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5150 Northwest Hwy, says "Housing for the poor" on the tax return. Looks to be a family business

Full Circle Communities Inc., has paid $285,648 to three Full Circle Communities officers, Milton Pinsky, Martin Pinsky and their brother-in-law David Gottlieb.
The proposed 100 units (so far) 7-story(so far) at 5150 N. Northwest Highway will be exempt from State and Federal taxes.
Of the proposed 100, 51 are 3-bedroom units, only 10 units are fully equipped for the disabled. The supposed Veteran's Housing is just a "goal" ( or should we say desperate phony sales pitch), not enforceable and...

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Full Circle Communities Inc., has paid $285,648 to three Full Circle Communities officers, Milton Pinsky, Martin Pinsky and their brother-in-law David Gottlieb.
The proposed 100 units (so far) 7-story(so far) at 5150 N. Northwest Highway will be exempt from State and Federal taxes.
Of the proposed 100, 51 are 3-bedroom units, only 10 units are fully equipped for the disabled. The supposed Veteran's Housing is just a "goal" ( or should we say desperate phony sales pitch), not enforceable and easily forgotten by the owners at their convenience. The zoning change requests actually shows 186 units, and 120 ft. tall bldg.!
This seems to be a family business, "FORM 990, PART VI, SECTION A, LINE 2: Explanation: Milton Pinsky and Martin Pinsky are brothers. David Gottlieb is Milton Pinsky and Martin Pinsky Brother-in-law. Milton Pinsky, Martin Pinsky and David Gottlieb have a business relationship in several other For Profit entities, including... Banner Realty..." Full Circle has paid Banner Realty at least $24,908 yearly.

  • EBKitty Stalking around EB

    I'm surprised they don't want to build these tall buildings where they live, as they supposedly are bringing fine people that need help into other neighborhoods and that brings diversity to the area along with new businesses to support and improved property values. Don't they want to help the poor on the North Shore? Don't they want diversity on the North Shore? Don't they want increased property values and new businesses on the North Shore?

  • There is absolutely nothing wrong with the existing building. The current owners had it inspected and then purchased the building to have it retrofited as a storage facility. All the required City of Chicago permits were secured. The permits would not have been issued if it is a derelict building. So in fact the building was green lighted twice. The corrupt Alderman John Arena with his secret hidden agenda is the derelict one not the building.

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Emergency Roofer

Need recommendation for my daughter's house whose roof is leaking bad into her bedroom. She's worried the water will spread to her five month old son's room. She has Gieco insurance. They are telling her to get someone to tarp it until they can come. She lives by Belmont and 25th. Thanks

  • Thanks everyone! My guy called someone he met but he wasn't available. However he referred someone who came out with a tarp and ladder for 100!

  • joanie 20+ year Resident of Jefferson Park

    I knew the LaBotz family from HS. They just finished a roofing job for a friend of mine in Mt. Greenwood. She had to have a complete tear off because of rain damage from about a month ago. The job just finished up and the photos she (Sandy) put on FB were fantastic. They have over 70 years experience as roofers. They cover the Franklin Park area.

    LaBotz Roofing

    773-617-7996
    11112 South Hale Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60643

6 days ago

Updated 7 hours ago

Catch Basin/Sewer cleaning

Hi All:
Some streets have clogged catch basins. I did the 311 form online and I have noticed some bright green dots on some of them recently. Does that mean they will be vacuumed out? It is not just some leaves around the grate, but the actual hole is plugged. I have cleaned around the grate and the street gutter near me, but it is not helping much. I know street cleaning is coming up, but this may be a separate issue. Does anyone have info? Thanks.

  • Same here! I'd rather the street flood than my basement. The city's not gonna help me clean my basement or pay for the damage.

  • Yes, I am aware of the rain blocker sewers. I do not think that is the case with this one. I took a flashlight and looked down and it is filled with muck. I have seen more of them with the green dot on them so unsure what the next steps are. Our block is scheduled for cleaning soon so maybe they look at it then.

