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Police Activity 4200 N. Block of Menard

Saw two police cars on 4200 N block of Menard. Anyone know what happened?

  • Per police scanner, well being check for teenager posting suicidal messages on social media

  • Thanks Sam. Is the police scanner something anyone can access? So amazing that you got the answer so quickly.

  • Yes. Just download the Broadcastify app

3 days ago

Updated 10 hours ago

Martin Luther?

Hi everyone! One of my favorite things to do is investigate Google Maps and I have recently noticed Google labeling a neighborhood I have never seen before called Martin Luther. Please view the attached photo for the area. Did Google make this up or is it a real neighborhood nearby I just have never heard of?

  • Chicago is made up of many townships. Townships are comprised of “neighborhoods.” Some overlap and some neighborhoods took on a township name. As Chicago expanded these townships saw more advantage to joining the city. Some anomalies exist... Harwood heights etc. Luther north high school took on Martin Luther College and the area simply stop being Martin Luther and never affiliated with Martin Luther King.

Jan 28

Updated 12 hours ago

Meeting Feb. 7th on proposed gas station/7-Eleven on NW corner of Montrose & Austin

Ald. Sposato is holding a meeting on a development proposal for a gas station/7-Eleven on the northwest corner of Montrose & Austin.

  • pattymelt is mostly in charge

    Jut FYI, Martin's Fresh Market has reopened as La Bodega.

  • Pattymelt, Martin's Fresh Market and La Bodega have completed different owners. Martin's Fresh Market moved to Addison and Laramie as Supermercado Martin Offering more variety of fresh meats, fresh vegetables and hot food.

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration


    5215 W. Pensacola Ave. Issued March 21, 2018 Comment

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An epic quest to skateboard from Chicago to New York hits the screen in Shred America

Sat 3/24, 7 PM, Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park, 773-283-7244, thepatiotheater.com, $10.

    An epic quest to skateboard from Chicago to New York hits the screen in Shred America
    W e told a lot of people when we were leaving that we had the trip planned out," Arthur Swidzinski says now. "That we had trained, that we were in tip-top shape. In reality we had gone on the Internet to Mapquest and printed a 150-page document of turn-by-turn directions to New York City.

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7 shot in Chicago overnight, 1 fatally, including 2 cousins

...when someone in a passing vehicle shot at him, police said. Officers responded to the 3500 block of North Menard Avenue and found the man with a gunshot wound to the right foot, officials said. He...

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About 6:45 a.m. police were called to the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, on the city’s Southwest Side. There they found a...

A man was shot while he was standing on the sidewalk about 1:40 a.m. in the 3600 block of West Lexington Street on the West Side’s Homan Square neighborhood, police said. The man, 30, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was listed in good condition with a gunshot wound to his right leg.

After 11 p.m. Saturday in the 5800 block of South Shields Avenue in Englewood, emergency crews were called for a report of a person shot. When they...

    7 shot in Chicago overnight, 1 fatally, including 2 cousins
    Two cousins shot, one fatally, in the Englewood neighborhood late Saturday were among at least seven people shot in Chicago from about 8 p.m. Saturday to about 8 a.m. Sunday. The two men were driving in a Chevrolet Equinox, heading south in the 4900 block of Ashland Avenue about 10:30 p.m.

  • Weebis Politically Incorrect Thought Criminal

    That's some poor shooting on Menard. The foot?!?

May 10 2014

Updated 3 days ago

Gas Range Restoration

I have a 50 year old gas range with eye level oven and broiler. I am trying to find some one who knows how to restore old ranges not having any luck. Maybe someone out there can help me.

  • Anyone interested in removing a vintage stove from my basement? It needs to be professionally detached from the gas line. I've been unemployed for a bit. Are vintage stoves worth anything?

  • Stovewhisperer Owner, Retro Stove & Gas Works

    Hello MJ. The value of vintage stoves depends on a combination of year/brand/configuration/condition.

    If you could send a few photos that would be great. email them to joe@retrostoveandgasworks.com

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Mar 08

Updated 4 days ago

Mia's Restaurant for Rent/Sale

What kind of restaurant do you hope takes over at the Mia's location off of Central across from Portage Park? I'm thinking I would dig a breakfast and then a lunch soup/salad/sandwich spot similar to Milk and Honey Cafe in Wicker. Definitely wanting some healthier good tasting food options instead of the million pizza/burger/taco places in this side of town. Just curious to hear everyone's thoughts. Thanks!

  • I agree Chicagonewbie, there is an abandoned bank on Irving just east of Austin that would be a perfect place for a microbrewery/restaurant. They are hoping up all over just east of us. Why can't we get one there?

  • I most often order take-out when I'm out somewhere and want to pick it up on my way home. I Google the place I want and when I click on "order" I'm sent to Grub Hub. That makes me crazy! I want to be sent to the phone line for...

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    I most often order take-out when I'm out somewhere and want to pick it up on my way home. I Google the place I want and when I click on "order" I'm sent to Grub Hub. That makes me crazy! I want to be sent to the phone line for the restaurant so that I can order something that will be ready for pick up when I get there. I don't want anyone to bring it to me because I'm not at home, especially now that I know how much their "take" is!

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  • More Books for Us to Read! Reading is so Fun!

    Mrs. Ewalt is asking for $388.74:
    My students need books to fill our classroom library. We use the Fountas and Pinell leveled library and my library is scarce on Level A-F books especially nonfiction books. Reading is so important!
    Portage Park Elementary School Comment

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration


    5703 W. Waveland Ave. Issued March 16, 2018 Comment

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