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Permit question

We are in the process of buying a new duplex (yay!) and once everything is finalized will need/want to do some work on the unit including updating the kitchen and maybe some work on the above garage deck. I know a lot of the work will require city permits. Does anyone have advice on navigating those waters? We've only rented till now so I have no idea what we are getting into. Also any suggestions for designers and/or contractors is greatly appreciated! TIA!!!

  • M G brothers construction. Can't go wrong with this company doing your work. You will need an architect and drawings. They can point you in the right direction. If the building is landmarked the permit process lengthens. Good luck.

  • James Isberner principle- Chicago Ironman

    I do this type of work all the time. I would be happy to meet with you and go over the process of any project that you are considering. My company is Chicago Ironman Builders. Give me a call and we can discuss your project.
    Jamie
    773-875-7962

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Undecided voters...what would get you to vote for either Mayoral candidate?

On the fence? Any one thing that would sway your opinion?

I don't know that I'm voting for Chui or Rahm. For me, I'd reconsider Rahm if he immediately implemented a Mayoral 2-term limit; and if he convinced the aldermen to implement a 3-term-limit on Aldermen (grandfathering existing Aldermen, oh, of course), I think he'd run away with the race. So much of the trouble we're in now could've been avoided if we didn't have a life-time Mayor sitting on fixing the major issues whilst hoping for good luck to occasionally sweep them away.

  • Nora H 11year Lakeview resident, member ELVN.

    For some reason I can't seem to paste the link to a You Tube interview of David Orr talking about Rahm and the city finances. Look for it and see how the books are cooked and more on TIF money. You certainly don't get the whole story from the Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune.

  • Rahm has done something positive and helpful. He closed a bunch of expensive and ineffective schools and caught heck for it. The city has a huge dark financial cloud hanging over it. It doesn't matter who is mayor. Noone wants the real solution.

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Cancelling Red Plum delivery.

Simply call 800.874.2863 and press option 2 for Red Plum. The whole thing takes only 2 minutes and you're done! You'll speak with a live person, give your address, and it's done.

You do have to call before 5pm though so sorry this doesn't help today, but tomorrow let them know!!

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Get ready to vote! Hear from your aldermanic candidates.

Didn't make it to the 43rd Ward aldermanic candidate forum featuring Ald. Michele Smith and Caroline Vickrey? Watch it online and see what they had to say about local issues at: http://ow.ly/KKyWj.

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LOUD BOOM

Hey,

Did anyone hear a very loud boom in the middle of the night last night (03/22) in the alley off of 2500 N Lincoln avenue??? It woke me out of bed! Any idea what is was?

  • Jason1977 Pretty new to Pilsen

    I don't live in the area, but many times i've heard similar. It almost always turned out to be a ComEd transformer blowing.

  • Agreed. We had a transformer blow near us last year and it was quite loud.

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Parking Lot Dent Repair Scam Alert

Earlier this afternoon, a couple guys appeared to be scamming an older Asian gentleman with a Lexus in the Walgreen's parking lot at Fullerton / Greenview.

Apparently, this type of scam is very common. Two individuals approach another individual and offer to repair a car dent for less than what it would cost in a bodyshop. Often times, the individual scammed goes to an ATM to withdraw cash to pay for the body work and the work done is shoddy...

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Earlier this afternoon, a couple guys appeared to be scamming an older Asian gentleman with a Lexus in the Walgreen's parking lot at Fullerton / Greenview.

Apparently, this type of scam is very common. Two individuals approach another individual and offer to repair a car dent for less than what it would cost in a bodyshop. Often times, the individual scammed goes to an ATM to withdraw cash to pay for the body work and the work done is shoddy and, often times, more money is requested to pay for the job.

I called 911 to report the possible incident; however, the Asian man and the scammers seemed to have parted ways before the police arrived.

The scammers appeared to be in a silver Chevy with a license plate that looked like R1460149 (from a distance). One scammer appeared to be of Latino descent with a goatee (I cannot remember that with 100% certainty). The other gentleman was a taller, skinnier fellow who was wearing a snow hat.

  • Saw these guys in the Costco parking lot (Clybourn & Damen) on Wednesday and reported it. This time it was a green minivan.

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  • Sounds of Cymbals

    Mr. Smith is asking for $632.28:
    My students need a suspended cymbal and stand for our instrumental music classroom.
    Lincoln Park High School Comment

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33-Year-Old Man Missing

Im pretty worried. My boyfriend is missing since March 12th, 2015 in the North Side of Chicago. He has schizophrenia so he was confused in those days. I would appreciate any kind of help or information about him. His name is Jonathan Bujnowski. His height 6 1, dark blonde hair, green eyes, slim complexion.

