5 hours ago

Updated 9 min ago

False Alarm Fines

Anyone know if it's true that residential homes/units don't get fined for a false security alarm? I know that businesses don't get the free pass, but can't find anything that says residential addresses are except from the false alarm fine.

  • Well, the response time was pretty quick as far as we can tell. We were dog-sitting a friend's dog and she set off the motion sensors accidentally (the sensors were supposed to be pet sensitive). My husband cancelled it immediately, but the cops still showed up.

  • PR

    The police recently increased the priority of alarm calls so you should see them sooner. The intention is to catch some of the burglars in the act.

2 days ago

Updated 3 hours ago

WBMX - Chicago's Best, MORE MUSIC

I don't know if a porch was removed or a building obstructing this was taken down, but this is a cool view along 90/94 just below Fullerton.

25 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

A tour inside Masada

Yesterday, on my way out for the evening, I saw the front door to Masada open. I posted a pic of it here. A few hours later, on my way home, my girlfriend and I saw the door was still open. We were staring inside a little, and the owner (Shadi), saw us and invited us in. He was very laid back, and very hospitable. Over Jameson, he talked to us about Sultan's, the progress at Masada, and the impending...

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Yesterday, on my way out for the evening, I saw the front door to Masada open. I posted a pic of it here. A few hours later, on my way home, my girlfriend and I saw the door was still open. We were staring inside a little, and the owner (Shadi), saw us and invited us in. He was very laid back, and very hospitable. Over Jameson, he talked to us about Sultan's, the progress at Masada, and the impending opening.

The interior is big, and it looks great. I was impressed with the level of detail of every aspect. Shadi and his mother, who was also there, were very polite. They allowed me to take a few pics inside, including a menu written out on a dry erase board.

The place looks great, and just about ready to open. Even the kitchen was set up. The menu looked pretty great also. I'll post a few pics here for you guys to check out.

28 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Banfield Noooo!

For the love if God! Sitting in Banfield waiting room for over hour and when they get me in the room their gonna shame me into bankruptcy. Please someone give me a vet in logan area that is good and reasonable please

  • I also use Chicago Pet Clinic at Cicero and Addison as a lower-cost vet alternative to Cat Hospital etc. I use Dr. Andy for my rescued animals and he is very good with them. I have also had him clean my cats' teeth, remove a cat's rotten tooth and remove...

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    I also use Chicago Pet Clinic at Cicero and Addison as a lower-cost vet alternative to Cat Hospital etc. I use Dr. Andy for my rescued animals and he is very good with them. I have also had him clean my cats' teeth, remove a cat's rotten tooth and remove a large, impacted skin tag from a rescued Collie. Great job all the time. I have also used Logan Square for my rescues. You don't need an appt and they are fine for basic things but I would go to Dr. Andy if I wanted real sense of whether a procedure was really going to help an animal. And yes, for shots and basic stuff, you can do things like go to the Luv My Pet clinics (google them) at PetCo and PetSmart and Treehouse (for cats and sometimes dogs) and the Anti-Cruelty Clinic. If you need more expensive surgery or procedures and cannot afford them, go to Animal Welfare League in Chicago Ridge.

  • I've been using Family Pet in LP for several years. They are indeed quite expensive, but have received very good care from multiple vets..

26 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

College Fund

my daughter is super creative and looking for someone to carry her line of earrings, she is a freshmen at DU and wants to do some summer classes she does the earring in her spear time send me message and I will send you pics or if you know of somewhere we should try let me know

25 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Burglary aware

Guy looks beat up bald with pony tail has a bike black jacket green hoody

6 hours ago

Updated 4 hours ago

horns all morning please help

I recently moved to an apartment off Pulaski between Fullerton and Armitage. I really need your guys' opinions and help about this issue I am having. Many of my neighbors recieve rides from others and when they get picked up the person in the car LAYS on their horn. This is persistent. It is all day. it is messing with my health because it is messing with my sleep. I work late and I have often just fallen asleep when...

