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Vadii Ellis
I was born and raised in Chicago, and I’d be lost if you took me out of here. I live in Marquette Park now, but I’ve hopped around different neighborhoods in my life. I’m familiar with the Woodlawn, South Shore, and Englewood areas, mostly the Sou...

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Funding For Homeless Youth
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is offering $33 million early next year to 10 pilot projects focused on ending youth homelessness by 2020 and Chicago is applying to be one of them. Jeri Linas said Chicago is ready becau...

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Trendy Taco
Recently Willie Bray was able to go out and indulge his taste buds with some authentic Mexican cuisine. Trendy Taco, a new up and coming Wilmette restaurant, offers a range of foods including tacos, burritos, tortas, and tamales. Willie sells ma...

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Strategies for Chicago Sports
John: The Bears really need to work on creating better winning strategies; they need to develop a blueprint. The Sox are the same, they have no winning strategy and they claim that their lack of finances is the reason. The Bears haven’t developed...

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Hecky's BBQ
“It was a hot, steamy day, and I decided to treat myself to some barbecue,” the charismatic and well-known StreetWise vendor/story-teller Eric Colbert reported. “I’ve heard about Hecky’s for a very long time, so I thought I’d better go. “When I...