Jul 07

Bushes

Can anyone recommend someone to remove 3 bushes from in front of my house? And would anyone know the approximate cost?

Jul 06

July 6, 2018 Update

Tue., July 10, 7 pm,Oriole Park, 5430 N. Olcott. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1613 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

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Swing by the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence, between 2-4 pm on Saturday, July 7, to enjoy this collaborative endeavor of creativity and innovation.

After two years of intense renovations to the building at 4060 N. Milwaukee, Fischman Public House finally opened its doors on Thursday.

The workshop will take place on Monday, July 16, from 10 am to 4 pm in the annex space at the Copernicus Center, 5214 W. Lawrence.

Meet at the Jefferson Park fieldhouse, 4822 N. Milwaukee, at 9 am and then head off to three northwest side taco joints. Make sure to bring some money for lunch, a bike lock, and a hungry appetite!

Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale, will host a Dog Pool Party on Saturday, July 28, from 10-11:30 am.

The free adoption event runs through July 31. They are open for adoptions from noon to 6 pm daily and they’re located at 2741 S. Western. Free parking is available.

A local favorite, Delightful Pastries (5927 W. Lawrence), is in the running to be named the Sweetest Bakery in Ameria. Help them gain local and national recognition by voting for them.

Children can receive free healthy lunches during their summer break in the social center at St. Cornelius Church, 5430 W. Foster.

Fri., July 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Come and create images in light on a giant, light up screen based on the much-loved vintage game during PLAY BIG…with Light! Fun for all ages! Free.

Sun., July 8, 9 am-1 pm, Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. The 14th year of the Michelin Guide-recommendedIndependence Park Farmers Marketcontinues twice a month through...

Sun., July 8, 9:30 am-1:30 pm,Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long.Support your favorite vendors and purchase locally grown food at the Jefferson Park Sunday Market...

Tue., July 10, 7 pm,Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn.Learn what you can do about crime during the1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588.Free.

Wed., July 11, 7 pm, Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Fri., July 13, dusk,Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard.Gladstone Park hosts Despicable Me 3 as a part of the Movies in the Parks series. Gather your friends, family, snacks, and blankets and enjoy this free family-friendly movie.Free.

Sun., July 15, 10 am-2 pm, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long.Vendors gather on the NW corner of Long and Irving Park to offer locally grown...

...am-2 pm, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long.Vendors gather on the NW corner of Long and Irving Park to offer locally grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, specialty items, prepared foods, and more...

Wed., July 18, 7 pm, 17th District Police Station, Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski.Learn what you can do about crime during the1722-1723 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., July 19, 9 am-4 pm, Navy Pier, Festival Hall B, 600 E. Grand. The Mayor’s Office for Person’s with Disabilities (MOPD) is hosting anAccess Chicagoexposition. Register & more info: online. Free.

Mon., July 23, 5 pm, Gidley Management Group, 4210 W. Irving Park. Old Irving Park and Independence Park area businesses are invited to attend an Old Irving Park Chamber of Commerce Steering Committee Meeting. For more information or to RSVP, call 312-750-1200 or email organizers. Free.

Wed., July 25, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement Auditorium, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly...

Sat., July 28, 1 pm,Habetler Bowl, 5250 N. Northwest Highway. Are you looking for a fun, new hobby? Or interested in picking up an old...

Tue., July 31, 7 pm,Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee.Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting. More info: online.Free.

    July 6, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Pan y Rosas Discos continues their partnership with the Jefferson Park Branch Library to provide innovative and experimental music concerts with their Library Experimental series. Saturday's performance features Christopher Riggs, Will Soderberg, and Enid Smith. Swing by the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W.
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Jul 04

Alderman Anthony Napolitano added 20 new phot...

It was my honor to be the Grand Marshall at the Oriole Park 4th of July Independence Day Parade. A terrific job planning the event as always to Al Firak and the Oriole Park Community Club. Congratulation to Charles Schultz and Seth Strzechowski for winning the 2018 Jr. Citizens Award! Happy 4th of July America and God Bless our American Soldiers who have served or have made the ultimate sacrifice in order to give us our independence. Thanks to all the men and woman out there working today- stay hydrated!

