32 hours ago

Recipe You Might Want To Try

If you like STUFFED SHELLS - here's a video I directed with a renown Chef.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9RgWr6NyeM

    Stuffed Shells ala Myki
    @ 8:12 into video - Country Connection All Natural Full Cream Baby Swiss Cheese - hand crafted is the secret to making these delicious - outstanding Stuffed Shells. Directed by DGA Director Bill Natale - PRODUCED by Myki Romano.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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Jul 08

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Jul 08

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Jul 06

Pilsen Alliance addresses housing, bicycle path

...proposed El Paseo bicycle trail, said neighborhood activist Paula Acevedo. The garden is located at 944 W. 21st St., and the City plans a bicycle path along four miles of unused BNSF railroad tracks...

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Preserving a family friendly, working class haven took center stage at the two-and-a-half-hour June 6 meeting at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St.

The planned Paseo bike path would run from 16th and Sangamon Streets to the area around 32nd Street and Central Park Avenue

It’s not enough to close the Fink Generating Station at 1131 W. Cermak Road and the Crawford Station at 3501 S. Pulaski Road, Sigcho said. He called for redeveloping the sites and retraining those who worked at the two plants.

It’s not enough to close the Fink Generating Station at 1131 W. Cermak Road and the Crawford Station at 3501 S. Pulaski Road, Sigcho said. He called for redeveloping the sites and retraining those who worked at the two plants.

    Gazette Chicago " Pilsen Alliance addresses housing, bicycle path
    July 6, 2018 Careful development of the plan-ned El Paseo bike path and existing community garden and their relation to the overall preservation of what is left of affordable housing were among the concerns voiced at a recent Pilsen Alliance meeting.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Jul 05

GO DO GOOD blog picked again as one of the best Tribune blogs.

For the fourth time in 18 months, the Chicago Tribune has honored my writing of the GO DO GOOD blog feature ( Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!) - selecting it as one of the top 20 in over 1,000 blogs. http://www.chicagonow.com/go-do-good/2018/06/why-mr-rogers-got-it-and-fox-news-never-will/

    Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!
    By now I'm sure you're aware that 2018 is the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," broadcast nationally by PBS. The milestone has received a great deal of media coverage, a documentary on PBS - hosted by Michael Keaton, who actually worked on the show, a theatrical documentary that came out in June and Tom...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

Jul 03

Updated Jul 05

Lost Cat, Pilsen (18th and Ashland)

I lost my cat, Squirrel Saturday afternoon. The door was left open during a move and she got out.

She was last seen by my apartment at 18th Street and Ashland in the Pilsen neighborhood.

She is a 6 year old female domestic long hair. She is grey with some cream, tan and white markings. She has green eyes and a tipped left ear.

She was timid and is still slow to warm to strangers but has really started to...

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I lost my cat, Squirrel Saturday afternoon. The door was left open during a move and she got out.

She was last seen by my apartment at 18th Street and Ashland in the Pilsen neighborhood.

She is a 6 year old female domestic long hair. She is grey with some cream, tan and white markings. She has green eyes and a tipped left ear.

She was timid and is still slow to warm to strangers but has really started to come into her own. I have had her as an indoor house cat for the past 5 years in Chicago. I assume with her behavior and personality that she is likely scared and hiding somewhere right now.

I am distraught over the whole situation.

  • I used to bang canned food around my home to find my guys if they got out. Try that, and call her, maybe you'll find her. Good luck!!

  • She is probably hiding somewhere nearby. Put out her litter box. When it is quiet, go out and call to her. She could also have gotten into an open garage so check with your neighbors. I am confident she will find her way home. My friend lost her cat the same way and she came home 28 days later.

  • So sorry that you lost your cat. I think that there are several facebook and other sites where you can post your pictures and see if someone has found her. If you need help with that, I am happy to search other threads for the links.

    Hope this helps.

Jun 30

Need a deck for that pool?

Get it done right by a great group of VETS. HandyHeroes.vet

    Finding Tough Jobs for Tougher People
    Employing under-served US veterans in the construction trades
    http://handyheroes.vet

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Jun 24

Yes, meet Yes! A year after Rock Hall of Fame induction, two bands embark on Yes 50th anniversary tours

“It was a happy summer vacation to play with old friends for three months and then be paid enough to feed most of Bosnia,” Bruford said in a 1995 Union-Tribune interview.

