38 hours ago

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REMOVE/REPLACE (30) WINDOWS ON EAST ELEVATION & (16) WINDOWS ON WEST ELEVATION. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING; NO STRUCTURAL WORK; SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS;

    1381 N. North Branch St. Issued November 20, 2017 Comment

Oct 11

Updated Nov 16

Package Thief

Package was stole just 10 mins after Fedex dropped it off.
https://ring.com/share/6475734277667887018

    Ring #AlwaysHome
    Check out this video! I just captured it with my Ring Camera!
    https://ring.com
  • Mute Mute Me

    Update? Or is it as i suspect? Camera useless. Doesnt deter anything?

  • House-Frau Homemaker, mom, animal lover

    Yes please give us an update!

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!"
    http://perform.ink

Nov 10

trying to improve safety in our neighborhood

Hello, I was just on of the people robbed by armed men the other evening (near Pulaski park) and I wanted to share with you a message I sent to Alderman Hopkins. I hope that others too will reach out to city officials. These crimes that are happening day and night here need to be stopped. The criminals have zero fear raiding our neighborhoods and terrorizing residents and I hope that we can change that, NOW!

"Hello, I was held...

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Hello, I was just on of the people robbed by armed men the other evening (near Pulaski park) and I wanted to share with you a message I sent to Alderman Hopkins. I hope that others too will reach out to city officials. These crimes that are happening day and night here need to be stopped. The criminals have zero fear raiding our neighborhoods and terrorizing residents and I hope that we can change that, NOW!

"Hello, I was held up by gunmen the other evening returning from work in front of my building just upon exiting the car. I filed a police report and learned from the police and others that mine was not the only incident that night. It seems in a span of a couple of hours these men targeted several people. The incident was terrifying and it was also brought to my attention that the police do not have the forces they need on the street overnight to do their jobs. Also, I also learned recently that they are often told not to chase to apprehend criminals. What are they to do? If the police have their hands tied these criminals know that they can terrorize the unarmed public and do basically whatever they want! It's awful! Also, I had noticed for some time that my street and general area here is quite dark at night. Are there any plans for added lighting or perhaps type of lighting for this area? Thank you very much. I am grateful that I only had to give up some of my belongings to spare my life but I am not the only one who works the second or third shift in this city and not every crime ends without violence. Please help to make the neighborhood safer, day AND night. Not everyone can stay barricaded inside overnight as residents have suggested I do, nor should we have to accept and tolerate that criminals have free reign of the streets just because the sun goes down. Thank you very much for your time. Please advise me if I can be of any assistance in this."

Nov 09

Backed into my truck

Hi last Saturday Night or Sunday sometime someone backed into my truck a white truck on Huron by Bishop and damage the whole front and so if anybody knows or seen who did it could you please let me know It's not right for somebody damage somebody else's property and get away with it

Nov 08

Armed robbery

My neighbor was robbed by 3 males approximately 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning as she got out of her car street parked right in front of our building. I will relay the info as best i can. She exited the car, was approached by 1 male, shortish (5 feet?) Who was wearing a Halloween mask, the other 2 pulled up in a car. She was told he had a gun, i think she saw it too, then told not to yell...

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My neighbor was robbed by 3 males approximately 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning as she got out of her car street parked right in front of our building. I will relay the info as best i can. She exited the car, was approached by 1 male, shortish (5 feet?) Who was wearing a Halloween mask, the other 2 pulled up in a car. She was told he had a gun, i think she saw it too, then told not to yell or scream. She set her bag on the ground, the male frisked her pockets, took her things & jumped in the car & left. They took her work bag, some cash, id & credit cards. She was not hurt- just shocked & scared. They threw her keys on the ground & didn't take her car. She didn't get a good look/description of the males or car. It happened very quick. She filed a police report. This happened 1253 n cleaver, at Potomac & cleaver. Maybe a neighbor has cameras that caught something? Just be aware, keep your heads up neighbors, take care!

Nov 07

Nov 06

Tonight from 5pm to 6:30pm, take part in an O...

Tonight from 5pm to 6:30pm, take part in an Open House at St. Stan's Catholic School for Leadership (1255 N. Noble Street). St. Stan's offers a unique learning environment based on Franklin Covey's "Seven Habits" and an academically rigorous curriculum. For more information please email Elaina at eschyb@ststanschicago.org

    St. Stan's Catholic School
    St. Stanislaus Kostka School located by Division St (I-90) and Noble St. A Catholic elementary school Pre-School 3 yers old - 8th grade. A Lighthouse School
    https://www.ststanschicago.org

Oct 31

Oct 24

The Comedy Clubhouse Announces Premiere of New Main Stage Theatrical "Wishin' Control"

The Comedy Clubhouse is will be premiering it's new Main Stage Theatrical, "Wishin' Control", on November 4th at 7pm. Our Main Stage Theatrical is a 90 minute long comedic play using long form improv technique to get from one scene or character to the next. The result is a dynamic piece full of scenes, close to 100 characters, and visually stunning transitions. As the Main Stage implies, these 8 actors are selectively chosen from over 200 members that perform regularly with One Group Mind at The Comedy Clubhouse! Tickets are $12 online and $18 at the door. Doors open and online sales close at 6:30. Tickets can be purchased at www.thecomedyclubhouse.com. The Comedy Clubhouse is a BYOB venue.

