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Seeking Vendors for Edgebrook Festival May 30th

CALL FOR VENDORS

Everyday Edgebrook along with Local First Chicago present "Destination Devon - a street side festival"

Join us in Edgebrook on May 30th from 12-6pm at Central and Devon for a family friendly festival featuring live music, artisans, fun activities and more!

Now seeking vendors – see details below.

Event Details::
-Saturday, May 30th, 2015; 12pm-6pm
-Along Devon Ave. between Kinzua and Minnehaha
-Load in begins at 11:00 am. Load out is from 6:00-6:45 pm.
-Vendors must be...

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CALL FOR VENDORS

Everyday Edgebrook along with Local First Chicago present "Destination Devon - a street side festival"

Join us in Edgebrook on May 30th from 12-6pm at Central and Devon for a family friendly festival featuring live music, artisans, fun activities and more!

Now seeking vendors – see details below.

Event Details::
-Saturday, May 30th, 2015; 12pm-6pm
-Along Devon Ave. between Kinzua and Minnehaha
-Load in begins at 11:00 am. Load out is from 6:00-6:45 pm.
-Vendors must be set up by 12:00pm. At 12:00pm, unoccupied spaces will be redistributed and late vendors will not be permitted to set up. Booth fees will be forfeit.
-This event is outdoors without tents. It will be weather dependent. No rain makeup date.

Booth Fee::
FREE for Everyday Edgebrook business members NOT selling goods
$25 for Everyday Edgebrook business members selling goods (to cover cost of city of Chicago license fee)
$15 for nonmembers NOT selling goods
$40 for nonmembers selling goods (to cover cost of city of Chicago license fee)
-Anyone selling goods must provide their Illinois Sales Tax ID

Booth Details::
-Booth fee is for a 6'x3' space.
-Vendors will receive a PayPal invoice upon signing up.
-Invoices must be paid within 24 hours of receipt, or your space will be offered to the next vendor on the waiting list.
-Booth fees will be used to defray the cost of the necessary city permit and for advertising the event.
-Booth fees are nonrefundable even in the case of inclement weather.

Display and Sales::
-Vendors must bring their own tables, chairs, and displays.
-As a reference, 6'x3' is the size of (1) standard table. You, your booth, table, and all merchandise must fit within this space.
-All sales made outside are the responsibility of the vendor. Vendors must come prepared with enough change to cover their sales.

For more details or to sign up, email info@everydayedgebrook.com

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Apr 04

Wildwood and St Mary of the Woods students gather for anti-child abuse rally

"Pinwheel" rally held along Hiawatha Avenue
Photo by Randy Baran

Apr 04

Edgebrook Community Association holds Easter egg hunt on April 4

And they are off to the races to get those eggs
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Mar 30

Updated Apr 01

Airplanes Bother you? Pollution, Noise, Frequency?

you got to check this site out and bookmark it and use it every time an airplane flys overhead. http://chicagonoisecomplaint.com/
once you go online, it saves your information and you can file a complaint with 1 button. it will adjust the time and date for you automatically, use your ipad or tablet and it is fantastic. you can also see a ton of information on complaints filed and maps and more. FAIR created this website.

  • Jac Charlier AKA Citizen Jac Citizen-led solutions for better community

    Increase in O'Hare airplane noise and pollution and you, the citizen

    I invite you to join the Fair Allocation in Runways (FAiR) Coalition, a citizen-led initiative that gathers democratically. We are a rapidly growing coalition of citizens and civics on Chicago's NW side and near NW suburbs.

    What is FAiR...

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    Increase in O'Hare airplane noise and pollution and you, the citizen

    I invite you to join the Fair Allocation in Runways (FAiR) Coalition, a citizen-led initiative that gathers democratically. We are a rapidly growing coalition of citizens and civics on Chicago's NW side and near NW suburbs.

    What is FAiR about?

    FAiR seeks a real voice at O'Hare to secure an equitable distribution of takeoffs and landings, day and night, east and west, and using all existing runways including the diagonals. FAiR is the leading voice for residents on this issue.

