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Updated 1 hour ago

  • Helping Keep All Learners Stay Calm And Engaged!

    Ms. Gikas is asking for $292.76:
    My students need a calming station with aromatherapy, a trapezoid table and stress balls to help students stay engaged in learning during an emotional crisis.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Every block readers are gonna need aromatherapy and stress balls after reading some of these teachers' requests

  • some of these teachers need investigated. Seriously what are they really doing with this money. I know stress balls and essential oils don't cost $300

Jan 09

Updated 1 hour ago

Gun shots

What is going on on Warwick!? I believe someone got shot a few houses down, that was a lot of shots!

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    So that link i posted 6 hrs ago was up 6 hrs ago. It was 3 years old so apparently since i posted the link said link was reported. So if you post an address to a sex offender eb will remove it only if someone reports it seems to...

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    So that link i posted 6 hrs ago was up 6 hrs ago. It was 3 years old so apparently since i posted the link said link was reported. So if you post an address to a sex offender eb will remove it only if someone reports it seems to be the answer.

    Here was the jist of the post removed

    "Feb 18, 2015 · ... which is a sight that will send you automatic updates when a sex offender moves in to your neighborhood. The latest offenders are living at the following addresses."

    Then continued with names and addresses.

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Well, I guess it's more important to that someone not to offend the convicted sex offender. Someday in a liberal utopia, sex offenders will be victims of the cis gender white male also.

4 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

High Property Taxes? Here's Why!

City of Chicago Salaries. Remember ... this isn't including benefits.
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dhr/dataset/current_employeenamessalariesandpositiontitles.html
Since most folks in Chicago have short attention spans, I will keep posting this until the next mayoral / municipal election!

    City of Chicago :: Current Employee Names, Salaries, and Position Titles
    311 City Services Administrative Hearings Animal Care & Control Aviation Budget & Management Buildings Bus. Affairs & Consumer Protection City of Chicago TV Civilian Office of Police Accountability Cultural Affairs & Special Events Emergency Mgmt & Communications
    https://www.cityofchicago.org
  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    David - not so much if you are over 50

  • You've got it, Robin. That's why I'm underemployed with the state of Illinois and working a part-time job.

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  • Banding Together with UNICEF to Make a Difference! (Part 2)

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $990.35:
    My students need wearable fitness bands in order to help fight child hunger and malnutrition across the world. UNICEF will donate a therapeutic food packet to each child in need per 12,000 steps taken.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

Feb 15

Updated 11 hours ago

New Nite Cap

The new facade looks amazing! Does anyone know what kind of business is going into the old Nite Cap?

  • DarkAngel Lifetime Chicagoan, new Portage Park home owner

    I'm excited about the Culver's and Foundation Grill. It's not a zero sum game as far as I'm concerned.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Culvers opens next week

17 hours ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Chicago’s First Culver’s to Open Next Week

...in limbo, the Portage Park location could open by the end of the month at 4939 W. Irving Park Road...

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

Chicago’s first Culver’s is set to open on Tuesday in Bronzeville at 3357 S. King Drive. The fast-food chain, which peddles burgers served on buttered buns, already has restaurants in...

Meanwhile, there’s no word on the third location in Wrigleyville at 3500 N. Clark Street. That location has been in the works since 2014, before the new development around Wrigley Field really kicked into gear. RedEye first reported the news.

    Chicago's First Culver's to Open Next Week
    Chicago's first Culver's is set to open on Tuesday in Bronzeville at 3357 S. King Drive. The fast-food chain, which peddles burgers served on buttered buns, already has restaurants in the suburbs and for the last few years has been flirting with Chicago locations in Bronzeville, Wrigleyville, and Portage Park.
    https://chicago.eater.com

  • Dreamer North Center

    So fantastic!! 🤗

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Looked in tonight stuff on tables and everything looked ready to open

5 days ago

Updated 18 hours ago

Cam’ron continues his reign as the weirdo rap king

Fri 1/19, 8 PM, Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee, $24.99-$55, 17+

    Cam'ron continues his reign as the weirdo rap king
    Harlem's Cam'ron is the undisputed king of out-there, freaky rappers, having paved the way for weirdo individualism in hip-hop with his wardrobe of ankle-length mink coats and head-to-toe, bright-pink get-ups, his idiosyncratic slurred flow, his numerous public feuds with all sorts of rap stars, and his incredibly tense on-air confrontation with Bill O'Reilly in 2003.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

  • Curious, what are these acts that willfully incite shootings?

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    I would say acts that glorify and incite a culture of thuggery, bling bling and lawlessness. Acts with messages about beating up women, killing police and being a gangster. Just saying...

25 hours ago

I hope you'll be able to join members of the ...

I hope you'll be able to join members of the 16th District Chicago Police, Alderman Sposato, and myself for an outdoor roll call at the intersection of Laramie and Berteau on Friday, January 19, at 6:30 pm. This is a great chance to meet and thank officers who work hard to keep our community safe. I hope to see you there.

    Alderman John Arena
    I hope you'll be able to join members of the 16th District Chicago Police, Alderman Sposato, and myself for an outdoor roll call at the intersection of Laramie and Berteau on Friday, January 19, at...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Updated 28 hours ago

Anyone know where I could find or special order unicorn donuts?

