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Nothing like it in history: Memorial Day May 25, 2020

Date: 
05/25/2020
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Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020 is like no other. Chicago beaches, lake shore, restaurants and bars...closed. There were no in person big venue marches or concerts.

Obituaries

Lifelong Wicker Park resident parishes in fire: Geraldine Baginski

Date: 
05/23/2020
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In the early morning of Saturday, May 23, Geraldine (Gerri) Baginski lost her life in her Wicker Park home as a result of a fire, just a day before her 77th birthday.

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News

Bi-partisan legislative agreements move Illinois forward during Illinois special

Date: 
05/24/2020
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The special Saturday, May 23, session of the Illinois Legislature produced great strides forward according to Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. Chicago's Mayor Lori Lightfoot expresses her delight about a casino component that is part of the legislation passed.

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Arts

Holiday Week[IN]d Arts Guide for Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
05/21/2020
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We've got another full, fresh WPB Week[IN]d Arts Guide to pull all the artful spaces of our neighborhood into one virtual resource at your fingertips! There's still a ton to do and see in the WPB art scene, even if from your own home. So take a look and stay engaged!

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Farmers Markets

Logan Square's Outdoor Farmers Market put on hold until end of May

Date: 
05/08/2020
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The 2020 outdoor Logan Square Farmers Market (LSFM) has moved its 16th season opening from May 10 to May 30, in co-operation with the City of Chicago and its Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events as well as the Chicago Department of Public Health. 

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Wicker Park Farmers Market is virtual until July 5

Date: 
05/08/2020
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Wicker Park Farmers Market (WPFM) vendors are open for business virtually and three will deliver pre-orders Sunday morning, Mother's Day. 

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