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Two who came to officers' aid honored; 'I guess there's a guardian angel up there'

Chicago police officers investigate a Feb. 14, 2015, shoplifting incident that turned into an attack on two officers in the Walgreens parking lot in the 5400 block of North Clark Street. A Walgreens employee helped contain the suspect.

Two Chicago police officers were beaten and on the verge of getting shot by a shoplifting suspect who stole one of their guns Feb. 14, 2015, outside Walgreens at 5440 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Employee Ray Robinson saw them in trouble and jumped in to help.

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Debat on Real Estate: Apartment renters now outnumber homeowners in Chicagoland

5318 N. Clark St. in Chicago

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In 2014, such luxury high-rises as One Eleven at 111 W. Wacker in the Loop, 850 N. Lake Shore Dr. in Streeterville, 73 E. Lake in the Loop, Catalyst at 123 N. Des Plaines in the West Loop and were added to the downtown market.

In 2014, such luxury high-rises as One Eleven at 111 W. Wacker in the Loop, 850 N. Lake Shore Dr. in Streeterville, 73 E. Lake in the Loop, Catalyst at 123 N. Des Plaines in the West Loop and were added to the downtown market.

2530 N. Clark St. in Chicago

3455 N. Clark St. in Chicago

3420 N. Southport Ave. in Chicago

933 W. Diversey Parkway in Chicago

948 W. Armitage Ave. in Chicago

962-964 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago

180 N. Michigan Ave. in Chicago

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Here's What's Happening in Chicago Culture This Week

March 8: Boeing Boeing, in which a man’s three fiancees—all flight attendants—end up in the same place at the same time. Mary’s Attic (Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark)

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March 5: Dear John Hughes, a musical mash-up of iconic scenes from Hughes flicks. Broadway Playhouse (175 E. Chestnut)

March 6: Scenes from an Execution, in which a 16th century Venetian artist is commissioned to commemorate a war victory and goes rogue with the project. Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted)

March 6: Traces, un urban faerie tale charting the travails of 20-something Chicagoan Jenny. Feast Productions at the Frontier (1106 Thorndale)

Open Now: The Hammer Trinity, Nathan Allen and Chris Mathews’s six-hour BYO marathon play. The House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre (1543 W. Division)

Open Now: Antigonick, Anne Carson’s modern-day, free translation of Antigone. Sideshow Theatre at Victory Gardens (2433 N. Lincoln)

Open Now: Dunsinane, David Greig’s imagined Macbeth sequel featuring members of the National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Shakespeare Company. Chicago Shakespeare Theater (800 E. Grand)

Open Now: Four, Christopher Shinn’s lusty summertime drama. Jackalope Theatre at Broadway Armory Park (5917 N. Broadway)

Open Now: Marie Antoinette, David Adjmi’s hyper-modern take on the young French queen’s tale. Steppenwolf Theatre (1650 N. Halsted)

Open Now: Really Really, which features a group of jaded undergrads reconstructing a party turned violent. Interrobang at the Athenaeum (1936 N. Southport)

Open Now Endgame: Beckett’s classic through the eyes of Halena Kays, who served as the Hypocrites’ artistic director during founder Sean Graney’s recently ended three-year hiatus. The Hypocrites at Den Theatre (1329–1333 N. Milwaukee)

Open Now: The Real World: Space Edition—set in 2153 and likely 2153 times funnier than the actual filmed-in-Chicago Real World currently airing. Public House Theatre (3914 N. Clark)

Open Now: The Trial of Moses “Fleetwood” Walker, a look at the first-ever black baseball player’s 1891 murder trial. Black Ensemble Theater (4450 N. Clark)

Open Now: Ordinary Days: New Yorkers prod their neuroses in song. Heartland Studio Theatre (7016 N. Glenwood)

Open Now: Game of Thongs: A Game of Thrones Burlesque. Breasteros. Yep. Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee)

Open Now: Fur Elites, a parlor musical about a boy surrounded by nutters in the fur shop where he works. Annoyance Theatre & Bar (851 W. Belmont)

Open Now: Sondheim on Sondheim, a musical revue of the maestro’s best work. Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont)

March 6: Chasing Posada, in which 19 printmakers toast José Guadalupe Posada. The Annex at Sputnik Press (1821 W. Hubbard)

March 7: Alteregos, A group show by artists at Chicago’s Conservation Center. The Conservation Center (400 N. Wolcott)

March 7: Barely Committed to Three Dimensions, abstract paintings by Rebecca Shore. Corbett vs. Dempsey (1120 N. Ashland, 3rd Floor)

March 7: Mossy Cloak, Third Object’s group show on camouflage. Roots and Culture (1034 N. Milwaukee)

March 7: Sophont, a multimedia solo show by Desirée Holman. Aspect/Ratio (119 N. Peoria, Suite 3A)

March 7: The World Is Mystical, Dangerous and Delicious, group work by Elijah Burgher, Dana Carter, Pamela Fraser,Leah Mackin, Dutes Miller, Rachel Niffenegger, Corkey Sinks, and Deb Sokolow. Western Exhibitions (845 W. Washington)

March 8: Cold, in which two near-shut-ins fumble their way into a relationship. Dream Theater Company (5026 N. Lincoln)

March 8: Baby With the Bathwater, Fury Theater’s take on the world’s most ill-fitted parents. Fury Theater at Indian Boundary Park (2500 W. Lunt)

March 8: The Next Thing You Know, a musical about that ever-ripe comedic space, one’s twenties. Refuge Theatre at the Den (1329 N. Milwaukee)

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Notes: Pantry to move; New Pastoral; Jim Brickman; Auto show's figures

The co-owners of Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine have signed a lease to open a new location at 5212 N. Clark St. ( the former Urban Orchard space ) in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.

