50 min ago

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Rapper Targeted in 2 Shootings That Killed Others Is Now In Jail

DNA.info (Rogers Park), Jan. 30, 2015
http://bit.ly/1DngzrT

2 hours ago

Updated 7 min ago

Why Joe Moore Will Not be Getting My Vote This Year

Why Joe Moore will not be getting my vote for Alderman this election

I’ve never had anything against Joe Moore. During my time in Rogers Park, he’s always gotten my vote, and I think he’s generally done a more than adequate job. Furthermore, there have been no challengers I believed would do a better job. That is true again this year. I am not a supporter of Don Gordon or John Beacham, and will not be voting for either of...

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Why Joe Moore will not be getting my vote for Alderman this election

I’ve never had anything against Joe Moore. During my time in Rogers Park, he’s always gotten my vote, and I think he’s generally done a more than adequate job. Furthermore, there have been no challengers I believed would do a better job. That is true again this year. I am not a supporter of Don Gordon or John Beacham, and will not be voting for either of them, at the same time, this election I will also not be voting for Joe Moore.

I’m certain my abstaining from the Alderman’s election will have little effect on the outcome; however, I believe I’m not alone in my disappointment, and perhaps from our collective ennui we can give rise to a viable candidate in a future election.

The Problem with Moore

No politician is perfect, and politics is a game of compromise. There are a couple of issues that Moore has disappointed me on, such as supporting the proliferation of speed and red light cameras in our city. I’ve never been ensnared by one (my wife has), but my opposition stems from a quality of life stance. We have enough taxes as is, and these cameras are a backhanded way to grab revenue, without making things safer. I want to live in a city where it’s possible to make mistakes without having to pay a $100 fine for the privilege.

If the city wanted to make intersections safer, they would lengthen the yellow. It’s a proven method for reducing accidents in busy intersections, and yet in Chicago, we’ve installed cameras and held tightly onto the shortest allowable yellow lights.

Additionally, Joe Moore used to be a voice against the status quo and the overreaching hand of the mayor. Moore has now aligned himself with Mayor Emanuel in ways that discredit his earlier steadfastness. But I get it. To bring resources to the 49th Ward, it’s helpful to be on good terms with the mayor. But these are not the reasons Joe is not getting my vote.

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  • Mr. Rogers Neighbor

    Where is the city plan?
    This intersection has gotten so much worse in the past several years especially since the recent striping, which for an awful lot of bad drivers somehow cancels out the stop sign at Touhy/Rogers encouraging them to either accelerate onto Rogers or drift and stop in the middle of the street.
    Its good to hear somethings in the works. What and where is it?

  • Jack W. 60626 RP neighbor since 1999

    Brad h said it all.

3 days ago

Updated 59 min ago

You can't have it both ways, Alderman Moore

Alderman Moore was spotted campaigning with Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Yet, he's gone on record backing Mayor Rahm Emanual's campaign.

"Joining Garcia in earning the IVI-IPO’s endorsement were several incumbent aldermen who are among Emanuel’s reliable City Council supporters. They include aldermen Pat Dowell (3rd); Will Burns (4th); Anthony Beale (9th); Willie Cochran (20th); Walter Burnett (27th) and Joe Moore (49th)."

SOURCE: http://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/7/71/321441/ivi-ipo-endorses-garcia

I believe we've got a flip-flopper. Is the Alderman of the 49th Ward running so scared that he's gotta play both sides of the fence? Is that what we want in an Alderman? A disingenuous politician that will say anything to get elected?

  • Tremaine Not protector of cartoon cattle.

    How about "StellanShortFobkey"?

  • Reid Hyams X-ART Entertainment / Century 21 Universal

    Of course all the silliness still continues... EveryBlock just removed a benign post that I made concerning my son discovering Phillips multiple accounts from the Waldorf School thread. As all of us know, someone has to make a complaint and or mark it "unneighborly" for EB administration to do this....

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    Of course all the silliness still continues... EveryBlock just removed a benign post that I made concerning my son discovering Phillips multiple accounts from the Waldorf School thread. As all of us know, someone has to make a complaint and or mark it "unneighborly" for EB administration to do this.

    As much of a relief as it is to not have to deal with all the negative comments that were made on all sides, including my own (which I apologize for), it is very obvious that even without Scott viciously attacking everyone, his presence is still here on EveryBlock through his colleagues... most unfortunate.

15 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Question

Does my husband have an Everyblock problem?

  • Carl is a delightful person. He is one of three people I have met from EB, people who *gasp* never used a photo of themselves or anyone else as an avatar! I don't trust pictures. (Especially not when poorly Photoshopped by some hack.)

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 50 + years

    You can trust my avatar, Becky.

