32 min ago

LunchStop Program Provides Free Meals For Kids 18 & Under Throughout The Summer

CPS and Aramark will be providing lunch to all children 18 years and under throughout the summer through the LunchStop program. Participants are not required to be CPS students. Meals begin this Monday, June 25th.

    LunchStop Program Provides Free Meals For Kids 18 & Under Throughout The Summer
    CPS and Aramark will be providing lunch to all children 18 years and under throughout the summer through the LunchStop program. Participants are not required to be CPS students. Meals begin this Monday, June 25th. The Uptown location is Uplift High School, at 900 West Wilson.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

6 days ago

Updated 1 hour ago

A Facelift For Aldi

Upcoming entrance to Aldi directly on the corner of Broadway & Sunnyside

    A Facelift For Aldi
    Ald. Cappleman just released the plans for the upcoming remodeling of Aldi at 4500 N. Broadway in his latest newsletter. Work is expected to begin later this month. Expect to see an updated exterior that reflects the latest Aldi branding and interior design.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

19 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

20-Unit Rental Building Approved On Agatite

rendering of new building, courtesy DPD

    20-Unit Rental Building Approved On Agatite
    The City's Department of Planning and Development today approved a 20-unit residential rental building to be erected on a long-empty lot on Agatite, next to the 811 Uptown development. According to information we received from Mavrek (the developer) last March, the four-story building at 843 West Agatite will be a mix of 2 bedroom/2 bath apartments, 2 bedroom/1 bath apartments, and 1 bedroom/1 bath apartments.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

7 hours ago

Updated 2 hours ago

Soft Opening For Hong Ngu On Argyle

Hong Ngu, at 1113 Argyle, has "soft opened" as of Thursday. It's one storefront east of the Argyle Red Line station. For now, the hours are 10am-10pm Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday).

    Soft Opening For Hong Ngu On Argyle
    Hong Ngu, at 1113 Argyle, has "soft opened" as of Thursday. It's one storefront east of the Argyle Red Line station. For now, the hours are 10am-10pm Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday). We've heard about the restaurant for nearly two years. The owners promise to bring Vietnamese street food and a streamlined menu and decor to Argyle.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

  • Thank goodness for Uptown Update. Lots of likes and comments on their page about this new business! Can't wait to try Hong Ngu out!

2 days ago

Updated 4 hours ago

Original Uptown Theater Register

A local resident just posted the original ticket booth cash register from the Uptown Theater on Sheridan Park Neighbors group page. It's very old timey and cool as a cucumber.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1720247134873140/permalink/2147044142193435/

    Veto Rocone
    Bought a 1926 National Cash Register, the serial number traced it back to The Uptown Theater, the original ticket booth cash register My Prize Uptown Historical Possession. I'm looking to buy the old...
    https://www.facebook.com
  • future alderman future alderman

    what is a ny figure of speech? abbreviate it, i'll figure it out- but now i NEED to KNOW!

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    Yeah...looks weird when the other person in exchange disappears/ gets deleted....

    The NYC saying actually goes " for that and a token I can ride on the subway".

3 days ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Internet service advice

Hi. I'm moving to W Hood and the building doesn't supply the internet like my last place did. I had hi point with my last apartment that was included in the rent. Any suggestions for internet service? I don't need tv or phone just internet, and I'm not a gamer, I just work at home and watch some netflix at times.

Thanks!

27 hours ago

Updated 5 hours ago

Tile Repair Work

Please let me know if you can recommend anyone who is good at replacing bathroom floor and wall tiles.
Thank you.

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

    For tile work, we recommend our customers use Slobo Painting, 1-708-268-6460, slobo.painting@gmail.com. Tell Slobo that Robin and Howard sent you

10 hours ago

36 hours ago

Updated 10 hours ago

Resignation from volunteer HOA board.

Hi,

I am currently the president of our volunteer HOA board in my building. I was volunteered for the position and I no longer am interested in acting as board president. From what I am reading, I have absolutely not obligation to continue as a board member as long as I formally resign.

Does anyone have any experience with this? ANY information is helpful. Thanks!

  • mj

    Yes, your bylaws probably stipulate what steps are required to resign, or you could wait until your term ends.

  • Jeff Photographer

    I simply announced my resignation as a HOA board member when I had had enough of repeated disrespectful behavior, rude comments and bullying tactics by our board president and her cronies.

