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Criminal activity

Residents are not being notified of neighborhood criminal activity in a timely manner.
If residents and guests are not notified by the city or association management companies, the criminals are free to attack again until they are caught.
There must be a better notification system sent immediately once an attack is reported by a victim.

4 hours ago

5 things to do on President's Day in Chicago

...The local staple remains a big deal and draws big crowds to its McCormick Place (2301 S. King Drive) home, many of whom are from out of town. President’s Day marks the final...

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...transit and its wonderful messes. The show begins at 7 p.m. Monday at SPACE (1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston). While tickets are unfortunately sold out online, there will be standby tickets available at...

Garfield Conservatory (300 N. Central Park Ave.) might be the city’s most underrated place to get some fresh air, especially since...

...at select theaters nationwide. In the Chicago area, that means the AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St.) AMC Crestwood 18 (13221 Rivercrest Drive, Crestwood) AMC Streets of Woodfield 20 (601 N. Martingale...

...for a little competition, consider the NBA Jam tournament at Emporium Arcade Bar Logan Square (2363 N Milwaukee Ave.). The name is a little misleading — the arcade-based competition features video games from “NBA...

    5 things to do on President's Day in Chicago
    It's a three-day weekend, and, in case you didn't already have plans for that much-needed Monday off, we've got you covered with five extra options this weekend. Tell a transit (horror) story Sponsored by WBEZ and Vocalo, the Moth Storyslam series is always a popular draw, as droves of folks pack a rotating series of venues to drink and hear amateur storytellers recite remarkable tales on a particular topic.
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2 days ago

CoreSite buys downtown site for data center

A couple of large data center projects near downtown have been proposed near McCormick Place, and 350 E. Cermak Road, which is one of the world's largest data centers. But neither of those appears close to breaking ground.

Digital Realty, which plans a facility at 330 E. Cermak, plans to do substantial pre-leasing before starting construction, probably about 50 percent. Project could...

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CoreSite Realty has bought two acres of land at 550 W. 14th Place for $4.5 million to build a four-story, 175,000-square-foot data center...

...early 2019. The site is about a mile from CoreSite's existing data center at 427 S. LaSalle St., which is next to the Chicago Board of Trade...

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2 days ago

February 9, 2018 Update

Applications to become a Chicago Police Officer will be open through February 28. The exam will be on Saturday, May 5, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr.

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Update on 5150 N. Northwest Highway

The 18th annual Polar Plunge will take place on Sunday, March 4, at 10 am at North Avenue Beach, 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive. For more information on how you can participate in the Polar Plunge, please visit the Chicago Polar Plunge website.

The event will take place on Tuesday, February 20, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence. Learn more and register online.

I hop you’ll take the opportunity, if you are able, to help further democracy and serve as an election judge. Apply online or download an application for this personally rewarding job at the Board of Election website, or pick up an application in my office, 4754 N. Milwaukee.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, again this tax season as a way to give back to our community.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, again this tax season as a way to give back to our community.

The village meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 21, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long. If you have any questions ahead of the meeting, feel free to contact Sean Dolan at 312-744-9022 or atsean.dolan@cityofchicago.org.

The Schurz High School boys’ basketball team has been invited to play at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison, at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 10.

The event is on Saturday, February 10, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the recreation gym at the school, 4140 W. Addison. Tickets cost $25 per person and a table can seat up to 8. Registration forms are available at my website.

Students will meet in the community room at the 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski, every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.

Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett

Mather’s – Portage Park, 3235 N. Central

Mathers – Norwood Park, 7134 W. Higgins

Sat., Feb 10, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library, Community Room, 6100 W. Irving Park, 2nd Floor. Join fellow gardeners and neighbors for thePortage Park Garden Club’sfirst meeting of...

Sat., Feb 10, 5 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.Celebrate Darwin Day with a conversation about climate change and the future of our food supply. Speakers Dr. William Bromer and Vicki Westerhoff will be in attendance. More info: online.Free.

Sat., Feb 10, 7:30 pm, St. Robert Bellarmine School, Kernaghan Hall, 4646 N. Austin.Adults ages 21 and older are invited to St. Robert Bellarmine’sBingo Blast. 14 games...

Mon., Feb 12, 7 pm, Irving Park Baptist Church, Basement, 4401 W. Irving Park.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Old Irving Park Association meeting. Free.

Tue., Feb 13, 6 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Join Eden United for aMardi Gras Meal and MovieChocolat. Doors open at 6 pm. The...

Wed., Feb 14, 10:15-11 am,Jefferson Park Branch, 5363 W. Lawrence. Join in on the fun duringPreschool Story Time. Stories, rhymes, songs, STEAM activities, and crafts. 3-5 yeas old. More info: 312-744-1998. Free.