    Robin, asking Craig to stop spewing lies is like asking birds to stop singing.

24 hours ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Help with Mac Issues

Are there any local Mac and IT ppl who could help me resolve my ongoing slow email issues?
Thanks!

  • Tom Anderson Loyola Grad Back In The Neighborhood

    Macs are PCs, they just run a different operating system than most PCs. Adding RAM won't hurt, but without knowing exactly what Holly means by slow email it's kind of hard to troubleshoot the issue.

  • holly homeowner rogers park

    Thanks everyone! I think we are good now.

3 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

Selling condo and need local realtor

I am moving for a new job on the west coast and have decided to sell my condo. It's big with 2 beds and 2 baths. East of Sheridan.

I am looking for a realtor who knows the Rogers Park market

  • Helena, we are looking to buy a condo east of Sheridan. How much are you looking to get for your condo? Feel free to email me if you would prefer not to share the price on the forum.

  • mclnoh RE Broker & Photographer

    ^^^^HH, I would be happy to consult with you on your condo, as well as run a CMA, no obligation, of course. Give me a call or email. Mike

    http://chicagosnorthcoast.blogspot.com/

  • Rena, I hope to work with a realtor on setting the price. Thank you for asking. I will keep you posted.

    Thank you, Mike. I will look at your site.

40 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

"Liberated" house on Ridge

A few years ago the house at 7245 Ridge went through foreclosure and the owner moved out. The house sat empty for a year, and then about 2 1/2 years ago some people somehow got in, and took over the house. They have lived there as squatters, paid no rent, and demanded that Citibank give them the house. Citibank has gone through a long process to get them evicted, but their demand now is that the house be sold to...

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A few years ago the house at 7245 Ridge went through foreclosure and the owner moved out. The house sat empty for a year, and then about 2 1/2 years ago some people somehow got in, and took over the house. They have lived there as squatters, paid no rent, and demanded that Citibank give them the house. Citibank has gone through a long process to get them evicted, but their demand now is that the house be sold to them for $200,000. The house is large and worth considerably more. Why do I care? Because they are terrible neighbors. There are condo buildings on either side, and they have parties from April through November that go on until 2 a.m. They are unresponsive to neighbors who ask them to quiet down. The property is a mess. This house was on the news tonight on Channel 5, and there will be more to come. Thoughts?

2 days ago

Updated 2 hours ago

Why is a Joe Moore staffer being paid by Chicago to work at a non-profit of Joe's choice?

This issue was raised in another thread and labeled "off-topic" so I thought it made sense to give it a stand alone thread.

Ann Hinterman has a full-time $40k job in Moore's office, but she's also been assigned per Joe's announcement to the Farmer's Market: "I agreed to assign my young new staff assistant, Ann Hinterman, to serve as its part-time market director. As a result, the market is financially solvent and has become a Sunday morning institution."

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This issue was raised in another thread and labeled "off-topic" so I thought it made sense to give it a stand alone thread.

Ann Hinterman has a full-time $40k job in Moore's office, but she's also been assigned per Joe's announcement to the Farmer's Market: "I agreed to assign my young new staff assistant, Ann Hinterman, to serve as its part-time market director. As a result, the market is financially solvent and has become a Sunday morning institution."

Statement of Facts:
1) We now have the young and inexperienced staff assistant working on Sundays as part of her employment obligation to Moore.
2) The farmers market is not a stand alone 501c3. It files its non-profit tax returns as DevCorp North aka the Rogers Park Business Alliance.
3) Per Guidestar, the budget for the market is $76,000. We don't know whether any of that goes to Ann, but it seems unlikely because all salaries listed under DevCorp North equaled (in 2013) $82,486 and the head of RPBA made $79,167.
4) The total expenses for DevCorp North in 2013 were $234,167 so the market uses about one-third of the RPBA budget while the executive director received another third.
5) The major sponsors of the Market are: Joe's office, the Rogers Park Business Alliance, the Clark, Morse, Glenwood Special Service Area, and Alderman Joe Moore's Green Corps.

Questions:
1) Why does the Farmer's Market receive aldermanic staff to manage it?
2) How is Hinterman being compensated and what is that compensation?
3) Did other worthy Ward 49 non-profits get to seek aldermanic staffing in some kind of open competition for resources?
4) Why is so little of the RPBA budget going to anything other than the market and its executive director?
5) Doesn't the RPBA have an obligation to help out the Clark (Latino) and Howard (African-American) commercial areas as well? Or like the minority students at Gale School, are they second class citizens to Joe and the RPBA?

  • Rob

    It's truly baffling why the alderman wouldn't show up to a candidate forum hosted by Suzanne.

