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Sound check: Skyline series brings Seven Corners to BaseCamp

• Ezra Furman and The Visions, Saint Pe, Anna Burch: 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Chicago. $16-$20. (312) 526-3851 or thaliahallchicago.com.

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...2018: 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb, 23 and 24, at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Blvd., Chicago. Friday features Hexes, Woody Goss, Sidewalk Chalk, Chicago Loud 9, Astro Samurai, Deep Fayed...

• Chase Aways, The Linden Method, Rotten Mouth, Invictus, Torch the Hive: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Scotch The Filmmaker, Gills, The Dracu-LAHS, The Weathermakers: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $8. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Hitmen: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $5. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Big Something, Chachuba: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $15-$17. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

• Nation featuring Jay Nem, TECKO, COEXST, Eddie Riot, Mark A. Matras, Joe Buddha Fischer: 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Exit, 1315 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5; free before midnight. (773) 395-2700 or exit-chicago.com.

• Ani DiFranco, Gracie and Rachel: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $40. (773) 929-1322 or parkwestchicago.com.

• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $42-$52. (312) 462-6300 or msg.com.

...Reservoir, Social Que, The Remnant: 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Reggies Rock Club, 2109 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$15. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com...

    Sound check: Skyline series brings Seven Corners to BaseCamp
    On the music scene: Naperville's Seven Corners headlines February's Skyline Music Concert Series concert at BaseCamp Pub with Caitlin Edwards and Blameless Lake; Up and At Them MS research benefit is at Beat Kitchen; Blacklist Regulars play in Downers Grove.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

14 hours ago

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Starcrawler, Ezra Furman, Options

1807 S. Allport St. 312-526-3851

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1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600

3730 N. Clark St. 773-549-4140

2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600

3159 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-2508

    5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Starcrawler, Ezra Furman, Options
    Newcomers and homecomings make up most of this week's concerts where quality and fun are of no shortage. Starcrawler The Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600 Drenched in power pop urgency and classic rock pastiche, LA band Starcrawler finds its way forward by journeying through music's past.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Fresh Start to Your Week: 2/19 – 2/21

Porches & Girl Ray In The Round @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St, 6:00PM, All Ages

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Ana Tijoux presents Roja y Negro @ Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln Ave., 7:00PM & 9:30PM, All Ages

Ladylike @ Cafe Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00PM, 21+

Free Monday: Cafe Racer / Ethers / GOSH! / Max Pelt DJs @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., 8:30PM, 21+

The Gold Web Party @ Deadbolt, 2412 N Milwaukee Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

Author of Call Me By Your Name @ American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., 6:30PM, All Ages

Shuga 3 Year Anniversary Party @ Shuga Records, 1272 N Milwaukee Ave., 7:00PM – 10:00PM,

Half Gringa & The Nunnery @ The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave,., 9:30PM ,21+

    Fresh Start to Your Week: 2/19 - 2/21 - Third Coast Review
    From snow to rain, this February has been a little all over the place. Thankfully the events are all on point with wonderful concerts and great discussions, so get out there and have some fun in our city! Let's give your week a fresh start! MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19th Ana Tijoux presents Roja y Negro @...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

3 days ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REPLACE EXISTING 2 STORY REAR OPEN WOOD PORCH & FRONT 1 STORY WOOD ENTRY PORCH AND FRONT WOOD STAIRS FROM GRADE TO LOWER LEVEL PER ARCHITECTURAL PLANS. A-2

    1838 S. Racine Ave. Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

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inneapolis electronic-pop band Poliça collaborate with Berlin new-music ensemble Stargaze with polite results

Thu 2/22, 7 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $27.50-$37.50, all-ages

    inneapolis electronic-pop band Poliça collaborate with Berlin new-music ensemble Stargaze with polite results
    Attracting new listeners to contemporary classical music is an ongoing struggle, but in recent years a number of music presenters, including Liquid Music in Minneapolis and Ecstatic Music in New York, have pursued a novel path of spearheading collaborations between pop groups and new music ensembles.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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Feb 13

