3 EBlasts, Labor Day, Logan Square exhibit, Bike Registration, Reduced student fares, California station closing, Scam Alert, Thumbs-up, Man charged and much more!

Wondering about our multiple eblasts...here's the scoop

Wondering why there are three emails from Our Urban Times today?.

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Labor Day: Today a holiday …then a labor movement with deadly ties to Wicker Park

With the Labor Day holiday just around the corner on Mon., Sept. 1, the Chicago Public Library would like to remind everyone that all of their facilities across the City will be closed in honor of a tradition that started in 1882..

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Last weekend: "Picturing Logan Square: An Exhibition of Rare Images"

Picturing Logan Square: An Exhibition of Rare Images in the Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee Ave., will be closing Aug. 31. Weekend hours are noon to 3 p.m..

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Chicago Police Bike Registration is online

Bike registration is being encouraged by both the 12th and 14th Chicago Police Districts..

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Reduced CTA rates for students and parents on school days

Students and their parents are eligible to receive student reduced fares of 75 cents to ride trains and buses on school days, according to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). To get the CTA student rate, parents and students need to take a few steps..

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Blue Line California station closing and other CTA updates

As part of the Your New Blue project, the California station will be closed as of 1 a.m. on Sept. 4 for 42 days, re-opening on Oct. 16..

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SCAM ALERT: One-ring cell phone scam

DO NOT call back to numbers that call then hang up after the first ring. According to the Chicago Police Department, auto-dialers are targeting cell phone numbers across the country. The danger to consumers is not in receiving the call, but in calling back..

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Thumbs up for "The Yellow Wallpaper" at Wicker Park's Chopin Theatre

From the yellowing pages of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's feminist short story, The Yellow Wallpaper, Lorelei Sturm brought to life a thought provoking story, using monologue, dialogue, performance movement and "off stage" audio narration. Opened Sunday, Aug..

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Wicker Park man charged in fatal traffic crash of Humboldt Park Man

Sean Riley, 33, from the 1400 block of N. Bell was charged today, Aug. 26, in an Aug. 24 incident in which his vehicle struck a Humboldt Park man on North Ave., according to the Chicago Police Department..

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Only 2 more chances to be or enjoy local entertainment this summer at Wicker Mic

Wicker Mic presents its third 2014 showcase of local artists displaying their talent in one of Chicago's leading artistic communities -- Wicker Park on Fri., Aug. 29, from 6 to 8:45 p.m. This event in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., is a FREE outdoor series. .

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Two more Tuesdays at the Triangle events for the season Aug. 26 and Sept. 2

Hooper Gracie Prizler will be the opening Tuesdays at the Triangle event on Tues., Aug 26, at 6 p.m. and The Butterfly Poetry Project will be the second, starting at about 7 p.m..

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