Speaking of food, in a 2004 Union-Tribune interview, Wakeman recalled the 1973 “Topographic Oceans” tour of England. During a long, keyboard-free segment at one show, he ate an Indian dinner at his keyboards — mid-concert — while the rest of the band performed.

    Yes, meet Yes! A year after Rock Hall of Fame induction, two bands embark on Yes 50th anniversary tours
    Will the real Yes please stand up? Is it the Yes whose current concert trek is billed as "#YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of Yes?" That tour stops Sunday, June 24, at Pechanga Resort & Casino and includes two other Southern California dates by the pioneering English progressive-rock band.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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    Why Mr. Rogers Got It and Fox News Never Will!
    By now I'm sure you're aware that 2018 is the 50th anniversary of "Mister Rogers Neighborhood," broadcast nationally by PBS. The milestone has received a great deal of media coverage, a documentary on PBS - hosted by Michael Keaton, who actually worked on the show, a theatrical documentary that came out in June and Tom...
    http://www.chicagonow.com

Sep 09 2016

Updated Jun 19

Family Dollar 1700 W. 18th Street Chicago IL 60608

Please speak up customers.

  • Padilla parent

    Thank you Cristina for putting this out there it's been dangerous working conditions for the employees but Corporate said they can still work! Sad isn't it? they are in air conditioning in their office comfortable. Walked in for 15 minutes and said no reason to close store here are portable a/c units and seeing ceiling collapsed and said just block it and tell customers don't go that way, unbelievable!

  • gcn888 west side worker

    Those are fire hazards. The place should be fined.

Jun 19

Oakley Ave

Is the 700 block of Oakley Ave safe?

Jun 17

Jun 16

Be Careful everyone

Be Careful a lot of women is being kidnapped and killed and the elderly is being killed also

Jun 16

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

Jun 15

Jun 13

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

Jun 11

Updated Jun 13

It been a long time since I been here

Celebrate my 50th Birthday

Jun 13

The Retreat is one experimental dance performance that wants to put you to sleep

Mon 6/18-Sun 6/24: 24 hours, the Glass Factory, 900 W. Cermak, khecari.org.  F

    The Retreat is one experimental dance performance that wants to put you to sleep
    The creators of Khecari's weeklong dance event, The Retreat , encourage audience members to fall asleep. Or rather Khecari's artistic directors, Jonathan Meyer and Julia Rae Antonick, who have been developing the project since 2014, fuse improvisation and highly structured choreography into an amorphous performance designed to put viewers in a meditative headspace.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jun 12

4 totally free events to look forward to in Chicago this week

Where: Taleef Chicago, 1945 S. Halsted St.

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Where: Bessemer Park, 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Where: Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd.

    4 totally free events to look forward to in Chicago this week
    There's always plenty to do in Chicago, but finding fun on the cheap can be another story. From a men's health fair to a local handicrafts market, here are four fun things to do around town that'll cost you nothing at all. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jun 08

  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    2017 Fire Service Upgrade Mandate On One (1) 2000lb.cap, Hydraulic Passenger Elevator In John A. Walsh Elementary School. Pursuant To The Scope Of Work Submitted. EV016144

    2015 S. Peoria St. Issued June 6, 2018 Comment

Jun 07

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    RENOVATION OF EXISTING 3 D.U. CONVERTING INTO 4 D.U. EXISTING A-2 USE, NO CHANGE IN USE. SPLIT BASEMENT FLOOR UNIT INTO 2 UNITS AS PER PLANS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    1921 S. Peoria St. Issued June 5, 2018 Comment

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Jun 01

Updated Jun 02

Chicago readies for summer fun, family events, and great entertainment

...galleries and artist studios centered around south Halsted Street beginning at 1711 and ending at 2005 S. Halsted every second Friday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free...

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Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., in Preston Bradley Hall offers the Dame Myra Hess Concerts, a free weekly classical series...

Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St., is a 20-acre lakefront park and recreation center that offers a broad range of...

...free weekly series every Tuesday from June 5 through Aug. 28 at St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St. These chamber music events feature world-class musicians. Doors open at 5 p.m., pre...

...offer summer camps focused on instrumental improvement and ensemble play. The school is located at 38 S. Peoria St. Call (312) 786-9428 or log on to www.meritmusic.org...

...why design is important. This summer, the CAF will move to its new location at 111 W. Wacker Dr., located just above the dock for the CAF River Cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady...

