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Lunchbreak: Authentic fish tacos

4852 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL   60632 – (773) 523-3700

    Lunchbreak: Authentic fish tacos
    Chef Jonathan Zaragoza Birrieria Zaragoza 4852 S. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60632 - (773) 523-3700 Check out their website for information on upcoming pop-up dinners. Recipe: Ensenada Style Fish Tacos by Birrieria Zaragoza Serves 8 2 garlic cloves, microplaned 1 teaspoon, Mexican oregano
    http://wgntv.com

3 days ago

  • Fall in Love with a Book!

    Ms. Palomino is asking for $619.58:
    My students need high interest books that will hook them into reading.
    Edwards Elementary School Comment

6 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

  • Bruce Brighton Park

    This place should be closed permanantly considering there inspection reports. You want to get sick or not sure what your eating read the inspection findings.

5 days ago

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  • iPads: To Learn and Share Our Learning

    Ms. Markham is asking for $993.51:
    My students need two iPads with keyboards to help them learn, enjoy learning, and share what they have learned with their parents!
    Edwards Elementary School Comment

Apr 07

  • My Best Learning Spot

    Ms. Miranda is asking for $393.49:
    My students need flexible seating to give them freedom when it comes to where they complete their work. The Kore Patented ADJUSTABLE height Active Sitting chairs would be an amazing addition to our classroom.
    Edwards Elementary School Comment

Apr 06

Apr 05

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    replace lintels (not longer than 6ft) & tuckpoint as needed (no structural work)- all work same as existing; (public way permit must be pulled separately) subject to field inspections

    4838 S. Pulaski Rd. Issued April 3, 2018 Comment

Apr 03

Apr 02

Crime News Update

...live in Beats 815 or 821 (see map), come to St. Bruno School (south entrance), 4839 S. Harding, at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

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...as a weapons charge, after police--acting on a warrant--searched his home in the 7200 block of South Troy at about 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Damian Lopez was taken into custody...

...his cousin’s friend while in the drive-thru of the Wendy’s restaurant at 5729 S. Kedzie at about 11 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Joel A. Vasquez, of the 5600 block...

...S. Kedzie at about 11 p.m. Sunday, April 1. Joel A. Vasquez, of the 5600 block of South Spaulding, was arrested by police in the drive-thru at a bank in the 3500 block...

...South Spaulding, was arrested by police in the drive-thru at a bank in the 3500 block of West 63rd Street after the purported victim, a 27-year-old Gage Park man, said he bolted from...

...was stabbed and robbed as he sat in his car in a parking lot at 4731 S. Cicero at 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 2. The victim told police that he was...

...year-old West Lawn woman reported that a masked intruder entered her home in the 4300 block of West Marquette Road, but left when she woke up and confronted the intruder, at about 8:17 p...

...reported that he was beaten and robbed as he walked down a sidewalk in the 6100 block of South California at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, March 31. The victim told police that three men...

...he was knocked to the ground and robbed as he walked down a sidewalk at 4700 S. Kedzie at about 11 p.m. Saturday, March 31. The victim told police that he had...

...man reported that someone stole a high-definition security camera off his garage in the 5100 block of South Massasoit at 6:50 a.m. Sunday, March 25. He reported the crime a week later...

Burglars entered Greg’s Auto Repair, 5724 S. Archer, and stole an air compressor. The crime was discovered by a 56-year-old employee at about 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29. Police were told that the shop’s front door was found open but not damaged.

Burglars forced open the service door of a garage in the 5000 block of South Lawler and stole assorted change from a vehicle parked inside. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 52-year-old woman, at 5:25 a.m. Friday, March 30.

    Crime News Update
    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

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Mar 30

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

  • Get Reading, Get Set, Go!

    Ms. Markham is asking for $719.14:
    My students need a carpet to sit on while engaged in silent reading, buddy reading, and paired reading. They also need bins that will help keep the classroom library organized and easy to use.
    Edwards Elementary School Comment
  • Let's Make 3 Dimensional Fun!

    Mrs. Dusek is asking for $729.18:
    My students need Magnetic Polydrons, Rainbow Blocks, and Brictek Building Bricks sets to create 3-Dimensional shapes.
    Edwards Elementary School Comment

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Updated Mar 25

Stop Donating to the Humane Society of the United States! Why???

Many Chicagoans are animal-lovers-- as myself--so learning of this outrage involving a long-standing 'animal-welfare' organization, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), I had to post. Here's a link to Humane Watch group, that 'outed' the abuses of HSUS.

A family member showed me a letter from Humane Watch, detailing allegations against heads of HSUS. It was sent to all who donated to the HSUS in the past (apparently, H.W. has the same lists). Describing:

-HSUS uses the "humane"...

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Many Chicagoans are animal-lovers-- as myself--so learning of this outrage involving a long-standing 'animal-welfare' organization, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), I had to post. Here's a link to Humane Watch group, that 'outed' the abuses of HSUS.

