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Updated 2 hours ago

Two dumb kids trying to act tough.

One is a heavy set hispanic (teen?) And a skinny white kid with pants waaay down past his butt. They walked across the street on Grace and Menard, while I drove around them, the skinny one got annoyingly close to my car. He did it with full intention.

Then I found out yesterday, my own mom saw these two walking towards her. They were across the street and once they saw her, they crossed to her side. She rushed to her car and locked the door.

Anyone see this too?

  • Spam Alert Don't be selling your used junk up in here, okay?

    "They walked across the street on Grace and Menard, while I drove around them, the skinny one got annoyingly close to my car."

    I'm a little confused about this part. When I see someone crossing the street up ahead, especially on neighborhood streets (not wide main streets), I come to a stop and wait for them to cross. It sounds like you were the one getting "annoyingly close" to THEM.

  • MbD

    I saw kids of the same description on bikes yesterday. They rode right into us and almost ran directly into me on my bike. The little one came at me straight on while i was blocked on one side by cars and the big guy on the other. As we continued down the street another passer by said they yelled at him too.

  • Where was this, mbd?

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Air conditioning unit distance from the property line

Are there any rules in Chicago which regulate the distance of air conditioning unit installation from the property line?

  • Andy x

    New furnaces and new hot water heaters cannot go up the chimney. They're too hot. I had a special lining put in my chimney for the last boiler we put in but that won't work anymore.

  • Furnace vent pipes must be vented out the roof if they are less than the required feet from a walkway and a property line. The city will enforce if reported. The entire city is out of code in many areas. But the citizens seems to like it that way because...

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    Furnace vent pipes must be vented out the roof if they are less than the required feet from a walkway and a property line. The city will enforce if reported. The entire city is out of code in many areas. But the citizens seems to like it that way because they do not get permits and rarely report violations they see in their neighborhoods. Even the aldermans' offices protect their "friends" if violations are reported to them Best way to get this taken care of is to call 311 and report the carbon monoxide spewing. Get a reference number and check back periodically.

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

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #Sauganash (Meade & Cullom) Female Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie.Yellow Call 773-814-9092 Email Ommowers@yahoo.com to identify...

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
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backyard invasion

Hi all,
I am having an issue I need advise on.
We have found in 3 different times, dog poo in our backyard and we don't have any pets. I am looking at getting a camera to record the invader and report to the police but before I do that I wanted to know if any of u know of my options legally. Thanks in advanced :)

  • Possum and raccoon scat is typically very dark and seldom if ever "log formed" in case that helps identify/eliminate the mammalian species.

  • Trail cameras can be had pretty cheap. If you have a place to mount one, should solve the mystery -- or become evidence for a civil case.

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Lost husky pup. Laramie and Newport

Lost husky pup. Laramie and Newport

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    Lost husky pup. Laramie and Newport
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45th WARD SHREDDING EVENT - Saturday, August 19

This posted on EveryBlock to nearby areas but left out Jefferson Park, 60641, and Ward 45: Community Shred Day on Saturday, August 19, from 10 am to 1 pm in the St. Viator parking lot at 4140 W. Addison.

http://chicago.everyblock.com/news-articles/aug16-alderman-john-arena-shared-their-event-8233274/#comment-958283

    Alderman John Arena shared their event. (media mention)
    EveryBlock is the leading Web site for neighborhood discussions and block-level news, including the latest news stories, crime reports, real estate listings and business reviews.
    http://chicago.everyblock.com

4 days ago

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What Will The Eclipse Look Like In Chicago?

• Portage Park, 4100 N. Long Ave. (Portage Park)

This article has 20 other Chicago locations (Show)

Here's an approximate look of what it would look like from the roof of The Robey, 2018 W. North Ave., in Wicker Park:

Admission will also be free Monday inside the Adler at 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive.

