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34 hours ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UPGRADE EXISTING SERVICE FROM 200AMP TO 400AMP DISCONNECT. UPGRADE (6) APARTMENT UNIT PANELS TO 100AMP. REPLACE AND INSTALL NEW RISER TO ACCOMMODATE NEW INCOMING CONDUCTORS. INSTALL (12) NEW CIRCUITS, (2) FOR EACH APARTMENT UNIT FOR (1) 20AMP MICROWAVE CIRCUIT AND (1) 20AMP REFRIGERATOR CIRCUIT. INSTALL DEDICATED 20AMP CIRCUIT FOR EXIT/EM LIGHTING.

    1344 W. 19th St. Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

4 days ago

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

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.

5 days ago

Nov 08

Nov 07

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

Nov 05

Nov 04

Nov 04

Nov 03

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    RT-4 / A-2 MULTI-UNIT DWELLING: FRONT BUILDING -REPLACE EXISTING SIDE YARD METAL CATWALK STYLE FIRE ESCAPE W/ (2) NEW 1-STORY OPEN METAL STAIRS.

    1343 W. Cullerton St. Issued November 1, 2017 Comment

Nov 03

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

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 Guanajuato, 1313 W. 19th St.

Casa Colima, 1427 W. Cullerton

1924 S. Throop

Casa del Sol, 2008 S. Blue Island

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Casa Tabasco, 2301 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Sor Juana, 2700 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Oaxaca, 1714 W. 19th St.

Casa Morelos, 2015 S. Morgan

Casa Monterrey, 967 W. 19th St.

Casa Maravilla, 2021 S. Morgan St.

Casa Hidalgo, 4600 S. Wood St.

Casa Guerrero, 963 W. Cullerton

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

© 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 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

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 23

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

Oct 20

What Is The Future Of Pilsen? New Plan To Be Unveiled This Weekend

After surveying more than 1,000 neighbors and community members, the Pilsen Planning Committee will reveal its findings at a 9 a.m. meeting Saturday at Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450 W. Cermak Road.

    What Is The Future Of Pilsen? New Plan To Be Unveiled This Weekend
    PILSEN - It was 12 years ago when community leaders in Pilsen developed a plan for their beloved neighborhood. But a lot has changed in the dozen years that followed, so organizers went back to the drawing board to update their vision and pave the way for the next generation of residents.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Oct 19

Oct 18

Game Review: Evil Within 2 A Well Oiled Nightmare Machine

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

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6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

Glitter Creeps Benefit for Trans Liberation Coalition @ Empty BottleOctober 18, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

19BYOB Drink N' Draw @ Rotofugi Designer Toy Store & GalleryOctober 19, 2017 2780 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

20x2: How Does It Work? @ The HideoutOctober 20, 2017 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

HQ's 5th Anniversary Fall Festival @ HeadquartersOctober 22, 2017 213 W Institute Pl, Chicago, IL 60610, USA

    Game Review: Evil Within 2 A Well Oiled Nightmare Machine
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    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Oct 17

Interview: Sean Baker Almost Cast a Former Mouseketeer in The Florida Project

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

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6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

17Lit & Luz Festival @ Instituto Cervantes & Ace HotelOctober 17, 2017 31 W Ohio St 311 N Morgan St

17Lit & Luz Festival @ Instituto Cervantes & Ace HotelOctober 17, 2017 31 W Ohio St 311 N Morgan St

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

Glitter Creeps Benefit for Trans Liberation Coalition @ Empty BottleOctober 18, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

23The Flat Five Fall Freak Out Residency @ The HideoutOctober 23, 2017 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

    Interview: Sean Baker Almost Cast a Former Mouseketeer in The Florida Project
    Writer-director Sean Baker has made three films in a row (all totaled, he's made six) that have taken an almost hypnotic approach to reality-based fiction. In 2012's Starlet, Baker and constant co-writer Chris Bergoch mix first-time actors with more seasoned performers in a story of an adult film actress's friendship with an elderly woman.
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Oct 17

Game Review: Middle Earth: Shadow of War – Where Loot Boxes Determine Gameplay

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

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6Fall Fest @ Lincoln Park ZooOctober 6, 2017 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA

17Lit & Luz Festival @ Instituto Cervantes & Ace HotelOctober 17, 2017 31 W Ohio St 311 N Morgan St

17Lit & Luz Festival @ Instituto Cervantes & Ace HotelOctober 17, 2017 31 W Ohio St 311 N Morgan St

18Lit & Luz Festival @ Roosevelt University & ACREOctober 18, 2017 430 S Michigan Ave. 1345 W 19th St.

Glitter Creeps Benefit for Trans Liberation Coalition @ Empty BottleOctober 18, 2017 1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

22Wicker Park Farmer’s Market @ Wicker ParkOctober 22, 2017 1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA

23The Flat Five Fall Freak Out Residency @ The HideoutOctober 23, 2017 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

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    https://thirdcoastreview.com

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