6 days ago

Updated 9 hours ago

Building onto the garage

I saw another post where some folks in the area are looking to connect their garage and turn it into a bedroom. A lot of people were saying that the city would not allow that. Are there city issues against building onto a garage or something? I was looking to extend my garage out a few feet to give me some storage, does that seem like I'll hit some road blocks? Thanks for your help

  • smartypants LifeLongCityGirl

    Yep, that's why my husband won't even let me add my version of a "lean to" on the wasted 3 feet of space we have on one side of our garage. And the neighbor's garage on that side is to the other side of their property so the fire hazard thing here wouldn't be an issue. It's frustrating how arbitrary Chicago zoning laws are. The new build across from us has a 3 story tall garage --- how did THAT pass?

  • @smartypants: "The new build across from us has a 3 story tall garage --- how did THAT pass?"

    Probably after a visit to the alderman from Grover Cleveland.... (On the $1000 bill.) :-)

Apr 19

Updated 9 hours ago

In need of neighborly advice, please....

I live in a 6 unit building with a nice little yard surrounded by a privacy fence. I have a patio set that I keep in the yard. Last year all the other neighbors in the building used my furniture as if it were theirs, no one asked permission. Everyone knew it was mine. I did not mind at first because I didn't use it everyday and I wanted to be neighborly. Some smoked cigarettes and used the table top...

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I live in a 6 unit building with a nice little yard surrounded by a privacy fence. I have a patio set that I keep in the yard. Last year all the other neighbors in the building used my furniture as if it were theirs, no one asked permission. Everyone knew it was mine. I did not mind at first because I didn't use it everyday and I wanted to be neighborly. Some smoked cigarettes and used the table top as an ashtray and butted out their cigarettes on it, left the butts on the table or tossed it on the ground under the table, some left burn holes on the chairs, allowed their pets to sit on the chairs and snuggle up to soak up some rays, kicked their feet up on the table while sitting in the chairs, some have moved the set to position it elsewhere in the yard to their liking, and someone damaged the umbrella which I had to replace- twice last summer.
This time I do not want anyone to use it. I did notify my landlord who is a Chicago police officer. His response to me was that he didn't want to deal with petty drama.
Any advice on how to deal with this?

  • Deb R 60641 resident 40 + yrs.

    Good luck, Sahia. You appear to be a very smart young lady trying to learn the ways of the world.

  • smartypants LifeLongCityGirl

    Sahia, I apologize. My comment was just plain rude. I should never speak on anything after a very long shift working with a very troubled population. It makes other problems seem small, which is unfair since everything is relative. I wish you luck enjoying your yard this summer.

Apr 20

Updated 10 hours ago

Can the city replace my sod that ComEd destroyed?

I've been calling landscaping companies to give me an estimate. When ComEd came through, they replaced the little patch of grass on the corner with clay. Nothing will grow there. One of the companies I contacted suggested that the city may replace it. Is this true? Do I call 311?

If I need to hire somebody, can anybody give me a reputable landscaping company? I tried K.C. Landscaping but the gal never came to give me an estimate. Lost my business. Another one I called said the job was too small. Thanks everyone.

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Call comed and be nice the city will mess it up more

  • smartypants LifeLongCityGirl

    Paul, it doesn't sound like you were happy with com ed's repair job. Why do you think do it yourself sod is a bad idea? We just did our whole back yard and it was very easy and surprisingly affordable with the added bonus of having an instant result. We...

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    Paul, it doesn't sound like you were happy with com ed's repair job. Why do you think do it yourself sod is a bad idea? We just did our whole back yard and it was very easy and surprisingly affordable with the added bonus of having an instant result. We are already enjoying our yard rather than waiting for seed to grow or, worse, waiting for Com Ed to show up to even put the seed down. OP could lose the whole summer to an unsightly, muddy pit and the summers are far too short in Chicago to waste.

Apr 23

Updated 16 hours ago

Garage conversion

Disclaimer: Yes, we will consult a contractor/architect for official advice.

We have a small house on a slab and want to gain some square footage somehow. We've figured we have two options. The first is to probably dormer the attic, but only half since our furnace is up there, adding a bedroom and maybe bath. The stairs would probably be added on outside, we have room to do that. The second and arguably less expensive option is to connect our...

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Disclaimer: Yes, we will consult a contractor/architect for official advice.

