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(Slide) Rule To Live By: Matt's Navitimer

When you find out someone’s wearing their dad’s watch, you assume it was inherited. Before they tell you about it, you probably imagine how the scene played out: a father sitting his son down, passing down his treasured timepiece; maybe even the watch he received from… 1,174 more words


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

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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