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Ravenswood Antique Mart on Damen closing

4727 N Damen Chicago IL 60625 in Lincoln Square/ Ravenswood (Photo BobDePalma and Eric Rojas, We spotted the large...

No mention on the store's web site about the closing.  The area of Damen and Lawrence has seen significant infrastructure improvements, large retail, apartment and condo developments along with new independent...

  • SBloom architect, 26 years north side

    Turin Bike shop is also top notch. They have easily fixed things on our bikes that On The Route didn't know how to fix.

  • Eye See is my eye Dr! Add that to the great businesses there on that block.

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What Happened to the Golden Angel Sign? It's Gone, But Not for Long

NORTH CENTER — For decades, the towering yellow-and-black Golden Angel sign — "Open 24 Hours, ATM Available $1.50" — greeted visitors to the corner of Montrose and Lincoln avenues.

  • Interesting...I had seen the sign sitting off to the side in the construction site and wondered why it hadn't been scrapped. I admit I had a small feeling of loss when I saw it laying there covered in dust.

  • Jane Spec North Center resident

    I love this story! I just commented yesterday on another thread about that old sign. Love that they will incorporate it in the new restaurant like they did at Gene's Sausage Shop.

  • Ravens Yes.I can fix that.

    Saving the sign is pretty cool.

Jan 13 2013

Updated 5 hours ago

Looking for both nanny & nanny share (Belmont & Paulina)

Looking for a nanny share at our place or splitting time between houses. We do not currently have a nanny but are currently looking. Our current nanny has a family member that needs immediate attention so she had to quit unexpectedly. We are looking for someone as soon as possible.

We need a nanny 5 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30. We have a newborn (Aug 3) and a five year old that is in school from 8:00-3 everyday and in after school programs two days till 4:30 at Burley (Barry & Ashland).

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  • This nanny is very good if someone looking as single dad she is more then great for single man or divorce single father as she likes to hook up with people she works for.
    Last person she was sitting she got baby with him now .......bingo she is attractive and easy to get in bad why not ?
    i would say single father this is your lucky charm ...

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Brewery Openings & Other Beer Fun

This Friday, April 3, at noon, Begyle Brewing releases its "Maybe Next Year" barrel-aged imperial brown ale, in 22oz bombers for $15 a bottle. The brewery at 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. will be open from noon to 9pm, and regular hours this weekend.

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Breakroom Brewery officially opens tonight at 4pm at 2925 W. Montrose Ave. It's come a long way since the Gapers Block Microbrewery Crawl toured the space...

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The 13 Best Ways To Feel Like A Kid Again In Chicago

Old Town School of Folk Music has two locations: 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. and 909 W. Armitage Ave.

The Chopping Block is located at 4747 N Lincoln Ave and Suite 107 at the Merchandise Mart.

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Whirlyball is located at 1825 W. Webster Ave.

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum is located at 2430 N. Cannon Dr.

Old Town School of Folk Music has two locations: 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. and 909 W. Armitage Ave.

Toy de Jour is located at 2064 N. Western Ave.

Happy Village is located at 1059 N. Wolcott Ave.

Logan Arcade is located at 2410 W. Fullerton Ave.

The Adler Planetarium is located at 1300 S Lake Shore Drive.

The Shedd Aquarium is located at 1200 S Lake Shore Dr.

Emporium Arcade is located at 1366 N Milwaukee Ave.

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Opening Report: LYFE Kitchen Debuts in Streeterville; Scone City Hits Wicker; More

4) LINCOLN SQUARE— Mash, the bar formerly known as the Bad Dog Tavern, opens on Thursday, according to DNAinfo. It's the same management, which has made some big renovations to the space and the menu. Status: Opening on Thursday. 4535 N. Lincoln Ave.

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...on weekdays and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. Status: Certified open. 259 E. Erie St.

2) WICKER PARK— Scone City, bringing sweet and savory British pastries to Division Street, opens today. Check out the menu here. Status: Certified open. 1632 W. Division St.

3) THE LOOP— GRK Greek Kitchen + Bar has opened its fourth location. Later this month they'll offer a bar menu and open up the roof deck. They're open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. Status: Certified open. 400 S. Wells St.

5) LINCOLN PARK— Four Star Lounge serves up ceviche, corned beef and assorted sandwiches in Lincoln Park, according to Urban Daddy. There's nothing deep fried on the menu, with management wanting to serve healthier bar food. Status: Certified open. 2666 N. Halsted St.

...m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. They're closed on Saturday. Status: Certified open. 1418 W. Howard St.

9) THE LOOP— After a series of delays, Foodfelllas is finally open. They're serving Sicilian-style pizza slices. Status: Certified open. 162 N. Franklin St.

