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Navy Pier’s Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration lit the sky over Lake Michigan for the 241st anniversary of the United States’ independence. The 15 minute-long pyrotechnics display blasted off at 9:30 p.m., but the crackling …

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On June 10, Lisa Trifone rerouted her downtown walking tour to avoid areas being used for the filming of “Rampage,” an action movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Her group was unphased by the detours; …

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Attention, foodies: late-night food spot Midnight Mac and Cheeserie is back as of May 26. The specialty restaurant sold out during its opening weekend and closed for the rest of the week to re-stock. The …

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It’s the end of the school year and while students are away for summer, a number of establishments in Rogers Park and Edgewater in their first year of operation are open for business. Tekkeez Tech …

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The Violet Hour, a cocktail bar in Wicker Park, lends its front exterior wall to the creative licenses of artists from near and far. This month, two Chicago artists have transformed the wall — into …

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You wouldn’t expect the average college student to spend their night serving hot meals to the poor and homeless. But for a select group of dedicated students, that’s exactly where they want to be. Loyola …

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From the far end of the hallway, Joan Holden, interim director of Loyola’s Wellness Center, peaked her head out of her office. “Are you ready?” she asked. On cue, Loyola’s beloved therapy dog trotted out …

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At Loyola, there is much to be thankful for: namely, an expansive staff of dedicated individuals who all work toward keeping the school running.