12 min ago

Tour Pilsen’s Dream Restaurant From the Son of an Immigrant

...travels through Asia and other parts of the world and bring that to Pilsen at 1238 W. 18th Street. Combine all those cultures, and S.K.Y.’s food represents modern America...

...2017 Launch by Ashok Selvam on Scribd S.K.Y. is at the corner of 18th Street and Allport. Grab a pre-dinner drink at the seven-seat bar. The lounge area may be...

    Tour Pilsen's Dream Restaurant From the Son of an Immigrant
    Stephen Gillanders wanted to open his dream restaurant in LA, but life took him to Chicago where he worked at Intro Chicago as the executive chef for the Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises restaurant. Time allowed him to tweak his idea, and on Friday he unveils S.K.Y.
    https://chicago.eater.com

2 hours ago

With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip’s crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration

Fri 11/24, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $30, $25 in advance, 17+

    With Nightmare Logic, Power Trip's crossover thrash unites doomed masses in celebration
    Power Trip have long produced crossover thrash for the tattered, sleeveless Cro-Mags T-shirt wearer in all of us-and with their recent sophomore album, the Dallas dudes prove it. Since its release in February, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord) has been universally regarded as a triumph of dystopic metal, a record that has brought together all adrenaline junkies who require a little grime and sweat in their riffs.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

3 hours ago

Please suggest an honest electrician

Hi everyone,

Please share information on electricians you have had work for you at your home that were honest and priced fairly.

thanks

12 hours ago

36 hours ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    UPGRADE EXISTING SERVICE FROM 200AMP TO 400AMP DISCONNECT. UPGRADE (6) APARTMENT UNIT PANELS TO 100AMP. REPLACE AND INSTALL NEW RISER TO ACCOMMODATE NEW INCOMING CONDUCTORS. INSTALL (12) NEW CIRCUITS, (2) FOR EACH APARTMENT UNIT FOR (1) 20AMP MICROWAVE CIRCUIT AND (1) 20AMP REFRIGERATOR CIRCUIT. INSTALL DEDICATED 20AMP CIRCUIT FOR EXIT/EM LIGHTING.

    1344 W. 19th St. Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

3 days ago

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • Productive in Pre-K!

    Ms. Todd is asking for $702.08:
    My students need math and literacy manipulatives that are student-centered, allowing them to independently construct knowledge and meaning, thus increasing their investment and retention the curriculum!
    Pilsen Community Academy Comment

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Lights Out

Most of the street lights on Paulina St. between 18th St. and Cermak Rd. are out. Anyone know why?
The area around Cooper School is especially dark. I've seen groups of young girls and elderly women walking cautiously in the area, while groups of young men linger about.
There is some construction going on with the roads (sewers) but it can't be impossible to have some temporary lights for safety.
- concerned guy

  • Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation...

    Read full comment…

    Don't do this ^. (Likely nothing will happen.)

    If anything breaks in the City, a 3-1-1 request will be routed directly to the City agency responsible for fixing the problem. You can even request text messages for updates. Just about every agency is responsive. (... except for Streets & Sanitation - good luck with them, if you ever need them...) Fortunately, there is a separate agency for street lighting.

    This is the direct link to the form for Street Lights out: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdot/provdrs/traffic_signals_andstreetlights/svcs/street_light_1_out.html

    For any other future request, you can go to this site: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/311.html or dial 3-1-1 from any phone.

  • Ward 25 25th Ward Alderman

    Lights are on Paulina from 18th St to Cermak rd. There are lights out from 1659 - 1715 W 19th St. I have submitted a work order fo get them repaired.

Nov 10

Movies that rock at CIMMfest, Cook County Social Club reunion, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

...The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years. He'll be at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport) tonight. The Reader's Leor Galil calls Leo's new album, " . . . an accomplished melange that...

This article has 7 other Chicago locations (Show)

...quartets, Ozzfest, Malian traditional music, and lots more. Most showings happen at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln). See the Reader's CIMMfest recommendations...

Fri 11/10-Sun 11/12: Alexandre O. Philippe's film 78/52, currently showing at the Music Box (3733 N. Southport), dissects and decodes the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960). See showtimes.

Fri 11/10: Cook County Social Club, one of the most storied Chicago improv groups of the last decade, returns to town for two shows at iO Theatre (1501 N. Kingsbury). 8 and 10:30 PM, sold out

Fri 11/10: Icelandic artist Baldur Helgason's "Three Wise Monkeys" opens tonight at NYCH Gallery (643 W. 18th). You might remember Helgason's illustrations for our Riot Fest coverage. 6-10 PM, free

Sat 11/11: Revolution Brewing pairs its beers with arcade games at Emporium Arcade Bar (1366 N. Milwaukee) for the annual fund-raiser Chicago Loot Drop. The money raised will be used to...

