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Andersonville Playlot Park Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting

Andersonville Playlot Park Grand Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting

Dear Residents, Please join me, along with the Chicago Park District and the Andersonville Park Advisory Council, for the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Andersonville Playlot Park. The festivities will take place on Saturday, August 29, from 3:30-5:00pm and the ribbon will be cut at 4pm. The Andersonville Park Advisory Council […]

Filming on Clark Street

Black Apple Media will be filming scenes for an upcoming music video project for Ciara McCarthy in our neighborhood on Thursday, August 27. Filming will take place near the 5200 block of Clark Street at Svea Restaurant between the hours of 1pm – 10pm. In order to park necessary vehicles and equipment for filming, streets […]

Attn: Rosehill Avenue Residents

Dear Neighbors of the 1600 – 1800 Blocks of W. Rosehill Avenue: Please be advised that your residential zone parking signage will be bagged until August 31st in order to provide street parking for your neighbors on the 5800 Block of N. Hermitage who are having their alley resurfaced. Thank you for your patience and understanding […]

Trumbull Update

Trumbull Update

Dear Residents, Today, the Board of Education notified Svigos Development that they were the highest bidder for the repurposing of the Trumbull property located at Foster and Ashland in the 40th Ward. Svigos will build residential units and will partner with Timeline Theatre Company, which will be housed on the first floor. The Svigos bid presentation, […]

6108 N. Western Starbucks to add Beer and Wine

6108 N. Western Starbucks to add Beer and Wine

Starbucks is now offering a small selection of wine and craft beer along with new savory small plates, under their ‘Starbucks Evenings’ program. This is currently only offered in a handful of stores in select metropolitan areas. You can find more information about offerings on their website. The hours at the Western Starbucks for beer […]

Annual Softball Tournament and Family Fest

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 Mimi Acciari from the Lincoln Bend Chamber of Commerce for […]

Hamdard Healthcare

Hamdard Healthcare is a not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the Chicagoland area from its offices in Addison (DuPage) and Chicago.    Hamdard strives to improve the health status of medically underserved populations by fostering the provision of high-quality, comprehensive health care that is accessible, coordinated, community-directed, culturally sensitive, and linguistically competent.  Services are […]

Sewer Main Installation on Washtenaw and Rockwell

Please be aware that the Water Department will begin installing new sewer mains on Washtenaw between Berwyn and Foster and on Rockwell between Summerdale and Foster starting Wednesday, July 15th. This project will take approximately 9 weeks to complete. No Parking signs will be posted from the hours of 7am – 4pm; residents may park on the street […]

Water Main Break on Berwyn Avenue   

This past Friday the City encountered a water leak on the 2000 and 2100 block of Berwyn that turned into a major water issue. The Water Department has been out all day trying to rectify the situation and are hoping that water will return to residents within the next several hours. In the meantime, if […]

Community Hiring Event – Construction Jobs for Upcoming Jamieson School Annex Project

Applications for employment opportunities for the construction of the Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary School Annex Project will be accepted at Budlong Woods Branch Library, 5630 North Lincoln Avenue on Monday, July 13 from 1:30pm – 7:30pm and Friday, July 24 from noon – 4:30pm. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Building Commission […]

Bit Space Grand Opening in Lincoln Square

ABOUT BIT SPACE Bit Space, based in Lincoln Square, is an independently owned site that focuses on hands-on STEM activities for teens and pre-teens in the Chicago area. Grand Opening Press Release  Lincoln Square, Chicago—Bit Space, a Chicago-based camp that specialized in hands-on STEM driven activities for teens and pre-teens, celebrates its grand opening Friday, […]

Intrinsic School No Longer Considering Rosehill Cemetery Site

Dear Neighbors, As many of you know, Intrinsic Schools was considering a location in the southern portion of Rosehill Cemetery for a school serving 7th through 12th graders. Intrinsic was also considering other sites on the Northwest Side of the City. I chose to wait to have a community meeting until Intrinsic was sure that they were planning […]

Zoning Change 5636 to 5652 N. Ashland

At the June 17th City Council Meeting, Alderman O’Connor introduced an ordinance to down-zone the properties on Ashland Avenue with addresses ranging from 5636 to 5642 N. Ashland. Currently, the properties are zoned RM 4.5. The change to RS3 [Residential Single-Unit (Detached House) District] will ensure that the community has input should anyone wish to […]

New Water Main Project on Ardmore from Talman to Western

The Department of Water Management will soon be installing a new water main on Ardmore Ave. from Talman Ave. to Western Ave. The old pipe, which date back to 1916, needs to be replaced. Work is estimated to be complete in September with final restoration to follow in October. Dates may change depending on weather […]

O’Connor Speaks at City Club of Chicago

O’Connor Speaks at City Club of Chicago

On the 9th of June 2015 Alderman Patrick O’Connor spoke to the City Club of Chicago about the city’s pension problems and the need for Rauner and the state legislature to take action to help alleviate Chicago’s financial crisis. Emanuel’s Springfield agenda — including requests for a city-owned casino and a longer timetable to fund […]

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