4 days ago

Updated 1 hour ago

Man charged with punching 67-year-old woman on Red Line

He is charged with approaching a 67-year-old woman shortly after midnight Thursday while riding the Red Line train in the 1500 block of Jarvis Avenue and punching her in the face with his fist, causing “serious trauma” to one of her eyes, police said.

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On Friday, McMath went into a retail store in the 2000 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and ran out with a pair of shoes he hadn’t paid for, police said. Police said they arrested him about 2:45 p.m.

    Man charged with punching 67-year-old woman on Red Line
    The day after a 67-year-old woman was punched on a CTA Red Line train, her alleged attacker - a man less than half her age - was arrested and charged with retail theft.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    The transit system is so extremely vital to the health of the city, financially, culturally, for reducing road congestion. So why is it so hard for the city to understand the need for more security, not more cameras with nobody watching but real security performed by real personnel in real...

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    The transit system is so extremely vital to the health of the city, financially, culturally, for reducing road congestion. So why is it so hard for the city to understand the need for more security, not more cameras with nobody watching but real security performed by real personnel in real time?

    One transit officer for every 2 stations, riding between the two, walking the platforms and station houses would provide real security, let security be the surprise rather than insecurity as it now. This crime was certainly a surprise of insecurity.

    How many transit security guards would that mean for this to happen? To make the transit system what it can be? There are 145 stations, divide in half, lets say 80 granting more security to busier stations like Roosevelt. 3 shifts per day would mean 240 officers for a 5 day week, round it up to 300 for weekends, vacation leave, etc.

    That is what it would take, about 300 guards, more cameras are just extra at this point.

  • Jerry Cargill Photographer, Teacher, Live on Milwaukee Ave.

    I used to live in east Rogers in the 90s. It was super shady back then, but rent was cheap; you could get a studio for $300 easy. I'd say that the makeup of the neighborhood was basically gangbangers, old hippies and grad students. It was a bad neighborhood. I...

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    I used to live in east Rogers in the 90s. It was super shady back then, but rent was cheap; you could get a studio for $300 easy. I'd say that the makeup of the neighborhood was basically gangbangers, old hippies and grad students. It was a bad neighborhood. I actually witnessed a murder on Morse in 1997. I moved out in 1999. But I went back for some art fair back in 2008 and it looked pretty nice. I hardly recognized the area around the Morse station. Similar things could be said about Logan back in the 80s and 90s. I guess not all of the shady dudes got the msg that the neighborhood has gentrified.

3 days ago

Updated 1 hour ago

We Are Rogers Park

1300 W Albion Avenue

    We Are Rogers Park - Rogers Park Business Alliance
    Title: We Are Rogers Park Collection: Loyola University Address: 1300 W Albion Avenue Description: Public Art LUC - a Loyola student group - had a desire to create a piece that would reflect the diversity of Rogers Park through its business owners.
    https://rpba.org

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    I added some subtle beach theme to one of my murals by the Peace Garden at Buena and LSD, it's a natural fit. The photo needs updating this one was expanded in 2015.

    https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/buena-avenue-underpass-murals

  • I love that jeffrey...you are truly an artist.. and I honestly love and appreciate any artwork that makes our neighborhood and the city look so beautiful..as usual people took what i said out of context.. and although I can't draw to save my life .. if you ever needed any help I would gladly help you..

3 hours ago

Paper shredding service and City vehicle stickers available at 49th Ward office this Saturday

This is a reminder that I’m hosting two popular events at my office this Saturday, June 23rd–the ever-popular paper shredding service and City vehicle sticker sales.

Below is information on both events:

https://www.ward49.com/news/city-vehicle-stickers-and-paper-shredding-available-at-ward-service-office-this-saturday/

    City vehicle stickers and paper shredding available at Ward Service Office this Saturday
    I'm hosting two popular events at my office this Saturday, June 23rd-a City vehicle sticker sale and the ever-popular paper shredding service! Below is information on both events: The Chicago City Clerk's office will sell City Vehicle Stickers this Saturday, June 23rd, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    https://www.ward49.com

5 days ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Man ‘viciously’ punched senior citizen on CTA Red Line, police say

The man then exited the train at the Jarvis station, 1523 W. Jarvis Ave.

1533-1563 W. Jarvis Ave.

    Man 'viciously' punched senior citizen on CTA Red Line, police say
    CHICAGO - Police are looking for a man who punched a senior citizen on a CTA Red Line train Thursday. The victim was reading her Kindle on a northbound Red Line train when a man walked up to her about noon Thursday and "completely unprovoked, viciously punched her in the face, causing serious injury to her eye," the Chicago Police Department said in a community alert.
    http://wgntv.com

  • Rob

    Using single quotation marks in headlines is an accepted practice these days.

