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Four home burglaries reported in Portage Park

between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. March 5 in the 5700 block of West Addison;

between 3:30 p.m. and 7:55 p.m. March 14 in the 6100 block of West Newport;

between 4:45 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. March 17 in the 5500 block of West Grace.

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about 3:45 p.m. March 17 in the 3200 block of North Long; and

    Four home burglaries reported in Portage Park
    Police are warning Northwest Side residents after at least four home burglaries were reported this month in the Portage Park neighborhood. The burglar breaks into apartments or houses through doors or windows and steals personal property and miscellaneous items, according to the community alert from Area North detectives.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    It does sound like a scam .DOn't even go for it.

  • PortageRules Love Portage Park!

    Ald. Sposato is holding a neighborhood safety meeting in April. I cannot attend. If anyone is going, please raise the question why his office is telling people that alley light fixes are taking 6 months. I pay my escrow every month for property taxes. This is UNACCEPTABLE!

Mar 17

Updated 10 hours ago

Mar. 17, 2017 Update

Learn about different career opportunities at O’Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.

Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

Sat., Mar 18, 7 pm,The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park.The non-profitPatrick Lives On is hosting a Film Festival for Charity to raise awareness about gun violence. Tickets: online. $20.

Mon., Mar 20, 7:30 pm, Farlow’s Playroom, 4222 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and discuss ways to become more involved in your community during the Portage...

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am,Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park.Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

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The new series will launch this Saturday, March 18, from 2-4 PM at the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence.

The Planning Commission unanimously voted in favor of a self storage unit facility at 5150 N. Northwest Highway on Thursday. The mixed-income housing proposal on the southern parcel of the property was not discussed at the hearing; it will be heard at a later date.

The Hitch Elementary PTA is hosting their annual fundraiser, The Main Event, at Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee, from 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 24.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Sat., Mar 18, 11 am-2 pm, Dunham Park Fieldhouse, 4638 N. Melvina. Spring is gearing up, which means it’s time for baseball. Join Dunham Park for aBaseball and Softball Equipment Swap & Sale to get your kid ready for the season.Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 18, 6 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin, Eastwood Entrance.Join neighbors and congregation members for aSpaghetti Dinner.$5/kids 5 and under, $7/6 and older.

Sun., Mar 19, 12:30 pm, St. Francis Borgia Deaf Center, 8025 W. Addison. Learn abou the recent changes to immigration policy and how the laws are enforced during an Immigrant Update Workshop. Registration required: email organizers or call 773-282-8445. Free.

Sun., Mar 19, 3 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. The St. John Concert Series presents Mio Nakamura. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 12-1 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Rev. Jacki Belile, a certified life coach on staff at the church, will lead a...

Tue., Mar 21, 11 am, 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Seniors are invited to meet officers during aSenior Citizens’ Meeting. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 7 pm, Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during aWest Walker Civic Association meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 11 am-2 pm, 2102 W. Ogden, Room 1. The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities presents a Discussion about Fire Safety and Tenants Rights. Register & more info:online. Free. 

Thur., Mar 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn how to protect your finances and identity, learn the laws and regulations...

Fri., Mar 24, 10 am-12 pm, 16th District Parking Garage, 5151 N. Milwaukee. The 16th District police station is hosting a Free Child Car Seat Check. Make sure your child is safe and secure when you’re on the road. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm,Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for theirHambingo Mary’scharity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts.Cost of purchases and donations. 

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm,Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 17, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, The Jefferson Park Branch Library, in collaboration with Pan y Rosas Disco, is launching a new Library Experimental series. This new series focuses on Chicago's experimental musicians. The first show will feature text and tuba action with Nathanael Jones and Beth McDonald, as well as cello experiments with Sarah Ritch.
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28 hours ago

Everyone, My sister Maria George Karahalios ...

Everyone, My sister Maria George Karahalios found a lil chihuahua while walking Ziki on the Menard and Warwick in Chicago area code 60634. The lil guy followed her and Ziki!! He's very...


2 days ago

Updated 29 hours ago

What You Need to Know About Chicago's Dining Scene This Week

The owners of nearby Italian restaurant Legno are behind the newly opened café and bakery Mia’s Gelateria Focacceria (4200 N. Central Ave., Portage Park). Beyond its selection of frosty treats, the quick-service spot also serves up pizzas (whole and slices) and sandwiches.

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...Burger Bar, Fish Bar, Ada St.) has entered the coffee game with Werewolf Coffee Bar (1765 N. Elston Ave., Bucktown). The space’s primary use is as a company clubhouse for DMK employees, but...

...lived flirtation with Chipotle’s Asian-style spinoff chain has come to an end. Shophouse (24 E. Jackson Blvd., Loop) has shuttered all its locations, and they’ve been acquired by a different Asian...

    What You Need to Know About Chicago's Dining Scene This Week
    DMK Restaurants (DMK Burger Bar, Fish Bar, Ada St.) has entered the coffee game with Werewolf Coffee Bar (1765 N. Elston Ave., Bucktown). The space's primary use is as a company clubhouse for DMK employees, but the public is invited to drop in for java drinks made with Dark Matter, Stumptown, and Lake City (from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) beans; Floriole pastries; and Vosges chocolates-served out of a refurbished Wonder Bread truck-turned barista station.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

  • Deutsch portage36

    Is this an old article? Hasn't Mia's been open for years??

31 hours ago

Mar. 24, 2017 Update

Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park. Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

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The event will take place on Saturday, March 25, from 6:30 PM to midnight in Buckley Hall, 4447 N. Lowell.

...as the winner of a city design competition for the new Independence Park Library at 4022 N. Elston. The design includes a library on the ground level with affordable housing above as part...

3223 W. Franklin Boulevard

6631 N. Bosworth Avenue

821 E. 103rd Street

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Fri., Mar 31, 7-9 pm, Dunham Park Main Gym, 4638 N. Melvina. Join family, friends, and neighbors for an evening full of fun. Dunham Park is hosting...

