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Journalism student. Born and raised in Venezuela. 1993.
10th Annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair

10th Annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair

A Children running and playing around, parents going along from booth to booth at Navy Pier. That was the scene at the 10th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair, ChiTag on Nov. 17 and 18. Media and bloggers got an early peek at things at 9 a.m. “They have been looking forward to it for the past […]

Scrabble Experts Compete to Support Literacy Volunteers of America

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Scrabble Experts Compete to Support Literacy Volunteers of America

A couple of weeks ago the Literacy Volunteers of Illinois hosted they ninth annual Scrabble for Literacy Challenge.The event took place on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Grossinger City Autoplex, 1500 N Dayton, and it was widely attended by people from all ages. “It’s for die-hard scrabble players,” said Program Coordinator Chamala Travis. People registerd […]

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CTA Renovation

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CTA Renovation

Look for links in the image. We are using Thinglink.com to explore image stories. The image shows the ongoing renovation that the CTA stations have been going through for a couple of months now, all over the city. New rails and trains are some of the things that are part of this renovation project.

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Development In The Downtown Area: A Problem Or A Blessing?

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Development In The Downtown Area: A Problem Or A Blessing?

It’s not a secret for Chicago residents that the city is under construction for most of the year. But for some residents of the Loop, the situation is getting overwhelming. Everyday, construction workers can be found in this tourist center and neighborhood of the city, which constitutes part of the 42nd Ward. Whether they’re fixing […]

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