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Streetwise Vendor Memorialized in Roscoe Village

CHICAGO (CBS) — Outside the Starbuck’s at Roscoe and Seeley Streets, where Dave Urban sold Streetwise for years, is now a plaque that reads, “In honor of his caring spirit and smile.” 253 more words


How Do You Rate Your 'Street Smarts?'

Jesus understood people.  Jesus today has ‘street smarts’.  How do you rate your ‘street smarts?’

What are ‘street smarts?’: it’s an inner ability to understand that people aren’t just what they say; it’s a connection between your head and soul telling you there’s more to a situation than just what you see or hear.   147 more words


SIFF 2016: Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell (Martin Bell, 2016)

Not quite sure what the purpose is of this 30-year return to one of the subjects from Streetwise, the essential documentary on homeless youth. Turns out life sucks when you have ten kids, some born from prostitution and raised by the state, and are on methadone. 39 more words

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Tiny: Streetwise Revisited Now On View at Aperture Foundation

Everyone knows that New York is always bustling, but this week the Aperture Foundation is creating a buzz among the crowds for an entirely different reason.  174 more words


Roscoe Village Residents Mourn Loss Of Beloved StreetWise Vendor

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dave Urban was a staple in Roscoe Village, selling StreetWise for 14 years.

“Dave was on the corner of Roscoe and Seeley every morning,” said Roscoe Village resident Emily O’Neil. 363 more words