4 days ago

Updated 3 hours ago

City Council Approves Cappleman-Sponsored Program To House Homeless

One of the measures approved by the City Council on Wednesday will provide the chronically homeless with case management/wraparound services and access to housing. Here is the news release that the city issued Wednesday afternoon:

    City Council Approves Cappleman-Sponsored Program To House Homeless
    One of the measures approved by the City Council on Wednesday will provide the chronically homeless with case management/wraparound services and access to housing.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

  • Knew you weren’t worried. Ppl don’t worry about EB posts. Hopefully.

  • spevman, it was a joke. Math is math. Apparently some people take it personally.

34 hours ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Don't Get Conned By The Armani Jacket Scam

The international "Armani Jacket Scam" has come to Uptown, according to a reader. He or she says,

    Don't Get Conned By The Armani Jacket Scam
    The international " Armani Jacket Scam" has come to Uptown, according to a reader. He or she says, "Please warn Uptown residents about this individual driving around the neighborhood pretending he is lost asking for directions to the airport. He has a thick Italian accent.
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  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    There is another long-running same the "new-in-box" scam.
    Usually some kind of electronics, in a deceivingly looking new box resealed with a brick or something.

    30 years ago it was a VCR most likely, these days a laptop perhaps...

    🎮🕹️📢🎧📻📠☎️💽🖨️📼📹📸📽️📺📀📡

    💵💰💵💰💵💰💵💰💵💰💵💰💵💰💵

  • Kisse Mad Scientist

    Are you trying to tell me the Prada leg warmers I bought behind Jake's Pup in the Ruf aren't legit??

7 hours ago

Updated 6 hours ago

Join Uptown Arts Center At Opening Reception On Sunday

The Uptown Arts Center is holding a reception on Sunday, January 27th, to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit. Join participating artists as they exhibit the art works created during this unique collaboration between the Uptown Arts Center and North Side Housing’s Uptown Men's Shelter.  Refreshments served. Free & open to the public.

    Join Uptown Arts Center At Opening Reception On Sunday
    The Uptown Arts Center is holding a reception on Sunday, January 27th, to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit. Join participating artists as they exhibit the art works created during this unique collaboration between the Uptown Arts Center and North Side Housing 's Uptown Men's Shelter. Refreshments served.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

31 hours ago

Updated 19 hours ago

Observing Epiphany With A Plunge In The Lake

Brrrr! No matter how long you live in Uptown, there's always something new to learn.

    Observing Epiphany With A Plunge In The Lake
    Brrrr! No matter how long you live in Uptown, there's always something new to learn. Thanks to reader Bill Biederman, who was there to record it, we discovered that it's a religious rite in the Russian Orthodox Church to take a plunge into water on Epiphany, which is celebrated by Orthodox Christians on January 19th.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

33 hours ago

Michael Pfeiffer, Former Crew Server, Missing

    Michael Pfeiffer, Former Crew Server, Missing
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2 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Chance The Rapper Visited Uptown Last Night

Guess who showed up at the Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club on Friday night? Chance the Rapper made an unannounced appearance to help distribute winter clothing to club members. He stayed for a couple of hours giving autographs, talking to the attendees, and posing for photos.

    Chance The Rapper Visited Uptown Last Night
    Guess who showed up at the Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club on Friday night? Chance the Rapper made an unannounced appearance to help distribute winter clothing to club members. He stayed for a couple of hours giving autographs, talking to the attendees, and posing for photos.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

4 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Happy Anniversary, La Patisserie P!

From Ald. Osterman's newsletter:

    Happy Anniversary, La Patisserie P!
    From Ald. Osterman's newsletter: "Please join me in congratulating La Patisserie P , 1050 W. Argyle, on celebrating 35 years in business this month. La Patisserie P has been a staple on Argyle St, anchoring the eastern end of the district.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Towkio Visits Lawrence House For Newest Video

Take a look at the Lawrence House's bar (Larry's), lobby, and pool, as they are featured in Chicago rapper Towkio's new release, Symphony.

    Towkio Visits Lawrence House For Newest Video
    Take a look at the Lawrence House's bar ( Larry's ), lobby, and pool, as they are featured in Chicago rapper Towkio 's new release, Symph...
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4 days ago

City Announces Start Date (2019) And Staging Area (Parking Lot) For Complete Rebuild of the Lawrence Red Line Station

It's a sign of things to come! The City of Chicago has announced that it will lease the parking lot it owns at 1130 West Lawrence to the CTA for use as a staging area for the reconstruction of the Lawrence Red Line station beginning in 2019.

    City Announces Start Date (2019) And Staging Area (Parking Lot) For Complete Rebuild of the Lawrence Red Line Station
    It's a sign of things to come! The City of Chicago has announced that it will lease the parking lot it owns at 1130 West Lawrence to the CTA for use as a staging area for the reconstruction of the Lawrence Red Line station beginning in 2019.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

4 days ago

Black Playwrights Festival At BET

More information and ticket sales are available here.

    Black Playwrights Festival At BET
    More information and ticket sales are available here .
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

6 days ago

CAPS Meeting For Beat 1912 Is Tuesday At Sulzer Library

The CAPS meeting for Beat 1912 is tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16th, at 7pm. It takes place at the Sulzer Library, 4455 N Lincoln.  The beat's boundaries are Lawrence, Clark, Irving Park, and Damen, which puts it just west of our coverage area, but it is still technically part of Uptown.

    CAPS Meeting For Beat 1912 Is Tuesday At Sulzer Library
    The CAPS meeting for Beat 1912 is tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16th, at 7pm. It takes place at the Sulzer Library, 4455 N Lincoln. The beat's boundaries are Lawrence, Clark, Irving Park, and Damen, which puts it just west of our coverage area, but it is still technically part of Uptown.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

Jan 15

Snowy City Night

The falling snow and the new lighting on the Gerber Building and the Wilson L station combined to make Wilson and Broadway a dramatic scene Sunday evening.

    Snowy City Night
    The falling snow and the new lighting on the Gerber Building and the Wilson L station combined to make Wilson and Broadway a dramatic scene Sunday evening. We love how the modern station glows blue and vintage Gerber Building has warmer golden tones. Click to enlarge.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

Jan 15

Lawrence/LSD Viaduct Closed to Vehicular Traffic Overnight This Week

A reminder that the viaduct under Lake Shore Drive at Lawrence will be closed this week between 8pm and 6am. This is to allow the workers to install steel and make repairs under the bridge as part of its safety rehabilitation.

    Lawrence/LSD Viaduct Closed to Vehicular Traffic Overnight This Week
    A reminder that the viaduct under Lake Shore Drive at Lawrence will be closed this week between 8pm and 6am. This is to allow the workers to install steel and make repairs under the bridge as part of its safety rehabilitation. Foster and Wilson will serve as alternate routes.
    http://www.uptownupdate.com

Jan 14

Updated Jan 14

Do You Have The Time?

Gerber Building status as of Sunday, January 14

    Do You Have The Time?
    For the first time in over 60 years, if someone asks you for the time at Broadway and Wilson, you don't have to look at your wrist or smartphone. You can simply gaze upon the Gerber Building because the clock is back.
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