The trick is what to choose for Halloween in Logan Square

October 27, 2010

Soooooo much to see and be scene for Halloween this year:

14th District Haunted House:  The police get a sense of horror humor Thursday – Saturday, October 28-30, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., and Sunday, October 31, from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 14th District Police Station, 2150 N. California Ave.   

Weegee’s Pumpkin Carving:  Fun with alcohol and knives Thursday, October 28,  from 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. at Weegee’s Lounge, 3659 W. Armitage Ave.

Musical of the Living Dead:  A zombie comedy musical, Thursday – Sunday, October 28-31, 7:30 p.m. at The Charnel House.

Logan Square Halloween Parade:  Children’s costume parade Friday, October 29, 5:30 p.m. at the Logan Square monument; noisemakers of all kinds encouraged!

Longman & Eagle Pumpkin Carving:  Hot cider, hot chocolate, sweet treats Saturday, October 30, from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. outside in the backspace at Longman & Eagle; cash is king dead presidents dominate. Read the rest of this entry »

Croissant kerfuffle

September 21, 2010

Perhaps you’ve heard that the eagerly anticipated La Boulangerie opened a couple of weeks ago.  The four-seater bakery/crêperie has opened to much ado about an agreement it made that it would not sell coffee or individual croissants in order to secure a lease at this 2569 N. Milwaukee Avenue location.

Inside La Boulangerie Overlooking Logan Square

This has many neighbors up in arms.  Sacré Beurre!  You can’t eat buy just one croissant or un café.  But this is because those are the terms La Boulangerie agreed to. 

When New Wave Coffee negotiated its lease, probably two and a half years ago or more now, it protected its business venture by securing the exclusive rights to sell soup, sandwiches, coffee and baked goods in this building at the southeast corner of Logan Boulevard and Read the rest of this entry »

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