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Cigar shop lonley in venerable Biggs Mansion, Gold Coast

Front of Biggs Mansion, 1150 N Dearborn Street Chicago IL 60610. Photo Eric Rojas, Broker, Kale Realty

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Survivor of crash that killed 3 teens works to honor friends

The truck was traveling east into Cayuga on County Road 400 North. It hit a bump in the road near the intersection of 8th Street, went airborne briefly and swerved sharply to the right. Only Ethan was wearing a seatbelt.

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Shakespeare Project: Macbeth @ Newberry Library

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago performs a staged reading of Macbeth today at the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Ave., from 10am to 12:30pm. Free.

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Opening Report: Harry's Velvet Room Returns; Another Food Truck Finds a Home; More

5) OLD TOWN—There's a new late-night hot dog stand, Dog House Grill, serving up classic Chicago dogs, Polishes, pizza puffs, and more on Wells until 4:30 a.m. Status: Certified open. 1534 N. Wells St.

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...former Webster's Wine Bar space. Check out the food menu below. Status: Opening tonight. 1480 W. Webster Ave.

2) TRI-TAYLOR—La Adelita is latest food truck to go brick-and-mortar, reportedly opening Jarabe, a counter-service taco and torta spot, on Sunday. Look for breakfast and lunch in the small 20-seat space. Status: Opening Sunday. 2255 W. Taylor St.

3) RIVER NORTH—The folks behind John Barleycorn and Moe's Cantina are getting into the nightclub game, opening a bottle-service spot, Tunnel, above the River North location that's accessible via a "hidden staircase." Status: Opening tonight. 151 W. Kinzie St.

4) LINCOLN SQUARE—Another sushi place, Sushi Tokoro, is open in Lincoln Square. Standard rolls, sashimi, and hibachi are on the menu. Status: Certified open. 4750 N. Western Ave.

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Theater events: Whitney comes to Chicago Improv

...from playing in his garden. Performances are at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (872) 222-9555 or chicagochildrenstheatre.org...

...joke and battle their way through a wintry evening. Performances continue through March 15 at 1531 N. Wells St., Chicago. (312) 943-8722 or aredorchidtheatre.org...

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Previews begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. The show opens March 5. $10-$30. (773) 871-3000 or victorygardens.org or sideshowtheatre.org.

...to recreate the "perfect family" she once had. The show opens Thursday, March 5, at 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. (773) 935-6875 or athenaeumtheatre.org...

...titled "by special reQuest!" for five Saturdays beginning Saturday, Feb. 28, at The Blue Theatre, 1609 W. Gregory St., Chicago. The revue showcases songs from shows the company has produced over its 13 seasons...

...its annual Lottery Party beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. This is the event where individuals and organizations learn if they will perform at...

...That's Weird, Grandma: The Musical," beginning Sunday, March 1, at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. Made up of stories penned by Chicago public school students with music by BOM...

...Socially Awkward Show," a solo performance beginning previews Sunday, March 1, at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. The show runs at 8 p.m. Sunday through March 30. Also at The...

...emotion," "logic" and "democracy" beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 327-5252 or stage773.com...

• Sketch comedy group Slacktivity Abyss debuts its first show "See Attached" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 598-4549 or gorillatango.com.

...help from Bart, Homer, Marge and Lisa. Performances continue through March 22 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 975-8150 or theaterwit.org...

...The Book of Mormon," which runs through May 17, at the Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago. In person registration is required. Registration starts when the box office opens. Each person...

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  • Immaculate Conception St. Joseph School reviewed by a parent

    The co-principal is unqualified. This school is a disaster and dozens of families have fled, not to mention dozens of teachers who have been treated horribly (urge you to locate and then talk to these people). Such a poor retention of families and faculty, and so many of the remaining families are miserable but feel trapped because once you have multiple kids it's hard to get them to another school. Math teachers in middle school are awful and many forced to hire tutors. Worst decision ever to come to this nightmarish place! If it's hard to get in at the pre-school level, that's because so few good choices in the area, but watch your class of 46 dwindle to 16 once people flee from IC!

    Immaculate Conception St. Joseph School (1431 N North Park Avenue) Published on GreatSchools February 26, 2015 Comment

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Weekend Events Around Town: 2/27-3/1

230 W. North Ave., 3rd Floor

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800 W. Waveland Ave.

1603 N. Lake Shore Drive

3733 N. Southport Ave.

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Chicago Originals Restuarant Week Ends Saturday

900 N Franklin St

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2221 N Lincoln Ave

840 N Wabash St

1437 W Chicago Ave

546 N Wells St

2830 N Milwaukee Ave

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Elgin Profession Building meets life safety plan

The building at 164 Division St. already had smoke detectors in all common areas and now has 198 wireless smoke detectors throughout its eight floors, Fire Chief John Fahy said.

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Contemporary opera fans: This is your time

...once Macbeth the usurper is dead. Feb. 28, 10 a.m. Free. The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St.

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...leads Therese astray. Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St.

...music by Wisnik along with Caetano Veloso. Feb. 28, March 1. $25-$65. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, 800-982-2787

...1, 10 a.m. A minimum fundraising amount of $175 is encouraged. North Avenue Beach, 1603 N. Lake Shore Drive

...to talk about the work. March 1, 7 p.m. $2. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont Ave. 773-697-9693

...Union Sushi and Protein Bar. March 5, 7 p.m. $60. John Barleycorn River North, 149 W. Kinzie St., 877-274-5529

...a cover for hidden weakness. Through April 5. $35-$40. Profiles Theatre, the main stage, 4139 N. Broadway Ave., 773-549-1815

...restaurant the Rice Table. March 19, 6:30 p.m. $35-$1,000. Block 37, 108 N. State St.

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