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Saint Dominic’s Doesn’t Have a Prayer, Will Be Demolished for Condos

The church at 357 West Locust Street served the gritty heart of a gritty Chicago at its grittiest point in history.  It fed, clothed, and nurtured the city’s poorest in an era before municipal social services in a slum so wretched it was called “Little Hell.”

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Here's What's Happening in Chicago Culture This Week

May 24: Wonderland, Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure: Chicago Children’s Theatre cranks Alice’s adventure to 11. Ruth Page Center for the Arts (1016 N. Dearborn)

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May 21: Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Christopher Hampton’s adaptation of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’s 18th century epistolary novel. Raven Theatre (6157 N. Clark)

Open Now: The December Man: Colleen Murphy’s Governor General’s Award–winning drama. Mary Archie Theatre at Angel Island (731 W. Sheridan)

Open Now: Another Kind of Love: An ex-punker comes home to honor her former-rockstar mother and connect with her soon-to-be rockstar niece. Chopin Theatre (1543 W. Division)

Open Now: The White Road, in which Ernest Shackleton’s quest across the Antarctic leaves his crew marooned. Irish Theatre of Chicago at the Den Theatre (1333 N. Milwaukee)

Open Now: Inana: An Iraqi museum curator and his bride salvage relics on the eve of the U.S.’s invasion of Baghdad. Kimberly Senior directs. TimeLine Theatre (615 W. Wellington)

Open Now: Between You, Me & the Lampshade, in which a single mother houses an undocumented immigrant in her South-Texas trailer. Teatro Vista at Victory Gardens (2433 N. Lincoln)

Open Now: Lady Windermere’s Fan: Oscar Wilde’s high-society satire. Dead Writers Theatre at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont)

Open Now: Spring Awakening, Fearless Theatre’s boozed-up reimagination of Frank Wedekind’s 1910 youth drama. Fearless Theatre at the Charnell House (3421 W. Fullerton)

Open Now: Original Voices, a third-annual group show featuring artists working in new and underexposed media. Ken Saudners Gallery (230 W. Superior)

Open Now: Game of Thongs: A Game of Thrones Burlesque. Breasteros. Yep. Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee)

May 23: The Grown-Up: Jordan Harrison follows a man from boyhood to starving artistry to West-Coast hasbeenhood. Shattered Globe at Theatre Wit (1229 W. Belmont)

May 24: The Bloodhound Law, a world premiere and the final installment of City Lit’s Civil War Sesquicentennial anne set in Chicago at the time of the Fugitive Slave Act. City Lit Theater (1020 W. Bryn Mawr)

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    CHANGE OF ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR FOR PERMIT # 100589487 FOR THE NEW LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN PROJECT

    1562 N. Wells St. Issued May 18, 2015
  • Can't wait to have a sandwich/salad option at in the old Boston Market!

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The best storytelling venues in Chicago

Donny's Skybox Theatre, 1616 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL

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Martyrs', 3855 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL

Haymarket Pub and Brewery, 737 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Park West, 322 West Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL

City Winery Chicago, 1200 West Randolph, Chicago, IL

The Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL

Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro, 3905 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL

The Black Rock Pub & Kitchen, 3614 North Damen, Chicago, IL

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Wilco's Kotche, Randolph Street Market, garden tours, food fests and more

...Oct. 11. May 24, 10 a.m., May 27, 4 p.m. $15. Second City, 1616 N. Wells St., 312-337-3992

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...opening at the Arts Club. May 22, 6 p.m. Free. Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario St., 312-787-3997

...day. May 23-24. $8 in advance, $10 at the gate. Chicago's Plumbers Hall, 1340 W. Washington St.

...The mind reels. June 4. $250, VIP $375. Terzo Piano, the Art Institute of Chicago, 159 E. Monroe St., 773-582-1100 x 16

...Fairport Convention in the late 1960s. June 10, 8 p.m., $35. The Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave.

...m.-4 p.m. $15 until June 26, $20 thereafter. Tour starts at Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park...

...Shedd's beluga whales and dolphins. June 20, 6 p.m. John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive...

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New City apartments are near old city attractions

...River District and West Loop restaurant and nightlife clusters and to the UIC campus. The #72 North Avenue bus travels east to Old Town, Lincoln Park and the beach and west to Bucktown...

New City Apartments, 1457 N Halsted St, Near North Side

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Construction Worker Electrocuted on North Side

A construction worker on a CTA contract was electrocuted in Lincoln Park Saturday at about 5 p.m. while working on the Brown Line in the 800 block of West North Avenue, according to police. The man was in the bucket of a lift truck when he touched a live power line, according to the CTA.

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The video, recorded at 63rd and South Campbell on the South Side, was posted to Facebook last week.

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Prosecutors show they can hang felonies on banks. Now what?

