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

Wicker ICE expected to be in full operation starting Friday

Date: 
01/31/2019
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From the littlest to biggest of skaters, there is no end of glee on Wicker ICE, the 60 by 120 foot ice rink in the middle of Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen. 

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Smith Park celebrates a year of senior programming

Date: 
01/22/2019
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Known for its iconic World War II Army Tank, outdoor swimming pool, baseball programs and many other activities, Smith Park, 2526 W Grand Ave., has added another program to support the community, "Senior Citizen Day." 

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Remember!

This is 100th year of leaping forward

Date: 
03/09/2017
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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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Libraries

A Game for Everyone: Humboldt Park Chess Program seeks to draw women, men, boys and girls of all ages

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
05/12/2018
Chessboard-Reid

This past fall, Humboldt Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library launched a weekend chess program intended to draw players at all levels. Inspired by the success

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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
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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

Supporting community schools

Yates Elementary School: Join the fun and support staff

By: 
Rob Reid
Date: 
06/07/2018
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The second Taste of Yates Fundraiser, organized by a group of Yates Elementary School parents in Logan Square, will

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Resident News

Moreno's campaign sign defies permit review action in Milwaukee Avenue Historic District

Date: 
02/15/2019
MorenoSignDay

UPDATE:
"The sign company told my campaign that there is no permit requirement for a protected political speech display that does not have any commercial message," says Moreno.

Note: The main issue is that there should not be a vinyl sign on that historic building.

Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, has a large illegal political advertisement hanging in the Milwaukee Ave. Historic Landmark District where the Chicago Permit Review Committee denied such signage at their Jan. 10 meeting.

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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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