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Asana Salon Offers Tuesday Night Yoga in Bucktown

By at October 23, 2012 | 1:02 pm | 2 Comments

Asana Salon Offers Tuesday Night Yoga in Bucktown

Yoga instructor Larissa Shames has teamed up with salon owner Karen Marie Vanoni of Karen Marie Salon to host a weekly yoga class. Karen’s salon provides a peaceful setting for the weekly Asana Salon candlelight yoga class. Asana Salon falls in line with the philosophy of the salon, which is sustainable and has a mission to give back to the community. Larissa’s more...

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Levelheaded Discussion Of Liquor Moratorium Lift Takes Place In Ironic Choice Of Venue

By at October 18, 2012 | 11:44 pm | 9 Comments

Levelheaded Discussion Of Liquor Moratorium Lift Takes Place In Ironic Choice Of Venue

A levelheaded discussion about the possible lifting of a long-in-place two-block liquor moratorium took place at the Bedford Supper Club’s VIP Vault Room Wednesday—perhaps an ironic choice of venue given the topic at hand. No vote took place at the meeting, hosted by Ald. Proco Joe Moreno’s (1st) office and attended by roughly 50 residents. Rather, attendees were more...

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images from eighth annual bucktown apple pie fest oct. 14th

By at October 14, 2012 | 10:44 pm | 0 Comment

images from eighth annual bucktown apple pie fest oct. 14th

anyone know who won? we left before the winners were announced. here's a few pics. more...

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City Council Committee On Finance Listens To Pro-, Anti-SSA Expansion Voices

By at October 14, 2012 | 9:36 pm | 1 Comments

City Council Committee On Finance Listens To Pro-, Anti-SSA Expansion Voices

Residents and business owners alike aired their grievances and shared their support for the proposed expansion of Special Service Areas 57 and 59 at the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Finance meeting Friday. The meeting’s start was delayed a half-an-hour due to an 11th-hour compromise drawn up by Alds. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) and Scott Waguespack more...

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Sunday Funday: Farmers’ Market, School Expo, Apple Pie, and Movies

By at October 13, 2012 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

Sunday Funday: Farmers’ Market, School Expo, Apple Pie, and Movies

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. WP FARMERS MARKET (1500 N. Damen) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FIRST WARD SCHOOL FAIR: Representatives from more than 20 public and private schools will be participating in a 1st Ward School fair at the Wicker Park field house (1425 N. Damen) Sunday afternoon. The gathering is presented by the Wicker Park Committee and 1st Ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno's more...

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Cardboard Toy Store, Transit Tees Coming to Stop Smiling Storefront

By at October 13, 2012 | 2:36 pm | 3 Comments

Cardboard Toy Store, Transit Tees Coming to Stop Smiling Storefront

Around 10 p.m. last night, a team of volunteers were working inside of a storefront at 1371 N. Milwaukee Ave. to get a new toy store ready for its opening day. Mr. Imagine's Toy Store carries just one item: cardboard boxes. The 9-day pop-up store is the culmination of a nine month long pro bono undertaking by Natalie Taylor and her colleagues, who work at ad more...

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Oct. 9th Pipeline and DNAInfo.com Introduction

By at October 13, 2012 | 1:13 pm | 2 Comments

Oct. 9th Pipeline and DNAInfo.com Introduction

Click here for Oct. 9th pipeline newsletter. Many people have asked me if the pipeline is ending and what DNAinfo.com is all about. Yes, the pipeline is ending. The near 1000 stories posted to this site over the past couple of years will continue to be easily found through search engines. About 170 weekly e-newsletters are still accessible, too. As of October more...

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Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 8th

By at October 9, 2012 | 7:41 pm | 0 Comment

Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 8th

By Eva Bergant-  check our her new blog, residentialspaceschicago.blogspot.com! Fortunately, much of the Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhood did not undergo the rapid growth in the number of condos available in 2007 occurred in the South Loop. Crain's Chicago Business writes about the abundance of new condos there and how there is an expectation that those that have more...

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Coming Soon: PUPtection, a Pet Health and Nutrition Center

By at October 6, 2012 | 11:04 am | 0 Comment

Coming Soon: PUPtection, a Pet Health and Nutrition Center

Per a sign its window, the former Just Indulge space at 1755 W. North (corner of Wood and North) will soon be home to PUPtection, a pet health and nutrition center. The website isn't launched yet, but here's a few pics and a job listing for a pet nutritionist specialist. With 50% of Americans in 39 states (yes, Illinois is included) projected to be obese by 2030, more...

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Derrick Smith Smear Posters Appear on Streets

By at October 4, 2012 | 10:21 pm | 1 Comments

Derrick Smith Smear Posters Appear on Streets

10th District State Rep. Derrick Smith's face is all over Chicago Avenue, and there's no telling who paid for the 'Wanted' bounty-style posters deeming him a disgrace to the Democratic party. The posters featuring the indicted rep are in violation of Illinois' Truth in Political Advertising Disclosure Law, which requires that, "any group whose communications mention more...

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