Related: 5 Banks to Pay Billions and Plead Guilty in Currency and Interest Rate Cases

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Construction Worker Electrocuted on North Side

A construction worker on a CTA contract was electrocuted in Lincoln Park Saturday at about 5 p.m. while working on the Brown Line in the 800 block of West North Avenue, according to police. The man was in the bucket of a lift truck when he touched a live power line, according to the CTA.

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The video, recorded at 63rd and South Campbell on the South Side, was posted to Facebook last week.

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Opening Alert: 11 Things to Know About Nando's Peri-Peri Chicago

4) The Randolph Street spot is the first of three Nando's planned to open this year in Chicago. A second location will open in June at 670 W. Diversey Pky. and a third in September at the New City development at 1500 N. Clybourn St.

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4) The Randolph Street spot is the first of three Nando's planned to open this year in Chicago. A second location will open in June at 670 W. Diversey Pky. and a third in September at the New City development at 1500 N. Clybourn St.

Nando's Peri-Peri, 953 W. Randolph St., Website.

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Memorial Day Beckons New Restaurant Patios

Headquarters Beercade River North (213 W. Institute Pl.)

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JIMMY (610 N. Rush St.)

Parlor Pizza Bar (108 N. Green St.)

Mercat a la Planxa (638 S. Michigan Ave.)

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Dining news: Chicago q's new menu; lobster festival

...Chicago q, 1160 N. Dearborn St., has unveiled its new menu featuring creative appetizers and entrees alongside barbecue favorites from Chef...

...The other eateries will open in Lake View ( 670 W. Diversey Pkwy. ) and Lincoln Park ( 1500 N. Clybourn Ave. ). Nando's, which operates restaurants in 23 countries, including Australia and Zimbabwe, first moved to...

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...beer-release party will be held Wed., May 13, at 6 p.m. at DryHop, 3155 N. Broadway. Visit www.dryhopchicago.com...

—For Chicago Craft Beer Week, Baderbrau Brewing Company is hosting a pig roast on Wed., May 20, 5:30-9 p.m., at Flo & Santos, 1310 S. Wabash Ave. Admission is $25; visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ccbw-sloopbeer-pig-roast-bbqbeer-bash-21-tickets-16978834150.

...this year in Chicago, with the first location open for business Wed., May 20, at 953 W. Randolph St. The other eateries will open in Lake View ( 670 W. Diversey Pkwy. ) and Lincoln Park...

...May 20, at 953 W. Randolph St. The other eateries will open in Lake View ( 670 W. Diversey Pkwy. ) and Lincoln Park ( 1500 N. Clybourn Ave. ). Nando's, which operates restaurants in 23 countries...

...Mexican-inspired restaurant Barcocina will open at 2901 N. Sheffield Ave. on Thursday, May 21, at 4 p.m. Executive Chef Matt Williams' menu highlights his...

...5:30 p.m. ( or when the contest ends ) at Moe's Cantina River North, 155 W. Kinzie St. A special Eurovision Song Contest cocktail will be available for purchase. The audience is encouraged...

—The inaugural Lincoln Park Wine Festival will take place Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 1-7 p.m., at Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood ( Wrightwood and Sheffield ). Visitors can sample from a selection of more than 80 varietals. The cost is $60-$95; visit www.LincolnParkWineFest.com .

—The inaugural Lincoln Park Wine Festival will take place Saturday-Sunday, May 30-31, 1-7 p.m., at Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood ( Wrightwood and Sheffield ). Visitors can sample from a selection of more than 80 varietals. The cost is $60-$95; visit www.LincolnParkWineFest.com .

...The inaugural Wingout Chicago will take place June 6-7 at St. Michael, 1633 N. Cleveland Ave., 2-6 p.m. Wings seasoned different ways ( jerk, sweet BBQ, lemon pepper, ghost pepper...

...a new Americana-themed restaurant, is slated to open in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood ( at 1954 W. Armitage Ave. ) this spring. This is the first restaurant concept from Steven Tsonis of AMK Group. Inspired...

...Fat Rice, 2957 W. Diversey Pkwy., is presenting new dishes. Among them are lamb vindaloo, tacho ( a traditional Macanese dish with...

...Chef/owner Darren McGraw has announced that Ampersand Wine Bar will open in Ravenswood ( at 4845 N. Damen Ave. ) in late June. McGraw worked for renowned chef Charlie Trotter, and opened Wolfgang Puck's...

...Blue Door Farm Stand will soon move from 843 W. Armitage Ave. to 2010 N. Halsted St., serving its final meals at the former spot on May...

...Blue Door Farm Stand will soon move from 843 W. Armitage Ave. to 2010 N. Halsted St., serving its final meals at the former spot on May 30 ( closing early at 3...

...Viand Bar & Kitchen, 155 E. Ontario St., has debuted its spring menu from Executive Chef Tyler Nelson. The majority of the menu...

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