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Adopt a Dog Training Rebate – The first 50 dogs adopted before February 18!

2741 S. Western Ave.

    Adopt a Dog Training Rebate - The first 50 dogs adopted before February 18! - RNRA Chicago
    The first 50 dogs adopted before Feb. 18 will receive a $100 rebate off a full course of training. For more info, click here.
    http://rnrachicago.org

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Archer and Kedzie

Anyone know what is going up at the sight of the old White Castle at Archer and Kedzie? I saw construction starting this morning.

3 days ago

Riverfront office and apartment complex among projects OK’d by Plan Commission

...s meeting saw the Commissioners approve plans for a one-story warehouse project planned at 2445 S. Rockwell Street in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood and an amendment allowing the previously approved office tower...

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...office and residential complex known as 700 at The River District was OK’d at 700 W. Chicago Avenue in River West. A joint venture between Tribune Media and Riverside Investment & Development, the redevelopment...

...in favor of a proposed redevelopment Old Town’s Father and Son Plaza at the 600 block of W. North Avenue. Developed by White Oak Realty Partners and designed by FitzGerald Associates Architects, the mixed-use...

...Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood and an amendment allowing the previously approved office tower at 110 N. Wacker Drive to increase its floor area by 100,000 square feet...

Commission approves 12-story, 261-unit building at 609 W. North Ave. The developer of the $128 million project will provide seven affordable units on site and pay $2.37 million into the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund. pic.twitter.com/QkDQUcotOF — Chicago DPD (@ChicagoDPD) January 18, 2018

    Riverfront office and apartment complex among projects OK'd by Plan Commission
    While River North's skyline-altering One Chicago Square was arguably the most high-profile project to be approved Thursday by the Chicago Plan Commission, it wasn't the only major development to get the nod. A seven-acre office and residential complex known as 700 at The River District was OK'd at 700 W.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

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Rescue groups, foster homes step up to help Chicago shelter animals at risk of euthanasia

People looking to adopt dogs directly from the city shelter, located at 2741 S. Western Ave., can stop by from noon to 7 p.m. every day to view and meet the dogs, submit an application for adoption and pay the $65 adoption fee.

    Rescue groups, foster homes step up to help Chicago shelter animals at risk of euthanization
    Nearly a dozen dogs got a break from shelter life and were checked into a pet hotel Thursday night to free up kennels at Chicago's animal shelter, whichwas on the verge of considering euthanizing dogs for space.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Updated Jan 12

Cleaning person

Im looking for a cleaning person. I pay $15 per hour. I live on 18th st. Near harrison park. I have a small 1 bedroom.

  • Hi Marla - You can call my room mate Kris. She is interested and we live in the area -- CERMAK & PAULINA. 773-562-9365. I am a slob and she keeps up with my mess so she is pretty good.

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Updated Jan 05

Obnoxious Loudness in Pilsen

How can people in certain parts of Pilsen tolerate Banda music and drunkeness in the middle of the night? How? The is a total lack of regard for people who have wake up early. Moreover, if you call the police, you become a target for their animosity. Does anyone know how to silence these folks without becoming a target?

  • Ringo712 Block Captain

    I live in La Villita so it's the same if not more so. It comes with the territory for living around Mexican Immigrants. It's a different way of life you need to get used to if you want to live Amongst different cultures

  • I've been here 6 years..a transplanted South Chicagoan.. Its a shame gentrification has softened peoples ears.. There are bigger fish to fry..but keep complaining about Banda music.. The assault rifles down Cermak Road during school hours bring perspective..

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Updated Jan 04

1,000-foot River North tower tops packed Chicago Plan Commission agenda

...the corner of Chicago and Milwaukee avenues in River West, and an industrial warehouse at 2445 S. Rockwell Avenue in Chicago’s Pilsen/Little Village neighborhood...

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...the site of Holy Name Cathedral’s block-sized parking lot at the corner of State Street and Chicago Avenue, the two-tower plan was first revealed to neighbors in October of last year. JDL...