    Alderman Anthony Napolitano
    Alderman Anthony Napolitano added a new photo - at Oriole Park District.
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Jul 02

Updated Jul 03

Car broken into 7800 block gregory

Car was ransacked and broken in to Saturday night 6/30/18. Nothing was taken but maybe some change... just things were definitely thrown around and left open in the car. Happened approx. between 10-1am

  • OParker Native Chicagoan

    Been several auto related break in,vandalism, and theft incidents in that area over the past few months. Hopefully the creeps are caught soon.

Jun 27

Electric Caloric Oven For Sale

Pick up Milwaukee & Devon (No Stairs)
Works like a charm!!

Jun 22

Updated Jun 23

Missing Dog

Hi,
This dog went missing on June 18th at 10 pm. She ran into Caldwell Woods and has been missing ever since. If anyone has any information about her, please call Lauren at 773-405-2588. Thank you!
https://chicago.everyblock.com/pets/jun22-missing-dog-8740464/

    Missing Dog
    Hi, This girl got away from a handler around 10 pm on June 18th and ran into Caldwell woods (Milwaukee and Devon). She has been missing since. If anyone see her, please contact Lauren at 773-405-2588. Thank you! http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2403057
    https://chicago.everyblock.com

Jun 23

Jun 23

June 22, 2018 Update

Tue., July 10, 7 pm, Oriole Park, 5430 N. Olcott.Learn what you can do about crime during the1613 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

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The plans call for 50,000 square feet of ground-floor retail along Milwaukee Avenue and Irving Park Road, with Aldi serving as the anchor tenant along Milwaukee. There will be 8 stories of...

The 3600-block of North Cicero at 9:49 pm May 21;

The 4700-block of West Irving Park at 1:22 am May 23;

The 3300-block of West Foster between 4:00 and 4:20 am May 26;

The 4600-block of West Irving Park at 2:15 pm May 30; and

The 3600-block of North Harding between 7 pm June 7 and 7 am June 8;

The 3700-block of West Addison between 7:30 am and 4 pm June 8;

The 4000-block of West Warwick from 11 pm June 9 and 3 am June 10;

The 4100-block of West Addison at 12 am on June 10;

The 4000-block of West Waveland between 8:30 pm June 11 and 6:15 pm June 12; and

The 3800-block of North Keystone between 10 pm June 11 and 6:30 pm June 12.

Peoples Gas Work on Foster and Mason

Join LYDIA Home for Hope Fest on Saturday, June 23, from 12-5 pm in the parking lot at LYDIA Home, 4300 W. Irving Park.

Tickets are free for garden club members or $10 for nonmembers, cash and checks only. People will also be able to purchase a garden club membership on the spot! The starting point and ticket sales will take place at 3631 N. Keeler.

Celebrate these sultry summer nights with Six Corners Association at their Bachata & Horchata event on Thursday, June 28, at 7 pm at 4929 W. Irving Park.

The celebration kicks off at 10 am at Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. More information is available online.

Meet at the Jefferson Park fieldhouse, 4822 N. Milwaukee, at 9 am and then head off to three northwest side taco joints. Make sure to bring some money for lunch, a bike lock, and a hungry appetite!

The free adoption event runs through July 31. They are open for adoptions from noon to 6 pm daily and they’re located at 2741 S. Western. Free parking is available.

A local favorite, Delightful Pastries (5927 W. Lawrence), is in the running to be named the Sweetest Bakery in Ameria. Help them gain local and national recognition by voting for them.

Children can receive free healthy lunches during their summer break in the social center at St. Cornelius Church, 5430 W. Foster.

Summer camp runs on Thursdays from 2-4 pm at Baltic Art Studio, 4346 N. Milwaukee. Purchase one session for your child for $40 or buy four weeks for $150. The price includes all supplies and tools as well as one-on-one time with an instructor.

The camp runs July 23-27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church and School, 4939 W. Montrose. More information and registration is available online.

