2 days ago

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Early voting begins on Monday, February 9

Early voting for the February 24, 2015 Municipal Election will begin Monday, February 9 and run through Saturday, February 21st. There are 51 Early Voting sites that will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2 days ago

Former high school basketball coach talks about recovery after shooting, paralysis

...his way to work and they were stopped at the light on the corner of Augusta Boulevard and Hamlin in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood when shots rang out."I felt myself get hit...

3 days ago

Palabra Pura: One Poet / One Poem @ La Bruquena

...10th season of its Palabra Pura reading series tonight at 7:30pm at La Bruquena, 2626 W. Division St. The theme is "One Poet / One Poem," and features readings by Eduardo Arocho, Emmanuel Ayala...

3 days ago

Northwest suburban police blotter

...Bonnie Leigh Knight, 51, last known address on the 1000 block of North Hamlin Avenue, Chicago, was arrested around 12:15 p.m. Jan. 12 at a home on the...

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• Bruce B. Wilson, 21, of the 5900 block of West 55th Street, Chicago, was arrested around 5:11 a.m. Jan. 4 at Somerset Lane and Parkchester Road and charged with two counts of burglary. His court date is Jan. 22.

• Thieves stole a 2004 Ford F250 truck between 11:33 and 11:40 a.m. Jan. 8 out of a business lot at 2700 Touhy Ave. Value was estimated at $5,000.

• Thieves stole the rear tires and rims between 12:01 a.m. Jan. 9 and 11:59 p.m. Jan. 12 from a 2015 Volvo semitrailer in a business lot at 2583 Pratt Blvd. Value was estimated at $2,400.

3 days ago

Police warn of armed robberies during Craigslist meet-ups

The robbers were armed with knives in the the first incident, which happened about 6:25 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 1300 block of North Monticello. The duo showed a handgun during the second robbery about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 in the 1600 block of North Pulaski, the alert said.

The robbers were armed with knives in the the first incident, which happened about 6:25 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 1300 block of North Monticello. The duo showed a handgun during the second robbery about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 14 in the 1600 block of North Pulaski, the alert said.

3 days ago

Police warn of robbery scam on social media

The first incident happened January 8th in the 1300 block of North Monticello. The second incident took place January 14th in the 1600 block of North Pulaski.

The first incident happened January 8th in the 1300 block of North Monticello. The second incident took place January 14th in the 1600 block of North Pulaski.

4 days ago

Humboldt Park man in Cook County Jail for fatal double hit and run

Charged with two felony counts of Aggravated DUI/Accident/Death, Jose Estrada or the 1200 block of N. Kedzie Ave. is in Cook County Jail on a $500,000 bond. 

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...were in connection with a fatal hit and run traffic accident that occurred in the 4300 block of W. North Ave. on Jan. 17 at approximately 10:10 p.m...

5 days ago

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Schedules Open Enrollment Sign-Up Events

Since November 15, 2014, Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) has partnered with PrimeCare Community Health and the Puerto Rican Cultural Center to assist community residents in enrolling for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment to sign up for health plans continues through February 15.

5 days ago

2014 Taste of Accion a Success

On behalf of the board of directors, staff and clients of Accion, thank you to all those involved in making the 2014 Taste of Accion an overwhelming success. 

5 days ago

Are the Best Views in the City in West Lincoln Park? 860 W. Blackhawk

Selling a 3-Bedroom Six Years Later in Ukrainian Village: 2408 W. Rice January 14, 2015

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Are the Best Views in the City in West Lincoln Park? 860 W. Blackhawk

Sabrina on Trying to Sell a 2/2 Three Years Later in Bucktown: 2144 W. Concord Place

Sabrina on A Classic Pre-War 3-Bedroom on the Park: 2600 N. Lakeview in Lincoln Park

Has the South Loop Recovered? A 2/2 in 1720 S. Michigan January 12, 2015

5 days ago

At least 2 wounded in shootings on Far South and West sides

That shooting happened about 11:30 a.m. on the 3400 block of West Chicago Avenue. The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, he said.

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A 58-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his forehead in the 10700 block of South Hoxie Avenue, police said. The man was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, said Zala, citing preliminary information.

5 days ago

Employees in Shock After Hit-And-Run in Hermosa Leaves Two Co-Workers Dead

Jose Estrada, 24, of the 1200 block of North Kedzie Avenue, was charged with two counts of aggravated DUI, two counts of DUI and failing to reduce speed. Estrada was held on $500,000 bond.

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"It's difficult," said Alfredo Jimenez, 50, manager of the grocery store, located on 4204 W. North Ave. "We're more than just co-workers here, we were family — everyone's hurting."

The accident occurred around 10:10 p.m. Saturday, when the two men were using the crosswalk to cross the street in the 4300 block of West North Avenue when they were struck by a 2002 Buick, said Officer Janel Sedevic, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

5 days ago

Best Boozy Brunch Spots in Chicago

...draft beers or a Bloody Mary well garnished with cheddar and cured meat. Humboldt Park, 954 N. California Ave., rootstockbar.com Edit Module Previous Best Bars to Get Educated While Tipsy Next Best Bars...

