13th District Station, Bloomingdale Trail, save money, classical music, criminal charges and more

13th Police District staff moves and station will be demolished in October

Chicago's 13th District Police--Wood Street Station is scheduled for the wrecking ball shortly after staff moves to the new Racine and Blue Island facilities where the 12th and 13th Police Districts become one in October.

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Relive the 1920s silent movie era with live music at the Portage Theater

The Gaucho starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Velez in the 1927 silent movie, with live photo play music by the Mont Alto Orchestra, is scheduled for an 8 p.m. showing at the Portage Theatre Fri., Aug. 10.

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Save money with the City's retrofit residential partnership

A retrofit residential partnership is being offered by the City to single and multi-family building owners to save money.

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Enjoy a breadth of classic musical beats in Wicker Park...melodic to industrial

Symphony Sounds String Quartet and Wicker Park Choral Singers will present a concert in Wicker Park’s Schiller Grove, corner of Damen and Schiller.

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Vidal Rainey charged with additional crimes

In addition to the 14 previous charges, Vidal Rainey of the 5200 block of W. 23rd Place was charged with eight more counts this morning, Aug. 10, according to the Police Department.

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Hundreds celebrated National Night Out Against Crime in the 13th and 14 Police Districts

Hundreds of residents and police personnel in the 13th and 14th Police Districts participated in the nation wide 2012 Night Out Against Crime,

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Community Burglary Alert: 3 incidents in 3 days in the 13th Police District

Burglars have entered homes during the day while residents were away in the 13th Police District.

With 3 burglary incidents in 3 days, residents are being asked to be observant in the 13th District.

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Man accused of multiple armed robberies and attempted sexual assaults in area is behind bars

Vidal Rainey, 23, of the 5300 block of W. Washington is charged with one count of Robbery, seven counts of Armed Robbery, two counts of Attempted Robbery, two counts of Attempted Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault, and two counts of Aggravated Unlawful Restraint.

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David Schalliol offers multiple views of the Bloomingdale Trail

Aerial and ground level photos are part of David Schalliol's photo exhibit of the Bloomingdale Trail in the Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave., through August 26.

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Happenings beginning August 10

Carnival, art exhibits, performance art, classical music and farmers markets are all part of this weekend.

Let us know about events and news you know about and remember you can post community events in the calendar. Register under the "Event Calendar" red bar on the right, or log in if you are already registered. Then add an event.

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