Sat., Apr 1, 8 am-12 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Enjoy aPancake Breakfast and Silent Auction. Businesses may sponsor the event fro $25-$150 or...

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting.Cost of purchases. 

Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for their Hambingo Mary’s charity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts. Cost of purchases and donations. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during a GIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Thur., Apr 6, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn home fire safety tips, law-enforcement services, and tips on how to...

Thur., Apr 6, 6 pm,Revolution Brewing Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie.  Friends of Murphy is hosting a Revolution Murphy 2017 spring fundraising event. Tickets include two...

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm, Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Sat., Apr 22, 9 am-5 pm, Malcom X College, 1900 W. Jackson. Village Network is hosting a Chicago Housing Expo. This year’s theme is “Living Better at Home”. Learn more:online. Free.

Sun., Apr 23, 2 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4100 N. Harding.The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee hosts its final 2016-2017 concert. Featuring the Carthage Faculty Trio. Reception to follow concert. More info: online.Free/Donations accepted. 

Sat., Apr 29, 8-10 am, Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee. Alex Pirus, former NHL player for the Minnesota North Stars will be the guest speaker...

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 24, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Grab your grass skirts, Hawaiian shirts, and leis for St. Edward School's annual Big Red Auction this weekend. This year's theme is Lei'd Back Luau. There will be plenty of dancing and mingling with great company. Attendees will have opportunities to win great prizes during a live and silent auction.
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45 hours ago

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL (Addison & Menard) Male Chihuahua.White/Tan Call 773-386-3109 Email Christinagkarahalios@gmail.com to identify. This...


6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Community alert goes out in Jefferson Park due to string of burglaries

5700 block of W. Addison on March 05, 2017 between 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

6100 block of W. Newport on March 14, 2017 at 3:30 PM – 7:55 PM

5500 block of W. Grace on March 17, 2017 between 4:45 PM – 10:20 PM

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3200 block of N. Long on March 17, 2017 at 3:45 PM

    Community alert goes out in Jefferson Park due to string of burglaries
    JEFFERSON PARK, Ill. -- A community alert to residential burglaries has been issued by the Bureau of Detectives for the Jefferson Park neighborhood. The alert gives notice to residents of the neighborhood of burglaries occurring in homes around the area.
    http://cltv.com

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    But the city can tax paper and plastic bags and have absolutely nothing to show for it except those vintage street lights we don't need because the older ones were working just 👍

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    Were working just fine

4 days ago

Chicago Department Of Aviation Hosting Job Fair This Week!

Location: Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett Ave. Nikki

    Chicago Department Of Aviation Hosting Job Fair This Week!
    Looking for a job?? The Chicago Department of Aviation will be hosting their first regional job fair this week. Residents will have the opportunity to meet representatives from companies looking to fill positions at O'Hare International Airport in areas such as; airlines, cargo, concessions, construction, hospitality, security and more!
    http://b96.cbslocal.com

Mar 16

Game Day Arrives As Wildcats Begin First NCAA Tournament Run

5064 Addison Circle

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950 West Armitage

904 W. Randolph Street

2692 Madison Road

5235 University Parkway

    Game Day Arrives As Wildcats Begin First NCAA Tournament Run
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Northwestern University basketball has never seen a day quite like this one; Thursday afternoon, the Wildcats will play their first-ever NCAA Tournament game. Excitement was building Thursday morning on campus in Evanston. Finals week was in full swing, so it was proving to be an interesting balancing act for students who want to be part of the hysteria.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Mar 15

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Lost! #Chicago #IL #BelmontGardens (Addison & Laramie) Coco - Male Bichon Frise. White. Call 773-615-7636. Friendly. Cook County. 60641. Missing 03...


Mar 15

Missing 83-year-old man last seen in Portage Park

Jesus Diaz was last seen about noon in the 3600 block of North Linder Street, Chicago Police said. He was driving a brown 2011 Honda CRV with license plate L223623.

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Judge questions delay in charging man in 2014 Austin shooting – Chicago Sun-Times

    Missing 83-year-old man last seen in Portage Park
    An 83-year-old man reported missing on Wednesday was last seen in the Portage Park neighborhood on the North Side. Jesus Diaz was last seen about noon in the 3600 block of North Linder Street, Chicago Police said. He was driving a brown 2011 Honda CRV with license plate L223623.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Mar 14

Home burglaries reported in Portage Park

between 5 and 7:30 p.m. Mar. 10-13 in the 5200 block of West Warwick.

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between 2 and 9 p.m. Feb. 26 in the 3200 block of North Lockwood;

around 1:30 p.m. Mar. 1 in the 5200 block of West Roscoe; and

Mar 12

Police: Man shot, driven to NW Side hospital

The 22-year-old was in the back seat of a vehicle when shots rang out and he was struck in the left side of his torso. At 1:12 a.m., he was driven to Community First Medical Center, 5645 W. Addison St., according to Chicago Police.

    Police: Man shot, driven to NW Side hospital
    A man with a gunshot wound showed up at a Northwest Side hospital early Sunday, police said. The 22-year-old was in the back seat of a vehicle when shots rang out and he was struck in the left side of his torso. At 1:12 a.m., he was driven to Community First Medical Center, 5645 W.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Mar 11

Mar. 11, 2017 Update

Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 11, from 6 PM to 10 PM at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Learn about different career opportunities at O’Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.

The 4400-block of North Laramie between 8 am and 7:50 pm on February 24;

The north side of Montrose from Lavergne to 5150 W. Montrose;

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

Mon., Mar 13-16, St. Bartholomew School, 4941 W. Patterson.It’s Spring Enrollment Week at St. Bartholomew School! See their classrooms in action. More info:online or 773-282-9373. Free.

Tue., Mar 14, 12-1 pm, Oak Street Health, 4848 W. Irving Park. Learn more about financial savings programs for which you may qualify during anExtra Help With Medicare workshop. RSVP: 773-724-6200. Free.

Sat., Mar 18, 7 pm,The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park.The non-profitPatrick Lives On is hosting a Film Festival for Charity to raise awareness about gun violence. Tickets: online. $20.

