4 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Dog cage

Does anyone have a small dog cage you need to get rid of?

  • cheesecake chick i want to be the person my dog thinks i am

    I saw a couple dog cages at the Animal Care League 2nd Chance Shoppe in Oak Park. as it is a thrift shop, I am sure the price is quite reasonable, you might want to give them a call.

Nov 12

Nov 01

Updated Nov 11

Post Office on Irving Park/Narragansett

I don't suppose I need to go into detail...however, the Post Office on Irving Park and Narragansett is much to be desired...meaning the employees there are terribly rude and I am not just speaking of one person...most that I have come into contact with...as well as the post man....and can anyone tell me why he wears a towel over his head and eyes? He wears this towel winter, spring, summer and fall. At first I thought it was because of...

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I don't suppose I need to go into detail...however, the Post Office on Irving Park and Narragansett is much to be desired...meaning the employees there are terribly rude and I am not just speaking of one person...most that I have come into contact with...as well as the post man....and can anyone tell me why he wears a towel over his head and eyes? He wears this towel winter, spring, summer and fall. At first I thought it was because of allergies as it was in the springtime when I first noticed it...but it is all seasons. Anyway, I digress...I don't believe anyone ought to lose their job, however, maybe the city can transfer these employees around from area to area...it is usually the first 6 months when they are new that they are polite and helpful....after that...forgetaboutit! As I am writing this my stomach is turning because I have a package to send...I think I will go to the one on Fullerton and Sheffield....that way the rudeness and inefficiency won't affect me so much because it isn't in the area that I represent and live in. Have a good day!

  • We have had the same mail carrier for years. He is family to each of us, a genuine friendly caring man. His name is Jetta.

    Too bad the front desk at the post office can't learn a thing or two from him.

  • In my limited experience at this particular post office (3-4 visits tops), I have nothing bad to say about the staff.

Nov 09

Updated Nov 10

Movers

Hey all! Trying to see if anyone knows of a company that could move a big piano from my mothers house to junk. I’ve posted on Craigslist giving it away for free no responses and this needs to go ASAP but need help getting it out
Thanks!

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Call steve ramirez 773 449 -7614

  • Junk militia
    Great father son team.
    His son was in army.
    Call Tim
    ‭+1 (708) 323-7560‬

Nov 04

Updated Nov 06

water seepage in basement

Did anyone else get water in basement because of the foundation cracks? It's been raining a lot lately.

  • Mark 60634 Foundation crack repair pro

    Smart investments corp
    7735172390

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Tried it before lasted 5 years then had it redone three more times still seepage not a permanent solution need to install drain tile and waterproof barrier and pump ,especially since I will refinish basement.

Nov 04

Excerpts from "5 New Bars and Eateries Redefining Chicago's Northwest Side" on Neighborhoods.com

For a more casual experience for stopping along your commute, look no further than Bistro 6050 A worldly street food cafe that opened in Portage Park in early 2017, Bistro 6050 is inspired by food cart flavors from around the world. One-third cafe, one-third world market, and one-third snack bar, this new addition to the Irving Austin Business District serves everything from empanadas to bubble tea, as well as cafe staples like espresso drinks. The storefront is modern, open, and...

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For a more casual experience for stopping along your commute, look no further than Bistro 6050 A worldly street food cafe that opened in Portage Park in early 2017, Bistro 6050 is inspired by food cart flavors from around the world. One-third cafe, one-third world market, and one-third snack bar, this new addition to the Irving Austin Business District serves everything from empanadas to bubble tea, as well as cafe staples like espresso drinks. The storefront is modern, open, and bright, advertising their “ CHARCOAL NUTS™ ” in marquee-style lights. Described as a “hidden Northwest Side gem,” Bistro 6050 (6050 W. Irving Park road, right next to the Library, 312 883 6050) brings tastes from around the world to an area that is beginning to experience its own renaissance.
Excerpt from “5 New Bars and Eateries Redefining Chicago’s Northwest Side” by Katrina Wlodarczyk
Read the full article at: https://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/5-new-bars-and-eateries-redefining-chicagos-northwest-side

    5 New Bars and Eateries Redefining Chicago's Northwest Side | Neighborhoods.com
    Chicago's Northwest side has some great new bars and restaurants that are redfining their neighborhoods. visit Neighborhoods.com to see some of Chicago's newest bars and eateries.
    https://www.neighborhoods.com

Oct 30

Updated Nov 02

  • PennyPenguin Chillin' out on EB

    Yes, Robin, that would work so much better than posting random questions on here. Just some ideas.

  • kb

    Penny, my apologies if my “random question” offended or frustrated you or anyone else. I mistakenly thought this was a community board open to such inquiries. You’ve enlightened me. And for the record, the time between the event and my posting was spent on the phone with the police in attempt to get more information. I was not provided with any - other than that fire & rescue were enroute. Thanks again for your constructive criticism.

