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Updated 2 days ago

47th & Cicero Ave

Does anyone know if they plan on building businesses around Archer & Cicero to the Expressway ramp? It looks so ugly with these abandoned buildings everywhere

  • Rosie, I did read up on this before , I wonder if the plan is still "in the works" I just hope they do built something nice around there (no more public housing) its an eye sore for tourists that come and go from Midway.

  • Nope TIF money was spent in Shop and Save 3million to be exact and they will be tearing it down in a couple if years and there goes our tax money. Stay educated and research TIFs and you'll see the money is where?

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Apr 11

Updated 5 days ago

Spring has arrived!!

Hope everyone read the beautiful poem by Cherokee Lee in this weeks neighborhood paper. After the winter we all endured this year it was a pleasure to read.

  • Cherokee Lee makes everything better. Toots Malone too. Whatever happened to the "Pet of the Week" profile?

    On a more somber note, I could sure use a round or two of Artie Cultew. :^( Newshound, what have you done to my weekly Gun Report?

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Apr 11

Updated Apr 12

My dog was poisoned.

The facts about my dog were true. You do not have to believe me and I never expected the controversy it has created.

I posted this so it would help other people and I thought if it had happened to someone listening maybe they would help me on what to do to protect further pets. I thought that was what this website was about, to help your neighbors.

I did not do a police report because in my sadness it...

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The facts about my dog were true. You do not have to believe me and I never expected the controversy it has created.

I posted this so it would help other people and I thought if it had happened to someone listening maybe they would help me on what to do to protect further pets. I thought that was what this website was about, to help your neighbors.

I did not do a police report because in my sadness it did not occur to me. Thank you for the suggestion, I don't know if I will though. I am not sure if the police would be able to help as it is not illegal to feed other peoples pets, is it?

I was trying to protect my security with my dog gone by refraining from a more pinpointed location but that does not seem a concern with the people who post here. Archer and Narragansett seems general enough. I hope that satisfies those who need to know but crime happens everywhere and this info might give a false security to those who think otherwise

It has been less than a week since my dog died and the same with me being on this website.
I will remove myself from this website as hurtful words just seem to keep coming and I did not realize you could get crucified for trying to share so close to Easter.
Thank you to those that were kind. I hope you keep your pets safe as they are the innocent ones.

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    Sorry, no apology from me. I DO understand not filing a police report, as that was probably the last thing on the OP's mind when confronted with the passing of her dog..very sad ..and I am very sorry her dog died. That being said..if she (he) had said Archer &...

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    Sorry, no apology from me. I DO understand not filing a police report, as that was probably the last thing on the OP's mind when confronted with the passing of her dog..very sad ..and I am very sorry her dog died. That being said..if she (he) had said Archer & Narragansett from the beginning, none of this would have happened. AND had she(he) said the area originally, someone here MAY have actually put 2 and 2 together and realized that they noticed something ...and may have possibly been able help police.

  • Lill you do need to file a police report it is very important to do so, as the police cannot do anything if they do not know there is a problem or an issue occuring. You do have my deepest Sympathy's Our angles with fur are very dear to many...

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    Lill you do need to file a police report it is very important to do so, as the police cannot do anything if they do not know there is a problem or an issue occuring. You do have my deepest Sympathy's Our angles with fur are very dear to many of us and it hurts but one way to honor your pet and to help other pets and pet owners from going through what you are going through is to do what you need to. Please help others so it doesn't happen again.

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Apr 06

Updated Apr 10

Someone is poisoning dogs, please be careful

My dog got sick today and passed within 5 hours. The vet said she had poisoning. Please watch your dog and what he eats.

  • Having been involved with CAPS for many years and also the community in general, I have discovered people complain and or make comments about thinks I.E I call the police all the tome I made a report etc. But they do nothing they don't seem to realize this can and...

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    Having been involved with CAPS for many years and also the community in general, I have discovered people complain and or make comments about thinks I.E I call the police all the tome I made a report etc. But they do nothing they don't seem to realize this can and will be checked. If this did happen she needs to step up and make that report and tell us the area it is happing. If it never happened then she must need help to lie about a pet in the way something is seriously wrong with her

  • I agree

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Apr 09

The old Classic Video on Archer

Does anyone know what the old Classic Video on Archer is going to be?

Apr 07

Updated Apr 09

Looking for new eye doctor

Looking for a new eye doctor...does anyone know of a good doctor in thr neighborhood who isnt going to try to sell me everything. ..my vision has stayed the same for years and all I need is annual exam and my contacts...not someone trying to sell me designer glasses

Any suggestions?

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Apr 03

Updated Apr 06

Artie Cultew's Gun Report- City Newshound

Two weeks ago Artie issued a mea culpa in response to a previous column which was deemed by many as critical of the police. Has the mysterious Mr. Cultew got the axe... or worse? Cherokee Lee is great and all, but I really looked forward to the subtly menacing words of AC.

  • Papa Chicago Lifer

    Spoke with Mr. Cultew via email a bit ago and he said that the "mea culpa" you spoke of was not his doing but his editor's, unbenounced to Artie. Sounded like a lot of slicing and dicing at the hands of his editor was going on there which he found very limiting to his journalism style. Don't know if he is still there. I also enjoyed his work.

  • Just a shot in the dark here- did Artie take a bullet for the City Newshound's poor editorial decisions or was Cultew just wildly firing off verbal rounds at our first responders?

    Maybe he was just done with Gun Report and the "First Responders" column was all part of well-thought...

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    Just a shot in the dark here- did Artie take a bullet for the City Newshound's poor editorial decisions or was Cultew just wildly firing off verbal rounds at our first responders?

