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CHIRP sees the transmitter at the end of the tunnel

Ten years after the Chicago Independent Radio Project recruited its first volunteers, it’s finally hitting the airwaves.

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Cover Story: Schwa, now with fewer drugs and more adult responsibility. Once infamous for its excesses the influential restaurant from mercurial chef Michael Carlson has transformed into a fertile proving ground for Chicago’s next generation of young culinary talent. Now that it’s all grown up, has Schwa lost its edge? Transportation: Could legislation curb displacement along the 606? The most commonly cited annoying and dangerous cycling behaviors include “shoaling,” “salmoning,” red-light running, and sidewalk riding. How can they be prevented? Arts & Culture: The Floating Museum literally becomes a floating museum. The nonprofit’s latest exhibit “River Assembly” sits atop a barge that will journey up the Chicago River.

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