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Pilsen / UIC

Where to shop for gifts in Pilsen/UIC

Where to shop for gifts in Pilsen/UIC

According to American Express, this Saturday, November 26, 2011, is Small Business Saturday. I support Lower West Side businesses as often as possible because I believe small, family-owned enterprises are truly the “American Dream” in action. I also want to save on gas…Hey, I never said I was totally unselfish. Anyway, here are a few…

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A velvety Sunday morning

Just a lazy metal day Ever opposed to the typical, I’ve more or less avoided posting about Simone’s simply because it’s so popular. But today instigated a pleasurable exception. Sunday routines were in full effect this morning — horchata latte at Kristoffer’s, Community Market thereafter. Per usual, I found and spent more than expected but…

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Community Market in the ‘Hood

I did not buy these…True buyer’s remorse! Every weekend brings that certain feeling in my bowels, and it (usually) has very little to do with a hangover. No, this guttural yearning is for Pilsen’s Community Market. Just an mp3 track’s walk from my front door, the veritably local bazaar offers all the best farming fare.…

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