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A Fresh Start to Your Week: 4/23 – 4/25

Sketchy Discussions #3: Shade the Changing Girl Vol. 1 @ Bucket O’Blood Books & Records, 3182 N Elston Ave., 9:00pm – 11:00pm

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International Pop Overthrow @ Heartland Cafe, 7006 N Glenwood Ave.,

Option: Macie Stewart Solo; Macie Stewart & Julian Kirshner Duo @ Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N Ravenswood Ave., 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Redacted: a live reading of The Rock @ Music Box Theatre Lounge, 3733 N Southport Ave., 8:00pm – 10:00pm

A Babely Bazaar @ Slippery Slope, 2357 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00pm – 11:00pm, 21+

mc chris & Bitforce @ Schubas, 3159 N Southport Ave., 8:00pm, 21+

Helltrap Nightmare – Blood & Guts Tour @ The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave., 9:00pm, 21+

    A Fresh Start to Your Week: 4/23 - 4/25 - Third Coast Review
    Well, I'm still reeling from this weekend's Record Store Day this past Saturday. Great conversations with friends new and old helped while waiting in extremely long lines to get some excellent records. I was lucky enough get most of what I wanted (within my budget)! I your still interested in the RSD exclusive, plenty of...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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Police Issue Alert After NW Side Armed Robberies

4700 block of North Central Park Avenue: 4/14 at 11:35 p.m.

3400 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue: 4/20 at 12:18 a.m.

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2400 block of North Monitor Avenue: 4/17 at 10:37 p.m.

4700 block of North Lawndale Avenue: 4/17 at 11:28 p.m.

    Police Issue Alert After NW Side Armed Robberies
    Chicago police are searching for suspects in a series of armed robberies on the city's Northwest Side. According to authorities, five different robberies have taken place within the last week, including a pair of thefts on April 17 that occurred less than an hour apart.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • ward greenleaf Smokey and the Bandit, Hooper, Cannonball Run...

    These guys should reconsider their tactics and choice of victims. They might get caught up with and off duty Cop who’s practiced this scenario and could have their young life come to a screaming hault, just saying.

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Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

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...story, 220-foot Fulton Market apartment tower set to replace the Fabbri Sausage factory at 166 N. Aberdeen. Developed by MCZ and penned by SCB, the approved design will contain 236 rental units...

...a previous approved plan was amended, clearing way for a new seven-story building at 171 N. Wabash. Designed by HPA, the mixed-use building will feature 81 rental units, 5,500 square...

The commissioners gave the official thumbs up to pair of large utility projects. They included a 12-acre facility for Peoples Gas at 4025 W. Peterson Avenue in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood and an even larger 30-acre Commonwealth Edison complex at 3400 N. California Avenue in Avondale.

Other approved projects were a Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134...

...Gold Coast retail development at 1139 N. State Street, a 35-unit residential building at 2317 N. Clark Street in Lincoln Park, a 134-unit mixed-income senior housing development in Calumet Heights, an...

Lastly, the Commission passed a somewhat unusual zoning amendment “clarifying” that the apartment development at 1350 S. Union Avenue will contain no more than 99 units. The University Village project’s been under construction since early 2017 and is expected to be completed soon.

Commission approves an addition to Lakeview's Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School at 3731 N. Broadway. The new four-story structure will contain 34,000 square feet of space for new classrooms and a gym. pic.twitter.com/6LugGe3SSr — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

Commission approves the plan for the Montclare #CalumetHeights development at 9329 S. Stony Island Ave., which will offer 134 units of senior housing. The $34 million project would receive $3 million in TIF assistance. pic.twitter.com/U1E5tMduJY — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

Commission approves @GothamGreens' plan for a commercial greenhouse at 720 E. 111th St. in the #Pullman neighborhood. pic.twitter.com/zunYfJq1Kh — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) April 19, 2018

    Fulton Market apartments, St. Boniface condo plan clear key city vote
    Thursday's meeting of the Chicago Plan Commission saw a number of new developments approved over the course of the long-more than six hours-and topsy-turvy public hearing. This month's meeting was particularly eventful as nearly two dozen activists interrupting the proceedings to protest the Obama Foundation's lacks of a formalized community benefits agreement with regards to the proposed Obama Presidential Center.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

  • When the St. Boniface School was demolished the facade was removed for preservation. Any idea what happened to it?

  • Chicago Real Estate Agent I am a real estate agent with @properties.

    @Lionel Mandrake I bet the Archdiocese of Chicacgo has it in storage. You could call their real estate department and they might be able to tell you.

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Man sexually abuses, robs woman on CTA Brown Line platform on Northwest Side

The woman, age 20, was robbed and sexually abused about 10:35 p.m. Thursday at the Francisco Brown Line Station, 4648 N. Francisco Ave., according to a police community alert.

