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Pearl's Southern Comfort supplies mostly bon temps

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    Pearl's Southern Comfort supplies mostly bon temps
    About halfway through a plate of jambalaya at Pearl's Southern Comfort, it occurred to me that I'd never given much thought to the distinction between Cajun and creole cuisines. In fact, I've probably used the terms interchangeably, which makes me a terrible southerner. (Well, that and defecting to Chicago.)
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Lost black cat

We lost our black cat, Linus, from the Lakewood-Balmoral neighborhood. He has been missing since Sunday night. Any help finding him would be greatly appreciated.

  • Carey Lundin filmmaker, curious about the world

    Found black cat in Hamlin Park could you post a photo of face? I think this is a female though

  • did you find your cat? We have a black cat - very friendly - that showed up at our place tonight by Senn High School.

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Dancers Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili Share Their Favorite Things

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($535 to $1,425 each, Orange Skin, 223 W. Erie St.)

($550 for similar style, Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave.)

($428, 845 N. Michigan Ave.)

    Dancers Victoria Jaiani and Temur Suluashvili Share Their Favorite Things
    Victoria Jaiani, 29, and Temur Suluashvili, 33, travel the world performing and teaching for the Joffrey Ballet, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this fall. As classical dancers, the married couple-who met in their native country of Georgia-embrace the traditional.
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Clear the Shelters: Find a Shelter Near You

Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance: 5430 N. Clark St., Chicago

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Anti-Cruelty Society: 157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago 

Felines & Canines: 6379 N. Paulina, Chicago

Found Chicago: 4108 N. Rockwell St., Chicaog 

Harmony House: 2914 N. Elston, Chicago 

On Angels' Wings, Inc.: 5186 Northwest Hwy #133, Crystal Lake

One Tail at a Time: 2144 N Wood Street, Chicago

Treehouse Humane Society: 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago, and 1629 N. Ashland, Chicago

Treehouse Humane Society: 1212 W. Carmen Ave., Chicago, and 1629 N. Ashland, Chicago

    Clear the Shelters: Find a Shelter Near You
    NBC and Telemundo will host Clear the Shelters on Aug. 15 when many local shelters in Chicago will waive adoption fees in hopes of finding homes for as many pets as possible. Find a shelter near you that has agreed to be a part of Clear the Shelters.
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Upcoming: Theater

Bard Fiction. Dark comedy, a Shakespearean retelling of Quentin Tarantino's film Pulp Fiction. By Commedia Beauregard at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. Runs through August 2, 2015. Tickets www.cbtheatre.org or ( 312 ) 487-1893 .

...bookish 19-year-old disabled by a severe stutter. By Steep Theatre at Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn Ave, Chicago. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm. Sundays at 3 pm. Runs through August...

Live at the Continental Baths. Musical tribute to Bette Midler focusing on her 1970s performances at a New York gay male bathhouse. Hell in a Handbag Productions at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St., Chicago. Runs through August 21, 2015. Tickets at www.handbagproductions.org .

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...examines questions of race and police negligence. By American Theater Company at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago. Runs through August 2, 2015. Tickets at-the-door, ( 773 ) 409-4125 or greensboro...

Roast Beef. Comedy about an all-male revue that entertains with hard bodies and hot moves. At CIC Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 8 pm. Saturdays. Runs through August 15. Send ticket requests to publicity.cic@gmail.com .

...meal breaks with food. By the Hypocrites at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1333 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. 11 am. Saturdays and Sundays. Runs through August 16, 2015. Tickets www.the-hypocrites...

Improvised Twilight Zone. A new Twilight Zone-inspired scenario every show. At The Annoyance Theatre and Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, 773-697-9693. Wednesdays, 8 pm. Runs through August 19, 2015. Tickets at the door or at theannoyance.com .

The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Shakespearean classic about two young men away from home for the first time. By Oak Park Festival Theatre at Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave., Oak Park ( outdoors ). Runs through August 22. Tickets web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/244 .

...Scotland. By Midsommer Flight. July 11-12 and 18-19 performances are at Touhy Park, 7348 N. Paulina St., in the southeast grove along Paulina St. July 25-26 and August 1-2 performances...

