2 days ago

2 days ago

Potential Missing Dog on Cullom??

I saw a little white dog (little bit like a Maltese mix) without a collar at Cullom and Albany, I waited around to see if the owner was lurking somewhere but no. I tried to speak to him and approach him but he was a little timid. He walked on to Cullom & Kedzie and seemed to want to get into an apartment building where I let him in. It was 4257-59. When I walked back he wasn't in the common area, so hopefully he found his owner.

If no, I'd suggest going over to that building now.

3 days ago

3 days ago

Village Tap Owner Mike Green, Craft Beer Pioneer, Dead At 57

Green opened the Village Tap, 2055 W. Roscoe St., in 1990 and was an active board member of the Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce, which credited him as the driving force behind the neighborhood's successful Burger Fest.

    Village Tap Owner Mike Green, Craft Beer Pioneer, Dead At 57
    ROSCOE VILLAGE - Tributes are pouring in following the sudden death on Tuesday of Mike Green, 57, owner of the Village Tap in Roscoe Village. Green, a father of two, is being remembered as a leader in the community, a craft beer pioneer and "best guy" by all who knew him.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

4 days ago

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Aggressive energy salesman

A guy was triple ringing the doorbell last night around 7pm Monday). He asked to review my people’s gas and comed bills. I opened the door and pointed at the sign above the doorbell that clearly stated no soliciting. His response was “what does that mean?” I told him I wasn’t interested. Then he seemed to be acting as if he was offended. Then he took an incoming call and remained on the porch. I told him to leave and he did so slowly. As he exited, he left the gate open. I then instructed him to resecure the gate, and did so while giving me a hard look. Based on demeanor alone, I wouldn’t give his employer a chance.

  • PennyPenguin Chillin' out on EB

    House-frau, more people read the print paper than you think. **Remember, not everyone lives like you and not everyone likes what you like.**

  • I subscribe to the digital version of the Trib, but they deliver the Sunday paper. Easier to glance through the flyers and clip coupons.

6 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Stolen Bikes (3)

Good morning,

Our three bikes were stolen within the past week or so. Please contact me if found! The police have also been notified.

I only have a picture of two of them (Scott brand, both mostly white). The third bike is lime green in color.

Any help appreciated!
Thank you!

  • M

    Thanks, Calliente! I appreciate that.

  • House-Frau Homemaker, mom, animal lover

    Those are pretty bikes! Where do u live&how were they stolen?

5 days ago

Updated 4 days ago

Lost Kitten

Hi everyone - Our little grey and white kitten escaped this morning from Addison and Fremont. Kerri is about three pounds and fluffy. She is a foster kitten, so she hasn't been chipped yet. She is super friendly and loves a good cuddle, so if you see her, don't be afraid to pick her up! Please call if you find her, she's greatly missed already. Thanks so much! Randi, 916-765-5241

  • Good news, we found her! She had escaped into the stairwell and my neighbor had taken her in, then left for work. Thanks everyone for the messages. Luckily we got a happy ending!

  • Fantastic ... a special thank you to the neighbor!

4 days ago

Family Memberships as Tax Deductions

Looking for activities for your children in the fall and winter and also a possible tax deduction? Memberships to museums, zoos, and other 501(c)(3) organizations can be a great option. These can also be a great gift to family members for the holidays.

https://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com/2017/10/family-memberships-as-tax-deductions.html

    Family Memberships as Tax Deductions
    As the days get shorter and cooler, taking your kids outdoors might not always be an option. You may be in need of something to keep your kids active and entertained. Did you know that s ome or all of the costs of memberships to organizations that qualify as nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations such as the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Children's Museum, Shedd Aquarium, and Brookfield Zoo can be tax deductible.
    http://illinoisestateplanning.blogspot.com

5 days ago

Memorial gathering Thursday at Village Tap for late owner Michael Green

A gathering at 7 p.m. Thursday at Village Tap (2055 W. Roscoe St.) will celebrate the life of partner and operator Michael Green, who passed away Tuesday.

