49 min ago

Sunday picks: International troupes play puppet festival

Kings of Leon: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Rock. $29.50-$65.50. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

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...of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under. (312) 554-9800 or chicagopuppetfest.org. 3...

Frank Turner & Sleeping Souls, Masked Intruder, Arkells, Will Varley: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $28.50-$31. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

Alter Bridge "The Last Hero Tour," Nonpoint, Weapons of Anew: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, The Riviera Theatre, 4750 N. Broadway St., Chicago. $30-$34. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

    Sunday picks: International troupes play puppet festival
    The 2017 Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival continues with the return of Montreal-based Théâtre Puzzle and its show "Plastique," which shows all kinds of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

6 hours ago

  • Permit issued for new construction

    DIRECT DEVELOPER SERVICE - FOUNDATION ONLY FOR 9-STORY HOSPITAL BUILDING ON CAISSON FOUNDATION WITH PARTIAL BASEMENT- BASEMENT AREA 900 SQ'. FIRST FLOOR 27,000 SQ'

    1950 W. Polk St. Issued January 20, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ERECT A 10' WROUGHT IRON FENCE WITH GATE IN FRONT OF VACANT LOT ATTACHED TO NEW 6.0 FEET HIGH WROUGHT IRON FENCE AT FRONT (NO VEHICLE ACCESS, NO VEHICLE GATES) (TOTAL LF-APPX 243)

    3108 W. Fillmore St. Issued January 20, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REPLACE EXISTING OUTLETS, WIRING AND LIGHT FIXTURES

    521 N. Kedzie Ave. Issued January 20, 2017 Comment

7 hours ago

8 hours ago

2 wounded in East Garfield Park shooting

The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. in the 300 block of South California, according to Chicago Police.

    2 wounded in East Garfield Park shooting
    Two people were wounded in a shooting Saturday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. in the 300 block of South California, according to Chicago Police. A 22-year-old man was shot in the neck and a 17-year-old boy was shot in the back, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

8 hours ago

Man seriously wounded in East Garfield Park shooting

At 9:39 p.m., an officer heard “loud reports” in the 3300 block of West Monroe and shortly after found a 27-year-old man shot in the abdomen on the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.

    Man seriously wounded in East Garfield Park shooting
    A man was shot and seriously wounded Saturday night in East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. At 9:39 p.m., an officer heard "loud reports" in the 3300 block of West Monroe and shortly after found a 27-year-old man shot in the abdomen on the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

14 hours ago

Police Warn Of Masked Robbers On West Side

– 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 in the 2900 block of West Lexington Street; and

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– 9:00 p.m. on Dec. 26 in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street;

– 4:08 p.m. on Dec. 30 in the 3800 block of West Arthington Street;

– 7:46 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the 700 block of South Lawndale Avenue.

    Police Warn Of Masked Robbers On West Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Chicago Police are warning residents of armed robberies involving two to four masked males on the West Side. In each incident, the robbers cover their faces, walk up to the victims displaying handguns and take their property, according to a community alert from police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

43 hours ago

Updated 15 hours ago

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 20, 2017

The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. The closest Warming Center to the 48th Ward is located at 845 W. Wilson Ave.

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...join me on Tuesday, January 24 for Community Giving 5% Day at Whole Foods Edgewater (6009 N. Broadway). The store will donate 5% of all proceeds from the day to Swift Elementary School...

Earlier this week I helped welcome a new Athletico location to the neighborhood. Please stop by and greet the team at 1325 W. Devon Ave. Athletico provides physical therapy services, including free injury screenings. Welcome to the 48th Ward!

The 48th Ward and Uptown United are looking for volunteer parade marshals for the Lunar New Year Parade, taking place Saturday, Feb. 4, 12pm at Argyle and Broadway. If you are interested in supporting this effort, please email PC Gooden-Smiley at pc@48thward.org.

The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. The closest Warming Center to the 48th Ward is located at 845 W. Wilson Ave.

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway. Click here to download a schedule.

Enrolling Now!!  Please contact South-East Asia Center, 1134 W. Ainslie Street, 773-989-7433

George B. Swift Specialty School, 5900 N. Winthrop

...Primary School Campus (grades preschool-4) will be open 10am-12pm, and is located at 6216 N. Glenwood Ave. The new Middle School Campus (grades 5-8) will be open 11am-1pm, and is...

...Middle School Campus (grades 5-8) will be open 11am-1pm, and is located at 7318 N. Oakley Ave. Everyone is welcome! Guests are invited to come celebrate Catholic education, meet administration and teachers...

