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Barack and Michelle Obama’s love affair—with each other, and the city—hits the big screen

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...Theater). Their fabled first kiss outside a Baskin-Robbins occurs not at the corner of Dorchester and 53rd (the spot has been marked with a commemorative plaque since 2012) but at 53rd and...

...and 53rd (the spot has been marked with a commemorative plaque since 2012) but at 53rd and Woodlawn, where the film crew turned a Harold's Chicken Shack into a Baskin-Robbins for...

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    Barack and Michelle Obama's love affair-with each other, and the city-hits the big screen
    Plenty of couples banter, woo, and fall in love in Chicago, despite the vast majority of American films locating romance elsewhere (most often in New York). But in dramatizing the first date of Barack and Michelle Obama in the summer of 1989, when they were colleagues at a Loop law firm, writer-director Richard Tanne returned to the city where the couple met and, three years later, married.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    work to front building: replace rotted decorative metal paws, replace asphalt shingle roof, replace all basement windows , repair / replace interior non structural existing features.- all work same as existing (no mep under this permit; subject to field inspections

    1124 N. Damen Ave. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 10/24/2016 ERECTION STARTS: 8/27/2016, ERECTION ENDS: 8/29/2016. ANSARI WEDDING TENT. 1-30X60 TENT. PARTYTIME/HDO PRODUCTIONS.*** SELF-CERTIFIED TENT PERMIT ** CONDITIONAL APPROVAL ** SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTION ** AOR CERTIFICATION OF INSPECTION REQUIRED.

    1601 N. Clark St. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    LOW-VOLTAGE CABLING FOR AV SYSTEM IN UNIT 12E

    179 E. Lake Shore Dr. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    ERECT NEW 2 STORY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE W/BASEMENT ON EXISTING FOUNDATION IN THE SAME SIZE, AREA, VOLUME AND HEIGHT AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED UNDER PERMIT#100568760 AND PERMIT#100628966

    2023 W. Wabansia Ave. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    NEW SERVICE, OUTLETS, SWITCHES, AND LIGHTING PER NEW LAYOUT.

    1414 N. Ashland Ave. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment
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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • iUtilize iPads

    Ms. Aronovitz is asking for $693.51:
    My students need an iPad and case protector to use in math and literacy centers!
    Ogden International School of Chicago - East Campus Comment
  • Art Supplies I Can't Live Without

    Ms. Kolosso is asking for $596.44:
    My students need a classroom paper cutter, paint, paint brushes, water cups, an electric pencil sharpener, crayons, and paper palettes.
    Columbus Elementary School Comment

15 hours ago

This Week’s Top Sales and Local Shopping Events

Anne Fontaine (909 N. Michigan Ave., annefontaine.com) has items on sale both in store and online. Selections include a gold floral belt (reduced from $495 to $297), a wrap-over Milano skirt (reduced from $450 to $315) and an embroidered crepe blouse (reduced from $450 to $315).

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118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 41.88379260000001, -87.63152830000001

Sephora (sephora.com) will open a store at 600 North Michigan Avenue on Friday. Sure, there’s a Sephora just north of there at Water Tower Place...

Art Effect (934 W. Armitage St., shoparteffect.com) is offering an extra 50 percent off sale merchandise, in-store only, while...

The Randolph Street Market (randolphstreetmarket.com) returns to the West Loop’s Plumber’s Hall (1340 W. Washington St.) for a “Back to Cool!” theme market August 27 and 28. More than 300 vendors...

    This Week's Top Sales and Local Shopping Events
    Sephora ( sephora.com) will open a store at 600 North Michigan Avenue on Friday. Sure, there's a Sephora just north of there at Water Tower Place-and also slightly south, at the Shops at North Bridge-but this 10,040-square-foot, street-level store has a little something different. And it's not just its size.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

15 hours ago

This Week’s Best Design News and Shopping Events

Walter E. Smithe (2009 N. Clybourn Ave., smithe.com) is offering a special “Jeff Lewis Design Event” in honor of its partnership...

