Garden Walk, Olympians, Garlic, Trees and More!

Happenings beginning July 14

Garden Walk, Rally, Farmers Markets and lots more!

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Bucktown Garden Walk offers up 77 gardens and 100 trees this weekend

"Gardens are spread throughout Bucktown from Medill and Western to Hermitage and North," says Sam Marts the 2012 Chairman of the Bucktown Garden Walk which runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both July 14 and 15. Club Lucky, 1824 W. Wabansia, is the starting point for obtaining the booklet ($5 donation).

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E.T. drew record crowds for movie night in Wicker Park

Approximately 2,000 attended movie night in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen , for the thirty-year-old E.T. The Extra Terrestrial on July 11, during a beautiful evening.

This classic American science fiction film was co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg. Written by Melissa Mathison, it stars Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, and Peter Coyote.

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Olympians work with kids in Pulaski Park

Some of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame inductees put on a sports clinic for 100 local children

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Grow your own garlic... it's easy

Garlic is an easy crop to grow and requires little space and it tastes so good. In Chicago it is best planted late September or early October.

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Tree branches versus cars in Bucktown and Wicker Park

Cars versus falling tree branches were in fashion in Bucktown and Wicker Park this last week.

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Missing 14-year-old Maria Campos

Maria Campos, 14, is missing. She is a white Hispanic, 5' 3" tall, 160 lbs., with medium complexion.

She was last seen in the area of 2800 block of W. Armitage wearing a blue top and blue jeans. She may be with a person from Shoshone, ID, that she met on social media.

If you have any information about this case # HV369385, please contact SVU Detectives at 312.744.8266.

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Weekend shootings send two to hospitals

In a bar at Division and Maplewood there were members of two gangs Friday night. A 51 year-old male who was drinking in the bar went outside where a verbal altercation occurred between gang members.

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