12 hours ago

Updated 0 min ago

Loyola Redline Mugging This Weekend

I'm not seeing it in the news yet but apparently a young man was mugged Saturday night and has now died from the head trauma he sustained. A friend of his posted this on facebook. "He was found early Saturday morning at the Loyola station in Chicago. He was laying at the bottom of the stairs with his wallet missing and with serious head trauma."
This is all the info I have and just wanted my neighbors to be aware.

  • Very real story. Not fake news. The man died yesterday. I'm sure the murder will go unreported as such and be classified as an accident. Camera at the station was not functioning either. His name was Julian Hall.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    WTF....was he a bartender by chance? Terrible news.

22 min ago

25 Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings

...neighborhood. The boy was sitting in his vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage when an unknown male approached and fired shots, police said. The boy suffered multiple gunshot...

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...year-old man were in a gray Prius just before 2 a.m. in the 5900 block of South Sacramento when someone fired shots from another vehicle, according to Chicago Police. The woman suffered gunshot...

...Village neighborhood on the Near West Side. He was walking on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of South Morgan when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He had been shot in the...

...South Side. They were standing in a courtyard at 7:43 p.m. in the 4200 block of South Michigan when an unknown male approached and opened fire, according to Chicago Police. A 17-year...

...Heights neighborhood on the South Side. He was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 9900 block of South Carpenter when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He had been shot in the...

Two men were shot early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m. in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

    25 Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 25 people were wounded by gunfire across Chicago over the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. Two people were wounded in the most recent shooting, which happened early Tuesday on the South Side. A 24-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man were in a gray Prius just before 2 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Let's keep our comments civil

Lately multiple threads have been shut down due to violations of EveryBlock's policy of respectful comments.

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  • Mute Truth is not determined by majority vote

    "It's simple, if you would not say to their face do not say it on line"

    Its not that simple. Quite a few people say jerky things to people to their face also. Common misconcepti0n that jerks online are not jerks offline.

    "everybody here has been muted at least 30...

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    "It's simple, if you would not say to their face do not say it on line"

    Its not that simple. Quite a few people say jerky things to people to their face also. Common misconcepti0n that jerks online are not jerks offline.

    "everybody here has been muted at least 30 times and as much as 140 times."

    Correction: everybody here has been muted at least 7 times and as much as 192 times.

    But the person muted only 7 times has only commented 34o times. And only been thanked 896 times.

    Person muted 192 times Has commented 3365 times and been thanked
    4659 times

    So why focus on the negative?

    Conclusion: more comments = more mutes and thanks.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    People could be nicer. It's not complicated.

5 days ago

Updated 7 hours ago

Drywall repair from leak

Any recommendations for a reliable person to repair a small ceiling / wall from a water leak?

  • i am a journeyman carpenter with seasonal availability. this time of year is very light for me and i would love to bid this job for you. let me know how you would like to proceed. matt.

2 days ago

Updated 14 hours ago

Three shot in separate attacks, including 16-year-old wounded in Rogers Park

The boy, 16, was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.

    Teen shot in Rogers Park
    A teenage boy was shot and injured in the Rogers Park neighborhood Saturday night, Chicago police said. The boy, 16, was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

4 days ago

Updated 17 hours ago

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 5, 2018

Gentile Arena, 6511 N. Sheridan

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Please visit the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway, in the coming weeks to see the new public art that was recently installed in...

...of jackets, boots, blankets, and the like, please drop them off to Care For Real, 5339 N. Sheridan, to ensure they go to local families in need...

Black Button Eyes Productions opens “Nevermore – The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe” tonight at Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, a musical tribute to the poet. Click here for more information and showtimes.

Our office has smoke detectors available for neighbors who do not have one in their home. Please stop by the 48th Ward Office, 5533 N. Broadway, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm, to claim one. First come, first served.

Recycle your tree at Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Drive., from Saturday, January 6, to Saturday, January 20. Click here for more details and other locations.

There will be opening celebrations for both of the works in 2018. “Hear I AM” will be dedicated on Saturday, January 15, at 1:30pm in the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway, and “Ashland” will be dedicated on Saturday, April 21, at 10am at its location at Thorndale and Sheridan.

...are every 2nd Thursday of the month at the Latin School Uptown & Edgewater Community Space (4956 N. Sheridan) from 4-5:30 PM. If you have an outstanding student in mind, please encourage...

Join the Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center (CCEJC) for the following two (2) Senior Enrichment Seminars scheduled to be held from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois in Courtroom 2005 on the dates indicated below:

1070 W. Granville Avenue

St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan

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.

