Apr 18

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

Apr 18

Apr 17

  • 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

Apr 14

Updated Apr 15

  • 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.

Apr 13

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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 08

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 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

Mar 31

Mar 30

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

  • 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
  • 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

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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

Mar 24

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Crime News Update

Two men robbed the Subway sandwich shop at 5131 S. Pulaski, making off with about $200 cash. The crime occurred at about 10 p.m. Monday...

Burglars pried open the door of an apartment in the 4200 block of West 47th Street, but apparently failed to steal anything. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 34-year-old man, at 8:27 p.m. Thursday, March 15.

Burglars entered an unlocked garage in the 5100 block of South Kolin and stole a car jack, vehicle rims and assorted tools. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 25-year-old man, at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, March 18.

This article has 16 other Chicago locations (Show)

...taken into custody by police after they responded to a “domestic disturbance” call in the 6400 block of South Karlov at 8:13 p.m. Sunday, March 18. As the officers entered the first floor...

A 21-year-old man was shot in the stomach in a crime committed in the 5300 block of South Talman at 6:47 a.m. Sunday, March 18. He took himself to Holy Cross Hospital, but will be transferred to Mt. Sinai, police said. They offered no other details.

...If you live in Beats 813 or 833 (see map), come to West Lawn Park, 4233 West 65th Street, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 and attend your monthly CAPS meeting. Hear...

...abdomen and right arm during a robbery that occurred at a gas station in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17. The robber—described only as a...

Police are investigating the death of an elderly man found in a garage on fire near 45th and Lawler on Monday morning. Authorities have not yet released the man’s identity, cause of death or cause of the fire, which was extinguished by CFD crews. Police said the man appeared to be in his 70s.

...wife were robbed at gunpoint as they parked their car in their garage in the 3200 block of West 83rd Place at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, March 18. The victims told police that a car...

...Hearst area woman reported that a gunman fired a bullet into her home in the 4600 block of South Lawler at 5:35 p.m. Saturday, March 17. The victim told police she was sitting...

...man was robbed at gunpoint after he got off a CTA bus in front of 6012 S. Kedzie at 11 a.m. Monday, March 5. The victim told police that a short time...

...Scottsdale man was robbed at knifepoint as he walked down a sidewalk in front of 4130 W. 85th St. at about 6 a.m. Thursday, March 15. The victim told police he was walking...

after he allegedly entered an unlocked truck parked in the 3600 block of West Marquette Road at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, March 18. Sabino Gomez, of the 6500 block of...

...West Marquette Road at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, March 18. Sabino Gomez, of the 6500 block of South Francisco, allegedly stole an air compressor, several jackets and other items belonging to the victim, a...

...Gomez also was arrested for criminal trespass to a vehicle in August 2017 in the 1600 block of North Kolmar...

Burglars forced open the rear basement window of a home in the 6500 block of South Kildare and stole four Rolex watches, a ring and a necklace. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 58-year-old woman, at 12:50 p.m. Monday, March 12 after she returned home from a local gym.

Burglars forced open the side door of a home in the 5800 block of South Kilbourn, ransacked a bedroom and kitchen and stole a wallet containing $700 cash. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 49-year-old man, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13.

Burglars entered a garage in the 3800 block of West 61st Street and stole six bar stools, a kitchen cabinet, two stainless-steel containers and a tool...

Burglars entered an unlocked garage in the 4700 block of South Kenneth, entered an unlocked car inside and stole a wallet containing several credit cards. The crime was discovered by the victim, a 54-year-old man, at about 6 a.m. Monday, March 12.

    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

Mar 19

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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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