The 606 Begins

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Logan Square and nearby neighborhoods welcomed the opening of The 606 and The Bloomingdale Trail on Saturday, 6/06. There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony at each entrance to the trail, and at the western trailhead, Senator Dick Durbin, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel…

All Aboard! – The 606 Arrives in Logan Square

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A little late for municipal elections, but just in time for summer vacation, The 606 arrived in the Logan Square area last weekend.  Thousands of Chicagoans and visitors took advantage of the perfect weather to welcome The 606 and its…

A Mini-Set from Archie Powell and The Exports

Archie Powell rocks the mic. And the  Jordan 45.

Summer will be here before you know it.  In fact, we’re much closer to this year’s Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival than to last year’s. If that thought isn’t enough to heat you up, here’s a mini-set of live music from…

Starting From Scratch in the New Ward 2

2nd Ward Debate

Last Wednesday, at its monthly meeting, Wicker Park Committee held debates among the candidates for First and Second Wards. The debates were hosted by Wicker Park Lutheran Church, at Hoyne and LeMoyne, and were moderated by Elaine Coorens of Our Urban…

Fireworks Fly at First Ward Debate

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This past Wednesday, at its monthly meeting, Wicker Park Committee held a debate among the candidates for First and Second Wards. The debates were hosted by Wicker Park Lutheran Church, at Hoyne and LeMoyne, and were moderated by Elaine Coorens…