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Chicago comedy spotlight for Nov. 20-26

Kyle Kinane at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, 8:30 p.m. Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who got his start...

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Best Night Ever at Gman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark, 9:00 p.m. Mike Cronin hosts Emily Galati, Tom Thakkar, Jimmy Roberson, Sabeen Sadiq, Mike O'Keefe, Jessica Hong, and Dave Losso.

Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent comedyofchicago...

Christmas By Melania at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, 8:00 p.m. Melania hosts a Christmas special with guests “Paul Manafort, Mike and Karen Pence, Barron Trump, Kellyanne Conway, Jeff Sessions, Vladimir Putin, Maxine Waters” and more TBA.

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:00 p.m. Chicago Underground Comedy is one of comedy’s most groundbreaking showcases. Cameron Esposito, Beth Stelling, TJ Miller, Dan Telfer, and Kumail Nanjiani all got their start here. Produced by Meredith Kachel.

Group Improvised Comedy at Comedy Clubhouse, 1462 N. Ashland, 8:00 p.m. Long form improv (20-25 minutes) by three teams of up...

Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9:30 p.m. Mike Lebovitz, Kristen Toomey and more TBA.

Messing with a Friend at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 10:30 p.m. This is a show where the improvisers morph from character to...

The Lincoln Lodge at Under the Gun Theatre, 956 W. Newport, 8:00 p.m. This famed stand-up showcase is now headquartered at Under the Gun with shows on Friday and Saturday nights.

Jokesplaining at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 10:00 p.m. Pushing boundaries is the goal. Featuring Megan Stalter, Allison Dunne and Erica Nicole Clark. Guest set by Denise Medina.  The evening is hosted by Alex Kumin. Bring in one coat to donate and get two free tickets. 

    Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 20-Sunday, November 26, 2017
    In town: Shawn Wayans and Alingon Mitra. Returning to their comedy hometown: Chris Redd, Emily Galati, Kyle Kinane, and John Caponera. A "who's who" in improv and music will appear nonstop for 24 hours from Monday to Tuesday at Second City. Keep reading for details.
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Updated 17 hours ago

Where to sell used goods locally?

I would like to get rid of some decent electronics that are used but probably still have some value. (55" TV, laptops, etc).

Anyone know of a good place around Pilsen / Bridgeport that buys and resales used goods? (aside from Craigslist, etc)

17 hours ago

Kyle Kinane at Thalia Hall and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week

Tue 11/21: Barstool philosopher and Chicago-area native Kyle Kinane returns for madcap stand-up at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport). Expect stories about drinking, performing in barns, and drinking. 8:30 PM, sold out

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Mon 11/20: Lauded stand-ups Taneshia "Just Nesh" Rice and Marilee Williams host the Manic Mondays weekly showcase—one of the few on the south side—at Frances Cocktail Lounge (307 E. 75th). 9 PM, $5

...conventionally signified identities, such as cowboy or athlete. Her work hangs at Andrew Rafacz Gallery (835 W. Washington) through Sat 12/23. 11 AM-6 PM, free

...Staples" zine exhibit, debuts his zine-related card game at the Chicago Publishers Resource Center (858 N. Ashland). The Between the Staples Board Game Night includes prizes for the best players and an...

...Leaming's one-man rendition of It's a Wonderful Life at the Edge Theater (5451 N. Broadway). The Reader's Albert Williams says, "Leaming pokes fun at the old movie's hokier...

    Kyle Kinane at Thalia Hall and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge Here's some of what we recommend for your Thanksgiving week: Mon 11/20: Lauded stand-ups Taneshia "Just Nesh" Rice and Marilee Williams host the Manic Mondays weekly showcase-one of the few on the south side-at Frances Cocktail Lounge (307 E. 75th). Mon 11/20-Tue 11/21: Second City (1608 N.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

20 hours ago

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Alex Lahey, The Frights, Dua Lipa

1807 S. Allport St. 312-526-3851

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2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600

2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2501

1106 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-561-9500

4746 N. Racine Ave. 773-275-6800

    5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Alex Lahey, The Frights, Dua Lipa
    Talent comes in from Australia, San Diego, London and Canada in this week's music scene in Chicago. Alex Lahey Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600 Hailing from Melbourne, Alex Lahey has supreme guitar skills born from the repulsion that came with learning music in the congested regiments of university.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

22 hours ago

Bonci’s Staying Open Late For Black Friday, Plus More Intel

...11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day at the location at 1316 W. 18th Street. They’ll also serve customers who can afford a meal and donate those proceeds to...