We have a small house on a slab and want to gain some square footage somehow. We've figured we have two options. The first is to probably dormer the attic, but only half since our furnace is up there, adding a bedroom and maybe bath. The stairs would probably be added on outside, we have room to do that. The second and arguably less expensive option is to connect our garage to the house (probably only 4 feet away) and then turn 3/4 of the garage into a bedroom, saving 1/3 at the back for storage. We have a parking pad, and would cover that to park. I talked to an architect friend of mine who thinks the slab may not support anything else, and that the city probably won't allow the garage conversion. Thoughts?

  • I only have bungalow dreams. We'll call this a "condo alternative" ;) Definite starter home!

  • My question is....when one is thinking about a remodel or addition, do you contact a contractor or architect first? Which is the best to help decide whats best for the existing house and budget?? Thank you!!

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Need Someone to Clean Gutters

Hi I'm looking for someone to come completely and thoroughly clean all the gutters on our house as soon as possible (when it's not raining) Today, Monday or Tuesday would be great! Let me know if you know of someone who can come do that asap! Thanks

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  • Think "Out-of-the-Box" with RCA!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $1599.59:
    I need help covering the cost of registration, lodging, transportation, and food for a 2-day training at the Ron Clark Academy so I can learn innovative and out-of-the-box ideas around student engagement, rigor, classroom culture, and environment.
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Apr 22

Updated 30 hours ago

Car parked on apron but in street

I've lived on Belle Plaine near Portage Park for around 8 years and the entire time there's been a long car parked in front of the driveway on Berteau and Lockwood. It's an illegal parking spot because the car blocks parts of the sidewalk as well as parts of the roadway.

I used to walk around it when walking my kids to the school, sometimes slipping on the ice on the apron next to the garage door. Now, every time...

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I've lived on Belle Plaine near Portage Park for around 8 years and the entire time there's been a long car parked in front of the driveway on Berteau and Lockwood. It's an illegal parking spot because the car blocks parts of the sidewalk as well as parts of the roadway.

I used to walk around it when walking my kids to the school, sometimes slipping on the ice on the apron next to the garage door. Now, every time I drive down Lockwood from Montrose, the car is there, sticking at least a foot into the street, Lockwood.

I've contacted the police twice, and waited a while to do this because it's a pretty lame thing to do, but I'm tired of stopping each time there is a car going in the opposite direction on Lockwood. It's also unlike the neighbors around here. Or maybe not.

In any case, nothing's happened, and I suspect it's because the homeowner is a city worker. There's often an SUV with MV plates in front of the house. Any suggestions about how to deal with this? I can always let it go.

  • Joan M. Back in Lincoln Square and liking it.

    Someone should register a site named Chicago Parking Fails, or some such, and post photographs with short descriptions, including addresses.

    Not something I would do, you understand ;-). Just a random thought.

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    I had a problem with people parking in alley thanks 16th district cops for taking care of problem now keep it up

Apr 23

Updated 31 hours ago

Affordable landscapers?

My wife and I are looking for someone that can pull out two evergreen bushes and some landscaping gravel/rock from our front and back yard. Does anyone have an affordable local person to reccomend? Many thanks in advance!

  • I've used Bahena's Landscaping. They do really good work and will also do monthly service. 773-430-7048

  • smartypants LifeLongCityGirl

    Lynne, what is Pond Pebble? We are looking to put kid friendly stuff on the parkspace since all of the grass washed away this winter/spring. Also, grass doesnt look nice after all the dogs get at it. Regular mulch just seems to scatter. Ideas anyone?

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Updated 32 hours ago

April 28, 2017 Update

Thursday, May 11. from 6:000-7:30 PM at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee

The Mattress Firm at Six Corners, located at 4805 W. Irving Park, is hosting a clothing drive for foster kids May 5 through May 7.

Sat., Apr 29, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library Community Room, 6100 W. Irving Park, 2nd Floor. Guest speaker Emily Pastor will be at this month’s Portage Park Garden...

Sat., Apr 29, 11 am,Biagio, 4242 N. Central. The St. Cornelius Ladies Guild is hosting their annualSpring Luncheon. Entertainment by Roxanne Anzelone. Sign up: call June at 773-267-1774. $40.

Tues., May 9, 10-11 am, Pope Francis Global Academy, South Campus, 6143 W. Irving Park. Learn how Pope Francis Global Academy will prepare your child for success in high school...

