16 hours ago

Where to sell used goods locally?

I would like to get rid of some decent electronics that are used but probably still have some value. (55" TV, laptops, etc).

Anyone know of a good place around Pilsen / Bridgeport that buys and resales used goods? (aside from Craigslist, etc)

27 hours ago

Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks

...and point in nine games. ... Parayko and Edmundson's goals were St. Louis' league-leading 20th and 21st by a defenseman. ... Canucks D Christopher Tanev (hand) and D Troy Stecher (knee) took part...

    Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Brayden Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Colton Parayko, Vladimir Sobotka and Joel Edmundson scored in regulation for Western Conference-leading St. Louis. Paul Stastny had three assists and Jake Allen stopped 20 shots.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

2 days ago

With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip’s crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration

Fri 11/24, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $30, $25 in advance, 17+

    With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip's crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration
    Power Trip have long produced crossover thrash for the tattered, sleeveless Cro-Mags T-shirt wearer in all of us-and with their recent sophomore album, the Dallas dudes prove it. Since its release in February, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord) has been universally regarded as a triumph of dystopic metal, a record that has brought together all adrenaline junkies who require a little grime and sweat in their riffs.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

6 days ago

Nov 11

Updated Nov 12

Lights Out

Most of the street lights on Paulina St. between 18th St. and Cermak Rd. are out. Anyone know why?
The area around Cooper School is especially dark. I've seen groups of young girls and elderly women walking cautiously in the area, while groups of young men linger about.
There is some construction going on with the roads (sewers) but it can't be impossible to have some temporary lights for safety.
- concerned guy

  • Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation...

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    Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation - good luck with them, if you ever need them...) Fortunately, there is a separate agency for street lighting.

    This is the direct link to the form for Street Lights out: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdot/provdrs/traffic_signals_andstreetlights/svcs/street_light_1_out.html

    For any other future request, you can go to this site: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/311.html or dial 3-1-1 from any phone.

  • Ward 25 25th Ward Alderman

    Lights are on Paulina from 18th St to Cermak rd. There are lights out from 1659 - 1715 W 19th St. I have submitted a work order fo get them repaired.

Nov 12

Chicago Park District shared Harrison Park's ...

We're hosting a teen Karaoke Night at Dvorak Park (1119 W. Cullerton St.) on Wed., Nov. 15 from 6-8pm.

    Teen Karaoke Night at Dvorak
    TEENS - step up to the mic to perform the songs of your life! Join us at DVORAK PARK for a night of karaoke and fun! Meet other singers and performance...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

Nov 10

Movies that rock at CIMMfest, Cook County Social Club reunion, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

...The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years. He'll be at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport) tonight. The Reader's Leor Galil calls Leo's new album, " . . . an accomplished melange that...

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...quartets, Ozzfest, Malian traditional music, and lots more. Most showings happen at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln). See the Reader's CIMMfest recommendations...

Fri 11/10-Sun 11/12: Alexandre O. Philippe's film 78/52, currently showing at the Music Box (3733 N. Southport), dissects and decodes the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960). See showtimes.

Fri 11/10: Cook County Social Club, one of the most storied Chicago improv groups of the last decade, returns to town for two shows at iO Theatre (1501 N. Kingsbury). 8 and 10:30 PM, sold out

Fri 11/10: Icelandic artist Baldur Helgason's "Three Wise Monkeys" opens tonight at NYCH Gallery (643 W. 18th). You might remember Helgason's illustrations for our Riot Fest coverage. 6-10 PM, free

Sat 11/11: Revolution Brewing pairs its beers with arcade games at Emporium Arcade Bar (1366 N. Milwaukee) for the annual fund-raiser Chicago Loot Drop. The money raised will be used to...

...40 plays over the course of the weekend-long Paragon Festival at Public House Theatre (3914 N. Clark). The full schedule is available at otherworldtheatre.org/paragon2017. 11 AM-5:30 PM; Sun...

...in the print medium gather at the Chicago Printers Guild Publishers Fair, held at Elastic (3429 W. Diversey). Tonight's opening night reception includes music from DJ Jan Jammerlappen and speeches from London...

Nov 09

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 – 11/12

Rezident: Elloo Gallery Closing @ Lo Rez Brewery & Taproom, 2101 S Carpenter St., 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Ted Leo + The Pharmacists & Ian Sweet @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 8:30PM

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Pop out at h! bar @ The Robey, 2022 W North Ave., 8:00PM, All Ages, 21+ to drink.

