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  • Permit issued for new construction

    SELF-CERT: NEW (3) STORY III-B CONST., SFR WITH ATTACHED 1 CAR GARAGE BASEMENT AND ROOF DECKS PER PLANS. CURRENT USE/OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION A1 RESIDENTIAL DOES NOT CHANGE.SPRINKLER SYSTEM INSATALLATION TO BE SUBMITTED FOR SEPARATE REVIEW AND APPPROVAL BY THE FIRE DEPT.

    1909 W. Wabansia Ave. Issued July 15, 2018 Comment

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Everyblock Logan Square Facebook Group

Since there has been some interest I created a group. There has been no response from the Logan Square Community Group to my request for membership.
So please sign up and continue to post my Everyblock friends!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1791531560931578/

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  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    .will be replaceing fixtures in basement bathroom..toilet lavatorie and als bathtub...will be some replacement of pipeing done also in basement of address 1921 n wood st.

    1921 N. Wood St. Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

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Updated Jul 09

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!

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'I had no idea the flames could go that fast': Goleta devastated by fire as record heat burns path of destruction

“This one’s the 1873 Winchester,” he said, studying one of them before turning to another. “This is my grandfather’s right here.”

    'I had no idea the flames could go that fast': Goleta devastated by fire as record heat burns path of destruction
    Firefighters on Saturday were battling a destructive fire that snaked through a hillside area of Goleta, one of several blazes that destroyed homes amid a record-setting heat wave in Southern California. Fire personnel spent the night and morning in pitched battle against the Holiday fire, which exploded Friday night amid 100-degree temperatures and dangerous "sundowner" winds that made the blaze impossible to control.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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The 5 best Korean eateries in Chicago, ranked

Next up is Bucktown's En Hakkore, situated at 1840 N. Damen Ave. (between Churchill and Moffat streets). With 4.5 stars out of 636 reviews on Yelp, the Korean restaurant, which offers tacos and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

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Topping the list is Crisp. Located at 2940 N. Broadway Ave. (between Oakdale and Wellington avenues) in Lakeview, the Korean spot is the most popular restaurant of its kind in Chicago, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,674 reviews on Yelp.

Lincoln Square's Sushi Joon, located at 5503 N. Lincoln Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Japanese and Korean spot five stars out of 163 reviews. This family-owned and operated business started in its current form in 1997.

...loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 383 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5220 N. Lincoln Ave. to try the cozy eatery that specializes in Korean barbecue for yourself.On the menu...

...Grill, a Rogers Park favorite with 4.5 stars out of 255 reviews. Stop by 6930 N. Glenwood Ave. to hit up the Korean and breakfast and brunch spot next time you're looking...

    The 5 best Korean eateries in Chicago, ranked
    Looking to satisfy your appetite for Korean fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Korean restaurants around Chicago, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots for bulgogi, bibimbap and more. Photo: Johnny L./Yelp Topping the list is Crisp.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Jun 30

Updated Jul 01

Construction

What is going on with the factory on the 2700 block of armitage? I have not seen anyone working there for months.

  • Rick Stoneham Logan resident since 1984

    Probably a permit issue. I’ve been worried about the lake that formed on the site as a mosquito breeding pond. But yesterday saw workmen draining it. It looks like construction will start again but I’ve been wrong before. I have to look down on it every day.

  • They are awaiting a shipment of steel. The cost of steel went up due to the Trump tariffs and now the supplier can't honor the original quote.

    To clarify: They are delayed waiting for the shipment, the tariff thing is my own speculation. There were men in the yesterday working.

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Updated Jun 30

Friendly feral near Belden/Central Park

We've had a black TNR cat slinking around our 'hood for about a year but he's been increasingly hanging out in our yard and on our porch. We like the little guy and don't mind--I'm just curious if he has a caretaker/has a colony he's part of.

  • They do seem to get attached to certain yards..even people..though they don't get close. Was there a pic?

  • You might be talking about our next door neighbor's cat - we're at Fullerton and Lawndale right behind The Little Pickle, and our elderly neighbor cares for a mostly feral black cat that he calls for named "Beady" (i.e., beady eyes). If you see a calico cat around it too sometimes, that is the other cat he cares for, but he much prefers the black one.

  • future alderman future alderman

    adopt him

Jun 29

Lost keys at the 606

Hey everyone, I lost some keys on the 606 trail on Monday, 6/25/18.
I was hoping if anyone has seen them and can return them. They are keys that have a blue buckle, it has two bottle openers ( one is a blue bud light, and the other is a picture of the Virgin Mary). Please help.

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Updated Jun 26

Bookkeeper needed

I am looking for a bookkeeper for my business which is in the neighborhood. Experience in manufacturing is a plus as we have many employees and ship a lot of product. I am checking here before posting to the usual places. Let me know if you or someone you know is interested.

  • Hi George-

    I posted about 1 month ago looking for a bookkeeper as well. Hopefully you get more response than I. Where else are you posting?

  • Tomorrow is another day Happy resident of North Park Village

    You might try one of the moonlighting websites. The only one I can remember right now is:

    gomnlt.com

    I'm sure if you did a search for moonlighting jobs, you'd find them.

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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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3 diverse community events in Chicago this weekend

...Saturday, June 23, 9:45-10:30 a.m. Where: Start at Churchill Field Park, 1825 N. Damen Ave. Admission: Free for walkers; $8-$15 for breakfast Click here for more details, and to...

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...Friday, June 22, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Where: Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4048 W. Armitage Ave. Admission: Free; donations acceptedClick here for more details, and to get your tickets

...the past decades.When: Saturday, June 23, 2-4 p.m. Where: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St. Admission: FreeClick here for more details, and to get your tickets

    3 diverse community events in Chicago this weekend
    Looking to get out into the community this week? From diverse community discussions to a family fun walk, there are plenty of community and cultural events coming up in Chicago this week. Read on for a rundown. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jun 20

Looking for an iPad SmartHome Control Home? A 3-Bedroom at 1611 N. Hermitage in Bucktown

Looking for an iPad SmartHome Control Home? A 3-Bedroom at 1611 N. Hermitage in Bucktown

    Looking for an iPad SmartHome Control Home? A 3-Bedroom at 1611 N. Hermitage in Bucktown
    This 3 bedroom at 1611 N. Hermitage in Bucktown came on the market in April 2018. It was built in 2014 and has 17 units and a parking garage. This unit has a private elevator with fob access. It has wide plank dark hardwood floors throughout.
    http://cribchatter.com

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Gunshots in Humboldt Park

Last night was startled awake by a gunshot near the corner of Wabansia and Kimball. Then heard a fight outside. Not sure if they were related. Stay safe out there friends!

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