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    My students need a state of the art printer for the computer center in the classroom to engage their curiosity and encourage them to participate in the digital age.
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Chicago gifts that should be on your shopping list this year

The neon-lit bar at Lawrence and Broadway, now a legendary jazz club, has been around for 107 years—and has more stories than any tavern in town. Here are a few from the past three decades.

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...and flaked oats, also processed in-house). —Julia Thiel $5 per pound at Baker Miller (4610 N. Western), bakermillerchicago.com...

...Pearson $14-$54, hidden-folk.com, and Asrai Garden, Humboldt House, Una Mae's, Vividbraille (2064 N. Damen...

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Trolley crawl and Thanksgiving weekend fun

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club 3700 N. Halsted St. 773-525-1111

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Azzurra Enotavola 1467 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-278-5959

Henry's Swing Club 18 W. Hubbard St. 312-955-8018

The Dawson 730 W. Grand Ave. 312-243-8955

Lotties Pub 1925 W. Cortland Ave. 773-489-0738

Timothy O'Toole's 622 N. Fairbanks Court 312-642-0700

Mary's Attic 5400 N. Clark St. 773-784-6969

Luxury Garage Sale 1658 N. Wells St. 312-291-9126

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Strawdog's Desperate Dolls Gets Evil Wrong But Suspense Right

Desperate Dolls, with an over-18 restriction, is being performed at Strawdog Theatre's Hugen Hall, 3829 N. Broadway, through December 23. Performances are Sundays at 12 and 8pm and Mondays and Tuesdays at 8pm. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or by calling 866-811-4111.

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Eyes on the Street: The Case of the Missing Bike Lane Bollards

One of the owners of Azusa Liquor, 4411 North Broadway, told me the bollards on that street were taken out about two weeks ago. No...

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Last winter, one of the snowiest on record, was particularly rough on the city’s protected bike lanes. Snowplows knocked out plenty of PBL posts on streets on Dearborn and Kinzie. By springtime, every single bollard on Milwaukee, the city’s busiest bike lane street, had been obliterated.

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Uptown and Andersonville Gift Guide: Feminist Books, Sexy Games and More

For that very special someone in your life, stop by Early to Bed at 5044 N. Clark St. Beyond the standard adult store offerings, the shop offers specialty items like vegan lube ($3...

...there’s a one-stop shop for all your holiday shopping, it’s Foursided at 5061 N. Clark St. The shop’s custom framing center will help you find the perfect frame for a...

Hey, big spender! Take your favorite foodie to Uptown's hottest restaurant, 42 Grams, 4662 N. Broadway. The reservation-only spot earned two Michelin stars just months after opening, and feels more...

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Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St, is the smartest place to stock up on best sellers for your book club friends...

For the health-conscious member of your family, consider a super hot class pack from Bikram Yoga Andersonville. The studio at 5715 N. Clark St offers 90-minute hot yoga classes seven days a week. A 10-class pack, which expires one year from your first visit, costs $140. A 20-class pack costs $240.

...that fashionable man in your life, check out the newly opened Notre menswear shop at 5202 N. Clark St. Pick up a plaid Band of Outsiders shirt ($275) or a classic pair of dark...

For your super proud Chicago pal, stop by GreenSky at 5357 N. Ashland Ave. The eco-boutique carries an assortment of locally-made products. Pick up Chicago flag soap...

For the pet lovers in your life, stop by Jameson Loves Danger at 5208 N. Clark St. Spoil your furry friend with a fun collar or leash, a cushy bed, a new coat or gourmet treats. The store also features an entire wall of toys for your pet. Tails will wag this holiday season!

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 21, 2014

...5628 N. Clark George’s Ice Cream & Sweets, 5306 N. Clark Foursided Custom Framing Gallery, 5061 N. Clark. Toys can also be dropped off at the 48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman’s office...

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...22, to watch the video and join a conversation about it at the Edgewater Workbench, 1130 W. Thorndale...

...season with a Concert Performance and Celebration on Thursday December 4th at Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood beginning at 3:30pm. Hear performances by Senn Arts, Hayt and Swift Elementary Schools, Sacred...

