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Racial Wafts

There are no less than 8 mentions of an attack by 4 black youth on 1 white man on south Michigan Monday night.
Yes, a problem exists. Always has.
But I don't recall Lequan McDonald getting this much press when he was murdered (prior to video release).
Every single news outlet posted their take, and the underlying theme in most is "Oh, no. Not in my playground. Call the National Guard." Please.

Happy Thanksgiving.

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Man Charged With Robbing Columbia College Chicago Students

Two men, ages 18 and 19, were in the skate park at 12:20 a.m. near East Roosevelt Road and South Michigan Avenue when three males walked up, implied they had a weapon and announced a robbery, police said at the time.

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Johnson was taken into custody near his home in the 6300 block of South Hoyne after a victim positively identified him in a photo array, police said.

    Man Charged With Robbing Columbia College Chicago Students
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man charged with robbing two Columbia College Chicago students early Wednesday at Grant Skate Park in the South Loop has been ordered held without bond. Erick R. Johnson, 18, faces one count of aggravated robbery indicating he was armed with a firearm, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Man charged with robbing students in Grant Park, 2 others still sought

The two men, 18 and 19, were in the 100 block of East Roosevelt Road when three men approached them around 12:20 a.m., police said.  The men indicated...

The robbery of the Columbia students occurred a little more than 24 hours after another man was robbed and beaten by four men just a few blocks away, in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue.

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The older victim contacted police and Johnson was arrested at his home in the 6300 block of South Hoyne Avenue, according to his arrest report. The 19-year-old victim identified Johnson through a photo array and Johnson was charged with robbery.

    Man charged with robbing students in Grant Park, 2 others still sought
    A judge denied bail for an 18-year-old man accused of beating and robbing two Columbia College students at a Grant Park skate park before the victims managed to fight off their attackers. Though prosecutors hadn't sought a "no bail" petition against Erick R. Johnson, Cook County Judge David R.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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5th Robbing Incident In Grant Park Shakes the Community

The two men, 18 and 19, were in the 100 block of East Roosevelt Road when three men approached them around 12:20 a.m., police said. The men indicated they had a weapon and demanded the students' cellphones.  

The robbery occurred a little more than 24 hours after a man was robbed and beaten by four men just a few blocks away, in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue.

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    5th Robbing Incident In Grant Park Shakes the Community
    A string of incidents in Grant Park cause for alarm ( via Tribune): In the fifth attack at Grant Park in two weeks, two Columbia College students were robbed at the skating rink early Wednesday, Chicago police said.
    http://www.sloopin.com

2 days ago

Columbia College students robbed by 3 males in 5th incident near Grant Park

...past two weeks.The students, ages 18 and 19, were at the skate park near East Roosevelt Road and South Michigan Avenue in Chicago's South Loop around 12:20 a.m. when they were approached by...

-About 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the 200 block of East Balbo;

-About 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in the 100 block of East Balbo;

-About 8:05 p.m. Nov. 12 in the 500 block of South Michigan; and

-About 10:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the 600 block of South Michigan.

    Columbia College students robbed in 5th incident near Grant Park
    Two Columbia College students were the victims of a fifth violent robbery in or near Grant Park in the past two weeks. The students, ages 18 and 19, were at the skate park near East Roosevelt Road and South Michigan Avenue in Chicago's South Loop around 12:20 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Columbia College students robbed in fifth Grant Park incident in two weeks

The two men, 18 and 19, were standing in the skate park in the 100 block of East Roosevelt Road in the South Loop neighborhood when three men approached them around 12:20 a.m.

The robbery comes a little more than 24 hours after a man was robbed and beaten by four men just a few blocks north in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue

    Columbia College students robbed in fifth Grant Park incident in two weeks
    In the fifth such incident in Grant Park in the past two weeks, two Columbia College students were robbed in the park's skate park early Wednesday, Chicago
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

3 days ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR DEMO OF 12 FLOOR EXISTING OFFICE BUILDING. DEMO PORTION OF NORTH FACADE AND STRUCTURAL SLAB TO MAKE FUTURE LIGHTWELL. REMOVE AND REPLACE EAST SIDE WINDOW SYSTEM. REMOVE ROOF TOP EQUIPMENT AND SATELLITE DISH.

    820 S. Michigan Ave. Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    INSTALLATION OF DUAL 8000LBS TEMPORARY USA-8000-2R RACK AND PINION HOIST

    59 E. 11th St. Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

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FREE FURNITURE - you pick up

Leather couch - bar stool - free - you pick up. If interested send an email to dublu51@gmail.com.

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You Know It's Hard Out Here for a Pizza Eater...

Up to 2 ½ months free rent at 777 South State’s newly-renovated apartments

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UIC breaks ground on new engineering building at Morgan & Taylor

    You Know It's Hard Out Here for a Pizza Eater...
    A blog about the South Loop, Printer's Row, Prairie Avenue, Near South Side, Grant Park, Museum Campus in Chicago.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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Up to 2 ½ months free rent at 777 South State’s newly-renovated apartments

Up to 2 ½ months free rent at 777 South State’s newly-renovated apartments

    Up to 2 ½ months free rent at 777 South State's newly-renovated apartments
    The newly-updated contemporary tower at 777 South State hosted a grand opening party recently, and drew a crowd to view its new apartments, amenities and twilight views. Join us in the videos for a narrated walk through convertible studio and 1-bedroom models.
    http://yochicago.com

4 days ago

South Loop 2-bedroom, 2-baths across from Grant Park start under $2,000

The international-style Park Michigan apartment tower at 1212 S Michigan Ave boasts Grant Park as its front yard. It is just over a block from the...

    South Loop 2-bedroom, 2-baths across from Grant Park start under $2,000
    The international-style Park Michigan apartment tower at 1212 S Michigan Ave boasts Grant Park as its front yard. It is just over a block from the CTA transit hub at Roosevelt Road, and a short block from a Jewel grocery and Trader Joe's.
    http://yochicago.com

4 days ago

Stop by Art of Pizza's newest location at 727...

Stop by Art of Pizza's newest location at 727 S State St for a slice of Chicago's #1 rated deep-dish pizza! Delivery is available online, over the phone or through GrubHub and UberEATS! http://artofpizzaonstate.com/

    Welcome to Art of Pizza on State Street Chicago | #1 Deep Dish Chicago
    One of Chicago's most beloved pizza restaurants does pizza by the slice, from thin crust (sausage, pepperoni, or cheese) to pan-stuffed (sausage, pepperoni, spinach, mushroom, or onion). You name it, we will make it for you. View our pizza menu choices.
    http://artofpizzaonstate.com

Nov 17

Updated 4 days ago

Please suggest an honest electrician

Hi everyone,

Please share information on electricians you have had work for you at your home that were honest and priced fairly.

thanks

  • Leonard2003 kyria

    Do you have a suggestion for an electrician? Be neighborly Lamrry. Thank you

  • @Leonard
    I'm looking for electrician recommendations. I'm being neighborly. Not sure what you mean? Are you trying to stir things up perhaps?

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