History

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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Chicago's Polish Triangle officially to receive honorary designation "The Polish Triangle"

Date: 
12/06/2013
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The parcel of land bound by Division St., Milwaukee Ave. and Ashland Ave. is on its way to officially be named the "Polish Triangle." 

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A time to honor those who gave their lives for our Nation --Memorial Day

Date: 
05/30/2011
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Like so many traditions, the original start of Memorial Day celebrations is not known.

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A Steinway or nothing for Paderewski at the Columbian Exposition in 1893

Date: 
04/28/2011
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"The World's Fair (Columbian Exposition) was opening in a week. Chicago and the nation were ready. But now, there was a good chance that the musical headliner would not perform," relates John R. Schmidt in a story on Chicago Now.

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Eight brewery tied-houses and one stable proposed for Chicago landmark designation have close ties to Wicker Park

Date: 
12/15/2010
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Chicago Landmarks Commission proposed thematic Landmark Designation of eight former Schiltz Brewery tied-houses and one stable are closely tied to early residents of Wicker Park.

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