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I recently moved to an apartment off Pulaski between Fullerton and Armitage. I really need your guys' opinions and help about this issue I am having. Many of my neighbors recieve rides from others and when they get picked up the person in the car LAYS on their horn. This is persistent. It is all day. it is messing with my health because it is messing with my sleep. I work late and I have often just fallen asleep when the honking begins at 4:30 am. It happens every 5-20 minutes until 8am. Today one of my lovely neighbors was laying on their horn for over a minute straight at 6:40 am. I wouldn't complain if they pulled up and went "beep-beep" but it sounds like an emergency and my conscientious mind can't ignore it. the noise ordinance protects us until 8am. are car horns used in this fashion violating the noise ordinance? Earplugs don't help and I shouldn't have to accommodate this inconsiderate behaviour. have any of you had this issue or anything similar? Sometimes it makes me so hazy and angry that I fear I might go out there and start a fight. can anyone lend insight to me on the perspective of the drivers? why don't they have phones? what in the world makes people think this is ok?

I think what I need to do is start calling 911 on each one consistently day after day for these 4am-8am honkers until it lessens. I feel like a tyrant calling the police on a bunch of parents and working people but they are violating the ordinance right?

2 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Johnny's Grill in Logan Square closing?

I heard that Johnny's on the square might be closing as early as the end of the month. Anyone else know anymore about this?

  • NFT LS landlord and resident

    I misunderstood him, the bathroom is not ADA compliant

  • Hayek Not FDIC Insured | May lose value

    I wonder how often this happens... where we'd see a business instead of a boarded up building if it were not for the increased cost imposed by one form of government or another.

18 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Straw/Hay

Anyone know where I can purchase straw or hay in the area? Thanks!

43 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

A peek inside Masada?

Was walking by the always-almost-about-to-open Masada today, and caught a peek inside....

  • Jon

    I understand and respect how they are financing this, but after 6+ years of build up, I've lost interest. Maybe my kids can enjoy it someday. I guess all I was hoping for is to not travel so far for Sultan's Market, but when i hear 'tapas' style, I'm assuming it won't be like that.

  • What bugs me the most about this whole thing is the fact that they blabbed about opening this place before it was even remotely close to being done. If you know you're going to fund this project with cash only, it should also follow that you know the timeline to...

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    What bugs me the most about this whole thing is the fact that they blabbed about opening this place before it was even remotely close to being done. If you know you're going to fund this project with cash only, it should also follow that you know the timeline to opening will lengthen. Don't get people all riled up and excited, only to delay beyond reasonable expectations - it diminishes interest.

    As much as I sound like a grump, I'm hoping for the best - I love Sultan's and the owners seem to be great people.

20 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Code 0964100G Violation

Just got a ticket in violation of code 0964100G STOP SIGN OR TRAFFIC SIGNAL which, after further research, is for parking too close to a stop sign. Apparently the code states you have to be 30 FEET from a stop sign or traffic signal, however, I can't actually find the code. I plan on attempting to contest it. This just seems like some BS way of creating revenue, especially when there are no signs posted or markings on the curb...

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Just got a ticket in violation of code 0964100G STOP SIGN OR TRAFFIC SIGNAL which, after further research, is for parking too close to a stop sign. Apparently the code states you have to be 30 FEET from a stop sign or traffic signal, however, I can't actually find the code. I plan on attempting to contest it. This just seems like some BS way of creating revenue, especially when there are no signs posted or markings on the curb and there are and have been several cars parked just as close to the stop sign or in the same exact spot for years, and I've never seen a car ticketed ONCE. I'm mad. Anyone have any suggestions for anything I can do to be productive? Otherwise, I will just stew in my anger and out $60. This was at the stop sign at Spaulding and Schubert, near the blue line.

  • Sam R. Chicago musician and Humboldt resident original...

    I've gotten multiple tickets for this offense. It's common.

  • EJ

    This website might be helpful to read stories of what has worked in traffic court for others and what won't work. He is the self proclaimed "parking ticket geek."
    http://theexpiredmeter.com/?s=Code+0964100G+
    Good luck!

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24 hours ago

Updated 7 hours ago

Question for the Group

Is it ok to post items for sale on here at all?

  • Chicago Al Lifelong Chicagoan, documentarian, & time-traveler

    I have a couple bikes to sell if anyone's interested. And some videography gear to sell...

  • Sergio Logan Square resident since 2000

    My thoughts are no. If I want to find something for sale I check Craigslist.

7 hours ago

Looking for used plastic water bottles...

I'm in search of used empty plastic water bottles. A lot of them. Anyone know where I can get some? I'm looking to fill the bottom of a very larger container that I am using to plant vegetables. Thanks!

13 hours ago

43 hours ago

Updated 16 hours ago

Motorcycle/Scooter parking downtown

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with parking a motorcycle or scooter downtown? I was planning to approach a couple of the garages around my office, or ask building management about the loading dock area. If anyone has any experience I would love to know.