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...it a solid base for the Big Star margaritas you’ll consume afterward. Wicker Park, 1545 N. Damen Ave., doveschicago.com

...the table. And relax. For once, no one here is in a hurry. Logan Square, 2957 W. Diversey Ave., eatfatrice.com

6 days ago

Policía: Conducía ebrio cuando atropelló a dos personas

Estrada, de 24 años y residente de la cuadra 1200 N. Kedzie Ave., fue acusado con dos cargos mayores de DUI agravado que resultaron en un accidente y muertes, dos cargos menores de DUI, y una citación por no reducir la velocidad.

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Según la Policía de Chicago, Estrada fue arrestado en conexión con el accidente fatal ocurrido a las 10:10 pm, en la cuadra 4300 W. North Ave., en donde dos personas fueron atropelladas fatalmente.

6 days ago

Humboldt Park man charged with fatal hit-and-run

Estrada was also cited with failure to reduce speed. Estrada, of the 1200 block of North Kedzie Avenue, is set to appear in bond cort Monday afternoon.

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Police said Estrada was driving a 2002 Buick in the 4300 block of West North Avenue about 10:10 p.m. Saturday when he struck two people who were walking across the street.

...sped away from the scene and crashed into three parked vehicles three blocks away at North and Kedvale avenues, police said. One of the men hit was taken to Norwegian American Hospital, where...

6 days ago

Trying to Sell a 2/2 Three Years Later in Bucktown: 2144 W. Concord Place

Selling a 3-Bedroom Six Years Later in Ukrainian Village: 2408 W. Rice January 14, 2015

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Trying to Sell a 2/2 Three Years Later in Bucktown: 2144 W. Concord Place

Sabrina on A Classic Pre-War 3-Bedroom on the Park: 2600 N. Lakeview in Lincoln Park

Has the South Loop Recovered? A 2/2 in 1720 S. Michigan January 12, 2015

“Potential to be a huge money maker” in East Lincoln Park: 427 W. Grant Place January 9, 2015

6 days ago

Man Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Left Two Dead

Estrada, of the 1200 block of North Kedzie, is scheduled to appear in bond court Monday.

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Raman Cruz, 36, and Pablo Esquivel-Vega, thought to be in his 50s, were in a crosswalk about 10:10 p.m. in the 4300 block of West North Avenue when they were both struck by the 2002 Buick, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Estrada tried to speed away in the Buick, but then crashed into three parked vehicles near North and Kedvale and was later taken into custody, police said.

6 days ago

Jose Estrada charged in Hermosa hit-and-run crash that killed 2 men

...two blocks away. The driver was taken into custody at the scene.Estrada, of the 1200-block of North Kedzie Avenue, was charged with two counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death and two counts of...

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...Pablo Vega, 56, had just left their jobs at the Jimenez grocery store in the 4300-block of West North Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night when they were struck. Police said the speeding...

6 days ago

Charges Filed in Fatal West Side Hit-and-Run

Jose Estrada, 24, of the 1200 block of North Kedzie Avenue, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated DUI and accidental death and two misdemeanor counts of DUI. Estrada also received a citation for failure to reduce speed, according to police news affairs.

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Esquivel-Vega had just finished working a shift at Carnicerias Jimenez, a Hispanic supermarket at Keeler and North, and was walking home, according to the store's owner, Alfredo Jimenez.

Jan 16

WHA Food Pantry Educattion and Outreach

1345 N Karlov Ave (Grand and Pulaski)Chicago60651 + Google Map

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1345 N Karlov Ave (Grand and Pulaski)Chicago60651 + Google Map

Jan 15

Find Free Tax Preparation in Your Community

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $53,000 or less, people with disabilities, the elderly and people with limited English who need help preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free, basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Jan 14

Selling a 3-Bedroom Six Years Later in Ukrainian Village: 2408 W. Rice

Selling a 3-Bedroom Six Years Later in Ukrainian Village: 2408 W. Rice

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This 12-unit building is on the corner of Rice and Western Avenue.

Rappaport on Get a 3-Bedroom Across from the Zoo for Under $500K: 1920 N. Clark in Lincoln Park

Has the South Loop Recovered? A 2/2 in 1720 S. Michigan January 12, 2015

“Potential to be a huge money maker” in East Lincoln Park: 427 W. Grant Place January 9, 2015

A 2-Bedroom Loft on the Market 4 Months in Wicker Park: 1400 N. Milwaukee January 6, 2015

Jan 13

Where to Get the Best Pierogi in Chicago

1043 N. California Ave.

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2152 N. Damen Ave.

11 W. Illinois St.

2657 N. Kedzie Ave.

Jan 12

Double educational standards: CPS and Mayor Emanuel vs Chicago Residents (taxpayers…voters)

Documentation handed out at the meeting states: "Current Lafayette students will be enrolled at Chopin elementary for the 2013-14 school year, located at 2450 W. Rice St.., unless families choose to enroll their student at another school. 