  • FGFM What the Cappleman!

    I only shop at Trader Bro's.

3 days ago

Updated 3 hours ago

Help Loyola Park win an Imagination Playground

Help us great some great equipment for the kids at Loyola Park! Vote daily for "Loyola Park of Chicago Park District"
http://www.imaginationplayground.com/vote-for-an-imagination-playground.html

4 hours ago

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Jan 21

Updated 4 hours ago

Community Meeting to Review Plans for New Development at 1240-44 W. Devon

I invite you to attend a community meeting I'm hosting to review plans for the construction of a new three-story, mixed use residential apartment building at 1240-44 W. Devon. The meeting will take place next Tuesday, January 27th, 7:00 p.m., at the Heartland Health Center, 1300 W. Devon, in the conference room.

The planned development complies with the existng B3-2 zoning on the site and requires no zoning relief from the City. The development team, Three Corners Development, agreed to...

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I invite you to attend a community meeting I'm hosting to review plans for the construction of a new three-story, mixed use residential apartment building at 1240-44 W. Devon. The meeting will take place next Tuesday, January 27th, 7:00 p.m., at the Heartland Health Center, 1300 W. Devon, in the conference room.

The planned development complies with the existng B3-2 zoning on the site and requires no zoning relief from the City. The development team, Three Corners Development, agreed to meet with the community to share their plans and to consider any reasonable suggestions put forth by the community residents.

The site is located between Magnolia and Lakewood Avenues and was formerly a parking lot for the old Weinstein Funeral Home. Three Corners acquired the property in 2013 as part of their development of the new $1.4 million Heartland Health Center, which recently opened a block west of this location.

The new building will consist of 7,000 square feet of storefront commercial retail space on the ground floor, which can be subdivided if necessary into two or more commercial spaces. Ten multi-family residential apartment rental units will be constructed on the second and third floor, consisting of six three-bedroom units and four two-bedroom units.

Additionally, a ground floor residential patio and 11 parking spaces will be located at the rear of the property. The total project will be approximately 20,000 square feet in size.

The developers tell me they will pursue LEED certification for the new construction, a prestigious distinction awarded to projects built in a way that improves energy savings, water efficiency, indoor environmental quality, and CO2 emissions reduction.

The developers plan to start construction in the spring with an anticipated completion date by the end of this year.

The renderings for the development can be found in the photos below.

  • That building looks absolutely nothing like the proposed design for Devon. Even that eyesore makes more attempt to break down the scale and materiality of the building. Metal panel, even corrugated metal panel CAN work fine in context, just not the way the proposal suggests.

  • 49 pelicanman 49th For Life

    Orange accent would compliment Hooters sign.

3 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Problem buildings in our neighborhoods

http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/bldgs/supp_info/building-code-scofflaw-list.html
There are several buildings in our neighborhood listed on the Chicago Building Code Scofflaw List " identifying residential building owners with three or more properties that are the subject of active Circuit Court cases where the violations remain uncorrected after the second court hearing."
Hopefully the respective aldercreatures will pursue the owners of the problem buildings in their wards to take the proper measures to bring the buildings up to code.
Hopefully the usual snipers for or against their local aldercreature will refrain from sullying the EB site with criticisms and just make sure the problems are corrected.

  • your Classic SRO.

  • I was in there once....I think it might be for those folks in "the lifestyle." Darn near every room had a bed in it, and all those mirrors! Not my kind of scene.

15 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

ups package stolen?

Either it was stolen within an hour or UPS faked delivery on Estes near the lake. Will sign in the future.

  • Mac I complain on EB on the regular.

    Must be a new after school program.

  • Ugh, that's the worst, especially when you come home expecting it.

  • Thank you. And why would someone want a blower motor for my broken furnace? (!) aargh.

5 hours ago

Theater events: 'Frindle' returns to the Metropolis

...Prop Thtr home for the last decade, the company will open its 23rd season at 1621-23 W. Howard St., Chicago. "Factory is ready for this move," said managing director Carrie Sullivan in a prepared...

This article has 5 other Chicago locations (Show)

...is assigned to play a tree. Performances begin Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. (773) 529-2690 or emeraldcitytheatre.com...

...theatre's revival starring Brian Parry and Aaron Kirby begins previews Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 1044 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago. The show opens Feb. 7. (773) 728-7529 or redtwist.org...

...of France and her husband, Louis XVI, begins previews Thursday, Feb. 5, at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. Robert O'Hara directs Adjmi's examination of the cult of celebrity, which stars...

...in real time. Previews for the Chicago Commercial Collective production begin Thursday, Feb. 5, at 1641 N. Halsted St., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 12. See firstdatechi.com...

