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5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...literally and figuratively. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Circus Studio (2156 W. 18th Place), so stop by for a piece of the party. Tickets: $15. eventbrite.com...

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...alternative skating option right across the street this week at the Chicago Athletic Association’s (12 S. Michigan Ave.) Mistletoes holiday skating party. This weekend, the hotel turns its historic gym space into a...

...grassroots organizations. It begins at 8:30 p.m. Friday at The Breathing Room space (1434 W. 51st St.). Tickets: $10-$20. eventbrite.com...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    "The Nutcracker" is back, plus ice-skating alternatives and an exhibit from one of Chicago's favorite artists this weekend. Another Chicago Christmas tradition As is tradition, Chicago's world-renowned Joffrey Ballet will tackle "The Nutcracker" during another holiday season. This year, the company is bringing back the "Nutcracker" show that debuted last season, from Christopher Wheeldon, the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Choreography.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF CERTIFIED PLAN REVIEW FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW DETACHED 2-CAR MASONRY GARAGE AT REAR PER PLANS. *** STOP WORK VIOLATIONS ON HOUSE AT THIS ADDRESS TO BE ADRESSED UNDER A SEPARATE PERMIT PER ARCHITECT RICARDO GARCIA ***

    2324 W. 21st St. Issued December 7, 2017 Comment

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Stop your whining.

I feel happy and proud when i see filming in the hood. It can be a slight temporary inconvenience. Shameless is a fabulous show that shines a light on a different way of life.

  • pbsene Local Business Owner, Tired American

    Right on! It creates way more jobs than just the overpaid actors - I have a good friend whose kids are both working behind the scenes on this show.

  • Pilsen/Heart of Chicago area have been part of movie & tv productions for decades. A few people that recently moved into area whine about many things that are not the real issues and concerns that actually effect our lives. The arts in general have thrived over the last few decades in our community, they add a great benefit to our community, and lives.

  • A rare shoot in a neighborhood is one thing. Having a particular part of the neighborhood that is a popular industrial movie set is another. The people who live there get absolutely steamrolled...

    For example, the intersection of Blue Island and 18th is one of those places. There have been...

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    A rare shoot in a neighborhood is one thing. Having a particular part of the neighborhood that is a popular industrial movie set is another. The people who live there get absolutely steamrolled...

    For example, the intersection of Blue Island and 18th is one of those places. There have been multiple shows (too many to count) and over 5 movie shoots there this past year. Each time this happens, the production companies take over entire blocks in the neighborhoods (off set) for their personal parking, trailer parking, and truck parking. Then, adding insult to injury (after kicking all the residents out) they don't even use all of the space.

    This would be a lot better if the Chicago Film Office actually did a service for the people of our City! They are only chartered to roll the red carpet out for outsiders and only have staff to rubber stamp applications given to them by Hollywood. (I confirmed this in multiple calls.) They do not limit shoots at particular locations, make sure the closed space is actually being used, or move the ancillary parking around from shoot-to-shoot. (So the same blocks keep getting hit for parking and catering.) When it rains and shoots are canceled, the "No Parking" zones stay up (even when the streets are empty) and the residents still get ticketed.

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    Former Priest Daniel McCormack Still A Sexually Violent Person, Judge Rules
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - Disgraced former Catholic priest Daniel McCormack could have to stay behind bars indefinitely after a judge Friday ruled he remains a sexually violent person. "I have to say Mr. McCormack ...
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The preschool classes at St. Agnes of Bohemia School are in need of basic materials.

We are in need of art materials, updated math manipulative items and apps for our tablets. Any amount donated goes directly to the teachers.

https://adoptaclassroom.force.com/donors/s/designation/a1mC0000001XvN8IAK/sandra-cervenka

    AAC Donor Community
    https://adoptaclassroom.force.com

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Updated Nov 20

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)

Nov 18

LOST DOG

Last seen near 23rd and Trumbull. Brown/white female pit very friendly with white chest and paws. We miss her very much and would really like any information on bringing her home. Please call 7734370489 with any info.

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CORRECT THE BUILDING CODE VIOLATIONS AT THE EXISTING 2-UNIT FRAME BUILDING. WORK TO INCLUDE :- DECONVERT ILLEGAL ATTIC APARTMENT & RESTORE TO ORIGINAL ATTIC USE (513 SF).- REMOVE FRONT SPIRAL STAIRCASE & METAL ENCLOSURE AT FRONT OF BASEMENT.- DEMOLISH REAR FRAME ADDITION (199 SF).- REMOVE PLUMBING FIXTURES IN SHED AND RESTORE SHED/ GARAGE STRUCTURE TO ORIGINAL USE (596 SF).- INSTALL SMOKE & CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS.

    2138 W. 19th St. Issued November 9, 2017 Comment

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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
    EvoLve theme by Theme4Press * Powered by WordPress Cook County Recorder of Deeds - Karen Yarbrough
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Updated Nov 07

fireworks or semi automatics?

I am at the 2200 block of 21st place. In the middle of the night there was a whole string of popping sounds in rapid succession. Did anyone hear?
It was difficult to tell if it was fireworks or semi automatic weapons.

  • Instead of training myself watching youtube videos on different gun sounds, I have decided to move out of the neighborhood.

  • I have been around Pilsen since the late nineties and have witnessed dozens of shootings, including seeing people die on the sidewalk. But I am not willing to deal with this anymore

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION TO EXISTING 5 DWELLING UNIT BUILDING AND ERECT 11.55' X 76.59' DORMER ADDITION TO ALLOW THE REAR 2ND FLOOR DWELLING UNIT TO BE DUPLEX INTO THE EXISTING ATTIC NEW OPEN METAL REAR PORCH STRUCTURAL AS PER PLANSCURRENT: 5 DWELLING UNITS - NO CHANGE**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    2214 W. 21st St. Issued November 2, 2017 Comment

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