...along Paulina St. July 25-26 and August 1-2 performances are at Schreiber Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave., in the field at the corner of Bosworth Ave. and Schreiber Ave. August 8-9...

...are at Schreiber Park, 1552 W. Schreiber Ave., in the field at the corner of Bosworth Ave. and Schreiber Ave. August 8-9 and 15-16 performances are at Gross Park, 2708 W. Lawrence Ave...

...Ave. and Schreiber Ave. August 8-9 and 15-16 performances are at Gross Park, 2708 W. Lawrence Ave., at the north end of the park along Gunnison St. August 22, 23, and 30...

...are at Lincoln Park, on N. Stockton Drive behind the Lincoln Park Cultural Center at 2045 N. Lincoln Park West. No performance August 29. Free. Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p...

...author Gertrude Stein, using Stein's own works as lyrics. Kokandy Productions. At Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8 pm. Sunday 3 pm. Runs through August 30, 2015...

Zelda at the Oasis. A play about Zelda Fitzgerald, the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. By Genesis Theatrical Productions at the West Stage of the Raven Theatre Complex, 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago. Runs through August 23. Tickets web.ovationtix.com .

...Musical direction by Jonathan Wagner and Julie Nichols. By Mansical at Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, 2nd floor, Chicago. 7:30 pm Friday nights. Runs through August 28. Tickets at the...

...classical Indian dance by Puja Mohinda. By Silk Road Rising at Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W Washington St, Pierce Hall, Chicago. $15. Through August 16. Tickets at web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/942193...

...determine their purpose in life after college. By Paradigm Creative Group at Gorilla Tango Theater, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $15. Runs through August 16. Tickets at www.gorillatango.com or ( 773 ) 598-4549...

South Pacific. Classic musical about love and war in the South Pacific. Choreographed by Rudy Hogenmiller. Full 30-piece orchestra. By Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St. ( at Sheridan Rd. ), Evanston, IL. Runs through August 30. Tickets itkt.choicecrm.net/templates/LOW/ .

...show by winner of the 2014 United Solo Best Actor award. At Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted, Chicago. $10. 7:30 pm. Runs through August 23. Tickets for Saturday at community.centeronhalsted...

...play festival. 40 plays in two days. By Otherworld Theatre Company at Genesis Event Space, 2525 Elston Ave, Chicago. Block tickets ( from break to break ) at the door $10. Day passes $20. Weekend...

...past and the price of life's choices. By TimeLine Theatre Company at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. $38/46/51. Runs through November 22. Tickets and subscriptions at TimeLineTheatre.com or...

...A budding clothing designer changes tragic Nora's life with a remarkable outfit. Piccolo Theatre, 600 Main St. in Evanston, inside the Main Street Metra Station. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays...

...is on the autism spectrum. By Dennis Frymire at Windy City Music Theatre Blackbox Studio, 5430 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. Runs through September 13. Tickets www.chicagofringe.org...

...dance and a ten piece orchestra. Black Ensemble Theater at Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark St, Chicago. Thursdays 7:30 pm, Fridays 8 pm, Saturdays 3 pm and 8 pm, Sundays...

Gem of the Ocean. A cleanser of souls encounters a murderer on her doorstep and takes him on a spiritual journey to the mythical City of Bones. Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago. Runs through October 11, 2015. Tickets at www.CourtTheatre.org, ( 773 ) 753-4472 .

...brought together Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. At Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Runs through January 17, 2016. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or ( 773 ) 935-6100...

Barefoot in the Park, Neil Simon's play about newlyweds whose attempt at matchmaking goes totally wrong. Step Up Productions, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago. Runs through November 1. Tickets www.stepupproductions.org, ( 773 ) 935-6875 .

Chicks With Shticks. A dragapella beauty shop quartet. By the Kinsey Sicks at Mayne Stage, 1330 W. Morse Ave., Chicago. Tickets www.maynestage.com, ( 866 ) 468-3401 .

