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North Branch Trail's southern extension officially opens

The new trail segment adds three miles to the existing trail further south, from Devon Avenue and Caldwell Avenue to Forest and Kostner avenues in Chicago.

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• Irene C. Hernandez Family Picnic Grove, Foster Avenue and Kilbourn, Chicago

• Bunker Hill, Caldwell Avenue and Tonty, Chicago

...tracks, and a new, on-demand signalized crossing at the Matthew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center, 6100 N. Central Ave.

    North Branch Trail's southern extension officially opens
    Cook County bike riders, hikers and explorers now can feel free to enjoy a full 22 miles of nature and wildlife with the newly-completed southern extension of the Forest Preserves of Cook County's North Branch Trail extension. The new trail segment adds three miles to the existing trail further south, from Devon Avenue and Caldwell Avenue to Forest and Kostner avenues in Chicago.
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North Branch Trail Extension Joins A Growing Northwest Side Bike Network

The Forest Preserves last year opened a 1.8-mile addition extending the path from Devon and Caldwell avenues in downtown Edgebrook to the southern tip of the Forest Glen Woods, 5420 N...

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City and county officials mounted up and broke in the new path themselves at its official ribbon-cutting Saturday at the Irene C. Hernandez Picnic Grove, 4498 W. Foster Ave., the trail's new southern end.

...and Caldwell avenues in downtown Edgebrook to the southern tip of the Forest Glen Woods, 5420 N. Forest Glen Ave. The newest piece ducks under Cicero Ave. and the Edens Expy., snaking through the Labagh...

Laurino and Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41st) will co-host a public meeting to discuss Edgebrook traffic safety at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Matthew Bieszczat Volunteer Resource Center, 6100 N. Central Ave.

The North Branch Trail Alliance of Greater Chicago will take advantage of the new pathway with its August Brew Ride on Aug. 26., starting at the Alarmist Brewing taproom, 4055 W. Peterson Ave.

    North Branch Trail Extension Joins A Growing Northwest Side Bike Network
    LABAGH WOODS - It's official: the North Branch Trail now reaches three miles deeper into the city's Northwest Side than it did last year. The 22-mile asphalt path now leads cyclists and hikers directly from the Chicago Botanic Gardens in suburban Glencoe to the doorstep of the North Mayfair neighborhood.
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Aug 14

The Long-Awaited North Branch Trail Extension to Foster Avenue Is Ready to Ride

...Glencoe. The trail was recently extended four miles south from its previous southeastern terminus at Devon and Caldwell in the city’s Edgebrook neighborhood to the Irene C. Hernandez Picnic Area at Foster...

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...From there to the Hernandez Picnic Area, it weaves through open space the intersection of Foster and Kostner where it connects with a short path through the Chicago Park District’s Gompers Park...

    The Long-Awaited North Branch Trail Extension to Foster Avenue Is Ready to Ride
    The North Branch Trail is a popular multi-use trail operated by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. It runs along the North Branch of the Chicago River and the Skokie Lagoons from the Northwest Side of Chicago to the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe.
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Edgebrook Owl Statue Came 1 Vote From Being Named 'Owly McOwlface'

Last month, the neighborhood group Everyday Edgebrook sponsored a 4-foot metal sculpture of a wide-eyed owl and set it in front of Local Goods Chicago, 5422 W. Devon Ave., where it will stay for about a year, group president Laura Guenther said.

    Edgebrook Owl Statue Came 1 Vote From Being Named 'Owly McOwlface'
    CHICAGO - The results are in. Voters have chosen the relatively traditional "Eddie" as the name for the metal owl sculpture perched in downtown Edgebrook, beating runner-up "Owly McOwlface" by a single vote. Last month, the neighborhood group Everyday Edgebrook sponsored a 4-foot metal sculpture of a wide-eyed owl and set it in front of Local Goods Chicago, 5422 W.
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Become a Global Family with AFS-USA!

Become a Global Family with AFS-USA!
Open your home to the world this coming school year and make a global connection: Host an AFS Exchange Student. Each year, AFS Intercultural Programs/USA, a leading international non-profit high school student exchange for more than 60 years, welcomes 2,500 high school students from more than 90 countries into communities.
These students are eager to attend a local high school, live with a host family and discover what America is all about. AFS-USA is...

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Become a Global Family with AFS-USA!
Open your home to the world this coming school year and make a global connection: Host an AFS Exchange Student. Each year, AFS Intercultural Programs/USA, a leading international non-profit high school student exchange for more than 60 years, welcomes 2,500 high school students from more than 90 countries into communities.
These students are eager to attend a local high school, live with a host family and discover what America is all about. AFS-USA is always looking for supportive host families. By hosting an AFS Exchange Student, you and your family will help build bridges of intercultural understanding at home and abroad while connecting with an outstanding young person. Host families provide a bed and meals, share their daily lives with students, and help guide and support students as they would their own children. Students come with full medical insurance and personal spending money. Families and their hosted students receive ongoing support from AFS Staff and experienced, local volunteers.
For more information about how to host a student, study abroad, or volunteer with AFS, contact Traci Larson-Lee at tlarson-lee@afsusa.org or visit www.afsusa.org

    AFS-USA, Study Abroad, Host an exchange student, Volunteer
    AFS has been leading international high school student exchange for more than 65 years. In this milestone anniversary of our founding organization, the American Field Service, AFS-USA launched the Second Century Campaign to help realize its new strategic plan and to ensure that our critical work will grow and sustain in excellence for the next 100 years.
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Open Call for Positions at New Restaurant Opening in West town, Chicago

New Restaurant Opening in West Town

The Chicago Teachers Lounge
American Bistro with a Latin Flair

OPEN CALL FOR LINE COOKS, DISHWASHERS, BUSSERS, SERVERS & BARTENDERS!

If interested please bring your resume to:
2525 W Division, Chicago, IL

This Thursday (July 20) between 2pm & 6pm.

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