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Adams Street Bridge Reopens After 13-Month Renovation

...in all-new street lighting, modernized traffic signals, made improvements there at the intersection of Canal and Adams. So that is improving roadway conditions for all users of the right-of-way, whether...

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DLA Piper, a law firm that represents many We...

DLA Piper, a law firm that represents many West Loop developers, has moved to the neighborhood at the new River Point (444 W. Lake).

    Law firm DLA Piper moves Chicago headquarters to West Loop office tower | REJournals.com
    February 24, 2017 | Staff Writer | Print Article | Email this Article Law firm DLA Piper has moved its Chicago office to River Point, a 52-story office tower at 444 W. Lake St. along the Chicago River. The office had previously been located at 203 N. LaSalle.
    http://www.rejournals.com

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IDeal: Hacking Healthy Soil

IDeal: Hacking Healthy Soil will take place on Tuesday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m.–noon at 565 West Adams Street, 7th floor, in Chicago.

    IDeal: Hacking Healthy Soil
    IDeal: Hacking Healthy Soil will take place on Tuesday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at 565 West Adams Street, 7th floor, in Chicago. The City of Chicago doesn't have a public facility to treat and manage organic waste, therefore, any organic material we do not use is transferred to landfills.
    https://iit.edu

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No trains moving at Chicago’s Union Station due to computer signaling problem

500-559 W. Adams St.

    No trains moving at Chicago's Union Station due to computer signaling problem
    CHICAGO -- Amtrak computers are down at Chicago's Union Station causing signal problems to both Amtrak and Metra trains. According to Metra, there are no trains entering or departing from Union Station due to the computer signaling problems. Metra tweeted this alert Friday morning, saying: "Amtrak Chicago Union Station experiencing computer signaling problems - trains stopped entering and departing station."
    http://wgntv.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SELF CERT: INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING 8TH FLOOR OFFICE SPACE, AS PER PLAN.

    300 S. Riverside Plz. Issued February 21, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    TELECOM AND AUDIO/ VISUAL CABLING.

    525 W. Van Buren St. Issued February 21, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    MARCH ELECTRICAL MAINT PERMIT

    500 W. Madison St. Issued February 21, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    OPTION 1 STATION CABLING? INSTALL (2) 7? FREE-STANDING 2-POST 19? RACKS IN THE LAN ROOM. ? INSTALL VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL WIRE MANAGERS, DOUBLE-SIDED SHELVES, LADDER RACK ONTO THE RACK. ? INSTALL (3) 48-PORT SYSTIMAX ANGLED MODULAR PATCH PANELS FOR DATA CABLES. ? ALL PATCH PANELS WILL BE LOADED WITH BLACK JACKS. ? INSTALL, TERMINATE, LABEL AND TEST A TOTAL OF (24) SINGLE CAT6A CABLE RUNS AT THE LOCATIONS SHOWN ON THE ENCLOSED PRINT. O (6) CABLES WILL BE PLACED IN THE CEILING FOR WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS O TERMINATE CABLES IN SMBS IN THE CEILING, LEAVING A 15? SLACK LOOP FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE RELOCATION. O THREE FOOT PATCH CABLES WILL EXTEND CONNECTION FROM THE SMB TO THE APS. O (9) CABLES WILL BE CORE-DRILLED AND TERMINATE IN INTO CONFERENCE ROOM TABLES LACED INTO ELECTRIFIED FURNITURE PANELS, OR FLUSH-MOUNTED INTO FLOOR BOXES. O FLOOR CORES WILL FEED TO CLOSEST INTERIOR WALL. O CABLES IN ELECTRIFIED FURNITURE WILL UTILIZE M13CLS FACEPLATES WITH BLANKS. O CABLES IN CONFERENCE

    444 W. Lake St. Issued February 21, 2017 Comment

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GE Healthcare moving hundreds of workers from Barrington for Chicago

The exact number of jobs is not being disclosed. The workforce will combine with an existing Chicago office at 500 W. Monroe and will include software engineers, software developers, data scientists and other workers.

    GE Healthcare moving hundreds of workers from Barrington for Chicago
    GE Healthcare said Thursday it is moving hundreds of jobs from Barrington to downtown Chicago. The exact number of jobs is not being disclosed, but the workforce will be combined with an existing Chicago office at 500 W. Monroe that will include software engineers, software developers, data scientists and other workers.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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West Loop Community Organization is hosting a...

West Loop Community Organization is hosting a community meeting on Wednesday, March 1 for a new development at Fulton & Ogden. The meeting will be held at Catalyst Ranch (656 W. Randolph) starting at 7 pm. You can read more about the proposed project on the NoWL blog.

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West Loop Community Organization is hosting a community meeting on Wednesday, March 1 for a new development at Fulton & Ogden. The meeting will be held at Catalyst Ranch (656 W. Randolph) starting at 7 pm. You can read more about the proposed project on the NoWL blog.

    Fulton & Ogden (Trammel Crow) - Neighbors of West Loop
    Development Proposal On Monday, January 09, 2017, Johnny Carlson of Trammell Crow Chicago Development Inc. along with Aaron Roseth of ESG Architects presented a proposed 19-story (~198 ft.) residential and retail building for the property at 213 - 233 N. Ogden and 1367 - 1377 N. Fulton Market.
    http://neighborsofwestloop.com

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Lunchbreak: Grilled sturgeon with charred Brussels sprouts, prepared by Blackbird chef Ryan Pfeiffer

Chef Ryan Pfeiffer Blackbird Restaurant 619 West Randolph Chicago (312) 715-0708 www.blackbirdrestaurant.com Grilled Sturgeon with Charred Brussels Sprouts, Castelvetrano Olives and...

    Lunchbreak: Grilled sturgeon with charred Brussels sprouts, prepared by Blackbird chef Ryan Pfeiffer
    Chef Ryan Pfeiffer Blackbird Restaurant 619 West Randolph Chicago (312) 715-0708 www.blackbirdrestaurant.com Grilled Sturgeon with Charred Brussels Sprouts, Castelvetrano Olives and Citrus Serves 1 Ingredients: 4 ounces cleaned sturgeon loin (easily subbed with other hearty white fleshed fish ie: monkfish, sea bass, albacore tuna)
    http://wgntv.com

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Canal Street condo offers incredible views from every room

...views from buildings in the Fulton River District are getting more interesting. The nearly completed 150 N. Riverside and River Point towers on the western side of the Chicago River are two very...

    Canal Street condo offers incredible views from every room
    Get an up close look at some of the newest and most striking buildings to join the Chicago skyline.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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Feb. 17, 2017 Update

...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...

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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, 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...

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.

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, 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.

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...

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.

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...

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

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