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Updated 2 days ago

Looking for a Rental in Bridgeport!

Hi all! We are looking for a condo-quality rental in Bridgeport, and I wanted to see if there were any landlords that may have vacancies at this time. We do, however, have a couple of dogs, both of which are senior and non-destructive. Ideally, we would like all the frills -- two bedroom, W/D in unit, dishwasher, central heat and AC. Our lease ends May 31st, but we would be willing to take possession as early as May 1st. Thank you for your consideration!

  • dversdzn Bridgeporter

    Jen, shoot an email to Kim Campbell (kc@forthgrp.com). She works for the management company that takes care of the building I live in (Union Lofts, 3500 S. Sangamon). I believe there may be a couple of units for rent in the building but Kim would know for sure.

    Good luck.

  • Jen

    Hey, thanks, dversdzn! I will totally reach out to her! And lofts sound swanky. ;-)

2 days ago

Happy Easter

LGBT Neighbors In Bridgeport Chicago would like to wish our fellow Bridgeport neighbors a Happy Easter. :D

http://www.lgbtneighborsinbridgeportchicago.org/

2 days ago

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Apr 08

Updated 3 days ago

looking to find several South Loop players for tennis games in this nice weather

i would like to establish an email network of compatible tennis players for play at
the Columbus or Roosevelt/Clark courts in the Sloop this summer. Please email
me and i will add you to the list.

  • I'm interested. New to every block. How do I email u ?

  • Ross retired, athletic guy; tennis anyone?

    email me at rosscann@gmail.com and i'll add you
    to the list.
    be well, Ross

3 days ago

Storyclub Update

Well I attended this month's Storyclub Tuesday night. It was great, again. They actually ran out of chairs. Next month I"m bringing my own. The only drawback still, is the narrator who feels he needs to scream and swear at the audience in between performances. I don't know. Maybe he's nervous and doesn't know how to express himself... hmm..
Anyway, that aside, try to come to the next one. It's the event's 1 year anniversary celebration and the Northside Storyclub is coming to share/compete.

Oh and it's a BYOB, if your so inclined. But it's only an 1 1/2 hours long so it's definitely doable without. Either way is acceptable. Enjoy!

more details? go to: http://www.storyclubchicago.com/

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4 days ago

"Protect Yourself at ALL Times!"

Boxing Classes of all ages - 7days a week. Come in for a FREE class today!

4 days ago

"Protect Yourself at ALL Times!"

Body Shot Boxing Club hosts boxing classes 7 days a week, 364 a year. We are located in the East Pilsen area.

4 days ago

2014 Easter Services in Downtown Chicago – Park Community Church

...Loopers will like the 10:00 am Easter Sunday service at their South Loop location (2260 S Grove St, Chicago, IL US 60616).  If you are in the northwest part of the city, check...

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...out their  9:00 and 11:00 am Easter Sunday Services at Francis Park School (2233 N Clark) and South Loopers will like the 10:00 am Easter Sunday service at their South...

...and 11:00 am Easter Sunday Services  at Forest Glen (Foster and the Edens Freeway – 4920 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL US 60630).  On the north lakefront?  Make sure to check out their 10...

Easter Sunday is April 8 and all are invited! The Sunday services at 1001 N Crosby (cross streets are Larabee and Oak) at 9:00 am , 11:00 am  on Easter Sunday include a great children’s ministry called “The Loop”.

Easter Sunday is April 8 and all are invited! The Sunday services at 1001 N Crosby (cross streets are Larabee and Oak) at 9:00 am , 11:00 am  on Easter Sunday include a great children’s ministry called “The Loop”.

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Blue arrow on trees

Does anyone know what this blue arrow means? I'm assuming a utilities of some sort. Any info? Thanks!

  • Jason Marshall Pilsen - Harrison Park resident

    I believe the arrows lead to the smurf village ;)

  • Kathy Long time Bridgeport resident

    maybe a dying or diseased tree or tree trimming by the electric company

  • Thanks for your inputs. It's been bugging me so I did some more research and tracked down a # to Streets & San Forestry Div. Man at the office said that blue paint usual means water main location. Makes sense!

4 days ago

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Apr 11

Updated 4 days ago

landscapers noisy equipment

the landscapers in the area have extremely loud equipment ie leafblowers, etc , there goes the peaceful bliss of a beautiful day grrrr

  • Kevin S. #Bridgeport # Southside

    the noise I was making scraping the ice sheet off my car windows this morning was crazy loud. Hopefully last time for the month but doubtful.

  • imagine imagine all the people living life in peace

    Your not kidding Kevin. Kinda went through yeah! Let's keep the faith! NO MORE SNOW!

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6 days ago

Do You Need Help Finding Your Long Lost Love?

Do you want to seek, find and reconnect with your one that got away?

We’re searching for singles who are ready to find their true love for an exciting new series for a major cable network.

