8 hours ago

Updated 23 min ago

Muskie's Closing

Sigh... Another institution bites the dust. Muskie's (corner of Lincoln/George/Lakewood) is closing either this Saturday or next Saturday. They are renters and the owner wants to do something else with the property. The cleaner next door also has to close soon.

  • Tim M. Hickernell Belmont Harbor

    And that wasn't even the original. They go way back to the 80s, having been at SE corner of Belmont and Sheffield for years until they had a fire and moved to the Lincoln Ave. Location. I used to get their veggie/cheddar wrap at least once a week in the early 90s. Real cheddar sauce, not the fake cheese sauce of today.

  • Ahhhh, Muskies. Used to buy their chedder fries late nights on Belmont at old location. Good times!

3 days ago

Updated 35 min ago

Nightly disturbances in alley south of waveland, north of addison, between hamilton and hoyne.

Hi,

For the past 2 weeks or so, I have been woken up every night by very loud, seemingly deliberate noises (garbage bin shaking, metal screeching, pounding) coming from my alley. At first, they were consistently occurring at 4:30am. The past few nights, I have been hearing them anywhere between 2am and 4:30am.

Normally, these alleys are very quiet. These noises in the wee hours of the morning are easily the loudest during any hour in that area with the exception of maybe garbage and recycling pick up.

I would really appreciate any help.

Thanks!

  • 311 will get you nowhere fast. After they finally answer, I bet they would transfer you to 911 anyway. Call 911 and report suspicious activity, and call 911 again the next night and so on and so on.
    If they are caught, the wont know it's you, and they wont retaliate.

    Don't hide under the covers and wonder and worry you're going to piss someone off. Take a stand and do something, this is OUR neighborhood.

  • I agree. I've spoken with several police officers and the alderman and 911 is the way to go.

    Not to mention, since they merged the police district, the number of police in our neighborhood has drastically decreased. The police log calls and deploy resources based on this so if you hear something, call 911. I plan to do the same.

5 hours ago

Updated 37 min ago

Disturbance at Irving and Lincoln: man wielding a pole

Anyone have any information about the man at the intersection of Irving Park, Damen, and Lincoln? About 10 cop cars were there dealing with a man wielding a pole.

  • I work in that area, I got off at 7:30 but I didn't see a thing.

3 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Day-time Home Burglary and Night-time Garage Thieves

On Sept 11th our home was broken into by criminals and several items were stolen with rooms and walls vandalized in the process. This was done between the hours of 9am and 1:30pm, but most likely around 11am. This is when a neighbor saw a white van parked behind our garage in the alley.

The police are investigating, but in response, we installed some Dropcams around the house and 36 hours later we caught a man in our yard at 3:30am. Below is a link to the video. Watch starting on the upper left side of the screen as he begins in our neighbors yard and make his was to the alley.

https://www.dropcam.com/c/11f262949e1a4b39a0996cbc234eb081.mp4

  • Do you mind expanding on how you did motion detectors with piercing sounds. I would like to do that

  • Philip Independent Business owner ,47th. ward since 1968

    I had a similar set up of motion detectors added to the back of my house and next door business after I got into a fist fight with a man I caught in my back yard in June . I don't ever want to fight like that again but I...

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    I had a similar set up of motion detectors added to the back of my house and next door business after I got into a fist fight with a man I caught in my back yard in June . I don't ever want to fight like that again but I will if I have to protect my family and home . So like Gio said the noise will surely scare these tresspassers away . The first system is a silent type that only sounds an alarm inside my home , that's how I was able to catch this guy . I decided it's much safer just to scare them away . It was installed by my security company . Works great and also has a timer on the siren . Very professional system .

10 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

What's going on in Boystown?

