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Athlete Profile: Rilwan Bakare

Rilwan Bakare

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

October 13, 2014

RILWAN BAKARE, A Chicago native and former Texas Wesleyan University Rams power forward, was introduced to basketball by one of his cousins at 10 years old. As Bakare grew up, he learned the fundamentals...

Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St., which is owned by Bensidoun USA Inc. and operates year-round, has 30 distinct vendors who sell of locally grown French foods.

Paris visits Chicago with fresh food markets

May 5, 2014

As Chicago finally emerges from the antisocial horrors of Chiberia, perennial farmers markets are blooming throughout the city. Outdoor markets are a seasonal treat that highlight local vendors and com...

Donors recognized at luncheon

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 12, 2011

Scholarship recipients stood on every other step of the spiral staircase leading to the second floor, greeting visitors. On the second floor, a lunch was prepared for all to enjoy while students and administrators thanked and honored special guests.The first Students First Scholarship luncheon took place on Dec. 6 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Students, alumni, scholarship donors, administration and Columbia’s Bo...

City venues turned galleries

By Meghan Keyes

October 18, 2010

Alongside the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., and the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 10 venues in downtown Chicago are featuring some 200 pieces from local artists in a new art competition.From Oct. 15–28, two rounds of voting will take place, allowing gallery visitors to submit their choices via text message for the prize winners.First place receives $25,000, second $15,000 and third $1...

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