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Updated 43 min ago

Dogs out in the cold

I live on Melrose between Lakewood and Southport, and there is a family two doors to the west of us who leaves their little terrier out in the cold. It's never for more than two hours, but he is clearly miserable and barks the entire time. I just wanted to remind people that short-haired dogs are not equipped to stay out in the cold for long! (Dogs that were bred for cold are ok. I saw a Samoyed in a car with the window rolled down last night, and he appeared to be loving it). Please keep your short-haired pets inside as much as possible when it is cold out, especially if they contribute to noise pollution :-)

  • Is this the couple with the young child on the south side of the street? I hope it's not. She's a SAHM and has time to walk that dog all darn day.

    I really don't know how anyone would think it's neighborly or humane to leave a barking dog outside in below freezing temps for hours on end.

  • That's cruel. Poor little guy. I don't leave mine out for more than a couple of minutes when it gets below 20. My beagle/dachshund mutt's feet start to hurt in just a few minutes when it drops below 10.

2 days ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Rooftop Deck -Permit

Hello,

I'm interested in building a rooftop deck on top of a 3 unit condominium. Can anyone share any tips on the permit/inspection process?

Much appreciated

  • Eblock10 Lakeview Resident

    Thanks for all the feedback! The home owners assistance program seems like a great place to start.

  • Chris T 10 year Lincoln Square/Ravenswood resident.

    When I moved into my 25 unit condo 10 years ago we looked into adding a deck. We never got to the real pricing but our building insurance alone would have gone up a lot.

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Management Broker for Bean-and-Co.

New to the site! Help me get started in the neighborhood, like to hear from old timers on how this site works. Fill me in. Looking forward to making great new connections.

Thanks,

Mark

  • Sighryn Roscoe resident

    Just take a scroll thru the site and you will get the gist of it.

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2 days ago

Updated 16 hours ago

Chuy Says NO to the Belmont Flyover!

Calling the proposed Flyover “an unnecessary expenditure of taxpayer funds that will generate little return on investment,” Chuy Garcia expressed his opposition to the Flyover.

Read more, and check out our website at:
http://stopbelmontflyover.com/2015/03/03/chuy-says-no-to-belmont-flyover/

A vote for Chuy Garcia is a vote to save Central Lakeview!

4 days ago

Updated 28 hours ago

  • Shelly Lifelong suburbanite, now in South Lakeview.

    Mike, they have been reported to Waguespack, received multiple tickets, and choose not to get an extra pick-up day

  • REALLY makes me want to eat there!

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Salon/nail shop spaces for lease

I'm on the look out for salon & nail shop spaces for lease in Lakeview and Wicker. If anyone notices any available storefronts, or knows anyone looking to have someone take over their lease, contact me!

6 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

  • Mr. Cullen established the theater and the restaurant. He had no health insurance when he had a costly stroke a few years ago. He's given immensely to theater as we know it in Chicago for decades. You can lose everything you build. This is a tragic story.

  • SPIRO 1983 sergeant 19

    Mr cullen sounded like a good man I didnt know him.

5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Buyer looking for 4 bedroom home in Lakeview

New or newer construction preferred. Or complete renovation.
Thanks.

  • Ashley Donat Real Estate Broker ashley@millerchicagorealesta...

    Email me at ashley@millerchicagorealestate.com! I have some options for you!!

  • The market is pretty tight right now but there are some options out there. Assuming you are looking for a single family home here is a summary of what is available by number of bedrooms and bathrooms: http://lucidrealty.com/homes-for-sale/Chicago_Lakeview/single_family_homes.php

    You might also want to check out working with a full service realtor that shares their commission with you. It can save you thousands of dollars.

  • Michael Bucktown Resident

    This "Airborn" fellow has posted very similar ads in Bucktown (looking for house in Bucktown) and Lincoln Park (looking for house in Lincoln Park) sections of EB too. Not sure what his or her agenda is, but surely finding a realtor in Chicago shouldn't be a problem. EB is not the right forum for this.

Feb 26

Updated 2 days ago

Buyer Seeks 3BR/2BA+ in Elevator Building

Our client is seeking a 3BR/2BA+ in an elevator building in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area. We have exhausted our search on the MLS and are looking for owners considering selling.

Prefers updated; concrete between floors; pets (cats) allowed; quiet neighbors; HOA fees lower than $1000 if possible.

If you or someone you know has a condo similar to this they would consider selling please let me know..

  • There are a few units at 3530-3534 LSD that meet your criteria, particularly the concrete floors/walls. It's exceptionally quiet, and does allow pets (1 dog, any size and up to two cats per unit).

