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Oscars 2017
With the 89th Academy Awards ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel set to be broadcast on February 26, we asked StreetWise vendors & friends to view a handful of the Academy-nominated films and share their thoughts.       Meet our Panel:      LA L...

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PIT Count
Roughly 400 volunteers combed every census tract of Chicago on January 26 for the biennial Point in Time (PIT) count, a federally-mandated census of homeless people living in shelters and on the streets.   Although the official report will not b...

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'House' Exhibit Continues
The art exhibit “House” uses the verb form of the word: “to provide a safe place,” and is intended to spark dialogue and individual involvement on ending homelessness. It is at the Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 300 W. Superior St., Suite 203, through M...

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Vendor VW on 2017
Vendor’s age: middle age   Location: Broadway/Foster & Broadway/Berwyn   What are your wishes for 2017? I wish for this idea that I have been working on to come about, this wonderful idea I have that I’m hoping to get approved.   What...

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Legacy Burger
Generous donations came pouring in this fall to send the weekly SportsWise contributors to see the Chicago Cubs play in the World Series. Unfortunately, with the high cost for tickets, the group decided the funds would go further at a different Ch...