Fashionista bargains, Luis Gutierrez and Paul Ryan, Attempts to unshackle City’s IG, BRT…good or bad?, Chef Goss Recipe, BCO and much more!

Amazing deals in Intuit's Annual Closet Sale

While a lot of pieces in this year's 4th Annual Closet Clearance Sale at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave., were purchased during Friday night's VIP First Dibs event, the doors open at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Apr. 27, with racks of clothes waiting for fashionistas. Doors close at 6 p.m.

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Ordinances to be proposed to fight Mayor Emanuel's strangle hold on the City's Inspector General

The City Council Progressive Reform Coalition (PRC) are attempting to get Mayor Emanuel to respect the Chicago Inspector General's subpoenas by introducing new ordinances.

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Immigration reform brings Democrat Luis Gutierrez and Republican Paul Ryan together

With a mariachi band strumming and singing outside Erie Neighborhood House, 1347 W. Erie, on a sunny warmish Monday morning, Apr. 22, a crowd stood awaiting the arrival of what might seem an unlikely pair…Luis Gutierrez, Democrat, U.S. Representative of Illinois's 4th Congressional District, and Paul Ryan, Republican, U.S. Representative of Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District.

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Property Tax Relief Law: New Law Increases Senior Homestead Exemption

Property tax bills for seniors across Illinois will be reduced, effectively immediately.

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The devil is in the details for proposed BRT route on Ashland Avenue

While the selection of Ashland Ave. by The Chicago Dept. of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), for Chicago's third Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route sounds exciting, the devil is in the details.

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Learn the Art of Assembly from Chef Susan Goss

As a professional chef, one of my skills is recipe writing. A restaurant needs standardized recipes in order to turn out consistent food day after day, but at home I am more of an assembler.

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Congress Theatre remains open with restrictions

UPDATE:
See below for agreed order.

Cook County Circuit Court Judge James McGing, allowed the Congress Theatre, 2135 N. Milwaukee, to remain open with restrictions

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Bucktown residents support cleaning up the neighborhood by doing

Armed with shovels, rakes, trowels, power washers, and other clean-up items, the Bucktown Community Organization (BCO) worked with groups determined to dig in for a cleaner community on Sat., Apr. 20.

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Wonder why the long line was outside Reckless Records?

"Do you know what is going on along Milwaukee? People are lined-up from on Honore, around the corner and up Milwaukee," said a familiar voice on the other end of the phone last Saturday morning.

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Missing Person: William Lugo

Last seen leaving his home in the 2500 block of W. Augusta, on Apr. 11, William Lugo was described by family members as seeming confused before he left home.

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College Illinois Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment deadline around the corner

Enrollment opportunity in the pre-pay Illinois 529 Prepaid Tuition Program for the current period ends April 30. The College Illinois! Program, created in 1997, allows families to prepay for college years in advance at significantly lower cost.

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