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Art Effect Boutique Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Art Effect Boutique Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Art Effect Boutique on 934 W Armitage Ave in Lincoln Park has recently celebrated their 30-year anniversary. In April 1984, Ester Fishman, owner of Art Effect, started her business on Halsted St in Lincoln Park and moved to the current location on Armitage Ave in 2001. The two-level boutique gives customers a variety of products […]

Black Thursday?

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Black Thursday?

It seems as if Black Friday has now turned into Black Thursday with bargain shoppers now heading out the door right after – or even before – their Thanksgiving dinner to get the best deals. Here in Chicago, retailers are opening their doors up early to get the most sales out of their promotions going on […]

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Thanksgiving at Lincoln Park Zoo

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Thanksgiving at Lincoln Park Zoo

Trevor Grieg visits the Zoo for Thanksgiving to see how its denizens are doing.

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Lack of Substitute Teachers in CPS a District-Wide Concern

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The tension brought by the Chicago teachers’ strike may be gone, but parents at A.N. Pritzker Elementary School in Wicker Park have a new reason to worry. “We are concerned with the lack of substitutes not only at Pritzker but in the district as a whole,” said Amy-Lynn Vero, a parent of a first-grader at […]

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Election Day at Loyola University Chicago

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What were voters at Loyola University thinking on Election Day 2012?

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Mayor Proposes 500 New Police Recruits For Next Year

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Mayor Proposes 500 New Police Recruits For Next Year

  The new cadets screamed as they pinned down and handcuffed each other at the Chicago Police Academy on Tuesday while Mayor Rahm Emanuel watched. “Get on the ground. Arms out,” the cadets shouted to each other. The Chicago Police Academy added 457 recruits this year, and Emanuel now wants to add another 500 next […]

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