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Weekend picks: Cue the romance with Jim Brickman

...Central's "Inside Amy Schumer") when she performs standup at two Zanies locations: first at 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027, $25 plus a two-item purchase; then at MB Financial Park...

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...the doors off Beat Kitchen. 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $8. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com...

...Chicago Opera Theater on Saturday at Millennium Park's Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive, Chicago. $35-$125. (312) 704-8414 or chicagooperatheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb...

The Heard, Bumpus: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Funk, soul. $7-$10. (773) 697-7922 or emporiumchicago.com.

The Soft Moon, Ritual Howls, Running, The Pirate Twin DJs: 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Chicago. Post-punk, punk. $15-$18. (312) 526-3851 or thaliahallchicago.com.

    Weekend picks: Cue the romance with Jim Brickman
    Get in a romantic mood by catching composer and pianist Jim Brickman in concert on Saturday at North Central College's Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. $30-$40. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
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Add a special touch to your Valentine’s Day with offerings from local businesses

Connie’s Pizza, Bridgeport 2373 S. Archer Ave., Gold Coast 1030 N. State St., (312) CONNIES, www.conniespizza.com, Facebook: facebook.com/ConniesPizza, Twitter and Instagram: @ConniesPizza. Synonymous with...

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Bake for Me!, 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr...

Bake for Me!, 4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr., (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com. Bake...

...4305 S. Halsted St., (773) 624-9900; 321 N. Clark St., (312) 644-7750; and 303 E. Wacker Dr., (312) 228-9676, www.bakeforme.com. Bake for Me! is one of downtown Chicago’s...

...holiday parties. The family-owned bakery has three locations, plus the affiliated Racine Bakery at 6216 S. Archer Ave.

Ferrara Bakery, 2210 W. Taylor St., (312) 666-2200, Facebook, www.ferrarabakery.com.

The Jackalope Coffee & Tea House, 755 W. 32nd Street, (312) 888-3468, www.jackalopecoffee.com, Facebook www.facebook.com/JackalopeCoffeeTeaHouse.

Connie’s Pizza, Bridgeport 2373 S. Archer Ave., Gold Coast 1030 N. State St., (312) CONNIES, www.conniespizza.com, Facebook: facebook.com/ConniesPizza...

Damenzo’s Banquets, 741 S. Western Ave., (312) 421-5065, www.damenzosbanquet.com. Looking for a great place to celebrate Valentine’s...

Damenzo’s Pizza & Restaurant, three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizzaandrestaurant.com.

Damenzo’s Pizza & Restaurant, three locations: 2324 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-1142; 11226 S. Halsted St., (773) 660-8851; 7300 W. Roosevelt Rd., Forest Park, (708) 771-5705, www.damenzospizzaandrestaurant.com.

Eppel’s Restaurant, 554 W Roosevelt Rd., (312) 922-2206 or (312) 922-6118, fax (312) 596-1202,

Jut’s @ Pompei, 1529 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-5698, www.pompeiusa.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

May St. Café and Steakhouse, 1146 W. Cermak Rd., (312) 421-4442, www.maystcafe.com, maystcafe@gmail.com, Facebook, Twitter. A great steakhouse west of the South Loop, May St. Café offers contemporary seasonal cooking with a Mexican and Puerto Rican twist and outstanding Margaritas.

The Ogden Chicago, 1659 Ogden Ave., (312) 226-1888, www.theogdenchicago.com.

Pompei on Taylor, 1531 W. Taylor St., (312) 421-5179, www.Pompeiusa.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.

...10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit Pompei’s newest location in Lakeview at 2955 N. Sheffield Ave., (773) 325-1900...

Salerno’s Pizza & Pasta, 1201 W. Grand Ave., (312) 666-3444,

Sweet Maple Café, 1339 W. Taylor St., (312) 243-8908, www.sweetmaplecafe.com, Facebook. With a 1940s-era ambience, the Michelin Guide-recommended Sweet Maple Café serves breakfast during all open hours. Patrons know their dining experience is more than breakfast–it’s an authentic “taste of home.”

