1 hour ago

606 Muralist's GoPro Swiped — But He Stays Focused On 'Positive Vibes'

Around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Passero said he installed the GoPro Hero5 camera on fence at 1805 N. Damen Ave. in front of Churchill Park. The camera was pointed to a viaduct wall on the opposite side of the street, under The 606's elevated Bloomingdale where the mural is located.

    606 Muralist's GoPro Swiped - But He Stays Focused On 'Positive Vibes'
    BUCKTOWN - A GoPro installed on a fence across from an underway mural was stolen on Tuesday. The camera's owner and artist Tony Passero says he'd much rather rather focus on all the positive interactions he's had while working on the mural. "I'm more upset about losing the video for the time lapse.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

1 hour ago

A guide to eating your way through Chicago's West Side

1012 N. Western Ave. 773-661-2116

2500 W. Chicago Ave. 773-697-4413

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4151 W. 26th St. 773-521-7847

2517 W. Division 773-862-8313

3823 W. 31st; 773-847-3907

2500 S. Whipple 773-254-0975

3518 W. 25th St. 773-673-0102

4001 W. Jackson 312-709-8281

2255 W. Taylor St. 312-725-0507

3936 W. 31st 773-277-1155

1001 N. California 773-904-7660

5412 W. Madison St. 773-261-2316

3750 W. Ogden Ave. 872-588-3380

2524 W. Chicago Ave. 773-276-6402

2400 W. 21st Place 773-579-6136

2624 S. Central Park Ave. 773-522-8544

1523 N. Pulaski Road 773-276-5825

3759 W. 26th St. 773-823-1499

1000 N. Francisco Ave. 773-235-9218

3500 S. Western Ave. 872-281-5099

2834 W. Cermak Road 773-376-7474

4377 W. 26th St. 773-522-2050

16 S. Western Ave. 312-226-5094

1000 N. California Ave. 872-829-2793

3331 W. 26th St. 773-257-0000

954 N. California Ave. 773-292-1616

2419 W. 14th St. 312-226-8144 ($155+)

2557 W. Chicago Ave. 773-278-5776

3944 W. Chicago Ave. 773-661-1331

    A guide to eating your way through Chicago's West Side
    While North and South Siders duke it out for Chicago supremacy, West Siders have quietly gone about their business. They don't need to assert anything because they're too busy enjoying a wealth of culinary offerings their warring counterparts don't even know about.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 hours ago

Thief breaks into Northwest Side homes while victims sleep, police say

...happened:-between 8:20 a.m. and 5:35 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 1300 block of North Bosworth Avenue;-about 12:20 a.m. Sept. 22 in the 2200 block of West Charleston Street...

...the 2000 block of West Armitage Avenue;-about 11 p.m. Sept. 23 in the 1900 block of West Schiller Street; and-at 12:24 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 2300 block of North Rockwell...

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...1300 block of North Bosworth Avenue;-about 12:20 a.m. Sept. 22 in the 2200 block of West Charleston Street;-about 2:15 a.m. Sept. 23 in the 2000 block of West Armitage Avenue...

...2200 block of West Charleston Street;-about 2:15 a.m. Sept. 23 in the 2000 block of West Armitage Avenue;-about 11 p.m. Sept. 23 in the 1900 block of West Schiller Street; and...

...block of West Schiller Street; and-at 12:24 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 2300 block of North Rockwell Street.Police said the suspect is known to wake his victim after walking into the home...

    Police: Thief breaks into Northwest Side homes while victims sleep
    Police are warning residents about a string of recent residential burglaries in Chicago's Logan Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown and Noble Square neighborhoods. In each incident, the burglar broke into a home and stole property, according to an alert from Chicago police. In some of the burglaries, the suspect entered home when the resident was sleeping.
    http://abc7chicago.com

3 hours ago

String Of Residential Burglaries Reported In Logan Square, Wicker Park

– between 8:20 a.m. and 5:35 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 1300 block of North Bosworth;

– about 11 p.m. Sept. 23 in the 1900 block of West Schiller; and

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– about 12:20 a.m. Sept. 22 in the 2200 block of West Charleston;

– about 2:15 a.m. Sept. 23 in the 2000 block of West Armitage;

– at 12:24 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 2300 block of North Rockwell.

