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  1. What to do on a Chicago getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Newsday

    Chicago is a city where its passions run deep - for baseball, the blues, architecture and comfort food like deep dish pizza. Summer is an ideal time to visit the Windy City, whose nickname came from its politicians rather than its climate - although on a hot day a breeze coming off Lake Michigan will be appreciated.

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  2. Average Chicago Property Tax Bill Up Nearly 13%Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | National Mortgage News

    Chicago homeowners should brace themselves for sticker shock when they open their mailbox at the end of the month: property tax bills on average 13% higher than last year. The big increase is mostly being driven by the record tax increase Mayor Rahm Emanuel engineered last fall to fix city pension funds for police officers and firefighters.

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  3. Dairy Queen Plans Blizzard Of Chicagoland Expansion With 35 New LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Eater

    ... 145 DQs in the metro area, according to Crain's, and 269 in Illinois. Back in 2008, long lines were the norm in Bucktown when DQ opened its restaurant at 1649 N. Damen Ave. The good times melted in 2010 when the restaurant closed, and it's since ...

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  4. Neighborhood Guide: Wicker ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | CBS Local

    ... Wicker Park, you can depart at the Blue Line's Division, Damen, and Western stations. According to the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce , the neighborhood of Wicker Park has been a part of Chicago since 1837, when the city was incorporated. ...

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  5. Puralewski, ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Northwest Herald

    ... 5, 1947, the son of the late Thomas L. Puralewski and Jean (Carlson) Puralewski. Tom spent his childhood in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago until his family moved to Crystal Lake, Illinois, where he completed high school. Later, he went on to ...

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  6. Day 24: Great hard shell tacos uncoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... but the ground beef filling is less obnoxious than Picante's. (Nick Kindelsperger/Chicago Tribune) Floyd's Pub in Bucktown isn't much known for its food, which makes it kind of perfect for a crunchy taco special. It's not quite in the same league as ...

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  7. If you thought a gap year was a vacation from school, you're wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Red Eye Chicago

    Reggie Bailey, 20, took a year off after his first semester of college, gaining work experience and saving up money. Reggie Bailey, 20, took a year off after his first semester of college, gaining work experience and saving up money.

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  8. The complete guide to getting schooled at Chicago Craft Beer WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... brewed with hibiscus flower and sea salt ($6 per 13-ounce pour). 6 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. Ladies in Liquid May 21, Bucktown Pub (1658 W. Cortland St. 773-394-9898) Catch a variety show from female craft brewers and industry folks, play games and sip ...

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  9. Marchers take to The 606 Bloomingdale trail to protest gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Hundreds of protesters sponsored by the Logan Square Neighborhood Association started out at Stowe Elementary School in Chicago on May 17, 2016 and entered the 606 Trail to urge city officials to support ordinances to protect long-time residents from being priced out of their neighborhood. Dozens of people marched Tuesday along The 606 to draw attention to families and longtime residents feeling squeezed out of their homes because of increasing property taxes and rising rents in Logan Square.

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  10. Report: Chicago Households Need to Earn $75K to Pay RentRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Curbed

    Like many other major cities throughout the country, rents in Chicago have been on the rise in recent years. According to a new report from smartasset, an online consumer investment database and research center, Chicago households need to be earning just over $75,000 annually to cover the rent of a two-bedroom apartment.

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  11. Anti-Gentrification Protesters Plan To Take Over The 606 Tuesday For 'Mega March'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Chicagoist

    Activists dedicated to fighting gentrification in Chicago's lower income communities are taking their calls for more affordable housing to The 606 Tuesday evening . Since the elevated trail and public park network that stretches through Wicker Park, Bucktown, Logan Square and Humboldt Park was built last year, The 606 has become a focal point for many concerned that rising property taxes will push many of the Northwest Side's longtime residents out of their homes .

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  12. Celebrate The 606 at Its One-Year Anniversary Party Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    It's hard to believe it's been less than a year since the Bloomingdale Trail, also known as The 606, debuted last June 6th . The elevated greenway already seems like a Chicago institution, and it's a little hard to remember a time Wicker Park, Bucktown, Humboldt Park didn't have a ribbon of recreational space running through them.

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  13. Bucktown Restaurant Hostess Chases Down Alleged Wallet ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... who stole a wallet, reports CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot. Surveillance video shows Alicia Colon running down a Bucktown sidewalk chasing after the thieves Saturday evening outside the Irazu restaurant. Video shows the duo entering the restaurant and ...

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  14. Bucktown Restaurant Hostess Chases Down Alleged Wallet ThievesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... who stole a wallet, reports CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot. Surveillance video shows Alicia Colon running down a Bucktown sidewalk chasing after the thieves Saturday evening outside the Irazu restaurant. Video shows the duo entering the restaurant and ...

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  15. Chicagoans embark on spring in the city activitiesRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... wait to bring what we do in the West Loop with food, wine and music back to the Loop." Thanks to the Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, the Wicker Park Farmers Market begins its 17th season on Sundays from June 5 through October 30 on 1425 N. ...

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  16. Car Crashes Through Edgewater Apartment In '2 Fast 2 Furious'-Level Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Chicagoist

    Police pursued a homicide investigation suspect from Lombard, Illinois, through Chicago in an epic, half-hour car chase Wednesday night that did not result in an arrest, but would have made everyone involved in the Fast & Furious franchise proud. At 10:23 p.m. the car police were chasing was hit by an Illinois state police cruiser, then crashed into a civilian car and pushed it through the garden apartment window of a building in the 4200 block of North Ashland Avenue.

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  17. These Political Corruption Walking Tours Of Chicago Are Selling Out FastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Chicagoist

    ... operation to catch city inspectors trying to shake them down for money. Dailing, a journalist himself who lives in Bucktown and blogs at 1,0001 Chicago Afternoons , works as a tourguide around Chicago when freelance work is light. He said he ...

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  18. Spacious Townhouse in Vibrant BucktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | PR Log

    April 30, 2016 - PRLog -- Related Realty is excited to announce a new listing at 2005 N Hoyne Ave in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. Bucktown has quickly become one of Chicago's most popular neighborhoods, full of fantastic restaurants, shopping, and entertainment! Home to a mix of young professionals, families, and twenty-somethings, this is the perfect place for anyone looking to live in a vibrant area with a lot of character.

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  19. 5 Of The Best Places to Run In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | CBS Local

    You've signed up to run a race, and now the training begins. But where should you run? While you likely know about the famed Lakefront Trail along Lake Michigan in Chicago, there are plenty of other places to squeeze in a short run after work or a longer run on the weekend.

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  20. Michael Moody, Author and Weight Loss Personal Trainer in Chicago,...Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Emailwire.com

    To help personal training clients reach their weight loss goals and achieve health success, Michael Moody, a Chicago personal trainer, launched his new integrative system with personal fitness, nutritional guidance, and stress management included. Chicago, IL -- Michael Moody is the former fitness expert on NBC's The Biggest Loser/MSN Chicago tour.

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