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Police Warn Of Home Burglaries In East Pilsen, West Town

One burglary happened between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 in the 1600 block of South Ruble, police said. The other burglary was reported about 1:40 p.m. Oct. 4 in the 1300 block of West Hubbard.

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One burglary happened between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 in the 1600 block of South Ruble, police said. The other burglary was reported about 1:40 p.m. Oct. 4 in the 1300 block of West Hubbard.

    Police Warn Of Home Burglaries In East Pilsen, West Town
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning residents about two recent home burglaries in the East Pilsen and West Town neighborhoods. In both incidents, someone forced their way into the home through the back door and stole property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police. One burglary happened between 7 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Around the Neighborhood

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 2003 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 432-1995...

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The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.artic.edu.

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

Cardenas joined a recent block party on 39th Place and California Avenue and spoke with residents about City services, his alley safety program, and school funding. He also joined the Sam Colonna Boxing students in sparring. 

Chicago a cappella will present Funny, That Doesn’t Sound Jewish, a concert of music from Jewish composers, on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. at K.A.M. Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd. Call (773) 281-7820.

Chicago Hope Academy college prep will host an open house on Saturday, Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org. The school is at 2189 W. Bowler St.

Chicago Children’s Theatre is performing A Year With Frog & Toad through Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Station, 100 S. Racine Ave. Join the cheerful frog and grumpy toad on a trip filled with adventure and music.

The Lighthouse is at 1850 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 666-1331.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens’ advisory council meets the Tuesdays of Oct. 10 and Dec. 5. The park is located at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. Call (312) 328-0821.

...on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Loyola University Law School, 25 E. Pearson St. Sessions are $40 each. Call (312) 804-3230 or email tom@civiclab.us...

Daley Plaza Market, 50 W. Washington St., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, now through Oct. 26.

Edens Place Farmers Market, Fuller Park, 4911 S. Shields Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, now through Oct. 14.

Green City Market, 115 S. Sangamon St., Saturday, now through Oct. 28.

Pilsen Community Market, 1800 S. Halsted St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Oct. 29.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody. For more information, call (773) 434-4162.

Glessner House Museum, 1800 S. Prairie Ave., will celebrate Halloween with haunted tours of Prairie Avenue on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27...

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers take donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St., will host Music @ Grace on Thursday, Oct. 12, featuring Roosevelt University piano students. Call (312) 922-1426 for time.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

The Growing Solutions farm stand featuring food trucks is open every Wednesday from now through Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2201 W. Campbell Park Dr. Log on to www.jmtf.org.

Intercultural Montessori Language School will have an open house on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Call (312) 265-1514 for the Chicago campus, 114 S. Racine Ave., or (708)

848-6626 for the Oak Park campus, 301 S. Ridgeland Ave., email admissions@interculturalmontessori.org, or log on to www.interculturalmontessori.org.

New members get a free assessment and free registration ($250 value) if signing up for a six- or 12-month contract at Mathnasium of Chicago-West Loop, the math learning center for youngsters, at 8 S. Peoria St. Call (407) 454-7419 and mention Gazette Chicago.

...incoming freshman placement test Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 a.m. The school is at 3737 W. 99th St. Call (773) 881-6566, or log on to www.mothermcauley.org...

Fans will gather at Mercy Home again on Bank of America Chicago Marathon day, Sunday, October 8, as the home holds its annual cheer station party, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd. The event will feature music, food, and kids’ entertainment. Call (312) 738-7560.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Dates are Oct. 9, Nov. 13, and Dec. 11.

...century Renaissance composers Josquin, Byrd, Lassos, and Guerrero in original polyphony. The monastery is at 3111 S. Aberdeen St. Call (773) 927-7424...

Mount Carmel High School will have open houses on the Sundays of Oct. 29 and Nov. 19. For a shadow day, log on to www.mchs.org.admissions. The school is located at 6410 S. Dante Ave. Call (773) 324-1020.

Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr., will offer free after-school archery field trips to groups of ten to 45 participants...

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

Public Narrative, 600 S. Michigan Ave., offers courses in various locations on topics including social media, communication plans, podcasting, search engine optimization, and analytics. Call (312) 369-6400.

Park 571, home of the Eleanor St. Boathouse at 2828 S. Eleanor St., and the Park Advisory Council are sponsoring a community rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 14...

