Ric Wilson performs at the 2016 Chicago Poetry Block Party. [Poetry Foundation/Facebook]

Chicago Poetry Block Party Open To All Ages This Weekend In Austin (And It’s Free)

The event will have an open mic, games, workshops and more.

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Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

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Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

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What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.