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Dear City Newbies, Please Pick Up Your Dog Poop!

Some guy today let his dog poop on the sidewalk and casually walked away like it was nothing. The owner of the house he pooped in front of came out and talked to him and he not only refused to pick it up, he then treated this man who has lived in Bucktown forever like he was a crazy person. I happened upon this scene and it was quite amazing. He really thought it was unnecessary to pick up after...

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Some guy today let his dog poop on the sidewalk and casually walked away like it was nothing. The owner of the house he pooped in front of came out and talked to him and he not only refused to pick it up, he then treated this man who has lived in Bucktown forever like he was a crazy person. I happened upon this scene and it was quite amazing. He really thought it was unnecessary to pick up after his dog.

He's 30ish, short blondish brown hair with a new small black puppy. He;s got a wild eyed stare that looks like he might have moved here from some podunk town in East Texas. I'd post a pic but that probably would be against the rules here plus I don't carry a phone with me. I'm amazed at the arrogance thinking it's OK to let dog poop sit on the sidewalk. This might work in his farm country but don't they teach any manners there? End of rant. Still kind of pissed. This happened on Shakespeare just west of Hoyne.

BTW: If there was a Patrol Dogs Club that poop and all others would get picked up by the next dog walker.

  • Artist girl Artist and Muscian

    I meant they would have fined the guy who didn't pick up his dog's poop. Brandon Bear said that the poop guy was who called 911.

  • I happened upon the scene. I casually know the owner of the house because I walk by it twice a day. The guy with the dog was dialling 911 and I have no idea why. The home owner flagged me down. I picked up the poop because it took 2...

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    I happened upon the scene. I casually know the owner of the house because I walk by it twice a day. The guy with the dog was dialling 911 and I have no idea why. The home owner flagged me down. I picked up the poop because it took 2 seconds. I think most dog walkers around here pick up errant turds because I don't see many. I'm not going to waste police on this guy and ranting here was enough.

    It was the dog walker's righteous attitude and lack of respect for his elders is what disturbed me the most. A bunch of years ago I played tour guide to some out of towners in the Spring right after the snow melted. I brought them to the Gold Cost by the Cardinal's house to walk that neighborhood. There was so much dog poop from tiny dogs you could not walk on the sidewalk or anywhere without stepping in some. Picking up dog poop is beneath the people who live in those expensive mansions so they didn't. I suspect this is why that guy laughed at me and perhaps why he was calling the police. This old man with an accent and I are beneath him on the social ladder -- or what he perceives that ladder to be. /end of rant #2

8 hours ago

Hand Gun shots fired

Last night at 3:10 am this morning my self my father and neighbors were awaken when we heard 2 shots fired from a handgun then about 6 more rounds. Sounded like it was coming from Lyndale and Western ave or possible on Western ave and Palmer. Just curious did anyone see or hear anything ?

14 hours ago

Looking to rent a garage in Logan Square

Hello,

I live on the 2500 block of Mozart Ave in Logan Square. I am looking to rent an entire garage somewhere near my home. The garage would be used for Storage of my work tools and supplies. I would be in and out of the garage typically once a day.

Please let me know if you are interested in renting your garage.

Regards,

Topher

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Updated 5 days ago

Snow removal

Does anyone know of a person who does snow removal in Lincoln Park? Trying to keep out ahead of things... Thanks.

  • Margery. i do plz e-mail at Jerrykorolchuk2004@yahoo.com i will respond to your e-mail re-snow removal your house.

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Dec 01

Updated Dec 03

Catalytic Converter stolen in Logan Square

Good morning. Just a public service announcement for the neighborhood. I started my car (mid-2000s Lexus SUV) that was parked on the 2600 of West Medill on Thursday (11/30) morning. I heard a large rumble when starting and checked underneath car to see that the catalytic converter was cut out. My neighbor was nice enough to share the video from his security camera that shows 2 people exiting a 4-door car (Infiniti?) with a moonroof at 4:38am. I know that...

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Good morning. Just a public service announcement for the neighborhood. I started my car (mid-2000s Lexus SUV) that was parked on the 2600 of West Medill on Thursday (11/30) morning. I heard a large rumble when starting and checked underneath car to see that the catalytic converter was cut out. My neighbor was nice enough to share the video from his security camera that shows 2 people exiting a 4-door car (Infiniti?) with a moonroof at 4:38am. I know that they cut them out quick, but it looks like it might have been done beforehand and then picked up as they were at the car for less than 10 seconds. When I filed the police report, the officer said there had been several others reported in last few days. With the rising prices for the precious metals inside them, it sounds like there might be more to come.