  • Just please, put this man
    Up under the jail an call it
    a day, because I believe
    that’s where he want to be.

4 days ago

Updated 11 hours ago

Man charged with punching woman, 67, on Red Line

The woman was reading her Kindle on a Red Line train near the 1500 block of West Jarvis Avenue when a man walked up to her about noon Thursday and “completely unprovoked, viciously punched her in the face, causing serious injury to her eye,” the Chicago Police Department said in a community alert.

    Man charged with punching woman, 67, on Red Line
    CHICAGO -- A man accused of attacking a woman on a CTA Red Line train has been charged and is due in court Sunday. Derrick McMath, 28, was charged with punching a 67-year-old woman in the face and is accused of causing "serious trauma" to the woman's eye.
    http://wgntv.com

  • Tony B in RP neighbor @ Lunt

    3 years.

  • This type of stuff just gets
    on my nerves, I guess he
    just did’nt have nothing
    else to do but put his
    hands on a innocent person.
    I hope they put him up
    Under the jail.

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Dragon & Put a Bird on It

1416 W. Morse Ave.

    Dragon & Put a Bird on It - Rogers Park Business Alliance
    Title: Dragon & Put a Bird on It Artist: Andrew DeLaRosa Collection: Address: 1416 W. Morse Ave. Description: Two sculptures created by local artist Andy De La Rosa. After Morse Avenue received a Streetscape and planters were left without foliage De La Rosa was commissioned to install sculptures created from found objects on the planters and then moved to the sidewalk once the Streetscape was completed.
    https://rpba.org

  • Wow..Helen is the most negative person on here..you make flowers cry
    ..be happy Helen..it's summer and you have wonderful neighbors here..just try sweetie..it'll help

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Lunt

27 hours ago

Get to know 4 of Chicago's newest bars

Fudy T's 1412 W. Morse Ave., Rogers Park

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1358 W. Taylor St., Little Italy

111 W. Wacker Drive., The Loop

Yelper Kristy B., who reviewed the business on June 2, said, "I love the concept of this place! It's very unique and a great addition to the city. Great location, right off of Clark and Wacker."

221 N. Clark St., The Loop

    Get to know 4 of Chicago's newest bars
    If you're interested in Chicago bars, consider dropping into one of these new spots. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in search of a place to kick back, relax and grab a drink. 1412 W. Morse Ave., Rogers Park Photo: anthony f./Yelp Fudy T's is a bar offering different theme nights Wednesday-Sunday.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Updated 30 hours ago

Looking for a referral for a cleaning person to clean a one bedroom condo near Clark and Pratt

I am looking for a Referral for someone who cleans condos. If you know someone who is good please message me back. The condo is a one bedroom.

  • I can wrap this up for you rather quickly. Eva Kroupa. 45married, 2 kids. Works her butt off. Text her today to get a free estimate. She doesn’t over book clients but she likes to keep one or two open. Tell her Brian Dabney sent you 
(773) 344-6799 cell/text
ewkrupka@yahoo.pl
    Trustworthy, reliable, dependable, had her 10 years, not part of a company that can send a different person every time. I'll put my name on it. 
Good luck

  • Hannah60626 Pratt and Clark

    Thank you all for your help here. I really appreciate it.

42 hours ago

Updated 33 hours ago

Details on the Chill New Way to Bike to Evanston

...to the lakefront. A new sidewalk will also be built on the east side of Glenwood south of Pratt...

    Details on the Chill New Way to Bike to Evanston
    Among the 20 new miles of bikeways the Chicago Department of Transportation has planned for 2018, one of the most useful new routes will be the Rogers Park Greenway. It will extend the popular Glenwood Greenway in Uptown and Edgewater by a couple of miles miles and create a low-stress way to visit Evanston, our neighbor to the north.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    Contraflow lanes and sinusoidal speed bumps...dontcha just love bike transit talk?

37 hours ago

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  • Nurturing Little Learners

    Ms. Boros is asking for $519.14:
    My students need materials such as dry erase boards and markers to practice good literacy skills and we need printer paper, ink cartridges, and laminating pages to make our own materials to supplement the curriculum!
    New Field Elementary School Comment

2 days ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE EXISTING 2 STORY ENCLOSED PORCH WITH NEW OPEN WOOD PORCH. EXISTING ROOF OVER PORCH TO REMAIN. CONSTRUCT EXTERIOR DECK ON 1ST FLOOR AS PER PLANS.

    1835 W. Lunt Ave. Issued June 16, 2018 Comment

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