26 hours ago

Alderman Danny Solis added 7 new photos — at ...

Proud of all the residents who took part in today’s Clean & Green across the ward for Earth Day 🌏 . We know so many other people organized cleaning groups throughout many neighborhoods. Feel free to send us your photos! Special thank you to the buildOn volunteers from Benito Juarez Community Academy. Its always great to see young kids getting involved.


26 hours ago

Alderman Danny Solis added 7 new photos — wit...

Proud of all the residents who took part in today’s Clean & Green across the ward for Earth Day 🌏 . We know so many other people organized cleaning groups throughout many neighborhoods. Feel free to send us your photos! Special thank you to the buildOn volunteers from Benito Juarez Community Academy. Its always great to see young kids getting involved. #CleanAndGreen2018 #EarthDay #Community #25thWardChicago

    Alderman Danny Solis
    Alderman Danny Solis added a new photo - at St. Procopius School.
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Apr 14

jdunlevy posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Apr 14

1611 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Apr 11

  • Listening to Stories!

    Mrs. Cipriani is asking for $586.66:
    My students need a listening center with storage for independent reading!
    John M Smyth Magnet School Comment

Apr 07

Apr 06

Police investigating after 3 dead, 1 injured in Gary shootings during past week

Friday night, police found Russell Chase, 28, of Gary, "shot several times laying in the street" in the 1200 block of W. 16th Avenue, according to Pawlak.

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On Sunday, a 38-year-old man from Gary was shot in the neck and buttocks in the 4200 block of Jackson Street, Pawlak said. A passerby took the man in a vehicle to the hospital, he said.

    Police investigating after 3 dead, 1 injured in Gary shootings during past week
    Police are investigating after shootings left three dead and one injured in Gary in the past week, officials said. Officers were called around 9 p.m. Wednesday to the 6500 block of West 5th Avenue for an unidentified man who was found shot multiple times in a van, Lt.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Apr 03

Dog waste

Even with gentrification, many people leave their neatly bagged dog waste on the parkway. Why because there aren't garbage cans close to the open areas where many people walk their dogs.
Recently, we were around Chicago & Ogden admiring the architecture of a beautiful old Catholic church. The dogs were in the car. We drove around the corner and let them out for a breather when I had to go back to the car to get a bag to pick up our surprise. Then came the fun part, looking for a garbage can. Drove one stinky block to dispose. Yuk! Many people just go back to their condo, they're not carrying a bag of sh** back home

Mar 20

Updated Apr 03

Dog Waste

How can we as a community work on reducing the amount of pet waste in Pilsen? Every block has at least 2 piles of pet waste around my area, 16th to 18th between Halsted and Racine. The alderman signs are not working. At this point, its about getting together as a community because it has gone too far. Not only that, my dog tends to eat the waste. So let's save our community and my dogs breath. Should we encourage...

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How can we as a community work on reducing the amount of pet waste in Pilsen? Every block has at least 2 piles of pet waste around my area, 16th to 18th between Halsted and Racine. The alderman signs are not working. At this point, its about getting together as a community because it has gone too far. Not only that, my dog tends to eat the waste. So let's save our community and my dogs breath. Should we encourage businesses and home owners in the area to provide waste bags? I know that it's not their problem, but if we care about our neighborhood, our health, the expense could be ever changing. Beer and alcohol bottles are next. I love the culture, small businesses, and the food carts in the morning. It's a really special place to live. Please. Ideas are welcome!

  • MaPaCa Live well in West Humboldt Park.

    Becca, unfortunately it is very difficult to educate people of low social responsibility. My neighborhood has seen a large uptick in pet waste clean-up responsibility during the past 5-6 years not due to any other reason than gentrification, unfortunately. As a Latina I had wished differently for years but it...

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    Becca, unfortunately it is very difficult to educate people of low social responsibility. My neighborhood has seen a large uptick in pet waste clean-up responsibility during the past 5-6 years not due to any other reason than gentrification, unfortunately. As a Latina I had wished differently for years but it is hard to teach an old dog owner new tricks. Many of the people who let their pet waste lay where it was excreted are the very same people who have left the neighborhood. I think there is a soon-to-be-discovered link between intelligence, dog poop clean-up, and the ability to afford one's residence.

  • They should create a dog park so people know where to take their dogs. I know many people like to use the trees planted on the sidewalk, but as you pointed out, don't pick up after themselves.

Apr 03

Apr 01

  • Become a Reader!

