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More frequent Blue Line Trains Saturday

In consideration of the St. Patrick's Day celebrations, The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)...

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Communications from and about Ukraine's Crimea

"I never expected that in the 21st Century that I would be in the middle of a war. It is a real war against us, the Ukrainians. I went to bed one night and the next morning I awoke in a different country,"

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Bloomingdale Trail reconstruction presents transitional views of traditional sights: Another closing on Milwaukee starts Friday

The second weekend of Avenue closings for The 606's Bloomingdale Tail will end with another temporary view along a familiar stretch of public way that may amaze and/or surprise. Though some things are being torn up and removed they will not necessarily be totally trashed.

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Mr. Junior adorned store B vintage window during Orange Dot First Friday

With the start of the Orange Dot First Friday's program presented by WPB SSA #33 and the Wicker Park and Bucktown Chamber in January 2014, store B vintage, 1472 N. Milwaukee Ave., owner David Ginople decided to have a living windows theme

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Is it increased Chicago tax revenue versus preservation in the Wicker Park Landmark District?

>UPDATE:
The developer has requested that their 2117-19 W. LeMoyne project be pulled from the Chicago Landmark's Permit Review Committee agenda for Thurs., Mar. 13. This is their second request for deferral.

Is it the glitter of property tax $$$$ dancing in the heads of the Chicago Landmark Commission that has them considering to violate the Wicker Park Historic Landmark District

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Greater Goethe Neighborhood Association celebrates first quarter 2014 at Fireside Bowl

The Greater Goethe Neighborhood Association (GGNA) had a double celebration last Friday night in the Fireside Bowl, 2648 W. Fullerton Ave.

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Evening of Q & A for Trader Joe's and Smithfield…and then

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School, 1148 N. Honore St. was the scene for rounds of questions and answers about putting a Trader Joe's (TJ) grocery store on Division St.

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Why a Trader Joe's on Division Street?

During the LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School Local School, 1148 N. Honore St., meeting W. Harris "Bill" Smith, Smithfield Properties, LLC, explained about replacing an agreed on use of 1811 to 1825 W. Division.

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Stabbing at Milwuakee, Damen and North in Wicker Park

A woman in her 20s was stabbed in what appears to be a gang related confrontation Fri., Mar. 7, at 2:20 a.m. at Milwaukee, Damen and North Avenues in Wicker Park, part of the Chicago Police's 14th District.

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What is happening in Ukraine? Why is it happening

The thousands on the Maidan are still united in prayer for their country, peacefully remembering and honoring those who have greatly suffered and died in fighting to obtain freedom for every Ukrainian. Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, Jew and Muslim are pleading for restraint in Ukrainian, Russian and several other languages.

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