...the Chicago Plan Commission is scheduled to vote on a new mixed-use development at 700 W. Chicago Avenue. Known as ‘700 at the River District,’ the riverfront project looks to develop seven acres...

Goettsch Partners A recent rendering of 110 N. Wacker Drive.

...apartment project proposed to replace Old Town’s Father and Son Plaza strip mall at 609-57 W. North Avenue was added to January’s agenda. Its appearance is puzzling considering Alderman Hopkins announced in...

...18th include a nine-story, 105-unit transit-oriented apartment development near the intersection of Schiller and Sedgwick in Old Town, a seven-story apartment building proposed for the corner of Chicago and...

    River North's massive One Chicago Square project poised for key city vote
    The City of Chicago has posted the first draft agenda for this month's meeting of the Plan Commission and it's shaping up to be a big one. Topping the list of developments seeking the Commission's blessing is River North's massive One Chicago Square project.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

Jan 01

NBC Chicago is with Sabrina Santucci at Chica...

These animals need your help! The cold weather has left Chicago's Animal Care and Control filled to capacity and they're asking for the public's help in giving some of these pets homes: http://nbcchi.com/9loSLn1

    NBC Chicago
    These animals need your help! The cold weather has left Chicago's Animal Care and Control filled to capacity and they're asking for the public's help in giving some of these pets homes:...
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Dec 31

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    EXISTING RESIDENTIAL 3 STORY W/BSMT MASONRY BLDG. - INT.REMODELING OF UNIT 3R ONLY - TO ADDRESS STOP WORK ORDER#1287232 - ALL WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS AND PERMIT - PERMIT TO COVER 2344-46 W 24TH PL, CHICAGO

    2344 W. 24th Pl. Issued December 29, 2017 Comment

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December 16, 2017 Update

Sat., Dec. 16, noon-4 pm, Chicago Animal Care and Control, 2741 S. Western. Open your home to a cat or dog during the Home of the Holidays Adoption...

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The market runs from 10 am to 2 pm in the Copernicus Center Annex, 5214 W. Lawrence. Find more information at the market website. Hope to see you there.

...will take place on Monday, December 18, at 6:00 pm at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence...

• In person—Submit the prepayment bill and payment at a Chase branch bank or the Treasurer’s Office, 118 N. Clark St., Room 112, Chicago.

Please be aware that beginning this month, Department of Water Management crews will install a new sewer main at the intersections of Argyle and Natoma and Argyle and Rutherford. The old sewer main dates back to 1936 and needs to be replaced. 

Please be aware that beginning this month, Department of Water Management crews will install a new sewer main at the intersections of Argyle and Natoma and Argyle and Rutherford. The old sewer main dates back to 1936 and needs to be replaced. 

The annual Irving Park Community Food Pantry holiday drive is underway. The 2017 holiday toy distribution will take place on Wednesday, December 20, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, in the lower level of the Irving Park United Methodist Church at 3801 N. Keeler

...holiday classics, Charlie Brown Christmas and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee. Filament adds its own special flare to these screening by having your favorite actors voice...

...from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in the main fieldhouse at Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. Tickets are available to purchase online and cost $15 for adults and $12 for children...

Save the date for Schurz High School’s Winter Holiday Family Event Tuesday, December 19, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm at Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee.

Di’s Den, 5100 W. Irving Park, is giving back to our community this holiday season by participating in the annual Toys for Tots Christmas campaign.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Fri., Dec 15, 7 pm, St. Viator Parish, 4170 W. Addison. Get into the holiday spirit during theHandel’s Messiah and Holiday Music. Free.

Sat., Dec 16, 9 am, 17th District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Teens can discuss how they can fight crime during a Peer Jury – Youth Beat Meeting. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Sat., Dec 16, 2 pm, Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. The Unity Club Band of Lane Tech High School, under the guidance of Javier Payano, will play holiday favorites during a Holiday Concert.More info: 312-744-0152. Free.

Sun., Dec 17, 11 am-1 pm, Fannie’s Cafe, 5040 W. Montrose. Enjoy a delicious brunch and meet Santa during Fannie’s Brunch with Santa. More info:online. Cost of purchases. 

