23 hours ago

Updated 3 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?

12 hours ago

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4 days ago

Updated 22 hours 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 25 hours 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!

26 hours ago

Updated 26 hours 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.

5 days ago

Three More Robberies In South Lakeview, Nearby Lincoln Park Since Midday Friday

...Shortly after noon on Friday, a man armed with a gun entered Crossroads Trading at 2711 North Clark and announced a

    Three More Robberies In South Lakeview, Nearby Lincoln Park Since Midday Friday
    Three more robberies have been reported in southern Lakeview and nearby Lincoln Park since midday Friday, continuing a trend of muggings in the area that began on New Year's Day. Shortly after noon on Friday, a man armed with a gun entered Crossroads Trading at 2711 North Clark and announced a robbery.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

5 days ago

  • Permit issued for new construction

    ERECT NEW CLASS A-2 3-UNIT RESIDENCE OF TYPE 3B MASONRY CONSTRUCTION. NO CHANGE IN USE OR OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION.

    722 W. Schubert Ave. Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

5 days ago

A bar for Wrigleyville's Hotel Zachary, Veggie Grill comes to town and more restaurant news

...fast-casual restaurant chain, plans to open its first Chicago restaurant in mid-February at Clark Street and Broadway, reports EaterChicago, and plans four more locations by the end of 2018. Veggie Grill is...

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...who are required to audition for their jobs. Two more are planned for Chicago, at 8 E. Huron St. and 215 W. Hubbard St...

...for their jobs. Two more are planned for Chicago, at 8 E. Huron St. and 215 W. Hubbard St.

    Crain's Chicago Business
    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
    https://home.chicagobusiness.com

Jan 10

Jan 10

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 09

Jan 09

North Township Property Tax Appeals Workshop

2523 N. Halsted

    North Township Property Tax Appeals Workshop
    Please join my office and 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins in co-hosting a Property Tax Appeals Workshop with Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi. The workshop will provide residents with an overview of the property tax system and the appeals process, and Board of Review staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
    http://ward43.org

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 08

America’s Largest Vegetarian Chain Plans Five Chicago Restaurant Openings

...plans to open its first Chicago restaurant in mid-February at the northeast corner of Clark and Broadway streets. But that’s not the chain’s only news — it intends to open four...

...didn’t immediately disclose the addresses for the trio of restaurants. The first Chicago restaurant, 614 W. Diversey Parkway, will break the design mold of the 12-year-old chain, he said. It will...

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...locations by the end of 2018. The locations are highlighted by a Loop restaurant at 204 N. Wells Street that should open in March...

    America's Largest Vegetarian Chain Plans Five Chicago Restaurant Openings
    Chicagoans who made New Year's resolutions to eat less meat have good news: Veggie Grill, the nation's largest vegetarian fast-casual restaurant chain, plans to open its first Chicago restaurant in mid-February at the northeast corner of Clark and Broadway streets.
    https://chicago.eater.com

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 08

Jan 08

CAPS Beat Meeting 1932

2523 N. Halsted

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The January Community Police Meeting for Beat 1932 will occur at 6:30 pm at the New Life Community Church, located at 1110 W. Lill Avenue.

    CAPS Beat Meeting 1932
    Alderman Michele Smith's office serves the residents of Chicago's Ward 43.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 07

Jan 06

Jan 06

2018 Holiday Tree Recycling

2523 N. Halsted

    2018 Holiday Tree RecyclingChicago's 43rd Ward | Chicago's 43rd Ward
    Beginning Saturday, January 6, and continuing through Saturday, January 20, Chicago residents can begin to recycle their Holiday tree at any of the city's 25 locations. The city has partnered with the Chicago Park District to provide residents with this free service. Trees can be dropped off anytime during normal business hours.
    http://ward43.org

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

Jan 04

Tonya Harding was a victim too

2828 N. Clark St.

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322 E. Illinois St.

1715 Maple Ave.

1500 North Clybourn Avenue

1471 W. Webster Ave.

150 W. Roosevelt Rd.

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 04

Jan 02

CAPS Beat 1824 Meeting

2523 N. Halsted

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Community Policing Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm at the Latin School, 59 W. North Boulevard.

    CAPS Beat 1824 MeetingChicago's 43rd Ward | Chicago's 43rd Ward
    Alderman Michele Smith's office serves the residents of Chicago's Ward 43.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 02

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.

Jan 01

Homicide: Woman Found Beaten In Lincoln Park Apartment

Police said the woman was found in the basement unit at 2619 Hampden Ct. A 29-year-old Lincoln Park woman was found dead this morning in her apartment...

...29-year-old Lincoln Park woman was found dead this morning in her apartment near Clark and Diversey, the victim of an apparent beating.  Police were conducting a death investigation. CWBChicago has learned...

    Homicide: Woman Found Beaten In Lincoln Park Apartment
    A 29-year-old Lincoln Park woman was found dead this morning in her apartment near Clark and Diversey, the victim of an apparent beating. Police were conducting a death investigation. CWBChicago has learned that investigators re-classified the case as a homicide within the past hour. Around 11:15 a.m.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

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!

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