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80th Anniversary: Poland's vision of the future lives on in the PMA

Date: 
10/19/2019
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Fortuitously, in February 1939, Poland loaded 200 tons of artifacts on ships bound for New York and the "The World of Tomorrow" themed 1939 World's Fair. 

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Parks

Historic visit: four generations of Smith Park's namesake

Date: 
10/18/2019
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For many people involved with Smith Park, 2526 West Grand Ave., history came alive with a unique visit from four generations of Smiths. 

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Arts

Arts Guide for Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
10/18/2019
GhostGirl

This weekend is looking like a busy one for the arts in Wicker Park Bucktown! And with Halloween getting ever closer, our neighborhood events and happenings grow a bit darker and spookier by the day...

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Transportation

Blue Line Division Street station has service changes thru Nov. 8

Date: 
10/18/2019
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With Your New Blue construction activity occurring at the Blue Line's Division station, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) recommends allowing extra travel time from 10 p.m., Fri., Oct. 18, to 10 p.m., Fri., Nov. 8. 

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Resident News

Residents and Chicago Police partner: Setting 2020 community policing strategic plans

Date: 
10/11/2019
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Chicago Police Department (CPD) Districts, partnering with community business owners and residents, are in the midst of developing their 2020 Community Policing Strategic Plans. It is not too late to participate. 

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Events

Meet Nicholas Sistler: a master of diminutive, deception, color and illusion

Date: 
10/06/2019
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With a passion for diminutives, colors and jigsaw shapes, Nicholas Sistler teases the eye in a new exhibition, JUMBO, which opened Fri., Oct. 4, in The Dime, 1513 N. Western Ave. In Wicker Park, the show continues through Oct. 28. 

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Library News

Big reveal: Chicago Public Library elimination of most fees and debt forgiveness

Date: 
10/01/2019
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The big Chicago Public Library (CPL) news reveal by Mayor Lightfoot that West Town Library's Stephanie Flinchbaugh said would occur this week took place on Monday. As of Oct. 1, no library patron will be charged overdue fines on all CPL-owned items currently in circulation and all outstanding late fees will be removed.

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Health

FREE: Life saving flu shots are available

Date: 
09/28/2019
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Recommending that residents should get the flu vaccine by the end of October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says

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