I've lived in Boystown for two years now, and in the last few months I feel like the strip of Halsted between Roscoe and Clark has gotten… questionable. In the last week and a half alone:

1. Walking to DSW, 8 pm. Someone approaches me trying to sell cocaine.
2. Walking to dentist, 10 am. Large man calls me a f-ing f***** transvestite with my d*** between my legs. (I am a small blonde girl).
3. Walking home with my...

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I've lived in Boystown for two years now, and in the last few months I feel like the strip of Halsted between Roscoe and Clark has gotten… questionable. In the last week and a half alone:

1. Walking to DSW, 8 pm. Someone approaches me trying to sell cocaine.
2. Walking to dentist, 10 am. Large man calls me a f-ing f***** transvestite with my d*** between my legs. (I am a small blonde girl).
3. Walking home with my boyfriend, 8 pm. Man jumps in our face yelling that we're gross, both of us. (I can assure you, we're not).

These things all occurred during normal weekday hours. It's starting to make me uncomfortable even walking down that corridor, and I've never felt that way before.

Has anyone else noticed a lot of weird going ons over there?

  • jasper1055 Roscoe Villiage

    The same thing happened to me outside the walgreens (Broadway/Belmont)..... guy comes up to me and asks if I wanted to buy crack!! then when I came out he has the nerve to ask me for $5.00 for making sure "no one messed with my car"....if you have been getting updates from Everyblock there has also been major problems at Sheffield / Belmont late night, early morning... the police have been patrolling a little more aggressively, but, it's still really sketch.

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    Wow! I hope that you are filing police reports

15 hours ago

Updated 6 hours ago

Folks to move a dresser up a flight of stairs?

Anyone know a couple folks who could move a dresser up a flight of stairs for us? When I was little my mom would always call the local college kids over to do such tasks, but we're not plugged in here enough yet to know anyone. We'd pay them for this, of course. Thanks!

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    Good to know.

  • jasper1055 Roscoe Villiage

    That's so funny, I'm at Addison and Damen myself, I will be glad to help you out at no charge. E-mail me at marc@halochicago.com and we can set up a time and day.

13 hours ago

Updated 10 hours ago

Dog found - is he yours?

This friendly little guy just wandered down the sidewalk and into our yard this morning. Is he/she yours? Location is Roscoe Village - Roscoe near Western.

Second question - if we can't find the owner, what should we do? We are not pet owners and not sure how to proceed. Is there a friendly shelter that can take him in? We don't want to send him back out into the street.

Aug 28

Updated 10 hours ago

Methadone clinic!

Yesterday, there are flyers going around in the neighborhood concerning a new methadone clinic being opened on Belmont Ave. and Oakley .I called the 32nd Ward office and confirmed this. This is not a rumor but a fact. I don't understand this type of business being allowed before asking the residents first. Not saying that people don't deserved to be helped but maybe in a medical district might be an appropriate setting. Also I understand that the State is responsible for allowing this zoning regulation to happen. This makes me very nervous , be aware.

  • OK it looks like the Alderman is working on this, so the information earlier about his non involvement appears to be cleared up. Email from W as follows:

    Dear xxxxx,


    As the Alderman for your neighborhood, I wanted to reach out to you with information I have recently received about...

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    OK it looks like the Alderman is working on this, so the information earlier about his non involvement appears to be cleared up. Email from W as follows:

    Dear xxxxx,


    As the Alderman for your neighborhood, I wanted to reach out to you with information I have recently received about the opening of a new drug and alcohol treatment center at 2329 W. Belmont. The location of the treatment center was formerly in the 1st Ward and has now been redistricted to the 32nd Ward.

    Upon receiving the news that a clinic was opening, we checked the legal requirements for the clinic. The clinic is licensed and regulated by the State of Illinois and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency, not the City of Chicago. The property was already legally zoned for health uses such as a clinic. I have also met with the owner to discuss her plans and operations and addressed concerns from the neighborhood. Included below is information about the center's mission and the owner/operator.

