4 days ago

Updated 5 min ago

Basements flooding in Garfield Ridge

Basement flooded back in August. Never found an answer as to why it happened, or how I can prevent it from happening again. People working on Z's campaign state he's working to fix this. Can anyone out there enlighten me on how much truth there is to this? Thanks in advance for not posting campaign comments and such, just looking to find out more about what is currently being done to help prevent our basements from flooding again.

  • Chet 606 Rogers Park, NOHavana, CE

    My parents house had over head sewers because the line that runs down the middle of the basement, to which everything connects then out to the street, was damaged an& leaking. A new sewer line was installed from the street (same city sewer) along the side of the house to...

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    My parents house had over head sewers because the line that runs down the middle of the basement, to which everything connects then out to the street, was damaged an& leaking. A new sewer line was installed from the street (same city sewer) along the side of the house to a pit. All the sinks & gutters (before disconnected) tied into this basement in-the-floor pit (catch basin). The vertical stack (bathroom & kitchen sink) tied into this new sewer line just above the catch basin via gravity. The original horizontal line under the house was sealed closed.

    It was my job to change the pump in the pit every 2-3 yrs at $200-$300. The 2" pump discharge had a check valve that let the liquid out into this new sewer line but not back in. All worked fine for about 30 years if the pump worked, the power didn't go out, & the check valve worked. There were plenty of minor basement floods.

    For the flood ~2007 the water came in through the basement windows. The rain blockers in the street did their job causing the water to rise above the sidewalk and find its way in.

    The point of this all is:
    1. overhead sewers don't address the recent flooding events in Chgo. If one needs to replace their horizontal stack rather than cutting up the basement floor it's an option.
    2. Have two battery backup systems if overhead sewers or any pump is relied upon.

    3. Basements flood. Period. Never carpet a basement nor drywall nor anything other than storage & store everything on racks at least a foot off the floor. The environmentalist in me says this!

    4. A stand pipe screwed into the basement floor drain delays floodingat the expense of one's neighbors as they share the same sewer.

    5. Cut grass high so the ground doesn't dry out and the rain has some place to go.

    6. Minimize asphalt & concrete. Maximize flower beds & garden space with permeable surfaces.

    7. Contact the Sanitary District for a presentation at a local civic meeting.

    8. Don't buy in Oak Lawn.

  • I think when you sell you have to disclose that the house has had flooding. If not u can be sued. Not sure who would take on the risk of a house that is known to flood. Good luck selling tho! I feel like I want to run from my own house as well, but as a city worker I'd just re-buy in the area and run the risk of getting another house that floods. :/

Dec 15

Updated 7 min ago

23rd Ward challenge

Just received my first Martin Arteaga political flier today....let the games begin

  • In September of this past year, there was TIF Illumination of the 23rd ward held at Kennedy High School. Tom Tresser (Civics Lab) only exposed the most recent TIFs . He did NOT expose the TIFS of the years before that. I'd like to see the TIFs of the 23rd ward new and old - in let's say...the last 20 years!

  • Carol, carol, carol...... U don't live in my nice neighborhood.... Go back east where u belong. Why are you even posting here???? If u love Garfield ridge that much maybe you should move here.

Dec 17

Updated 11 min ago

Michael Zalewski cuts deal with attorney for new job

There have been rumors that Michael Zalewski cut a deal with a young attorney that if he helped him(last election), He would help him get a position as judge. Springfield, Maybe? I am positive this is illegal, has anyone heard about this? I heard he got it after the election.

2 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

A Personal Message from Paul Villarreal

Friends, Family & Neighbors,

It is with a heavy heart, that I announce that we have been removed from the Ballot for alderman of the 23rd ward. I will enjoy the Holidays with my Family and over that time. We will discuss which candidate we plan on endorsing. I want to Thank each and everyone of you who Actually took the time out to help our campaign.

Paulino Villarreal Jr.

  • hey Q atleast you can barely understand him, I have to have my 3 year old grandson interperate whatever Hughes types,

  • David Lightman Part time head turner, full time jaw dropper

    I love u Paul. always have. call me baby.