Sauced Night Market @ House of Vans, 113 N Elizabeth St., 5:00PM – 10:00PM, 18+

Handmade Market Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., Noon – 4:00PM

Mister Heavenly & Anna Burch @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 9:00PM, 18+

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 - 11/12
    This weekend is looking nice and full of events from great concerts, interesting films, engaging discussions, art exhibits, and a nice showing of local crafters selling their wares! So don't hesitate, put on you fall coat an get out there and enjoy some of the great things our city has to offer!
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Nov 09

  • Books for our Classroom Reading Nook

    Ms. Mendez is asking for $927.79:
    My students need more books to add to our library. We need materials to label them and establish a "check out" system so that that students also have the option of taking them home to read.
    Benito Juarez Community Academy Comment

Nov 08

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100628073, NEW LAYOUT TO BASEMENT FLOOR AND NEW KITCHEN CONFIGURATIONS FOR ALL 10 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, FOR EXISTING 10 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, 3 STORY BRICK BUILDING AS PER PLANS

    1829 S. Racine Ave. Issued November 6, 2017 Comment

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Nov 06

Your Money Matters: Avoiding scams

1211 W. 22nd Street, #800

    Your Money Matters: Avoiding scams
    Nancy Coutu, Certified Financial Planner Money Managers Financial Group 1211 W. 22nd Street, #800 Oak Brook www.monimgr.com Common Scams IMPOSTER SCAMS The Federal Trade Commission just put out a warning about the latest Imposter Scam targeting veterans who are making decisions about medical care.
    http://wgntv.com

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May 18

Updated Nov 02

Mowing/Snow Removal Service

Hello!

Looking for a lawn care/snow removal service for a small lot in Pilsen. Please reply with any recommendations! Thank you!

  • Hey there, I know a guy in the Logan Square neighborhood. GTZ Lawn Care provide lawn mowing and yard cleanup give them a shout 773-397-1659

Nov 02

Indie stalwart Ted Leo returns with The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years

Sun 11/12, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $20-$25, $18 in advance, 17+

    Indie stalwart Ted Leo returns with The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years
    For much of the aughts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists found themselves in the unusual position of being beloved avatars of the indie-rock scene. The group wasn't as commercially successful as other acts that emerged from this broad milieu, but their sophisticated, punk-driven, oft-political songs had a scrappiness to them that spoke to the genre's underdog spirit, and had an unexpected crossover appeal.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Nov 02

With two new breweries, Pilsen is now the brewing capital of the south side

Lo Rez Brewing and Taproom 2101 S. Carpenter, 888-404-2262, lorezbrewing.com

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...new spots have opened within a mile of Moody Tongue: first Alulu, a brewpub near Ashland and Cermak, and then Lo Rez, a brewery that's been making beer since last fall but...

    With two new breweries, Pilsen is now the brewing capital of the south side
    click to enlarge Chicago's south side isn't exactly short on breweries, but they're a lot sparser than they are up north. Just a year ago there wasn't a single taproom in Pilsen, a problem that Moody Tongue remedied last fall by opening a tasting room.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Nov 02

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...community procession in Pilsen for the holiday on Thursday. The procession begins in Dvorak Park (1119 W. Cullerton St.) features large puppets, decorated push carts and street-level “ofrendas.” Refreshments and light bites will...

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...and will throw a party at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Untitled Supper Club (111 W. Kinzie St.), where attendees get to eat, drink and vote on this year’s winner. Tickets: $25...

Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Ave.) hosts a lot of art exhibitions, so here’s what makes SOFA different: The event...

...legendary Big Tymers duo for a special show 8 p.m. Saturday at Portage Theater (4050 N. Milwaukee Ave.). The concert celebrates FSD’s 10th anniversary as well as Red Bull’s 30 Days...

...2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, “Becky Shaw” began its run at the Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Road) in September, and, after a successful run, was recently extended through the early part of...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    As the weather grows colder, the weekend's best events move inside. We've still got one outdoor parade this weekend, though, as well as a quarter of other stellar indoor options. What's the Big Idea? RedEye and our friends at Blue Sky Innovation will support and showcase Chicago's aspirational young thinkers through our Big Idea Awards, our fourth annual ideas competition.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 02

Nov 01

TRP Reopens Affordable Housing Waitlist Wednesday, November 1st

2. Submit your completed application, with all required documents: By U.S. Postal Service (USPS): The Resurrection Project, 2014 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60608

Casa San Luis Potosi, 1648 S. Throop St.

Casa Morelos, 2015 S. Morgan

Casa Monterrey, 967 W. 19th St.

Casa Maravilla, 2021 S. Morgan St.

Casa Guerrero, 963 W. Cullerton

Casa Guanajuato, 1313 W. 19th St.

Casa Colima, 1427 W. Cullerton

1924 S. Throop

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Casa Tabasco, 2301 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Sor Juana, 2700 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Oaxaca, 1714 W. 19th St.

Casa Hidalgo, 4600 S. Wood St.

Casa Chiapas, 1712 W. 17th St.

5031 South Hermitage Avenue

5011 South Elizabeth Street

4949 South Justine Street

4937 South Seeley Avenue

4859 South Throop Street

4848 South Ashland Avenue

4744 South Loomis Boulevard

4742 South Elizabeth Street

4716 South Throop Street

4637 South Honore Street

4610 South Wood Street

4528 South Hermitage Avenue

4440 South Honore Street

2243 S. Central Park Ave.

2124 W. 19th St.

2012 W. 17th St.

1910 S. Albany Ave.

1825 West 45th Street

1234 West 49th Place

2301 W. 23rd St.

2300 S. Oakley

1821 W. Cullerton

Casa del Sol, 2008 S. Blue Island

© 2013 – 2017 The Resurrection Project 1818 S. Paulina Street Chicago, IL 60608 312-666-1323

    TRP Reopens Affordable Housing Waitlist Wednesday, November 1st - The Resurrection Project
    We offer affordable housing programs. To determine if you are eligible please follow the below steps: Download and print the pre-application Affordable Housing Pre-Application, English Affordable Housing Pre-Application, Spanish 2. Submit your completed application, with all required documents: By U.S. Postal Service (USPS): The Resurrection Project, 2014 S.
    http://resurrectionproject.org

Nov 01

Oct 31

Bethel United Church of Christ Adults in Mission Group Goes to Jubilee Farms

...in Elmhurst traveled to Clinton, IL, on an Adults in Mission (AIM) trip on October 20th and 21st to experience church in a new way at Jubilee Farms United Church of Christ (UCC...