• 63rd Street Beach, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive (Woodlawn)

• Adams Playground Park, 1919 N. Seminary Road (Lincoln Park)

• Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater)

• Blackhawk Park, 2318 N. Lavergne Ave. (Belmont Cragin)

• Bradley Park, 9729 S. Yates Blvd. (South Deering)

• Clarendon Park, 4501 N. Marine Drive (Clarendon Park)

• Edison Park, 6755 N. Northwest Highway (Edison Park)

• Gompers Park, 4222 W. Foster Ave. (North Park)

• Hale Park, 6258 W. 62nd St. (Clearing)

• Hamlin Park, 3035 N. Hoyne Ave. (North Center)

• Kelvyn Park, 4343 W. Wrightwood Ave. (Hermosa)

• Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. (Irving Park)

• Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers Ave. (Logan Square)

• Lincoln Park Cultural Center, 2045 N. Lincoln Park West (Lincoln Park)

• Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St. (Downtown)

• Revere Park, 2509 W. Irving Park Road (North Center)

• Washington Park, 5531 S. King Drive (Washington Park)

• Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W. 17th St.: 12:30-6:30 p.m. Friday

    What Will The Eclipse Look Like In Chicago?
    CHICAGO - The big solar eclipse is happening nationwide Monday. Here's what you need to know about viewing it in Chicago. What is it? For a few hours on Monday, the moon will pass in between the Earth and the sun. The eclipse will totally cover the sun in parts of the country from Oregon to South Carolina.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Found Kitten

No collar but super friendly and loves my beagle so it seems lost. Anyone missing their kitten? Found near Menard & Belle Plaine

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Feb 15

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New Nite Cap

The new facade looks amazing! Does anyone know what kind of business is going into the old Nite Cap?

  • I've been to McNamara's and Hops and Barley several times and don't find them very similar at all.

  • Deutsch portage36

    Come to think of it, we don't have a strip club anywhere in the area. None in walking distance. So many empty stores. "tavern foundation girls?" won't even need to change most of the sign. lol

5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Denounce racism, white supremacy, and hatred ...

...hatred in our community this evening at Portage Park. Meet on the southwest corner of Berteau and Long at 7 PM with signs, candles, and sidewalk chalk. #HateHasNoHomeHere https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago...

    Portage Park Anti-Racism Vigil Planned For Wednesday Night
    CHICAGO - A Facebook event is calling for Northwest Siders to gather in Portage Park, 4200 N. Long Ave., to "speak out against racism, white supremacy and hate" in the wake of last weekend's violent white supremacist gathering in Charlottsville, Va. "An injury to one is an injury to all," the event description reads.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Weebis SWCC Vet. (Ret.)

    NW-Sider, don't worry about Jackson and Washington Park being renamed. The names will stand, but they'll be named after Jesse Jackson and Harold Washington. I jest, but it's not out of the realm of possibility unfortunately.
    I do fear for Jefferson Park being renamed though with the 45th Ward's aldercreature having a leathal case of white liberal guilt though. Oh wait, he can rename it after TV's George Jefferson. Crisis averted.

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

    "Joan M please do not pretend to be so naive that you sincerely believe that the vast majority of the press and "news" media isn't slanted so hard !eft that it could be considered the Ministry of Truth for "social justice warriors,". LGBTQRS..... activists and agitators, and stenographers for the...

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    "Joan M please do not pretend to be so naive that you sincerely believe that the vast majority of the press and "news" media isn't slanted so hard !eft that it could be considered the Ministry of Truth for "social justice warriors,". LGBTQRS..... activists and agitators, and stenographers for the progressive agenda."

    Hi, I stopped reading after the above quoted first sentence. Could you show me where I said or implied what you are claiming. Thanks.

    On second thought, forget it. You seem to be most interested in shouting, name calling, and stamping your feet. Also it looks like you can't seem to follow the guidelines, hence keep getting your comments removed. So I'm not up for wasting my time in a "conversation," most of which may disappear later. Cheers!

Hello, neighbor. This thread was closed due to violations of the EveryBlock community guidelines, which intend to keep discussions informative, friendly and respectful.

Jun 20

Updated 2 days ago

Six Corner's Portage Park

Anyone know if they are still building Aldi, Binny's, Starbucks, etc? There's so much potential for this intersection and neighborhood, why does it still look like an ghost town?

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXISTING MULTI DWELLING UNIT III-B CONSTRUCTION. AREA OF WORK INCLUDES REPLACEMENT OF THE WOOD PORCH AND REPLACEMENT OF STEEL LINTELS. BUILDING FOOTPRINT WILL NOT CHANGE. NO INTERIOR WORK.(conditional permit subject to field inspections)

    4257 N. Lockwood Ave. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR REMODELING OF EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE. SECOND FLOOR FRAME ADDITION. NEW REAR WOOD DECK, NEW METAL ENTRY PORCH. REPLACE EXISTING WOOD FENCE. ALL WORK AS PER PLANS.

    4926 W. Byron St. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UNIT # GARDEN: INSTALL 4 NEW BASEBOARD HEATERS.

    3803 N. Laramie Ave. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment

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