Articles By Joe Ward

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Southwest Side’s First Dog Park Underway In McKinley Park: ‘It Had To Happen’

Of the city’s 25 dog parks, 22 are on the North Side, with two in the South Loop and one in the West Loop.

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Jackalope Coffeehouse Owner Opening New Gift Shop, The Bitten Hand, In Bridgeport

“Bridgeport is hungry for this stuff, and they like supporting neighborhood businesses," the shop's owner said.

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Bridgeport Farmers Market Returning To Antique Taco, Now On Mondays

Unlike the last two years, the event will now be on Mondays, and will be held within Antique Taco’s patio, instead of in the parking lot

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Antique Taco’s ‘Wheel Wednesday’ Food Truck Nights Are Back, Bigger And Now Every Week

Antique Taco is teaming up with Fat Shallot to host the food truck events every Wednesday at 35th and Morgan.

Bridgeport’s Big Boss Spicy Fried Chicken Has Wings As Hot As The Restaurant’s Decor Is Loud

Chef Jassy Lee’s new restaurant pays homage to her diverse heritage in a setting pulled from her West Coast roots.

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Poetry Helped South Sider Joshua Houston Cope With Family Tragedy — Then It Got Him A Full Ride To College

Houston credits much of his success to his love of poetry —and the Boys & Girls club for fostering that love.

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Leslie Hairston Holds Narrow Lead Over William Calloway In 5th Ward Nail-Biter

With 95 percent of precincts reporting, Hairston had 50.5 percent of the vote to Calloway's 49,5 percent.

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Stephanie Coleman Defeats Ald. Toni Foulkes In 16th Ward: ‘We Made Herstory’

It was the second straight election that Stephanie Coleman challenged Toni Foulkes in the Southwest Side ward.