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1 hr ago | The Local Tourist

Castaways Celebrates 15 Years on North Avenue Beach

The city calls it "the boat house" but most of us know North Avenue Beach's iconic building by the name of its upstairs bar, Castaways.

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1 hr ago | The Local Tourist

Sun, Sand and Shopping at the Westin Michigan Avenue

With its location on the Magnificent Mile the Westin Michigan Avenue is known for its proximity to some of Chicago's best shopping.

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6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Moscow Ballet Holds Two Chicago Area Auditions Today

The legendary Moscow Ballet is holding two open auditions in the Chicago area in their search for talented young dancers ages 6-18 to perform in their annual Chicago production of "The Great Russian Nutcracker."

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10 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Racist graffiti appears on Chicago night club building

'Nouveau Tavern' is in River North, which is a mostly white neighborhood. The bar itself attracts mostly a black crowd and on Thursday, the bar was hit by racist graffiti.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Things to do around Wilmette this weekend, Aug. 22-24

Jeff Daniels takes a break from promoting "Dumb and Dumber To" to perform with his band in Evanston this weekend.

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WLOS

NC Zoo gets polar bear from Chicago temporarily

Anana is a 15-year-old polar bear who will move from Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro.

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Examiner.com

Chicago's beautiful beaches are worth a summer vacation visit

When one thinks of great American beach cities, names like Miami, San Diego, L.A. and Myrtle Beach come to mind.

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Chicago Reader

Detroit shares recent experimental films with Chicago, asks only for love in return

Good news for those who missed Sabine Gruffat's inventive, unorthodox documentary I Have Always Been a Dreamer when it played at the Chicago Underground Film Festival in 2012.

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Chicago Reader

Drug dealer wasn't convicted of murder but may serve time for it anyway

Federal prosecutors say Jason Austin should serve extra time for a double murder on the west side, though he hasn't been convicted of it.

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www.chicagobusiness.com | topmod12

Chicago among top cities for fastest-growing companies, Inc. says

Chicago is a top city on Inc.'s annual ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies, the magazine said today.

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Crain's Chicago Busines

Meet the new Threadless: Fast-growing T-shirt maker Ript Apparel

Matt Ingleby, Paul Friemel and T.J. Mapes, friends since grade school, were making the three-hour trip home to visit their families and batting around ideas inspired by the rise of Groupon Inc. and other daily-deal sites.

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Bleed Cubbie Blue

City, Cubs Narrow Waveland & Sheffield For Preliminary Wrigley Work

I was going to write something in my game recap about the narrowing of Sheffield and Waveland Avenues by the city of Chicago so they could do preliminary work in advance of the Cubs' Wrigley Field renovation project, but a torrential downpour got in the way of that.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Chicago Reader

The view from Ferguson ten days after the killing of Michael Brown

Before I moved back here to Chicago, I was a reporter in Saint Louis for five and a half years.

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Chicago Reader

In Chicago's war zones, the tragedy extends beyond the kids who die

Like many Chicagoans, Latoya Winters was stunned by the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams at a sleepover in July.

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Chicago Tribune

2 teens critically wounded in South Side shooting

Chicago police talk to an emotional person near the scene of a multiple shooting at 39th Street and Lake Park Avenue.

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Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

Jason Austin, after his release from Cook County Jail in 2008. Austin was convicted of federal drug trafficking but at a sentencing hearing today, prosecutors are seeking to tie him to the slayings of a police officer and his companion.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Leo Lionni's Frederick Set for Chicago Children's Theatre, 10/15-11/16

A raucous, playful new production of Leo Lionni's Frederick, a world premiere musical based on beloved children's author Leo Lionni's Caldecott Award-winning book about Frederick the mouse, is the big kick off to Chicago Children's Theatre's 10th birthday season.

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