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For $10 a night, you can stay in Van Gogh's bedroom

...Affairs Amanda Hicks. The rest of the apartment, which is located in a building at State Street and Grand Avenue, includes all the modern amenities you’re used to: an updated kitchen, bathroom and living...

    For $10 a night, you can stay in Van Gogh's bedroom
    Vincent Van Gogh wants you to spend the night. No, really. Running in tandem with “Van Gogh’s Bedrooms,” an exhibit opening Feb. 14 at the Art Institute of Chicago , there’s a rentable room on Airbnb  that’s a replica of the real thing—just as Van Gogh painted it.
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Ash Wednesday Chicago: Where to Get Ashes, Pope's Idea for What to Give Up

Shake Shack, 65 E. Ohio St., Courtesy of Urban Village Church South Loop

Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash Ave.

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St. Peter's in the Loop, 110 W. Madison Ave.

Old St. Patrick's Church 700 W. Adams St.

Assumption Catholic Church, 323 W. Illinois St.

Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1500 S. Michigan Ave.

    Ash Wednesday Chicago: Where to Get Ashes, Pope's Idea for What to Give Up
    CHICAGO - Feb. 10 is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, and opens a season of fasting and prayers for many Christians. Roman Catholics, and others, wear ashes on the foreheads, symbolizing the dust from which God made humans.
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Jones College Prep Will Keep All Teachers Despite $321K Cut, Principal Says

• Salazar Elementary, 160 W. Wendell St.: $42,166 (2.1 percent)

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P. Joseph Powers told his local school council Tuesday that the selective-enrollment high school at 700 S. State St. can absorb the mid-year budget cut without shedding staff by tapping into about $400,000 it has saved in recent years.

• South Loop Elementary, 1212 S. Plymouth Court: $128,146 (3.1 percent)

• National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak Road: $59,516 (1.7 percent)

    Jones College Prep Will Keep All Teachers Despite $321K Cut, Principal Says
    DOWNTOWN - Jones College Prep will keep all its staff despite being ordered to slash more than $321,000 from its budget this week, the principal of the Downtown school said Tuesday. P. Joseph Powers told his local school council Tuesday that the selective-enrollment high school at 700 S. State St.
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Dining news: Halsted's closing; Valentine's Day options

—At Sable Kitchen & Bar, 505 N. State St., Chef Lawrence Letrero has crafter a five-course Valentine's Day prix fixe for $55/person, with an optional cocktail pairing for $45. ( The regular menu will be offered a la carte as well. ) See SableChicago.com .

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...as Andersonville's Replay and Elixir—announced that it will close Halsted's Bar & Grill, 3441 N. Halsted St., on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 10 p.m. The company will introduce a new neighborhood...

...GreenRiver, 259 E. Erie, has added Pastry Chef Ji Hyun Yoon. Yoon most recently served as Executive Pastry Chef...

...Cocoa + Co., 1651 N. Wells St., is offering chocolate-related items for Valentine's Day. They include lips filled with coffee...

—Magnolia Bakery, at Block 37 at 108 N. State St., is offering various treats for Valentine's Day, including chocolate bars ( $5.25 each ), red-velvet whoopie pies ( $4 each ), heart cookies ( $6/bag ) and cupcakes ( $3.75 each ).

—ENO Wine Room, 505 N. Michigan Ave., is offering a flight of sparkling Rose wines from around the world with a choice of a paired chocolate flight ( $20 ) for Valentine's Day. Also, ENO is currently offering boxes of Sweet Margy's toffee with any purchase of sparkling wine.

—Bring your sweetheart to Revolucion Steakhouse. 3443 N. Broadway, or El Mariachi, 3420 N. Broadway, and celebrate Valentine's Day with a special three-course prix fixe menu for $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Also, the regular menu will be available.

—Bring your sweetheart to Revolucion Steakhouse. 3443 N. Broadway, or El Mariachi, 3420 N. Broadway, and celebrate Valentine's Day with a special three-course prix fixe menu for $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Also, the regular menu will be available.

...Acadia, 1639 S. Wabash Ave., will feature a five-course Valentine's Day tasting menu for $115 per person, or...

...Earls Kitchen + Bar, 1538 N. Clybourn Ave., will feature a heart-shaped stenciled design on its Century Sour ( $10 ), a pisco-based...

...at 6:30 p.m. in the legendary Empire Room within the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe St. Diners seated at intimate tables arranged for two or four people enjoy a romance inspired...

...For Valentine's Day, Sepia, 123 N. Jefferson St., will offer a five-course tasting menu experience highlighting seasonal ingredients with a modern twist...

...The Ritz Carlton Chicago's Deca restaurant, 160 E. Pearson St., is offering a special Valentine's Day menu. Deca's three-course prix fixe menu...

...At 312 Chicago, 136 N. LaSalle St., Chef Luca Corazzina has created a romantic Italian prix fixe menu, "Menu di Valentino," with...

—Salero, 621 W. Randolph St., is offering Valentine's Day menu specials. They include Maine lobster, clam and calamari paella for two ( $60 ); and grill strip loin with rapini, salt-crusted potatoes and mojo sauce ( $42 ), among other dishes. See SaleroChicago.com .

...Beef & Barley Chicago & Gastropub, 3001 N. Ashland Ave., is doing a Walk of Shame brunch on Sunday, Feb. 14 ( Valentine's Day ). It...

...Chinese New Year's dinner—honoring the "Year of the Monkey"—at the Phoenix Restaurant, 2131 S. Archer Ave., on Saturday, Feb. 20. There will be cocktails and registration at 6:30 p.m...

...Commonwealth Tavern, 2000 W. Roscoe St., invites people to watch the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 7...

...by Rich Labriola and Chef Chris Macchia—joins the micro food hall Labriola Chicago at 535 N. Michigan Ave. The Deep Dish Pan Pizza uses focaccia dough with no side crust, and the classic...

—ZED451, 730 N. Clark St., has happy-hour specials—and the drinks mostly cost $4.51 at 4:30-7 p.m. The drinks are Manhattans ( Mondays ), margaritas ( Tuesdays ), half off select bottles of wine ( Wednesdays ), all draft and bottled beer ( Thursdays ) and Grey Goose drinks ( Fridays ).

...Flores, a mezcal-focused bar concept in the existing bar portion of Johnny's Grill, 2545 N. Kedzie Ave. Johnny's guests will be able to eat and order food from Jordan's adjoining...

...announced his new restaurant, Giant, opening this spring in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood at 3209 W. Armitage Ave. Joining Vincent ( Nightwood ) in the kitchen is chef/partner Ben Lustbader, whose experience includes Citronelle...

    Dining news: Halsted's closing; Valentine's Day options - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    LKH Management-the group behind Lake View's Hydrate, Replay, Elixir Lounge and VII as well as Andersonville's Replay and Elixir-announced that it will close Halsted's Bar & Grill, 3441 N. Halsted St., on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 10 p.m. The company will introduce a new neighborhood-oriented food and beverage concept this spring.
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