The 29th annual African Festival of the Arts will be held in Washington Park, 51st St. at Cottage Grove Ave., Friday through Monday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. The park will come alive during Labor...

...17, on Father’s Day weekend in the Heart of Chicago/Little Tuscany community on Oakley Avenue at 24th Street. The event draws 25,000 visitors annually. The festivities run 5 to 11 p.m...

...m., the Chicago Food Truck Festival 2018 will be held at its new location at 1600-1800 S. Wabash Ave. The event is free with up to 30 gourmet food trucks and a sangria fest...

...College of Music’s graduate band on Tuesday, July 10, behind the Clark House Museum, 1827 S. Indiana Ave. The Toddlers, Tunes, & Turtles program begins at 5:30 p.m. A family drum circle...

...will be held Sunday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wentworth Avenue at Cermak Road. Along with the Lion Dance procession, entertainment includes Chinese classical dance and music, martial arts...

...gift shops, Chinese arts and crafts exhibits, street vendors, and a children’s area at 24th Place and Wentworth. The fair is sponsored by the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. Log on to www.chicagochinatown...

The Dragon Boat Race for Literacy at Ping Tom Memorial Park, 300 W. 19th St., will be held Saturday, June 23, with an awards ceremony at the end.

...Tutti I Santi (All Saints Festival), sponsored by the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St., will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, from noon  to 5 p.m., immediately after Mass...

...and tobacco-free family friendly festival, runs Thursday through Sunday, July 26 through 29, at 1400 W. Cermak Rd. Hours are Thursday 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to...

PDNA also will sponsor the new South Loop Beer and Cider Fest at Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. on Saturday, July 28, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Try a sampling of beers and ciders. Call (312) 401-2688 for any questions on PDNA events or go to www.pdnachicago.com.

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1341 W. Randolph St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

St. Barbara’s Church will host its four-day carnival at 2859 S. Throop St., featuring rides, carnival games, and sweet treats. Admission is free. Prices vary, but megapasses are...

Greektown will host its 28th annual Taste of Greektown, 100 to 400 S. Halsted St., on Friday, Aug. 24, 4 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25...

...are Allen Stone, The Devil Makes Three, and Chicano Batman. Held in six blocks around 900 W. Randolph St., the event will feature food from neighborhood restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and artisans and vendors selling...

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., will host the Pitchfork Music Festival Friday through Sunday, July 20 through 22. Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and Lauryn Hill are among the headliners. Single day tickets cost $75; a three-day advance ticket is $175. Log on to www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

The Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., has new hours, open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m...

The Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5...

The National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., (312) 738-1503, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m...

Celebrate the Summer Nature Festival at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, and (773) 755-5100, on Thursday, July 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. The...

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., offers summer hours after Monday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug.19, 9 a.m. to...

Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., (312) 742-2000. This year the zoo celebrated its sesquicentennial with the exhibition From Swans...

    Gazette Chicago " Chicago readies for summer fun, family events, and great entertainment
    June 1, 2018 Summertime is the best time for fun in the city. A variety of summer-time events provide joy for everyone-there is plenty to do for both youngsters and adults in terms of cultural, musical, and community events.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

  • Sheila A. Donovan Have been an owner at the Stratford since 2001.

    Summer is one long running festival in Chicago. I love it!

Jun 01

Bond denied for man accused of beating former mother-in-law to death

Landingham’s daughter came back from running errands with her father Sunday afternoon to find her mother dead at the bottom of the basement stairs around 5 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Halsted in the Chicago Heights neighborhood. Officials ruled her death a homicide.

    Bond denied for man accused of beating former mother-in-law to death
    MARKHAM, Ill. - A south suburban man accused of killing his former mother-in-law was denied bond Friday. Charles Williams is accused of beating Australia Landingham, 82, to death. Landingham was found dead in her Chicago Heights home earlier this week.
    http://wgntv.com

Jun 01

Son-in-law charged with murder in death of 82-year-old Chicago Heights woman

About 5 p.m. on Sunday, a relative found Landingham lying in a pool of blood at the bottom of the basement stairs in her home in the 2300 block of South Halsted Street.

    Son-in-law charged with murder in death of 82-year-old Chicago Heights woman
    The son-in-law of an 82-year-old Chicago Heights woman has been charged with first-degree murder in her death, authorities said. A bond hearing for Charles Williams, 48, of Riverdale is scheduled for Friday afternoon at the Cook County courthouse in Markham.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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