...s Open House this Saturday, January 21 from 10 am to noon at the school, 1500 W. Elmdale Ave. This a relaxed opportunity to visit the preschool with your child, play together in the...

There will be a general meeting for the Edgewater Senior Village on January 25 at 1pm. The meeting will take place in the lunch room of the Edgewater Satellite Senior Center, 5917 N. Broadway. Click here to learn more about the project.

Both seminars will be held at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois, in Courtroom 2005, on the 20th Floor.

The 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. 

Crew Bar + Grill, 4804 N. Broadway, will be hosting their 12th Annual Chili Contest Saturday, January 28 from Noon-2:30pm. Sample delicious chili entries and vote for your favorites!  Got a great chili recipe? If you want to compete, email crew@rootcollective.com. Proceeds benefit Care for Real.

Get professional Valentine-themed photos taken with your pet pooch, all to benefit Care for Real! We’ll have a Cupid’s Helper and lots of great raffle prizes, too.  Where and When: The North End, 3733 N Halsted, Saturday, February 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More to come!

5533 N. Broadway

Chicago Friends School, 1246 W. Thorndale

Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood

1020 W. Bryn Mawr

5153 N. Ashland

6433 N. Ravenswood

6157 N. Clark

1044 W. Bryn Mawr

5451 N. Broadway

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - January 20, 2017
    Today, President Barack Obama will leave the White House as our country's 44th president. Over the last eight years his leadership, statesmanship, determination, integrity, and advocacy for all Americans has had an undeniably positive impact on our great country.
    http://48thward.org

15 hours ago

Police warn of masked robbers on West Side

9:00 p.m. on Dec. 31 in the 2900 block of West Lexington Street; and

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9:00 p.m. on Dec. 26 in the 3900 block of West Van Buren Street;

4:08 p.m. on Dec. 30 in the 3800 block of West Arthington Street;

7:46 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the 700 block of South Lawndale Avenue.

    Police warn of masked robbers on West Side
    Chicago Police are warning residents of armed robberies involving two to four masked males on the West Side. In each incident, the robbers cover their faces, walk up to the victims displaying handguns and take their property, according to a community alert from police. The robberies happened at: 9:00 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

31 hours ago

Updated 17 hours ago

In Chicago, Obama’s legacy is visible

A mural at Kedzie and Van Buren in Garfield Park depicts Oprah, Barack and Michelle Obama, Coretta Scott and Martin Luther King, and filmmaker Tyler Perry.

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A mural at Glenwood and Lunt in Rogers Park commemorates the kick off of Obama's U.S. Senate campaign at the adjacent Heartland Cafe.

A "THANKS OBAMA" sign at the corner of Hyde Park Boulevard and Lake Park

Detail of the Wall of Respect, a mural located at 47th and Champlain in Bronzeville

    In Chicago, Obama's legacy is visible
    click to enlarge As the world watched Donald Trump take the oath as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, I traveled across the city where the 44th, Barack Obama, left his mark-literally and figuratively.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

19 hours ago

Police Warn Of West Side Carjackings

– At 11:4 a.m. Jan. 14 in the 1100 block of South Whipple; and

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– At 11:20 p.m. Jan 6 in the 1100 block of South Independence;

    Police Warn Of West Side Carjackings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning residents about a series of carjackings reported earlier this month on the city's West Side. In each of the vehicular hijackings, a man approached the drivers, ordered them to exit their vehicles and drove away in the victims' vehicles, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

21 hours ago

Police warn of West Side carjackings

At 11:4 a.m. Jan. 14 in the 1100 block of South Whipple; and

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At 11:20 p.m. Jan 6 in the 1100 block of South Independence;

    Police warn of West Side carjackings
    Police are warning residents about a series of carjackings reported earlier this month on the city's West Side. In each of the vehicular hijackings, a man approached the drivers, ordered them to exit their vehicles and drove away in the victims' vehicles, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

21 hours ago

15 Shot In First 12 Hours Of The Weekend In Chicago

At 5:41 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the head in Lawndale’s 600 block of South Sacramento, and he was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai.

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...found two men lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the head in the 3900 block of West Thomas, according to Chicago Police. A man in his 20s was dead at the scene, and...

The latest nonfatal attack happened about 3:45 a.m. in Gresham when three people walked up to a 26-year-old man in the 7600 block of South Bishop and one of them shot him in the foot, police said. He was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

...15 a.m. in Brighton Park. The victims were inside a vehicle parked in the 3800 block of South St. Louis when another car pulled up, and a gunman got out to fire at least 16...