...40 plays over the course of the weekend-long Paragon Festival at Public House Theatre (3914 N. Clark). The full schedule is available at otherworldtheatre.org/paragon2017. 11 AM-5:30 PM; Sun...

...in the print medium gather at the Chicago Printers Guild Publishers Fair, held at Elastic (3429 W. Diversey). Tonight's opening night reception includes music from DJ Jan Jammerlappen and speeches from London...

Nov 10

swimfinfan posted 2 photos to Flickr:

Nov 09

Off Color Brewing Baits Beer Lovers With New Taproom, and Other Dining News

With the recent openings of the Green Room Tap (1801 S. Allport St., Pilsen) and the Avondale Tap (3634 W. Belmont Ave., Avondale), the Aberdeen Tap and G&O family adds two new southside bars to its West Town–based brood.

This article has 3 other Chicago locations (Show)

The 15-seat Anaba Handroll Bar (1742 W. Division St., Wicker Park) has set up shop in the front section of Mana Food Bar’s...

Off Color Brewing is baiting beer-lovers to Lincoln Park with Mouse Trap (1460 N. Kingsbury St.), the company’s new taproom. In addition to 16 draft lines, there’s also a roster of bottled beer, cocktails, wines, and coffee.

With the recent openings of the Green Room Tap (1801 S. Allport St., Pilsen) and the Avondale Tap (3634 W. Belmont Ave., Avondale), the Aberdeen Tap and G&O family adds two new southside bars to its West Town–based brood.

    Off Color Brewing Baits Beer Lovers With New Taproom, and Other Dining News
    The 15-seat Anaba Handroll Bar (1742 W. Division St., Wicker Park) has set up shop in the front section of Mana Food Bar's dining room. It's a collaboration between Mana owners Jill Barron, Susan Thompson, and Soon Park, who owns Chef Soon in Woodbridge.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Nov 09

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 – 11/12

Rezident: Elloo Gallery Closing @ Lo Rez Brewery & Taproom, 2101 S Carpenter St., 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Ted Leo + The Pharmacists & Ian Sweet @ Thalia Hall, 1807 S Allport St., 8:30PM

This article has 4 other Chicago locations (Show)

Pop out at h! bar @ The Robey, 2022 W North Ave., 8:00PM, All Ages, 21+ to drink.

Sauced Night Market @ House of Vans, 113 N Elizabeth St., 5:00PM – 10:00PM, 18+

Handmade Market Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., Noon – 4:00PM

Mister Heavenly & Anna Burch @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 9:00PM, 18+

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 11/9 - 11/12
    This weekend is looking nice and full of events from great concerts, interesting films, engaging discussions, art exhibits, and a nice showing of local crafters selling their wares! So don't hesitate, put on you fall coat an get out there and enjoy some of the great things our city has to offer!
    https://thirdcoastreview.com

Nov 09

OMG! Keep your property safe. Designate transfers after you die.

THANK Karen Yarbrough for some long needed innovation in Cook County. Went to a seminar last night at Lawndale Community Church.

An excellent speaker Mario spoke on topics important to all of us. He had great slides and a good sense of humor. Everyone was mesmerized.

There are FORMS that will convey property of a deceased for property, FORMS to transfer auto. FORMS to transfer ownership of car. FORMS transfer Bank Account. FORMS to get out of inheritance (property with...

Read full message…

THANK Karen Yarbrough for some long needed innovation in Cook County. Went to a seminar last night at Lawndale Community Church.

An excellent speaker Mario spoke on topics important to all of us. He had great slides and a good sense of humor. Everyone was mesmerized.

There are FORMS that will convey property of a deceased for property, FORMS to transfer auto. FORMS to transfer ownership of car. FORMS transfer Bank Account. FORMS to get out of inheritance (property with liens and problems inherited.

Sign up and be notified if there is activity that would affect title to your building.

Innovations by Karen will protect many in the community from being swindled out of their property. So many south and west side properties are demolished because of inability to have clear title.

These transfer forms are FREE and require typical recording fees but NO Lawyer.
Follow the legal process (steps). It is easy.

Call and request a speaker come to your organization., It is free.

go to the website. click http://cookrecorder.com, click videos, click mayor video. see the presentation online.