44 hours ago

Updated 19 hours ago

To:citizens of Chicago 23 ward

All,citizens who signed Charles hughes ,petitions don't forget Alderman zalewski doesn't want your signatures to count for Charles hughes to be placed on ballot.Zalewski hired Mike Kasper to run case for James sircher-see Chicago board of elections.Your choice doesn't matter!

  • Can the Zalewski organization stop with the bs?

  • Chuck hughes I have not said anything about the few people that actually did sign your petitions, I did however say that there are forged signatures on your petitions one of which belongs to a personal friend of Z's and you came to my house and told my wife specifically that it is ok for her to sign your petition after she told you that she already signed a petition for someone else

Dec 18

Updated 21 hours ago

Martin arteaga will bring this to the neighborhood......

And this is his brother. Vote for him or anna goral ( because a vote for her is a vote for arteaga) and you will get a chance to see this walking on our streets every day. Hide your kids, hide your wives, and lock your doors because it will be a wild ride. If he gets in you better get them "for sale"signs ready!

  • I have never said or accused him or martin of attempted murder accusations. I think you have me confused with someone else here..... I only post things I can back up.

  • Zalewski is doing a great job, keep losing votes.

2 days ago

Updated 21 hours ago

Do a better job!

The moderator of this Everyblock page needs to do a better job. This site is really a mockery of neighborhood news. It seems like the same people get to spew their nonsense, accusations, disrespect, and everything else that the site says "not to do" on a daily basis. You email warriors really disgust me. You must have not received love growing up. Get a life of your own and stop talking about other people. It says a lot about your character. Email warriors...you guys make me laugh.

  • Best wishes all voters of 23 ward,zalewski has Madigan so he will probably win re-election so 23 ward will stay same so I'm sure everyone excited now so you can stop hating hughes,goral ,arteaga,but ward won't improve under zalewski so who really the loser,now?I say homerowners.Hope you under stand English (me)(chuck)(queen) I just hope no more killings .23 ward looks worse each day

  • Zalewski won by 53% last election. He lost his entire base. I doubt it.

3 days ago

Updated 21 hours ago

Charles hughes,wants thank all citizens who signed his petitions and printed their names on petition

Zalewski,looks like he's lost this election,Feb 24 2015 the election go vote for new direction.

44 hours ago

Updated 34 hours ago

zalewski ,challanged Hughes petitions!

Hughes was leading zalewski,in 23 ward race.wonder what happens next?Anna goral,has a lot polish support.Madigan may have backed wrong person in zalewski.

3 days ago

Updated 34 hours ago

Charles Hughes still fighting to get on ballot

Zalewski ,had his captain James sircher,challah get Hughes petitions.zalewski ,doesn't want citizens to have choice he wants get in office without fight.Chicago board of election accepted challah get to Charles m Hughes own signature by expert-all you can do is laugh.Dec 26 2014 next hearing at 11am

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    First of all, how do you know who I've been voting for? 2nd, IF you knew anything about me, you'd know I can't stand Zalewski!!!! BTW...keep insulting people, that'll get you far in the political world! In your own words...Not too bright!

  • Why does Madigan back him? Can't he find someone else?

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46 hours ago

Merry Christmas

Just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy New Year!

Dec 18

Updated 2 days ago

Arteaga Rumor Mill

I understand that there is some mudslinging going around, after all it is Chicago Politics. Don’t believe the “he said-she said” rumors. (BTW, I think the caricature of me is hilarious: )

Let me set the record straight:

1. I have ZERO convictions on my record. Check the record if you would like. Chicago Election Code states that a convicted felon cannot be elected for Alderman.
2. I have lived in the Southwest side for 23 years. If I didn’t...

