms are getting quieter and quieter as the days roll closer to summer.

Below are a few helpful aides in keeping yourself accountable and satiated through your springtime workouts and eating habits.  

Events

"Draw your Dreams": Contest for kids focused on college funding

Date: 
03/24/2015
Kids

College Illinois!®, the state’s only 529 prepaid tuition program, announced its first Draw your Dreams coloring contest, offering future college students an opportunity to win one of three $529 gift cards.

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Resident News

Last Roundup: 2nd Ward Aldermanic Candidates in their words and in person

Date: 
03/23/2015
Hopkins

UPDATE:
 CAN TV will have the debate live!

With the final election for the 2nd Ward Alderman as well as mayor occurring on April 7, it is important that everyone be informed

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Around and About

Wicker Park deer loves new snow fall

Date: 
03/23/2015
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With "dibs furniture" gone and the ugly gray snow melted,

Development

Revised plan for the Aldi site presented to WPC

Date: 
03/18/2015
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Centrum Partners revised their design for the Aldi parcel of land at Milwaukee Avenue and Leavitt Street along The 606 (Bloomingdale Trail) in response to suggestions and comments from both the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) Preservation and Development Committee (P&D) and the Bucktown Community Organization's Development Committee and members.

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Artists

Eavesdropping on three artistic icons: Art Shay, Tony Fitzpatrick and Rick Kogan

Date: 
03/01/2015
LivelyConversation

Listening to Art Shay, Tony Fitzpatrick and Rick Kogan on stage in conversation was like eavesdropping on a private conversation of old friends talking about other friends and acquaintances like Nelson Algren, Simone de Beauvoir and, of course, Florence Shay.