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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 28, 2015

3656 N. Halsted St.

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This weekend, Epworth United Methodist Church, 5253 N. Kenmore, will present three free performances of a very powerful play, Bang Bang You’re Dead...

...of this great neighborhood school from 11 am-3 pm August 30 at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. You’ll find more details below...

The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office will hold a court advocate training session at 6:30 pm Wednesday September 30 at the 19th Police District building at 850 W. Addison St.Click here for more information and to RSVP

...us for music, games and give-aways on the front lawn at Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood. A food truck from Giordano’s will roll in to give out 200 free slices...

...30-5 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays. The program takes place at the  Bezazian Branch Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St. Please contact Beth Palmer at  inspiredyouth2@gmail.com or 773-561-4759 if you can...

Saturday August 298-10 am: Whole Foods Walk, Ride and Run (Whole Foods Edgewater, 6009 N. Broadway) 7:30 pm: Watch the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit at Berger Park (6205 N. Sheridan Rd.)

Saturday August 298-10 am: Whole Foods Walk, Ride and Run (Whole Foods Edgewater, 6009 N. Broadway) 7:30 pm: Watch the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit at Berger Park (6205 N. Sheridan Rd.)

Start at the Thorndale CTA Stop (1118 W. Thorndale Ave.)

Edgewater Library (6000 North Broadway)

...from 8 am to 7 pm on weekdays. There is an onsite construction office at 4956 N. Sheridan Rd., where an open community meeting is held at 9 am every Wednesday...

Also, there will be partial street closures at 1100-1121 W. Winona Ave. from 8 pm Friday August 28 through midnight Sunday August 30 and at 1100-1120...

...Winona Ave. from 8 pm Friday August 28 through midnight Sunday August 30 and at 1100-1120 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. from 8 pm Friday through 4 am Sunday. The street closures will allow for westbound...

From 9 am-noon Saturday September 19, A.C.T .Group Ltd. will host its 2nd Annual Free Shred Event benefiting Care for Real in front of its building, 6228 N. Broadway. Bring your documents to shred and a couple of bags of food items or cash to donate to Care for Real.

As always, the Edgewater Satellite Senior Center located in the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway, has plenty of activities this fall—most of them free. For details, check the fall calendar

Residents can fill out an application by clicking here. Just scan the completed application and email it to environmental intern Adam Glueckert at adam48thward@gmail.com. Or, stop by our office at 5533 N. Broadway and fill out a form.

...the Date! Join us from 7-8 pm Tuesday September 15 at Bark Bark Club, 5943 N. Broadway, for the Happy Yappy Hour. For $10, you will get wine, beer and appetizers. There...

Saturday August 29 (Several time slots available) Ebenezer Lutheran Church 1650 W. Foster Ave.Click here for more information and to sign up

Ethiopia Fest ChicagoNoon-6 pm Saturday September 12 St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church 5649 N. Sheridan Rd. This event will showcase Ethiopian culture through music, food, live performances and more!

Swedish American Museum 5211 N. Clark St. The Andersonville museum offers learning experiences,tours and concerts for people of all ages.

Sentieri Tour of Italy’s Amalfi Coast June 25-July 7, 2016 Sign up by September 1, 2015, for this 12-day tour and receive a free “Italian for Beginners” class in Spring 2016 at Sentieri Italiani 5430 N. Broadway

Call to Artists Through September 11 for Juried Fall Art Show at Unity Gallery of Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral Ave.Click here for details

Brilliant Adventures – LAST CHANCE Runs through Saturday August 29 Presented by Steep Theatre 1115 W. Berwyn Ave.Click here for more information

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6117 N. Clark St.

1106 W. Thorndale Ave.

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - August 28, 2015 | 48th Ward Service Website
    This week marked the wrap-up of most of our Safe Summer Nights activities, which included CAPS and Family Nights Out on Thorndale, the Argyle Night Market in Uptown, our 48th Ward Film Fest, Ice Cream Socials in the parks and much more.
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Taking the David Foster Wallace magical mystery tour

2828 N. Clark St.

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    Taking the David Foster Wallace magical mystery tour
    click to enlarge The David Foster Wallace Industrial Complex that's sprung up in the seven years since his suicide has birthed an unlikely new film out this month. Called The End of the Tour ,it's based on writer David Lipsky's memoir Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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Woman Robs Banks in Uptown, Lakeview, Edgewater This Month: FBI

The woman wore a similar outfit in her previous robberies: on Aug. 14, in the 5300 block of North Broadway and on Aug. 5, in the 3500 block of North Broadway, the FBI said.

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The most recent victim was the TCF bank at 4355 N. Sheridan Road in Uptown. Around 12:56 p.m. Saturday, the woman robbed the bank while wearing a large brown hat, sunglasses and a green shirt. The woman did not show a weapon during the robbery, according to the FBI.