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...s of Chicago. Aaron Steingold is taking over the former Baker Miller Hot Bar at 4642 N. Francisco Avenue. The new location is walk-up only without seats and will be train car themed...

    Bonci's Staying Open Late For Black Friday, Plus More Intel
    Adjust those Black Friday plans to include Bonci this year. The acclaimed pizzeria wants a piece of the busiest bar night of the year in the West Loop/Fulton Market. Bonci USA's Rick Tasman said they're going to open early on Friday at 11 a.m.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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Alderman Danny Solis added 5 new photos — wit...

Congratulations to Stephen and Sky on the grand opening of Sky Restaurant at 1239 W 18th St.

    Alderman Danny Solis
    Alderman Danny Solis, Chicago, Illinois. 2,326 likes · 100 talking about this · 27 were here. I have been privileged to serve as the 25th Ward Alderman for 20 years. Thank you for your continued support!
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Alderman Danny Solis added 8 new photos.

Congratulations to Stephen and Sky on the grand opening of Sky Restaurant at 1239 W 18th St.

    Alderman Danny Solis
    Alderman Danny Solis, Chicago, Illinois. 2,326 likes · 100 talking about this · 27 were here. I have been privileged to serve as the 25th Ward Alderman for 20 years. Thank you for your continued support!
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Alderman Danny Solis added 5 new photos.

Congratulations to Stephen and Sky on the grand opening of Sky Restaurant at 1239 W 18th St.

    Alderman Danny Solis
    Alderman Danny Solis, Chicago, Illinois. 2,326 likes · 100 talking about this · 27 were here. I have been privileged to serve as the 25th Ward Alderman for 20 years. Thank you for your continued support!
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3 days ago

Tour Pilsen’s Dream Restaurant From the Son of an Immigrant

...travels through Asia and other parts of the world and bring that to Pilsen at 1238 W. 18th Street. Combine all those cultures, and S.K.Y.’s food represents modern America...

...2017 Launch by Ashok Selvam on Scribd S.K.Y. is at the corner of 18th Street and Allport. Grab a pre-dinner drink at the seven-seat bar. The lounge area may be...

    Tour Pilsen's Dream Restaurant From the Son of an Immigrant
    Stephen Gillanders wanted to open his dream restaurant in LA, but life took him to Chicago where he worked at Intro Chicago as the executive chef for the Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises restaurant. Time allowed him to tweak his idea, and on Friday he unveils S.K.Y.
    https://chicago.eater.com

3 days ago

With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip’s crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration

Fri 11/24, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $30, $25 in advance, 17+

    With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip's crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration
    Power Trip have long produced crossover thrash for the tattered, sleeveless Cro-Mags T-shirt wearer in all of us-and with their recent sophomore album, the Dallas dudes prove it. Since its release in February, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord) has been universally regarded as a triumph of dystopic metal, a record that has brought together all adrenaline junkies who require a little grime and sweat in their riffs.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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5 days ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UPGRADE EXISTING SERVICE FROM 200AMP TO 400AMP DISCONNECT. UPGRADE (6) APARTMENT UNIT PANELS TO 100AMP. REPLACE AND INSTALL NEW RISER TO ACCOMMODATE NEW INCOMING CONDUCTORS. INSTALL (12) NEW CIRCUITS, (2) FOR EACH APARTMENT UNIT FOR (1) 20AMP MICROWAVE CIRCUIT AND (1) 20AMP REFRIGERATOR CIRCUIT. INSTALL DEDICATED 20AMP CIRCUIT FOR EXIT/EM LIGHTING.

    1344 W. 19th St. Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

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Nov 13

  • Productive in Pre-K!