"The Lafayette autism cluster programs will be relocated to Chopin or Lowell elementary. Lowell is located at 3320 W. Hirsch St. The office of Diverse Learners Supports and Services team will meet the families to review the recommended placement, unless they choose to enroll at another school. 

...1147 N. Western, hosted the community meetings for Peabody School, 1444 W Augusta Blvd.; Lafayette, 2714 W Augusta Blvd.; Duprey, 2620 W Hirsch St; and Von Humboldt, 2620 W Hirsch St. The second public...

...community meetings for Peabody School, 1444 W Augusta Blvd.; Lafayette, 2714 W Augusta Blvd.; Duprey, 2620 W Hirsch St; and Von Humboldt, 2620 W Hirsch St. The second public meetings will be held in...

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Both Duprey and Von Humboldt students will be enrolled at Diego Elementary at 1313 N. Claremont Ave. 

Clemente High School's auditorium, 1147 N. Western, hosted the community meetings for Peabody School, 1444 W Augusta Blvd.; Lafayette, 2714 W Augusta...

Clemente High School's auditorium, 1147 N. Western, hosted the community meetings for Peabody School, 1444 W Augusta Blvd.; Lafayette, 2714 W Augusta Blvd.; Duprey, 2620 W Hirsch St; and Von Humboldt, 2620 W...

The public hearings will be: CPS, 125 S. Clark

Jan 12

Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Welcomes Arrival of First Baby Born in 2015

Entering the world at 10:14 a.m. on January 1, Khloe Averi Soto was the first baby to be born in 2015 at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC) in Chicago. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Jan 10

ObamaCare Fair

2750 West North Avenue60647 + Google Map

Jan 09

Evento de Inscripción

1048 N Campbell Ave.ChicagoIL 60622 + Google Map

Jan 08

ObamaCare Fair

2418 W Division60647 + Google Map

Jan 07

Chicago's 15 Most Anticipated Winter Openings of 2015

Address: 2759 W. Augusta Blvd.

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Address: 2300 North Lincoln Park West

Address: 130 South Michigan Avenue

Address: 819 W. Fulton Market

Address: 1154 N. Dearborn St.

Address: 1846 West Division St.

Address: 925 W. Randolph St.

Address: 2150 S. Canalport Ave.

Address: 2339 Milwaukee Ave.

Address: 1571 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Address: 22 S. Wabash St.

Address: 838 N. State St.

Address: 3152 & 3154 W. Diversey St.

Jan 06

Demolition Delay Hold List (2014)

Address: 3801 W. Grand Ave.

Address: 2725 W. Evergreen Ave.

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Address: 7630 S. Union Ave.

Address: 873 N. Sedgwick St.

Address: 2100 E. 87th St.

Address: 1721 W. Ellen St.

Address: 3220-3222 N. Clark St.

Address: 4901 S. Archer Ave.

Address: 1100 W. 18th St.

Address: 4701 N. Broadway

Address: 514 W. Tremont St.

Address: 4901 W. Ferdinand St.

Address: 5123 N. Wolcott Ave.

Address: 2900 W. Shakespeare Ave.

Address: 5600-5608 W. 63rd St.

Address: 3223-25 N. Ashland Ave.

Address: 2233 W. Wellington Ave.

Address: 56 E. Bellevue Pl.

Address: 6347 N. Broadway

Address: 5820 N. East Circle Ave.

Address: 1356 W. Wellington Ave.

Address: 52 E. Bellevue Pl.

Address: 1451 W. Melrose Ave.

Address: 2040 N. Clifton Ave.

Address: 456 N. Carpenter Ave.

Address: 1753 W. Crystal St.

Address: 445 E. Illinois St.

Address: 3620 N. Fremont St.

Address: 641 W. Wrightwood Ave.

Address: 2821 N. Avers Ave.

Address: 731 W. Melrose St.

Address: 4104 N. Campbell Ave.

Address: 7148 S. Dorchester Ave.

Address: 1355 E. 71st Pl.

Jan 06

Youth Guidance and Wells Community Academy Chart New Course in 2015

Wells Community Academy is moving in new directions. Located in the East Village neighborhood in West Town, the predominately Hispanic high school is changing its image by bringing new learning and enrichment opportunities to students and families in the community.

Jan 05

Hit-and-Run Driver Killed Cyclist Aimer Robledo on New Year’s Day

Robledo, 30, worked in construction and catering, and also DJed Mexican music at parties. On New Year’s Eve, he threw a party at his home on the 1400 block of North Avers, where he lived with other family members, DNAinfo reported.

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...the driver of a dark-colored minivan struck him under a railroad viaduct on the 4700 block of West Division, according to Officer Veejay Zala from Police News Affairs. This industrial stretch of Division has...

Jan 05

Explore Chicago's Soupy Side

1523 N. Pulaski

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4211 W. 26th Street

2163 S. China Place, Suite 1F

1820 S. Ashland

1035 N. Ashland Avenue

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