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Fox Valley police reports

• A resident on the 400 block of Blackhawk Avenue reported June 8 that someone drove a vehicle in circles on his lawn and damaged the apple tree in his front yard.

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• A toolbox containing various tools, valued about $1,000 total, was reported stolen June 6 out of a Dundee Township Park District truck parked at 21 N. Washington St.

    Fox Valley police reports
    Carmen Segovia, 31, of Elgin was charged Sunday with retail theft, Carpentersville records show. She is accused of stealing $73 worth of merchandise from Walmart on Lake Marian Road. * Marisol Zavala-Hernandez, 37, of Carpentersville was charged Saturday with retail theft, police said. She is accused of stealing $36 worth of merchandise from Walmart.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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Best Chicago happy hour deals: June 14-20

Glunz Tavern (1202 N. Wells St., 312-642-3000) offers $1 oysters, $12 rosé flights, $8 rose Champagne cocktails and half-price bottles of rosé from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. They’ll also be giving away bottles of rosé, gift cards and a private wine tasting for six.

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Slurping Turtle (116 W. Hubbard St., 312-464-0466) hosts a guided sake tasting including appetizers for $25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets: slurpingturtle.com/chicago

Chicago French Market (131 N. Clinton St., 312-575-0306) offers $4 slices of cheese pizza, $5 barbecue chicken sandwiches, $6 ceviche with chips and $2 off lobster rolls from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

BLVD (817 W. Lake St., 312-526-3116) offers a specialty cocktail, glasses of wine and bites including oysters Rockefeller and French onion toast for $8 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Brown Bag Seafood Co. (340 E. Randolph St., 312-496-3999) offers $4 cocktails from 4 to 6 p.m.

Shore Club (1603 N. Lake Shore Drive, 312-635-8058) offers half-price rosé from 3 to 6 p.m.

Wolcott Tap (1834 W. Montrose Ave., 773-360-7579) offers $5 drafts and Tito’s cocktails from 4 to 6 p.m.

    Best Chicago happy hour deals: June 14-20
    Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago. Thursday, June 14 Slurping Turtle (116 W. Hubbard St., 312-464-0466) hosts a guided sake tasting including appetizers for $25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets: slurpingturtle.com/chicago Friday, June 15 Chicago French Market (131 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Score at these World Cup viewing parties and specials

455 W. North Ave., 312-266-2277

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875 N. Michigan Ave., 888-875-8439

3801 N. Ashland Ave., 773-348-2767

5062 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-506-7090

605 N. Wells St., 312-929-0065

1721 W. Division St., 773-227-8600

420 N. Clark St., 312-527-1203

3937 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-528-3700

6122 N. Clark St., 773-681-0019

2033 W. North Ave., 773-537-4440

1935 W. Chicago Ave., 312-243-5600

4740 N. Western Ave., 773-561-9181

100 W. Grand Ave., 312-836-0066

2005 W. Division St., 773-698-8940

1970 W. Montrose Ave., 773-697-8204

325 S. Franklin St., 312-212-3262

2442 N Clark St., 773-472-5555

4530 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-271-9000

1934 W. Irving Park Road, 773-871-3757

1458 W. Taylor St., 312-226-3951

3626 N. Talman Ave., 773-944-1203

2048 W. Armitage Ave., 773-227-6700

1801 W Division St., 773-782-4400

205 W. Lake St., 312-357-6665

216 W. Ohio St., 312-951-2125

325 W. Huron St., 312-664-2727

2100 W. Irving Park Road, 773-478-2100

113 W. Hubbard St., 312-644-0113

1638 W. Belmont Ave., 312-453-9397

2375 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-276-0270

1 W. Grand Ave., 312-755-9339

1935 N. Sedgwick St., 312-337-7900

221 N. La Salle St., 312-739-3900

2956 N. Albany Ave., 773-509-9888

118 W. Grand Ave., 312-222-9700

9 W. Hubbard St., 312-644-0004

622 N. Fairbanks Court, 312-642-0700

170 W. Ontario St., 312-600-6920

111 W. Huron St., 312-202-9900

    Score at these World Cup viewing parties and specials
    While the 21st annual FIFA World Cup will be held in Moscow (and Chicago dropped out of the bidding to host the 2026 event), bars, restaurants and other venues around the city have viewings and parties for the monthlong celebration, from June 14 to July 15. 875 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Comedian Pat McGann talks the comedy of parenthood as Father’s Day nears

1548 N Wells St.

    Comedian Pat McGann talks the comedy of parenthood as Father's Day nears
    Pat McGann is a native of Chicago and is the creator/host of the Emmy-nominated television show, "The Chicago Stand Up Project". His debut comedy album "Sounds Good" can also be heard on Sirius/XM radio. McGann is bringing more laughs to Zanies Chicago where he will perform nightly starting June 13 through June 17.
    http://wgntv.com

4 days ago

Score at these World Cup viewing parties and specials

455 W. North Ave., 312-266-2277

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875 N. Michigan Ave., 888-875-8439