Wed., Dec 20, 10 am, St. Bartholomew School, 4910 W. Addison. Children ages 2-4 are invited to join their parents or caregivers for Christmas Craft and Story Time. Please RSVP by Dec. 18: 773-282-9373.Free.

Wed., Dec 20. 5:30-7:30 pm, Wintrust Bank, 6336 N. Milwaukee. The Gladstone Park Chamber of Commerce hosts their Annual Holiday Party. Hors D’Oeuvres, wine, and beer. RSVP by Dec. 18 to Cathy Voight via email or at 773-756-6206. $15/person.

Wed., Dec. 20, 6:30 pm, Faith United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Belle Plaine. Join community members for the Faith UCC Candlelight Evening Service to celebrate Christmas. More info: Faith UCC website. 

Wed., Dec. 20, and Thur., Dec. 21, 6:30 pm, Jacobson Theatre at Portage Park School, 5330 W. Berteau, enter at Door 16. Enjoy a night of Shakespearean entertainment as the Portage Park Dramatics present Romeo & Juliet. $5. 

Thur., Dec 21, 6 pm, Harry’s on Elston, 5943 N. Elston. The Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association hosts their annual Holiday Party. Join friends, family, and neighbors to celebrate each other and enjoy the holiday season. Cost of purchases.

...doors open 5:30 pm, show at 7 pm,Our Lady of Victory Parish Hall, Laramie & Sunnyside. Our Lady of Victory presents Elvis Tribute, Featuring Ronnie Vegas. Admission includes beef sandwich, salad...

    December 16, 2017 Update
    Please note that due to the holidays, there is no Ward Night Dec. 19, Dec. 26, or Jan. 2. Ward Night will resume Jan. 9. I hope you enjoy the holidays. Jeff Park Winter Sunday Market Kicks Off Dec. 17 Are you in search of unique gifts for your loved ones this holiday season?
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Updated Dec 02

Stop your whining.

I feel happy and proud when i see filming in the hood. It can be a slight temporary inconvenience. Shameless is a fabulous show that shines a light on a different way of life.

  • pbsene Local Business Owner, Tired American

    Right on! It creates way more jobs than just the overpaid actors - I have a good friend whose kids are both working behind the scenes on this show.

  • Pilsen/Heart of Chicago area have been part of movie & tv productions for decades. A few people that recently moved into area whine about many things that are not the real issues and concerns that actually effect our lives. The arts in general have thrived over the last few decades in our community, they add a great benefit to our community, and lives.

  • A rare shoot in a neighborhood is one thing. Having a particular part of the neighborhood that is a popular industrial movie set is another. The people who live there get absolutely steamrolled...

    For example, the intersection of Blue Island and 18th is one of those places. There have been...

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    A rare shoot in a neighborhood is one thing. Having a particular part of the neighborhood that is a popular industrial movie set is another. The people who live there get absolutely steamrolled...

    For example, the intersection of Blue Island and 18th is one of those places. There have been multiple shows (too many to count) and over 5 movie shoots there this past year. Each time this happens, the production companies take over entire blocks in the neighborhoods (off set) for their personal parking, trailer parking, and truck parking. Then, adding insult to injury (after kicking all the residents out) they don't even use all of the space.

    This would be a lot better if the Chicago Film Office actually did a service for the people of our City! They are only chartered to roll the red carpet out for outsiders and only have staff to rubber stamp applications given to them by Hollywood. (I confirmed this in multiple calls.) They do not limit shoots at particular locations, make sure the closed space is actually being used, or move the ancillary parking around from shoot-to-shoot. (So the same blocks keep getting hit for parking and catering.) When it rains and shoots are canceled, the "No Parking" zones stay up (even when the streets are empty) and the residents still get ticketed.

Nov 30

    Former Priest Daniel McCormack Still A Sexually Violent Person, Judge Rules
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - Disgraced former Catholic priest Daniel McCormack could have to stay behind bars indefinitely after a judge Friday ruled he remains a sexually violent person. "I have to say Mr. McCormack ...
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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