6 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Lost wedding ring, area of 57th and New England.

Someone has found a wedding ring, please knock on the door where you found it. Its everything to the owner!

2 days ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Housing needed

A 64 year old male needs either a room to rent or a small studio apartment. He is a smoker, no pets. He would need this by 4/30/18. Thank you

3 days ago

What's that smell?

Does anyone know what that odor is in Garfield Ridge at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday 4/21? It woke me up. Inside the house, I first thought it resembled a "wet heat" odor -- like an old radiator smell (but I have gas heat). Opened the front door and was hit with a much stronger smell -- almost like some garlic/onion/spice combination, but with a more chemical note. It stuck to my clothes in the 3 seconds that I was out there. I've smelled lots of foul things around here over the years, but this particular odor is new to me.

5 days ago

Apartment needed

64 year old male seeking either a small studio or kitchenette apartment in the Garfield Ridge area. Smoker, no pets. Needed by 4/30/18.

Apr 15

Moving help to Galena, Illinois

I need someone with either a van or a pick-up truck to help me with a move to Galena, Illinois which is about 160 miles from my apartment in Garfield Ridge. I have boxes and a big cat tree. This move would be on 4/27.

Apr 07

Updated Apr 09

Garfield Ridge library

Where was the Garfield Ridge library’s original location?

  • Daniel Ferone Home Owner

    I remember in the late 50's & early 60's it was a Library bus or van.

    Sometime later it was store front located on Archer east of Oak Park on the south side of the street.about 6743 S. Archer.

    Prior to the current location I believe it was at 6322 S Archer which became an eye doctor's office.

  • Many spots used bookmobile. One driver and 1-3 librarians. Would travel from location to another. They were fazed out in the 80's

Mar 17

Updated Mar 22

Lost car key 3/9

In parking lot s/e corner of 56th and Harlem Ave. Its a car key with a chip and I can't afford to replace it right now. If you have it and dont know how to get it back to the rightful owner, you can drop it off at the hair cutting shop. Leave your info and receive a $25 Dunkin Donut gift card. Thank you

  • James A Micek Proud Homeowner

    I actually felt awkward going to that meeting (which I never attended) just to get the DD gift card. I was just glad to be of help. May I suggest giving the gift card to someone who could really use it? Perhaps a homeless person?
    Thanks, ;)

  • srapach GR civic member

    You need not have felt awkward it's a meeting open to the public. And, you would have learned about the Home equity program. I will donate the card to a needy person as you requested.

Mar 03

Updated Mar 05

Pet Parade

I heard there was going to be a pet parade in Garfield Ridge. Does anyone know about this?

  • I just looked it up. Looks like sometime in June! This will be cute.

  • Thanks Looking forward to it!

Feb 26

Updated Feb 27

County officers reportedly mock man who allegedly applauded accused cop killer

Man who allegedly applauded accused cop killer gets a round of applause--sarcastic, mocking applause--from Cook County Correctional officers and supervisors, as he is apprehended by CPD Area Central Detectives on a robbery charge. Details at http://www.swchicagopost.com/2018/02/sarcastic-applause-for-man-who.html

    Sarcastic Applause for Man Who Reportedly Clapped for Accused Cop Killer
    A 35-year-old Back of the Yards man who was scorned by many for allegedly applauding an accused cop-killer, was himself applauded--in a derisive, mocking fashion--by Cook County Department of Corrections officers and supervisors.
    http://www.swchicagopost.com

Feb 25

Lost Chihuahua

There was a Small Black Chihuahua found at Neenah and Archer This morning . It was rescued by Patti . Collar , No tags. If you know the owner or are the owner Please contact Patti at 312-656-6513 Thanks Everyone

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