Apr 13

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Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago

Division Ale House, 1942 W. Division

Easy Bar, 1944 W. Division St.

The Anthem, 1725 W. Division St.

The Boundry Tavern & Grille, 1932 W. Division St.

The Smoke Daddy, 1804 W. Division St.

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10 Pin, 330 N. State St.

Bar 63, 6341 N. Broadway

Bar Takito, 201 N. Morgan St.

Billy Goat Inn, 1535 W. Madison St.

Bird's Nest Bar, 2500 N Southport Ave.

Candlelite, 7452 N. Western Ave.

Cleos, 1935 W. Chicago Ave.

Clover Sports and Leisure, 722 W. Grand Ave.

Commonwealth Tavern 2000 Roscoe St.

Connie's Pizza, 1030 N. State St.

Cortland's Garage, 1645 W. Cortland St.

Crew Bar & Grill, 4804 N. Broadway

Derby Bar & Grill, 1224 W. Webster Ave.

Drum & Monkey, 1435 W. Taylor St.

Durkin's Tavern, 810 W. Diversey Pkwy

Emmit's Irish Pub, 495 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Estelle's, 2013 W. North Ave.

Fat Pour, 2005 W. Division St.

Finley Dunne's Tavern, 3458 N. Lincoln Ave.

Firewater Saloon, 6689 N. Oliphant Ave.

Flo & Santos, 1310 S. Wabash Ave.

Four Shadows Tavern & Grill, 2758 N. Ashland Ave.

Glascott's Saloon, 2158 N. Halsted

Hawkeye's Bar & Grill, 1458 W. Taylor St.

High Noon Saloon, 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Hopsmith Tavern, 15 W. Division St.

HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St.

Iron Horse Ale House, 6158 N. Northwest Hwy.

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St.

Jak's Tap, 901 W. Jackson Blvd.

Jefferson Tap & Grille, 323 N. Jefferson St.

Jet's Public House, 6148 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Jimmy Green's, 825 S. State St.

Joe's, 940 W. Weed St.

JP Burke's Patio & Tap, 2913 N. Lincoln Ave.

Kelly's Pub, 949 W. Webster Ave.

Kroll's South Loop, 1736 S. Michigan Ave.

Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub, 400 N. McClurg Ct.

Logan Bar & Grill, 2230 N. California Ave.

Lotties, 1925 W. Cortland St.

Mad River Bar & Grille, 2909 N. Sheffield Ave.

Mahoney's Pub and Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave.

McFadden's, 1206 N. State Pkwy.

Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport Ave.

Old Fifth, 1027 W. Madison St.

O'Leary's Public House, 541 N. Wells St.

Park Tavern, 1645 W. Jackson Blvd.

Pequod's Pizza, 2207 N. Clybourn Ave.

Ph.D Pub, 1257 S. Halsted St.

PitchFork, 2922 W. Irving Park Rd.

Revel Bar Chicago, 6169 N. Northwest Hwy.

River Shannon, 425 W. Armitage Ave.

Roadhouse 66 Gas N' Grill, 3478 N. Clark St.

Snickers Bar & Grill, 448 N. State St.

Standard Bar & Grill, 1332 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Stanley's Kitchen & Tap 1970 N. Lincoln Ave.

STATE 935 W. Webster Ave.

Teaser's Public House, 7123 W. Higgins Ave.

The Beer Bistro, 1061 W. Madison St.

The Butcher's Tap, 3553 N. Southport Ave.

The Crossroads Bar & Grill, 1120 W. Madison St.

The Full Shilling, 3724 N. Clark St.

The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood Ave.

The Irish Nobleman, 1367 W. Erie St.

The Junction Chicago, 222 S. Riverside Plaza

The Lodge, 21 W. Division St.

The Ogden, 1659 W. Ogden Ave.

The Piggery, 1625 W. Irving Park Rd.

The Pony Inn, 1638 W. Belmont Ave.

The Pumping Company, 6157 N. Broadway

The Scout, 1301 S. Wabash Ave.

The Sports Corner, 956 W. Addison St.

Third Rail Tavern, 1133 W. Madison St.

Timothy O'Toole's Pub, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct.

Waterhouse, 3407 N. Paulina Ave.

Wells on Wells, 1617 N. Wells St.

WhirlyBall, 1825 W. Webster Ave.

Will's Northwoods Inn, 3032 N. Racine Ave.

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse, 324 S. Racine Ave.