  • You simply resign.
    I'd inform the board that the next meeting will be your last. Sooner if you wish. You're under no obligation at all.
    However if you want to be on the board in the future, a decent notice and a polite withdraw is recommended.

13 hours ago

Hông Ngú is finally open!

Located right next to the Argyle Redline station Hung Ngû is the coolest new addition on the coolest street in Uptown.

Swipe the photos to see tasty dishes.

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=856833841191003&id=144813692393025

    Sheridan Park Neighbors
    Hông Ng on Argyle next to the Redline station is open for business and looking mighty tasty! https://www.instagram.com/p/BkT32OLF2uS/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=ke8rtiv18pab
    https://m.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Updated 13 hours ago

BPN Quarterly Meeting Is Monday, At the Yacht Club

    BPN Quarterly Meeting Is Monday, At the Yacht Club
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

  • Buena Park Neighbors is a great block club. They really support the arts in the community!

3 days ago

Updated 15 hours ago

    Sheridan Park Neighbors
    Marchers getting ready to March at the Wilson viaduct.
    https://m.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Beat 2024 CAPS Meeting is Thursday Night

Beat 2024 (the area bordered by the lake, Lawrence, Winthrop, and Foster) is having its bimonthly CAPS meeting on Thursday, June 21st, at 7pm.

    Beat 2024 CAPS Meeting is Thursday Night
    Beat 2024 (the area bordered by the lake, Lawrence, Winthrop, and Foster) is having its bimonthly CAPS meeting on Thursday, June 21st, at 7pm. It's held at the Margate Park Fieldhouse, 4921 North Marine Drive.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

2 days ago

Updated 23 hours ago

New Public Mural Overlooking Granville Celebrates Edgewater

A new large-scale triptych mural which was created by Chicago-based artist Nick Goettling now stands proudly over Granville Ave. in Edgewater. The trio of artworks have been placed on the side of a new four-story building at 1127 W. Granville which will house the Chicago Mosaic School. When the building’s landlords and local philanthropists Rae […]

    New Public Mural Overlooking Granville Celebrates Edgewater
    A new large-scale triptych mural which was created by Chicago-based artist Nick Goettling now stands proudly over Granville Ave. in Edgewater. The trio of artworks have been placed on the side of a new four-story building at 1127 W. Granville which will house the Chicago Mosaic School.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

Jun 28

Updated 25 hours ago

Painter needed

Hi! Someone told me this was a good site to find local help. Anyine know someone who would paint a one bedroom condo ceiling?

  • Raphy Painter and maintenance man

    Hi, I'm painter and maintenance, handyman, i do everything you need , my experience more than 20 years, you can contact me anytime at
    773_225_5823 or
    312_887_2454

  • It took me awhile to find his business card, but Alberto at Ballestero's is excellent: 773-678-3959. Keep this for your future reference.

27 hours ago

Drag queen Lucy Stoole's guide to Pride 2018

5039 N. Broadway, 773-769-1254

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3730 N. Clark St., 773-549-0203

954 W. Belmont Ave., 773-348-4975

6406 N. Clark St., 773-743-5772

Broadway and Montrose Ave., 773-348-8243.

851 W. Belmont Ave., 773-697-9693

1444 W. Chicago Ave., 312-226-8828

3458 N. Halsted St., 773-975-9244

3154 W. Diversey Ave., 773-293-6048

3439 N. Halsted St., 773-661-9632

1434 W. Chicago Ave., 312-243-0477

2537 N. Kedzie Ave., 773-489-9554

    Drag queen Lucy Stoole's guide to Pride 2018
    For drag queen Lucy Stoole, Pride month is not only a celebration of LGBTQ+ identity. It also marks the time she met her fiancé, after the annual Pride parade. As she prepares to celebrate her 11th Pride in Chicago culminating with the June 24 parade, Stoole said the event is more political than ever.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

34 hours ago

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36 hours ago

Granville Hotspot Restaurant Revival Social Club Unexpectedly Closes

After almost four years in business a popular neighborhood restaurant, Revival Social Club at 1133 W. Granville Ave in North Edgewater, announced on their Facebook page that they will be shuttering to make way for a new concept restaurant with new ownership. Revival Social Club replaced M. Henrietta in late 2014. Both restaurants were popular with […]

