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Chuy Says NO to the Belmont Flyover!

Calling the proposed Flyover “an unnecessary expenditure of taxpayer funds that will generate little return on investment,” Chuy Garcia expressed his opposition to the Flyover.

Read more, and check out our website at:
http://stopbelmontflyover.com/2015/03/03/chuy-says-no-to-belmont-flyover/

A vote for Chuy Garcia is a vote to save Central Lakeview!

  • I was undecided about who to vote for, but now it looks like I am voting for Rahm. We need a mayor who is not vague about how to improve the CTA.

  • Lynn Olejniczak Life-long Chicagoan, who loves her city.

    A study showed that the El isn't as "late" as the proponents of this deal want you to believe. The public meeting at the Belmont Police station was nothing more than a display of maps where the fly over was supposed to be and location-counterdicting pictures of soon to be "available store fronts for your new business."
    I went in to the meeting unsure of my position but left feeling that the CTS and those backing it were trying to pull the wool over my eyes.

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Chicago Street Photography Lakeview

Recent candid street shot

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Management Broker for Bean-and-Co.

New to the site! Help me get started in the neighborhood, like to hear from old timers on how this site works. Fill me in. Looking forward to making great new connections.

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Mark

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Entertainment events: Queen Latifah; Madonna; Gay horror-movie screening; gay marriage exhibit

Executive producer Steven Deibert and producer/actor/director Brock Riebe have announced that the Chicago-premiere screening of their film Incall will be held at The Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark St., on Thursday, March 5, at 9:30 p.m.

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

It had been slated to show Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at The Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park Rd. However, that screening was cancelled.

In this illustrated exhibit, Sorese, a gay man explores the idea of getting married. Selected from The Best American Comics 2013, "Love Me Forever! Oh! Oh! Oh!" is on display through March 8 in the Congress Corridor, ground level, at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St.

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MOVIES Documentary looks at women's-rights movement

Hear these and more stories when She's Beautiful When She's Angry heads to Chicago at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., on March 13.

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Rooftop Deck -Permit

Hello,

I'm interested in building a rooftop deck on top of a 3 unit condominium. Can anyone share any tips on the permit/inspection process?

Much appreciated

  • You're going to want architectural drawings, structural engineering calculations and you're going to need two entrance/exits. A professional architect and contactor should be able to guide you through the permitting process.

  • Start making hefty contributions to your Alderman, and start saving your shekels for putting your lawyer's kids through college because you're entering some lengthy if not endless litigation.

    Alternately, you could save yourself and a lot of other people a lot of trouble and just put a few lawn chairs and a Weber grill on your roof. Go for Old Skool Charm, instead of Money-Grubbing Ugly.

    Anybody with me on this? Can I see a show of hands? Thanks.

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    ADDING A MICROWAVE CIRCUIT, 3 CAN LIGHTS IN THE KITCHEN.RECEPTACLE IN THE BEDROOM, HALL CLOSET, AND ROPE LIGHTS IN THE SOFFITS

    2800 N. Lake Shore Dr. Issued March 2, 2015 Comment

11 hours ago

Chicago's winter delays Cubs plans? Who woulda thunk it?

Emboldened, the Ricketts family steamrolled the rooftop owners across Waveland and Sheffield streets.

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