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Maintenance along CTA Blue Line through March 31

Our Urban Times - 4 hours 47 min ago
Date:  Friday, March 24th, 2017 Possible delays may occur due to routine ongoing maintenance, ensuring safe operations on the Blue Line, warns the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).read more


Will 32 New Studio Apartments Bring Young Renters Back To Bucktown?

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 16 hours 18 min ago
"I'm a young person. I don't care about amenities. I care about cheap rent," a 27-year-old said.


When Baby Makes Four, This Dog Guru Helps New Parents Ease Their Pup's Woes

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 21 hours 24 min ago
Bringing a baby home can be stressful for your dog, but this expert said it doesn't have to be.


Weigh In On Community Policing Push At 3 Town Hall Meetings

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 21 hours 55 min ago
by Heather Cherone -- The three meetings will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 18, April 25 and May 2. CHICAGO — Three town hall-style meetings will give residents a chance to weigh in on the Chicago Police Department's renewed focus on community policing, officials said. The...


Crossing Guard Jobs Are Vacant Across The City, Raising Safety Concerns

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 21 hours 58 min ago
by Heather Cherone, -- Erica Demarest -- The vacancies are due to a significant number of retirements, city officials said. MCKINLEY PARK — Dozens of crossing guard positions around the city are currently vacant, creating concerns about the safety of young school kids...


Can 'Calm Spots' Calm Chicago's Youngest Students?

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 22 hours 13 min ago
by Justin Breen -- The Erikson Institute's "mindfulness" project hopes to calm Chicago students at high-poverty schools. CHICAGO — Amanda Moreno hopes calming kids down has a profound effect on classrooms throughout Chicago. Moreno, of the Erikson Institute, is heading a $...


Terrarium-Like Bucktown Condo Next To '606' Priced At $779,000

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 day 12 hours ago
Tall windows and abundant sunlight have made the corner spot with a rustic vibe stand out.


'Striking Disparities' Found Among Neighborhoods In Health, Safety: Survey

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 day 14 hours ago
The survey also showed a "significant" number of Chicagoans don't get the care care they need.


Alderman Hurt By Squirrel Returns To City Hall, Jokes About Banning Them

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 day 15 hours ago
Howard Brookins needs extensive dental work and plastic surgery after a squirrel caused a bike crash.


Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea Bar Debuts Next Wednesday On Robey Hotel Block

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 1 day 15 hours ago
The cafe at 1620 N. Milwaukee Ave. will have a standard discount for CPS teachers, owner said.


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