Dec 04

The Temple Has Left The Building

If you've been past Wilson and Ashland lately, you may have noticed that the statue of the goddessΒ Quan Yin is no longer in place on the front lawn of the Truc Lam Buddhist Temple. Knowing that the building went up for sale last spring, we made some inquiries.

    The Temple Has Left The Building
    If you've been past Wilson and Ashland lately, you may have noticed that the statue of the goddess Quan Yin is no longer in place on the front lawn of the Truc Lam Buddhist Temple. Knowing that the building went up for sale last spring, we made some inquiries.
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Dec 04

Upcoming CAPS Meetings Schedule

If you are interested in talking with police officers and neighbors about crime and community concerns in your area, we strongly suggest attending your bimonthly CAPS meetings. Upcoming meetings include:

    Upcoming CAPS Meetings Schedule
    If you are interested in talking with police officers and neighbors about crime and community concerns in your area, we strongly suggest attending your bimonthly CAPS meetings. Upcoming meetings include: Beat 2033, for the area bordered by Winthrop, Lawrence, Clark, and Foster - Wednesday, December 6th, 7pm, Bezazian Branch Library, 1226 West Ainslie.
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Dec 04

Yo-Yo Ma Visits RefugeeOne

RefugeeOne's after-school program got a surprise guest on November 30th. "We’re still awestruck from Yo-Yo Ma's surprise visit to our after-school program yesterday! Mr. Ma stopped by to treat the kids to an afternoon of beautiful music, dancing, and storytelling. THANKS for joining us for a day we’ll never forget!"

    Yo-Yo Ma Visits RefugeeOne
    RefugeeOne's after-school program got a surprise guest on November 30th. "We're still awestruck from Yo-Yo Ma's surprise visit to our after-school program yesterday! Mr. Ma stopped by to treat the kids to an afternoon of beautiful music, dancing, and storytelling. THANKS for joining us for a day we'll never forget!"
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Nov 27

Updated Dec 03

First Look At First Sip

What a fun and funky addition to Argyle! With First Sip Cafe, the Hoang sisters have opened a much-wished-for coffee shop and filled a long-empty storefront. You can't get much further from a traditional Asian gift shop (the previous tenant) than the comfortable eclectic vibe of First Sip, located at 1057 West Argyle.

    First Look At First Sip
    What a fun and funky addition to Argyle! WithFirst Sip Cafe , the Hoang sisters have opened a much-wished-for coffee shop and filled a long-empty storefront. You can't get much further from a traditional Asian gift shop ( the previous tenant) than the comfortable eclectic vibe of First Sip, located at 1057 West Argyle.
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  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    Cool place.

  • chrisfinn bornagain chicagoan

    Nice place. Good coffee.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    Stopped by this afternoon...cute coffee shop, very comfortable. Hard to believe they gathered all those tea cups in 2 short months, looks like a lifetime collection, but that is what I was told.

    Had the Macchiato...a powerful little drink that was made very well. First Sip is....A-OK! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•β˜•

Nov 07

Updated Dec 03

If It Doesn't Say "Association," It's Not Sheridan Park Neighbors

We've noticed there has been some confusion among residents of Sheridan Park. There are currently two Facebook pages bearing the name Sheridan Park Neighbors, but only one true Sheridan Park Neighbors Association.Β 

    If It Doesn't Say "Association," It's Not Sheridan Park Neighbors
    We've noticed there has been some confusion among residents of Sheridan Park. There are currently two Facebook pages bearing the name Sheridan Park Neighbors, but only one true Sheridan Park Neighbors Association. If the Facebook page you are following does not display the logo above, you are following the personal, self-promoting Facebook page of one resident cleverly disguised as a community group.
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Dec 03

CAPS Beat 1915 Meets Thursday, and BPN General Meeting December 11

    CAPS Beat 1915 Meets Thursday, and BPN General Meeting December 11
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Nov 27

Updated Dec 02

First Look At Proposed Sunnyside/Broadway TOD Renderings

As we posted earlier this month, Morningside Development is requesting a zoning change to build a mixed-use residential mid-rise at Sunnyside and Broadway. The preliminary renderings of the building are up on the 46th Ward website. The blurb about 1030 W Sunnyside says,

    First Look At Proposed Sunnyside/Broadway TOD Renderings
    As we posted earlier this month, Morningside Development is requesting a zoning change to build a mixed-use residential mid-rise at Sunnyside and Broadway. The preliminary renderings of the building are up on the 46th Ward website.
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Nov 30