Wed., Feb 14, 1:15-2:15 pm, Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. The Portage-Cragin Branch hosts a three-week series of beginner classes focused around learning digital tools. This class will focus on Email Basics. Register: 312-744-0152. Free.

Wed., Feb 14, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Wed., Feb 14, 7 pm, Athletic Park, Fieldhouse, 3546 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Feb 20, 6-7:30 pm, West Belmont Public Library, 3104 N. Narragansett. Are you planning a rehab project in your bungalow or vintage home? Come be inspired...

Thur., Feb 22, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.The senior enrichment seminar series hosts a Long-Term Care: Who Will Pay?seminar.RSVP: 312-603-9233.Free.

Thur., Feb 22, 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., Feb 24,Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. Save the date for theWest Walker Winter Social. RSVP by Feb. 19 to Cindi Webber via email or 773-539-8346. No Cover Charge.

Sun., Feb 25, 5-7 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church, Gym, 4100 N. Harding. Support the local non-profit Carlson Community Services during aSoup & Bread Benefit. More info: online.$15/adults; $10/seniors and teens; $5/kids 3-12; free/kids under 3.

Tue., Feb 27, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Feb 28, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement Auditorium, 5320 W. Giddings.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during theJefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting...

    February 9, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Please be advised that in observance of Lincoln's birthday, my office will be closed on Monday, February 12. It will re-open on Tuesday, February 13, at 9:00 am. I'm pleased to share an update on the development of 5150 N. Northwest Highway.
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5 days ago

Could a big tower rise across from Wintrust Arena?

The joint venture that developed the Vesta Lofts at 2100 S. Indiana Ave. hired the Chicago office of CBRE to sell the parcel immediately to the south. With...

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A JK executive did not immediately return a call. JK and Time may be best known in Chicago for 1000M, a 74-story condominium tower they plan at 1000 S. Michigan Ave.

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Sunday picks: Chicago Botanic showcases Asian orchids

...and more at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, which returns this weekend at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago. $13; $7 seniors and kids ages 7-12; free admission for kids 6 and...

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...3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 16. $15-$60. (773) 871-3000 or victorygardens.org...

...Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 17. $17-$27. (773) 935-6875 or prometheantheatre.org...

...Glass Pieces") in "Modern Masters." The repertory performs at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $34-$159. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb...

• Tunes With Tim: Noon Sunday, Feb. 11, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $6-$7. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Jay Farrar, Kevin Andrew Prchal: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $33-$35. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

• MER's Music Showcase: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. Free. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• The Sea The Sea, Minor Moon: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 227-4433 or hideoutchicago.com.

• The Orphan, the Poet, Friday Pilots Club, The Burst and Bloom, Better Love: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

    Sunday picks: Chicago Botanic showcases Asian orchids
    More than 10,000 blooms of native and Asian orchids are featured in "Asia in Bloom: The Orchid Show." The special exhibit starts this weekend at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake-Cook Road, Glencoe. $12; $10 for kids and seniors; $25-$30 parking per car or van. (847) 835-5440 or chicagobotanic.org. 10 a.m.
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Feb 10

Weekend picks: Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung plays Genesee

...and more at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, which returns this weekend at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago. $13; $7 seniors and kids ages 7-12; free admission for kids 6 and...

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...3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 16. $15-$60. (773) 871-3000 or victorygardens.org...

...Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 17. $17-$27. (773) 935-6875 or prometheantheatre.org...

...Glass Pieces") in "Modern Masters." The repertory performs at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $34-$159. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb...

• 123 andres, Little Miss Ann Band: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave, Chicago. $10; free for children younger than 1. (773) 537-4440 or chopshopchi.com.

• Boy Band Review: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $5-$10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Night Beats: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. $31-$41. (773) 472-0449 or victheatre.com.

• Trick Shooter Social Club, Two Trouser Betty, ChinaRose, The Laughing Hearts: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

• Two Friends, Milk N Cooks, Smiirk: 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10-$20. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Tunes With Tim: Noon Sunday, Feb. 11, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $6-$7. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Jay Farrar, Kevin Andrew Prchal: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $33-$35. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

• The Sea The Sea, Minor Moon: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 227-4433 or hideoutchicago.com.

• The Orphan, the Poet, Friday Pilots Club, The Burst and Bloom, Better Love: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

    Weekend picks: Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung plays Genesee
    Celebrate an Illinois homegrown rock star when former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung ("Desert Moon," "Too Much Time on My Hands") performs in concert on Saturday at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $45-$95. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com. 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb.
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Feb 10

Getting There: 2018 Chicago Auto Show

...the exact addresses of McCormick Place’s three parking garages is also helpful. Lot A, 2301 S. Prairie Drive and Lot C, at Fort Dearborn Drive are $23. Lot B, at 3050 S. Moe...

