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Updated 4 days 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)

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Nov 17

Join Us on Wednesday 11/29 for a Meetup at Martin’s Corner

2058 W. 22nd Place, Chicago

...Cermak, #50 Damen, and #60 Blue Island bus lines. The closest Divvy station is at Damen and Coulter, two blocks southeast of the bar. Martin’s has a good selection of craft beers...

    Join Us on Wednesday 11/29 for a Meetup at Martin's Corner
    This month Streetsblog Chicago will hold a reader meetup at Martin's Corner in Pilsen, a friendly side-street bar located kitty-corner from the stately twin spires of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Our meetups are always a great opportunity to hang out and network with folks who are passionate about sustainable transportation and livable streets.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

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Nov 11

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REMOVE DRYWALL, DOORS, WINDOWS, FLOORING, AND SIDING. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING; NO STRUCTURAL WORK; SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS;

    2043 W. 22nd Pl. Issued November 9, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    CORRECT THE BUILDING CODE VIOLATIONS AT THE EXISTING 2-UNIT FRAME BUILDING. WORK TO INCLUDE :- DECONVERT ILLEGAL ATTIC APARTMENT & RESTORE TO ORIGINAL ATTIC USE (513 SF).- REMOVE FRONT SPIRAL STAIRCASE & METAL ENCLOSURE AT FRONT OF BASEMENT.- DEMOLISH REAR FRAME ADDITION (199 SF).- REMOVE PLUMBING FIXTURES IN SHED AND RESTORE SHED/ GARAGE STRUCTURE TO ORIGINAL USE (596 SF).- INSTALL SMOKE & CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS.

    2138 W. 19th St. Issued November 9, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION OF 3 D.U. BUILDING. CLASS A-2 RESIDENTIAL, NO CHANGE IN USE.

    2059 W. 19th St. Issued November 9, 2017 Comment

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Nov 05

Updated Nov 07

fireworks or semi automatics?

I am at the 2200 block of 21st place. In the middle of the night there was a whole string of popping sounds in rapid succession. Did anyone hear?
It was difficult to tell if it was fireworks or semi automatic weapons.

  • Instead of training myself watching youtube videos on different gun sounds, I have decided to move out of the neighborhood.

  • I have been around Pilsen since the late nineties and have witnessed dozens of shootings, including seeing people die on the sidewalk. But I am not willing to deal with this anymore

Nov 07

Nov 06

2 pedestrians, 67 and 49, shot in Heart of Chicago

The rifle shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road. A 67-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman were walking when young men in cars chasing and exchanging gunfire with each other down Cermak missed and hit the pedestrians.

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In an earlier, unrelated shooting, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the 4000 block of West Carroll Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood around 11 a.m., police said.

An additional West Side shooting left a male injured. The victim, of an unknown age, walked into West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park around 10:45 a.m. Police said he accidentally shot himself in the foot while in the 1600 block of North Austin Avenue.

    2 shot in Heart of Chicago on West Side
    Two people were shot in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side Monday afternoon, officials said. The shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road, according to Chicago Fire Department officials.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 06

2 innocent bystanders shot in Heart of Chicago, police say

...Jeep Cherokee and a silver car of unknwon make and model were traveling down the 2000-block of West Cermak Road while people inside each vehicle shot at each other.The red Jeep Cherokee struck a...

...at each other.The red Jeep Cherokee struck a white van in the intersection of Cermak and Hoyne, at which point the silver car sped away.Police said a 67-year-old man...

    2 innocent bystanders shot in Heart of Chicago, police say
    Two people walking on the street were shot and wounded Monday afternoon in the city's Heart of Chicago neighborhood, police said. Chicago police said that around 1 p.m., a red Jeep Cherokee and a silver car of unknwon make and model were traveling down the 2000-block of West Cermak Road while people inside each vehicle shot at each other.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Nov 06

At Least 2 Injured in Shooting, Crash in Heart of Chicago

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road, fire officials said, and resulted in a crash involving several cars.

    At Least 2 Injured in Shooting, Crash in Heart of Chicago
    At least two people were injured Monday afternoon in a shooting reported in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Nov 06

2 shot in Heart of Chicago on West Side

Police and fire department staffers working the scene where at least one person was shot in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road.

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Earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the 4000 block of West Carroll Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood around 11 a.m., police said.

    2 shot in Heart of Chicago on West Side
    Two people were shot in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side Monday afternoon, officials said. The shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of West Cermak Road, according to Chicago Fire Department officials.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Nov 04

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION TO EXISTING 5 DWELLING UNIT BUILDING AND ERECT 11.55' X 76.59' DORMER ADDITION TO ALLOW THE REAR 2ND FLOOR DWELLING UNIT TO BE DUPLEX INTO THE EXISTING ATTIC NEW OPEN METAL REAR PORCH STRUCTURAL AS PER PLANSCURRENT: 5 DWELLING UNITS - NO CHANGE**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    2214 W. 21st St. Issued November 2, 2017 Comment
  • Permit issued for signs

    TEMPORARY WALL SIGN ON THE SOUTH ELEVATION READING FAMILY DOLLAR

    2118 W. Cermak Rd. Issued November 2, 2017 Comment

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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

ATN November, 2017

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling, including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

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...926-8300 for upcoming volunteer information sessions, all at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 300 N. Central Park Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 28, 740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030...

...Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 28, 740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030 W. Fullerton Ave.; and Thursday, Nov. 30, 6200 S. Drexel Ave...

...740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030 W. Fullerton Ave.; and Thursday, Nov. 30, 6200 S. Drexel Ave.

