Gangs/Crimes, Neighborhood Art, 3,000 Celebrants, Aussies love Halloween, Thefts and Burglaries, Learn about detrimental impact,Holiday food drive, Farmers and noshers

Prisoners and Chicago Police 12th District residents openly discuss gangs and drugs

Honest discussion about what got prisoners into a life of gangs, drugs and crime; what the benefits are for gang membership; how gang involvement may be prevented; and how to break the cycle were part of a shared experience for 9 prisoners and 30 to 40 Chicago Police 12th District residents (CAPS* beat 1213)

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DreamBox Gallery's nod to neighborhoods...Open Call for Open Wall

In keeping with the "In The Neighborhood" theme of Chicago's Artists Month, Iwona Biedermann's DreamBox Gallery, 2415 W. North Ave., had a one piece, one night art installation of from 50 artists called Open Call for Open Wall.

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Boo-Palooza celebrants in Wicker Park numbered close to 3,000

From Wicker Park Ave. to Schiller St. between Damen Ave. and the baseball field, princesses, sheriffs, dinosaurs, pirates, pumpkins, elephants, bees, spiders, piñatas, witches, wolves, you name it and they were probably "interpreted" by adults, children and dogs during the four-hour extravaganza called Boo-Palooza

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Two Aussies visit and praise Boo-Palooza, Chicago and the US!

Amid a pack of costumed dogs as well as their "mummies" and "dude" dads, Madison Pereira and Louie Sevastidis from Melbourne, Australia, were having magnificent experiences, during Wicker Park's Boo-Palooza last Saturday.

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Citizens Alert: Thefts from AT&T boxes in the public way

During the month of October at least 12 known incidents of theft from AT&T boxes in the public way have occurred.

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Community Alert: Burglaries in 12th District

A series of burglaries during October in the 12th District prompted this alert.

Offender(s) enter and take items from storage areas or apartments of multi-unit buildings.

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Learn about the process that helps you deal with businesses detrimental to your home or business

In the last few years, several businesses in our area, from north of Fullerton to south of Grand between Kedzie and the River, have been brought before Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) based on the Deleterious/Public Nuisance Impact Ordinance. Now, Chicago wide,

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Holiday Food Drive through the Chicago Police Department 14th District Station

Sharing food during the holiday season is a wonderful experience for the giver and receiver. The 14th District of the Chicago Police Department is facilitating a food drive between Nov. 1 and Dec. 21.

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Turn your clocks back…don't be early for the 1st Logan Square INDOOR market with NOSH

Whether you are planning to buy produce on Sunday at Logan Square's first 2013 indoor Farmers Market or just nibble your way through some Nosh vendors or stay snuggled in bed

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