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CPS to Begin Central Office Relocation

Garfield Park – 2651 W. Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60612

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Bridgeport – 501 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60616

Colman Office – 4655 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60609

Loop Office – 42 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602

...to December 5, 2014, with the majority of employees exiting the current Central Office at 125 S. Clark Street by Monday, November 10. The e-mail addresses and phone numbers for employees and departments...

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Boarding Change, Delays Between Racine and Jackson (Planned Work)

(Fri, Oct 31 2014 10:00 PM to Sat, Nov 1 2014 8:00 AM) Blue Line trains in both directions will operate on the same track between Racine and Jackson, resulting in minor delays.

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New West Loop apartments with a great neighborhood vibe

...to an existing rental loft building, is at the center of the West Loop. At 922 W Washington, the full-amenity, pet-friendly, smoke-free building has a steps-from-everything location. And...

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Cops issue alert about robberies, burglaries on Near West Side

One cluster of burglaries was reported in the area of Warren Boulevard and California Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st...

...Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 21st during the day, the 2900 block of West Washington Boulevard on the...

The other cluster was near Ashland Avenue and Madison Street in the same neighborhood: the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 21st during the day, the 1500 block of West Monroe Street between the 21st and 23rd, and the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 24th during the morning.

The other cluster was near Ashland Avenue and Madison Street in the same neighborhood: the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 21st during the day, the 1500 block of West Monroe Street between the 21st and 23rd, and the 0-100 block of South Laflin Street on the 24th during the morning.

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In the first, police noted robberies in the 1500 block of West 18th Street in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The second happened two days later about 11:15 a.m., on the 23rd. That happened in the 2000 block of South Hoyne Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

In the first, police noted robberies in the 1500 block of West 18th Street in Pilsen about 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. The second happened two days later about 11:15 a.m., on the 23rd. That happened in the 2000 block of South Hoyne Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

...in the area of Warren Boulevard and California Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood: 3000 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the...

...day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 21st during the day, the 2900 block of West Washington Boulevard on the 21st during the day, the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the...

...the 2600 block of West Warren Avenue on the 22nd during the evening and the 3000 block of West Fulton Boulevard during the morning...

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Burglars Breaking Into Near West Side Condos and Swiping Bikes, Police Say

Another burglary occurred on the 1500 block of West Monroe Street between Oct. 21 and Oct. 23.

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String of robberies reported on West Side

2600 Block of W. Warren Blvd. on October 21, 2014 during the daytime hours.

1500 Block of W. Monroe St. between October 21 and 23, 2014.

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3000 Block of W. Washington Blvd. on October 21, 2014 during the daytime hours.

2900 Block of W. Washington Blvd. on October 21, 2014 during the daytime hours.

3000 Block of W. Fulton Blvd. on October 26, 2014 during the morning hours.

600 block of North Lamon. on October 17, 2014 at approximately 6:40 P.M.

900 block of North Laramie on October 19, 2014 at approximately 6:20 A.M.

700 block of North LeClaire on October 27, 2014 at approximately 10:30 A.M.

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Park Improvements; $50,000 Raffle; Round ups

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1340 W. Washington St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

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...program are invited to an open house, Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. at 222 N. LaSalle St., 7th floor. For more information, log on to www.aarp.org/experience-corps/experience-corpsvolunteer...

Armour Square Park at 3309 S. Shields Ave. offers fitness classes and athletic programs. Stop by the park or call (312) 747-6012 for more information.

...artist, are on display now through Sunday, Jan. 18. The Art Institute is located at 111 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 443-3600...

p.m. at 2010 W. Carroll Ave. Enjoy meat and vegetarian chili, beer, gelato, a raffle, and a Day of the Dead celebration. Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door. Log on http://artsoflife.org/chili or call (312) 829-2787.

De La Salle Institute operates its Institute Campus for Young Men at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. and Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. De La Salle will host open houses on Friday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon at both the Lourdes

De La Salle Institute operates its Institute Campus for Young Men at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. and Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. De La Salle will host open houses on Friday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon at both the Lourdes

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Call (773) 927-6420 or email info@bentonhouse.org.

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

...Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Nativity of Our Lord Church Hall at 653 W. 37th St. Tables of ten cost $200. Individual tickets cost $20. Best decorated fall themed table wins...

...773) 429-4312 or toconnell@brrice.org for more information. Brother Rice is located at 10001 S. Pulaski Rd.

Centers for New Horizons at 4150 S. King Dr. helps children, young people, and families to become self-reliant through offerings at seven locations...

...Collection won a grand prize in Steam Studio’s fashion contest. The school is at 2189 W. Bowler St. Call (312) 491-1600...

...Governor Pat Quinn announced capital investments of State funds for field houses in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr., $1.5 million; Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton Ave., $600,000; McKinley Park, 2210 W...

...for field houses in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr., $1.5 million; Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton Ave., $600,000; McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd., $543,750; and Sherman Park, 1301 W...

...Sacramento Dr., $1.5 million; Dvorak Park, 1119 W. Cullerton Ave., $600,000; McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd., $543,750; and Sherman Park, 1301 W 52nd St., $300,000. For more information, call...

...Cullerton Ave., $600,000; McKinley Park, 2210 W. Pershing Rd., $543,750; and Sherman Park, 1301 W 52nd St., $300,000. For more information, call (312) 814-3158...