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The Hitch Elementary PTA is hosting their annual fundraiser, The Main Event, at Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee, from 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 24.

The 5300-block of North Leamington at 12:56 pm on February 28;

The 5300-block of North Laramie at 2:02 pm on March 1; and

The 5300-block of North Luna at 10:30 am on March 2.

Both sides of Kostner from Irving Park to 4052 N. Kostner; and

The north side of Agatite from Milwaukee to 5054 W. Agatite

Chicago native, author, and WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore is hosting a discussion of her book, “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation“. The discussion will be at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 14, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

Fri., Mar 10, 6 pm,City News Cafe, 4018 N. Cicero. Enjoy the blues of Lurrie C. Bell as he plays an acoustic set. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 1 pm-Midnight, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival. Music, food, fun, and more! More info:online. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 7 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 3938 W. Belle Plaine. Meet neighbors and play games during Game Night in Fellowship Hall. Free.

Tue., Mar 14, 7 pm,Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Wed., Mar 15, 5-9 pm, Mo Dailey’s, 6070 N. Northwest Highway. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and support the Luther North College Prep Booster Club during a St. Patrick’s Day Party. 20% of food sales go to the booster’s club. More info: online. Cost of purchases. 

Wed., Mar 15, 7 pm,Community Room at the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1623 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Sat., Mar 18, 6 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin, Eastwood Entrance.Join neighbors and congregation members for aSpaghetti Dinner.$5/kids 5 and under, $7/6 and older.

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 11 am,17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Seniors are invited to meet officers during aSenior Citizens’ Meeting. Free.

Tue., Mar 21, 7 pm,Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during aWest Walker Civic Association meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 11 am-2 pm, 2102 W. Ogden, Room 1. The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities presents a Discussion about Fire Safety and Tenants Rights. Register & more info:online. Free. 

Thur., Mar 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn how to protect your finances and identity, learn the laws and regulations...

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm,Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Sat., Apr. 1, 8 am-12 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison.Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction. Businesses may sponsor the event fro $25-$150...

    Mar. 11, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 11, from 6 PM to 10 PM at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
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Mar 09

Cut-Off In Traffic? NW Side Top Cop Says Guns Used Now Instead Of The Bird

JEFFERSON PARK — Circumstances are still unclear surrounding a man who reported being shot at in the 4100 block of North Central Avenue in Portage Park Monday night, according to Jefferson Park District Cmdr. Bill Looney.

    Cut-Off In Traffic? NW Side Top Cop Says Guns Used Now Instead Of The Bird
    JEFFERSON PARK - Circumstances are still unclear surrounding a man who reported being shot at in the 4100 block of North Central Avenue in Portage Park Monday night, according to Jefferson Park District Cmdr. Bill Looney. But the incident had one thing in common with nearly every shooting reported in the district this year, from the Feb.
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Mar 08

Chicago's 1st Culver's? Bronzeville Site To Start Construction This Month

A development in Portage Park's Six Corners Shopping District at 4901 W. Irving Park Road also is expected to start construction in the spring, but is a much larger project that is expected to take longer to complete than the stand-alone restaurant in Bronzeville.

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Culver’s has been trying to expand into Chicago since at least 2014. The Wrigleyville location at 3500 N. Clark St. has been delayed multiple times, and construction is expected to start sometime this year. The Wriglyville location had not secured building permits as of Wednesday.

    Chicago's 1st Culver's? Bronzeville Site To Start Construction This Month
    THE GAP - Bronzeville now looks like it will be first in a race between neighborhoods to open the first Culver's in Chicago. Franchise owner Baron Waller said Wednesday there were some delays that pushed back the planned February opening to the summer, but construction is now set to start within the next month near 35th Street and Martin Luther King Drive in the Lake Meadows shopping center.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Mar 08

CDA Career Fair

Learn about different career opportunities at O’Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.

    CDA Career Fair
    Learn about different career opportunities at O'Hare International Airport during a Chicago Department of Aviation community career fair. The career fair will be on Thursday, March 23, from 9 am to 1 pm at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett.
    http://ward45.org

Mar 06

Updated Mar 08

Police warn of Northwest Side home burglaries

between 8 a.m. and 7:50 p.m. Feb. 24 in the 4400 block of North Laramie;

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at 12:56 p.m. Feb. 28 in the 5300 block of North Leamington;

at 2:02 p.m. March 1 in the 5300 block of North Laramie; and

at 10:30 a.m. March 2 in the 5300 block of North Luna.

    Police warn of Northwest Side home burglaries
    Police are warning Northwest Side residents after four home burglaries were reported in the last two weeks in the Jefferson Park and Portage Park neighborhoods. The suspect breaks in through front or back doors, or back windows, and steals property, according to a community alert from Area North detectives.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • Seriously?
    This has been going on for two plus years!
    It's perfectly documented right here!
    Too bad our police are too busy to patrol our neighborhoods!
    If a simple package thief can not be caught why would breaking an entering be a concern?
    Bang Bang you're dead!!

  • Absolutely true, DeputyMayor. Crime and violence escalates and thee police keep given reminders? How about some crime stopping?

Mar 05

Woman, 53, with Alzheimer’s missing from Hermosa

Victoria Clas was last seen visiting family about 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Hutchinson, Chicago Police said in a missing person alert.

    Woman, 53, with Alzheimer's missing from Hermosa
    A 53-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease was reported missing on Saturday night from the North Side Hermosa neighborhood. Victoria Clas was last seen visiting family about 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Hutchinson, Chicago Police said in a missing person alert. Clas also suffers from seizures and can be confused, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Mar 03

Mar. 3, 2017 Update

The 5200-block of West Berteau between 12 PM and 4 PM on February 9;

The 4000-block of North Mason between 2:45 PM and 3 PM on February 15;

The 4900-block of West Hutchinson at 3:30 PM on February 16; and

The 4100-block of North Long between 2:15 PM and 2:45 PM on February 24.

Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games. The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 11, from 6 PM to 10 PM at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Art Side Out Studio, 4101 N. Milwaukee, is booking a strong schedule of parades in 2017, the first of which will be theNorthwest Side Irish Parade on March 12.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Sat. Mar 4, 6:30-10 pm, Luther North College Prep, 5700 W. Berteau. Join neighbors and friends for the chance to win a $500 cash prize during aTrivia Night. 21+. More info: online.Table/$250.

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The Lottery Party will be from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM this Saturday, March 4, at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose.More information is available online.

Chicago native, author, and WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore is hosting a discussion of her book, “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation“. The discussion will be at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 14, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

Tue., Mar 7, 11 am,Community Room atthe 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn about victims’ rights during a Domestic Violence Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Tue., Mar 7, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 8, 7 pm,Athletic Field, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Mar 9, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Room CL 115. Learn about budgeting your income, manage your credit and debit, and building...

Fri., Mar 10, 6 pm,City News Cafe, 4018 N. Cicero. Enjoy the blues of Lurrie C. Bell as he plays an acoustic set. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 1 pm-Midnight, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival. Music, food, fun, and more! More info:online. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 7 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 3938 W. Belle Plaine. Meet neighbors and play games during Game Night in Fellowship Hall. Free.

Tue., Mar 14, 7 pm,Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Wed., Mar 15, 5-9 pm, Mo Dailey’s, 6070 N. Northwest Highway. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and support the Luther North College Prep Booster Club during a St. Patrick’s Day Party. 20% of food sales go to the booster’s club. More info: online. Cost of purchases. 

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Sat., Mar 18, 6 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin, Eastwood Entrance.Join neighbors and congregation members for a Spaghetti Dinner.$5/kids 5 and under, $7/6 and older.

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 7 pm, Community Room at the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1623 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

    Mar. 3, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Get your Fringe on this weekend! Join the Chicago Fringe Festival for their annual Festival Lottery Party. They will be celebrating and announcing the final list of artists and organizations that will be performing in the 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival.
    http://ward45.org

Feb 28

Updated Mar 01

Welcome Taurus Restaurant

After ending a two-year legal battle with an absentee contractor, owners Rado and Silvana Vidakovic became the latest entrepreneurs to breathe life into a vacant Milwaukee Avenue storefront with their soft opening for dinner service at 4024 N. Milwaukee Ave.

    Welcome Taurus Restaurant
    https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170228/portage-park/taurus-six-corners-portage-park-wood-fired-pizza-italian-restaurant-neapolitan By Alex Nitkin | February 28, 2017 5:48am PORTAGE PARK - The likes of Spacca Napoli and Forno Rossohave new competition in the Six Corners Shopping District, as the long-awaited Neapolitan eatery Taurus fired up its brick oven for the first time Monday.
    http://ward45.org

Feb 27

Updated Feb 28

Feb. 24, 2017 Update

Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Tuesday, February 28, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Art Side Out Studio, 4101 N. Milwaukee, is booking a strong schedule of parades in 2017, the first of which will be theNorthwest Side Irish Parade on March 12.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Sat., Feb 25, 9:30 am,Austin-Riving Library, Community Room, 2nd Floor, 6100 W. Irving Park. Join fellow gardeners and neighbors for thePortage Park Garden Club Meeting. This is the annual...

Wed., Mar 1, 4-10 pm, Trattoria Porretta Ristorante, 3656 N. Central. Help raise money for a local school during theTrattorria Porretta Fundraising Night. 15% of all...

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Join St. John’s Episcopal Church this Saturday for a Mardi Gras party. The event will take place in the church, 3857 N. Kostner, at 6 pm.

On Tuesday evening, a shooting took place on the 4900-block of North Milwaukee. The police have the alleged offender in custody; he has been charged with aggravated battery...

East side of Keeler fro 3837 N. Keeler to 3823 N. Keeler

East side of Keeler fro 3837 N. Keeler to 3823 N. Keeler

On Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission approved the proposal to build a four-story mixed-use apartment building at 5201 W. Lawrence.

Sidewalk Cafe applications are available to download online. Completed applications and required documentation may be submitted via mail or in person to the Small Business Center in City Hall, Room 800, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602.

Join Portage Park Neighborhood Association, Old Irving Park Association (OIPA), and Jefferson Park Forward at Galvin’s Public House, 5901 W. Lawrence, from 7-10 PM on Monday, February 27, for great company and irresistible drink and food specials.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

...or by mail no later than 3:#0 PM Friday, March 2, to CTA Headquarters, 567 W. Lake St., 2nd Floor Bid Office, Chicago, IL, 60661...

Interested artists are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting on Monday, February 6 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM at the Mayfair Branch Library, 4400 W. Lawrence, where CTA personnel will provide additional program information and answer questions.

Sat., Feb 25, 7-10 pm, Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. West Walker resident Chris Gombas and his band mates of The Stop Gap Measurewill perform at theWest Walker Winter Social. Bar snacks and a cash bar. RSVP by Feb. 20 to Cindi Webber via email or at 773-539-8346.Cost of purchases.

Sun., Feb 26, 10 am-4 pm, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Save the...

Mon., Feb 27, 5:30-8:30 pm, The TapRoom at Lagunitas Brwing Co, 2607 W. 17th St....

Mon., Feb 27, 7 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin. The SRB Spirit Garden needs you! They are seeking gardeners of all experiences to join the SRB Meeting to learn more. Free.

Tue., Feb 28, noon-1 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison.Join fellow community members for the Lunch N Learn discussion, Bridging Community in Divided Times. Open to all. More info: email the church or call (773) 283-5557. Free.

Tue., Feb 28, 5-7:30 pm, 4057 N. Harding.Indulge on regular or Swedish plancakes served with a choice of lingonberries, maple syrup, or...

Tues., Feb 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.

Sat., Mar 4, 2:30-4:30 pm, Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Join Chicago Fringe Festival as they celebrate and announce the final list of artists and organizations that will be performing in the 2017 festival during the Festival Lottery Party. More info: online. Free.

