Apr 08

Updated 3 hours ago

Parking lot on State & Goethe?

Does anyone know what happened to the parking lot on the south west corner of State & Goethe? It's closed but I heard nothing & there are no signs posted.

  • How can we find out what the plans are? They can't go against the zoning laws without petitioning for it & I haven't seen anything

  • The parking lot is being seal coated and striped will reopen soon. It looks great.

Oct 17

Updated Oct 17

Incident on the 200 block of East Ohio St. Thurs nite

Does anyone know what happened on the 200 block of East Ohio St around 9pm last night? There were at least ten fire engines plus police and ambulances
No sign of any fire.

  • Randi Doeker Environmental activist

    When that happened in my neighborhood it was because of a (suspected, at least) gas leak.

Oct 15

Monthly Networking Event

Thanks to those that showed up for our monthly Networking Event. It was a great turnout at Plymouth Restaurant/Bar Rooftop this past weekend. Stay tuned for the next one.

Sep 30

Great Chicago Fire Festival

The Great Chicago Fire Festival is less than a week away. This Inaugural Event celebrating Chicago's Grit, Greatness and Renewal following the devastating Great Chicago Fire of 1871. This Event on Saturday will Lead with a Unique Public River Bazaar and End with a Pyrotechnic Grand Spectacle on the Main Branch of The Chicago River.

Sep 25

Jewel Redevelopment at Division & Clark?

Does anyone know the status of the proposed redevelopment of the Jewel at Division & Clark?

Sep 17

First Class Always Free

Want to get that workout in before the weekend? Join us Thursday, 9/17. We have two classes designed to make you feel strong. At 5:45: Arms Abs & Assets with Caitlin and Body Pump with Rachel. For those more cardio inclined, try Cheerobix at 7pm (poms included). We also have Yoga Booty with Colleen at 7 (for a full workout). Stay with until 8 and relax with Caitlin in Unwind.

Sep 17

Sunday Night Wine Social Event for Social Professionals @ Godfrey Hotel 9/28-DJ

The listing can be found here:
http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

if you like white wine, mingling and meeting other fun and young professionals between 25 and 45 then you should look into joining us here.

There is a $10 cover which includes a free vodka cocktails and two white wines at $7 per glass between 6Pm and 10:30 PM.

The listing is here:

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/

Click join us on the right hand side of the page. It will take two minutes to become a member of this group

Sep 09

Updated Sep 10

Retail Shops

Anyone have friends or family around town that are opening up a retail shop? Just read an article on mom & pop shops and retail businesses making a come back. How does your area look?

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    Along Touhy, Western, California and Devon, there seem to be more empty storefronts than full ones. And the ones that have been filled, are mostly non-profits, which drain our tax base more than empties

Sep 08

Curbed Chicago & Logan Square TV give a sneak peak of the House & Garden Walk this Saturday!

Do you love historic homes? Interior tours of Logan Square's magnificent turn-of-the-century homes are available this Saturday. Now is your chance to get an inside look at the historical richness and beauty of this landmark neighborhood!

Logan Square Preservation 2014 House and Garden Walk is this Saturday, September 13th.

More information and tickets available online: www.logansquarepreservation.org

Presale tickets are available to purchase until Friday, September 12th and available for pickup at Will Call the day of the walk.

Check out what Curbed Chicago said about the House & Garden Walk:
http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2014/09/04/tour-logan-squares-historic-19th-century-boulevard-homes.php

You can get a sneak peak of one of the houses on LoganSquareTV:
http://logansquare.tv/?p=848

For questions email: logansquarehousewalk@gmail.com

Sep 07

Sunday Night Socializing for Single City Professionals @ Godfrey Hotel Roffscape Lounge 9/28

Meet Other Single Professionals at one of Chicago's Hottest spots to meet other people.25-45 yrs of age who are single:
The link is here:

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

if you are between 25 and 45 and want to expand your social circle by meeting new people you can join our group by clicking join us on the right hand side of the page:

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/

Sep 06

Logan Square House & Garden Walk Featured on Curbed Chicago!

Do you have a love for historic mansions? Have you always wanted to view the interiors of Logan Square's magnificent turn-of-the-century homes? Now is your chance to get an inside look at the historical richness and beauty of this landmark neighborhood!

Logan Square Preservation 2014 House and Garden Walk is next Saturday September 13th. The starting point is the Serbian Church, 3062 W Palmer, where you will pick up your brochure and map. Interior tours are available anytime between the...

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Do you have a love for historic mansions? Have you always wanted to view the interiors of Logan Square's magnificent turn-of-the-century homes? Now is your chance to get an inside look at the historical richness and beauty of this landmark neighborhood!

Logan Square Preservation 2014 House and Garden Walk is next Saturday September 13th. The starting point is the Serbian Church, 3062 W Palmer, where you will pick up your brochure and map. Interior tours are available anytime between the hours of 10AM-5PM. The actual walk is self-paced and can be completed within a few hours.

More information and tickets available online: www.logansquarepreservation.org

If you are in the area for the Logan Square Farmer's Market you can also purchase pre-sale tickets in person at the Comfort Station:
2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Sunday 9/07 12pm-2pm

Check out what Curbed Chicago said about the House & Garden Walk:
http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2014/09/04/tour-logan-squares-historic-19th-century-boulevard-homes.php

For questions email: logansquarehousewalk@gmail.com

Sep 04

Interior tours of Logan Square's turn-of-the-century homes as featured on Curbed Chicago!

Are you interested in beautiful architecture? Have you always wanted to view the interiors of Logan Square's magnificent turn-of-the-century homes? Now is your chance to experience the historical richness and beauty of this landmark neighborhood!

