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  1. Artist Takes a Crack at Improving Crosswalk Safety With Pinata Bump-OutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    You might not think that someone from Provo, Utah , would have much to tell Chicagoans about pedestrian safety issues, but artist Susan Krueger-Barber is bringing a fresh approach to tactical urbanism to our city to highlight the dangers to people on foot. As an MFA student at the Art Institute of Chicago, Krueger-Barber is finishing an art history paper about crosswalk dynamics in cities.

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  2. Vacation rental market in Illinois doesn't have to be out of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Inman News

    Heritage Harbor is a planned vacation community in Ottawa near Starved Rock State Park, located less than two hours from downtown Chicago. Illinois agents should become well-versed in second home and investment property knowledge to help buyers find a place in the state to purchase.

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  3. Our 8 Favorite LGBTQ Social Events In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Chicagoist

    The best LGBTQ events offer Chicagoans a safe space to open their hearts, let their hair down, and get a little crazy with like-minded people. These happenings show up at established bars and clubs, yes, but they also include evenings of storytelling, a queer-spin on Contra dancing, and a dance party that celebrates bodies of all types with deep house and pizza.

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  4. Eat and drink your way through 10 wildly underrated Midwest road tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Red Eye Chicago

    We see you, Chicago. Yeah, you, trying to soak up every last drop of summer. And while many of us stay put to enjoy the city's peak season, who's to say you can't get out of town for the weekend? You won't have to go far with these staff-approved road trip-friendly getaways.

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  5. Photos: Marchers Fill The Loop To Decry The Police Shooting Of Paul O'NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Chicagoist

    Hundreds of Chicagoans rallied downtown Sunday evening to march against police brutality and call for justice for Paul O'Neal , a black teenager who was fatally shot in the back by police officers earlier this month. Organized by the city's youth chapter of the Black Lives Matter movement, the marchers charted a course around the Loop while drawing attention to O'Neal's extrajudicial killing.

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  6. Transit Advocate: TOD Could Revitalize Area Around the 95th Red Line StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Streets Blog Chicago

    Cynthia Hudson of the Active Transportation Alliance and Michael LaFargue of the Red Line Extension Coalition at last week's town hall meeting. Last week at a town hall meeting hosted by the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council , West Chesterfield resident and transit advocate Michael LaFargue discussed efforts to improve transportation access and encourage investment on the Far South Side.

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  7. In retrospect, losing 2016 Olympics to Rio a big win for ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    A disheartened crowd watches in Daley Plaza on Oct. 2, 2009, after hearing word from Copenhagen that the IOC had eliminated Chicago from hosting the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. As it turns out, Chicagoans should be breathing a sigh of relief the Games did not come here.

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  8. Glassy new Gensler-designed facility planned for Illinois Medical DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Curbed

    A major new development for the Illinois Medical District could not only expand the operational capacity of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, but it would also represent a major win for developer Clayco. According to Crain's , Clayco earned a contract worth nearly $109 million to build a new nine-story facility for the Cook County Hospital system at 1950 W. Polk Street.

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  9. VIDEO: Build with Strength Opens Chicago CampaignRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2016 | Construction Equipment

    Concrete is part of the fabric of Chicago; the Willis Tower defining the skyline with its steel structure standing tall on 280 million pounds of concrete, Wrigley Field built to last for generations on 6.5 million pounds of concrete, Prentice Women's Hospital's breathtaking design featuring 9-stories of concrete, and the Merchandise Mart supported by 5 acres of concrete flooring.

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  10. Visualizing Chicago as an abandoned metropolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Curbed

    What would Chicago look like without Chicagoans? That's something that photographer Michael Salisbury was curious about when he was working with a new camera system. Through the use of framing and editing, Salisbury has created a series of photos that reveal a Chicago that looks abandoned.

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  11. Chicago Residents Feel The Pain As Property Tax Hikes Kick InRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | CBS Local

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  12. Where Lollapalooza Performers Ate Over The Weekend in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Eater

    Now that the 25th installment of Lollapalooza is in the books, it's safe for Chicagoans to leave their houses. Fans packed downtown for the four-day festival that concluded on Sunday.

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  13. Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Begin Lakefront Trail SeparationRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael Kelly, members of the Active Transit Alliance and Chicago Area Runners Association today gathered to kick off the first phase of the Chicago Lakefront Trail separation project, which will begin at 31st street. Mayor Emanuel announced plans to separate the trail from Fullerton to Ohio streets and 31st to 51st streets in March when he unveiled Building on Burnham, a comprehensive vision to invest in Chicago's parks and open spaces.

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  14. Top Chicago cop: Possibly policy violation in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Dashcam and body camera videos of a fatal police shooting of an 18-year-old suspect last week suggests violations of departmental policy, Chicago's police superintendent said Sunday, indicating that top police brass are moving more swiftly to scrutinize officer-involved shootings than in the past. Eddie Johnson spoke at a news conference a day after relieving a third officer in the shooting of his police powers; the same action was taken against two other officers Friday.

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  15. Supt. Johnson on shooting of 18-year-old: a More questions than answersaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | WGN-TV Chicago

    An unarmed 18-year-old black man was shot in the back by Chicago police. Now Chicago's top cop has taken the police powers of three officers.

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  16. Mark Pasikhov particpates in Lake Forest Academy annual Service Learning DayRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2016 | West of the I

    Students and faculty went on 22 different service trips around the North Chicago suburban area to volunteer at local organizations. The LFA community planted 1,000 trees, packed 15,380 meals at Feed My Starving Children, packaged 5,500 lbs of meat at Northern Illinois Food bank, filled 1000 bags of sand, visited and performed for senior citizens, and cut brush at various forest preserves.

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  17. It Is Too Effing Hard To Get Funnel Cake At Chicago Music FestivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Chicagoist

    Out of three of Chicago's biggest music festivals - Pitchfork, Lollapalooza and Riot Fest - you can only buy a funnel cake at Riot Fest. Why is Chicago one for three on this most important of issues? Why are we, as a city, turning away from the greatest, most fried of foods? Riot Fest isn't even officially committed to funnel cakes in 2016.

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  18. Get a sunny, spacious studio in Rogers Park for $705Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Curbed

    A brand new studio in the Loop will set you back $2,000 per month, or possibly even more. From a quick calculation, you need to be making at least $70,000 per year to afford that kind of rent.

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  19. 'I'm still here': A missive from Chicago's last stamp store, Stamp KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Chicago Reader

    Chicagoans is a first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. This week's Chicagoan is Charles Berg, 74, philatelist and owner of Stamp King .

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  20. Creative DestructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | New City Chicago

    Modern-day Chicago is one of the world's greatest cities but it didn't start out that way. A river was reversed, sections of lakefront filled in and several waves of industries and cultures coalesced as the city slowly became who and what she is today.

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