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Feb 17

1 killed, 9 wounded in city shootings, including 16-year-old boy seriously injured on West Side

A 37-year-old man was shot in the back around 9:20 p.m. Friday in the South Side’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. The man was walking in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

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In the homicide, a 19-year-old man was killed in a double shooting Friday night in the 10200 block of South Hoxie Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the city’s Southeast Side.

The 16-year-old boy was wounded after an attack around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood.

The most recent shooting happened around 2:10 a.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of West North Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the foot around 2 a.m. Saturday while at a party in the basement of a residence in the 4000 block of South Archer Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said. She was in good condition at St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Around 8 p.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the 2900 block of West Cermak Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side. He was walking on that block...

Also on the West Side, a 19-year-old man was shot about 6:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Potomac Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Around 6:10 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot in the 1900 block of North Harding Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was walking when someone in...

A 23-year-old man was shot about 12:25 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. He suffered a wound to the buttocks, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition had stabilized, police said.

    1 killed, 9 wounded in city shootings, including 16-year-old boy seriously injured on West Side
    One man was killed and nine other people were wounded in city shootings Friday and early Saturday, including a 16-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a West Side shooting and three others who are facing critical injuries.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 17

Teenage boy, 16, among 8 wounded in city shootings

The man was walking in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said. He was stabilized at Stroger Hospital.

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Around 8:15 p.m., two men were wounded in a double shooting in the 10200 block of South Hoxie Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the city’s Southeast Side.

Earlier, a 25-year-old man was shot about 8 p.m. in the 2900 block of West Cermak Road in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.

Also on the West Side, a 19-year-old man was shot about 6:15 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Potomac Avenue in the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Around 6:10 p.m., another man, 18, was shot in the 1900 block of North Harding Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was walking when someone in a dark car fired shots at him, hitting him in the right leg, police said.

Another man was shot about 12:25 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

That shooting happened around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue.

    Teenage boy, 16, seriously wounded in shooting on West Side
    A 16-year-old boy is in serious condition following a shooting late Friday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. The shooting happened around 11:55 a.m. in the 1800 block of South Ridgeway Avenue. The boy suffered wounds to the leg, and was taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Feb 16

  • Permit issued for new construction

    GROUND UP CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW DRIVE THROUGH RESTAURANT AS PER PLANS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    1356 W. 47th St. Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

Feb 11

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    repair and replace drywall as needed throughout building (200 sheets 5/8'') on first and second floor repair wood/tile floors as needed and painting ( electrical permit # 100731461)

    4548 S. Ashland Ave. Issued February 7, 2018 Comment

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  • Save Us a Seat! Flexible Seating Needed

    Mr. Tressler is asking for $422.13:
    My students need soft seats and beanbags for flexible seating for their reading corner to have a cozy space!
    Hamline Elementary School-Branch Building Comment

Feb 07

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Lets Go Get Some Games!

    Mr. Tressler is asking for $233.76:
    My students need board games for rainy days in the classroom.
    Hamline Elementary School-Branch Building Comment
  • Students in Need of Movement

    Mr. Tressler is asking for $562.13:
    My students need gym equipment and SPARK equipment in order to learn social skills and to run off some of the extra energy in class.
    Hamline Elementary School-Branch Building Comment

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ATN: February 2018

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/market.

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...show runs Tuesday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, April 29. The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 443-7297...

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are for people with drinking problems or AA...

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St., will have an open house on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago a cappella will perform Love Stories, Sunday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. Call (773) 281-7820 or log on to www.chicagoacappella.org.

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1945 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000...

Three children explore how to deal with hurtful words about skin color in My Wonderful Birthday Suit! at Chicago Children’s Theatre, 100 S. Racine Ave. Performances run from now through Monday, Feb. 18. Call (773) 227-0180.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. will host adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs from now through the week of March 12. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

Parents of prospective students are welcome to join the principal of Children of Peace Catholic School for coffee and donuts and a talk on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. The school is at 1900 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 243-8186.

Chinatown will host the Lunar New Year Parade starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 24th St. and Wentworth Ave. For information see ccc-foundation.org.

City Garden Waldorf School, 920 W. 19th St., will host prospective family orientations on Monday, Feb. 5, and Monday, Feb. 12, at 8:30 a.m. Call (312) 421-3050.

...Call (872) 216-9695 or log on to www.civiclegalcorps.org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

...life” and send it to Mary Beth Howard, the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St., Chicago, IL 60607. Deadline is Friday, March 2. Scholarship officials will announce the winner Sunday...

The Field Museum will offer free basic admission throughout February. The museum is at 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. Log on to www.fieldmuseum.org.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Jazz Showcase at Dearborn Station, 806 S. Plymouth Ct., (312) 360-0234, will feature the Big Bari Band, Sun., Feb. 4, at 4, 8...

...Warm up afterward in the main barn with special refreshments. The zoo is located at 2200 N. Cannon Dr. Call (312) 742-2000 or visit www.lpzoo.org...

...degree. Tours given daily; call to schedule your appointment. Loop Learning Center is located at 2001 S. Michigan Ave. (inside Long Grove House). For more information, call (312) 225-8828 or visit www.looplearningcenter...

...Fleur de Lis Ball on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Cocktails, a live band, and auction are at 6 p.m., dinner and awards at...

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000.

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Next dates are Feb. 12 and March 12.

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host a shadow day on Monday, Feb. 19. Log on to mothermcauley.org.

Music @ Grace will present Woodwind Chamber Music on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St. Call (312) 341-2352.

Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Dr.

Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave., on Saturday, March 3, will host a diversity job fair for teachers, staff, and administrators...

...a.m. on Tuesdays, March 20 through April 24, in the Johnston R. Bowman Center, 710 S. Paulina St. To register, call (800) 757-0202...

...7:30 p.m. at Rush Tower AB Dick Conference Room, third floor, Suite 03510, 1620 W. Harrison St. To reserve your spot, call (888) 352-RUSH (7874...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art will hold its annual art auction Saturday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Call (773) 227-5522.

...and school closures on the West Side. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 31, at 800 S. Halsted St.

Get free, limited dental screenings at the UIC College of Dentistry, 801 S. Paulina St., on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary: patients needed...

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

Santa Lucia School, 3017 S. Wells St., will host its Lead with Your Heart fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tickets are $75...

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette Chicago, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email info@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: February 2018
    February 2, 2018 The Art Institute of Chicago will present I Strongly Believe in our Right to be Frivolous, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of works by Mounira Al Solh, an artist living and working in Beirut and Amsterdam who creates drawings on yellow legal paper.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Feb 02

  • A Cure For The Rumblies!

    Mr. Tressler is asking for $337.04:
    My students need snacks to keep their tummies full during class!
    Hamline Elementary School-Branch Building Comment

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  • Permit issued for signs

    LED ILLUMINATED WALL SIGN ON SOUTH ELEVATION WITH 118 SQUARE FEET OF TEXT

    4524 S. Ashland Ave. Issued January 20, 2018 Comment

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