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Good news, everybody! You can pay your property taxes early! The final version of the tax bill just approved by Congress makes some significant changes to deductions you can take from your income, which may either (a) limit how much of your state and local ...
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Independence Day
We've officially reached that season again: that special time in early July when many Chicagoans shoot at each other trying not to hit anybody and sometimes failing.  (So really, other than a change in intentionality, not so different from any other time of...
Independence Day
Independence Day
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Big, Bigger, Biggest: Coming to a block near you!
Last week, residents asked for a development moratorium along Lawrence avenue, at least until a master plan was developed. Long-time residents expressed fears that increasing density is out of character with the neighborhood, and that commercial traffic and...
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Winter is Coming
Good news, everybody!  Winter is coming! Of course, that means it's also the return of street litter season, when plenty of otherwise generous community-minded folks suddenly decide that they should leave their worthless junk out in the street blocking the ...
Winter is Coming
Winter is Coming
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Amundsen High School Update & LSC Election
Good News Everybody -- Spring is coming ( graupel nothwithstanding)! And since it is an even numbered year, that means local school council elections. As your current community representative on the Amundsen High School local school council, before I ask fo...
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Say it isn’t so!
This morning, our beloved Alderman Pawar announced he’s stepping down from office.  Despite an overwhelming victory in last year’s elections, he said it’s time for him to move on. “I’m super proud of all the accomplishments we have made in the 47th ward ove...
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Independence Day, 2015
Welcome to our blog, neighbors new and old! It's that time again... tine for the biggest spike in traffic our trusty neighborhood blog receives each year. But rather than tell you details about fireworks*, let me invite you to be a part of our blog, either ...
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School of Rock
School is out for summer, but that's only "regular" school... the School of Rock is definitely in session, and it's coming to Winnemac Park.  And this year should be bigger and better than last year (hopefully, seeing as last year it was rained out).  If yo...
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Movies in the Winnemac Park
The annual "Movies in the Park" is back again this year, and our own Winnemac Park will be featuring the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on Saturday, June 13.  Showtime is 7pm, so bring your mutant teenagers (mutant younger children are also welcome!) and ma...
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Fare Thee Well
The Grateful Dead are coming to Winnemac Park ! (Kind of? maybe?) The Dead are playing one last set of concerts this July at Soldier Field.  The concerts series, called " Fare Thee Well ", feature just 3 shows, all in Chicago, and was sold out almost instan...
Fare Thee Well
Fare Thee Well
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