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Space Watch: 1755 W. North is Now For Lease

By at September 6, 2012 | 10:38 am | 0 Comment

Space Watch: 1755 W. North is Now For Lease

A sign thanking its customers now sits in the window next to the 'For Lease' sign at Just Indulge, 1755 W. North Ave. Back in July we'd we'd written about the 'Yes, We Are Open" sign which was next to the 'For Lease' sign and driving potential customers away. Around the same time we reported on Just Indulge's somewhat "limbo-istic" state, we too were making more...

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Now Hiring: 10 Local Places Looking for Help

By at September 3, 2012 | 7:37 am | 0 Comment

Now Hiring: 10 Local Places Looking for Help

Labor Day has some painful origins including events that occurred right here in Chicago involving the Pullman Palace Car Company back in the 1890s. Read more on the Washington Times.  In honor of Labor Day, here's a few local spots that are hiring, as of this past week. Dunkin Donuts at 1746 N. Western is hiring for crew members, shift leaders, and management more...

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Labor Day Weekend Happenings and Who Wants to Report on Lazy Parrot’s Grand Opening Tonight?

By at September 1, 2012 | 7:53 am | 0 Comment

Labor Day Weekend Happenings and Who Wants to Report on Lazy Parrot’s Grand Opening Tonight?

Happy Labor Day weekend! Picture at left lifted from the Sterling Goss Facebook Page. Here's Adam, a local resident, wearing a just purchased umbrella hat. Adam was checking out furniture in our 'pop up newsroom' when we asked him about his hat. It turned out that the hat was his very first purchase after cashing a large paycheck. Adam had just returned from spending more...

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September Events in Wicker Park’s Park

By at August 31, 2012 | 9:19 am | 0 Comment

September Events in Wicker Park’s Park

Thank you to Doug Wood of the Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council for providing a succinct rundown of upcoming September park events. All of the happenings are free of charge. Please also visit the Wicker Park Farmers' market every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Next month, plans are in the works for the annual Boo-Palooza, slated for Saturday. Oct. 27th. more...

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Sponsored Post: Are You Moving? Here’s Two Local Businesses That Offer Moving Services and Supplies

By at August 30, 2012 | 12:42 pm | 1 Comments

Sponsored Post: Are You Moving? Here’s Two Local Businesses That Offer Moving Services and Supplies

Moving ranks among life's most stressful events, and September and October are the busiest moving months of the year. September 1st is...  Saturday. If you don't want to throw out your own or your friend's lower backs, you might want to consider hiring movers. Check out Lubinksi Furniture and Movers, 1550 N. Milwaukee Ave. This third generation family company has more...

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Fat Pour: Let The Good Times Flow Beginning Sept. 7th

By at August 30, 2012 | 6:10 am | 2 Comments

Fat Pour: Let The Good Times Flow Beginning Sept. 7th

Fat Pour, a two-story bar and restaurant with over 50 beers on tap, four self-serve metered Table Taps, and 40+ flat-screen TVs, will open its doors to the public at 2005 W. Division Street in Wicker Park next Friday, September 7th at 10pm after hosting its private opening for friends and family. In full disclosure, I work on Division Street and have been anxiously more...

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13th District Police Appreciation Celebration is Saturday, September 8th

By at August 29, 2012 | 4:50 pm | 0 Comment

13th District Police Appreciation Celebration is Saturday, September 8th

On Saturday, September 8, 2012, local community groups and the 13th District Police Advisory Committee will be hosting a 13th District Officer Appreciation Celebration. The event will take place at St. Helen’s School Hall, 2345 W. Augusta Blvd., from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. There will be door prizes, raffle prizes, food and beverages, and music. Also on tap will be the more...

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Opening Soon: ALLternative Recreation

By at August 29, 2012 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

Opening Soon: ALLternative Recreation

Just a half block north of the upcoming Bloomingdale Trail entrance park at Milwaukee and Leavitt is ALLternative Recreation, Inc., which is moving into a vacant storefront at 1830 N. Milwaukee Ave.  We saw the lettering on the window being installed yesterday in passing. See the sign, below, for a list of the organization's more...

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Exclusive: Ambitious Congress Theater Renovation Aims to Create Neighborhood Destination

By at August 29, 2012 | 2:56 pm | 0 Comment

Exclusive: Ambitious Congress Theater Renovation Aims to Create Neighborhood Destination

Following is 'new news' we just received from the Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave, a pipeline newsletter advertising sponsor. For further information or questions, contact Barbara at pr@congresschicago.com. August 29th, 2012 Oh take us back to the days…………  Known as one of the last surviving independent vaudeville theaters in Chicago, the more...

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Seen in PHLASHing: Images from the 4th Annual M.Go Fashion Fest

By at August 28, 2012 | 9:11 pm | 0 Comment

Seen in PHLASHing: Images from the 4th Annual M.Go Fashion Fest

A fun time was had by all at the 4th Annual M.Go Fashion Fest this past Saturday. Actually we're just guessing. We were in the 'burbs at a bar mitzvah but Philin Phlash was on the scene! The runway style show featuring unique fall fashions from numerous local boutiques took place alongside The Anthem, 1725 W. Division. For many more pics, check out Phlash's blog more...

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