Sun., May 14, 4-7 pm, Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee. Six Corners Association partners with the Northwest Chicago Historical Society for the 2nd annual Yesterday and Today Walking Tour. More info: online. $30.

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Their second show will be this Saturday, April 29, from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Jefferson Park Library, 5363 W. Lawrence, featuring the free jazz ensemble Volcano Radar and the free improv trio Sleight of Hand.

Thursday, May 4, from 6:00-7:30 PM at St. John’s Episcopal, 3857 N. Kostner;

Monday, May 8, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N. McVicker;

Tuesday, May 9, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison; and

Independence Park Advisory Council is hosting a celebration of their new playground on Saturday, May 6, from noon to 3 PM, at Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield.

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

A public meeting to gather community input on the final design will be on Monday, May 15, at 6 PM at Murphy Elementary, 3539 W. Grace. Construction on the new library is slated to begin later this year, with completion anticipated by winter of 2018.

The community is invited to attend a public meeting to provide input on the design of new public artwork at the Jefferson Park CTA station on Wednesday, May 31, from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Avenue.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 6, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee. Glimpse into the future and get inspired!

Beard School, 6445 W. Strong, is participating in a community paper recycling fundraising program. For every ton of paper collected, Beard School will receive additional funding.

Chicago Canine Rescue (CCR) is gearing up for their annual Art Unleashed event – a creative fundraiser featuring local artists, food, music, and cocktails – on Friday, June 16 from 7 PM to 11 PM at Architectural Artifacts, 4325 N. Ravenswood.

Join the SRB Community Spirit Garden (on the northeast corner of Higgins and Central) any or every Saturday during the growing season. You can swing by any time between 9 AM and 1 PM to practice your green thumb.

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

Sat., Apr 29, 11 am-2 pm, 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee. The 16th and 17th Districts host a Free Microchip Clinic for Dogs and Cats. Swing by with your furry friend and have them microchipped! Free.

Sat., Apr 29, 3-4 pm,City News Cafe, 4018 N. Cicero. Local and international poets Snezana Zabic and Larry O. Dean will join City News Cafe for aPoetry Reading and Book Signing. Tasha Fouts will also read and bring her own poems to share. More info: online. Cost of purchases. 

Sat., Apr 29, 7:30 pm, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. The Trinity Irish Dance Company teams up with the Chicago Human Rhythm Project for the third annualStomping Grounds, a dance concert highlighting different communities and rhythmic traditions. More info: online.Free.

Tue., May 2, 11 am, 17th District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski.Speak with officers and receive helpful resources during aDomestic Violence Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Tue., May 2, 4-7 pm, Potbelly Sandwich Works, 4185 W. Irving Park. Enjoy a delicious meal while supporting a local school during St. Edward School’s Fundraiser. 25% of all sales go directly to the school. No flyer needed. Cost of purchases. 

Fri., May 5, 12-2 pm, Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway. The 17th, 19th, 20th, and 24th police districts co-host a Seniors Cinco de Mayo party. All seniors invited. $2/person. 

Sun., May 7, 8 am-12 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church gym, 4057 N. Harding.Enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake extravaganza to support Boy Scout troop 863. Swedish pancakes, regular pancakes, lingonberries, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk. $10/adults; $6/children and seniors.

Sun., May 7, 10 am-3 pm, Taft High School, 6530 W. Bryn Mawr.Join neighbors, friends, and family for a whole day of LDS Awareness and fun. Live music, face painting, food trucks, split the pot, balloon release, and more.Donations accepted.

Mon., May 8, 7 pm, Irving Park Baptist Church Basement, 4401 W. Irving Park. Learn about how you can become more involved with the community by attending the monthlyOld Irving Park Association meeting.Free.  

Tue., May 9, 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.

Tue., May 9, 7 pm, Irving Park United Methodist Church, 3801 N. Keeler.French organist Jean-Luc Guiionnet, who is part of a French jazz ensemble, will be performing in a series of Chicago events May 5-10. Everyone is welcome! Donations welcomed. 

Wed., May 10, 7 pm, Athletic Park, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the17th district beat map. More info: 312-744-4588. Free.

Thur., May 11, 12-2 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005. Andrew Salata hosts a Social Security: Rights, Responsibilities, and Deadlines seminar.RSVP: call 312-603-9233. Free.