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I understand that there is some mudslinging going around, after all it is Chicago Politics. Don’t believe the “he said-she said” rumors. (BTW, I think the caricature of me is hilarious: )

Let me set the record straight:

1. I have ZERO convictions on my record. Check the record if you would like. Chicago Election Code states that a convicted felon cannot be elected for Alderman.
2. I have lived in the Southwest side for 23 years. If I didn’t live in the ward, I wouldn’t be on the ballot. It’s as simple as that.
3. Please note that a lot of these rumors are being purported by a person that was fired by my campaign because they were caught stealing $. His dishonesty got him fired. He is a chronic liar and a thief. He said he would go work for Zalewski, so I’m assuming that’s why he’s trying to blast me and Anna Goral.

The following people are the same person: Soxfever51, David Devine, Marty Arteaga, NE Mommy, Joan of Chi, Utalkin2me, Hammertime, JeremyChicago, abc123, Leslie Nope, Lynnchex, Aaron Cheselske.

Please note that I will not be going back and forth on any of these posts or giving them the time of day. If you would like to talk to me in person, I invite you to come by my headquarters at 5215 S. Archer Ave. You can find out more about our campaign at www.arteaga23.com or www.facebook.com/move23forward .

There will be a Garfield Ridge Civic League Candidates night where you can feel free to ask any questions on January 21st at St. Jane de Chantal Church. I look forward to seeing everyone there. Thank you and God bless.

Martin Arteaga

  • JoseG read up and speak up; Cubs2015

    Martin Arteaga, It's seems like some of your opponents precinct workers are on this page because I see the same people posting negative stuff about you. You handled yourself with class on this post and I will give you a fair shot. I will be at the meeting in January and I will check out your website. If I like what I see, you can count on my vote. Zalewski's people on this page are a real turn off.

  • I hope you enjoy your last term.

Dec 17

Updated 2 days ago

23rd Ward Election

Please stop all the he said, she said I heard this bs about the election. Facts only please. Have a great Christmas Season

  • JoseG read up and speak up; Cubs2015

    This has been the best stream with reasonable people. We want to see facts. All I see libel and accusations on other posts. I see why people get sick of politics.

  • Yep! Garfield Ridge has much potential! Which candidate can embellish its' great qualities best?

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Sep 01

Updated 2 days ago

Charles Hughes make simple points

Too all citizens:I'm not writing book.Im just giving fast facts you can verify.It time for new leadership in Chicago 23 ward.Please realize your current Alderman, has run down ward.Take a ride thru ward and take close look.

  • Had 623 valid signatures,zalewski doesn't want people to have choice ,thank god zalewski fighting for his political life,even Madigan having trouble keeping zalewski over Anna goral

  • JoseG read up and speak up; Cubs2015

    This whole tread is hilarious. It's the same 4-5 people going back and forth. Do you guys even have jobs? I should have gotten some popcorn. I've been in the neighborhood for almost 15 years and never seen this bs! Zalewski has never done anything for me, except pick up...

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    This whole tread is hilarious. It's the same 4-5 people going back and forth. Do you guys even have jobs? I should have gotten some popcorn. I've been in the neighborhood for almost 15 years and never seen this bs! Zalewski has never done anything for me, except pick up my garbage. I think that he's been there a long time and a favor changing of the guard. I'll have to look into Arteaga and Goral and look at their track record, education, and qualifications. What I won't do is take any advise from this BS page.

Nov 02

Updated 3 days ago

Election coming up. Be smart people. Be weary of Candidates.

During this election time with campaign ads swarming our TVs and constant critiques of a variety of elected officials and other candidates... I am in constant confusion and frustration on who to vote for and why I should.

After reading some posts I came upon one of a candidate running near where I grew up. I had seen this individual among many social media accounts promoting this facade that I found sensible. But, today I encountered an experience that happens...

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During this election time with campaign ads swarming our TVs and constant critiques of a variety of elected officials and other candidates... I am in constant confusion and frustration on who to vote for and why I should.

After reading some posts I came upon one of a candidate running near where I grew up. I had seen this individual among many social media accounts promoting this facade that I found sensible. But, today I encountered an experience that happens to many voters like myself. This individual disguised himself as someone who could "Change" the 23rd ward. But, instead tonight I saw a reoccurrence of the same old politics we see every day in this country... a Fake.