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.

Chicago 2018 Point-In-Time Count of Homeless PersonsThe City of Chicago’s 2018 Homeless Count will take...

North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood

Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland

Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St.

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - January 5, 2018
    View this email in your browser Please visit the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway, in the coming weeks to see the new public art that was recently installed in
    http://48thward.org

19 hours ago

MLK Events to go to in the Chicago Area

• The City Year Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Opening Ceremony at Gale Elementary Community Academy, 1631 W. Jonquil Terrace from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.; Governor Rauner is said to attend as well as Senator Dick Durbin

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• Mikva Challenge MLK Youth Summit at Jones College Prep, 700 South State St. at 10 a.m.; Mayor Emanuel Rahm is scheduled to deliver remarks.

• Willie Wilson’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration will host Governor Rauner at the New Convenant Missionary Baptist Church at 754 E. 77th St. at 11 a.m.

               o Pack lunches and make blankers for youth and families with                            Honeycomb for La Casa Norte, at the Obama Foundation Offices,                      1538 East 53rd St.

    MLK Events to go to in the Chicago Area
    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is being honored in a variety of ways across the nation on Monday. Ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, Illinois is just one of the many states partaking in a series of gatherings this holiday to commemorate his memory as an advocate for equality and justice.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

19 hours ago

Sheridan road panhandling out of control again

I had to move because Bjb bought my building, but I still attend classes in the general area.
It went in cycles, the aggressive panhandling, during my residency, the worst when there was a McDonald's express next to Loyola red line. Such fine individuals, very community-service oriented would run in, announce which busses were arriving and then demand payment for this unasked for service.
Going to Cvs or Taco Bell is usually an invitation for some desperate person to rapidly...

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I had to move because Bjb bought my building, but I still attend classes in the general area.
It went in cycles, the aggressive panhandling, during my residency, the worst when there was a McDonald's express next to Loyola red line. Such fine individuals, very community-service oriented would run in, announce which busses were arriving and then demand payment for this unasked for service.
Going to Cvs or Taco Bell is usually an invitation for some desperate person to rapidly approach you and violate your personal space.
I especially take issue with well groomed, clean individuals standing less than five feet from Five guys making it impossible to enter without an interaction with them.
One woman has a very shiny, well maintained bald head. Her regular spot is far too close to the entrance of Five Guys.

I shave mine in solidarity with a family member on chemo and I have stubble by 1pm, if this person can keep it up that well they arent homeless or even marginally housed.
I am well aware people are moving out of nursing and group homes en masse into section 8 subsidized apartments into the zipcode, maybe their caseworkers will see this and address the issue a bit better.

3 days ago

Updated 24 hours ago

Redline issues

Howard to Belmont, expect massive delays.

24 hours ago

17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...neighborhood. The boy was sitting in his vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage when an unknown male approached and fired shots, police said. The boy suffered multiple gunshot...

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Two men were shot early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m. in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

...on the South Side. The man was sitting in the drive-thru lane in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital...

...m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Someone fired shots at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said. An 18-year-old woman was shot in the neck...

    17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 17 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened Sunday evening when a man was wounded in a West Pullman neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

30 hours ago

31 hours ago

At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings

A 16-year-old boy suffered gunshot wounds to his body while sitting in a car in the 6700 block of North Hermitage, police said. The boy was shot when an unknown man walked up to the car and opened fire. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition, police said.

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On Friday evening, two teens were shot in the 9300 block of South Colfax just before 9 p.m., police said. The victims were walking down a sidewalk when a dark colored sedan pulled up and one of the occupants opened fire, striking both.

Early Saturday morning, three people were shot at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington. The shooting occurred just after 4 a.m., and no one is in custody according to authorities.

A 38-year-old man was shot in the back while standing on a sidewalk in the 4700 block of West Huron at approximately 9 p.m. The man was approached by another man, who opened fire. The victim is in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

In the 2300 block of North Lawndale at approximately 9:19 p.m., a 24-year-old man was parking his car when an occupant in another vehicle opened fire. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition with a gunshot wound to his back, police said.

At a party in the 900 block of West 114th Place, a 19-year-old man was shot in the right arm at approximately 1:30 a.m. The man was taken to Christ Hospital in stable condition, police said.

A 27-year-old man was sitting in the drive-thru of a restaurant in the 1400 block of West 47th Street at approximately 4:39 a.m. when he was shot in the left armpit. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in stable condition, police said.

