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Summer 2017 Concert Guide
A new season is upon us and everyone knows that June through August are the best months to be in Chicago. Discover the best shows from a few names you have heard of, and some you may have not. We will answer hard hitting-questions like “Is grunge...

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Englewood Trail
The proposed Englewood Line rises above the neighborhood like an “outdoor cathedral,” said walkers on a May 25 tour of the abandoned rail line that runs from Wallace to Homan just north of 59th Street. Walkers talked about being “tucked away,” of...

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Music
AAllen Music is a very powerful tool to change a person’s mind and attitude. Music can soothe, excite and educate. For example, jazz soothes and calms me. Rap seems to excite, especially young people, to behave negatively. I like educational musi...

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3 Steps Home
The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) passed its “Three Steps Home” package through the Illinois General Assembly by May 26 and sent the three bills to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature or veto, along with a bill to provide no-fee birth r...

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People & Planet First
Fair Economy Illinois members blocked Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office in the state capitol at Springfield May 30. Earlier that day, 15 members of the coalition who had walked 200 miles from Chicago led 400 people into the capitol building for a rally....