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Peoples gas bill is beyond high!

Anyone have a huge bill from peoples gas these last couple months? We have a two bedroom and my goodness for one month it's 220 bucks!

  • It's a fluke to the extent that the bills will not continue to be at that level.

  • I just got done paying my bill. $130 this month. That's the lowest it's been. I used much. much less heat than last March (same average temps) yet still paid $30 more. Price has gone up. It's disgusting how much it cost me this winter. I was close to $300...

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    I just got done paying my bill. $130 this month. That's the lowest it's been. I used much. much less heat than last March (same average temps) yet still paid $30 more. Price has gone up. It's disgusting how much it cost me this winter. I was close to $300 in January. I know it was cold, but my place isn't that big. Highway robbery. Last year the highest bill I believe was around $120 in the coldest month. And I routinely kept my place much warmer than I have this winter.

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Slowest Chipotle Ever Built

Is it just me or can a Chipotle be whittled out of balsa wood faster than the one on Irving is getting done?

  • Randy Stroller

    We are something else and proud that you recognize that. Guys out there busting forms today. Glad I am too old to participate in such activities. I did rake up four bags of leaves and empty the trash in the Parklet though.

  • kenji Find us here --> http://reddit.com/r/greatNWside

    You're not too old. You just need to exercise differently.

    I know a 67 year old ironworker.

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Keep on eye on your cars...

Last night (Wednesday April 16th) at 7pm, I parked my car near the corner of Grace and Kenneth. This morning at 8 am, I got out to my car, started it, and found out that someone stole the catalytic converter from my car overnight. In order to do so, the thieves had to jack my car up (a 95 Pontiac Grand Am), crawl under it,and cut out the part. If you saw anything or have any information, please message me.

With the construction on Milwaukee, and all the cars that have to find alternate parking, please be keep an eye on your cars and your neighbors cars. Thanks.

  • MB

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but they will likely target you again. I was at the police station filing police reports for our multiple car break ins over the winter (Kilbourn & Grace) and the police told me they come back because they know you had to replace the item and the new converter is what they are actually going after. Thank you for the heads up and sorry to hear your news.

  • Sue Portage Park-er

    I saw this happening one morning about 3-4 months ago. There were 2 vehicles involved, one likely the lookout. The guy doing the work was hispanic and drove off in an older silver minivan, maybe a Chevy Lumina, the pointy front one. The lookout was in a larger burgundy SUV with the Dove specialty license plate. Unfortunately it was too dark to get plate #s and when I called 911 the operator took the info but didn't really make me feel confident anything would happen with it.

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  • Chicago Academy High School reviewed by a parent

    Report it Great school excellent teachers that care for their students, I love this school and there are no violence.

    Chicago Academy High School (3400 North Austin Avenue) Published on GreatSchools April 17, 2014
  • Luther North College Prep reviewed by a parent

    My son's learning and social experience at Luther North has been spectacular. The teachers know every student and their families. As a parent, i know that I can call at any time and have my questions answered quickly and effectively. The principal cares about his students and encourages them to strive toward excellence. The teachers are there for the students and it shows in their dedication. The counselors work directly with each student. They guide the students toward the a variety of post high school venues, giving a multitude of college options to fit each student's situation. I cannot think of a better learning environment for my child and I am thankful each day that he attends such a student-driven high school.

    Luther North College Prep (5700 West Berteau Avenue) Published on GreatSchools April 17, 2014

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  • kenji Find us here --> http://reddit.com/r/greatNWside

    Or use your kinky jacuzzi and deck.

  • Epic fail if the neighbors have a second story.

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New ?

Noticed construction next to Hagens on Montrose. Any clues?

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Chicago's Half Way to Michfest Party April 26

We outgrew the Holiday Club and our new host is The Abbey, 4320 W. Grace. . The Abbey has a big beautiful stage and dancing til 2 a.m., so bring...

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OLR Hospital On Bypass, Unit Doing Follow-Up @ Lawndale/Addison

12:11pm - Information only: OLR is now on bypass. OLR (Our Lady Of Resurrection Hospital) is located at Addison and Central, for those of you not familiar with Chicago or the Northwest side.

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1:10pm - Beat 6559George needs an event number for a follow-up at Lawndale and Addison. It's 07192.

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Irving Park United Methodist offering CPS Spring Break

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm

Free! CPS Students in grades K-12 are welcome for a special Spring Break program at Irving Park United Methodist Church on April 14-18 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Arts and crafts, music, games, drama and more! Please register by calling the church at 773-283-6262. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Information and registration forms are available at Disney II Elementary and Belding Elementary or by calling or emailing the church. irvingparkumc@comcast.net

  • Katherine Pastor, Irving Park United Methodist Church

    Today we have the African drum group from Family Matters coming, and tomorrow we will see the movie "Chrissa Stands Strong," and have fun with music and motion!

  • Katherine Pastor, Irving Park United Methodist Church

    APOLOGIES -- CPS informed us last night that we may not be open on Friday. So today (Wednesday, April 16) and tomorrow (Thursday, April 17) are our last days. We are having SO much fun and the children are wonderful!

2 days ago

Knight at the Movies: Hateship Loveship; film notes

...co-starred with Bette Davis and Joan Blondell ). Molly Louvain screens at the Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park Rd., on Wed., April 23, at 7 p.m. Christina Rice, author of the recently published...

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Hateship Loveship is having its Chicago premiere beginning Friday, April 18, at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. www.siskelfilmcenter.org

...up ). The film is screening today, Wed., April 16, at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St., at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Visit http://www.fathomevents.com/event/and...

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