Dada dominates, Bucktown Garden Walk, Wicker Park Classical Concert, Father&Daughter, New WPBCC Interim ED, SSA#33 support, Blue Line 4G, CTA Service changes, Tomato Tips and more!

Dada dominates Humboldt Park's Out of Line Gallery beginning Saturday

Out of Line Gallery, 2812 W Chicago Ave., in Humboldt Park, will be dominated by a series of events starting Sat., July 28, at 7 p.m. with the opening of the exhibit Dada Turns the Tables: Art Show & Performance.

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Bucktown Garden Walk rain or shine this weekend

The Bucktown Garden Walk between Fullerton and North, Ashland and Western will be Sat., July 12 and Sun., July 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Club Lucky, 1824 W. Wabansia, is the main site for maps and guidebooks.

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Eastern European classical string music concert in Wicker Park's Schiller Grove

Classical music by Eastern European composers will be performed by the Symphony Sounds String Quartet in their second concert for the season in Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., Sun., July 13, at 11 a.m.

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Mutual father and daughter admiration and respect: Alderman Rey Colon and Kristiana

Considering that Logan Square's Rey and April Colon met in a college writing class and both encouraged their children to be involved in the arts, it is understandable that their offspring might incorporate these skills and talents in their adult lives. But, daughter Kristiana Rae has taken talent added perseverance, hard work, passion and heart too.

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Beth Sholtis named Interim Executive Director at Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber

The Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce (WPBCC) Board named Beth Sholtis as Interim Executive Director of the Chamber, according the Chamber Board President Ginna Ryan of Mauge

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WPB SSA #33 requests support for reconstitution

The Wicker Park/Bucktown Special Service Area #33 submitted their reconstitution application to the City on June 13 and are asking for support from those in the defined district.

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CTA Board to vote on 4G wireless service in Chicago underground

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board votes on July 16 to award a contract to upgrade wireless infrastructure in subways, including the Blue Line, and underground facilities. It is expected that the project would begin as soon as November 2014.

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CTA Service changes

Updated:
July 12-14 Blue Line and July 12-Oct. 25 #70 Division Bus changes below.

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Garden musings: tomato tips and will the real tomato please stand up?

If you have been to a farmers’ market recently and purchased some tomatoes, you know what a real tomato tastes like. With their greenhouses, hoop houses and other tricks local farmers have been harvesting tomatoes for weeks now.

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