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Tony Fitzpatrick
Star for Western Avenue
2010
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STAR FOR WESTERN AVENUE
by Tony Fitzpatrick



As any good auto thief or auto-parts thief can tell you, Western Avenue is home to the Midnight Auto. The night and day marketplace for hot cars and parts -- now mostly just parts -- in the city of Chicago. Western is also the longest continuous street in the city. It is not like Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles -- one of those stretches of road that goes from the outhouse to the penthouse and back. Western pretty much goes from the outhouse to the doghouse -- not so many penthouses.

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