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    DEMO A PORTION OF ROOF FRAMING AND WALL IN EXITING FOUNDRY TO INCLUDE TEMPORARY SUPPORT OF EXISTING LOAD BEARING STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS AND TEMPORARY PARTITION TO ISOLATE PLANNED CONSTRUCTION FROM THE CONSTRUCTION AREA.

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Get in the holiday spirit with these 10 Christmas activities in Chicago

2136 S. Peoria St., 312-600-5111

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12 S. Michigan Ave. 312-940-3552

20 E. Delaware Place 312-397-3633

Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive 773-684-1414

521 N. Rush St. 312-645-1500

26 W. Hubbard St. 312-863-7427

2001 N. Clark St. 312-742-2000

Hancock Building, 875 N. Michigan Ave.

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    Get in the holiday spirit with these 10 Christmas activities in Chicago
    Nothing dresses up Chicago like the holiday season. Lights twinkle from the trees, wreaths hang from doorways and decorations make windows festive. The holidays are a perfect time to spread love and loosen up before another year, so we've rounded up some of our favorite holiday-related activities, Christmas or otherwise, that are sure to put you in the spirit.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Knox Fortune — from behind the scenes in Chicago with Chance the Rapper to making a scene

Where: at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St.

    Knox Fortune - from behind the scenes in Chicago with Chance the Rapper to making a scene
    If you ask Knox Fortune, perhaps the least interesting item on his resume is winning a Grammy Award for his work on Chance the Rapper's "Coloring Book" album in 2016. But his brief brush with one of the music industry's crustiest institutions did produce a couple of funny/embarrassing anecdotes.
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  • Field Trip to Ancient Greece

    Ms. B. is asking for $554.73:
    My students need a field trip to the National Hellenic Museum and Greektown as a culmination of their current Language Arts/Social Studies unit.
    Manuel Perez Elementary School Comment

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Alulu Brewpub summons 'Star Wars'-themed menu and beer pairings to celebrate 'Last Jedi' release

Alulu Brewpub, 2011 S. Laflin St. 312-600-9865

    Alulu Brewpub summons 'Star Wars'-themed menu and beer pairings to celebrate 'Last Jedi' release
    With "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" getting its wide release Friday, all the reveling Jedi and Padawan fans will be out in full Force this week. One of the more sustaining celebrations comes from Alulu Brewpub in Pilsen, where head chef Jesse Skolmoski has created a menu of "Star Wars"-themed items -- complete with beer pairings -- that will be available from Wednesday Dec.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Maria Elaine Hadden shared an event to Alderm...

Hey 45th Ward residents, don't forget the Participatory Budgeting Chicago 5 year celebration and volunteer appreciation event, THIS Saturday, 12p-4p @ 2150 S Canalport, 2nd Floor, The Lacuna Loft building. Come help us vision what the next 5 years of #PBChi could do for your community! Free parking, Free lunch, registration required! #OurMoney, #OurVision, #OurChicago New Economy Coalition The Participatory Budgeting Project

    PB Chicago Celebrates 5 Years: Volunteer Appreciation Event
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  • Field Trip to Ancient Egypt

    Ms. B. is asking for $523.69:
    My students need a field trip to The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago to experience in real life what they have learned about Ancient Egypt in the classroom.
    Manuel Perez Elementary School Comment

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My little Guy Max lost him 12/06/17!!! Live n...

My little Guy Max lost him 12/06/17!!! Live near 17th and ashland was last seen 16th & ashland ave and also heard seen on 16th & Morgan!!! He was with his brother lefty. We found lefty at animal shelter on ashland ave he was brought in by some one who seen them together but only lefty jumped in the car and Max the black French Bulldog ran off. He currently had eye surgery so needs his medication hoping he is somewhere warm!!! I hope he can come back home to us!!! Please any info let us know thank you. Max French Bulldog Black missing/Lost

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    My little Guy Max lost him 12/06/17!!! Live near 17th and ashland was last seen 16th & ashland ave and also heard seen on 16th & Morgan!!! He was with his brother lefty. We found lefty at animal...
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The League's Steve Rannazzisi and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

Sun 12/10: Support breast cancer research while imbibing one (or many) of 25 different cocktails created by women mixologists across the midwest at Speed Rack's All-Female Bartending Competition, taking place at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport). 4 PM, $25

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Fri 12/8: The ubiquitous Busy Beaver Button Company (3279 W. Armitage) launches its new series of pins—each designed specifically to spread the message about gun...

...Dance Company, J'Sun Howard, Mitsu Salmon, and more. Both shows are at Links Hall (3111 N. Western). 7 PM, $12 online, $15 at the door, $10 students and seniors, $40 festival pass

Sat 12/9: Shop local at the Goods for Good Craft Fair, an afternoon event hosted by 826CHI (1276 N. Milwaukee), a program promoting literacy among underserved youth. Vendors include Vichcraft, Tiny Bold Creative, and Reppin Pins. Plus, enjoy all the cider you can drink. Noon-5 PM, free

Sun 12/10: At the iO Theater (1501 N. Kingsbury), Kristin Phillips and Sierra Carter, the duo Shitty Bitches, bring Christmas cheer to their new sketch show A Very Shitty Bitchmas, about pivotal moments in their lives. 8 PM, $14

    The League's Steve Rannazzisi and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge Escape the cold at one of the plentiful events happening (indoors!) in Chicago this weekend. Here's some of what we recommend: click to enlarge Fri 12/8: Donald Trump is given a vaudevillian send-up-in the form of burlesque, slapstick, and plenty of jokes-in The Character Assassination of Donald Trump , a satirical imagining of his impeachment proceedings.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Dec 08

Cops get beards, kids get toys - it's a win-win

The officers have called a moratorium on shaving in the hopes of helping less-fortunate kids. As their beards grow longer, they're hoping the toy bins inside the police station (1601 S. Halsted; 708-756-6400) and at Illiana Financial Credit Union (1030 Chicago Road; 708-755-6880), grow fuller.

    Cops get beards, kids get toys - it's a win-win
    It's a "hairy" Christmas in Chicago Heights as members of the police department will be sporting beards through the end of the year. The officers have called a moratorium on shaving in the hopes of helping less-fortunate kids. As their beards grow longer, they're hoping the toy bins inside the police station (1601 S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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  • Chromebooks: Do or Die!

    Mrs. Ionita is asking for $2360.11:
    My students need Chromebooks! In today’s age, computer literacy is an integral component of any student’s learning plan. These Chromebooks will help engage my students with interactive lessons and prepare them for an increasingly digital workforce.
    Walsh Elementary School Comment

Dec 07

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...her old stomping grounds for a show at 8 p.m. Thursday at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.). Tickets: $25-$27. thaliahallchicago.com...

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...funniest, most incisive publications of today, so seeing how it translates to the Hideout’s (1354 W. Wabansia Ave.) stage should be hilarious and fascinating. Check it out at 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    From Taylor Swift to stand-up comedy to holiday activities downtown, there's plenty to do this weekend in Chicago. Return of T-Swift It's been years since Taylor Swift last went on tour, and it will be another six months before her "Reputation" tour makes its way to Chicago.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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