The Magazine

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Domestic Violence Awareness
Learning that domestic violence (DV) was a significant problem among his parishioners led Father Charles Dahm to a second calling.   Father Dahm, O.P., was pastor of St. Pius V Church in Pilsen, which provided a variety of social services, ranging...

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Tom Owens
Cara Chicago is sad to announce the death of Cara founder and StreetWise supporter, Thomas Owens, who passed away on Sunday morning, September 29.   Tom was an innovator – in business, philanthropy, faith, and family. He was an IBM executive for 2...

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Haunted Chicago
St. Valentineís Day Massacre site   On Feb. 14, 1929, four men –including two dressed as police officers -- entered a warehouse at 2122 N. Clark St. that George “Bugs” Moran used to store liquor. But this was no Prohibition raid; the would-be cops...

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CRAFT BEER
Chicago has more craft breweries than any other city in the U.S.: 167 according to the Brewers Association last December, with more scheduled to open this month and in early 2020, according to a StreetWise survey.   Even more significant, Chicago...

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Chicago Cultural Alliance
CHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE UNITES COMMUNITIES   As controversial immigration policies cause fear and anger, Chicago’s native and immigrant cultural heritage museums have an antidote: Inherit Chicago, a month-long festival of music, food and program...