    String Of Residential Burglaries Reported In Logan Square, Wicker Park
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning residents about a string of recent residential burglaries in the Logan Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown and Noble Square neighborhoods. In each incident, the burglar broke into a home and stole property, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

4 hours ago

Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact at Field Museum A Thoughtful, Timely Treasure

Chicago for Puerto Rico Benefit feat. Ravyn Lenae/The O'My's/Rich Jones/BoatHouse @ 1st Ward at Chop ShopOctober 19, 2017 2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

Snoochie Boochies Can Release @ Forbidden RootOctober 19, 2017 1746 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

Ratboys / DAGS! / Jodi @ Empty BottleOctober 20, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

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6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

19SqueezIt 1st Ever Can Release @ Corridor Brewery & ProvisionsOctober 19, 2017 3446 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Dr. Martens Presents: Twin Peaks DJ Set @ Dr. MartensOctober 19, 2017 1133 N State St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

BYOB Drink N' Draw @ Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & GalleryOctober 19, 2017 2780 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

20x2: How Does It Work? @ The HideoutOctober 20, 2017 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

Harold Green Presents: The Miseducation of FFTL @ The PromontoryOctober 20, 2017 5311 S Lake Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Logan's 4th Annual Halloween Costume Party @ Logan TheatreOctober 20, 2017 2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

Daymaker / Le Tour / Wavy ID @ Record BreakersOctober 21, 2017 2935 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

DeadBeats: Zeds Dead/Ghastly/Ghostface Killah/K?d/Eprom @ Navy PierOctober 21, 2017 Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Funhouse : Art Oddities @ All Star PressOctober 21, 2017 2775 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

HQ's 5th Anniversary Fall Festival @ HeadquartersOctober 22, 2017 213 W Institute Pl, Chicago, IL 60610, USA

Julien Baker/Half Waif/Petal @ Thalia HallOctober 22, 2017 1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

    Ancient Mediterranean Cultures in Contact at Field Museum A Thoughtful, Timely Treasure
    The Field Museum's had a busy year. Leading off in March, they brought visitors behind the scenes to the work scientists, curators and creatives do every day to put out world-class exhibits and advance important scientific research with their Specimens exhibit. Then in May, massive tents were erected to house the blockbuster-meets-science exhibit that was...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

5 hours ago

Best Chicago happy hour deals: Oct. 19-25

Representatives from Bell's Brewery give away swag and pour rare and seasonal beers including 2015 whiskey barrel-aged Neptune imperial stout and a firkin of Kalamazoo stout ($5-$9 or $13 for a flight) from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Tuman's Tap & Grill (2159 W. Chicago Ave. 773-782-1400).

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Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar (960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588) hosts a Collective Arts Brewing tap takeover from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring samples, swag giveaways, a beer can art gallery and $6-$8 pints.

City Mouse (311 N. Morgan St. 312-764-1908) offers $2 Old Style cans, $7 glasses of rosé, $6 avocado toast, $8 grilled chicken wings and $9 burgers from 3 to 5 p.m.

Alive One (2683 N. Halsted St. 773-348-9800) offers $7 CH vodka bloody marys with a Surly Hell sidecar from 5 to 7 p.m.

Trader Todd's (3216 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-348-3250) offers a quarter-pound burger with a side of fresh-cut fries and a Rolling Rock draft or well mixed drink for $5 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Katana (339 N. Dearborn St. 312-877-5544) offers $6 glasses of wine, $4 beer, $5 cocktails and $5 roasted beet poke from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Best Chicago happy hour deals: Oct. 19-25
    Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 hours ago

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 10/19 – 10/22

Chicago for Puerto Rico Benefit feat. Ravyn Lenae/The O’My’s/Rich Jones/BoatHouse @ 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave., 6:00PM, 18+

Snoochie Boochies Can Release @ Forbidden RootOctober 19, 2017 1746 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

Ratboys / DAGS! / Jodi @ Empty BottleOctober 20, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

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BYOB Drink N’ Draw @ Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & Gallery, 2780 N Lincoln Ave.,7:00PM – 9:00PM

20×2: How Does It Work? @ The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave., 6:00PM, 21+

Harold Green Presents: The Miseducation of FFTL @ The Promontory, 5311 S Lake Park Ave., 7:00PM, All ages

Daymaker / Le Tour / Wavy ID @ Record Breakers, 2935 N Milwaukee Ave., 4:00PM – 6:30PM, All Ages

Funhouse : Art Oddities @ All Star Press, 2775 N Milwaukee Ave., 6:00PM – 10:00PM, All Ages

HQ’s 5th Anniversary Fall Festival @ Headquarters, 213 W Institute Pl., 2:00PM – 8:00PM, All ages

Julien Baker/Half Waif/Petal @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St, 6:30PM, All ages

6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

19SqueezIt 1st Ever Can Release @ Corridor Brewery & ProvisionsOctober 19, 2017 3446 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA

Dr. Martens Presents: Twin Peaks DJ Set @ Dr. MartensOctober 19, 2017 1133 N State St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

Logan's 4th Annual Halloween Costume Party @ Logan TheatreOctober 20, 2017 2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

DeadBeats: Zeds Dead/Ghastly/Ghostface Killah/K?d/Eprom @ Navy PierOctober 21, 2017 Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, USA

