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Weekly Update from the Alderman – May 25, 2018

Thursday, May 31 from 6:30 p.m.-to-8:30 p.m. at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N Narragansett Ave.

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Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy the weekend by taking part in bike the drive on Sunday and stop by the Rosehill Memorial Day Parade starting on Thorndale and Clark between 9 am to 9:30 am.Sincerely,

Dates: Monday, March 5 through Friday, June 1, 2018 Location: CTA substation at 5847 N. Broadway Street

Woodruff Arcade (6351-67 N Broadway) Development

ComEd will be working on a transformer that is located below ground at 5701 N. Sheridan Rd. beginning on May 21st.

4956 N. Sheridan Road

Swedish Covenant Hospital, Anderson Pavillion 2751 W. Winona

...at city wide hearings. I will be participating in the meeting at Amundsen High School, 5110 N Damen Ave, on Tuesday June 5th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Below is a...

Tuesday, May 29, from 6:30 p.m.-to– 8:30 p.m. at Westinghouse College Prep, 3223 W Franklin Boulevard.

...can be dropped off at any Jewel-Osco Store or Alderman Harry Osterman’s Office, 5533 N. Broadway. For a full list of items, you can drop off click on the link above...

Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Courtroom 2005

Edgewater Library, second floor, 6000 N. Broadway

Edgewater Senior Satellite Center inside the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway

...local (Edgewater family-owned) business by ordering your gift cards here and redeeming at the 2815 N. Ashland location.  Each gift e-gift card or plastic gift card purchased earns 20 percent back...

Fat Cat, 4840 N Broadway

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month.

1420 W. Glenlake

Argyle & Sheridan

The Edge Theatre, 5451 N Broadway

Edgewater Historical Society, 5358 N. Ashland

Buttercup Playlot Park, 4901 N Sheridan Rd.

...rolling out PACK the CAR this Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm, on the corner of Berwyn and Clark.  While you are out and about this weekend, please consider stopping by and making a...

The Christmas in July Drive benefiting Sarah’s Circle in Uptown drop the items, specified in the link, at 4838 N Sheridan.

Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark Street

1070 Granville Ave

Berger Cultural Center, 6205 N Sheridan

1401 W. Devon Ave

Hadiya Pendleton Park, 4345 S. Calumet Ave

The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave

Gus Giordano Dance School, 5239 N Clark St

Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.

Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn

City Lit Theater, 1020 W Bryn Mawr

5940 N Sheridan Rd

Old Town’s Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall, 4545 N Lincoln

    Weekly Update from the Alderman - May 25, 2018
    The Chicago Police Department this week successfully led a narcotics mission that arrested 10 individuals for selling narcotics in the Uptown area of the 48th Ward. This joint operation with the 19th and 20th District was focused on gang and drug activity in the area south of Foster.
    http://48thward.org

  • Rob

    "In an effort to maintain the unique characteristics of the EARC neighborhood, a request was made from the EARC Block Club to look into the possibility of rezoning the area bounded by Foster, Bryn Mawr, Glenwood to Clark St., from the current RT-4 zoning to the RS-3 zoning district.."

    Good ol' NIMBYs!

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    Big developments planned for Sears' Six Corners, Galewood stores
    The last Sears store in Chicago and one the company closed last year are slated to be replaced with developments that combine residential and retail space. Highland Park-based Tucker Development and Seritage Growth Properties are partnering to redevelop stores in the Six Corners shopping district at the edge of the Portage Park neighborhood and on North Harlem Avenue in the Galewood neighborhood, Tucker Development said Wednesday in a news release.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com
  • Adding to Chris’ list (thank you, Chris) Simón’s Tacos, Cochinita, Shila’s, Easy Street Pizza, Legno, Community Tavern, Hands On Sushi/ Thai, Fannie’s Cafe, Chicago Taco Authority, Ninja Sushi, Bistro 6050, Charley Noble Sandwich Shop, Frank’s Shrimp House, Starbucks being built on Cicero, Foundation Tavern & Grille Being built on Irving. -OR- you can choose to see nothing.

  • Saw this in a storefront on Montrose a few doors east of Milwaukee. Might be in or next door to the smoothie place which I think closed.

    https://www.facebook.com/littlelulusitalianice/

    Proud to announce we are coming soon to portage park/Jefferson park! Grand opening date to be announced ...

    Hopefully they will be open soon. This seems to be their mobile operation:

    https://roaminghunger.com/little-lulus-italian-ice/

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Sears and Forensics

Does anyone know what happened behind the Sears today? At about 11am there were forensics cops and my wife was told the store would not be open today.

  • I think they were investigating the slow and painful death of Sears Holdings Corporation.

  • We recently purchased a police scanner. Things are very busy for our police. Recently I read about long wait times due to the lack of beat police. Its absolutely awful knowing you can wait ,20 + minutes for a squad to arrive.
    There are incidents that never make it posted anywhere because of the amount of crime daily. As a person who is now privy to the calls, and the hold times of responses due to lack of sufficient police, you should call the alderman and mayor!

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Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #MartinLuther (Newport & Menard) Male Pomeranian.Tan Call 773-558-8233. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/from the actual owner .Found 05/22/2018. Cook County. 60634. To see this pet’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2352131 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2352131

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
    https://www.facebook.com

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