Sports

Humboldt Park street named Javier Baez Way

Date: 
04/13/2017
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Javier "Javy" Baez Way is the new honorary street name in front of Humboldt Park's the Little Cubs Field, as of Tuesday, April 11.

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Cubs' victory cheered on by music and bubbles

Date: 
10/22/2016
CubbieBlue

To encourage another W flying after Saturday's Cubs game against the LA Dodgers, Daley Plaza celebrates Cubbie blue with bubbling blue water and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays a rousing rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." 

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Wicker Ice receives Blackhawk's donation for Season 2

Date: 
05/03/2016
THawk

WickerIce in Wicker Park has received a $2,725 donation from the Chicago Blackhawks

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Memories: Fun during WickerICE's successful premiere season

Date: 
02/22/2016
GrandfatherDaughter

Fun, happy, fun, cold, fun, not long enough, fun, friends, fun, family, fun, hockey, fun, memories….those are all comments about WickerICE, the new volunteer driven 60 by 120 foot ice rink in the middle of Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen, that had a very short but worthwhile first season. 

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Cold cold weather BUT WickerIce is OPEN

Date: 
02/11/2016
LCagann

Ice skaters rejoice, the Wicker Park ice rink, WickerICE, is open!  and there is no charge for use of this rink.

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Bike rodeo and registration in 12th Police District July 28

Date: 
07/20/2015
BWhitt

Bike Rodeo and Registration event will be held for the 12th District at Eckhart Park, behind the Field House, 1330 W. Chicago Ave., Tues., July 28, between 10 a.m. and noon. 

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Think 606: What is this?

Date: 
06/02/2015
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Do you know what this is?

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Mr. Cub...Ernie Banks dies

Date: 
01/23/2015
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Ernie Banks, the beloved "Mr. Cub", was pronounced dead at Northwestern Hospital this evening.

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Bucktown 5k Race has a new partner

Date: 
08/14/2014
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RAM Racing's 2014 Bucktown 5K Race has a new partner this year. It is the Bucktown Community Organization (BCO). 

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Local Ukrainians ask for help with acquiring signatures to move the 2018 World Football Cup from Russia

Date: 
08/04/2014
FIFA

Area Ukrainians are urging people to support the Ukrainian people and world peace by signing a petition to move the 2018 World Football Cup from Russia. 

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The Jersey: Chicago Blackhawks fanatics

Date: 
05/20/2014
4Jerseys

With the Chicago Blackhawks fighting for a repeat* with the Stanley Club, the Hockey Greats Jersey Exhibition was an even bigger hit at the Ukrainian National Museum, 2249 W. Superior St. 

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Hockey Greats Jersey Exhibition -- Ukrainian National Museum, Friday, One night only!

Date: 
04/30/2014
HockJer

From 1957 to the present, hockey jerseys worn by 40 different top hockey players, many Ukrainians, will be on exhibit for one night only at the Ukrainian National Museum, 2249 W. Superior St., Fri., May 2, starting at 7 p.m.

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Chicago-Grand area resident says "Register your bike"

Date: 
06/01/2013
SShepherd

Steve Shepherd was registering his current bike in Smith Park during the 12th Police District's CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy) bike registration day and told the story about the "loss" of his previous bike, giving words of advice. 

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Dreams coming true for girls' softball in Bucktown's Holstein and Churchill Parks

Date: 
03/17/2013
Players

Girls' softball is on the move. Popular in the suburbs and rural areas, the game is returning to Chicago. Holstein and Churchill Parks are being added to the roster of home fields thanks to the efforts of Karen Loiacono. 

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International support makes new Haas Park soccer field a reality in Logan Square

Date: 
10/14/2012
NewSoccerHome

The collaborative efforts and support of the England's Manchester City Football Club (MCFC), the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Washington D

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Olympians work with kids in Pulaski Park

Date: 
07/14/2012
KidsOlympians

Some of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame inductees put on a sports clinic for 100 local children

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First Annual Like Bike Ride and Celebration will go up Milwaukee Ave. September 18

Date: 
09/01/2011
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Sign up now for this fun cool event. People of all ages can participate in the First Annual Like Bike Ride and Celebration

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Cubs fans beware….rival's manager moves into Wicker Park

Date: 
04/07/2011
OzzieGuillen

Wicker Park is getting a new well known resident. According to site workers, local shop owners and neighbors on the 1600 block of North Wolcott,

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Bucktown 5K Race top honors go to Suburbanite and Floridian while locals prepped for Chicago Marathon

Date: 
10/11/2010
AfterRace

For the men, Matt Field, 25, of Wheaton crossed the electronically timed finish line in fifteen minutes thirteen seconds while Jacki Wachtel, 31, of New Port Richey, FL, at seventeen minutes and fifty-four seconds was the first woman

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Beware street closings for Bucktown 5K Race

Date: 
10/01/2010
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The Bucktown 5K Race street closings will begin at 1 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 3. All streets along the race course will be cleared. Check the map for exact route. Start time for the race is 8:30 a.m. at Wabansia and Marshfield by Burr Elementary School, 1621 W. Wabansia. Duration of the race is around one hour.

 

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