...for those on two wheels. Divvy bikes are also an option, with docking stations at 2253 S. Martin Luther King Drive and the nearby Calumet Avenue and 21st Street...

...an option, with docking stations at 2253 S. Martin Luther King Drive and the nearby Calumet Avenue and 21st Street...

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During the week, Google Maps provides faster local routes, particularly if you're coming from the south. For example, it recommends exiting at the 35th or 31st street exits and taking 26th Street toward King Drive, a route that clocks in at around 10 minutes after exiting the Dan Ryan Expressway.

    Getting There: 2018 Chicago Auto Show
    Anyone with a GPS, either on their phone or in the car, knows to be as specific as possible when it comes listing their destination. Rule No. 1 for getting to the 2018 Chicago Auto Show? Make sure your route takes you to McCormick Place. The 110th annual event returns to its longtime home Feb.
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Feb 09

Around Town previews the Chicago Auto Show 2018

2301 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616

    Around Town previews the Chicago Auto Show 2018
    Chicago Auto Show at the McCormick Place: 2301 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616 February 10-19th chicagoautoshow.com
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Feb 08

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 2/8 – 2/11

Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place, 2301 S Martin Luther King Dr., 10:00AM – 10:00PM, All Ages

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ClickHole Live: A Good Auction @ The Hideout, 1474 N Milwaukee Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

The Naked at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt @ Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave., 1:00PM, 21+

Handmade Market Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., Noon – 4:00PM

Do the Winter Block Party Thing @ Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., Noon – 10:00PM, All ages

The Funky Brunch @ Headquarters Beercade, 213 W Institute Pl., Noon – 8:00PM, 21+

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 2/8 - 2/11 - Third Coast Review
    It's the weekend before Valentine's Day and the events are looking good! Whether you're looking for something to do with a significant other or just have a good time by yourself, there's tons to do from concerts, arts, comedy, and cars. So don't hesitate, go out and enjoy everything Chicago has to offer!
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Feb 07

Weekly picks: Bob Saget slings standup at the Raue Center

...and more at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, which returns this weekend at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago. $13; $7 seniors and kids ages 7-12; free admission for kids 6 and...

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...Masters." The repertory concert starts performances on Wednesday at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $34-$159. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb...

...3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 16. $15-$60. (773) 871-3000 or victorygardens.org...

...Sunday, Feb. 11; and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. The show opens Feb. 17. $17-$27. (773) 935-6875 or prometheantheatre.org...

...WLDLFE, Hardcastle and Capital Soirée at Chicago's Beat Kitchen this weekend. Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont, Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com. 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

...the stage as well), The Fundamental KiNk and Blaqrock in Wrigleyville this weekend. HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., Chicago. Free; ticket reservations available on Facebook.com. (773) 789-8864 or hvacpub.com. 9...

• The Nick Bell Band: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St., Evanston. $8. (847) 859-2021 or evanstonrocks.com.

• CHNNLL, The Bishop's Daredevil Stunt Club, The Daily Fare, Jeff and Mario: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• 123 andres, Little Miss Ann Band: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1st Ward at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave, Chicago. $10; free for children younger than 1. (773) 537-4440 or chopshopchi.com.

• Boy Band Review: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $5-$10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Night Beats: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., Chicago. $31-$41. (773) 472-0449 or victheatre.com.

• Trick Shooter Social Club, Two Trouser Betty, ChinaRose, The Laughing Hearts: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Silvie's Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago. $10. (773) 871-6239 or silvieslounge.com.

• Two Friends, Milk N Cooks, Smiirk: 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $10-$20. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Jay Farrar, Kevin Andrew Prchal: 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $33-$35. (773) 728-6000 or oldtownschool.org.

• The Sea The Sea, Minor Moon: 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 227-4433 or hideoutchicago.com.

• The Orphan, the Poet, Friday Pilots Club, The Burst and Bloom, Better Love: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

    Weekly picks: Bob Saget slings standup at the Raue Center
    Actor and comedian Bob Saget brings his adults-only style of standup comedy to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake; more on this, poet-scholar Eve L. Ewing at Oakton Community College, the Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre and more fun events.
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Feb 05

Apply to Become an Officer

Applications to become a Chicago Police Officer will be open through February 28. The exam will be on Saturday, May 5, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr.

    Apply to Become an Officer
    Applications to become a Chicago Police Officer will be open through February 28. The exam will be on Saturday, May 5, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr. This is an opportunity to serve your community and pursue a meaningful career.
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Feb 05

February 2, 2018 Update

Applications to become a Chicago Police Officer will be open through February 28. The exam will be on Saturday, May 5, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr.

