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Fleet Feet releases runners' list of Chicago's most dangerous intersections

...in Chicago.Some of the intersections are expected, like the six-cornered intersection of Damen, North and Milwaukee in Wicker Park ("Cars never yield to pedestrians, cross walks aren't easy to use...

8. Ashland and Cortland, Wicker Park

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...t easy to use either," one runner writes), or Kedize and Logan in Logan Square.Roosevelt and Union in University Village is ranked as the most dangerous intersection. "Where the crosswalk signal doesn...

...Diversey and Lake Shore, Lincoln Park3. Kedzie and Logan, Logan Square4. Alleyways, all of them5. Elston and Irving Park, Irving Park6. Halsted and Fullerton, Lincoln Park

...Kedzie and Logan, Logan Square4. Alleyways, all of them5. Elston and Irving Park, Irving Park6. Halsted and Fullerton, Lincoln Park

7. Fullerton, Elston and Damen, Bucktown

9. Ardmore and Sheridan, Edgewater

10. LaSalle and Clark, Lincoln Park

11. Sangamon and Jackson, Greektown

Bonus: Waveland and Kenmore, during baseball season

    Fleet Feet releases runners' list of Chicago's most dangerous intersections
    Fleet Feet, the Chicago area running store, polled runners in Chicago through Reddit and Twitter to determine the 12 most dangerous intersections in Chicago. Some of the intersections are expected, like the six-cornered intersection of Damen, North and Milwaukee in Wicker Park ("Cars never yield to pedestrians, cross walks aren't easy to use either," one runner writes), or Kedize and Logan in Logan Square.
    http://abc7chicago.com

  • RaleighsMa Not fauxraged but may contain typos.

    Geez, guys. Take a walk in the sun this afternoon. S.A.D. is gettin' the better of you.

    +1 for the Logan/Western intersection and that section all the way west passed the skate park. Awful for bikes, cars and peds alike, sidewalk or street.

  • Well, we do have one freeway: the "Bishop Ford Memorial Freeway."

21 min ago

Weekend picks: BoDeans, Reel Big Fish, Monster Jam

Steady Flow, Digeometric, The Dropper, Prichard Harter, The Funk Crusaders: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Double Door, 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Funk, rock. $12-$22. (773) 489-3160 or doubledoor.com.

AM Taxi, North by North: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. Alternative rock. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

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...Jiri Kylián's "Forgotten Land" starting Wednesday at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $32-$155. (800) 982-2787 or joffrey.org or auditoriumtheatre.org. 7:30 p...

...alternative rock band Commonweather for a 21-and-older show at Chicago's Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $5 in advance, $7 at the door. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com. 10...

...to rare antiques at the 108th Chicago Auto Show starting this weekend at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago. $12; $7 seniors and kids ages 7 to 12; free admission for kids ages...

Feed Me To Monsters, Kills Again, Fist to the Sky, Fire It Up, Face the Fire: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. Rock, alternative rock. $10. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

Bury Me In Lights, Draft Week, Silverside: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., Chicago. Punk, alternative. Free. (773) 789-8864 or hvacpub.com.

Andrew Ripp, Swear and Shake, Act As If: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, Space, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. Singer-songwriter. $15-$25. (847) 492-8860 or evanstonspace.com.

AC/DC: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Rock. $95-$140. Visit ticketmaster.com.

    Weekend picks: BoDeans, Reel Big Fish, Monster Jam
    If you love rock songs "Closer to Free," "Good Things" and "Fadeaway," then don't miss The BoDeans in concert on Friday at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. $39-$99. (630) 962-7000 or oshows.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

21 min ago

Volumes Bookcafe To Sell Coffee, Beer, Brandy and Wine!

Volumes Bookcafe, located at 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., will have a coffeeshop up front and a bookstore in the back.

    Volumes Bookcafe To Sell Coffee, Beer, Brandy and Wine!
    Wicker Park is about to be home to a new bookstore-coffeeshop-bar and we're thrilled. Volumes Bookcafe, located at 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., will have a coffeeshop up front and a bookstore in the back. But aside from serving Metropolis coffee, it will also serve beer from small breweries, wine, brandy and ciders.
    http://b96.cbslocal.com

44 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Here’s Where You Can Find A Fish Fry In Chicago!