Many things can be done online.

http://cookrecorder.com/

    Cook County Recorder of Deeds - Karen Yarbrough
    EvoLve theme by Theme4Press * Powered by WordPress Cook County Recorder of Deeds - Karen Yarbrough
    http://cookrecorder.com

Nov 09

Nov 08

Brooklyn pizza mecca Roberta's hosting Pilsen pop-up

Roberta’s at Dusek’s, 1227 W. 18th St., 312-526-3851

    Brooklyn pizza mecca Roberta's hosting Pilsen pop-up
    Gather round, friends, and let me tell you about the siren song of Roberta's pizza. As a former Brooklyn dweller, I'll have the occasional sense memory of the Bushwick pizzeria's highly craveable, wood-fired crust mimicking impossibly chewy-and-crispy Neopolitan crusts, with topping combinations that speak to New York bravado: radicchio, pancetta, scallion and jalapeno; or onions, capers, pork sausage, mozzarella, and jalapeno; or spicy soppressata and honey.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 08

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100628073, NEW LAYOUT TO BASEMENT FLOOR AND NEW KITCHEN CONFIGURATIONS FOR ALL 10 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, FOR EXISTING 10 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, 3 STORY BRICK BUILDING AS PER PLANS

    1829 S. Racine Ave. Issued November 6, 2017 Comment

Nov 08

Oct 30

Updated Nov 07

Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'

...about 13 minutes, come upon S.K.Y. Restaurant, which will open Nov. 17 at 1239 W. 18th St. Displeased with the arrival of the fancy restaurant, they give the middle finger to workers...

    Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'
    PILSEN - Activists demonstrating how gentrification has changed Pilsen clashed with the management of a soon-to-open, high-end eatery on 18th Street in a confrontation that led the restaurant to call police. The confrontation unfolded early last week as members of ChiResists and other anti-gentrification groups joined with the Los Angeles-based Defend Boyle Heights in a tour of the neighborhood that was recorded on Facebook Live.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • Morgan S. Live in Heart of Chicago / Pilsen neighborhood

    Hey Ald Solis just another Hate Crime in the 25th ward, and these criminals are putting our lives in danger, and their not arrested, again.

  • Exactly!
    Solid what are you doing about this?
    Talk?
    Nothing?
    More nothing?
    Perhaps you're encouraging it by keeping your usually loud mouth shut.
    Despicable leadership that can't be called leadership at all.

Nov 07

Nov 07

  • Flex I Am Able

    Mrs. Rodriguez is asking for $402.44:
    My students need adaptive seating in our classroom to meet their sensory needs.
    Pilsen Community Academy Comment

Nov 04

Nov 04

Nov 03

Kidde fire extinguisher recall

Our 9 fire extinguishers were on the recall list. Be sure yours is safe. Call Kidde amd ask.

Nov 03

May 18

Updated Nov 02

Mowing/Snow Removal Service

Hello!

Looking for a lawn care/snow removal service for a small lot in Pilsen. Please reply with any recommendations! Thank you!

  • Hey there, I know a guy in the Logan Square neighborhood. GTZ Lawn Care provide lawn mowing and yard cleanup give them a shout 773-397-1659

Oct 27

Updated Nov 02

Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'

...the video, activists come upon S.K.Y. Restaurant, which will open Nov. 17 at 1239 W. 18th St. Displeased with the arrival of the fancy restaurant, they give the middle finger to workers...

    Anti-Gentrifiers Say New Pilsen Restaurant Puts 'Our Lives ... In Danger'
    PILSEN - Activists demonstrating how gentrification has changed Pilsen clashed with the management of a soon-to-open, highly-end eatery on 18th Street in a confrontation that led the restaurant to call police. Members of Pilsen Alliance, ChiResists and other anti-gentrification groups joined with the Los Angeles-based Defend Boyle Heights in a tour of the neighborhood Monday.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Nov 02

Indie stalwart Ted Leo returns with The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years

Sun 11/12, 8:30 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $20-$25, $18 in advance, 17+

    Indie stalwart Ted Leo returns with The Hanged Man, his first album in seven years
    For much of the aughts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists found themselves in the unusual position of being beloved avatars of the indie-rock scene. The group wasn't as commercially successful as other acts that emerged from this broad milieu, but their sophisticated, punk-driven, oft-political songs had a scrappiness to them that spoke to the genre's underdog spirit, and had an unexpected crossover appeal.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Nov 02

Young Thug kicks off Red Bull Sound Select's '30 Days' concert series

Kali Uchis, Twelve'len, Elley Duhé — Nov. 9 at Thalia Hall, 1225 W. 18th St.