...Binder, Michael Doonan and Darren Hill. The show opens Feb. 6 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. It transfers to New York City's 59E59 Theaters on March 26. (800) 838...

46 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Is the Don Gordon Campaign Being Honest?

I have been at my current RP residence for nearly 17 years. I am a registered voter and interested in the future of the neighborhood. After all, I am a property owner and have made an investment. After visiting http://www.gordon2015.org and reading some of the material on that site, I noticed an invitation at the bottom of the page which reads: "To ASK ME ANYTHING or simply participate in a lively discussion of the issues, please visit our FB group...

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I have been at my current RP residence for nearly 17 years. I am a registered voter and interested in the future of the neighborhood. After all, I am a property owner and have made an investment. After visiting http://www.gordon2015.org and reading some of the material on that site, I noticed an invitation at the bottom of the page which reads: "To ASK ME ANYTHING or simply participate in a lively discussion of the issues, please visit our FB group and request to join...". So, I did just that and requested to be added to the group.

However, it seems that my request was denied and I am unable to access the page. This leads me to question the sincerity of the Gordon campaign. Does this mean I am not allowed to ask Mr. Gordon questions via FB? Does this mean that, as a resident, I am not welcome to engage in a "lively discussion"?

  • Nico Pericolo Formerly known as Nick Danger

    Gordon is sort of a nice guy but he makes bad decisions in picking friends and associates. His PR guy was a Zero who bombed out after a high school student shot him down. His field campaign manager is a retread bicycle messenger. His mouthpiece is a third class real estate agent. And his publicist is a pretend chamber of commerce wannabe. What a recipe for zonking out at the polls again. Gordon just doesn't hear the toilet flushing again like it did in 2007. Flush, gurgle, bye bye Gordy.

  • I've only looked around here for a very short time and had hoped this would be informative. I can't imagine why any of you are even here. Are most of you school kids?

37 hours ago

Updated 6 hours ago

Are You On The Short Bus?

Don Gordon is the bus driver. Do you want to get on board?

  • Nico Pericolo Formerly known as Nick Danger

    Holy Guacamole. The bike messenger destroyed the egghead's attempt at running a campaign. And the PR dorp who finally got knocked off EB gave it the kiss of death. Mo is the one who pushed him over the cliff. She rocks and I like her chickens.

  • Grant landmark protection to the Adelphi Hole!
    #gordon2019

Jun 12

Updated 6 hours ago

Good Morning

Don't you just love it when someone smiles at you and says "Hi" and "good morning" to you first thing in the morning(I do).Say hi to your neighbors
greet them, have a good day.

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 50 + years

    Good Morning!

    ptgrp, have you visited WFMT in the past few years? It's in No Man's Land. Doubt that you'd find anyplace for a glass of wine. Last time we were out there was New Year's Eve 2013-14 for the Midnight Special party.

  • Speaking of that part of town, I once tried to find WZRD--on air and on foot. Now that was a task

43 hours ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Does Don Gordon have a PR problem?

I seen a lot of political campaigns in my life big and small. I even seen three of them here in Rogers Park since I moved here 10 years back. It really seems like the messaging coming from Gordon's camp is pretty vague. Anyone else get that vibe? The messengers he does have seem disorganized and really irritable when asked anything about Don.

  • Nico Pericolo Formerly known as Nick Danger

    We've all heard of the Atkins diet, the low carb diet, the Pritikin diet, the Mediterranean diet and many others but there is a new diet. It's the Gordon diet - a fifty-fifty mix of BS and Pablum. BS is an abbreviation for Boring Stuff. The Gordon YouTube advertisement for ABC-Chicago is lethally Boring and he is sitting next to a boring campaign poster the color of nasty body fluid. Mellow Yellow and it didn't remind me of Bananas. Ugh.

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 50 + years

    I'll grant you that it's late but I just nodded off while watching that video, Nico, and, no, I haven't been drinking.

3 days ago

Updated 9 hours ago

Another lesson in political communications

On the thread about Sunday's one-candidate forum it was discussed that Joe Moore chose to not participate because he could not control the questioning and would be negatively exposed if he had to answer tough questions about performance, legal investigations, and other "sensitive" subjects. It is part of a communication strategy.

Over the weekend, one of Joe's door-to-door canvassers visited my home, despite the Don Gordon sign in the window and banner above. He mistakenly had me and my wife,...

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On the thread about Sunday's one-candidate forum it was discussed that Joe Moore chose to not participate because he could not control the questioning and would be negatively exposed if he had to answer tough questions about performance, legal investigations, and other "sensitive" subjects. It is part of a communication strategy.

Over the weekend, one of Joe's door-to-door canvassers visited my home, despite the Don Gordon sign in the window and banner above. He mistakenly had me and my wife, or at least our address, on the list he carried. He was confused.

