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20th Police District Egg Hunt & Bake Sale

Sponsored by Ald. O’Connor and Ald. Pawar Don’t miss the 20th District’s Free Annual Egg Hunt and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 4th…

Shooting Near Winnemac Park – Update

Please be aware that Police have charged a man with murder in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred Sunday, March 21st on…

Trumbull School Update

Trumbull School Update

On Monday, March 23rd, the working group of various neighborhood organizations, the Edgewater Historical Society, and the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce met with…

Upcoming Water Management Projects

Upcoming Water Management Projects Bryn Mawr Avenue Water Main Project – Postponed The Department of Water Management has postponed construction of the new…

Pathways in Education – Request before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Pathways in Education – Request before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Dear Neighbors, We have received a number of inquiries regarding an application pending in the Zoning Board of Appeals by an alternative school…

Go Edgewater – A Transportation Options Marketing Program 

Go Edgewater is a City of Chicago program that offers free resources, activities, and support to Edgewater residents to encourage them to walk,…

Grow North Launch and Press Conference at Amundsen H.S.

Dear Neighbors, I am partnering with Alderman Tom Tunney (44th) and Alderman Ameya Pawar (47th) to expand Grow 47, a community led effort founded in…

Andersonville Named one of Redfin’s Top Ten Hottest Neighborhoods in the Nation

Congratulations to Andersonville for being named #7 in Redfin’s Top 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in the Nation!   Redfin Predicts the Hottest Neighborhoods of…

2015 Chicago Sidewalk Café Permit

Please download the City of Chicago Sidewalk Café Application Information Package for the 2015 sidewalk café season, which begins on March 1st, and…

FAFSA Applications Now Being Accepted

Now is the time to get a jump start on applying for financial aid for the 2015-2016 college school year. FAFSA (Federal Assistance…

Update: Community Spruce-Up Day at Amundsen High School!

Thanks to all those who supported the Amundsen High School’s Spruce-Up Day.                      …

Free Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center

The Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center is a free court-based resource center which offers services for persons age 60 and older involved in…

Dear Neighbors,

Dear Neighbors,

As 2014 comes to an end and 2015 begins, the transition from old year to new year allows for a certain amount of…

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The City of Chicago offers a multitude of internship and volunteer opportunities for high school students. These unpaid positions are available in many of the city’s departments and…

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City Council Meetings Overview

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Spring Tree Planting Tips

Spring Tree Tips from Chicago Gateway Green: A well maintained, beautiful tree is its own reward, and with the proper care its benefits can continue for years to…

Recycle Appliances and Electronics at Best Buy

Best Buy offers the most comprehensive appliance and electronics recycling programs in the United States, and consumers recycle more appliances and electronics with Best Buy than any other…

40th Ward Traffic Circle Beautification

While neighborhood traffic circles have proven to be quite successful in making residential streets safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists, the foliage that was originally planted can at…

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Internships and Volunteer Programs

The City of Chicago offers a multitude of internship and volunteer opportunities for high school students. These unpaid positions are available in many of the…

Now Hiring: Chicago Park District Lifeguards for 2015 Season

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City of Chicago Safety Programs & Initiatives

The Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department / Emergency Medical Services and the…

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Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) works to…

Life Enrichment Programs for Chicagoans 60 Years and Better

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Chicago Park District 2015 Day Camp

Chicago Park District 2015 Day Camp

Looking to keep your kids active, engaged and safe this summer? Over 30,000 kids do just…

Register In Person for River Park Summer Camp

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Chicago Festivals and Special Events

Chicago Festivals and Special Events

Mark your calendars with the city’s festivals, concerts and more. Chicago Festival Schedule of  Events  …

pH Comedy Theater

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Old Town School of Folk Music

Quest Theatre Ensemble