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Blue Line Overhaul Will Mean Closures at California, Damen Stations

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
Construction at the Damen and California stops will close the stations for a short period of time.


Dunkin Donuts, Sleepy's Bedding Coming to Wicker Park's North Avenue

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 2 days ago
Sleepy's will anchor first two floors of a new three-story building planned for 1842-46 W. North Ave.


Blue Line Damen and California stations to close temporarily this fall as part of Your New Blue project

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 2 days ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Monday, August 11th, 2014 Part of the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) Your New Blue  improvement project, the California station will close for 6...


Man charged in Humboldt Park Sexual Assault

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 2 days ago
Date:  Sunday, August 10th, 2014 Marco Geronimo-Ocampo, 29, of the 1000 Block of N. Avers, was charged with one felony count of Criminal Sexual Assault and one felony count of Kidnapping – Secretly Confine, in the sexual assault in Humboldt Park area (Chicago Police...


New "sign and Drive" law ends the posting of driver's license

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 2 days ago
Date:  Sunday, August 10th, 2014 A new law to end the practice of posting a valid driver‘s license as security for traffic citations in Illinois was signed by Governor Pat Quinn on Saturday.read more


Community Alert: Criminal Sexual Assault in Humboldt Park

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 3 days ago
Date:  Saturday, August 9th, 2014 A 14-year-old female victim was walking westbound on the 2800 block of W. Division St. in Humboldt Park when an unknown male Hispanic offender approached on Aug. 9 at approximately 12 a.m.read more


West Town Public Library Summer Learning program celebrates with help of EVA

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 3 days ago
By:  Elaine Coorens Date:  Saturday, August 9th, 2014 With a record number of 500 area children participating in the Summer Learning Program, there was a great deal of...


Bayless' Xoco Wicker Park Set to Open Thursday, Releases Brunch, Beer Menu

DNAinfo.com Wicker Park & Bucktown - 2 weeks 4 days ago
Pigs feet and green and red ceviche tostadas cooked in a woodburning oven are among "snacks and sides."


Your New Blue track work will suspend service temporarily and close some streets

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 4 days ago
Date:  Saturday, August 9th, 2014 Temporary suspension of Blue Line train service between the Western and Logan Square stations will continue from Friday night until 4 a.m. Mon., Aug. 11, as will street closures. parking restrictions and a bus re-route. This is part of Your...


New big step to get people to vote in Illinois

Our Urban Times - 2 weeks 4 days ago
Date:  Friday, August 8th, 2014 Efforts to get everyone to vote in November is taking a big step forward with the campaign to Get Your V Card, a one-stop location for registering to vote on line or verifying a person's registration and apply online for an absentee ballot. ...


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