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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – December 2, 2016

Four-Sided Holiday Shop, 5059 N. Clark – drop off a gift or toy, and get a free vintage jewel brite ornament!

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Also tomorrow evening, I am co-sponsoring a winter coat drive with the Double Bubble (6036 N. Broadway) benefiting Swift Elementary School. Please drop off new or gently used coat donations tomorrow, Saturday, December 3, between 6 and 9 pm to enjoy drink specials.

This week the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce and I welcomed a new restaurant the ward. Mango Pickle, 5842 N. Broadway, is an Indian bistro specializing in a variety of lamb preparations. Please join me in giving owners Marisa and Nakul a warm welcome to the community.

...throughout the neighborhood include the Holiday Pop-Up Shop geared toward kids and family retail (5653 N. Clark) hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, and the Verzênay patisserie which pops up...

...pops up to offer sweet treats and baked goods through the end of December at 5420 N. Clark...

The fun continues that weekend when on December 3 and 4, the annual Julmarknad Festivalfeatures a handicrafts fair plus traditional Swedish food and entertainment at the Swedish American Museum (5211 N. Clark).

...we have dug up a brand new street. There were gas leaks that occurred at Granville and Broadway and at Ridge and Glenwood after the repaving of the streets. Emergency repairs were needed...

...brand new street. There were gas leaks that occurred at Granville and Broadway and at Ridge and Glenwood after the repaving of the streets. Emergency repairs were needed, and Peoples Gas responded quickly...

...purchase items from this list and deliver them to the front office of Swift School (5900 N Winthrop Ave). Another way to give is by donating online atfriendsofswift.org or with cash or check...

Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave.

Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway

Firehouse Chicago, 1545 W. Rosemont

Anna Held Floral Studio, 5557 N. Sheridan

St. Gertrude’s Church, 1420 W. Granville

Underneath Argyle Train Stop, 1118 W. Argyle

4926 N. Hoyne

5533 N. Broadway

Support Peirce Elementary School by eating pizza! On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Giordano’s in Andersonville (5207 N. Clark), will donate 15% of all sales to Peirce School. All proceeds will go to support arts integration, after school and sports programs.

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Primary Campus, 6216 N. Glenwood

Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson 

Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005

Park Tower Condo, 5415 N. Sheridan

Edgewater Branch, 6000 N. Broadway

he Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month. 

...and above and receive a 30 minute EXPRESS! whitening session at Radiant Smiles for You, 5555 N. Sheridan Rd. Offer valid for Care for Real Monetary Donations from Monday, November 28  – Saturday, December 31...

The Coffee Studio, 5628 N. Clark – drop off a gift or you, and get a free gingerbread cookie!

George’s Ice Cream & Sweets, 5306 N. Clark – drop off a gift or toy, and get a free scoop of ice cream!

Toys Et Cetera, 5311 N. Clark – double your gift by purchasing your donated toy at Toys Et Cetera!

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    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - December 2, 2016
    On Wednesday, my colleagues and I voted unanimously to approve the creation of a Transit TIF (Tax Increment Financing) district. The Transit TIF is expected to generate over $622M over the course of 35 years, providing the required local funding match needed to take advantage of a $1.1B Federal transit grant.

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Your Ultimate Cubs Fans Gift Guide, From Cuff Links To Cheesecake

Another gift for the youngest Cubs fans in your life comes from Enjoy in Lincoln Square, 4723 N. Lincoln Ave. Styled like a Cubs jersey, these bibs are $12.95 and are so adorable, parents almost won't mind getting spit up on. Almost.

...Field, topped with a Cubs baseball. Find it at The Chopping Block in Lincoln Square, 4747 N. Lincoln Ave.

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Get a deluxe leather-covered flask for $30 at Equinox, 3401 N. Broadway, along with a selection of shot glasses and coasters. The Lakeview gift shop also has...

...has championship wine glasses for $24 and beer mugs for $22. Over at M2 Boutique, 3527 N. Southport Ave., growlers come with the championship logo for $28...

Another popular print comes from Kevin O'Rourke, whose Wrigley Field block print can be found in two different sizes at Inkling, 2917 N. Broadway. Get the new, smaller 11"x14" print framed for $50, or there are unframed and 18"x24" options.

Painter Nancie King Mertz has traveled the world, but you'll find some of her best work comes from sweet home Chicago. Get these prints of her oil paintings of "Waiting For Game Day" and the Art Institute lion donning a Cubs cap in various sizes at Art De Triumph, 2938 N. Clark St.

Flying the W has never been so stylish with this $88 W flag art piece from Wrightwood Furniture, 3036 N. Lincoln Ave. Like the company's similar Chicago flag wall art, the W flag is 32"x23".

Another sweet treat that would make a great stocking stuffer comes from Windy City Sweets, 3308 N. Broadway. The store has packs of custom Cubs chocolates, $2.99 for a set of three.

...touch, get this customized Wrigley Field marquee coffee mug at Local Goods Chicago in Edgebrook, 5422 W. Devon Ave. Personalize the $34.95 mug with the name of your favorite Cubs fan — the shop...

Finally, if you're looking for some offbeat Cubs swag, artist Dan Grzeca has T-shirts and posters with a sugar skull-like Cubs logo and an illustration of the 2016 team hugging it out. Find them at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborate, 4912 N. Western Ave.

    Your Ultimate Cubs Fans Gift Guide, From Cuff Links To Cheesecake
    WRIGLEYVILLE - Chicago Cubs fans are likely still riding the wave of November glory after the team captured its first World Series championship in 108 years. After such a lengthy wait, Cubbies will likely be celebrating well into 2017, which makes this holiday season the perfect time to show how much you care with these Cubs-themed gifts.

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