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Fire and Police Training Academy 2018 open for high school sophomores

1300 W. Jackson Blvd

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3601 Milwaukee Ave

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    Fire and Police Training Academy 2018 open for high school sophomores
    High school sophomores have an opportunity to learn more about the Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy(CPFTA) and being part of the Cadet Class of 2018. The two-year program is for students interested in careers in public safety, law enforcement, criminal justice and fire science.
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The Best Nachos In Chicago

Old Fifth is at 1027 W. Madison St.

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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.

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

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

11. Sangamon and Jackson, Greektown

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...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...

...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

8. Ashland and Cortland, Wicker Park

9. Ardmore and Sheridan, Edgewater

10. LaSalle and Clark, Lincoln Park

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.
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    Logan Boulevard & Western Avenue... especially for bikers. Something has to be done!

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Bring the little ones to the Tot's Valentines...

Bring the little ones to the Tot's Valentines Party at the Whitney Young gym (210 S. Loomis) starting tonight at 6 pm.


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What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week

Gina Stefani, daughter of venerated restaurateur Phil Stefani, has opened her American food spot Mad Social (1140 W. Madison St., West Loop).

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Hopewell Brewing Co. (2760 N. Milwaukee Ave., Logan Square) is now ready, pouring three tap beers in pints, half-pints, and (soon) growlers. The head-brewer/co-owner is a Brooklyn Brewery alum, and his rotating offerings will favor lagers.

Kate’s Thai Kitchen (1132 N. Ashland Ave., West Town), a BYO lunch and dinner restaurant, has taken up residence in the former space of late-night Mexican haunt La Pasadita. (La Pasadita’s location across the street is still open.)

...early sneak peek, she’s got plans for a pop-up at White Oak Tavern (1200 W. Webster Ave., Lincoln Park) on February 21. Tickets are available here...

Screw Punxsutawney Phil’s prognostications. The surest way to know when spring is coming is the seasonal reopening of Original Rainbow Cone (9233 S. Western Ave., Beverly, 773-238-7075). This year, the big day will be March 5.

    What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week
    Hopewell Brewing Co. (2760 N. Milwaukee Ave., Logan Square) is now ready, pouring three tap beers in pints, half-pints, and (soon) growlers. The head-brewer/co-owner is a Brooklyn Brewery alum, and his rotating offerings will favor lagers. Kate's Thai Kitchen (1132 N.
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Weekend picks: Clayton English brings comedy to Schaumburg

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

    Weekend picks: Clayton English brings comedy to Schaumburg's Improv
    Catch up with Clayton English, a winner of NBC's "Last Comic Standing," when he performs a series of weekend shows starting on Thursday at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield Mall, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $22-$24 plus a two-item purchase; $60 Valentine's dinner package available for the first evening shows Friday through Sunday.
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