3 hours ago

May 25, 2018 Update

Independence Park fieldhouse (3945 N. Springfield)

...and a valid driver’s license for produce delivery to the Food Pantry, located at Grace and Keeler. You must be able to lift 20 lbs, be personable, and willing to get your...

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...society. The event will take place on Monday, May 28, from 1-3 pm at 4041 N. Milwaukee. There will also be open hours featuring the newly opened Artifacts exhibit from 11 am...

The Six Corners Association sponsored “The Essence of Nature” by Janet Austin in partnership with Chicago Sculpture Exhibit. The sculpture, located in front of 4021 N. Milwaukee, celebrates nature in our urban environment.

Sterling Bay Development generously donated “Weighing-Scale of Nature” by Jorge Leyva, which was placed in the plaza area located at Northwest Highway and Central. This thought-provoking piece will serve as a catalyst to dialogue while activating a previously empty space.

Casa de Luna Mexican Grill, 5481 N. Northwest Highway, is hosting a Grand Opening event on Saturday, May 26.

Jefferson Park Branch Library (5363 W. Lawrence)

Wilson Park fieldhouse (4630 N. Milwaukee)

16th District Police Station (5151 N. Milwaukee)

Rosedale Park fieldhouse (6312 W. Rosedale)

Gladstone Park fieldhouse (5421 N. Menard)

Jefferson Memorial Park fieldhouse (4822 N. Long)

Farnsworth Elementary (5414 N. Linder)

Beard Elementary (6445 W. Strong)

Hitch Elementary (5625 N. McVicker)

Prussing Elementary (4650 N. Menard)

Gray Elementary (3730 N. Laramie)

Beaubien Elementary (5025 N. Laramie)

6:30-8:30 pm May 29, at Westinghouse College Prep, 3223 W. Franklin;

6:30-8:30 pm May 31, at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett;

6:30-8:30 pm June 5, at Amundsen High School, 5110 N. Damen.

Performances begin Saturday, June 2 at The Playhouse, 4766 N. Milwaukee, and will run through Saturday, June 10. More information and tickets are available online. Tickets are free for kids 12 and younger, and only $10 for those ages 13 and older.

A benefit to support this resilient family will be held on Sunday, June 3, from 3-8 pm at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.

Friends of Vaughn is hosting a Vaughn Fest fundraising event on Saturday, June 9, from 10 am to 2 pm at the school, 4355 N. Linder.

Belding School will host their annual International Festival fundraiser on Friday, June 15, from 3:30-7 pm at Belding School, 4527 N. Tripp.

On Friday, June 22, I will host a City Sticker Sale and CityKey ID event from 10 am to 2 pm in the annex space at the Copernicus Center, 5214 W. Lawrence.

If you would like to purchase your city sticker before June 30, you can purchase one at the City Clerk’s satellite office located at 5430 W. Gale Street, at most currency exchanges (service fees may apply), online, or via mail following instructions on the back of your renewal notice.

Three Brothers Garden is an organic food pantry garden located on the corner of Pulaski and Belle Plaine. All produce grown in the garden is donated to the Irving Park Food Pantry. To...

Tue., May 29, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., May 30, 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., June 2, 8:30-10:30 am,Wintrust Bank, Gladstone Park, 6336 N. Milwaukee.Protect yourself from identity theft during a Free Shredding Event. No plastic bags. Limit 3 paper bags/3 small boxes of shredding. Free.

Sun., June 3, 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, speciality items, prepared foods, and more...

Tue., June 5, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3900 N. Hamlin.Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community at the monthly GIPNA Board Meeting.Free.

Mon., June 11, 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 Associationmeeting. More info: online. Free.

Wed., June 13, 7 pm, Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina.Learn what you can do about crime during the1622 beat meeting. Find your beat at the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Wed., June 13, 7 pm, Athletic Field 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.