  • Brian F Long time resident of chicago

    Bikes don't need a permit. Find a permit street and just park.

  • I'd be very weary about your bike getting stolen if you're street parking it anywhere in this city.

  • Emilie 5-year West Bucktowner

    Try the CurbNinja app.

Jan 23

Updated 17 hours ago

Construction "site" at 3060 W Armitage Ave

I live in the building there and the dump and mess that has been left from construction for the bank on the other corner of the street is insane. Anyone on here work for the city? I am positive they do not have permits and have no right to be using the extra land as a place to store their junk. I'm tired of the noise and tired of looking at it! Something has got to be done. That, on top of the graffiti all over the place, is driving me nuts!

  • Any word? Construction still happening. S#it pit is still there. Now our building shakes, it looks like they are going to build something next to us now. Oh joy, more noise.

  • PR

    They had a permit last year to build a building identical to yours on that site. I assume that's what they are starting. Lets hope it doesn't drag on for two years like the construction at the other end of the block.

4 days ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Please do not litter signs

Hello, I'm new to this site. I signed up because I appreciate the updates from folks in the area. I'm in the triangle bordered by Milwaukee, California and Armitage.

Does anyone here want to see our Alderman put up signs on existing poles that say "Respect Our Community, Do Not Litter" ? I saw these signs in Andersonville when I lived there and I believe they actually helped. Right now, I'm not sure the folks here are aware of the...

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Hello, I'm new to this site. I signed up because I appreciate the updates from folks in the area. I'm in the triangle bordered by Milwaukee, California and Armitage.

Does anyone here want to see our Alderman put up signs on existing poles that say "Respect Our Community, Do Not Litter" ? I saw these signs in Andersonville when I lived there and I believe they actually helped. Right now, I'm not sure the folks here are aware of the benefits of not dropping their trash on the street or in front of their houses.

Also, the Chase grammar school should start a no litter campaign in their early grades. It just takes a guest speaker to come out for 40 minutes once a year. That's how I learned not to litter back in the 70's. Since then, the awareness seems to have dropped off.

I'd love to here if anyone has discussed or thought about solving the litter problem in this area.

  • As an parent of a student at Chase school. I can say that they have a great anti litter program. There are several garbage cans outside the main entrance and surrounding the school that are emptied on a daily basis. The students are reminded not to litter on a daily basis and they have a clean up days.

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    Great to hear!

Feb 25

Updated 28 hours ago

Interested in 'red wiggler' worm bins in the spring?

OK, I'll admit that the warmer weather got me thinking 'gardening' mode... I had to 'make and take' a red wiggler bin to get full credit for Master Composter degree and the winter had them 'especially happy' in the basement so I have two huge bins ready to share. You need a plastic tub with lid that has 1/4 inch holes punched in top for air and then we tear up newspaper, throw in a little garden dirt, wet so...

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OK, I'll admit that the warmer weather got me thinking 'gardening' mode... I had to 'make and take' a red wiggler bin to get full credit for Master Composter degree and the winter had them 'especially happy' in the basement so I have two huge bins ready to share. You need a plastic tub with lid that has 1/4 inch holes punched in top for air and then we tear up newspaper, throw in a little garden dirt, wet so it is like a 'rung out sponge', and put in the worms. They eat 'left over' lettuce, coffee grounds, etc (except onions, peppers, citrus). Easy VERY EASY to care for in basement or garage (some people keep them under the sink..no smell)
This is the best 'soil' you will find and excellent for seedlings. You separate the worms from the 'soil' (I can tell you how) and use the soil in your garden, house plants, etc. YOU MUST NOT put the worms in composters or soil outside as they are not native and they eat constantly and will eat all the surface plants.
If you are interested, please let me know and it will be another reason for spring to come quickly!@

  • I'd love a second chance. I'll send you a,message Wednesday or Thursday when I have a better idea of my schedule.

  • Catherine Krasner New neighbor

    Thanks to Kitty for the worms yesterday! I have happy new apartment mates for Earth Day :)

30 hours ago

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2 days ago

Updated 33 hours ago

Endless Winter Chicago 2013-2014

This graffiti art (see photo) posted on Milwaukee Ave cheered me up during the polar vortex.

  • That one gave me a giggle, too. Laughter is good medicine...

  • Jerry Cargill Photographer, Teacher, Live on Milwaukee Ave.

