Jan 10

Updated 8 min ago

Drywall repair from leak

Any recommendations for a reliable person to repair a small ceiling / wall from a water leak?

  • hi folks, irish plaster, stucco drywall man, 30 years in the trade, ex union, contract and insurance provided. pat

  • Hi Pat - How can we contact you? I don't see a contact phone number.

5 days ago

Updated 32 min ago

    Grace Owner Set To Open New Restaurant Near Loyola
    The Loyola community will soon welcome a restaurant owned by Loyola alumnus Michael Olszewski, who owned recently-closed restaurant Grace. Olszewski plans to open Onward, a casual, fine-dining restaurant, beneath the Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station on North Sheridan Road. This comes after the sudden closing of the high-end downtown Grace.
    http://loyolaphoenix.com
  • Loyola owns the business?

  • Wazzup not available

    they built own the building and manage tenants - which is why they look for tenants that would be good for students as well as RogersEdge residents.

3 hours ago

Meet the candidates at this Saturday's 49th Ward Democratic Party endorsement session

I invite you to attend the 49th Ward Democratic Party's endorsement session. The endorsement session will be held this Saturday, January 27th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Ethiopian Diamond Banquets, 7537 N. Clark (just south of Howard). Plenty of free parking is available behind the building.

This is where the members of the 49th Ward Democratic Party select the candidates they will support in the upcoming March Primary Election in an open and transparent process. Hear directly from the...

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I invite you to attend the 49th Ward Democratic Party's endorsement session. The endorsement session will be held this Saturday, January 27th, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Ethiopian Diamond Banquets, 7537 N. Clark (just south of Howard). Plenty of free parking is available behind the building.

This is where the members of the 49th Ward Democratic Party select the candidates they will support in the upcoming March Primary Election in an open and transparent process. Hear directly from the candidates for Illinois Governor, Attorney General, Cook County Board President and other state, county, and congressional offices.

Only members of the 49th Ward Democratic Party are eligible vote in the endorsement session, but every resident of the 49th Ward is invited to attend and hear the candidates.

Everyone who attends the meeting--members and non-members alike--are invited to enjoy coffee and donuts at the beginning of the meeting and pizza at lunch time.

I look forward to a lively endorsement session this Saturday!

5 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

    Why I voted against the taxpayer subsidy for Presence Health
    The City Council yesterday voted to provide a $5.6 million tax increment finance subsidy to Presence Health. I was one of 18 aldermen who voted against the subsidy. Allow me to explain why. The subsidy was given to entice the health care provider to move its headquarters, and the 200 jobs that came with it, from the suburbs to downtown Chicago.
    https://www.ward49.com
  • John Lyrla Retired

    For someone to suggest that an alderman would take his "marching orders from the cardinnal" goes back to the bigoted thoughts of the 1960 presidential election when certain groups campaigned against John Kennedy with the idea he would take orders from the Pope. I am surprised any one thinks that bigoted way today.

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

    Really, Mr. Lyrla? With the rise of hate crimes in this country, you are surprised that there are bigots?

Nov 05 2015

Updated 8 hours ago

Rogers Park has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin.

Gang violence erupting over supply chair distribution rights for black market pain killers. Meanwhile in states that obey the voters wishes....
http://www.newsweek.com/states-medical-marijuana-painkiller-deaths-drop-25-266577

    In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25%
    Researchers suggest that substituting pot for pills could be saving lives.
    http://www.newsweek.com
  • "There are those in RP who look at crime and don't see the problem" Give some examples of persons in RP "who look at crime and don't see the problem". Or is this just a fluffy accusation intended to stir the pot?

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    Up above on Nov. 7, 2015, I commented "41 hours after the post and Bruce has not provided any proof of his headline." Two years and two and a half months later he still hasn't.

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10 hours ago

3 days ago

Updated 20 hours ago

Crime near Juneway Terrace

Hi potential neighbors!