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Portugal. The Man,

1807 S. Allport St. 312-526-3851

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1106 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-561-9500

3159 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-2508

1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600

329 N Dearborn St. 312-923-2000

    5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Portugal. The Man,
    Dance in the cold, see some Grammy winners or revel in Afrofuturism. It's all happening in this week's Chicago music scene. Portugal. The Man Aragon Ballroom 1106 W. Lawrence Ave. 773-561-9500 Fresh off their recent win at the 60th Grammys, Alaskan band Portugal. The Man returns to Chicago in support of their latest album, 2017's "Woodstock."
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 09

Here are Pilsen's 3 latest businesses to open

1239 W. 18th St. (between Allport St. & Throop St.)

1324 W. 18th St. (between Allport St. & Throop St.)

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Mestiza 1523 W. 18th St. (between Ashland Ave. & Laflin St.)

    Here are Pilsen's 3 latest businesses to open
    Interested in discovering the newest restaurant and retail additions to Pilsen? From a Mexican crafts store to a modern American restaurant, read on to see the newest businesses to land in this part of Chicago. 1523 W. 18th St. (between Ashland Ave. & Laflin St.) Mexican art.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Feb 08

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...favorite family sitcom fathers take the stage for a stand-up set at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport St.). You’ll get to see another side of Bob Saget during his show, a far...

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To celebrate the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics, J. Parker (1816 N. Clark St.) will host an Apres Ski Party from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday...

...12 and 14 at the Siskel Film Center (School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N. State St.). Tickets: $8-$11. siskelfilmcenter.org

...get your fix at “Saturday Night Live: The Experience” at the Museum of Broadcast Communications (360 N. State St.). Not only does the exhibit feature plenty of the show’s most famous memorabilia — the...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    Kick off the Olympics, dance to Dilla or check out the other side of "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Downhill Olympic party up on the roof To celebrate the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics, J. Parker (1816 N. Clark St.) will host an Apres Ski Party from 3 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 07

Feb 06

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Whitney, STRFKR, Duffle Bag Buru

1807 S. Allport St. 312-526-3851

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1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600

3159 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-2508

2100 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-4444

2047 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-570-4000

    5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Whitney, STRFKR, Duffle Bag Buru
    Spread the love this Valentine's week with these stellar live acts. justindemus The Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600 Many in the Chicago music scene have praised experimental electronic artist Justin Demus, stylized as justindemus, and it's much deserved.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 06

Feb 05

  • Music Makes Us Feel!

    Ms. Cabrera is asking for $254.72:
    My students need books about music to read during our music making study.
    Jungman Elementary School Comment

Feb 02

Updated Feb 04

5 Bowls of Pho in Chicago that You Must Try

1800 S. Carpenter St., Pilsen

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1055 W. Argyle St., Uptown

2218 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln Park

1542 N. Damen Ave., Wicker Park

4925 N. Broadway, Uptown

    5 Bowls of Pho in Chicago that You Must Try
    Until recently, Argyle Street in Uptown, long the epicenter of Chicago's Vietnamese community, had the market cornered on pho (pronounced "fuh"). And to be sure, it's still one of the city's premier destinations for those seeking a taste of Vietnam's famously meaty soup, which is typically made with a long-simmered beef bone stock and served with fresh, leafy accompaniments.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Feb 04

Feb 04

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPLACE DRYWALL, DOORS & WINDOWS & PLUMBING FIXTURES. FLOOR (WOOD/TILE). TILE. CARPET. ELECTRICAL PERMIT TO BE PULLED SEPERATELY.- ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING, (COACH HOUSE ONLY)

    1839 S. May St. Issued February 2, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    INSTALL ONE SET OF NON-ILLUMINATED ALUMINIUM LETTERS TO BUILDING FACADE FACING W CULLERTON ST. (J79149_NL-01_DSJ)

    1157 W. Cullerton St. Issued February 2, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for wrecking/demolition

    WRECK AND REMOVE A 2 STORY FRAME MULTI UNIT RESIDENCE

    1631 S. Carpenter St. Issued February 2, 2018 Comment

Feb 02

Colin Quinn at Thalia Hall and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

Fri 2/2: Actor and comedian Colin Quinn brings his astute wit to Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport) for his One in Every Crowd tour. 8:30 PM, $28-$31

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...2/2: In James Ijames's intimate drama Moon Man Walk, at Victory Gardens Theater (2433 N. Lincoln), the death of an aspiring writer's mother calls him back to his childhood home...

