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Upcoming: Jerusalem troupe, Jazz for Women, Queer Kings & Queens, Company

The troupe will stop in Chicago on Saturday, June 18, at Canvas, 2313 W. North Ave., at 6:30 p.m.

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Chicago jazz singer Elaine Dame will host a benefit concert, "Jazz for Women: An Evening of Music and Fellowship," on Sunday, June 5, 6-9 p.m., at Southport and Irving ( SIP ), 4000 N. Southport Ave.

Chicago jazz singer Elaine Dame will host a benefit concert, "Jazz for Women: An Evening of Music and Fellowship," on Sunday, June 5, 6-9 p.m., at Southport and Irving ( SIP ), 4000 N. Southport Ave.

The screenings will take place at the Bezazian branch of the Chicago Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., at 6 p.m. ( Doors open at 5:30 p.m. )

    Upcoming: Jerusalem troupe, Jazz for Women, Queer Kings & Queens, Company - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Upcoming: Jerusalem troupe, Jazz for Women, Queer Kings & Queens, Company Jerusalem troupe in Chicago June 18 A Wider Bridge-the LGBTQ advocacy group that aims to connections between the Israeli and North American LGBTQ communities-announced the U.S. tour of c.a.t.a.m.o.n., a Jerusalem dance group.
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What You Need To Know About Wicker Park's 'Saved By The Max' Diner

Located at 1941 W. North Ave., sandwiched between Santullo's and wine shop Liquor Park, the 80-seat Saved by the Max has taken over the former Geek Bar. Just look for the bike racks painted blue and pink out front, or the pink neon signs advertising The Max.

    What You Need to Know About Wicker Park's 'Saved by the Max' Diner
    WICKER PARK - The "Saved by the Bell"-inspired diner based off of the late 80s/early 90s sitcom is opening at 5 p.m. Wednesday for a three-month-long pop-up at the base of Wicker Park's iconic Flat Iron building. The popular show follows a posse of teens who attend fictional Bayside High School.
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Traffic Nightmare In Lincoln Park Due To Bucktown Emissions Testing Site

The state emissions testing facility at 1850 W. Webster Ave. was reportedly swamped Tuesday after drivers learned that they needed proof of an emissions test before they could renew their state license place sticker, according to WBBM Chicago.

A DNAinfo Chicago reporter was stranded on Webster Avenue and moved about two blocks in 90 minutes Tuesday evening. Hopkins said in a tweet that traffic delays were centered near Webster and Elston. (The photo accompanying his tweet shows lines at a Joliet, Illinois testing facility.)

Traffic backlogs were reported near Webster and Ashland, where motorists complained of being stranded for hours Tuesday. Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) warned drivers to stay away from several straights in Lincoln Park.

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Traffic backlogs were also reported on Armitage Avenue and Racine Avenue, among other North Side streets.

    Traffic Nightmare In Lincoln Park Due To Bucktown Emissions Testing Site
    LINCOLN PARK - Drivers rushing to get their car emissions tested at a Bucktown facility created a traffic nightmare in part of Lincoln Park and other nearby neighborhoods on Tuesday, according to reports and an alderman. The state emissions testing facility at 1850 W. Webster Ave.
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9 hours ago

West Town Sidewalk Muggers May Have Gone On Armed Robbery Spree, Police Say

Additionally, a mugging with a similar pattern occurred on Monday in the 1500 block of North Paulina Street after the alert was issued.

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"After committing armed robberies overnight in the 2000 block of West Huron and 1800 block of a nearby street, they were apprehended by officers. They all live on the south side and were driving up here to commit the robberies." Shepherd said.

The muggings occurred on May 21, 23, 26 in the 2700 block of West Chicago Avenue, the 1500 block of West Haddon Avenue and the 1300 block of West Huron Street, according to a crime alert issued over the holiday weekend. 

The muggings occurred on May 21, 23, 26 in the 2700 block of West Chicago Avenue, the 1500 block of West Haddon Avenue and the 1300 block of West Huron Street, according to a crime alert issued over the holiday weekend. 

The muggings occurred on May 21, 23, 26 in the 2700 block of West Chicago Avenue, the 1500 block of West Haddon Avenue and the 1300 block of West Huron Street, according to a crime alert issued over the holiday weekend. 

    West Town Sidewalk Muggers May Have Gone On Armed Robbery Spree, Police Say
    WEST TOWN - Five people are in police custody following a rash of sidewalk muggings, including a Memorial Day stickup in Wicker Park, police said. Kim Shepherd, a Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) volunteer, shared news of the arrests on the Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Watch Facebook page Tuesday.
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What You Need to Know About Wicker Park's 'Saved by the Max' Diner

Located at 1941 W. North Ave., sandwiched between Santullo's and wine shop Liquor Park, the 80-seat Saved by the Max has taken over the former Geek Bar. Just look for the bike racks painted blue and pink out front, or the pink neon signs advertising The Max.