Woodhaven Bar & Kitchen, 712 N. Clark St.

    Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago
    If attending a game is out of the picture, consider watching the game somewhere where you can still be surrounded by fellow fans. Whether the game is home or away, you can still catch the excitement at one, or a few, of the many official Blackhawks bars across Chicago.
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31 hours ago

What You Need to Know About Chicago's Dining Scene this Week

Sushi Taku (1904 W. Division St., Wicker Park) is the newest member of the Division Street sushi contingent. Perhaps separating it from the pack: a $24 all-you-can-eat deal.

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Tonight, Rockit Ranch Productions (Bottlefork, The Duck Inn, Rockit Bar & Grill) unveils Otto Mezzo (311 W. Chicago Ave., River North), a new Italian-inspired concept spearheaded by food and beverage director Kevin Hickey.

Cafe Spiaggia (980 N. Michigan Ave.) has tacked on a daytime caffeine component, calling it (fittingly) Coffee Counter. Stop by for drip coffee and espresso drinks from Vittoria Coffee, tea from Rare Tea Cellars, and housemade Italian pastries.

...emotionally equipped to deal with yet”: Sometime this summer, critically beloved cured-fish café Snaggletooth (2819 N. Southport Ave., Lake View) will shutter. Bill Montagne and Jennifer Kim haven’t yet said when they...

That massive Crate & Barrel at 646 N. Michigan Ave. will become a massive Starbucks Reserve, a fancier version of your neighborhood Starbucks aimed at coffee-obsessed millennial customers, in 2019.

    What You Need to Know About Chicago's Dining Scene this Week
    Tonight, Rockit Ranch Productions (Bottlefork, The Duck Inn, Rockit Bar & Grill) unveils Otto Mezzo (311 W. Chicago Ave., River North), a new Italian-inspired concept spearheaded by food and beverage director Kevin Hickey. Cafe Spiaggia (980 N. Michigan Ave.) has tacked on a daytime caffeine component, calling it (fittingly) Coffee Counter.
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    Replace drywall in unit 301. All work same as existing. No electrical work.

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46 hours ago

Suspects sought in string of Near West Side robberies

...the 900 block of North Leavitt. There were two more on April 21st in the 900 block of North Honore and the...

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...beat and robbed them. Two of the robberies took place on April 20th  in the 900 block of South Bell and the 900 block of North Leavitt. There were two more on April 21st in...

...robberies took place on April 20th  in the 900 block of South Bell and the 900 block of North Leavitt. There were two more on April 21st in the 900 block of North Honore and...

900-929 N. Leavitt St.

    Suspects sought in string of Near West Side robberies
    CHICAGO -- Chicago police are searching for suspects after a series of recent robberies on the Near West Side. Police say a group of two to seven men 16 to 25 years old approached their victims, then beat and robbed them.
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

More than 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago in 2017, and other news

...000-square-foot restaurant opened in 2011, taking over a former MB Bank location at 1612 W. Division. The restaurant was known for its cocktail lounge in one of the building's bank...

    More than 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago in 2017, and other news
    click to enlarge Welcome to the Reader's morning briefing for Wednesday, April 26, 2017. More than 1,000 people have been shot in Chicago in 2017 At least 1,008 people had been shot in Chicago in 2017 as of Tuesday morning, according to the Tribune.
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2 days ago

String of burglaries reported in Ukrainian Village, Tri-Taylor

about 2 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of North Honore;

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about 1:35 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of South Bell Avenue;

about 3:10 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of North Leavitt Street;

about 2:15 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of West Iowa Street; and

between 2:40 a.m. and 2:50 a.m. Sunday in the 2100 block of West Haddon Avenue.

    String of burglaries reported in Ukrainian Village, Tri-Taylor
    Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries this week in the Ukrainian Village and Tri-Taylor neighborhoods. In five recent incidents, burglars walked up to victims before battering and robbing them, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. The burglaries happened: about 1:35 p.m.
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3 days ago

The Bedford Closes in Wicker Park Bank Vault As Matthias Merges Teases Reconcept

...The Bedford, which shares the same ownership—just a block east of Buck’s at 1612 W. Division St.—is also closed. The expansive subterranean cocktail lounge and restaurant, which features a bank vault...

