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May 24

Updated 4 days ago

School Street Now Made of Swiss Cheese!

All we need is some bologna to make a giant sandwich. Seriously there are so many many potholes between Orange and Pontiac that motorists are swerving around them, then they almost hit bicyclists who are also swerving to avoid the potholes. We have reported the potholes to no avail. I am guessing the city is getting ready to redo the whole street because they have been methodically working on all the corner curbs/ramps, one intersection at a time, for a month or so. BUT, in the short term we have some real axle breakers there, terrible safety hazard. Why can't the city fill them in with something, anything? before someone gets hurt!

  • Page is awful between Belmont and school! It's impossible to swerve around them if someone's parked on the street.

  • Land of the Free, Home of the Brave United We Stand Together

    Yo where's my man Cullerton!? School Street between Osage and Pacific is where the big ones are. I guess 311 ate my request because they did nothing. Thanks.

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Jan 28

Updated 5 days ago

Where is Alderman Nicholas Sposato?

Why isn't Alderman Nicholas Sposato on everyblock for Ward 36? I know Tom for the 38th is (I Used to be in the 38th and we got remapped)

  • Evan N. Newland newbie

    He's also on Nextdoor, but I'm not sure if he's active.

  • I guess we see the real plan now. Screw over the 36th in the remap, move to the 38th, campaign there. Chicago politics at its best I see. Well, I guess I would want off the Titanic as well, nice way to screw over all in the 36 (those that were forced in here too).

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Jun 05

Updated Jul 11

In Need of Pet-Friendly Apartment for July 1st

I am looking for a pet-friendly apartment - two cats in the area. One or two bedroom with in-unit laundry. Please let me know if you know of any opportunities in the area. Thanks!

  • 5907 n merrimac. Two bedroom. Really sweet landlords. Cat friendly. I live on the block and it's really quite. Number on the sign is 773-763-8243.

    I've heard it's updated and has hardwood floor!

  • How much?

Jul 10

FYI

I'm new here but I want to let everyone know that I'm an avon rep looking for new customers & offering the opportunity for you to start your own business.
If you are interested and either of these opportunities please feel free to leave me a message here or go directly to my webstore @ www.youravon.com/amier

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May 01

Updated Jun 20

Chess in CPS Schools and Beyond, like Libraries and Parks, Too!

Chess provides a fantastic way to develop critical thinking and plus through strategic play. There is a current movement to bring chess to every CPS school and it would be great to bring on board all of our neighborhood kids soon.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-11-24/news/ct-met-schmich-1124-20131124_1_illinois-chess-association-chess-part-mike-bologna

http://www.myfoxchicago.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=10078666

One can easily develop the basic skills with the following:

"Learn to Play Chess with Fritz & Chesster: Chess Complete 3-Pack" CD-ROM;

Free or paid membership on https://www.chesskid.com/ ;

Attending free Saturday chess games with some lessons during the school year at Edgebrook Library;

Attending a chess camp like Chess-Ed at Edgebrook Lutheran Church, http://www.chess-ed.com/camps.htm; Dynamic Chess, Oak Park, at http://dynamicchessinc.com/page5.php; or Active Learning at DePaul's O'Hare Campus, http://www.chesscamp.com/camcategorysearch.php?cpid=1&anc=USA%20Chess%20Camp .

Our family's ultimate learning tool is http://www.chessmagnetschool.com/

  • If you would like for Chess-Ed to provide a program at your school, please
    contact them at info@chess-ed.com or call Alice (847-775-9906) or Rachel
    (847-567-2887). Much information can be found on their website and they are
    always happy to answer your questions.

  • Did you know that Wright College offers a chess & sports camp with the help of Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation? It runs July 21-25, 9-3 pm.
    http://rknights.org/registration/summer-camps/

    If Oak Park is not too far for you, look at Dynamic Chess Inc camp during July 7-11, August 4-8, and August 18-22. Their camp is also a combo of chess & sports but the lunch is included in their fee! Various options available, full or partial day, full week or 2 or 3 day camps. Find them at http://dynamicchessinc.com/page5.php

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Jun 06

chicago sewer work

I was wondering if either Alderman Spossato or Arena can answer this question.
The sewer work that is being done at the far end of dunning neighborhood-- if the signs posted say no parking 7am-3:30pm june 6 to june 13. does that include the weekend???
Just curious. thnx

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