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Jeri's Grill
The landscape of Lincoln Square has changed throughout the years. Plenty of new restaurants and shops have moved in and out, but the neighborhood itself has never lost its homey, welcoming feel. Part of the reason is the major constants grounding...

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Human Services Rally
Even as the Illinois General Assembly and Gov. Bruce Rauner were finalizing a six-month, stopgap budget on June 30 – the last day of the state’s fiscal year – advocates gathered at the James R. Thompson Center to showcase the depth of human servic...

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Baseball in 2016
John: The biggest disappointment so far has been the Kansas City Royals. I expected them at least to go to the World Series, and possibly win it, however, they’re struggling just to stay in the race for the Wild Card. It’s all about the Cleveland...

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Chat About Summer
A. AllenMy favorite part of the summer is the outdoor festivities because the weather is nice and the city puts on a lot of free festivals including the Jazz, Blues, and Gospel Fests. We also have the Air & Water Show, Taste of Chicago, and yo...

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Chopsticks Sushi & Grill
Louis Hale and I went on a date. A perfect first date. We saw the movie A Perfect Match, the irony not lost to us. Afterwards, within walking distance of the Icon Theaters is a little Chinese restaurant called Chop Sticks. It's located on the nort...