17 min ago

The Delta will change your life with its tamales, burgers and cocktails

1745 W. North Ave. 773-360-1793

    The Delta will change your life with its tamales, burgers and cocktails
    Way out on that farmer's road. Now you know I'm living in Chicago, And people, I sure do hate to go. -Muddy Waters, "My Home is in the Delta" That lyric from Waters is a bit of an idle threat. It was recorded in 1963, but Waters stayed in Chicagoland, dying in his Westmont, Illinois home in 1983.
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26 hours ago

Police searching for men who robbed, tied up residents in home invasions

The men first struck Nov. 16 around 7:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of North Bosworth Avenue in the Noble Square neighborhood, according to a community alert from police.

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Two men matching the same description then robbed a home Saturday around 2:45 p.m. in the 900 block of West Wrightwood Avenue in the Wrightwood Neighbors neighborhood.

    Police searching for men who robbed, tied up residents in home invasions
    Police are searching for two men who forced their way into homes on the North and Near West sides last week, led the residents to the back at gunpoint and robbed them. The men, with their faces partially covered by black scarves, stole cash, jewelry and cell phones, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

32 hours ago

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44 hours ago

Through December 11th, please bring gently us...

Through December 11th, please bring gently used coats to the 2nd Ward Service Office located at 1400 N. Ashland Avenue between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm. These coats will benefit local families in need. For more information please call (312) 643-2299 or email ward02@cityofchicago.org.

    Alderman Brian Hopkins
    Through December 11th, please bring gently used coats to the 2nd Ward Service Office located at 1400 N. Ashland Avenue between the hours of 9:00am to 5:00pm. These coats will benefit local families...
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6 days ago

Updated 45 hours ago

concern about safety

There is an urgent need for adequate lighting on the North side of the 606 at Bloomingdale and Western. The pavement is very uneven and dangerous to pedestrians. Also any traffic coming from the East trying to merge onto Western cannot see what's coming from northbound traffic on Western. There should be a way for cars to see what's coming on Western, in order to merge without blocking the crosswalk or entering Western since that's very dangerous to the moving cars on Western as well.

  • JeannyB Old Apartment renovator, architect,

    . I still think a more intense street light would be necessary for the pedestrians though as repaving would probably not last due to Chicago climate and the fact that it's somewhat under a viaduct (the 606) which always has bad pavement anyway. That would be better than a stop...

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    . I still think a more intense street light would be necessary for the pedestrians though as repaving would probably not last due to Chicago climate and the fact that it's somewhat under a viaduct (the 606) which always has bad pavement anyway. That would be better than a stop sign, if it would stay visible. Right now you can see a little portion of coming traffic thru the posts, but not everything....and you're not totally sure of what's coming and how fast.
    Where should it be placed exactly? T He more detail you tell the city, the better.

  • Artist girl Artist and Muscian

    I didn't say a stop sign, I said a convex traffic mirror that would show approaching traffic reflected in it. It would solve the problem. You would place it to the right, on the north side of Bloomingdale, where it meets Western, and turn it so that it shows approaching traffic.

47 hours ago

15 seasonal shows (both naughty and nice) for the holidays

Performances run through Dec. 30, at The Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. (773) 769-3832 or thehousetheatre.com.

Performances run through Dec. 17, at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. (773) 697-3830 or wearetheagency.org.

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Performances run through Dec. 31, at 170 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (312) 443-3800 or goodmantheatre.org.

Performances run through Dec. 31, at Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago. (312) 595-5600 or chicagoshakes.com.

Performances run through Dec. 31, at 3745 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. (773) 325-1700 or mercurytheaterchicago.com.

Performances run through Jan. 6, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 327-5252 or americanbluestheater.com.

Performances run through Dec. 3, at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com.

Performances run through Dec. 30, at 1229 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 975-8150 or theaterwit.org.

Performances run through Dec. 23, at 851 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (773) 697-9693 or theannoyance.com.

    15 seasonal shows (both naughty and nice) for the holidays
    Looking for some holiday entertainment? Here's a partial list of seasonal shows on stage in the city and the suburbs. * Larry Yando returns for the 10th year to play Ebenezer Scrooge in Goodman Theatre's 40th anniversary production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Performances run through Dec. 31, at 170 N.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

2 days ago

On Tuesday, December 5th, the Secretary of St...

On Tuesday, December 5th, the Secretary of State’s mobile office will be at the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue) from 10am to 2pm. This mobile unit will help residents renew, replace, or correct driver’s licenses and state ID cards; purchase vehicle registration renewal stickers for license plates, as well as passenger vehicle license plates and B-truck plates; register vehicle titles; and receive parking placards for persons with disabilities. For more information, please email ward02@cityofchicago.org.