    What does FAiR believe?

    It is our Coalition's experience that citizens and civic organizations concerned about the severe impact on our communities from increased noise and air pollution occurring as a result of the new October 2013 runway configurations have not had a real seat at the table in the development and implementation of how O'Hare takeoff and landing patterns were designed. FAiR supports the economic engine that is O'Hare, but we believe that as our neighbor, the airport must work with the community to determine when and where those engines fly over our homes, yards, schools, parks and businesses.

    What can you do?

    As a neighbor, resident and fellow citizen, I ask you to join FAiR at www.fairchicago.org. Then...
    Sign up for FAiR Coalition emails. Go to www.fairchicago.org and click on "Join Now"
    Sign our online petition at www.fairchicago.org
    Report your noise complaints which can be done directly through our website at www.fairchicago.org
    Appeal your property taxes
    Put up a FAiR yard sign
    Distribute FAiR door hangers
    Tell your neighbors about FAiR
    Become active with FAiR in your community

    Still have questions? Please ask. Jac Charlier - jac.charlier@gmail.com See you around our neighborhood.

  • This is great to know how and where we can voice our concerns. I'm close to I-94 however and the traffic helicopters in the morning and the late night speeder's on the expressway are even a greater disruption for me then the airplane traffic.

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Mar 27

Updated Mar 27

Vote for new Cubs Song!

Help Norwood Park neighbor win! Vote for his song #EverybodyLovesTheCubs
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Mar 27

Be a Norwood Park Scholar!

Your child graduating this year? You could be eligible to win a $500 scholarship from the Norwood Park Chamber of Commerce.
For more details visit
http://www.norwoodpark.org

Mar 22

Updated Mar 25

Chuy for Mayor! Correction

My mistake. But my point is not so much where Emanuel was born as to his being primarily raised on the North Shore. His privileged upbringing along with amassing a 16 million dollar fortune within a two year period has distanced him both financially and mentally from what the average Chicago citizen endures on a daily basis. Which is part of the reason why he is so quick to have citizens bear the brunt of the cost of his programs and pet projects, such as the 140 million dollars to DePaul University while Chicagoans struggle with parking fines, red light/speed camera fines, ever increasing utility fees and property tax increases.

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    rogerparker, You want to talk about benefits, let's talk about Emanuel's benefits. Like when he earned 16 million dollars in 2 years as an investment banker even though he hardly had any experience in that field. Oh wait a minute, he did have experience in that field, kinda, like when...

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    rogerparker, You want to talk about benefits, let's talk about Emanuel's benefits. Like when he earned 16 million dollars in 2 years as an investment banker even though he hardly had any experience in that field. Oh wait a minute, he did have experience in that field, kinda, like when he was a well paid director of scandal plagued Fredie Mac, which again was a job his resume was really not suited for. But hey with his connections the world is your oyster. Only trouble is, his connections aren't doing much for Chicago, although they certainly are fattening his recently 30 million dollar campaign war chest! Garcia's connection pales in comparison to Emanuel's connections. For more about them read:

    http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2011/02/rahm_emanuel_2.html

  • Mr Garcia is the focus of Chicago voters dissatisfaction with Blue dog Dems. He, like former U.S. Representative Michael Patrick Flanagan,is in the right place at the right time.

Mar 25

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Mar 20

Updated Mar 23

Chuy For Mayor!

Rahm Emanuel is a multimillionaire, suburban born and bred arrogant, elitist who no more cares about Chicago, it's citizens, employees and least it's retirees than the man in the moon. He'll have moved on in 4 years leaving a path of destruction in his place while enhancing his reputation on the national stage. He already is eliminating health insurance for retirees and if the courts allow it his next target will be the pensions of thousands and thousands of workers....

