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Cheap Thrills: October 25-31

The only thing better than Christmas is Halloween, am I right? So celebrate Chicagoween in style! This week, we’ll start off with free laughs and end the week on a high note – a sugar high, that is. In between …



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Ken Burns, Chicago History & a Walk on Dearborn St.

Ken Burns spoke at the Union League Club of Chicago in September 2009 to promote his new film about The National Parks. This made me think about Chicago history, including the 1909 Plan of Chicago. Afterwards I took a walk down Dearborn that included a stop by the Manadnock Building.