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The Chicago Park District Senior Games

The Chicago Park District invites active seniors to participate in the Senior Games Sept. 9-24 at various citywide parks. Festivities kick off Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 63rd St. Beach House, 6300 S. Lake Shore Dr.  Athletes will partake in the ceremonial lighting of the cauldron and a fun walk. […]

Chicago Public Library and You Media

Calling all teenagers, ages 14 to 18! Chicago Public Library invites you to check out its latest YOUmedia drop-in digital learning space. The YOUmedia Launch Party with Best Buy Geek Squad Academy is an open house opportunity for teens (and families) to become familiar with YOUmedia’s new spaces at Woodson and Sulzer Regional Libraries. This mini-faire […]

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society’s 28th Annual House Tour

Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society’s 28th Annual House Tour

The Tour will feature the Peterson Woods neighborhood in the far southwest corner of West Ridge for the very first time. Peterson Woods, called “one of Chicago’s best kept secrets,” is bordered on the west by lovely Legion Park, a recreational “green belt” between Bryn Mawr and Peterson Avenues. Many of this neighborhood’s homes were built […]

Friends of Amundsen “Mixer”

Friends of Amundsen “Mixer”

Friends of Amundsen is hosting a “Mixer” an informational & social gathering on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Come join in with other neighbors, Principal Anna Pavichevich, the Local School Council, Friends of Amundsen’s Board, Alderman Pawar & Alderman O’Connor at Dolce Casa Café, located at 4947 N. Damen Avenue. “Old School is […]

DIVVY Stations

DIVVY Stations

As you may be aware, DIVVY’s equipment supplier (PBSC) filed for bankruptcy back in January. Because of this, the Department of Transportation has only recently been able to begin finalizing the expansion of 175 stations, 10 of which will be in the 40th Ward.  The new stations and bikes will be built over the next […]

Trumbull Community Involvement Process – Proposals Posted

Trumbull Community Involvement Process – Proposals Posted

Update August 26: Added two proposals, Chicago Waldorf School and Joseph Freed and Associates LLC. Update August 22: Please review the submitted proposals for Trumbull School: Mixed Use Revitalization Project 5200 Ashland Chicago Development Partners Chicago Jewish Day School Svigos Development Bancroft School Gorman Company Chicago Waldorf School Joseph Freed and Associates LLC Update August […]

Annual Softball Tournament and Family Fest

Thanks to all who came out and joined us for our annual 16” Softball Tournament and Family Fest. The weather could not have been better for the community to come out and enjoy an afternoon of family fun. A special thank you goes out to the Lincoln Bend Chamber of Commerce for, once again, hosting […]

2014 Street Resurfacing

The Department of Transportation has informed us that they will soon begin the resurfacing of streets in our ward. Below is the list of streets being resurfaced for the 2014 construction season. The city works hard to adhere to posted dates but due to the high volume of construction that takes place during the summer, […]

Ward Construction Projects

Ward Construction Projects

California Resurfacing Project The Department of Transportation is in the process of resurfacing California from Bryn Mawr to Peterson. The construction process should be complete by August 21st.  Please be aware of No Parking signs in order to avoid being ticketed. One lane will be open throughout the construction period. Bryn Mawr Sewer Project Update:The Bryn […]

TIF Will Support Improvements to Swedish Covenant Hospital

An $18.4 million modernization project at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Lincoln Square will be supported with $4.6 million in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) under a plan approved today by City Council. The work will include $10.4 million in emergency room upgrades at 2739 W. Foster Ave. and $8 million construction of the Mayora Rosenberg Women’s […]

Trumbull School Could Become Distillery, Senior Housing, Retail Complex

from DNAinfo Chicago: ANDERSONVILLE — What’s in store for Lyman Trumbull Elementary School? Ideas for the closed school’s reuse include a distillery, senior housing complex, a charter school and a hybrid of housing, retail and nonprofit space. The office of Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th) is accepting proposals for what to do with the shuttered school from […]

20th District National Night Out

Please join the 20th District Police for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 beginning at 6 p.m. with Tai Chi, Yoga and Zumba for all at Buttercup Playlot, 4901 N. Sheridan, followed by a cookout at McCutcheon School, 4865 N. Sheridan, followed by a Movie in the Park (The Wiz) at Buttercup Playlot […]

“Coffee with the Commander”

The Lincoln Bend Chamber of Commerce welcomed new 20th District Police Commander Kevin Duffin to the business district at the chamber’s “Coffee with the Commander,” held Friday, July 18, 2014, 9 a.m. at the new Tony’s Finer Foods, 5233 N. Lincoln. Business owners and managers used this networking opportunity to find out about new developments […]

Air Traffic Concerns

Update: In response to the controversy surrounding the addition of flights and increased noise going in and out of O’Hare, the Mayor has announced that the Chicago Department of Aviation will work with the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission to install eight additional permanent airport noise monitors to detect the amount of aircraft noise generated over […]

Clinton Elementary Receives Air Conditioning for 2014-2015 School Year

We are pleased to announce that Clinton Elementary will be receiving air conditioning in time for the 2014-15 school year. Clinton is one of 86 Chicago Public Schools that will be receiving air conditioning this year.

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