  • I may have a place for you... Lincoln Park, 3 bed, 2.1 bath, office, deck, city views, great light, updated, low assessments, concrete, pets ok, etc...

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Tea Collection Spring Shopping March 9-15 to Benefit Hamilton Elementary School

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Tea Collection spring shopping March 9-15 to benefit Hamilton! Hamilton will receive 20% back when you shop at teaschooldays.com (not teacollection.com) and enter the promo code SDS15HAMILTON. You get free shipping on these orders as a thank you from Tea Collection!

2 days ago

Chicago Street Photography Lakeview

Recent candid street shot

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Updated 3 days ago

Old news?!?!

Has anybody else noticed that EveryBlock detectors are picking up articles from 2012-2013???

  • Shelly Lifelong suburbanite, now in South Lakeview.

    Jennifer, yep!

    L, yes.

  • Yes, I went to Uptown for news and there was news from 2012.

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Feb 23

Updated 4 days ago

434 Melrose

Does anyone know the status of the unfinished construction site at that location? There was supposed to have been a hearing at City Council in regard to it.

  • Robert Rohdenburg Affordable Housing Activist for ONE Northside

    I've reviewed the published agendas of both the Zoning and the Housing committees from August 2014 through January 2015 and could find no mention of this address for a zoning change or any other city council or committee action. Because of the election, there will not be any city council...

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    I've reviewed the published agendas of both the Zoning and the Housing committees from August 2014 through January 2015 and could find no mention of this address for a zoning change or any other city council or committee action. Because of the election, there will not be any city council meetings or committee meetings in February. There is a Housing committee hearing scheduled for 3/11 10am and two Zoning Committee Hearings next month: 3/12 and 3/17 , both staring at 10am in Council Chambers,before the 10am 3/18 City Council meeting. No agendas for these committee meetings are available yet. Shortly after 3/1 some of the agendas for the March meetings should start to appear. You can check the web site:
    https://chicago.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx for any additional committee meeting dates, changes in times/locations, and the meeting agendas. The current or new alderman for the ward may know more about the property before any hearing action. The press coverage about the property are old stories at:
    May 21,2012 story:http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2012/05/21/stalled-condo-building-to-serve-as-skeleton-for-luxury-rentals.php
    June 3,2011 story:http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2011/06/03/failed-lakeview-condo-development-leaves-a-stump-behind-1.php

  • I'm sorry to hear that nothing has transpired, but thanks very much for your thorough review-I appreciate it!

  • Ed H. 5 year Lakeview resident

    What a great location, I cant believe that lot is still the way it is.

4 days ago

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4 days ago

Chicago remembers White Sox great Minnie Minoso

Minoso was found unresponsive in his car on the 2800 block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

4 days ago

  • 3 stars out of 5: Ani on Yelp

4 days ago

Minnie Minoso, White Sox legend, mourned after death

...unresponsive in the driver's seat of his car near a gas station in the 2800-block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday. According to published reports, he had gone out Saturday night...

4 days ago

Ron Kittle mourns loss of 'true legend in Chicago'

Minoso was found unresponsive in the driver's seat of his car near a gas station in the 2800 block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to police.

5 days ago

White Sox great Minnie Minoso dies: 'He was an extraordinary person'

He was found unresponsive in the driver's seat of his car near a gas station in the 2800 block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to police.  There were no signs of trauma and Minoso was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:09 a.m., police said.

5 days ago

White Sox great Minnie Minoso found dead in car

Minoso was found unresponsive in the driver's seat of a car near a gas station in the 2800 block of North Ashland Avenue around 1 a.m., according to police.  There were no signs of trauma and Minoso was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:09 a.m., police said.

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Tree trimming season!

The winters close to being over and time to make sure your trees are healthy and strong at joses tree service we will give you expert advise on deciding if your trees need some work get your free quote from on of our professional trimmers
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Feb 26

Updated 6 days ago

Summer Options for 6 year old child

I'm looking for daycare options for my 6 year old for this upcoming summer. I work from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. The Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club doesn't start until 8 am but I have to be at work by 8 am. I need to pick up as late as 6 pm on some days. Any suggestions/recommendations for high quality group childcare for a 6 year old in the area? Looking for entire summer, not just short summer camps. Thank you!

  • mike Return Chicagoan circa 1996

    Hamlin park offers day camps during the summer that I have sent my boys to. It's not too expensive and you need to sign up online. It is offered through the Chicago park district.

  • SPIRO 1983 sergeant 19

    Put the delinquent in a boot camp or ymca or bible study thank you very much.

Feb 26

Updated 6 days ago

Specialty Video Closing

I was told today that the video store on Broadway, between Melrose and Belmont will be closing in the Spring. The reason was a rent increase.

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