    Bethel United Church of Christ Adults in Mission Group Goes to Jubilee Farms
    A weekend of fellowship and fun. A day of hard but rewarding work on a farm. Worship in a barn, surrounded by farm animals.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 31

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Oct 26

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 10/26 – 10/29

The Lemon Twigs and The Symposium @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St. 7:00PM 17+

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Drinkers with Writing Problems: Lit Up! @ Brisku’s Bistro & Bar, 4100 N Kedzie Ave., 7:00PM, 21+

The Lords of Chaos: Handmade Mayhem from Epyon5 and R6D4 @ Galerie F, 2415 N Milwaukee Ave., 6:00PM- 10:00PM

HopeHELL BOOing @ Hopewell Brewing Company, 2760 N Milwaukee Ave., 1:00PM – Midnight, All ages (21+ to drink of course)

Day of the Dead Celebration @ Maxwell Street Market, 800 S Desplaines St., 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Beer Yoga @ Revolution Brewing Tap Room, 3340 N Kedzie Ave., 10:30PM

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 10/26 - 10/29
    The time has come! It's Halloween weekend! There are plenty of events going on where everyone will be going and dressing up in their spookiest, most referential, or inappropriate costume for a night on the town. So let's get on with your curated weekend! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26th The Lemon Twigs and The Symposium @ Thalia...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Oct 16 2012

Updated Oct 25

Pilsen dog park needed

New gal here and decided to post regarding a need for a dog park in Pilsen. There are doggies everywhere!

  • Todd Agosto Analyst/Investigator at Veritatem Cognoscere

    There are quite a few puparents who frequent Jackson Bark. All routes to and from are less congested than going to the dog parks around the loop or northside, plus free parking is available. Click the map icon at the bottom of the page for directions www.jacksonbark.com

  • Agree with melirodgriguez! The small triangle next to the pool at Dvorak Park would be an ideal place for a dog park where many dogs are there most days anyway. I have taken my dog there many times and met other dog owners in the neighborhood who would love to...

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    Agree with melirodgriguez! The small triangle next to the pool at Dvorak Park would be an ideal place for a dog park where many dogs are there most days anyway. I have taken my dog there many times and met other dog owners in the neighborhood who would love to have a dog park, new and old residents. For now, I do visit the dog park on Wabash in-between 16th and 18th which is a great park but a bit of a walking distance from Pilsen. There are really no dog parks for owners to use in the nearby area and it would be nice to have a designated space so dogs can run freely and safely.

Oct 24

Updated Oct 24

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Arcade Fire, Ariel Pink, Hamilton Leithauser

1807 S. Allport St. 312-526-3851

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2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600

3145 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-472-0449

1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600

1901 W. Madison St. 312-455-4500

    5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Arcade Fire, Ariel Pink, Hamilton Leithauser
    Arcade Fire is in town! See them and other indie gems in Chicago's music scene this week. Thursday, Oct. 26 Tera Melos, Speedy Ortiz Subterranean 2011 W. North Ave. 773-278-6600 Tera Melos isn't a band that's easy to label or define.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 24

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Oct 22

Updated Oct 23

Pilsen Open Studios XV

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-pilsen-artists-open-up-their-studios-on-their-quinceanera-20171020-story.html

"Although most artists are Latino, not everyone uses the same aesthetic and not everyone makes folk art. The Latin American community is just as complex in styles and philosophies as what you are going to find in the Art Institute of Chicago."

    Pilsen artists open up their studios on their 'quinceañera'
    15 years ago, Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events designated October as Chicago Artists' Month. They sent a letter to the muralist Héctor Duarte to propose the idea that he open up his workshop to the public, located across the street from the National Museum of Mexican Art, and offer him some publicity in their brochure.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com
  • In the 15 years of the Open Studios, many of us that live our life in Pilsen/ Heart of Chicago area. we are not allowed to visit the art studios. People with mobility disabilities are excluded due to no access to the studios locations. Maybe that should be included in such articles. Many of the businesses on 18th Street exclude those with disabilities on a daily basis,

Oct 22

    Diez y Ocho restaurant 'priced out', re-opens Friday for the last time
    'Diez y Ocho' is the name by which Michael Hernandez calls the neighborhood where he grew up, and it's what he decided to name his burger joint located on 18th St. and Damen Ave., a promising, but short-lived venture that could not survive the increasing cost of commercial space in Pilsen, he said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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