    At Least 18 People Wounded in Weekend Shootings
    Over the holiday weekend, 18 people have been shot and wounded across the city of Chicago, according to police. In the city's most recent shooting, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 12300 block of South Union just after 6
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

43 hours ago

16 People Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings

...neighborhood. The boy was sitting in his vehicle at 8:24 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage when an unknown male approached and fired shots, police said. The boy suffered multiple gunshot...

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

The most recent shooting happened early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Two men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m. in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

...on the South Side. The man was sitting in the drive-thru lane in the 1400 block of West 47th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital...

...m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Someone fired shots at a party in the 3900 block of West Arthington, striking three people, police said. An 18-year-old woman was shot in the neck...

    16 People Wounded In MLK Day Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least 16 people have been wounded by gunfire across Chicago since the start of Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The most recent shooting happened early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Two men, ages 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked car about 12:40 a.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Updated 43 hours ago

TJam Kitchen, Casual Sophistication on Howard Street

Named after its owner and culinary institute trained chef Tony Jamaica, TJam Kitchen at 1418 W. Howard (773-381-8011) is a gem. Though it sways to a Latin rhythm, the menu is influenced by European, North and South American cuisine. The variety at TJam will delight omnivores, carnivores, veggies and vegans alike. Also enjoy the upbeat decor and original art work of co-owner and professional artist Lidoska Guietti. And be sure to check out each day's specials.

  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    60660Gal,

    Tony, the co-owner, is contemplating extending his hours into the evening. Stay tuned.

  • Reid Hyams X-Art Entertainment • Century 21 Universal

    TJam, the cuisine and the owners are the definition of awesome!!! I'm patently addicted.

46 hours ago

Five shot in separate attacks, including 16-year-old wounded in Rogers Park

Earlier, the 16-year-old boy was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. Saturday in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.

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The men, 19 and 23, were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 2800 block of West 21st Street when someone shot them.

    Teen shot in Rogers Park
    A teenage boy was shot and injured in the Rogers Park neighborhood Saturday night, Chicago police said. The boy, 16, was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Teen shot in Rogers Park

The boy, 16, was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.

    Teen shot in Rogers Park
    A teenage boy was shot and injured in the Rogers Park neighborhood Saturday night, Chicago police said. The boy, 16, was sitting in a vehicle around 8:25 p.m. in the 6700 block of North Hermitage Avenue on the Far North Side when someone approached on foot and fired shots, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

One shot, two shot, three shot, four shot.

Just days into the new year. Near Columbia and Clark.

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Now on North Shore. Those 3 new cops better hurry up.

Jan 06

Updated 2 days ago

Christmas Tree Pickup/Recycle? - YES!

I just wanted to give an enthusiastic shout-out to the non-profit group, Do The Right Thing - Recycling (http://dtrt-recycling.org/). They just came to my 3rd floor walkup (yes, at 8pm on a Saturday!) and did an exceptional job removing my tree and taking it to be recycled. Well worth the door-to-door $25 donation/charge. (It's only $15 if you meet them at the curb.) Check them out and schedule away your worries of the schlep.

    Tree Recycling Program - Do The Right Thing! Recycling
    Do The Right Thing! Recycling is offering holiday tree pickup services for the north side of Chicago. We pick up your tree directly from your living room floor. We come equipped with reusable tarps and cords, and all we ask is that you remove all decorations from the trees including lights and tinsel.
    http://dtrt-recycling.org

Jan 07

Updated 3 days ago

Land bank.

Howard.

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    I thought those first 4 fences were buried on site under the dirt that was hauled in to fill the hole.

  • Landfilling the underground pit was one of the first steps in the development plan.

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Jan 07

Updated 3 days ago

Pratt land bank

Vacant more than 10 yrs.

  • John Warner Conservative neighbor and person that cares

    Or someplace local like 5/3 Bank.

  • Phill Lucille, give me strength.

    So many empty lots in RP. Sad.

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Jan 05

Updated 3 days ago

Shovel your sidewalk

Resident :

If you have not shoveled your sidewalk, please do so on this Sunday.

It is supposed to reach 30 degrees.

....... ( The cold temperatures will not be an excuse ).

By city ordinance, you are to shovel your sidewalk.

.......( Make walking SAFE for everyone , especially the elderly ).

Thank you for being a responsible resident.

Kenny P.

  • Wow. A simple posting about shoveling snow sure got someone all triggered up and all defensive about protecting the boys.

  • d3 NOH

    No Helen. Why are you opposed to original content on this site and just providing information people want?

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