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Grainy photo of a rock band playing outside on the grass in front of a wall with graffiti on it.
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Ben Helphand

‘Rock Stars for a Day’

This would’ve been 1978…79. This was my garage band at the time. We set up on the north side of [Walsh] park, just west of

Train cars with the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus logo ride across a bridge.
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Ben Helphand

A Circus on the Bloomingdale Trail

This image was posted on the Bucktown Community News group by Steve Jensen. As he put it, “the circus train would use the tracks that

Worker with bright yellow safety vest drives a small snow plow vehicle on a snowy walkway.
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Ben Helphand

Snow Removal on the Bloomingdale Trail

A lot of folks have asked about snow removal on the trail, as it looks a bit different than your standard plow and salt operation

Video screenshot of Bloomhenge
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Bonnie Tawse

The Autumnal Equinox + Bloomhenge

Saturday, September 23rd is the Autumnal Equinox for the Northern Hemisphere—signaling a transition to fall, when leaves and temperatures drop, days become shorter and nightfall

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