Here is a DNAinfo on the topic from a few months ago.
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170925/lincoln-park/catalytic-converter-thefts-stolen

    Catalytic Converters Stolen From Lincoln Park Cars
    CHICAGO - Thieves are stealing catalytic converters from cars in Lincoln Park, police said. The thieves cut off the catalytic converters and are apparently targeting Lexus and Honda cars, according to a Chicago Police community alert. The thefts occurred: * Between the evening of Aug. 7 and early morning of Aug.
    https://www.dnainfo.com
  • Sal, hopefully we're both good from here on in with the aftermarket converters. Knock on wood, it's been 3 years now since my theft and still parking on the street with no second thefts. Good luck to both of us and everyone else. Wish the justice system would throw the book at these guys when caught instead of slapping them on the wrists!

  • It's illegal to sell them here, but not in Indiana. What we need is a federal law to make it illegal to sell them anywhere unless they're attached to a car.

Dec 01

Updated Dec 02

Carjacking 12/01/17 12:25PM at 2212 West Lyndale

I was listening to the Chicago Police Department scanner and heard reports related to an aggravated vehicular hijacking at 2212 West Lyndale at 12:25PM on Friday, December 1, 2017.

The offenders were three black males, two armed with handguns, who pulled up to the hijacked vehicle in a Silver 2014 Chevy Equinox. The Equinox used in this carjacking was reported to have been also previously carjacked in Broadview, Illinois by two black males who were reported to be armed and...

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I was listening to the Chicago Police Department scanner and heard reports related to an aggravated vehicular hijacking at 2212 West Lyndale at 12:25PM on Friday, December 1, 2017.

The offenders were three black males, two armed with handguns, who pulled up to the hijacked vehicle in a Silver 2014 Chevy Equinox. The Equinox used in this carjacking was reported to have been also previously carjacked in Broadview, Illinois by two black males who were reported to be armed and dangerous.

From the City of Chicago crime map, I was able to find reports of two carjackings in this part of Bucktown over the last 12 months:

AGGRAVATED VEHICULAR HIJACKING
01/21/2017 05:45:00 AM
023XX W LYNDALE ST
IUCR 0326

VEHICULAR HIJACKING
09/16/2017 03:53:00 AM
023XX N OAKLEY AVE
IUCR 0325

I have attached a map of all vehicular hijackings in and near Bucktown in the last 12 months. To get more details about these incidents, and other crimes in the area, you can search the City of Chicago crime map at:

https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-Map/dfnk-7re6/data

    Crimes - Map | City of Chicago | Data Portal
    This dataset reflects reported incidents of crime that have occurred in the City of Chicago over the past year, minus the most recent seven days of data. Data is extracted from the Chicago Police Department's CLEAR (Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting) system.
    https://data.cityofchicago.org
  • The crimeisdown.com website has separate, online streams of scanner broadcasts from all 13 CPD zones.

    https://crimeisdown.com/audio

    Broadcastify only offers the general CPD stream, which scans traffic in the 13 zones and often does not capture important dispatches in specific zones. Broadcastify will also often play recordings from earlier dispatches even...

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    The crimeisdown.com website has separate, online streams of scanner broadcasts from all 13 CPD zones.

    https://crimeisdown.com/audio

    Broadcastify only offers the general CPD stream, which scans traffic in the 13 zones and often does not capture important dispatches in specific zones. Broadcastify will also often play recordings from earlier dispatches even while indicating that the scanner is live and current.

    Bucktown is in District 14 which is in Zone 3. If you listen to the Zone 3 stream on crimeisdown.com, you will hear all the dispatches and police officer replies as they are occurring.

    I will often have the scanner playing in the background as I work and I am now used to listening to three or four zones simultaneously. Even though dispatches are almost constant and there is overlap in dispatches from the zones, it is possible to monitor large areas of the city in this way.

    CPD and the City of Chicago only release information about crimes and post details on their crime maps 7 days after each incident. Many other major cities post information within 24 hours.