Fri 2/2: Eleven Chicago artists, including Mac Blackout and Sick Fisher, display their work in the group exhibit "Images Now! Chicago Artist Showcases" at Uncle Art Gallery (1359 N. Maplewood). 6-10 PM, free

Sat 2/3: Comedians and storytellers share shameful moments at Collaboraction (1579 N. Milwaukee), after which the audience cheers and toasts them, saying, "We still like you!" (hence the show's name) Includes complimentary beer. 10 PM, $10

Sun 2/4: Come to the Puppy Bowl Viewing Party at Park & Field (3509 W. Fullerton) and watch the real Super Bowl, complete with specialty cocktails and adoptable puppies. Everyone loves puppies. Noon-3 PM, free

Sun 2/4: Director Philippe Van Leeuw's In Syria, showing at Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton), "captures the terror and claustrophobia of a city under siege, where savagery seems to lurk around every corner," writes the Reader's J.R. Jones. Various times, $5-$10

Sun 2/4: The one-man show Brodsky/Baryshnikov, based on the poems of Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky and performed by acclaimed dancer Mikhail​​​​ Baryshnikov, makes its Chicago debut at Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph). 2 PM, $45

Feb 02

Casa Aztlan murals restored

Developer Andrew Ahitow kept his promise to restore treasured murals at the former Casa Aztlan community center at 1831 S. Racine Ave.

...as Rudy Lozano, a Pilsen labor and community organizer memorialized in the public library at 1805 S. Loomis that bears his name...

    Gazette Chicago " Casa Aztlan murals restored
    February 2, 2018 Developer Andrew Ahitow kept his promise to restore treasured murals at the former Casa Aztlan community center at 1831 S. Racine Ave. Ahitow also is following through on his other promise to "create and sponsor a children's art workshop that sparks young residents' creativity and supports their talent," he said."We genuinely believe children are our most valuable resource, and we are dedicated to investing in their future."
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Jan 31

The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now

1239 W. 18th St. Website Next

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564 W. Randolph St. Website Next

1372 W. Grand Ave. Website Next

2414 N. Milwaukee Ave. Website Next

41 E. Chestnut St. Website Next

3129 W. Logan Blvd. Website Next

Ambassador Chicago, 1301 N. State Pkwy. Website Next

2101 N. California Ave. Website Next

1247 S. Western Ave. Website Next

2545 W. Armitage Ave. Website

    The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now
    Chicago's most buzzed-about restaurants in February
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Jan 31

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Updated Jan 29

Piano teacher?

Hi, I'm looking for a piano teacher for my five year old. Any recommendations? We have a piano, so we're able to have someone come to us, if needed. Thanks!

  • These are great ideas, thank you! I also found a site, takelessons.com, where you can look within an area code and see reviews for a teacher, too. I'm going to check out the places you recommended, as well. Thank you!

  • Follow-up, I tried the takelessons.com and had a miserable experience. Wouldn't stop harassing me after I created a profile, and when I did try to enlist a teacher, the teacher backed out within 30 minutes. Was told I would have someone try and help find a replacement, but no one ever contacted me and I called to get a refund. So, just FYI! Now looking at other options.

