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Important for planning upcoming shopping trips: After Labor Day, there will be major construction on the Blue Line. The California stop will be closed first for about a month; then the Damen stop in Bucktown will be closed for two months. There will be increased service of the 56 Milwaukee Ave bus which runs parallel to the Blue Line, but if you haven't already, you might want to consider downloading Uber and Lyft to your phone. [Red Eye Chicago]