I’m interested in purchasing a home 🏠 between Jonquil and Juneway ( around the 1500 blk ) and was wondering if you could give me some true neighborly feedback on what the neighborhood is really like vs what the Realetor is saying ... Thru my own research it appears 400 plus crimes are listed in the last six months ! YIKES!!
I’ve lived in Chicago neighhoods all my life but always in apt complexes ( l know things happen I’m wondering is this a safe move for my family and I?
Would appreciate any info I can gather before making this big decision. Thanks kindly ,

C2

  • I live on Sheridan between Jonquil and Juneway, so I am very close. There is a good amount of crime near by. More towards Gale elementary. With that said, I have never felt unsafe in the 8 years I have lived here, and freely walk around with my 2 kids. I am a realtor too. If you need help :)

  • Owen Wilson Sock it to me!

    Thanks for the update on Cat aka Catherine

4 days ago

Updated 20 hours ago

No street lights on Juneway this week

Was reported many nights ago... When will this be fixed?

  • I don't think so...I've been told 7 business days regarding either, but I'm glad it's getting repaired :)

  • The repair took two days. Request #18-00370807 was made on Jan. 20th and it now is closed on Jan 22nd. That's two days from the confirmed date of request to final repair and closure.

Apr 08 2016

Updated 24 hours ago

Parents please contact your local schools council to support safe passage in Rogers Park.

After the recent shootings and strong armed robberies a small group of concerned parents met to discuss options.
We were advised to take our concerns to local schools principles and the LSC.
There is no formal process in place to establish safe passage in Rogers Park.
The idea is to have this in place for the start of the fall session.
If this effort gains traction the local police commander and Alderman can provide additional information and guidance.
It all starts with parents contacting the LSC and principles.

  • Bruce_ Comment by TBD, whom you've muted

    Thanks for everyone's help in bringing these valuable resources to Rogers Park.

    http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/safe-passage-program-expands-to-14-more-schools

  • This old posting is from 2016. Is the original poster, Bruce, trying to stir the pot by dragging it up again with hopes of provoking argument and controversy? None of the 14 schools mentioned in the most recent comment are in or near Rogers Park. A posting from two years ago is no longer informative. The new listing of schools isn't relevant to Rogers Park. Old news isn't helpful and unnecessary provocation isn't neighborly. What's your point Bruce?

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27 hours ago

    Man, 27, reported missing from Rogers Park
    Police are searching for a 27-year-old man who went missing from the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. Michael Pfeiffer was last seen Thursday in the 1300 block of West Greenleaf, according to an alert from Chicago Police. Pfeiffer is described as a 5-foot-9, 160-pound white man with brown hair, brown eyes and a medium complexion, police said.
    https://chicago.suntimes.com

34 hours ago

Jan 15

Updated 2 days ago

Loyola Redline Mugging This Weekend

I'm not seeing it in the news yet but apparently a young man was mugged Saturday night and has now died from the head trauma he sustained. A friend of his posted this on facebook. "He was found early Saturday morning at the Loyola station in Chicago. He was laying at the bottom of the stairs with his wallet missing and with serious head trauma."
This is all the info I have and just wanted my neighbors to be aware.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    It seems beyond unethical, but yea... someone would have to sign a complaint. It's frustrating, heartbreaking this particular case.

  • Michael Archangel Truth is NOT whatever you can get away with!

    Completely agree, Jeffrey.

Jan 14

Updated 2 days ago

Get on our bus to resist Donald Trump! Join us Saturday for the Women's March to the Polls!

Join your Rogers Park neighbors for the Resistance as we march with hundreds of thousands of Chicagoans to send a strong, unified message to Donald Trump that we continue to stand united and support each other in protecting and furthering women's rights and the rights and civil liberties of all people.

The 49th Ward Democratic Party is one of over 100 "supporting groups" that are providing support and marchers for the March to the Polls, the Second Annual Women’s March...

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Join your Rogers Park neighbors for the Resistance as we march with hundreds of thousands of Chicagoans to send a strong, unified message to Donald Trump that we continue to stand united and support each other in protecting and furthering women's rights and the rights and civil liberties of all people.

The 49th Ward Democratic Party is one of over 100 "supporting groups" that are providing support and marchers for the March to the Polls, the Second Annual Women’s March on Chicago, taking place this Saturday, January 20th.