This individual made a promise to other individuals and evidently did not follow through. What does that say of his honesty and integrity? It doesn't help that he has how many lawsuits against him as well. Anyway, my whole rant is that its disgusting and atrocious to see how this individual feels he deserves to be a representative of my family members and he cannot even pay his campaign staff.

This is a huge warning that only foreshadows a character that will say anything to you for a vote and for something in his interest. All i see is ulterior motives. Many of these young kids are interns and are already indebted in a long list of unpaid tuition. This guy can raise money for his campaign, but he can't pay his staff. What kind of a boss are you to have your staff do this in return?

Martin Arteaga, you're clearly not a man of your word nor are you a man of virtue. If this fight has gone this nasty that your web designer did this in retaliation, what kind of a boss are you? I will not vote for you this upcoming election and I hope you do not have the audacity to show up at my friends' houses either. It's a disgrace to have us fooled.

On behalf of Matthew 7:15, all I can say is you're a "wolf in sheep's clothing." PAY THOSE PEOPLE.

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Investigations into illegal activity by City Council members

The office of legislative inspector general has come under criticism as a sham office in the past because it has no enforcement power and bylaws make it difficult to open an investigation. Today’s report says the office has closed 27 investigations into illegal activity by City Council members or their staffs, for everything ranging from harassment, to fraudulent use of aldermanic funds, to prohibited political activity.

An alderman who improperly allowed recycling kiosks on city property, then illegally advertised his...

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The office of legislative inspector general has come under criticism as a sham office in the past because it has no enforcement power and bylaws make it difficult to open an investigation. Today’s report says the office has closed 27 investigations into illegal activity by City Council members or their staffs, for everything ranging from harassment, to fraudulent use of aldermanic funds, to prohibited political activity.

An alderman who improperly allowed recycling kiosks on city property, then illegally advertised his picture on them during an election – a CBS report identified that as the 1st ward’s Joe Moreno

An alderman who tried to get a job at the forest preserve for a family friend and campaign contributor – Chicago Tonight has identified that as the 23rd Ward’s Michael Zalewski

An alderman that improperly instructed a police officer to write two traffic tickets to a resident – Chicago Tonight has confirmed that alderman is the 38th ward’s Tim Cullerton

And that an alderman tried to tamper with a potential witness in a criminal investigation for the prosecution of a third party – A Fox report months ago revealed that to be Ald. Tom Tunney

Source: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2013/07/22/ald-moore-responds-news-ethics-investigation

  • An alderman who tried to get a job at the forest preserve for a family friend and campaign contributor – Chicago Tonight has identified that as the 23rd Ward’s Michael Zalewski

    Your doing your research, congrats!

6 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Politics Schmolotics!

This Everyblock page has turned into a playground for crappy negative ad campaigns for candidates! Let the Candidates speak for themselves and then decide!
Garfield Ridge is holding an Aldermanic Candidate forum on the 21st of January. I think there are 4 candidates who made the ballot.
Spread the word to all your voter friends. This is a chance to see and hear the candidates of the 23rd ward and learn about their platforms. You might even be able to...

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This Everyblock page has turned into a playground for crappy negative ad campaigns for candidates! Let the Candidates speak for themselves and then decide!
Garfield Ridge is holding an Aldermanic Candidate forum on the 21st of January. I think there are 4 candidates who made the ballot.
Spread the word to all your voter friends. This is a chance to see and hear the candidates of the 23rd ward and learn about their platforms. You might even be able to ask these Candidates questions and get on the spot answers!... You Don't want to vote with a blindfold on or just because someone told you to vote a certain way. Become fully informed about the candidates and vote for the candidate that you think is best for the community!
Bring a buddy!

Congrats to our community leaders who made it on the ballot!
Thanks for stepping up to make a difference!

  • Wait. I recalled something about section 8 being mentioned last election. Why is this being repeated again?

