2 days ago

Updated 3 min ago

Question about possible cougar sighting in Illinois.

If this or any other cougars get spotted again, why will it most likely be shot & killed? How many cougars have already been killed here? Like 3, 4?

Why can't we just (supervise our pets and then) turn a blind eye to it? I'm guessing there are probably even more cougars running around than we even know about. They are just doing their thing and trying to live. Why do we have to kill them?

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5 days ago

Updated 19 hours ago

Where is a consignment store for vintage items?

Hi there, I have a couple of vintage fashion items and am looking for a consignment store. Not a consignment store for modern brand name clothing. Do you know of one?

  • Elliot’s consignment shop. There’s one on Lincoln Ave (between Fullerton and Montana) and another up north.

  • future alderman future alderman

    if it's THAT special try Sotheby's

2 days ago

  • Permit issued for signs

    INSTALL CHANNEL LETTERS TO THE SOUTH ELEVATION OF BUILDING TO READ PLANET FITNESS

    3636 N. Broadway Issued January 19, 2018 Comment

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  • Chicago City Day School reviewed by a student

    This school can't deal with people with special needs. Many of the teachers are not good. Some of they teachers tend to play favorites.

    Chicago City Day School (541 West Hawthorne Place) Published on GreatSchools January 16, 2018 Comment

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Jan 13

Updated 5 days ago

Selling 2BR Condo, need wood floor type recommendation

We are selling our 2 Bedroom Condo in Lakeview. We plan to take out the existing wood floor in family room and also take out bedroom carpeting. We plan to replace with a new wood floor through out the unit. We plan to buy at Home Depot. What flooring sells the best these days? Looking for a reco to appeal to prospective buyer.

  • Yep depending on the condition, Rebuilding Exchange finds a new home for it in its original form or uses it to make furniture and supply their woodworking classes.

  • Thanks for all of the good info! The old flooring is a laminate wood. And there is a subfloor underneath.

Dec 18

Updated 5 days ago

Free Uhaul Boxes

Approx 50 boxes (most a mix of small and medium boxes) available near School St and Ashland Ave Wens. or Thurs. morning. A handful of mediums brand new and the rest used only once, for our move this month. PM if interested. Will honor FCFS. Happy holidays everyone!

6 days ago

Updated 6 days ago

    VIDEO: Wicker Park Robbery Video Provides Another Learning Moment
    The latest North Side robbery alert from Chicago Police focuses on three incidents reported Friday in Wicker Park. But everyone can learn by watching surveillance video of one of the hold-ups. One of the best ways to train your gut instinct is to learn how street criminals operate. Around 12:45 p.m.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com
  • This is good advice, because most of us don't notice cars coming and going into alleys. They got a good look at the robber, he's probably a teen from one of the highschools, and I guess one of the teachers or principals will recognize him.

Jan 16

Hidden GPS tracker leads to arrest in Lakeview East bank robbery

The FBI issued a wanted flyer for a man accused of robbing a TCF Bank at 3531 N. Broadway Street in Lakeview East on Sunday.

    Hidden GPS tracker leads to arrest in Lakeview East bank robbery
    A GPS tracking device slipped into a wad of cash helped authorities arrest a man in connection with a Lakeview East bank robbery on Sunday, court records show. Sidney Hassell, 64, of Mississippi, was charged in connection with the robbery of TCF Bank inside a Jewel-Osco at 3531 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 16

Mississippi Man Charged In Boystown Bank Heist

...on bank surveillance. | FBI Sydney Hassell entered the TCF Bank inside of Jewel-Osco at 3561 North Broadway around 10 a.m. and gave the teller a note: “This is a robbery. Don...

    Mississippi Man Charged In Boystown Bank Heist
    A 64-year-old Mississippi man was charged today with robbing a Boystown bank on Sunday morning. Sydney Hassell entered the TCF Bank inside of Jewel-Osco at 3561 North Broadway around 10 a.m. and gave the teller a note: "This is a robbery.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

Jan 16

Hidden GPS tracker leads to arrest in Lakeview East bank robbery

The FBI issued a wanted flyer for a man accused of robbing a TCF Bank at 3531 N. Broadway Street in Lakeview East on Sunday.

    Hidden GPS tracker leads to arrest in Lakeview East bank robbery
    A GPS tracking device slipped into a wad of cash helped authorities arrest a man in connection with a Lakeview East bank robbery on Sunday, court records show. Sidney Hassell, 64, of Mississippi, was charged in connection with the robbery of TCF Bank inside a Jewel-Osco at 3531 N.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 15

Jan 14

Lakeview East, West Chatham banks robbed

Two banks were robbed Sunday morning inside Jewel grocery stores on the North and South Sides.The most recent heist took place shortly after 10 a.m. at a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco, 3531 N. Broadway in the city’s Lakeview East neighborhood, according to the FBI.

