Our Urban Times

New Chicago mobile food street vendor ordinance impacts employment and community

Licensed produce vendors may now legally sell "whole and uncooked agricultural, plant-based items, including, but not limited to, fruits, vegetables, legumes, edible grains, nuts, spices, herbs and cut flowers " on moveable stands as a result of an ordinance passed by Chicago's City Council, Wed., June 6.

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Classical music will waft through the air during the first of four Sunday concerts in Wicker Park

Classical music will fill the air this Sunday, June 10, in Wicker Park’s Schiller Grove located near the corner of Schiller and Damen.

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Ukrainian National Museum's trunk brings past alive

With the exhibition of women's embroidered shirts "From the Museum's Trunk," the Ukrainian National Museum surrounds the visitor with a culture that no longer exists as it once did. Though the opening is Fri.

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Happenings beginning June 8

Lots of culture and shopping for this week!

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Education and rebates available through Chicago Sustainable Backyards Program

As residents work toward being sustainable in their gardens, there are educational opportunities in addition to rebates for compost bins, rain barrels, native plants and trees through Chicago's Sustainable Backyards program. For the first time,

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is holistic system of medicine that originated in China more than two thousand years ago. It is often referred to as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or Oriental Medicine (OM). Although it is an ancient form of medicine, only recently has the United States noticed it. Acupuncture has slowly gained acceptance within the Western medical and scientific community, and is now one of the most popular and widely used forms of complementary medicine used in the U.S.

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Polish Triangle Market Place opens the 2012 season on a beautiful sunny day

With a breeze gently blowing and the sun brightly shining, the Polish Triangle Market Place began its 2012 season with the new hours of 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Ashland, Milwaukee and Division.

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