2 min ago

Jul 13 2016

Updated 18 hours ago

Ignore these scam artists!

I'm sure a lot of you here have had somebody knock on your door from Direct Energy or some other utility 'representative'. I'm tired of these guys knocking on my door and asking to see a copy of my utility bill. They are a scam company and a quick google search will show you that. I snapped a photo of this clowns ID so you can know NOT to speak to him when he knocks on your door. I hate to do it but I might have put up a 'No Soliciting' sign on my door since these guys seem to show up once every month or two.

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    calling 311 for what? What do you want them to do actually.. or 911 for that matter. Not an emergency that some creep is at your door pitching his energy nonsense. Don't answer the door or if you do just say NO thank you and close the door. They become aggressive, like the idiot I had at my door....I called my dog.....but calling 311 really? not ike they are gonna come chase them away for yeah....

  • Okay - I get it. Calling 311 or 911 would not be appropriate. Thank you.

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Nov 14

Don't Miss This Friday! Join Us For Fun Night of Painting Party!

All are invited (adults only please) to join us on Friday, November 17th- 6:30-10:30PM. BYOB and/or appetizers and snacks! Make some fun, new friends, and beautiful holiday artwork!
$35 per person- register online @wetpaintchicago.com
Questions? Call Santa Lucia School Office- 312-326-1839

Nov 14

Nov 08

Water Main Break: There was a water main br...

Water Main Break: There was a water main break that occurred at 481 W 26th Street. DWM has crews working on this until it is repaired. They are expecting to complete the repair within 2 hours. Buildings located on the south side of W 26th Street between S Canal ST and S Normal Ave will be without water until the main is repaired.

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Nov 07

Join Us For a Fun Night of Painting!

All are invited (adults only please) to join us on Friday, November 17th- 6:30-10:30PM. BYOB and/or appetizers and snacks! Make some fun, new friends, and beautiful holiday artwork!
$35 per person- register online @wetpaintchicago.com
Questions? Call Santa Lucia School Office- 312-326-1839

Nov 07

Nov 05

Nov 03

Friday Night Fun at Santa Lucia School- Annual Bunco Party- All are welcome!

Join us Friday, November 3rd from 6:30 - 9:30pm for a fun evening of games, food, and fun! Tickets are available at the door ($20) so grab your girls and roll some dice!

Nov 02

Police: Men In Ski Masks Committing Chinatown Robberies

at 11:56 p.m. Oct. 30 in the 2900 block of South Stewart.

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about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the 2100 block of South China Place.

at 1:44 a.m. Nov. 2 in the 2400 block of South Wentworth.

    Police: Men In Ski Masks Committing Chinatown Robberies
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are warning South Side residents of men in ski masks who have committed at least five robberies in the South Side Chinatown and Armour Square neighborhoods. Between two and four men approach the victims and demand their property, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Nov 02

Pistol Whipping of Sisters In Chinatown Part Of Larger Crime Spree: Police

• 11:56 p.m. Monday in the 2900 block of South Stewart Avenue

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The women, 26 and 31, were walking through an alley in the 2400 block of South Wentworth Avenue around 1:40 a.m. when two men got out of a silver SUV and said they were robbing the women, police said. The victim told ABC7 that both pulled out guns and told them "don't move."

A silver SUV was seen at the carjacking and the armed robbery of the two women, according to police. Three of the incidents happened in the 2100 block of South China Place.

    Women Pistol Whipped, Robbed In Chinatown: 'It Happened So Fast'
    CHICAGO - Two sisters were pistol whipped and robbed in Chinatown early Thursday in yet another violent robbery in the neighborhood, police said. "It happened so fast," one of the victims told ABC7, adding that after the beating she could "taste blood in my mouth."
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Nov 02

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    Repair masonry east elevations 1500(sf). Replace appx.250 bricks, repair parapet wall. All work same as existing. No structural work. Subject to field inspections.

    445 W. 27th St. Issued October 31, 2017 Comment

Nov 02

Oct 30

Updated Nov 01

'Long Overdue' Mark Sheridan Annex Will Give Kids More Play Time: Officials

...broke ground Saturday on the $8 million, 9,000-square-foot annex at Sheridan Academy, 533 W. 27th St. The addition will provide the top-ranked magnet school with a gymnasium, science lab, elevator...

