40 hours ago

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

2 days ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    RELOCATE EXISTING TWO DUCTS OF EXHAUST SYSTEM FROM EAST OF BUILDING TO CENTER OF LOT ON NEW METAL FRAME, TO CORRECT BUILDING CODE VIOLATIONS AS PER PLANS.

    1510 W. 18th St. Issued June 14, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

4 days ago

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

5 days ago

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    EAST, WEST, NORTH ELEVATIONS: REBUILD 2 CHIMNEYS TUCKPOINT AND REPLACE BRICKS AS NEEDED. APPROX 263 LF, REPLACE 6 LINTELS 4FT EACH.

    1500 W. 19th St. Issued June 11, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    THIS PROPERTY IS A CLASS C-3 TYPE IB SCHOOL. THE WORK THAT WILL BE PERFORMED WILL BE RE-ROOFING, MASONRY REPAIR, MISCELLANEOUS INTERIOR PATCHING AND PAINTING RESULTING FROM THE WATER INFILTRATION FROM THE EXISTING ROOF CONDITION.CPS - NO CHANGE OF USE

    1624 W. 19th St. Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

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Jun 06

  • Books, Books, Books!

    Mrs. Cruz is asking for $355.39:
    My students need books for our Pet, Music and Insect studies.
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

Jun 05

  • Journal to Learning

    Mrs. Cruz is asking for $312.19:
    My students need journals, jumbo pencils and dot art markers for our journal time.
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

Jun 04

Chicago's best steak tacos come from wood fires, not the griddle

...tacos or have the kitchen do all the work for you? Check out Canton Regio (1510 W. 18th St.) in Pilsen. Go with the ½ kilo of arrachera ($22.50), and you’ll get over...

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...of immediately satisfying offering ($2.75) is what you'll find at Taqueria El Asadero (2213 W. Montrose Ave.), except that it's better than most. Open the door of the Ravenswood shop, and...

...m an even bigger fan of the carne asada taco ($2.89) at L' Patron (3749 W. Fullerton Ave.), mostly because the pieces of charred steak are, um, bigger. Instead of hacking the grilled...

...version of the bare-bones steak taco, others rank very close, including Chicago Taco Authority (4219 W. Irving Park Road) in Old Irving Park, Tio Luis Tacos (3856 S. Archer Ave.) in Brighton Park and...

...Chicago Taco Authority (4219 W. Irving Park Road) in Old Irving Park, Tio Luis Tacos (3856 S. Archer Ave.) in Brighton Park and Jarabe Mexican Street Food (2255 W. Taylor St.) in Tri-Taylor...

...Tio Luis Tacos (3856 S. Archer Ave.) in Brighton Park and Jarabe Mexican Street Food (2255 W. Taylor St.) in Tri-Taylor. Though it differs slightly, I also can't deny the allure of...

...I also can't deny the allure of the hulking offering from Taqueria El Milagro (3050 W. 26th St.) in Little Village, which adds rice and beans and a crunchy cabbage slaw. Regardless, if...

That's very close to how you'll find it at Frontera Grill (445 N. Clark St.), minus the flour tortillas. Order the skirt steak al carbon ($16 at lunch), and you...

Mezquite Pollo Express (2809 W. 55th St.) in Gage Park might not sound like the best place to go for grilled beef...

Ixcateco Grill (3402 W. Montrose Ave.) in Albany Park serves carne asada ($20) that also picks up an intoxicatingly smoky aroma...

...be bothered to construct your own tacos, check out the newly opened Octavio Cantina & Kitchen (5310 N. Clark St.). The Andersonville restaurant serves gorgeous grilled arrachera tacos ($11 for two), featuring smoke-kissed skirt...

