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Gun Violence: What Kind of Country Do We Want? Insight from Tom Nash

March 6, 2018

There is a terrifying epidemic raging across our country. Over the past five years, more than 1,800 Americans have died and nearly 7,000 have been injured in mass shootings (defined as four or more people shot in one incident, not including the shooter). There have been 1,624 such shootings—mass carnage on average nine out of

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Celebrate the Coming Spring at a Free Family Event

February 5, 2018

After a cold, snowy winter, who can blame Chicagoans for wanting to break out and have some fun to welcome spring? You can at Holi, a Hindu spring festival also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.” This boisterous event will feature music, dance, art and more, promising an exciting and

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A Cure for Winter: Skate the Ribbon

December 4, 2017

Shake off the winter blahs and perk up your enjoyment of the season with a family outing at the Skate Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park. The park’s website describes “The Ribbon” this way: “In the heart of downtown Chicago, with the City’s skyline as a backdrop, a ribbon of ice winds through a rolling landscape

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Zoolights: Free Holiday Fun

November 1, 2017

Two and one half million lights and hundreds of dynamic displays will transform the Lincoln Park Zoo into a winter wonderland for 29 nights starting the day after Thanksgiving and continuing through New Year’s Day.  This FREE event will delight the entire family, and the zoo promises it will “include visits from Santa, ice sculptors,

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