Former Finkl development and The 606, Affordable health insurance, Santa spotting, Food donors wanted, State of Bucktown, Garbage and noise, Photo exhibit, 12th District burglaries, Bully Bandit

First Public Meeting for former Finkl site is Wednesday

There will be some visioning for the redevelopment of A. Finkl & Sons Co. site beginning in a public meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Wicker Park Bucktown Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee, at 6 p.m..

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Quinn and Preckwinkle kick-off open enrollment at Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center

Governor Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle kicked off the second year of the Get Covered Illinois' (GCI) initiative. It is a 92-day window from Nov. 15 thru Dec. 15 during which people can enroll or , in the Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center (PSMEMC), 2233 W..

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St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish's Annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair brings in needed funds

St. Stanislaus Kostka, 1455 N. Noble St., has a Parish Annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair to fund the parish..

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Food drive at the Chicago Police Department's 14th Police District

"Let us give thanks for what we have by giving to those in need," states a flyer from the Chicago Police Department's 14th District.

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Bucktown Community Organization: State of the 32nd Ward, Crime and Education

On Veterans Day, the Bucktown Community Organization (BCO), appropriately, met at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt American Legion Post No. 923, 1824 W. Cortland St., to have a "state of the area" meeting..

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Garbage and noise bring residents, bars and alderman together on Division Street

Clanging, clacking bottles and waste truck noises in the middle of the night as well as overflowing trash containers in the alley behind bars along the south side of the 2000 W. block of Division St.,.

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Women in Focus photographers bring the world to Grand Avenue

UPDATE:
The exhibit will be open this weekend, Nov. 22 and 23..

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Business Alert: 12th Police District Burglaries

To date this month in the 12th Police District (Near West) there have been two burglaries of small businesses. In these incidents the offender uses a rock or brick to break the front glass of the business to gain entry..

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Bully Bandit returns to rob another area bank

Update:

He struck again at a Riverside Bank of America on Nov. 13. Latest photo.

The Bully Bandit chose another local bank to rob on Nov. 5. This one was Chase Bank in Wicker Park..

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