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 10/19 - 10/22
    This is a majorly packed weekend. You have Lit & Luz Festival going on all weekend, we're in the middle of the Chicago Film Fest , and so much more! Keep on eye on this page as the events will likely be updated as more and more sneak in.
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

11 hours ago

Man burglarized homes, struck sleeping residents on Northwest, Near West sides

The 1300 block of North Bosworth Avenue in the Noble Square neighborhood

The 1900 block of West Schiller in the Wicker Park neighborhood

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The 2200 block of West Charleston Street in the Bucktown neighborhood

The 2000 block of West Armitage Avenue in Bucktown

The 2300 block of North Rockwell Street in the Logan Square neighborhood

    Man burglarized homes, struck sleeping residents on Northwest, Near West sides
    Chicago police are searching for a man who they say entered homes, stole items and in some cases, struck the residents while they slept.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

13 hours ago

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13 hours ago

  • Ravenous Readers

    Mrs. G. is asking for $965.64:
    My students need leveled high interest books and book bins to house those books!
    Columbus Elementary School Comment

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13 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CONVERSION OF EXISTING MASON SCHOOL LANDMARK BUILDING TO 9 DWELLING UNITS MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDING- 3B CONSTRUCTION, 2 STORY MASONRY BUILDING WITH GARAGE AT BASEMENT/GRADE LEVEL WITH 3RD FLOOR ADDITION & 2 REAR PROPOSED ROOF DECKS PER PLANS. THE PROPOSED WILL LOWER PART OF THE GROUND FLOOR.

    913 N. Hoyne Ave. Issued October 17, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF-CERTIFICATION REVIEW: ERECT 2 STORY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE (4A CONSTRUCTION) WITH BASEMENT, MAINTENANCE ACCESS STAIR, DETACHED 2 CAR GARAGE (4A CONSTRUCTION) AS PER PLAN.

    2331 W. Moffat St. Issued October 17, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for wrecking/demolition

    WRECK AND REMOVE A 2 STORY MASONRY MULTI UNIT RESIDENCE AND A DETACHED FRAME GARAGE

    2147 W. Moffat St. Issued October 17, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    NORTH WALL REMOVE OLD VINYL ON WALL AND REPLACE WITH NEW VINYL (MURAL)

    1735 N. Ashland Ave. Issued October 17, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    NORTH TOWER REMOVE OLD VINYL FROM WALL AND REPLACE WITH NEW VINYL (ON-PREMISE)

    1735 N. Ashland Ave. Issued October 17, 2017 Comment
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13 hours ago

  • Guidepost Montessori at Wicker Park reviewed

    I give this school very high marks. It is a beautiful environment located in a vibrant area with cultural diversity. The staff is energetic and friendly. A very welcoming school.

    Guidepost Montessori at Wicker Park (1530 N. Damen) Published on GreatSchools October 18, 2017 Comment
  • Guidepost Montessori at Wicker Park reviewed

    Visited as a prospective parent (my daughter can t start until 1.5 years from now) but I was very impressed. Beautiful space, friendly staff, and so many lovely Montessori materials. I also love the gross motor room for those winter days when they can t play outside.

    Guidepost Montessori at Wicker Park (1530 N. Damen) Published on GreatSchools October 18, 2017 Comment

22 hours ago

Bucktown’s New Shuffleboard Club Should Open in Early 2018

Workers are making their rounds inside the empty warehouse at Milwaukee and Leavitt, the site of the Chicago location of Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. This is the Midwest...

...world-ranked shuffleboard players hoping to open their second club in January or February at 1760 N. Milwaukee Avenue. in Bucktown...

    Bucktown's New Shuffleboard Club Should Open in Early 2018
    Workers are making their rounds inside the empty warehouse at Milwaukee and Leavitt, the site of the Chicago location of Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club. This is the Midwest follow-up to Royal Palms' original space that opened three years ago in Brooklyn.
    https://chicago.eater.com

2 days ago

Updated 22 hours ago

Inexpensive or free party room space

I am looking for a space to host a holiday xmas party for a school staff of 40-50ish people. Location is not a big deal. BYOB would be nice but is not necessary.

  • If fight that legislation if I were you! Those drunk on beer and wine are safer than those drunk on other alcohol? How ridiculous the government is!