    The Bedford Closes in Wicker Park Bank Vault As Matthias Merges Teases Reconcept
    The restaurant and cocktail bar had a six-year run
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3 days ago

The Bedford Restaurant In Wicker Park Abruptly Closes, Workers Say

Located at 1612 W. Division St., The Bedford opened on April 29, 2011 and celebrated its fifth anniversary last May.

Bucks at 1700 W. Division St. closed abruptly in March and was also owned by the group behind The Bedford.

    The Bedford Restaurant In Wicker Park Abruptly Closes, Workers Say
    WICKER PARK - The Bedford, a swanky restaurant that turned a former bank vault into a subterranean cocktail lounge has abruptly shuttered, according to workers who say they got the news on Monday that the business is closed "effective immediately." The website for The Bedford and its Instagram appear to have been deleted.
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Apr 21

10 Chicago record stores to hit up on Record Store Day

1120 N. Ashland Ave. 773-342-5800

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2210 N. California Ave. 773-276-5625

3156 W. Diversey Ave. 773-654-3915

1272 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-278-4085

2604 N. Clark St. 773-929-6325

3182 N. Elston Ave. 312-890-3860

2105 S. State St. 312-949-0125

5351 N. Clark St. 773-728-6582

    10 Chicago record stores to hit up on Record Store Day
    April 22 marks the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day, the international holiday celebrating independent record stores and the music lovers who run them. Every year, hundreds of vinyls are released exclusively for the day, and this year's expansive list include The Doors' "Live at the Matrix '67," Madonna's "Dance Mix," The Sex Pistols' "Anarchy in The UK" and The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Born Again."
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Apr 21

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Apr 21

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Apr 20

Three of the loftiest Chicago timber lofts for sale

835 N. Wood Street #401

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1000 W. Washington Boulevard #438

1020 S. Wabash Avenue #7E

    Three of the loftiest Chicago timber lofts for sale
    We take a look at three distinctive lofts in the heart of some of Chicago's trendiest 'hoods
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Apr 20

Best Chicago happy hour deals: April 20-26

Easy Bar (1944 W. Division St. 773-227-4644) hosts a free euchre tournament and complimentary Tocayo Brewing Co. beer tasting from 6-9 p.m. RSVP to compete: events@cogentworld.com

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Shop ethically made clothing and accessories while enjoying complimentary light bites and champagne from 6-8 p.m. at Mod + Ethico (27 N. Morgan St. 312-854-9787). The West Loop boutique will also be doling out gift bags.

Chop Shop (2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440) offers $5 slushies from 3-5 p.m.

Tesori (65 E. Adams St. 312-786-9911) offers select glasses or flights of draft wine, draft beers, old fashioneds and dishes for $6 from 12-3p.m.

Build your own mimosa for $3 or bloody mary for $6 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Commonwealth Tavern (2000 W. Roscoe St. 773-697-7965).

Yard House (1500 N. Clybourn Ave. 312-951-7317) offers $1 off domestic pints and well drinks, $2 off glasses of wine, $3 off house martinis and $5-$8 appetizers from 3-6 p.m.

The aperitivo menu served at Bar Lupo (217 W. Huron St. 312-643-3400) from 3-6 p.m. features $4 beer and glasses of wine, $5 spritzes, $5.99 avocado toast, $6.99 garlic buns with tomato sauce and basil and $16.99 burgers made with aged beef, short rib, Fontina and truffle.

    Best Chicago happy hour deals: April 20-26
    Here's where to drink on a budget in Chicago this week. Thursday, April 20 Shop ethically made clothing and accessories while enjoying complimentary light bites and champagne from 6-8 p.m. at Mod + Ethico (27 N. Morgan St. 312-854-9787). The West Loop boutique will also be doling out gift bags.
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Apr 19

Updated Apr 20

Restaurants to hit during C2E2 weekend

1944 W. Division St. 773-227-4644

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1112 S. Wabash Ave. 312-212-1112

2323 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-588-2267

2105 S. State St. 312-949-0120

2217 S. Wentworth Ave. 312-842-0088

33 S. Wabash Ave. 312-877-5176

...Goddess and the Baker is also conviently located around the corner from Graham Crackers Comics (77 E. Madison St. 312-629-1810), a staple spot for C2E2 attendees to visit. Graham Crackers will have...

