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I'm Tired of this Violence

I'm tired of writing about it, reading about, reporting of it, being around it, this needs to be over. Thugs running wild all over the place, killing whomever they feel like, without any fear of getting caught, We have to take control of this or we will not survive it.

  • R Mack,
    I understand your frustration but let's not advocate murder to solve the issue of lawless murder. I'm sure you were being facetious.
    The bike cop observation is indeed comical. Yes, this city never passes up an opportunity to squeeze the citizens for more revenue by writing tickets. Perhaps...

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    R Mack,
    I understand your frustration but let's not advocate murder to solve the issue of lawless murder. I'm sure you were being facetious.
    The bike cop observation is indeed comical. Yes, this city never passes up an opportunity to squeeze the citizens for more revenue by writing tickets. Perhaps if the city put more of that effort on actual police work, things might improve? I also believe that the revenue "fishing boats" that cruise up and down the street looking to boot cars preferentially target poor minority neighborhoods! I have friends who live up north who rarely if ever see a car booted or towed. Around here, I see at least 5-10 cars every day with a boot on them!! Yet another example of municipal discriminatory practices!:(

  • Across the street from the 9 year olds home is a hole in the wall bar. People are coming and going all the time jay walking across the street stopping traffic. Somebody saw something but had the little boy obeyed his mother he would not have been at the wrong...

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    Across the street from the 9 year olds home is a hole in the wall bar. People are coming and going all the time jay walking across the street stopping traffic. Somebody saw something but had the little boy obeyed his mother he would not have been at the wrong place at the wrong time. Mothers really have to go above and beyond because your child can be taken from you so quickly. Bible prophecy is being fulfilled before our eyes 2 Timothy 3:1-5. It is painful to see a mother grieve for her child it is a mournful cry that goes clear up to the heavens, when you hear it you know someone dear has fallen asleep in death which only GOD can awaken them on the last day John chapter 11.

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Deliverance

When will the lost souls of the streets please STOP killing our future?

  • Justin K. McKinley Parker since 2008, south sider since 1998

    If you want to talk about killing the future, look to Wall Street. Those guys are doing way more damage than a thousand thugs with automatic weapons ever could.

  • Justin K. McKinley Parker since 2008, south sider since 1998

    Or, for an even bigger and immediate effect: End the ineffective War On Drugs that takes money away from all of us and harms communities way more than the drugs ever could.

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Standing Up and Staying Strong! !!!

I decided to add something to my 3 mile walk this morning. I plead the blood of Jesus as I walked the streets of Bronzeville for protection over the young children that frequent these concrete paths of the unknown. This community is full of positive successful people and each one can reach one to teach one !!!! Let's continue to stay involved , respond accordingly to the negative behaviors presented with the continued positive reinforcement that I have actually witnessed on numerous occasions with the Chicago Police as presented with their rapid response times to unfolding situations in the area!!!! Stephanie R.N

  • Yes the relevance of a person who maybe walked the earth 1000's of miles away and nearly couple thousand years ago resonates strongly with the ills in the neighborhood

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Lost Cat

Our cat Roca, a grey neutered male ran out of our house this morning. We just moved to the neighbourhood, and he must be disoriented. Our house is on Harper and 56th Street. He is wearing a stripped collar with a fish shaped buckle. He is very friendly and likes to roll on the floor. If you see him, please e-mail me at holea39@gmail.com

29 hours ago

Toni Preckwinkle's Condo Building Vandalized Nine Times Since Late July

Residents of the four-story brick condo building on the 5100 block of South Greenwood Avenue, less than a block from President Barack Obama’s house, said they were more confused than worried since nothing was ever taken.

The owner of Kayra Imports, 1001 E. 53rd St., said two of the store's windows were also broken on Sunday night.

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redlight theft

Why is it I can drive all over the city on a daily basis but the minute I drive on the southside I'm issued a ticket. Then when you go to 95th and Jeffery the judge doesn' t want to here it. She is even bold enough say that everybody in her court is going to pay. What can be done about this constant theft of the redlight traps?

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Best Rug Cleaner in HP/Kenwood? Recommendations Please!

Where would you all recommend taking delicate wool rugs to be cleaned in the area? Is there a dry cleaners in the neighborhood or nearby who does a good and careful job? I need a place I can trust with my favorite old rugs. Thanks in advance for your help.

  • Tracy in Hyde Park Lives in East Hyde Park

    I've used Allegretti Rug Masters for years. They come to your home, roll your rugs up and take them away. Once your rugs are clean, they bring the rugs back, unroll them, and lay them out just as you want them. We've never had any problems with any of our beloved rugs. http://www.allegrettirugmasters.com/#2929.

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Where did this problem start?

This shoot em up, wild west environment just started in my opinion within the time frame from when the CHA buildings were demolished, did we ever consider how isolated and conditioned that these people really were. This was a great irresponsible action to unleash this on an unsuspecting community. The incident at the Bud Billiken parade speaks volumes of the anti social behavior of all involved in this act, this genie is out of the bottle, the question is how do we get back to normal?

  • Bronzeville Curmudgeon Director, Bronzeville Visitor Information Center

    Here is the latest version of the Washington Park TIF, which will be utilized to steal land from lower and middle income home owners currently living in Washington Park, thereby enabling the University of Chicago to claim and build the Obama Presidential Library on the north West corner of 54th...

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    Here is the latest version of the Washington Park TIF, which will be utilized to steal land from lower and middle income home owners currently living in Washington Park, thereby enabling the University of Chicago to claim and build the Obama Presidential Library on the north West corner of 54th Martin Luther King Drive.

    All of this land grabbing/regentrification activities in the Bronzeville section of Washington park, is being conducted and funded by your tax dollars and is controlled by demigod politicians connected from the top down in city hall..

    'Spatial Deconcentration' by Yolanda Ward - ABC No Rio ...
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    ABC No Rio
    Spatial Deconcentration was first published as part of a collection of notes for a national housing activists' conference held in Washington, D.C. No more than ...
    Taxation without representation is treason!

    Virtually,

    Harold L. Lucas

    1-773-819-2054

    www.bviconline.info

    wwww.ObamCampus.com

    www.BronzevilleInternational.com

  • FitMom Neighborhood Blogger

    Ray, I'm confused how did this conversation turn to Washington Park and Tourism. I often wonder why the Bronzeville Curmudgeon always using your post to write about his concerns with the alderman, politicians, and the University of Chicago. I'm not saying it isn't interesting information but it should be directed to another post. Please stay on topic or start a new post.

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