Wed., June 20, 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 the45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Thur., June 28, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew, Krueger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 45th Ward map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

    May 25, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, As you are barbecuing, camping, and celebrating the holiday weekend, please take a moment to honor our fallen heroes who dedicated their lives to serving our nation. In remembrance of the courage and sacrifice of those who lost their lives serving in the military, the National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) will host a Memorial Day event to reflect on their contribution to our country.
    http://ward45.org

27 hours ago

Updated 3 hours ago

FREE DIRT

We've been digging in our yard to prepare for concrete work, and we have a lot of free dirt. Shoot me a message if you are interested in stopping by to pick some up. Addison and Pulaski area.

  • I’m interested! My husband is working today, but we can stop by tomarrow

5 hours ago

Apartment Needed

Looking for one bedroom apartment for family relocating back to area. Price range $950-1050. They have a very friendly dog but it is a pit bull. Does anyone know or have a rental that does not have breed restrictions within this area? Prefer to have them close to where I am now. Looking for June 1 if possible.

17 hours ago

Updated 7 hours ago

Missing kitty

My 1 year old gray/black striped tabby cat escaped on Wednesday and I still can’t find him. He is friendly, chipped and has a collar on. He has only been outside once before so may be frightened and hiding. His name is Alex, but probably thinks his name is “Kitty.” Please let me know if you have seen him. Thanks!

  • Any luck finding him? Make sure you post on Lost Pets Illinois on Facebook and put his litter box and food outside if you can. The familiar scent sometimes helps them find their way home.

  • JS

    I think it's extremely important to put the approximate address/area in the message.

2 days ago

Updated 8 hours ago

Helicopters overhead near Belmont and Kedzie for over an hour? Anyone know what's going on?

There have been helicopters overhead near Belmont and Kedzie for over an hour? Anyone know what's going on? With the two most recent shootings, I'm concerned.

2 days ago

Updated 9 hours ago

Helicopter over Barry/kimball area

Does anybody know why a helicopter kept circling the area between 1030-1130pm?

2 days ago

Updated 17 hours ago

Albany + Diversey corner store shut down?

I noticed a big orange CLOSED by the City of Chicago as of 5-22-2018 sign on the front door of Diversey Market at the corner of Albany and Diversey. This place was recently sold (I think?) and renovated within the past few weeks. Does anyone know why it has been shut down? The sign had no details, and the store was open on Monday.

  • The store sold loosies, had questionable stock on the shelves, and always seemed to attract shady clientele. I'm unsurprised it's been shut down.

    The proprietors were incredibly nice though.

    Michelle, which store are you referring to? Antique to Chic?

  • @Peter C, yes, i BELIEVE they (AtC) rent Uhauls now in addition to selling pretty furniture and yummy candles

28 hours ago

Hope O'Rell (West Logan Square/Avondale Block Club) is 2018 Senior of the Year

Hope O'Rell has been community involved leader for decades. 35th Ward newsletter mentions City of Chicago recognition:
"This year, the Mayor asked Aldermen to nominate Chicagoans for 2018 Seniors of the Year, and I am so happy to announce that the 35th Ward's own Hope O'Rell will be recognized as one of Chicago's Seniors of the Year by Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago.
Hope contributes to the West Logan Square/Avondale Block Club and Newsletter, a source of local...

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Hope O'Rell has been community involved leader for decades. 35th Ward newsletter mentions City of Chicago recognition:
"This year, the Mayor asked Aldermen to nominate Chicagoans for 2018 Seniors of the Year, and I am so happy to announce that the 35th Ward's own Hope O'Rell will be recognized as one of Chicago's Seniors of the Year by Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago.
Hope contributes to the West Logan Square/Avondale Block Club and Newsletter, a source of local information for residents of Avondale and Logan Square. She is deeply connected and rooted to our community members in the 35th Ward and advocates tirelessly for our children, improved public safety, and our public spaces. She is an advocate for City services and has worked with my office to further increase awareness and access to public resources. Hope exemplifies the best of our Chicago neighborhoods. Hope will be recognized by the Mayor at the 2018 Seniors of the Year Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on May 30th.

Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Alderman, Thirty-Fifth Ward"

3 days ago

Updated 31 hours ago

    Amid Affordable Housing Dispute, Conservatives Seek a Home in Chicago - ProPublica
    When news broke last week that a proposed affordable housing development on Chicago's Northwest Side had likely been put on hold, Ammie Kessem, a Republican candidate for state representative, vowed on Facebook that it wasn't the end of the story. Democrats, Kessem wrote, would pay for pushing the plan - including 45th Ward Ald.
    https://www.propublica.org

40 hours ago

Free furniture & microwave

Does anyone want any of these items:

- LG mircrowave, I guess around 8 years old, fine shape, no issues. Cart included.
- Cool, smallish antique coffee table with small drawer in front. Has casters on the feet - one is busted off, but I do have it.
- One-year-old single bed. Hybrid spring/foam mattress. Not high end, but very comfy. No tears or stains.
- Gray armless living room chair. Lightweight and kind of cheaply built, but intact with...

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Does anyone want any of these items:

- LG mircrowave, I guess around 8 years old, fine shape, no issues. Cart included.
- Cool, smallish antique coffee table with small drawer in front. Has casters on the feet - one is busted off, but I do have it.
- One-year-old single bed. Hybrid spring/foam mattress. Not high end, but very comfy. No tears or stains.
- Gray armless living room chair. Lightweight and kind of cheaply built, but intact with no tears or stains.

If interested in any/all of this, please PM me. You'll have to be prepared to pick it up/move it from my 2nd floor apartment before the end of the holiday weekend (I'm not a big fan of putting stuff out in the alley). I'm very close to Elston/Kedzie. Thanks.

Jun 16

Updated 2 days ago

Jeff Park Affordable Housing Opponent John Garrido Caught Violating City Ethics Law

John Garrido (CPD Lt. John Garrido/Former losing 45th Ward aldermanic candidate John Garrido/Leading outspoken opponent of the Jefferson Park affordable housing project John Garrido/(Likely) fake EveryBlock name-user John Garrido) VIOLATED the city's Ethics ordinance, per a report released June 15,2017: See the list of names, John Garrido is number 28, on the list linked from this 6/15/17 City Press Release:
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/ethics/provdrs/statements_of_financialinterests/news/2017/june/FIS-Viol-2017.html
"June 15, 2017
Employees and Officials Who Did Not Timely File Statements of Financial Interests

Employees and Officials who violated the Ethics Ordinance for failure to timely file 2017 Statements of Financial Interests"

    City of Chicago :: Employees and Officials Who Did Not Timely File Statements of Financial Interests
    Businesses & Professionals Artists & Entertainers Builders Caregivers Contractors Cultural Organizations Developers Educators Existing Businesses Food Service Establishments
    https://www.cityofchicago.org

May 18

Updated 2 days ago

Woman screaming

Yesterday around 1 am I could hear a woman screaming really loud ,she sounded really scared and it seemed like she got taken away in a car .
We live off of kedzie and George street
Has anyone else heard it?

  • e

    Hearing more screams tonight between 12-1am near Spaulding and Barry, called and they sent a squad car although it’s pretty quiet out there now...

  • Do you have any idea what is going on with that?

2 days ago

    Waveland to become one-way street to accommodate sports field for Schurz HS - Nadig Newspapers - Northwest Side Local Newspapers
    by BRIAN NADIG A portion of Waveland Avenue would become a one-way street under a revised plan to install a new athletic field at Schurz High School. "We're honoring our commitment to keep Waveland open to traffic while bringing a sports field to the school and park amenities to the community," Alderman John Arena's chief of staff Owen Brugh said.
    http://nadignewspapers.com

3 days ago

Missing boy, girl last seen at Horner Park on Northwest Side

Police are looking for two children who have been missing since Tuesday from the Northwest Side.

James Stewart, 12, and Katherine Chanalata, 14, were last seen Tuesday at Horner Park, 2700 W. Montrose, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.

