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We Don't Want Another Homeless Shelter Here, Some Old Town Residents Say

The proposal met little resistance at the meeting, held in the Catherine Cook School gymnasium at 226 W. Schiller St., because, Newman said, local residents didn't really know what it was about and didn't attend.

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...Community Services, a homeless agency now in the basement of Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church at 600 W. Fullerton Parkway, wants to expand to Old Town by buying the former Culinablu Living Kitchens building at...

...wants to expand to Old Town by buying the former Culinablu Living Kitchens building at 1521 N. Sedgwick St. and converting it into 20 permanent residences and 48 temporary rooms for the homeless, along...

...he lives near Deborah's Place, a women's homeless shelter down the street at 1530 N. Sedgwick, Newman insisted this was not a case of "not in my backyard" thinking. Rather, he...

    We Don't Want Another Homeless Shelter Here, Some Old Town Residents Say
    OLD TOWN - Residents near the CTA Sedgwick stop said opposition is growing to a proposed homeless shelter planned for across the street from the station. "There's very strong resistance to it," Mitch Newman, one of the organizers of Old Town Neighbor's Vote, said Tuesday. "Probably, of the people we talked to, 9-to-1 against it."
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  • Steve Jovan Public Policy

    Sedgwick already has its share of quality of life issues including a much higher crime rate in and around the existing public housing. The last thing it needs is additional low income residents thus exacerbating the problem even further.

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Weekend picks: Enjoy 'Rings' scores with CSO at Ravinia

• Even Thieves, Black Swift, I Lost Control, Karma Wears White Ties: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

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...the polished and eye-popping spectacle along with Mars' catalog of danceable hits. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $141. unitedcenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18; and Saturday...

...and Water Show this weekend along North Avenue Beach (visible from Fullerton to Oak Street), 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. No admission charge. cityofchicago.com. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and...

...screenings are part of the Music Box Matinee Series. The Music Box Theatre is at 3733 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $8. musicboxtheatre.com. 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday Aug. 19-20

...Am Fest at the House of Blues with Littlebirds and Sin Anestesia. House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $18. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com. 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19

...annual Dance for Life Chicago 2017 on Saturday at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $15-$75. (312) 341-2300 or chicagodancersunited.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug...

...headline Lincoln Hall with Akenya, Fay Ray (formerly Church Booty) and Steady Flow. Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $10-$15. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com. 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug...

• Trainwreck Symphony, Killing gods, Coyote Man, When Wealthy Fell: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Unwritten Law, Lost in Society, Horace Pinker: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at Reggies, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $20. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com.

• Chicago Loud 9, Súbele: 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at Emporium, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. Free. (773) 697-7922 or emporiumchicago.com.

• Kevin Griffin (of Better Than Ezra): 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. $25-$78. (847) 492-8860 or evanstonspace.com.

• Viceroy at Afterlife: 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5-$10. (630) 291-5986 or afterlifechi.com.

• House on the Water featuring DJ noDJ: 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at Estate, 1177 N. Elston Ave., Chicago. Free. (312) 523-4296 or estateultrabar.com.

• Cup Check, Centerfolds, Furlough, Riviera, Parachute Day: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Three Minute Mile, Dear Dario: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, at Joe's on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., Chicago. $8-$10. (312) 337-3486 or joesbar.com.

    Weekend picks: Enjoy 'Rings' scores with CSO at Ravinia
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs Academy Award-winner Howard Shore's film scores to "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy live this weekend at the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. $25-$90 pavilion seating; $25 lawn seating. (847) 266-5100 or ravinia.org. "Fellowship of the Rings" at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug.
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10 hours ago

  • Permit issued for new construction

    ERECT 4 STORY 3 D.U. BUILDING WITH ROOF TOP DECK (3B CONSTRUCTION), ROOF TOP STAIR ENCLOSURES, REAR 4 STORY DECK W/STAIR, FRONT 3 STORY DECK, DETACHED 3 CAR GARAGE WITH ROOF TOP DECK (3B CONSTRUCTION) AS PER PLAN, REAR TERRACE AT 1ST FLOOR. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

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

    GUT REMODELING AND 3RD STORY ADDITION TO A 2-UNIT BUILDING. NEW ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL, AND PLUMBING SYSTEMS. EXISTING AND PROPOSED USE IS A-2 MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL (2 UNITS). **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

    1527 N. Wood St. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    ***SELF CERTIFICATION PROCESS INTERIOR BUILDOUT FOR A NEW BUSINESS (GTI MEDICAL CANNABIS DISPENSARY). NEW STOREFRONT TO REPLACE EXISTING.PREVIOUS USE: E BUSINESS PROPOSED USE: E BUSINESS

    1308 W. North Ave. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALLATION OF CLASS-I FA SYSTEM IN A 3-STORIED WITH BSMT CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL AS C3,TYPE-I OCCUPANCY. FEE WAIVED.

    1424 N. Cleaver St. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    WORK IN UNIT CONDO 42L, REPAIR DRYWALL,REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES IN SAME LOCATION,INSTALL WASHER/DRYER; (ELECTRICAL MUST BE PULLED UNDER SEPARATE PERMIT)- SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS

    1030 N. State St. Issued August 16, 2017 Comment
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