Tue., Mar 7, 11 am,Community Room atthe 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn about victims’ rights during a Domestic Violence Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Tue., Mar 7, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 8, 7 pm,Athletic Field, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Fri., Mar 10, 6 pm,City News Cafe, 4018 N. Cicero. Enjoy the blues of Lurrie C. Bell as he plays an acoustic set. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 1 pm-Midnight, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival. Music, food, fun, and more! More info:online. Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 7 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 3938 W. Belle Plaine. Meet neighbors and play games during Game Night in Fellowship Hall. Free.

Tue., Mar 14, 7 pm,Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Sat., Mar 18, 10 am-2 pm, Arturo Velasquez Institute, 2800 S. Western. Listen to keynote speaker Laura Gutierrez Ramos of Nuevo Leon Restaurant, receive free assistance from...

Tue., Mar 21, 8 am, LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.Meet other businesses, listen to guest speakers, and enjoy a complimentary breakfast at thePortage Park Chamber of Commerce Monthly Networking Meeting. Registration required: email organizers. Free.

Wed., Mar 22, 7 pm,Community Room at the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1623 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm,Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

    Feb. 24, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Join St. John's Episcopal Church this Saturday for a Mardi Gras party. The event will take place in the church, 3857 N. Kostner, at 6 pm. Enjoy delectable food from The Cajun Connoisseur, followed with lively and festive music from Joe Lill. There will be a cash bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
    http://ward45.org

  • RESCHEDULED
    Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM on SATURDAY MARCH 11, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Feb 26

Updated Feb 27

Police: Burglars take jewelry, cash and tech from NW Side homes

between noon and 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the 5200 block of West Berteau;

at 3:20 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the 4200 block of North Parkside;

between 2:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the 4000 block of North Mason;

at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in the 4900 block of West Hutchinson; and

between 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. in the 4100 block of North Long.

    Police: Burglars take jewelry, cash and tech from NW Side homes
    Police are warning residents of a string of burglaries throughout February in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. In each incident, one or more burglars broke into the homes through rear or side doors and stole electronics, jewelry, cash and other items, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    What are they doing about it will robinson, warning warning.

  • Building a 100 unit CHA subsidized housing complex in Jefferson Park is not going to help. Thieves aren't going to stop at the Portage/Jefferson dividing line. More crime to come if this gets built. Join us as we go to 45th Ward Alderman Arena's Ward night tomorrow , Februaury 28, 2017 (5:00pm to 7:00pm), and tell him he needs to pull his support of this project at 5150 N. Northwest Hwy; this project will hurt the entire NW-side.

Feb 25

Updated Feb 27

5 cars stolen from Tinley Park dealership

...dealerships.The most recent break-in occurred at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of Irving Park Road in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood on Tuesday. The thieves shattered a garage door window...

    5 cars stolen from Tinley Park dealership
    Five cars were stolen from a south suburban Tinley Park dealership overnight, police said. The Bettenhausen Dodge Jeep in the 8000-block of West 159th Street is at least the eighth Chicago area dealership targeted this year. One of the five stolen cars was recovered after it broke down a mile away.
    http://abc7chicago.com

  • Ellen K. From the far NW side and now back.

    Can you give a proper headline please?? You did underline the 5200 block of Irving Park road, after all!

  • Even after dealerships were warned of robberies, this one still left the keys available?

  • CS Johnson CS Johnson

    INSURANCE CLAIM!!!!!!!!

Feb 27

Luther North College Prep To Close In June

Founded in 1909 as "one of the first Lutheran high schools in the world," according to its website, Luther North moved in 1953 to its current location at 5700 W. Berteau Ave. in Portage Park.

    Luther North College Prep To Close In June
    PORTAGE PARK - Luther North College Prep will hold its last class in June, closing out more than a century as one of the city's only Lutheran high schools, administrators announced Friday. Principal Wayne Wenzel cited low student enrollment and "ongoing financial challenges" for the decision to close the school last week.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Feb 26

4 arrested after attempted burglary at Wilmette car dealership

Last Tuesday, a break-in occurred at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of Irving Park Road in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood. The thieves shattered a garage door window but once...

    4 arrested after attempted burglary at Wilmette car dealership
    Four people are in custody for trying to steal cars from a car dealership in Wilmette, police said. The incident happened Saturday night at the Imperial Motors Jaguar of Wilmette. Police said an officer saw the burglary in progress and was able to catch four people.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Feb 25

5 vehicles stolen from Tinley Park car dealership

The most recent break-in occurred at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of Irving Park Road in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood on Tuesday. The thieves shattered a garage door window...

    5 vehicles stolen from Tinley Park dealership
    Five vehicles were stolen from a south suburban Tinley Park dealership Friday night, police said. The Bettenhausen Dodge Jeep in the 8000-block of West 159th Street is at least the eighth Chicago area dealership targeted this year. Police said five people entered the dealership at around 11:20 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Feb 25

Police investigate apparent break-in at Tinley Park dealership

The most recent break-in occurred at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of Irving Park Road in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood on Tuesday. The thieves shattered a garage door window...

    Police investigate apparent break-in at Tinley Park dealership
    Police are investigating another apparent break-in at a local car dealership on Saturday, the latest incident coming in south suburban Tinley Park. The Bettenhausen Dodge Jeep in the 8000-block of West 159th Street is at least the eighth Chicago area dealership targeted this year.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Feb 23

Five businesses burglarized on Northwest Side

at 4:58 a.m. Feb. 20 in the 5900 block of West Montrose.

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between 5:45 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10:15 a.m. Feb. 3 in the 6900 block of West Belmont;

at 3:33 a.m. Feb. 9 in the 4700 block of North Milwaukee;

at 4:25 a.m. Feb. 12 in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee;

at 3:54 a.m. Feb. 20 in the 6300 block of North Nagle; and

    Five businesses burglarized on Northwest Side
    At least five businesses have been burglarized this month in the Portage Park, Jefferson Park and Dunning neighborhoods on the Northwest Side. The burglaries happen overnight when the suspect kicks or pries open a front or back door to get inside, according to the community alert from Area North detectives.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Feb 21

Updated Feb 23

Portage Park Dealership Broken Into, But Thieves Couldn't Find Keys: Police

At 1:39 a.m., officers were called after a security company monitoring the dealership saw five masked men get into the store in the 5200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said.

