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10:30pm ARMED ROBBERY, together with GUNSHOT, at 1850 N Sedgwick

Late evening armed robbery of two individuals walking at 1850 N Sedgwick. Two black males (one about 6’2” and the other with a shaved head, about 5’10”, with earrings) approached victim 1 and demanded all belongings, then pistol whipped victim 1 on the head while also choking victim 1. They also demanded the belongings of victim 2, and when she refused, they fired their gun in her direction. Offenders fled in a grey or light SUV. Victims are ok and reported crime to police.

Police expressed that a high number of such crimes in Old Town (estimated 50) have taken place in the past week.

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What Does $1,500 Rent You In Old Town, Today?

1530 N Orleans St., #1

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1560 N Sandburg Ter., #2109 Next, there's this studio apartment over at 1560 N Sandburg Ter. It's also listed for $1,500 / month.Amenities offered in the building include on...

1660 North LaSalle Dr.

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    What Does $1,500 Rent You In Old Town, Today?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Old Town? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding a place in the neighborhood if you've got $1,500 / month earmarked for your rent.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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    I dont know but you could be a homeowner in another neighborhood for that amount.

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Brett Neveu’s Traitor takes Ibsen’s Dr. Stockmann down many pegs

1531 N. Wells St., Chicago Old Town IL 60610

    Brett Neveu's Traitor takes Ibsen's Dr. Stockmann down many pegs
    Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People (1882) is basically Jaws with an invisible shark: Ever since the founding of the local mineral baths, small town X has enjoyed a big fat financial boom. Tourists are flocking there to take the waters.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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Townhouses proposed for Vernon Hills Town Center

The village's planning and zoning commission will review the proposal at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at village hall, 290 Evergreen Drive.

    Townhouses proposed for Vernon Hills Town Center
    An area targeted for redevelopment in Vernon Hills more than a decade ago will receive a new look. Taxman Corp. of Skokie is seeking approvals to allow for construction of 18 townhouses to be known as Commons II on the last vacant property in the Vernon Hills Town Center, a mix of restaurants, shops and residences at routes 45 and 21 that has been 15 years in the making.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Zanies launches yearlong 40th anniversary celebration

1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027, chicago.zanies.com

    Zanies launches yearlong 40th anniversary celebration
    Local comedy clubs come and go. And then there's Zanies. The Wells Street Zanies turns 40 this year, making it Chicago's longest-running comedy club. Zanies' St. Charles location, which opened in 1989, has the same distinction in the suburbs. So what accounts for that longevity?
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Jan 13

Critics Slam Senior Housing Center After Resident Dies In Elevator

Mildred Wright died in an elevator at Evergreen Towers, 1333 N. Cleveland. Her friends say she was having a medical emergency, but help came too late.

    Critics Slam Senior Housing Center After Resident Dies In Elevator
    (WBBM Newsradio) - The death of a woman at a senior living home has prompted her neighbors in Old Town to demand change. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports. Mildred Wright died in an elevator at Evergreen Towers, 1333 N. Cleveland. Her friends say she was having a medical emergency, but help came too late.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 12

5 other places to wait for a burger while Au Cheval is (temporarily) closed

...95. Wicker Park: 1732 N. Milwaukee Ave. West Loop: 150 N. Riverside Plaza. Old Town: 1345 N. Wells St.

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...in the city: Wicker Park, the West Loop and Old Town. $9.95. Wicker Park: 1732 N. Milwaukee Ave. West Loop: 150 N. Riverside Plaza. Old Town: 1345 N. Wells St...

...West Loop and Old Town. $9.95. Wicker Park: 1732 N. Milwaukee Ave. West Loop: 150 N. Riverside Plaza. Old Town: 1345 N. Wells St...

...Cheval garner national attention with a similar mention of its burger back in 2012.) $16. 177 N. Ada St., first floor...

