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Quote for today!

When people start saying that you've lost your mind - say I didn't lose my mind, it's at home sitting next to my common sense.

  • Lol! It must have been meant for you to leave a wonderful qoute for my birthday. Have a great day!

  • Claudette 17yrs Security Officer

    Happy Birthday !!! I truly hope you have a happy one today 🎂🎈🎈🎈 lot's of hugs for you

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Good morning EB neighbors

Fabulous Thursday is here, everyone enjoy your day, warm weather will be here soon Be 😁 warm & safe 😘

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Good morning EB neighbors

It's wonderful wednesday have a great day always be 😀 warm & safe 😘

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Good morning EB neighbors

Lovely Tuesday is here, 3:34am looked out the window didn't see any over night snow, enjoy your day be😁 warm & safe😘

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Good morning EB neighbors

Well here we are again lazy Monday, hope everyone had a great weekend mine was relaxing, have a 😁 day, dress warm & of course be safe 🙋😘

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Good morning

Good Monday morning, it's time to rise and grind. Just remember a bad day at work is better than a good day on unemployment!

  • Elder Preacher of The Gospel, community property owner .

    Wonderful outlook. Amen, blessings.

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my neighbors

Well it's snowing be careful driving & walking ❄❄❄❄

  • Dr. Magic Stuck In South Shore Since 2011

    snowing? it's supposed to get up to 41 degrees today. :-(

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Good morning EB neighbors

Happy Friday: forgot I can use my tablet have a wonderful day, dress warm be 😁 & safe 😘 🙋

  • Dr. Magic Stuck In South Shore Since 2011

    Elder & Keith

    I'm from the west side. All I saw growing up in the 80s and 90s was the Helene Curtis plant and vacant lots up and down Madison thanks to MLK's murder.

    I am enjoying the trip down memory lane from you two guys. ☺

  • Elder Preacher of The Gospel, community property owner .

    Amen to all.

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Good morning EB neighbors!

Wonderful Wednesday that I hope everyone enjoys, you better be 😀, dress warm & stay safe 😘

  • Elder Preacher of The Gospel, community property owner .

    John 1:1-5.; Colossians 1:15-18; Psalm 115:3. Everything!

  • Todd Agosto Analyst/Investigator at Veritatem Cognoscere

    All together they claim that god made everything for his purpose and pleasure. When you consider everything, you have to also consider that god is one sadistic prick.

Feb 26

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Good morning EB neighbors

It's fabulous Thursday: I see a little snow outside bundle up, be 😀 & safe, enjoy your day

  • Elder Preacher of The Gospel, community property owner .

    Spring is coming. Genesis 8:22. Blessings.

  • Todd Agosto Analyst/Investigator at Veritatem Cognoscere

    Elder, i'm failing to see the great revelation in that scripture... please enlighten me.

Feb 26

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Feb 25

Updated Feb 25

Water Main Breakage

There's a broken water main in the area. The water has been shut off since 3:00 a.m. The affected area is from Stony Island to Constance from 71st to 74th Street. The Water Department does not know how long before water service will be restored.

  • Dr. Magic Stuck In South Shore Since 2011

    That's horrible. I hope it's fixed soon. 😔

Feb 25

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Good morning lovely people!

Feb 24

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Good morning EB neighbors

Lovely Tuesday & a great day it will be, dress warm, be 😀 & safe 😘

  • Dr. Magic Stuck In South Shore Since 2011

    😗 @ sweet Claudette
    😙 @ Bunnie

  • Elder Preacher of The Gospel, community property owner .

    Blessings.

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Feb 24

Autopsy: 22nd cold-related death in Cook County this season

Prior to Kitchen's autopsy results, another 2014 case was found to be the season's 21st cold-related death, according to the office. John Smith, 26, of the 7100 block of South Yates Avenue in Chicago, was pronounced dead at 5:12 p.m. Nov. 19, 2014, according to the office.

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Juanita Kitchen, of the 7800 block of South Essex Avenue, was pronounced dead at 4:32 a.m. Nov. 28, 2014, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The woman was found on the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue at a bus stop, according to the office.

Feb 24

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Feb 23

Updated Feb 24

Good morning EB neighbors

Lazy Monday so what let's get moving, have a fantastic day, stay warm, be 😁 & safe. 😘

Feb 23

Winners and losers in Mayor Rahm's TIF game

This article was written in the Reader on 11/22/2013

It's sad to say, but many of Mayor Rahm's most loyal aldermanic supporters come from wards that get the least in the great TIF scam.
Some reformers I know are a little down in the dumps after Mayor Emanuel trounced them in last week's TIF showdown.
That is, when they tried to get the City Council to force the mayor to spend some of the millions he's got stashed in his...

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This article was written in the Reader on 11/22/2013

It's sad to say, but many of Mayor Rahm's most loyal aldermanic supporters come from wards that get the least in the great TIF scam.
Some reformers I know are a little down in the dumps after Mayor Emanuel trounced them in last week's TIF showdown.
That is, when they tried to get the City Council to force the mayor to spend some of the millions he's got stashed in his TIF slush funds on our dirt-broke public schools, most of the aldermen buckled under pressure from the boss.
Still, I don't see last Wednesday's vote as a total loss. Think of it this way—Aldermen Scott Waguespack, Robert Fioretti, Rick Munoz, Toni Foulkes, and their progressive colleagues smoked out the mayor's loyalists, forcing them to concede that they'd rather let Emanuel squander millions than adequately fund the public schools.

