Jul 08

Updated 3 days ago

Gun shots and drag racing, 1:15 a.m., 7/8/2018

Anyone hear anything like this on Archer near Lock Street? The drag racing is one thing, but the gunfire/racing combination was a first for me since I’ve been here.

  • And have for as long as I can remember...Just part of every day life. Drag racing car and crotch rockets shooting guns ahhhhh no. That's dangerous and can get an innocent person killed. Train horn to my knowledge has never killed anyone.... Have a good day....Reality

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    You sir are a classic definition of a troll.

    Consider yourself <MUTED>

  • The “drag racing” has been going on for years. They come from loomis and shoot down Archer and end up in the Mariano’s parking lot almost every Saturday night around 1:30/2:00am.

    Not sure about the gun shots but if it’s the same group they haven’t had issues like that as far as I remember.

6 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Dozens and dozens of police and ambulance going down the 90/94 on Sunday night

There must have been over 50 of them driving down the Dan Ryan, with their lights flashing, but they were not going incredibly fast. They got off at Roosevelt road. This happened around 9pm. Does anyone know what was going on?

  • The article I linked to said the officer was pronounced dead at 7:26pm on Sunday.

  • DianeW just nosey

    Ahh, sorry for the misunderstanding. That must've been it then. Thank you!!!

Jul 08

Good home for Slippers

Slippers is 11 yrs old, been with our family since he was 6 wks old. But new baby has come into our family and she is allergic. We want him to go to a loving home.
Only those interested please.

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Updated Jul 06

Unauthorized No Parking Sign?

There is a grassy event space behind the gate and they posted this no parking sign on their gate. It is not a sloped curb and there is bike racks in front of this gate so there is no need to have that sign since no cars will ever go in. They also tend to put cones out to hold parking spots but it's a busy street (Morgan and 33rd) with limited parking as there are businesses, restaurants, galleries, homes...

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There is a grassy event space behind the gate and they posted this no parking sign on their gate. It is not a sloped curb and there is bike racks in front of this gate so there is no need to have that sign since no cars will ever go in. They also tend to put cones out to hold parking spots but it's a busy street (Morgan and 33rd) with limited parking as there are businesses, restaurants, galleries, homes nearby; not to mention street cleaning twice a week and white sox restrictions. Called 311 and they were rude and said it may be a movers sign but this is not the case as there is no dates and it clearly does not say "City of Chicago" as other signs may say. Can anyone direct me as to what to do? Or whether it is even legal?

  • Official curb cuts are on file with the City. I also I recall that properties, which have them are supposed to be taxed extra on their property taxes.

    I would confirm with your Alderman and they should be able to advise what to do. (If it was an official zone, the Alderman would have to approve it.)

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  • Permit issued for elevator equipment

    Installation Of One (1) 3000lb.cap, 5-Stop, 125 FPM, Hydraulic Passenger Elevator In The Sheridan Elementary School Annex. Pursuant To The Plans Submitted.

    533 W. 27th St. Issued June 26, 2018 Comment

Jun 22

Oct 22 2016

Updated Jun 17

blue ribbons on all trees on the 3000 block of S Throop?

Someone put blue ribbons on every street tree on the 3000 block of S. Throop. Does anyone know who did this? I'm a property owner on the block and no one asked my permission.

Jun 16

Be Careful everyone

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

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May 14

Updated Jun 14

Merging Bridgeport Churches and Schools

Anyone have any update abouts what's going on with Bridgeport Churches and Schools merging?

  • emj1900 bp

    Catholic school system has nobody else to blame but themselves for their dwindling church and school attendance. PERIOD! They are going merge whether you agree or disagree. And it's sad that the merging schools had to suck up their money in the red... The almighty Vatican needs to suck it up.... Maybe they can open that vast vault they have their and sell off a few gold chalices... of which they have plenty...

  • Lifetime, I agree private education are expensive and many people can't afford it. But there is also a dilema where without more revenues, the schools cannot be properly funded. I know the Archdiocese expect each parish to be self sustaining but its time they make an investment and open up...

