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Infrastructure and Development: Waguespack talks at GGNA meeting

Date: 
02/12/2017
SWExplns

Infrastructure and development were the primary topics of the Greater Goethe Neighborhood Association's (GGNA) February meeting with 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack

Wicker Park Committee closing in on neighborhood signage

Date: 
12/30/2016
wpc2016HolPrty

The Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) efforts, that began about a year ago, to design, produce and install neighborhood signs received a boost in revenue at the annual holiday party. 

Mariano's smallest store has big plans

Date: 
10/06/2016
Cosgrove

Mariano's has set about improving its Ukrainian Village store under the grocery chain's new management.

Positive loitering works: see for yourself in Bucktown

Date: 
09/29/2016
Space

"Positive loitering works," says a group of Bucktown residents who are about to "take to the streets" again this week. They will be gathering from 7 to 11 p.m., Fri., Sept. 30, at the Damen Plaza on The 606. 

Chicago Grand community works together to solve problems

Date: 
05/06/2016
KulbidaMoreno

Working together to solve issues was the focus of a community meeting facilitated by Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA) President Lyn Wolfson

Soto only candidate no show at three-community Meet and Greet

Date: 
03/13/2016
JoeMoreno

Cynthia Soto, the 4nd District Illinois State House of Representative since 2001, was the only no show speaker at the three-organization Candidate Meet and Greet Thursday at Roots. 

IL State Senate 2nd District contenders: Angelica Alfaro and Omar Aquino

Date: 
03/11/2016
2ndStDist

The two contenders for the Illinois State Senate 2nd District seat held by Willie Delgado since 2006 are Angelica Alfaro and Omar Aquino. There are 180,000 residents in the district

Maria Teresa Gonzalez vs Alderman Moreno: 1st Ward Democratic Committeeman

Date: 
03/09/2016
MTGonzalez

The Ward Committeeman for the Democratic Party in the 1st Ward, Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno has a challenger. It is Maria Teresa Gonzalez, a 28-year-old well educated public defender, born in Puerto Rico, with a passion for transparency, inclusion, increasing voter turnout and better vetting of judges. 

Hear and talk with local candidates Thursday

Date: 
03/07/2016
DemDnkSpar

Three community groups are having a Meet and Greet for three different local races Mar. 10 at Roots, 1924 W. Chicago Ave., from 6 to 7 p.m. 

IL State Senate candidates Van Pelt and Fioretti to faceoff at BCO meeting

Date: 
02/21/2016
VanPelt2016Crp

Patricia Van Pelt, the current Illinois State Senator for the 5th District, and Bob Fioretti, former mayoral candidate and former 2nd Ward Alderman will face off at the Bucktown Community Organization's (BCO) Candidate Forum in the Bucktown-Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave., Mon., Feb.

CGNA meeting focused on Cleo's proposed late night liquor license

Date: 
01/21/2016
SFloersheimer

The bar known as Cleo's at 1935 W. Chicago Ave. is looking to "grow,"

CGNA recognizes their own at their holiday meeting

Date: 
11/20/2015
DebAndy

Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA) recognized two members, transacted some business and got some holiday socializing in at their November meeting in The Output Sports Lounge, 1758 W. Grand Ave., Nov. 17. 

East Village Assn. honors Alderman Moreno's request to address monthly meeting: He calls them NIMBIES at meeting

Date: 
09/17/2015
EVASept2015

In response to a request from 1st Ward Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno to speak about the Chicago City Budget at their monthly meeting, the East Village Association's (EVA) had him on their agenda on Monday. However, a liquor moratorium and a withdrawn tavern proposal took center stage, during which Moreno called the group NIMBIES (plural of NIMBY "Not In My Back Yard") with bad leadership. 

The Pink Panther danced in the Polish Triangle

Date: 
05/22/2015
PPTeam

The Pink Panther was part of three dance routine program by five Near North Montessori School students during the Polish Tri

East Village Association meeting included Alderman-Elect Brian Hopkins

Date: 
05/08/2015
AldElectHopkins

Alderman-elect Brian Hopkins, 2nd Ward, was introduced by new East Village Association (EVA) President, Dan Johnson, at EVA's May meeting at the Happy Village, 1059 N Wolcott Ave., Monday evening. 

Congressman dishes on Washington at Chicago-Grand and Wicker Park meetings

Date: 
05/07/2015
MQuitley

Spending transportation dollars wisely; balancing security, money and privacy; and cameras in the Supreme Court were a few of Illinois 5th District House of Representatives Mike Quigley's update topics at the Chicago Grand Neighbors Association (CGNA) and Wicker Park Committee (WPC).

EVA's April Meeting: returning Police foot patrol, building upgrade incentives, Red Apple final denial and more!

Date: 
04/07/2015
LibermanJohnson

Several topics were covered at the East Village Association's (EVA) April meeting, Monday, at Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave, and managed to adjourn long before the Wisconsin-Duke game tipoff, reports EVA's Stephen Rynkiewicz. 

Wicker Park Committee gives back and looks forward

Date: 
03/16/2015
WPCStove

Looking forward and giving back were the agenda items for Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) March Board meeting in the Wicker Park Field House, 1425 N. Damen. 

Mayor Emanuel did NOT scream nor did he address mental health service issues

Date: 
03/15/2015
GJGrantDelgado

Both social and news media have given much "ink" to Mayor Emanuel screaming at two mental health activists who attempted to dominate the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) March membership meeting. What are the facts? 

Wicker Park Committee hosts Mayor Emanuel Wednesday

Date: 
03/04/2015
REmanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will address the Wicker Park Committee's (WPC) March meeting, Wed., Mar. 4, in the Wicker Park Field house, 1425 N. Damen Ave.