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Get Delicious Cuban Fare on a Budget at Cafeteria Yesenia

4244 S. Ashland Ave. This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Chicago magazine. Subscribe to Chicago magazine.

    Get Delicious Cuban Fare on a Budget at Cafeteria Yesenia
    Published today at 12:00 p.m. Twenty bucks will get you far at this homey Cuban café in Back of the Yards, where the neon walls are covered in art, and the chairs (of both the dining and the arm varieties) always seem to be filled.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.

Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, April 27 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, April 28 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to become a tutor. Please register in advance. For a registration packet, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

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Water Meter Installation 2018 Update

After getting this water meter installed in 2014, I really wanted it to be a ripoff, like most other city services. But after four years of water bills, I can safely say that unless you're emptying Lake Michigan every time you shower, a metered account is a better deal. If you're on the fence, just do it.

https://youtu.be/PD1EcOw55tM

    Water Meter Installation Update - 2018
    Four years after the installation of my water meter, the half-yearly charges are less than a quarter of what they were when I was being billed for non-metered water. It's a great deal, as long as you keep the bill paid on time, which, of course, you do with all your bills.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Mar 30

South Side man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5

Judge Navarro denied bail for Ramos, of the 4400 block of South Wood Street, and ordered him to surrender his passport and have no contact with the victim or her family.

    South Side man accused of sexually assaulting girl, 5
    A judge Friday denied bail for a 33-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl, prosecutors said. Bernabet Ramos, 33, is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault. The alleged attacks occurred from March 2017 though March, 2018, prosecutors said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Lost Husky!

🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm...

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🚨BOWEN UPDATE🚨
We’ve hit 3 shelters
•Chicago ridge
•western
•62nd and wabash
We have contacted the local police station, registered her chip as lost and confirmed all our contact info was up to date. We made her famous in this week’s Bridgeport news, posted in several lost dog groups and you all have been sharing this post like crazy and we SO appreciate it.
Here’s the timeline:
Bowen gets out of the yard at 45th and normal at around 5pm Sunday. She was seen on 47th place at 5:30 heading toward Halsted. At 7pm she was seen by a police officer on 70th and Peoria but took off on him. At 10am this morning she was seen on western heading south.

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Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police

About an hour earlier, a man was shot and seriously wounded by police in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue. The man had pushed a police officer during a traffic stop and ran off when an officer discharged his weapon, police said.

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Over the weekend, two girls ages 6 and 13 were shot at North and Cicero avenues about 9 p.m. Sunday when a car pulled up and someone fired as the girls were coming home from the laundromat, police said. They were both in good condition at Stroger Hospital.

    Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police
    Four people were killed and 22 others were injured in shootings in Chicago this weekend, including a man wounded by police and two young sisters struck in the legs while riding in a car, according to police. The latest gun violence brings the number of people shot in the city this year to at least 348, according to data kept by the Tribune.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    I spent the month of February on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina and in Savanah GA. HH was boring - bunch of old folks from Ohio and Pensylvania who just play golf and eat. Savanah GA was much better - Black and White Southern Americans who agree with me...

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    I spent the month of February on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina and in Savanah GA. HH was boring - bunch of old folks from Ohio and Pensylvania who just play golf and eat. Savanah GA was much better - Black and White Southern Americans who agree with me about most everything important. Sure Savanah has some crime, shootings - but most every agrees with what is right and wrong. Children should be loved, taught decency and respect. Criminals should be identified and marginalized. The worst criminals should be strongly punished. What a difference between Chicago. Chicago Lib Dem pols suck on Crime - Rahm, Sheriff Dart, DA Fox and chief judge Tim Evans - these idiots have allowed our city to sink in to New York City early 90s murder and mayhem. Let's dox these Chicago Lib Dems.

Feb 26

Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police

About an hour earlier, a man was shot and seriously wounded by police in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue. The man had pushed a police officer during a traffic stop and ran off when an officer discharged his weapon, police said.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Over the weekend, two girls ages 6 and 13 were shot at North and Cicero avenues about 9 p.m. Sunday when a car pulled up and someone fired as the girls were coming home from the laundromat, police said. They were both in good condition at Stroger Hospital.

    Weekend violence in Chicago: 4 killed and 22 wounded, including young sisters in a car and a man shot by police
    Four people were killed and 22 others were injured in shootings in Chicago this weekend, including a man wounded by police and two young sisters struck in the legs while riding in a car, according to police. The latest gun violence brings the number of people shot in the city this year to at least 348, according to data kept by the Tribune.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 26

CPD: Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect In Back Of The Yards

Officers with the Area South Gang team were conducting a drug investigation in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue around 8 p.m. Sunday, when they pulled over a vehicle and told the people in the car to get out.

    CPD: Officer Shoots Fleeing Suspect In Back Of The Yards
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A Chicago police officer shot and seriously wounded a suspect who pushed an officer while trying to flee a traffic stop in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Sunday night. Officers with the Area South Gang team were conducting a drug investigation in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue around 8 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Feb 26

Chicago Police Officer Shoots Man After Traffic Stop

Just before 8 p.m., officers conducting a narcotics investigation conducted a traffic stop in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said in a statement.

    Chicago Police Officer Shoots Man After Traffic Stop
    Authorities are investigating after an officer shot a man during a traffic stop on Chicago's Southwest Side Sunday evening, according to police. Just before 8 p.m., officers conducting a narcotics investigation conducted a traffic stop in the 4200 block of South Ashland Avenue in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said in a statement.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

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