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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…

Early Voting/Absentee Voting for the February 24, 2015 Election

Early Voting/Absentee Voting for the February 24, 2015 Election

Early Voting for the Feb. 24, 2015, Municipal Election will be offered from Monday, Feb. 9 through Saturday, Feb. 21. All Early Voting…

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

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

Lincoln Square Winter Brew 2015

Once again we are taking the Chicago Street Festival scene indoors for Lincoln Square’s fourth annual Winter Brew!  Join the Lincoln Square Ravenswood…

Condo Refuse Rebate Forms

Condo Refuse Rebate Forms

Our office will be accepting applications for the Condo Refuse Rebate thru January 20th or you may submit your application online. Our office is located…

Volunteer for The Point-In-Time Homeless Count

The Point-In-Time Homeless Count is conducted every two years to provide the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) with a “snapshot”…

Andersonville Winter Farmers Market

Don’t miss the Andersonville Winter Market every third Sunday January – April at the Swedish American Museum, located at 5211 N. Clark Street.…

City Warming Centers

Bitter cold temperatures are more than an inconvenience; they pose a serious threat to health and safety. The City of Chicago has many…

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…

St. Matthias Elementary School’s Sprouts Garden Project

St. Matthias Elementary School’s Sprouts Garden Project

  You can help pave the way to outdoor learning at the school by purchasing an engraved paver brick for the new walkway.…

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…

2015 Blue Cart Schedule and Map

The Blue Cart program provides bi-weekly recycling services to single family homes and multi-unit buildings with four or fewer units.  By recycling regularly,…

Event Calendar

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Visit anyone of these indoor markets throughout the winter months to stock up on fresh fruits, veggies and other seasonal favorites. Andersonville Indoor Market Swedish American Museum 5211…

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City Council Meetings Overview

In this section we have provided links to the Legislative Information Center...…

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Chicago Solar Express Chicago’s Rooftop Solar Portal

The City of Chicago is accelerating solar energy, making installation of rooftop solar easier, cheaper, and faster than ever. By cutting fees, and reducing time-in-line, streamlining and standardizing…

Chicago’s Green Attractions

There is plenty to see and do if you are looking for a close-up Green Chicago experience. Two world-class conservatories, award-winning Millennium Park, the innovative Chicago Center for…

Chicago Conservatories and Greenhouses

Step inside and be transported to another place and time. The Chicago Park District has two world class conservatories where you will find tropical palms and ancient ferns,…

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I.B. E. W. Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Apprenticeship opportunities

I.B. E. W. Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Association sponsor apprenticeship programs in Cook County, Illinois through the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust…

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Property Fraud Alert

Did you know that property and recording fraud is one of the fastest growing white collar…

EPA Tips for Preventing Poisonings in Your Home

CTA Safety and Security Pointers

Bike Safety & Education

Lakefront Path Etiquette

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Cold Weather Pet Care

In Chicago, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Help your pets remain…

Life Enrichment Programs for Chicagoans 60 Years and Better

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