Now Open! Revival Social Club – 1133 W. Granville Earlier this week, I joined the owners of Revival Social Club to welcome them to...

Announced! Flaco’s Tacos – 1116 W. Granville

...next location in Edgewater! On Wednesday, the CTA Board approved a lease for 1116 and 1120 W. Granville, the two commercial storefronts on the north side of the street. Alderman Harry Osterman first...

...and Sunday, December 6 & 7 from 11-5, being held at the Blue Buddha Boutique, 1127 West Granville.  Featuring Vintage, Craft and Seasonal must haves; Wonderland PopUp Market promises a different kind of...

Audio Archaeology, 1324 W. Devon Ave. – Free ear buds and gift wrapping with purchase of $25 or more

Bark Bark Club, 5943 N. Broadway – 1/2 Price nail trims, cider for humans, cookies and treats for humans and dogs all weekend

Cheetah Gym Edgewater, 5838 N. Broadway – “Keep It Local Deal” – One-year membership, no initiation fee, one personal training session for $499

Clark Devon Hardware, 6401 N. Clark St. – Hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies for shoppers Friday and Saturday

Independent Spirits, Inc., 5947 N. Broadway – Free Independent Spirits, Inc. wine key to the first 20 people to purchase a bottle of wine with cash

Jackalope Theatre Co., 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. – Free coffee with purchase of ticket to current show, Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)

Maddiebird Bakery, 1445 W. Devon Ave. – Free coffee or tea with purchase

Ruff Haus Pets, 1206 W. Granville Ave. – 14% off non-food purchases, in honor of 14 years in business!

Salon Echo, 1134 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. – “Happy Spa Hour” — 30 minute express facial and blow dry style for $65. First five guests to schedule this offer receive #shopedgewater canvas tote with complimentary beauty care products

Sifu Design Studio & Fine Yarns, 6054 N. Broadway – 20% off purchase of $50 or more

Third Coast Comics, 6234 N. Broadway – 20% off graphic novels when you say “Holy cats! Graphic novels are awesome!”

True Nature Foods, 6034 N. Broadway – Free food samples all day

Chicagoland Games: The Dice Dojo, 5550 N. Broadway

Green Element Resale, 6241 N. Broadway

Sophie’s Closet, 6124 N. Broadway

...in our community. You can bring hats and gloves to the 48th Ward office at 5533 N. Broadway. Our office is open Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm and by appointment in the...

...Starting this day, you can drop off toys at three local businesses: The Coffee Studio, 5628 N. Clark George’s Ice Cream & Sweets, 5306 N. Clark Foursided Custom Framing Gallery, 5061 N. Clark...

...at three local businesses: The Coffee Studio, 5628 N. Clark George’s Ice Cream & Sweets, 5306 N. Clark Foursided Custom Framing Gallery, 5061 N. Clark. Toys can also be dropped off at the...

...all the girls supporting Care for Real, Saturday, November 15, 9:30pm at Call Bar, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr.  Proceeds at the door will benefit our organization, a season long winter clothing drive kicks...

...the Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00pm at St. Ita’s, 1220 W. Catalpa (corner at Broadway).  Sponsored by Edgewater Community Religious Association (ECRA), we invite you to celebrate...

...coats (all sizes needed), boots, sweaters, socks, scarves, hats and mittens at Care for Real, 5339 North Sheridan Rd., Mon.-Fri 9:00am-3:45pm and Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm.  Contact Lyle at...

Northside Catholic Academy (1420 W. Granville)

Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 6 10-4pm and Sunday, Dec. 7 9-2:30pm • more info 1401 W. Granville • 773-764-3621 Pancake breakfast, artisans, crafters, used books, photos with Santa, children’s crafts and the famous white elephant where gently used items are sold.

Story Time with Santa December 7, at 12pm and 1:30pm • more info 1206 W Rosedale Ave • 773-334-4543 Li’l Buds are hosting a fun event. There will be story time with Santa, holiday sing along with Mrs. Claus, and crafts with elf. Come enjoy the fun and get your family photo with Santa!

Ebenezer Lutheran Church (1650 W Foster) Looking to buy local handmade goods for gift giving during the 2014 Holiday Season? Well look no further than The Crafters and Musicians Holiday Pop Up Market!  This market is featuring 26 artists and two musical acts!