Chicago Sinfonietta, Redmoon, and Brazilian guest conductor Lucia Matos will celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in music at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Monday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Call (312) 294-3000

CivicLab will host a book discussion on the Mondays of Nov. 3 and 17 and Dec. 1 on the book Marxism and Freedom From 1776 Until Today by Raya Dunayevskaya at 9 p.m. CiviLab is at 114 N. Aberdeen St. Call (312) 857-6485.

...Development Center celebrated its new home with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 15 at 1312 S. Racine Ave. The program is located inside Fosco Park’s Community Center. A reception and tours took...

At Evergreen Academy, 3537 S. Paulina St., eighth grade social studies teacher Paul Kanelos recently received a $1,500 grant from the...

Jodi Pinkerton became principal of Galileo Scholastic Academy on Nov. 1. She succeeds Jorge Macias, who had been principal since 2010. The school is located at 820 S. Carpenter St. Call (773) 534-7070.

...Church meets Saturdays at 5 p.m. at Grace Place. Grace Place is located at 637 S. Dearborn St. Log on to www.gracechicago.org...

Holy Trinity Croatian, 1850 S. Throop St., holds bingo every Thursday. Doors open at 5 p.m.; bingo starts at 7 p.m. Call (312) 534-8200.

Lil’ Buds Theater Co., 1206 W. Rosedale Ave., offers studio classes for youngsters. Adventures in Imagination is for ages three through six, Create...

...567-8800. To learn more, visit www.mercychicago.org. The medical center is located at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 567-2000...

Friends of the Parks chose the Palmisano Park Advisory Council for its 2014 Volunteer in the Parks Award for outstanding park advisory council. The council’s president is Maureen Sullivan, a candidate for 11th Ward Alderman. The park is located at 2700 S. Halsted St. Call (312) 747-6497.

...to experience college life. For more information, call (312) 341-3511. Roosevelt is located at 430 S. Michigan Ave.

St. Barbara Parish at 2859 S. Throop St. hosts bingo every Thursday night in the church hall. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and games start at 6:35 p.m. For further information call (312) 842-7979 or visit www.stbarbarachicago.org.

...given Saturday, Jan. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. The school is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org...

The St. Matthew Lutheran Church soup kitchen has received a new freezer from Good Samaritan Ministries of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palatine, IL. The church still seeks donations for roof repair and a new boiler. It is located at 2108 W. 21st St. Call (773) 847-6458.

St. Pius V Parish runs a thrift store at 1701 W. 18th Pl. from Monday through Friday and on Saturday mornings. Call (312) 226-6234. The Casa Juan Diego Youth Center at 2020 S. Blue Island Ave. is open Monday through Friday until 8 p.m. and Saturdays through 4 p.m. Call (312) 421-7647.

St. Pius V Parish runs a thrift store at 1701 W. 18th Pl. from Monday through Friday and on Saturday mornings. Call (312) 226-6234. The Casa Juan Diego Youth Center at 2020 S. Blue Island Ave. is open Monday through Friday until 8 p.m. and Saturdays through 4 p.m. Call (312) 421-7647.

St. Therese Chinese Catholic School, 247 W. 23rd St., is holding a raffle with $50,000 in prizes: a grand prize of $38,888...

Log on to http://soundsofthesouthloop.com/web/home.aspx. The church is located at 1936 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 225-4951.

Call (312) 421-3757. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will present men’s day worship service on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. Geoffrey Hall will moderate. A reception will follow in Register Hall. Call (312) 225-5300.

Alderman Danny Solis (25th) holds ward night every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in his office at 1800 S. Blue Island Ave. Call (773) 523-4100 or e-mail ward25chicago@gmail.com.

...the lake. Registration and check-in start at 12:30 p.m. at Dearborn Station, 47 W. Polk St. The self-guided tour begins at Dearborn Station, and participants can walk the route or...

...edu or log on to www.southloopschool.net for more information. The school is at 1212 S. Plymouth Ct.

Taylor Lauridsen Park, 704 W. 42nd St., will host grammar school co-ed basketball leagues on Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting Tuesday, Nov. 4. Call (312) 747-6729.

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host its 17th annual Power of Nursing leadership conference Thursday, Nov. 6, at Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.nursing.uic.edu/pnl.

...and boredom. The play runs Friday through Sunday, Nov. 14 through 23, at UIC Theatre, 1044 W. Harrison St. Log on to http://theatreandmusic.uic.edu/eventdetails/218/199 for more information and to...

...presentation, principals said they would spend their shares on technology. The UVA is located at 1453 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 243-3773...

Urban Prairie Waldorf School, 1220 W. Lexington St., will host open houses at 9:30 a.m. on the Saturdays of Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. Call (312) 733-5537 or log on to www.urbanprairie.org for more information.

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or e-mail pr@gazettechicago.com.

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West Loop concerned about losing Carmichael green space

A developer bought the 67-year-old building housing Carmichael’s Steakhouse, 1052 W. Monroe St., and adjacent green space in March. The steakhouse has been open since 1997.

Michigan Avenue Realty Group, 1048 W. Madison St., announced plans to build two fourstory apartment buildings on the property, which would contain 131 rental apartments as well as parking garages.

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Club 626 plans need improvement; Carmichael’s and park should stay

Another development with which we are concerned is the proposal for two apartment buildings at the site of Carmichael’s Chicago Steak House at 1052 W. Monroe Street.

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The proposal to open an upscale restaurant with live entertainment at 626 S. Racine Ave. is dismaying. Although the space has hosted restaurants before, like much of the Near West Side community that area now is residential.

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