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To Dibs or Not to Dibs, That Is the Question

To Dibs or Not to Dibs, That Is the Question

By Patty Wetli In the wake of last week’s blizzard, we heard countless stories of Chicagoans coming together as a community, helping out their fellow man, blah, blah, blah. And then the dibs wars started. Where you stand on this issue likely depends on whether you’re a transplant or a native or whether you park […]

Now Open Till October, Lincoln Square Farmers Market Extends Season

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Now Open Till October, Lincoln Square Farmers Market Extends Season

A news report from Patty Wetli, Center Square Journal Good news for fans of the Thursday night Lincoln Square Farmers Market, and for those who’ve yet to discover this gem — its run is being extended through Oct. 28, with earlier hours, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  (The market will take a break on Sept. […]

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Industrial Workers of the World Set up Shop Right Here in Chicago

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Industrial Workers of the World Set up Shop Right Here in Chicago

A news report from Kevin Robinson, Center Square Journal Maybe you’ve passed this building at 2117 W. Irving Park, but did you know that it’s the headquarters of the international labor union, Industrial Workers of the World? The organization was originally headquartered in Chicago but, starting in the ’90s, began to move around—to Ypsilanti, San Francisco, […]

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North Side Residents Rally to Renovate Filbert Park

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North Side Residents Rally to Renovate Filbert Park

A news report from Tatum Bartlett, Center Square Journal For families who live near Northcenter’s Filbert Playlot Park (1822 W. Larchmont Avenue), the park is the only playground within a seven-block radius. In addition, three area schools and daycare facilities rely on the park for daily use. The City of Chicago acquired the property on […]

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ChicagoTalks Welcomes Roscoe View Journal, Which Launched This Week

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ChicagoTalks Welcomes Roscoe View Journal, Which Launched This Week

A news report from Mike Fourcher, Center Square Journal This week the Journals are a proud, proud family. That’s because today our family is growing to include the Roscoe View Journal, Your Definitive Guide to Roscoe Village and West Lakeview. Yep, that’s right. New neighborhoods and new places to cover. If you take a look at […]

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‘Never Been to Paris’ Comes to Chicago Friday

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‘Never Been to Paris’ Comes to Chicago Friday

A news report from Monte LaMonte, Center Square Journal Sean Flannery’s Never Been To Paris is a new one-man show debuting at Lincoln Lodge on Friday, August 20, and it’s sure to make even the toughest cynic crack a smile. Flannery has been piecing this show together for more than two years, working to get it exactly […]

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Wrigleyville Staple Considering Move to Lincoln Square

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Wrigleyville Staple Considering Move to Lincoln Square

A news report from Mike Fourcher, Center Square Journal The owner of the internationally known improvisational comedy center, iO Theater, is considering a move to Lincoln Square. “I like the alderman and he wanted me there,” said Charna Halpern. “I think it’s a hip neighborhood.” First reported by CBS 2 Chicago, iO Theater (formerly known as […]

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