...in Austin, a 28-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 5400 block of West Ohio when someone walked up and shot him in the arm and back. He tried to...

Just after 11 p.m. Friday in Chatham, a red SUV pulled up to a 24-year-old man in the 8100 block of South Drexel, and someone inside shot him twice in the left leg. He was taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A person was taken into custody after shooting a 27-year-old woman in the wrist, thigh and foot during a fight inside a South Chicago apartment about 9:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of East 91st Street, police said. Her condition was stabilized at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Three men were shot in the Austin neighborhood minutes earlier on a sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Congress. A 22-year-old was shot in the buttocks, a 25-year-old in the arm and a 27-year-old in the foot. Their conditions were stabilized at Loretto Hospital, police said.

Another man, 30, was left in critical condition at Stroger after being shot in the arm in the weekend’s first shooting, which happened about 4:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 49th Street in Back of the Yards, police said.

    15 Shot In First 12 Hours Of The Weekend In Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 15 people were shot in the first 12 hours of the weekend on the South and West sides of the city, leaving one dead. The fatal shooting happened about 3:15 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

24 hours ago

Weekend picks: Country duo Thompson Square plays NCC

Kings of Leon: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Rock. $29.50-$65.50. (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

This article has 9 other Chicago locations (Show)

...of creatures that can be made with plastic bags. Performances begin Thursday at Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $17; $12 youth ages 14 and under. (312) 554-9800 or chicagopuppetfest.org. 3...

El Famous, Capital Vices, Davlin, Luca, Ryno: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $5. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

An Evening with Tedeschi Trucks Band: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $19.50-$109.50. (312) 462-6300 or thechicagotheatre.com.

The Cleveland Orchestra: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Tickets start at $27. cso.org.

Cobalt & the Hired Guns, Jeff Brown & the New Black, Heidi Serwer, Liz & the Lovelies: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $8-$10. (773) 404-9494 or martyrslive.com.

Chachuba, Electric Love Machine: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St., Chicago. $7-$10. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

Afterlife: 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5; free before midnight. (630) 291-5986 or afterlifechi.com.

Frank Turner & Sleeping Souls, Masked Intruder, Arkells, Will Varley: 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $28.50-$31. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

Alter Bridge "The Last Hero Tour," Nonpoint, Weapons of Anew: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, The Riviera Theatre, 4750 N. Broadway St., Chicago. $30-$34. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

    Weekend picks: Country duo Thompson Square plays NCC
    Country fans keen on "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not," "If I Didn't Have You" and more won't want to miss Thompson Square in concert on Saturday at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. $50-$70. (630) 637-7469 or finearts.northcentralcollege.edu. 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

24 hours ago

15 shot in first 12 hours of the weekend in Chicago

At 5:41 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the head in Lawndale’s 600 block of South Sacramento, and he was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai.

This article has 7 other Chicago locations (Show)

...found two men lying in the street with gunshot wounds to the head in the 3900 block of West Thomas, according to Chicago Police. A man in his 20s was dead at the scene, and...

The latest nonfatal attack happened about 3:45 a.m. in Gresham when three people walked up to a 26-year-old man in the 7600 block of South Bishop and one of them shot him in the foot, police said. He was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

...in Austin, a 28-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 5400 block of West Ohio when someone walked up and shot him in the arm and back.  He tried to...

Just after 11 p.m. Friday in Chatham, a red SUV pulled up to a 24-year-old man in the 8100 block of South Drexel, and someone inside shot him twice in the left leg. He was taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A person was taken into custody after shooting a 27-year-old woman in the wrist, thigh and foot during a fight inside a South Chicago apartment about 9:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of East 91st Street, police said. Her condition was stabilized at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Three men were shot in the Austin neighborhood minutes earlier on a sidewalk in the 5200 block of West Congress. A 22-year-old was shot in the buttocks, a 25-year-old in the arm and a 27-year-old in the foot. Their conditions were stabilized at Loretto Hospital, police said.

Another man, 30, was left in critical condition at Stroger after being shot in the arm in the weekend’s first shooting, which happened about 4:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 49th Street in Back of the Yards, police said.

    15 shot in first 12 hours of the weekend in Chicago
    At least 15 people were shot in the first 12 hours of the weekend on the South and West sides of the city, leaving one dead. The fatal shooting happened about 3:15 a.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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