612 S. Wabash Ave. 312-362-0442

1736 S. Michigan Ave. 312-235-1400

213 W. Institute Place 312-291-8735

    Restaurants to hit during C2E2 weekend
    This weekend the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) will be exhibiting and celebrating the latest and greatest in the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. The weekend will be jam-packed with exciting events, and we've created a super list of the best places to eat, drink, cosplay and geek out.
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Apr 20

Apr 20

  • Permit issued for new construction

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Apr 19

Record Store Day 2017: Sales, giveaways, in-store performances, and more

Dusty Groove Free snacks and gifts all day, Dusty Groove's traditional RSD magic show in the afternoon, and a "wheel of fortune" you can spin with each purchase. 8 AM-9 PM, 1120 N. Ashland, 773-342-5800, dustygroove.com.

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606 Records Women DJs all day, including Heather Gabel, Fanita Banana, Betty Heredia, and Sandra Trevino. 10 AM-9 PM, 1808 S. Allport, 312-585-6106, 606records.com.

Audio Archaeology Limited number of RSD releases in stock. 9 AM-8 PM, 1324 W. Devon, 773-856-3472, audioarchaeology.com.

Beverly Records Seven-inch release show and signing by self-described "cosmic Americana" band Railway Gamblers, starting at 11 AM. 7 AM-6 PM, 11612 S. Western, 773-779-0066, beverlyrecords.com.

Boiler Room Record Store Day Brunch PBR presents a pop-up record store at this Logan Square pizza bar, with performances by Matthew Alfano, Michael Vinopal, the Shades, and A Friend Called Fire. Noon-4 PM, 2210 N. California, 773-276-5625, boilerroomlogansquare.com.

...bar is also introducing a new cocktail, the Bric-a-Braquiri. 8 AM-9 PM, 3156 W. Diversey, 773-654-3915, facebook.com/bricabracrecords...

Bucket o' Blood Books and Records RSD exclusives plus a luau-themed party that includes food, games, and drinks (including Great Lakes Brewing's Turntable Pils). 10 AM-8 PM, 3182 N. Elston, 312-890-3860, bucketoblood.com.

Dave's Records Free Molly's Cupcakes, candy, posters, and other goodies. Receipts from Record Store Day can be used as coupons for 20 percent off your next purchase. Stonebelly plays an acoustic set at 3 PM. 10 AM-8 PM, 2604 N. Clark, 773-929-6325, davesrecordschicago.com.

...for Gramaphone, which will be available alongside many other RSD releases. 11 AM-9 PM, 2843 N. Clark, 773-472-3683, gramaphonerecords.com...

Groovin' High Hundreds of RSD exclusives on sale. 7 AM-8 PM, 1047 W. Belmont, 773-476-6846.

...Grusane, Jesse S Andwich, Jarvis Mason, Jerome Derradji, and Kevin Starke. 10 AM-9 PM, 1109 N. Western, 773-772-4880, facebook.com/kstarke.records.chicago...

Laurie's Planet of Sound Live performances all day from the Dust Bunnies, Sweet Figurines, the Romeros, Sanctified Grumblers, and more. 9 AM-10 PM, 4639 N. Lincoln, 773-271-3569, lauriesplanetofsound.com.

Logan Hardware Discounts on thousands of LPs, 45s, and cassettes, plus "mystery bundles" of LPs or 45s. "The Record Butcher" is back too, selling vinyl by the pound. Noon-9 PM, 2532 W. Fullerton, 773-235-5030, logan-hardware.com.

Numero Group Pop-Up Shop The archival label brings its pop-up shop back to Comfort Station, with every existing Numero release (including discounted albeit slightly damaged items) as well as dealers selling their own stock. 10 AM-5 PM, Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee, numerogroup.wordpress.com.

Permanent Records Free Dark Matter coffee at 8 AM and free beer from Half Acre starting at 1 PM. DJs spin all day, including Jordan Reyes of Moniker Records, Alejandro Morales of Running, and the Reader's own Leor Galil. 1914 W. Chicago, 773-278-1744, permanentrecordschicago.com.

Pinwheel Records In-store performances all day by Dirt Cheap Date, Dream Version, Junkee Girl, and more. 9 AM-9 PM, 1722 W 18th St., 312-888-9629, pinwheelrecords.com.

Raffe's Record Riot RSD exclusives, sales, free gifts, and a live performance by Rent Party at 4 PM. 10 AM-8 PM, 4350 N. Cicero, 773-725-1327, facebook.com/raffesrecordriot.

