Veterans Day, Welcome Mandee, Consistency, Bully Bandit, 14th Robberies, Logan Sq Duo Towers, Duel over Duo, Language High School, Halloween and Women In Focus

Veterans Day: Tuesday, November 11

Veterans Day, Tues., Nov. 11, is one of those observances that closes some private and public locations and not others..

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Welcome Mandee Miller to Our Urban Times

Mandee Miller is an energetic ball of movement and motivation who found her passion. And, her passion is infecting others with a passion for health and fitness..

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Consistency

I am super excited to begin this journey writing about health, fitness, nutrition and all things active for the Our Urban Times Community. As a certified personal trainer and group fitness professional located right here in Ukrainian Village, it is my hope to bring to you information that is both useful and applicable in your day-to-day life. Every three weeks I’ll be contributing my thoughts on how to stay on track to being healthy and fit. .

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Bully Bandit returns to rob another area bank

The Bully Bandit chose another local bank to rob on Nov. 5. This one was Chase Bank in Wicker Park..

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14th Police District: Robberies in small businesses

During the month of October in the 14th Police District (Shakespeare Station), there have been two robberies at small businesses. In these incidents, 2 offenders, sometimes armed with a weapon, use force or threaten to use force on the store clerk. Then they take money from the cash register..

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Community input: Duel over duo tower project on Milwaukee Ave. in Logan Square

A duel over a proposed duo tower complex along the 2200 block of N. Milwaukee Ave. included a diverse group at a meeting called by 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno in Candela, 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thursday evening, Oct. 30..

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Duo tower project: TOD proposed on Milwaukee Ave in Logan Square

Robert Buono and Paul Utigard pitched their proposed project for the 2200 block of N. Milwaukee Ave., to a packed house at Candela, 2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., Thursday evening, Oct. 30..

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East Village's LaSalle II part of new proposal for CPS Language Academy High School

LaSalle II Language Academy, 1148 N Honore St., is part of a group of Chicago Public School (CPS) parents and educators from the CPS Elementary Language Academies who have proposed a Chicago Language Academy High School (CLA). .

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Boo-Palooza in Wicker Park brought out 3,000 again!

event-news/boo-palooza-ramps-beat-all-attendance-and-fun-records-wicker-park-performances-and-partic" target="_blank">Boo-Palooza, the free Halloween celebration that brought 3,000 festive revelers together again this year in Wic.

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Smith Park's successful Spook Skate drew 300

An evening of angels on scooters that appeared to be jet propelled, clowns, Ninjas and so many more char.

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Women in Focus comes to Chicago Grand with 2nd exhibition

The 2nd Exhibition of Women In Focus (WIF) opens Fri., Nov. 7, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in Space 1858, 1858 West Grand Ave., part of the Chicago Grand area..

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