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Fioretti aids in Polish Triangle's Clean and Green actions

Alderman Bob Fioretti, 2nd Ward, became hero of the day in the Polish Triangle amid the Clean and Green actions at Milwaukee and Ashland Avenues where they meet Division St. on Sat., Apr. 26.

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Making the impossible seem inevitable: The Bloomingdale Trail and The 606

Getting the community to see a local space as an asset, mobilizing people around the possibility of converting it to public land, acquiring necessary land around it, obtaining funds, engaging the City and moving the project forward is the short list for making The 606 with its center piece Bloomingdale Trail (the impossible) inevitable, as Helphand says

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Parallel parking a Bloomingdale Trail bridge is a snap with 40+ wheels

How do you move a 100 ton bridge and, in essence, parallel park it across Western Ave. for the Bloomingdale Trail? You use a Self Propelled Modular Transporter (SPMT) with 40 plus individually computer-controlled wheels, as was done on Sat., Apr. 19.

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Minor accident leads to fatal accident east of Noble and Division

A 6:31 a.m. call on Thurs., Apr. 24, to the Chicago Fire Department was for a pin-in incident at Division and Noble Streets. Engine 30 from Haddon and Ashland responded.

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North Community Bank in Wicker Park robbed

With wires wrapped around her waist, implying that they were part of a weapon, a 20 something to early 30's hispanic female robbed the North Community Bank, 1555 N. Damen, Friday afternoon, Apr. 18, at approximately 3:34 p.m.

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Chicago ranks fourth in country for millennials and Wicker Park is their neighborhood choice

Chicago is ranked fourth in a 25-city field for millennials in the U.S.

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Millennials, GenX, Hipster and Gen We: What is behind the labels?

As I was doing some online searching for "millennials" and "hipsters," for the 25 cities story, I came across a website. Actually the story* title "Millennials (A.K.A Mostly Hipsters) blaming others for their uselessness" is what caught my attention.

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Vertical Gallery celebrates its first anniversary with fantastic international show

Bringing in Australian artist Ben Frost to curate "Paper Jam" was a spectacular way for Patrick Hull to celebrate the first anniversary of his Vertical Gallery, 1016 N. Western Ave. in Ukrainian Village.

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Fatal shooting and crash in West Town

A Nissan car chasing a Ford Explorer SUV south from Wicker Park down Ashland Ave., according to a witness, ended in a car crash and fatal shooting at approximately 2:30 a.m., Sat., Apr. 19, at Ashland Ave. and Hubbard St.in the West Town.

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Community Alert: Robberies in the 12th District

In April. two robbery incidents occurred in the Chicago Police Department's 12th District where offenders approached victims from behind, striking the victims in the back of the head.

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Community Alert: 12th Chicago Police District residential burglaries in April

The Chicago Police Department's 12th District is providing an alert to residents based on incidents during April in Noble Square, East Village and Ukrainian Village.

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Tips for travelers with diabetes or another medical condition

With travel time upon us, the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) gives tips for special services that are available for travelers with special medical issues.

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Smoke Daddy welcomes future workers from LaSalle II Elementary School in East Village

A group of nearly 60, eager 1st-grade students from LaSalle II Elementary School, 1148 N.

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New FertilityCare Center opens at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center

A team of specialists, including a certified fertility care practitioner, medical consultant and other physicians at Presence Saints Mary And Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) are part of the new FertilityCare Center, located at Presence Saint Elizabeth Hospital, 1431 N. Claremont Ave., fourth floor, in Ukrainian Village.

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