24 hours ago

Updated 13 hours ago

beagle found in humboldt park, 11/25

i found a beagle today in humboldt park around 2.30pm. he was near division and kedzie. he is wearing a collar without tags. he has a microchip but it seems the owners never provided their data for him. he is very sweet and gentle. if anybody knows this dog or his owners please be in touch. i am currently letting him shack up with me, but he is in quarantine from my dog. thanks much.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/laf/4777949968.html

  • Jen

    Do you know to post to "lost pets IL" on facebook and scan for a chip and all that? (I assuming so but just wanted to ask just in case)

  • Jen

    Oops just read the part about the chip

  • Sarah RM dachshundist

    This looks like a loved dog. I really hope he is reunited with his family.

2 days ago

Updated 30 hours ago

Small Business Shopping this Saturday - Nov. 29!

Please shop your local small businesses this Saturday, November 29 for most (if not all) your holiday shopping! Help keep them open all year.

Think creatively for those gifts: coffee, jewelry, antiques, pies, whatever your heart (or theirs) desires, I'm sure some small business has it.

Not affiliated with any small business.

Happy Thanksgiving!

44 hours ago

Updated 36 hours ago

Tables Available For Vendors At Shop Small Event!

We're hosting a pop-up shop at Free Range Office for Small Business Saturday 11/29. Come display your goods, join our complimentary business networking breakfast, and sell, sell, sell! Please email info@freerangeoffice.com for more details. Get a jump on the holiday season with our Wicker Park #ShopSmall event. Booths are $50 and include a table and two chairs.

May 31 2012

Updated 2 days ago

Alleyway shared by 1500 N Talman and 1500 N Rockwell at Le Moyne out of control.

For years, there has been a group of older “gentleman” drinking, gambling and general socializing.  Anywhere from 3-20 plus people.  And they are not quiet  For years the police have not been able to clear this alley.  Maybe the neighbors on the block have gotten used to it or maybe everyone’s calls just get ignored.  Now, the crowd has morphed into drug dealers and users with a pretty obvious drug trade.  What’s it going to take for the police to...

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For years, there has been a group of older “gentleman” drinking, gambling and general socializing.  Anywhere from 3-20 plus people.  And they are not quiet  For years the police have not been able to clear this alley.  Maybe the neighbors on the block have gotten used to it or maybe everyone’s calls just get ignored.  Now, the crowd has morphed into drug dealers and users with a pretty obvious drug trade.  What’s it going to take for the police to do something? A dead body found from overdose? A shooting that claims life of someone walking by?  It’s going to happen, when is the question?  And yes, it has been mentioned at nearly every beat meeting by me and others consistently over the last few years with no avail. If you pass by this stretch, please join me in my futility and call 911 to report.  Maybe a spike in the calls will finally get someone’s attention.

  • Ryan Living all over Chicago

    Actually in the last year I dont think I have seen or heard people hanging out in the alley at all. Around June of 2013 I got pulled over by multiple cops after briefly driving down the wrong way of Le Moyne to go up the alley to get to...

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    Actually in the last year I dont think I have seen or heard people hanging out in the alley at all. Around June of 2013 I got pulled over by multiple cops after briefly driving down the wrong way of Le Moyne to go up the alley to get to my garage, I told the cops I was just accessing my garage to pack up some camping supplies and they pretty much just said OK and that was the end of the stop. I imagine they were staking out the alley for people who come through to buy drugs or something. This may have been the turning point of when the group stopped congregating there all together because as I was saying, over the last year there have maybe only been a couple times if at all that I have seen the group forming there.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    That would be great news if the bad element was gone.

2 days ago

PAWS offering free spay/neuter for cats for the rest of 2014

Just saw this posted on their FB page. You just have to be a Chicago resident.

Nov 18

Updated 2 days ago

I want your happy chickens eggs!

Anyone in Humboldt Park raising chickens, interested selling eggs? I am located around Division and Spaulding and would love to buy some local eggs. Sadness eggs are the pitts. I go through a dozen eggs every two weeks or so.

  • I would recommend signing up with FarmMatch dot com, it gives a list of local farms, what they sell, and "drop points" where you can pick up your happy eggs, etc. You customize your food preferences (as in if you are vegetarian, you don't select the farms who are selling only meat) so that you only see the farms that are selling what you're after. There are more than a couple of drop points near you, including a friend of mine at Kedzie and Spaulding.

  • Jeremiah Covered in Ink

    You guys are all awesome for coming through with all this info!

4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Criminals Broke Through My Garage To Steal My Bicycle From My Basement 3200 Block W crystal

A week ago Wednesday, criminals pried the top of my garage door to get at the emergency release to go through the garage to get into my back lard (back gate has double lock). Then they went under a porch and carefully broke out a window and stole my Felt MP bicycle (see picture) and a few hand tools. They returned the very next night but I secured the emergency release on the garage door so they ripped holes into...

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A week ago Wednesday, criminals pried the top of my garage door to get at the emergency release to go through the garage to get into my back lard (back gate has double lock). Then they went under a porch and carefully broke out a window and stole my Felt MP bicycle (see picture) and a few hand tools. They returned the very next night but I secured the emergency release on the garage door so they ripped holes into the sides of my garage until they made a 12 by 18 inch hole to clime through. This time they were prepared with transportation and removed my snow thrower, air compressor and a stove among smaller items. My garage door had to be replaced because they tried to pry it up destroying it in the process. Please look at my bicycle because it is very rare and only a few sold in Chicago I believe. Thank You.

  • This seemed very calculated to me, not random. Someone knew what they were coming for. Sorry it happened.

  • Sarah RM dachshundist

    That's terrible. I'm really sorry; and will keep an eye out for your bike.

Nov 19

Updated 3 days ago

Concrete repair

Does anyone know of someone who is reliable who does concrete repair?

  • I have a good guy he did lots of work for me can you describe what needs to be done?

  • Hi tanja its down to two weeks but its still available for small projects i poured an apron monday and pouring a foundation next week but if u need an estimate im happy to give u one and get it done for i if i can im registered on city website as a gc in jeff park i do all my own work 23 yrs in chicago mike 773 203 3019

Nov 19

Updated 4 days ago

Need a good car mechanic.

I need to replace the front brakes on my Ford Escape and was also told I need to replace the links on the sway bar which is effecting suspension. Looking for someone good in our hood. :)

  • Cat Wrangler happy Humboldt Park resident

    I've used Bucktown Auto on North near Paulina several times. They always did a good job and the prices are reasonable. AND they are open on Sundays too!

  • Can't say enough about George at Nortown (North Ave and highway). Been taking my cars (Ford Focus, Honda Fit) there for 12 years.

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