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Where can I get free large/medium boxes for moving?

We're moving soon and trying to save money on moving boxes. Where are some good places that offer free boxes for moving?

  • Soo

    I am unpacking and will have boxes available Sunday/Monday...

  • Em

    Karen and Soo where are you located? I would be interested in the boxes if you still have them!

Jul 07

Does any one know is the camera on Leavitt and Lemoyne works is on that light pole way on top.??

I hope I got into some encounters with some people trying to breaking to some vehicles but I drove them away I might be a Puerto Rican with tattoos but I'm a good neighborhood wash I love my community in my neighborhood has been here for 25 years 30 years Amen every one be safe..

Jul 07

  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF-CERTIFICATION REVIEW: ERECT 3 STORY 4 D.U. BUILDING (3B CONST.) WITH BASEMENT, ROOFTOP DECK WITH TRELLIS, ROOFTOP STAIR ENCLOSURE, REAR TERRACE AT 1ST FLOOR, REAR & FRONT DECKS AT 2ND/3RD FLOORS, 4 STORY REAR STAIR TO ROOFTOP DECK, DETACHED 4 CAR GARAGE (3B CONSTRUCTION) WITH ROOF TOP DECK, 6' HIGH 3' BY 7' MASONRY TRASH ENCLOSURE AS PER PLAN.

    1235 N. Greenview Ave. Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF-CERTIFICATION REVIEW: ERECT 3 STORY 2 D.U. BUILDING (3B CONSTRUCTION) WITH BASEMENT, ROOFTOP DECK WITH TRELLIS, ROOFTOP STAIR ENCLOSURE, DETACHED 2 CAR GARAGE (3B CONSTRUCTION) WITH ROOFTOP DECK AS PER PLAN.

    1447 W. Blackhawk St. Issued July 5, 2018 Comment

Jul 05

Mini Mott Opens in Logan Square With Mott St’s Nationally Acclaimed Burgers

...not a lot of grill space at their tiny restaurant at the northeast corner of Blackhawk and Ashland. Instead of relegating the kitchen staff — most of whom have fine dining backgrounds — to flipping...

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...the Mott St spin-off debuts in Logan Square inside the former Jam space at 3057 W. Logan Boulevard. Burgers, fresh-cut fries, chicken wings, and beers are on the menu at this new...

    Mini Mott Opens in Logan Square With Mott St's Nationally Acclaimed Burgers
    The owners of Mini Mott are coy on their plans to expand, after all, they still need to open their first location. That happens tonight as the Mott St spin-off debuts in Logan Square inside the former Jam space at 3057 W. Logan Boulevard.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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Updated Jul 04

State Police Checks at Division and 94 on Fridays

Anyone know why the State Police are doing "random" car checks at the intersection and on ramp heading south onto I94? I have seen this on two different Friday afternoons now. They look at the people in the cars and tell certain cars to pull over under the highway underpass. Just wondering what is going on. Thanks!

  • The car may have matched a description used in a crime. Witnesses could have said it was a blue sedan headed on the kennedy...

  • Tim

    The fake news says it's ICE checkpoints.

Jul 02

Free Boxes! chicago and noble!!!

Lots of free boxes!! They will be in the ally behind the garages. COME AND GET EM'!!!

Jun 24

Updated Jul 02

Gun shots

Shots fired at 1:10, 1:11, 1:17, and 2 at 1:18 am on Sunday 6/24

  • I heard them, too. They sounded like they were in the alley it was so loud but hard to say where they were coming from. We called the police but I didn't see any car drive down the alley.

  • Where? Could it have been fireworks?

  • Definitely was not fireworks. They sound much different. Especially when in succession so close together. Also it was back on June 24, but thanks for the suggestion.

Jun 30

Updated Jul 01

Fireworks at James Otis park this year?

Just moved to neighborhood and heard that the park at James Otis does awesome fireworks every year... Anyone know if they will be on display this 4th of July again?

  • Hi, Alexandra. We've been here 15 years, and they've been done every 4th. They stage them in the faculty parking lot at Otis. Many people line the sidewalks on Grand Ave. with chairs to watch. But you can view from the entire immediate area. They do 3-4 displays, I believe. Just a heads up. it's VERY loud since it's in a residential area. and smoky of you're downwind. Have fun!