    Mrs. Cipriani is asking for $438.61:
    My students need hands-on reading center activities and leveled readers!
    John M Smyth Magnet School Comment

Mar 31

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Mar 30

  • Help Us READ!

    Ms. JEAN is asking for $627.65:
    My students need library books that are cultural relevant to them. I have selected many books that feature black and brown protagonist. I have also included sets of traditional books like the Harry Potter series.
    John M Smyth Magnet School Comment

Mar 29

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 3/29 – 4/1

4th Annual Community Clean Up & Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Procopius School, 1625 S Allport St., 11:00am – 3:00pm, All Ages

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Hungry for Stories #12 – Rust Belt Chicago: An Anthology ft. Martha Bayne @ Read/Write Library, 914 N. California, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Son Lux / Sinkane / Hanna Benn @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 7:30pm, All Ages

Cindy Wilson / Easter Island / DJ Philly Peroxide @ Beat Kitchen, 2100 W Belmont Ave., 8:00pm, 21+

NightStop (LP Release) / Pixel Grip / Spaces of Disappearance @ Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St., 8:00pm, 18+

The Western Elstons @ The California Clipper, 1002 N California Ave,., 10:30pm, 21+

THAW: Links Hall’s Annual Benefit Party @ Link’s Hall, 3111 N Western Ave., 5:00pm, 21+

Paul Cherry Album Release w/ Anna Burch & Divino Niño @ Virgin Hotels Chicago, 203 N Wabash Ave., 9:00pm, 21+

The Gold Web / Strange Doll Haus @ Emporium Arcade Bar, 1366 N Milwaukee Ave, 9:00pm, 21+

Wolff’s Flea Market Opening Day @ Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Rd, 6:00am -3:00pm, All Ages

Adult Easter Egg Hunt @ Longman & Eagle, 2657 N Kedzie Ave., 11:00am

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 3/29 - 4/1 - Third Coast Review
    March is almost over and April is right around the corner! There is so much going on this holiday weekend that it may feel overwhelming. But fret not, here are some special hand picked events for you to enjoy! So in-between family gatherings or screenings of Ready Player One on 70mm at the Music Box,...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CONVERT FROM 2 DU TO 3 DU, INTERIOR ALTERATIONS INCLUDING MEP, NEW REAR OPEN METAL PORCH FOR EXISTING 2 STORY BRICK RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WITH BASEMENT AS PER PLANS

    1632 S. Allport St. Issued March 21, 2018 Comment

Mar 23

Mar 18

CPD 12th District: Strategic Decision Support Center up and running

The Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 12th District, 1412 S Blue Island Ave, went live March 1 with a center focused on technologies predicting, preventing, combating and responding...

    CPD 12th District: Strategic Decision Support Center up and running
    The Chicago Police Department's (CPD) 12th District, 1412 S Blue Island Ave, went live March 1 with a center focused on technologies predicting, preventing, combating and responding to crime. They are the 11th station to go online, with all the new technologies. Districts that preceded them are 3,4 5,6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 15 and 25.
    http://oururbantimes.com

Mar 14

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    MODIFICATION ON EXISTING SITE TO INCLUDE: 1- EQUIPMENT CABINET 3- 800/1900/2500 ANTENNAS 3- 800 MHZ RRU3- 1900 MHZ RRU 3- 2500 MHZ RRU3- HYBRID CABLES1- GPS ANTENNA

    1550 S. Blue Island Ave. Issued March 8, 2018 Comment

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Updated Mar 10

Lost dog - Black lab mix - Last seen at wood and cullerton

He is all black, white fur on chest and tips of paws. Has a heart collar with red fake gems the says “Khal”. If seen please call six three zero 843 one one 78

Mar 08

Weight Watchers

Hello. Is anyone interested in joining WW? I just joined and I go downtown to the meetings. If we can get 15 people interested in attending meetings they would provide a group leader. Then I would ask Harrison Park if we could use a meeting room. If you are interested please contact me with your phone # and your preference for AM, Lunch or PM times. Thank You! Be Well. :-)

Mar 07

Mar 04

Mayor Emanuel, CPD Supt. Johnson say policing strategy led to drop in violent crime

1420-1451 S. Blue Island Ave.

    Mayor Emanuel, CPD Supt. Johnson say policing strategy led to drop in violent crime
    CHICAGO - Official statistics show shootings and murders are down substantially in recent months, which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson say shows their strategic policing plan is getting results and leading to renewal. "We are seeing substantial progress, but by no means are we spiking the ball," Johnson said.
    http://wgntv.com

Mar 04

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