    Alderman Brian Hopkins
    On Tuesday, December 5th, the Secretary of State's mobile office will be at the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue) from 10am to 2pm. This mobile unit will help residents renew, replace,...
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3 days ago

Chicago comedy spotlight for Nov. 20-26

Group Improvised Comedy at Comedy Clubhouse, 1462 N. Ashland, 8:00 p.m. Long form improv (20-25 minutes) by three teams of up...

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Best Night Ever at Gman Tavern, 3740 N. Clark, 9:00 p.m. Mike Cronin hosts Emily Galati, Tom Thakkar, Jimmy Roberson, Sabeen Sadiq, Mike O'Keefe, Jessica Hong, and Dave Losso.

Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent comedyofchicago...

Kyle Kinane at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, 8:30 p.m. Kyle Kinane is an internationally touring comedian who got his start...

Christmas By Melania at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, 8:00 p.m. Melania hosts a Christmas special with guests “Paul Manafort, Mike and Karen Pence, Barron Trump, Kellyanne Conway, Jeff Sessions, Vladimir Putin, Maxine Waters” and more TBA.

Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, 9:00 p.m. Chicago Underground Comedy is one of comedy’s most groundbreaking showcases. Cameron Esposito, Beth Stelling, TJ Miller, Dan Telfer, and Kumail Nanjiani all got their start here. Produced by Meredith Kachel.

Comedians You Should Know at Timothy O’Toole’s, 622 N. Fairbanks Ct., 9:30 p.m. Mike Lebovitz, Kristen Toomey and more TBA.

Messing with a Friend at The Annoyance Theatre, 851 W. Belmont, 10:30 p.m. This is a show where the improvisers morph from character to...

The Lincoln Lodge at Under the Gun Theatre, 956 W. Newport, 8:00 p.m. This famed stand-up showcase is now headquartered at Under the Gun with shows on Friday and Saturday nights.

Jokesplaining at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway, 10:00 p.m. Pushing boundaries is the goal. Featuring Megan Stalter, Allison Dunne and Erica Nicole Clark. Guest set by Denise Medina.  The evening is hosted by Alex Kumin. Bring in one coat to donate and get two free tickets. 

    Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, November 20-Sunday, November 26, 2017
    In town: Shawn Wayans and Alingon Mitra. Returning to their comedy hometown: Chris Redd, Emily Galati, Kyle Kinane, and John Caponera. A "who's who" in improv and music will appear nonstop for 24 hours from Monday to Tuesday at Second City. Keep reading for details.
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Nov 15

Updated 3 days ago

Found Female Chihuahua

Found near the intersection of Honore and Wood Street yesterday (11/14) evening.

Please contact My Vet Animal Hospital if you recognize this little lady or if she belongs to you. (773)235-8387.

  • Ev

    So Hoping this girl might be Shayna missing from Skokie. Her family saw a camera video from where she was lost while with a sitter that showed she was picked up, so it's possible she ended up in Chicago. I did contact Shayna's mom and she is going to contact...

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    So Hoping this girl might be Shayna missing from Skokie. Her family saw a camera video from where she was lost while with a sitter that showed she was picked up, so it's possible she ended up in Chicago. I did contact Shayna's mom and she is going to contact you as she looks like her girl. She is not on facebook and I believe her grandson who lives in Texas is trying to help her set up a facebook account to comment on on the hospital's post. Her phone number: (224) 766-6566 https://www.facebook.com/LostFoundPetsChicagoIL/photos/a.1940701626149048.1073741828.1753317621554117/2028868947332315/?type=3&theater

  • Ev

    Thank you so much for posting as this lead to Shayna, missing from Skokie and she is back home with her mom tonight Sunday 11/19/2017. Your post helped me remember a lost post I saw from pawboost and the rest is history. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, you gave Shayna and her family a Thanksgiving miracle!

  • Oh this is so great! How great you found the owner! I bet the family is so relieved. Thanks for taking her in, and to Ev for the followup. Thanks for letting us know how it turned out.

4 days ago

Nine cool spots for your office party

1721 W. Division St.

1746 W North Ave.

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920 N. Franklin St.