    Granville Hotspot Restaurant Revival Social Club Unexpectedly Closes
    After almost four years in business a popular neighborhood restaurant, Revival Social Club at 1133 W. Granville Ave in North Edgewater, announced on their Facebook page that they will be shuttering to make way for a new concept restaurant with new ownership. Revival Social Club replaced M. Henrietta in late 2014.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

36 hours ago

Back Lot Bash Women’s Fest Celebrates 15 Years As It Looks To Its Future

Creating a safe and inclusive space for women in the LGBT community has been the goal of the duo who founded Andersonville’s Back Lot Bash festival back in 2004. Now celebrating its 15th anniversary this weekend, the organizers are proud of their success as they look towards the future of the event. Held in the […]

    Back Lot Bash Women's Fest Celebrates 15 Years As It Looks To Its Future
    Creating a safe and inclusive space for women in the LGBT community has been the goal of the duo who founded Andersonville's Back Lot Bash festival back in 2004. Now celebrating its 15th anniversary this weekend, the organizers are proud of their success as they look towards the future of the event.
    http://www.edgevillebuzz.com

2 days ago

Updated 37 hours ago

Clarendon Park Neighborhood Association To Meet Next Tuesday

If you live on or east of Broadway between Wilson and Montrose, come get involved in your block club!

    Clarendon Park Neighborhood Association To Meet Next Tuesday
    If you live on or east of Broadway between Wilson and Montrose, come get involved in your block club!
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

42 hours ago

Renting in Uptown: What will $1,300 get you?

5050 N. Sheridan Road | Photos: Zumper

5051 N. Glenwood Ave.

1344 W. Argyle St.

5051 N. Kenmore Ave. Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 5051 N. Kenmore Ave., that's going for $1,200/month.The building boasts parking and secured entry. In...

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West Lakeside Place & North Clarendon Avenue

    Renting in Uptown: What will $1,300 get you?
    According to Walk Score, this Chicago neighborhood is friendly for those on foot, is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Uptown is currently hovering around $1,307. So, what might you expect to find if you've got $1,300/month earmarked for your rent?
    http://abc7chicago.com

2 days ago

Updated 45 hours ago

CRG Officially Breaks Ground On 4555 N. Sheridan

Dan Eicht (Clayco), Dan Lester (Clayco), Ald. Cappleman, Tressa Feher (46th Ward Chief of Staff)

    CRG Officially Breaks Ground On 4555 N. Sheridan
    CHICAGO, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CRG, Clayco's real estate development group, is breaking ground to develop a multifamily apartment building in Chicago's historic Uptown neighborhood at the intersection of Sheridan Road and Wilson Avenue. The development is located two blocks from the Red Line Wilson Stop at 4555 North Sheridan Road and a ground-breaking ceremony will take place today at 11:00 a.m.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

Jun 13

Updated 2 days ago

New to Edgewater and Chicago

Hi Neighbors,

I just moved here, was wondering if anyone had suggestions of good places/groups in the area to meet people. I work till around 7 in the evening and have to come home a walk the dog, so it limits my time span to meet new people.

  • Maggie...I go to Edgewater Fitness. It's a good neighborhood place. All the employees are really friendly & helpful. Also, I like that it's very diverse and there are people there in all ranges of fitness levels. The manager's name is Chris. If interested, go in and speak to him. He's a great guy.

  • Oops...I meant to address my comment above to Mona

2 days ago

    Off-duty officer involved in shootout during pharmacy robbery in Edgewater
    An off-duty Chicago police officer working security at a Far North Side pharmacy exchanged gunfire with someone who tried to rob the store on Friday, police said. The attempted robbery happened around 1:20 p.m. at a pharmacy in the 6200 block of North Clark Street in the Edgewater neighborhood, according to police.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

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3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Windy City Ribfest Kicks Off July Fourth Holiday Weekend

Windy City RibFest

    Windy City Ribfest Kicks Off July Fourth Holiday Weekend
    Windy City RibFest Lawrence & Broadway Friday, June 29 (12pm-10pm) Saturday, June 30 (12pm-10pm) Sunday, July 1 (12pm-9pm) $5 suggested donation - a portion of the proceeds benefits Business Partners, the Chamber for Uptown It's a saucy summer happening!
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

looking for monthly parking rental

I live near Swift Elementary, and I'm looking for a monthly, long-term rental parking spot. I've already checked out the usual websites (spothero, parqex, craigslist, etc.). Any information about available spots would be greatly appreciated.