  • True, I don't live in Garfield Ridge, yet! I'm just a hop away. So?
    City councilmen make decisions for our city NOT just for the communities in which we live. What's your point? When ONE anonymously posts something on a neighborhood post , it worries me! I'm having trouble deciphering the truth!

    Regarding the The Garfield Ridge Civic League's Public Forum ... Let me get back and check on the location . Don't want to spew incorrect information.

4 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

A Message From Paul Villarreal

Family & Friends,

During this time of year, it is important that we put into perspective just what is important to us. I have come to realize that the richest man is the man who gives back to his community, and expects nothing in return. I believe that those of us who are running for Alderman or an elected office need to understand that we must lead by example and give back to our communities, to our children, to our...

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Family & Friends,

During this time of year, it is important that we put into perspective just what is important to us. I have come to realize that the richest man is the man who gives back to his community, and expects nothing in return. I believe that those of us who are running for Alderman or an elected office need to understand that we must lead by example and give back to our communities, to our children, to our ward. We must support all of our small businessmen and business women, we must develop and build friendships with everyone, we cannot base our campaigns just on race, creed or color, We must base our campaigns on our desire to help our neighbors across all communities.

I want to Thank each and everyone of my volunteers for a very successful SANTA'S WORKSHOP that we held yesterday, We touched the lives of over 250 children and we also helped out various parents. To me personally that is what Christmas is all about, the ability to help others, and to not expect anything in return including their vote. Besides, I would value their Friendship more.

Sincerely,

Paulino Villarreal Jr.
Candidate for Alderman of the 23rd Ward

4 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Danny's/Villa Rosa Pizza deal fall through?

So now I hear that the Danny's Pizza and Villa Rosa Pizza deal fell through. True?

  • BULL- SHEET, they would not have shut down w/o cash in hand, VR is waiting on city permits to do the remodeling

Dec 17

Updated 4 days ago

!!!!Attention all residents!!!!!

Robberies are happening up and down Archer businesses

Dec 17

Updated 6 days ago

we're James sircher-fire truck with zalewski banner?

Mr.sircher,been busy putting out fires zalewski caused in past-voted 16 Years raising your taxes.Keeping zalewski from filing bankruptcy 3rd time.Use fire truck help citizens with flooded basements.Now sircher-should use fire truck with Santa to buy votes!So citizens can forget about high crime,over crowed schools,no jobs,business leaving archer ave,potholes.Now that sircher,zalewski,should realize citizens want change.They attack Anna goral,for signs posted.Polish neighbor put up Anna goral,sign 2 doors from my house due to zalewski getting girl pregnant out wedlock.Campaign getting interesting wonder...

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Mr.sircher,been busy putting out fires zalewski caused in past-voted 16 Years raising your taxes.Keeping zalewski from filing bankruptcy 3rd time.Use fire truck help citizens with flooded basements.Now sircher-should use fire truck with Santa to buy votes!So citizens can forget about high crime,over crowed schools,no jobs,business leaving archer ave,potholes.Now that sircher,zalewski,should realize citizens want change.They attack Anna goral,for signs posted.Polish neighbor put up Anna goral,sign 2 doors from my house due to zalewski getting girl pregnant out wedlock.Campaign getting interesting wonder if James sircher-same guy objecting to my petitions.Arteaga workers saying zalewski,got girl in streets an San worker pregnant 15 yrs ago while married.Wonder were speaker Madigan stands in 23 ward race?Charles Hughes still running until told otherwise.23 ward in bad shape.

  • You don't have to be too smart to be Alderman, just takes a high school diploma or GED.

  • but being able to write in plain English instead of what looks like someone talking that has English as a second language that has just learned English
    helps

Dec 16

Updated 6 days ago

Alderman Zalewski,needs answer questions?

ARTEAGA,WORKERS SAY ALDERMAN ZALEWSKI ,HAS CHILD THAT 15,BOY OUT WEDLOCK .Zalewski needs to answer due catholic area and family community.

6 days ago

Happy Holidays 23rd Ward from Blue Island

Sorry if I won't be at my parents attic for the Holiday Seasons. I have to go home to Blue Island. I really want to have my own house in Garfield Ridge some day so for XMAS can you please vote for me? VOTE ARTEAGA!

