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37 hours ago

Two rare gut renovation projects in Old Town Triangle

This eye catching red frame home on 200 Block of West St. Paul and Crilly Court gets a full gut renovation (All photos Eric Rojas, Broker, Kale Realty).

A current gut renovation project on the 300 Block of West Menomonee at North Orleans.

40 hours ago

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Sep 13

Updated 2 days ago

Temps Rising in Traffic Hell?

As in many parts of Chicago, it seems more money, time, and attention has been invested into red-light cameras than has gone into synchronizing our traffic lights. Lincoln Park is no exception. And with the "New City" Project well underway, I'm curious to know what improvement plans are in place to accommodate the impending flow of daily traffic into and out of the

•199-unit apartment building
•Mariano's
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•40,000 sq feet of medical office space
•1,100 vehicle garage...

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As in many parts of Chicago, it seems more money, time, and attention has been invested into red-light cameras than has gone into synchronizing our traffic lights. Lincoln Park is no exception. And with the "New City" Project well underway, I'm curious to know what improvement plans are in place to accommodate the impending flow of daily traffic into and out of the

•199-unit apartment building
•Mariano's
•Dick's Sporting Goods
•40,000 sq feet of medical office space
•1,100 vehicle garage
•bowling alley
•14-screen movie theater
•four restaurants
•other businesses that may be occupying part of the 380,000 sq feet of retail space

If anyone knows specifics on traffic plans to accommodate this significant addition to our neighborhood, please let me know.

2 days ago

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5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Recommendations for cleaning services?

I give up, I need a cleaning lady. I was wondering if anyone has recommendations to find a cleaning lady that will be the SAME person each time. I want to hire someone bi-weekly, and I want to hire a specific person, not a "Maids R Us" type company that would send whoever was on shift that day. Do you have a great cleaning lady? If yes, how did you find her? Is your great cleaning lady possibly taking new clients? (I have asked 2 of my cousins who are extremely happy with the woman they employ; however, she is not taking any new clients at this time).

Thanks!!!!

  • Grace Housekeeper

    I have many years of experience and many long time clients who would gladly provide referrals. I can provide you with a free estimate at your preferred date and time. Please feel free to call me at 773-858-0926. Look forward to hearing from you!

  • We have a cleaning lady who came highly recommended and has been with us for over a year. She comes on a weekly basis and is highly reliable. Not sure if you can send me a message privately through this site, but if so, I'd gladly put you in touch with her and/or see if she is taking on new clients. Simi

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Dog found near Oz Park

Corgi mix found in Lincoln Park. He had Burberry collar; no tags. He is staying temporarily with my friend who found him. Help spread the word!

Sep 24

Updated 4 days ago

Pet Sitter.. for cats..

Wow. little did I know how hard it would be to find a sitter that I felt comfortable with that also has actual hands on experience with cats. Preferably someone who's done this for awhile and has references available thanks!

  • Mark Shallow Actor, Playwright, Performance Artist (Shakespeare

    I've been doing pet care on the North side for over seventeen years. Cats and dogs.I have more references that your cat has lives!!! Lots of available time slots, and I'm always in town for the holidays. 773 754 0618

  • Hello, I am a veterinary technician with 10 years of experience. I've also been doing home pet care for 7 years. I have a lot of hands of experience with cats, as they make up 95% of my home care clients. I'm available for feeding and administration of oral or injectable medications, and of course loving care while you're gone. Feel free to email me if interested. Sean@illusioned.net

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5 days ago

Over a Century Later Christopher House Still Growing

Closing founding site in Lincoln Park and expanding in Belmont Cragin

Chicago, IL – September 26, 2014
After more than 100 years in Lincoln Park, non-profit, Christopher House is moving out of its founding location at 2507 N Greenview Avenue. A little over a year ago, Christopher House opened a brand new family resource center and their first elementary school as they have expanded into Belmont Cragin on the city's far West side. They have also increased their presence in...

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Closing founding site in Lincoln Park and expanding in Belmont Cragin

Chicago, IL – September 26, 2014
After more than 100 years in Lincoln Park, non-profit, Christopher House is moving out of its founding location at 2507 N Greenview Avenue. A little over a year ago, Christopher House opened a brand new family resource center and their first elementary school as they have expanded into Belmont Cragin on the city's far West side. They have also increased their presence in Uptown and Logan Square in response to the needs of Chicago's working poor.
“Christopher House is continuously working to provide a continuum of education to children and families in need. Christopher House has evolved over its 100 year history and this is one more milestone. It’s bittersweet. We are eager to be located in the high need communities on Chicago’s West and North sides and to bring our family of schools to the children and families in these neighborhoods, but I am also sad to leave the neighborhood that has supported us all these years” says Christopher House Chief Executive Officer, Lori Ann Baas.
Christopher House will continue to serve nearly 5,000 low-income children and families annually. The classrooms in Lincoln Park aren’t closing, just relocating to Belmont Cragin. The official close date of Christopher House’s Greenview location is September 30th. Christopher House however still encourages all those in Lincoln Park - and elsewhere - to continue to keep up to date with all of their news and events. Such as the Holiday Program, helping 600 Chicago families get through the holiday season. Find more information on the program, and all of Christopher House services, at christopherhouse.org.