We’re looking for larger than life characters to participate in a brand new docu-series that will follow your journey as we stop at nothing to locate your missing love.

Stop wondering about the ‘what if’s’ and let us help you start searching right away!...

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Do you want to seek, find and reconnect with your one that got away?

We’re searching for singles who are ready to find their true love for an exciting new series for a major cable network.

We’re looking for larger than life characters to participate in a brand new docu-series that will follow your journey as we stop at nothing to locate your missing love.

Stop wondering about the ‘what if’s’ and let us help you start searching right away!
If interested please email the following information as soon as possible..

• Your name/age
• The name of your lost love connection
• Photo of yourself
• A brief summary of how you met
• Why do you want to connect with him/her again?

Please email: mytruelovecasting@gmail.com

Apr 11

Updated 6 days ago

Looking for home rental or apartment in Chicagoland area.

I'm moving back to chicago because my kid tested into the gifted program with CPS. I was done with chicago winters but I don't want to pass up an educational opportunity for my children. I'm a single mom with two children. My price range is $1000 - $1100 monthly.

  • PeacockFeathers Douglas Diva

    I will be emailing you soon, Kim.

  • GRD GRD

    I'm an agent also however, I find the amount of rentals on the MLS sparse. I recommend you check out www.padmapper.com for rentals. You can search many different ways and it has good content.

    As a landlord when I have vacancies I put them on Padmapper and the MLS and get more leads from Padmapper. The MLS is a great tool for buying/selling but many people don't want to pay an agent to rent their place out.

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Apr 13

Apr 13

1 bedroom apt needed

In search of a 1 BR apt in Bridgeport area, pets allowed.

Apr 11

Updated Apr 13

How do you feel about the firefighters?

The media have been reporting on a new contract with the firefighters, and I am wondering how you feel about the ones in this city.

Personally, I doubt that we are getting our money's worth from these city employees. First, they work 24 hours on and 48 off -- who really believes that they are working 24 hours? All this schedule does is allow them to sleep on the city job, then go out and work another one since they...

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The media have been reporting on a new contract with the firefighters, and I am wondering how you feel about the ones in this city.

Personally, I doubt that we are getting our money's worth from these city employees. First, they work 24 hours on and 48 off -- who really believes that they are working 24 hours? All this schedule does is allow them to sleep on the city job, then go out and work another one since they are so rested.

Second, why does the city not share data on the amounts, types, and outcomes of fire department calls? At least with the police, we can get an idea of what kind of reports are being made, but where can we go to find out what the CFD has accomplished? How many fires have you had in your neighborhood? I know of only 3 in the past 19 years, at least 2 of which were the residents' fault -- failure to clean out dryer lint, and putting things too close to space heater.

I would rather have the city put money into creating a video game that shows kids, teens and adults how to prevent a fire, what equipment to have in the building to deal with it, and what to do if one starts.

Perhaps some of you will be CFD boosters, and I welcome your stories. But before you laud them for their bravery, please think about all the news stories where the individual who saved someone in a fire was a family member, neighbor, passerby, or even the cops on patrol.

  • If you want to save money for the city cut the number of alderman we have way too many and most do way too little

  • humanstructions B & R Bridgeport Armour School 1965 - VN 1971

    I'm no firefighter but I know some ... have visited several firehouses and I have been in firefights for over 24 hrs ... 24 hours with only brief periods to catch your breath ... and when you DO catch your breath its only smoke and death .... 24 hours with...

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    I'm no firefighter but I know some ... have visited several firehouses and I have been in firefights for over 24 hrs ... 24 hours with only brief periods to catch your breath ... and when you DO catch your breath its only smoke and death .... 24 hours with only water ... no food ... no sleep .... no nothing .... but fighting ..... its not easy and its not fun ... My feeling is that it takes every minute of 48 hrs to recuperate ... only to fight again .... 48 hrs is not a lot of time to recuperate after 24 hrs in a hellish inferno ... There ARE times when fireman can go to work without getting wet but YOU NEVER KNOW!
    I have over 40 yrs working with military personnel including 6 in recruiting field ... 1 (1986) as the top recruiter in Chicago ... I've enlisted people for 6 years (now 8 is the Military Service Obligation.
    Some never left the States and got a 4 year college degree in their spare time .... Some 'bit the bullet' in less than a year ..... When you apply for Police or Fire OR enlist in the Military ..... you JUST NEVER KNOW!
    POLICE and FIRE are WILLING to RUN IN when everyone else is RUNNING OUT!!

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Mar 10

Updated Apr 13

CAPS Meeting 3/11 Canceled; CAPS Officer available for walk-ins instead

Hello Bridgeporters!

We just found out that the regular CAPS meeting for beats 913/915 for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11th, is CANCELED. This is due to the early voting activity happening in the 9th district community room.

