Boo-Palooza Saturday, Viramontes Guilty, Perception vs Reality, Oldest Chicago community murals, Community and Moreno fight renter, da Vinci is a robot

Cassandra Stadnicki: Perception versus reality tested by Humboldt Park photographer

You may think, "This is a comfy looking sofa…perhaps I'll sit down?" You are having a Cassandra Stadnicki experience.

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Restoring Puerto Rican Congress Murals: Oldest surviving community murals in Chicago are in Wicker Park

Joseph Ruiz had wanted to restore the fading murals on the side of his building at 2313-15 W. North Ave. for years. This past summer, he finally had the opportunity.

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Week 2's Review: Heriberto Viramontes' Trial for Bucktown Baseball bat attack in 2010

As I sit putting this article for week two together on the Viramontes Trial, I can report that the jury got the case about 2:15 p.m. today, Oct. 24.

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CGNA's concerns about Fresh and Sober Living rental maybe a moot point

Concerned about a possible new tenant moving into 530 N. Marshfield, the Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA) and 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno held a special meeting

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Bring your attitude to the biggest local Halloween event -- Boo-Palooza in Wicker Park

Bring your Halloween attitude to Boo-Palooza in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave, on Sat., Oct. 26. It begins at 10 a.m. and continues to 2 p.m. Presented by Wicker Park Advisory Council and Garden Club in collaboration with the Chicago Park District, admission is free.

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Da Vinci's 500 plus year old ideas bring robotic surgery to SMEMC

While one of Leonardo DaVinci's (1452-1519) unbelievably forward thinking concepts dealt with robotics, it would probably surprise even him to see a machine, with his name on it, performing delicate surgical procedures.

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