    Memorial gathering Thursday at Village Tap for late owner Michael Green
    A gathering at 7 p.m. Thursday at Village Tap (2055 W. Roscoe St.) will celebrate the life of partner and operator Michael Green, who passed away Tuesday. Green had undergone a procedure for a heart-related issue a few days ago. Green opened Village Tap in 1990.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 days ago

Huynh wins Alumnae Graduate Fellowship

© 2017 School of Education and Social Policy,

    Huynh Wins Alumnae Graduate Fellowship
    Stacey Huynh (BS17) was recently awarded a 2017-18 Alumnae of Northwestern University Graduate Fellowship to help support her work and graduate studies in higher education administration and policy. "I've always had an affinity for helping under-represented and under-served communities since I am part of these communities," said Huynh, who grew up in Cicero, Illinois and is part of the first generation of her family to attend college.
    http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu

Oct 04

Updated 5 days ago

Missing street postal boxes

This may be a rant, but it's a big concern. I walked from Waveland to Belmont (and beyond) (10 blocks) down Broadway and saw only ONE street mailbox on Patterson. No boxes all that stretch and on the side streets. To me, this is disturbing that there are no accessible street mail boxes.
Where do people mail their packages and mail? I know mail sent is down, but surely people mail bills, greeting cards, small packages. Luckily I'm near N. Marine Drive and Waveland where there's a mailbox, but I'm afraid the PO will take that one away.

5 days ago

Chicago Lost Two Iconic Restaurant Owners and More Intel

...multiple national accolades for its beer garden and more, has been open since 1990 at 2055 W. Roscoe St.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

...has sadly passed away. Jean Marie Uzdawanis, who launched the longtime eatery in 1983 at 4729 N. Lincoln Ave., died on Sunday at 63 of ovarian cancer, the Sun-Times reported. The restaurant’s...

    Chicago Lost Two Iconic Restaurant Owners and More Intel
    The co-founder of one of Lincoln Square's neighborhood pillars, Cafe Selmarie , has sadly passed away. Jean Marie Uzdawanis, who launched the longtime eatery in 1983 at 4729 N. Lincoln Ave., died on Sunday at 63 of ovarian cancer, the Sun-Times reported.
    https://chicago.eater.com

Oct 09

Updated 5 days ago

"Grant Support"

Hello,
My name is Mrs. Brender Daye. I’ve been a Kindergarten teacher at Bateman Elementary located at 4220 N. Richmond a Chicago Public School since 1995. I am a very passionate, loving, nurturing and positive person who continues to LOVE teaching this grade level. It gives me great joy to see how excited my Kinders are when they try hard and do their very best, they can become great readers and mathematician! The looks on their faces are PRICELESS!
I...

Read full message…

Hello,
My name is Mrs. Brender Daye. I’ve been a Kindergarten teacher at Bateman Elementary located at 4220 N. Richmond a Chicago Public School since 1995. I am a very passionate, loving, nurturing and positive person who continues to LOVE teaching this grade level. It gives me great joy to see how excited my Kinders are when they try hard and do their very best, they can become great readers and mathematician! The looks on their faces are PRICELESS!
I have Exciting news from Kindergarten room 109… we’re ready to update our class with a new “Smart Board” (interactive whiteboard system)! This school year (and for years to come), I want to ensure that my students have what they need to succeed, so I've created a request on a 501(c)3 charity website called DonorsChoose.org.

I'm writing to ask for any donations possible for my students - no matter the size (seriously, every little bit counts).
If you can't donate anything now, no worries... just share this information with anyone who you know is passionate about education. Your donation will have a direct impact on at least 24 students this year and you'll hear back from our class about your impact!
Here’s my classroom request:
Go to this link https://www.donorschoose.org/donors/proposal.html?id=2743674# or go to Donors Choose.org - Mrs. Daye. “Technologically Savvy in Kindergarten”
Please don’t forget to spread the word if you know anyone who may want to show their support for public schools. Please share our classroom page and contribute if you can!
Thank you again!
Mrs. Daye
Kindergarten Teacher
Bateman Elementary School
4220 N. Richmond
Chicago, IL 60618
budaye@cps.edu

    DonorsChoose.org: Support a classroom. Build a future.
    DonorsChoose.org connects teachers in high-need communities with donors who want to help.
    https://www.donorschoose.org
  • How long will this be up?

  • Radhika I've lived in Albany Park since 2000.

    Come voice your opinion on safety in Albany Park, Irving Park, North Park, and Sauganash: Kedzie Center's Community Peace Event @ American Indian Center 3401 W. Ainslie. Today Wednesday October 11th, 3:30-5:30 pm. Refreshments, raffle, school supplies! Go to website Kedziecenter.org to complete the survey we will launch today. Translations available in Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Gujarati, and Korean.

5 days ago

Found bracelet

On Wilton near Belmont CTA stop, it says Emma on it.

6 days ago

Lost keys?

Found these keys on the sidewalk in front of 3245 N Ashland Ave today on the east side of the street. One of the keys has e a snakeskin pattern on it. Message me if you lost them and I can give them back.

