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I'm still waiting for a name: HELP!

Date: 
10/07/2019
Gnome de Plume

"Hey, I am still waiting for you to cast some votes!

"Time is running short and so far Gnome Chomsky is in the lead! Please vote! Now!"

Orange Gnome Army pleads for your help

Date: 
09/18/2019
GCaptn

Your vote is needed by the Orange Gnome Army! 

We gnomes have been fulfilling many tasks since we took to the streets in Chicago's Wicker Park and Bucktown in April 2016. 

Merging Halloween and Valentine's or something more sinister?

Date: 
02/15/2019
CupidSkel

At first glance this Humboldt Park Valentine's "decoration" appears to convey some possible confusion about what holiday it is.

Special kinds of Valentine love at Harmony House's Felines and Valentines Party and Open House

Date: 
01/21/2019
FelinesValentines

Special kisses will be available in the Kitty Kissing booth at the Harmony House on February 2, from 1 to 4 p.m., 2914 N. Elston Ave. 

Change those batteries and fall back!

Date: 
11/02/2018
FallBackPump

Ready for more morning sunlight? That starts Sunday, Nov. 4! 

Happy Mother's Day!

Date: 
05/12/2018
MothDaySheep2018

Celebrated in more than 40 countries, Mother's Day celebrations are believed to have begun by the Greeks and Romans.Today, the celebration date varies around the globe. The intent is the same: honoring those who nurture and care.

Beware: Logic is not always logical when it comes to pepperoni and seagulls

Date: 
04/07/2018
Seagull1

Though it took Nick Burchill 17 years to confess to an innocent but bad decision he made while staying in the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC., he has received a pardon and his lifetime ban from the hotel has been lifted.

You need drama in your life?

Date: 
07/23/2017
StickInToIt

Perhaps living in the United States, state of Illinois, county of Cook and city of Chicago is not dramatic enough for you.

Polish Triangle renovation design plans are coming close to revelation

Date: 
06/29/2017
PTariel

Design development plans in the form of renderings for the Polish Triangle, the parcel of land bound by Milwaukee, Division and Ashland, are close to being ready for public presentation, according to Mieko Yoshida, President of the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC

Memorial Day May 29, 2017: A day for remembering

Date: 
05/28/2017
Flags

This year those who have died in the military services are being honored on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, a Federal holiday. It is also a day to thank those who serve today. 

Senator Durbin says "This is the Place" by English poet gives hope

Date: 
05/26/2017
AlbertSq

"This is the place," says a local English poet, Tony Walsh, in response to the recent tragic bombing in Manchester, England this last week.

Giving to Special Olympics in the 12th and 14th Districts: Cops and donuts, perfect!

Date: 
05/19/2017
Money

Officers from the 12th and 14th Chicago Police Department Districts, as well as

Happy Mother's Day!

Date: 
05/14/2017
HMDSheep

Though the pages of history say that Mother's Day can be traced back to Greek and Roman festivals

Artistic Inspiration: It's all about mating

Date: 
05/03/2017
PufferFish

It is spring and thoughts are known to stray toward attracting a mate, but rarely does one see such an elaborate display of enticement as this underwater experience.

What do drunk drivers say?: DUI drivers will be targeted Saturday night

Date: 
03/03/2017
PoliceStop

Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th (Shakespeare) District officers will be concentrating on erratic driving behavior in the 14th District 

Donuts and Chicago make a perfect pairing at Stan's and Superior Donuts

Date: 
02/10/2017
IDSite

"Superior Donuts," a new CBS sitcom promoted its début with free donuts at Stan's Do

Holiday cheer spread thanks to Northwestern Settlement and 12th District Chicago Police

Date: 
12/22/2016
RamirezWBags

The 125-year-old Northwestern Settlement (NS), 1400 W. Augusta, and the 181 (approximately) -year-old Chicago Police Department (COD) partnered on Monday.

CTA Christmas bus runs on the #56 Milwaukee route Tuesday and Wednesday

Date: 
11/29/2016
HolidayBus

Ralphie the Reindeer, wrapped around the 60-foot CTA #56 Milwaukee bus will be heading north from the Jefferson/Lake stop at approximately 12:15 p.m., Tues., Nov. 29. On Wed.,

"Hillary Clinton" speaks out about status of presidential race

Date: 
10/30/2016
ComeyDemnds

In Logan Square on Sunday, "Hillary Clinton"* commented on the status of the Presidential race.