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DNAinfo.com: ‘Chicago for All’ ordinance aims to preserve SRO housing

...be introduced at City Hall on May 28, officials said Sunday at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, the site of the inaugral conference for ONE Northside, a community group resulting from a...

  • Robert Rohdenburg Affordable Housing Activist for ONE Northside

    The SRO conversion/demolition moratorium ordinance was passed by the Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate this morning by a voice vote. The only person who gave a no vote and a anti-moratorium speech was my former Alderman James Cappleman, who left long before any pro-moratorium testimony was given.
    On Wed 7/30 a press conference is planned between 9-10 am prior to the 10am start of the City Council meeting which should vote on the moratorium.

  • Robert Rohdenburg Affordable Housing Activist for ONE Northside

    Some important dates:

    TWO AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCES ON WED. 7/30
    at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 2nd Floor, between 9-10am, Be there by 8:45am
    1) CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE (CHI Coalition)
    Call on City Council to Reform the CHA, calling on City Council to pass
    legislation to reform the CHA...

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    Some important dates:

    TWO AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESS CONFERENCES ON WED. 7/30
    at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, 2nd Floor, between 9-10am, Be there by 8:45am
    1) CHICAGO HOUSING INITIATIVE (CHI Coalition)
    Call on City Council to Reform the CHA, calling on City Council to pass
    legislation to reform the CHA that will require:... a) 1-for-1 replacement of any public housing unit that is demolished or converted using city funds.
    b) Rebuilding of promised replacement housing at the Ickes, LeClaire Courts, and other demolished developments.
    c) An end to rampant vacancies and the leasing of the more than 3,500 vacant units.
    d) Full use of the over 13,000 funded but un-leased vouchers.
    e) Oversight of CHA's almost $1 billion budget and accountability for over $500 million in unspent money.
    ONE Northside is one of many organizational members of the CHI Coalition. For more information or to RSVP Contact:
    Vivien Tsou at ONE Northside at (773) 769-3232, x14

    2) ONE NORTHSIDE PRE- SRO PERMIT MORATORIUM VOTE PRESS
    CONFERENCE. The full council vote is expected to take place during the City Council meeting, starting at 10am.
    For more information or to RSVP Please contact Mary Tarullo at ONE Northside at (773) 769-3232 x15

    I will attend but not be speaking at the 7/30 SRO Moratorium press conference. The host will be Norm of ONE Northside. A Milshire Hotel resident, Commissioner Davis, and a leader of the Metropolitan Tenant's Organization are the selected speakers. We are expecting the moratorium to pass on 7/30.

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The 9 Best Vegan Restaurants In Chicago

The Chicago Diner is located at 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave. and 3411 N. Halsted St.

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Amitabul is located at 6207 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Chicago Raw is located in The French Market (131 N. Clinton St.).

B’Gabs is located at The Experimental Station [6100 S. Blackstone Ave. (Green Door)]

Upton’s Natural is located at 2054 W. Grand Ave.

Delicious Cafe is located at 3827 N. Lincoln Ave..

Karyn's on Green is located at 130 S. Green St.

The Chicago Diner is located at 2333 N. Milwaukee Ave. and 3411 N. Halsted St.

Original Soul Vegetarian is located at 205 E. 75th St.

Uru Swati is located at 2629 W. Devon Ave.

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'An Evening of Magic' to benefit AFC

...organizing a theatrical magic performance called "An Evening of Magic" at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., on Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. Eight unique illusionists will perform at...

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Events July 23 - Wed., July 30

...partners, and family members. Free. No RSVP needed. 11:00am - 12:30pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted http://www.dbsa-glbt-chicago.com...

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...music, peer support, adult supervision, referrals and education. 5:00pm - 7:00pm Broadway Youth Center 615 W Wellington Ave www.genderadvocates.org/Tyra/TYRADropIn.html

...word and commemorate Brooks' legacy in cultivating emerging voices. 7:00pm - 9:00pm Chopin Theatre 1543 W Division St www.guildcomplex.org

...inspired stage performance with rare NIN videos and remixes. 10:00pm - 4:00am Berlin Nightclub 954 W Belmont Ave www.berlinchicago.com

Artist Workshop Event for networking, sharing art, speaking about various art topics and genres while having fun. 10:00am - 5:00pm, 815 W. 63rd St., Chicago IL 60621; https://www.facebook.com/events/237403159792396/

...performance is about family, identity and the space in between. Check for times. Theater Wit 1229 W Belmont Ave. www.facebook.com/events/1504396059778750/ Tickets: https://www.theaterwit.org/tickets/productions/189/performances#top

...burlesque dancers ThomASS Edison, Slightly Spitfire. $5 at the door 8:00pm Hamburger Mary's, 5400 N. Clark St.

...and betrayal. $15 at the door. $10 at Brownpaperticket.com 8:00pm The Call ( Chicago ) 1547 W Bryn Mawr

...archdiocese fundraising department. Now in its 21st year in Chicago. 8:00pm Royal George Theatre 1641 N Halsted St 312-988-9000 www.latenitecatechism.info . Tickets: http...

Fitness training Chicago Gay Hockey Association off-ice workout training classes every Saturday each week. Free to members. $5 for non-members 1:00pm Urban Athlete, 4437 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago http://chicagogayhockey.org/calendar/

...and workshops at 1pm, dinner at 4, bands at 5pm. 5:00pm Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219-21 S. Morgan St., projectfiercechicago.org

...for Freedom Band Director Christy Zurcher, 3:00pm Northeastern Illinois University, lawn near Student Union, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., www.lakesidepride.org

3160: Thanks for the Memories After 28 years of serving the community as Annex 3 and 3160, they say thank you for allowing them to become your family. Wish goodbye to Boystown's piano and cabaret lounge. 6:00pm - 12:00am 3160 Chicago's Piano & Cabaret 3160 N. Clark www.chicago3160.com

Documentary: Just Gender screening Film explores the world of transgender people. Note: A certain number of tickets must be purchased in advance for the film screening to go forward. 7:30pm Landmark Century Centre Cinema 2828 N. Clark St. Tickets: https://gathr.us/screening/8358

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Tony Tripoli tag-teams with The Cabaret Project

Don't miss Tripoli Friday, July 25, with shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Circuit Nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted St. For ticket information, visit cabaretproject.org .

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Free Proxy Morons Comedy Showcase & Karaoke Party!

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 8:00 PM - Midnight

Proxy Morons is a unique comedy showcase that features stand-up, solo characters, comedic musical acts, and twisted comedy games every Tuesday at Blokes & Birds. The show is free, and anyone in the restaurant service industry gets 50% off food and drink! There's also a great karaoke party after the show that lasts until midnight.

This week's lineup includes local stand-up comedians from the Lincoln Lodge, the Chicago Women's Funny Festival, and NBC's Stand Up For Diversity competition; comedy games; a musical guest; and national headliner Russ Williamson! Come and check it out!

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Brown Elephant Alternative

Does anyone have any suggestions as to where to drop discarded clothes and "stuff"where they may do someone else some good ?

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