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Take 5: Hancock change OK'd, closed school sold, lead paint problems

Our sister publication: 111 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 820, Chicago, IL 60604 • (312) 427-4830 • editor@catalyst-chicago.org

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CPS board members approved on Wednesday the selling of 125 S. Clark and the first of 50-some schools shuttered during the 2013 mass school closings.The...

...to a Chicago Sun-Times report. Central office workers will be spread out, some at 42 W. Madison and others in two closed schools, one in Humboldt Park and the other in Bridgeport...

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Introducing Vice District Brewing Co.

1454 S. Michigan Ave., 312-291-9022 This article appears in the November 2014 issue of Chicago magazine. Subscribe to Chicago magazine.

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Crumbs Water Tower Returns; The Marq Opens in the Loop Tomorrow; More

WEST LOOP—Chicago's third Blaze Pizza opens today at 24 S. Clinton inside Presidential Towers. Social media followers get a free pizza tomorrow between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Blaze is known for cooking pizzas in 180 seconds, hence the name. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—The city-wide Peet's Coffee & Tea takeover continues. Three more locations are now open (1328 S. Halsted, 41 E. 8th and 600 N. Kingsbury) while two more (10 S. LaSalle and 222 S. Riverside) are imminent. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—The city-wide Peet's Coffee & Tea takeover continues. Three more locations are now open (1328 S. Halsted, 41 E. 8th and 600 N. Kingsbury) while two more (10 S. LaSalle and 222 S. Riverside) are imminent. [EaterWire]

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...in NYC last week, famous TV entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis resurrected the Water Tower Place location (835 N. Michigan) this morning. A Crumbs is also heading to Highland Park (469 Central Avenue) sometime in...

LOOP—The Marq, the new restaurant in the landmark Marquette Building (60 W. Adams), soft opens tomorrow. Expect American bistro food at lunch and dinner, a decent beer selection on tap, craft cocktails and more. [EaterWire]

UPTOWN—Now you can drink, get your ink, and watch other people get tatted on a 60-inch flat screen at Drink & Ink at 4443 N. Broadway. The bar is an extension of the Tattoo Factory next door. [DNAinfo]

AROUND TOWN—The city-wide Peet's Coffee & Tea takeover continues. Three more locations are now open (1328 S. Halsted, 41 E. 8th and 600 N. Kingsbury) while two more (10 S. LaSalle and 222 S. Riverside) are imminent. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—The city-wide Peet's Coffee & Tea takeover continues. Three more locations are now open (1328 S. Halsted, 41 E. 8th and 600 N. Kingsbury) while two more (10 S. LaSalle and 222 S. Riverside) are imminent. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN—The city-wide Peet's Coffee & Tea takeover continues. Three more locations are now open (1328 S. Halsted, 41 E. 8th and 600 N. Kingsbury) while two more (10 S. LaSalle and 222 S. Riverside) are imminent. [EaterWire]

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What Time is Lunch?

PISTIL Magazine will celebrate the release of its fifth issue, "Idol," at the Hothouse, 31 E. Balbo, with a gallery exhibit and silent auction benefiting the American Red Cross. Featured artists include...

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The Reader moves out of its longtime offices at 11 E. Illinois today, heading for the Sun-Times Building a few blocks away. The paper's staff has been blogging about the process all week.

...have cool stuff to peruse. Send five copies of your zine to the theater at 5153 N. Ashland, 60640, and bring free joy (and, of course, your unique perspective on the world) to...

In a stark take on the remaining public housing near Halsted and Division, the New York Times says, "the Plan for Transformation, a national model in its scope and original ambition, is off schedule and in need of more money."

Biannual publication AREA Chicago is holding a fundraiser at Danny's Tavern, 1951 W. Dickens, tonight from 10pm to 2am. It's free to get in, but 25 percent of the bar proceeds will go to AREA -- so drink up!

...Hawe; original music from Cepia, Sienna, and Detalles; and more. Released as part of the 2005 May 1st Reboot and CSS Reboot, the launch party for the new volume takes place Tuesday...

...work must not be previously published. Entries go to Chicago Literary Awards, Another Chicago Magazine, 3709 N. Kenmore, Chicago, 60613...

THE2NDHAND celebrates the release of its 15th issue, "LE2EMEMAIN," tonight at Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted, tonight (Sunday). Editors Todd Dills and Jeb Gleason-Allured are joined by Joe Meno and...

City Newsstand, 4018 N. Cicero in Chicago, and Chicago-Main Newsstand, 380 N. Chicago in Evanston, are great resources for hard-to-find magazines and newspapers, but little did you know they also have a pretty good website. Check out their Top Tabloid Headlines of 2003 -- FEBRUARY TO BE CANCELED!

...6, 7:30 pm, 1350 N. Wells) and Quimby's (November 8, 8:00 pm, 1854 North Ave.), plus an open house at Women and Children First (November 8, 1-2 pm, 5233...

...Ave.), plus an open house at Women and Children First (November 8, 1-2 pm, 5233 N. Clark). Sponsored by Chicago NOW...

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West Town man killed, another wounded in Richton Park shooting

The 32-year-old man was later identified as Henry Bailey, of the 100 block of North Campbell Avenue in Chicago's West Town neighborhood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

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Richton Park fatal shooting victim identified as Henry Bailey

...in south suburban Richton Park has been identified at Henry Bailey, 32. Bailey, of the 100-block of North Campbell Avenue in Chicago, was shot and killed outside the store in the 3600-block of Sauk...

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Golub & Company Get Permits for 40 Story Tower at 1001 South State

Golub & Company Get Permits for 40 Story Tower at 1001 South State

Peet's Coffee and Tea Opens at 8th and Wabash

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Peregrine Falcon Having a Snack at 5 E. 14th Place...

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10 Things to Do

...despite their dapper tuxedos. October 30, 5 p.m. $18, Shedd members $9. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., 312-939-2438...

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...23, 5:30 p.m. Free, but space is limited and RSVP required. Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., 312–335–1650...

...comedy, seeing him live is better. October 25, 8 p.m. $25-$35. Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St., 773-327-3175...

...the current state of musical theater. Through Nov. 2. $33-$100. Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., 800-775-2000...

...restaurant. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free. Tru, 676 N. St. Clair St. Reservations for lunch at Tru during the auction is $75 and can be made by...

...of India. Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. $20. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St., 312-334-7777. Here's a sample from "Raag Rageshri...

...the school break, this is a good bet. Dec. 17-21. $25-$75. Chicago Theatre (175 N. State St.), 800-745-3000...

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