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    The Levee

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Jul 28th, 2019
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    How long ago was 1908? Meet Hinky Dink Kenna, one of the two Aldermen who represent Chicago’s red-light district, The Levee. The official name of the area, of course, is the First Ward, and Alderman Kenna is a proud and vocal supporter of his constituents. If anyone asks about the seediness of ...
    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Weeks Historical Events
    Oct 23rd, 2018
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    October 23, 1886 The Cubs finished up the World Series. The 1886 National League team from Chicago was known as the White Stockings–it would be another fifteen years before the Cubs name emerged. But they were a powerhouse team; the defending champions. Led by their first baseman/manager Cap An...