So at least we know where everyone stands—the boss is first, the kids come last.

He not only strong-armed the aldermen into abandoning whatever principles they might have, but also commanded them to read from the talking points his aides conveniently distributed. Other aldermen defended the TIF program. I can understand why Alderman Burnett's so effusive about tax increment financing. One of the program's central flaws is that it favors gentrifying wards, like his, over poor ones.
Thus, the program that's intended to help the poorest of the poor neighborhoods largely benefits richer ones, like the near-west- and near-north-side communities Alderman Burnett represents. Through 2010, the city spent about $197 million in TIF dollars on various projects in the 27th Ward.

In contrast, the city spent about $7.9 million in Alderman Anthony Beale's far poorer south-side 9th Ward.

Those who got, get more. And those who don't got, get the shaft.
It's pretty sad that the mayor's most dependable TIF supporters represent the wards that fare the worst in this ongoing scam.

Feb 23

Addresses of Polling Places for the Fifth Ward

Ward Precinct Address Where to Vote

5 1 OKeefe School 6940 S Merrill Av
5 2 Revere School 1010 E 72 St
5 6 St Philip Neri School 2110 E 72
5 10 Parkside School 6938 S East End Av
5 12 St Paul Evangelical Luth Church 7621 S Dorchester Av
5 13 Woodland Cmty School 6657 S Kimbark Av
5 14 St Philip Neri School 2110 E 72 St
5 16 Wadsworth Stem School 6650 S Ellis Av
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Ward Precinct Address Where to Vote

5 1 OKeefe School 6940 S Merrill Av
5 2 Revere School 1010 E 72 St
5 6 St Philip Neri School 2110 E 72
5 10 Parkside School 6938 S East End Av
5 12 St Paul Evangelical Luth Church 7621 S Dorchester Av
5 13 Woodland Cmty School 6657 S Kimbark Av
5 14 St Philip Neri School 2110 E 72 St
5 16 Wadsworth Stem School 6650 S Ellis Av
5 17 The Parkways 6720 S East End Av
5 25 The Parkways 6720 S East End Av
5 26 Shorewind Towers 2373 E 70 St
5 28 ABJ Community Svcs 1818 E 71 St
5 29 Senior Suites Of South Shore 2355 E 67 St
5 30 South Shore Fine Arts Acdy 1415 E 70 St
5 31 OKeefe School 6940 S Merrill Av
5 32 Senior Suites Of South Shore 2355 east 67
5 33 Park Shore East Assoc 6250 S Harper Av
5 36 Cyril Apts 7150 S Cyril Av
5 38 OKeefe School 6940 S Merrill Av
5 40 OKeefe School 6940 S Merrill Av

Feb 23

Keiana Barrett for 7th Ward Alderman

Click here to view Keiana Barrett's 7th Ward Plan for Transformation. It is a comprehensive vision for the 7th Ward. (http://ow.ly/IG5mb)

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5th Ward Residents, Just a Reminder of the upcoming Mayoral and Aldermanic race

I don't know about anybody else, but I'm tired of the desert in South Shore.
We never got a grocery store. Walgreens after 4:00 pm, is very dangerous. Not to mention, all those empty stores along 71st. from Jeffrey to Exchange. I recall when I moved here, I thought this was such a beautiful neighborhood, What Happened?
We lost the bank, grocery and hardware stores, and several clothing stores. Well, South Shore Community, next business to leave will be Radio...

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I don't know about anybody else, but I'm tired of the desert in South Shore.
We never got a grocery store. Walgreens after 4:00 pm, is very dangerous. Not to mention, all those empty stores along 71st. from Jeffrey to Exchange. I recall when I moved here, I thought this was such a beautiful neighborhood, What Happened?
We lost the bank, grocery and hardware stores, and several clothing stores. Well, South Shore Community, next business to leave will be Radio Shack. How long will South Shore remain a food desert. Please come out and vote neighbors!! Tip for today: if you continue to do the same thing, you will get the same results every time. If what you are doing is not working or giving you the outcome you desire, change your approach. I love Hyde Park, and South Shore. It's time for some major improvements. In all honesty, Walgreens should not be allowed to continue to sell alcohol.
Tomorrow is the last day for early voting. Take a look at the old Hamilton theater. How many of you remember the Hamilton?
Have a safe and happy weekend.

Feb 20

Updated Feb 21

Good morning EB neighbors!

Happy Friday!! Vacation day for me today ( nice 3 day weekend )going back to 💤 dress warm, be 😁 & safe 🙋😘

  • Jimmy Boyd Hyde Park or Pill Hill I Love the Southside..

    I wish my car was as dependable as you. You never miss a morning and I
    thank you for your start of my day...You bring a smile to my face no matter
    the fact I'd rather be in bed...Thanks dear lady...Blessing upon you daily..

  • Claudette 17yrs Security Officer

    💋

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