Community

Covers information for the Chicago neighborhoods from Fullerton and Chicago Avenue between the River and California Ave. They include: Bucktown, East Village, Noble Square, Ukrainian Village, West Town and Wicker Park.

Parks

Earth Day comes early to Wicker Park April 7: Mulch and Dog Park Cleanup

Date: 
04/05/2018
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Mulching and dog park cleanup at Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen, this Sat., Apr. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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$1.5 million building expansion: Maplewood Playlot Park inspiration for other communities

Date: 
03/30/2018
RappeLang

In a partnership between the Chicago Park District, 1st Ward  Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno and the community, $1.5 million has been raised to build a new field house in Maplewood Playlot Park, 1640 N. Maplewood Ave. that meets the needs of current neighbors.

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Remember!

This is 100th year of leaping forward

Date: 
03/09/2017
LpFrg100

When 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, becomes 3 a.m., it will be the 100th time daylight saving time will take effect!

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Eclipse News

Protect your sight: Chicago Public Libraries giving away eclipse glasses

Date: 
08/11/2017
RDurscherEclps

Excitement over the August 21 Solor Eclipse is being tempered with warnings about eye safety. The Chicago Public Libraries (CPL) are helping keep people's eyes safe with a giveaway of eclipse glasses.

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Education Issues

No holds barred at City Council Special Education hearing despite CPS' hire announcement: Who holds the power?

Date: 
01/20/2018
KeenanJackson

One hour before the start of the City Council Special Education hearing the Friday before a holiday weekend, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m., with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) interim CEO, Dr. Janice Jackson, CPS announced adding special education positions. Aldermen were angry

Kid Power

Shootings and guns: Help 10-year-old Theo get 10,000 signatures

Date: 
03/28/2018
TWHead

Scared by the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, Theo Williams, 10, who lives in Logan Square and attends a Chicago Public grade school, says, "I really, really, really want no more killings." He backs that up with action and you can help. 

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Resident News

Delia Ramirez takes action before seat in Illinois State 4th District House of Representatives

Date: 
04/12/2018
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"It is so cool to see Delia moving forward with the vision of a government that is truly for and by the people," commented 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa* about newly elected 4th District Illinois State House Representative Delia Ramirez

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People Profiles

It's all about community and partnerships: Adam Henkels, CAPS Sergeant, 14th District

Date: 
03/15/2017
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"It's a bit like coming home," says Sergeant Adam Henkels, Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District,

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Alums

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer was "born" close by

Date: 
12/24/2010
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Montgomery Ward company, in 1939, gave a thirty-four year old copywriter named Robert  L. May, the task of creating a Christmas story for a promotional booklet to be given out to shoppers.

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