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  1. Fine-tune or scrap red light cameras?Read the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Chicago Tribune

    More than nine out of 10 Chicago voters think changes should be made to the city's red light camera program, but they are split on whether the beleaguered system should be eliminated or improved with better management and oversight, a Chicago Tribune poll has found.


  2. Apartment repossession law has offered no biteRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... with any part of the law, formally known as the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosed Rental Property Ordinance. Albany Park Neighborhood Council and Action Now, two community groups, in a door-to-door survey this spring, found that banks failed to ...


  3. 'Green Community' Is Changing the U.S. LandscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | International Business Times

    The desire to create a green community is more evident in the City of Chicago as many residents there spend their free time tending their "global gardens."


  4. Local health care outreach program to Muslims ends with RamadanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Chicago Tribune

    As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close on Monday, an annual outreach program aimed at educating Chicago-area Muslims about the importance of health care is finishing up as well.


  5. Bike reunited with ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... up." Employees of Heritage Bicycles enlisted a friend and police officers from the 24th District, which covers Albany Park where the stolen bikes were located, to set up a fake sale. The sellers were trying to sell the bicycle quickly because it was ...


  6. Redmoon Partners with Dcase and CPD to Present 2014 Great Chicago Fire Festival, 10/4Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 |

    Redmoon, Chicago's 24-year-old theater company known for "Spectacle Art" and free summertime community performances, partners with the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Chicago Park District to present the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival.


  7. Estate of the Arts: Here's What Chicago's Skyline Looks Like On An Etch A SketchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Curbed

    ... but one local artist has taken to a classic children's toy to create beautiful portraits of the Windy City. Albany Park resident Jane Labowitch uses the Etch A Sketch to make elaborate artwork, and sells her work worldwide. Labowitch, who also goes ...


  8. Two women shot at lakefront among 15 hurt in 8 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a gunman on foot shot three men as the men stood on the sidewalk in the 4300 block of North Drake Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. A 25-year-old man, shot in the leg, and a 22-year-old, struck in the arm, ...


  9. 3 dead, 14 hurt in shootings across Chicago since Friday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious condition. At 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot in the face in the 4700 block of North Avers Avenue in another possible drive-by ...


  10. Chicago: Scheinfeld Lauds Chicago's Bike Gains at Rally; Pedicabbers ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 |

    ... awards. In addition to Divvy and Blue Cross, she acknowledged Oscar Antonio Rivera Jr. for his work running the Albany Park education center Bikes N' Roses , which has 30 youth apprentices. The city's Greencorps Chicago bike and horticulture youth ...


  11. Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's Newest Equity Theater, to Launch in March 2015 with End DaysRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 |

    ... continued, "As a fellow AEA member, Amy understands that the Equity footprint is a significant gain for the Albany Park community to experience the very best in live theater. We can't wait to see her social vision come to fruition." The premiere ...


  12. Chicago's trans advocates, from celebs to social workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... big issues like immigration and military service. Host of this year's Trans 100 ceremony, the 33-year-old from Albany Park also was honored at this year's event for her work as coordinator of TransWorks, the employment wing of the TransLife Center. ...


  13. CTA's proposed Belmont bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    Jacob Peters doesn't live near the Belmont stop in Lakeview but on Thursday he waded into what is shaping up to be a neighborhood fight over a CTA proposal to create a bypass near Belmont Avenue to ease Red, Purple and Brown line train travel.


  14. Redmoon Theatre Announces Neighborhood Partners for Great Chicago Fire FestivalRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 |

    Redmoon Founder and Executive Artistic Director Jim Lasko and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events today announce the 15 neighborhoods that will serve as official neighborhood partners for the Great Chicago Fire Festival , hosting Community Engagement Summer Celebrations leading up to the Festival culmination, a performance ... (more)


  15. Chicago lines up for a lineup of unique festivals from spring to fallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 |

    Writer/Director David Wain kicks off the Chicago Critics Film Festival this weekend with his new comedy They Came Together starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.


  16. All Star Agent Network's Ashley Carter is the New Featured Agent for Chicago, IllRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 |

    ... in the spring of 2000. Later that same year, he became a franchisee of Realty Executives with an office in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago. Ashley specializes in residential real estate and services both Chicago home buyers and sellers. It ...


  17. Illinois AG Grant to Give Legal Expertise to Homebuyers and Homeowners Facing ForeclosureRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Paramus Post

    ... organizations on the north side of Chicago, including the following organizations and community locations: Albany Park Cambodian Association West Ridge Indo-American Center About John Marshall's Pro Bono Clinic John Marshall encourages its students ...


  18. Harvey Milk, Haagen-Dazs, B. Scott, Trans Vets, Jon HammRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | Towleroad

    Cook County, Illinois issued its 1000th gay marriage license : "Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood."


  19. Benjamin Schiller of Berkshire Room to open new barRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    One year after opening well-received River North cocktail bar The Berkshire Room , Benjamin Schiller and The Fifty/50 Group will double down on their collaboration.


  20. Cook County issues 1,000th gay marriage licenseCook County issues...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood. A state law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect June 1. But a federal judge in Chicago ruled Feb. 21 that ...


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