Updated Dec 02

Sunny(side) Days Ahead! Auxiliary Entrance To Open Friday

At last! A very much anticipated component of the Wilson L renovation will officially open tomorrow. Ald. Cappleman just tweeted, "On Dec. 1st, CTA will open its 3rd and final entrance to the Wilson L Station on Sunnyside. The Gerber Building is scheduled for completion in January. #ChicagoProud"

    Sunny(side) Days Ahead! Auxiliary Entrance To Open Friday
    At last! A very much anticipated component of the Wilson L renovation will officially open tomorrow. Ald. Cappleman just tweeted, "On Dec. 1st, CTA will open its 3rd and final entrance to the Wilson L Station on Sunnyside. The Gerber Building is scheduled for completion in January.
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  • Yup....a ramp helps and I'm glad for the elevators, too. Merci y gracias. Wilson used to be such a mess to maneuver through inside. I was gabbing with three of the construction guys (yes...I was at Aldi) a couple of months ago and they said it was one of the biggest, more involved projects that they're worked...and were glad that it was almost done. It's such an improvement.

  • chrisfinn bornagain chicagoan

    Good to know. Sorry KMASIR if I wasn't more or less specific.

Dec 01

Updated Dec 02

Wilson & Magnolia TOD Proposal Revealed

4600 Magnolia proposal (jonathan SPLITT architects)

    Wilson & Magnolia TOD Proposal Revealed
    Well, what do we have here? A proposal was just released on Ald. Cappleman's website for 4600 N. Magnolia, currently the stripmall that was recently home to Starbucks. DLG Construction is proposing a 5 story TOD brick and masonry new construction with the all-important 30' Sheridan Park setback.
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  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    The rendering is off, it should be higher then the 3 flat next door, even accounting for higher cielings.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Kindly control yourselves.

    And look....look how the green of the grass on the right going north gives the "illusion" of a higher horizon, thereby making the rendered proposal seem shorter.

    Ald. Cappleman's website is showing this?

Nov 30

Updated Dec 01

Rubloff Comes Alive (Majestically)

The construction fence came down today on the Leland side of the Rubloff Building, aka The Majestic Store (Everything For Men) and the reincarnation of the building can be seen. Work continues on the Broadway side.

    Rubloff Comes Alive (Majestically)
    The construction fence came down today on the Leland side of the Rubloff Building, aka The Majestic Store (Everything For Men) and the reincarnation of the building can be seen. Work continues on the Broadway side. The terra cotta has been cleaned and, when necessary, replaced.
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  • The roof on this building was collapsing and most of the terracotta had been destroyed by neglect or vandalism. This building looks better than it has in at least 50 years. Kudos to CTA and I look forward to seeing talented artists' work displayed in the display windows.

  • Actually, UTT, the report given on here was that the terra cotta had already been thrown away.

    Gladis, the building had to be removed for the track expansion. CTA saved the historic facing of the building to reinstall.

Dec 01

The Holiday Bus Hits The Road! (In Uptown Friday & Saturday)

The CTA's Holiday Train gets more press, but we love the Holiday Bus even more. It ran the #92 Foster route tonight, and it will be in Uptown Friday and Saturday.*

    The Holiday Bus Hits The Road! (In Uptown Friday & Saturday)
    TheCTA's Holiday Train gets more press, but we love the Holiday Bus even more. It ran the #92 Foster route tonight, and it will be in Uptown Friday and Saturday.* The interior is cheery and carols play throughout the ride. CTA elves give out candy canes and help you with photos of Santa...
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Nov 30

Now & Then, Northern Point Of Gerber Building

November 2017

    Now & Then, Northern Point Of Gerber Building
    November 2017 July 2007 Proving that the only thing constant in life (and Uptown) is change.
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Nov 30

Updated Nov 30

Shnockered With Santa

See how jolly St. Nick can get on Thursday, December 21st, as the man of the season makes an appearance at Larry's at Lawrence House between 10pm and 11pm.

    Shnockered With Santa
    See how jolly St. Nick can get on Thursday, December 21st, as the man of the season makes an appearance at Larry's at Lawrence House betw...
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  • This place was packed last night and the lobby was hopping! This has truly been transformative. I could have never dreamt I'd be having a drink at a hip bar in the restored lobby of this building. The upcoming diner will only increase foot traffic.

Nov 30

Learn More About Becoming A Member of Chicago Market Co-op

Let's get the big question out of the way first: We asked, and they don't know if they have been chosen as the tenant for the renovated Gerber Building. We will let you know as soon as we hear who has been selected to set up shop at Wilson and Broadway.

    Learn More About Becoming A Member of Chicago Market Co-op
    Let's get the big question out of the way first: We asked, and they don't know if they have been chosen as the tenant for the renovated Gerber Building. We will let you know as soon as we hear who has been selected to set up shop at Wilson and Broadway.
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