The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.artic.edu.

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

...Fest Trivia Night on Saturday, November 11, at Nativity of Our Lord Church Hall at 653 W. 37th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the games begin at 7 p.m...

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 2003 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 432-1995...

Chicago Hope Academy will host a track dedication on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., 2640 W. Polk St., and an open house at 2189 W. Bowler St. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago Hope Academy will host a track dedication on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., 2640 W. Polk St., and an open house at 2189 W. Bowler St. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens’ advisory council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 5. The park is located at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. Call (312) 328-0821.

(People Organizing to Win, Engage, and Resist) will host a grassroots campaigning workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Loyola University Law School, 25 E. Pearson St. Sessions are $40 each. Call (312) 804-3230 or email tom@civiclab.us.

...Call (872) 216-9695 or log on to www.civiclegalcorps.org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers take donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St., will host Music @ Grace on Thursday, Nov. 9, featuring Roosevelt University jazz ensembles. Call (312) 922-1426 for time.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

The Greater South Loop Association will host a Neighbors Night Out featuring an update on development in and around the McCormick Place Convention Center at Motor Row Brewing, 2337 S. Michigan Ave., Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m.

The organization will offer Securing Your Building for the Holidays on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Baderbrau, 2515 S. Wabash Ave. Cost is $10.

Holy Family Church, 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd., will host a Mass of Remembrance on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9:30 a.m. that includes a candlelight service. Call (312) 492-8442 or log on to www.holyfamilychicago.org.

The theatre is at 100 S. Racine Ave. Call (312) 374-8834 or log on to www.childrenstheatre.org.

Kenwood Academy High School will host open houses on Saturday, Nov. 11, for seventh and eighth graders at 10 a.m. and noon and for high schoolers at 1 and 4 p.m. The school is at 5015 S. Blackstone. Log on to http://www.kenwoodacademy.org/.

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School will host a parent shadow day on Friday, Nov. 3, and an incoming freshman placement test Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 a.m. The school is at 3737 W. 99th St. Call (773) 881-6566 or log on to www.mothermcauley.org.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Dates are Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

...open house on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6410 S. Dante Ave. Entrance exam is Saturday, Dec. 2. Contact Bill Nolan, director of admissions, at (773) 324...

Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr., will offer free after-school archery field trips to groups of ten to 45 participants...

Park 571, home of the Eleanor Boathouse at 2828 S. Eleanor St., offers classes running through Saturday, Dec. 9: Boot Camp, Mondays at 6:30 p.m...

Frances W. Parker School will host an open house for grades nine through 12 on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. Deadline to apply for the school is Friday, Dec. 1. The school is at 330 W. Webster Ave. Call (773) 353-3000 or log on to www.fwparker.org.

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1340 W. Washington St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, the Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and...

A free grief support group in Spanish will be held at Presence Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Lake Shore Room, tenth floor, 1431 N. Claremont Ave., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the Wednesdays of Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. Call Ely Pulido at (847) 653-3143 or Gabriella Valentino at (847) 653-3185 to register.

...exhibit, Nowhere People, running now through Saturday, Dec. 2, at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, tells the story. The exhibition by photographer Greg Constantine features 39 black-and-white...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

The school is at 247 W. 23rd St. Call (312) 326-2837 or visit www.sttheresechicago.org.

San Miguel School on Oct. 7 had a ribbon cutting and open house for its community center. The school is located at 1954 W. 48th St. Call (773) 890-1481.

will present Compassionate Heart: She Said What? Women’s Wisdom in Buddhism and Christianity on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. Call (312) 421-3757. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

on Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. Call (773) 702-2368 or log on to www.smartmuseum.uchicago.edu.

...is on display through Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St.

UIC Student Veterans Affairs will host its Veterans Day 3k walk and 5k run on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8:30 a.m. at 750 S. Halsted St. For more information, visit dos.uic.edu/vet5krun.

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

...Tots. The bank will accept donations of new unwrapped toys through Friday, Dec. 15 at 2869 S. Archer Ave and 1410 W. Taylor St. Monetary donations will be accepted at each location or via...

...donations of new unwrapped toys through Friday, Dec. 15 at 2869 S. Archer Ave and 1410 W. Taylor St. Monetary donations will be accepted at each location or via the bank’s website at...

    Gazette Chicago " ATN November, 2017
    November 2, 2017 The AARP Foundation Experience Corps seeks volunteer tutors for kindergarten through third grade to help students with their reading skills. Register at (877) 926-8300 for upcoming volunteer information sessions, all at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 300 N. Central Park Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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Nov 01

TRP Reopens Affordable Housing Waitlist Wednesday, November 1st

2124 W. 19th St.

2012 W. 17th St.

2301 W. 23rd St.

2300 S. Oakley

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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 Tabasco, 2301 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Sor Juana, 2700 S. Drake Ave.

Casa San Luis Potosi, 1648 S. Throop St.

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 Guanajuato, 1313 W. 19th St.

Casa Colima, 1427 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.

1910 S. Albany Ave.

1825 West 45th Street

1234 West 49th Place

1924 S. Throop

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

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Oct 31

Police warn of business break-ins on the West, Near West sides

The 2100 block of West Cermak Road between 11 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday in the West Side's Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

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The 200 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Near West Side neighborhood around 3:15 a.m. on Oct. 23.

The 1200 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Illinois Medical District around 2:05 a.m. Sunday.

    Police warn of business break-ins on the West, Near West sides
    Police are warning businesses of a string of break-ins at retail properties this month on the West and Near West sides.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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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

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