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6 days ago

Color Models Needed Monday $25

Looking for single process (root touch-up, all over color, etc) models on Monday.
Appointment times available are 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
Email me for more info!
HeatherNoelWatson at gmail dot com

Thanks!

6 days ago

Neighbor pouring bleach on grass

Hi! There's a crazy woman in my neighborhood who yells out her window if your dog pees on the lawn of her building. I witnessed her pouring bleach all over the lawn tonight after she yelled at me. Is this legal? Can't she be harming the animals? It's a condo building, so I can't contact her landlord. She lives in the building that the dentist office is in on the 1700 block of Sheffield, so beware.

6 days ago

ServiceWorks Needs your help!

ServiceWorks is a multi-partner, three year, national program housed at Casa Central. Serviceworks aims to connects thousands of underserved young adults (16-24) with the know-how and mindset necessary to enter into and succeed in the hiring market and fulfill their educational ambitions. This connection takes the form of community-oriented projects, leadership and teamwork training, and small group coaching.Success Coaches are experienced professionals. They work one-on-one and in small groups to assist Service Scholars in completing college and career readiness plans,...

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ServiceWorks is a multi-partner, three year, national program housed at Casa Central. Serviceworks aims to connects thousands of underserved young adults (16-24) with the know-how and mindset necessary to enter into and succeed in the hiring market and fulfill their educational ambitions. This connection takes the form of community-oriented projects, leadership and teamwork training, and small group coaching.Success Coaches are experienced professionals. They work one-on-one and in small groups to assist Service Scholars in completing college and career readiness plans, identifying tangible, actionable goals, and serving as accountability partners to help Success Scholars achieve and track progress towards their goals. Success Coaches are provided with training prior to meeting their Service Scholars, as well as ongoing support from Casa Central.If you have what it takes to give guidance on resume design, online job applications, goal setting, and consider yourself to be both patient and empathetic, then we ask you to apply.
Duration:
• 8 weeks
Time commitment:
• Occasional (weekly or monthly)
Days of week:
• Weekdays and two (2) weekend days
Skills needed:
• Goal Planning
• FAFSA Preparation
• Resume Design
• Employment Application
How Do I apply?
Call:773-645-2400
Email: lspilotro@casacentral.org

6 days ago

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Sep 24

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Sep 24

  • Books! Books! Books!

    Ms. Keenan is asking for $286.15:
    My students need books including Locomotion, The Invasion, and Magna Math Mysteries.
    LaSalle Language Academy Comment

Sep 23

Could anyone who lives within a block directly north of 2008 Halsted contact me

This is a long shot, I am attempting to find anyone who recorded the back alley about a week ago.

Sep 23

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Sep 22

Sep 22

Grout and caulking

Does anyone know a good company to have some grouting and caulking work done in our bathroom?

Sep 15

Updated Sep 22

Wine Bar

I am looking for a good wine bar in Lincoln Park or Lakeview to host a get together of 25 or so people during a weeknight, any ideas?

  • Webster's Wine Bar would have been a good choice, but they've moved to Logan Square, if that's an acceptable alternative. Coppervine is a restaurant at 1962 N. Halsted, however they focus on pairing of food with specific wines/drinks. Might be a fun spin.

  • I've heard that City Winery hosts private wine tasting events.

Sep 21

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Sep 21

  • Permit issued for new construction

    ERECT 3-STORY TYPE 3B SFR W/BASEMENT, ELEVATOR, PENTHOUSE, AND A DETACHED 2-CAR GARAGE WITH ROOFTOP DECK AND FIREPLACE AS PER PLANS. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections ** ***This permit will be voided in 30 days from the issuing date of this permit if Wrecking Permit is not obtained***

    1734 N. Mohawk St. Issued September 19, 2014 Comment

Sep 21

Sep 20

Free Concert by Ella Jenkins – First Lady of Kid’s Music in Chicago

Where: Bauler Park Playground, 510 W. Wisconsin St. (www.indiegogo.com/at/ellajenkins)

Sep 20

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Sep 20

Sep 20

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CONVERTING EXISTING SECOND FLOOR AREA FROM TWO BEDROOMS AND ONE BATHROOM TO THREE BEDROOMS AND TWO BATHROOMS. REBUILDING STAIRWAY BETWEEN FIRST FLOOR AND SECOND FLOOR. REPLACING WINDOWS (FRONT FACADE WINDOWS TO REMAIN). RENOVATING KITCHEN. MODIFYING EXISTING MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING SYSTEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WORK.

    345 W. Menomonee St. Issued September 18, 2014 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SMALL PROJECT - REMOVE AND REPLACE EXISTING SIDE BALCONY WITH NEW PER PLANS.

    1605 N. Sedgwick St. Issued September 18, 2014 Comment
  • Permit issued for wrecking/demolition

    WRECK AND REMOVE EXISTING FRAME 2 FLAT RESIDENCE

    1734 N. Mohawk St. Issued September 18, 2014 Comment

Sep 19

Sep 19

Ella Jenkins Celebrating 90th Birthday as Filmmaker Records Her Life Story

Fans of her music and community residents are invited to celebrate Jenkins' birthday during a party Saturday afternoon in Bauler Park, 510 W. Wisconsin St.

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