    The center is run by Dr. Anjali Gupta, a former oncologist at the Univ. of Chicago who is board-certified in addiction medicine. She is currently the Medical Director at the Gateway Foundation of Chicago - http://recovergateway.org/

  • An email was sent out today to all RVN members, and RVN & HPN came out strongly against this clinic with a letter to Waguespack, Cullerton and Williams. They recommeded all neighbors voice their opinion to these 3 as well.

Sep 08

Updated 14 hours ago

Missing cat

Black and white cat with black nose got out yesterday near Wolfram and Lakewood. Thanks. 773-580-4130

2 days ago

Updated 14 hours ago

Chicago Speed Camera Map: watch out for one by Lane Tech High School

https://mapsengine.google.com/map/viewer?mid=zDIlbNW6Kzv4.kWRTNheTjAho

Just an fyi, speed cameras in school zones are set if you go over 20 mph. Watch out for one at 2501 W. Addison by Lane Tech High School. The normal speed limit is 30 mph and the cameras run longer than expected (6am - 9pm?) not just during school hours. $100 ticket.

  • I received a warning there when the signs first went up. In some suburbs I've seen flashing yellow lights on the signs when the 20 mph limit is being enforced. This would help make things less vague. I believe that right now the signs say "on school days when children...

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    I received a warning there when the signs first went up. In some suburbs I've seen flashing yellow lights on the signs when the 20 mph limit is being enforced. This would help make things less vague. I believe that right now the signs say "on school days when children are present". By the time you see an 18 year old "child ", you probably have already been caught. Might help if they had specific hours, also. If a " child " is on the sidewalk at 6:00pm that shouldn't be a school zone violation. And, is a day in July a school day if summer school may be in session?

  • Rose real estate advisor 10+ year resident of Roscoe Village

    Thanks Peter. In fact I did receive a ticket July 3rd at 3:10pm. I discovered that Lane Tech does NOT have summer school and has not for years. I had to provide physical evidence of this fact as the judge whom I contested the ticket in front of required it. I went to the school and got a letter stating this. I learned that warning tickets are only given the first 30 days a speed camera is installed. No second chances with the Addison camera.

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39 hours ago

Updated 18 hours ago

Roscoe Village/Hamlin Park Neighborhood Watch on Facebook

Share accounts and experiences with crime in the neighborhood.
Post descriptions of criminals, pictures etc.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/208995262575003

This is a private group for neighbor safety- please follow the access rules posted in the description

  • SixtyTwoPercentWater Neighborhood Blogger

    Agree, we need one for North Center as well.

  • My neighbors seem to be using NextDoor for Roscoe Village issues they want kept private. ND validates addresses before allowing access to a particular area.

23 hours ago

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2 days ago

Updated 34 hours ago

Water shut off 5-9PM today

Just notified at 2:30PM by management that water is going to be off from 5-9PM tonite by City of Chicago for emergency repairs. I'm near Vic Theatre. Anyone else get this "late" notice or is management covering their you know what?

  • OMG

  • Just spoke with someone from the Alderman's office and the area affected should be Belmont & Seminary where they are connecting a waterline. Work will only take an hour or hour and a half, so shouldn't last until 9PM.

    Hope that helps!

Aug 01

Updated 35 hours ago

Recent Mice Infestation in our Building

Just moved to the North Center this summer in the neighborhood that borders the river near Campbell and Pensacola, I was wondering if any other neighbors have had recent mice issues in their buildings or homes. My management company and veteran building neighbors say it is the first infestation they have seen. Several neighbors have moved out this month some due to the problem. Has anyone had any success with eradicating mice as a renter, if so any advise you can pass along about my rights or steps I can take to get the management company moving on fixing the problem.

  • Unregistered, sounds like I'm in the building across Campbell from you. I've gorva different management company. Neighborly1- I've seen mice in the home even caught a live one one. The flies usually come when. A mouse dies in the wall. Its very unsettling, usually about 2 dozen flies and many...

