3 days ago

Updated 44 min ago

Where is a consignment store for vintage items?

Hi there, I have a couple of vintage fashion items and am looking for a consignment store. Not a consignment store for modern brand name clothing. Do you know of one?

  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    Have you tried the facebook virtual garage sales? Or eBay?

  • Thanks everyone. Only one consignment store seems to fit Store B and I went online to see what they had, and it's not much. I'll keep looking. I know about the Vintage Garage and the antique malls, but I only have maybe 3 items I'm trying to consign.

    Unless of course, you know a regular consignment store that takes vintage? I know about Sophies Closet and Crossroads and have taken things to both, but they do not not take vintage (pre-2000)

10 hours ago

Updated 45 min ago

Question about possible cougar sighting in Illinois.

If this or any other cougars get spotted again, why will it most likely be shot & killed? How many cougars have already been killed here? Like 3, 4?

Why can't we just (supervise our pets and then) turn a blind eye to it? I'm guessing there are probably even more cougars running around than we even know about. They are just doing their thing and trying to live. Why do we have to kill them?

  • What would you rather be killed?

    A cougar?

    Or a human child?

  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    There are (4-legged) cougars in the City?

7 hours ago

srboisvert posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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42 hours ago

March to the Polls and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

Sun 1/21: Chistosos en Chicago is the Laugh Factory's (3175 N. Broadway) first stand-up show entirely en español. Proceeds benefit Enlace Chicago and Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief. 9 PM, $15

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...in Mom and Dad, a dark comedy making its Chicago debut tonight at Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton). The Reader's Leah Pickett writes, "Cage and Blair, both giving their best performances in...

...the script and recreations of its fight scenes. The show plays at Nox Arca Theatre (4001 N. Ravenswood). 7:30 PM, donations accepted

...produced pop-ups themed after Twin Peaks, Stranger Things, and The Room—transforms the Rookery (2109 W. Chicago) into the set of The Shining at Room 237. The evening features Stephen King trivia...

Sun 1/21: Visual artist Brian Dettmer flies in from New York to join locals Anthony Adcock and Michael Dinges for the closing day of "Concrete, Paper, and Plastic," an exhibit of work in those three mediums at Aron Packer Projects (213 W. Institute). 1 PM, free

    March to the Polls and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge This weekend events include a march through downtown, a recreation of a terrible film, and plenty of other goings-on. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 1/19: Dr. Phil Willink from the Shedd Aquarium visits the Chicago Maritime Museum, located inside the Bridgeport Art Center (1200 W.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Ask ChicagoNow: What is the best breakfast place in Chicago?

"The best breakfast place was the Melrose on Melrose and Broadway. They closed not long ago - but was the best for Sunday brunch, or late nights for pancakes and bacon. The milkshakes....Oh the milkshakes!" — Nina Kushner Vallone, You Know Neen

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"Hash on Western and Hirsch is pretty great". — Brian Kremen, ConFIdences

"Grandma Sally's on North Ave. near Harlem." — Alison Moran, Token Female

"Windy City Cafe at 1062 W. Chicago Ave. The food is delicious but the hours are short (7am-3pm)". — Sabrina Nixon, Purple Reigns: How to Live a Full Life with Lupus

...Danny's Egghead Diner. Irving just west of Lincoln/Damen. Everything is excellent. Everyone is friendly. Many dishes with Mexican cuisine influence. And right...

    Ask ChicagoNow: What is the best breakfast place in Chicago?
    ChicagoNow is a group of bloggers from all sorts of different backgrounds. One thing that helps tie them all together? Chicago. With so much collective experience with the city, we've decided to put that knowledge to use by posing some of the oldest and most popular questions about Chicago to the group.
    http://www.chicagonow.com

3 days ago

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Jan 13

Updated 3 days ago

Selling 2BR Condo, need wood floor type recommendation

We are selling our 2 Bedroom Condo in Lakeview. We plan to take out the existing wood floor in family room and also take out bedroom carpeting. We plan to replace with a new wood floor through out the unit. We plan to buy at Home Depot. What flooring sells the best these days? Looking for a reco to appeal to prospective buyer.

  • Yep depending on the condition, Rebuilding Exchange finds a new home for it in its original form or uses it to make furniture and supply their woodworking classes.

  • Thanks for all of the good info! The old flooring is a laminate wood. And there is a subfloor underneath.

Dec 18

Updated 3 days ago

Free Uhaul Boxes

Approx 50 boxes (most a mix of small and medium boxes) available near School St and Ashland Ave Wens. or Thurs. morning. A handful of mediums brand new and the rest used only once, for our move this month. PM if interested. Will honor FCFS. Happy holidays everyone!

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

    VIDEO: Wicker Park Robbery Video Provides Another Learning Moment
    The latest North Side robbery alert from Chicago Police focuses on three incidents reported Friday in Wicker Park. But everyone can learn by watching surveillance video of one of the hold-ups. One of the best ways to train your gut instinct is to learn how street criminals operate. Around 12:45 p.m.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com
  • This is good advice, because most of us don't notice cars coming and going into alleys. They got a good look at the robber, he's probably a teen from one of the highschools, and I guess one of the teachers or principals will recognize him.