Oct 31

Oct 22

Updated Oct 30

Tires squealing Friday evening around 10:45-11PM

About 1045-11 PM heard tires squealing approximately Addison and Mobile about 10-15 seperate squealing events and an audible scream from a female. Then shortly after a host of sirens were heard. Does anyone know what happened? Cant find anything around the internet or news sources on it.

  • Andy x

    We were listening to the scanner. That, in itself, was kind of funny when the guys didn't respond to the dispatcher. She tended to get a little snarky. Lots of parties were going on. One had a loudspeaker system in addition to the loud stereo. But nothing on this.

  • It takes 20 minutes from 911 call to dispatch to arrival.

Oct 27

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    RE-ROOF (TEAR OFF) INCLUDING INSTALL METAL FLASHING & VENT (NO MEP) (NO STRUCTURAL WORK)- ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING; SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS

    6545 W. Irving Park Rd. Issued October 25, 2017 Comment

Oct 27

Oct 21

Stolen property recovered

Items stolen from surrounding neighborhoods can be recovered at 25th district
http://wgntv.com/2017/10/20/chicago-police-looking-find-owners-of-stolen-loot/

    Chicago police looking to find owners of stolen loot recovered in Maywood
    CHICAGO--Stolen items worth hundreds of thousands of dollars have been recovered from a home in Maywood, and Chicago Police are now trying to find all the owners. The recovered items include power tools, bicycles, snow blowers, lawn mowers and other household items with an approximate value of $500,000.
    http://wgntv.com

Oct 12

Updated Oct 14

Alderman Sposato's resignation from Democratic Committeeman

I read that Alderman Sposato stepped down from his elected position as Democratic Committeeman. He said he is the most conservative member in the city council. I missed the entire article that maybe explains why he quit and what he means by his statement. Can anyone fill us in as to why he quit and what his reasons were?

Oct 04

Updated Oct 10

Recycling Cans

Two groups of people, hours apart, walked down the alley today in the 6000 block of Waveland and stopped at my fence, talking. Both groups opened my blue can and looked inside, then walked away. Has anyone else seen this? I'm curious as to what they may have been looking for.

  • I bag my metal cans for the pickers as well. It's little effort for me and easier for them. It still gets recycled.

  • Thanks everyone, for your responses. If it had been one or two people each time, I might think they were looking for cans, but these were groups, as in six or seven people. I'll probably never know.

Aug 11

Updated Oct 05

Nip & Tuck for Chimney

Tuckpointing needed on the upper portion of my chimney.

Anyone recently have some tuckpointing done and satisfied enough to share name & number of company?

Thanks.

  • you haven't found anyone yet I highly recommend expert super seal roofing and tuckpointing i've been using them for years there reasonably priced and do great work the first roof they done for me was nearly 10 years ago and still hasn't leaked and I also like cause there a family owned company give them a call 773-993-5668 I work with Samuel mostly he explains everything well and can give you a written quote they also do great tuckpointing

Oct 02

Updated Oct 03

Lost cat

I am missing my escape artist of a cat who lananged to get my bedroom screen open last night between 11 pm and 6 am. Char char aka Charlie is a 2 yr old nutered male orange cat short hair with white in his face and neck. He's about 10 pounds very friendly will come when called but maky think it's a game to chase him. Please help me bring my boy home last around school and Olcott.

  • Cats normally go too far. Put his litter pan outside with food and water. Go around your neighborhood shaking his bag of kibble calling his name. Ask neighbors and mail carrier if they seen him. Post on poles,vets offices and stores.I'm very sorry and I hope he comes home soon. Keep us posted. Also post on Lost Cats of IL.

Sep 28

Updated Sep 29

Seeking Contractor: Window Capping

Seeking a contractor to cap exterior windows on 2-story Georgian - any referrals or reccommendations?

Near Belmont Heights neighborhood.

  • I wouldn't do capping. Eventually, the seal will loosen, and water will get inside and rot out the wood, and you will not know because the capping is hiding it.

  • Mark 60634 Foundation crack repair pro

    My guys would do the capping. If it's white or brown price would be $85 per window including materials such as aluminum and caulk.

Sep 25

Best internet service

Hi everyone! Can u tell me which internet company offers the best prices and service? I just need basic internet. What company u would suggest?? Thx

Sep 25

Updated Sep 25

Hovering helicopter this morning

Anyone know why there was a helicopter hovering in the area this morning?

Sep 24

Sep 23

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    NEW FREE STANDING STEEL CANOPY AND INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING ONE STORY CLASS B (LEGAL NON-CONFORMING) GROUP LIVING FACILITY, SERVING CHILDREN AND INFANTS, PER PLANS.

    4015 N. Oak Park Ave. Issued September 21, 2017 Comment

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