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Alysse Dalessandro

Photos by Alysse Dalessandro/RedEye Diva Thai and Sushi Bar3542 N. Halsted St.(773) 857-0571Hours: Daily, 4 p.m. – 4 a.m. When owner Ed Pheomthawec decided to open a late-night sushi restaurant in Boystown, he said he consulted his gay friends for help picking a name. He found the name “Diva” fitting, not only because of the…

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The police get the report first; RedEye is not far behind. 19-year-old arrested for methamphetamine possessionOct. 30, 12:02 a.m. Police arrested a 19-year-old man for methamphetamine possession, according to reports. Police responded to a call that shots were fired near Cornelia Avenue and Pine Grove Avenue. A neighbor reported that a small metal object came…

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Photos by Alysse Dalessandro/RedEye Taboo Tabou sells everything from eco-friendly sex toys to corsets and whips. But at Halloween time, caged pleather bondage masks transform into Lady Gaga costumes and lingerie usually reserved for the bedroom makes an appearance at parties and bars. “It’s weird when people ask if we have anything sexier,” said Cara…

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BizSpot: Eat your pumpkin, dear

Photos by Alysse Dalessandro/RedEye Halloween’s all about the candy, but pumpkin is its more sophisticated fall relative. The flavors excite the palette and are just as much a part of the season as roast turkey. Pumpkin-flavored treats take many forms, from sweet desserts to savory side-dishes — there are even pumpkin cocktails. To honor fall’s…

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