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City Council approves renaming park for ex-Mayor Jane Byrne

The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday memorializing the legacy of our forgotten mayor — the city’s only woman mayor — Jane M. Byrne. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne

Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne “My great, great grandfather, who was the first of my forbears to come to Chicago, lived in that area during the time of the Chicago Fire. And the Water Tower is a survivor, and my mother is a survivor, and Chicago is a survivor. And I […]

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Water Tower park to be renamed for Jane Byrne

The park surrounding Chicago’s historic Water Tower would be renamed “Jane M. Byrne Plaza” in honor of the former mayor under a proposal endorsed today by the City Council Finance Committee. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Clout Street

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Motorola sells Libertyville campus; tech park planned

The former Motorola Mobility campus in Libertyville has been sold for $ 9.5 million to a commercial real estate firm at a fraction of its market value of $ 37.1 million. Rockville, Md.-based Beco Management Inc. said Monday it plans to invest another $ 50 million in renovations to create a multiuse technology park modeled […]

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Refugees find peace tending global garden in Albany Park

It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread out to dry. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Block party celebrates arts and culture in Washington Park

On Saturday, July 26, the Washington Park and University of Chicago communities were invited to celebrate arts and culture at a block party on E. Garfield Boulevard between Prairie Avenue and King Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, sponsored by the University, the South East Chicago Commission and 3rd Ward Alderman Pat […]

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Two Charged In Shooting Of 3-Year-Old In Brighton Park

(CBS) Two men have been charged in the shooting of a three-year-old boy Friday night in Brighton Park. Police charged 19-year-old Alger Sanchez and 22-year-old Anton Aseves, both of Chicago in the shooting that took place in the 4400 block of S. Sacramento around 10 p.m. A three-year-old boy was taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital […]

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Marquette Park man held on $2M bail in taxi-driver murder case

A Marquette Park man was ordered held on $ 2 million bail in Cook County bond court Sunday in the fatal shooting of a taxi driver last year. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Architect brings fresh spin to Maggie Daley Park

Pastoral, playful at work in Van Valkenburgh’s new designStrolling through Maggie Daley Park, stubble on his face and a yellow hard hat covering his graying red hair, Michael Van Valkenburgh paused before the contours of an undulating ice skating loop that will weave through a stand of evergreens. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Teen boy killed, 6 wounded in East Garfield Park shooting

A 13-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to officials. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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1 dead, 6 wounded in East Garfield Park shooting

A 13-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to officials. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Arlington Park trainer Wayne Catalano, hospitalized with pneumonia, doing better

Longtime Arlington Park trainer Wayne Catalano, hospitalized since Tuesday after being diagnosed with pneumonia, is doing better, his wife said Friday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Chicago Park District fall registration race starts Aug. 4

Parents around Chicago are souping up their home Internet connections and limbering up their fingers to press “enter” with crackerjack timing, because online registration for fall Park District programs is around the corner. Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Daley will not be called to testify in Park Grill trial

Richard M. Daley will not take the witness stand.  After reviewing the former mayor’s medical records, lawyers for the Park Grill restaurant withdrew their subpoena calling him to testify in City Hall’s lawsuit to break the lucrative lease awarded to the restaurant in Millennium Park. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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July 26 block party to celebrate arts and culture in Washington Park

On Saturday, July 26, the Washington Park and University of Chicago communities are invited to celebrate arts and culture at a block party on E. Garfield Boulevard between Prairie Avenue and King Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, sponsored by the University, the South East Chicago Commission and 3rd Ward Alderman Pat […]

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