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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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Underground Wonder Bar Celebrates New Home

Underground Wonder Bar Celebrates New Home

Since 1989, Lonie Walker’s Underground Wonder Bar was inside a tiny garden-level spot at 10 E Walton. About a year ago, they moved to an interim location beneath The Joynt at Dearborn and Erie. Finally, on Sunday, the late-night lounge will celebrate its official re-opening in its new, more spacious location at 710 N. Clark,…

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DePaul gets trashy for America Recycles Day

DePaul gets trashy for America Recycles Day

On the second floor of DePaul‘s student center, freshman Grady Linnihan is playing with trash. Well, some of it is trash. A lot of it is also recyclable material. He is taking part in a DePaul’s America Recycles Day program, designed by Eco Reps from the Green Team of DePaul’s Housing Services. The group aims…

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What Halloween costume are you not looking forward to seeing?

What Halloween costume are you not looking forward to seeing?

When it comes to Halloween costumes, Chicagoans have a blank slate to work with. So, how come so many people end up dressing as the same thing over and over? Cliche, overplayed costumes are everywhere. But which are really overdone? The RedEye asked a handful of DePaul students what costumes they are notlooking forward to…

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Marathon is big deal for businesses along route

Marathon is big deal for businesses along route

The Chicago Marathon draws an estimated 1.7 million spectators, all lined up along the course that stretches from Addison Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south. That’s in addition to the 45,000 participants, 125,000 anticipated expo attendees, 12,000-plus volunteers, 1,200 medical and security personnel and more that take up the streets and…

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Second Chance Photos aims to give homeless pets a voice

Second Chance Photos aims to give homeless pets a voice

            Award-winning photographer Seth Casteel has basically devoted his life to photographing pets, and through his work as one of the most published pet photographers in the world he’s mingling with celebrity owners including Ellen DeGeneres, Amy Smart, Denise Richards, Perez Hilton, the cast of “Twilight” and the cast of…

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Interactive play 'Frat' to be staged at Apartment Lounge

Interactive play ‘Frat’ to be staged at Apartment Lounge

After a highly successful run in 2009 that included rave reviews and sold-out audiences, the New Colony’s play “Frat” by Evan Linder returned Friday to the Apartment Lounge in Lincoln Park for a six week run through Saturday, Oct. 22. “We were oversold for the entire run,” director Andrew Hobgood said. “We had people demanding…

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