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Murder metal ushers in holiday cheer at Macabre’s 20th annual Holiday of Horror

Sat 12/23, 6:30 PM, Reggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, $20, $17 in advance, 17+

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Recommended Chicago electronic duo Belmont & Clark builds TMB Limited’s eclectic catalog with a Krautrock-influenced cassingle

    Murder metal ushers in holiday cheer at Macabre's 20th annual Holiday of Horror
    What better way to celebrate the joys of the holiday season than by listening to a bizarre, hyper death-metal track titled "What the Heck, Richard Speck?" Local trio Macabre-whose mashup of death metal, grindcore, thrash, and serial killer obsession has been dubbed "murder metal"-have been ringing in the holiday season with a showcase of twisted extreme music called the Holiday of Horror for two decades now.
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M&J Fdtn. Gave and Gave at Christmas Time

TBT - MJ and I take a photo at the JUMP offices where we recorded his narration track for a video I produced and directed for the M&J Foundation (M&J stood for Michael & Juanita Jordan Charitable Foundation). MJ had a much bigger smile when he took a photo with my son Matt and his buddy Brett Witek, but they didn't make him work like I did.

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Might as Well Jump: Test-Riding Electrical-Assist Dockless Bikes

I caught up with Reed last weekend at Akhira’s Praline Candy & Coffee House, 1845 South State (try the beignets!) to discuss the bike library project and to test ride one of...

    Might as Well Jump: Test-Riding Electrical-Assist Dockless Bikes
    As city officials consider whether and how to let dockless bike-share operators set up shop Chicago, residents are already getting a chance to experience this new technology thanks to the new mobility justice group Equiticity's efforts to set up "bike libraries" on the South and West sides.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

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Thinking about Moving to 60616

Hi friends...we are thinking about moving from over the river to south of the river....seems like a great - upcoming area. A new Marriott Marquis just went up, a Hilton is in process - and I hope that a grocery, walgreens, etc. are on their way.

Any hints or pointers those of you who live in the area can offer. We don't have a car....so, public transit, walking are our primary modes of getting around....

  • Judy Happy Chicago Resident!

    Thank you all for your thoughtful responses....60616 here we come!

  • Hi Judy, my wife and I live in 60605 and work in 60616 often. We would be happy to help you find the right place to live. Please shoot me an email at marcus@marlenproperties.com so that we can help you accomplish your goal :)

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Neli Vazquez Rowland Announces Run for Congress

Neli Vazquez Rowland is running for Congress. She has 20 years of experience in helping homeless - including homeless VETS - so - please share this because we need more WOMEN in Congress. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu3VpI8nyMo

    Neli4Congress
    Contact us: Campaign@neli4congress.com
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DuPage author tells story of 'Addiction to Redemption'

Wilder will sign copies of the book, which tells the story of musician Jon Wayne's struggles with addiction and sobriety, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Reggie's Rock Club, 2105 South State St.

    DuPage author tells story of 'Addiction to Redemption'
    DuPage County author Thom Wilder will mark the release of his new book, "One More Trip: Jon Wayne's Journey from Addiction to Redemption," during a Dec. 14 appearance in Chicago. Wilder will sign copies of the book, which tells the story of musician Jon Wayne's struggles with addiction and sobriety, at 7 p.m.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night!

GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night!

    GSLA Neighborhood Paint Night! - Greater South Loop Association
    We recently hosted a Neighborhood Paint Night at Bottle & Bottega as a fun holiday event and fundraiser for our organization. We really appreciate all who came out to support the GSLA and spend a fun evening in the neighborhood. The GSLA would like to extend an extra special thanks to Lakeside Bank for their sponsorship of this event and...
    https://greatersouthloop.org

Dec 04

Shop and drink local at the Crafts and Drafts holiday market

at 102 19th Street in the Strip District.

    Shop and drink local at the Crafts and Drafts holiday market
    Photo by Matt Dayak. Calling all procrastinators, last-minute shoppers and 11th-hour elves to the East End Brewing Company. Pittsburgh's go-to spot for fresh, locally-produced beer since 2004, the Larimer-based brewery invites you to imbibe - and shop - local at the holiday edition of its Crafts and Drafts market.
    https://www.nextpittsburgh.com

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Nov 30

Chicago’s Pale Horseman find new doomy revelations on The Fourth Seal

Sat 12/9, 8 PM, Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S. State, $10

    Chicago's Pale Horseman find new doomy revelations on The Fourth Seal
    On December 8, Chicago's outstanding sludge doom-metal quartet Pale Horseman started another apocalypse with the release of their fourth full-length, The Fourth Seal (Black Bow). The album finds new drummer Jason Schryver, who joined the band in 2016, adding muscular propulsion to the solid team of bassist Rich Cygan and twin guitarist-vocalists Eric Ondo and Andre Almaraz.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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Updated Nov 30

Cleaning Person--Bridgeport area of Chicago

Hello Neighbors,

Looking for a reliable cleaning person for our home, every 2 weeks with a strong work ethic and professional. Any suggestions much appreciated.

Thank you!

  • I live in Bridgeport and cleaned for an air b n b for about 1 year contact me betzyg25372@gmail.com

  • Hello Maya,

    I have a FANTASTIC cleaning lady. Feel free to message me (gspags@gmail.com) and I'll provide contact info.

    Suzanne

  • Hi, Maya!

    I can recommend my cleaning person. She comes with references, background check, is very professional and cleans like nobody's business. You can email me for her number nathalyschool@gmail.com

    Best of luck!

    Nat

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Johnson Publishing building to become apartments after $10 million sale

3L Real Estate is also close to completing 21st Street Lofts, a conversion of a former Yellow Cab warehouse at 57 E. 21st St. into 137 apartments, Slezak said. Previously, the developer bought student housing properties from the University of Chicago.

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Developer 3L Real Estate announced it has acquired the former headquarters of Johnson Publishing at 820 South Michigan. 3L plans to transform the 46 year old office building into 150 affordably priced rental apartments.

Other examples involving Chicago media include the former office building at 360 N. Michigan Ave., formerly home to publisher Crain Communications, being redeveloped into the LondonHouse hotel, and, just to...

But after deciding to build a new student center at Wabash Avenue and Eighth Street, where the college recently broke ground, Columbia instead decided to sell the building. The publisher briefly remained in the building as a tenant of the college but moved out in 2012.

Slezak’s firm also has a preliminary deal to buy the 343-bed student housing building at 731 S. Plymouth Court, which the developer could eventually convert to traditional apartments, he said. Slezak declined to say how much 3L Real Estate has agreed to pay for the student housing building.

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New owner of Johnson Publishing building eyes nearby property

3L, meanwhile, is putting the finishing touches on another big multifamily project near McCormick Place. The firm is converting a five-story vintage warehouse at 57 E. 21st St. into 137 apartments. Slezak said he expects the property's first residents to move in early next year.

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3L has agreed to buy a 343-bed student housing complex at 731 S. Plymouth Court from Columbia, confirmed 3L CEO Joe Slezak. The firm may keep running the property as a student residence or convert it into traditional apartments, he said.

...plan to convert the 11-story Johnson Publishing building into 150 apartments. The property at 820 S. Michigan Ave. has been vacant since the publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines moved out in 2012...

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