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3 hrs ago | Final Call

Salaam Day Peace Day in South Shore Chicago

"Salaam Day-Peace Day" was a gathering devoted to unity, celebrating youth, promoting peace, combating violence and organizing residents in this South Side neighborhood that boasts access to beaches, access to the city's famed Lakefront, parks, a golf course and excellent transportation.

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7 hrs ago | Right Wing News

Luxury Section 8 Housing on Chicago Lakeshore

The high-rise at 500 N. Lake Shore Drive is the second-most expensive in the city, with rents for a one-bedroom apartment approaching $3,000 a month, well beyond the reach of most Chicago residents.

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12 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Nymphs, pigs, and Mayor Daley for Thanksgiving: The radical art of Chicago Seed

Every week during a stretch of the Chicago Seed 's 1967 to 1974 print run, staffers would make the trip: a pickup or VW Minibus loaded with hand-mixed ink and negatives for the next issue-diligently pasted up and typed out twice on an IBM Selectric-would drive two hours north to Port Washington, Wisconsin, so William Schanen, a free-press advocate, ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | www.chicagobusiness.com | topmod12

Chicago the murder capital of the U.S.? Let's get real

When the FBI named Chicago the "murder capital" in 2012, they fixed the city with a label that was both misleading and open to interpretation.

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17 hrs ago | YoChicago

Is a South Loop rental bubble in the cards?

When the condo market hit the skids in the latter part of the last decade the South Loop was one of the neighborhoods with the greatest imbalance between supply and demand.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Bistrot Zinc in Chicago would make Hemingway feel at home

If you want a trip to Paris without leaving the city, head over to Bistrot Zinc in Chicago.

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WGN-TV Chicago

Armed robbers target Viagra in West Side heist

Chicago police are searching for two men suspected in an armed robbery of a medical clinic on the West Side.

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Chicago Reader

Follow DJ Spinn as he shops for records at Pitchfork

Here's the premise: we gave six acts playing Pitchfork some scratch to spend on a record or a book, then browsed the fair with them to see what they ended up with.

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Chicago Tribune

Hancock Center's skyline view ranked among nation's best

A travel website lists the view from atop the John Hancock Center as one of the best in America, alongside a swath of beachside and mountain panoramas.

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ABC 33/40

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the... Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other ... (more)

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Chicago Tribune

Officer hurt, man dead in Bucktown police-involved shooting

A Chicago police officer was injured in a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood early this morning that also left a man dead, authorities said.

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South Wales Argus

Newport school closure for Nato summit

AS FEW as seven Newport schools could be fully open during September's two-day Nato summit at Celtic Manor, as fears over "major disruption" along the M4 corridor cause head teachers and governors to close schools and take inset days instead.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Architect brings fresh spin to Maggie Daley Park

Strolling through Maggie Daley Park, stubble on his face and a yellow hard hat covering his graying red hair, Michael Van Valkenburgh paused before the contours of an undulating ice skating loop that will weave through a stand of evergreens.

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Chicago Sun-Times

2 men charged with attempted murder in shooting of 3-year-old boy

Two Southwest Side men have been charged in a shooting that left a 3-year-old boy with bullet wounds in his stomach and hip Friday night.

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Chicago Tribune

Local health care outreach program to Muslims ends with Ramadan

As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close on Monday, an annual outreach program aimed at educating Chicago-area Muslims about the importance of health care is finishing up as well.

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Chicago Reader

Inside the Pink Palace of the Edgewater Beach Apartments

Deliciously pink, with cakelike adornments, the confection that is the Edgewater Beach Apartments seems as if it could've been Wes Anderson's inspiration for The Grand Budapest Hotel .

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Journalgazette.net

Clean-water advocate uses beer as rally cry

Ian Hughes, of Goose Island Brewery in Chicago, has found that using beer as a catapult to water conservation means people listen.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Chicago girl mourned amid new shootings

FOREST PARK – Mourners said farewell Saturday to an 11-year-old Chicago girl who was killed by a stray bullet during a slumber party, a day after an attack at a church event in which a 13-year-old boy was gunned down and six other people were wounded.

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