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Lost Keys This AM (7/24/2014)?

Found a set of keys on the street in Logan Square. Contact me to identify.

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Night Out: EcoArt Studio at Unity

Thu, Aug 7, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

EcoArt Studio engages communities in their local playgrounds/playlots through collaborative art projects with natural materials. Programs aim to get community members of all ages involved in ephemeral art to beautify the parks and create a sense of ownership within the neighborhood.

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  • Book Club Extravaganza!

    Ms. Vinh is asking for $372.51:
    My students need book club books for guided reading groups.
    Brentano Math & Science Academy Comment

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History of this old Gas Station?

I was having a debate with some friends over what this building at the corner of California and Altgeld once was.

I'd bet dollars to donuts it was a gas station, but is there anyone who's been in the neighborhood awhile who could add any further details?

Thanks so much.

P.S. I heard they were going to put a Trader Joe's in that building, but then the local slumlord jacked up the rent because someone stapled a flyer to a tree trying to give away a dog that they CLEARLY DON'T DESERVE TO OWN, because the dog was scared by a loud noise last night--was that gunshots or fireworks?

At least that's what I heard.

Thanks!

  • I checked with Dan Kowalski since he’s my neighbor and the son of the original owner. Turns out it was indeed a service station… Sinclair for many years and later Arco. It was family owned with 5 gas pumps. However, the 1974 oil embargo pretty much put them out of...

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    I checked with Dan Kowalski since he’s my neighbor and the son of the original owner. Turns out it was indeed a service station… Sinclair for many years and later Arco. It was family owned with 5 gas pumps. However, the 1974 oil embargo pretty much put them out of business and they closed shop in 1977. The old underground tanks were removed years ago.

    Dan lives next door to the station and his sister and various other relatives live close by and use the space for parking. He maintains the property and his sister takes care of the flowers, etc. The impression I got was that they are pretty attached to the property and have no need to develop it or sell it. Personally, I think that’s pretty cool! He said that he’s considering putting together a collage showing the property’s history.

  • I love the sanborn maps! I can get sucked into them for hours.

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Tony's Spoiled Chicken

Spoiled chicken again from Tony's on Armitage. I know it can happen anywhere, but it has only ever happened to me at Tony's. So, you know, statistics. Grrrrr, poo. That's as dramatic as my rage gets about this kind of stuff. I do want to put some gentle pressure on them to step up their game.

This is the face of a dog who won't get her chicken and rice. ;)

  • sly-3 donkey wrangler to the stars

    SUNRISE on milwaukee? it's stocked like a russian bodega circa 1938.

  • Oh yeah, in general, yeah. But I believe it was originally a carniceria so they have it going on where meat is concerned. Everything else, well, not so much.

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Pediatric dentist recommendation

I need recommendations for pediatric dentists, please!

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Therapist for alcoholics

Does anyone have a recommendation for a miracle working therapist that specializes in alcoholics?

  • There is a SMART meeting on Sunday mornings at 9:15am in the Sage Health space on Armitage and Bingham. SMART also has a meeting for friends and family on Thursday nights on the north side.

  • Also, all SMART mtgs are open to anyone, so if you want to attend the Sunday mtg alone or with him, you can:-)

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Alex Cleaner's is going out of business!

I'm sorry to see this place go. Make sure to pick up any belongings from them before August 10th!

Can anyone recommend a different cleaners in the area?

Thanks!

6 hours ago

Two young Medical Students

Sorry to post this again
Two friends of mine are coming to Chicago this summer/fall to complete a rotation for medical school. They are an engaged couple coming from California that need a place to rent/sublet for the months of August-November. They'll be spending most of their time studying and at their respective hospitals; they'll be quiet and respectful tenants. Ideally they'd like a studio or 1 bedroom apartment, convenient to the train. Budget is up to 1300 per month....

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Sorry to post this again
Two friends of mine are coming to Chicago this summer/fall to complete a rotation for medical school. They are an engaged couple coming from California that need a place to rent/sublet for the months of August-November. They'll be spending most of their time studying and at their respective hospitals; they'll be quiet and respectful tenants. Ideally they'd like a studio or 1 bedroom apartment, convenient to the train. Budget is up to 1300 per month. If anyone is interested in renting/subletting their space or knows of anyone that might be please message me so I can put you in contact with them. Since they won't be here to look for themselves, they've been resorting to Craigslist, which so far has produced mostly scams.

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A Day In Avondale launch party and fundraiser at Moe's Tavern

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 6 PM - 8 PM

It's the official kick-off, fundraiser, raffle, and poster unveiling for A Day In Avondale! Celebrity bartenders Alderman Rey Colon and State Representative-Elect Will Guzzardi will officiate. Cool raffle items donated by local artists and businesses. All this and more at Chicago's cleanest dive bar, Moe's!

  • Emily Avondale Neighborhood Association President

    I can't wait! We have some great raffle prizes and Avondale cocktails to enjoy!

7 hours ago

Tech Help: WiFi Range Extender

I need help installing a WiFi range extender for my home network. Thanks!

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Back Yard Sale!!! 7/25-7/27

Fri, Jul 25, 2014 All Day

We did some spring cleaning and now it is time for us to part ways with some items...

Here is a list of some of the things we have:

*Shelves (wood & glass)
*Gazebo (canopy has mild damage)
*Tea/Espresso Cups
*Kitchen/Dining Tables (one w/chairs)
*Mirror (frame needs to be touched up)
*Toys
*Sports Cards (one autographed)
*Dvds
*Clothes
*Drinking Sets (for on-the-go alcohol consumption)
*Halloween Costumes and Decor
* TV's (both older models-36'')

  • Gerri Victoria My husband and I have lived in this area for 3...

    Hi Adam,
    Not really old....football cards from the 90's and some Kyle Farnsworth baseball cards from when he played on the Cubs, including an autographed 8x10 photo with certificate of authenticity

  • Gerri Victoria My husband and I have lived in this area for 3...

    Change of plans due to the upcoming weather...yard sale has been rescheduled to next week.

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