Archive For The “Briefs” Category

Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

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Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

Comedy night fundraiser for Veterans Dec. 24 Join Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home for a special comedy night “Is Comedy Dead” featuring Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York Our 1st Annual Event: Why do Jews eat Chinese food on X-mas? It’s the only restaurant open. General Admission tickets $18.00; In advance or…

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New comedy club opens in Chicago’s Logan Square

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New comedy club opens in Chicago’s Logan Square

New comedy club opens in Chicago’s Logan Square On November 1st, 2018 Logan Square Improv opened its doors to the public.  Logan Square Improv, or LSI, is the newest addition to the lineup of comedy theaters in Chicago, and the first of its kind in the Logan Square area. Co-founded by Chicago comedians, Andrew Lemna…

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Chicago’s Top Holiday & Seasonal Events

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Chicago’s Top Holiday & Seasonal Events

Chicago’s Top Holiday & Seasonal Events Happy Holidays! With a distinct chill in the Chicago air, we have officially made it to the most wonderful time of the year. From the city’s top shopping destinations, including a one-of-a-kind art show and a beloved antique market, to holiday entertainment opportunities, including a festive musical and elevated…

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes The national Tax Foundation honors 10 elected officials from around country as champions of fighting unnecessary tax hikes. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison from suburban Chicago’s 17th Cook County District. Morrison led the repeal of the one center per ounce sales tax imposed by…

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Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election

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Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election

Orland Park Mayor endorses Morrison, Dodge, Harold & Rauner in Nov. 6 election Keith Pekau, the mayor of Orland Park, one of the largest suburban communities in Cook County, release his endorsements for the upcoming Nov. 6, 2018 statewide and local elections. Pekau, who unseated a popular former Mayor Dan McLaughlin nearly two years ago,…

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Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality

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Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality

Lyons Police seeking witnesses in truck-bicycle fatality Village of Lyons police are investigating a traffic accident that resulted in a fatality Tuesday morning Sept. 25, 2018 between 4:45 am and 5:10 am on First Avenue near 43rd Street, just south of Plainfield Road. Lyons Police Chief James M. Keating said that the cyclist was riding his…

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots The hidden Southwest SuburbanChicagoland stories of Seymour Hersh, in Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, and his publication of his own small community newspaper, revealed in his blockbuster new book “Reporter” By Ray Hanania Biographies of award-winning journalist #SeymourHersh leave out a very significant aspect of his career that he describes as having…

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