Sat., June 23, 9:30 am-12:30 pm,Gompers Park Lagoon, 4222 W. Foster. The 17th District/CAPS will once again hostHooked on Fishing. Up to 60 kids 6-14 years old may participate. Registration required: email organizers or call 312-742-4588.Free.

Sat., June 23, 10 am-12 pm, Sulzer Library, Community Room, 4455 N. Lincoln. Liz Houtz hosts a Helping Feral Cats Near You workshop. Learn how to trap, neuter, and return (TNR) community cats using humane traps. More info:email organizeror call 773-898-9899. Free.

Sat., June 23, 1-10:30 pm,Wrigleyville at Gallagher Way, 3637 N. Clark.The music event of epic proportions returns! Join the Chicago Fire Department and the Chicago...

Sun., June 24, 9:30 am-1:30 pm,Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long.Support your favorite vendors and purchase locally grown food at theJefferson Park Sunday Market. The market runs through October and offers a great selection. More info: online. Free to attend, cost of purchases apply.

Mon., June 25, 2-4 pm, Dickinson Playlot, 4101 N. Lavergne. Enjoy storytelling, music, movement, and nature play rooted in neighborhood stories duringArtSeed. Young people and...

Tue., June 26, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting. More info: online.Free.

Wed., June 27, 6:30 pm, 16th District Police Station, Community Room, 5151 N. Milwaukee. Guest speaker Karina Gil from Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center will host aKeeping Your Child...

Wed., June 27, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Wed., June 27, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement, 5320 W. Giddings.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during theJefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting...

Thur., June 28, 12-10 pm, Josi’s Frozen Yogurt Cafe, 4032 N. Milwaukee. Stop in to enjoy your favorite froyo flavor while supporting a good cause during Josi...

Thur., June 28, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew, Krueger Hall, 4910 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Sat., June 30, 9 am-2 pm, St. John’s Episcopal, 3857 N. Kostner.Shop for furniture, household items, toys, books, and much more at St. John’s Yard Sale. Rain location: Parish Hall. Donations are welcome on or before June 24.Free to attend, cost of purchases apply. 

Fri., July 6, 6:30-8:30 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Come and create images in light on a giant, light up screen based on the much-loved vintage game during PLAY BIG…with Light! Fun for all ages! Free.

Tue., July 10, 7 pm, Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588.Free.

Wed., July 11, 7 pm, Athletic Field Park, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free. 

Fri., July 13, dusk,Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard.Gladstone Park hosts Despicable Me 3 as a part of the Movies in the Parks series. Gather your friends, family, snacks, and blankets and enjoy this free family-friendly movie. Free.

...am-2 pm,Portage Park, 4100 N. Long.Vendors gather on the NW corner of Long and Irving Park to offer locally grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, specialty items, prepared foods, and more...

Wed., July 18, 7 pm, 17th District Police Station, Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1722-1723 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., July 19, 9 am-4 pm, Navy Pier, Festival Hall B, 600 E. Grand.The Mayor’s Office for Person’s with Disabilities (MOPD) is hosting an Access Chicagoexposition. Register & more info: online. Free.

    June 22, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Farmers Market season is finally here and your local markets offer a fine variety of locally-grown food, artisanal products, and entertainment at each market. The Independence Park Farmers Market takes place this Sunday, June 24, from 9 am to 1 pm at Independence Park, 3945 N.Springfield.
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Jun 20

Police Seek Man For Public Indecency

A man wearing blue spandex shorts and a blue tank top was touching himself on June 14 in an alley on the 5600 block of North Ozark Avenue, in Chicago’s Oriole Park neighborhood.

The offender then walked northbound in the alley between 5600 North Ozark and 5600 Overhill before disappearing from the view of the witness. 

    Police Seek Man For Public Indecency
    CBS (CHICAGO)- Police are searching for a man who touched himself in public in front of a woman who happened to walk by. A man wearing blue spandex shorts and a blue tank top was touching himself on June 14 in an alley on the 5600 block of North Ozark Avenue, in Chicago's Oriole Park neighborhood.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jun 15

Dog Found

A white/black shih tzu was found early this morning around Carmen & Oak Park. The dog was brought to the 16th police station. Please pass the news to neighbors.