We are sponsoring a bus that will take you directly to the site of the rally and march at the intersection of Congress Parkway and Columbus Drive and bring you back to Rogers Park that afternoon after the march and rally have ended.

Meet us this Saturday, January 20th, 9:00 a.m., at the 49th Ward Democratic Party office, 1774 W. Greenleaf (at Ravenswood). We will have complimentary coffee and donuts to help get your morning started.

Space for the bus is filling up quickly, so please RSVP as soon as possible to guarantee yourself a seat. To RSVP, visit:

https://goo.gl/forms/QPLLXYAcnHocT2Xi1

Complete the form, letting us know how many people will be joining you. Or call us at 773-973-4949.

Last year, we packed three buses with over 150 Rogers Park residents, who traveled downtown to join 250,000 women and their allies who raised their voices for issues each of us hold dear. That historic day embodied the ongoing fight for women’s rights.

This Saturday, we will come together again to celebrate the spirit of the resistance efforts over the past year and unite to focus on the 2018 elections and beyond.

The 49th Ward is clearly strong and united and the March to the Polls this Saturday is an important act of resistance. Please join us for this historic march.

    Women's March to the Polls with the 49th Ward Dems
    Travel together with fellow progressive Democrats to the 2018 Women's March to the Polls. We will meet at 9 a.m. at 1774 W. Greenleaf Ave (at Ravenswood) and ride together to Congress and Columbus where the Women's March will begin. Please RSVP below so we can arrange travel.
    http://docs.google.com
  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    We still have a few seats left on our fleet of buses that will be traveling to downtown Chicago to join the March to the Polls, the Second Annual Women’s March on Chicago, taking place TOMORROW.

    To reserve your seat, please RSVP below:

    https://goo.gl/forms/QPLLXYAcnHocT2Xi1

  • Helen NoH North of Howard for 55 + years

    The 49th Ward Democrats sent three busloads of fired-up residents down to the rally in Grant Park and the march to Federal Plaza. We joined an estimated 300,000 others. What a great day!

2 days ago

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

DNAinfo

So i used to read dna info all the time and thought they werent around anymore ..well they are but you can no longer opine..anyone know why?

  • bummer ..i liked it ..thanks for the heads up..

  • Phill Lucille, give me strength.

    Jeffrey, is that an "Obamaphone"?

    Just kidding, buddy.

3 days ago

3 days ago

Just wanted to say thank you.

Thank you to the the administrator for the Neighbor and Trail Blazer patches!

3 days ago

Free Council for Exceptional Children publications

I have several publications from the Council for Exceptional Children that are free for pick-up. If you message me I can provide a detailed list of them all. Even though the articles are written with Special Needs students in mind they are also applicable to other students and would be a welcome addition to any school library. They are in excellent condition and need a new home.

4 days ago

Jan 31 2016

Updated 4 days ago

Safety in Rogers Park

Hey all,

I'm a female in my 20s looking to move to Rogers Park in the spring and wanted to hear what you have to say about the safety of the neighborhood. It seems like there's been a lot of gun violence reported...has this always been an issue? Are there certain areas that are better than others? Are there any programs in the neighborhood to increase safety? Thanks for any advice!

  • Hi Robin, thanks for the tip! I didn't know lyft offered discounts. I've made my decision :)

  • Juan de Rosa Food & Beverage Management at Marriott Hotels Inte

    I have lived in RP for 10 years now. I'm originally from Hyde Park on the South side. I love the diversity here. I love the BLM signs that people put in their windows and yards and the no hate signs.

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5 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Animal abuse

I saw this man and woman on a northbound red line tonight. I'm not sure when they got on, but somewhere around Fullerton or Clark/Division, and they were still on when I got off at Morse. They had a dog stuffed into a suitcase with it's head sticking out--the zipper appeared too tight on it's neck. They continually batted it's face and seemed almost like they were trying to stuff him inside further.

I confronted them and they seemed completely...

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I saw this man and woman on a northbound red line tonight. I'm not sure when they got on, but somewhere around Fullerton or Clark/Division, and they were still on when I got off at Morse. They had a dog stuffed into a suitcase with it's head sticking out--the zipper appeared too tight on it's neck. They continually batted it's face and seemed almost like they were trying to stuff him inside further.