    Great graphic. Saw one posted on my building. Would like to have one.

Mar 15 2012

Updated 38 hours ago

Logan Theater and TIF Money?

Am I wrong or did the Logan Theater/Mark Fishman get about $1MM in TIF money to renovate (courtesy of our Alderman)?
If that's the case, how and why do they think they can raise prices to $7? Haven't we already paid for these renovations?

  • Interesting how these year old posts get revived!

  • Let me stir this pot a bit. Anyone know who is the single largest recipient of TIF dollars? I'll help you out, it's the Chicago Public School District with $350 million committed so far through 2017.

Apr 14

Updated 40 hours ago

1 toddler opening available mid may

hi everyone! we are currently looking to fill 1 toddler spot in our in home nursery in logan square. we are also doing interviews/tours for 2 infant spots that will be available in the fall! if interested reply or text 7738175923. thanks!

  • les petits amis nursery logan square les petits nursery logan square

    Stephanie-pls post ur email so I can add u to our site n u can browse more info. I am available for a tour on thur at 530, otherwise the following week tue-thur

  • Thanks for getting back to me. You can reach me at tsakeris@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

41 hours ago

5 days ago

Updated 41 hours ago

Logan Self service car wash with shampoo?

Does anyone know of a self service car wash with interior shampoo in the Logan-ish area?

  • Windy City Car Wash at 3265 W Fullerton btwn Sawyer & Spaulding does a great job with detailing. They have a second, newer location at North & Western Aves, but I haven't been to that spot yet.

  • Veronika Fashion Designer,Gallery Owner,Web Designer, Muse

    Tried the one one of North and Pulaski today and it did a decent job. Thanks everyone for the input!

Mar 09

Updated 42 hours ago

Red Lion Pub on Armitage

Did anyone read the health inspection about the restaurant on 2900 W. Armitage? It is nice to read about new places. This was a new one for me.

  • True, kslatte, I shouldn't prejudge. Looking forward to seeing what they have to offer. If anyone hasn't been to Table Donkey Stick down the street, I would highly recommend it. On Monday nights, they have a special $5 menu to let you sample some of their great flavors. And they just rehabbed the front to include a very cool bar space. Excellent on a winter night like tonight (ok...just feels like winter)

  • Saw they spent some time over the weekend painting the brick facade...and they've added some wood framed new windows along the front.

Mar 20

Updated 43 hours ago

City of Chicago/Integrys Electric Aggregation Program- Opt Out: Y or N?

Hey folks. I received a letter today about being auto-enrolled in this electricity aggregation program between the City and Integrys effective 3/31 unless I opt out. Before I make a knee-jerk decision, has anyone performed any research to determine if this is a good deal for us homeowners? I know I can leave the program at any time w/o any fees, but I'm certainly not just going to take only the word of these clowns. Thoughts?

2 days ago

Insane Gas Bills? Local Nonprofit Can Help

Through May 2014, Elevate Energy has partnered with a certified building performance contractor to offer a 20% community discount on air sealing and insulation – the best efficiency measures to keep your building warm in winter and cool in the summer.

To be able to offer the 20% discount Elevate Energy needs at least 10 buildings in a neighborhood to move forward with efficiency upgrades in May 2014. With the buildings located near each other, the contractor can complete more...

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Through May 2014, Elevate Energy has partnered with a certified building performance contractor to offer a 20% community discount on air sealing and insulation – the best efficiency measures to keep your building warm in winter and cool in the summer.

To be able to offer the 20% discount Elevate Energy needs at least 10 buildings in a neighborhood to move forward with efficiency upgrades in May 2014. With the buildings located near each other, the contractor can complete more jobs in less time at lower cost, thereby passing the savings on to owners.

What building owners can expect:
• Free energy assessment valued at $400-$600
• No-cost assessment report and work scope proposal
• The best financial package available (we do all the leg- and paper-work for you for free)
• Construction oversight and quality assurance at no cost

Owners interested in moving forward with this work should contact Senior Energy Analyst Jackie Wiese (Jackie.Wiese@ElevateEnergy.org) directly no later than April 25, 2014, to ensure ample time to schedule the assessment and complete the upgrades. We encourage anyone in the neighborhood who is serious about completing improvements to fill out the free application. We can work with owner-occupants and owner-investors alike.

Visit the Elevate Energy website (http://elevateenergy.org/) for details on the 2-4 unit residential buildings program and to read about a building that recently went through the program in Logan Square (http://www.elevateenergy.org/energy-savers-success-story/).

