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Residents mourn loss of town’s only ‘real’ grocery store

Residents mourn loss of town’s only ‘real’ grocery store

All she wanted was a green bell pepper. After scanning the mostly empty and rotted fruits and vegetables that remained in the produce aisle at the only grocery story left in the Richton Park community south of Chicago, Carolyn Henderson realized that she would have to drive 12 minutes for this one item. Richton Park’s Super […]

The Golden Glow of Christmas brings holiday cheer to Lombard this summer

Christmas comes only once a year – unless you’re one of the 1,000-plus worldwide members of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past. With enthusiasm for every facet of the holidays, from antique glass ornaments to lighting and sleigh bells, Golden Glow’s aim since starting in 1981 has been to connect and educate those with a […]

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U. of. C Students Look to uPass to Alleviate Commuting Struggles

Administrators at the University of Chicago are discussing bringing the CTA’s uPass to the school. Students have long complained about the lack of a uPass and their inability to readily access the CTA and downtown Chicago. Hamid Bendaas, a member of the Student Government Association at University of Chicago, said possible implementation of the uPass […]

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Saving the Lakes, one beach at a time

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Saving the Lakes, one beach at a time

Kai Konyha hopped off a yellow school bus at the Openlands Lakeshore Preserve in Highland Park on a hot sunny Friday afternoon for Great Lakes Action Day. The Shedd Aquarium partnered with Openlands Lakeshore Preserve, one of the oldest metropolitan conservation organizations. The partnership is designed toprotect and conserve the Great Lakes. “We started last […]

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Southside Children’s Safe Haven

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Southside Children’s Safe Haven

Donzell Matthews is spending his summers at a church on the Southside. It’s not going well. The Rev. Adonna Davis Reid said Matthews, who is part of the Safe Haven program at the South Shore United Methodist Church is one of the most eccentric as well as violent of his peers in the program. “I […]

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Walk in the gardens, there’s “hope among the flowers”

  Lush greens and wild flowers reach for the sky, climbing beautiful homes and glowing from an intense downpour. The owners of these homes volunteer to showcase some of their most exotic and vibrant flora for the 8th Annual Downers Grove Garden Walk. In rain or shine, residents around Downers Grove and DuPage County flock […]

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Story removed by Editor

This story has been taken down from ChicagoTalks.org because of serious factual errors and instances of fabrication. ChicagoTalks will no longer publish stories by this reporter. We apologize to those who were misrepresented and to our readers.

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