Moreno weds, 3 Landmarks Preservation awards, Blue line shutdown, Boy’s Day, Parking Meter deal? and …

Moreno weds as sun sets

Beachside in Vieques, Puerto Rico, Celena Roldan, Executive Director of Erie House, and Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st Ward Alderman, wed.

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Ukrainian Village and Wicker Park projects receive 3 Chicago Landmarks Preservation Awards

Of the 14 projects recognized for significant contributions to the preservation of the City's historic buildings and places, one building in Ukrainian Village and two in Wicker Park received a Preservation Excellence Award.

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Blue Line service interrupted twice -- body found underneath a grate

Blue Line service was halted Fri., May 3, twice, once in the morning at approximately 9:40 a.m. and then again about noon.

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Boy's Day in the Garden

The Japanese have been celebrating Boy's Day on the movable lunar calendar - the 5th day of the 5th moon - since the early 7th century. But, with their switch to the Gregorian calendar in the late 1800s, Boy's Day was permanently attached to May 5th.

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Is the Emanuel's new parking meter proposal a good deal, no deal or a wash?

"Everyone was sitting back for too long enjoying the benefits of privatization. We see now what the benefits reap on the people and taxpayers.

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Mike Quigley willingly tells how things work in the U.S. Congress

"The less you know about how we (in Congress) work, the happier and easier you'll sleep at night," said Mike Quigley, 5th District U.S. Representative, at the Bucktown Community Organization's (BCO) last meeting.

He will be at the Wicker Park Committee's meeting in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen, Wed., May 1, at 7 p.m., telling it like it is.

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Rob Martwick, Illinois Rep, rocked his vocals and guitars in Wicker Park

Robert F. Martwick, Illinois House of Representative, 19th District, sported a different persona Sat., Apr. 27, when he and the Chris N group rocked in Phyllis' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St.

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Chicago bike sharing system is coming to the Polish Triangle in Wicker Park

The Polish Triangle (Milwaukee Ave., Division St. and Ashland Ave.) one of Wicker Park's gateways, will be part of the Chicago Department of Transportation's (CDOT) new bike sharing program

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