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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.

Apr 05

Apr 04

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/

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Updated Mar 23

Is it safe around the 47th Red Line station at 11 pm - 12 am?

For a few weeks, I will have to get off the Red Line and get on bus 47 (and vice versa) between 11 pm and 12 am. How safe (or not safe) is that area for someone to be standing around waiting for the train/bus?

  • @MeeLee - I meant not having your phone out walking around with your nose buried in it and headphones blaring - vs doing a quick check for the bus. As far as the attackers, actually, a lot of these instances are happening at the hands of teens ... skinny little pipsqueaks barely 160 pounds who never had a father to teach them you shouldn't rob people.

  • Ah, ok. Not glued to phone. Gotcha. :) I’m not intending to walk around anywhere farther than the train station and bus stop.

    I’m 120 lbs but I think I’ll be pretty good at whacking a 160-lb guy. Must bring whacker.

Mar 23

Disney's 'Frozen' opens on Broadway with a warm sister bond — and Elsa gives her all with 'Let it Go'

“Frozen" plays at the St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St. in New York; www.frozenthemusical.com.

    Disney's 'Frozen' opens on Broadway with a warm sister bond - and Elsa gives her all with 'Let it Go'
    Vastly improved from its rocky Denver tryout, director Michael Grandage's heavily sold production of Disney's "Frozen" is set to open here Thursday night, replete with richer storytelling, less extraneous comedy and with its crucial pair of sisters, who in Denver seemed all iced up in some chilly corner of the castle, finally letting go enough emotionally to thaw the center of their mutually dependent story.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Mar 17

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REMODEL 2 UNITS. REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES ONLY IN BOTH UNITS,2 WATER CLOSETS,2 LAVS,2 KITCHEN SINK. REPLACE SIDING, REPAIR FRONT CONCRETE PORCH. REPAIR & REPLACE 2000SQ.FT. OF DRYWALL. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING. NO STRUCTURAL WORK. ALL WORK SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS. ELECTRICAL PERMIT #100750606

    4459 S. Princeton Ave. Issued March 15, 2018 Comment

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Mar 14

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REPLACE OUTLETS SWITCHES AND FIXTURES IN 2 STORY FRAME WITH BASEMENT

    446 W. 42nd St. Issued March 12, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPLACE DRYWALL. FLOOR (WOOD/TILE). REPLACE PLUMBING FIXTURES IN 3 UNITS- ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING (APPLICATION FOR PORCH ON FILE- 100751068) (NO STRUCTURAL WORK); SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS

    446 W. 42nd St. Issued March 12, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    KITCHEN,BATHROOM,REPLACEMENT OF PLUMBING FIXTURES IN SAME LOCATION. ELECTRICAL(OUTLETS & SWITCHES), 10 INT. DOORS, 2 EXTERIOR DOORS, PAINT & REMOVE WALL ON 2ND FLOOR W/PLANS. ALL WORK SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS. ELECTRICAL PERMIT#100751154

    343 W. Root St. Issued March 12, 2018 Comment

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Mar 13

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.

Mar 13

Mar 09

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REWIRE 2 UNITS WITH EXISTING CIRCUITS. REWIRE EXISTING SERVICE PANELS THAT HAD WIRES STOLEN. REPAIR AND REPLACE RECEPTACLES, SWITCHES, AND LIGHT FIXTURES.

    4459 S. Princeton Ave. Issued March 7, 2018 Comment

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