We had a little laugh and politely shooed him away, but not before accepting Joe's four-color (read pricey) flyer. It is another example of how some politicians rely on one-way communication to delivery messaging in ways that avoid two-way discussion or rebuttal.

There is a common practice within political public relations called "stretching." In private sector PR it is considered unprofessional.

In the flyer, Joe appropriately takes credit for the PB project, paper shredding day, the picnic he sponsors, dealing with service requests and other legitimate activities.

From there, however, some of the claims arguably get a little dicey. According to this flyer, for example, Joe is responsible for:

Renovation of all the Rogers Park CTA stations

Resurfacing 70 RP streets

Improving the RP business climate, including new restaurants and cafes on Morse, Jarvis, Howard and Clark

Strengthening community ties

Adding bicycle police patrols

Improving our neighborhood school ratings and test scores

Here is the key: Joe never explicitly states "I did all of these things;" however, by listing these items in his campaign flyer, the implication - the stretch - is that they are Joe's political achievements.

I won't refute these statements here; this post is about political communication strategy, but you get the point about how one-way communication is employed as campaign strategy.

  • Reid Hyams X-ART Entertainment / Century 21 Universal

    Agreed. Also, as all of us know: Scott Phillips, ScottPhillips & RogersParkingSpot are one and the same... looks like they're taking the loss together, as it should be.

  • Nico Pericolo Formerly known as Nick Danger

    Buzz. Shazam. Boom. Crash. Zonk. Did Scotty-Spotty just crash and burn? Oh my. The Gordon campaign Czar just went down in flames. Is the bicycle messenger the only one left on the Short Bus? Or is the squawker from the Crow's Nest still around? Caw, caw, caw.

2 days ago

Updated 9 hours ago

  • Rob

    Joe - Here's what you should do to make everyone aware- post this to your facebook page, and then comment on the number of comments.

    Oh. You've already done that. You go, you gadfly you!

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 50 + years

    Did he really, Rob? I guess he didn't ban you on his page like he did me with one of his "....has left the building."

    Liz, the jalapeño gnocchi is another of my favorites.

11 hours ago

11 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    SELF-CERTIFICATION FOR INTERIOR TENANT BUILD OUT OF MERCANTILE SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR AS PER PLANS, 6,393 SQ. FT. CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTION AND AUDIT.

    1751 W. Howard St. Issued January 28, 2015 Comment

2 days ago

Updated 12 hours ago

Rogers Park man charged in Evanston shooting

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-rogers-park-man-charged-in-evanston-shooting-20150127-story.html

26-year-old man has been charged with shooting two men in Evanston on Monday afternoon, police said.

Andre Williams, of Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a firearm and one felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm, Evanston police said in a statement.

The shooting happened about 2 p.m. Monday near Custer Avenue and Brummel Street in the north suburb. Williams was riding in a vehicle when he allegedly fired...

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-rogers-park-man-charged-in-evanston-shooting-20150127-story.html

26-year-old man has been charged with shooting two men in Evanston on Monday afternoon, police said.

Andre Williams, of Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood, has been charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a firearm and one felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm, Evanston police said in a statement.

The shooting happened about 2 p.m. Monday near Custer Avenue and Brummel Street in the north suburb. Williams was riding in a vehicle when he allegedly fired shots at another vehicle, hitting an 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man.

The 18-year-old was shot in the knee and was treated at Presence St. Francis Hospital, police said. The 20-year-old was also taken to St. Francis after being grazed by a bullet, but the man left the hospital before being treated, police said.

Williams, of the 1600 block of West Juneway Terrace in Chicago, is scheduled to appear at the Skokie Courthouse but a date and time had not been set as of Tuesday night, police said.

22 hours ago

Updated 14 hours ago

Woman admits false rescue call, then denies guilt after court

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-hoax-guilty-plea-met-20150129-story.html
A Chicago woman wiped tears from her eyes after pleading guilty Thursday to making a false 911 call reporting that a man had fallen into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan near Rogers Beach two years ago.

The Coast Guard dispatched rescue vehicles, including a helicopter, and a Chicago police department diver went into the water near where Leona Chewning said she saw a man go into the water in February 2013, federal prosecutors said. The rescue effort cost at least $13,613, prosecutors said. (more at link)

  • MandaLeigh Here I Is.

    Wow, paying back $13,613 on a Subway Sandwich salary is going to take her a while.

  • Mac I complain on EB on the regular.

    Man, this lady sounds like she's kind of a mess.