Mar 19

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Weekend babysitter needed (Diversey and Ashland)

Hi Everyblock - we are new to the area & have a 2 yr old boy and 4 yr old girl. We'd love to find a babysitter who could occasionally watch the kids on a Sat night. Any age 8th grade or later works for us. Ideally close by in the Burley school district, but further is fine if she or he has a car. Please let me know if anyone is interested or knows someone! Thanks.

  • Sounds great! I'll send you a message. Please let me know if you don't get it.

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    Tracie - I strongly recommend (having your kids) call the Red Cross and find a Babysitting class. It's a great class, where they learn basic first aid and CPR, along with tips for entertaining little ones

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Theater events: McAninch stages Shakespeare, Twain double-bill this weekend

...director Nick Sandys directs the comedy, which opens March 30, at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. (773) 244-8119 or remybumppo.org...

This article has 17 other Chicago locations (Show)

...and Stage 773. Performances begin Friday, March 20, and run Fridays through April 17 at 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 327-5252 or stage773.com...

...interactive productions, performs at 11 a.m. Friday, March 20, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, and 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central...

...E. Washington St., Chicago, and 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, at Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago. The free, family-friendly performances are part of the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs...

• The New Colony hosts a free cabaret/open mic event titled Show & Tell at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. See thenewcolony.org.

...the 2012 best-seller for the company's KidSeries. Performances begin Saturday, March 21, at 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. (773) 761-4477 or lifelinetheatre.com...

...at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., Chicago. Music director Will Van Dyke and The Whiskey 5 Band also perform. (800) 775...

...Bottom" at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., Chicago. The reading is part of the citywide August Wilson Celebration produced by The Goodman...

• The Annoyance Theatre presents "Improvised Twilight Zone" at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at 851 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 697-9693 or theannoyance.com.

...its production "Red Kite, Blue Sky," geared toward children with autism, to Harrison Park, at 1824 S. Wood St., Chicago, on Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22. Performances are at 10:30 and 11...

...m. and 1 p.m. The tour concludes March 27 and 28 at Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Drive, Chicago. (773) 227-0180, ext. 15, or chicagochildrenstheatre.org...

...Soiree at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago. The event, honoring Broadway in Chicago president Lou Raizin, features a magic performance by...

...the opening production of its 29th season. Previews begin Tuesday, March 24, at Angel Island, 735 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago. The show opens March 26. (866) 468-3401 or maryarrchie.com...

...created by "a rogue artificial intelligence." The play opens March 27 at the Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago. See theateroobleck.com...

...Einstein's theory of the universe. Performances begin Thursday, March 26, at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. (773) 935-6975 or genesistheatricals.com or athenaeumtheatre.org...

...Max DeTogne in the titular role. Performances run through May 17 at No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. (800) 595-4849 or theo-u.org...

...Individual tickets go on sale Aug. 1 and are available at the box office at 5535 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, by phone at (773) 753-4472 or online at courttheatre.org...

...town where the murders of hundreds of women have remained unsolved. Performances take place at 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. Season subscriptions are available. Individual tickets go on sale in August. They're available...

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FREE Kids Self Defense Seminar - Charity Food Drive This Saturday March 21st

Kids (ages 4-16) learn great basic Self Defense involving Muay Thai and Karate. They will also learn awareness Techniques for the street and playgrounds.

Jiu Jitsu techniques will show techniques when taken to the ground and self defense without using any strikes.

Bring a non perishable food donation for Chicago Food Bank. 9am-10:30am 2440 North Lincoln Avenue

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Did anyone else hear someone screaming "Help" last night?

Just wondering. It was like 3-4:30AM ish. Either that or someone was just shouting something lol

  • Jroc Lincolnparkr

    Hi Angie, it's important that you take these things seriously. The last time this happened near me a couple was being jumped pretty badly for their iPhones.

    1. Make sure when someone is screaming help, you call the police at 911. If you are having an issue with lucid dreaming...

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    Hi Angie, it's important that you take these things seriously. The last time this happened near me a couple was being jumped pretty badly for their iPhones.

    1. Make sure when someone is screaming help, you call the police at 911. If you are having an issue with lucid dreaming and this is not real, it's not meant for everyblock.
    2. Look out the window to possibly identify assailants outfits or their vehicles license plate, this is very important and helpful when the police start to look in the neighborhood for the attackers.
    3. Stay alert and take notes of the situation.

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    Angie disabled her account some time ago. Responses are not getting to her.

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