Jun 12

Updated Jun 13

Handyman wanted

Looking for a handyman to complete projects around the house. Install 1/4 round, trim work, install bathroom fans, etc. Does anyone have and quality recommendations?

Jun 12

Jun 06

Updated Jun 08

    Affordable housing in the Far Northwest Side: A tale of two projects
    The economic bustle in and around O'Hare International Airport yields a strong job market for working-class Chicagoans, a market that's only going to get stronger when O'Hare's long-awaited expansion starts. Plenty of mass transit, including the Blue Line and an array of CTA bus routes, connects Far Northwest Side neighborhoods with the rest of the city.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com
  • Robert Rohdenburg Activist Citizen

    "A look at the latter case first. Near Norwood Park, GlenStar Properties wants to build a 299-unit apartment complex along the Kennedy Expressway, just east of O’Hare. As many as 30 of the units would be deemed affordable housing, which means rent for those units would be within reach for...

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    "A look at the latter case first. Near Norwood Park, GlenStar Properties wants to build a 299-unit apartment complex along the Kennedy Expressway, just east of O’Hare. As many as 30 of the units would be deemed affordable housing, which means rent for those units would be within reach for people making 60 percent or less of the neighborhood’s median income.

    The location would be ideal — within walking distance of CTA bus routes, the Blue Line’s Cumberland station, and a Greyhound bus stop.

    Up until recently, however, GlenStar’s proposal looked like a victim of aldermanic prerogative — an unwritten rule that gives aldermen veto power over projects within their wards.

    The complex is proposed in the predominantly white 41st Ward, where Ald. Anthony Napolitano presides. Last fall at a city Zoning Committee hearing, Napolitano said he opposed the project because of concerns about the impact on traffic and local schools. In a lawsuit seeking to get the project approved, GlenStar says Napolitano failed to back up those assertions with data. GlenStar says the real reason for Napolitano’s opposition was the project’s inclusion of affordable housing.

    The zoning committee deferred action on the project indefinitely, and the deadline for a vote on the project expired in January. However, GlenStar officials were recently told their proposal will be put on the agenda for the Zoning Committee’s meeting June 26."..."What do the GlenStar and Full Circle proposals share in common? They each offer affordable housing in a part of the city where the job market’s arrow is up and the demand for lower-wage earners is sure to grow. That’s something that should be enabled. Neighborhoods are at their healthiest when they strike a balance between growth and affordability. Arena gets that. Napolitano doesn’t."

  • OParker Native Chicagoan

    Why do the developers and their supporters insist on wanting to make this and other projects about race or poverty when all many of us are asking is not to put in high density housing? Keep the buildings to 4 stories or less and include the 30 assisted housing units and I believe they would find a lot more support.

  • Robert Rohdenburg Activist Citizen

    6/7/18 Letter to the Chicago Tribune Editor in response to the 6/6 Tribune Editorial:"Letter: Aldermen have too much control over housing in their wards
    June 7, 2018, 1:40 PM

    The Chicago Tribune editorial “Affordable housing in the Far Northwest Side: A tale of two projects” urges affordable housing to be...

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    6/7/18 Letter to the Chicago Tribune Editor in response to the 6/6 Tribune Editorial:"Letter: Aldermen have too much control over housing in their wards
    June 7, 2018, 1:40 PM

    The Chicago Tribune editorial “Affordable housing in the Far Northwest Side: A tale of two projects” urges affordable housing to be considered in the Far Northwest Side of Chicago. For over a century, Far Northwest Side communities have, by design, been residentially segregated. Even today, aldermanic prerogative, an informal practice with no grounding in law, has been manipulated in an unjust manner to exclude under-represented populations. The Far Northwest Side of Chicago needs local and citywide leadership to step up and ensure healthy, inclusive and affordable communities are designed for the future, especially in light of plans to expand O’Hare International Airport.