    Chicago's best steak tacos come from wood fires, not the griddle
    Chicago's most popular taco filling isn't al pastor, carnitas or barbacoa; it's steak. And why shouldn't it be? As we've confirmed while delving into our city's hefty steak culture, Chicagoans have an unbridled appetite for grilled beef, and the steak taco provides one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to get your fix.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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May 31

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/31 – 6/3

SLAPS! A National Sticker Art Exhibition @ Casa Calle 20, 1538 W Cullerton St, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, All Ages

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Maifest 2018 @ Lincoln & Leland Ave., various times (see poster), All Ages

Marvin Tate and Avery R. Young @ The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, All Ages

Best F(r)iends w/ Greg Sestero @ Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, 7:30pm, All Ages with an Adult or Guardian

Kill Scenes / Sam Larson / Magic Ian @ Cafe Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00pm, 21+

Ted Leo and The Pharmacists performing “Hearts of Oak” @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, 8:30pm, 21+

Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale @ Division, from Ashland to Leavitt, 2000 W Division St, Noon – 10:00pm, All Ages

Chicago Doomed and Stoned Festival @ Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S State St, 6:00pm, 21+

First Annual Elastic Arts Benefit @ Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey Ave #208, 7:00pm, 21+

CAKE Kick-off: 5 Cartoonists 1 City: Minneapolis Showcase @ Quimby’s, 1854 W North Ave, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

826CHI Benefit: Prologue @ American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, 7:00pm – 10:00pm, 21+

Humboldt Pie @ Slate Arts, 3203 W North Ave, 8:00pm – 10:00pm

SO WHAT:  Keeping with Slate’s mission, Humboldt Pie (hosted by Madeleine Russell) will bring diverse, fresh, contemporary, not to mention gut busting comedic voices to Kedzie and North Ave the first Friday of every month!

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) @ Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. 11:00am – 6:00pm, All Ages

The 4th Annual Prom-A-Llama @ Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave, 7:00pm, 21+

The Onion Comedy & Arts Festival: Helltrap Nightmare @ Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, 10:00pm, 21+

21st Century Chorale presents Touch the Universe @ Curtiss Hall Fine Arts Building 410 S. Michigan Ave, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/31 - 6/3 - Third Coast Review
    The weather is looking to be perfect this weekend go out and explore our wonderful city. Maybe take in a festival or two? How about a concert or a benefit show? There's just so much including readings, art exhibitions, comedy, and an alternative comic expo waitin for you!
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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May 29

  • Magic Seat Sacks!

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $339.49:
    My students need extra storage for their favorite library books. These seat sacks are ideal to save room in the tight classroom. They also allow for students to have quick access to their favorite library books!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

May 27

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

  • Did You Say, "Find It?"

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $593.54:
    My students need storage to keep their journals and materials organized!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment
  • Needed Tools For Learning!

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $281.16:
    My students need essential tools that can help them get the job done!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

May 26

Mole de Mayo Festival, a celebration of Mexican cuisine this weekend in Pilsen

The festival will take place from Friday, May 25 through Sunday, May 27 on 18th Street and Ashland Ave from 11am-5pm. For more information visit: https://www.starevents.com/event/mole-de-mayo/.

    Mole de Mayo Festival, a celebration of Mexican cuisine this weekend in Pilsen
    The 9th annual Mole de Mayo Festival will take place this weekend right in the heart of Chicago's historic Pilsen neighborhood. The festival celebrates traditional Mexican cuisine by doing a cook-off of a trademark sauce: mole. Mole (pronounced moe-le) is elaborated with chili peppers, spices, nuts, chocolate and various seasonings, depending on the region of Mexico.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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May 24

5 things to do this weekend in Chicago

...to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 18th Street and Ashland Avenue. The celebration features mole from several local restaurants, plus awards for Best Mole and a...

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...from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, setting off from Navy Pier (Varsity Chop, 600 E. Grand Ave.). The ride will feature Revolution brews, of course — including some seasonal selections — paired with appetizers...

...a pop-up bar based on the legendary band might tide you over? The Rookery (2109 W. Chicago Ave.) is hosting Rhiannon, a Fleetwood Mac-themed pop-up bar bash that will have commemorative...

    5 things to do this weekend in Chicago
    Bike car-free on Lake Shore Drive, drink beers on a boat, feel like Stevie, relive the 90s with MC Lyte or eat all the mole this weekend in Chicago. Drive the bike Clear the road, because a biker gang will be barreling down a 30-mile stretch of Lake Shore Drive Sunday morning for the 17th annual MB Bike the Drive event.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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