The woman wore a similar outfit in her previous robberies: on Aug. 14, in the 5300 block of North Broadway and on Aug. 5, in the 3500 block of North Broadway, the FBI said.

Around 10:56 a.m. on Aug. 20, a man robbed a PNC Bank in the 4400 block of North Broadway in Uptown.

    Woman Robs Banks in Uptown, Lakeview, Edgewater This Month: FBI
    UPTOWN - The FBI is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of a woman suspected of robbing three banks on the North Side of Chicago this month. The most recent victim was the TCF bank at 4355 N. Sheridan Road in Uptown. Around 12:56 p.m.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

  • I Had To Say It Reality does not equal negativity.

    The FBI already caught the White guy that robbed the bank without a hat or sunglasses though.

  • I doubt that's a woman.

  • gerigirl I live and breathe this city!

    If it's not a woman....then it's a short guy, the description was 5'3 to 5'4 tall...looks like a woman to me....just saying!

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Corridor Brewery, Sister Brewery to DryHop, Opening In Lakeview Next Month

Corridor, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will serve as a sister brewery to DryHop Brewers, which opened just south of Belmont and Broadway in June 2013. It will seat 90 people and have a 10-tank brewing system.

Greg Shuff [left] and Brant Dubovick pose in front of the DryHop Brewery storefront at 3511 North Broadway on Dec. 5, 2012. [DNAinfo/Serena Dai]

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Corridor, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will serve as a sister brewery to DryHop Brewers, which opened just south of Belmont and Broadway in June 2013. It will seat 90 people and have a 10-tank brewing system.

Kevin Carter [left] and Tom Obidowicz are bartenders at DryHop who will switch over to Corridor Brewery and Provisions when it opens later this year at 3443 N. Southport Ave. [DNAinfo/Ariel Cheung]

    Corridor Brewery, Sister Brewery to DryHop, Opening In Lakeview Next Month
    SOUTHPORT CORRIDOR - It's been a long wait for Corridor Brewery and Provisions, but with the tanks installed and the design coming together, the microbrewery should be opening within a month, if all goes as planned. Corridor, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will serve as a sister brewery to DryHop Brewers, which opened just south of Belmont and Broadway in June 2013.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

31 hours ago

Tour jazz clubs via bus, see a comedy super group, eat and drink at a new fest

...each character is unhappy in his own distinct way. Through Sept. 26. $28. Strawdog Theatre, 3829 N. Broadway, 866-811-4111

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...grandfather spar over matters religious and familial. Through Oct. 4. $24-$58. Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., 312-988-9000

...m. Individual tickets start at $300, with VIP and sponsorship levels available. Ritz-Carlton Chicago, 160 E. Pearson St.

...Individual tickets start at $500, with VIP and sponsor levels available. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Pl.

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iO Theater Comes To Second City's Rescue After Fire Destroys Its Offices

In addition to iO Theater, comedy club Laugh Factory Chicago, 3175 N. Broadway, offered support, saying "Hope everyone is safe over at @TheSecond City @SecondCity ChiTC and Pipers Alley."

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...course we're going to help them," said Rachel Copel, assistant manager at iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury St.

    iO Theater Comes To Second City's Rescue After Fire Destroys Its Offices
    OLD TOWN - The city's other improv hub, iO Theater, rushed to help Second City after its offices were destroyed in an extra-alarm blaze Wednesday afternoon. "I walked down and saw my friends and their jobs went up in flames. ... That sounds very dramatic, but it could happen to anyone.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

45 hours ago

Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to close next year

The company opens its final season Sept. 8 at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, with Peter Morris' "The Guardians." Tickets are available at www.maryarrchie.com, by phone at (773) 871-0442 or in person at the box office.

    Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. to close next year
    Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company, a staple on the Chicago storefront theater scene for nearly three decades, announced Wednesday it will close next year at the conclusion of its 30th season. The company, which three years ago remounted its hit production of Tracy Letts' "Superior Donuts" at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights, was founded in 1986.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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James Baldwin has something important to tell you

3809 N. Broadway

    James Baldwin has something important to tell you
    Last year, when director Zachary Baker-Salmon and his cast and crew at Oracle Productions began preparing This House Believes the American Dream Is at the Expense of the American Negro, their re-creation of a debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.
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FBI Searching For “Uptown Beach Bandit” In 3 Bank Robberies

The suspect first struck on Aug. 5 at a TCF Bank branch at 3531 N. Broadway, according to the FBI. Just before 1 p.m., she entered the bank, approached an employee and made a threatening demand for money.

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On Aug. 14, a woman matching the description of the suspect in the first robbery implied she had a gun and robbed another TCF Bank branch at 5343 N. Broadway.

The most recent robbery happened Aug. 22 at the TCF Bank branch at 4355 N. Sheridan Road, according to the FBI.