  • Except for walking past it often, I don't know much about it, but there is a fenced parking lot on the corner of Winthrop and Glenlake, one block from Swift. There is a telephone number on the gate.

  • Mark H home skooled

    Thanks for the heads up, Larry. I do have that number, but I haven't called it yet. I was hoping to find something a little closer because I'm just that lazy. :-P

  • Sarahdonis Nearly 30 years in Edgewater; love RP & A'ville

    The Malibu, 6007 N Sheridan, rents parking to the public

5 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Copper Cornice Comeback

Newly constructed copper cornice meets the 109 year old cornice

    Copper Cornice Comeback
    The Stewart School Lofts are nearing completion as new residents move into the unique floorplans to enjoy amenities like a gorgeous rooftop deck with beautiful views of the city. Outside, Morningside Development has been hard at work with tuckpointing, installing a new roof and repairing the copper cornice that was sagging in sections and in danger of falling completely off.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    It's not a rent crash or anything, more of a levelin' out, probably a mix of over-building, a slightly declining population, condo deconversion...other factors....?

    It is better for the tenants no doubts.

  • I think they've done a great job. And the location is perfect. Granted, there are probably a tiny handful of 'activists' who'd rather see tents and Helen murals here. Fantastic use of this great building I think!

Jun 12

Updated 4 days ago

Moving within Edgewater area, CTA station question

Hi. Right now i have a studio close to Broadway and on Granville. I need a 1 bedroom and saw one on Granville but I'm looking for Aug 1st and they have to rent July 1st so it may be rented by the time i can move in. I saw another 1 bedroom on Bryn Mawr a little further from the Bryn Mawr CTA and half way towards Clark St.

How does the Bryn Mawr area compare to Granville? I will be traveling in the evenings. Also how do the neighborhoods compare?

I love the stores and accessibility around Granville!

Thanks!

  • Thank you for all the information and positive comments! Looking forward to my move!

  • headsup not available

    Granville is a great place to live - you will enjoy the new buildings when they are finished - and the new restaurants are in place - you will see the art scene continues to grow. Granville is a growing street - Bryn Mawr ?? Granville is close to transportation and the lake - another plus is Granville is part of Edgewater - the place to live, work, and play. Granville and "Hip" come together.

Jun 14

Updated 5 days ago

Where are the yard sales?

Hi there Uptown just wondering is your neighborhood having yard or community sales? Esp. looking for Condo sales.

  • Check online for block clubs in the area, then check their activities. Margate Park's is actually the Carmen Winona Block Club and it used to be in June. Selling takes place along Winona and Carmen. There's a fee to participate. Send an email to carmenwinonabc@gmail.com to inquire.

  • Jeffrey Littleton If you can't be a poet, be the poem.

    The sale I was thinking of is between Sheridan and Marine Drive. A lot of quirky sale items.

5 days ago

Updated 5 days ago

Violence in Edgewater

Hey neighbors I just wanted to clue everyone in to what happened on Thursday night/ Friday morning on Kenmore Avenue between Foster and Berwyn. There was an attempted and fortunately unsuccessful drive by sometime between 9-11 pm on our block with multiple shots fired. The suspect who was a member of the Latin Kings was apprehended in the same location the following morning between 8-9 am as he returned to try to finish the job. He was armed at the time of the arrest. I wanted to post about it as a reminder to keep your head on a swivel and that we as neighbors have to look out for eachother.

  • You are absolutely correct !! Thanks for keeping everyone informed.

5 days ago

6 days ago

Excessive Heat Warning Today Through Monday Night

It's gonna be crazy hot and humid through Monday night, with little relief after the sun sets. WGN says that "Conditions similar to the 1995 deadly heat wave could evolve." This is serious stuff. So we urge you to not only be careful for yourself, but for your pets and most vulnerable neighbors.

    Excessive Heat Warning Today Through Monday Night
    It's gonna be crazy hot and humid through Monday night, with little relief after the sun sets. WGN says that " Conditions similar to the 1995 deadly heat wave could evolve." This is serious stuff. So we urge you to not only be careful for yourself, but for your pets and most vulnerable neighbors.
    https://www.uptownupdate.com

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