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Rahm Emanuel is a multimillionaire, suburban born and bred arrogant, elitist who no more cares about Chicago, it's citizens, employees and least it's retirees than the man in the moon. He'll have moved on in 4 years leaving a path of destruction in his place while enhancing his reputation on the national stage. He already is eliminating health insurance for retirees and if the courts allow it his next target will be the pensions of thousands and thousands of workers. Mayor Daley destroyed the financial solvency of this city and Emanuel has done nothing but dig a deeper hole. Through back room deals he give millions of City money to his fat cat billionaire friends and proposes to give 1 billion dollars to DePaul University to fund the building of a new arena, while he bleeds the citizens dry with red light cameras, skyrocketing parking fees and soon I'm sure, huge property tax increases

  • TeamGarrido tries these same rumors for the fourth, fifth, sixth time?
    Are the TeamGarrido All-Stars tiring of being asked to repeatedly lie?

  • I like Rahm, He's been there for me when I needed him.

Mar 20

Updated Mar 21

Gunshots?

I know the difference between fireworks and gunshots, and I just now heard at least five, maybe six gunshots coming from the vicinity of Whalen Pool on Devon. There were at least two serious accidents on Devon tonight (earlier, before 8PM), and now this... WTF is going on here? It's not even a full moon.

Mar 21

Correction to an earlier post regarding Rahm Emanuel.

The amount of City money that Emanuel is providing regarding the DePaul project is $140 million not $1 billion.

Mar 16

Updated Mar 18

What are the rules about an Alderman using City Vehicles to Campaign?

Does anyone know the laws about an Alderman using a city vehicle driven by a city employee to get to a political event? This video appears to show Alderman Mary O'Connor arriving at the Northwest Side Irish Parade in a City Vehicle driven by a City Employee. Did tax payers pay for the gas or the employees time? Does anyone know if she broke the law here?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXynsbpXhng

  • Interesting how this very same topic was also on facebook on the 41st Ward citizens blog. Also on the blog was the topic about Napolitano using city equipment for political purposes all because he has a picture on his mailer of himself in his CFD uniform in front of a fire engine. The owner of the page didn't like that I disagreed with his/her take on either so called abuse of city property and has blocked me from commenting on any more posts.

  • Your question should be did Rahm get driven to a parade by a team of much higher paid city employees? And in a very expensive city vehicle? At least in this case the city employee was already working the parade and probably picked her up close by in the ward. Not a big deal and i am sure not an ethics violation. Worry about the important things will ya. By the way i am a supporter of her opponent.

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Mar 07

Get your GREEN on!

Order your #NWSI t-shirts today, go for the green, get ready for the NWSI Parade Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Noon.

Email Nicolebelcaster@gmail.com to reserve your shirts today! Short sleeve only (kids & adult sizes) available only $15 each. Or order now & pick one up at Mo Daileys Tuesday night!

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Mar 04

Mather's IMore Than A Cafe s hiring!

Join our team of Culinary Delighters! We’re looking for a skilled and friendly cook who enjoys plenty of face time with customers. This is not a standard kitchen job: not only will you prepare quality food in a timely fashion, you may host cooking demonstrations, dress in costume, and possibly sing and dance with customers. You’ll work in a fun, ageless environment, for an organization that has been ranked as a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace multiple times. This position requires...

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Join our team of Culinary Delighters! We’re looking for a skilled and friendly cook who enjoys plenty of face time with customers. This is not a standard kitchen job: not only will you prepare quality food in a timely fashion, you may host cooking demonstrations, dress in costume, and possibly sing and dance with customers. You’ll work in a fun, ageless environment, for an organization that has been ranked as a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace multiple times. This position requires at least one year of cooking experience, with basic knowledge and understanding of cooking techniques; ability to communicate with supervisor, coworkers, and customers; ability to follow standardized recipes; ability to operate kitchen equipment; and a current sanitation certification. Preferred: Formal culinary training.

Please contact Mather LifeWays at (847) 492-7500 or apply here: http://www.matherlifeways.com/jobs/view/cook-4.

Mar 04

Revel Bar opening in the old Dish space

Just saw the Norwood Chamber post about Revel, the new bar opening up at 6169 NW Hwy (where Dish used to be). Their website is still under construction, but some info can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/revelbarchicago

Welcome to the neighborhood and good luck!

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