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Coda di Volpe Opens in Lake View

CHICAGO, IL - Coda di Volpe, a restaurant that offers "a taste of Southern Italy," opened last week in Lake View at 3335 N. Southport Ave., according to a Lakeview Chamber of Commerce newsletter.

    Coda di Volpe Opens in Lake View
    CHICAGO, IL - Coda di Volpe, a restaurant that offers "a taste of Southern Italy," opened last week in Lake View at 3335 N. Southport Ave., according to a Lakeview Chamber of Commerce newsletter. "Restaurateurs Billy Lawless (The Gage) and Ryan O'Donnell (Gemini Bistro) have been friends for years and have always discussed the idea of working on a project together.
    http://patch.com

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Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

2878 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-5338

956 W. Newport Ave. 773-270-3440

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724 W. Maxwell St. 312-243-3660

1924 W. Division St. 773-772-6251

960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588

43 E. Ohio St. 312-521-8700

11 E. Walton St. 312-646-1300

Blue Line Lounge and Grill (1548 N. Damen Ave. 773-395-3700) offers $5 specialty martinis from 4-7 p.m. Friday. 

    Weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Riot Fest Crawfish Boil 724 W. Maxwell St. 312-243-3660 The University Village bar serves crawfish by the pound ($15.95) with corn, potatoes and pints of Mad Mouse Brewery's new Gris Gris IPA ($6) and gives away tickets to the music festival. Zydeco Voodoo performs at 8 p.m. 6-11 p.m.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

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Updated 2 hours ago

75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

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2405 Linden Avenue, Baltimore, MD 01053, 41.4822, -81.6697

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

William C Reavis Math & Science Specialty Elementary School 834 E 50th St Chicago

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

    75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead
    Chicago Public Schools has 75 elementary schools with amounts of lead in their drinking water that have tested above federally acceptable standards. That's about 18 percent so far of the 422 grade schools run by the city's school system. CPS released the updated numbers after 8 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • The lead in water is minimal; the real threat is lead paint. Even at CPS only about 3% of the fixtures tested had lead issues.

  • Mike Conover '90's HP block orginizing,CAPS- resident since '07

    The lead gets into Chicago water after it leaves the city supplies. there is some lead pieing within building, and most of the water supplies from main to building (which are for the most part not the water department's responsibility, but the building owners) build before the 70's are lead. Chicago takes significant efforts to mitigate those privately owned lead pipes. In this instance (where some drinking fountains test high and others do not) there is likely some old lead internal piping. Another problem for an already over-beleaguered CPS.

3 hours ago

The 10 Best Neighborhood Parks In Chicago

The Garden is located at 3400 N. Rockwell St.

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Palmisano Park is located at 2700 S. Halsted St.

Winnemac Park is located at 5100 N. Leavitt St.

Ping Tom Memorial Park is located at 1700 S. Wentworth Ave.

Palmer Square Park is located at 2200 N. Kedzie Ave.

Indian Boundary Park is located at 2500 W. Lunt Ave.

North Park Nature Center is located at 5801 N. Pulaski Rd.

Marquette Park is located at 6743 S. Kedzie Ave.

Oz Park is located at 2021 N. Burling St.

    The 10 Best Neighborhood Parks In Chicago
    It goes without saying that between the world-renowned art and highly-anticipated programming in Millennium Park, the majestic Bloomingdale Trail and Lincoln Park's array of city institutions and lush natural features, Chicago's collective lawn groweth over with outstanding public green spaces. But beyond the tourist-laden headliners, the city's neighborhoods are dotted with prime, if underrated, parkland as well.
    http://chicagoist.com

4 hours ago

Drink Beer and Help Save the Lincoln Bus With the 11 on 11 Passport Program

Beermiscuous, 2812 N Lincoln, www.beermiscuous.com

The Green Lady, 3328 N Lincoln, www.thegreenlady-chicago.com

Bitter Pops, 3345 N Lincoln, www.bitterpops.com

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Burnt City Brewing, 2747 N Lincoln, www.burntcitybrewing.com

Delilah’s, 2771 N Lincoln, www.delilahschicago.com

Bottles and Cans, 4109 N Lincoln, www.bottlesandcanschicago.com

ROCKS Northcenter, 4138 N Lincoln, www.rocksnorthcenter.com

Half Acre Beer Company, 4257 N Lincoln, www.halfacrebeer.com

Gideon Welles, 4500 N Lincoln, www.gideonchicago.com

The Grafton Pub, 4530 N Lincoln, thegrafton.com

MASH Craft Kitchen + Patio, 4535 N Lincoln, mashkitchen.com

...the #11” bus-powered pub crawl on Thursday, August 11, meeting at the Irish Bistro, 3905 North Lincoln at 5 p.m. The transit-friendly tour will also visit the Northdown Cafe & Taproom...

    Streetsblog Chicago
    On June 20, thanks to tireless lobbying efforts by transit advocates led by 47th Ward alderman Ameya Pawar, the restored #11 Lincoln Avenue bus route returned as a pilot program. The new service includes the stretch of Lincoln between the Brown Line's Western station and the Fullerton 'L' stop in Lincoln Park.
    http://chi.streetsblog.org

7 hours ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Save The CTA's #11 Lincoln Bus By Drinking A Lot Of Beer

Beermiscuous, 2812 N. Lincoln Ave.

The Green Lady, 3328 N. Lincoln Ave.

Bitter Pops, 3345 N. Lincoln Ave.

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Burnt City Brewing, 2747 N. Lincoln Ave.

Delilah’s, 2771 N. Lincoln Ave.

Bottles and Cans, 4109 N. Lincoln Ave.

ROCKS Northcenter, 4138 N. Lincoln Ave.

Half Acre Beer Company, 4257 N. Lincoln Ave.

Gideon Welles, 4500 N. Lincoln Ave.

The Grafton Pub, 4530 N. Lincoln Ave.

MASH Craft Kitchen + Patio, 4535 N. Lincoln Ave.

    Save The CTA's #11 Lincoln Bus By Drinking A Lot Of Beer
    Photo via shutterstock. One of the most depressing CTA cuts for North Side residents over the past few years was the demise of the #11 bus which ran down Lincoln Avenue. Since its disappearance, community groups, aldermen and business owners have been calling for its return, and the CTA finally listened.
    http://chicagoist.com

  • People are going to have to do a lot of daytime drinking during the week. The bus doesn't run on weekends or after 7pm!

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Drag Star Kim Chi Has Gained Worldwide Fame, But Chicago's Still Home

When she is home, Kim is exclusive to Roscoe's, 3356 N. Halsted St. She is set to perform there and host events and viewing parties for the year.

    Drag Star Kim Chi Has Gained Worldwide Fame, But Chicago's Still Home
    CHICAGO - For drag queen Kim Chi, Chicago is her home - even if her newfound fame means she's become a world-famous performer and jet setter. Kim Chi, an entertainer and finalist on season eight of "RuPaul's Drag Race," has lived in Andersonville while working in the Boystown community.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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A play about Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison dulls two great Americans

Through 8/14: Wed-Sat 8 PM, Sun 3 PM, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont, 773-975-8150, theaterwit.org, $25.

    A play about Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison dulls two great Americans
    In the era of Trump and Cruz and the rest of them it's difficult to call anybody a great American with a straight face. That's what Frederick Douglass was, though. And so was William Lloyd Garrison.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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