    What You Need to Know About Wicker Park's 'Saved by the Max' Diner
    WICKER PARK - The "Saved by the Bell"-inspired diner based off of the late 80s/early 90s sitcom is opening at 5 p.m. Wednesday for a three-month-long pop-up at the base of Wicker Park's iconic Flat Iron building. The popular show follows a posse of teens who attend fictional Bayside High School.
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A sword fight with Rahm Emanuel, Tracy Morgan, and more to do this week

Thu 6/2: Time to air out those tuxes and prom dresses—the Debonair Social Club (1575 N. Milwaukee) will go pretty in pink in all of its Aqua Net glory for the Neo New Wave Prom, an 80s-themed dance party. The throwback party also features video installations and a GlitterGuts photobooth. 10 PM

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...Morgan's Picking Up the Pieces tour arrives in Chicago at the Civic Opera House (20 N. Wacker) as part of the Onion and the A.V. Club's Third Annual 26th Annual...

Wed 6/1: The Chicago Underground Film Festival opening night party at Elastic (3429 W. Diversey) features a screening of Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present. Conrad, a legendary experimental filmmaker...

    A sword fight with Rahm Emanuel, Tracy Morgan, and more to do this week
    click to enlarge Sunshine Tucker illustration (Getty Images/iStockphoto and Sun-Times Media) Memorial Day is over, but there's still plenty to do in this short, unofficial first week of summer.
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14 hours ago

'Are We Really Getting Held Up?' Four Get Robbed At Gunpoint In Wicker Park

The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of North Paulina Street, according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police spokesman.

    'Are We Really Getting Held Up?' Four Get Robbed At Gunpoint In Wicker Park
    WICKER PARK - Two men and two women walking together in Wicker Park were robbed at gunpoint early Monday on Paulina Street near LeMoyne Street, police say. The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of North Paulina Street, according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police spokesman.
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First look: Here's what you'll be noshing on at Saved by the Max, open Wednesday

...pop-up diner based on “Saved by the Bell” in the former Geek Bar space (1941 W. North Ave.). We hope you’re hungry for some AC sliders—we’ve got menu details...

    First look: Here's what you'll be noshing on at Saved by the Max, open Wednesday
    There's no spandex tight enough nor hair permed enough for what's about to happen in Wicker Park with the Wednesday opening of Saved by the Max, the pop-up diner based on "Saved by the Bell" in the former Geek Bar space (1941 W. North Ave.).
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Group of Four Robbed Early This Morning in Wicker Park

...Wicker Park, according to the Chicago Police Department. The incident occurred at approximately 12:45am 1500 N. Paulina Street (just south of North Avenue). The mugger approached the group and when they refused to...

    Group of Four Robbed Early This Morning in Wicker Park
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31 hours ago

'Are We Really Getting Held Up?' Four Get Robbed At Gunpoint In Wicker Park

The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of North Paulina Street, according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police spokesman.

    'Are We Really Getting Held Up?' Four Get Robbed At Gunpoint In Wicker Park
    WICKER PARK - Two men and two women walking together in Wicker Park were robbed at gunpoint early Monday on Paulina Street near LeMoyne Street, police say. The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. Monday in the 1500 block of North Paulina Street, according to Officer Thomas Sweeney, a Chicago Police spokesman.
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  • Listen Carefully - You Can Hear My Learning!

    Mrs. Barton is asking for $840.73:
    My students need headphones to work on technology in the classroom. We have been awarded grants in the past to provide iPads and learning programs but we are missing good quality headphones!
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Head to Walsh Park (1700 N. Marshfield) on Su...

Head to Walsh Park (1700 N. Marshfield) on Sun., May 29 from 3-5pm for Los Bomberos de Don Segundo, a series celebrating the presence of the African diaspora in Latin American music and culture! Visiting artists include Jerry Ferrao and Leró Martínez. Click here for info: http://ow.ly/9qB6300Fm6k

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3 days ago

Folk music takes no holiday

Linda and Donovan at The Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley, Chicago. 9 PM.

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 Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Band, plus Ernie Watts at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 8 PM. $36 - $48.

Red Tail Ring at The Elevated Songwriter Series, 925 W. Diversey, Chicago. 7:30 PM. $15 - $20.

The Don Stiernberg Trio at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7:30 PM. $15 - $25.

    Folk Music Takes no Holiday
    It just keeps on keeping on, happily for us. Monday, May 30. Bonus hour of Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, www.radiowayne.com. 3 AM and 3 PM. Tuesday, May 31. Donna Herula and Kelly Lamont at Wooden Nickel, 444 Lakeview Ave, Highwood. Surprise theme on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org.
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The Best Style News, Sales, and Shopping Events This Week

...Eskell (eskell.com) hosts its “Eskell & Friends Summer Kick-Off Flea Market” on Saturday at 2029 N. Western Ave. (heads up: the store moves in 2017, and this market will give you a sneak...

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Randolph Street Market (1340 W. Washington St., randolphstreetmarket.com) hosts its biggest show of the year Saturday and Sunday. With a “garden party” theme, the indoor/outdoor market will feature more than 300 vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, and more. Find ticket information here.