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Less than a half an hour earlier about 16 miles south, someone else robbed a TCF located at 87 W. 87th St., the FBI said.

    Lakeview East, West Chatham banks robbed
    Two banks robbed Sunday morning in West Chatham, East Lakeview
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 14

GPS Leads Cops To Boystown Bank Robber On Sunday

...robbery in Boystown, police said. Officers responded to the TCF bank inside of Jewel-Osco, 3531 North Broadway, shortly after 10 a.m. Within seconds, they learned that a GPS tracking device located...

    GPS Leads Cops To Boystown Bank Robber On Sunday
    A suspect is in custody after a Sunday morning bank robbery in Boystown, police said. Officers responded to the TCF bank inside of Jewel-Osco, 3531 North Broadway, shortly after 10 a.m. Within seconds, they learned that a GPS tracking device located within the bank's stolen money was moving southbound on Broadway.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

Jan 14

Lakeview East, West Chatham banks robbed

The most recent heist took place shortly after 10 a.m. at a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco, 3531 N. Broadway in the city’s Lakeview East neighborhood, according to the FBI.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Less than a half an hour earlier about 16 miles south, someone else robbed a TCF located at 87 W. 87th St., the FBI said.

    Lakeview East, West Chatham banks robbed
    Two banks robbed Sunday morning in West Chatham, East Lakeview
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Jan 07

Updated Jan 09

CRIME

DEAR ALL:
We have a situation. I have been specifically targeted for vandalism and it concerns me that it is related to the muggings of November 8th.
On January 4th at 9:52pm a car drove up and parked across the street from our house on Clarendon (exactly where the mugging and beating took place on November 8th). At 9:54:50pm a young man gets out of his car and walks down our street, at 9:55:45pm he returns to his car, at...

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DEAR ALL:
We have a situation. I have been specifically targeted for vandalism and it concerns me that it is related to the muggings of November 8th.
On January 4th at 9:52pm a car drove up and parked across the street from our house on Clarendon (exactly where the mugging and beating took place on November 8th). At 9:54:50pm a young man gets out of his car and walks down our street, at 9:55:45pm he returns to his car, at 9:57:02pm he gets back out of his car, heads straight to my classic 1997 Camaro parked in front of my house on Hutchinson, pulls out a large knife tool, and destroys the passenger side of my Camaro. I have it all on tape but unfortunately he was well covered with hoodie including his face, and the cameras could not pick up the license plate number.
I have a strong suspicion that this is in retaliation from my involvement of the muggings.
I am in contact with the lead detective on the muggings case to see how to proceed.
Let's keep an eye out please.

  • Brian..its actually 60660Gal.
    Not 60657..but its okay..you can call me 606!

  • George F in Ravenswood displaced New Yorker

    No problem Mute. Knowledge is power, and forewarned is forearmed, and any other cliches that apply. BTW I consider something that is still cool after twenty years, and stands the test of time, a classic. Except maybe a Yugo.

Jan 08

Updated Jan 09

Free mvmt shop opens in Old Dry Cleaner on Southport and Waveland

Free mvmt shop opens today at 3649 Southport, across from Jewel Osco. Free mvmt shop is a movement--based fitness pop-up. They will be in the neighborhood until May 1st offfering classes in cardio-dance, animal movement, shadowboxing, yoga, pilates, and conditioning for all skill and experience levels. They support a Different local Nonprofit each month with a percent of sales. Definitely an exciting addition to the Southport Corridor.

Jan 06

Updated Jan 08

Breakfast/brunch suggestions for East Lakeview

I was so happy to find Horizon cafe after Melrose closed down last year for just a good, affordable breakfast with no frills. I was heartbroken to go out in the cold this morning for breakfast at Horizon to find it’s doors permanently closed.
Do any of you have good east Lakeview suggestions for breakfast/brunch? I’m not a huge fan of Anne Sathers or Stella’s Diner and Yolk tends to be a huge wait with sometimes a lack of space to hang out indoors while waiting.

  • Alice East Lakeview

    Wilde does a decent brunch

  • Thank you everyone for all of the wonderful suggestions :)

Jan 07

Updated Jan 08

Cleaning service

In search of a cleaning service fir an
air BNB

  • d3 NOH

    Did the city approve your license even without you living there? Did you have to appeal ?

  • D3 if you have any questions call Kirk at (224) 805-7412. SMA mechanical is a legitimate company. That is if you are referring to my comment about work that Rose Lloyd posted about.

