Renting a costume at Lost Eras costs about $35 to $75, according to Walters. ”A lot of people want to have a nice costume, but they don’t want to pay $150,” she said.Peter Jones / Block Club Chicago

There’s More Than Cheap Halloween Costumes At Lost Eras, Where Rogers Park Shops For All Things Weird

“This has basically just turned into a sort of trading post for rare, weird things."

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Mount Carmel Alumni Return To Celebrate Their High School’s New Look At Monday’s Ribbon Cutting

The high school's main building, built in 1924, has received a near total redesign intended to inspire productivity from its students, president Ned Hughes said.

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$8 Million Austin Charter School Complex Expansion Will Bring More Grades And A Place For Kids To Play Outdoors

The expansion will also improve the afterschool programming from By The Hand Club For Kids and will also allow kids to stay at Moving Everest Charter School through eighth grade.

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Knifepoint Kidnapping Thwarted When Woman Kicks Man In The Groin, Police Say

The man grabbed the woman by the hair and tried to get her into his car in South Chicago, police said.