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Welcome to Night Vale, the Wine Stroll, and more things to do in Chicago this week

Tue 4/25: Lady Gregory's (5254 N. Clark) hosts Julia James for a book party celebrating the release of the author's new book, The Thing About Love. Complimentary beverages and light refreshments are included. 6:30 PM

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Mon 4/24: Grime artist Skepta plays Concord Music Hall (2047 N. Milwaukee) tonight. Leor Galil writes, "Skepta, who dropped his first solo mixtape in 2006, was far...

Tue 4/25: This month the Girl Talk, the show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) that features "Chicago women doing cool things," focuses on the environment with EPA attorney Nicole Cantello and EPA water expert Felicia Chase. 6:30 PM

Tue 4/25: Indie-pop group Dressy Bessy plays Subterranean (2011 W. North). Erin Osmon writes, "Tammy Ealom's vocals remain as saccharine as ever, which in this instance is a good thing." 8 PM

Wed 4/26: Welcome to Night Vale, the podcast that details the odd happenings and characters populating the fictional town of Night Vale, records a live episode at Thalia Hall (1227 W. 18th) with musical guest Erin McKeown. 8 PM

4/26-5/7: Joffrey Ballet presents Global Visionaries at Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress), which features three works, including the world premiere of Episode 47 by Alexander Ekman. Wed-Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 2 and 7:30 PM, Sun 2 PM

Thu 4/27: At the Chicago Cocktail Social at Galleria Marchetti (825 W. Erie), guests can enjoy signature cocktails by mixologists from 20 local bars—including Best Intentions, Heavy Feather, Moneygun, and Scofflaw—plus appetizers and live music by Cage + Aquarium. 6:30-10 PM

Thu 4/27: SlutTalk presents Kiss & Tell at the Owl (2521 N. Milwaukee), a storytelling show about love, sex, and dating. 9:30 PM

    Welcome to Night Vale, the Wine Stroll, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge There's plenty to do this week. Here's some of what we recommend. Mon 4/24: Grime artist plays Concord Music Hall (2047 N. Milwaukee) tonight. Leor Galil writes, "Skepta, who dropped his first solo mixtape in 2006, was far from wet behind the ears prior to this come-up-and far from the only MC who bolstered grime's reputation-but his remarkable magnetism sets him apart."

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Someone came to my door Friday?

It was weird- they knocked on my kitchen door from the ally entrance way of my apartment on west Foster and damen in the afternoon and it kind of weirded me out. They were wearing a dress shirt and didn't appear to be a cop. They asked if I had seen anyone in the ally at 7 am Friday April 21st. There's always stuff going down in the ally right there but I was just wondering if anyone had any details?

  • chrisfinn bornagain chicagoan

    Just because they had on a "dress shirt" does not mean that were not up to something.

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Faith Leaders to Hold ‘CPS Sabbath’ This Weekend to End State’s Racial Discrimination Against Chicago Students

...available to media after addressing the 1:30 service at Christian Faith for All Nations, 4750 N. Sheridan...

    Faith Leaders to Hold 'CPS Sabbath' This Weekend to End State's Racial Discrimination Against Chicago Students
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEAFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, April 22, 2017 For more information, contact: CPS Office of Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, April 22, 2017 For more information contact: CPS OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS Phone: 773-553-1620 CHICAGO - On the eve of a critical court decision in CPS' civil rights lawsuit against the State, more than 200 houses of worship are supporting "CPS Sabbath" this weekend and raising awareness of the State's separate and unequal education funding system that racially discriminates against Chicago's students.

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Looking for date-night babysitter – easy gig

My wife and I are looking for a sitter for date nights, usually Fri, Sat or Sunday nights. The sitter would come over after our 3-year-old is already in bed (around 8:00/8:30) and stay for two or three hours. Our son sleeps pretty well, so there would almost never be any actual child care involved. We just need someone to be there while we’re gone.

The ideal sitter would be a high school or college student with childcare experience who...

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My wife and I are looking for a sitter for date nights, usually Fri, Sat or Sunday nights. The sitter would come over after our 3-year-old is already in bed (around 8:00/8:30) and stay for two or three hours. Our son sleeps pretty well, so there would almost never be any actual child care involved. We just need someone to be there while we’re gone.

The ideal sitter would be a high school or college student with childcare experience who lives nearby. We do have a cat who is very shy, but if you have bad allergies you might not want the job.

We have been using SitterCity/Chime, but we’re getting tired of paying premium rates for someone to sit on our couch, watch our TV, and use our Wifi.

Please send an e-mail through my profile if you are interested.

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Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago

Crew Bar & Grill, 4804 N. Broadway

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10 Pin, 330 N. State St.

Bar 63, 6341 N. Broadway

Bar Takito, 201 N. Morgan St.