    Man sexually abuses, robs woman on CTA Brown Line platform on Northwest Side
    A man robbed and sexually abused a woman on a Brown Line platform in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood late Thursday, police said in a community alert issued Sunday. The woman, age 20, was robbed and sexually abused about 10:35 p.m. Thursday at the Francisco Brown Line Station, 4648 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Man sexually abuses, robs woman on CTA Brown Line platform on North Side

The woman, age 20, was robbed and sexually abused about 10:35 p.m. Thursday at the Francisco Brown Line Station, 4648 N. Francisco Ave., according to a police community alert.

    Man sexually abuses, robs woman on CTA Brown Line platform on North Side
    A man robbed and sexually abused a woman on a Brown Line platform in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood late Thursday, police said in a community alert issued Sunday. The woman, age 20, was robbed and sexually abused about 10:35 p.m. Thursday at the Francisco Brown Line Station, 4648 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION OF SECOND FLOOR UNIT TO DUPLEX UP TO 3RD FLOOR AT EXISTING TWO STORY, 4-DWELLING UNIT FRAME BUILDING. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

    3255 N. Whipple St. Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

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  • We Are Learning About Reading!

    Ms. Dezort is asking for $328.36:
    My students need books to complete our kinder literacy units. These units will help build the foundational skills necessary to become life long lovers of reading.
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  • lindsey Irving Park Resident

    Is there any more information about this? I live right at Berteau and Kimball. Definitely scary!

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Woman sexually attacked, robbed on CTA platform in Ravenswood Manor

The victim was on the platform in the 4600 block of North Francisco Avenue about 10:40 p.m. Thursday when a man approached, began kissing her and tried to put his hand down her pants, according to the Chicago Police Department. The man stole the victim’s wallet and cellphone before fleeing.

    Woman sexually attacked, robbed on CTA platform in Ravenswood Manor
    CHICAGO - A 20-year-old woman was sexually attacked and robbed on a CTA Brown Line platform in Ravenswood Manor late Thursday. The victim was on the platform in the 4600 block of North Francisco Avenue about 10:40 p.m. Thursday when a man approached, began kissing her and tried to put his hand down her pants, according to the Chicago Police Department.
    http://wgntv.com

  • Citizen Pain Citizen Pain

    The CTA should monitor and protect these platforms better. The CTA shouldn't be making it easy for the uncivilized.

  • JoeFlatwoods Love my Albany Park Neighborhood

    Description of the assailant please.

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Moments before he was shot dead, man told girlfriend over phone that he was being followed

...s Albany Park neighborhood, police said. The man was walking down the street in the 3400 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue when he was approached by two males who tried to rob him, police said. When...

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The man, identified by family members and the medical examiner as Jerome Fouch, was pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m. on scene in the 9200 block of South Dauphin Avenue, the block where he lived, in the Burnside neighborhood.

The boy was riding his bike around 10:35 p.m. Thursday in the 6800 block of South Wood Street when two male shooters came out of a gangway and began firing, police said.

...Side, police said. The men, 22 and 28, were sitting in a vehicle in the 4700 block of South Rockwell Street when someone fired at them from the street. The older man was grazed in the...

...whose age wasn’t immediately available, suffered a graze wound to the foot in the 10600 block of South Bensley Avenue in the Trumbell Park neighborhood, police said. He drove himself to Advocate Trinity Hospital where...

    Man told girlfriend he was followed just before fatal shooting
    A man told his girlfriend on the phone that he was being followed by a black Dodge charger shortly before he was shot to death Thursday evening on a dark, dead-end street on the Far South Side, according to police and a family member.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

Neighborhood Ballet Students to Perform "Cinderella"

Ballet students from Le Ballet Petit (LBP) will perform the classic fairytale ballet, Cinderella, on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, in the theater at Acero Charter School, 7416 N. Ridge Blvd. in Chicago. Both performances are at 2 p.m.

Online tickets for Cinderella are on sale through Friday at midnight for $10 each (fees apply) at https://26076.recitalticketing.com . Tickets will also be available at the door on performance days for $12.

LBP’s Cinderella will feature more than 50...

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Ballet students from Le Ballet Petit (LBP) will perform the classic fairytale ballet, Cinderella, on Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, in the theater at Acero Charter School, 7416 N. Ridge Blvd. in Chicago. Both performances are at 2 p.m.

Online tickets for Cinderella are on sale through Friday at midnight for $10 each (fees apply) at https://26076.recitalticketing.com . Tickets will also be available at the door on performance days for $12.

LBP’s Cinderella will feature more than 50 student dancers from Ravenswood Manor, Albany Park, Lincoln Square, Northcenter and surrounding neighborhoods. This professional-style production offers a family-friendly opportunity to enjoy the grace, beauty and magnificence of ballet through a familiar story.