Oct 19

Updated Oct 20

Chicken/Helmeted Guinea Fowl Found in East Village

Does anyone know a good home for this chicken? (I learned from Reddit today that it is a helmeted guinea foul). He (or she?) was in our backyard today after work and is now up in a tree on a side street near Ashland & Chicago. There is a live poultry shop about a block away so if I had to guess, I think he escaped. I am a vegetarian so would love if he could live out the rest of his life on a farm somewhere.

Oct 18

Updated Oct 19

Found Dog - white poodle mix

We found a small white poodle mix (?) Dog this evening around 8pm tonight in Noble Square 1500 block of cortez St. and Ashland. She is healthy and friendly, no collar just trying to find her rightful owners.

  • Ev

    Gosh, I've seen this pup listed somewhere on Facebook tonight as Lost, still searching for the post. In the meantime you might want to check Lost Dogs Illinois. Thanks so much for keeping her safe, she looks well taken care of, her owners should have vet records and photos with the family. : https://www.facebook.com/LostDogsIllinois/

  • Owner found! Thanks all

Oct 15

Oct 13

Updated Oct 14

60614 / Lincoln Park US Post Office on Clark is Awful, Hiring Carriers Who Can Not Read

I have been calling the Lincoln Park/60614 center for 2 days. The recording says to stay on the line for the next available agent but then goes directly to an off-site "operator" recording that was not answered for at least 4 minutes before I hung up. I was not able to even leave a message.

Yesterday, the mail truck delivered a package on my front stoop in direct sight of any thieves walking by. Obviously, this carrier does not know...

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I have been calling the Lincoln Park/60614 center for 2 days. The recording says to stay on the line for the next available agent but then goes directly to an off-site "operator" recording that was not answered for at least 4 minutes before I hung up. I was not able to even leave a message.

Yesterday, the mail truck delivered a package on my front stoop in direct sight of any thieves walking by. Obviously, this carrier does not know how to read:

1. The sign on the door says to leave packages in the lobby.
2. The address label states to leave the package in the lobby. I now make that part of my address under the house number and street, above the "Chicago, IL 60614".

The package could have even been left behind the noticeable (to the carrier) brick hall wall by the door but out of street sight.

Then the carried LIED; the text sent to me saying it was delivered said it was "Left with and Individual". No, it wasn't. Yesterday, someone did answer at the carrier station just after 5pm saying they were closed.

  • At one time I too thought they were hiring illiterate carriers, mostly because we received so much mail that was not ours. I now believe the problem is that so many carriers are talking on a Bluetooth device while doing their route, and are not paying attention to what they are doing

  • old town 82 long time Old Town Triangle resident

    Always problems with mail in 60614. Call US Congressman Quigley's office (5th Congressional District) . Theres a staff member who deals with US Postal Service issues.

  • Carol K. in Chicago, IL Medical Coder

    Yes, I lived there for 23 years and mail delivery was terrible the entire time. It's not that they didn't see the message to leave the package in the lobby; they simply do not care. I had wrong mail delivered all the time and my mail was delivered elsewhere and...

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    Yes, I lived there for 23 years and mail delivery was terrible the entire time. It's not that they didn't see the message to leave the package in the lobby; they simply do not care. I had wrong mail delivered all the time and my mail was delivered elsewhere and I sometime received it up to a year late. There was no consistent mail delivery time and we would get mail delivered at 8:30 at night. That also happens at my new 60610 address, but at least we're more likely to get our mail and our packages are left inside.

Oct 07

Found koki bagatelle on Ashland & Diversey

Hi,

My husband found this bike bag on the intersection of Ashland & Diversey while on a walk just a few minutes ago (10/7/17). It has a plaid shirt inside and no name/id to match to owner. Is anyone missing this bag from their bike?

Oct 07

Oct 07

Oct 06

Chuck Zeiler posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Oct 05

Mars Food Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters On Goose Island

The 20,000-square-foot Mars Food office building at 1131 W. Blackhawk St. will accommodate 75 employees, including management. It is across the street from the Wrigley Global Innovation Center that commands the so-called turnaround basin at the north end of Goose Island, just south of North Avenue.

    Mars Food Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters On Goose Island
    GOOSE ISLAND - Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed Mars Food to its new headquarters on Goose Island Thursday. Mars Food is actually one of the smaller subsidiaries under the Mars corporate umbrella, with Uncle Ben's rice its most popular brand, but it's the third to open headquarters in Chicago and the fourth Mars office on Goose island.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Sep 28

Updated Sep 30

Black Cat found

This guy came to visit us again last night pretty late (On Paulina near Cortez in UK Village). Again he came right up to our open window, was very friendly and inquisitive, I think he would have walked right in if he could. He still didn't have a collar on but definitely doesn't appear to be feral. Does anyone know if he has a home - he is small, black, big yellow eyes and a bobbed tail. If he's a stray I'd be happy to take him in and to the vet but if he's someone's pet I don't want to take him awa.

  • Noble Square Girl CHI native in Noble Square

    Awe. He's cute. Take him in and if no one claims him you got a new fur baby.

  • I saw this little guy run across street on 1000 block of North Honore. The docked tail was memorable. I was in a car & stopped to backtrack but lost him. I hope you will consider keeping him (he found YOU) :)

  • M

    A vet or maybe an animal shelter might be able to scan him to see if he is microchipped, and that way find the family who lost him.

    Hopefully it is not a case where someone abandoned him because they were moving to a place that doesn't allow animals.

    Thank you for trying to help the little sweatie.

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