This article has 15 other Chicago locations (Show)

Fake Shore Drive 10th Anniversary: Big Tymer$, Tee Grizzley, special guests — Nov. 4 at Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Discogs Presents Crate Diggers Record Fair: Poliça, Ohmme — Nov. 5 at House Of Vans, 113 N. Elizabeth St.

Ibeyi, Themind, Koda — Nov. 10 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.

Alice Glass, NOLIFE, Nadia Tehran — Nov. 17 at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.

Jacob Banks, Durand Jones & The Indications — Nov. 22 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave.

Kehlani, Kodie Shane, Blaise Moore, DJ King Marie — Nov. 3 at Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave.

Music + Photo Master Class: Jeremy Deputat and more — Nov. 6 at The Annex, 1620 W. Chicago Ave.

Sabrina Claudio, Kiya Lacey, Amanda Delara — Nov. 12 at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.

Music & Tech: Carl Chery, Andrew Barber — Nov. 13 at Columbia College, Hokin Lecture Hall, 623 S. Wabash Ave.

Parquet Courts, Meat Wave, Good Willsmith — Nov. 15 at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave.

Mura Masa, Tennyson, bonzai — Nov. 16 at Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Daniel Caesar, SiR, Cherrie - Nov. 20 at Reggie's Rock Club - 2015 S. State St.

Kweku Collins, KAMAU, Trapo - Nov. 25 at SPACE - 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston

Xavier Omär, Jesse Baez, Jake&Papa - Nov. 28 at Chop Shop/1st Ward - 2033 W. North Ave.

Khalid, Amber Mark, Marteen - Nov. 29 Aragon Ballroom at 1106 W. Lawrence Ave.

    Young Thug kicks off Red Bull Sound Select's '30 Days' concert series
    On the first day of November, Young Thug led off Red Bull Sound Select's "30 Days in Chicago" concert showcase with a banger. The notoriously tardy rapper-no shots, but he missed his set at Chance the Rapper's Magnificent Coloring Day last September-arrived basically on time and played to a ravenous, sold-out Metro crowd for a little more than an hour.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 31

Updated Nov 02

'Get Out' Of Pilsen, Taggers Tell Filipino And White-Owned Businesses

Both S.K.Y., 1239 W. 18th St., and the building that houses Dusek's, Punch House and Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St., were vandalized overnight. A single message to "get out" was scrawled on the Dusek's window, while S.K.Y. was hit much worse.

Both S.K.Y., 1239 W. 18th St., and the building that houses Dusek's, Punch House and Thalia Hall, 1227 W. 18th St., were vandalized overnight. A single message to "get out" was scrawled on the Dusek's window, while S.K.Y. was hit much worse.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Anti-gentrification messages are nothing new to Pilsen businesses. In 2015, Bow Truss Coffee, 1641 W. 18th St. was vandalized five times in a single month.

    'Get Out' Of Pilsen, Taggers Tell Filipino And White-Owned Businesses
    PILSEN - It was an early morning for S.K.Y. Restaurant chef-owner Stephen Gillanders, as he and a couple of employees spent hours removing graffiti from the building demanding the soon-to-open eatery "get out" of Pilsen. Both S.K.Y., 1239 W. 18th St., and the building that houses Dusek's and Thalia Hall, 1227 W.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

  • And not a PEEP from the Alderman.
    Perhaps this type of bandstand isnt large enough for him.

  • How many more years will the city and Alderman Solis allow this 'alliance' of people to vandalize, hurt small businesses, divide a community? Shame on the City of Chicago and Ald Solis office, this has been allowed to continue with no acknowledgement from the current elected officials...

Nov 02

Nov 01

TRP Reopens Affordable Housing Waitlist Wednesday, November 1st

2. Submit your completed application, with all required documents: By U.S. Postal Service (USPS): The Resurrection Project, 2014 S. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60608

Casa San Luis Potosi, 1648 S. Throop St.

Casa Guanajuato, 1313 W. 19th St.

Casa Colima, 1427 W. Cullerton

1924 S. Throop

Casa del Sol, 2008 S. Blue Island

This article has 32 other Chicago locations (Show)

Casa Tabasco, 2301 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Sor Juana, 2700 S. Drake Ave.

Casa Oaxaca, 1714 W. 19th St.

Casa Morelos, 2015 S. Morgan

Casa Monterrey, 967 W. 19th St.

Casa Maravilla, 2021 S. Morgan St.

Casa Hidalgo, 4600 S. Wood St.

