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Bridgehouse Museum Brings Holiday Cheer

The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum is much more than a historical landmark...it's also a unique space for pop-up shops like Give A Shirt, which recently raised $7,000 to benefit StreetWise vendors. 

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MWRD Pilot Project Supports Overflow Action Days

This week the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and Sloan Valve Company launched a new pilot program that could save 585,000 gallons of water annually, through new hybrid urinals installed at MWRD's headquarters.  Mariyana Spyropoulos, MWRD president, challenged local governments to match the MWRD and install hybrid urinals of their own to further conserve water and reduce inputs to TARP and, ultimately, the river.

 

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Celebrating the Riverwalk

The days may be shorter now, but fall is a fine time to explore the newly renovated Riverwalk. Check out this video of Opening Day festivities and head on over.

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No Blue River

On Thursday, November 3 Friends of the Chicago River, the only organization solely dedicated to improving and protecting the Chicago River, released a statement suggesting that there were many ways to celebrate the Cubs’ victory but they would not like to see dyeing the river among them.

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