15 E. Ohio St. in Acme Hotel

7145 N. Sheridan Rd.

3905 W. Fullerton Ave.

2500 W. Bradley Pl.

190 S. LaSalle St., 40th floor

1534 N. Lake Shore Dr.

    Crain's Chicago Business
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4 days ago

Hellcab: A Chicago Holiday Story But Not Your Mother’s Christmas Carol

Hellcab by the Agency Theater Collective runs 90 minutes with no intermission. You can see it through December 17 at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Performances are Thursday-Sunday and tickets are pay what you can, with $5-$30 suggested. Buy tickets online or call 773-697-3830.

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One of the pleasures of Hellcab is the litany of Chicago lore and locations, past and present, that color every interaction. A ride to Bridgeport, a diner at Melrose and Broadway, Mercy Hospital, the Wooden Nickel Lounge at Wilson and Broadway. And “how about those Bulls?”

    Hellcab: A Chicago Holiday Story But Not Your Mother's Christmas Carol
    The set is an old taxi. That's all. An old Checker taxi, number 4538, with an Illinois license plate. The top is removed and its back wheels are on blocks. But the headlights and turn signals work. Written by Will Kern and directed by Sommer Austin, Hellcab, a Chicago holiday classic, is being staged at...
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

4 days ago

312 Dining Diva added 20 new photos — eating ...

Bucktown newcomer The Delta serves an impossibly cool brunch. And I swear I am not exaggerating. “Delta af” is the catchphrase owners Eldridge Williams and executive chef Adam Wendt picked up during their many visits to the Southern region during the restaurant’s concept phase. They’ve got the authenticity down spectacularly, though their version caters to a hip, North Side crowd. First, I have to say how much I enjoyed the soundtrack. Gospel, neo-soul, vintage Delta blues and old-school hip-hop dominated the playlist, and we absorbed and appreciated every song that came on. It certainly complemented Chef Wendt’s modern interpretations of Delta-style cuisine. From a tartine of smoked catfish, Boursin cheese and deviled egg to spicy beef brisket red hot tamales, he cranks out sophisticated, yet simple eats. Photos by Matt Lowell

    312 Dining Diva
    with owner Eldridge Williams and son
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Two successes one more to go: "In The 'Hood"

The In The Hood's heavily attended opening in Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Nov. 10 was followed on Sunday by a crowd at Rick Kogan's story...

    Two successes one more to go: "In The 'Hood"
    The In The Hood's heavily attended opening in Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Nov. 10 was followed on Sunday by a crowd at Rick Kogan's story telling session. This Sunday, Nov. 19, 2 to 4 p.m. local Wicker Park historian, Elaine Coorens will lead a free photo walk through the local 'hood.
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Noble Square woman attacked by suspects posing as delivery men

...Rene Batres, the victim's boyfriend, said the woman was walking to home along the 1400 block of North Bosworth Avenue at 7:19 p.m. when she was approached by two men in reflective vests...

    Noble Square woman attacked by suspects posing as delivery men
    A Noble Square woman was allegedly attacked by two men dressed as delivery drivers during a home invasion Thursday night. Rene Batres, the victim's boyfriend, said the woman was walking to home along the 1400 block of North Bosworth Avenue at 7:19 p.m. when she was approached by two men in reflective vests.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Nov 17

Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town

It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth.

    Fake delivery leads to home invasion in West Town
    CHICAGO -- A fake package delivery turns into a robbery in the city's West Town neighborhood. It happened after 7 p.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of North Bosworth. Police say a woman was approached at her doorstep by two men wearing reflective vests.
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Nov 17

Treat your sweet tooth with these extravagant desserts

1745 W. North Ave. 773-260-1793

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8 W. Maple St. 312-944-8888

60 E. Ontario St. 312-313-1007

75 E. Lake St. 312-929-3601

817 W. Lake St. 312-526-3116

840 N. Wabash Ave. 312-944-8400

6 W. Hubbard St. 312-595-9400

1000 W. Fulton Market 312-733-9420

1935 N. Lincoln Park W. 872-829-3971

616 N. Rush St. 312-660-6000

3056 N. Lincoln Ave. 872-206-8553

2701 S. Eleanor St. 312-724-8811

    Treat your sweet tooth with these extravagant desserts
    Don't reach for your wallet. Don't put on your coat. Dinner isn't over when the main course is done and you're bloated beyond repair. It's over when you've consumed a dessert too beautiful to be real.
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Nov 17

Suspects Posing As Delivery Men Attacked Woman During Home Invasion

The two males approached the 30-year-old woman at 7:19 p.m. while she was coming home to her apartment in the 1400 block of North Bosworth, according to Chicago Police. The suspects, wearing reflective vests, told her they were delivering something and tried to give her a package.

