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Home Is Where the Former Church (or Firehouse) Is

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2900 W. Shakespeare Ave.:Many of the units in the 109-year-old former Lutheran church feature exposed original brick. Photo: Chuck Gullet

1239 N. Wood St.

3921 N. Ravenswood Ave.

    Home Is Where the Former Church (or Firehouse) Is
    Published today at 12:16 p.m. Developers have never shied away from turning the remnants of Chicago's past into residences-see the omnipresent warehouse-turned-loft projects across the city. Conversion treatments are now being found where they are less expected: A former Jewish orphanage in Wicker Park is now a single-family home.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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Trump Tower security booted a journalist from the building on inauguration day

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406 N. Wabash, Chicago Gold Coast/Mag Mile/Streeterville illinois 60611

    Trump Tower security booted a journalist from the building on inauguration day
    click to enlarge In the afterglow of Donald Trump's inauguration at Rebar, the second-floor cocktail lounge inside the Trump International Hotel and Tower, a sturdy white-haired man in a dark suit made a sudden beeline to the table where I was sitting, staring into my iPhone.
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Sunday picks: International troupes play puppet festival

Frank Turner & Sleeping Souls, Masked Intruder, Arkells, Will Varley: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $28.50-$31. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

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...of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under. (312) 554-9800 or chicagopuppetfest.org. 3...

Kings of Leon: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Rock. $29.50-$65.50. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Alter Bridge "The Last Hero Tour," Nonpoint, Weapons of Anew: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, The Riviera Theatre, 4750 N. Broadway St., Chicago. $30-$34. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

    Sunday picks: International troupes play puppet festival
    The 2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival continues with the return of Montreal-based Théâtre Puzzle and its show "Plastique," which shows all kinds of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under.
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3 charged after melee at Naperville bar

...at a Naperville bar Saturday morning, police said.Police responded to the Bar Louis at 22 East Chicago Avenue to disperse a crowd at the bar. One man, identified by police as Timothy Caldwell...

    3 charged after melee at Naperville bar
    Three people have been charged after a scuffle at a Naperville bar Saturday morning, police said. Police responded to the Bar Louis at 22 East Chicago Avenue to disperse a crowd at the bar. One man, identified by police as Timothy Caldwell, was told to leave the bar after a verbal altercation with the staff of the bar, police said.
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Naperville Police respond to disperse bar crowd where charges include aggravated battery

At approximately 1AM on Jan. 21, 2017, Naperville Police Officers responded to Bar Louie, 22 East Chicago Avenue, to assist in dispersing a crowd that was gathering inside of the establishment.

    Naperville Police respond to disperse bar crowd where charges include aggravated battery - Positively Naperville
    Above / Naperville Police release notice about aggravated battery charges in downtown Naperville. (PN File Photo) At approximately 1AM on Jan. 21, 2017, Naperville Police Officers responded to Bar Louie, 22 East Chicago Avenue, to assist in dispersing a crowd that was gathering inside of the establishment.
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Best Places To Learn Something New This Year

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Located at 1740 W. Webster Ave.

Located at 3324 W. Wrightwood Ave.

Located at 1400 W. 46th St.

Located at 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave.

Located at 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave.

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Located at 4401 N. Ravenswood Ave.

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iO is located at 1501 N. Kingsbury St.

Located at 1250 N. Central Park Ave.

Located at 6306 North Broadway.

Located at 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. and 909 W. Armitage Ave.

Located at 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. and 909 W. Armitage Ave.

Located at 2459 W. Division St.

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    Best Places To Learn Something New This Year
    It's never too late to try something new, right? Well, that's the premise behind the gamut of adult education classes available around the city. And that's why we've rounded up a list of some of our favorite places to try new things around Chicago.
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  • Try Big City Swing for fun on a "first Friday" each month. East/West Coast Swing are among my personal dances and the music is terrific. It's a fun evening and people are friendly. Go alone or take a friend. And, you'll see some terrific dancers who "jive" like they're from the 1940's-50's. I just grin and watch them (no jive anymore for me with cartilage worn out!)

  • Bob Kastigar 15 Years North Park, bike rider, retired

    Northeastern Illinois University: a full range of non-credit learning classes:

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  • Mary OKeefe New to the area. Just trying to learn all that I n

    I also suggest Dabble.com! Classes all over the city in a wide range of interests. Love it!

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Weekend picks: Country duo Thompson Square plays NCC

Frank Turner & Sleeping Souls, Masked Intruder, Arkells, Will Varley: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $28.50-$31. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

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...of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under. (312) 554-9800 or chicagopuppetfest.org. 3...

El Famous, Capital Vices, Davlin, Luca, Ryno: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $5. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

An Evening with Tedeschi Trucks Band: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $19.50-$109.50. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com.

The Cleveland Orchestra: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Tickets start at $27. cso.org.

Cobalt & the Hired Guns, Jeff Brown & the New Black, Heidi Serwer, Liz & the Lovelies: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 404-9494 or martyrslive.com.

Chachuba, Electric Love Machine: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago. $7-$10. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

Afterlife: 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5; free before midnight. (630) 291-5986 or afterlifechi.com.

Kings of Leon: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Rock. $29.50-$65.50. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Alter Bridge "The Last Hero Tour," Nonpoint, Weapons of Anew: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, The Riviera Theatre, 4750 N. Broadway St., Chicago. $30-$34. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

    Weekend picks: Country duo Thompson Square plays NCC
    Country fans keen on "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not," "If I Didn't Have You" and more won't want to miss Thompson Square in concert on Saturday at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. $50-$70. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
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Siena Tavern owner plans Mexican spot in River North

The 200-seat place, set to open in late spring at 65 W. Kinzie, is the 10th restaurant from DineAmic Group, which recently closed one of its oldest bar...

Barrio and Siena Tavern, which uses an address of 51 W. Kinzie St., are both on the ground floor of a 46-story office tower at 353 N. Clark St. DineAmic announced in November that it would take over the space, which had been BlackFinn since 2013.

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Barrio and Siena Tavern, which uses an address of 51 W. Kinzie St., are both on the ground floor of a 46-story office tower at 353 N. Clark St. DineAmic announced in November that it would take over the space, which had been BlackFinn since 2013.

    Crain's Chicago Business
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Mattie Smith Colin, Defender reporter on Emmett Till, dead at 98

...cream and a nightly martini, her friend Esther Barnett said. And she enjoyed living at 1 W. Superior because it was walking distance from Marshall Field’s, Saks, Neiman Marcus and I. Magnin...

    Mattie Smith Colin, Defender reporter on Emmett Till, dead at 98
    It was after 14-year-old Emmett Till disappeared in Mississippi and his mother's dread grew, after his tortured body was found in a lake, weighted down with a 75-pound cotton-gin fan, and after his 700-mile journey home to Chicago in a wooden box.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Installation Of Four (4) 700 FPM, 5-1/2" Cable, 2:1, Oil Buffer Elevators;#1 & #2 3000lb.cap, 37-Floors, 35-Openings. #3 3000lb.cap, 38-Floors, 9-Opennings. #4 4500lb.cap, 39-Floors, 37-Openings. Pursuant To The Plans Submitted.

    9 W. Walton St. Issued January 18, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Installation Of A Temporary Dual Hoist Two (2) 8000lb.cap. Personnel Hoists. Pursuant To the Plans Submitted For ELEVATOR PERMIT.

    1140 N. Wells St. Issued January 18, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    INSTALL HOOD AND FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM.

    60 E. Ontario St. Issued January 18, 2017 Comment

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