Le Ballet Petit is a non-profit dance school founded more than 65 years ago by Kitty LaPointe, a professional ballerina and Ravenswood Manor mom. LBP, still located in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood, now offers dance education to more than 300 students, aged three to adult, through classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, hip-hop, tap and more. In addition to a year-end Annual Recital, LBP students have the opportunity to perform in two full-length, professional-style ballet performances each year, including Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and an annual spring ballet, such as Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, or Coppèlia. Le Ballet Petit is also home to the Living By Performing Dance Company, which performs competitively around the region and nationally.

    Order tickets online for Le Ballet Petit School of Dance
    Dance Recital Ticketing is the best way to sell and manage the tickets for your studio's recital. Interactive seating charts ensure an easy experience for your parents and friends.
    https://26076.recitalticketing.com:443

2 days ago

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!

Record Store Day Prehistoric Party - (April 21st from 10am-9pm) Party begins at noon. Doors open at 10am. Bucket O' Blood Books & Records, 3182 N. Elston, Chicago, IL 60618.

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...on this trip. Things get a little crazy! Times vary. (DCP) The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613...

MY FRIEND DAHMER - (April 20th-26th) Back by popular demand! Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, Chicago, IL 60601.

...a takeover of Earth. Doc Films, Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637...

FIRST BLOOD - (April 20th-23rd at 11:10pm) Rambo! Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL 60647. (Also screening: A Quiet Place, Blockers, Isle of Dogs, and The Death of Stalin.)

...dealing with her own evolution while the house of Bedlam is collapsing. Nox Arca Theatre, 4001 N. Ravenswood #405, Chicago, IL 60613...

SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - (March 9th-April 29th) In the mood for bloody meat pies and sweet revenge? See website for information on dinner packages. No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood, Chicago, IL 60626.

Hitch*Cocktails - (Fridays at 10pm) Alfred Hitchcock-themed improv skits based on audience suggestions. Live jazz band, parlor games. Actors must drink as the plot thickens. The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. Runs through May 25th, 2018.

Bad Axe Throwing - (Days/times vary) You know you want to... Group rates apply or just do a walk-in for $20/hr. Bad Axe Chicago, 2828 N. Clark (Atrium Level), Chicago, IL. (888) 435-0001.

...much more. The SNL exhibit is also stationed in the building. Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State, Chicago, IL 60654...

...of violence in video game history, ranging from beautiful to excessive. Video Game Art Gallery, 2418 W. Bloomingdale #102, Chicago, IL 60647. Regular hours: Wednesdays 5pm-8pm; Sundays noon-5pm or call by...

Trapped in a Room with a Zombie - Room Escape adventures where guests must figure out clues and puzzles to escape a room they share with a snarling, chained-up zombie. Ages 14+ or must have parent. Fine Arts Building, 408 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605.

Near Death Experience with Neil Tobin - (May 5th & 6th) Interactive, mortality-themed theatre with Neil Tobin. May Chapel, Rosehill Cemetery, 5800 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, IL.

Windy City Horrorama Film Festival - (April 27th-29th) New independent film festival to debut at the Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625.

    Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!
    There's always a little something for everyone to enjoy in any one of the great independent theatres in Chicago. Check out The Endless, My Friend Dahmer, A Quiet Place, RHPS Midnight Madness, Save the Green Planet, and more! 35mm and digital projection options. "Don't walk to the theater-RUN!"
    http://www.chicagonow.com

3 days ago

Old Habits is bar food reborn

2959 N. California

    Old Habits is bar food reborn
    The phrase "permanent food installation" sounds like the result of an unpleasant medical procedure. But in Avondale at a new cocktail bar called Ludlow Liquors, it's what's used to describe the activity in the kitchen, its food, and its chefs-Nick Jirasek and his sous chef and collaborator Eric Valdivia, who go about their business under the rubric of Old Habits.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

3 days ago

Woman sexually assaulted on Brown Line platform in Ravenswood Manor

The attacked happened around 10:40 p.m. at the station at 4648 N. Francisco Ave. in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

    Woman sexually assaulted on Brown Line platform in Ravenswood Manor
    The attacked happened around 10:40 p.m. at the station at 4648 N. Francisco Ave. in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

Man told girlfriend he was followed just before fatal shooting

The man was walking down the street in the 3400 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue when he was approached by two males who tried to rob him, police said.

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The man, identified by family members as Jerome Fouch, was pronounced dead on scene in the 9200 block of South Dauphin Avenue in the Burnside neighborhood.

Earlier, the 15-year-old boy was riding his bike around 10:35 p.m. Thursday in the 6800 block of South Wood Street when two male shooters came out of a gangway and began firing, police said.

The man, whose age wasn’t immediately available, suffered a graze wound to the foot in the 10600 block of South Bensley Avenue in the Trumbell Park neighborhood, police said. He drove himself to Advocate Trinity Hospital where he was listed in good condition.

    Man told girlfriend he was followed just before fatal shooting
    A man told his girlfriend on the phone that he was being followed by a black Dodge charger shortly before he was shot to death Thursday evening on a dark, dead-end street on the Far South Side, according to police and a family member.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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