1 hour ago

Lookingglass’ Hard Times a Dickensian Circus

Hard Times plays through January 14 at Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave. Tickets are $50-$85 and are available for purchase online or by phone at 312-337-0665. Performances are Tuesday-Sunday.

    Lookingglass' Hard Times a Dickensian Circus
    Published in 1854, Charles Dickens' Hard Times - For These Times satirizes English society in its depiction of economic and social hardship in a fictitious industrial town in Victorian England called Coketown. In Coketown, a great divide exists between those of means and those without as Utilitarianism governs much of the school system as well...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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Over 12 ATM skimming devices found across Chicago

• Walgreens, 1500 block of W. Fullerton Ave on September 26, 2017

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• Associated Bank, 5200 block of N. Central Ave on September 23, 2017

• 7-11, 10700 block of S. Ewing Ave on September 27, 2017

• Walgreens, 1600 block of W. Belmont Ave on October 2, 2017

• Fifth Third Bank, 600 block of W. Diversey Pkwy on October 4, 2017

• Chase Bank, 5600 block of W. Montrose Ave on October 6, 2017

• Walgreens, 400 block of N. Michigan Ave on October 8, 2017

• Walgreens, 2300 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 8, 2017

• Walgreens, 3100 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 11, 2017

• Walgreens, 200 block of W. Madison St. on October 12, 2017

• Walgreens, 100 block of N. State St on October 12, 2017

    Over 12 ATM skimming devices found across Chicago
    CHICAGO -- More than a dozen ATM skimming devices were found across the city at various banks and Walgreens locations over the last month. Cameras were also placed at some locations to record pin numbers. Police said people should inspect card slots before using them and notify someone at the business if a pin pad is loose.
    http://cltv.com

6 hours ago

Skimming Devices Found On ATMs Across Chicago

Sept. 26 at the Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue;

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Sept. 23 at the Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Avenue;

Sept. 27 at the 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of South Ewing Avenue;

Oct. 2 at the Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue;

Oct. 4 at the Fifth Third Bank in the 600 block of West Diversey Parkway;

Oct. 6 at the Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue;

Oct. 8 at the Walgreens in the 400 block of North Michigan Avenue;

Oct. 8 at the Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road;

Oct. 111 at the Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road;

Oct. 12 at the Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street;

Oct. 12 at the Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street; and

    Skimming Devices Found On ATMs Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Skimming devices used to capture credit or debit card information have been found on about a dozen ATMs across Chicago in the last two months, police said. Unknown suspects attached the devices over or inside the card slots of the machines so that they appeared to be a normal part of the ATM, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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More Than a Dozen ATM Skimming Devices Found Across Chicago

Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue on Sept. 26

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Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Avenue on Sept. 23

7-11 in the 10700 block of South Ewing Avenue on Sept. 27

Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue on Oct. 2

Fifth Third Bank in the 600 block of West Diversey Parkway on Oct. 4

Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue on Oct. 6

Walgreens in the 400 block of North Michigan Avenue on Oct. 8

Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road on Oct. 8

Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road on Oct. 11

Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street on Oct. 12

Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street on Oct. 12

    More Than a Dozen ATM Skimming Devices Found Across Chicago
    Chicago police issued an alert Saturday after at least a dozen ATMs were found to have skimming devices attached to them at stores and banks across the city. The devices - placed over or inside card slots to steal account information from customers - were discovered at 13 separate locations in less than a month, according to police.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Tom

    This is why more banks need to do what Bank of America is doing. I always use Android Pay at an ATM or business when I can. It doesn't send the original card info.

11 hours ago

Sunday picks: Disney's 'Doorway to Magic' plays Rosemont Theatre

"The Amazing Acro-Cats" features kitties performing a variety of circus tricks and more at the Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $23 adults; $21 students with ID and seniors older than 60. (773) 342-4141 or vittumtheater.org. 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22

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The Joffrey Ballet presents the company premiere of choreographer Lola de Ávila's take on the ghostly classic "Giselle" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $39-$174. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22

• Sherwood "A Different Light 10th Anniversary Tour" with Motherfolk: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $17; $40 for VIP and meet-and-greet package. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Katy Perry: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 24-25, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $30.50. ticketmaster.com.

• Muggsy, Bandy, Mawrcrest, The Sentinels: 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

    Sunday picks: Disney's 'Doorway to Magic' plays Rosemont Theatre
    Cartoon characters come to life in the family touring show "Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie's Doorway to Magic" at the Rosemont Theatre, 5400 N. River Road, Rosemont. $15-$75. (800) 745-3000 or rosemonttheatre.com. 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

12 hours ago

13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide: police

A Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the West De Paul neighborhood on the North Side on Sept. 26.

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The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

An Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Ave in the Gladstone Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sept. 23.

A 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of S. Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side on Sept. 27.

A Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side on Oct. 2.

A Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on October 6.

A Walgreens in the 400 block of N. Michigan Avenue in the Near North neighborhood on the Near North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road in the North Center neighborhood the North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Oct. 11.

A Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street in the Loop on Oct. 12.

A Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street in the Loop on Oct. 12

    13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police
    Skimming devices have been found on more than a dozen ATM machines across Chicago in September and October, most on the city's North Side, according to a police community alert. The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

13 hours ago

More than a dozen skimming devices found in ATMs across city

Walgreens, 1500 block of W. Fullerton Ave on September 26, 2017

This article has 10 other Chicago locations (Show)

Associated Bank, 5200 block of N. Central Ave on September 23, 2017

7-11, 10700 block of S. Ewing Ave on September 27, 2017

Walgreens, 1600 block of W. Belmont Ave on October 2, 2017

Fifth Third Bank, 600 block of W. Diversey Pkwy on October 4, 2017

Chase Bank, 5600 block of W. Montrose Ave on October 6, 2017

Walgreens, 400 block of N. Michigan Ave on October 8, 2017

Walgreens, 2300 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 8, 2017

Walgreens, 3100 block of W. Irving Park Rd on October 11, 2017

Walgreens, 200 block of W. Madison St. on October 12, 2017

Walgreens, 100 block of N. State St on October 12, 2017

    More than a dozen skimming devices found in ATMs across city
    Chicago police have issued a new warning after more than a dozen ATM skimming devices have been found across the city. The skimmers can steal critical personal information. Police said someone attached the devices inside the ATMs and also placed cameras to record PIN numbers as they are entered in some instances.
    http://abc7chicago.com

17 hours ago

13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police

A Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue in the West De Paul neighborhood on the North Side on Sept. 26.

This article has 11 other Chicago locations (Show)

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown. Skimmers, which steal card users’ personal data, were confirmed at stores at Madison and Wells streets, Monroe and Clark streets and the flagship store at State and Randolph streets, police said Friday. 

An Associated Bank in the 5200 block of North Central Ave in the Gladstone Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sept. 23.

A 7-Eleven in the 10700 block of S. Ewing Avenue in the East Side neighborhood on the Southeast Side on Sept. 27.

A Walgreens in the 1600 block of West Belmont Avenue in the Lake View neighborhood on the North Side on Oct. 2.

A Chase Bank in the 5600 block of West Montrose Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on October 6.

A Walgreens in the 400 block of N. Michigan Avenue in the Near North neighborhood on the Near North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 2300 block of West Irving Park Road in the North Center neighborhood the North Side on Oct. 8.

A Walgreens in the 3100 block of West Irving Park Road in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Oct. 11.

A Walgreens in the 200 block of West Madison Street in the Loop on Oct. 12.

A Walgreens in the 100 block of North State Street in the Loop on Oct. 12

    13 skimmers found on ATMs citywide; police
    Skimming devices have been found on more than a dozen ATM machines across Chicago in September and October, most on the city's North Side, according to a police community alert. The warning comes a day after police reported three devices at Walgreens stores downtown.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Things to Do in Wicker Park, Bucktown This Weekend

Halloween festival. The Pulaski Park festival offers hay rides, a pumpkin patch, a zipline (new this year), a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, food concessions and more, according to a flyer. Admission is $10. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1419 W. Blackhawk St.

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Celebrate Nick’s Pit Stop anniversary. The popular family-run Bucktown chicken restaurant is pulling out all the stops for its 20th year, with free free food and refreshments, face-painting, balloon-twisting and music from DJ La Vie. Free, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 2023 N. Damen Ave.

...Chicago drummer Nick Alvarez (whose been busking in the now-closed right turn lane at Damen and Milwaukee) and Anthony Bruno (tenor saxophone), John Sutton (bass) Alexander Adams (on electronics), and Matt Murphy...

...m.-8 p.m. Saturday before the Windy City Soul Club hits the stage, at 1035 N. Western Ave.

    Things to Do in Wicker Park, Bucktown This Weekend
    Our friends at DNAInfo have got the lowdown on lots of things to do in Wicker Park adn Bucktown this weekend. It looks like the weekend weather is projected to be unseasonably warm and mostly rain-free. So let's get to a couple of their ideas for things to do in Wicker Park, Bucktown and Noble Square.
    http://chicagofree.info

34 hours ago

Alderman Brian Hopkins added 4 new photos.

...Ward Health and Resource Fair. The event will take place from 9am to 12pm at 808 N. Lake Shore Drive (in the Lake Shore Park Fieldhouse). - The Illinois Secretary of State's Mobile Unit will...


35 hours ago

Weekend picks: Pets on parade at Randhurst Halloween fest

"The Amazing Acro-Cats" features kitties performing a variety of circus tricks and more at the Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $23 adults; $21 students with ID and seniors older than 60. (773) 342-4141 or vittumtheater.org. 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21; 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22

• Cliffhanger (EP release), Davlin, Fiction, Lightweights: 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Subterranean Downstairs, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

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...vila's take on the ghostly classic "Giselle" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $39-$174. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m...

...City this weekend and next for a run of standup shows at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $35-$150. (800) 745-3000 or thechicagotheatre.com. 7:30 and 10 p.m...

• Red Ransom, American Narcissism/The Pirate Broadcast, Sean Wilson, Mister Moon: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Andrew W.K., The Kickback: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. $25. (773) 472-0449 or victheatre.com.

• Katy Perry: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 24-25, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $30.50. ticketmaster.com.

• Muggsy, Bandy, Mawrcrest, The Sentinels: 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

    Weekend picks: Pets on parade at Randhurst Halloween fest
    Take your kids -- and costumed pets -- to Randhurst Village in Mount Prospect for the annual Halloween Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 21. Highlights of this free event include a pet costume parade with prizes, entertainment, pumpkin decorating, crafts, wagon rides and live owl appearances from the Stillman Nature Center in South Barrington.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

37 hours ago

Join me today at the 2nd Ward Health and Reso...

...Ward Health and Resource Fair. The event will take place from 9am to 12pm at 808 N. Lake Shore Drive (in the Lake Shore Park Fieldhouse). - The Illinois Secretary of State's Mobile Unit will...


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