    Portage Park Dealership Broken Into, But Thieves Couldn't Find Keys: Police
    PORTAGE PARK - A group of burglars got into a Portage Park dealership - but then couldn't find keys to the cars. At 1:39 a.m., officers were called after a security company monitoring the dealership saw five masked men get into the store in the 5200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Deutsch portage36

    I heard it's young gang bangers. I also heard a few of the cars have been used in drive by shootings. A few of the cars stolen have been recovered. Mostly in tact, but smell like weed.

  • could be people watching one of the fast and furious episodes and got a hold of some bad crack. where da keys, where da keys....let me think, I want to call someone I want to call some one, who you going to call, I don't know, I want to call...

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    could be people watching one of the fast and furious episodes and got a hold of some bad crack. where da keys, where da keys....let me think, I want to call someone I want to call some one, who you going to call, I don't know, I want to call someone, what happened? a seamonster ate my icecream, a seamonster ate my icecream!! ahh, man you got one of those I always wanted one of those. it ain't goin run, lightum up lightum up, maybe I should show you how to press the button, the button, some cereal, hey mikey.... Aardvark!! Aardvark!! lets go, go, go, go!

Feb 22

Two Years After Owners Bilked By Contractor, Portage Park Restaurant To Open

...in 2014 in Portage Park. They’ll open finally open their doors on Monday at 4024 N. Milwaukee Ave., serving Italian food. The opening was delayed after a contractor bilked $30,000 from the...

    Two Years After Owners Bilked By Contractor, Portage Park Restaurant To Open
    It's been a long road for the owners of Taurus Restaurant
    http://chicago.eater.com

Feb 20

Updated Feb 22

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Lost! #Chicago #IL #Sauganash (Milwaukee & Montrose) Blu - Male Pit Bull. Grey. Call 312-730-4478. Scared/confused. Please do not call...


Feb 21

Police Investigate Break-In At Portage Park Car Dealership

Officers were notified about 1:40 a.m. that the the security company monitoring Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, at 5133 W. Irving Park Rd., spotted five masked males in the area, according to Chicago Police.

    Police Investigate Break-In At Portage Park Car Dealership
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Five masked people broke into a car dealership, but no vehicles were stolen early Tuesday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. Officers were notified about 1:40 a.m. that the the security company monitoring Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, at 5133 W.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Feb 21

Police investigating Portage Park car dealership break-in

...alarm alerted police of a break-in at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of West Irving Park Road in the Portage Park neighborhood at about 1:39 a.m., Chicago police said.Surveillance...

    Police investigating NW Side car dealership break-in
    Police are investigating after another break-in at a Chicago area car dealership Tuesday. The break-in is the seventh at a Chicago area car dealership this year. A burglar alarm alerted police of a break-in at the Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge in the 5200-block of West Irving Park Road in the Portage Park neighborhood at about 1:39 a.m., Chicago police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Feb 21

Police investigate break-in at Portage Park car dealership

Police investigate at Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, 5133 W. Irving Park Rd., early Tuesday. | Network Video Productions

    Police investigate break-in at Portage Park car dealership
    Five masked people broke into a car dealership, but no vehicles were stolen early Tuesday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. Officers were notified about 1:40 a.m. that the the security company monitoring Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, at 5133 W.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Feb 20

Feb. 17, 2017 Update

Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Tuesday, February 28, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Art Side Out Studio, 4101 N. Milwaukee, is booking a strong schedule of parades in 2017, the first of which will be theNorthwest Side Irish Parade on March 12.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Sun., Feb 19, 1-3 pm, Josi’s Frozen Yogurt, 4032 N. Milwaukee. Special needs families are invited to attend the monthlyNo Apologies Needed meet up at Josi...

Wed., Feb 22, 7 pm,Portage park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 Beat Meeting. Find you beat at the 16th district beat meeting. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Feb 23, 7 pm, Krueger Hall at St. Bartholomew, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 Beat Meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521.

Sat., Feb 25, 9:30 am, Austin-Riving Library, Community Room, 2nd Floor, 6100 W. Irving Park. Join fellow gardeners and neighbors for thePortage Park Garden Club Meeting. This is the annual...

Wed., Mar 1, 4-10 pm, Trattoria Porretta Ristorante, 3656 N. Central. Help raise money for a local school during theTrattorria Porretta Fundraising Night. 15% of all...

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On Thursday, the Chicago Plan Commission approved the proposal to build a four-story mixed-use apartment building at 5201 W. Lawrence.

Join Portage Park Neighborhood Association, Old Irving Park Association (OIPA), and Jefferson Park Forward at Galvin’s Public House, 5901 W. Lawrence, from 7-10 PM on Monday, February 27, for great company and irresistible drink and food specials.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

...or by mail no later than 3:#0 PM Friday, March 2, to CTA Headquarters, 567 W. Lake St., 2nd Floor Bid Office, Chicago, IL, 60661...

Interested artists are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting on Monday, February 6 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM at the Mayfair Branch Library, 4400 W. Lawrence, where CTA personnel will provide additional program information and answer questions.

Sat., Feb 18, 2-4 pm, Portage-Cragin Library, Community Room, 5108 W. Belmont. Do you and your family need to get out of the house? Join the library for Family Play Time. For families with kids 3 and older. Sign up at the branch. Free.

Sat., Feb 18, 4-5:30 pm, Club Belmont, 7844 W. Belmont.The Belmont Heights Awareness Organization is hosting a Crime Prevention and Awareness Gatheringby bringing together neighbors, schools, and businesses within the community. Raffle prizes. Free.

Sun., Feb 19, 2-4 pm,Muslim Community Center, 4380 N. Elston. Meet our Muslim neighbors during an Open House to celebrate friendships, new and old. Face painting, henna design, and tasty food. Free.

