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Snapshots from Renegade's final weeks

Snapshots from Renegade’s final weeks

Renegade Handmade was packed on Sunday, just a few days after they announced that they were closing the storefront January 31. Not all of the customers knew about the closing (even with the giant “We’re Closing” painted on the front window), but most were taking advantage of the huge sales. Prints and T-shirts have definitely…

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Another City Council Remap Submitted; Field Hearings To Begin

The Roscoe View Journal reports: <blockquote>A new proposed map for Chicago City Council wards was submitted to City Council by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) yesterday, as the debate over how to readjust ward lines to 2010 Census data heats up.</blockquote> Read more <a href=”http://www.roscoeviewjournal.com/news/another-city-council-remap-submitted-field-hearings-to-begin” target=”_”>at Roscoe View Journal</a>

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Renegade Handmade storefront closing

Renegade Handmade storefront closing

The beloved Division Street shop, which features DIY goods from more than 400 artists, is closing its doors after more than half a decade in Wicker Park: A spokesperson for the company told The A.V. Club that an economic smackdown wasn’t the driving force for this decision. On the contrary, the Renegade Craft Fair spin-off was…

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Logan Square Unites Against Sexual Assault rally scheduled for Monday

Logan Square Unites Against Sexual Assault rally scheduled for Monday

In response to the rape and assault in Logan Square on New Year’s Eve the community is coming together to help rally against sexual assault. The event is scheduled in the Logan Square community on Monday, January 9th at 5:30 pm. The event will start outside of the Congress Theater at 2135 N. Milwaukee and…

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Don’t be a bystander: Thoughts on the Logan Square rape and assault

As you may have heard, a woman was brutally beaten into an unconscious state and raped by 6 men, according to the Trib right next to the Congress Theater on Milwaukee Avenue. As a single woman who lives, travels, walks alone in Logan Square, Wicker Park, Uki Village and throughout the city, the incident is terrifying…

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