Jul 13

Updated Jul 14

Potholes on Halsted

Are they ever going to fix Halsted? It's like driving on a roller coaster. I swear I'm going to lose a wheel.

  • Allen Fox Real Estate Broker in downtown Chicago

    I suggest you send an email to the local Alderman. That location is in the 27th Ward. Here's a link to Alderman Burnett's contact form: http://aldermanburnett.com/contact-us/ or you can try emailing Linda Delgado - 27th Ward Superintendent for the Department of Streets & Sanitation - linda.delgado@cityofchicago.org. Good luck!

Jul 13

Exterminator

Does anyone know of a reasonable exterminator company?

Jul 01

Lost dog?

At 8:15am I saw a brown dog(maybe a boxer?) in a red harness running east on the north sidewalk along Augusta, just west of noble. I didn't see a walker anywhere.

Jun 16

Updated Jun 18

Body Shop Reco

Does anyone have a cost effective and good car body shop in/around Noble Square/East Village? Looking to get some light damage fixed. I don't mind chains, just prefer going with a local business when I can!
Thanks

  • Performance Auto on Grand Ave. Excellent work and pricing. You will be happy with the service.

  • Karen noble square resident

    Thank you!

  • Grace Auto at Damen & Rice also does good work, with good prices.

Jun 17

Cubs parking lot zoning meeting

This Friday, June 20th at 9am the Cubs will go before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to have their special use permit approved.
Neighbors have seen an increase in traffic, garbage, graffiti and inappropriate behavior since the lot opened. My own husband was verbally abused by a man who was urinating on the fence facing Revere Park - in broad daylight on a gorgeous weekend afternoon with the park full of kids.

The rules of the special use permit...

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This Friday, June 20th at 9am the Cubs will go before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to have their special use permit approved.
Neighbors have seen an increase in traffic, garbage, graffiti and inappropriate behavior since the lot opened. My own husband was verbally abused by a man who was urinating on the fence facing Revere Park - in broad daylight on a gorgeous weekend afternoon with the park full of kids.

The rules of the special use permit state that the permit cannot be issued unless all of the following criteria are met:

1. Compliance with all applicable standards of the Zoning Ordinance
2. Public convenience without significant adverse impact on the area's general welfare.
3. Neighborhood compatibility involving site planning, building scale and design.
4. Neighborhood compatibility involving operating characteristics, such as hours or operation, outdoor lighting, noise, and traffic generation.
5. Promotion of pedestrian safety and comfort.

If you oppose please consider attending, writing a letter, or sending an email.

To email the ZBA use ZBA@cityofchicago.org

To write a letter:

Zoning Board of Appeals
121 N. LaSalle
Room 905
Chicago, IL. 60602

To call:

Patrick Murphy 312-744-5822

Jun 14

Updated Jun 16

Stolen packages?

Over the past several weeks I have had several packages that were marked as delivered disappear off my front porch, most frequently on Fridays. Has anyone else had anything go missing? I have lived here since April 2013 and haven't had any issues until this spring. At first I suspected that the packages were being delivered to the wrong apartment because my front door is set back a bit behind a (non-locking) gate so it would look sketchy if someone was going through the gate and taking things. I am installing a dropcam with fake packages Monday to see what is going on but was just wondering if anyone else has had things go missing.

  • Yep, we live on Damen and Iowa ish and had a package go missing about a week ago. Agreed that your best bet is to have them delivered to your work (which sucks, but it's better than risking it).

  • FedEx store will hold packages for free, and there's a UPS store at Cali/Armitage that will hold packages as well (for a small fee I think).

Jun 14

Updated Jun 15

Helicopters

What is it a slow news day? I've had three helicopters--waking me up--hovering overhead since b/4 dawn to cover the Ohio/Ontario 90/94 ramp closures. Why would this warrant 4 hours of news coverage? I know now what it sounds like to live in a war zone.

  • http://galleries.apps.chicagotribune.com/chi-kennedy-ohio-ontario-ramp-demolition-photos-20140609/

    I posted this on the Goose Island everyblock. There were also complaining about the noise. I was worried we'd have to go through this again today(fingers crossed so far all clear)

    I said that we had to suffer for the world to see these images. Seems a bit ambulance chasing to me--waiting for for a drama to report.

  • Typo that's 'they were'. The good news is they made so much progress yesterday they are only going to do this two weekends not three!
    For s--t sake a chopper just pulled up! ARGH

Jun 13

Rowe Elementary Annual Yard Sale

Hello Join us tomorrow (Saturday, 6/14) from 9-2 p.m. For our 2nd Annual Yard Sale. Many items will be on sale such as children's clothes, toys, Mary Kay cosmetics, fresh fruit stand, and many more items. Our third grade scholars will be selling lemonade to raise money.

Jun 12

Mosquitos??

Anybody else notice that there seems to be a ton of Mosquitos? Isn't it a little early? I've never seen so many..

Jun 03

Updated Jun 03

Found cat!!

So there's this cat on my building he/she showed up today and one of the neighbors left some water and food by the stairs, the cat seems to be friendly and it's just roaming up and down the stairs....

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