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Organic Pizza

Every Friday and Saturday night at midnight, Michael Altenberg’s much-hyped certified-organic restaurant Crust serves up a variety of flatbread pizzas for its late-night bar customers. The kitchen picks three or four different pies from the menu–including wild herb and cheese, Italian sausage, and pepperonata–puts them out buffet style, and keeps them coming until 1 AM. […]

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Acupuncture

On Wednesday, in celebration of National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day, Red Flower Acupuncture Studio is hosting its first-ever Acufest from noon to 8 PM. Guests get a personalized acupuncture session, either to induce general well-being or to treat a specific ailment–insomnia, stress, migraines–and can participate in yoga classes, guided meditations, and a tai chi […]

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Free Shit

As part of Fashion Focus Chicago, the city-sponsored fashion extravaganza that continues through Sunday, Blick Art Materials is hosting a workshop called Scarf Savvy on Friday from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Participants will be given a free scarf to decorate however they please, with hands-on assistance by students from the International Academy of Design […]

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Genealogy Help

If you’ve ever wanted to research your family or neighborhood history but don’t know where to start, you might consider attending one of the Newberry Library’s genealogy and local history orientations, held the first Saturday of every month at 9:30 AM. They’re led by a member of the Local and Family History reference staff, who […]