Division Ale House: 1942 W. Division St., Chicago, IL- $9.99

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Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant: 3471 N. Elston, Chicago – $16 all you can eat

Frank’s Chicago Shrimp House: 4459 S. Archer, Chicago (4 total locations)

Irish-American Heritage Center: 4626 N Knox Ave., Chicago, IL- $12 adults, $8 children

St. Andrew Parish: 1710 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL – $12

St. Christina Church: 11005 S. Homan Ave., Chicago, IL- $9 adults, $6 children

St. Ferdinand: 5900 W Barry Ave., Chicago, IL- $10

    Here's Where You Can Find A Fish Fry In Chicago!
    Ash Wednesday begins the first day of Lent. In observance of the holiday, the Catholic Church and many Christian churches give up eating meat on Friday's - there are seven of them during Lent. That means, a ton of fish fry's are popping up all over the city.
    http://b96.cbslocal.com

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Mindy Previews Marijuana Edibles, Two More Bow Trusses Coming, More Intel

—Less than two weeks ago, owner Phil Tadros revealed plans for nine new locations of his booming Bow Truss Coffee Roasters local chain, yet he already has leases for two more. Look for the coffee shops to come to 1920 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Bucktown and 4756 N. Clark St. in Andersonville soon.

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—Less than two weeks ago, owner Phil Tadros revealed plans for nine new locations of his booming Bow Truss Coffee Roasters local chain, yet he already has leases for two more. Look for the coffee shops to come to 1920 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Bucktown and 4756 N. Clark St. in Andersonville soon.

—In other shutter news, La Haven Coffee is dunzo at 1240 S. Michigan Ave. in the South Loop, and Sloopin quotes a former employee to shed light on a seemingly messy situation. The coffee shop opened in April 2015.

    Mindy Previews Marijuana Edibles, Two More Bow Trusses Coming, More Intel
    If you're curious about what edibles Mindy Segal is planning to infuse marijuana with, Chicago's sweets queen previewed her upcoming line at the Professional Dispensaries of Illinois' Medical Marijuana Education Expo in suburban Buffalo Grove on Saturday. The Tribune reports that the Hot Chocolate owner chatted about three types of brittles and "little" granola bars made with cannabis-infused honey.
    http://chicago.eater.com

  • Is pot legal in Chicago now? Did I miss something?

  • The SpinDr FGFM Eradication Team

    Professional Dispensaries of Illinois' Medical Marijuana Education Expo
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    Just the above line.

  • You have to have a medical marijuana card to purchase at the many dispensaries in Illinois. Several in Chicago.

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100570987 ISSUED 1/2016 TO CHANGE THE PLUMBER OF RECORD TO AQUARIUS SERVICES, INC.

    1226 N. Wood St. Issued February 10, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    EAST TOWER WINTRUST - SOS CHILDRENS VILLAGES ILLINOIS

    1735 N. Ashland Ave. Issued February 10, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REAR OPEN WOOD PORCH REPAIR PER ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS.

    1839 W. Chicago Ave. Issued February 10, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CONVERT 2 DU TO 3 DU FOR THE EXISTING 3-STORY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH REAR ENCLOSED 3-STORY PORCH

    1519 N. Claremont Ave. Issued February 10, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION & EXPANSION OF EXISTING COFFEE SHOP. SCOPE OF WORK TO INCLUDE MINOR ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING & MECHANICAL WORK FOR NEW EQUIPMENT & FIXTURES; NEW FURNITURE, CASEWORK, & FINISHES. NEW STOREFRONT ON EXPANSION AREA TO MATCH EXISTING STARBUCKS STOREFRONT. CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTION.

    1588 N. Milwaukee Ave. Issued February 10, 2016 Comment

12 hours ago

Check Out This Week’s Top Sales and Shopping Events

Penelope’s (1913 W. Division St., shoppenelopes.com) in Wicker Park is holding its winter clearance sale. Fall and winter styles for both men and women are 50 percent off. Items include cutout Oxford shoes (reduced from $189 to $89) and a Montauk sweater from A.P.C. (reduced to $169 from $340).

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Fashion muse Olivia Palermo has teamed up with Nordstrom (55 E. Grand St., nordstrom.com) to launch a 32-piece collection that’s now available at the Michigan...

