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NOSH: a food truck event without trucks in Wicker Park on Saturdays

Nosh, a weekly food truck event without the trucks (or very few), in the parking lot of A. N. Pritzker School, 2009 W. Schiller, will have its second meet-up this Saturday between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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Must see: Musical celebration in Wicker Park with Patti Rain and Friends Sunday

"It's some of the most authentic music I've heard," says L.A. Music Awards' Al Bowman about Patti Rains, 27-year resident of Wicker Park. Patti Rain & Friends will perform in Wicker Park's Schiller Grove, 1425 N. Damen, this Sunday, July 21 from noon until 2 p.m.

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Cool jazz on a hot night kicks off Tuesday in the Triangle

Cool jazz soothed the souls of people, in the simmering hot air, as they stopped or walked by the Polish Triangle during the first Tuesday in the Triangle event on July 16 between 6 and 8 p.m.

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"Chicago's parking meter deal is best in the world"...really?

According to Kent Rowey in the New York Times' DealBook, The "Chicago Metered Parking System is considered one of the world's best." It is a perfect example of how public-private partnerships can solve the fiscal problems of cities.

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Quinn signed law to help minority and women owned businesses

Businesses that are owned by females who are also minorities may be certified as both "female owned businesses" and "minority owned businesses," based on a new Illinois State law signed by Governor Patrick Quinn. This could bring more business to women business owners.

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Residents and 14th District Chicago Police Officers unite in Beat 1421 of Logan Square

An outdoor meeting of Beat 1421 in Julia de Burgos Park, 1805 N. Albany, was a show of mutual support and respect of residents and 14th District Chicago Police Officers. Caps Facilitator

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Suspect charged in Criminal Sexual Assault in Ukrainian Village

After being identified as the offender that attacked, robbed and criminally assaulted a 20-year-old woman on Western Ave. near Augusta Blvd. on July 8, Michael Campbell was charged with three counts.

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Person of interest in jail for sexual attack...Guardian Angels in Ukrainian Village

Michael Fuentes, National Director of the Guardian Angels, was in the Ukrainian Village at Augusta Blvd. and Western Ave., Fri., July 12 at 5 a.m.

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Community Alert: Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault in the 12th Police District

UPDATE:
Photos from cameras of suspected offender

An Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault occurred on July 08, on Beat 1212. It occurred in the 1000 block of N.Western Ave, in the early morning hours.

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Marcy Cruz plea deals in 2010 Bucktown bat attack

Marcy Cruz, 28, plead to two counts of attempted murder, with other charges dropped, today in the baseball bat beating case of two women walking under the railroad viaduct in Bucktown at Churchill Park in the 1800 block of N. Damen on Apr. 23, 2010, according to Stephen Campbell in the Cook County States Attorney's office.

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Plants ripped from urns damage Wicker Park fountain pond

Flowers, leafy plants and dirt were ripped from all four of the black urns encircling the Wicker Park fountain and tossed into the pond, clogging the drains.

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