Articles By Jonathan Ballew

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Despite Efforts To Save Truc Lam Buddhist Temple, 120-Year-Old Building Likely To Meet Wrecking Ball

Originally, the building was known as the Ravenswood Club, and after that it was the Paul Revere Masonic Lodge.

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Dollop Coffee’s Newest Shop In Ravenswood Opens With Expanded Breakfast Choices (Walk-Up Window To Come)

The new location at 1636 W. Montrose Ave. is offering free coffee to striking CPS teachers Thursday and Friday.

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New Bubble Tea Restaurant In Rogers Park Will Offer Food, Board Games And Music

Although the grand opening for their first location is Friday, Tai Chi Bubble Tea is already eyeballing a second location near The Loop.

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Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Aragon Ballroom Available During Nov. 7 ‘Casino Uptown’ Fundraiser

The Aragon will be converted into a casino for the night to benefit the local chamber and Uptown’s community economic development organization.

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Truman College’s Free Clothing Closet Is Helping Its Students Get Ahead

The free clothing closet is open every Tuesday and available to all students. So far, the closet has been run entirely off staff donations.

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High Lake Levels Are Pushing City To Prepare For A Dangerous Winter And A Precarious Future

Chicago's needed lakefront repairs will cost in the billions of dollars. “The work we are talking about is with a 'B' and not an 'M' when it comes to money,” Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) told residents Monday night.

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As Lakefront Levels Reach 30-Year High, North Side Aldermen Frantically Work To Find Fix To Shoreline Problem

The city has installed barriers to prevent flooding onto Lake Shore Drive, but Ald. Brian Hopkins said they are nothing more than a band-aid.