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Whisk closed by State of Illinois in Ukrainian Village

Date: 
09/13/2019
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Large green signs on the window and door of Whisk, 2018 W. Chicago Ave., in Ukrainian Village give warning that Whisk's business certificate of registration is revoked. 

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Events

CAN TV in search of LGBTQ studio audience members

Date: 
09/13/2019
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Being recorded for National Coming Out Day, CAN TV is inviting people to be part of the studio audience for “Emptying the Closet: The Personal and Political of Coming Out” 

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Arts

An art guide through Wicker Park and Bucktown beginning Friday the 13th

Date: 
09/13/2019
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Between the full moon on Friday the 13th and all the arts on offer in Wicker Park Bucktown, its looking like a great [and interesting] weekend!

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Transportation

Your New Blue: one Chicago Station entrance temporarily closed

Date: 
09/13/2019
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The Chicago Blue Line station's southwest corner stairway at Chicago and Milwaukee Avenues, will be closed through Sept. 23 or work completion, according to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). 

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Volunteer Awards

Nomination deadline looming: Volunteers-in-Parks

Date: 
09/07/2019
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The deadline for recognizing outstanding Chicago parks advocates is September 18, says Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director of Friends of the Parks

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Historic Event

September once again plays an important role in Wicker Park's "life"

Date: 
09/06/2019
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Thanks to D.S. Lee's land purchases starting in 1847, M.L. Stewart's efforts in 1868, Alderman McGrath's action with Chicago's City Council on Sept. 19, 1870, followed by Stewart's generosity on Sept. 26, 1870, and the 2019 $67,000 gift from the Wicker Park Bucktown SSA #33, there will be a celebration in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen. Ave., Sun., Sept. 8, at noon. Everyone is invited to be part of the event at the iconic Gurgoyle Fountain. 

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School News

De Diego part of Mayor Lightfoot's back-to-school tour

Date: 
09/04/2019
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot's afternoon arrival at Jose De Diego Elementary School, 1313 W. Claremont Ave., in Wicker Park came as students were leaving the school following their first day of the 2019-20 school year, yesterday. 

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Police News

Police Alert: Garage burglaries between North and Bloomingdale

Date: 
09/04/2019
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In three incidents between Aug. 15 and 29, an unknown offender took property from three open or unlocked garages. 

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Police Alert: Residential burglaries

Date: 
09/04/2019
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Forced entry in to residents occurred three times between Aug. 12 and 16. Once in the home, the unknown offender took personal items and fled. 

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Event News

Iconic images featured in new ART ON theMart installation

Date: 
08/02/2019
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In collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago, Art on theMART is displaying four iconic pieces of art every night until Sept. 21, via the largest permanent digital art projection along the Chicago Riverwalk between Orleans and Wells St. 

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