Problem:60622, Blue Line Shuttles, 78th Polish Arts Show, "Man"nequins and Queens,Talent search, 1st Time buyers, Safety checks and more!

Community pushing envelope after 60622 zip code meeting with USPS in West Town

Community pushes bureaucratic envelope with an eye on solutions for atrocious United States Postal Service (USPS) in the 60622 West Town zip code

Read more


Hazardous waste collection resource available

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Director Lisa Bonnett reminds all Illinois residents about safe disposal of various wastes.

Read more


Kids car seat safety check, education and giveaway in 12th Chicago Police District

Two car seat events are "booked" for child safety in automobiles by the Chicago Police Department's 12th District. The first is Sat., Apr. 12, and the second is on Wed., May 7.

Read more


Reminder: CTA Blue Line temporary station closures with shuttle buses during weekend

UPDATE:
North Ave. between Hoyne and Damen will be closed to all through traffic.*

Read more


CTA Blue Line operator fired and changes in rail operator scheduling announced

Rail operator scheduling at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) under went a comprehensive internal agency review and there will changes, they announced Fri., Apr. 4. In addition, the rail operator, Brittany Haywood, has been fired.

Read more


Duality at Wicker Park's Jackson Jung Gallery

Duet: A Symphony of Realism and Abstraction is a two-person focused showing of sculptures by Audry Cramblit and abstract paintings by M. Jackson (a.k.a. Laura Lee Junge) at the Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park.

Read more


Lively opening of the 78th Polish Arts Club Painting and Sculpture exhibition at PMA

More than 260 people enjoyed exploring the 126 pieces of art, including 7 sculptures, displayed in the 78th Polish Arts Club Painting and Sculpture exhibition during the opening on Mar.

Read more


Caution in playgrounds: Razor blades

Razor blades are being found across the country duck-taped and glued to playground equipment.

Read more


Talent search is on for Tuesdays at the Triangle entertainment

The Polish Triangle Coalition (PTC) is looking for talent to perform at Tuesdays at the Triangle between May 20 and Sept. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.. This will be the second year that PTC is bringing action and fun to enliven the hub where Wicker Park, East Village, Pulaski Park and Noble Square meet at Division St., Milwaukee and Ashland Avenues.

Read more


Orange Dot First Friday: Jackson Junge Gallery was "Fit for a Queen"

Duet: A Symphony of Realism and Abstraction exhibition was rehung and augmented with several jewelry designers plus performances that can only be described as Fit for a Queen during their April Orange Dot First Friday evening at 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park.

Read more


Orange Dot First Friday: "Man"nequins returned to store B vintage window during

David Ginople, owner of store B vintage, 1472 N. Milwaukee Ave., fulfilled on his promise during the Orange Dot First Friday March

Read more


Want to be a first time home buyer? Illinois loan program could help

A new Welcome Home Illinois loan program was just announced by Governor Quinn. The program provides $7,500 in down-payment assistance with an interest rate as low as 3.99 percent for a secure, 30-year fixed rate mortgage.

Read more