    Ms. Todd is asking for $702.08:
    My students need math and literacy manipulatives that are student-centered, allowing them to independently construct knowledge and meaning, thus increasing their investment and retention the curriculum!
    Pilsen Community Academy Comment

Nov 11

Updated Nov 12

Lights Out

Most of the street lights on Paulina St. between 18th St. and Cermak Rd. are out. Anyone know why?
The area around Cooper School is especially dark. I've seen groups of young girls and elderly women walking cautiously in the area, while groups of young men linger about.
There is some construction going on with the roads (sewers) but it can't be impossible to have some temporary lights for safety.
- concerned guy

  • Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation...

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    Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation - good luck with them, if you ever need them...) Fortunately, there is a separate agency for street lighting.

    This is the direct link to the form for Street Lights out: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdot/provdrs/traffic_signals_andstreetlights/svcs/street_light_1_out.html

    For any other future request, you can go to this site: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/311.html or dial 3-1-1 from any phone.

  • Ward 25 25th Ward Alderman

    Lights are on Paulina from 18th St to Cermak rd. There are lights out from 1659 - 1715 W 19th St. I have submitted a work order fo get them repaired.

Nov 12

Nov 10

Movies that rock at CIMMfest, Cook County Social Club reunion, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

...The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years. He'll be at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport) tonight. The Reader's Leor Galil calls Leo's new album, " . . . an accomplished melange that...

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...quartets, Ozzfest, Malian traditional music, and lots more. Most showings happen at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln). See the Reader's CIMMfest recommendations...

Fri 11/10-Sun 11/12: Alexandre O. Philippe's film 78/52, currently showing at the Music Box (3733 N. Southport), dissects and decodes the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960). See showtimes.

Fri 11/10: Cook County Social Club, one of the most storied Chicago improv groups of the last decade, returns to town for two shows at iO Theatre (1501 N. Kingsbury). 8 and 10:30 PM, sold out

Fri 11/10: Icelandic artist Baldur Helgason's "Three Wise Monkeys" opens tonight at NYCH Gallery (643 W. 18th). You might remember Helgason's illustrations for our Riot Fest coverage. 6-10 PM, free

Sat 11/11: Revolution Brewing pairs its beers with arcade games at Emporium Arcade Bar (1366 N. Milwaukee) for the annual fund-raiser Chicago Loot Drop. The money raised will be used to...

...40 plays over the course of the weekend-long Paragon Festival at Public House Theatre (3914 N. Clark). The full schedule is available at otherworldtheatre.org/paragon2017. 11 AM-5:30 PM; Sun...

...in the print medium gather at the Chicago Printers Guild Publishers Fair, held at Elastic (3429 W. Diversey). Tonight's opening night reception includes music from DJ Jan Jammerlappen and speeches from London...

Nov 10

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Nov 09

Off Color Brewing Baits Beer Lovers With New Taproom, and Other Dining News

With the recent openings of the Green Room Tap (1801 S. Allport St., Pilsen) and the Avondale Tap (3634 W. Belmont Ave., Avondale), the Aberdeen Tap and G&O family adds two new southside bars to its West Town–based brood.

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The 15-seat Anaba Handroll Bar (1742 W. Division St., Wicker Park) has set up shop in the front section of Mana Food Bar’s...

Off Color Brewing is baiting beer-lovers to Lincoln Park with Mouse Trap (1460 N. Kingsbury St.), the company’s new taproom. In addition to 16 draft lines, there’s also a roster of bottled beer, cocktails, wines, and coffee.

With the recent openings of the Green Room Tap (1801 S. Allport St., Pilsen) and the Avondale Tap (3634 W. Belmont Ave., Avondale), the Aberdeen Tap and G&O family adds two new southside bars to its West Town–based brood.

    Off Color Brewing Baits Beer Lovers With New Taproom, and Other Dining News
    The 15-seat Anaba Handroll Bar (1742 W. Division St., Wicker Park) has set up shop in the front section of Mana Food Bar's dining room. It's a collaboration between Mana owners Jill Barron, Susan Thompson, and Soon Park, who owns Chef Soon in Woodbridge.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Nov 09

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 – 11/12

Rezident: Elloo Gallery Closing @ Lo Rez Brewery & Taproom, 2101 S Carpenter St., 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Ted Leo + The Pharmacists & Ian Sweet @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 8:30PM

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Pop out at h! bar @ The Robey, 2022 W North Ave., 8:00PM, All Ages, 21+ to drink.