Reckless Records on Milwaukee Plenty of RSD exclusives and free gifts, as well as live music all day from the likes of the Smoking Popes, Ohmme, TALsounds, and Carpenters cover band Carpentersville. 10 AM-10 PM, 1379 N. Milwaukee, 773-235-3727, reckless.com.

Record Breakers Free donuts and coffee in the morning, free hot dogs and soda in the afternoon, and other giveaways. In-store performances by Kevin & Hell, Chauncey & the Beast, Cascader, Salvation, the Bottom Dollars, and Fatherless. 8 AM-midnight, 2105 S. State, 312-949-0125, reggieslive.com.

Shuga Records Free doughnuts and coffee, giveaways from Lagunitas, and live performances by Lucile Furs, Max Loebman, Wilem Hurricane Simmons, Hair, Evening Attraction, and more. 8 AM-10 PM, 1272 N. Milwaukee, 773-278-4085, shugarecords.com.

...Drew, Phil Angotti, NBRSO, Ellis Clark, Dead Freddie, and Bill Kavanagh. 9 AM-7 PM, 239 Harrison, Oak Park, 708-524-1004, valshallarecords.com...

Vintage Vinyl Limited amounts of RSD releases and a noon acoustic set by the Luck of Eden Hall. 11 AM-6 PM, 925 Davis, Evanston, 847-328-2899, vvmo.com. v

    Record Store Day 2017: Sales, giveaways, in-store performances, and more
    click to enlarge Record Store Day returns for its tenth iteration on Saturday, April 22. This year the Reader is spotlighting a half dozen underappreciated neighborhood shops that don't do much if anything for the occasion, but as usual we've also collected these listings about the places that do.
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Apr 19

Wicker Park Keeps Getting Sushi Restaurants as Sushi Taku Opens Today

Sushi Taku opens today in Wicker Park, joining a glut of sushi restaurants in the neighborhood. Mirai Sushi, Seadog Sushi Bar, Kin Sushi, Jieyi Sushi, Sushi Burrito, and Komorebi Sushi are already within a half mile of its 1904 W. Division St. address. ButTaku hopes to stand out in multiple ways.

    Wicker Park Keeps Getting Sushi Restaurants as Sushi Taku Opens Today
    Will this sushi spot carve out a niche on Division Street?
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Apr 18

Sushi Taku, New Division Street Restaurant, Opening Wednesday

Located at 1904 W. Division St. in what was once a disco hall turned single-family home, Sushi Taku, (pronounced "tock-ooh"), is named for a city near Tokyo, Japan, its owner Tom Li said.

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WICKER PARK — Wicker Park's newest sushi restaurant, Sushi Taku, is opening Wednesday just east of the Damen Avenue and Division Street intersection.

    Sushi Taku, New Division Street Restaurant, Opening Wednesday
    WICKER PARK - Wicker Park's newest sushi restaurant, Sushi Taku, is opening Wednesday just east of the Damen Avenue and Division Street intersection. Located at 1904 W. Division St. in what was once a disco hall turned single-family home, Sushi Taku, (pronounced "tock-ooh"), is named for a city near Tokyo, Japan, its owner Tom Li said.
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Apr 18

14th District Police Officers capture West Town shooter then located victim

At 5:47 a.m. Easter morning, 14th District Police Officers heard gunshots then saw Ismael Betancourt, 29, leaving the 1100 block of N. Ashland in a vehicle at a high rate of speed.  

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They curbed the vehicle in the 800 block of N. Ashland, where, it turns out, Betancourt lives. During the investigation, the officers recovered spent shell casings and a handgun in the vehicle and Betancourt was placed into custody.

    14th District Police Officers capture West Town shooter then located victim
    At 5:47 a.m. Easter morning, 14th District Police Officers heard gunshots then saw Ismael Betancourt, 29, leaving the 1100 block of N. Ashland in a vehicle at a high rate of speed. They curbed the vehicle in the 800 block of N. Ashland, where, it turns out, Betancourt lives.
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Apr 18

Un acusado por tiroteo en Ukrainian Village

Betancourt, residente de la cuadra 800 N. Ashland Ave., no muy lejos de donde la Policía argumenta que le disparó a un hombre en la cuadra 1100 N. Ashland, a eso de las 5:50 am del domingo.

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Betancourt, residente de la cuadra 800 N. Ashland Ave., no muy lejos de donde la Policía argumenta que le disparó a un hombre en la cuadra 1100 N. Ashland, a eso de las 5:50 am del domingo.