I confronted them and they seemed completely unconcerned about the mistreatment. I switched cars to call the police, and also informed the driver. Two other witnesses said that after I switched cars, the couple became verbally belligerent. I don't believe any action has been taken yet.

If you see these people carrying this dog around, please report to police or animal shelter!

Sep 24

Updated 5 days ago

My car was broken into by the same person twice

on Wednesday morning I came out at 6 in the morning to find my car that was broken into they try to take my stereo but they couldn't on Thursday morning I caught somebody trying to open my car call the police and they were arrested and that person admitted to breaking into my car on Tuesday we have to be very careful with our vehicles and make sure they're locked because these idiots are breaking into it when were sleeping

  • Have you thought about putting one of these in your car?
    https://www.hdmirrorcam.com/?utm_source=bing

    If I had a car today, I'd be wired because all sorts of things happen and only the Universe knows that happened. The days of people leaving notes on your car are extremely rare. Now, you have to just pay for the damages yourself while being pissed off.

  • U ain't kidding and the funny thing is that every time I go to morse market she's standing out front pages and nothing happens begging for money

5 days ago

6 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Hello every block

So after months of not being able to share my opinion on DNA INFO ive decided to join every block ..

  • Ill never last on here..lol ..ill do my best .. im a true believer in freedom of speech ..without name calling of course..thank you all for the warm welcome and advice

  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    I've seen it happen.

6 days ago

6 days ago

Jan 13

Updated 6 days ago

Let's keep our comments civil

Lately multiple threads have been shut down due to violations of EveryBlock's policy of respectful comments.

If you post a comment, do not insult the person that you are reacting to.

........Keep your anger to yourself.

........You can disagree , but don't get nasty.

The rest of us want to see the range of thought on a particular topic.

We can also gain knowledge concerning a local topic.

Thank you for controlling your rage.

  • Jeffrey Littleton Sheridan Park Neighbors Administrator

    People could be nicer. It's not complicated.

  • Kindly control yourself Owen. The record holder on this civilized thread has well over one hundred mutes and that isn't even counting the number of mutes on the record holder's previous EB accounts that were deleted by the moderators.

Jan 15

MLK Events to go to in the Chicago Area

• The City Year Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Opening Ceremony at Gale Elementary Community Academy, 1631 W. Jonquil Terrace from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.; Governor Rauner is said to attend as well as Senator Dick Durbin

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• Mikva Challenge MLK Youth Summit at Jones College Prep, 700 South State St. at 10 a.m.; Mayor Emanuel Rahm is scheduled to deliver remarks.

• Willie Wilson’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration will host Governor Rauner at the New Convenant Missionary Baptist Church at 754 E. 77th St. at 11 a.m.

               o Pack lunches and make blankers for youth and families with                            Honeycomb for La Casa Norte, at the Obama Foundation Offices,                      1538 East 53rd St.

    MLK Events to go to in the Chicago Area
    Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is being honored in a variety of ways across the nation on Monday. Ahead of the 50th anniversary of his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee, Illinois is just one of the many states partaking in a series of gatherings this holiday to commemorate his memory as an advocate for equality and justice.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Jan 12

Updated Jan 15

Redline issues

Howard to Belmont, expect massive delays.

Jan 11

Updated Jan 14

TJam Kitchen, Casual Sophistication on Howard Street

Named after its owner and culinary institute trained chef Tony Jamaica, TJam Kitchen at 1418 W. Howard (773-381-8011) is a gem. Though it sways to a Latin rhythm, the menu is influenced by European, North and South American cuisine. The variety at TJam will delight omnivores, carnivores, veggies and vegans alike. Also enjoy the upbeat decor and original art work of co-owner and professional artist Lidoska Guietti. And be sure to check out each day's specials.

  • Joe Moore Alderman, 49th Ward

    60660Gal,

    Tony, the co-owner, is contemplating extending his hours into the evening. Stay tuned.

  • Reid Hyams X-Art Entertainment • Century 21 Universal

    TJam, the cuisine and the owners are the definition of awesome!!! I'm patently addicted.

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