    Maybe he was just done with Gun Report and the "First Responders" column was all part of well-thought out, targeted plan-a fifth estate version of suicide by cop. Say your piece and let the editor take you out.

    I hope they give him at least one more column so he can go out in a blaze of glory if he so chooses.

Apr 02

Updated Apr 04

Pot holes

So when can we expect to start getting pot holes fixed in Clearing and G Ridge?

  • I have already seen the city workings fixes pot holes there. From what I understand you need to call your ward office and report the potholes address. "Big Hole in the Ground, middle of street, Chicago, IL" That was fun. No really, call your ward office and report the address....

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    I have already seen the city workings fixes pot holes there. From what I understand you need to call your ward office and report the potholes address. "Big Hole in the Ground, middle of street, Chicago, IL" That was fun. No really, call your ward office and report the address. It'll get done, I know for a fact!!! I've done it and they've repaired it! It's nice that we have such great Ward Offices, we just need to utilize them. Our Alderman are here for us, just let them know. Thank you!

  • Meh... Aldermen are here for the mayor, their donors, and various sundry kickbacks and schemes. The fact that it takes weeks or months to get a measly pothole fixed shows how little we matter to TPTB. Furthermore, the fact that so many of us consider this acceptable shows that we...

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    Meh... Aldermen are here for the mayor, their donors, and various sundry kickbacks and schemes. The fact that it takes weeks or months to get a measly pothole fixed shows how little we matter to TPTB. Furthermore, the fact that so many of us consider this acceptable shows that we are complicit in the situation.

    Sorry to highjack your thread- our ward is a low priority. With the redistricting of ward boundaries and the subsequent clusterfudge of aldermen claiming responsibility for territory that ISN'T officially in their ward until 2015 I predict it will be a looooonnnngggg while before us suckers in ClearRidge see much progress.

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Mar 30

Updated Apr 01

Gang graffiti? or tagging?

Across our alley a huge gang sign sprayed on a very nice polish family garage....how can I help them?

Mar 29

Updated Mar 30

What's with all this crime??

Are we sitting ducks in GR now, where's John Wayne when we need him, together, we have to put an end to these break ins, especially when our seniors are being victims and also being beat up......we have to take our neighborhood back!

  • You are so right, the other day I was walking and saw a van loading up someone's house that I knew (garage) I questioned them til they answered with all the correct info, turned out it was a family member, but you can't be too careful, he thanked me.

  • Thank You EveryBlock GREAT JOB!

Feb 17

Updated Mar 30

Clear-Ridge's Best Pizza

Controversial subject I know. I'll keep it out of the gutter by mentioning only the best and not besmirching any sub-par dough tosser.

I'm gonna avoid ranking as well and just say my tops are Vince's, Villa Rosa, and Trianos.

  • Thanks for your "sacrifice"!

  • It has been increasingly difficult to fasten my trousers since I began my pizza odyssey. Maybe I should try to tackle local salads before I hit up the burrito joints.

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Mar 24

Updated Mar 27

Apartment/House for rent -- reasonable price

Hello,
Is someone renting a 2 bedroom apartment/house for a reasonable price? I know someone who is starting a family and is looking for an apartment/house.

Thanks and appreciate any help!

  • Forgot to note.. They are looking in the Garfield/Clearing Ridge area or Bridgeport.

  • I saw a house for rent on 57th and Narrangansett. There is a big sign out front.

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Mar 24

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Mar 19

Updated Mar 24

Looking for Landscapers

Does anyone recommend any landscaping companies? Looking to do some landscaping in the front of my house.

Thanks!

  • Sunset Landscaping??? they do not come up in a search.. Is this a real. legal co?? Give us more info, contact info also...

  • Cindy Witowski interested neighbor

    Sorry Sunset Lawn Care---4610 S Richmond 773-376-3047
    Local and reputable and reasonable

Mar 20

Updated Mar 23

Jewel Parking Lot used as Throughway

Can something be done about the Jewel parking lot on 55th and Mayfield being used as a through-way? I've seen cars frequently use the lot as a through-way from 55th to Archer and vice-versa, especially when there is a train in progress on 55th street. The cars speed through without paying attention to the signage in the lot which puts many older residents at risk. I also had a personal incident today while leaving the store where I guess I was walking too slow for the idiot so he leaned out his window to let me know it. After he took off it looked like he almost hit another car. Something has to change there.

  • @FellowResident That is not a given. An injured party could include jewel in their lawsuit but they are not automatically responsible.

  • don't Pete's Markets on Kedzie and Pulaski have something like an island and several speed bumps to prevent this? Jewel folks should follow suit if they don't want to be out of business soon

Mar 21

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Mar 18

Updated Mar 20

Neighborhood papers

I guess it's my lucky day. I got 2 red plum newspapers. One in the bushes and one on the porch. My neighbor didn't get any. I really wish they would stop delivering these all together. Or a supervisor needs to follow and see how they're being delivered on the route.

Dec 15 2012

Updated Mar 20

T & L Cleaners

Someone wrote in last week and gave a terrible review to this business. I've been going there for 15 years and always was satisified with the dry cleaning and tailoring. The lady who runs it has been nothing but nice and wonderful to her customers. Her work is excellent and the prices are reasonable. I would recommend this place and have to everyone I know.

  • I had a bad experience with Clean Clean on Archer. I now take my dry cleaning to CD One or to Breen's in La Grange.

  • T & L is a good place. It's a One Eye Willie approved business establishment. Nothing but positive experiences there. The tailor on Archer and Oak Park is bad news and smells bad in there like old lady candy.

  • I've been going to T&L cleaners for over 15 years too. The dry cleaning is excellent and so is the seamstress work if you need it. I don't see how there could be ANY complaints about this place.

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