Casa Guerrero, 963 W. Cullerton

Casa Chiapas, 1712 W. 17th St.

5031 South Hermitage Avenue

5011 South Elizabeth Street

4949 South Justine Street

4937 South Seeley Avenue

4859 South Throop Street

4848 South Ashland Avenue

4744 South Loomis Boulevard

4742 South Elizabeth Street

4716 South Throop Street

4637 South Honore Street

4610 South Wood Street

4528 South Hermitage Avenue

4440 South Honore Street

2243 S. Central Park Ave.

2124 W. 19th St.

2012 W. 17th St.

1910 S. Albany Ave.

1825 West 45th Street

1234 West 49th Place

2301 W. 23rd St.

2300 S. Oakley

1821 W. Cullerton

© 2013 – 2017 The Resurrection Project 1818 S. Paulina Street Chicago, IL 60608 312-666-1323

    TRP Reopens Affordable Housing Waitlist Wednesday, November 1st - The Resurrection Project
    We offer affordable housing programs. To determine if you are eligible please follow the below steps: Download and print the pre-application Affordable Housing Pre-Application, English Affordable Housing Pre-Application, Spanish 2. Submit your completed application, with all required documents: By U.S. Postal Service (USPS): The Resurrection Project, 2014 S.
    http://resurrectionproject.org

Oct 31

Updated Oct 31

‘Get Out’: Vandals Hit New Pilsen Restaurants With Graffiti Telling Them To Leave

Stephen Gillanders is the chef and owner of S.K.Y. Restaurant, which is set to open in less than three weeks at 18th and Allport.

    'Get Out': Vandals Hit New Pilsen Restaurants With Graffiti Telling Them To Leave
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two upscale restaurants in Pilsen have been hit by vandals with graffiti that tells them to leave the neighborhood. The act is believed to be a response to the gentrification of the changing Mexican community.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • It happened in Wicker Park.
    Those a holes vandalized BMWs at the time.
    Sooner or later these losers will have to move away.
    Perhaps they can share an apartment with the same loser racists of the Pilsen alliance and pretend their relevance is important to anyone else but themselves.
    The thing is....they'll loose.
    They ALWAYS do.

Oct 31

‘Get Out’: Vandals Hit New Pilsen Restaurants With Graffiti Telling Them To Leave

Stephen Gillanders is the chef and owner of S.K.Y. Restaurant, which is set to open in less than three weeks at 18th and Allport.

    'Get Out': Vandals Hit New Pilsen Restaurants With Graffiti Telling Them To Leave
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two upscale restaurants in Pilsen have been hit by vandals with graffiti that tells them to leave the neighborhood. The act is believed to be a response to the gentrification of the changing Mexican community.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Oct 31

Oct 30

3 Classic Chicago-Invented Cocktails and Where to Find Them

...Cohasset original, though pineapple replaces peaches and Templeton Rye replaces vermouth for a contemporary update. (1222 W. 18th Street...

This article has 4 other Chicago locations (Show)

This basement bar will transport you to your Grandma and Grandpa's living room. The Chicago Fizz is off-menu, but the bartender will be happy to whip you up this egg-whited delight. (601 N State Street)

...of the first 100 bars in Chicago thanks to its post-Prohibition Liquor License #73. (2356 W. Cullom Avenue...

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago offers “The Chicagoan” cocktail, which is a playful twist on the classic Chicago Cocktail, but made with Templeton Rye Whiskey instead of brandy (to tie in the Prohibition era) along with Grand Marnier, a dash of bitters and prosecco. (63 W. Ontario Street)

...orange bitters and . . . a canned peach and its juices) to Ladner Bros., a saloon at 207 W. Madison Avenue. After Prohibition, Ladner Bros. built its business on the popular punch, their once-iconic sign...

    3 Classic Chicago-Invented Cocktails and Where to Find Them
    In the short forward to his classic 1917 tome  The Ideal Bartender , Tom Bullock, a St. Louis bartender and the first African American to publish a cocktail recipe book, mused, "Is it any wonder that mankind stands open-mouthed before the bartender, considering the mysteries and marvels of an art that borders on magic?"
    https://www.choosechicago.com

About

EveryBlock collects 21 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 1600-1657 S. Blue Island Ave.

Upcoming events

Fri

Sat

Fri

View full calendar →

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Laura Garza Roth Fioretti LLC William Franklin Willoughby II John Li Jean  Kapala Brown Jose Estrada Willie Landfair Brad Banwarth Niall Fennessy Thejeswani

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address