Tue., May 16, 7 pm, Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the West Walker Civic Association general meeting. Free.

Wed., May 17, 7:30 pm, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1722-1723 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Fri., May 19, 3-7 pm,Belding School, 4257 N. Tripp. Belding Elementary hosts their annual International Festival to celebrate the diversity in their school and in our community. Special performances from the Jesse White Tumblers, Cambodian Roneat music, and more. More info:online. $10.

Thur., May 25, 9 am-2 pm, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 820 S. Damen. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and te Illinois Department of Emplyment Security- Pilsen Workforce Center host ther 7th Annual Memorial Day Veterans Hiring & Resource Fair. Free.

Tue., May 30, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

Wed., May 31, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during theJefferson Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting. Free.

    April 28, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, The Jefferson Park Branch Library in collaboration with Pan Y Rosas Disco hosts a new series that focuses on Chicago experimental musicians. Their second show will be this Saturday, April 29, from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Jefferson Park Library, 5363 W.
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Apr 09 2016

Updated 34 hours ago

Housekeeper recommendation in Portage Park

Looking for someone to clean bi-weekly. Anyone have any recommendations?

  • Senseis Taking the road less traveled

    Maiden Poland. Gina is the owner. They will set a schedule with you and do any cleaning that you request. They are comfortable with pets too.

  • Kelly B Beau & Milo's Mom

    www.sincerelythemaids.com. Agnes and Konrad's team is fantastic! Reasonable, friendly, do a terrific job. We've used their services for bi-weekly cleaning for 7+ years! Flexible scheduling, great with pets and they even do laundry!

  • I'm flexible and reasonable, call or text me at 773-793-5884. I don't live far and I drive, so I can work around your schedule.

2 days ago

Updated 34 hours ago

Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017

Portage Park Farmers Market, 5400 W. Irving Park Rd., June 4–October 1 (1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays), 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

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The Daley Plaza Farmers Market at 50 W. Washington St. opens on Thursday, May 11 with a series of opening day activities starting at 11:30 a.m. The market will continue on the plaza from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through the last Thursday in October.

...Market – Mercado de Maxwell – summer season kicks off Sunday, May 14  The Maxwell Street Market (800 S. Desplaines St.), which runs year round, rain, ice or snow will kick off its summer season on...

Loyola Farmers Market (Link), 6550 N. Sheridan Rd., June 5–October 16, 3–7 p.m. (2:30–6:30 p.m. October dates)

Columbus Park Market (City Market) (Link), 500 S. Central Ave., July 11–September 12; 2–7 p.m.

Federal Plaza Market (City Market) (Link), 50 W. Adams St., May 16–October 31; 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Gary Comer Youth Center Farm Stand (Link), 7256 S. Chicago Ave., June 6–August 29, 3–6 p.m.

Lincoln Square Market (City Market) (Link), 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 6–October 31; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

North Lawndale Market (City Market) (Link), 1420 S. Albany Ave., September 5–October 31; 3–6 p.m.

PCC Farmers Market (Link), 330 N. Lotus Ave.,June 6–October 31, 12–5 p.m.

Andersonville Farmers Market (Link), 1500 W. Berwyn Ave., May 10–October 18, 3–8 p.m. (3–7 p.m. September & October dates)

Green City Market–Lincoln Park (Link), 1817 N. Clark St., May 10–October 25, 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

La Follette Park Market (City Market) (Link), 1333 N. Laramie Ave., July 12–September 13; 2–7 p.m.

Lawndale Market (Link), 3750 W. Ogden Ave., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Pullman Market (City Market) (Link), 11100 S. Cottage Grove Ave., July 5–October 25; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Ravenswood Farmers Market (Link), 4900 N. Damen Ave., June 7–October 18, 4–8 p.m.

Roseland Market (City Market) (Link), 200 W. 109th St., August 30–October 25; 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Washington Park Market (Link), 555 E. 51st St., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Argyle Night Market, 1000 W. Argyle St. (at Sheridan Rd.), July 6–August 31, 5–9 p.m.

NEW Austin Market (City Market) (Link), 5900 W. Chicago Ave., July 13–September 14; 2–7 p.m.

