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Back on the bus-wagon

I took about a year and a half hiatus from the 134 and our reuniting tour has been hostile, to say the least. It’s like it (“it” being the CTA) knows I betrayed it with the Maz(da)rati and isn’t taking kindly to my reappearance. As a creature of habit, I show up at the stop…

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Do I know you?

Do I know you?

I’ve lived in Lincoln Park for a little more than five years. Apartmentally speaking, always within about six blocks of my current place (very adventurous in the residential department, I am … not). So naturally, I’ve started to see people I “recognize” and at this point and it’s getting a little weird. Like, pass someone…

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Porch dwellers

This past weekend was my first in my new Lincoln Park apartment. Despite the fact that we were still sans tv, internet and furniture my roommates and I were determined to make the best of it. Unfortunately our downstairs neighbors were way ahead of us. Their apartment was packed from Thursday-Sunday with what I am…

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AKIRA celebrates 9th anniversary with fashion, food and models

AKIRA celebrates 9th anniversary with fashion, food and models

“AKIRA,” one of Lincoln Park’s hottest fashion boutiques, (and my personal favorite) is celebrating their 9th anniversary with an over-the-top soirée on July 14th from 4-9p.m. at all three of their Bucktown stores. Patrons can expect free food and drinks, live entertainment, discounts and plenty of exciting giveaways, which includes a grand prize trip to LA!…

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Take a vacation in your backyard

Take a vacation in your backyard

One of the coolest things about living in Chicago is that I always feel like I’m in a different city when I venture out to different ‘hoods.  Occasionally, I hear my fellow Chicagoans refer to Lincoln Park as being quite “pretentious and vanilla,” but that’s only because they don’t know where all the cool kids hang out! …

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