    Suspects Posing As Delivery Men Attacked Woman During Home Invasion
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two suspects posing as delivery men attacked a woman during a home invasion Thursday night in West Town. The two males approached the 30-year-old woman at 7:19 p.m. while she was coming home to her apartment in the 1400 block of North Bosworth, according to Chicago Police.
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Nov 16

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/16 – 11/19

Pool Holograph/mtvghosts/Ex Okays/Gal Gun @ Shuga Records, 1272 N Milwaukee Ave., 4:30PM – 6:00PM, all ages

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Chicago Art Book Fair 2017 @ Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, 12 S Michigan Ave., Various Times

Vinyl Emergency Podcast Live Taping: Lydia Loveless @ Pinwheel Records, 1722 W 18th St., 4:30PM – 6:00PM, all ages

Drink N’ Draw @ ii Designer Toy Store & Gallery, 2780 N Lincoln Ave., 7:00PM – 9:00PM, 21+

Chicago Food Depository Benefit @ Bric-a-Brac Records, 3156 W Diversey Ave., 5:30PM – 8:30PM, all ages

Body Love Live @ Coalition Impact, 405 W. Superior, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

MSI After Hours: Naughty or Nice @ Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S Lake Shore Dr., 7:00PM – 10:00PM, 21+

Hot Chip DJ Set @ Smart Bar, 3730 N Clark St., 8:00PM, 21+

JC Brooks Band/ DeRobert & The Half-Truths/The Right Now/DJRC @ 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave., 8:00PM, 18+

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18th & 19th

Randolph Street Holiday Market @ Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W Washington Blvd., 10:00AM – 5:00PM

The Funky Brunch @ Headquarters Beercade, 213 W Institute Pl., Noon – 8:00PM, 21+

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/16 - 11/19
    The holiday season is definitely here as it's the first weekend of Lincoln Park Zoo's Holiday Lights (for members and their guests only) andall the decorations begin to fill out stores and event themes all over the city. So why not go out and enjoy the slightly early festivities and check out everything else Chicago...
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Nov 14

Updated Nov 16

Lost Dog!

Our dog Lola ran away this afternoon. She is an Australian Shepard/Cattle Dog mix. She is all black with a white chest. She is wearing a bright pink collar. We love and miss her very much and would like her to return home as soon as possible. If you see her, please contact me 815-600-4085

Nov 15

The Comedy Clubhouse's "Wishin Control" is a Critic's Pick.

The Comedy Clubhouse, that purple building on Ashland just south of North Ave, just opened with their Main Stage Theatrical, Wishin Control. It was reviewed this past weekend and got the critic's pick:

http://perform.ink/review-wishin-control-comedy-clubhouse/

    Review: WISHIN' CONTROL at The Comedy Clubhouse | PerformInk
    By Jonald Jude Reyes When problems grow weary on a person's mind, sometimes the last string of hope is to just wish. "I wish I would win the lotto," or "I wish the right person would come along," or "I wish Kevin James would make another Mall Cop!"
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Nov 15

Updated 12:40pm: Good news! The student has b...

Updated 12:40pm: Good news! The student has been identified and the parents are being notified. Original Post: Do you know a 7th grader who lost their school bag? This school bag was recovered at the Wendy's on Division Street and later brought to the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue). Please contact our office if this bag belongs to you or your child by calling (312) 643-2299. Thank you.

    Alderman Brian Hopkins
    Do you know a 7th grader who lost their school bag? This school bag was recovered at the Wendy's on Division Street and later brought to the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue). Please...
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Nov 15

Do you know a 7th grader who lost their schoo...

Do you know a 7th grader who lost their school bag? This school bag was recovered at the Wendy's on Division Street and later brought to the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue). Please contact our office if this bag belongs to you or your child by calling (312) 643-2299. Thank you.

    Alderman Brian Hopkins
    Do you know a 7th grader who lost their school bag? This school bag was recovered at the Wendy's on Division Street and later brought to the 2nd Ward Service Office (1400 N. Ashland Avenue). Please...
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Nov 15

    Protect Rental Property Assets with an LLC
    Real Estate has always been considered a safe investment since the supply is finite and the demand grows with the population. Even though we have seen some swings in the real estate market over the past decade, the theory still is held true by many.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

Nov 15

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPAIR\REPLACE A TOTAL OF 4 LINTELS ON THE NORTH & SOUTH ELEVATIONS. 2 LINTELS ARE 4'-6" & 2 LINTELS ARE 2'-6" WITH SAME LIKE AND KIND.

    1600 N. Marshfield Ave. Issued November 13, 2017 Comment

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