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Tiny Homes

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May 23, 2016 by admin

by Alexandria Spillman The Tiny Homes movement has swept all corners of the United States and shows no signs of slowing down as more and more of these 100- to 400-square foot domiciles emerge. Featured on the HGTV network’s “Tiny House, Big Living,” these tiny homes are noted for their minimalist aesthetic, forcing people to[…]

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Remembering MLK

January 26, 2016 by admin

A.Allen “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Injustice, be it in the mind, the community, or the nation, is a threat to justice everywhere. I really appreciate Dr. King’s view of injustice as a cancerous disease that if left unchecked could possibly spread like a wildfire throughout the[…]

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November 9 – November 15, 2015

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November 18, 2015 by admin

007 has gotten along quite well over the last 50+ years. Bond is Back!               Also enjoy the feature stories from the rest of the issue by clicking the links below:   EatWise: Diane Wilkins visits Inspiration Kitchens SportsWise: Referees and Instant Replays Participant Profile: Eric Colbert explains why[…]

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Bond is Back!

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November 18, 2015 by admin

Due to copyright, we are unable to publish this article online. If you would like a copy of the issue, please email dave at dhamilton@streetwise.org

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Fighting Fans

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October 19, 2015 by admin

Russell: Good evening, and welcome to the new edition of Sportswise! Today we are going to talk about fighting fans. We’ll start with John first. John: Well, I just think that it has more to do with adrenaline when fans fight, rather than the alcohol. There’s been a debate for the longest time about why[…]

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Coco’s Famous Fried Lobster

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August 17, 2015 by admin

Lobster—with all of the new lobster oriented options suddenly popping up in Chicago—it’s on our minds lately. Distinguishing itself is longstanding, but under the radar establishment, Coco’s Famous Deep Fried Lobster at 426 S. Clark. We wanted an unbiased opinion on this unique approach, so we sent longtime StreetWise vendor and health nut, Craig Barrow.[…]

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Taylor Swift

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August 10, 2015 by admin

“I don’t really think people were surprised I made a pop album,” Taylor Swift says without flinching. “I think they were surprised I was honest about it.” This article was used in conjunction with the Street News Service, and we do not have rights to publish it online. We have ordered extra copies, and we[…]

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Lollapalooza Afterparties

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August 3, 2015 by admin

The celebration doesn’t end when Grant Park shuts down for the night– with so many bands heading to popular venues across the whole city, there’s an after party for everyone! While some are listed as sell-outs, you can often find tickets in the secondary market, such as eBay and StubHub. For your Local Friend: Love[…]

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Street Art

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June 30, 2015 by StreetWise

Have you ever looked around the city of Chicago and seen the street art sprayed on buildings? Believe it or not, most art in Chicago is not vandalism because most places pay artists to paint murals and graffiti in and out of their stores. JC Rivera is a local artist who is known for his[…]

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Sam Sanders

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June 30, 2015 by StreetWise

Where did you grow up? I grew up here in Chicago, on the West Side. What brought you to StreetWise? I came to StreetWise four years ago. I didn’t have a job and StreetWise has been good. I feel like I can easily get a job, but I really like the flexibility of being my[…]

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