Jan 08

Updated Jan 08

Neighbors, where can I get a zipper Pull (zipper mend) really quick

I have 24 hours to get a zipper pull. Where should I go, thanks. I looked online but would have to order it.

Jan 01

Updated Jan 08

KIA Remote with house keys

Found in the block of 500 W. Briar
Please reach out to me..
M

  • Ed H. 5 year Lakeview resident

    Did you leave a note where you found them?

Jan 05

Kikko needs a home

A month ago someone posted about the loss of their dog. I think a Pittie. This beautiful girl needs a loving Home and I thought of you. I am not a techie so I don’t know how to find your post and I have no idea how to add the Facebook post so I just took pictures and attached them. This was shared with Paw’s volunteers and I’m a volunteer. Thanks

Jan 05

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Oct 16 2012

Updated Jan 04

Illinois Police Department call scam (?)

Has anyone recieved any calls from the Illinois Police Department asking for donations. At least once a year I receive a call from people claiming to be from the Illinois Police Department, in the calls they either ask for a donation to help fallen officers or in one call that I recieved recently, the person tried to sell me energy efficiency light bulbs (being that the proceeds benefit families of) As a senior citizen, I have always been aware of scams and have often wondered if this is such.

  • Always look up the Form 990 for not for profit charities. It is filed w/ the Secretary of State.

    The Illinois Police Association ends up giving less than 10% of money raised to police charities on a yearly basis.

    The also have high complaints with consumer groups about not removing phone numbers of those who request being removed.

  • nancy and d3. excellent suggestion. asking simply and politely for that org status can probably tell you all you need to know.

Jan 01

Updated Jan 01

Lakeview -- are the stores open New Years day?

Hi everybody, I wasn't paying attention. Are Whole Foods, Jewel Walmart and other stores open today?

  • Check out websites. Almost all list their store hours on the holidays.

  • Yes...but you have to scour for the locations and there are varying hours with many; like Whole Paycheck (oops...Whole Foods). S0, I figure, just call the location.

Dec 28

Updated Dec 31

New to Lakeview

Hi there!
I’m new to the area and looking for suggestions of places in Lakeview to check out!

Thanks!

  • carly, you still with us?!

  • Gino Pinto Foursided Custom Framing Co-Owner

    Lots of great suggestions for food and drinks—all wonderful ideas! Also, don’t forget to check out the great selection of independent retail stores that are here year round...such as:
    Foursided - gifts and framing - 2939 N Broadway
    Foursided - cards and gifts - 2958 N Clark
    Inkling - 2917...

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    Lots of great suggestions for food and drinks—all wonderful ideas! Also, don’t forget to check out the great selection of independent retail stores that are here year round...such as:
    Foursided - gifts and framing - 2939 N Broadway
    Foursided - cards and gifts - 2958 N Clark
    Inkling - 2917 N Clark
    Bittersweet - bakery and gifts - 1114 W Belmont
    Windy City Sweets - 3310 N Broadway
    Cram men’s clothing - 3331 N Broadway
    The Alley - Clothing - 3221 N Clark
    Ragstock - hip used clothing - 812 W Belmont
    Strange Cargo - clothing, etc - custom T-shirt’s - 3448 N Clark
    Hollywood Mirror - kitsch clothes and gifts - 812 W Belmont
    Red Balloon - children’s clothing - 3651 N Southport

    I’m sure I missed a few great independent stores in Lakeview, but this should give you a few places as you get to know this incredible neighborhood. Have fun!

Dec 30

Updated Dec 31

Police letting crazies loose

http://www.cwbchicago.com/2017/12/lakeview-man-brandishing-ax-claims-he.html?m=1

This statement in the article
"Police cannot arrest someone based on anonymous complaints" is new to me.

    Lakeview Man Brandishing Ax Claims He Did It Because Of Trump - And Cops Let Him Go
    A Lakeview man was released without charges Saturday evening after he told police that he took out his newly-purchased ax on a CTA bus "because of our current president." Multiple 911 callers reported seeing a white male in a blue and white plaid shirt carrying an ax or waving an ax on the street near the 1300 block of West Wellington shortly after 5 p.m.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com
  • This story makes no sense. Buying an ax from Menards is perfectly legal. Taking the bus with Menards purchases is perfectly legal. How does Trump fit into this story? Trump wants to subsidized coal. An ax is used for chopping wood. This man wants to heat his house using firewood instead of natural gas, something that would please Trump because clean energy is a goal for Libtards and others who hate 'Merica. And now you know the rest of the story...

  • BettyR Northcenter

    If the man with the ax did not do anything wrong and there is not a legitimate complaint against him, the police can’t do anything.

    Trump was in the story because allegedly the man with the ax brought up his name.

    Way to go off track, Mark Jones.

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