Police released their photos Wednesday and are asking anyone with information about them to call the Area North Special Victims Unit at (312) 744-8266.

Horner Park is located near Montrose and California!

https://chicago.suntimes.com/?post_type=cst_article&p=1117431

    Missing boy, girl last seen at Horner Park on Northwest Side
    Police are looking for two children who have been missing since Tuesday from the Northwest Side. James Stewart, 12, and Katherine Chanalata, 14, were last seen Tuesday at Horner Park, 2700 W. Montrose, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police.
    https://chicago.suntimes.com

3 days ago

Best Kids Menus In Chicago

3800 N. Pulaski Road

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2000 Roscoe St.

565 W. Jackson Blvd.

4128 N. Lincoln Ave.

3361 N. Elston Ave.

    Best Kids Menus In Chicago
    By Melanie Falina Before kids come along the most difficult decision in eating out might be more along the lines of debating, "Pizza or sushi?" But once children enter the equation then a whole new set of difficulties come into play.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jul 20

Updated 3 days ago

    297 Apartments Near O'Hare Approved Over Alderman's Objection
    CITY HALL - A key city panel approved the construction of a seven-story, 297-unit luxury apartment complex near the Cumberland CTA Blue Line station in a 7-1 vote on Thursday despite the objection of Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41st), who said residents of the 41st Ward did not want the project.
    https://www.dnainfo.com
  • Robert Rohdenburg Activist Citizen

    Ald. Napolitano is still the only elected alderman publically opposed to the proposed 5150 N. Northwest Highway mixed-income development in the 45th Ward, designed too house people with disabilities and veterans, Here is a Pro-Public Illinois investigation on the financing of those opposed to the development, including Ald. Napolitano: From...

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    Ald. Napolitano is still the only elected alderman publically opposed to the proposed 5150 N. Northwest Highway mixed-income development in the 45th Ward, designed too house people with disabilities and veterans, Here is a Pro-Public Illinois investigation on the financing of those opposed to the development, including Ald. Napolitano: From Pro-Publica Illinois:https://www.propublica.org/article/illinois-policy-institute-northwest-chicago-affordable-housing
    Amid Affordable Housing Dispute, Conservatives Seek a Home in Chicago

    Groups tied to Illinois Policy Institute and talk show host Dan Proft back GOP candidates on city’s Northwest Side.(Excerpts):"Starting with the 2012 elections, some institute leaders began funding campaigns after a series of transactions involving other organizations and political action committees they formed, records show."

    "The Illinois Opportunity Project, in turn, poured more than $1.7 million into political campaigns and committees across the state, according to election board records. "..."Some of the money from the Illinois Opportunity Project went to a pair of Northwest Side candidates for the Chicago City Council in 2015. John Garrido, a Chicago police officer running for alderman of the city’s 45th Ward, received $2,000, while Anthony Napolitano, a former police officer and firefighter vying to be 41st Ward alderman, got $3,000."..."In 2016, the Illinois Opportunity Project also loaned $325,000 to Liberty Principles, a political action committee founded and run by Proft. Liberty Principles spent more than $10.5 million in races across the state in 2015 and 2016, including about $118,000 backing Garrido. Proft didn’t respond to a request for comment. The 2015 results were mixed. In the 41st Ward, Napolitano upset an ally of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s. But for the second time in four years, Garrido lost to John Arena, a self-described progressive who received significant backing from unions and liberal donors."

