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What Will The Eclipse Look Like In Chicago?

• Bradley Park, 9729 S. Yates Blvd. (South Deering)

This article has 20 other Chicago locations (Show)

Here's an approximate look of what it would look like from the roof of The Robey, 2018 W. North Ave., in Wicker Park:

Admission will also be free Monday inside the Adler at 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive.

• 63rd Street Beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive (Woodlawn)

• Adams Playground Park, 1919 N. Seminary Road (Lincoln Park)

• Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater)

• Blackhawk Park, 2318 N. Lavergne Ave. (Belmont Cragin)

• Clarendon Park, 4501 N. Marine Drive (Clarendon Park)

• Edison Park, 6755 N. Northwest Highway (Edison Park)

• Gompers Park, 4222 W. Foster Ave. (North Park)

• Hale Park, 6258 W. 62nd St. (Clearing)

• Hamlin Park, 3035 N. Hoyne Ave. (North Center)

• Kelvyn Park, 4343 W. Wrightwood Ave. (Hermosa)

• Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. (Irving Park)

• Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers Ave. (Logan Square)

• Lincoln Park Cultural Center, 2045 N. Lincoln Park West (Lincoln Park)

• Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St. (Downtown)

• Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave. (Portage Park)

• Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park Road (North Center)

• Washington Park, 5531 S. King Drive (Washington Park)

• Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W. 17th St.: 12:30-6:30 p.m. Friday

    What Will The Eclipse Look Like In Chicago?
    CHICAGO - The big solar eclipse is happening nationwide Monday. Here's what you need to know about viewing it in Chicago. What is it? For a few hours on Monday, the moon will pass in between the Earth and the sun. The eclipse will totally cover the sun in parts of the country from Oregon to South Carolina.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • What time is this party? Library out of glasses.

  • Joan M. Back in Lincoln Square and liking it.

    An alternative to the special glasses would be to buy a shade 12, 13, or 14 rectangular lens that goes in a welder's helmet. That's darker than most welders use, so don't just use any old thing you might find around a workshop.

    One thing I'd never considered is how...

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    An alternative to the special glasses would be to buy a shade 12, 13, or 14 rectangular lens that goes in a welder's helmet. That's darker than most welders use, so don't just use any old thing you might find around a workshop.

    One thing I'd never considered is how dangerous it would be to do this:

    "...do not look at the sun through a camera, a telescope, binoculars, or any other optical device while using your eclipse glasses or hand-held solar viewer — the concentrated solar rays will damage the filter and enter your eye(s), causing serious injury.

    Seek expert advice from an astronomer before using a solar filter with a camera, a telescope, binoculars, or any other optical device. Note that solar filters must be attached to the front of any telescope, binoculars, camera lens, or other optics."

    https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety

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Man Beaten After Telling Energy Salespeople To Leave

The incident happened around 3 p.m. Friday in the 9100 block of South Kingston, in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.

    Man Beaten After Telling Energy Salespeople To Leave
    (CBS) - A 58-year-old Chicago man with health problems was attacked Friday by alternative-energy salespeople after he ordered them to leave, the man's family tells CBS 2. The incident happened around 3 p.m. Friday in the 9100 block of South Kingston, in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Man denied bail in fatal shooting spurred by dice game in South Chicago

That night, the victim and Mustapha had gotten into a spat over dice when the victim Rey, had assaulted him with a pistol. He walked off, but came back to the scene about six hours later and saw Rey standing in grass in the 8900 block of South Brandon Avenue, prosecutors said.

    Man denied bail in fatal shooting spurred by dice game in South Chicago
    Jeremy Rey and Shaqir Mustapha were shooting dice in a parking lot of the Germano Millgate public housing complex. Suddenly, the two men got into an argument that turned physical. Rey pulled out a gun and pistol whipped Mustapha before others broke up it up.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Gunman Asked Who He Should Shoot Before Killing Teen: Family

Family said Thomas was playing on the court near 97th and Yates on Chicago's South Side in broad daylight with his brother and stepbrother Wednesday. 

    Gunman Asked Who He Should Shoot Before Killing Teen: Family
    The gunman who fatally shot 16-year-old Kejuan Thomas on a basketball court this week asked the teen and his stepbrother which one of them he should kill before opening fire, a family spokeswoman said Thursday. "From my understanding, the stepbrother said that [the gunman] came from out of nowhere and he said 'Which one should I shoot?'
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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