A family member showed me a letter from Humane Watch, detailing allegations against heads of HSUS. It was sent to all who donated to the HSUS in the past (apparently, H.W. has the same lists). Describing:

-HSUS uses the "humane" tag to emotionally prey on the public (deliberately confusing
& taking away funds from local shelters using that same tagname, "humane society").
- HSUS has "Zero Pet Shelters"--count 'em-- 0!!; giving a measly 1% of its $120 Mil budget to local shelters
- Its CEO & VP-- now both gone (Wayne Paelle, a 20-year top-dog there who was getting paid 380K a year, & Paul Shapiro, were both accused of years-long sexual harassment & abuse of employees, interns, & volunteers; involving threats, payoffs (w. donor funds!) & punishments (demotions, etc.).
- The Board of Directors (most still extant!), were mostly hand-picked by Paelle & enabled this perverse climate to go on for years
- HSUS spends 1/2 its large budget on raising MORE money (via galas, Hollywood bashes, etc.)! Recently, one of their companies was fined by the FTC for "deceptive fundraising"; & in a federal case, it was fined an $11 million "racketeering fine" for paying a federal witness under the table!
- IRS records reveal HSUS has socked away $50 million in donor monies to various Caribbean accounts; absolutely no transparency, explanation, oversight!

Shred any HSUS mailings pronto!!
Instead, donate to local animal shelters & welfare organizations to help the animals in your communities.
Vet any larger national orgs (animal welfare or otherwise) that you are considering donating your hard-earned dollars to in the future.

https://www.humanewatch.org/

    HumaneWatch
    Keeping a watchful eye on the Humane Society of the United States
    https://www.humanewatch.org
  • Fellow Resident-Non PC liflong B.P. resident.

    Known they were frauds for many years now, But who listens ?

  • Known this for years, and spread the word as much as I could. I now donate only to no-kill shelters, especially PAWS here in Chicago

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TV series Chicago PD filming in Brighton Park

On Monday March 19, Filming will take place at the former Metropolitan Bank at Archer & California. No parking on the surrounding streets starting Sunday night March 18 at 8pm.

Mar 17

  • My First Chapter Book!!

    Mrs. Dusek is asking for $523.52:
    My students need to be exposed to great literature. Junie B. Jones and Flat Stanley are must haves for every second grade classroom.
    Edwards Elementary School Comment

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Feb 27

Crime News Update

An armed bandit robbed Dunajec Bakery, 5060 S. Archer, at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. Both a clerk and a witness—two...

...enforcement source said the robber may be the same thug who robbed a store at 4124 W. 47th St. on Dec. 23...

This article has 19 other Chicago locations (Show)

Lewis Pelayo Jr., of the 5000 block of South Leamington, is charged with one felony count of first-degree murder, two felony counts of aggravated...

A law enforcement source said that Pelayo confessed to the crime and that police recovered two guns from him during a traffic stop near 5687 S. Archer at about 3:30 p.m. Friday, January 12.

The victim, said by a law enforcement source to be a documented gangbanger, is Miguel Islas, of the 6100 block of South Washtenaw. He was shot 6-7 times, police said, and was dead on arrival at a local hospital.

...neighborhood? If you live in Beat 811 (see map), come to Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 5550 S. Merrimac, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...woman was robbed at gunpoint as she walked west down a sidewalk in front of 4532 W. 59th St. at 6:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. The victim told police a thug walked...

A 44-year-old manager of the 7-Eleven at 4353 W. 55th St. successfully fought off a robber who invaded his office at about 1 p.m. Wednesday...

...after he allegedly used a knife to threaten a customer and staff at Dunkin’ Donuts, 4649 S. Cicero. Jeffery S. Bedenfield, of the 4600 block of South Leamington, was stopped by police as...

...a customer and staff at Dunkin’ Donuts, 4649 S. Cicero. Jeffery S. Bedenfield, of the 4600 block of South Leamington, was stopped by police as he walked west on 46th Street from Cicero. They said...

...Dunkin' Donuts on Nov. 6 on a similar charge. He is due in court at 51st and Wentworth on March 15...

...year-old West Lawn woman was robbed as she stood on a sidewalk in the 3700 block of West 64th Street at 12:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. The victim told police that a criminal...

Three rehabbers working on a vacant home in the 5500 block of South Keeler were robbed at gunpoint at 2:20 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12. The victims—a...

...robbed at gunpoint as he stood in a parking lot behind a building in the 5200 block of South Keeler at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. The victim told police that a masked...

...Brighton Park man was robbed at gunpoint as he walked through a vacant lot at 2547 W. 63rd St. at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. An owner of a nearby business, the...

...year-old Back of the Yards man was robbed at gunpoint in an alley behind 7032 W. 63rd St. at 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. The victim told police he had been...

...old West Lawn man was robbed as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 5400 S. Hamlin at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. The victim told police that a man...

Burglars forced open the sliding glass door of a home in the 6400 block of South Laporte and reportedly stole two handguns and $7,150 cash. The crime was discovered by one of the victims, a 47-year-old man, at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10.

Burglars broke into a home in the 5300 block of South Kenneth, damaged some appliances and tampered with a burglar alarm but apparently failed to steal anything...

...year-old West Elsdon man struggled with one of them at his garage in the 5100 block of South Lawndale at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Alerted by his sister that a man...

A 33-year-old Archer Heights man visiting his rented storage unit at 4225 S. Pulaski on Saturday, Jan. 6—after a five-month absence—said that a number of his...

    Crime News Update
    Editor's note: The crime news reported by the Southwest Chicago Post---taken directly from Chicago Police Department incident reports---is not by any means an exhaustive catalogue of all crime reported in the Chicago Lawn (8th) District.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

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