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  • It's Going to be a WONDERful Christmas!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $496.22:
    My students need their own copies of the book Wonder that they can keep and choose kind necklaces to promote a healthy sense of well-being by choosing kindness.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Found Cat Tabby with white chest and paws male

Grace and Narragansett Ave. Very affectionate. Checking tomorrow if microchipped. Posting on Lost Cats Illinois - Facebook as well. Very nice boy - was very hungry. I bathed his chest and paws so his picture might not be a very good representation. In my home tonight and my own cats are in the basement. Let me know if you or someone you know is missing this guy.

  • Virus testing requires a blood draw and a SNAP kit. As we are not qualified to draw blood, we have it done as soon as the animal sees the vet, which is the first thing we do.

  • Mute Mute Me

    I was asking op if he was tested since she mentioned vaccines and neutering. Was mentioning you as far as finding a home.

Jul 30 2014

Updated 11 hours ago

Splendid Soap Shop

I just found a wonderful little shop at Irving Park Rd and Mead (across from The Portage Theatre) called Distinct Bath and Body.
They sell handmade soap (made on site), bath salts, scrubs, face masks, shaving soaps, loofahs, etc.
Everything smells wonderful and the owner is friendly and attentive.
If you love artisinal bath products, you gotta check it out!

  • Abdevi Northwest Side

    This splendid soap shop took longer to open. The new location is opening on Saturday November 25, 2017. @ 4046 N Milwaukee..

  • The only problem with the store is that I spend so much time trying to make up my mind! It's a great place for hostess gifts during the holidays. However, I always do the "2 for me, 1 for you" type of shopping. But I sure smell good!

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Locksmith Recommendations

Hey Everyone,

I need to have the locks changed at the condo I closed on (and if possible, have them on the same key; right now the deadbolt and regular handle have separate keys).

All responses appreciated. Thanks!

  • joanie 20+ year Resident of Jefferson Park

    I'll give a special recommendation to Wernick Locksmith located in the Thatcher Woods Center Belmont/Harlem in River Grove. I was afraid that my locks would need to be changed again, brought a tumbler that I was having issues with into the shop. They repaired it and did not charge me. I've had a lot of keys made there over the years without any issues. They provide full locksmith services and will come into the Jefferson Park area.

    Wernick Locksmith
    8303 W. Belmont Ave.
    River Grove, IL. 60171
    (312) 226-6499

  • joanie 20+ year Resident of Jefferson Park

    Shop is at Belmont/Cumberland---my error.

3 days ago

Updated 16 hours ago

    Chicago's Safest And Most Dangerous Neighborhoods Based On Shootings
    Last week I posted on Chicago's safest and most dangerous neighborhoods based on the murder rate. Although that's a pretty popular way for people to make a determination of a neighborhood's relative safety it's actually a pretty narrow definition. A lot of bad things an happen to people without them getting murdered.
    http://www.chicagonow.com
  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Was that picture of the new six corners after the gringos move out.

  • Mute Mute Me

    "Checkout Heyjackass.com. They have a lot of data on murders and shootings in Chicongo by neighborhood."

    And the factor lots of people leave out RACE!

3 days ago

Updated 16 hours ago

Lost cat !

White with black face. 3 year old Himalayan. Shaved body. Furry paws.

Last seen Thursday Nov 16.

Lives on the 5100 W Berenice

  • He's beautiful and I hope he is reunited with his family soon. May I ask why he is shaved?

  • That's called a lion cut. Probably to limit mats..
    Put her litter pan outside with food and water. Check with neighbors and mail carrier
    Post on Lost Cats of Il and put sign in store,vet's offices and pole.Cats usually won't go far so hopefully someone took her in. Maybe post a sign on the front lawn with a picture of her so when people drive buy,will see. I'm very sorry, have faith and keep us posted.

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Million Dollar Lotto Ticket Sold On NW Side

The Quick Pick ticket was sold at Cragin Fresh Market, 5958 W. Addison, according to the Illinois Lottery.