Wed., Feb 22, 3-4:30 pm, BACP City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, Room 805. Charles Krugel, a Human Resource attorney, hosts a Hiring the Best Employees and Managing Employee Behavior. Register: via email or call 312-744-2086. Free.

Thur., Feb 23, 10-11 am, Archdiocese of Chicago Food Service, 5343 W. Roscoe. The Illinois State Board of Education in partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago host aSummer Food Service Program information session. RSVP: 800-545-7892.Free.

Thur., Feb 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, 20th Floor, Courtroom 2005. Attorney Lynette Lewis and Community Outreach Specialist Theresa Chandler host aSeniors’ Guide to Property Tax Savings seminar. RSVP: 312-603-9233.Free.

Sat., Feb 25, 6 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Enjoy delectable food fromThe Cajun Connoisseurfollowed with lively and festive music from Joe Lill during...

Sat., Feb 25, 7-10 pm, Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. West Walker resident Chris Gombas and his band mates of The Stop Gap Measurewill perform at theWest Walker Winter Social. Bar snacks and a cash bar. RSVP by Feb. 20 to Cindi Webber via email or at 773-539-8346.Cost of purchases.

Sun., Feb 26, 10 am-4 pm, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Save the...

Mon., Feb 27, 5:30-8:30 pm, The TapRoom at Lagunitas Brwing Co, 2607 W. 17th St....

Mon., Feb 27, 7 pm,St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin. The SRB Spirit Garden needs you! They are seeking gardeners of all experiences to join the SRB Meeting to learn more. Free.

Tue., Feb 28, 5-7:30 pm, 4057 N. Harding.Indulge on regular or Swedish plancakes served with a choice of lingonberries, maple syrup, or...

Tues., Feb 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.

Sat., Mar 4, 2:30-4:30 pm, Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Join Chicago Fringe Festival as they celebrate and announce the final list of artists and organizations that will be performing in the 2017 festival during the Festival Lottery Party. More info: online. Free.

Tue., Mar 7, 11 am,Community Room atthe 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn about victims’ rights during a Domestic Violence Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Tue., Mar 7, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during aGIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Wed., Mar 8, 7 pm,Athletic Field, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Sat., Mar 11, 1 pm-Midnight, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.Celebrate all things Irish at the annual St. Patrick’s Festival. Music, food, fun, and more! More info: online.  Cost of purchases.

Sat., Mar 11, 7 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church, 3938 W. Belle Plaine. Meet neighbors and play games during Game Night in Fellowship Hall. Free.

Tue., Mar 14, 7 pm, Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Wed., Mar 22, 7 pm, Community Room at the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1623 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., Mar 25, 6:30 pm-Midnight, 4447 N. Lowell. Win great prizes during this luau themed Big Red Auction for St. Edwards. Cost of purchases. 

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

    Feb. 17, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore, is offering free admission through the end of February to Illinois residents. Bring valid proof of residency to gain access to one of the world's largest premier natural history museums. Please be aware that in observation of President's Day, my office will be closed Saturday, February 18, through Monday, February 20.
    http://ward45.org

Feb 20

Tacos & Board Games

Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Tuesday, February 28, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

    Tacos & Board Games
    Six Corners and the Filament Theatre are hosting a Social after Six event featuring tacos and board games from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM on Tuesday, February 28, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.
    http://ward45.org

Feb 19

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #BelmontGardens (Addison & Laramie) Male Maltese Mix. White Call 847-385-8754 Email Jasquiat13@gmail.com to identify. This...


Feb 17

Nancy Warmbir dies; expert baker, beautician, ran NW Side salon

She did most of the work herself, with an occasional assistant. After 20 years of standing on her feet at Nancy’s salon at 3451 N. Central Ave., she had to undergo arthroscopic surgery several times and eventually two knee replacements.

    Nancy Warmbir dies; expert baker, beautician, ran NW Side salon
    Nancy Warmbir worked six days a week at the beauty salon she opened on the Northwest Side, opening early and staying late to accommodate the women who counted on her for bouffants, bobs and beehives. From the 1960s to the early 1980s, she handled haircuts, color, teases and perms, introducing her customers to trends like frosted tips.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Feb 17

Best of: You Need To Try These Coffee Shops in Chicago

This is your destination for distinctive coffee. Plus, you can always head over to the park with your pup right after enjoy a coconut latte on their patio! (5501 W. Irving Park Rd)

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The main attraction? House roasted coffees topped with a skewered marshmallow. YUM! (1105 W. Chicago Ave)

Nestled in Wicker Park the drinks are reasonably priced and the interior boasts some wonderful movie memorabilia. (1462 N. Milwaukee)

Coffee with a side of luxury. The Allis is located inside the Soho House lobby and serves up cold-brew by local Metric Coffee alongside pastries and juices. (113 N. Green St.)

    Best of: You Need To Try These Coffee Shops in Chicago
    If you need a daily dose of java but don't want to wait in that huge Starbucks line and need a quick change of scenery, we've got you. We put together a list of some of the best coffee shops to check out around Chicago.
    http://b96.cbslocal.com

Feb 15

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Lost! #Chicago #IL #Dunning (Narragansett & Addison) Lulu - Female Shih Tzu. White. Call 773-600-4334. Friendly. Cook County. 60634. Missing 02...

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    Lost Dogs Illinois added 52 new photos to the album: M17 - February.
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Feb 12

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #Hermosa ...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #Hermosa (Lavergne & Addison) Female labrador.Tan Call 872-305-1495 Email Nguillen035@gmail.com to identify. This dog...


Feb 12

Lost Dogs Illinois with Amanda L. Connolly.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #BelmontGardens (Addison & Central) Female Chihuahua.Tan Call 773-709-6567 Email Ssako2882@gmail.com to identify. This dog...

Feb 12

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo to the a...

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #BelmontGardens (Addison & Central) Female Chihuahua.Tan Call 773-709-6567 Email Ssako2882@gmail.com to identify. This dog...