Mar 22

Updated 8 hours ago

Early Voting For Chicago Runoff Election Begins Monday

47th Ward – Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

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Chicago Board of Elections – 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level Conference Room

1st Ward – Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward – Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward – Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward – Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward – Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward – Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward – Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward – Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward – Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward – District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward – McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward – West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward – Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward – Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward – Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward – Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward – Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward – Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward – Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward – Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward – Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward – Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward – Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward – Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward – Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward – Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward – West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward – Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward – Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward – Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward – Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward – Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose Ave

34th Ward – West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward – Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward – West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward – West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward – Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward – N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward – Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward – Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward – Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward – Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

44th Ward – Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

45th Ward – District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward – Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

48th Ward – Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway

49th Ward – Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers

50th Ward – Warren Park 6601 N. Western

  • Tom G Living in Avondale since 1994

    John Napier: You may have personal reasons to feel that the Washington administration made life more miserable, but I challenge you on your unsupported statements about Chicago crime. I took time to check your assertion. Washington was mayor from April 1983 to November 1987.
    Consider this: "In 1983, [under the...

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    John Napier: You may have personal reasons to feel that the Washington administration made life more miserable, but I challenge you on your unsupported statements about Chicago crime. I took time to check your assertion. Washington was mayor from April 1983 to November 1987.
    Consider this: "In 1983, [under the Washington administration] the Chicago Police Department changed its procedures for keeping crime statistics after an internal audit showed that the department was under-reporting crime by as much as 40 percent in some cases...The number of reported crimes nationwide rose 4 percent last year [1985], but the increase in Chicago was less than 1 percent, law enforcement officials said Thursday...The upsurge in the national [crime] figure ended three consecutive years of declines...according to the Uniform Crime Report for 1985, issued by the FBI in Washington." [Chicago Tribune, April 26, 1986]

    In 1983-1987 the number of homicides in Chicago ranged from 666 to 744; in four of the five previous years the number was above 800; in the five following years, 1988-1992, the homicide rate rose precipitously from 660 to 943. Crimes on the rise in Chicago from 1982 were robberies (peaking in 1991) and motor vehicle thefts (peaking in 1986). (all figures from CPD annual reports).

    Another perspective from the DOJ Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics, violent crime NATIONALLY rose in all categories from 1983-1986. Uniform reporting data used by DOJ for this report was not available before 1985 and the CPD does not report an aggregate "violent crime" number. However, it is clear from DOJ stats available that that the number of murders in Chicago peaked in 1992, robberies in 1991, and aggravated assault in 1991. They did NOT peak under Harold Washington.

    So, John, I'm not doing any homework related to your other assumptions about budget cuts and service cuts until you can show me that you're doing something other than just speaking from hearsay.

  • FGFM What the Cappleman!

    You mad, bro?

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A good CPA

Me and my husband would like to find a CPA that's versed in freelancing. Does anyone have any recos for someone that has availability? Thank you!

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The Hot List

4514 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-654-1277, Website Next

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925 W. Randolph St., 312-690-7295, Website Next

22 S. Wabash Ave., 312-854-3027, Website Next

130 S. Michigan Ave., 312-880-0130, Website Next

4038 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-283-6080, Website Next

1571 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-687-8445, Website Next

1846 W. Division St., 312-561-4500, Website Next

2300 N. Lincoln Park West, 773-868-0002, Website Next

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City Sticker Renewal Form

Has anyone else out there missed their new city sticker renewal form as should be sent out by the city according to the new personalized expiration schedule? I'm regretting not putting the renewal in my calendar. Just got a $200 ticket and the online renewal form is not cooperating. Ugh.

  • City is slick I opted for 6 month renewal last time. When I realized it expired it was too late I had to pay a late fee. In small print on the six month receipt it stated they would not send renewal notices. GOTCHA. after 30 + years of buying on time I got shafted. I now I see city has over 1 billion dollars in outstanding tickets. WTF!!!

  • Yes! Me, too. Opted for the 8 month vs. 20 month. Grrrr! $60 late fee for the sticker, too.

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Upcoming: Music for Matthew; Trans, adult, queer film events; Lollapalooza

"Music for Matthew," a benefit for the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will take place Sunday, May 3, at 6-10 p.m. at Southport & Irving, 4000 N. Southport Ave.

"Music for Matthew," a benefit for the Matthew Shepard Foundation, will take place Sunday, May 3, at 6-10 p.m. at Southport & Irving, 4000 N. Southport Ave.

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About Face Theatre's annual gala Wonka Ball—which has the theme "Warhol" this year—will take place Friday, April 10, Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie St.

