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ONE CITY ONE DREAM ONE CHICAGO

OCTOBER 20  2017  FRIDAY

Update thru Weekend - next RAILChicago - Monday Oct 23 2017

Two people re-applied to take over RAILMishaps@yahoogroups

I will make a very tough decision this weekend  Thanks to all who supported my

work but it is time for me to sign off. I'll miss it but, my RAILChicago Website is me

LIFE  IN  THE  CITY  BEAUTIFUL

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METRA / CTA / SOUTH SHORE / AMTRAK

CTA Weekend Service Changes  Oct 20-23)

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Cell phone robbery

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PHOTOS / VIDEO

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  • Beautiful sunrise over the BNSF rail yard as I ride Metra downtown to theRTA Chicago board meeting    Kirk Dillard  chairman RTA

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MAGAZINES / NEWSLETTERS

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DOWNTOWN   &  CHICAGO  MUSEUMS / THEATRES / EVENTS

 

 

Under The Picasso

Daley Center

Cultural Center Art Institute
Field Museum Shedd Aquarium Pritzker Pavilion
Museum of Contemporary Art Harris Theater Chicago Theatre
Chicago History Museum Millennium Park Adler Planetarium
Soldier Field Museum of Science and Industry National Museum of Mexican Art
Loyola University Museum of Art Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Open House Chicago 2017
National Veterans Art Museum Navy Pier Oriental Institute
Chicago Park District Museum Free Days  

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NEWS / WEATHER / VIEWS

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CURRENT  RADAR

 

Warm weather for late October will continue through Saturday. Then two cold fronts will bring in showers and associated cold air burst behind each front will cool the temperatures.

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DOWNTOWN

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  • In case you had any doubt, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says there's none in his mind. He's running for a new term in the February 2019 election  (YES!!)

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CHICAGO

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel


Gov. Bruce Rauner

  • Will attend a Hispanic state employees conference in Chicago
  • A community college manufacturing day event in Chicago
  • Opening of the new Apple store at Michigan Avenue along the Chicago River

In the NLCS, the Cubs played the Dodgers

Four  Ls and your out at the old ball game


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MY HOOD

Millennium Park / Cultural Mile / New Eastside /  My Assignments

Home rather late (dark) . . .but a very short 1.5 hours at Apple Michigan Ave

(that is what they call it)  Wonder if the North Michigan Ave store is open?

 

APPLE Michigan Ave Opens

 

FOX32 ready to go on

 

 

Hundreds MaybeThousands waiting to get in

 

Gov Rauner departing

 

 

Protecting the Apple store

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  • National Weather Service Chicago Illinois has accepted my photo

   (The one I thought they would) for use on their website  That is two now 

Thanks!  I think it's too compact and didn't show the Pritzker Pavilion

               as the first did

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SUBURBS

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner will attend an event at the DuPage Children's Museum, and the

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ILLINOIS

Biss, Kennedy, Pritzker support legalizing marijuana in Illinois

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NATIONAL

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BREAKING WORLD NEWS / READING

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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

Mayor Emanuel has no public events

 

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Great to see Chicago’s restaurants receive the prestigious Michelin recognition – and we give them all four stars!

 

Congratulations to the Chicago Cubs on another unforgettable season.

From April through October, magic was in the air at Wrigley Field in 2017 as the Cubs inspired fans and made memories. Chicago is proud of the Cubs, and we're

already looking forward to Opening Day!

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MY CHICAGO:   PHOTO / VIEWS

That's me in San Juan, Puerto Rico a few years ago waiting for our flight

with Mark to St Thomas Virgin Island

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RESTAURANTS  /  BARS  /  FOOD

Restaurant Red Flags That Scream 'Don't Eat Here'

Here Are Chicago's New Michelin-Starred Restaurants for 2018

 

HAPPY HOUR

Friday, Oct. 20

Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar (960 W. 31)

Collective Arts Brewing tap takeover 5 - 8pm samples, swag giveaways,

a beer can art gallery and $6-$8 pints

Saturday, Oct. 21

City Mouse (311 N. Morgan)

$2 Old Style cans, $7 glasses of rosé, $6 avocado toast, $8 grilled chicken wings

and $9 burgers 3 - 5pm

Sunday, Oct. 22

Alive One (2683 N. Halsted)

$7 CH vodka bloody marys with a Surly Hell sidecar from 5 to 7pm

Monday, Oct. 23

Old Town Pour House (1419 N. Wells)

half-price glasses of red and white wine, $4 select draft beers and

$4 appetizers including pretzel bites and fried pickles 4 - 6pm

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Trader Todd's (3216 N. Sheffield) quarter-pound burger with a side of fresh-cut fries

and a Rolling Rock draft or well mixed drink $5 from 5 - 7pm

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Katana (339 N. Dearborn)

$6 glasses of wine, $4 beer, $5 cocktails and $5 roasted beet poke from 5 - 7pm

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