    If someone is not learning about Chicago crime incidents through scanner broadcasts, there can be criminals targeting specific areas for repeat robberies and burglaries within a 7 day period and people will be vulnerable and unaware in those areas. I have noticed that robberies especially can suddenly become a problem in a neighborhood or block that was otherwise safe for months previously.

    I will continue to post details of major incidents that suggest that there is an active, ongoing threat with suspects at large. The CPD is doing a great job of catching some robbers and robberies and assaults are sometimes related to criminal activity such as drug dealing. I am not posting those incidents because they do not create a heightened danger for most citizens.

  • jaye els Returned to Hyde Park Kenwood

    Thanks John R

Dec 02

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Nov 30

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    FURNISH AND INSTALL ONE SURFACE MOUNTED 240VOLT 30AMP 1-PHASE 4-WIRE NEMA 14-30R OUTLET IN A NEW LOCATION NEXT TO THE EXISTING 100AMP ELECTRICAL PANEL ON THE BACK WALL IN THE GARAGE.

    1836 N. Wood St. Issued November 28, 2017 Comment

Nov 28

Eric Fischer posted 10 photos to Flickr:

Nov 26

Looking for this cat’s owner

We found this sweet girl in Bucktown. Not chipped and no tags. Old gold collar.

Nov 26

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Nov 17

Updated Nov 22

concern about safety

There is an urgent need for adequate lighting on the North side of the 606 at Bloomingdale and Western. The pavement is very uneven and dangerous to pedestrians. Also any traffic coming from the East trying to merge onto Western cannot see what's coming from northbound traffic on Western. There should be a way for cars to see what's coming on Western, in order to merge without blocking the crosswalk or entering Western since that's very dangerous to the moving cars on Western as well.

  • JeannyB Old Apartment renovator, architect,

    . I still think a more intense street light would be necessary for the pedestrians though as repaving would probably not last due to Chicago climate and the fact that it's somewhat under a viaduct (the 606) which always has bad pavement anyway. That would be better than a stop...

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    . I still think a more intense street light would be necessary for the pedestrians though as repaving would probably not last due to Chicago climate and the fact that it's somewhat under a viaduct (the 606) which always has bad pavement anyway. That would be better than a stop sign, if it would stay visible. Right now you can see a little portion of coming traffic thru the posts, but not everything....and you're not totally sure of what's coming and how fast.
    Where should it be placed exactly? T He more detail you tell the city, the better.

  • Artist girl Artist and Muscian

    I didn't say a stop sign, I said a convex traffic mirror that would show approaching traffic reflected in it. It would solve the problem. You would place it to the right, on the north side of Bloomingdale, where it meets Western, and turn it so that it shows approaching traffic.

Nov 21

14 Blackout Wednesday specials to help you pregame Thanksgiving

1925 W. Cortland St. 773-489-0738

This article has 13 other Chicago locations (Show)

1072 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-772-4322

1638 W. Belmont Ave. 312-453-9397

112 W. Hubbard St. 312-955-0399

56 W. Illinois St. 312-644-7600

1622 W. Belmont Ave. 773-281-3805

455 W. North Ave. 312-266-2277

3369 N. Clark St. 773-244-1166

353 W. Hubbard St. 312-386-5778

3443 N. Sheffield Ave. 773-248-4400

622 N. Fairbanks Court 312-642-0700

22 W. Hubbard St. 312-645-6000

3518 N. Clark St. 773-248-0002

113 W. Hubbard St. 312-644-0113

Nov 15

Updated Nov 20

Found Female Chihuahua

Found near the intersection of Honore and Wood Street yesterday (11/14) evening.

Please contact My Vet Animal Hospital if you recognize this little lady or if she belongs to you. (773)235-8387.

  • Ev

    So Hoping this girl might be Shayna missing from Skokie. Her family saw a camera video from where she was lost while with a sitter that showed she was picked up, so it's possible she ended up in Chicago. I did contact Shayna's mom and she is going to contact...

