Re-purposing 13th District Police station; Black pets need homes; Community and City mourns David Hernandez; Vehicle thefts are up; 163-year-old premiers in Ukranian Village and lots more!

Pulaski Day, March 4, honors the Father of the American Cavalry -- Why?

What is the story of this man who appears to be riding out of the 17 feet by 10 feet oil painting* in the Polish Museum of America's (PMA) Great Hall?

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Moreno announces former 13th Police District Station will be re-purposed

Cook County Sheriff's Central Warrants Unit will be housed in the 13th District Police Station site, 927 N. Wood St., 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno just announced. "This is a promise I made and I have kept."

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David Hernandez Legacy: his fingerprints will continue to imprint on people and communities

David Hernandez a poet, inspirer, teacher, man of the neighborhoods, man of the city and a man never lacking for words will continue to speak on through his writings, poems, videos and the many people that he inspired, taught, worked and played with. 

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Packaged goods liquor license struggle persists with Red Apple and Ukrainian Village residents

Red Apple convenience store, opened in January 2011 as a 24-hour convenience store at the corner of Chicago and Damen Avenues. Residents were fine with that until they applied for a packaged goods liquor license. 

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Governor Quinn announces first Illinois First-ever Home Buyer Expo and financial assistance for hundreds

This year was proclaimed as the "Year of Home Ownership" by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Thurs., Feb. 28.

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Bosendorfer's premier at Ukrainian Museum was beautifully performed despite her 163 years

She wears her age well. She is as beautiful outside as she is in. Her agile performance is superb. She is a 153-173-year-old Bösendorfer piano.  Her premier* at the Ukrainian National Museum on Fri., Feb. 22, during a concert of international musicians was enhanced by her story and first owner. 

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Purrfectly Sexy Black dominated the Gold Star on Division

Sexy Black (SB) was a purrfectly successful 5th annual fund raising event to benefit Chicago Cat Rescue.

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Police Alert: Vehicle Thefts, Thefts from vehicles and towing away vehicles

An uptick in motor vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles in February have caused the Chicago Police Department to put out an alert.

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Bucktown woman's 16-year-old assailant charged and held without bail

Charged as an adult and held without bail, Marco Cervantes, a 16-year-old, is charged on four counts in the case of the 43-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted in her Bucktown home at 12:45 p.m., Sun., Feb. 24. 

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