4 days ago

Jan 13

ATM Skimmers Found At Lakeview Jewel And CVS Locations

...the keypad. Most recently, a device was removed from a cash machine at CVS Pharmacy, 3033 North Broadway, around 11:50 a.m. on Saturday. On Thursday, a

    ATM Skimmers Found At Lakeview Jewel And CVS Locations
    Two more ATM skimming devices have been found in Lakeview since Thursday afternoon, police said. The riggings have included a substitute swiper to capture card information and a camera to record victims' fingers as they entered their PINs on the keypad.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

Jan 12

Jan 10

Peeping Tom May Be Working Boystown Windows, Cops Say

...The lurking pervert has been popping up inside and outside of apartment buildings in the 700 block of West Belmont since

    Peeping Tom May Be Working Boystown Windows, Cops Say
    Police haven't informed the community about it (yet), but officers are paying particular attention to a small strip of Belmont Avenue in Boystown where a Peeping Tom has been rattling residents for over a week. The lurking pervert has been popping up inside and outside of apartment buildings in the 700 block of West Belmont since roughly New Year's Day, according to a source.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

Jan 10

Jan 07

Updated Jan 09

CRIME

DEAR ALL:
We have a situation. I have been specifically targeted for vandalism and it concerns me that it is related to the muggings of November 8th.
On January 4th at 9:52pm a car drove up and parked across the street from our house on Clarendon (exactly where the mugging and beating took place on November 8th). At 9:54:50pm a young man gets out of his car and walks down our street, at 9:55:45pm he returns to his car, at...

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DEAR ALL:
We have a situation. I have been specifically targeted for vandalism and it concerns me that it is related to the muggings of November 8th.
On January 4th at 9:52pm a car drove up and parked across the street from our house on Clarendon (exactly where the mugging and beating took place on November 8th). At 9:54:50pm a young man gets out of his car and walks down our street, at 9:55:45pm he returns to his car, at 9:57:02pm he gets back out of his car, heads straight to my classic 1997 Camaro parked in front of my house on Hutchinson, pulls out a large knife tool, and destroys the passenger side of my Camaro. I have it all on tape but unfortunately he was well covered with hoodie including his face, and the cameras could not pick up the license plate number.
I have a strong suspicion that this is in retaliation from my involvement of the muggings.
I am in contact with the lead detective on the muggings case to see how to proceed.
Let's keep an eye out please.

  • Brian..its actually 60660Gal.
    Not 60657..but its okay..you can call me 606!

  • George F in Ravenswood displaced New Yorker

    No problem Mute. Knowledge is power, and forewarned is forearmed, and any other cliches that apply. BTW I consider something that is still cool after twenty years, and stands the test of time, a classic. Except maybe a Yugo.

Jan 08

Updated Jan 09

Free mvmt shop opens in Old Dry Cleaner on Southport and Waveland

Free mvmt shop opens today at 3649 Southport, across from Jewel Osco. Free mvmt shop is a movement--based fitness pop-up. They will be in the neighborhood until May 1st offfering classes in cardio-dance, animal movement, shadowboxing, yoga, pilates, and conditioning for all skill and experience levels. They support a Different local Nonprofit each month with a percent of sales. Definitely an exciting addition to the Southport Corridor.

Jan 09

Jan 06

Updated Jan 08

Breakfast/brunch suggestions for East Lakeview

I was so happy to find Horizon cafe after Melrose closed down last year for just a good, affordable breakfast with no frills. I was heartbroken to go out in the cold this morning for breakfast at Horizon to find it’s doors permanently closed.
Do any of you have good east Lakeview suggestions for breakfast/brunch? I’m not a huge fan of Anne Sathers or Stella’s Diner and Yolk tends to be a huge wait with sometimes a lack of space to hang out indoors while waiting.

  • Alice East Lakeview

    Wilde does a decent brunch

  • Thank you everyone for all of the wonderful suggestions :)

Jan 07

Updated Jan 08

Cleaning service

In search of a cleaning service fir an
air BNB

  • d3 NOH

    Did the city approve your license even without you living there? Did you have to appeal ?

  • D3 if you have any questions call Kirk at (224) 805-7412. SMA mechanical is a legitimate company. That is if you are referring to my comment about work that Rose Lloyd posted about.

Jan 08

Updated Jan 08

Neighbors, where can I get a zipper Pull (zipper mend) really quick

I have 24 hours to get a zipper pull. Where should I go, thanks. I looked online but would have to order it.

Jan 01

Updated Jan 08

KIA Remote with house keys

Found in the block of 500 W. Briar
Please reach out to me..
M

  • Ed H. 5 year Lakeview resident

    Did you leave a note where you found them?

Jan 08

Jan 07

Jan 07

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Jan 06

Jan 05

Kikko needs a home

A month ago someone posted about the loss of their dog. I think a Pittie. This beautiful girl needs a loving Home and I thought of you. I am not a techie so I don’t know how to find your post and I have no idea how to add the Facebook post so I just took pictures and attached them. This was shared with Paw’s volunteers and I’m a volunteer. Thanks

Oct 16 2012

Updated Jan 04

Illinois Police Department call scam (?)

Has anyone recieved any calls from the Illinois Police Department asking for donations. At least once a year I receive a call from people claiming to be from the Illinois Police Department, in the calls they either ask for a donation to help fallen officers or in one call that I recieved recently, the person tried to sell me energy efficiency light bulbs (being that the proceeds benefit families of) As a senior citizen, I have always been aware of scams and have often wondered if this is such.

  • Always look up the Form 990 for not for profit charities. It is filed w/ the Secretary of State.

    The Illinois Police Association ends up giving less than 10% of money raised to police charities on a yearly basis.

    The also have high complaints with consumer groups about not removing phone numbers of those who request being removed.

  • nancy and d3. excellent suggestion. asking simply and politely for that org status can probably tell you all you need to know.

Jan 04

Jan 03

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