35 hours ago

Updated 7 hours 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)

2 days ago

LOST DOG

Last seen near 23rd and Trumbull. Brown/white female pit very friendly with white chest and paws. We miss her very much and would really like any information on bringing her home. Please call 7734370489 with any info.

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Nov 12

MISSING WHITE & BLACK SHIH TZU MIX DOG -reward

My Mom’s dog is missing. He went missing on October 27th. He may have been seen around Douglas Park.

He is mostly white and black, with black long ears. He may look quite different from the long haired dog in the photo.

He is a lovable dog who keeps my Mom company. We miss him so much.

Please if you have seen him or have any information please contact me on

findingpotuschicago@gmail.com OR 773-256 9301

Thank you.

Pam

Nov 09

Nov 07

Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced

Artists Peace Hub : Grow North Lawndale project will be introduced at two meetings this month.This project will create an "artists paradise" around the Kedzie pink line stop while improving the neighborhood by bringing new businesses, services, and jobs. 11/11 and 11/19 at 2p.m. at our site, 1957 S. Spaulding corner of 21st, 2 blocks west of Kedzie pink line stop, please RSVP at contact@urbanartretreat.com if you would like to attend to find out more and/or ask questions/give feedback. Seating is limited.

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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 22

Latinos are the majority minority in Chicago

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-mexicans-and-hispanics-largest-minority-in-chicago-20171013-story.html

"Nearly 75 percent of Hispanics in these communities are Mexican and Mexican American, followed by Puerto Ricans, Ecuadorians, and Guatemalans, respectively."

    Mexicans and 'Hispanics', now the largest minority in Chicago
    Latinos have surpassed other minorities in Chicago, including African Americans, in population, becoming the second largest racial and ethnic group in the city after U.S. Whites, according to the most recent Census data. "Hispanics", the label used by the U.S.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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 22

Oct 19

Have You Seen Him?

Gregory Redman has been missing for almost a month from his North Lawndale home. If you've seen him, please contact one of his parents, who's phone number is listed on the flyer or call 911.

Oct 12

PROPOSAL for Artists Peace Hub: GROW North Lawndale

Using Kedzie stop on CTA pink line as center ofhub, we intend to renovate buildings & build new ones to provide artists live/work spaces, galleries, bookstore, computer shop/gallery, coffee shop, park, and healthy food outlets. We will create construction jobs, shop & building maintenance jobs, grounds keeper jobs, receptionist, educator positions, art positions (visual arts, dance, music, studio), daycare jobs, coffee shop jobs, office worker, & terrific opportunities for youth & families.AREA: 21st & Kedzie, Next to & across from...

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Using Kedzie stop on CTA pink line as center ofhub, we intend to renovate buildings & build new ones to provide artists live/work spaces, galleries, bookstore, computer shop/gallery, coffee shop, park, and healthy food outlets. We will create construction jobs, shop & building maintenance jobs, grounds keeper jobs, receptionist, educator positions, art positions (visual arts, dance, music, studio), daycare jobs, coffee shop jobs, office worker, & terrific opportunities for youth & families.AREA: 21st & Kedzie, Next to & across from CTA pink line stop at Kedzie, 19th and Kedzie 4 corners, East & west of Kedzie. Create relaxing gardens w/healthy food carts,One space could be used to collaborate with “garbage pickers” who can collect furniture to be transformed into art furniture for sale on Kedzie at 16th. Recycling used furniture into artistic pieces to be exhibited & sold in a gallery. Thrift store, bookstore cafe & writing studio, fix-it/rent/learn computers shop, coffee/tea shop & art gallery. All spaces will have vending machines w/healthy food options. We want to include a daycare center with emphasis on visual arts & one with an emphasis on dance. We plan to build a music recording studio. Plan includes theatre building for middle school & high school youth. Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center will be a part of the hub at 1957 S. Spaulding, 2 blocks west of Kedzie pink line stop, we are looking at expanding into the building next to us.We are recruiting North Lawndale artists, folks interested in developing North Lawndale area for the future, & others interested in discussing project, volunteering to help. We have architects drawing up plans, setting up discussions to involve neighborhood people & others interested in being involved.
contact@urbanartretreat.com

    spaces.one
    http://spaces.one

Oct 07

Updated Oct 12

Cleaning prson

Hi. Im looking for a cleaning person every other week. $15.00 per hour. Im at 18th and Wood. :)

  • Marla S Pilsenmama

    Hello Anna. If you give me your email address I will contact you. Thanks!

  • Anna espinosa Brighton Park neighborhood watch.

    annatrevino34@gmail.com

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Oct 04

Looking for seamstress

Im looking for someone who can sew a costume for a 2 year old? Any suggestions?

Oct 04

Oct 03

The first café on Cermak ignite fears about gentrification

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-hoy-gentrifying-cafe-to-open-on-cermak-20171002-story.html

A major concern of community members is the potential displacement of the beloved tamale lady who has been selling Oaxacan tamales and champurrado in that corner for years.

    'Gentrifying' café to open on Little Village gang border
    When a vertical sign advertising "COFFEE" was installed prominently on Cermak Road over the weekend, it confirmed many resident's fears that a trendy café, not locally owned, would take over the dormant space that was once known as Latino Youth High School in the historical Marshall Boulevard in Little Village.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

UIC students push for faculty diversity

http://www.chicagotribune.com/hoy/ct-hoy-uic-demands-latinx-representation-20170928-story.html

In 1973, a group of Mexican-Americans and Puerto Ricans protested the displacement of Mexican households by the construction of the university, and despite many arrests, continued to push for Latino inclusion on-campus. The pressure led to the founding of the LCC and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

    40 years later, UIC students demand more Latinx representation
    Students of Mexican and Latin American descent from the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) gathered today to urge for more representation at the faculty and administrative level in the same place where, more than 40 years ago, students fought for the inclusion of Latin American Studies to the UIC curriculum.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    'Mamá Dolores', el apoyo de los olvidados
    Dolores Castañeda voltea a ver a los olvidados por la sociedad. Por años esta madre de tres hijos, y residente de La Villita se ha preocupado por los desamparados que habitan las calles del barrio; les cocina, los alimenta, y a menudo les ofrece palabras de aliento.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    Donan $40 millones a vecindarios para combatir la violencia
    En una reunión con líderes comunitarios en La Villita, JPMorgan Chase se comprometió a invertir $40 millones en los vecindarios históricamente descuidados de la ciudad en el sur y el oeste de Chicago, como parte de una iniciativa para combatir la pobreza y la violencia a través del progreso económico.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 03

    IDs para inmigrantes servirán en bibliotecas y para pagar la CTA
    Las identificaciones municipales de Chicago planeadas para inmigrantes y desamparados, entre otros, funcionará también como una tarjeta para usar el transporte público (CTA) y para las bibliotecas, anunció el alcalde Rahm Emanuel en un esfuerzo por ampliar el atractivo del programa y aumentar el número de solicitantes de las IDs municipales.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 29

Updated Oct 02

Need Dentist Recommendation

Hello neighbors!! I have noticed Bport has a plethora of dentist offices which is great and all, but which one is the best to choose? Any recommendations are appreciated! OH and I have Guardian insurance. Thanks!

  • Bruce Brighton Park

    Check out the insurance website. They normally have a list of providers that they use and you might save money using their providers.

  • Thank you!

Oct 01

Sep 30

  • Got Books?

    Mrs. Weber is asking for $494.29:
    My students need a variety of books such as Books Rookie Biographies and Dork Diaries for a genre study unit.
    McCormick Elementary School Comment

Sep 27

Sep 27

artistmac posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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