30 hours ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Follow Me on Friday to Ireland's Pub and Loyola Ramblers Volleyball

I invite you to Follow Me on Friday to Loyola's University's lakefront campus where we will hang out at the school's first student-run pub, Ireland's. The fun takes place this Friday, January 30th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the lower level of the Damen Student Center, 6511 N. Sheridan. For a map showing the location of the Damen Student Center, visit:

http://www.ward49.com/site/epage/156818_322.htm#Loyola

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I invite you to Follow Me on Friday to Loyola's University's lakefront campus where we will hang out at the school's first student-run pub, Ireland's. The fun takes place this Friday, January 30th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the lower level of the Damen Student Center, 6511 N. Sheridan. For a map showing the location of the Damen Student Center, visit:

http://www.ward49.com/site/epage/156818_322.htm#Loyola

Join me for a free sampling of some of Ireland's signature pub grub and a soft drink. For those of age with valid identification, Ireland's will offer a complementary glass of beer or wine.

At the conclusion of my Follow Me on Friday event, join me for some thrilling NCAA volleyball action as the NCAA champion Loyola Ramblers take on the Sacred Heart University Pioneers in Gentile Arena.

Ireland's is part of Loyola Limited, a student-run business enterprise that operates several other Loyola businesses, including a bike shop, pizzeria and a boutique hotel. These businesses provide Loyola's undergraduate students and budding entrepreneurs real hands-on experience owning, operating and managing a business.

Named after George Ireland, coach of the 1963 Loyola men's basketball team that famously won the NCAA national championship, Ireland's offers pub-style food, including signature hot dogs, specialty sandwiches, and nachos. The pub also features an assortment of fountain drinks, wine, and local and national beers. Check out some of the great Loyola sports memorabilia on the walls while enjoying some delicious food and refreshing beverages.

Loyola has kindly offered every Follow Me on Friday attendee a free ticket to the Loyola Ramblers volleyball game, which takes place at 7:00 p.m., immediately after the Follow Me.

Join me this Friday for some great pub grub and exciting volleyball action.

3 days ago

Updated 24 hours ago

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: Moore campaigns with "Chuy"

In a stunning mid-campaign decision, Alderman Moore was seen standing behind the Garcia for Mayor campaign.

Mayor 1% must be steaming today.

40 hours ago

Updated 26 hours ago

Blue ribbons on Sheridan near Jarvis

Does anyone know the reason for the blue ribbons tied to light poles on Sheridan from about Sherwin to Fargo? They appeared about a week ago and I'm sure whoever tied them had a purpose in mind.

  • Rob : That quotation says it all.

  • Dan

    Police officer lives matter! Support the police not the thugs protected by this politically correctness craziness that leads to disaster!

28 hours ago

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2 days ago

Updated 29 hours ago

Joint Garcia/Moore sign appears

To add to the confusion of who's supporting who, the "have it both ways" campaign of Joe Moore is now sporting a Chey/Moore campaign sign in the yard at Lunt and Greenview.

2 days ago

Updated 37 hours ago

One serious question

After reading the latest round of "he said/he said" on this board which I read from time to time, I created an Every Block account only to ask this question: "I am a politically unattached, property owning Rogers Park resident who votes. Why would I vote for Don Gordon over Joe Moore in the upcoming aldermanic election?"

It's a serious question. I, the ordinary citizen, have never met Don Gordon, don't know what his positions are for the 49th or...

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After reading the latest round of "he said/he said" on this board which I read from time to time, I created an Every Block account only to ask this question: "I am a politically unattached, property owning Rogers Park resident who votes. Why would I vote for Don Gordon over Joe Moore in the upcoming aldermanic election?"

It's a serious question. I, the ordinary citizen, have never met Don Gordon, don't know what his positions are for the 49th or the city, haven't as much as seen a campaign flyer. The only indirect contact I've had with him was in November as I was walking out of my polling place at 7:30 in the morning and a guy rode up on a bike with a petition to get him on the ballot. I signed it, as I usually do in those cases. And that's all I know of Don Gordon. I didn't live in this neighborhood when he ran in 2007.

While I like Joe Moore personally - the brief times I have met him - and I think he's doing a decent job (to my view), some of us think that 24 years is a long time to hold office. We're looking for a reason to listen to a challenger's thoughts if they are given to us. But if I didn't read this board I wouldn't even be sure that anyone is running. And I am going to assume that thousands of RP voters don't know that anyone IS running against Joe Moore. This is almost certainly going to be a bloodbath and I'm wondering at this point why the challenger is even bothering with it. Vanity of seeing one's name on a ballot?

So, Challenger, you have a few weeks. How about showing up at an El stop some morning (I've met Joe Moore there twice in three weeks... as well as Rahm once, but that's another thread). How about a position interview with that DNA newspaper? A flyer? A meet and greet or two? Heck, I don't know.