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...location is scheduled to open in late summer 2015. Pastoral's current retail locations include 2945 N. Broadway; 53 E. Lake St.; and Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St. In 2012, the...

...to open in late summer 2015. Pastoral's current retail locations include 2945 N. Broadway; 53 E. Lake St.; and Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St. In 2012, the company also opened Bar...

...current retail locations include 2945 N. Broadway; 53 E. Lake St.; and Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St. In 2012, the company also opened Bar Pastoral, a Michelin Guide-recommended wine-and-cheese...

...the company also opened Bar Pastoral, a Michelin Guide-recommended wine-and-cheese bistro at 2947 N. Broadway...

...will serve as its new home. The property, a 7,500-square-foot building at 3945 N. Sheridan Rd. will nearly double the amount of space for the organization's headquarters...

Recognizing that it had outgrown its longtime home at 3831 N. Broadway, Lakeview Pantry launched a capital campaign in 2012 to raise more than $3 million to...

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After multiple gang shootings in the 48th, Alderman and Police Commander meet with community to allay fears, discuss process

...Gangster Disciples," said Commander Moy to a September 24 community gathering at Edgewater Presbyterian Church, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr. "A high ranking gang member was killed back at the end of February or early...

...whose office organized the meeting, told the assembly that the owner of the building at 5633 Winthrop had hired a management company to "turn the building over." This meant the quality of...

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...24-hours later, when eight to 10 gunshots were fired at an unidentified target near 1007 W. Thorndale, according to police. Witnesses to the attempted murder said the shots came from a red...

...the top over the sidewalk as well as the street—will stand sentinel over both N. Kenmore and N. Winthrop, from W. Granville all the way down to W. Foster. These lights were being paid...

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Andersonville's Midsommarfest Celebrates 50 Years by Adding Extra Fest Day

And they're looking for more feedback from residents. A meeting at Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St., on March 5 at 7 p.m., is open to the public. There, the chamber will introduce its ideas for the festival and celebrating the anniversary throughout the year.

  • HarleyGrrl Why YES! People actually DO live on Clark St!

    as one of the few people that still live along Clark Street... <groan>

  • Its one more day of festivities…the fest was here before you were. I am sure that you will survive. Be proud to live in this neighborhood. Just saying...

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5 Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

Lady Gregory's Irish Bar & Restaurant in Andersonville (5260 North Clark St.) is one of our family's favorite lunch spots. Named after the passionate Irish author...

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Blazes burning North Side businesses and bungalows, authorities suspect arsonists behind the trend

...June 15, just over a month after the night of 12, the owner at Haymaker, 5507 N. Clark, reported a trash can fire had been set in the alley behind his business. Arrin...

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The fires along 1600 Berwyn & Farragut.

Firefighters arrived shortly to extinguish each of the often multiple blazes set on the 3900 block of N. Ravenswood, 4000 block of N. Damen, 1700 block of W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of...

...extinguish each of the often multiple blazes set on the 3900 block of N. Ravenswood, 4000 block of N. Damen, 1700 block of W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of W. Irving Park, 4000 block...

...multiple blazes set on the 3900 block of N. Ravenswood, 4000 block of N. Damen, 1700 block of W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of W. Irving Park, 4000 block of N. Hermitage, 750 block of W...

...of N. Ravenswood, 4000 block of N. Damen, 1700 block of W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of W. Irving Park, 4000 block of N. Hermitage, 750 block of W. Cornelia, the corner of W. Irving...

...N. Damen, 1700 block of W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of W. Irving Park, 4000 block of N. Hermitage, 750 block of W. Cornelia, the corner of W. Irving Park and N. Wolcott, and...

...W. Irving Park Rd., 1900 block of W. Irving Park, 4000 block of N. Hermitage, 750 block of W. Cornelia, the corner of W. Irving Park and N. Wolcott, and the corner of N. Halsted...

...Irving Park, 4000 block of N. Hermitage, 750 block of W. Cornelia, the corner of W. Irving Park and N. Wolcott, and the corner of N. Halsted St. and W. Cornelia, according to the Sun-Times...

...W. Cornelia, the corner of W. Irving Park and N. Wolcott, and the corner of N. Halsted St. and W. Cornelia, according to the Sun-Times report...

...Center Square Journal that a fire started in the darkness inside an abandoned house at 1924 W. Larchmont burned the structure to the ground. The buildings at 1920 and 1928 W. Larchmont sustained...

...at 1924 W. Larchmont burned the structure to the ground. The buildings at 1920 and 1928 W. Larchmont sustained significant damage, too, according to CSJ. The morning following the fires the house at...

On August 8, a night-time conflagration swept over six garages in Andersonville at 1625 W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W...

...8, a night-time conflagration swept over six garages in Andersonville at 1625 W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W. Farragut. The CFD...

...time conflagration swept over six garages in Andersonville at 1625 W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W. Farragut. The CFD stated they believed...

...over six garages in Andersonville at 1625 W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W. Farragut. The CFD stated they believed the fires began...

...in Andersonville at 1625 W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W. Farragut. The CFD stated they believed the fires began around midnight. The...

...W. Berwyn, 1627 W. Berwyn, 1631 W. Berwyn, 1626 W. Farragut, 1628 W. Farragut and 1630 W. Farragut. The CFD stated they believed the fires began around midnight. The Chicago Tribune reported extensive...

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