Mariano's, Post Office reform, DIY Vintage Homes, O'Hare station opens, Bloomingdale Trail, Hawk in Hood, ID the man and more!

Mariano's day 1 in Ukrainian Village's former Dominick's with the Mayor and day 2 with West Town shoppers

Bob Mariano, Roundy’s Chairman and CEO started the pre-launch of the Mariano's, first opening of a

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60622 zip coders: USPS management is looking for conversation about postal issues… yours and theirs on March 31

Residents and businesses in the 60622 zip code can participate in a discussion about mail and package delivery with more then 7 United States Postal Service (USPS) officials on Mon., Mar. 31, in A.N. Pritzker School, 2009 W. Schiller St., at 7 p.m. sharp. Who are the government officials that should be addressing these issues? Who is to be held accountable and how?

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Neighborhood Housing Services presenting vintage home workshops

"Greening Your Vintage Home" is the next in a series of sessions presented by Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS). It will be held in the Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento Blvd., Thurs., Apr. 3, form 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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CTA O'Hare Blue Line Station opens

The escalator was so badly damaged that workers were unable to repair it. Stairs, the end of the train "pocket" and platform have been rebuilt/repaired.

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Third Bloomingdale Trail bridge removed ahead of schedule for The 606

The Ashland Ave. closure between North and Armitage Ave.

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Have you seen a hawk in the hood?

As Mother-Nature begins to loosen her grip on winter, one expects to see more birds and squirrels but that is not what is happening in some backyards. Dina Petrakis spotted this fellow in a tree in the Wicker Park area. He is a Copper's Hawk.

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Who is this person?

Who is this person? This is a challenge all who can remember back to the 1990s in Wicker Park.

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Mary Erdmans' "The Grasinski Girls" will focus discussion on ethnicity in America

To what extent are the Grasinski girls typical of being an ethnic in America? Joanna Wojdon will focus on that and other questions during an English speaking book discussion group in the Polish Museum of American (PMA), Sabina P. Logisz Great Hall, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Apr. 15, at 6 p.m.

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Taras Shevchenko 200th birthday celebrated as Ukrainians find inspiration in his words

In the midst of the current turmoil in Ukraine, the words of Taras Shevchenko, a bard, whose 200th birthday is being celebrated, are being used by protesters

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