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St. John’s Episcopal Church will host their annual Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, February 3, at 6:00 pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.

I hop you’ll take the opportunity, if you are able, to help further democracy and serve as an election judge. Apply online or download an application for this personally rewarding job at the Board of Election website, or pick up an application in my office, 4754 N. Milwaukee.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, again this tax season as a way to give back to our community.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, has partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, again this tax season as a way to give back to our community.

The village meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 21, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long. If you have any questions ahead of the meeting, feel free to contact Sean Dolan at 312-744-9022 or atsean.dolan@cityofchicago.org.

The Schurz High School boys’ basketball team has been invited to play at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison, at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 10.

The event is on Saturday, February 10, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the recreation gym at the school, 4140 W. Addison. Tickets cost $25 per person and a table can seat up to 8. Registration forms are available at my website.

Students will meet in the community room at the 17th District Police Station, 4650 N. Pulaski, every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.

Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett

Mather’s – Portage Park, 3235 N. Central

Mathers – Norwood Park, 7134 W. Higgins

The Department of Procurement Services (DPS) is hosting a construction summit on Wednesday, February 7, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the JLM Center, 2622 W. Jackson.

Sat., Feb 3, 6-7:30 pm, North Park Nature Center, 5801 N. Pulaski.The Citizens Utility Board hosts a Home Energy Savings & Sustainability Workshop. Free.

Tue., Feb 6, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3900 N. Hamlin.Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your neighborhood at the monthlyGIPNA Board Meeting. Free. 

Wed., Feb 7, 10:15-11 am,Jefferson Park Branch, 5363 W. Lawrence. Join in on the fun duringPreschool Story Time. Stories, rhymes, songs, STEAM activities, and crafts. 3-5 years old. More info: 312-744-1998. Free.

Wed., Feb 7, 1:15-2:15 pm,Portage-Cragin Branch, 5108 W. Belmont. The Portage-Cragin Branch hosts a three-week series of beginner classes focused around learning digital tools. This class will focus onUsing a Mouse and Keyboard. Register: 312-744-0152. Free.

Thur., Feb 8, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.The senior enrichment seminar series hosts aNavigating Foreclosure: What Happens When You Get Served with Foreclosure Papers? seminar. RSVP: 312-603-9233. Free.

Sat., Feb 10, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library, Community Room, 6100 W. Irving Park, 2nd Floor. Join fellow gardeners and neighbors for thePortage Park Garden Club’sfirst meeting of...

Sat., Feb 10, 7:30 pm, St. Robert Bellarmine School, Kernaghan Hall, 4646 N. Austin.Adults ages 21 and older are invited to St. Robert Bellarmine’sBingo Blast. 14 games...

Mon., Feb 12, 7 pm, Irving Park Baptist Church, Basement, 4401 W. Irving Park.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Old Irving Park Association meeting. Free.

Wed., Feb 14, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1622 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Wed., Feb 14, 7 pm, Athletic Park, Fieldhouse, 3546 W. Addison.Learn what you can do about crime during the1732-1733 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., Feb 22, 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.

Sun., Feb 25, 5-7 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church, Gym, 4100 N. Harding. Support the local non-profit Carlson Community Services during aSoup & Bread Benefit. More info: online.Donations accepted.

Tue., Feb 27, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Feb 28, 7 pm,Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, Basement Auditorium, 5320 W. Giddings.Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during theJefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting...

    February 2, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, St. John's Episcopal Church will host their annual Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, February 3, at 6:00 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Just $30 will give you access to an evening full of delight. The Cajun Connoisseur will be dishing up Nor Orleans cuisine followed with festive music from Joe Lill.
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Feb 05

Apartments at The LEX are close to the Green Line and Wintrust Arena

The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, is a luxury rental community that was built as a condo. It features spacious loft and tower apartments with upscale finishes and extensive amenities.

    Apartments at The LEX are close to the Green Line and Wintrust Arena
    The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, is a luxury rental community that was built as a condo. It features spacious loft and tower apartments with upscale finishes and extensive amenities. Available 1-bedrooms start at $1,828 a month, 2-bedrooms with one bath at $2,337, and 2-bedroom, 2-baths at $2,473.
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Feb 04

Alderman John Arena shared Chicago Police Dep...

Applications to become a Chicago Police Officer will be open through February 28. The exam will be on Saturday, May 5, at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr. This is an opportunity to serve your community and pursue a meaningful career. Chicago police officers will be eligible for healthcare benefits, tuition reimbursement, uniform allowances, a retirement plan, and a competitive salary. You must be at least 20-years-old by July 31, 2018, to apply. More information and applications are available online at https://home.chicagopolice.org/bethechange/.

    Chicago Police Department
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