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Alderman Michelle A. Harris added 17 new phot...

Kick-Off of the new Avalon Park Library Teen Space!!

    Alderman Michelle A. Harris
    Alderman Michelle A. Harris added a new photo - at Avalon branch, Chicago Public Library.
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As of Monday, November 20, 2017 -  Please b...

As of Monday, November 20, 2017 -  Please be aware of the following closure. Work will begin at the intersection of 79th St. & Woodlawn with one lane to remain open for westbound traffic. Eastbound traffic will have to follow detour. I am very sorry for any inconvenience you may experience during the construction process. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact my office at 773-874-3300.

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Alderman Michelle A. Harris added 11 new phot...

It’s all about the Concrete!! Thank you the Chicago Bungalow Association for a very informative session on Porches and Sidewalks..

    Alderman Michelle A. Harris
    Alderman Michelle A. Harris added a new photo - at Avalon branch, Chicago Public Library.
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  • Permit issued for signs

    INSTALL FLUORESCENTLY ILLUMINATED SIGN CABINET ON SOUTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING. "SWITCH IS PART OF UL SIGN."

    1312 E. 79th St. Issued November 8, 2017 Comment

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Nov 03

Boy and 2 men shot at Uptown Starbucks: 'This is just the one thing I prayed would never happen'

Watkins lived in the 1100 block of East 82nd Street in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side, according to the medical examiner's office. He was pronounced dead at 8:17 p.m.

    Boy and 2 men shot at Uptown Starbucks: 'This is just the one thing I prayed would never happen'
    The family's fears grew as they walked up to the Starbucks in Uptown and peered past the cops and crime tape Thursday night. Through a window decorated with orange paper leaves, they saw a man lying on a floor strewn with plastic cups and smeared with blood.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 03

Man killed in Uptown Starbucks shooting was carrying weapon, narcotics, police say

...victim, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Sauvignon Watkins, of the 1100-block of East 82nd Street, was a father of two.Police said he was involved in a drug deal gone...

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...father of two.Police said he was involved in a drug deal gone wrong near North Broadway and West Wilson Avenue before he was chased into the coffee shop in the 4700-block of North Broadway...

...Broadway and West Wilson Avenue before he was chased into the coffee shop in the 4700-block of North Broadway by a man wearing a ski mask around 8:10 p.m.The masked man...

    Man fatally shot at Uptown Starbucks had weapon, narcotics, police say
    Officers found a weapon and narcotics on a 28-year-old man who was killed in a shooting Thursday night at a Starbucks on Chicago's North Side, police said Friday. The victim, identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office as Sauvignon Watkins, of the 1100-block of East 82nd Street, was a father of two.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Nov 03

Man Shot Dead at Starbucks ID'd; Possible Motive Revealed

Sauvignon Watkins, of the 1100 block of East 82nd Street in Chicago, was killed inside the coffee shop during a triple shooting that wounded two other people, including a 12-year-old boy, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

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Police said a masked gunman opened fire at about 8:15 p.m. inside the Starbucks, located the 4700 block of North Broadway Street, revealing Thursday night that the shooting may have been related to a nearby drug deal-gone-wrong. 

Chicago police Cmdr. Marc Buslik, of the 19th District, told reporters outside the Starbucks the shooting was possibly preceded by a botched drug deal between the shooter and Watkins. He said the deal might have occurred on Wilson Avenue east of Broadway Street.

    Man Shot Dead at Starbucks ID'd; Possible Motive Revealed
    A man gunned down inside a popular Uptown Starbucks Thursday night has been identified as a 28-year-old from Chicago's Avalon Park neighborhood, officials said.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Nov 03

Uptown Starbucks deadly shooting suspect at large; victim identified

...Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified him Friday morning as Sauvignon Watkins, of the 1100-block of East 82nd Street.The 12-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the groin. He was transported to...

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...other people, including a 12-year-old boy.The coffee shop is located in the 4700-block of North Broadway, on the ground floor of the historic Bridgeview Bank building in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood...

    Man killed in Uptown Starbucks shooting identified
    Chicago police are searching for a man who opened fire Thursday night inside a Starbucks on the city's North Side, killing a man and wounding two other people, including a 12-year-old boy. The coffee shop is located in the 4700-block of North Broadway, on the ground floor of the historic Bridgeview Bank building in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    INSTALL TUB, SHOWER & TUB FRAMING. VANITY & FAUCET & TILE IN BATHROOM. NEW KITCHEN CABINETS, SINK & FAUCET. 1 40 GAL. HOT WATER HEATER. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING. ALL WORK SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS.

    8224 S. Woodlawn Ave. Issued October 31, 2017 Comment

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  • The Fight For Civil Rights

    Mrs. Pettis is asking for $387.05:
    My students need to learn about the Civil Rights Movement from a primary source. No one else could tell this story better than John Lewis, who participated in it and helped it come to fruition.
    Avalon Park Elementary School Comment

Oct 17

4 CTA buses hit by BB gun pellets

...Three others occurred on October 9th at 2:30pm. They happened at 79th and Perry, 79th and Dorchester, and 132nd and Ellis. No one has been hurt. If you have any information, call...

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CHICAGO — Four CTA buses have been hit by BB gun pellets. One incident happened at 79th and South Chicago on Oct. 5 late at night. Three others occurred on October 9th at 2:30pm...

...late at night. Three others occurred on October 9th at 2:30pm. They happened at 79th and Perry, 79th and Dorchester, and 132nd and Ellis. No one has been hurt. If you have...

1605-1607 E. 79th St.

    4 CTA buses hit by BB gun pellets
    CHICAGO -- Four CTA buses have been hit by BB gun pellets. One incident happened at 79th and South Chicago on Oct. 5 late at night. Three others occurred on October 9th at 2:30pm. They happened at 79th and Perry, 79th and Dorchester, and 132nd and Ellis. No one has been hurt.
    http://wgntv.com

Oct 16

Police Warn Of BB Guns Being Shot At CTA Buses On South Side

– About 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 7900 block of South Dorchester; and

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– About 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 7900 block of South Perry;

– About 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 13220 block of South Ellis.

    Police Warn Of BB Guns Being Shot At CTA Buses On South Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning South and Far South side residents of people shooting BB and pellet guns at CTA buses traveling in the Avalon Park, Greater Grand Crossing and Riverdale neighborhoods. People used BB or pellet guns to shoot at windows of CTA buses while in transit, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Oct 16

BB Guns Fired At CTA Buses In 4 Separate Attacks, Police Say

• In the 7900 block of South Dorchester Avenue on Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m.

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• In the 7900 block of South Perry Avenue on Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m.

    - - Chicago - DNAinfo
    Chicago Is The Rat Capital Of The Country, At Least According To Orkin
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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