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Lost Film of America's Great Flood

Lost Film of America's Great Flood
After heavy rainfall during the summer of 1926, most of the Mississippi River's tributaries had reached their capacity and, in early 1927, the river breached its levees in 145 locations, flooding 27,000 square miles from Cairo, Illinois, to New Orleans …
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North Lake Shore Drive Will Get Rebuilt, But Will It Be a Great Street?

North Lake Shore Drive Will Get Rebuilt, But Will It Be a Great Street?
The coalition's vision document, “A Civic Platform for the Reconstruction of North Lake Shore Drive” [PDF], says that Chicago faces a choice: We can make a bold plan and create a more livable city, “or we can reinforce the slow shift towards a …
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The Great Louisiana Geaux Geaux Truck hits the streets soon

The Great Louisiana Geaux Geaux Truck hits the streets soon
Although new to the food truck business, this isn't Mika's first attempt at bringing his down-home cooking to Chicago. He and his wife owned a popular Louisiana-inspired restaurant in River North called Beignet's Louisiana Kitchen in the early '90s …
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