3801 N. Ashland Ave., 773-348-2767

5062 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-506-7090

605 N. Wells St., 312-929-0065

1721 W. Division St., 773-227-8600

420 N. Clark St., 312-527-1203

3937 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-528-3700

6122 N. Clark St., 773-681-0019

2033 W. North Ave., 773-537-4440

1935 W. Chicago Ave., 312-243-5600

4740 N. Western Ave., 773-561-9181

100 W. Grand Ave., 312-836-0066

2005 W. Division St., 773-698-8940

1970 W. Montrose Ave., 773-697-8204

325 S. Franklin St., 312-212-3262

2442 N Clark St., 773-472-5555

4530 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-271-9000

1934 W. Irving Park Road, 773-871-3757

1458 W. Taylor St., 312-226-3951

3626 N. Talman Ave., 773-944-1203

2048 W. Armitage Ave., 773-227-6700

1801 W Division St., 773-782-4400

205 W. Lake St., 312-357-6665

216 W. Ohio St., 312-951-2125

325 W. Huron St., 312-664-2727

2100 W. Irving Park Road, 773-478-2100

113 W. Hubbard St., 312-644-0113

1638 W. Belmont Ave., 312-453-9397

2375 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-276-0270

1 W. Grand Ave., 312-755-9339

1935 N. Sedgwick St., 312-337-7900

221 N. La Salle St., 312-739-3900

2956 N. Albany Ave., 773-509-9888

118 W. Grand Ave., 312-222-9700

9 W. Hubbard St., 312-644-0004

622 N. Fairbanks Court, 312-642-0700

170 W. Ontario St., 312-600-6920

111 W. Huron St., 312-202-9900

    Score at these World Cup viewing parties and specials
    While the 21st annual FIFA World Cup will be held in Moscow (and Chicago dropped out of the bidding to host the 2026 event), bars, restaurants and other venues around the city have viewings and parties for the monthlong celebration, from June 14 to July 15. 875 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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    **DIRECT DEV SERVICES** SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS ONLY PERMIT FOR A PROPOSED 6-STORY 34,720 SF MIXED USE MERCANTILE AND 23 D.U RESIDENTIAL BUILDING OF TYPE1-C CONSTRUCTION WITH 8 PARKING SPACES. SPRINKLERS LIMITED TO TRASH CHUTE. PROJECT IS A TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

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Bourdain brings 'Parts Unknown,' and a big appetite, to Chicago

And there is more Elliott, sitting in his Old Town Ale House, 219 W. North Ave., displaying his painting studio in the basement and paintings on the tavern's walls, offering...

...as "Buzzkill" on Geriatric Genius — engaging in some Cubs-Sox rivalry talk at Topo Gigio, 1516 N. Wells St., where Elliott offers this: "To be around Cubs fans is to hate them...

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...to other cities. This year's festival takes place April 27 at Begyle Brewing Co., 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the "Parts Unknown" screening will be followed...

And so there he is having breaded steak sandwiches at Ricobene's, 252 W. 26th St., and talking between bites with music producer Steve Albini, who speaks intelligently about what it means to be a creative Chicagoan.

There he is eating mapo doufu at Sze Chuan Cuisine, 2414 S. Wentworth Ave. in Chinatown, and talking between bites with chef Stephanie Izard, who says, "It is nice to get out into the neighborhoods."

He gets a short backstage tour of The Second City from main stage performer Paul Jurewicz before they adjourn to Longman & Eagle, 2657 N. Kedzie Ave., to discuss comedy while eating roasted bone marrow.

Elliott's elsewhere, too, sharing a table with Bourdain at Valois, the venerable cafeteria-style restaurant at 1518 E. 53rd St. in Hyde Park, talking local politics while Bourdain enthusiastically gobbles a plate of meatloaf and macaroni and cheese.

    Bourdain brings 'Parts Unknown,' and a big appetite, to Chicago
    Anthony Bourdain, the globe-trotting seeker of interesting people and places and things to eat, stopped moving long enough to sit in one of the most peaceful places in Chicago. He and his friend, local tavern keeper, painter and writer Bruce Elliott, spent some time together recently at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park, which sits cozily at the north edge of Lincoln Park Zoo.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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    Just got the NEWS Anthony Bourdain, Found Dead in France ! Terriable !

Jun 08

Updated Jun 08

Bourdain brings 'Parts Unknown,' and a big appetite, to Chicago

And there is more Elliott, sitting in his Old Town Ale House, 219 W. North Ave., displaying his painting studio in the basement and paintings on the tavern's walls, offering...

...as "Buzzkill" on Geriatric Genius — engaging in some Cubs-Sox rivalry talk at Topo Gigio, 1516 N. Wells St., where Elliott offers this: "To be around Cubs fans is to hate them...

This article has 5 other Chicago locations (Show)

...to other cities. This year's festival takes place April 27 at Begyle Brewing Co., 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the "Parts Unknown" screening will be followed...

And so there he is having breaded steak sandwiches at Ricobene's, 252 W. 26th St., and talking between bites with music producer Steve Albini, who speaks intelligently about what it means to be a creative Chicagoan.

There he is eating mapo doufu at Sze Chuan Cuisine, 2414 S. Wentworth Ave. in Chinatown, and talking between bites with chef Stephanie Izard, who says, "It is nice to get out into the neighborhoods."

He gets a short backstage tour of The Second City from main stage performer Paul Jurewicz before they adjourn to Longman & Eagle, 2657 N. Kedzie Ave., to discuss comedy while eating roasted bone marrow.

Elliott's elsewhere, too, sharing a table with Bourdain at Valois, the venerable cafeteria-style restaurant at 1518 E. 53rd St. in Hyde Park, talking local politics while Bourdain enthusiastically gobbles a plate of meatloaf and macaroni and cheese.

    Bourdain brings 'Parts Unknown,' and a big appetite, to Chicago
    Anthony Bourdain, the globe-trotting seeker of interesting people and places and things to eat, stopped moving long enough to sit in one of the most peaceful places in Chicago. He and his friend, local tavern keeper, painter and writer Bruce Elliott, spent some time together recently at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park, which sits cozily at the north edge of Lincoln Park Zoo.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • This is a reprint from 2016 that the Trib reposted today in honor of his passing. So far from being inappropriate, it's exactly what one should do in light of today's news.

  • Ok, thanks Lesko. I didn't see the time stamp. I thought this was unfortunate timing and bad QC by Trib.

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