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Over at Chicagoist, Art Shay shared some never-before-seen mementos of his friendship with Nelson Algren in honor of what would have been the author's 102nd birthday. They gave readers a sneak peek of the new Lake Bluff Brewing Company, interviewed author David Sirota, weighed in on Screeching Weasel frontman Ben Weasel's punching of a female heckler at SXSW,and started getting stocked for this summer's Downtown Sound series lineup.

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the ist-a-verse...