Feb 11

Feb. 10, 2017 Update

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

Join Fannies Cafe, 5040 W. Montrose, for their Spread the Love Campaign.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...their annual Trivia Night at 7 pm on Friday, April 28, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee. This community event and fundraiser will continue to support services and activities that break the...

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

Wed., Feb 22, 7 pm,Portage park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 Beat Meeting. Find you beat at the 16th district beat meeting. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Feb 23, 7 pm, Krueger Hall at St. Bartholomew, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 Beat Meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521.

Sat., Feb 25, 9:30 am,Austin-Riving Library, Community Room, 2nd Floor, 6100 W. Irving Park. Join fellow gardeners and neighbors for thePortage Park Garden Club Meeting. This is the annual...

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The 5800-block of North Medina at 3 PM on January 14;

The 5400-block of North Mulligan between 8:15 AM and 8:45 PM on January 26;

The 4800-block of North Mulligan between 4:00 PM February 1 and 1:00 AM February 2;

The 5500-block of North Melvina between 9:00 AM and 4:37 PM February 2; and

The 6200-block of West Gregory between 12:30 PM and 1:50 PM February 2.

Dinner will be from 5 PM to 7 PM on Sunday, February 12, in the gym at Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4057 N. Harding.

The announcement included a $24 million plan to renovate Prussing School, 4650 N. Menard, and add a permanent eight-classroom annex to address the chronic overcrowding issue. This announcement...

The plan also includes a new pre-kindergarten center at the old St. Cornelius School, 5252 N. Long Avenue. Last year, St. Cornelius, along with other area Catholic schools, merged into the new St...

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every tax return completed through February 28, Liberty Tax will donate $5 to the food pantry.

...or by mail no later than 3:#0 PM Friday, March 2, to CTA Headquarters, 567 W. Lake St., 2nd Floor Bid Office, Chicago, IL, 60661...

Interested artists are invited to attend a pre-bid meeting on Monday, February 6 between 6 PM and 7:30 PM at the Mayfair Branch Library, 4400 W. Lawrence, where CTA personnel will provide additional program information and answer questions.

Sat., Feb 11, 2-3 pm,Portage-Cragin Library, Community Room, 5108 W. Belmont. Build literacy skills and engage the senses with books, song, and play duringSensory Story Time. Limit to 12 children. Register at the branch. Free. 

Sat., Feb 11, 6 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Celebrate Darwin’s birthday with Science and Faith: A Bishop/Biologis Embraces Both. This will be a moderated discussion with retired Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. Free.

Sun., Feb 12, 10 am, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison.“The Character of Choice” will be the theme of Girl Scout and Boy Scout Sunday...

Mon., Feb 13, 7 pm, Irving Park Baptist Church Basement, 4401 W. Irving Park. Learn how you can become more involved with the community by attending the monthly Old Irving Park Associationmeeting. Free.

Wed., Feb 15, 3-4:30 pm, BACP City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, Room 805. Anthony Bertuca goes through the application process during a How to obtain a Sidewalk Cafe Permit. Register: via email or call 312-744-2086. Free.

Wed., Feb 15, 7:30 pm, 17th District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski.Learn what you can do about crime during the 1722-1723 Beat Meeting. Find your beat at the17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Feb 16, 7-9 pm, Smokey’s BBQ, 5481 N. Northwest Highway. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Jefferson Park Forward monthly meeting. Guest speaker: Merry Ellen from the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association. Agenda and more info:online. Cost of purchases at Smokey’s. 

Sun., Feb 19, 2-4 pm,Muslim Community Center, 4380 N. Elston. Meet our Muslim neighbors during an Open House to celebrate friendships, new and old. Face painting, henna design, and tasty food. Free.

Thur., Feb 23, 10-11 am, Archdiocese of Chicago Food Service, 5343 W. Roscoe. The Illinois State Board of Education in partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago host aSummer Food Service Programinformation session. RSVP: 800-545-7892.Free.

Thur., Feb 23, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, 20th Floor, Courtroom 2005. Attorney Lynette Lewis and Community Outreach Specialist Theresa Chandler host aSeniors’ Guide to Property Tax Savings seminar. RSVP: 312-603-9233.Free.

Sat., Feb 25, 7-10 pm, Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. West Walker resident Chris Gombas and his band mates of The Stop Gap Measurewill perform at theWest Walker Winter Social. Bar snacks and a cash bar. RSVP by Feb. 20 to Cindi Webber via email or at 773-539-8346.Cost of purchases.

Sun., Feb 26, 10 am-4 pm, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. There are so many ways to give back to your community in 2017. Save the...

Mon., Feb 27, 5:30-8:30 pm, The TapRoom at Lagunitas Brwing Co, 2607 W. 17th St....

Tues., Feb 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Free.

    Feb. 10, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Please be aware that in observation of Lincoln's Birthday, my office will be closed Saturday, February 11, through Monday, February 13. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 14, at 9 am. Also, please be aware that there will be no Ward Night on Tuesday, February 14.
    http://ward45.org

Feb 06

Updated Feb 10

New 'Snack Bar' Bistro 6050 Makes Homemade Treats From Around The Globe

After a marathon design and renovation process, Bistro 6050, 6050 W. Irving Park Road, opened to little fanfare on Feb. 1, its owners announced Monday.

    New 'Snack Bar' Bistro 6050 Makes Homemade Treats From Around The Globe
    PORTAGE PARK - The wait is over. After a marathon design and renovation process, Bistro 6050, 6050 W. Irving Park Road, opened to little fanfare on Feb. 1, its owners announced Monday. The self-described "snack bar" offers a smorgasbord of homemade desserts and savory bites spanning a wide cultural spectrum, from bubble tea to empanadas to Belgian chocolate mousse.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Giovina Austin & Irving resident since '85

    @Inactive User - I had their empanadas. They were very good. Lots of flavor and a great dipping sauce. They have lots of other stuff. I will post a copy of their menu

  • Awesome! Gonna check it out this weekend.

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