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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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Comparing LeBron James to Michael Jordon

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June 30, 2015 by StreetWise

Bill: Okay, so we’ve got these remarks that apparently were said by [Lebron’s] old buddy Dwayne Wade and he was talking about James and his feelings about playing with him all those years. So if anybody knows this guy, he does. So John, what do you think? John: Lebron’s a type of guys that depends[…]

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Summer Concert Guide 2015

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June 23, 2015 by StreetWise

It’s finally summer in Chicago, time to thaw from the long winter and cool spring and warm up to some great live music. Chicago has excellent concert venues throughout the city with must-see artists from every genre under the sun. Here are our top picks for who to see this summer! Read the whole story[…]

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Welcome INSP Delegates

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June 23, 2015 by StreetWise

The participants of writer’s workshop at Streetwise magazine are very excited to know that INSP conference is taking place in United States this year. At one of the workshops we discussed the importance of street papers and international networks and shared our thoughts about this event. James Metzgar I am so glad to hear that[…]

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May 25 – May 31, 2015

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June 1, 2015 by StreetWise

Our Festival Guide 2015 covers all of the happening events of the summer in Chicago! They will be available all summer long so visit you favorite vendor and pick one up today!

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May 18 – May 24, 2015

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May 26, 2015 by StreetWise

Chicago works on ending veterans homelessness in 2015 Homes for the Brave             Also enjoy the feature stories from the rest of the issue by clicking the links below:   EatWise: John Hagan visits Metro Deli + Sports Bar in Union Station. SportsWise: The SportsWise team reacts to Chris Rock’s[…]

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