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4 days ago

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #IrvingPark (Addison & Pulaski) Male Pit Bull - Mix. Tan/White/Black. Call 773-816-6872. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/from the actual owner. Found 05/21/2018. Cook County. 60618. To see this pet’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2343714 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2343714

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
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5 days ago

Reboyras blames upset citizens, then tries to blame Ald. Ramirez-Rosa

"Rubberstamp" Alderman Reboyras, who voted almost 100% of the time for Rahm Emanuel's agenda is trying to play the "blame game".
https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/after-chaotic-hearing-on-civilian-oversight-of-cops-alderman-to-change-format/

    After chaotic hearing on civilian oversight of cops, alderman to change format
    The format of public hearings on four rival proposals for civilian police review will be dramatically altered after a chaotic first hearing that encountered so much resistance, it had to be cut short. Ald.
    https://chicago.suntimes.com

May 17

Updated May 19

Van stolen barry and pulaski

My husband was truck was stolen this morning. Anyone with any information please message me or report to 311. 2010 ford 350. Has a real madrid stick on back window. Left side. Please any information will be greatly appreciated.

May 17

Updated May 19

Plaster Repair

Can anybody recommend a plaster repair guy/gal? We have some water damage on our ceiling.

  • Bosco Plastering
    Call: (773) 544-5316
    2132 W Melrose Street
    Chicago, IL 60618-6310

    Used this guy twice. Very pleased with work. Fair and reasonable pricing.

  • I would like to know too. I have some seams with drywall that need to be repaired.

  • My husband working in construction. Very professional. Call for estimate 7736985690

May 19

May 18

May 18, 2018 Update

Independence Park fieldhouse (3945 N. Springfield)

The Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, is organizing a walk through the Old Irving Park neighborhood to raise funds and generate awareness of hunger in our community.

...and a valid driver’s license for produce delivery to the Food Pantry, located at Grace and Keeler. You must be able to lift 20 lbs, be personable, and willing to get your...

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The walk will begin at the Portage Theatre, 4050 N. Milwaukee, at 2 pm on Sunday, May 20. More information and tickets are available to purchase online.

Saturday, May 19, from 10-11 am at the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence;

Monday, May 21, from 6-7 pm at Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N. McVicker (enter through doors #6 & #2); and

Thursday, May 24, from 6-7 pm at St. John’s Epsicopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.

Wilson Park fieldhouse (4630 N. Milwaukee)

16th District Police Station (5151 N. Milwaukee)

Rosedale Park fieldhouse (6312 W. Rosedale)

Gladstone Park fieldhouse (5421 N. Menard)

Farnsworth Elementary (5414 N. Linder)

Beard Elementary (6445 W. Strong)

Prussing Elementary (4650 N. Menard)

Gray Elemenatry (3730 N. Laramie)

The idea wall is located in the front of my office, 4754 N. Milwaukee. Simply write your idea on a sticky note and post it to the wall for all to see. While you’re here, hang out for a while and feel inspired by what others have submitted.

1-3 pm May 19. at Gage Park High School, 5630 S. Rockwell;

6:30-8:30 pm May 29, at Westinghouse College Prep, 3223 W. Franklin;

6:30-8:30 pm May 31, at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett;

6:30-8:30 pm June 5, at Amundsen High School, 5110 N. Damen.

The Filament hosts their sixth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash and Benefit Concert on Saturday, May 19, at 7 pm at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

At 6:30 pm at Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison, the 16th District police officers will conduct an outdoor roll call. Afterward, at 6:45...

Performances begin Saturday, June 2 at The Playhouse, 4766 N. Milwaukee, and will run through Saturday, June 10. More information and tickets are available online. Tickets are free for kids 12 and younger, and only $10 for those ages 13 and older.

A benefit to support this resilient family will be held on Sunday, June 3, from 3-8 pm at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.

Three Brothers Garden is an organic food pantry garden located on the corner of Pulaski and Belle Plaine. All produce grown in the garden is donated to the Irving Park Food Pantry. To...

Sun., May 20, 9 am-1:30 pm,Copernicus Center, Parking Lot, 5216 W. Lawrence. Come out to the Spring Community Flea Market/Garage Sale. 30+ vendors, water and coffee...

Sun., May 20, 10 am, Harvest Christian Center Chicago, 4020 N. Tripp. Harvest Christian Center will host Chaplain Valerie Saviano as a guest speaker during their morning service. More info: online.Free.

