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Gary Renovating Homes On Block Michael Jackson Grew Up On Ahead Of Three-Day Festival

Pence inspected the work, hung a piece of siding on the new home, at 2332 Jackson St., then met the pop star’s mother, who is in town for the festival, which...

...said talking with her as he sat on the sofa in the living room of 2300 Jackson Street was a “pinch me moment...

The Jackson family has rehabilitated their old homestead, on the southwest corner of 23rd Avenue and Jackson Street, and the home next door, at 2306 Jackson. The family has purchased 2312 Jackson and intends to rehab that home as well, Freeman-Wilson said.

The Jackson family has rehabilitated their old homestead, on the southwest corner of 23rd Avenue and Jackson Street, and the home next door, at 2306 Jackson. The family has purchased 2312 Jackson and intends to rehab that home as well, Freeman-Wilson said.

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School rating system gets tweaked

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City Scenes

Minister Shelia of Plainfield (left) and Scott McGlaughlin of Athens Ohio have a conversation at Canal Street and Jackson Boulevard while waiting for a Megabus to Ohio where Shelia is going to visit family and McGlaughlin is heading home. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Hanover Park homeowners get discount on solar panels

On Sept. 8, Hanover Park will host a Solar Chicago workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the police department, 2011 W. Lake St.

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U of I nurses vote to authorize strike; contract talks continue

A spokeswoman for the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 1740 W. Taylor St, said the hospital has a contingency in plan if there is a strike, but did not provide any additional details.

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Which Sloop Civic Project Will Have the Biggest Impact on the Neighborhood?

Quiet foundations and breast cancer awareness at 1000 South Clark

Something Coming to Empty Lot at 624 S. Wabash?

Nike Air Pop Store Opens at 900 S. Wabash

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Michael Jackson tribute Aug. 28-30 in Gary, Indiana

Katherine Jackson has announced that The 5th Annual Michael Jackson "King of Pop" Tribute Festival of the Arts will take place in Gary, Indiana, on Aug. 28-30 at 2300 Jackson St, Michael's birth home.

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DINING Freshii's Alex Blair on expanding empire

Alex Blair: In the Loop, at Monroe and Clinton. That was my first location, Armitage was my second and this is my third.

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The health-food entrepreneur managed to carve out a few minutes recently to talk with Windy City Times at the Freshii at 50 E. Washington St., which opened just several weeks ago.

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Is FruVe Finally Opening?

Last night I was walking past 1130 S. Wabash around 10:00 PM and saw some guys cleaning off the inside glass of the...

Quiet foundations and breast cancer awareness at 1000 South Clark

Something Coming to Empty Lot at 624 S. Wabash?

Nike Air Pop Store Opens at 900 S. Wabash

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Dining news: Shaw's Labor Day special; Bar Takito opens

...Brewing Co. is slated to open Friday, Aug. 29, at 4 p.m. Located at 1454 S. Michigan Ave., Vice District Brewing Co. occupies a landmark building and pays homage to the history of...

...American Bacon Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 6, at Union Station's Great Hall, 225 S. Canal St. VIP admission starts at 6:30 p.m., with general admission beginning at 7 p...

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...Bar Takito has opened at 201 N. Morgan St. in the West Loop. The restaurant is a Latin inspired shared-plate concept from Chef...

...French restaurant Bistro Campagne, 4518 N. Lincoln Ave., has several August specials. Among them are De Bruin Farm-raised rabbit pappardelle, Dotson Farm...

...first annual Mac & Cheese Fest to be held Saturday, Oct. 4, at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., at 12-3 p.m. Tickets will be available through TicketMaster Sept. 1 for $50...

...Shock Top Oyster Fest returns for its 16th year on Saturday, Sept. 6, to the 2000 block of West Roscoe Street ( at Damen Avenue ) in the Roscoe Village neighborhood. Brews will be available courtesy of this...

...courtesy of this year's beer sponsor, Shock Top, and the Village Tap Bar & Grill, 2055 W. Roscoe St. will sell raw oysters. Fest hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; a portion...

...SpritzBurger, 3819 N. Broadway, is hosting a seafood boil Sunday, Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m. Chef Dan Smith...

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