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Medical marijuana dispensary proposed on Halsted St. near medical facilities

On Monday the South East Lake View Neighbors [SELVN] discussed a proposed medical marijuana dispensary to be located at 2843 N. Halsted St., a now vacant two-story building in a mixed commercial-residential strip. The Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet on the matter on Nov. 21.

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Should CPS sit out the Common Core assessment?

I grew up near Roscoe & Halsted in the 1970s, left for college and moved back in 2000, started this blog in...

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    RENOVATE AN EXISTING RESTAURANT TENANT SPACE FOR NEW GLAZE RESTAURANT.WORK TO INCLUDE NEW INTERIOR FINISHES & COOKING EQUIPMENT UNDER EXISTING KITCHEN HOOD, NEW LIGHTING & REBALANCE EXISTING HVAC SYSTEM. NO PLUMBING WORK, EXISTING FIXTURES TO REMAIN FOR REUSE.

    3112 N. Broadway Issued October 22, 2014 Comment

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Heart of the Hood: Longtime community staple raising money for much-needed makeover

For more than a century, since 1888 actually, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy [OLMCA], 720 W. Belmont Ave., has provided a stable, safe place for kids to learn. But as we all know and the Rolling Stones even sing, “Time waits for no one.” That includes buildings. 

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

Mark your calendars now, because it’ll be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28, at the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St. All of the six (yes, six!) candidates will be in attendance and WBEZ's Chip Mitchell will moderate. 

...After over 10 years of empty decay, the landmarked Three Arts Club building, 1300 N. Dearborn, is in the midst of a multi-million dollar renovation thanks to the efforts of...

...was accepted into the Senior Artists Network’s juried exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. The show runs Oct. 20 to Nov. 30 with an opening reception from 4 to...

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Book Clubs

Anyone know of an East Lake View book club that is expanding membership?
Finishing Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior (big Kingsolver fan) and hoping to find a group that plans to discuss this or others of her books. (fyi: GoodReads has a video interview with her that you might want to check out.)

  • Lindsey G. New to Lakeview/Chicago

    I am interested in joining. I am new to the area.

  • K M

    ARGH. We never really got this off the ground....but welcome to Lakeview!

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