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Pediatrician Recommendations

Hi all,

We are soon to have our first child and were told to find a pediatrician. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good pediatrician in the area?

Thanks!

  • JJ Old Irving Park

    We've been going to Kidz Health on Elston for years and have been happy them

  • A&K

    Northwestern memorial pediatrics

  • Irving Bark Deb Step!

    Northwestern has a pediatrics center? You surez about that? I don't think so.

    Town and Country is affiliated with NMH.

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TONS of GOOD STUFF Sale Irving Park neighborhood

Sun, Aug 3, 2014 9am - 2pm

Visit our multi-family YARD SALE up and down the block!
Kids' furniture, Polly Pockets, craft materials, pool supplies, tools - everything you need and want!
Lots to sell. Great prices. Good deals.
SUNDAY, August 3
9am - 2pm

  • Irving Bark Deb Step!

    The south side of Irving Park always has the best garage sales, seriously.

    I'm on the north side and our garage sales consist of the one crazy hillbilly family selling used kids clothes and used air fresheners once a year.

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St. Ladislaus School Open House

Get to know St. Ladislaus School by joining us for an Open House on Tuesday, August 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm. St. Ladislaus is a hidden gem located in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood at 3330 N. Lockwood Ave., Chicago, IL, 60641, just one block from Chopin Park. St. Ladislaus services children in preschool-8th grade. Our mission is to offer all families the opportunity to give their child a quality Catholic Education. We encourage you to bring your family and friends and see what we are about. Financial Assistance is available. To learn more about St. Ladislaus, please call us at 773-545-5600

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Doctor Recommendation - looking for a DO

Does anyone have a great Primary Care Physician who is a DO? Also looking for an affordable OBGYN (not for pregnancy purposes, and can be a Nurse Practitioner). Thanks!

  • I can recommend Dr Megan Pence DO who is in practice at Advocate Ravenswood Family Practice. She is a resident in her second or third year, however, and will likely move on to another practice when her residency is finished.

  • For gyn, anybody at women first associates, eg dr bujewski, dr giordano. Very good clinicians and friendly

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DePaul College Prep board names James Quaid school president and principal

CHICAGO — The board of directors of DePaul College Prep, a Catholic coeducational high school located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California Ave. in Chicago, has unanimously elected its principal, James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal.

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  • Books For Brains

    Mrs. Halkias is asking for $660.78:
    My students need a classroom library that includes fiction from all different types of genres, young adult and nonfiction books order to improve literacy skills.
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35th Ward Ald. Colon arrested for DUI and expired license

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-chicago-aldermen-arrested-for-dui-20140728,0,5008132.story

This was his second arrest for DUI, prior going back to 1995. He's also been previous found of driving on a suspended license.

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Glass Block Window Replacement?

Just asking for some knowledge: how much would replacing one glass block window cost? And who would I hire to do it? A mason? Any recommendations?

  • Liz H. Small business owner

    I used Magic Glass Block company (5045 W. Diversey) to install seven entire glass block windows a few years ago and they did an outstanding job for what I thought was a really reasonable price. The owner sounds a bit gruff but he's actually a really nice guy.

  • A&K

    Single glass block, sorry. I just checked out the photo. Materials should run about $20 or so. Good luck.

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Porch Replacement - Permit Process

Hi Neighbors - Has anyone gone through the porch replacement permit process? Any tips or info you can share? Thanks in advance!

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Night Out: Family Movie Night at Independence

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Grab a blanket and pack a picnic basket and join us for a Family Movie Night in the park. Sponsored by the Independence Park Advisory Council. Movie: Lego - begins at DUSK. The Lego Movie is a 2014 American computer animated stop-motion adventure comedy film directed and co-written by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and starring the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. Based mainly on the Lego line of construction toys, the film tells the story of an ordinary Lego minifigure prophesied to save the Lego universe from an evil tyrant. Summary: PG · 1hr 40min · Action/Adventure

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lost dog, please help!

Our foster dog escaped our yard today around 5:05 pm near Bernard & Berteau. He's a white irish setter. Currently around 40 lbs and very underweight. Super friendly. Goofy lil guy, about 12 months. He has a red collar and a white tick collar.

If you see him, grab him for us please!!! 773.706.7442

  • Mrs_Rogers Brown Line Love <3

    I was following the whole story, live down the street, was also looking for him, and was so relieved to see he made it to his foster family.

  • What a sweetie! So beautiful!

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Parking space available $75/m

I have a parking space available for rent on Irving and St. Louis. It is in a private, well lit, condo lot. The lot gets plowed in the winter and it is super easy in and easy out. if you are interested please message me. The cost is $75 per month... but if you sign up for several months we may be able to negotiate.

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Speed Cameras by Lane Tech

I was traveling on Western Ave yesterday and noticed the speed cameras in front of Lane Tech High School (Western and Addison) flashing like crazy! The speed limit is 20 mph while school is in session (Monday - Friday til 4pm). 5 over the limit is a $35 ticket, over 10 can be up to $100. Just a friendly reminder!

  • Michele, if you live the city then I'd talk to the Alderman's office and ask them exactly how the state law about children being present when the violation occured is interpreted ? If I were you, I'd write my experience to the newspapers.

  • @Michele, sorry to hear you lost your case but as I've said above that should be expected. These rent a judges really don't seem to understand the law. In my opinion, since the city is claiming that you violated the law, it is their burden to prove that you were...

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    @Michele, sorry to hear you lost your case but as I've said above that should be expected. These rent a judges really don't seem to understand the law. In my opinion, since the city is claiming that you violated the law, it is their burden to prove that you were in fact driving the vehicle at the time (which you don't have to admit to because of the 5th amendment) and it is also their burden to prove that the person on the bike is a minor. Since it appears that you already admitted to being the driver at the time, the city still has to prove that the person on the bike is a minor. I would have to believe that this is impossible without an actual witness.

    You now have two choices, pay the city their fine or appeal the decision to Cook County. I don't blame you for just paying the fine because as I stated above, it will cost you $310 to file the appeal while the ticket is $100. Of course if you win, not only will you get your $310 back (paid to you by the city) you won't have to pay the fine either.

    I am going to appeal all of my tickets that are not dismissed by the city from now on because I don't like bullies. My pretrial for one is in August. I also have a hearing with the city on two other tickets next week, one is a speeding camera ticket and the other a red light camera ticket. I have proof for both that I couldn't have been the driver because I have my CTA Ventra transaction record showing I was on the train at the time in question. If the idiot rent a judge next week doesn't dismiss these two, I will be filing two more appeals which they will lose.

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