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Boy, 16, fatally shot on the Northwest Side among 11 shot Saturday night, Sunday morning

Shortly after 1:25 a.m. in West Pullman, a 44-year-old man standing by his car in the 1600 block of South Morgan Street heard gunshots and felt pain, then realized he’d been shot in his foot, police said. He was taken to Christ Hospital in good condition.

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The boy was in the 5900 block of West Diversey Avenue in the city’s Belmont Central neighborhood about 7:10 p.m. when he was shot, Chicago police said.

He was crossing the street about 8:30 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Fullerton when an assailant in a red sport-utility vehicle fired a gun, hitting the senior...

Two boys, both 17, were shot about 6:20 p.m. in the 6800 block of South East End Avenue in the city’s South Shore neighborhood, police said.

Around 5:30 p.m., Chicago police fatally shot a man near the intersection of 71st Street and Chappel Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood. A violent clash erupted two hours later, between demonstrators and police.

About 9 p.m. in Gage Park, a 37-year-old man was shot in the abdomen while was standing on the sidewalk in the 5100 block of South Western Avenue. He showed up at Holy Cross Hospital and and was transferred to Mt. Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

About 9:50 p.m. in Washington Park, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the arm while walking in the 6700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive. He didn’t see where the shots came from, police said. He was taken to Comer Childrens Hospital and was stable.

...10:10 p.m. in West Woodlawn, a 38-year-old woman walking in the 6200 block of South Vernon Avenue was shot twice in the arm, once in the stomach and once in the ankle...

About 11:15 p.m. in South Austin, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot while sitting on the sidewalk in the 4800 block of West Fulton Street. Someone walked up and shot him in the chest, police said. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

...old man was shot multiple times as he sat on a front porch in the 1400 block of South Millard Avenue. Someone inside a gold sedan driving by shot him in the shoulder, hip and abdomen...

About 12:25 a.m. Sunday in Altgeld Gardens, two people walked up and shot at a 48-year-old man standing in a backyard in the 13200 block of South Corliss Avenue, police said. The man was hit in the chest. He was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital in serious condition.

    Boy, 16, fatally shot on the Northwest Side among four shot in drive-bys Saturday night
    Four people were shot in two hours Saturday night, including a 16-year-old boy who died and a 72-year-old man wounded in the leg while crossing the street on the Northwest Side. The boy was in the 5900 block of West Diversey Avenue in the city's Belmont Central neighborhood about 7:10 p.m.
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Jul 05

GO DO GOOD blog picked again as one of the best Tribune blogs.

For the fourth time in 18 months, the Chicago Tribune has honored my writing of the GO DO GOOD blog feature ( Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!) - selecting it as one of the top 20 in over 1,000 blogs. http://www.chicagonow.com/go-do-good/2018/06/why-mr-rogers-got-it-and-fox-news-never-will/

    Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!
    By now I'm sure you're aware that 2018 is the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," broadcast nationally by PBS. The milestone has received a great deal of media coverage, a documentary on PBS - hosted by Michael Keaton, who actually worked on the show, a theatrical documentary that came out in June and Tom...
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Jul 03

Updated Jul 05

Lost Cat, Pilsen (18th and Ashland)

I lost my cat, Squirrel Saturday afternoon. The door was left open during a move and she got out.

She was last seen by my apartment at 18th Street and Ashland in the Pilsen neighborhood.

She is a 6 year old female domestic long hair. She is grey with some cream, tan and white markings. She has green eyes and a tipped left ear.

She was timid and is still slow to warm to strangers but has really started to...

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I lost my cat, Squirrel Saturday afternoon. The door was left open during a move and she got out.

She was last seen by my apartment at 18th Street and Ashland in the Pilsen neighborhood.

She is a 6 year old female domestic long hair. She is grey with some cream, tan and white markings. She has green eyes and a tipped left ear.

She was timid and is still slow to warm to strangers but has really started to come into her own. I have had her as an indoor house cat for the past 5 years in Chicago. I assume with her behavior and personality that she is likely scared and hiding somewhere right now.

I am distraught over the whole situation.

  • I used to bang canned food around my home to find my guys if they got out. Try that, and call her, maybe you'll find her. Good luck!!

  • She is probably hiding somewhere nearby. Put out her litter box. When it is quiet, go out and call to her. She could also have gotten into an open garage so check with your neighbors. I am confident she will find her way home. My friend lost her cat the same way and she came home 28 days later.

  • So sorry that you lost your cat. I think that there are several facebook and other sites where you can post your pictures and see if someone has found her. If you need help with that, I am happy to search other threads for the links.

    Hope this helps.

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Jun 27

Pilsen’s Getting a 5 Rabbit Brewpub

...a lease for space inside a warehouse that’s being converted into loft offices at 1901 S. Sangamon Street. They plan on brewing in the 7,000-square-foot basement and serving food and...

