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Volunteers needed for Lombard Civil War event

Anyone interested in helping is asked to attend one of two volunteer training sessions this week at the Carriage House, located behind the Victorian Cottage at 23 W. Maple St. The sessions are scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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New Elgin shop offers pastries, sandwiches and more

Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Sweets & More is also at Fox Valley Flea Market at 840 N. State St. Saturday and Sundays. For more information visit 911sweets.com or facebook.com/911sweets.

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Green city clothes collection bin

A green city clothes collection bin just appeared in the corner of my street. Anyone knows how these bins are distributed and how I can request its removal? I don't want to sound indifferent to the good they may be doing. I donate regularly to brown elephant and Salvation Army which are both a few blocks away, but we have a rat problem already and I don't see that this is helping. Any ideas anyone ?

6 hours ago

Dinosaur BBQ Has a Killer Brisket Sandwich

...W. Weed St., 312-462-1053; dinosaurbarbque.com/bbq-chicago) when it opened near the North and Clybourn intersection this spring. After all, what could a chain barbecue joint from New York have...

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The butcher knives were out for Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (923 W. Weed St., 312-462-1053; dinosaurbarbque.com/bbq-chicago) when it opened near the North and Clybourn...

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Rendering Reveals: 15 Luxury Condos Coming to Lincoln Park's Burling Street

...Inc. have teamed up with architects Pappageorge Haymes Partners to build a new project at 1615 North Burling Street. Located just a couple of blocks away from the most expensive home on the market...

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Amtrak passengers stuck on train for 14 hours

...carrying corn derailed at the Prairie Central Co-op elevator located near Route 66 and 2000 North Road.The Union Pacific Train was traveling about 5 miles per hour when it left the...

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Ten cool things to do in Chicago in July

Through 8/28, Lookingglass Theatre Company, Water Tower Works, 821 N. Michigan, 312-337-0665, lookingglasstheatre.org, $50-$60.

Sat 7/25-Sun 7/26, North and Damen, wickerparkbucktown.com/fest, $5 donation.

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Wed 7/8-Sun 7/12: Wed-Fri 11 AM-9 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-9 PM, Grant Park, Columbus and Jackson, cityofchicago.org, $25-$50 for music.

Sat 7/11, 10 AM, Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan, artfestival.com, free.

Open run: Fri 10:30 PM, Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee, gorillatango.com, $28.

Fri 6/17-Sun 6/19, Fri 3 PM-10 PM, Sat-Sun noon-10 PM, Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph, pitchforkmusicfestival.com, $65 daily.

Through 10/31: Wed and Sat 7 AM-1 PM, 1750 N. Clark, 773-880-1266.

Thu 7/23, 5 PM, Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan, mocp.org, free.

7/30-7/31: Thu 7 and 11 PM, Fri 7 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, kevinhartnation.com, $59.50-$150.

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