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If you’re interested in living in the middle of Chicago’s coolest coffee shops, restaurants, and retail, consider Wicker Park apartments for rent

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The Wicker Park neighborhood has gained the reputation for being one of the Windy City’s hippest neighborhoods. Wicker Park is located just a few miles north of the downtown loop. North Milwaukee Avenue runs through the center of the community and boasts some of the area’s most trendy spots to eat, shop, and hang out. The infamous 606 trail also runs through the neighborhood and offers a unique way to explore the area. This repurposed rail line provides an elevated view of Wicker Park, along with Bucktown, Humboldt Park, and Logan Square. Hop on a bike and see the sights...

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Review: Stories on My Street

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Stories on My Street is a collection of four stories from renowned British author and illustrator, Shirley Hughes, one of my favourite children's book creators. The stories, which were first published individually between 1989 and 1991, are about young friends who live on Trotter Street. The scenarios are familiar and the characters appealing and true to life. New Wheels for Carlos is about the young boy who wants a new bike. Everyone else seems to have one, and his bike is simply too small to go fast and keep up with the others. The Big Concrete Lorry features the Patterson...

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ON A PERSONAL NOTE/By Marami

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s Maramis Choufani is the Managing Editor of the Las Vegas Tribune. It’s been a long time since I had what I could call my own dog. And I’m not even sure I ever did. However, we always had a family dog when I was growing up, and for some reason, one I especially loved was our Black cocker spaniel, Yankee Duke, that I decided to paint. He never actually posed for me, but I managed to paint his portrait anyway. Don’t ask me why I felt so inspired to do that since I wasn’t a natural-born artist and that...

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Hearken back to the days of yore when you were just a young ‘un

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What was your favorite thing to do? Children love thrilling experiences and the novelty of trying something new—and it’s good for their brain. We explore the importance of childhood adventures and point out a few great cities that rate very well on key measures of adventure. Why are adventures important in childhood? Adventures teach your child about themselves and the world they live in. It helps them expand their minds, deepen their understanding, and gain empathy. Children are constantly taking in stimuli, and adventuring, i.e., playing, exploring the unknown. This is crucial for providing a variety of novel experiences that...

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TRANS BC ENDURO WIN A CUSTOM ‘SOIL SEARCHING EDITION’ SPECIALIZED ENDURO Support B.C. Trails for a Chance to Win Each $5 donation gets you ONE entry to win, and UNLIMITED entries are allowed! All proceeds from this campaign will go...

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TRANS BC ENDURO WIN A CUSTOM ‘SOIL SEARCHING EDITION’ SPECIALIZED ENDURO Support B.C. Trails for a Chance to Win Each $5 donation gets you ONE entry to win, and UNLIMITED entries are allowed! All proceeds from this campaign will go towards trail building and maintenance across the province of British Columbia. This is a custom Soil Searching Edition Specialized Enduro S4 spec’d with a SRAM AXS drivetrain, RockShox suspension, AXS Reverb and Chromag cockpit. For every $5 donation, you will get a chance to win this bike! The more you donate, the better your chances of winning! All proceeds go...

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