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    Lifetime, I agree private education are expensive and many people can't afford it. But there is also a dilema where without more revenues, the schools cannot be properly funded. I know the Archdiocese expect each parish to be self sustaining but its time they make an investment and open up their pocketbooks.
    In addition, St. Therese was able to increase their school enrollment with a long waiting list due to the high educational standards set. Many other Catholic schools are within a 1 or 2 mile radius from St, Therese. These other schools need to do more to reach out to the community and raise their educational standards. Their are people in the neighborhood willing to pay for a better education for their kids.

Jun 11

Updated Jun 13

It been a long time since I been here

Celebrate my 50th Birthday

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Jun 11

VIDEO: Robber snatches woman's purse, knocks her to ground in Armour Square

...released video of a violent robbery on the South Side.The robbery occurred in the 2600-block of South Stewart Avenue at 3 p.m. on June 2.Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the victim...

    VIDEO: Robber snatches woman's purse, knocks her to ground in Armour Square
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Chicago police have released video of a violent robbery on the South Side. The robbery occurred in the 2600-block of South Stewart Avenue at 3 p.m. on June 2. Surveillance video shows the suspect approaching the victim from behind and grabbing her purse and knocking her to the ground.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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May 31

Updated Jun 01

Back up, city's main sewer need to be clean up

There is backing up in my place for 4 weeks already. I had two plumbers proved that there is no water flooding in the city's main sewer, which means it is clogged. I have called the city and they confirmed that the city needs to rod the main sewer. But 4 weeks passed already, they haven't done anything, just keep telling me to wait. The situation is getting worse. can you imagine how do we live in a building that has very strong smell from the backing up under such hot weather? Any good advices?

  • Wow! What a horrible situation. I am sorry that you are going through this. Have you contacted your alderman’s office? I would go in person to the office with the pictures because you’ll be less likely to get the run around. Check also with neighbors to see if anyone else has had the problem. There is strength in numbers.

    Good luck!

Jun 01

Archdiocese discusses merging parishes in Bridgeport, Canaryville, Chinatown

All Saints-St. Anthony is at 518 W. 28th Pl., (312) 842-2744, https://assaparish.org. Nativity of Our Lord is at 653 W. 37th...

...Wallace St., (773) 268-9595, www.stgabes.com. St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church is at 2823 S. Princeton Ave., (312) 842-1871, www.stjeromecroatian.org. St. Mary of Perpetual Help is at 1039 W...

...Alexander St., (312) 842-6777, www.sttheresechinatown.org. Santa Lucia-Santa Maria Incoronata is at 3022 S. Wells St., (312) 842-6115, https://santaluciachicago.org...

This article has 5 other Chicago locations (Show)

...W. 28th Pl., (312) 842-2744, https://assaparish.org. Nativity of Our Lord is at 653 W. 37th St., (773) 927-6263, www.nativitybridgeport.org. St. Barbara is at 2859 S. Throop St., (312...

...at 653 W. 37th St., (773) 927-6263, www.nativitybridgeport.org. St. Barbara is at 2859 S. Throop St., (312) 842-7979, https://stbarbarachicago.org. St. Gabriel is at 4522 S. Wallace St., (773...

...at 2859 S. Throop St., (312) 842-7979, https://stbarbarachicago.org. St. Gabriel is at 4522 S. Wallace St., (773) 268-9595, www.stgabes.com. St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church is at 2823 S...

...Princeton Ave., (312) 842-1871, www.stjeromecroatian.org. St. Mary of Perpetual Help is at 1039 W. 32nd St., (773) 927-6646, www.stmaryofperpetualhelp.com. St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church is at 218 W...

...32nd St., (773) 927-6646, www.stmaryofperpetualhelp.com. St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church is at 218 W. Alexander St., (312) 842-6777, www.sttheresechinatown.org. Santa Lucia-Santa Maria Incoronata is at 3022 S...

    Gazette Chicago " Archdiocese discusses merging parishes in Bridgeport, Canaryville, Chinatown
    June 1, 2018 The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago is looking to merge eight parishes across Bridgeport, Canaryville and Chinatown. This upcoming consolidation is part of Cardinal Blase Cupich's initiative "Renew My Church," the Rev. Jason Malave, the cardinal's liaison for Renew My Church explained.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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