    Gazette Chicago " Add a special touch to your Valentine's Day with offerings from local businesses
    February 6, 2016 By Susan Fong Combine nice food and that special someone, and a great Valentine's Day will result. With great restaurants, bars, bakeries, and other food shops in this area ready to serve you, your Valentine's Day will be one to remember. BAKED GOODS Bake for Me!, 4305 S.
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Sidney Epstein, skyline shaper and philanthropist, is dead at 92

Services are scheduled for noon Monday at Chicago Sinai Congregation, 15 W. Delaware Place.

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Elgin police: Man sold bogus Nike, North Face goods at flea market

According to an Elgin Police report, the investigation began Jan. 25 after a Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent called an Elgin detective regarding a man possibly selling counterfeit merchandise at the Fox Valley Flea Market, 840 N. State St.

    Elgin police: Man sold bogus Nike, North Face goods at flea market
    A West Dundee man has been charged with trying to sell hundreds of bogus Nike, North Face and Michael Kors items at an Elgin flea market, according to police and court records. Joseph M. Darovec, 66, of the 2100 block of Marriott Drive, was arrested Jan.
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Atrium Village, Once a Hub of Diversity, Faces Wrecking Ball

NEAR NORTH SIDE — There's a large empty space where the housing complex Atrium Village once stood near Wells and Division, in clear view of passing Brown Line and Purple Line trains. 

    Atrium Village, Once a Hub of Diversity, Faces Wrecking Ball
    NEAR NORTH SIDE - There's a large empty space where the housing complex Atrium Village once stood near Wells and Division, in clear view of passing Brown Line and Purple Line trains. A number of the buildings within the complex were demolished this week, marking the beginning of the seven-acre site's redevelopment.
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    My students need individual headphones to use with their iPads.
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Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

16 W. Division St. 312-642-2344

All drafts and select wines are half price from 4-7 p.m. Friday at Sparrow (12 W. Elm St. 312-725-0732).

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4845 N. Damen Ave. 773-728-0031

435 N. Michigan Ave. 312-262-5310

2 W. Erie St. 312-202-6060

4043 N. Ravenswood Ave.

610 S. Michigan Ave. 612-696-3400

3220 N. Lincoln Ave. 312-884-1733

2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Wine Brunch Ampersand Wine Bar 4845 N. Damen Ave. 773-728-0031 A three-course, family-style meal includes hot smoked salmon, housemade pastries, wine and cocktails. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. $45. Tickets: ampersandchicago.com Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Howells & Hood 435 N. Michigan Ave.
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Take a Look at This Week’s Local Design News, Trends, and Events

If you’re craving more mid-century home furnishings, Design Within Reach (755 W. North Ave.) is now carrying the Nelson Thin Edge Bed Collection by George Nelson. The bed was...

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...spectrum of renowned designers, including Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, at Wright20’s (1440 W. Hubbard St.) American Design auction on February 11. The event includes over 150 home décor pieces...

...is February 8, and it’s the year of the smart, witty monkey. Pagoda Red (400 N. Morgan St.), a Chinese antique and contemporary art showroom, is celebrating with a collection of 18th- and...

All throughout February, Lightology (215 W. Chicago Ave.,) is offering 10 percent off select contemporary styles from Feiss, Sea Gull Lighting, Kichler Vanity...

Fredman Design Group’s new retail store, 350 West (1131 W. Armitage Ave.), is having a sample sale until the end of February, offering discounts between 10 and 40 percent on home décor. All furniture pieces are part of the sample sale, including sofas, end tables, dining tables, buffets, and more.

    Take a Look at This Week's Local Design News, Trends, and Events
    Bid for iconic 20th-century designs from a broad spectrum of renowned designers, including Charles and Ray Eames and George Nelson, at Wright20's (1440 W. Hubbard St.) American Design auction on February 11. The event includes over 150 home décor pieces and starts online at noon. Furniture preview is by appointment only.
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