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Zombies Are Invading This Ravenswood Couple’s Home — And The Whole Neighborhood Is Watching

The handmade zombie display has drawn countless visitors who bring curiosity and neighborly connections to the quiet stretch of Ravenswood Manor.

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Try Beer, Cider, Mead And Coffee From 13 Local Companies At Northwest Brewfest This Month

The event includes beer, cider, mead and coffee tasting. There's a free beer for those who show up in a Halloween costume.

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‘Garbage Juice’ From Leaky City Trucks Is Stinking Up Chicago Alleys: ‘It’s Got A Stench You Wouldn’t Believe’

Neighbors are frustrated — and grossed out — over the "slimy, greenish, oily goo" city garbage trucks are leaving behind in their alleys. Old trucks are to blame, the city said.

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Las Palmas Brings Its Mix Of Guatemalan And Mexican Cuisine To Albany Park

The Guatemalan food at Las Palmas includes enchiladas that use corn tortillas made from scratch and covered in Guatemalan-style mole as well as a rustic, ranchero-style chicken soup. 

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Shots Fired Near Albany Park Elementary School; No Injuries Reported, Police Say

Bateman Elementary students were outside when shots were fired but no one was hurt. Police and violence interruptors are monitoring the area throughout the day, officials said.

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Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar

In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.

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Mosquito Spraying Planned Wednesday Night For Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park And Albany Park

The spray is not harmful to people or pets and is routinely used around the United States.

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Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows

"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."

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Animal Rescuers Find 41 Cats In Northwest Side Home — And More May Be Trapped Inside

After a homeowner died, neighbors spotted numerous cats in the home's windows, prompting rescuers to get involved. Now, they need your help.

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Flavors Of Albany Park Returns This Month To Showcase Neighborhood’s Diverse Cuisine

Neighbors can support more than 40 small businesses during the restaurant crawl.

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Nonprofit Buys Albany Park Community Center With Plans To Expand Early Childhood Education

The center is now Carole Robertson Center for Learning at Albany Park, which aims to provide Early Head Start programs to more toddlers and infants.

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10 More Chicago Libraries Extend Sunday Hours

The libraries are now open 1-5 p.m. Sundays so people can access free internet and other resources.

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Want A Hot Dog … Without The Beef? Here Are 22 Veggie Dog Options In Chicago

Trying to get a Chicago-style dog sans the beef? We've got you covered with these local vegetarian and vegan spots.

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Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today

PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.

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Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City

From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.

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Max’s Chicken Restaurant In Mayfair Brings A Taste Of Home To Chicago’s Filipino Community

Max's is a beloved staple in the Philippines — but the Mayfair location is the first from the chain in the Midwest.

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Thousands Of Chicagoans Could Face Evictions Next Month. This Group Is Going Door To Door To Keep People In Their Homes

The Chicago Flats Initiative is connecting renters and homeowners to eviction- and foreclosure-prevention programs: “We don't want to see what happened in the 2008 housing crisis repeated.”

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Chicago Public Schools Unveils Student Vaccination Program, Including Three Standing Sites And Mobile Clinics

The sites are Chicago Vocational Career Academy in Avalon Park, Michele Clark High School in Austin and Theodore Roosevelt High School in Albany Park.

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Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’

The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.

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Cops Raid Albany Park Apartment Where Landlord Says He’s Struggling To Kick Out Squatters: ‘This Has Been Unfolding For Months’

Landlord Gary Carlson had been trying to evict two men who pushed out a tenant and took over their apartment before police arrested them Friday.

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