Billy Goat Inn, 1535 W. Madison St.

Bird's Nest Bar, 2500 N Southport Ave.

Candlelite, 7452 N. Western Ave.

Cleos, 1935 W. Chicago Ave.

Clover Sports and Leisure, 722 W. Grand Ave.

Commonwealth Tavern 2000 Roscoe St.

Connie's Pizza, 1030 N. State St.

Cortland's Garage, 1645 W. Cortland St.

Derby Bar & Grill, 1224 W. Webster Ave.

Drum & Monkey, 1435 W. Taylor St.

Division Ale House, 1942 W. Division

Durkin's Tavern, 810 W. Diversey Pkwy

Easy Bar, 1944 W. Division St.

Emmit's Irish Pub, 495 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Estelle's, 2013 W. North Ave.

Fat Pour, 2005 W. Division St.

Finley Dunne's Tavern, 3458 N. Lincoln Ave.

Firewater Saloon, 6689 N. Oliphant Ave.

Flo & Santos, 1310 S. Wabash Ave.

Four Shadows Tavern & Grill, 2758 N. Ashland Ave.

Glascott's Saloon, 2158 N. Halsted

Hawkeye's Bar & Grill, 1458 W. Taylor St.

High Noon Saloon, 1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Hopsmith Tavern, 15 W. Division St.

HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St.

Iron Horse Ale House, 6158 N. Northwest Hwy.

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St.

Jak's Tap, 901 W. Jackson Blvd.

Jefferson Tap & Grille, 323 N. Jefferson St.

Jet's Public House, 6148 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Jimmy Green's, 825 S. State St.

Joe's, 940 W. Weed St.

JP Burke's Patio & Tap, 2913 N. Lincoln Ave.

Kelly's Pub, 949 W. Webster Ave.

Kroll's South Loop, 1736 S. Michigan Ave.

Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub, 400 N. McClurg Ct.

Logan Bar & Grill, 2230 N. California Ave.

Lotties, 1925 W. Cortland St.

Mad River Bar & Grille, 2909 N. Sheffield Ave.

Mahoney's Pub and Grille, 551 N. Ogden Ave.

McFadden's, 1206 N. State Pkwy.

Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport Ave.

Old Fifth, 1027 W. Madison St.

O'Leary's Public House, 541 N. Wells St.

Park Tavern, 1645 W. Jackson Blvd.

Pequod's Pizza, 2207 N. Clybourn Ave.

Ph.D Pub, 1257 S. Halsted St.

PitchFork, 2922 W. Irving Park Rd.

Revel Bar Chicago, 6169 N. Northwest Hwy.

River Shannon, 425 W. Armitage Ave.

Roadhouse 66 Gas N' Grill, 3478 N. Clark St.

Snickers Bar & Grill, 448 N. State St.

Standard Bar & Grill, 1332 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Stanley's Kitchen & Tap 1970 N. Lincoln Ave.

STATE 935 W. Webster Ave.

Teaser's Public House, 7123 W. Higgins Ave.

The Anthem, 1725 W. Division St.

The Beer Bistro, 1061 W. Madison St.

The Boundry Tavern & Grille, 1932 W. Division St.

The Butcher's Tap, 3553 N. Southport Ave.

The Crossroads Bar & Grill, 1120 W. Madison St.

The Full Shilling, 3724 N. Clark St.

The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood Ave.

The Irish Nobleman, 1367 W. Erie St.

The Junction Chicago, 222 S. Riverside Plaza

The Lodge, 21 W. Division St.

The Ogden, 1659 W. Ogden Ave.

The Piggery, 1625 W. Irving Park Rd.

The Pony Inn, 1638 W. Belmont Ave.

The Pumping Company, 6157 N. Broadway

The Scout, 1301 S. Wabash Ave.

The Smoke Daddy, 1804 W. Division St.

The Sports Corner, 956 W. Addison St.

Third Rail Tavern, 1133 W. Madison St.

Timothy O'Toole's Pub, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct.

Waterhouse, 3407 N. Paulina Ave.

Wells on Wells, 1617 N. Wells St.

WhirlyBall, 1825 W. Webster Ave.

Will's Northwoods Inn, 3032 N. Racine Ave.

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse, 324 S. Racine Ave.

Woodhaven Bar & Kitchen, 712 N. Clark St.

    Where to Watch the Blackhawks' Playoff Games in Chicago
    If attending a game is out of the picture, consider watching the game somewhere where you can still be surrounded by fellow fans. Whether the game is home or away, you can still catch the excitement at one, or a few, of the many official Blackhawks bars across Chicago.

  • Brushman4 Serving the best since "53"

    Chicago has a lot more problems to worry about, things like murder and violent robberies, than some people celebrating a championship!