  • Flo would be happy to cater for you if you decide to go that route. The restaurant is a bit small to accommodate 40 or 50. Leonard could be reached at 312.243.0477 or Leonardsanchez.flo@gmail.com

26 hours ago

Game Review: Evil Within 2 A Well Oiled Nightmare Machine

Glitter Creeps Benefit for Trans Liberation Coalition @ Empty BottleOctober 18, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

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6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

19BYOB Drink N' Draw @ Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & GalleryOctober 19, 2017 2780 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

20x2: How Does It Work? @ The HideoutOctober 20, 2017 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

HQ's 5th Anniversary Fall Festival @ HeadquartersOctober 22, 2017 213 W Institute Pl, Chicago, IL 60610, USA

    Game Review: Evil Within 2 A Well Oiled Nightmare Machine
    Spoilers for Evil Within (2014) follow: Tango Gameworks' Evil Within released in 2014 to mixed reception. Uneven framerate, a strangely disjointed story, and unyielding difficulty overshadowed a gritty, nightmarish game that is, I think, worthy of cult status. Unfortunately, deep discounts within months of its release and bad word-of-mouth has kept Evil Within from widespread...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

27 hours ago

Wicker Restaurant Workers Find Camaraderie, Fun In Flag Football League

Alberto Vieyra, general manager of Umami Burger at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave., which had 10 football players sign up last season and the same group this season, called Ureña "a good dude."

    Wicker Restaurant Workers Find Camaraderie, Fun In Flag Football League
    HUMBOLDT PARK - Some watch Monday night football. Others play it. Made up of servers, food runners, chefs and managers at six Wicker Park and Logan Square restaurants, the Chicago Restaurant Flag Football League will host its championship game on Monday. Defending champions Publican Anker will face off against Big Star at 5 p.m.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

27 hours ago

Museum Adventures: A Chicago Cross-Cultural Journey through China, Haiti, Puerto Rico & Ukraine

...which showcases traditional embroidered shirts. The museum is open Thursday–Sunday, 11–4 p.m. (2249 W. Superior Street...

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...The museum is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, 11–4 p.m. $5 admission. (4654 N. Racine Avenue...

...p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10–5 p.m. for a $5 suggested donation. (238 E. 23rd Street...

...museum is open Tuesday–Friday 10–5 p.m. and Saturday 10–2 p.m. (3015 W. Division Street...

    Chicago Museums | Go on a Cross-Cultural Journey with Chicago Cultural Alliance
    The Chicago Cultural Alliance serves as connector to 35 museums and cultural organizations representing 24 different neighborhoods and 28 different ethnic communities. Forget about airfare, you can discover China, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Ukraine all in a few days in Chicago.
    https://www.choosechicago.com

28 hours ago

Weekly picks: Dino Archie plays standup at three Zanies

• McLovins, Teed, Groovy Louie & The Time Capsules: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $8-$12. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

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...Hollywood Hobo") when he performs standup gigs this week at three Zanies locations: Zanies Chicago, 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027; then at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles...

...vila's take on the ghostly classic "Giselle" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $39-$174. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday...

...Cats" features kitties performing a variety of circus tricks and more at the Vittum Theatre, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. $23 adults; $21 students with ID and seniors older than 60. (773) 342-4141...

...Nov. 2. 7:30 and 9 p.m. Thursdays at Haymarket's Drinking & Writing Theater, 737 W. Randolph St., Chicago. haymarketbrewing.com/ or facebook.com/HaymarketBrewing...

...City this weekend and next for a run of standup shows at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $35-$150. (800) 745-3000 or thechicagotheatre.com. 7:30 and 10 p.m...

• Gincy, Kadooge, Boolean Knife, Soleo, The Flabby Hoffman Show: 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, The Red Line Tap at the The Heartland Cafe Bar, 7006 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 274-5463 or heartlandcafe.com.

• The Mons (album release), Volunteer, Lip, Primer Blind: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $6. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

• Red Ransom, American Narcissism/The Pirate Broadcast, Sean Wilson, Mister Moon: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Andrew W.K., The Kickback: 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. $25. (773) 472-0449 or victheatre.com.

• Katy Perry: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 24-25, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. Tickets start at $30.50. ticketmaster.com.

    Weekly picks: Dino Archie plays standup at two Zanies
    Catch up with comedian Dino Archie ("Adam Devine's House Party," "Hollywood Hobo") when he performs standup gigs this week at two Zanies locations: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, (630) 524-0001, then at MB Financial Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont, (847) 813-0484. $22 plus a two-item purchase.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

29 hours ago

Folk Music Group Kacy and Clayton’s Truck, Gear Stolen In Wicker Park

The cousins from rural Saskatchewan were making their way from Utah to Ontario over the weekend, when the pickup truck they were using to haul their gear was stolen after Anderson parked it in the 1900 block of West Schiller.

    Folk Music Group Kacy and Clayton's Truck, Gear Stolen In Wicker Park
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A Canadian folk music group lost a truckload of equipment when their pickup was stolen in Wicker Park over the weekend. Kacy Anderson and Clayton Linthicum have been touring together the past five years as Kacy and Clayton.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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