...doesn’t need to be. Plus, the price tag is more than reasonable. $6.25. 3057 N. Ashland Ave. and 2072 N. Western Ave...

...Plus, the price tag is more than reasonable. $6.25. 3057 N. Ashland Ave. and 2072 N. Western Ave.

...egg. Do what you will, as the combinations are all worth your while. $9.05. 1141 N. Ashland Ave.

...this burger stands slightly apart from its peers and is better for it. $8.50. 2057 W. Roscoe St.

    5 other places to wait for a burger while Au Cheval is (temporarily) closed
    Chicago's famous burger spot Au Cheval closed for renovations last week, and it will remain shuttered until Jan. 18, according to its Yelp page. In the meantime, we want to share five of our other favorite places to get your burger fix in the city.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 12

At 70, comic Richard Lewis wants another comeback

Richard Lewis performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday (sold out) at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St.; 312-337-4027 or www.chicago.zanies.com; and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (sold out) at Zanies Rosemont, Parkway Bank Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont; $30; 847-813-0484 or www.rosemont.zanies.com.

    At 70, comic Richard Lewis wants another comeback
    "Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Richard Lewis!" With those words, a shaggy-haired, 30-something comic takes the stage at Zanies on North Wells Street, offers a quick bow and scans a seemingly endless scroll of paper, as if cramming for a quiz he should have thought about last night.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 12

  • STEM Students Unite

    Mrs. Story is asking for $1076.55:
    My students need a Stem Station to give them a balanced and equitable education. Our school would like to begin a STEM program but have neither the supplies or funds to bring this idea to fruition.
    Manierre Elementary School Comment

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Winter museum preview: Mummies, Snoopy and the science behind Pixar

...with the museum’s annual King Day event and admission is free. Jan. 15-December, 1601 N. Clark St.; www.chicagohistory.org or 312-642-4600...

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...Tim Laman and Cornell scientist Edwin Scholes in documenting the birds. Jan. 18-June 17, 2430 N. Cannon Drive; 773-755-5100 or www.naturemuseum.org...

...by such names as Stickley, Wright, Eames and Gehry; Feb. 10-Aug. 11, Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie St.; 312-482-8933 or DriehausMuseum.org. More focused in will be “Max Lamb: Exercises in...

...rest, we’ll see how these chairs measure up. March 22-Aug. 26; Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave.; www.artic.edu or 312-443-3600...

...ago had curly hair, an overbite and died before reaching 50. March 16-April 21, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive; requires Discovery or All-Access pass; 312-922-9410 or www.fieldmuseum.org...

...translation of the show’s title. March 23–Aug. 19, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St.; www.nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org or 312-738-1503...

...showcase STEM concepts used by Pixar’s artists and computer scientists. May 24-early 2019, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, www.msichicago.org...

    Winter museum preview: Mummies, Snoopy and the science behind Pixar
    Your resolution for 2018, perhaps, might be to become more cultured. Or just to make the effort to get out of the house a little bit more. The city's museums and nature parks will be, as always, happy to oblige, with a bevy of new exhibitions coming in winter and early spring and lots of free days, especially in February.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 10

Bop N Grill Pops Up At Revival Food Hall, and Other Food News

Au Cheval might be temporarily closed for renovations, but burger lovers can still get their fix, as a third location of Small Cheval opened this week in Old Town (1345 N. Wells Street). The menu is the same as other Small Cheval locations, though this outpost will serve liquor.

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Alderman Patrick Thompson announced on Facebook last week that a Steak ‘n Shake is coming to Halsted and Maxwell streets. Believe it or not, it’ll be the only outpost in city limits.

    Bop N Grill Pops Up At Revival Food Hall, and Other Food News
    Au Cheval might be temporarily closed for renovations, but burger lovers can still get their fix, as a third location of Small Cheval opened this week in Old Town (1345 N. Wells Street). The menu is the same as other Small Cheval locations, though this outpost will serve liquor.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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