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    Unregistered, sounds like I'm in the building across Campbell from you. I've gorva different management company. Neighborly1- I've seen mice in the home even caught a live one one. The flies usually come when. A mouse dies in the wall. Its very unsettling, usually about 2 dozen flies and many are very slow and lazy from gorging on the mouse corpse. Its really gross and and can be accompanied by a bad smell depending on how close the dead mouse is to your unit. My management co knows and is not taking steps to remove the bodies or eradicate the infestation.

  • Once there is nesting in the walls, it's almost impossible to single handedly stop them. I know there's a tool, RIDDEX PLUS. You plug into the walls and will emit some sound that drives away rodents/pest bugs . Also you can spray peppermint around the house. I do this anyway...

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    Once there is nesting in the walls, it's almost impossible to single handedly stop them. I know there's a tool, RIDDEX PLUS. You plug into the walls and will emit some sound that drives away rodents/pest bugs . Also you can spray peppermint around the house. I do this anyway with having a doggy. Not trying to bring fleas around. Apparently it's a fix for rodents too. I honestly wish there was a way to have the management company step in. (Found out in my building they are willing to pay for "renovations" from 1 to 2 bedrooms, take out the dining room, and charge 6-700 more on rent. But are completely uninterested in eradicating this rodents issue. Long less gaining another dumpster.) Can't help but feel alone on actually fixing the problem, huh.

3 days ago

Updated 36 hours ago

Need a vet

Does anyone know of a good vet in Lakeview?

  • Urban Vet on Lincoln did a great job getting our Dexter boy back to health after numerous health issues when we rescued him.

  • Patricia 25 Year Lakeview Resident

    Second the recommendation on the Cat Hospital of Chicago, if your pet is a cat.

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Sunday Networking & Socializing/Dry Rose Party@Godfrey Hotel- 9/28

Meet New Single Professionals and expand your social network of people you know.

The listing can be found here:
http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

if you like white wine, mingling and meeting other fun and young professionals between 25 and 45 then you should look into joining us here.

There is a $10 cover which includes a free vodka cocktails and two white wines at $7 per glass between 6Pm and 10:30 PM.

The listing is here:

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/

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Meet New Single Professionals and expand your social network of people you know.

The listing can be found here:
http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

if you like white wine, mingling and meeting other fun and young professionals between 25 and 45 then you should look into joining us here.

There is a $10 cover which includes a free vodka cocktails and two white wines at $7 per glass between 6Pm and 10:30 PM.

The listing is here:

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/

Click join us on the right hand side of the page. It will take two minutes to become a member of this group.

We are a good group because we dont allow trouble makers and screen new members so that they dont include idiots or trouble makers.

Aug 29

Updated 2 days ago

Hard Candy Source?

I've recently developed a liking for hard candy. Do you know of a store that offers a good variety? I mostly shop at Jewel and Whole Foods, and they seem to concentrate on chocolates and chewy candies, with just a sampling of hard candies. Now I'm interested in branching out a bit.

  • Wow! I certainly did not expect a thread as long and involved as this when I originally posted my question! Thank you all for your responses. Shortly after the initial responses came in I visited Windy City Sweets on Broadway and bought a nice selection of candies for $6.99/lb. I...

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    Wow! I certainly did not expect a thread as long and involved as this when I originally posted my question! Thank you all for your responses. Shortly after the initial responses came in I visited Windy City Sweets on Broadway and bought a nice selection of candies for $6.99/lb. I think that's a reasonable price. And I discovered a couple new favorites, which was my intention. And I was happy to support a local store, which I will continue to do as I try some of the other suggestions when my supply runs out.

    I actually do prefer chocolates and chewies, but my new interest in hard candies is to help me practice self-discipline. They are less fattening then cookies, pastries, and chocolates, but satisfy the need for something sweet at the end of the meal, and not as conducive to binging.

