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Federal civil rights lawsuit filed against the City, 14th District Sergeant and Lieutenant by female Police Officer

Chicago Police Department's 14th District Sergeant Gerald Breimon and Lieutenant Sara McDermott were named along with the City of Chicago in a 10-count federal civil rights lawsuit filed Thurs., Nov. 7, on behalf of Police Officer Kelly Hespe. The claims are focused on sexual harassment and abusive conduct.

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Two more Puerto Rican murals preserve cultural ties and record history

Puerto Rican Congress Murals restorations, there are two others recently refreshed a few blocks to the west of Wicker Park in Humboldt Park.

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Theresa Schwegel, Ukrainian Village resident, launches "The Good Boy"

Theresa Schwegel, a Ukrainian Village resident, began a pre-launch of The Good Boy with a book review by Rick Kogan and a guest slot on WGN's After Hours with Rick Kogan. On launch day, Nov. 7, she had a book signing in Barnes and Noble at DePaul.

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A-park-full of-fun on Nov. 16: Two annual events in Wicker Park

Two Wicker Park annual fun events begin at 10 a.m. on Sat., Nov. 16, in the Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., -- 9th Annual Gurgoyle Fountain Decorating Social and the 2nd Family Fun Fest.

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Community Alert: Armed Robberies in 14th District

During October offenders have approached victims, displaying a handgun. They take property.

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Extra Special Boo-Palooza cuties...The Spider plus the Rooster and Chick

It is true, that I try to stay neutral when it comes to costumed treasures at Halloween, but during Boo-Palooza a few extra special cuties caught my attention and my lens caught them.

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Walgreens' Wicker Park store receives a Landmarks of Illinois' Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award

The Walgreens Drug Store, 1601 N. Milwaukee Ave., in the intersection of Milwaukee, Damen and North Avenues, the heart of Wicker Park, received one of Landmarks of Illinois' prestigious Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards for 2013. It was for adaptive reuse.

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Learning experience: Chicago Artists health care town hall

With the ever increasing size and speed of "yes," "no," maybe" and "who knows" about medical insurance under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), artists, at least, may learn what will work for them at a free Artists Health Care Town Hall on Mon., Dec. 9, from 4 to 7 p.m.

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LAST WPB RECYCLING day for the season is Saturday

WPB #33 the special service area for the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods, is pleased to support this green neighborhood event: Wicker Park and Bucktown Community Shredding and e-Recycling Day
Price: FREE

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