"Ladies Sing the Blues: A Billie Holiday Centennial Birthday Celebration" will take place at Davenport's Piano Bar, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., on April 6-7, at 7:30 p.m.

The 2014 trans-themed film Kumu Hina will be part of the 20th Annual Asian American Showcase at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St.

The free film series Cinema Q returns (and celebrates five years) with four film screenings Thursdays throughout May at 6:30 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

Hump!—Dan Savage's "dirty movie festival"—will return to Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., on April 17-18, at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. each night.

The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus (CGMC) will hold its annual "Big Package Auction" on Saturday, April 18, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St.

Mar 22

Updated 16 hours ago

Early voting for runoff elections begins Monday

...Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th...

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1st Ward - Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward - Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward - Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward - Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward - Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward - Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward - Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward - Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward - Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward - District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward - McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward - West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward - Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward - Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward - Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

17th Ward - Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

18th Ward - Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward - Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward - Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward - Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward - Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward - Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward - Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward - Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward - Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward - Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward - West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward - Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward - Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward - Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward - Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward - Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose

34th Ward - West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W...

35th Ward - Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest...

...Irving Park 36th Ward - West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg...

...3104 N. Narragansett 37th Ward - West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago 38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library...

...38th Ward - Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve 39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest...

...39th Ward - N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360...

...5801 N. Pulaski 40th Ward - Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150...

...Lincoln 41st Ward - Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont...

...Hwy. 42nd Ward - Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee...

...360 N. State 43rd Ward - Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson...

...1150 W. Fullerton 44th Ward - Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th...

...644 W. Belmont 45th Ward - District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee 46th Ward - Truman College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th...

...College 1145 W. Wilson 47th Ward - Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

...Park 2333 W. Sunnyside 48th Ward - Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

...Library 6000 N. Broadway 49th Ward - Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers 50th Ward - Warren Park 6601 N. Western

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Dining news: Passover, Easter options

...Luella's Southern Kitchen, 4609 N. Lincoln Ave., will have an Easter entree featuring items such as crawfish etouffee with Carolina gold rice...

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...Maxwell's at the Club, 500 N. Kingsbury St., is offering a special Passover Dinner, 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., on...

...Magnolia Bakery, 108 N. State St., now has various Passover/Easter/springtime offerings. The April Cupcake of the Month is the...

...For Easter, Table fifty-two, 52 W. Elm St., will offer special pan-seared lamb chops to be enjoyed alongside Sunday supper favorites like...

...Easter brunch at the Florentine, 151 W. Adams St., is $55 for adults, $20 for children under 12; also, for the adults, access to...

—Community Tavern, 4038 N. Milwaukee Ave., is offering each table with a complimentary sampling of its savory in-house cured ham on Easter Sunday. Visit http://www.communitytavern.com/.

...A10 Hyde Park Eatery & Bar, 1462 E. 53rd St., will be serving Easter brunch on Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m.-2 p...

—Tortoise Club, 350 N. State St., will host an Easter buffet on Sunday, April 5, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Items include a Belgian waffle station, eggs Benedict florentine, a raw seafood bar and desserts, among others offerings. The cost is $22 ( children 5-12 )-$59 ( adults ). Visit www.TortoiseClub.com .

...Lockwood Restaurant & Bar, located within The Palmer House Hilton at 17 E. Monroe St., will offer two dining options Easter Sunday, April 5—a special brunch buffet at 11...

...Modern French bistro Bistronomic, 840 N. Wabash St., will offer a seasonally focused three-course Easter brunch menu on Sunday, April 5, from...

...On Easter Sunday, MAX's Wine Dive, 1482 N. Milwaukee Ave., invites dinners of all ages to enjoy brunch and an Easter egg hunt. MAX's...

...Ruxbin, 851 N. Ashland Ave., will host an intimate Easter dinner that will debut a new dish from the upcoming...

...Parts and Labor, 2700 N. Milwaukee Ave., has partnered with West Town Bakery to add its German chocolate cake to the dessert...

...To celebrate this weekend's NCAA Final Four, Michael Jordan's Steakhouse, 505 N. Michigan Ave., has special sandwiches for each team. There are the Kentucky Hot Brown ( for Kentucky ), the...

...Labriola Ristorante & Cafe, 535 N. Michigan Ave., has launched a daily breakfast service. Guests can enjoy items such as filet medallions and...

...Atwood Cafe, 1 W. Washington St., has opened its downtown Chicago restaurant after a three-month renovation, unveiling a remodeled dining...

...chef Mindy Segal on Wed., April 22, at 7 p.m. at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake St. The James Beard Foundation Award winner will discuss her upcoming first cookbook, Cookie Love, with...

...Green City Market, 1817 N. Clark St., will host top chefs from around the country when it opens its 17th season Saturday...

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