    FBI Searching For "Uptown Beach Bandit" In 3 Bank Robberies
    The bandit is described as a black woman 30-40, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with medium to long dark hair, according to the FBI. She has been seen wearing a large floppy straw hat, sunglasses and...
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

'Uptown Beach Bandit' robs 3 North Side banks

...straw hat and sunglasses she wears during the robberies.Authorities said she walked into the 3531 North Broadway location around 1 p.m. on Aug. 5 and demanded cash in a threatening manner...

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...5 and demanded cash in a threatening manner. A suspect matching her description robbed the 5343 North Broadway location on Aug. 14. In this incident, she allegedly implied she had a gun. The...

...implied she had a gun. The woman most recently robbed a TCF bank located at 4355 North Sheridan Road last Saturday, officials said.No one was hurt in any of the robberies.Witnesses described...

    'Uptown Beach Bandit' robs 3 North Side banks
    The FBI is asking for the public's help to identify a woman suspected of robbing three North Side banks in the last three weeks. She has been dubbed the "Uptown Beach Bandit."
    http://abc7chicago.com

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FBI busca “Uptown Beach bandit”

El primer robo ocurrió el 5 de agosto alrededor de las 1 p.m. en un banco TCF ubicado en 3531 N. Broadway St. La mujer, supuestamente, entró el banco, se acercó a un empleado, y exigió que le entregara dinero, según el FBI.

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Otro robo, en el cual la ladrona fingió tener una arma, sucedió el 14 de agosto en un banco TCF en 5343 N. Broadway St. y un tercer robo ocurrió en un banco en 4355 N. Sheridan Rd.

Otro robo, en el cual la ladrona fingió tener una arma, sucedió el 14 de agosto en un banco TCF en 5343 N. Broadway St. y un tercer robo ocurrió en un banco en 4355 N. Sheridan Rd.

    FBI busca "Uptown Beach bandit"
    CHICAGO- El FBI solicita ayuda para identificar una mujer a quien se apodó "Uptown Beach bandit" o "bandida de la playa Uptown" en español, por su supuesta participación en varios robos de bancos de la cadena TCF, en la zona norte de Chicago, según reportó Chicago Tribune.
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FBI seeks woman dubbed 'Uptown Beach Bandit'

The bandit's first robbery happened about 1 p.m. Aug. 5 at a TCF bank at 3531 N. Broadway. She entered the bank, approached an employee and demanded money, the FBI said.

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The robber struck again Aug. 14 at the TCF Bank branch at 5343 N. Broadway. That time, the robber implied she had a gun. A third robbery happened Saturday at another branch at 4355 N. Sheridan Road, the FBI said.

The robber struck again Aug. 14 at the TCF Bank branch at 5343 N. Broadway. That time, the robber implied she had a gun. A third robbery happened Saturday at another branch at 4355 N. Sheridan Road, the FBI said.

    FBI seeks woman dubbed 'Uptown Beach Bandit'
    The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying a woman dubbed the "Uptown Beach Bandit" who officials believe carried out several robberies at TCF Bank branches on the North Side. The bandit's first robbery happened Aug. 5 about 1 p.m. at a TCF bank located at 3531 N. Broadway.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Rosenwald on the screen

Rosenwald is being shown from Sept. 4 -10 at two Chicago locations: Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark St., and Renaissance Park 5, 1850 Second St. Adult tickets are $12.50, senior tickets are $10, and blocks of 25 tickets can be bought for $8.

    Rosenwald on the screen
    By Sarah Pan Herald Intern The film Rosenwald, based on the life of Hyde Park-Kenwood resident Julius Rosenwald, opens in Chicago on Sept.4. The film features a number of Hyde Park locals and landmarks. The 90-minute documentary tells the story of Rosenwald, a Jewish philanthropist who never finished his high school career but went on to co-own Sears, Roebuck and Co.
    http://hpherald.com

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FBI: Woman Robs Third North Side Bank In A Month

On Aug. 5, the woman is suspected of robbing a TCF at 3531 N. Broadway at 12:56 p.m., the FBI said. In that robbery, the suspect was wearing a large hat, sunglasses and a green shirt.

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At 3:07 p.m. Saturday, the woman entered the TCF Bank branch at 4355 N. Sheridan Rd. and handed the teller a note demanding money, according to Chicago Police and the FBI.

The Aug. 14 robbery happened at 3:52 p.m. at a TCF Bank branch at 5343 N. Broadway, the FBI said.

    FBI: Woman Robs Third North Side Bank In A Month
    A woman suspected of robbing two TCF Bank branches this month on the North Side struck again Saturday afternoon, this time in the Uptown neighborhood. Chicago News, Sports, Weather, Traffic, and the Best of Chicago - CBS 2 TV | WBBM Newsradio 780 | 670 The Score
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  • Budlong Woods neighbor Chicago girl for life

    In this day and age why do we still end up with crappy pictures or footage from security cameras? My phone takes better pictures than this and it's not a super fancy one.

  • That's definitely a dude.

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