  • Thank you! We literally live across the street, so will give our guests on the 4th a heads up as we watch from our roof deck💥💥💥💥

Jul 01

Nanny Share Available

I have a 2 month old and am returning to work July 30. I have a wonderful nanny lined up who has been with my family for a few years now (she cared for my older daughter prior to us sending her to school). We are looking for a family to join us in a share at our house on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The nanny is also available on Mondays and Wednesday’s but we do not need childcare on those days. If you are interested in discussing a share please let me know.

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If you haven’t been to Caspian Fine Persian C...

If you haven’t been to Caspian Fine Persian Cuisine at 1413 N Ashland , you’ve gotta check it out! The food is great and they’re open for lunch and have great lunch specials. #wpbcc #wpbssa33 #wickerparkfarmersmarket #lunchinwickerpark

    Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber
    If you haven't been to Caspian Fine Persian Cuisine at 1413 N Ashland , you've gotta check it out! The food is great and they're open for lunch and have great lunch specials. #wpbcc #wpbssa33...
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Jun 23

Updated Jun 26

Home builder suggestions?

Hi all, We've thought about building in the neighborhood, but all the GC's we've spoken to seem to be price gouging. Doing a hail mary pass here, can anyone suggest a home builder that's ethical, with reasonable prices? Every builder we've spoken to seems to look at the land prices in the area, look up the most expensive new houses in the area, subtract the two and then gives us the build price, leaving no equity. Two GC's outright admitted that that's how they determined the bid price.
Thanks for any helpful suggestions.

  • There is also the 'premium' charged for a trendy neighborhood. East of Western is one price, west of western another. I've had contractors tell me that.

  • Scott Rappe Architect, Father, Fourth Generation East Villager

    We are a local architectural firm that focuses on custom residential design. We have a very good builder that we partner with to do design-build. This is a good approach if you want good custom design within a specific budget. Check out www.kplusr.com and feel free to give me a call. No obligation.

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  • Wobble Chairs for Wiggly Bodies

    Ms. West is asking for $688.16:
    My students need wobble chairs! We are a special education inclusion classroom with lots of wiggly bodies!
    Rowe Elementary Charter School Comment

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Where to Swim: Chicago Public Pools

1419 W. Blackhawk Street

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825 W. Sheridan Road

5835 N. Lincoln Avenue

5110 N. Damen Avenue

900 W. Wilson Avenue

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2333 W. Sunnyside Avenue

3035 N. Hoyne Avenue

2534 N. Greenview Avenue

618 W. Scott Street

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5100 N. Francisco Avenue

4222 W. Foster Avenue

4822 N. Long Avenue

4100 N. Long Avenue

3945 N. Springfield Avenue

3516 W. School Street

2732 N. Avers Avenue

6935 W. Addison Street

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2200 N. Oakley Avenue

1330 W. Chicago Avenue

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2526 W. Grand Avenue

958 N. Sacramento Avenue

1333 N. Laramie Avenue

5610 W. Lake Street

500 S. Central Avenue

4615 W. Jackson Boulevard

100 N. Central Park Avenue

515 S. Washtenaw Avenue

910 S. Aberdeen Street

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1119 W. Cullerton Street

1824 S. Wood Street

3559 W. Arthington Street

4320 W. 15th Street

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2210 W. Pershing Road

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331 W. 45th Street

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    Where to Swim: Chicago Public Pools
    Mather High School Pool Indoor Pool5835 N. Lincoln Avenue(773) 534-2412 Website Amundsen High School Pool Indoor Pool5110 N. Damen Avenue(773) 534-2425 Pool Website Winnemac Park Website Uplift High School Pool Indoor Pool900 W. Wilson Avenue(312) 742-7709 Pool Website Clarendon Park Website Wrightwood Pool Outdoor Pool2534 N.
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Jun 14

Looking for this criminal.

If you know who this person is, please contact us at bookings@onegroupmind.com

https://vimeo.com/275075862

    Video of Graffiti
    This person placed graffiti on our building. Please share in order to identify him.
    https://vimeo.com/

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