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    So Hoping this girl might be Shayna missing from Skokie. Her family saw a camera video from where she was lost while with a sitter that showed she was picked up, so it's possible she ended up in Chicago. I did contact Shayna's mom and she is going to contact you as she looks like her girl. She is not on facebook and I believe her grandson who lives in Texas is trying to help her set up a facebook account to comment on on the hospital's post. Her phone number: (224) 766-6566 https://www.facebook.com/LostFoundPetsChicagoIL/photos/a.1940701626149048.1073741828.1753317621554117/2028868947332315/?type=3&theater

  • Ev

    Thank you so much for posting as this lead to Shayna, missing from Skokie and she is back home with her mom tonight Sunday 11/19/2017. Your post helped me remember a lost post I saw from pawboost and the rest is history. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, you gave Shayna and her family a Thanksgiving miracle!

  • Oh this is so great! How great you found the owner! I bet the family is so relieved. Thanks for taking her in, and to Ev for the followup. Thanks for letting us know how it turned out.

Nov 18

Updated Nov 20

Hit and Run last night

Last night (Friday) a little after 7:00pm my husband was hit by a car while crossing the street at California + Cortland. The police came, and he was taken to the hospital with a concussion, broken nose, and pretty badly beat up. We are grateful it wasn't worse. Regardless, the video from the liquor store wasn't enough to see a license plate. We think it was a red Ford SUV. If anyone saw anything could you let me know? Thank you!

  • krw

    And I am so sorry this happened to you and so glad its not worse. Take care.

  • Douglas Raul Williams Family history in Logan Square since 1970

    Positive thoughts to your family. If you get more information on the vehicle please post it.

Nov 17

Updated Nov 20

Boxes needed

Hi! Looking for boxes, I will pick them up! Thanks!

Nov 20

Dylan Passmore posted 2 photos to Flickr:

Nov 19

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100630199- INTERIOR ALTERATIONS TO BASEMENT ADDRESS FIELD CONDITIONS**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    1818 W. Cortland St. Issued November 17, 2017 Comment

Nov 16

Updated Nov 18

Bike stolen (Fyxation Eastside champion with stripes)

Hi Neighbors, if you see this bike anywhere, please reach out. I love this bike, and it was stolen while I was getting married, super bogus. I recently replaced the fork, so the front does not have the stripes that the body has, making it unique. It was stolen from our basement laundry room in Logan Square near Unity Park. It has a black rack and a copper bell.

  • Achilles Flaneur ear witness

    Very sorry to hear about this and the timing is especially lousy. A number of everyblock neighbors had similar experiences earlier this year in this neighborhood,myself included. We think the thief used a credit card to jimmy the lock as there was no sign of forced entry and we had only a doorknob lock on our exterior basement door.
    i wish you luck in finding it and best wishes in your marriage.

  • Rob Lejman Chicago born and raised. North side.

    Thank you

Oct 11

Updated Nov 16

Package Thief

Package was stole just 10 mins after Fedex dropped it off.
https://ring.com/share/6475734277667887018

    Ring #AlwaysHome
    Check out this video! I just captured it with my Ring Camera!
    https://ring.com
  • Mute Mute Me

    Update? Or is it as i suspect? Camera useless. Doesnt deter anything?

  • House-Frau Homemaker, mom, animal lover

    Yes please give us an update!

Nov 14

Updated Nov 16

Lost Dog!

Our dog Lola ran away this afternoon. She is an Australian Shepard/Cattle Dog mix. She is all black with a white chest. She is wearing a bright pink collar. We love and miss her very much and would like her to return home as soon as possible. If you see her, please contact me 815-600-4085

Nov 15

    Protect Rental Property Assets with an LLC
    Real Estate has always been considered a safe investment since the supply is finite and the demand grows with the population. Even though we have seen some swings in the real estate market over the past decade, the theory still is held true by many.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

Nov 13

Updated Nov 14

Gunshots in Logan square?

At about 12:40am early Monday I hear what sounded like gunshots. 1 shot then followed by 7 after. Did anyone else hear this? I call 911 to be on the safe side I told them it sounded like it came from the direction of Diversey and Troy st.

  • bigbadron sorry.

    yeah, i'm trying to figure out what exactly happened. we just got back from a vacation and found out our car was hit. judging by the trajectory, it looks like the shots went north from Diversey. our neighbor said the shots were loud enough as if they were in the alley. regardless if the shots were from the alley or Diversey, the CBS story doesn't make sense. so either they messed up the report, or the guy who was shot was lying about what happened.

  • I’m so sorry your car was hit! The story had it wrong - The shots definitely happened on Troy, I think the guys were heading south, two cars shooting at eathother, as cars windows were shot out from the front and back.

Nov 14

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