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Toni Preckwinkle's Condo Building Vandalized Nine Times Since Late July

Residents of the four-story brick condo building on the 5100 block of South Greenwood Avenue, less than a block from President Barack Obama’s house, said they were more confused than worried since nothing was ever taken.

The owner of Kayra Imports, 1001 E. 53rd St., said two of the store's windows were also broken on Sunday night.

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The 12 Best Record Stores In Chicago

Hyde Park Records is located at 1377 E. 53rd St.

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Dusty Groove is located at 1120 N. Ashland Ave.

Reckless Records is located at 1532 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Dave’s Records is located at 2604 N. Clark St.

Bric-a-Brac Records & Collectibles is located at 3156 W. Diversey Ave.

Logan Hardware is located at 2532 W. Fullerton Ave.

Beverly Records is located at 11612 S. Western Ave.

Permanent Records is located at 1914 W Chicago Ave..

Laurie’s Planet of Sound is located at 4639 N. Lincoln Ave..

Jazz Record Mart is located at 27 E. Illinois St.

saki is located at 3716 W. Fullerton Ave.

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The Five Best Things to Do in Chicago This Week

8/24–11/23. Free. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell. hydeparkart.org

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8/22–10/18. $37–$50. Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. timelinetheatre.com

8/24 at 7. Sold out. Millennium Park, Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph. jamusa.com

8/22–8/24. $10 suggested donation. 3100 W. Logan Blvd. boulevardfestival.com

8/20 at 9. Free. Slippery Slope, 2357 N. Milwaukee. numerogroup.wordpress.com

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Artist Sows Seed Bombs to Represent Cabrini Resident Diaspora

5044 S. Saint Lawrence Ave..

473-525 E. 51st St.

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View of Cabrini rowhouses from 873 N. Larrabee St. Photo by Katherine Alexandria

You can see Alexandria's preparations and follow progress on her project blog, Seed-Bomb. Alexandria will be mounting an exhibition of artifacts and collateral related to the project at the Precedence Gallery at Harold Washington College, 30 E. Lake St., in the fall.

358 N. Cicero Ave.

5714 W. Armitage Ave.

1828 N. Laramie Ave.

1119-1129 N. Kostner Ave.

5521 S. Wabash Ave.

7521 S. Normal Ave.

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Shiloh Baptist Church To See New Life in Kenwood as Condos

The historic church has been vacant at 4840 S. Dorchester, facing the mansions of the Kenwood Historic District since the congregation left in late 2002.

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Open Produce seeking to sell alcohol

Open Produce, 1635 E. 55th St., seeks to sell six-packs of craft beers and a selection of wines in the $10 to $20 range through its 2 a.m. closing time. That would make Open Produce the latest non-bar alcohol seller in Hyde Park and the only store to sell alcohol east of the Metra train tracks.

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Red Pump Project talks HIV/AIDS awareness

Health advocates and community members gathered Aug. 13, at Little Black Pearl Workshop, 1060 E. 47th St., for Red Pump Project's annual "Condoms and Cupcakes" discussion and party.

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Chicago Public Schools puts Shoesmith Elementary at top tier

At Shoesmith, 1330 E. 50th St., 59.2 percent of 2nd through 6th graders now meet or exceed the 50 percentile...

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Appeal seeks to halt construction on Vue53 building

The plaintiffs say the City of Chicago acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it rezoned the property at 1330 E. 53rd St. in June 2013.

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Ancona School selects new leader

Frede, who is currently a doctoral candidate in Urban Education Leadership at the University of Illinois at Chicago, said he learned about the head of school opening at Ancona, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., during a site visit to the school.

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Feds investigating civil rights violations at Dyett High School

In 2011, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that Dyett High School, 555 E. 51st St., would be closed by 2015 through a phase out process. As the student population shrunk...

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Weekly Review August 19

...to the zoning ordinance to property owners within 250 feet of the site, located at 1330 East 53rd Street...

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Electrical fire on 58th & Dorchester, University sells Harper Court but maintains space, community group protests Vue53.

The fire started in the basement of the building, located at 5825 South Dorchester Avenue, in the transformers of an electrical vault around 4 p.m. Firefighters recommended that residents...

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