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Looking for a 1 (or 2) bedroom near Blue Line

You know you are getting desperate when you view M. Fishman properties...what a sad day.
I am looking for a 1-2 bed in Logan in a relatively good location (under $1,300) that allows dogs (although I have found that many places that accept cats with make an exception for my 3 legged pup). Any suggestions? The amount of times I have hit refresh on the craigslist page today is unhealthy. If anyone has a lead on something opening up in a good building for May 1st, I would be extremely grateful!

  • Sorry, it's Domu not Domo.

  • There is an apartment down the block from me at 2728 n Albany for rent not sure of the price and another at the corner of Albany & Schubert not sure of the price of that one either. Both 2 blocks from train and on a great street as well

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Hit and Run on Logan Blvd and Sacramento?

At about 10:20 tonight, I heard a car screech to a halt and someone screaming. When I ran to see what had happened, I saw an injured man being loaded into an SUV which proceeded to speed off south on Sacramento. Several police cars followed. Anyone know what happened?

  • Hayek Not FDIC Insured | May lose value

    I'm confused... that doesn't sound like a hit and run at all.

    It's either the driver who hit the man doing the right thing and rendering assistance (depending on the injury) or a kidnapping, Bourne Ultimatum style.

  • Right. It didn't appear that the person loading the victim into the SUV was trying to render assistance. It appeared that his main interest was trying to leave the scene with the victim ASAP. My husband believed it was a kidnapping, but it didn't appear that way to me, either. It was bizarre and unsettling, which is why I'm wondering if anyone out there can fill in the gaps.

Apr 09

Updated 2 days ago

Pit Bulls Attacked Dogs on Logan Blvd.

My husband was walking our dogs today around noon on Logan Blvd near Richmond and two men dropped the leashes of their pit bulls that they charged our dogs. Our gentle greyhound has a puncture wound, or little mutt was lucky. These dogs were very aggressive, and one got loose twice, and the owners did not seem very concerned about it. Nick had to fight them off alone while the owners watched.

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My husband was walking our dogs today around noon on Logan Blvd near Richmond and two men dropped the leashes of their pit bulls that they charged our dogs. Our gentle greyhound has a puncture wound, or little mutt was lucky. These dogs were very aggressive, and one got loose twice, and the owners did not seem very concerned about it. Nick had to fight them off alone while the owners watched.

After the initial attack, one of the dogs managed to get loose a second time.

One pit bull was white female, about 80 pounds, hanging teats, recently had a litter; the second, sex uncertain, white with brown and black spots on her back, with some kind of doggie backpack. Owners were two white males, heavyset, scruffy goatees, very short hair, balding, in late 20's to mid 30's.

We plan on attending next CAPS meeting about this, but wanted neighbors to be on the lookout.

  • nearthehighway i live in Logan Square

    did you call cops?

  • Hey Michael P. Keane,
    I was the person walking the dogs when the attack happened. If you have an issue with the veracity of the story I would be happy to meet with you off line and discuss it. I could show you the wound in the side of our...

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    Hey Michael P. Keane,
    I was the person walking the dogs when the attack happened. If you have an issue with the veracity of the story I would be happy to meet with you off line and discuss it. I could show you the wound in the side of our greyhound.

    I filed a police report and have spoken to animal control. I was very pleasantly surprised by the quick response we received from them. It was a very positive experience.

    Also I would like to also give a shout out to pit bulls as a breed. They are sweet animals and don't deserve the rep.

2 days ago

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5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Everyblock helped me find a dentist

Just wanted to give a shout out to the Everyblock Community...was looking for a dentist, looked at recommendation posts and found a great place. A Brush Above with Dr. Guzman was fabulous. She is thorough, welcoming and you can feel the team/family atmosphere. I'm especially happy she is Latina because I like to support Latina businesses.

3 days ago

Lost Wallet

My buddy lost his wallet in Logan Square this afternoon, either in or around New Wave Coffee Shop. The wallet looks like an old piece of notebook paper. Not much in it but would love the ID and other cards.

Please let me know if you've found it.

5 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Looking for Good, Reliable Cleaning Service

I posted on this topic a few years ago but with moving, remodeling, etc. etc., I was never able to get around to actually hiring a service! With that, does anyone have recommendations for a cleaning service (individual or company) for our condo in Logan Square? Trustworthy, reasonably priced, and good work product? We'd like to have them come by the house once a month (I think!)

