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Arts Guide for Wicker Park and Bucktown this week

Date: 
10/11/2019
AlexPuryearBlue

Fall festivities and fun continue in Wicker Park and Bucktown this weekend with plenty to do and see in the neighborhood arts scene!

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Events

Meet Nicholas Sistler: a master of diminutive, deception, color and illusion

Date: 
10/06/2019
NSistler

With a passion for diminutives, colors and jigsaw shapes, Nicholas Sistler teases the eye in a new exhibition, JUMBO, which opened Fri., Oct. 4, in The Dime, 1513 N. Western Ave. In Wicker Park, the show continues through Oct. 28. 

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Food

USDA announces fish recall dating from 2018

Date: 
10/04/2019
Catfish

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is concerned that some fish on a current recall may be in peoples' freezers. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. 

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Police News

Rash of residential burglaries hits West Town

Date: 
10/07/2019
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Residents in West Town between Division and Grand, Milwaukee and Western have experienced a rash of burglaries, losing a range of property from backpacks and purses to jewelry, computer equipment and money during September.

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Police Alert: Garage burglaries in the 14th District target bicycles

Date: 
10/04/2019
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n September, there were three garage burglaries, according to a Chicago Police Department's 14th District alert where an unknown offender entered victims' garages, targeting bicycles.

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Police Alert: Scooter/Moped Thefts

Date: 
10/04/2019
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There have been thefts of scooters/mopeds in Chicago Police Department's 14th District Beat 1434. 

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POLICE BURGLARY ALERT: Division and Western area

Date: 
10/01/2019
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Forcible entry into two different residences has caused Chicago Police Department's 14th District to issue an alert in the area of Western and Division to all residents.

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Around and About

I'm still waiting for a name: HELP!

Date: 
10/07/2019
Gnome de Plume

"Hey, I am still waiting for you to cast some votes!

"Time is running short and so far Gnome Chomsky is in the lead! Please vote! Now!"

Library News

Big reveal: Chicago Public Library elimination of most fees and debt forgiveness

Date: 
10/01/2019
BooksOnShelves

The big Chicago Public Library (CPL) news reveal by Mayor Lightfoot that West Town Library's Stephanie Flinchbaugh said would occur this week took place on Monday. As of Oct. 1, no library patron will be charged overdue fines on all CPL-owned items currently in circulation and all outstanding late fees will be removed.

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Ward News

1st Ward Democratic Committeeman race ramping up for a fight

Date: 
09/30/2019
BoxingGloves

Alderman Daniel La Spata's declaration on Friday in the race for the volunteer position as 1st Ward Democratic Committeeman, which is currently held by former 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, is heating up. 

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Health

FREE: Life saving flu shots are available

Date: 
09/28/2019
FluShotNotFlu

Recommending that residents should get the flu vaccine by the end of October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says

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Transportation

Two more Blue Line service changes

Date: 
09/28/2019
CTAElev

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) advises riders to allow more time going to O'Hare and for entrance changes at Chicago Ave. 

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Blue Line service changes thru Oct. 28

Date: 
09/21/2019
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is renovating multiple Blue Line stations as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

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