Dec 11

Updated 6 days ago

Alderman Michael Zalewski's intimidation begins

Source: Anna Goral - Facebook

The same day I have placed my political sign on the lawn next to my building it was taken down and I got ticketed by Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation.
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I just wonder if Alderman Zalewski got his ticket since his signs have been on city property (57th & Central) since last Monday, and they are still there today.
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The office of Chicago Department of Street and Sanitations is only 2 blocks away from where Zalewski’s signs are, so they must have seen them…

  • Marty Arteaga Convict, Carpet Beggar, Major UNO Supporter

    Anyone know where I could get a gram of kush? Then we can head over to my HQ and spark up so you all can stop crying like little babies.

  • Ask Zalewski.

Dec 19

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Dec 17

Updated Dec 18

Martin arteaga/GORAL working with invitation homes for section 8?

Martin arteaga, Anna Goral are working with invitation homes to bring more section 8 to Garfield ridge and clearing. Martin arteaga has family members working for the company. Anna goral is working with arteaga in having her husband and family rehab some of these homes in exchange for a kickback after these homes are section 8 occupied. Known fact Anna goral doesn't care about our area because she lives in PALOS so what ever happens to us she doesn't care. Martin arteaga only cares what happens out east. Do u really want what 61st kedzie looks like over here???? I end my point.

  • She is an immigration officer

  • Marty Arteaga Convict, Carpet Beggar, Major UNO Supporter

    GIGO she buys you cigarettes too, what a deal! My Mommy won't let me smoke. She does let me borrow the LINK card to buy tamales and corn cups for the munchies after I spark it up. But you gots no game, and your bass ain't fat
    You need to quit, rapping just ain't your place. So back on the grind and don't catch no case. VOTE ARTEAGA!

Dec 17

Updated Dec 18

Karaoke Jam Session With Martin

Karaoke Jam Session With Martin
Come and sing your heart out and struct your skills while showing some support for Martin Arteaga for Alderman -23rd ward!

Whether you like singing some Rock, Vicente Fernandez, Michael Jackson, or Selena...we will have a great line up. Martin will be singing his favorite Bon Jovi songs!

We will have a limit, so please reserve your tickets today. Food and drink special available.

January 14, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm Simone's 960 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Sponsorship levels: ***$30- One Hit Wonder ***$50 - American Idol ***$100 - Platinum Artist ***$250 - Double Platinum ***$500- King of Pop

  • Why is the event in the 25th ward?

  • Marty Arteaga Convict, Carpet Beggar, Major UNO Supporter

    Well JenFG that is an excellent question. Since we drink a lot and I do mean a lot we have been black listed from every bar in the 23rd and 24th ward so we are just moving across Chicago until every bar bans us. VOTE ARTEAGA!

Dec 18

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Dec 13

Updated Dec 17

Archer Bank

I saw archer bank was robbed. I heard young kids did this? Does anyone know?

  • there was only ONE teenaged bank robber that robbed ONE bank last week and he is a Kennedy HS student, not identified because of his age

  • Marty Arteaga Convict, Carpet Beggar, Major UNO Supporter

    We need to teach these kids to smoke weed like me so they can chill out!

Dec 17

Updated Dec 17

Fioretti Rolls Out TIF Platform, Blasts Marriott Hotel TIF Project

Chicago mayoral candidate and progressive Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) is putting a spotlight on the controversial, mayor-backed $55 million tax increment financing (TIF) project for a new Marriott hotel near McCormick Place.

Aldermanic candidates and members of the Bridgeport Alliance, Pilsen Alliance, Prairie District Neighborhood Watch and Reclaim Chicago joined Fioretti and fellow progressive Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) for a Wednesday morning press conference near the corner of Cermak Road and Prairie Avenue to "denounce the $55 million in TIF money given to Marriott Corporation for a hotel and complex near McCormick Place," according to a release....