Eli's Cheesecake Farm Stand and Fresh Market, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr., June 15–August 24, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Garfield Park Neighborhood Market (Link), 200 N. Kedzie Ave., June 15, July 13, August 17, September 14 & October 19, 3–6 p.m.

Green City Market at the Park (Link), 3637 N. Clark St., June 15–October 26, 4–8 p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers Market (Link), 1520 E. 53rd St., June 1–October 26, 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Lincoln Square Thursday Night Farmers Market, 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 8–October 26 (No market September 7), 4–8 p.m.

Low-Line Farmers Market, 3410 N. Southport Ave.,June 1–October 26, 3–7:30 p.m.

South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., June 15–September 28, 4–8 p.m.

Wood Street Farm Stand (Link), 5814 S. Wood St., April 20–October 25, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (1st & 3rdThursday from June to October, market ends at 6 p.m.)

Fresh Beats and Eats Market (Link), 2744 W. 63rd St., May 19–October 20, 2–6 p.m.

Division Street Market (City Market) (Link), 30 W. Division St., May 13–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Eden's Place Farmers Market (Link), 4911 S. Shields Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgebrook Neighborhood Farmers Market, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., June 17–September 30, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgewater Farmers Market, 5917 N. Broadway St., June 3–October 14, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Englewood/Anchor House Market (City Market) (Link), 76th St. & Racine Ave., July 8–September 16; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

51st Street Community Market (Link), 5100 S. Wood St., June 17–October 14, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Green City Market - West Loop (Link), 115 S. Sangamon St., June 3–October 28, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Healthy Food Hub at The Quarry Center (Link), 2423 E. 75th St., Year-round, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Horner Park Farmers Market, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Lincoln Park Market (City Market), 700 W. Armitage Ave.,June 3–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Northcenter Farmers Market, 4100 N. Damen Ave., June 3–October 28 (No market June 10), 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Plant Chicago Farmers Market (Link), 1400 W 46th St., June 3–September 16, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

61st Street Farmers Market (Link), 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., May 13–December 16, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

West Humboldt Park Farmers Market (Link), 3601 W. Chicago Ave., June 24–October 7, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

NEW Bronzeville Market (City Market) (Link), 4700 S. King Dr., July 9–September 17; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Glenwood Sunday Market (Link), 1400 W. Morse Ave.. June 4–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Independence Park Farmers Market (Link), 3945 N. Springfield Ave., June 11–October 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Jefferson Park Sunday Market (Link), 4820 N. Long Ave., June 11–October 22 (2nd & 4th sundays), 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Logan Square Farmers Market (Link), 3107 W. Logan Blvd., May 14–October 29, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

McKinley Park Farmers Market (Link), 3700 S. Archer Ave., June 4–September 24, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Pilsen Community Market (Link), 1800 S. Halsted St., May 28–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

South Shore Farmers Market (Link), 79th & South Shore Drive, June 11–October 8, 12–5 p.m.

Sunday City Market, 1000 W. 35th St., July 9–September 10, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Wicker Park Farmers Market (Link), 1425 N. Damen Ave., June 4–October 29, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017
    Chicago Farmer's Market Season officially opens May 11 on Daley Plaza Although there have been some indoor markets and French markets throughout Chicago's winter, the official outdoor summer market season kicks off Thursday, May 11, at the Daley Plaza Market. In addition to the fresh produce, plants, unique Chicago-made products and eclectic street food offered...
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PB Neighborhood Assemblies

Thursday, May 11. from 6:000-7:30 PM at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee

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Thursday, May 4, from 6:00-7:30 PM at St. John’s Episcopal, 3857 N. Kostner;

Saturday, May 6, from 11:00 AM-12:30 PM at the Jefferson Park Library Branch, 5363 W. Lawrence;

Monday, May 8, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N. McVicker;

Tuesday, May 9, from 6:00-7:30 PM at Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison; and

    PB Neighborhood Assemblies
    Come to a neighborhood assembly to share your ideas and help decide how to spend YOUR tax dollars. Every year, each alderman is allocated $1.3 million in Aldermanic Menu funds - yes, there is literally a menu to spend on infrastructure.
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Dollar tree

New dollar tree @ Harlem and belmont has signs up for grand opening? Does anyone know what that date it? Thank you!

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