I've seen better organized write-in campaigns than this. Do something. Or get 19 percent of the vote I guess. Whichever.

  • @helen good point... A revenue-generating business? A PO Box non-profit?

    I'm also confused by the schools but, but only because I don't understand what relationship the Ward, aldermen, or the city council has to CPS on a school-by-school basis.

  • Nico Pericolo Formerly known as Nick Danger

    Yes Rob, the polling firm is a top ranked polling organization that has no political affiliation or connection. They are professional and neutral. Their findings were that Gordon was mostly unknown and unliked by those few who did know him. It translates into Gordon being a loser. That is no...

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    Yes Rob, the polling firm is a top ranked polling organization that has no political affiliation or connection. They are professional and neutral. Their findings were that Gordon was mostly unknown and unliked by those few who did know him. It translates into Gordon being a loser. That is no surprise since he doesn't reach out to people and has no presence that is positive. His face is Gernhardt, Luckenbach, Phillips, Devane and people who are not people most of us like. Gordon is a complainer who is grumpy about almost everything in life. Gordon is Mr. Grumpy. He is Mr. NO. Gordon never says yes about anything.

5 days ago

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Chicago company seeks technical writers with multi-lingual capabilities

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Outsource Jobs Chicago is a private organization helping Fortune 100 companies with offices in Chicago to identify and retain contract employees for a wide range of part- and full-time positions.

We currently seek to interview technical writers with multi-lingual capabilities for a six-month writing/translation project within a business-to-business technology industry segment. This opportunity can be structured as part time or full time, depending on qualifications and availability of the candidate(s) selected.

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6 days ago

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Health Care

Hello, I am a student journalist writing a story on healthcare. I'm looking for someone who has experienced difficulty with health records not being sent to a multiple hospitals in a timely manner, or vice versa (through electronic means).

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  • Michael Archangel Just trying to balance out the "haters"

    @Mar123 - I tried to respond to you via email but the message is not being passed on to the email address you supplied. Sorry! I did try!

Aug 21

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This Day in History - A Serial Killer in Rogers Park

Thirty years ago today, on August 21, 1984, the dismembered remains of sixteen-year-old Danny Bridges were discovered in a trash dumpster, behind an apartment building at 1632 W. Sherwin.

Police arrested Larry W. Eyler, a 31 year-old house painter in his apartment at 1628 W. Sherwin.

In September 1983, while Eyler lived in a house on north Greenview, he was questioned as a "prime suspect" in the murders of eight young men, and was later arrested and held on $1million...

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Thirty years ago today, on August 21, 1984, the dismembered remains of sixteen-year-old Danny Bridges were discovered in a trash dumpster, behind an apartment building at 1632 W. Sherwin.

Police arrested Larry W. Eyler, a 31 year-old house painter in his apartment at 1628 W. Sherwin.

In September 1983, while Eyler lived in a house on north Greenview, he was questioned as a "prime suspect" in the murders of eight young men, and was later arrested and held on $1million bail, as a suspect in the killing of Ralph Calise, who lived at 5014 N, Hermitage.

Eyler's bond was reduced to $10,000, when a judge ruled that the evidence against Eyler had been obtained improperly, and so could not be used against him. Eyler then posted $1000, and was released.

On June 1st, Eyler moved into a four-room apartment on the first floor, at 1628 W. Sherwin. It was in the bedroom of that apartment, where Eyler raped, tortured, and then repeatedly stabbed Danny Bridges to death. After dragging the body into the bathroom, he proceded to dismember it in the bathtub, using a hacksaw.

Eyler then painted the walls of the bedroom, to cover the blood stains, but police were able to recover the evidence beneath the fresh paint, using a new technology, called "Luminol".

After a lengthy and gruesome trial, a jury found Eyler guilty, and he was sentenced to death on Oct 3, 1986.

In 1991, he tried unsuccessfully, to save himself from Death Row by promising to admit to at least 17 more murders, and revealing the name of his accomplice, but on March 6, 1994, Eyler died in prison, from AIDS-related complications.

After his death, his lawyer revealed the names of 21 of Eyler's victims, as Eyler had requested, but she would not reveal the name of his accomplice.

  • Witch God King of Death,Sorcery,Necromancy,Shadow,Sith

    Kyros C. Good Morning And Thanks For The History Lesson! Blessed Be!

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    Rhymes with Lunt, no!

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

EveryBlock Haiku

Was gone for a while
Still see the mass bickering
Some things never change

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    Good Morning KMQ, Blessed Be! Thanks For Authoring A Thread With Subject Of Your Choice!