Jan 27

Jan 26

The Radio Dept. play detachment off fleeting melodies to create engaging dream pop

Thu 2/1, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $20-$25, $18 in advance, 17+

    The Radio Dept. play detachment off fleeting melodies to create engaging dream pop
    If not for the longing and deep-seated dread characteristic of many dream-pop songs, an artist like the Radio Dept. would float right out of our collective consciousness like a lost balloon-there'd be nothing to keep them grounded and present among the overlapping celestial washes of synthesizers and vocals if not for the foil of gloom.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jan 05

Updated Jan 26

Pilsen Alliance disavows S.K.Y. confrontation; meeting follows

...ChiResists held a protest march outside S.K.Y., a new “white tablecloth” eatery at 1239 W. 18th St., the Illinois Humanities group held what organizers hope will be the first of an ongoing...

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...the Nov. 30 meeting at LaCaterina Café, organized by Illinois Humanities, a group located at 125 S. Clark St. that encourages conversations about culture, moderator Xochyl Perez said most of the city already has...

    Gazette Chicago " Pilsen Alliance disavows S.K.Y. confrontation; meeting follows
    January 4, 2018 Several weeks after protesters from a group called ChiResists held a protest march outside S.K.Y., a new "white tablecloth" eatery at 1239 W. 18th St., the Illinois Humanities group held what organizers hope will be the first of an ongoing series of conversations on how the community and new businesses coming into the area can learn to live together.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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    I'm happy to hear they've opened. Something new and positive in the neighborhood is always a good thing.

Jan 26

Jan 25

Romance Blooms at Chicago's Lovebird-Led Restaurants

HaiSous is located at 1800 S. Carpenter St. Make your reservation.

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Smyth and The Loyalist are located at 177 N. Ada St​. Make your reservation.

Elske is located at 1350 W. Randolph St. Make your reservation.

    Romance Blooms at Chicago's Lovebird-Owned Restaurants
    February is the month of romance-hearts and flowers ornament shop windows, candles spill flickering light throughout Chicago's nightspots, and chocolatiers experience a surge in sugar-loving customers. What really says Valentine's Day, though, is an intimate, decadent dinner for two.
    https://www.choosechicago.com

Jan 25

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 1/26 – 1/28

Dr. Strangelove and A Clockwork Orange @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 7:00PM, 17+

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“Space Arcade”: A Very Unofficial Rick and Morty Themed Pop Up @ Replay Arcade Bar, “Space Arcade, 2833 N Sheffield Ave., 5:00PM, 21+

Benefit for Cure Violence: Emily Blue / Yomí / Anna Agosta @ Schubas, 3159 N Southport Ave., 8:30PM, 21+

The Winter Sounds / The Roalde Dahls / Impulsive Hearts @ Burlington Bar, 3425 W Fullerton Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

Restless II: Skate Art by Vandals and Visionaries @ Galerie F, 2415 N Milwaukee Ave., 6:00PM 10:00PM, All Ages

Dogs At Large / Sonny Falls / Gazebo Effect / Bandy @ Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S Morgan St., 7:00PM – 11:00PM, 18+

Partner / Anna Burch / Dream Version @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

Room 237: The Shining Pop-Up @ The Rookery, 2109 W Chicago Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

Kevin Coval @ Working Bikes, 2434 S Western Ave., 4:00PM – 6:00PM, All Ages

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 1/26 - 1/28 - Third Coast Review
    I have some good news and some bad news. Bad news is that Donut Fest is long sold out. Good news is there are plenty of fun events to help soothe the pain from lack of donuts. You can go see the continuation of Buddy Guy's shows at his legendary venue (shows on Thursday, Friday,...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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Jan 25

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Favorite Stories with Puppets

    Ms. Rubio is asking for $481.80:
    My students need the Puppet Theater so they could role-play. The puppets encourage self-expression and imagination. The Puppet Theater may be used to transform it into a store, or post office for further play.
    Jungman Elementary School Comment
  • Learning Through Tablets

    Mrs. Winters is asking for $393.49:
    My students need Amazon Fire Kids 7" tablet to learn new and exciting facts about our different studies in pre-K. These tablets will allow my students to learn in English and their own language.
    Jungman Elementary School Comment

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