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  1. Mold, leaking pipes and vagrants in the hall: Inside one...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... what she said was four days of standing water after a pipe leaked above her unit this spring. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune) Raquel McClendon told the Tribune she and her 11-year-old daughter sloshed through stagnating water for days following the ...

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  2. One building, many complaintsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    A fourth of all code violations against Better Housing Foundation's Chicago buildings came at one complex: 7250 S. South Shore Dr. From a leaking roof to an elevator prone to breaking down, tenants in the building reported - and city inspectors found - many problems, according to complaints to 311, city inspection records and tenant interviews. A nonprofit got special loans and tax breaks for low-income housing.

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  3. Planit 5: What to do this weekend in McHenry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... and BBQ festival BBQ Cook-Off, home brew competition and more. Featuring some of the best blues musicians in the Chicago area. Check the website for a complete music lineup and schedule. Information: http://www.mrbbb.com. LUCY'S COMEDY , 8:30 p.m. ...

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  4. Block Party Doubling As Child's First Birthday Party Draws Ire In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    Chicago - A block party in Lakeview on Saturday was abruptly cut short after some residents complained to Alderman Thomas Tunney's office that the event was actually a child's first birthday party and not fully open to the public. Lakeview resident Brittany Robinson, mother to a boy who recently turned one, told CBS 2 that she coordinated with Alderman Tunney's office to secure a permit to host a block party on North Pine Grove Avenue.

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  5. City to Spray Insecticide Thursday to Kill MosquitoesRead the original story

    Wednesday | City of Chicago

    Based on results from its citywide mosquito surveillance program, CDPH has determined the need to spray to kill adult mosquitoes in parts of the Southwest Side on Spraying will occur in areas identified by the mosquito program in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.

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  6. Draft redevelopment plan gives more details on possible future of Upper Harbor TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... Performing Arts Center (CPAC) which would be similar to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and Millennium Park in Chicago. The center would have enough room for 10,000 patrons (6,000 seated, 4,000 lawn and 10 private boxes). The Upper Harbor CPAC ...

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  7. The Bar DeVille Team Opens Their Highly-Anticipated Wicker Park Bar TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Eater

    ... restaurant to the newly-opened karaoke and cocktail bar Blind Dragon , will open on August 30 in the Found Hotel Chicago in River North. It will be a high-end steak and seafood chophouse, reps say, with a swanky interior that includes a mirrored ...

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  8. Near South Siders Urge the CTA to Expand, Not Cancel, 31st Street Bus ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Streets Blog Chicago

    ... my only means of escape from a pretty tough situation," he said. "It was the way I first got to explore the city of Chicago as a whole. Without public transit I would have grown up knowing nothing more than my own block. The CTA provided me with a ...

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  9. How a civic hacker used open data to halve tickets at Chicago's most confusing parking spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    Matt Chapman used the Freedom of Information Act to get the City of Chicago's very mess parking ticket data; after enormous and heroic data normalization, Chapman was able to pinpoint one of the city's most confusing parking spots, between 1100-1166 N State St, which cycled between duty as a taxi-stand and a parking spot with a confusingly placed and semi-busted parking meter. After surveying the site and deducing the problem, Chapman contacted the alderman responsible for that stretch of North State Street, and, eight months later, the signage was cleaned up and made more intuitive.

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  10. Family Sues CPD, Says Cops Raided Wrong HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    ... for drugs--not the second floor unit where the Mendez family lives. He vividly remembers Nov. 7, 2017, when he says Chicago police officers broke the door into his Damen Avenue apartment, handcuffing him and forcing to the floor in front of his wife ...

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  11. American Blues Theater Announces Cast For FLYIN' WESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Vaughan* (Production Manager). Flyin' West runs October 5 - November 3, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at ...

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  12. Chi Children's Theatre Announces Cast and Crew of FREDERICKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chicago Children's Theatre's kicks off its thirteenth season with its own, smash hit family musical Leo Lionni's Frederick, based on Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse. Performances are October 9-November 11, 2018 at Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, 100 S. Racine Ave .

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  13. Chicago Air and Water show 2018: What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    The Chicago Air and Water Show lines the lakefront and packs the North Avenue beach area with nearly a million people. This is the festival's 60th year and will be the last time veteran aerobatic pilot Sean Tucker performs in the show before retirement.

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  14. Developers hope to repurpose old Division Street bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    The Division Street bridge crosses the North Branch of the Chicago River, connecting Goose Island to the Wicker Park and Noble Square neighborhoods. As Chicago prepares to replace its aging Division Street automobile bridge, a coalition of local developers, businesses, and landowners, are pitching a plan to repurpose 114-year-old structure into a new bike and pedestrian river crossing a quarter-mile north at Blackhawk Street.

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  15. Remy Bumppo And Music Box Theatre Examine the Faces of FrankensteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to be collaborating with the Music Box Theatre on The Faces of Frankenstein: Depictions of Frankenstein's Creature from Mary Shelley to Benedict Cumberbatch . The event will take place on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue in Chicago.

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  16. Underscore Theatre's HAYMARKET Extends Through September 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Due to popular demand, Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Theater Wit, is pleased to announce two additional weeks of performances of its hit musical HAYMARKET, extending through Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Based on the true story of Chicago's infamous Haymarket riot, HAYMARKET transferred to Theater Wit on August 3, 2018 following a five-week, sell-out engagement at The Den Theatre.

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  17. 1 dead, 2 wounded in shootings on Far South, West sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Tribune

    A man is dead and two others were wounded Wednesday afternoon in shootings on the Far South and West sides, Chicago police said. The fatal attack happened shortly before 3 p.m. in the Fernwood neighborhood in the 10200 block of Eggleston Avenue.

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  18. Illinois AG sues Trump Tower Chicago over water discharge into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KMIR 6

    The Illinois attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging that it is taking in and releasing millions of gallons of water into the Chicago River without having conducted required studies on pollution or the impact on fish. Attorney General Lisa Madigan, a Democrat, said she filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court.

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  19. Chicago cops pointed guns at children while raiding the wrong address, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chicago Tribune

    Attorney Al Hofeld Jr. speaks about a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago on Aug. 15, 2018, which claims police officers unlawfully entered the home of Hester and Gilbert Mendez unannounced while the couple's sons, 5 and 9, cried on the floor inside. Attorney Al Hofeld Jr. speaks about a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago on Aug. 15, 2018, which claims police officers unlawfully entered the home of Hester and Gilbert Mendez unannounced while the couple's sons, 5 and 9, cried on the floor inside.

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  20. Multi-Platinum Rapper Kevin Gates Comes to Ovens Auditorium This OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... he is a force to be reckoned with upon his return to music. Gates launched " Chained To The City " with a video by Chicago native Cole Bennett for " Change Lanes ," which garnered over 1 million views in the first day and has now climbed to over 26 ...

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