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Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 8th

By at October 9, 2012 | 7:41 pm | 0 Comment

Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 8th

By Eva Bergant-  check our her new blog, residentialspaceschicago.blogspot.com! Fortunately, much of the Bucktown and Wicker Park neighborhood did not undergo the rapid growth in the number of condos available in 2007 occurred in the South Loop. Crain's Chicago Business writes about the abundance of new condos there and how there is an expectation that those that have more...

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Coming Soon: PUPtection, a Pet Health and Nutrition Center

By at October 6, 2012 | 11:04 am | 0 Comment

Coming Soon: PUPtection, a Pet Health and Nutrition Center

Per a sign its window, the former Just Indulge space at 1755 W. North (corner of Wood and North) will soon be home to PUPtection, a pet health and nutrition center. The website isn't launched yet, but here's a few pics and a job listing for a pet nutritionist specialist. With 50% of Americans in 39 states (yes, Illinois is included) projected to be obese by 2030, more...

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Grand Opening Party Tonight (!) at Lomography 7-10 PM

By at October 4, 2012 | 6:01 pm | 0 Comment

Grand Opening Party Tonight (!) at Lomography 7-10 PM

Hark! It's just about time to grab your camera and head over to the new Lomography Gallery store, 1422 N. Milwaukee.  Party runs from 7-10 p.m. Details here.  The philosophy behind lomography is to take your (analog) camera everywhere you go. A few weeks back we headed over to check out the new shop with Jon Lowenstein, a documentary photographer and 2011 more...

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Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 2nd

By at October 4, 2012 | 4:41 pm | 0 Comment

Spaces with Eva Bergant Oct. 2nd

This week 5 of the 10 closings were at 99.1% of the list price or higher. The number of properties available on the market today is less than it has been recently. In fact, there are just 3.7 months of inventory in the area, if buying continues at the current rate. At the end of September 2011 there was over 10 months of inventory of condos and nearly 8 months for more...

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At Moreno ‘State of the Ward’ Talk, Residents Push Back On Winnebago Ave. Development Vote

By at October 4, 2012 | 7:17 am | 4 Comments

At Moreno ‘State of the Ward’ Talk, Residents Push Back On Winnebago Ave. Development Vote

Following his address at the Wicker Park Fieldhouse (1425 N. Damen) Wednesday evening, Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) spoke to residents about their objections to the most recent Winnebago Avenue development votes. Though Moreno was invited by the Wicker Park Committee to talk about the first ward, the conversation turned toward the controversial vote once Moreno started more...

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Carriage House Main Drivers Talk Real with Joe Struck

By at October 3, 2012 | 8:40 pm | 0 Comment

Carriage House Main Drivers Talk Real with Joe Struck

by Joe Struck Chef Mark Steur and mixologist Michael Simon are not fresh acquaintances. They've been working together for nearly two years--- creating, refining, and perfecting the food and drink at The Bedford, which is well known for its illustrious atmosphere of a restaurant created out of a former bank vault. Working tirelessly to open their new venture, more...

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Petition to Stop Property Tax ‘Money Grab’ Circulates in East Village Before Oct. 12th Public Hearing at City Hall

By at October 3, 2012 | 7:47 am | 10 Comments

Petition to Stop Property Tax ‘Money Grab’ Circulates in East Village Before Oct. 12th Public Hearing at City Hall

"It's criminal, we ought to call the Tribune," Gladys Anselmo said after Monday night's East Village Association meeting at Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott. Anselmo was referring to the proposed reconstitution (renewal) of her and her neighbor's Special Service Area taxing district, which will be applying for a 15-year-renewal of its funding stream when it goes before more...

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Safety: Armed Robberies Spark Alert to Area Business Owners

By at October 2, 2012 | 11:02 am | 0 Comment

Safety: Armed Robberies Spark Alert to Area Business Owners

Following is an Alert from Bureau of Detectives- Area North About the Crime: This alert gives notice to businesses operating on the north side of Chicago of armed robberies that are occurring during evening hours. Two to five offenders enter and take over the business at gunpoint. They rob employees, demanding access to cash registers and safes. In some of more...

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Help Buy a Pencil Sharpener for Bucktown Charter School, Plus Three Events of Note

By at October 1, 2012 | 7:13 am | 0 Comment

Help Buy a Pencil Sharpener for Bucktown Charter School, Plus Three Events of Note

Happy October!  With school in full swing, a teacher from a Bucktown Charter School, CICS, 2235 N. Hamilton, is trying to raise $194 for an industrial strength pencil sharpener for 56 fifth grade students through this donor.org appeal.  The school is one of 16 campuses operated by Chicago International Charter Schools serving 9,200 students-- including Phil Phlash's, more...

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North Coast Video Celebrates Last Night of Business, Dunkin Donuts Coming Soon

By at September 30, 2012 | 8:17 pm | 1 Comments

North Coast Video Celebrates Last Night of Business, Dunkin Donuts Coming Soon

Earlier this evening, Carlin Thomas presented her favorite downstairs neighbors--  the guys of North Coast Video-- with a bottle of whiskey. The parting gift was sparked by the fact that after nearly 20 years in the neighborhood, North Coast Video, 2111 W. Division, is closing its doors at 10 p.m. tonight. She moved upstairs from the video rental shop three years more...

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