    Million Dollar Lotto Ticket Sold On NW Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A winning lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold this week on the Northwest Side. The Quick Pick ticket was sold at Cragin Fresh Market, 5958 W. Addison, according to the Illinois Lottery. It matched five numbers, 01 - 14 - 21 - 22 - 28, to win Tuesday's "Mega Millions" drawing.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Updated 2 days ago

New Mexican Restaurant

Hey Everyone,

Noticed a sign a few doors down from the Binny's (in the old Pineda's Taco spot) that a Mexican restaurant is opening soon.

This little shopping center is really shaping up to be a great place. Looking forward to it.

  • joanie 20+ year Resident of Jefferson Park

    Good to know, thanks.

  • I saw a food truck parked on that strip. It was from Taco Grill and Salsa Bar. We tried it and enjoyed it. They have a salsa bar on board the food truck, yummy.
    www.TacoGrillAurora.com is their website for anyone interested in checking out. They do cater, it said so on their truck.

2 days ago

G Herbo, one of Chicago’s brightest hip-hop stars, becomes royalty with Humble Beast

Fri 11/24, 6:30 PM, Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, $45, all-ages

    G Herbo, one of Chicago's brightest hip-hop stars, becomes royalty with Humble Beast
    On Halloween, Auburn-Gresham one-stop shop and hip-hop hot spot Exclusive773 handed out bootleg rap CDs by Chicago rapper G. Herbo to trick-or-treaters. That evening owner Steve Wazwaz tweeted a video of fans gleefully clamoring for them.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Home Damage from Peoples Gas/NPL Line Work on Cornelia by Chopin Park?

Hi neighbors. If you live on Cornelia west of Long where the Peoples Gas/NPL line work has been taking place over the past few weeks, be sure to carefully inspect your home's foundation, walls and ceilings.

In our home, the ceilings closest to the street where the work has been taking place are showing a substantial amount cracking since they started work in late October.

For those who aren't home during working hours, the work currently taking place requires a...

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Hi neighbors. If you live on Cornelia west of Long where the Peoples Gas/NPL line work has been taking place over the past few weeks, be sure to carefully inspect your home's foundation, walls and ceilings.

In our home, the ceilings closest to the street where the work has been taking place are showing a substantial amount cracking since they started work in late October.

For those who aren't home during working hours, the work currently taking place requires a substantial amount of pounding that actually "shakes" your home from the bottom up.

I have contacted the Alderman's office as well as People's Gas directly about this, but wanted to spread the word to those who might be similarly affected and not even know it.

  • Absolutely. It stinks, but they do it and get away with it. Chances for damage increase in colder weather. "Before" photos would be your best proof-basis for claims of damage.

    As new gas lines came in a few years back, I watched heavy equipment get driven over yards and sidewalks,...

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    Absolutely. It stinks, but they do it and get away with it. Chances for damage increase in colder weather. "Before" photos would be your best proof-basis for claims of damage.

    As new gas lines came in a few years back, I watched heavy equipment get driven over yards and sidewalks, damaging both. I pressed for replacement and they sent some jerkw@d who showed me lo-res photo captures he said came from video taken prior to the work. The images seemed to depict the new damage as pre-existing, with blurs or debris obscuring all detail, like they'd been messed with in Photoshop. I wasn't buyin it and said the coloring in the images looked weird, like before and after frames were put into one, the guy gave-up and marked the damaged sections for replacement.

  • It's always pre existing. They will come back with Google photos from 8 years ago that we had a tree and thats what caused uneven side walks not the heavy equipment driving on sidewalk and digging on sidewalk, They will also take all your good dirt and will replace with...

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    It's always pre existing. They will come back with Google photos from 8 years ago that we had a tree and thats what caused uneven side walks not the heavy equipment driving on sidewalk and digging on sidewalk, They will also take all your good dirt and will replace with sand or ground stone, When they finally return to replace lawn, they will take out 2 inches of sand/stone and replace wtth 2 inches of weed infested dirt and give instructions for watering, when sod starts turning brown, its your fault for not watering, can't grow sod on stone/sand. Take lots of photos before the start and during
    if you can, probably still won't help. They fired the sub contractor who did our area because of damage and so many complaints but never fixed the damage.

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  • Book Truck! Beep! Beep!

    Ms. Porter is asking for $357.65:
    My students need a mobile library to get the most out of reading!
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

3 days ago

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