Barbour (54 E. Walton St., barbour.com) has coats for men and women slashed down to $50 to $150. Shirts, sweaters, jackets, and jeans are also 30 percent off.

Scoop (1009 N. Rush St., scoopnyc.com) is offering an additional 60 percent off sales items; some pieces are discounted by 85 percent.

Two Penny Blue (3738 N. Southport Ave., 2pennyblue.com), the philanthropic blazer brand, hosts a pop-up shop for Le Coeur watches...

Dose Market (dosemarket.com) returns to Morgan MFG (401 N. Morgan St.) on Sunday. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the theme for this week’s rendition...

    Check Out This Week's Top Sales and Shopping Events
    Published today at 6:02 p.m. Fashion muse Olivia Palermo has teamed up with Nordstrom (55 E. Grand St., nordstrom.com) to launch a 32-piece collection that's now available at the Michigan Avenue store. Inspired by classic American sportswear, the Olivia Palermo + Chelsea28 collection centers on versatile basics priced from $68 to $448.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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A New Wicker Park Bookstore A Block From Myopic Is Opening Soon

Soon, though, Wicker Park will get yet another bookstore. Located at 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave., in the storefront once occupied by used-clothing boutique Recycle, Volumes Books will be a block from Myopic Books and walking distance from Quimby’s.

    A New Wicker Park Bookstore A Block From Myopic Is Opening Soon
    A new bookstore-slash-coffeeshop-slash-also-they'll-have-brandy is on the cusp of opening in Wicker Park. Volumes Bookstore is hiring booksellers and baristas at this point, promising "big discounts on books and... lots of access to coffee!" Their signage, pictured above, is in place. They're just waiting on some final approvals from the city.
    http://chicagoist.com

20 hours ago

The Best Nachos In Chicago

Smoke Daddy is at 1804 W. Division St.

Cortland’s Garage is at 1645 W. Cortland St., Chicago, and 1 N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights

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Old Fifth is at 1027 W. Madison St.

Zacatacos is at 3949 W. 71st St. and 5925 S. Pulaski Rd., plus three additional locations

Zacatacos is at 3949 W. 71st St. and 5925 S. Pulaski Rd., plus three additional locations

Taqueria San Jose is at 3253 S. Halsted St.

Little Goat Diner is at 820 W. Randolph St.

Taco In a Bag is at 4603 N. Lincoln Ave.

Mi Tierra is at 1039 W. Belmont Ave.

Mike Ditka’s is at 100 E. Chestnut St., Chicago; 2 Mid America Plaza, #100, Oakbrook Terrace; and 2000 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights

De Pasada is at 1517 W. Taylor St.

El Presidente is at 2558 N. Ashland Ave.

    The Best Nachos In Chicago
    Those in search of the perfect bite know nachos are where it's at. After all, they're a mix of textures and a straight-up mound of flavor. Some preps-like the ones that follow-are better than others. Thankfully, unlike a poorly done pizza or an overcooked burger, a pile of nachos-even mediocre ones-rarely let you down.
    http://chicagoist.com

21 hours ago

Valentine's Day weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

1444 W. Chicago Ave. 312-226-8828

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19 E. Ohio St. 312-940-3699

5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West 312-801-2100

3160 N. Clark St. 773-327-5969

401 N. Wabash Ave. 312-588-8034

2539 N. Kedzie Ave. 773-809-4782

3524 N. Clark St. 773-348-8899

2557 W. North Ave.

BellyQ (1400 W. Randolph St. 312-563-1010) offers glasses of sake, house punch, 25-ounce Kirin, dumplings, grilled chicken wings, rib tips and barbeque spring rolls for $5 each from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday.

    Valentine's Day weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    A party to benefit LGBTQ youth, an undie run, a singles masquerade and more things to do in Chicago this weekend, Feb. 12-14. Bone & Moan Freehand Chicago 19 E. Ohio St. 312-940-3699 Share an order of wings and a bottle of champagne ($30) and listen to music from DJs Scottie McNiece and Leah Ball at this Valentine's Day bash.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

23 hours ago

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Anyone know of a bar in wicker park or bucktown that will have it on?

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