    'Long Overdue' Mark Sheridan Annex Will Give Kids More Play Time: Officials
    BRIDGEPORT - Students at Mark Sheridan Academy already get a top-notch education. With the new addition that is now underway, they'll get access to better athletics facilities and playgrounds, according to officials. Students, school leaders and local officials broke ground Saturday on the $8 million, 9,000-square-foot annex at Sheridan Academy, 533 W.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Yay Mark Sheridan!!! I graduated here in 91’ after going all 9 years of grade school & they deserve this! Best grade school in the city but it’s always been selective enrollment but it’s more than worth trying to get your kid in! Go blue & gold🙌🏽😍

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    I get your point but....Most schools in this city today are selective sadly. When my daughter attended it was selective. And yes it did make it easier for the sibling ( our son) to get in. I will also agree that there should be more consideration given to local kids....

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    I get your point but....Most schools in this city today are selective sadly. When my daughter attended it was selective. And yes it did make it easier for the sibling ( our son) to get in. I will also agree that there should be more consideration given to local kids. We live 10 blocks away and busing was NOT an option for us. We had a carpool our kids all 9 yrs. It is a great school. Please keep trying to get your kids in. Make some noise if you have too... Might help. Just really NOT fair that the area kids can't get in.... Good Luck to you...

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Oct 23

Oct 22

  • Permit issued for new construction

    SCHOOL ANNEX CONSISTING OF A GYMNASIUM, 1 CLASSROOM, TOILET ROOMS, AND AN ELEVATOR TO ACCESS ALL LEVELS OF EXISTING BUILDING AS PER PLANS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    533 W. 27th St. Issued October 20, 2017 Comment

Oct 19

  • A Reader's Journey

    Mrs. Santos is asking for $1262.26:
    My students need common core exemplars at an advanced level in order to reach their full potential.
    Healy Elementary School Comment

Oct 18

Oct 14

  • Write On!

    Mrs. Braband is asking for $871.16:
    My students need a whiteboard so I can provide developmentally appropriate activities for both math and reading. Having a stable white board will allow my students to participate in math talks as well as shared writing.
    Healy Elementary School Comment

Oct 05

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Oct 05

  • Permit issued for reinstate revoked pmt

    REINSTATE PERMIT # 100335637 & CHANGE HVAC CONTRACTOR TO SUNRISE TEMPERATURE SERVICE & PLUMBING CONTRACTOR TO M. DIFOGGIO PLUMBING & SEWER

    2933 S. Wallace St. Issued October 3, 2017 Comment

Oct 04

9 of the scariest haunted houses in the suburbs

Dungeon of Doom, 600 29th St. Open Friday through Sunday and select weekdays through Oct. 29, plus Tuesday, Oct. 31, and Nov. 3-4. Hours vary. Tickets start at $25. Go to dungeonofdoom.com.

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Evil Intentions, 900 Grace St. Open at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday and select weekdays through Oct. 31. General admission tickets cost $25. Go to eihaunt.com.

The 13th Floor, 1940 George St. Open weekends and select weekdays now through Oct. 31, as well as Nov. 3-4, which are special blackout days. Hours vary. General admission ticket prices vary by day. Go to 13thfloorchicago.com.

    9 of the scariest haunted houses in the suburbs
    Ready for a good scare? Here are some of the bigger and better-known haunted houses open for business in the suburbs through Halloween. Dates and hours may change, and some are not suitable for children. So check before you go and have a frightful time!
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 01

Updated Oct 04

Shots fired in Bridgeport last night

Does anyone know about shots fired near St. Mary's church (32nd & Morgan) in Bridgeport last night around 12:30am? We heard them pretty clearly and called it in but no police activity or squealing tires we know of afterwards. Hopefully a false alarm!?

  • Does anyone know what relation there is (if any) to the incident at 31st and Aberdeen today? This morning, someone fired at a passing car. Holden School had a soft lockdown.

  • emj1900 bp lifer

    all gang related.....for more info please read the FB Bridgeport Chicago Il page....
    .

Sep 29

Updated Sep 30

3334 S. May, MULTI - UNIT STOP WORK ORDER NOTICE FROM CITY OF CHICAGO

does anyone know why the City posted a Stop Work Order notice on the multi-unit of 3334 S. May -- any information would be helpful as it is under contract

  • Best way to find out is to call 311 or your alderman's office.

  • Usually just permit problems

  • There was work done in the basement without obtaining plans and or a permit. The work could've been done recently or in the past. If it was done by a previous owner it's up to the new owner to resolve the issue.

Sep 27

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