Oct 09

Updated 6 days ago

Seamstress

I'm looking for a seamstress that can handle the replacement of zippers on a soft piece of luggage.

The zippers are in a 'U' shape and require about 30" of zipper for each bag.

Let me know if you have a reference and contact info.

Thanks.

Oct 09

Updated 6 days ago

Storm Door Installation Recommendation?

I am looking for a storm door installation. Would like to hire a local business/handyman before resorting to Home Depot or Lowes (though I would also appreciate any recommendation for either of these as well). I am near Horner Park. Thank you

  • Suzy Thomas Realtor and founder of Realtors to the Rescue

    I recommend Theodore Lambiris. I'm sure he could do this. He is reliable and reasonable. 708-945-2019

Oct 09

MacBook lost

Hi
We lost a MacBook in lakeview somewhere near halsted and wolfram
It’s password protected and there is a reward for return

Oct 08

Updated Oct 09

Recommendations for cleaners

Hi all,
I live near Addison and Broadway. the last time I took a man's full length coat to the cleaners on the corner they charged $26 to clean.
I'm looking for reco's for cleaner that can clean (they all use the same solvent & techniques) a wool coat but for less money.
Suggestions?

  • We use
    CD One Price Cleaners
    4.6 stars (87) · Dry Cleaner
    2.0 mi · 2815 North Broadway
    (773) 296-0834
    Open until 8:00 PM

  • Barry-Regent, corner of Broadway & Wellington. Best dry cleaner in the city. Can't vouch for a lesser price. But worth every. single. penny.

  • SOS near the NE corner of Broadway & Irving. Jason and his wife run a great business. Been going to them for years.

Oct 07

Oct 06

SESP to host conference on social relationships

© 2017 School of Education and Social Policy,

    SESP Hosts Conference on Social Relationships :: School of Education & Social Policy :: Northwestern University
    The Office of Global Initiatives is led by SESP's Spillane, the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change. It was established in 2013 to help faculty and students make global connections and to encourage international efforts in education and collaboration across countries.
    http://www.sesp.northwestern.edu

Oct 04

Updated Oct 06

Sirens at 3:20 am Roscoe Village

Anyone hear this? Know what is happening?

Oct 06

Sep 29

Updated Oct 05

HELP! Comcast upgrade to DOCSIS 3.0--modem or line problem?

Neighbors, can you help me? Comcast says my cable modem is too old and needs to be upgraded to be able to work with DOCSIS 3.0. I bought four different brands of approved modems, but none of them can get past the Upload light. My old modem was working prior to my changing it starting Wednesday evening. I called Comcast twice and we tried the modems, including my old one, but it is the same problem--is stuck on the blinking...

Read full message…

Neighbors, can you help me? Comcast says my cable modem is too old and needs to be upgraded to be able to work with DOCSIS 3.0. I bought four different brands of approved modems, but none of them can get past the Upload light. My old modem was working prior to my changing it starting Wednesday evening. I called Comcast twice and we tried the modems, including my old one, but it is the same problem--is stuck on the blinking Upload and unable to move to Internet Connection. I have a service call but it is a week away and I need to have access, as I do some work from home. Any suggestions? I have asked some friends but they have no idea either. Has anyone had problems when moving from DOCSIS 2.0 to 3.0? THANK YOU!

  • mike Return Chicagoan circa 1996

    Felicia- Service technicians have a different skill set versus call center operators and the technicians cost a lot more. Many service calls can be resolved with out the need to send out a technician. I agree that it's extremely frustrating when the operator is just reading from the script but...

    Read full comment…

    Felicia- Service technicians have a different skill set versus call center operators and the technicians cost a lot more. Many service calls can be resolved with out the need to send out a technician. I agree that it's extremely frustrating when the operator is just reading from the script but it wouldn't be cost effective to pay a technician to sit and answer phones.

    I'm also a bit surprised that the changing the connector was all that was needed. While they can fail, it's not very common. Hopefully you didn't get charged for it.

  • No, no charge for this one.

Oct 05

Studio 32 Is Open For Classes!

Excited to announce that Studio 32 at Racine and Wellington is now open! Studio 32 is a neighborhood workshop designed to be your go to space for any crafty project. Classes include sewing, crocheting, knitting, crafts for kids, halloween costume making and more. Please stop by say hi. We are open to whatever ideas you have or classes you want to see offered. Hope to see you soon!

https://studio32chicago.com/classes/

    CLASSES
    https://studio32chicago.com

Sep 27

Updated Oct 04

Dog Walker in West Lakeview

Can someone please tell me how much they typically charge and recommendations please? I think I found a good one already but just want to make sure we are not over paying for the service. We have a 9 week old puppy, not sure if rates differ based on that?

