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Wicker Park Committee hosts Mayor Emanuel Wednesday

Date: 
03/04/2015
REmanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will address the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) March meeting, Wed., Mar. 4, in the Wicker Park Field house, 1425 N. Damen Ave.

Ward News

Moreno's 1st Ward win being challenged by Shaw and Locke lawsuit

Date: 
03/04/2015
LockeShawFinko

Anne Shaw and Ronda Locke, two opponents of incumbent Proco "Joe" Moreno in the 1st Ward Aldermanic race, filed a lawsuit, late Tuesday, in the Circuit Court of Cook County against the City of Chicago Board of Election Commissioners alleging mistakes and fraud in the 1

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Education Issues

Raise Your Hand puts CPS on notice: PARCC

Date: 
03/03/2015
RYHCC

Raise Your Hand (RYH), a grassroots parents organization created in 2010, put the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) on notice Monday, Mar.

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.

Events

Pulaski Day includes closings on Monday

Date: 
03/01/2015
Pulaski

Chicago Public Schools are going to be open!

Pulaski Day on Mon., Mar. 2, will have Chicago Public Libraries closed. But mail will be delivered and most banks will be open. Remember to pay those parking meters. 

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Movement and Motivation

Gluten: What's it all about?

Date: 
02/20/2015
GlutenFree

Gluten is merely a component of grains and cereals most commonly found in wheat, rye and barley. 

CAPS

Great opportunity for teens and adults at the Chicago Police Department's 12th District on Saturday

Date: 
02/25/2015
Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy

Teenagers and adults are invited to an Open House Sat., Feb. 28, at the Chicago Police Department's 12th District, 1412 S. Blue Island, Community Room, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event is for the Police Explorer and Peer Jury programs. All teens can receive Community Service Hour credit for participating in these programs.

To NOT VOTE is to VOTE YES!

Date: 
02/23/2015
StarStripes

"I am so disgusted, I am not going to vote." "I am sick of all the literature, I'm not going to vote." "They are all idiots, I am not going to vote."

The ways of the wise

Political lesson: Cooperation and respect can build strong caring neighborhoods

Date: 
02/19/2015
LBTCrp

While Chicago police officers and other officers around the world have seen a lot of horrendous sights and experienced a lot of acrimony among neighborhood residents, few have faced what Atlanta, Georgia, officers found in a raid at a drug baron's home in 2001. 

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Parks

Wicker Park doggies will have more resources thanks to big hearted thirsty supporters

Date: 
02/16/2015
AgainstWall

The annual Wicker Dog Park (WDP) fundraiser at the Twisted Spoke, 501 N. Ogden, was a hot place to be on Valentine's night despite the frigid temperature outdoors. The evening was filled with conversation, drinking, bidding on silent auction items and participating in the big 50/50 raffle. 

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Garden Designing

Thinking plants and gardens, 34 students focus on color, shape and texture

Date: 
02/16/2015
KKeleman

There is a bumper crop of talented engaged students in the 9th Annual Home Landscape Design Workshop, according to Doug Wood, the organiz

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