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The Maxwell Street Market

The Maxwell Street Market is a large flea market in Chicago, probably the oldest flea market in the state. It runs from Desplaines and Polk to Desplaines and Roosevelt, plus east on Polk for one block and fills a parking lot on the west side of Desplaines. 527 more words


Man Shot And Killed In University Village

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man was found shot to death Tuesday evening in the University Village neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.

The 62-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head about 6:40 p.m. 77 more words


The Maxwell Street Market Has Changed Over Time, But its Spirit Never Will

Maxwell Street Market is the place to buy everything you didn’t know you needed. Garments hang from the roofs of automobiles, used landline phones are strewn on tables, chili pepper plants rustle in the wind and stalls filled with spices entice the nose, recalling a far-off land. 518 more words



Somewhere in Chicago a telephone rings…

“Hi Cheryl, it’s Ethel! Guess what?”

“What now, Ethel?”

“I found a place!”

“Okay?  Found a place for what?” 294 more words


Young Moose Takes A Stroll Down Boulder's Pearl Street Mall

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – It was an unusual sight in Boulder Sunday night as a young female moose decided to take a stroll down the Pearl Street Mall. 424 more words


Mad Mouse, Mad Mouse, Whatchu Gonna Get?

Maxwell Street has it all. Sushi, bars, sandwiches, smoothies – you name it, it’s there. One thing University Village lacked, however, was a brewery. I’m not saying a huge, well known brewery, but just a little cute one for students and visitors to pop into and see how the beer is made. 296 more words

Morrison's Bar, Maxwell Street, Glasgow

The Maxwell Street frontage of the closed Morrison’s Bar.

That’s the South Portland Street Suspension Bridge in the background, by the way.