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3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Gutter cleaning recommendations

We need to have our gutters cleaned and have leaf guards installed. Has anyone worked with a reasonably priced and trustworthy company? If so, please post your recommendation.

Thanks!!

Sep 06

Updated 2 days ago

Addison porch robbery

I called police Friday, about 2:00 p.m.
after witnessing a male, black, with short dread locks, about 20-25 years take a package off a neighbor's porch then walk east on Addison street. He hung out at the bus stop at Addison and Wolcott, let the bus pass by, then crossed the street to take the package. As far as I know he wasn't caught.

  • This has happened to us 3-4x in the year that we've lived in Roscoe Village and a couple of times, it's occurred within minutes of the UPS truck leaving. The truck must be followed.

  • ChiJen, that is exactly what is happening. These thieves track delivery trucks, knowing that they will leave packages in unsecured locations if no one answers the door. I avoid UPS deliveries if at all possible because of this. I've never had UPS do this.

    If you are having an item...

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    ChiJen, that is exactly what is happening. These thieves track delivery trucks, knowing that they will leave packages in unsecured locations if no one answers the door. I avoid UPS deliveries if at all possible because of this. I've never had UPS do this.

    If you are having an item delivered by UPS delivery and suspect you will not be home to receive it, leave alternative instructions when you place your order for an item: "If no response at delivery address, please ring any apartment in bldg (or specify another apartment #)" or "If no response at delivery address, please deliver next door (give exact address)." I believe if you give an address close to yours, they will deliver as requested. At the very least, leave an instruction NOT to leave the delivery in an unsecured location.

2 days ago

5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Chicago Market Info Session TODAY

Chicago Market, a brand new community-owned food co-op forming on the North Side of Chicago, will be holding an Information Session on TODAY, September 13 at Sheil Park at 3505 N Southport Ave from 1.30 - 3.00 pm.

Come learn about the co-op, meet Chicago Market Steering Committee members and current Owners, and become a Founding Owner. RSVP at http://www.chicagomarket.coop/info-session-september-13.

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Chicago Market's #1000in100 Campaign for 1,000 Owners in 100 days is booming. We now have an incredible 455 Owners!...

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Chicago Market, a brand new community-owned food co-op forming on the North Side of Chicago, will be holding an Information Session on TODAY, September 13 at Sheil Park at 3505 N Southport Ave from 1.30 - 3.00 pm.

Come learn about the co-op, meet Chicago Market Steering Committee members and current Owners, and become a Founding Owner. RSVP at http://www.chicagomarket.coop/info-session-september-13.

***

Chicago Market's #1000in100 Campaign for 1,000 Owners in 100 days is booming. We now have an incredible 455 Owners!

There are FEWER THAN THREE WEEKS left in our campaign. If you've been planning to become an Owner, thinking about it, or on the fence, time is running out!

For more information, see our "10 Things Everyone Wants to know about Chicago Market" at http://www.chicagomarket.coop/10_things_everybody_wants_to_know_about_chicago_market

Check out Momma Cuisine's wonderful blog post about Chicago Market here at http://mommacuisine.com/2014/08/06/chicago-market-wants-to-change-the-way-you-shop-for-groceries/

Hear our recent WBEZ interview on the Afternoon Shift with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu at https://soundcloud.com/afternoonshiftwbez/chewing-the-fat-icy-treats-desserts-and-food-co-ops

Or listen to us talk with Patti Vasquez on the Pretty Late show on WGN recently: http://wgnradio.com/2014/08/28/8-26-14-full-show-podcast-chicago-market-co-op-state-senator-dan-kotowski-daphne-scott/

And last but NOT least: Please become a Founding Owner at www.chicagomarket.coop/join

We are so appreciative of the Chicago community for its ongoing support in our #1000in100 campaign to recruit 1,000 Owners in 100 days.