    The O’Hare expansion is expected to generate 60,000 construction jobs and tens of thousands of permanent jobs in upcoming years. Airport workers will need affordable housing to eliminate hours of commute time. Lessening daily commute time improves quality of life for individuals and families, allowing more time to be spent with children, attend school, work out and become engaged community volunteers. Because of misuse of aldermanic prerogative, the GlenStar Properties project development, containing 299 units, including 30 units of affordable housing, has been in limbo for almost a year. Unless City Council zoning committee members take the high road for the greater good of the city and choose to ignore aldermanic prerogative, in a rare and almost unprecedented manner, the project will not be approved."

    Aldermanic prerogative needs to be re-examined to ensure it is not used to promote segregation in the future.".."Monica Dillon, Chicago"

    SEE the entire letter at:http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/letters/ct-letters-chicago-ohare-jobs-segregated-20180607-story.html

Jun 01 2016

Updated Jun 04

House Painter?

Looking for a company to paint the outside of our house (siding). Anyone have a recommendation? Thanks!

  • Mary F. Robbins Real Estate Broker with Baird & Warner

    I have hired Mike from Value as well. Kathy Marz uses him as well.
    He's excellent too!!

  • Raphy Painter and maintenance man

    Contact me my experience more than 20 years at 7732255823

May 29

Updated Jun 02

Oh Deer!

Did anyone see the deer around Olcott and Palatine on Memorial Day?
Post pictures if you have them.

  • We saw a pair on Avondale between Raven and Sayre just after 7:00. I have a picture but don't see how to post it!

  • We saw them over here on Everell in the afternoon. After eating some of my neighbor's Hastas they chilled on out of here. Not sure which way they went on Harlem.

May 31

Updated Jun 01

Operation Help A Hero

Operation Help A Hero
There are hundreds of homeless Veterans in Chicago. The City of Chicago is working hard to create a system where any episode of homelessness is rare and brief through the End Veterans Homelessness Initiative (EVHI). As we house these veterans, the transition from shelter or transitional housing to permanent housing, means many veterans do not have basic items to set up a home. Mayor Emanuel, the City Council, and Jewel-Osco are joining together in the month of June to help homeless Veterans in Chicago by creating move-in kits. Please help by donating new household items.
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/veterans/veteran-news/operation-help-a-hero.html

    operation-help-a-hero
    There are hundreds of homeless Veterans in Chicago. The City of Chicago is working hard to create a system where any episode of homelessness is rare and brief through the End Veterans Homelessness Initiative (EVHI). As we house these veterans, the transition from shelter or transitional housing to permanent housing, means many veterans do not have basic items to set up a home.
    https://www.cityofchicago.org

May 31

May 30

    Crowd voices strong support for new roller hockey rink at Norwood Park - Nadig Newspapers - Northwest Side Local Newspapers
    by BRIAN NADIG A crowd of about 200 people at a May 30 community meeting expressed overwhelming support for a new roller hockey rink at Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma Ave. "It's free. Let's do it for our kids," Alderman Anthony Napolitano (41st) told a packed room at the park's senior center.
    http://nadignewspapers.com

May 29

Summer Camp

Immaculate Conception School 7263 W. Talcott is offering Summer Camp beginning Monday, June 11 - Friday, August 17, 2018. We offer sign up for a full week or any number of days per week. For more information or to request a registration packet please email Dawn LaVeau, Summer Camp Coordinator at frontdesk@icparish.net or call (224) 935-6868.

May 24

Matt-n-Mikes Superkid Bars available at Happy Foods!!

Big News on the @mattnmikes front! Super kid Bars are now available at Happy Foods - Edison Park 6783 N Northwest Hwy
As always they are also available at mattnmikes.com Right now use the code SPRING for 30% off a one time order (or just run out to Happy Foods so you don’t have to wait on delivery 😁) #superkids #superfoods #snacksmartfromthestart

    MATT N' MIKE'S - healthy kids snacks
    MATT N' MIKE'S SuperKid Bar! is a nutritional snack for kids. Made with all natural ingredients that kids love and parents trust!
    https://mattnmikes.com

May 23

The former party store on Canfield near Talcott

Does anyone know what is replacing Let's Celebrate on Canfield? There is paper up on the windows, and it looks like new lighting was installed.

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