Hey Everyone,

I’m looking to order unicorn donuts for an upcoming party but haven’t been able to track any down. Anyone know of a place that makes them or would accept special orders for such an item? Does not need to be in the Portage Park area directly.

I’ve attached a photo for reference of what I’m looking for.

Thanks in advance!

  • Tmc

    Try Allegretti's Bakery 7717 W. Lawrence Ave Norridge, IL
    708-453-4412

    I know they make unicorn cakes/cupcakes

  • Allegretti's has the best chocolate donuts on earth!!!

3 days ago

Updated 31 hours ago

Broken Car Window

My car was parked in front of my building at the corner of Grace and Linder between Friday, Jan12th 3pm- Sunday, January 14th 4pm. Sometime within the two days, the driver side front window was broken. The body does not have any damage and nothing was taken from within the vehicle.

Did this happen to anyone else? Did anyone happen to see anything? My insurance deductible is $500 so I'm probably going to pay out of pocket to have the glass replaced. Does anyone have any neighborhood recommendations of where I can take my car?

Thanks for any tips,

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Your exes and my exes sound like matches on eharmony. I now only date guys w cars. They are less likely to smash my car windows in fear of retaliation.

  • dd

    i go to grand auto glass 3855 w grand ave 773-489-2000

    i recommend calling at least 3 places most will come to your home or office. i also recommend getting used glass you cant tell the difference and its cheaper. I had to replace my windshield on a 2014 sonata and it cost me $225 for used glass they wanted $525 for new glass

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  • Banding Together with UNICEF to Make a Difference! (Part 1)

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $465.07:
    My students need wearable fitness bands in order to help fight child hunger and malnutrition across the world. UNICEF will donate a therapeutic food packet to each child in need per 12,000 steps taken.
    Smyser Elementary School Comment

47 hours ago

The Honeycomb Project added 8 new photos — at...

We want to say thank you to all our volunteers who came National Veterans Art Museum to make birthday cards for veterans staying at Jesse Brown VAMC! Together we made over 30 cards and wrote over 40 thank you letters. We want to say thank you to our leaders Nick and Sarah for leading the project. Last we want to say a BIG thank you to Moki from the NVAM for hosting us and Ned a veteran artist for speaking to our families!

    The Honeycomb Project
    We want to say thank you to all our volunteers who came National Veterans Art Museum to make birthday cards for veterans staying at Jesse Brown VAMC! Together we made over 30 cards and wrote over 40...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Free Tax Preparation Assistance

Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

Mather’s – Portage Park, 3235 N. Central

Mathers – Norwood Park, 7134 W. Higgins

    Free Tax Preparation Assistance
    Eligible individuals and families with children could receive up to $7,202 from the federal and stated Earned Income Tax Credit alone, and that's not including other valuable credits. Many Chicagoans may not claim all the income tax credits they deserve without the help of knowledgeable preparers.
    http://ward45.org

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  • Keep Calm and Get Your Relaxation On!

    Ms. Edwards is asking for $383.69:
    My students need a classroom rug for our relaxation center to be able to be comfortable and remain calm when feeling stressed.
    Smyser Elementary School
  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    Like I said, Woo peed on my rug. It really tied the room together.

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    Oh em gee!

  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    "for our relaxation center to be able to be comfortable and remain calm when feeling stressed."

4 days ago

Jan 10

Updated 4 days ago

Scam! Man steps in front of my car, fakes injury, and says "Give me $50 and I'll forget about it."

A man stepped in front of my car at Henderson & LeClaire, just as I started to pull out into the intersection. He pretended to be hit, and then did his best LeBron James flop onto the pavement. WAY overacting and obviously trying to scare me into thinking I'd done something wrong. I stopped my car and got out. He was a middle aged man, and was talking (or pretending to) on his phone in a slavic language. I asked...

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A man stepped in front of my car at Henderson & LeClaire, just as I started to pull out into the intersection. He pretended to be hit, and then did his best LeBron James flop onto the pavement. WAY overacting and obviously trying to scare me into thinking I'd done something wrong. I stopped my car and got out. He was a middle aged man, and was talking (or pretending to) on his phone in a slavic language. I asked him what he wanted to do, and he kept trying to pretend I hit him. After about 5 minutes, he said "you can go" and then finally said "give me $50 and I'll forget about it." I didn't give him anything and drove away. A**HOLE!!!!!! This happened about 5:50PM on Jan 10th. Don't fall for this scam.

This video gives you an idea of what to look out for:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQs0dDzQqEE

    Insurance scam Fail: Man pretends to be hit by car ?
    Insurance scam Fail, man pretends to be hit by car allegedly to get money from driver.
    https://www.youtube.com/
  • Jen Baron JBaron

    I agree with NW-sider! Stay in your car, do exactly as he advises and call the police if you need. I'm just glad your are ok and nothing came of the situation. It could have been much worse, like leading to robbery or car jacking!

  • Eric Pepeson NW-side deplorable, based-stickman, commie-crusher

    That was the worst acting job I have ever seen.

5 days ago

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