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Anne Coakley, now 32, was a founding parade marcher of the South Side Irish Parade when she was 2 years old. How cute.


Jack's back

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Beverly Artist Jack Simmerling's watercolor calendar makes a triumphant return after an unfortunate year hiatus.

Ol' Jack is a fixture in Beverly, and the guy you go to for the some of prettiest, least cliche, pictures and postcards of Chicago.

He recently completed ...

Ed Heywood has rented apartments to more folks in Beverly than he can remember.

"Heck, I've owned so many buildings in the neighborhood, I've forgotten some of them, too," the 85-year-old landlord says.

But if you ever signed a lease with Old Man Heywood, you know he's a hard guy to forget -- especially if he's ever come banging on your door at 8 o'clock on a Saturday morning. (Read more here)

If you're one of the many folks who've had run-ins with this colorful landlord, post your stories here.

Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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