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The Scarecrow Extravaganza returns to Wicker Park for Halloween fun

Date: 
09/26/2020
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Designed to be a fun way to celebrate Halloween, with social distancing and other restrictions amid a pandemic, the Scarecrow Extravaganza returns to Wicker Park on Oct. 10. 

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Illinois' "One State 2020 Arts Conference" brings opportunity directly to you

Date: 
09/25/2020
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One State 2020 Arts Conference, which is running virtually, Sept. 29 thru Oct. 2 is open to everyone free. However, they are making it possible to make a donation when registering. 

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Arts and Community

Fall is in full swing like art in Wicker Park and Bucktown...check it out!

Date: 
09/24/2020
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There's plenty to do and see in the arts across Wicker Park and Bucktown with fall in full swing! Make sure not to miss anything with our latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide...

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It took 2-years+ and a village to get a 4-season cornfield behind a Chicago library

Date: 
09/22/2020
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Many wondered for more than two years if IT would ever happen. "Would the cornfield ever be installed with stalks high or higher than an elephant's eye, on the backside of the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library at 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave.?" Saturday, September 19, the cornfield was dedicated! "Oh what a beautiful morning, oh what a beautiful day!"

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Police News

Victoria Guzman missing: Help locate

Date: 
09/22/2020
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A resident of the 1300 block of N. Maplewood Ave., Victoria Guzman was last seen on Fri., Sept. 18. 

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Armed Robbery alert from CPD's 12th District

Date: 
09/21/2020
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In the Chicago Police Department's 12th District, five Armed Robberies in September, prompted an alert to residents. 

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Warning: Car thefts in CPD's 14th District

Date: 
09/18/2020
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Recent Motor Vehicle Thefts in the Chicago Police Department's 14th District prompted a warning to residents about two incidents east of Western Ave. 

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Obituaries

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lost battle for life to pancreatic cancer

Date: 
09/18/2020
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died today of "complications of metastatic pancreas cancer," according to the Supreme Court. She was 87 years old and had fought off cancer five times before.

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Helping Others

Doing good that begets good...it saves lives

Date: 
09/18/2020
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With a drive to do something positive in this world of isolation and fears around ones health and safety, Maren Rosenberg, Owner and Manager of Escape Artistry, found a way to do a good deed that begets more positive results. 

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Policies

CPD launches community engagement opportunities

Date: 
09/18/2020
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As part of the Department’s latest community engagement effort, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is launching a series of public surveys on several impartial policing policies.

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Resident News

How are Census 2020 counts by Ward doing? Not great!

Date: 
08/29/2020
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With only 57.9% of Chicago households having filled in a Census 2020 form, there is a big need for many of you, your friends and family members to fill in the Census 2020 form. The one requirement is living in the United States on April 1, 2020…whether you are or are not a U.S. citizen. 

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