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Opportunities for artists and bands: DCASE opens applications for A&R auditions

Date: 
08/21/2017
ChiMade

Both solo artists and bands are invited to apply for an opportunity to be included in ChicagoMade 2017 A&R audition slots. 

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Police News

Police Alert: Restaurants burglarized overnight

Date: 
08/20/2017
BurgCart

Five restaurant locations have been burglarized overnight in the Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 14th District. CPD alerts all business owners.

Incidents began on July 22:

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Carjacking early Sunday morning in East Village

Date: 
08/19/2017
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UPDATE:
Police responded to a 49-year-old woman calling for help at 6:45 a.m.

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Community Action

Bucktown neighbors patrol the streets

Date: 
08/20/2017
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In response to a rash of muggings and robberies on Bucktown streets, neighbors were out to make a statement along with 14th District Chicago Police Department (CPD) personnel Friday night. 

Events

"Ev'rybody dance now!" or just enjoy the action at Chicago SummerDance Celebration

Date: 
08/19/2017
EvryBodyDance

On August 26…"Ev'rybody dance now!"… in Chicago's Millennium Park, free, from noon until 9:30 p.m. It will be the largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the country for people of all ages to engage in or just observe.

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Transportation

Blue Line overnight work

Date: 
08/18/2017
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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) advises that Blue Line service may be delayed overnight through Aug. 20.

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Eclipse News

Protect your sight: Chicago Public Libraries giving away eclipse glasses

Date: 
08/11/2017
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Excitement over the August 21 Solor Eclipse is being tempered with warnings about eye safety. The Chicago Public Libraries (CPL) are helping keep people's eyes safe with a giveaway of eclipse glasses.

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Resident News

Richard Tilley honored by Chicago City Council

Date: 
08/09/2017
RMTEmanuel

A veteran of World War II, Richard Tilley, 91 year old Wicker Park resident, is being honored by Chicago's City Council with a declaration and led the Pledge Of Allegiance to the Flag at the July City Council meeting.

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All that glitters can hurt: Recall on iPhone covers

Date: 
08/06/2017
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Glittery covers for iPhones 6, 6s and 7 can be a risk for skin irritations and burns, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Distributed by New Jersey based MixBin, there is a recall. 

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Entertainment

Bonzo Squad comes to the Polish Triangle

Date: 
08/08/2017
BonzoTRio

Corbin Andrick and his Bonzo Squad return to the Polish Triangle August 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. as Tuesdays at the Triangle produced by the Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) rolls into the last four free summer entertainment happenings for 2017. 

Classics: Meet Nigel Mack and "Rusty"

Date: 
08/06/2017
NMack

Meet triple threat, multi-tasking blues man Nigel Mack and "Rusty," who brought classic sounds to Tuesdays at the Triangle

Parks

West Town Dog Parade successful tribute to Chicago Parks

Date: 
08/07/2017
DogsMeetHrs

Keeping kids off the streets and in Chicago's Parks was the inspiration, says David Ramos, President, Smith Park Advisory Council (SPAC), for the 1st Annual West Town Dog Parade that began in Commercial Park, 1845 W. Rice St., and ended in Smith Park, 2526 W. Grand Ave. on July 29.

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Development

Wicker Park Committee gives thumbs up to redevelopment of former church facing Wicker Park

Date: 
08/04/2017
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What started in April 2015 as a rehab of a church complex, dating back to 1905, and ended in a pile of rubble in October 2016 has been approved to rise again after the Wicker Park Committee (WPC) membership gave a thumbs up

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