Treasure Island. Adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. By Looking Glass Theatre Company at Water Tower Water Works, 821 N Michigan at Pearson. Runs through January 31, 2016. Tickets go on sale August 12. www.lookingglasstheatre.org .

Arsenic and Old Lace. Classic comedy about two Victorian sisters who poison lonely old men. By Saint Sebastian Players at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago. Runs through November 15, 2015. Tickets at saintsebastianplayers.org or ( 773 ) 404-7922 .

    Upcoming: Theater - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Greensboro: A Requiem. Documentary play about the 1979 attack of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party on a Communist Workers' Party Rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. The production examines questions of race and police negligence. By American Theater Company at American Theater Company, 1909 W Byron St, Chicago.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

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Open screening @ Chicago Filmmakers

Chicago Filmmakers (5243 N. Clark) holds their regular "open screening" tonight at 8:00pm. Local filmmakers are invited to bring their works (maximum time allowed is 20 minutes); all works will be screened. Admission is free.

    Gapers Block Slowdown Calendar
    Pilsen's Fiesta del Sol, the largest Latino culture festival in the Midwest, runs July 30 to Aug. 2 on Cermak Roadd from Morgan to Loomis. The festival features live music on two stages, an arts and culture pavilion, kids' area, a soccer tournament, food vendors, carnival rides and more.
    http://gapersblock.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR BUILDOUT IN 1ST FLOOR TO CONVERT RETAIL SPACE TO PHARMACY OF EXISTING 42 D.U./RETAIL MASONRY BUILDING AS PER PLAN (PREVIOUS PERMIT # 100488701).

    5427 N. Broadway Issued July 30, 2015 Comment

3 days ago

Sarah Paretsky @ Women & Children First

Sarah Paretsky, author of the VI Warshawski mystery series, reads and signs her latest book, Brush Back, tonight at 7:30pm at Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark St. Free.

    Gapers Block Slowdown Calendar
    Pilsen's Fiesta del Sol, the largest Latino culture festival in the Midwest, runs July 30 to Aug. 2 on Cermak Roadd from Morgan to Loomis. The festival features live music on two stages, an arts and culture pavilion, kids' area, a soccer tournament, food vendors, carnival rides and more.
    http://gapersblock.com

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Jul 31 2012

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Checkerboard City: Message of Camaraderie

North Side Critical Mass This more intimate version of the bicycle parade/protest cruises several miles around North Side neighborhoods, typically ending at a tavern. Friday, August 10, Young Lincoln Statue, 5959 North Clark, chicagocriticalmass.org/northside; 6:30pm; free.

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...for the Messenger Prom, now in its eighth year, Saturday at 8pm at Groovemaster Studios, 1719 South Clinton. The cover for unregistered attendees is $15 for singles, $20 for couples and $10 for...

...ends with participants dropping trou for a group portrait. Friday, August 3, Gannon’s Pub, 4264 North Lincoln, (773)425-6937, tinyurl.com/fbcride, 8pm; free...

...at this social organized by The Active Transportation Alliance. Thursday, August 9, Bad Dog Tavern, 4535 North Lincoln, (312)427-3325, brtchicago.com, 6:30pm-8pm; free...

...Market where bike and wellness organizations will have info tables. Sunday, August 12, Jarvis Square, 7356 North Greenview, (773)972-6410, ward49.com, 7:30am; free...

Jul 31 2013

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Rogers Park Firehouse Proposals Include Homes, Churches, Yoga Studios

A vacant firehouse in Edgewater, at 5714 N. Ridge Ave., is also up to sale. A Chicago landmark, the firehouse was built in 1928 and trimmed in terra cotta.

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The city-owned structure at 1723 W. Greenleaf Ave. was put on the market earlier this year alongside 10 other firehouses across the city.

The Recyclery Collective, a nonprofit bike shop at 7628 N. Paulina St., pulled their offer of $1, said shop program director Jesse Miller.

Other notable bidders include Rogers Park's Hare Krishna temple, North Side Community Resources and Amistad Cristiana Chicago, a church on Ravenswood Avenue near Greenleaf Avenue.

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