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Chicago's Ultimate Neighborhood Gift Guide: Presents From Pratt to Pullman

...there’s a one-stop shop for all your holiday needs, it’s Foursided at 5061 N Clark St. The shop’s custom framing center will help you find the perfect frame for a...

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...that fashionable man in your life, check out the newly opened Notre menswear shop at 5202 N Clark St. Pick up a plaid Band of Outsiders shirt ($275) or a classic pair of dark...

...where Chicago Poker Store finds its home. Get some expert advice from owner Fred at 6440 W. Diversey Ave. in Belmont Cragin, where you can buy everything from card decks ($17 to $30) to...

...Pick up a 22-once bomber bottle at Maria's Community Bar and Packaged Goods, 960 W. 31st St. and select liquor stores throughout the city...

Previously a home-based business, Life Organics opened its organic and natural beauty products store in Chatham (435 E. 75th St.) in March. The store sells all natural hair oil, shampoo, skin cream, body lotion, shaving cream, shower gel and body wash. Prices range from $6 per item to $30.

Freehling Pot and Pan, 1365 E. 53rd St., is one of the oldest retailers in the neighborhood. We love their collection of four...

...tires ($13-$30) by Humboldt Park artist Alexis Ellers. The pop-up shop, open at 1457 E. 53rd St. through Jan. 9, also has a selection of seasonal soaps like vanilla hazelnut, cranberry fig...

Twosided, 2958 N. Clark St., helps you spread the Chicago cheer with dozens of city-centric holiday cards and ornaments...

Wigglyville, 3337 N. Broadway, has everything you’ll need to keep your pup warm this winter. Jackets and hoodies from Canada Pooch are lined in super-soft Sherpa (prices vary). And adjustable wool scarves ($15) by Chilly Dog Sweaters fit every breed from Chihuahuas to Great Danes.

Art Effect, 934 W. Armitage Ave., has something for everybody — even if that certain everybody has everything. This independent shop is...

...that Don Draper himself would covet. Buy online or look for them at Sacred Art, 4619 N. Lincoln Ave. Fill with Koval whiskey or Letherbee gin...

Shopping for someone on their game, gear wise? Check out the city's latest streetwear at Marco DiPaolo's Mint Clothing, 1058 W. Taylor St. At the lively shop, the 20-year-old shop owner stocks limited-edition T-shirts ($15-45) from Chicago designers, in addition to his own Mint brand.

...with this handmade Dibs ornament ($12) from Replica Chicago, which opened its Jefferson Park store, 4425 N. Milwaukee Ave., in 2012, and has been the go-to source for Chicagophiles for all over the...

Walking into Humboldt House, 1045 N. California Ave., can be a bit overwhelming. You'll find yourself wanting to move in, or at...

Logan Square’s longtime flower flower shop Fleur recently moved to a new, larger location, 3149 W. Logan Blvd., making this the perfect time to stop in for some gorgeous gifts. Fleur’s knowledgeable...

...mason jar herb kits ($20) at the recently expanded vintage and handmade boutique Modern Cooperative, 1215 W. 18th St. The recipient of your Secret Santa generosity will thank you when they're growing organic...

...stationery (25 sets for $55 or 50 for $90) from Steel Petal Press in Pilsen, 2150 S. Canalport Ave. Created using old school hand-set type, the sets can be customized dozens of ways...

For the audiophile on the list, Audio Archaeology (1324 W. Devon Ave.) has you covered. Owner John Arnsdorff collects vintage audio electronics, records and more. He even...

Dovetail, 1452 W. Chicago Ave., is a great place to find vintage glassware and an awesome 1950s cardigan, but the...

Vividbraille, 2064 N. Damen Ave., makes a custom-line of winter hats for men, such as a wool woven beanies...

...firehouse selling T-shirts, hats and other Chicago Fire Department clothing. He opened a store, 3145 W. 111th St., in 2009 and died one year later. His brother and sister-in-law, Joe and...

Belle Up, 1915 W. 103rd St., stocks mostly maternity and women's clothing at its new location in Beverly. However, the...

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