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1 hr ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sun 7/27: Word Weekend, Fed Up Fest, and 7 Seconds

Writers, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists join forces for Word Weekend, an expansive series of performances and lectures at the Museum of Contemporary Art that celebrates the complexities and pleasures of language.

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22 hrs ago | 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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MarketWatch

Very light industry is booming in Chicago

One might say light industry is enjoying a renaissance in Chicago, with that lightest of light industries, comedy, expanding by leaps and bounds as two well-known improvisational theater companies embark on massive expansions.

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Chicago Tribune

Scene of the crime where toddler shot: 'It's spreading more over here'

The 3-year-old boy was outside with his mother, her boyfriend and another man about 10 p.m. Friday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

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Chicago Sun-Times

'So Chicago': Sentimental to silly in an Internet moment

Barry Levy, former longtime president of Moo & Oink with some Moo & Oink memorabilia.

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Chicago Reader

The ultimate Chicago bike, revealed-meet the BLACKLINE

At a Friday night release party, held in a warehouse next to Minimal's West Loop office, the bike prototype developed by Chicago's Oregon Manifest team was finally revealed to the public.

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My FOX Chicago

One killed, 12 wounded -- including boy, 3 -- in weekend shootings

A 13-year-old was killed and 12 others -- including a 3-year-old boy -- were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

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Chicago Reader

Reader's Agenda Sat 7/26: Wicker Park Fest, History of Freestyle, and Jeff the Brotherhood

Summer's halfway over, but street festivals are still going strong. This weekend Milwaukee Avenue will be taken over with food, art, and three stages of music for Wicker Park Fest.

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Chicago Reader

Two new guides to our fair city encourage you to go exploring

Chicago, as the cliche goes, is a city of neighborhoods. New York likes to make this claim too, as do Saint Louis and Seattle and probably every other city in America with that can be subdivided into distinct areas, each with its own special cultural and architectural character that attracts its own special stereotypical resident, easily identified ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

6 Shot, Boy Fatally, in Chicago

At least 6 people were shot, one of them fatally, on Chicago's West Side Friday night.

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Chicago Tribune

2nd man charged in 2013 cabbie slaying

A second man has been charged in the death of a cab driver who was shot during a robbery last year, according to police.

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Examiner.com

One-year anniversary, 69 cent sale for Salvation Army Lincoln Park customers

John S. Aren, overseer of nine Salvation Army thrift stores, and Lincoln Park store manager Demetrius Mabry smile for the camera.

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Chicago Reader

Empire! Empire! front man Keith Latinen talks about his band's...

A slew of fourth-wave emo bands are descending upon Chicago this weekend to perform-some call Chicago home, others are from Missouri or Florida, and most have a connection to a small Michigan town about an hour outside of Detroit called Fenton.

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Glenview teen lands recurring role in new Chicago-based series

Keara Maive, age 13, and a resident of Glenview has a principal recurring role on the new Chicago based series 'Family Values'.

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Chicago Tribune

Lawsuit claims neighbor's cat odors hurt property values

A Chicago couple filed a lawsuit alleging that 20 cats in their downstairs neighbor's one-bedroom unit in Lakeview and the corresponding odors are reducing property values and violating condo association rules.

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