Check out what Curbed Chicago said about the House & Garden Walk:
http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2014/09/04/tour-logan-squares-historic-19th-century-boulevard-homes.php

Logan Square Preservation 2014 House and Garden Walk is on Saturday September 13th. Interior tours are available anytime between the hours of 10AM-5PM. Get your tickets today!

www.logansquarepreservation.org

For questions email: logansquarehousewalk@gmail.com

Sep 04

Summer Twilight/White Wine Rooftop Social@ Godfrey Hotel Roofscape 9/28 6pm-10PM

The link to this is here :

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

We dont like the words "end" or goodbye" so instead we will use the word "twilight". It has a more positive overtone.

During the time of the summer we like to cherish it and hang out at some good places. Some with a outdoor rooftop style area and some not. This next venue we are using is on of those that is properly equipped for good weather, good times, good peopleand just...

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The link to this is here :

http://www.meetup.com/312Professionals-Social-Scene/events/199807092/

We dont like the words "end" or goodbye" so instead we will use the word "twilight". It has a more positive overtone.

During the time of the summer we like to cherish it and hang out at some good places. Some with a outdoor rooftop style area and some not. This next venue we are using is on of those that is properly equipped for good weather, good times, good peopleand just in case it rains a nice lounge called "the i-lounge"

Our Sunday Night series continues At The Godfrey Hotel's I/O Roofscape which is on their 4th floor and sports some greatviews of the western half of River North area.

This is just another way of socializing till people stop socializing because its Sunday and they have work the next day.
It's a good opportunity to meet other professionals who live and work in the downtown area and like to have fun on the weekends.
This is one of the hottest spots in the city right now and it probably will be for quite some time.

Dress code: relaxed but upscale. if you want to meet other people and make friends dress like its a relaxed cocktail party.

$10 cover. Will include a free drink ticket redeemable for one svedka mixed drink.
There will also be a special at $7 per glass on dry rose, Chardonnay and pinot grigio wine during the time we are there

to join us, join our group: by clicking the link "join us" in the right hand corner of the page

Sep 03

Updated Sep 03

Let the Countdown Begin: A New Church Starts This Weekend!

In 4 days Empower Chicago will begin Sunday morning church services at the new iO Comedy Theater located at 1501 N Kingsbury!

It's right across the street from the Whole Foods Market and not far from the North/Clybourn red line CTA station. There's also free street parking available.

Everyone is welcome at Empower Chicago Church Services! We are a modern, contemporary, nondenominational church that believes the Bible and is totally into God and helping people.

There are many things that...

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In 4 days Empower Chicago will begin Sunday morning church services at the new iO Comedy Theater located at 1501 N Kingsbury!

It's right across the street from the Whole Foods Market and not far from the North/Clybourn red line CTA station. There's also free street parking available.

Everyone is welcome at Empower Chicago Church Services! We are a modern, contemporary, nondenominational church that believes the Bible and is totally into God and helping people.

There are many things that are important to us, but here are a few that may interest you:

We’ll have awesome praise and worship music!
You’ll hear powerful messages that are life-changing!
You’ll have the opportunity to make new friends!
You’ll be given opportunities to make a difference around the city through meaningful outreaches!

We’ll have a safe, clean and fun program for kids!
September is Preview Month so come and check it out!

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    You believe the bible? Women should be subservient to men?

    I'll stop here, before I blow a gasket

Sep 02

The Magnificent Mile Chicago Woman's Half Marathon & 5K was a Success !

Dream Your Dreams with Your Eyes closed......but Live Your Dreams with Your Eyes Open !
DREAM BIG• SET GOALS •TAKE ACTION
Congratulations to Everybody who Participated on Sunday !

Aug 29

A New and Exciting Church is Starting in your Area!

On Sunday, September 7th Empower Chicago will begin Sunday morning church services at the new iO Comedy Theater located at 1501 N Kingsbury!

It's right across the street from the Whole Foods Market and not far from the North/Clybourn red line CTA station. There's also free street parking available.

Everyone is welcome at Empower Chicago Church Services! We are a modern, contemporary, nondenominational church that believes the Bible and is totally into God and helping people.

There are many things...

Read full message…

On Sunday, September 7th Empower Chicago will begin Sunday morning church services at the new iO Comedy Theater located at 1501 N Kingsbury!

It's right across the street from the Whole Foods Market and not far from the North/Clybourn red line CTA station. There's also free street parking available.

Everyone is welcome at Empower Chicago Church Services! We are a modern, contemporary, nondenominational church that believes the Bible and is totally into God and helping people.

There are many things that are important to us, but here are a few that may interest you:

We’ll have awesome praise and worship music!
You’ll hear powerful messages that are life-changing!
You’ll have the opportunity to make new friends!
You’ll be given opportunities to make a difference around the city through meaningful outreaches!

We’ll have a safe, clean and fun program for kids!
September is Preview Month so come and check it out!

Aug 28

Updated Aug 28

"The Magnificent Mile Chicago Woman's Half Marathon. Sunday August 31 Beginning at 7:00a.m.

This Will be the First Running Event in History to Include Chicago's Iconic Magnificent Mile as The Course Centerpiece. Join Thousands of Woman on Sunday August 31 Beginning at 7:00a.m. as They Conquer One of The Most Famous Miles of Pavement in The World !

  • robin in WRP misanthrope

    Does this strike anyone else as being sexist, or is it just me?

  • "She turned her cants into cans and Her Dreams into Plans !"
    Registration Space is Limited.
    For More Information on This Magnificent Event Feel Free to call-
    312.409.5560

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