Best,
Greg Berlowitz
Project Lead, Steering Committee, Founder
Chicago Market - A Community Co-op
www.chicagomarket.coop
info@chicagomarket.coop

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    Greg, I'll say this: The aggressiveness with which you and others (?) have spammed the board and then DENIED that you are, indeed, spamming with your advertisements which are generally denied by EveryBlock to other organizations has changed my initial good thoughts about your organization.

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    Greg, I'll say this: The aggressiveness with which you and others (?) have spammed the board and then DENIED that you are, indeed, spamming with your advertisements which are generally denied by EveryBlock to other organizations has changed my initial good thoughts about your organization.

    Let's take an easy example over and above the sheer number of advertisements you've been posting: You call these information sessions Events, yet you continue to place them, not in the Events section which is clearly marked when you enter your information, but in the Neighborhood News section. Why does your organization think that this requirement does not apply to it?

  • Thank you @spamalert for being the know all and be all for this community post.

    I will be sure to follow your enlightening posts and remarks further. I'm glad we have someone to protect our board with their own views of what is advertisements and what isn't.

2 days ago

Found Keys

I found a set of keys near the Irving Park Brown Line on the south side of IP. There's a card for LSAC on them, so I'll drop them off there later this afternoon.

2 days ago

Canoe Rental?

Does anyone have a canoe they are willing to rent out for the weekend? I've looked into Chicago River Canoe and Kayak (rockwell st) but they don't open until 9am, and don't allow overnight rentals. Chicagoland Canoe Base looks closed for business. I appreciate any ideas!

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Property Tax Resource

Does anyone know of a good property tax resource such as a website to walk me through it or a lawyer.

I have successfully appealed by myself in the past. But I don't know if I got back the most I could have, I don't know if I should appeal again; if I should appeal again, I don't know if a lawyer is worth it or if I should just "make stuff up" like I did last time. All I know is my mailbox gets flooded with lawyers fishing for my business and I would prefer to pay less in taxes rather than more.

Thank you!

  • All you need is a GOOD appraisal from a CERTIFIED r/e appraiser. Send in the appraisal with the appeal to C/County. Call Illinois Appraisal. 773 528 4265. 25 yrs experience.

  • david duggan President, South Lakeview Neighbors

    I've used Gary Howell Smith, 312-236-7447 (Wells at Wacker). As a lawyer, now retired (I didn't handle this sort of work for paying clients), I'm somewhat agnostic as to whether having a lawyer prosecute your challenge is worthwhile: I've gone to these politician-sponsored seminars and filed my own there with...

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    I've used Gary Howell Smith, 312-236-7447 (Wells at Wacker). As a lawyer, now retired (I didn't handle this sort of work for paying clients), I'm somewhat agnostic as to whether having a lawyer prosecute your challenge is worthwhile: I've gone to these politician-sponsored seminars and filed my own there with some favorable results. I think at the assessor's office it makes sense to have a lawyer (who gets paid only if the challenge is successful). After that, at various boards of review, I'm not so certain. The problem is that the tax-assessment system is a big lottery and I believe that the assessors behind the counter throw little bones to the plebs while they give large cuts to the major campaign contributors.

Sep 08

Updated 2 days ago

water heater recommendations

The water heater in our 8 unit condo building needs to be replaced. Any recommendations on installers? Tankless?

Thank you in advance!

  • The best improvement I have ever made is getting a tankless hot water heater. I love it and had no problems. Endless hot water on demand, no running out of hot water if you take a bath then shower or have company. Saves on utilities because only heats water on demand.

  • Gas h/w heater from a Wheeling distributor was $400. My handyman was $100. $25 in copper parts. Dont get ripped off.

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4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Need Ceramic Tile Installed

Can anyone recommend a person and/or company that can install 12" X 12" ceramic tile? Thanks!

