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    Ms. Pena is asking for $706.68:
    My students need a reading skills activity center, intervention reading folders, math practice cards, practice journals and other resources to help students learn at their pace and grade level.
    Ruben Salazar Bilingual Center Comment

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Former condo plan near Groupon HQ moving forward as apartments

The parking lot at 847-861 N. Larrabee Street across from Groupon’s headquarters at 600 W. Chicago is finally seeing some action as...

Once complete, 857 N. Larrabee will join a handful of nearby projects such as The Hudson — a 25-story apartment...

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The parking lot at 847-861 N. Larrabee Street across from Groupon’s headquarters at 600 W. Chicago is finally seeing some action as workers have begun prepping the site for a future...

...of nearby projects such as The Hudson — a 25-story apartment tower under construction at 750 N. Hudson — and a 23-story residential development slated for 460 W. Chicago Avenue. As these and...

...tower under construction at 750 N. Hudson — and a 23-story residential development slated for 460 W. Chicago Avenue. As these and other developments move forward, the once clear demarcation between Chicago’s River...

    Parking lot near Groupon HQ making way for apartments
    Though developer the Domus Group began marketing 847 N. Larrabee St. in 2015 as "Strata" - a 27-unit condominium building - the project has since shifted its programming to feature rentals units and ground floor retail.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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Shutter Report: Piggyback BBQ on Wells; Doodle's in Old Town; More

OLD TOWN— After a six-month stint, Doodle's Doughnuts will close at 1419 N. Wells St. Owner Dana Lanier wrote in a Facebook post about financial struggles and the challenge of being a single mother as reason for the shutter. Doodle's last day will be on Sunday.

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THE LOOP— Piggyback BBQ has closed at 176 N. Wells St. The shutter happened a couple weeks ago. It’s a spinoff of the Piggyback Tavern...

...the Piggyback Tavern over in suburban Oak Park that remains unaffected. Meanwhile, another location at 500 W. Madison St. is temporary closed. They will reopen, an employee at the Oak Park location said...

WEST LOOP— Trattoria Isabella announced its closure via Facebook. Saturday will be the Italian restaurant’s final day at 217 N. Jefferson St. Ownership wrote they already have a new location, but haven’t revealed any more details.

WICKER PARK— Division Ale House is closing on Sunday, according to DNAinfo. The owner, who also runs High Noon Saloon on Milwaukee Avenue, may bring a new concept to the space at 1942 W. Division St.

NORTH CENTER— Namo Thai Cuisine has closed, as owners said they will pursue other projects. They had been open for five years at 3900 N. Lincoln Ave.

    Shutter Report: Piggyback BBQ on Wells; Doodle's in Old Town; More
    Trattoria Isabella will move while Division Ale House and Namo Thai close
    http://chicago.eater.com

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Reported “Dooring” Bike Crashes Dropped Significantly from 2011 to 2014

...Chicago. In 2008 graphic designer Clinton Miceli, 22, was doored by a driver on the 900 block of North LaSalle and run over and killed by a second driver. In 2012 attorney Neill Townshend, 32...

...a second driver. In 2012 attorney Neill Townshend, 32, swerved to avoid being doored near Oak and Wells and was fatally struck by a truck driver. In 2013 Dustin Valenta, a courier and...

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...driver. In 2013 Dustin Valenta, a courier and actor was doored by one driver at 1443 North Milwaukee, then run over by another motorist who fled the scene.  This month, a 20-year...

36 hours ago

In Snowden, a private life obscures a public scandal

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    In Snowden, a private life obscures a public scandal
    I feel the modern media has a big focus on personalities," Edward Snowden tells journalist Glenn Greenwald in Laura Poitras's Oscar-winning documentary Citizenfour . "I'm a little concerned the more we focus on that, the more they're gonna use that as a distraction."
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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Petition: Preserve evidence of CPS teacher’s bathroom videotaping

The teacher alleges she was illegally recorded in a bathroom of Ogden International School, 24 W. Walton, by a camera set up by Elliot Nott, who taught kindergarten through fifth grade.

    Petition: Preserve evidence of CPS teacher's bathroom videotaping
    A Chicago Public Schools teacher filed an emergency petition to preserve evidence against another teacher who is accused of videotaping people in a Gold Coast school's bathroom. The teacher, identified as Jane Doe, filed the motion to preserve evidence Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

2 days ago

Old Town building to be leveled for new apartment development

...less old as the demolition of a three-story building at the southwest corner of North Avenue and Wieland Street has been OK’d by the city of Chicago. Previously the home of Tipre Hardware...

...Previously the home of Tipre Hardware store and 24 apartments, the structures spanning 227 to 233 W. North are coming down to make way for a new six-story, mixed-use development from...

...A similarly-sized 69-unit apartment building from Sedgwick Properties is already under construction at 437 W. North, replacing a long-existing surface parking lot. Space Architects + Planners The JAB Real Estate development...

...long-existing surface parking lot. Space Architects + Planners The JAB Real Estate development slated for 227-233 W. North Ave.

    Old Town building to make way for new apartments
    Previously the home of Tipre Hardware store and 24 apartments, the two- and three-story structures spanning 227 to 233 W. North are coming down to make way for a new six-floor, mixed-use development .
    http://chicago.curbed.com

2 days ago

Ex maestro que ocultó una cámara en un baño tenía antecedentes, aún así fue contratado por CPS

Elliott Nott, 41, fue detenido dos semanas después de que una cámara se encontrara en un cuarto de baño en la Ogden International School, 24 W. Walton St. (Policía de Chicago)

    Ex maestro que ocultó una cámara en un baño tenía antecedentes, aún así fue contratado por CPS
    CHICAGO - El distrito de Escuelas Públicas de Chicago (CPS), dijo que está revisando sus prácticas de contratación después que un ex profesor con condenas por vagancia, acecho y husmear a través de ventanas ajenas, fue acusado de ocultar una cámara en un baño de la escuela, la cual grabó al menos a un estudiante.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

2 days ago

Quality of WorkLife (QWL) Second City Comedy Club Outing

Second City is located at 1616 North Wells Street in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. Tickets will be $20 each.

    Quality of WorkLife (QWL) Second City Comedy Club Outing
    The Quality of WorkLife committee is looking to purchase tickets to The Second City's 104th Revue: " Fool Me Twice, Déjà Vu," playing Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 8 p.m. Second City is located at 1616 North Wells Street in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood. Tickets will be $20 each.
    https://iit.edu

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