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Uptown Residents Want More Independent Coffee Shops

Uptown Residents Want More Independent Coffee Shops

While many Uptown residents have found that perfect coffee house that has the whole package—inexpensive, inviting and not Starbucks—some are still searching through the limited café options that Uptown provides. “Certainly coffee shops are a great gathering place for a community,” said the director of the Uptown Chamber of Commerce Paula Barrington. According to Barrington, […]

Dog Attacks Bring Renewed Focus on Leash Laws

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Dog Attacks Bring Renewed Focus on Leash Laws

After blood was shed in Uptown’s Montrose Beach dog-park in last month, it seems that humans aren’t the only ones in danger of dangerous dogs—dogs are too. In light of this incident, the city’s leash laws are back on the public’s mind and in the news. There are about 500,000 dogs in Chicago alone , […]

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Illinois Doctor Connects Physical Fitness and Academic Performance

Physical fitness can affect academic performance, said Charles Hillman, a kinesiology and health professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, lecturing at the University of Chicago in December. Recent experiments conducted on children from 3rd to 5th grades have shown that children and adults who are physically fit and maintain healthy diets perform better […]

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