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Proposed North Branch Industrial Corridor TIF: If permitted - will affect entire city & without community voices may fill wealthy developer pockets

Date: 
11/12/2018
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“Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Hopkins are pushing to create a North Branch Industrial Corridor TIF (Tax Increment Financing) to payoff large developers," cautions Tom Tresser, lead organizer for the TIF Illumination Project.

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Police News

Convenience store strong arm robberies include Bucktown

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Strong arm robberies in convenience stores have included one in Bucktown on November 11. 

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Alert: 12th District vehicular hijackings

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Seven descriptions have been given for two incidents in which an offender(s) approached a victim and hijacked their car in beats 1212 and 1221 in Chicago Police District 12.

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Transportation

Your New Blue Line work service changes through November 16

Date: 
11/12/2018
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Riders on the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) may experience some travel delays through Thursday, Nov. 16, according to the CTA. 

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News

Newly re-elected U.S. Representative Quigley responds to President Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Date: 
11/07/2018
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The day after the U.S. electorate flipped the House of Representatives from a Republican to a Democratic majority and U.S. Representative, Illinois 5th District, Mike Quigley was re-elected, President Trump fired U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Quigley responds with a statement. 

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Parks

Perfect night for a bonfire: Smith Park

Date: 
11/07/2018
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Many neighbors gathered for the Smith Park Bonfire event, Sat., Nov. 3, 2526 W Grand Ave. on a perfect night for a fall celebration. 

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Business News

Volumes pops up in Water Tower: An experiment in expansion?

Date: 
11/06/2018
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Wicker Park's Volumes Bookcafe is popping-up on the 6th Level of Water Tower Place, in the heart of the Magnificent Mile. They'll be in that space until the end of January 2019, open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

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Arts

Winter coming to Art on theMART November 17

Date: 
11/05/2018
IceForest

The extra-ordinary permanent digital art projection that uses the south facing wall of theMART as its canvas, will finish out its inaugural year beginning on Nov. 17

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Food

Logan Square Farmers Indoor Market opens this Sunday, November 4

Date: 
11/03/2018
JessicaRosie

Logan Square Farmers Market (LSFM) returns to the Emporium Arcade Bar, 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave. once again

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Warning: Recall on chicken tortellini

Date: 
11/01/2018
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Consumers warned of potentially unsafe chicken tortellini products that may be in home freezers. 

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Fire News

Five hurt in Logan Square porch collapse, last released from Illinois Masonic

Date: 
10/30/2018
LyndaleBack

The last of the five people injured in an early Saturday morning Logan Square/Palmer Square area porch collapse

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