Thur., May 24, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.The senior enrichment seminar series hosts a Navigating Foreclosures: What Happens When You Get Served with Foreclosure Papers? seminar. RSVP: 312-603-9233. Free.

Fri., May 25, 9:30 am, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long. Join students and staff from Portage Park School to honor soldiers in the annual Flowers...

...at the site of a memorial tree at the northeast corner of Portage Park, near Berteau and Long. Grade K-2 students will perform patriotic songs and lay flowers at the base of...

Tue., May 29, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., May 30, 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...

    May 18, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Six Corners Association will partner with the Northwest Chicago Historical Society for an exploration of the history and evolution of the Six Corners shopping district. This tour will look at remnants from the area's early history as a crossroads, as well as the beginnings of the streetcar era.
    http://ward45.org

May 18

Apr 17

Updated May 17

Car wheels stolen.

A Honda Accord had its car wheels stolen on Keeler Ave. Probably happened last night. A resident mentioned that this was the sixth time she had seen this happend while walking he dog.

  • Weebis Politically Incorrect Thought Criminal

    But the msm tells us that "crime is down." They wouldn't lie to us, right. Sarcasm off.

  • Id rather be with wheels than wake up not finding your car... someone stoled my husband's work van by barry ave and karlov

May 15

Updated May 17

Roofer recommendation?

I need part of my roof replaced. Anybody had a good exeprience to recommend a roofer or had a poor experience to avoid a contractor?
Live in Avondale.

  • Maz ethnic/cabaret accordionist, bungalow owner

    I had Nyberg do both my house and garage roofs. I was satisfied with them and they were very responsive. A few years later they did the siding on the back of my house. Again, very good job. They're on the NW side of Chicago. Contact info:

    Stuart Nyberg
    Nyberg Exteriors
    4525 N Lowell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630
    1-773-725-8973
    stuart2009@nybergexteriors.com

  • Bger East Village neighbor

    Good experience: Lindholm Roofing. Bad experience: Blue Sky

May 16

May 10

Updated May 15

5200 W. Roscoe

Noticed the construction going on inside this building of the corner of 5200 W Roscoe/Laramie. The ground level has framing going on front to back. Any ideas what they are doing?

  • Is framing going up inside the existing building or outside?

  • From what I seen that night in the dark, the framing is going on inside the first floor, front to back. Please note, I was inquiring if anyone had ideas what business establishment was coming. Or what they are building inside the place, not if there are permits. I'm not one to report people. I'm glad the building was purchased and work is being done instead of sitting abandoned.

May 09

Updated May 15

Avondale Package Thief

Here are pictures of the package thief who has been active around St. Wenceslaus church

May 13

Updated May 15

Tree Cutting

Hi neighbors,

I have a 30+ foot tall pine tree between my house and garage I'm looking to get cut down. Does anyone have a recommendation for someone to do this? Any idea how much I should be prepared to spend?

Thanks.

  • Just trying to help, if it's not a Colorado Blue Spruce then it isn't worth it, So Chop Away!!!

  • LStone Western and Lawrence

    We had positive experience with McKay Tree Service, 1710 Catalpa Lane, Mount Prospect, IL - 847-489-5145

May 15

May 11

Updated May 14

30th Ward Aldermanic Election

Who would you vote for if the election were held today?

A) Ariel Reboyras (incumbent)

B) Jessica Gutierrez (Congressman's daughter)

C) Anyone but these two

  • Drain the swamp. Anyone in there, or is related to someone in there, or even knows anyone in there, should not get any chicagoans vote. Haven’t you seen enough. Dems, keep everyone poor and stupid. They just want your vote. Business as usual. This tax payer is tired of business as usual. Aren’t you?

  • paul in jefferson jefferson park resident

    Mark is 100 per cent correct .

May 13

Updated May 14

Lost Dog

Lost/stolen beagle today between 1300 hrs - 1600 hrs.
Lost from Fletcher/Sacramento. About 10 years old. Name is Kaiser. Not chipped. Not neutered. No collar/tags.
***NEEDS MEDICATION DAILY***
If found please message me.

