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Spooky month calls for spooky haunts

...known, I still remember hearing about it growing up! This haunting legend is located at 1940 George St. Melrose Park IL. 13th Floor consists of 2 haunted houses, called Cursed: Purgatory and Dead...

    Spooky Month calls for Spooky Haunts
    Yes it is the month of October...a month for witches, goblins and goons! Not only is it my favorite month but this month there is a luxury that only occurs during this season; it is called the Haunted House. I wanted to highlight some very creepy haunted houses in our back yard that deserve a...

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Root for your favorite boxer out at Hamlin Pa...

Root for your favorite boxer out at Hamlin Park (3035 N Hoyne) on Oct. 19 at 7pm. Witness the amazing bouts featuring our local boxers.

  • Briana M city worker

    It's going to be one hell o' a show! Bill IS still coaching: a +30 year boxing coach career at Hamlin park.

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    3033 N. Clybourn Ave. Issued October 3, 2017 Comment

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9 of the scariest haunted houses in the suburbs

The 13th Floor, 1940 George St. Open weekends and select weekdays now through Oct. 31, as well as Nov. 3-4, which are special blackout days. Hours vary. General admission ticket prices vary by day. Go to 13thfloorchicago.com.

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Evil Intentions, 900 Grace St. Open at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday and select weekdays through Oct. 31. General admission tickets cost $25. Go to eihaunt.com.

Dungeon of Doom, 600 29th St. Open Friday through Sunday and select weekdays through Oct. 29, plus Tuesday, Oct. 31, and Nov. 3-4. Hours vary. Tickets start at $25. Go to dungeonofdoom.com.

    9 of the scariest haunted houses in the suburbs
    Ready for a good scare? Here are some of the bigger and better-known haunted houses open for business in the suburbs through Halloween. Dates and hours may change, and some are not suitable for children. So check before you go and have a frightful time!

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Say boo! Your guide to 2017 Halloween fun

1940 George St., 708-571-3326; www.13thfloorchicago.com

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St. Pascal School, 6143 W. Irving Park Road, 773-736-8806; www.scarypopcorn.com

Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center, 315 W. Chicago Ave., 630-323-2626; www.clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

Downers Grove Museum, 831 Maple Ave., 630-963-1309; www.dgparks.org

The Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd., 847-448-8252; www.cityofevanston.org

Little Beans Café, 430 Asbury Ave., www.eventbrite.com

Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St., 847-475-3410; www.davidparr.com

Our Lady of Perpetual Help parking lot, 1775 Grove St., www.olphglenview.org

3080 W. Lake Ave; 847-724-2620; www.ysgn.org

Blair Parking Lot, 355 W. Washington Ave., 847-234-4150; www.lakebluffparks.org

Cook Memorial Park, 600 N. Main St., (847) 526-4608; www.libertyville.com

River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Ave., 847-824-8360; www.fpdcc.com

Pleasant Home, 217 Home Ave., 708-383-2654; www.pleasanthome.org

Fox Park, 624 S. Oak Park Ave., 708-725-2000; www.pdop.org

Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., www.pdop.org

Maple Park, 1105 S. Maple Ave., www.pdop.org

The River Forest Public Library and Centennial Park, 735 Lathrop Ave., 708-366-6660; www.rfparks.com

Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood St., 847-674-1500, Ext. 2400; www.skokieparks.org

Spring Rock Park, 4400 Central Ave., www.wsparks.org.

Centennial Ice Rink, 2300 Old Glenview Road, 847-256-6100, www.wilmettepark.org

Hollywood Blvd., 1001 W. 75th St., 630-427-1880; www.hollywoodblvdcinema.com

    Say boo! Your guide to 2017 Halloween fun
    There is no shortage of spooky and not-so-spooky fun to be had for Halloween in the Chicago area. Everything from haunted walks and hayrides to shivery stories and costume parties. The list below is a sample of the Halloween fun. Check the websites of your local libraries and park districts for more Halloween-related events.

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  • Clay for Chicago Teens

    Mrs. M. is asking for $996.82:
    My students need clay for creative projects in growing ceramics program.
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Clown Popularity Fuels Visits At Haunted Houses

13th Floor Chicago in Melrose Park, located at 1940 George Street, returns for its fourth season. Those brave enough will experience two new haunts, Cursed: Purgatory and Dead End District: Freakshow.

    Clown Popularity Fuels Visits At Haunted Houses
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Tis the season to be scared as haunted houses open their doors for the fall season. And this year, clowns are all the rage after the newly released remake of Stephen King's It and killer clowns in the new season of American Horror Story: Cult.

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    Remove existing roofing system. Install new roof. Install new flashing. Rebuild the chimney (approx 700 SF). All work same as existing. No structural work. Subject to field inspections.

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Seriously scary

13th Floor Haunted House, 1940 George St. 708-571-3326; 13thfloorchicago.com.

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Evil Intentions, 900 Grace St. 630-634-2858; Eihaunt.com.

Hell's Gate, 3101 S. Canal St. 605-301-4283; Hellsgate.com.

Dungeon of Doom, 600 29th St. 847-262-3666; Dungeonofdoom.com.

    Seriously scary
    Something wicked this comes ... it's the cold chill down your spine, the little hairs on your arms suddenly standing at attention, the throb of terror in your veins. With Halloween quickly approaching, area haunted houses are creaking open their doors and letting loose the tortured souls that have lain in wait these last 11 long months.

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  • The Giver of ... Supplies!

    Mrs. Estrada is asking for $593.49:
    My students need basic school supplies to foster and enhance their learning!
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At Least 7 Illegally Parked Motorcycles Stolen From North Side

– between midnight and 8 a.m. Sept. 13 in the 2200 block of West Fletcher; and

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– about 8 a.m. Aug. 17 in the 2100 block of West Melrose;

– between 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 9 a.m. Aug. 28 in the 4700 block of North Ravenswood;

– between 10 p.m. Aug. 30 and 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31 in the 4600 block of North Clarendon;

– between 9:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 in the 2700 block of North Magnolia;

– about 8:40 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Cannon.

    At Least 7 Illegally Parked Motorcycles Stolen From North Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A string of motorcycle thefts in the past month has hit the North Side. All of the stolen bikes were parked illegally and taken during the late evening or overnight hours, according to Chicago Police. The thefts happened: - about 8 a.m. Aug.

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  • Jill H 38 years in Chicago, 19 in North Center

    I wondered the same thing, Turner Cup. But I attended the CAPS meeting last night for beats 1911 and 1912 and these thefts were listed in the handout they provided on crime stats as legally parked. I think it's cbslocal's typo.

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