HOWEVER, if you do have an issue to report or information for the CAPS officers, you are welcome to stop by the lobby of the 9th district station (3120 S. Halsted) between 6:30-7:30pm to talk with Officer Mejia and our beat facilitators, Maggie &...

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Hello Bridgeporters!

We just found out that the regular CAPS meeting for beats 913/915 for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 11th, is CANCELED. This is due to the early voting activity happening in the 9th district community room.

HOWEVER, if you do have an issue to report or information for the CAPS officers, you are welcome to stop by the lobby of the 9th district station (3120 S. Halsted) between 6:30-7:30pm to talk with Officer Mejia and our beat facilitators, Maggie & Dorothy. There just isn't room for a full CAPS meeting.

Please mark your calendars for the April 8th CAPS meeting, which will be after the election. Meanwhile, please continue to call 911 to report criminal and suspicious activity, and call 311 to report needed city services and building violations.

Stay safe,
Bridgeport Citizens Group

Apr 12

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Apr 10

Apartment for Rent

Two bedrooms, living room, dining room & kitchen w/ appliances. Washer & dryer in bathroom. Hardwood floors in living room, dining room & 1 bedroom. Apartment is on 2nd floor in vicinity of 32nd Parnell. If interested please call 708-639-4747.

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Mar 19

Updated Apr 09

What is going to be built here?

Does anyone know what is going to be done at 3124(approx address) S Shields Ave. It seems like they are doing to tear down the factory/warehouse there...I don't even know who owns it now...Advance something or other....(is the name I think) Anyway I live on that block and am curious as to what is going on with all the excavators and bulldozers they are using there this week.

  • We own property down the street from this location & would welcome new homes w/open arms. The property has been an eyesore for a number of years & we could not get the owner to clean it up. It's better vacant than what was there.

  • i live directly across trom this site and they are definitely digging a huge whole and getting a foundation for something started. perhaps they will build homes like the ones on the opposite side of Stewart (ST/alley/whatever it is) If they build that then the people will all have their own garages and parking on Stewart street behind their residences also. So the parking should not be to problematic, except the property taxes will go up again.

Mar 25

Updated Apr 09

What about a hotel instead of a heliport?

Jumping off the Balcer/heliport thread, what about using the site instead to put up a mid-level hotel, like a Choice or Marriott property? There is nowhere for folks from out of town to stay nearby that is decent and reasonable. If we have guests come into town they end up going downtown or out by Midway. Our apartment is too small to accomodate overnighters. The location is convenient to Bridgeport, Sox Park, IIT, Chinatown, Pilsen, Mercy Hospital, the loop, UIC and the West Side Medical Campus, with great public transportation available, especially if they keep the proposed water-taxi stop. Just wanted put the idea out there for consideration.

  • Ro Bridgeport tailor's granddaughter

    Isn't seeking investors for growth and business part of the Alderman's job? Shouldn't he find out if the people of the community want to have a mid-range hotel/motel here and then work to find a delveloper? If not at the Halsted site, how about where the Wrigley factory was? Is there anything definite about what is going to happen there? The project could include a water-taxi stop by 35th St. That would be great for Sox Games. If only I had the capital....

  • imagine imagine all the people living life in peace

    Starbucks was offered the corner of 35th and Halsted before Oscar's took it. They wanted NOTHING to do with this area! Amen Ro.....The Wrigley area is NOTHING but bars. Yeah it is. Ask them if they are really truly busy in the off season? Do you want this area to...

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    Starbucks was offered the corner of 35th and Halsted before Oscar's took it. They wanted NOTHING to do with this area! Amen Ro.....The Wrigley area is NOTHING but bars. Yeah it is. Ask them if they are really truly busy in the off season? Do you want this area to be like Wrigleyville....All Bars? NOPE! We already have people urinating in the street already. Water Taxi? Only water close by is the River. How do you propose that? They still need a way to the park! Do yeah really want a notel MOTEL? Might attract the wrong element. In the past week we had 2 hooker busts already! How about what Halsted used to be? mom and pop shops. Decent shops not junk dollar store nonsense. A really nice place to sit and eat a good meal. Not so hard.

Apr 09

Easter Service at Park Community Church Near South

Sun, Apr 20, 2014 8:30am-noon

Easter is a time of reflection, remembrance and celebration. We reflect on the sacrifice of our Savior, Jesus Christ; remember the price that was paid for our sins; and celebrate the victory and new life we have through His resurrection.

Join us at Park Community Church Near South Campus Easter Sunday for worship, a pre-service potluck breakfast, and an Easter Egg hunt for the kiddos following service.

Where: 2260 S. Grove St. 60608 (Yes, that's the IUOE Local 399 building)
When: Easter breakfast at 8:30am; Easter service at 10am (April 20)

For more information please contact Deb Gorton, Near South Campus Coordinator at dgorton@parkcommunitychurch.org

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