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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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Grand Opening Party Tonight (!) at Lomography 7-10 PM

By at October 4, 2012 | 6:01 pm | 0 Comment

Grand Opening Party Tonight (!) at Lomography 7-10 PM

Hark! It's just about time to grab your camera and head over to the new Lomography Gallery store, 1422 N. Milwaukee.  Party runs from 7-10 p.m. Details here.  The philosophy behind lomography is to take your (analog) camera everywhere you go. A few weeks back we headed over to check out the new shop with Jon Lowenstein, a documentary photographer and 2011 more...

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Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 2nd

By at October 4, 2012 | 4:41 pm | 0 Comment

Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 2nd

This week 5 of the 10 closings were at 99.1% of the list price or higher. The number of properties available on the market today is less than it has been recently. In fact, there are just 3.7 months of inventory in the area, if buying continues at the current rate. At the end of September 2011 there was over 10 months of inventory of condos and nearly 8 months for more...

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At Moreno ‘State of the Ward’ Talk, Residents Push Back On Winnebago Ave. Development Vote

By at October 4, 2012 | 7:17 am | 4 Comments

At Moreno ‘State of the Ward’ Talk, Residents Push Back On Winnebago Ave. Development Vote

Following his address at the Wicker Park Fieldhouse (1425 N. Damen) Wednesday evening, Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) spoke to residents about their objections to the most recent Winnebago Avenue development votes. Though Moreno was invited by the Wicker Park Committee to talk about the first ward, the conversation turned toward the controversial vote once Moreno started more...

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Carriage House Main Drivers Talk Real with Joe Struck

By at October 3, 2012 | 8:40 pm | 0 Comment

Carriage House Main Drivers Talk Real with Joe Struck

by Joe Struck Chef Mark Steur and mixologist Michael Simon are not fresh acquaintances. They've been working together for nearly two years--- creating, refining, and perfecting the food and drink at The Bedford, which is well known for its illustrious atmosphere of a restaurant created out of a former bank vault. Working tirelessly to open their new venture, more...

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