    Pilsen's Getting a 5 Rabbit Brewpub
    Another brewpub is coming to Pilsen, this time courtesy of 5 Rabbit Cervecería. Ownership signed a lease for space inside a warehouse that's being converted into loft offices at 1901 S. Sangamon Street. They plan on brewing in the 7,000-square-foot basement and serving food and drinks on the 5,000-square-foot ground floor.
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Jun 27

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Jun 26

5 Rabbit plans brewery and restaurant in Pilsen

The 7-year-old brewery has leased 12,000 square feet in a former warehouse at 1901 S. Sangamon St. that Chicago developer Condor Partners is redeveloping into loft offices.

Condor Partners is redeveloping the building where 5 Rabbit is leasing space, along with another long-vacant warehouse at 1911 S. Sangamon St., each of which have about 100,000 square feet of space. The former lumber storage buildings are more than a century old, McLean said.

    5 Rabbit plans brewery and restaurant in Pilsen
    Latin-themed beer-maker 5 Rabbit Cerveceria plans to open a small-batch brewery and restaurant early next year in a two-building loft office development in Pilsen, a neighborhood where increased investment is sparking concerns about gentrification. The 7-year-old brewery has leased 12,000 square feet in a former warehouse at 1901 S. Sangamon St.
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Jun 26

Jun 24

Yes, meet Yes! A year after Rock Hall of Fame induction, two bands embark on Yes 50th anniversary tours

“It was a happy summer vacation to play with old friends for three months and then be paid enough to feed most of Bosnia,” Bruford said in a 1995 Union-Tribune interview.

Speaking of food, in a 2004 Union-Tribune interview, Wakeman recalled the 1973 “Topographic Oceans” tour of England. During a long, keyboard-free segment at one show, he ate an Indian dinner at his keyboards — mid-concert — while the rest of the band performed.

    Yes, meet Yes! A year after Rock Hall of Fame induction, two bands embark on Yes 50th anniversary tours
    Will the real Yes please stand up? Is it the Yes whose current concert trek is billed as "#YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of Yes?" That tour stops Sunday, June 24, at Pechanga Resort & Casino and includes two other Southern California dates by the pioneering English progressive-rock band.
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Jun 19

    Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!
    By now I'm sure you're aware that 2018 is the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," broadcast nationally by PBS. The milestone has received a great deal of media coverage, a documentary on PBS - hosted by Michael Keaton, who actually worked on the show, a theatrical documentary that came out in June and Tom...
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Sep 09 2016

Updated Jun 19

Family Dollar 1700 W. 18th Street Chicago IL 60608

Please speak up customers.

  • Padilla parent

    Thank you Cristina for putting this out there it's been dangerous working conditions for the employees but Corporate said they can still work! Sad isn't it? they are in air conditioning in their office comfortable. Walked in for 15 minutes and said no reason to close store here are portable a/c units and seeing ceiling collapsed and said just block it and tell customers don't go that way, unbelievable!

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    Those are fire hazards. The place should be fined.

Jun 19

Oakley Ave

Is the 700 block of Oakley Ave safe?

Jun 19

Jun 16

Be Careful everyone

Be Careful a lot of women is being kidnapped and killed and the elderly is being killed also

Jun 16

Free Summer Solstice Party : food, drink, live music, raffle with prizes, baby goats!

Join us for our Summer Solstice Grand Opening Party! The party is FREE and open to all. Bring your family and friends!

When: Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM. Rain or shine.
Where: Blue Island Traditional Medicine. 1843 S. Racine Ave. (on the corner of 19th and Racine)
Who: We are a holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, yoga, nutritional counseling, and animal therapy
What: Our grand opening party! Celebrate the summer & our open doors. We will have snacks, beverages, a band, a raffle with prizes from local businesses, and a visit from our therapy animals (five baby goats and a pony (!)).
How much: Free
More information: www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com. Instagram: @blueislandmedicine

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Jun 13

Holistic health clinic opens in Pilsen

Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at...

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Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com

If you are a Pilsen resident, you receive your first treatment (acupuncture or bodywork) 25% off, and if you are a Pilsen small business owner, your first acupuncture treatment is free.

Mark your calendars: our Grand Opening Summer Solstice party will be Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM... We hope to see you there!

    Welcome
    Holistic, person-centered healthcare in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Effective and long-lasting solutions.
    https://www.blueislandtraditionalmedicine.com

Jun 11

Updated Jun 13

It been a long time since I been here

Celebrate my 50th Birthday

Jun 12

4 totally free events to look forward to in Chicago this week

Where: Taleef Chicago, 1945 S. Halsted St.

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Where: Bessemer Park, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Where: Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.

    4 totally free events to look forward to in Chicago this week
    There's always plenty to do in Chicago, but finding fun on the cheap can be another story. From a men's health fair to a local handicrafts market, here are four fun things to do around town that'll cost you nothing at all. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities.
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