Apr 29

Updated 36 min ago

Direct tv

I'm thinking of switching from ATT U-verse to Direct-tv. I live in Norwood
Park West. I'm wondering if anyone who has Direct-tv can tell me how the reception is. I'm concerned that the O'Hare flight path may interfere with reception.

  • Ruth J long time resident

    In Feb I reported on Everyblock that I didn't switch to Direct TV because I was told by the Direct TV rep that WGN was not a local channel & not included in the line-up but I could get WGN America. Well today I was in Costco and they had...

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    In Feb I reported on Everyblock that I didn't switch to Direct TV because I was told by the Direct TV rep that WGN was not a local channel & not included in the line-up but I could get WGN America. Well today I was in Costco and they had a Direct TV promotion. The guy there told me told me differently, he said WGN is a local channel for Direct TV. Also, he had Ch 9 playing on the tv which was set up at his work station. I told him what I had been told a year ago and he told me that person was wrong.. He also verified that WGN America is an entirely different channel from Ch9 WGN. Just thought I'd set the record straight.

  • Thanks Ruth. You got a bad rep because I found out WGN was also available. I didn't switch and stayed with uverse.

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Robberies

Anybody heard anything about the armed robberies that occurred at Ace Hardware at Harlem and Foster, the dollar store and Dunkin donuts on Monday, March 20th.

  • Can't find anything online but, evidently time in prison is not a deterrent. I think society should try something different. No prison time just a severe old fashioned whipping. They can spend there time in the hospital reflecting on there actions. They can go right back into society when they get out knowing hat the next offense will be more sever. Out system of incarceration isn't working we need to try something else.

  • Heard about Ace and Dunkin Doughnuts. Was told Ace was with a knife. Didn't hear about the dollar store tho.

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4 days ago

Exterminator

Good Day,
I am looking for a local exterminator. I saw a mouse in the house. I want a local fella, not a big company like Orkin. THANKS!

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Updated Mar 16

Posing as Com Ed

Other day man in orange vest knocking on back porch doors and looked back from my kitchen and then heard him knocking on mine.
Friend of mine looked out top window and they then saw each other. Guy says to open up the door to talk says he is from ComEd. Friend told him to go away. Then heard upstairs dorg barking and found him again upstairs tring to get lady to open her door. Friend told him to get...

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Other day man in orange vest knocking on back porch doors and looked back from my kitchen and then heard him knocking on mine.
Friend of mine looked out top window and they then saw each other. Guy says to open up the door to talk says he is from ComEd. Friend told him to go away. Then heard upstairs dorg barking and found him again upstairs tring to get lady to open her door. Friend told him to get the hell out of here, that you don't go to people's back doors and the fronts have doorbells. He left. Went back down with friend from upstairs and found hubby was now in front hall with the same guy. He's tryring to get electric bill info to get hubby money back, trying to get him to change to some company. The guy posing as Com Ed was young, black and cocky. Friend told him to leave as he is a scamner.
Hubby told him to get out as he was resistent to friend and getting belligerent as hubby didnt know till now that guy was next door and upstairs in back after being told to leave

He refused to leave and had to be threatened with bodily harm if he didn't leave now. Said he had to make a living and got cocky and had to be nearly pushed out hall door. Guy was angry and said he will be back.

Friend and hubby nearly fisticuffed with the jerk to get him to leave as he said he wasn't going anywhere.

  • Please do. That is so ridiculous!! Make a living my foot--what by harassing people? These guys have the nerve. Definitely call police. There are so many scammers these days. Keep safe everyone.

  • The very reason I posted...to spread the word about this guy/scam!

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Mar 05

Updated Mar 13

Home internet service provider

Can anyone suggest a reasonably priced Internet service provider? I currently have Comcast and they have gotten or should I say, continue to be very expensive. Thanks

  • Comcast actually has a 29.99 a month internet deal. Try talking to the rentention dept to get it.

  • The providers definitely are less inclined to offer good discounts to stand alone internet customers. They see us as an opportunity to sign us into bundles, like cell phone plans, directv/cable, home phone, or offer a discount only if we agree to the next higher tier speed, etc. So stand alone customers are required to jump back and forth (AT&T/Comcast) or just deal with the increase.

Mar 12

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Mar 10

find myself a city (1001 Afternoons in Chicago) posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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Feb 23

Updated Mar 07

Starbucks @ Harlem/NW Hwy

Any word on what business is going in next to Starbucks @ Harlem/NW Hwy? So excited :) Thanks!

  • gotts1 Block Party Planner

    I truly agree with Mr. Logic. The second building on a Already small parcel of land looks stupid. It just looks so out of place.

  • Brushman4 Serving the best since "53"

    If you like a frappe and are in the area of Greenwood and Ballard, Tony's has them every Tuesday for $2.00! Sixteen flavors of gelato to chose from.

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Feb 27

Norwood Park Historical Society

The Norwood Park Historical Society at 5624 N. Newark is NOW OPEN for Spring and Summer rentals. Perfect for Baby Showers, Wedding Showers small weddings and family parties. Plan your next event at the Noble-Seymour-Crippen House. The house is available at any time (except for the north side of house, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays) for groups up to 72 people.

Feb 26

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Feb 22

Landscapers?

Can anyone recommend some good, honest and reasonable landscapers that work in the area? Thanks so much!

Feb 20

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Feb 17

    Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes
    NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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