  • Please go chip your dog, Pet supplies Plus has chippings on Sunday’s for cheap. It could save your dogs life.

  • Brian M Graceland West

    Happy you got your dog back.

May 14

Photojournalist Nancy Abrams looks back on her years in West Virginia in The Climb From Salt Lick

Opening reception Fri 5/18, 5-9 PM; reading Sat 5/19, 1-3 PM, Rare Nest Gallery, 3433 N. Kedvale, 708-616-8671, rarenestgallery.com.  F

    Photojournalist Nancy Abrams looks back on her years in West Virginia in The Climb From Salt Lick
    West Virginia gave me the opportunity to make a home, make a claim to some land, choose my tribe," says photographer Nancy Abrams. She tells the story of her life there in the 70s and 80s in her lively new book, The Climb From Salt Lick: A Memoir of Appalachia (Vandalia Press), in which she paints a vivid picture of what it was like to make her way in an unfamiliar territory during a turbulent time in the nation's history.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

May 08

Updated May 13

Lost Dog Luke 5/4/18

Lost Yorkie! 4lb male not neutered or chipped. Has underbite and suffers from seizures. Tan/Silver/Dark Gray. Has a shaggy cut. Has his tail. His family misses him please contact me with any info. Went missing on 5/4/18 at 11a on Division and Spaulding. He is one of our four Jedi please help spread the word.
Selena

  • Weebis Politically Incorrect Thought Criminal

    My dog and I are on the lookout for Luke on every single walk.

  • Thank you so much. I really hope he comes home soon. Your support means the world to us

May 12

May 11, 2018 Update

Independence Park fieldhouse (3945 N. Springfield)

Keeler Gardens, 3631 N. Keeler, is looking for volunteers. Join them on Saturday, May 12, 10:00 am-11:30 am to hear more about how you can help.

The Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler, is organizing a walk through the Old Irving Park neighborhood to raise funds and generate awareness of hunger in our community.

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You can help prevent identity theft by bringing these documents to the Hoyne Bank parking lot, located at 4729 N. Milwaukee (on the corner of Milwaukee and Giddings), on Saturday, May 12, between 10 am and 1 pm.

You can help prevent identity theft by bringing these documents to the Hoyne Bank parking lot, located at 4729 N. Milwaukee (on the corner of Milwaukee and Giddings), on Saturday, May 12, between 10 am and 1 pm.

Saturday, May 19, from 10-11 am at the Jefferson Park Branch Library, 5363 W. Lawrence;

Monday, May 21, from 6-7 pm at Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N. McVicker (enter through doors #6 & #2); and

Thursday, May 24, from 6-7 pm at St. John’s Epsicopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner.

Wilson Park fieldhouse (4630 N. Milwaukee)

16th District Police Station (5151 N. Milwaukee)

Rosedale Park fieldhouse (6312 W. Rosedale)

Gladstone Park fieldhouse (5421 N. Menard)

Farnsworth Elementary (5414 N. Linder)

Beard Elementary (6445 W. Strong)

Prussing Elementary (4650 N. Menard)

Gray Elemenatry (3730 N. Laramie)

The idea wall is located in the front of my office, 4754 N. Milwaukee. Simply write your idea on a sticky note and post it to the wall for all to see. While you’re here, hang out for a while and feel inspired by what others have submitted.

The 5200-block of West Warner between 11:30 pm April 11 and 8:40 am April 12;

The 5500-block of North Austin between 2:30 pm April 22 and 7:00 am April 23;

The 4100-block of North Mango between 11:00 pm April 26 and 5:20 am April 27;

The 4300-block of North Monitor between 6:00  pm May 2 and 6:00 am May 3; and

The 5000-block of North Meade between 10:15 pm May 5 and 8:30 am May 6.

