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Federal Judge sentences gang leader for drug-trafficking and responsible for '08 slaying of former Wicker Park resident and police officer

Date: 
09/18/2014
SotoRomberg

Former Wicker Park resident Kathryn Romberg, 45, a DCFS supervisor and part-time realtor, was murdered at about 1:30 a.m. on Aug. 13, 2008,

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Park News

Dreams come true for Holstein Park: $1.225 million from Illinois thanks to neighbors work and perseverance

Date: 
09/17/2014
WagQuinLuc

"Ecstatic" was the word of the day for Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward Alderman; Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn; Holstein Park Supervisor Shannon English; and Bucktown residents Jean Alan, Lucy and Scott Jacobs

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Ward News

Stacey Pfingsten officially declares for 2nd Ward Alderman as residents begin to ask questions about election rules and dates

Date: 
09/16/2014
SPfingsten

After 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti's Saturday announcement to run for Chicago Mayor, his aide Stacey Pfingsten made her announcement to run for the 2nd Ward slot on Monday, Sept. 15. That takes the count of contenders to six, so far. 

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Business News

Cup & Spoon in the WOW: a Dream Plan come true for Rosie Quasarano

Date: 
09/19/2014
RosieQ

From the time she was a little girl growing up in Lansing, Michigan, Rosie Quasarano wanted to have her own business. Now she does. Her Dream Plan became Cup & Spoon and it is in DreamBox Gallery, 2415 W. North Ave., in the WOW District (West of Western). 

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News

Fioretti's becomes first opponent to Rahm Emanuel for Chicago Mayor and Emanuel fires back

Date: 
09/14/2014
Fioretti

As he announced his run for Chicago Mayor before a crowd of about 150 people in the East-West University gymnasium, 829 S. Wabash Ave., Saturday morning, 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti, identified a series of issues, pointing out Emanuel's short falls. 

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The Ukraine

Crisis in Ukraine: as explained simply by Ukrainian Village resident

Date: 
09/11/2014
UkrainTroops

UPDATE: A report on Reuters tells a story on Fri,. Sept. 12, about the Russian people asking where their loved ones have died. 

Arts

Katharine Schutta returns to the exhibition scene at DreamBox Gallery in the WOW District

Date: 
09/13/2014
TinyDancers

After 10 years, Katharine Schutta returns to the world of exhibitions with Collage at DreamBox Gallery, 2415 W. North Ave., in the WOW District (west of Western Ave). The exhibit ends on Sept. 27. 

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Opportunities

It's the "F" Word: ARC Gallery is encouraging applicants

Date: 
09/10/2014
SuffarageGuard

The "F" Word is as in Feminism Now which will be a new exhibit in the ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen Ave. in Bucktown from Nov. 26 thru Dec. 20. They are in search of applicants, regardless of gender, using any medium, in touch with past, present or future of feminism.

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