Sauced Night Market @ House of Vans, 113 N Elizabeth St., 5:00PM – 10:00PM, 18+

Handmade Market Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., Noon – 4:00PM

Mister Heavenly & Anna Burch @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 9:00PM, 18+

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 - 11/12
    This weekend is looking nice and full of events from great concerts, interesting films, engaging discussions, art exhibits, and a nice showing of local crafters selling their wares! So don't hesitate, put on you fall coat an get out there and enjoy some of the great things our city has to offer!
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Nov 09

OMG! Keep your property safe. Designate transfers after you die.

THANK Karen Yarbrough for some long needed innovation in Cook County. Went to a seminar last night at Lawndale Community Church.

An excellent speaker Mario spoke on topics important to all of us. He had great slides and a good sense of humor. Everyone was mesmerized.

There are FORMS that will convey property of a deceased for property, FORMS to transfer auto. FORMS to transfer ownership of car. FORMS transfer Bank Account. FORMS to get out of inheritance (property with...

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THANK Karen Yarbrough for some long needed innovation in Cook County. Went to a seminar last night at Lawndale Community Church.

An excellent speaker Mario spoke on topics important to all of us. He had great slides and a good sense of humor. Everyone was mesmerized.

There are FORMS that will convey property of a deceased for property, FORMS to transfer auto. FORMS to transfer ownership of car. FORMS transfer Bank Account. FORMS to get out of inheritance (property with liens and problems inherited.

Sign up and be notified if there is activity that would affect title to your building.

Innovations by Karen will protect many in the community from being swindled out of their property. So many south and west side properties are demolished because of inability to have clear title.

These transfer forms are FREE and require typical recording fees but NO Lawyer.
Follow the legal process (steps). It is easy.

Call and request a speaker come to your organization., It is free.

go to the website. click http://cookrecorder.com, click videos, click mayor video. see the presentation online.

Many things can be done online.

http://cookrecorder.com/

    Cook County Recorder of Deeds - Karen Yarbrough
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Nov 08

Brooklyn pizza mecca Roberta's hosting Pilsen pop-up

Roberta’s at Dusek’s, 1227 W. 18th St., 312-526-3851

    Brooklyn pizza mecca Roberta's hosting Pilsen pop-up
    Gather round, friends, and let me tell you about the siren song of Roberta's pizza. As a former Brooklyn dweller, I'll have the occasional sense memory of the Bushwick pizzeria's highly craveable, wood-fired crust mimicking impossibly chewy-and-crispy Neopolitan crusts, with topping combinations that speak to New York bravado: radicchio, pancetta, scallion and jalapeno; or onions, capers, pork sausage, mozzarella, and jalapeno; or spicy soppressata and honey.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 08

Oct 30

Updated Nov 07

Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'

...about 13 minutes, come upon S.K.Y. Restaurant, which will open Nov. 17 at 1239 W. 18th St. Displeased with the arrival of the fancy restaurant, they give the middle finger to workers...

    Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'
    PILSEN - Activists demonstrating how gentrification has changed Pilsen clashed with the management of a soon-to-open, high-end eatery on 18th Street in a confrontation that led the restaurant to call police. The confrontation unfolded early last week as members of ChiResists and other anti-gentrification groups joined with the Los Angeles-based Defend Boyle Heights in a tour of the neighborhood that was recorded on Facebook Live.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Morgan S. Live in Heart of Chicago / Pilsen neighborhood

    Hey Ald Solis just another Hate Crime in the 25th ward, and these criminals are putting our lives in danger, and their not arrested, again.

  • Exactly!
    Solid what are you doing about this?
    Talk?
    Nothing?
    More nothing?
    Perhaps you're encouraging it by keeping your usually loud mouth shut.
    Despicable leadership that can't be called leadership at all.

Nov 07

Nov 07

  • Flex I Am Able

    Mrs. Rodriguez is asking for $402.44:
    My students need adaptive seating in our classroom to meet their sensory needs.
    Pilsen Community Academy Comment

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