Thanks!

  • Feel free to PM me for the contact info of the woman who we work with.

  • Tracy Blegen Bartels Super Cute Tracy

    Grace, are you hiring at all? I have a friend with lots of experience cleaning buildings downtown and private homes. she had a baby a couple years ago, but is ready to get back into the work force. she has her own truck and is ready to go. :)

6 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Just venting........early morning coffee in LS

I leave for work before 7, and have found it difficult to get a good cup of coffee before that time. The only coffee joint open is Starbucks......not necessarily my favorite.

Anyone have any advice?

  • RT Here

    Red June on Leavitt.

  • Ipsento is good, although not very quick if you are in a rush to get to work. I would actually suggest getting an aeropress for about $25 and your favorite beans. I started using one of them about 2 years ago and it is so convenient and makes such an...

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    Ipsento is good, although not very quick if you are in a rush to get to work. I would actually suggest getting an aeropress for about $25 and your favorite beans. I started using one of them about 2 years ago and it is so convenient and makes such an amazing cup of coffee that I actually don't want to go pay money for someone to make me some. Plus, it is absolutely the best device for making iced coffee if you like that! I know this isn't a coffee shop suggestion but had to throw it out there as someone who used to always go buy coffee at shops before I got my aeropress. Ipsento actually sells them or you can get it ok Amazon.

3 days ago

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5 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Red light camera, diversy and California

Has anyone gotten a 100$ ticket here before? Turning left in the morning onto California is hard because it backs way up waiting to get on 94.

The pictures make it look like I was stopped at the line and the. Blew the red light, but it was yellow when I was in the turn lane changed to red as I was crossing the line

I want to contest not sure if I have any chance

  • @alias_b: So you think saying that a person should get an RLC ticket for running a red is just like wanting to police a concentration camp. Good to know your perspective.

  • Carter O'Brien Lake View/Logan Sq native yet Avondale to the bone

    I definitely suggest watching the video if you get one of these tickets. I got one of these and was thoroughly outraged, until I reviewed the video and realized that what I assumed would be my triumphant vindication via footage showing me cautiously stopping and then making a right turn...

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    I definitely suggest watching the video if you get one of these tickets. I got one of these and was thoroughly outraged, until I reviewed the video and realized that what I assumed would be my triumphant vindication via footage showing me cautiously stopping and then making a right turn on red, was mostly in my head. These cameras have unquestionably made *some* intersections safer. whether the contract was awarded fairly/competently and issues of which intersections are appropriately are separate issues. If I had my way I'd ticket everyone who so much as blows through a stop sign, and it would have everything to do with quality of life and nothing to do with revenue. But, police, cameras, street lane and crosswalk striping, etc all cost money. When I was learning how to drive in the late 80s there were cops ticketing for traffic violations on a regular basis, several decades of police department staffing cuts have really taken a toll on basic civility on the street IMO.

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

sirens near ames school

Does anyone know what happened on Palmer near Ames middle school there are a lot of fire trucks and sirens.

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Tuckpointing need for 1906 built 2-flat building

I went back in the archives (2011/2012?) and there was just a thread in March, but in reading it I think my 2-flat needs more work then that. Recommendations please? (Thanks!)

  • I love Marion restoration. They've worked on my 100 year old home's brick...and do a wonderful job.

  • I found a good guy who did ours for a fair price. He's going to be coming back to our block to do more in a week. pm me for details

  • DL Police officer

    Lupo Masonry is highly recommended. They are from the area and have been in business since 1951. They do a lot of work in the area and are very professional 773 501 6930

5 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Cheap hat source?

Hey all,
I'm in dire need of a cheap, black fedora -- any condition or quality -- by tomorrow. Is this something that can be found in the neighborhood? Maybe the thrift stores? Mega Mall? Any of those shops up on Milwaukee north of the square?

I'd prefer not to spend a lot, as this is just for a blues brothers thing.

Any tips would be great!

  • Target has them, and cheap.

  • Albany Bark Mel give 'em Hell!

    You can get cheap hot sauce at Tony's, Franks starts at $1 and is great on pizza.

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Help! Who keeps copies of their Redeye

So I found an article in Wednesday's Redeye about reselling some items but of course it went in the recycle bin and is GONE. I was wondering if someone still has their copy and can find the article. I went on their site but of course could not find what I was looking for UGH. Thanks so much

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