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  I have a hard time believing it has only been a handful of months since the Boystown Blog launched. In that short time we’ve become friends outside of our writing. We’ve also had a chance to meet some of the readers, and it’s always a good to hear what you have to say. We…

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Boystown BizSpot: Rollapalooza Rolls Out New Ownership

Photos by Alysse Dalessandro / RedEyeRollapalooza3344 N. Halsted St.773-281-6400Hours*: 2-10 p.m. Sunday; 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Closed Tuesday *Hours will adjust next week: 2-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 2-midnight Friday -Saturday, Closed Tuesday Rollapalooza, a sushi restaurant on Halsted Street near Buckingham Place, is now under the direction of…

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The New Blogger Boy in Boystown: Meet Waymon Hudson

So whether it’s politics, LGBT rights, pop culture, or the radical gay agenda that I call my everyday life, you’ll find it all here on the Boystown blog for RedEye! I’ll try to give a glimpse of the city and neighborhood through a fresh set of eyes and a new perspective, with a healthy dose of snarkiness and sass. So buckle up, Boystown: it’s going to be a bumpy ride!

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Trending Topic: Is Boystown Kid-Friendly? Should it Be?

  All photos by: Alysse Dalessandro, middle photo: Marta Sorensen and her child When Kate Lewis moved to Boystown more than a year and half ago from Lincoln Park, she was attracted by the area’s public schools, the accessibility to downtown and the affordability of a single-family home. But Lewis doesn’t visit all parts of…

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Boystown Biz Spot: Hidden Hipster Hangouts

Town Hall Pub, Photo by Alysse Dalessandro/RedEye Although neighborhoods such as Wicker Park, Logan Square and Pilsen may be known for their hipster hangouts, Boystown has a few of its own. These three joints may not have flashy signs or lines around the block, but what’s going on inside rivals Boystown’s western counterparts in cutting-edge…

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From your wallet to an anti-gay candidate, through Target

Do not shop at Target.
Target recently donated $150,000 to MN Forward, a political action committee that is working to elect Republican Tom Emmer as the Governor of Minnesota. MN Forward claims to be working to make Minnesota a healthier place for business to prosper, but their choice of endorsing Emmer is troubling.
More on Emmer’s terrifying ideas on social issues and local alternatives to Target after the jump…

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