An unexpected encounter with Chicago NATO protestors We went to see a play last night at Timeline Theatre, a great local company. The company rents space from a church on Broadway and Wellington, which we learned was housing out of towners in to protest NATO. The people on the street and in the church itself ... 11/21/2006 - 11:00 am | View Link
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