    Un acusado por tiroteo en Ukrainian Village
    CHICAGO- Un hombre recibió cargos criminales el martes luego que oficiales de policía de Chicago lo vieron huir de la escena de un tiroteo que dejó a un hombre de 34 años herido, en el barrio de East Ukrainian Village, al noroeste de Chicago, según las autoridades.
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Apr 18

Man Charged With Wicker Park Shooting

At 5:47 a.m., a 32-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of North Ashland when someone in a silver SUV fired shots, police said. The victim suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

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Shakespeare District police officers witnessed the shooting and stopped the vehicle as Betancourt was trying to speed away in the 800 block of North Ashland, police said. Shell casings and a handgun were recovered in the vehicle and Betancourt was taken into custody.

    Man Charged With Wicker Park Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man has been charged with shooting another man Sunday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood. Ismael Betancourt, 29, faces one count each of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card, unlawful possession of a handgun and aggravated assault with the discharge of a firearm, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.
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Apr 18

Man charged with Wicker Park shooting

At 5:47 a.m., a 32-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of North Ashland when someone in a silver SUV fired shots, police said. The victim suffered a graze wound to the head and was taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

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Shakespeare District police officers witnessed the shooting and stopped the vehicle as Betancourt was trying to speed away in the 800 block of North Ashland, police said. Shell casings and a handgun were recovered in the vehicle and Betancourt was taken into custody.

    Man charged with Wicker Park shooting
    A man has been charged with shooting another man Sunday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood. Ismael Betancourt, 29, faces one count each of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card, unlawful possession of a handgun and aggravated assault with the discharge of a firearm, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.
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Apr 17

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Apr 16

Suspect in custody after man shot in Wicker Park

A 32-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of North Ashland at 5:47 a.m. when someone in a silver SUV fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

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14th District police officers witnessed the shooting and pulled the suspect over in the 800 block of North Ashland, police said. The suspect was taken into custody and charges are pending.

    Suspect in custody after man shot in Wicker Park
    A suspect is in custody after a man was shot early Sunday in the Wicker Park neighborhood. A 32-year-old man was walking in the 1100 block of North Ashland at 5:47 a.m. when someone in a silver SUV fired shots, according to Chicago Police.
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Apr 14

Updated Apr 15

Man Steals From Wicker Massage Therapists, Splurges At Nike And Wendy's

Using credit cards from Schmidt's assistant's wallet, the man soon spent more than $800 at a nearby Cricket Wireless store and then "treated himself to lunch at Wendy's" at 1623 W. Division St., Schmidt said.

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"We aren't dealing with shoplifting. They are targeting unsuspecting people," said Terri Lynn Visovatti, a massage therapist at Urban Wellness Chicago, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Earlier in the day, around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dr. Kari Schmidt, a chiropractor, said a man walked into HealthSource, on the third floor of 1448 N. Milwaukee Ave. and told her he had knee and ankle pain.

    Man Steals From Wicker Massage Therapist, Splurges At Nike And Wendy's
    WICKER PARK - Two massage therapists and a chiropractor who work above different Wicker Park storefronts said the same man stole wallets and a phone from their businesses Wednesday and then went on a shopping spree. "We aren't dealing with shoplifting. They are targeting unsuspecting people," said Terri Lynn Visovatti, a massage therapist at Urban Wellness Chicago, 1564 N.
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  • Hey! Great article. Lots of attention to the issue! Thanks!!!!! Found many more places hit by same guy over the last week!

    Also gust FYI the address is actually 1564 N. Damen not Milwaukee. Just so folks know ;)

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Only Downtown Wendy’s Shutters, Billy Goat Burgers Coming to Grocery Stores, More Intel

...and other people in the area during lunchtime. The closest Wendy’s now is at 1623 W. Division St. in Wicker Park/Ukrainian Village...

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...Downtown Chicago is experiencing a frosty shortage. That’s because the Wendy’s at 6 S. Clark St. — the only location of the fast-food burger chain in the entire downtown area — unexpectedly...

—Noted actor and “Saturday Night Live” Donald Trump impressionist Alec Baldwin was in town earlier this week...and ate at Coco Pazzo at 300 W. Hubbard St. in River North. Baldwin was with “with friends from Chicago's art community,” a rep says, and ate chicken paletto al mattone.

    Only Downtown Wendy's Shutters, Billy Goat Burgers Coming to Grocery Stores, More Intel
    Plus, more rosé 40s
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