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Pipsqueak Was Here with children, animals and a message

Date: 
09/02/2018
FriendsInWood

Charming, sometimes haunting children appear to be inviting you into their world, where teddy and live bears dominate the animal inhabitants in "Caution Children At Play" at the Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western Ave. thru Sept. 22. 

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Transportation

CTA service changes for bus and rail

Date: 
08/31/2018
BusRail

As the summer season ends, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announces some bus route and Blue Line rail changes as well as holiday changes.

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Fire News

Claim of no smoke detectors and possible illegal utility connections in Humboldt Park apartment fire

Date: 
08/31/2018
3226Augusta

There were no working smoke detectors and there were illegal gas and electric connections in the three-story apartment building at 3226 W.

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Police News

EvilOlive voluntarily closes for two nights

Date: 
08/29/2018
PodEvil

EvilOlive, 1551 W. Division, voluntarily agreed to close on August 29 and 30 nights as a result of this morning's shooting, says Chicago Police Department's 12th District Commander Stephen Chung. 

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EvilOlive nightclub bouncer shot at Division and Ashland

Date: 
08/29/2018
EvilOlive

Only a few towels on the sidewalk at Ashland and Division and a police tape on Division remain as evidence of the 3:44 a.m. shooting, around the corner from a local nightclub. 

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Events

Taiko Drummers close out the sixth season of Tuesdays at the Triangle August 28

Date: 
08/27/2018
TaikoDrummers

The energizing, haunting and rhythmic beat of the Tsukasa Taiko Drummers will close out the sixth season of the Polish Triangle Coalition's (PTC) Tuesdays at the Triangle on August 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Supporting community schools

Yates Elementary School: Join the fun and support staff

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
06/07/2018
TasteOfYatesPstr

The second Taste of Yates Fundraiser, organized by a group of Yates Elementary School parents in Logan Square, will

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Food

Revitalized Wicker Park Farmers Market opens their 2018 season this Sunday, June 3

Date: 
06/01/2018
BeansCab

Expansion and change are the words to describe the Wicker Park Farmers Market this year.

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Libraries

A Game for Everyone: Humboldt Park Chess Program seeks to draw women, men, boys and girls of all ages

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
05/12/2018
Chessboard-Reid

This past fall, Humboldt Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library launched a weekend chess program intended to draw players at all levels. Inspired by the success

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Business News

Target hires team to open small-format Wicker Park store

Date: 
05/15/2018
TargetLkngEast

Target's opening of their Chicago area's 84th store at 1664 W. Division St., in Wicker Park is one step closer to their anticipated July 22 opening. They interviewed 300 job seekers over six days for a range of positions, including team leaders.

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