Source: http://progressillinois.com/news/content/2014/12/17/fioretti-rolls-out-tif-platform-blasts-marriott-hotel-tif-project?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ProgressIllinois+%28Progress+Illinois%29

  • Marty Arteaga Convict, Carpet Beggar, Major UNO Supporter

    We need to use TIF money to help out my best client from my defunct construction company: UNO!!!!!!!!!!

Dec 17

Updated Dec 17

merry Christmas everyone!

Charles hughes,wants best for all citizens -that why I'm trying fight petition objections at Chicago board of election.Ald zalewski sent his guy James sircher ,to try knock me off ballor.Next hearing Dec 26 2014

  • Chuck came to my house personally and asked my wife to sign his petition, she told him she already signed a petition for someone to be alderman, he told her it is ok for a person to sign 2 different petitions, also I have been told that a personal friend of Mike Z had his name forged on a Hughes petition

  • <<<<<<<<<<<<not hughes

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Dec 03

Updated Dec 06

E 15 Mandate

Did anyone else hear about this. They are considering passing this in Illinois. Why ? Putting more ethanol in the fuel for our cars. Which can damage fuel system or blow the engine within a year. On new cars it voids all warranties.

  • Bob Stanek Lives across from Peck School, works at Argonne

    Got a Robocall from Petroleum Institute in DC saying to call City Hall and tell those jerks to oppose this nonsense.

  • Regardless of the issue, Emanuel has already made up his mind. Calling city hall is useless.

Dec 01

Updated Dec 06

Popeyes, 50th Cicero is RUNDOWN

Very seldom do I give this location my business cuz of their slowness, dried out chicken and overall dirtiness inside.

Went yesterday (Sunday) at noon and used drive thru...omg..the driveway is all broken and crumbled, the lot in certain parts is broken, uneven..looks like they allow people to change their oil in it..lol. Overall, nasty, unkept, etc.

Gonna email their corporate today. Side note.. While their chicken was ok..the girl tells me they are out of COLESLAW! I asked how...

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Very seldom do I give this location my business cuz of their slowness, dried out chicken and overall dirtiness inside.

Went yesterday (Sunday) at noon and used drive thru...omg..the driveway is all broken and crumbled, the lot in certain parts is broken, uneven..looks like they allow people to change their oil in it..lol. Overall, nasty, unkept, etc.

Gonna email their corporate today. Side note.. While their chicken was ok..the girl tells me they are out of COLESLAW! I asked how is that possible on a Sunday at noon..nobody was even there when I got there..they couldn't have been opened more than an few hours..her response matched the overall look of the place.." I dun know"... Ugh... Though its further from me...and only slightly better, I'm gonna use the popeyes at Ford City from now on.

The best ones I've been to for overall food quality, personality and appearance have been the ones on 95th street by Little Company of Mary, and the one on by 90th Harlem.

  • Why can't we have the nice Popeye's or at least employees that do their job right?

  • Personally, I'd rather go to KFC on 55th st.. Or the one on Archer, but they have become crazy with their prices, NEVER offer coupon deals, etc. Try getting 8pc Chicken for $6.99, like you can do at Popeyes..lol

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Dec 03

Christmas Tree Lot

Does anyone know the hours of operation for the Christmas tree lot on archer & oak park?

Dec 03

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Dec 01

Updated Dec 02

Donate Gently Used Toys

Does anyone know, other than salvation army or Goodwill, a charity/organization that will take gently used toys to be distributed for the holidays. I'm pretty sure they are going to be distributing stuff soon so I want to send these toys out soon.

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    I'd like to know this answer too please...most will not take toys unless brand new...I have sooooo much from my children and grandchildren. Thank you Peter for asking this.

  • I found a great place; Shepherd's HOPE. They are willing to take used toys and anything you can provide to this helpful shelter. They are even willing to arrange for pick up or of course you can drop them off at: 5732 South Lowe Ave, Chicago, IL 60621. If your interested in donating please call 773-351-3336 to speak to Brian Anderson; executive director. Hope we can help put a smile in people's faces this holiday!

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