  • future alderman future alderman

    first you're a walker, then an owner-make up your mind! and all you dog-walkers please PICK THE WASTE UP!

  • Since when are walkers not pet owners? I didn't know you couldn't be both. First I was an owner then a walker though. Actually the first company I worked for wouldn't even hire people who didn't have pets. Now that I think about it is that even legal? Can you s
    Discriminate based on pet ownership?!

Sep 30

Updated Oct 04

Is this anyone's lost beagle?

Just found this lovely beagle in Lakeview at Janssen and Byron, 60613. It's a female, and she seems to be a bit elderly. She is all bones mostly, so I think she has been missing for at least a week. We have bathed her and fed her, and will call PAWS tomorrow. If anyone knows where I can post or if anyone has lost a beagle, Please call or message me at 404-673-0856.

Oct 04

Oct 04

Sep 18 2012

Updated Oct 03

Jury Duty

I've been called for jury duty for the first time. I'm scheduled for the Daley Center.

Can anyone answer the following questions:

Is there WiFi in the jury holding room?
Can we eat or drink in the jury holding room?
Should I pack a lunch or are we released to get something to eat?
It says on my summons that cameras are not permitted. Does that mean they will hold my smart phone all day because it has a camera?

Does anyone have any other words of advice?

(I really didn't know where to post this, so I picked Lake View since I live there.)

  • One tip is that depending on your place of employment, you may need to hand over the check to your employer in order to get the day off as a paid day. Check with your HR dept. Last time I was at Daley, 2 years ago, they gave an hour lunch. But seriously, if you can afford the time, I would encourage you to perform your jury duty service and not try some weak excuse to get out of it.

  • d3 NOH

    You can delay it 11 weeks automatically of the first time doesn't work too.

Oct 02

10 police cars on Wellington

Hi, I saw about 10 police cars and many police officers all at 1222 W. Wellington today between 12pm and 1pm. They were there for quite some time. Does anyone know why?

Oct 01

Oct 01

Oct 01

Sep 30

Want Garage to Rent Roscoe Village

Want garage to rent near Roscoe and Oakley
Call/Text 773-383-9550

Sep 30

Sep 28

Updated Sep 29

Missing Cat Buena Park

Please help us find our cat. Her name is LILY--she is a petite all grey shorthair cat. No front claws. Been missing since Sept 27th---last location Bittersweet Place between Marine Drive and Clarendon Rd

  • So glad Lily is home!!!!

  • Ah, Bittersweet. I lived at 757 Bittersweet Pl for 4 years in Chicago, my first 4 of 20.

    How is Cuyler just north? I'm sure all the young kids that grew up on that street hanging out at all hours of the night have matured and moved on. I left there in 2000

Sep 29

Sep 27

Updated Sep 28

Injured goose

Does anyone know who to contact about a goose at belmont harbor missing a foot. It seems to be cast out of the group of geese all by itself.

I saw this yesterday but today saw just one in the water honking like it was in distress maybe the same one? Isnt it unusual for them to be aline?

  • Never too late. I'm here min thru Friday and see these geese often. I suspect They are the same geese.

  • Neighborly1~ Values community.

    Also Flint Creek Wildlife. But try Bird Collision Monitors first.

Sep 26

Updated Sep 28

Burger king on irving and clark

Selling mold with their original chicken sandwich buns today!

  • robin in WRP I support a 28th Amendment 4Free & Fair Elections!

    Mold spores travel quickly through soft foods like bread, and may not always be visible. Not sure why you didn't request a replacement or refund

  • No time. Same reason I'm eating fast food

Sep 28

Sep 27

MCA Curator José Esparza Chong Cuy Shares His Favorite Things

“I found this gem at Myopic Books—it’s for the 1992 School of the South exhibit curated by Mari Carmen Ramírez.”

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

$27, Kiehl’s, 520 N. Michigan Ave.

    MCA Curator José Esparza Chong Cuy Shares His Favorite Things
    Published today at 1:47 p.m. When José Esparza Chong Cuy took a job as a curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art last year, he came with a mission: to spotlight artists from south of the border.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

About

EveryBlock collects 21 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 1900-1999 W. Melrose St.

Upcoming events

Tue

Thu

View full calendar →

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

John Hartlaub Samip Joshi Sumair Mithani CRYSTAL WILBURN Jack Burbano Jimmy Lauren Hillary Jon Damaschke Barrett Shelley

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address