6:30-8:30 pm May 15, at Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St.;

1-3 pm May 19. at Gage Park High School, 5630 S. Rockwell;

6:30-8:30 pm May 29, at Westinghouse College Prep, 3223 W. Franklin;

6:30-8:30 pm May 31, at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett;

6:30-8:30 pm June 5, at Amundsen High School, 5110 N. Damen.

The Filament hosts their sixth annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash and Benefit Concert on Saturday, May 19, at 7 pm at the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Performances begin Saturday, June 2 at The Playhouse, 4766 N. Milwaukee, and will run through Saturday, June 10. More information and tickets are available online. Tickets are free for kids 12 and younger, and only $10 for those ages 13 and older.

A benefit to support this resilient family will be held on Sunday, June 3, from 3-8 pm at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.

Mon., May 14, 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. More info: online. Free.

Wed., May 16, 11 am-12 pm,Portage Park Satellite Senior Center, 4100 N. Long. Want to make Portage Park more age-friendly? If so, please join in learning how...

Wed., May 16, 7 pm, 17th District 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.

Fri., May 18, 8:30 am, St. Edward School, 4343 W. Sunnyside.Registration is open the the 4th annual Big Red Run. This event will feature a...

Sat., May 19, 8 am-12 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Eden United hosts its2nd annual Pancake Breakfast. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, applesauce, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Tickets: email organizers or call 773-283-5557.$5/ticket by May 17; $7/door; free/kids under 5. 

Sun., May 20, 9 am-1:30 pm,Copernicus Center, Parking Lot, 5216 W. Lawrence. Come out to the Spring Community Flea Market/Garage Sale. 30+ vendors, water and coffee...

Sun., May 20, 10 am, Harvest Christian Center Chicago, 4020 N. Tripp. Harvest Christian Center will host Chaplain Valerie Saviano as a guest speaker during their morning service. More info: online.Free.

Thur., May 24, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.The senior enrichment seminar series hosts aNavigating Foreclosures: What Happens When You Get Served with Foreclosure Papers? seminar. RSVP: 312-603-9233. Free.

Tue., May 29, 7 pm, Pasta D’Arte, 6311 N. Milwaukee. Meet neighbors and get involved in your community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., May 30, 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...

    May 11, 2018 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Need to shred old, sensitive documents? I'm partnering with Midway Moving to host a Shred-a-Thon. You can help prevent identity theft by bringing these documents to the Hoyne Bank parking lot, located at 4729 N. Milwaukee (on the corner of Milwaukee and Giddings), on Saturday, May 12, between 10 am and 1 pm.
    http://ward45.org

May 12

May 09

Updated May 11

Missing Cat: White with black spots, male

Hello. My cat went missing from Pulaski and Milwaukee area. He’s 7 months, medium fur. He has a big black spot on his nose. His name is Amileo and he’s very friendly. If you see him or find him, please contact me.

  • Thank you for letting us know he was found, Abby H. Besides liking to hear the good news, it helps us to know to stop keeping an eye out for him.

    Bet you're glad he's back! :-)

  • Good neighbor! I have lived on Troy St. since 1990 and love it!

    I agree. Good news is always welcome.

May 11

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    INTERIOR RENOVATION OF EXISTING FIRST FLOOR COMMERCIAL SPACE TOCONVERT TO PROPOSED DWELLING UNIT. REPAIRS TO BASEMENT AND SECONDFLOORS TO ADDRESS VIOLATIONS.

    3555 N. Milwaukee Ave. Issued May 9, 2018 Comment

May 11

May 07

Updated May 10

More images of the Avondale package thief

He is at it again. Please keep an eye out and call the police.

  • Thanks Scott. I saw this guy Monday morning at 5:30am. Was walking my dogs and he was on his bike on Waveland and Springfield, headed east. I didn't notice the backpack but definitely same outfit, hat, and bike. Will keep my eyes open.

  • They removed photos...people, we are on our own!

May 10

Loose Beagle

There was a loose female beagle running around she seems to be either pregnant or just had puppies. I tried to lure her to me but she ran away I tried to follow her but she disappeared. She was seen by western and warner.

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