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118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60611, 41.88379260000001, -87.63152830000001

The Randolph Street Market (1340 W. Washington Blvd., randolphstreetmarket.com) is back this Saturday and Sunday with its usual 300+ vendors including Common...

After two years in Humboldt Park, Apartment 528 (2620 W. North Ave., apt528.com) is moving to Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. To prepare for the big...

Classic Remix (706 N. Wells St., classicremixchicago.com) is having its best sale of the season now through Labor Day. Enjoy 30 to 60 percent off pillows and 20 to 70 percent off select vases, bookends, blankets, art, and gifts to spruce up your space. Stock is limited and all sales are final.

MegMade (2415 W. Barry Ave. megmade.com), a custom furniture and restoration shop, is now offering discounted design services until...

    This Week's Best Design News and Shopping Events
    Feeling lucky today? Brazilian furniture distributor and showroom Sossego (222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza #1445, sossegodesign.com) is celebrating the Rio 2016 Olympic games by giving away a classic Gisele lounge chair designed by Aristeu Pires, named after the supermodel who took her last strides down the catwalk at this year's opening ceremony.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

18 hours ago

A taste of Amorino gelato

...its signature style: a delicious gelato flower.Amorino is located in the Gold Coast at 838 N State Street, Chicago, IL 60610.For more information, please go to amorino.com...

    A taste of Amorino gelato
    Summer isn't over just yet. You can get some of the best gelato in the world - straight from Paris - right in Chicago's Gold Coast. Amorino Chicago's owner, Lisa Gasparian, stopped by Windy City LIVE with some very sweet treats. Each gelato is served in its signature style: a delicious gelato flower.
    http://abc7chicago.com

22 hours ago

Pawn Shop at Polish Triangle Days Numbered, Owner Wants to Move On

The owner of Value Pawn wants to move from the Polish Triangle location because "the neighborhood doesn't support it," said Steve Rebarchak, a broker for Levin Associates trying to find a tenant or buyer for the building at 1219 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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NOBLE SQUARE — A pawn shop at Milwaukee and Ashland avenues is looking to close and a new tenant is being sought for the building it occupies.

    Pawn Shop at Polish Triangle Days Numbered, Owner Wants to Move On
    NOBLE SQUARE - A pawn shop at Milwaukee and Ashland avenues is looking to close and a new tenant is being sought for the building it occupies. The owner of Value Pawn wants to move from the Polish Triangle location because "the neighborhood doesn't support it," said Steve Rebarchak, a broker for Levin Associates trying to find a tenant or buyer for the building at 1219 N.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

22 hours ago

Blue Collar Bears Fan Of The Week

Gibson’s Restaurant Group, 1050 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60610

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Administrator: WBBM NEWSRADIO 780 and 105.9FM, 180 North Stetson, Suite 1100

    Blue Collar Bears Fan Of The Week
    The Village of Bedford Park's Blue Collar Bears Fan Of The Week contest has officially kicked off! Nominate yourself, a Family member, or Friend for a chance to win a weekly prize of (1) $50 Gift Card to Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House and (1) $50 Gift Card to Lux Bar.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

23 hours ago

Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber shared The Silve...

Our friend Tim from Transit Tees was on television this morning talking about our WPB Sidewalk Sales Last Call event this Saturday from noon-6pm. Stores on all our famous streets of Damen, Division, Milwaukee & North.

28 hours ago

Hudson and Huron: A River, A Lake, and Two Chicago Skyscrapers

400 W Huron represents the lessons learned from our success at 30 W Oak.

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Hudson and Huron: A River, A Lake, and Two Chicago Skyscrapers

750 North Hudson and 400 West Huron under construction (Courtesy of Joe Zekas/YoChicago!)

750 North Hudson and 400 West Huron under construction (Courtesy of Joe Zekas/YoChicago!)

    Hudson and Huron: A River, A Lake, and Two Chicago Skyscrapers
    This skyscraper construction update is a two-fer: The Hudson, at 750 North Hudson Avenue; and 400 West Huron... at 400 West Huron Street. We have frequent tip line flyer Joe Zekas from YoChicago! to thank for the double-shot of construction goodness. It's hard to tell who's leading this River North race, as 400 West Huron [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

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