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Extra Extra: Chicago Honors Charlie Trotter One Year After His Death

By Lisa White in News on Nov 6, 2014 12:00AM

(The Art Institute of Chicago 2 by Alexander Gruebl)

  • Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the sudden passing of acclaimed, groundbreaking Chicago chef Charlie Trotter. This evening chefs, friends and even the mayor are celebrating his life at "A Toast to Charlie Trotter," a benefit to raise money for Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation. [DNAinfo Chicago]
  • Patrick Sharp will be out for “a bit” with an apparent right knee injury according to coach Joel Quenneville. What "a bit" actually means is still not clear at this time. [Sun-Times]
  • Huffington Post Chicago takes a look at the struggles facing voters with disabilities when they simply are trying to get to the polls to vote. If you have the time, help out those trying to vote during the next election. [Huffington Post]
  • Speaking of voters, those in the 44th Ward gave a resounding "no" on Tuesday in response to the massive Belmont Bypass project proposal from the CTA. [DNAinfo Chicago]
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed an ordinance Wednesday that would speed up animal adoptions, bolster animal identification and would help relieve taxpayers of the cost of sheltering 12,000 stray animals each year. [Sun-Times]

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