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Found a small black dog

We found a smallish black dog with brown legs. She's got gray eyes and I can tell a bit older. Prettt clean and well groomed, not sure if lost or abandoned. 773-317-2574

7 hours ago

Tune-Yards stumbles with political outreach on its new record, while Sudan Archives keeps its music intimate

Fri 3/3, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, sold out, 17+

    Tune-Yards stumbles with political outreach on its new record, while Sudan Archives keeps its music intimate
    Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards walks the walk when it comes to advocacy and political awareness. In 2015 she started the Water Fountain, an organization that raises funds for antipollution and clean water efforts around the world. She's also the host of C.L.A.W.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

8 hours ago

Three of folk music’s most progressive and distinctive artists join forces as I’m With Her

Fri 3/2, 8 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, sold out, all-ages

    Three of folk music's most progressive and distinctive artists join forces as I'm With Her
    The communal traditions of folk music encourage musicians to play together in the most casual settings-a common repertoire can erase the issues of learning a song so that singers and players can instantly focus on melding their talents.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

12 hours ago

5 things to do this weekend in Chicago

...from “Arches” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pilsen Community Books (1102 W. 18th St.). Seating begins at 6 p.m. and is “extremely limited,” per the event listing, so...

...to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport Ave.) this Saturday features more than 20 coffee-beers, each the result of a collaboration between...

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...this year’s edition steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday on the corner of 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue. As usual, the procession will feature marching bands, floats, traditional lion dances and an appearance...

...30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe’s on Weed Street (940 W. Weed St.). The lineup is full of names you’re sure to recognize, including Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey...

    5 things to do this weekend in Chicago
    Flamenco dancing, coffee, beer, the Lunar New Year parade and Eve Ewing lead our list of what to do this weekend in the Windy City. Spanish dance festival begins Now in its 16th consecutive year, Chicago's Flamenco Festival features four weekends of performances and activities celebrating the tradition of Flamenco, beginning at 7 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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  • Field Trip to Ancient China

    Ms. B. is asking for $624.00:
    My students need a field trip to the Field Museum's Hall of China exhibit and Mysteries of China 3D film to experience in real life what they have been learning in the social studies classroom.
    Manuel Perez Elementary School Comment

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3 days ago

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

3 days ago

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

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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

6 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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Feb 16

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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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 12

Abney, Haring, Josephson: Three New Shows Highlight Chicago's Artistic Influence

Chicago's standing as a significant 20th and 21st century art influencer can't be denied. And the world knows it.

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The center is open daily from 10 am-7 pm, and admission is free (donations are welcome). EPAC is located in Jefferson Park, at 5415 W Higgins Ave.

    Abney, Haring, Josephson: Three New Shows Highlight Chicago's Artistic Influence
    This spring, the city is hosting a series of major exhibitions that call attention to Chicago-born and Chicago-connected artists whose work has fundamentally impacted the contemporary art scene: Nina Chanel Abney (February 10-May 6) and Keith Haring (March 3-September 23), both at the Chicago Cultural Center, and Kenneth Josephson (April 28-December 30), at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
    https://www.choosechicago.com

Feb 12

Mark Twain's adventures in love: How a rough-edged aspiring author courted a beautiful heiress

...death â€" it sold unexpectedly well, making him the author of best-sellers in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries...

    Mark Twain's adventures in love: How a rough-edged aspiring author courted a beautiful heiress
    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Richard Gunderman, Indiana University (THE CONVERSATION) The year 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of one of the great courtships in American history, the wooing of an unenthusiastic 22-year-old Olivia Langdon by a completely smitten 32-year-old Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain.
    http://www.dailyherald.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 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
  • 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

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

Feb 01

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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

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2414 N. Milwaukee Ave. Website Next

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Ambassador Chicago, 1301 N. State Pkwy. Website Next

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

Jan 31

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPAIR REPLACE MASONRY BRICK SAME KIND 1200 BRICKS . 250SQFT. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING. NO STRUCTURAL WORK. ALL WORK SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS.

    1922 S. Throop St. Issued January 26, 2018 Comment

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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.

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