3 days ago

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

North Park Elementary School - Admissions

Important dates are coming up at North Park Elementary School! Check out a group tour, an Open House or a Prospective Preschool Family Open Play! To register for any of our events, click on the link below. https://www.npeschool.org/group-tours---monthly

Prospective Preschool Family Open Play - On September 27th and October 25th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, prospective families with preschool children in the 2015-2016 school year can drop in to play, see the preschool space, and meet the teachers.

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Important dates are coming up at North Park Elementary School! Check out a group tour, an Open House or a Prospective Preschool Family Open Play! To register for any of our events, click on the link below. https://www.npeschool.org/group-tours---monthly

Prospective Preschool Family Open Play - On September 27th and October 25th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, prospective families with preschool children in the 2015-2016 school year can drop in to play, see the preschool space, and meet the teachers.

Open Houses - Our fall Open Houses are scheduled for November 18th and November 20th from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Take a tour lead by 8th grade students and learn more about all NPES has to offer.

Group Tours - Group Tours are a great way to see the school and interact with students. Join us on October 21st, October 23rd, and November 4th from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

As a private, non-sectarian, coed school located at 2017 W. Montrose for children in Pre-K-8th grade, NPES has a proven record of academic excellence. With one class per grade and an average of 20 students per class, every student is well-known, and receives individual attention from classroom teachers. To learn more, email npesadmissions@npeschool.org or visit www.npeschool.org.

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    We sent out daughter to North Park for two years. It was a wonderful experience, and I highly recommend the school!!

4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Parking lot bait and switch?

Hi to my fellow Chicagoans in Lake View. Last night my family purchased parking passes online for James G. Blaine Elementary School at 1420 W. Grace for the Zac Brown concert. They were advertised for $9.00 by Parking jockey online. Realizing the bargain, we grabbed two spots immediately and printed our passes. When we arrived at the parking lot, a provider attempted to charge us $40.00 each for the spots until we threatened to call the police.

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Hi to my fellow Chicagoans in Lake View. Last night my family purchased parking passes online for James G. Blaine Elementary School at 1420 W. Grace for the Zac Brown concert. They were advertised for $9.00 by Parking jockey online. Realizing the bargain, we grabbed two spots immediately and printed our passes. When we arrived at the parking lot, a provider attempted to charge us $40.00 each for the spots until we threatened to call the police.

The offer was out of line for the area, I realize that. What I didn't like was the bait and switch tactics. Before I get upbraided for not taking public transportation, my other family members came in from Milwaukee and had to return home last night. Typically I will take public transportation to concerts at Wrigley.

  • Gunnery Sgt Hartman Neighborhood Bully

    Did you report them to parking jockey?

  • Beth Babcock Realtor for 24 years, currently with @properties

    I wonder if some folks hijacked their parking lot? When I've parked at Blaine, I just pay there using the pay box.

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4 days ago

lost cat

Mila has been missing for a week now. She was last seen near Wolfram and Lakewood. Please call or text 773-580-4130 with any information. More photos: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10153146469238852&id=697228851

4 days ago

Lost cat in Lakeview

Mila was last seen near Wolfram and Lakewood. Please call or text 763-580-4130 if you see her. More photos:!https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10153146469238852&id=697228851

4 days ago

Are you missing a Prius with Texas plates?

There's a silver Prius parked at the northeast corner of Lakewood and Wellington that's on the verge of being towed. It is parked too far from the curb and over the crosswalk. It has a smashed right, front fender and the inside of the car has been vandalized. It has had multiple tickets on it. In case this is your car and you've lost it, it was stolen, or whatever, you might want to move it.

4 days ago

Free Blowdry Tomorrow!

Looking for a blow dry model tomorrow at 1:30pm in Lincoln Park.
Email me for more info!
HeatherNoelWatson@gmail.com

4 days ago

Free Blow Dry tomorrow!

Looking for a blow dry model at 1:30pm tomorrow in Lincoln Park.
Email me for more info!
HeatherNoelWatson@gmail.com

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