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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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Finding Common Ground

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June 8, 2015 by StreetWise

John Hagan. SportsWise Solutions Every Tuesday at high noon Russell, Vince and I meet at StreetWise to discuss issues involving four major sports- Football, Baseball, Basketball and Hockey. Vince is the group leader. He is our play-by-play broadcaster. Vince is the home team supporter of the group. Whenever a Chicago team is involved, Vince always[…]

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Metro Deli + Sports Bar

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May 26, 2015 by StreetWise

I stopped by the Metro Deli and Sports Bar inside Union Station on Canal and Adams near my work location. Inside the sports bar, there are many varieties to choose from under $10. There are entree salads, deli sandwiches, sides, toasted subs, beverages and breakfast items. Plus, there are carving board specials, including roast turkey[…]

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Chipmunks

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May 18, 2015 by StreetWise

Donald Morris, a long-time StreetWise vendor, is a frequent visitor at Chipmunks American food diner located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood at 438 West Diversey Parkway. When it comes to selling StreetWise magazines, vendors need a quick place to grab a bite to eat so they don’t miss those sales. Donald says that Chipmunks provides[…]

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Tweedledum & Tweedledee

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May 18, 2015 by StreetWise

This week in our StreetWise writers workshop we read the poem Tweedledum and Tweedledee. We discussed and wrote about how need and fear (like the monstrous crow in the poem) can encourage people to forget their quarrels. We agreed that sometimes dire need and great fear results in people understanding that they must help each[…]

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Authentaco

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May 11, 2015 by StreetWise

by Jennifer Aldrich Authentaco at 1141 N. Ashland Ave. is known for its chef-driven traditional Mexican street food that is made daily from scratch. StreetWise vendor Jeff Berg decided to check out this popular taco joint and share his thoughts. During this, his first visit to Authentaco, Jeff described the restaurant’s décor as a “little[…]

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NFL offseason & UFC

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May 11, 2015 by StreetWise

Vince: We’d like to talk about the “No Fun League,” I mean the NFL this week because it has been a very busy offseason thus far. What are some moves we have seen that have stuck out or surprised you guys? John: We have seen LeSean McCoy become a Buffalo Bill this offseason, moving from[…]

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Spring Renewal

May 4, 2015 by StreetWise

John Hagan Spring gives us a new lease on life. In springtime we enjoy baseball, outdoor basketball, and many other outdoor activities, including picnics and BBQ cookouts. Spring is a time to shed off heavy clothing, jackets become more stylish and fun to wear. Wintertime clothes are a chore to find and put on for[…]

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NHL Playoffs

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May 4, 2015 by StreetWise

Vince: Hockey playoffs are just starting and the Chicago Blackhawks are in it. They don’t have the greatest seeding but when playoff time comes they know how to turn it up. John what do you think of the Blackhawks chances and about the NHL playoffs overall? John: I enjoyed hockey in the past because the[…]

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Baker & Nosh

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April 27, 2015 by StreetWise

By Donald Morris and Ben Zarit Donald Morris, a long time StreetWise vendor, recently visited Baker & Nosh, a coffee shop that specializes in fresh-baked bread and pastries. Baker & Nosh is located in Uptown at 1303 W. Wilson. It is the smell of baking bread and pastries hot from the oven that draws people[…]

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