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Water Main Project Is Killing Our Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner

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The biggest hassle for Portage Grounds customers has been the lack of parking near the cafe, 5501 W. Irving Park Road, Quezada said.

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    Water Main Project Is Our Killing Business, Says Portage Grounds Cafe Owner
    PORTAGE PARK - A months-long construction project to replace water mains underneath Irving Park Road has snarled traffic and made it impossible to park near Portage Grounds in Portage Park - grinding the cafe's profits to dust, its owner said.
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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

    2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

6 hours ago

Man shot in East Garfield Park

At 11:56 p.m., the 21-year-old was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in East Garfield Park
    A man was shot late Monday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., the 21-year-old was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

6 hours ago

2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides

...neighborhood on the West Side. At 11:56 p.m., he was walking in the 2900 block of West Walnut when someone walked up, fired shots, then ran away, police said. The man was shot...

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Raheem Gray, 34, was in the 3600 block of West 13th Street when another male walked up and shot him several times before running off east on 13th Street, then south on Central Park, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Gray, of the 3600 block of West Douglas, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:47 p.m., authorities said.

Officers responding about 12:30 a.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 100 block of West 112th Place found 35-year-old Otha M. Mooney with a gunshot wound to the head, authorities said.

...on the West Side. The boys, ages 15 and 16, were standing outside in the 5500 block of West Quincy when they heard gunfire and realized they’d both been shot, police said. They were...

...28 and 32, were standing in a gangway at 9:08 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Wabash when someone fired shots, striking them, according to police. They were both taken to Stroger...

...on the South Side. He was sitting in a vehicle with another person in the 8000 block of South May when a gunman got into the back seat and shot the man in the back...

Shortly before 7 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 2400 block of West 47th Place in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. The man took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...shot in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. They were sitting on a porch in the 5600 block of South Morgan when a male walked up and started firing shots, police said. A 26-year-old...

...year-old man was wounded in a South Shore neighborhood shooting. He was in the 7800 block of South Essex when a gray vehicle approached and a male got out and fired shots, police said...

...Monday, a 19-year-old was outside about 1:45 a.m. in Austin’s 5200 block of West Washington when someone in black clothing walked up and opened fire, striking the man in the...

Monday’s first shooting occurred in Washington Park. A 29-year-old woman was sitting on a porch about 12:15 p.m. in the 200 block of East 60th Street when shots rang out and she was struck, police said. She suffered a graze wound to the right ankle and refused medical attention.

    2 dead, 12 wounded in shootings Monday on South, West sides
    Two people were killed and at least 12 others were wounded in shootings Monday across the city's South and West sides. The most recent homicide happened about 5:15 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Technology is Key

    Ms. Wipf Starr is asking for $839.39:
    My students need an Optoma projector to easily view things as a class, and a printer/scanner for sending documents during the high school application process.
    Mitchell Elementary School Comment
  • Help Us Project Our Spanish Learning

    Ms. Greenberg Reizen is asking for $393.49:
    My students need a presentation AV cart and wireless presenter with laser pointer in order to make good use of the new projection technology in our classroom.
    John Marshall Metro High School Comment

24 hours ago

Check Out This Hilarious 1980s DePaul University Promo Video

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Join @smcplays for Midsummer Mayhem at #WinnemacPark (5101 N Leavitt) on 8/28 from 6:30-8:30pm! pic.twitter.com/MXUl5PVQdd

    Check Out This Hilarious 1980s DePaul University Promo Video
    LINCOLN PARK - Today, DePaul University's campus is filled with tech-savvy students whose slim smart phones and laptops are always at the ready. But in the 1980s, the computers (and many of the hairstyles) were HUGE. At least that's how it seems in an old DePaul promotional video we stumbled across.
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24 hours ago

‘Empire’ Actor Opening Chicago Theater Company, Filming Pilot TV Show

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The grand opening for the theater at 2039 W. Jarvis Ave. is Saturday.

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    'Empire' Actor Opening Chicago Theater Company, Filming Pilot TV Show
    ROGERS PARK - "Empire" actor Antoine McKay is bringing a theater and production company to Rogers Park. "I used to live in Rogers Park for eight years and I love [it]," he said. "This is where a lot of artists live and this is where I lived when I first moved [to Chicago]."
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