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    Bickering begets
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Jun 12

Updated 2 days ago

FBI Raids Chicago Math & Science

The Feds conducted a raid on one of Alderman Moore's friend's, in what is being described as a "white collar" crime. These friends of Joe Moore reportedly gave our Alderman a free trip to Turkey. (the Country)

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140611/mckinley-park/concept-schools-raided-by-feds

4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Don Gordon Forum Thread

Did he show?

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 50 + years

    I spoke with Ann this evening after our CAPS meeting and find that I misrepresented the source of her salary. Yes, it is all tax money. So, take that, Suzanne. It's all perfectly legal. She doesn't read EveryBlock so I'm forwarding your comments to her. My guess is that she'll be outraged by them. She loves working for the market.

  • Suzanne Devane Ward 49 Republican Committeeman

    Wow Helen -- A City worker is paid by the City with our tax dollars to work for a non-profit of the Alderman's choice and that's PERFECTLY legal?! Now, that's outrageous!!

    And, RPS, you are right about this being off-topic. I'll start a new thread.

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Rogers Park Man Charged In Evanston Shooting

Andre Williams, 26, of the 1600 block of West Juneway, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to Evanston police.

Using surveillance cameras, Evanston police were able to find a vehicle used in the shooting in the 7700 block of North Paulina, police said.

Nov 28

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Jan 22

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E.B.Rogers Park Needs More Authors To Fight Trolls!

E.B. Rogers Park Does Not Generate Enough Comments To Justify Site Because Trolls Use Cyber-Bully Tactics And Electronically Harrass Too Many Rogers Park, And Edgewater Residents! Shame On You Trolls! Blessed Be!

  • Witch God King of Death,Sorcery,Necromancy,Shadow,Sith

    Good Morning Rogers Park! We Have Begin To Author More Theads And I Witch God Thank You For Your Effort To Fight Back Against And Weaken The Trolls Who Patrol To Cyber-Bully And Electronically Harrass By Their Comments Blacks, Homeless, L.G.B.T, People Who Speak Out Against 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore For Lack Of Accountabilty, E.T.C! Blessed Be!

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5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Witch God Declares 9 Billion World People! Blessed Be!

Pisces Ends! Aquarius Begins! Spiritual Truth Revealed! Occult Power! 9 Billion World People! Get Up To Get Down To Get Funky! Turn Your Swag Up! Be Groovy! Honorable Pagan Truth Revealed! Goddess Here! Blessed Be!

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    9 Billion World People Blessed Be! Rogers Park You Are Too Cool To Fail!. In The Age Of Aquarius The Religions In The Age Of Pisces Will Be No More! TheTruth Of Who Satan Is And His Punishment Must 1st. Be Revealed And Executed! Lucifer Nor His Church Is Allowed In The Age Of Aquarius! Goddess Declare The Libra Scale Of WitchCraft Is Here! Blessed Be!

3 days ago

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Witch God Issue Death Warrant For Satan, Lucifer, The Devil, Beelzebub, Worm-Wood

I Witch God Issue Death Warrant From The Spirit World For The Spirit And Soul Of Satan, Lucifer, The Devil, Beelzebub, Worm-Wood! In Accordance To Goddess Will They Are To Be Crucified Upside Down On An Up-Right Cross! The Nails Are To Go Into Their Head, Tail, Feet Before Their Spirit And Soul Throw Them-Selves In The 1st. Gate Of Hell! So Mote It Be! Blessed Be!

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Elliott & Associates Research Global Markets: Japan's Death Spiral and its Economic Effects

Japan's number of births has hit an all-time low for 4 years in a row, spelling a worrying issue on its already delicate economy.

In 2014, the estimated birth-rate in Japan reached a record low of a mere 1 million while the number of registered deaths reached 1.3 million. Such downward trajectory in the country even worsens the already bad situation with a shrinking and aging population.

As noted by Elliott & Associates Research Global Markets (http://elliottassociatesresearch.com/), births in Japan...

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Japan's number of births has hit an all-time low for 4 years in a row, spelling a worrying issue on its already delicate economy.

In 2014, the estimated birth-rate in Japan reached a record low of a mere 1 million while the number of registered deaths reached 1.3 million. Such downward trajectory in the country even worsens the already bad situation with a shrinking and aging population.

As noted by Elliott & Associates Research Global Markets (http://elliottassociatesresearch.com/), births in Japan have seen a huge and relentless decline for decades now. Starting in 1973, there was not a year where the fertility rate in Japan hit enough numbers to support a stabilized population. Though there were some recent improvements made, they were still not enough to increase the numbers. The number of deaths that has outnumbered the number of births by the biggest margin yet poses a problem for the government to ensure the small workforce can continue to support growing number of seniors.

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