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Art events exploding in Wicker Park and Bucktown this weekend

Date: 
09/17/2020
MartsCornPanel

Our latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide has all the exciting openings, happenings, and details for the last weekend before fall is officially here! Between new exhibitions and a brand new neighborhood mural, there's still plenty to be excited about for this gorgeous end to the week.

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Transportation

CTA is warning of service changes through the weekend

Date: 
08/21/2020
2SecBlueLine

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) warns Blue Line riders that travel this weekend may cause some delays as they work on signal improvements allowing trains to operate more efficiently, as part of the Your New Blue modernization program.

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Police News

Missing Person: Elvert Berry

Date: 
09/11/2020
ElvertBerry

Elvert Berry is a missing person, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). He may be in the West Town community area. 

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Murder suspect charged in young woman's stabbing at Walgreens in Wicker Park

Date: 
09/08/2020
SincereWilliams

Sincere Williams of the 1400 block of N. Sedgwick has been charged with one felony count of Murder-First Degree at 12:15 p.m. today, in the fatal stabbing of Olga Maria Calderon at Walgreens, 1372 N. Milwaukee Ave., in Wicker Park, during the morning of Sun., Sept. 6. 

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Resident News

How are Census 2020 counts by Ward doing? Not great!

Date: 
08/29/2020
CountMe

With only 57.9% of Chicago households having filled in a Census 2020 form, there is a big need for many of you, your friends and family members to fill in the Census 2020 form. The one requirement is living in the United States on April 1, 2020…whether you are or are not a U.S. citizen. 

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Around and About

Get your 2020 Navy Pier visit in before September 8

Date: 
08/18/2020
NavyPier

If you have any interest in visiting Navy Pier this year, do it before Tuesday, September 8. The last day of activity before a temporary close down will be Labor Day, Sept. 7. The anticipated re-opening is in spring 2021. 

The World of COVID

There is a way to be "normal" now...see for yourself!

Date: 
08/17/2020
MariottiniWood

During the COVID-19 pandemic the daily questions we all face is "when will normal return" and "what can be we do today?"

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News

Neighborhood businesses part of new Chicago Security Plan which is now underway

Date: 
08/15/2020
MayorLLightfoot

Before introducing the new citywide strategic plan worked out by City, State and Federal officials to protect commercial corridors and neighborhood businesses, Mayor Lori Lightfoot delivered a heartfelt message to all Chicagoans at a press conference Friday afternoon, Aug. 14. 

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Business News

Wicker Park businesses react to possible new round of looting

Date: 
08/10/2020
ClosedStores

UPDATE:
*IPS added ramp closure of Interstate 90 northbound and southbound at Division until 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

This morning's news about Sunday night and Monday morning looting in the loop and in the North/Clybourn area has Wicker Park businesses concerned and officials taking new tactics.

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