Barneys (15 E. Oak St., barneys.com) is hosting its end-of-season designer sale. Currently, items are 40 percent...

Several retailers at the 900 North Michigan Shops (900 N. Michigan Ave., shop900.com) are hosting Memorial Day weekend sales. Max Mara, for example, is offering 30 percent off spring styles; L.K. Bennett is taking an additional 30 percent off all sale items.

Handle With Care (1706 N. Wells St., handlewithcareboutique.com) will take 20 percent off T-shirts and denim Friday through Sunday. The contemporary boutique carries denim from brands like J Brand; its T-shirts are from lines like Chaser.

MAC Cosmetics opens a Lipstick Pop-Up at Nordstrom (55 E. Grand Ave., nordstrom.com) today. On the store’s fourth floor, the pop-up will feature three lipstick kiosks that hold 145 shades apiece.

On May 28, Studio Three (648 N. Clark St., studiothree.com) will host a Beyoncé Formation Dance Workshop. Guests will learn the choreography to the singer’s popular song, and will be able to shop merchandise from Top Shop’s Ivy Park collection (which Beyoncé co-designed.) Find more info here.

    The Best Style News, Sales, and Shopping Events This Week
    Randolph Street Market (1340 W. Washington St., randolphstreetmarket.com) hosts its biggest show of the year Saturday and Sunday. With a "garden party" theme, the indoor/outdoor market will feature more than 300 vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, and more. Find ticket information here.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

3 days ago

9 Wicker Park Pup-Friendly Patios Where You Can Dine With Your Dog

Jack & Gingers, 2048 W. Armitage Ave. At this Bucktown bar, which has hosted fundraisers for PAWS, there is lots of space...

Big Star, 1531 N. Damen Ave. Two summers ago, this taqueria and whiskey bar doubled the size of its patio near...

Cortland's Garage, 1658 W. Cortland St. Dogs on this 18-seat sidewalk patio around the corner from the Metra get plenty...

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Smoke Daddy BBQ, 1804 W. Division St. Doting dog owners can order their furry friend a smoked pig ear ($3) or share a smoked slice brisket sandwich without sauce ($9.95) at the 90-seat patio. Weather permitting, patio hours are 10 a.m. - midnight Mon.- Fri.; 9 a.m. to midnight weekends.

Mahoney's Pub & Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave. This Irish sports bar is so welcoming to dogs, it has hosted weekly "pup crawls" with their neighbors at Matchbox. Staffers offer water bowls and treats to pups, too. Patio hours are 5 to 11 p.m. weekdays; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekends.

Taus Authentic, 1846 W. Division St. Chef Michael Taus said a recent weekend was packed with people and pups, the latter...

Lockdown Bar & Grill, 1024 N. Western Ave. If your pup can handle heavy metal music, pop over to the southwest corner of...

...If your pup can handle heavy metal music, pop over to the southwest corner of Western and Cortez. This prison-themed joint allows dogs on its side patio along Cortez Street and in...

Janik's Cafe, 2011 W. Division St. This family-run Wicker Park staple recently launched a new dinner service, offering fajitas and...

Fatso's Last Stand, 2258 W. Chicago Ave. This hot dog stand's patio is not enclosed, but it's doubtful any dog...

    9 Wicker Park Pup-Friendly Patios Where You Can Dine With Your Dog
    WICKER PARK - Thanks to 2012 reforms, the city nixed required dog-friendly licenses for restaurants, paving the way for more businesses to welcome pups on patios without paying extra fees. With so many options, though, how do dog owners decide where to take their four-legged companions?
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3 days ago

Weekend picks: Belvederes bring the roots rock to Fitzgerald's

Afterlife featuring DangerWayne, Kings of Class, Nikho, Peter Halon, Alex Petrou, Vincent R, Starvin Cat: 10 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. House, EDM. No cover before midnight. (773) 278-4646 or annexnightclub.com.

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...Disney's Beauty and the Beast" live onstage starting Tuesday at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago. $50-$117. (800) 745-3000 or broadwayinchicago.com. 2 and 7:30 p.m...

...gorgeous classical music on Saturday at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $25-$130. (312) 334-7777 or chicagophilharmonic.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May...

The Life and Times, The Effects, Tight Phantomz, Great Deceivers: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28, Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. Indie rock. $12. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

Chris Stapleton: 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly island, 1300 S. Lynn White Drive, Chicago. Country. $39.75-$65.75. (312) 540-2668 or livenation.com.

    Weekend picks: Belvederes bring the roots rock to Fitzgerald's
    Fitzgerald's is hosting a family affair Saturday night when far Northwest suburban-based roots rockers The Belvederes take the stage. The Belvederes -- John Ford, Tyler Kock, Joe Nocchi and Joe Alonzo -- will pack the headlining set with their own original music, but they also get the chance to play behind rock and R&B opener Bart Alonzo, father of drummer Joe and a musical godfather of sorts to the band.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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