3 days ago
Updated 2 days ago
Anyone see the Future Stars out in Lakeview asking for money? Future Stars is supposedly an organization that helps young adults go to college. You're asked to provide a check or cash of $20 and receive a Tribune subscription. I haven't been able to find anything on this scholarship online. Is it a scam? Has anyone else experienced this?
5 days ago
Updated 3 days ago
That means all sidewalks in front of your building neighbors, including Amsje Emet.
Updated 4 days ago
It was on the news a few days ago http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/11/30/chicago-man-trapping-cats/ but I have not heard any updates.
I'm not sure how I feel about what he's doing. On one hand, I do not like the thought of half a million cats roaming the streets, and killing birds, and freezing to death.
But on the other hand, it is sad that they are going to an over crowded kill shelter.
Just curious to know if he is still at it?
Updated Dec 01
Does anyone know of an inexpensive service or person who does raking/leaf collection?
Updated Nov 25
It seems that we have tens of carjackings every week. Got me thinking. What is this doing to the car insurance costs in Chicago? And can the victims whose cars get totalled sue the thieves direct or does the insurance sue the thieves?
Updated Nov 22
Would anyone know where to go to get a referendum on the ballot? would it be the City or County? and is there a cost?
I'm going to start a 5 strikes & out petition.
Updated Nov 20
Does any organization or individual take books as a donation anymore? or should they just be thrown in the recycle bin for garbage collection?
Updated Nov 15
Holy Sh*t, I'm standing last night on my porch around 10:45pm having my drinks before heading downtown to Gibson's, and this huge animal which I later learn to be a coyote, zipped at 100mph past my house east on Hutchinson.
Jun 14 2012
Updated Nov 14
Does anyone know an honest and reasonable mechanic who works on Toyota Prius? I saw a Yelp listing for Motocare on Western but I don't know anything about them.
Updated Nov 12
I just returned from being out. I was east of Ashland Ave. at about Fullerton. The side streets and sidewalks are glaze ice. Cars are fishtailing and skidding trying to stop. I tried to stop at one intersection and forget it --- my car just kept going and stopped about the middle of the intersection. It was that way all the way until Western, where it's not so bad, but is still wet and looks icy in places.
Bicyclists are having a very hard time of it. They skid if they try to slow down or stop, and then when they put their foot down they slip.
So far the main streets are just slushy and are safer.
Our apartment building got the notice yesterday too late, but the address on the flyer was wrong: Meet at Broadway and Racine.
Updated Nov 05
All, when the garbage cans overflowed on Pine Grove/Sheridan/Marine Drive earlier this year, I wrote the aldermen and Streets and San. I got a lovely letter from Str & San:
"My office received a copy of your recent letter...Thank you for taing the time to report your concerns....the 46th Ward superintendent reported that the baskets at these locations will be serviced regularly.... and more frequently."
Updated Nov 01
Hi neighbors! I am a longtime Lakeview resident, but have just now joined Everyblock! Looking forward to meeting neighbors and participating in discussion. I live in the Southport Corridor (which Chicago Mag just declared the Unofficial Empanada District), work in the community as a realtor, and love frequenting our local businesses and restaurants!
Have a happy and safe halloween, and see you in the neighborhood!
Updated Oct 31
Just a couple of weeks after they finally completed the work, while leaving a messy trail of tar in our neighborhood after laying down the first coat, and finally laying down the asphalt top coat, they have just cut open 1/3 of the Southbound Street between about Roscoe and Aldine! I saw it coming last week when they made 4 saw cuts leaving a pile of dust blowing in the wind, and now they cut through the rebar and the mess and noise continues!
Alderman Tom Tunney, what happened?
Dec 11 2016
Updated Oct 30
I have a friend who wants to come to the city (by car) and go to the museums, theaters, etc. and stay overnight. I live near Broadway/Waveland, in the heart of Wrigleyville and the parking is cost prohibitive. I looked at some of the garages and the one on Broadway charges $45 for 24 hours - ouch! Street parking is limited to 3 hours.
Would anyone know where someone could park for one day and overnight without paying with their life?
I also have relatives who want to visit.
Updated Oct 28
I want to know if anyone else drops packages off at that mailbox on the corner and the mail is never picked up or processed? I've had 2 packages missing in the past month that were never processed. Never made it to the PO to be processed. I have to file missing mail reports. Getting so I'm paranoid about dropping off packages at that box.