...exhibit, Nowhere People, running now through Saturday, Dec. 2, at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, tells the story. The exhibition by photographer Greg Constantine features 39 black-and-white...

...2, Music, Music, Music on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m., Sauris Auditorium, 4510 S. Wallace Ave. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for dinner and the concert are $30...

Rush is at 600 S. Paulina St. Call (312) 942-7100.

St. James Catholic Church will hold a celebratory Blue Mass in honor of police officers on Sunday, Oct. 15, at the St James Parish Hall at 2907 S. Wabash Ave. Principal celebrant will be the Rev. John Edmunds. Enjoy Octoberfest food and refreshments immediately following the Mass.

The St. John Paul II Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago will host Oktoberfest @ Newman Friday, Oct. 20, from 6 p.m. to midnight at 700 S. Morgan St. Enjoy food, beer, wine, apple cider, and a raffle. Call (312) 226-1880.

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling, including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

The school is at 247 W. 23rd St. Call (312) 326-2837 or log on to www.sttheresechicago.org.

San Miguel School Chicago will expand its programs and open the San Miguel Community Center. Attend a free open house on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with food, activities, and tours. Call (773) 890-0233. The school is located at 1949 W. 48th St. 

Santa Lucia School has hired Mark Chamberlain to teach science, technology, math, and computers and Samantha Sheppard to teach physical education. The school is at 3017 S. Wells St. Call (312) 326-1839.

The shrine will host its 17th annual Lost Child Pilgrimage for those grieving the loss of a child on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Speaker will be the Rev. Richard Fragomeni, rector of the shrine. Cost is $25. Call (312) 421-3757. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

...the University of Chicago, on display now through Sunday, Dec. 17. The gallery is at 5500 S. Greenwood Ave. Call (773) 702-0200...

...music alumni activities will be held from 10:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 1040 W. Harrison St. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. at 1044 W. Harrison St. A...

...at 1040 W. Harrison St. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. at 1044 W. Harrison St. A celebration dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at Francesca’s at 1400...

...St. A celebration dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at Francesca’s at 1400 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 355-0480...

Taylor-Lauridsen Park, 704 W. 42nd St., will host a Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The fee is $3/child and includes pumpkins, crafts, games, and inflatables.  Participants should wear costumes. Call (312) 747-6729.

Frances Xavier Warde School will host Preschool and Kindergarten Information Night Thursday, Oct. 12, and Thursday, Oct. 26, at 120 S. Desplaines St. Log on to www.fxw.org.

    Gazette Chicago " Around the Neighborhood
    October 6, 2017 From Sunday, Oct. 8, through Sunday, Jan. 7, the Art Institute of Chicago will present the first North American exhibition devoted to Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral. The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.artic.edu. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m.
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Loud Motorbike Racing Over East Pilsen

Motorcycles, some easily reaching speeds over 100mph, race on Dan Ryan Expy with impunity. Nightly, between midnight and 4am, motorcycles speed South of Roosevelt to God-knows-where. I never hear a siren give chase. What gives? Where's the State Police? You could easily make a few thousand in fines for empty state coffers.
Loudest is Ryan over Canalport @2am. Your help will be appreciated.

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    TG.... IDK where the heck the CPD is. too busy with gangbanger shootings. This is getting insane.really insane. We are beat 915 and 913....Our other CAPS CPD retired. The new guy is hmmmm....seems to me could careless actually. Creeps me out. makes feel like we are unimportant and it's our...

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    TG.... IDK where the heck the CPD is. too busy with gangbanger shootings. This is getting insane.really insane. We are beat 915 and 913....Our other CAPS CPD retired. The new guy is hmmmm....seems to me could careless actually. Creeps me out. makes feel like we are unimportant and it's our fault. Hey look, I know they are
    overworked but really? Do something about the darn gangbanger and call it day OMG....they know who the heads of these gangs are....can't they call them in to call a truce? Been done in the past....I guess yeah gotta blame the ACLU for the mess this city is in....Criminals have rights that need to be respected, meanwhile ours are going to hel*. Lock, load and pray....pray hard babe....

  • Noel Siwel , hey BUDDY The DAY is Friday Sept 22 / the TIME is 6:30 AM / the PLACE is in Pilsen

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