  • Michael McDonough Resident of BelCragin

    We won't be having to be concerned with the subject of this thread anymore maybe next season

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What's going on! ?!

I have never seen this before police officer walking around with a machine gun! Looking for someone helicopter over heads! Sunnyside & hazel!

  • Saw the helicopter circling! Figured they were looking for a suspect in a shooting but that's just what I assume knowing that area. I'll see if anything pops up

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 21, 2017

Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark, is hosting their second annual Peirce Day on Sunday, April 30. They will donate 100...

This Sunday is the season opener for Vintage Garage, a monthly all-vintage market featuring over 100 vendors. The market is located at 5051 N. Broadway, and runs Sunday, April 23 from 10am to 5pm. Click here for more information.

This year’s date to renew automobile stickers in our office at 5533 N. Broadway will be Monday May 1, 10am – 2pm.  Only vehicle stickers with an expiration month of June (expiration date June 30 and 6/17 printed on the current sticker) can be renewed on this date.

Buttercup Park, 4901 N. Sheridan

Cedar Playlot, 5311 N. Winthrop

...and raffle of prizes from community businesses. The event will be held at The Breakers (5333 N. Sheridan) 3rd floor community space, from 4:00-6:00PM.  Donation requested: $25 paid in advance...

...event will be taking place April 22, beginning at 2pm at the Edgewater Beach Cafe, 5545 N. Sheridan. A single’s ticket will be $30, and couple tickets will be $55. Silent auction...

...will be taking place Thursday, May 4, 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson, with the entrance via Everybody’s Coffee. Tickets may be purchased online until Wednesday, May...

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

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. 

...jewelry, makeup, accessories or shoes at Care for Real or the lobby at Cheetah Gym, 5248 N Clark St. This year, Care for Real is also accepting tuxedos, suits and other formal shoes! Donations...

The South-East Asia Center is looking for volunteer tutors to help people learn English. If you are interested, please contact Chris Tran at (773)-932-1141 or seacesl@yahoo.com or stop by the South-East Asia Center, 5120 N. Broadway.

Park Tower Mall, 5415 N. Sheridan

1212 W. Balmoral

ICA GreenRise, 4750 Sheridan Rd

Burke’s Public House, 5401 N. Broadway

Ethereal Abandonment By Ellyzabeth Adler and Lucy Vurusic Riner Performed by Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble and REIdance Group Performances May 12 – May 20 Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble 1650 W. Foster

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Today Patio Beef, 6022 N. Broadway, is donating 10% of all sales to Swift Elementary School. Patio Beef is celebrating their...

...April 24, 3:30pm, we will host a Teen Job Drive at the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway. We will help teens sign up for summer employment programs like One Summer Chicago and...

...Green project are invited to a free picnic at the Ward Streets and Sanitation Yard, 5853 N. Broadway at noon. See below for more information on how you can participate...

...by the Peterson Garden Project’s Plant Sale at the beautiful and historic Broadway Bank, 5948 N. Broadway, this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. There will be organic vegetable and herb...

...Community Policing Advisory Panel will host a Town Hall listening session at Sullivan High School, 6631 N. Bosworth Ave. This is one of a series of three public input sessions throughout the city to...

Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month. The meeting location will alternate between the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and Engine 70 Fire House, 6030 N. Clark. The April Meeting will be held at the Engine 70 Fire House. Click here to download a schedule.

...7:00pm – 8:00pm. The presentation will take place at the 20th District Police Station, 5400 N. Lincoln. Click here for more information...

...Communities.” The presentation will be hosted at Swedish Covenant Hospital’s Anderson Pavilion, located at 2751 W. Winona, on Thursday, April 27, beginning at 6:30pm. Click here for more information...

Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan

Cochran Playlot, 5550 N. Magnolia

Edgewater Gateway Garden, Ridge & Hollywood

Swift Elementary School, 5900 N. Winthrop

Soccer teams for girls and boys, ages 4-18. Spring season from April 23 – June 11 – games on Sunday afternoons at Rogers Park (Rockwell & Jarlath)

Oak Street Health, 1541 W. Devon, offers a full calendar of community events for seniors. A few highlights for March:

Please join the Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center (CCEJC) for the following two (2) senior enrichment seminars to be held at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois, on the dates, times and room locations indicated below:

Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood

Malcolm X Colelge, 1900 W. Jackson St.

5959 N. Sheridan Rd.

Chicago Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - April 21, 2017
    With uncertainty about funding for Chicago Public Schools, I have been reaching out to the community to step up and support our neighborhood schools. Last night the Edgewater Uptown Builders Association hosted a fundraiser for McCutcheon Elementary School that raised over $32,000 to support after school programming. Today Patio Beef, 6022 N.

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