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CTA Sponsors Wilson L Rehab Meeting

From Ald. Cappleman’s latest newsletter:

CTA Public Meeting About Wilson L Station. At the request of Ald. Cappleman, CTA will be holding a public meeting to update the community about the Wilson L rehab.

For a view of some of the plans, click here.

Because federal monies are involved, this meeting is required to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties.

When: Thursday, June 26 at 6pm

Where: Weiss Memorial Hospital

at 4646 N. Marine Drive

via Uptown Update: CTA Sponsors Wilson L Rehab Meeting.


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Alderman Cappleman is inviting everyone who lives in the 46th Ward to vote on which projects to spend the $1 million allocated for our Ward. People of the Ward gave ideas on how to spend the money, and committees were formed to evaluate all these ideas. The projects recommended by these committees will be on view on two (2) different dates prior to the Public Vote. Come see the plans and talk to the Committees. Find out which projects will appear on the ballot for a PUBLIC VOTE this May.

Saturday, April 6th, 10:00am-12:00pm – Uplift High School, 900 West Wilson Avenue

Monday, April 8th, 6:00p – 8:00 pm, Preston Bradley Center, 941 West Lawrence Avenue

The public vote will take place April 27th – May 5th.

Visit www.james46.org or www.pbchicago.org for more information.

via Neighborhood News.

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via Wilson L Reconstruction Project — WE NEED YOUR HELP ASAP!.


Neighbors Association


(Montrose to Wilson, Malden to Broadway)

Dear Neighbors,

As you probably know, the Wilson L Station and adjacent property will be renovated in a $203 million, 33-month project to begin in mid-2013. Many of you went to the CTA Open House at Truman College recently and saw the CTA’s renderings of a modern, safe, and more welcoming main station, retail space in the Gerber building and a new south entrance to the Red Line platform on Sunnyside between Target and Aldi. The CTA wants this south entrance as do the majority of respondents to our Wilson L Restructuring Community Survey. more


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via Uptown Update: Red Line Stations Will Open On Time; Other Work To Take Longer.

Red Line Stations Will Open On Time;Other Work To Take LongerRedEye’s Tracy Swartz was at Ald. Osterman’s CTA meeting last night about the Red Line improvements in progress and in store, and comes away with the news that — while the station work will most probably be on schedule — the extra work viaducts and eliminating slow zones will take a little longer. Intermittent road closures will take weeks longer than the station work. more


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via 3 Magnolia Malden Neighbors Block Club.

Kathy Cook

A recap of the votes from Monday’s Zoning & Development meeting on the proposal for the new development at Montrose and Clarendon.3 members voted “yes” and 27 voted “no”, which means the lack of support for this project is quite clear. However, at least 15 members expressed that they would consider changing their votes based on specific issues being addressed and/or expressed a desire to have more opportunity for review and information.The alderman’s office summarized the main suggestions/concerns from the Committee’s feedback for Sedgwick at the time that the Alderman informed them that the committee voted “no.” He told them that he stands by the decision of the committee. Sedgwick responded by sending the following proposed changes:…See More


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Magnolia Café – Uptown

via Magnolia Cafe Deal of the Day | Groupon Chicago.

$20 for $40 Worth of French-American Dinner and Drinks

Buy it for a friend!



Creative French-American fare

Cozy evening atmosphere

Small-batch boutique wines

Outdoor patio



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For those who can make it on Thursdays…wish I could. How about extending into evening hours like the Andersonville & Lincoln Square markets? 🙂

Uptown Farmers Market

via Uptown Farmers Market | Chicago’s 46th Ward Alderman – James Cappleman.

Posted on May 24, 2011 by Dana in events

When: June 23, 2011 from 7:00 am to 12:30 pm

Fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers are just some of the goods that will be sold at the Uptown Farmers Market every Thursday from June 23-October 27.

Location: Weiss Hospital parking lot, 4646 N Marine Drive

(at the corner of Clarendon and Wilson)

More Information

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Since our diverse community is so inter-related, you may want to subscribe to the newsletters of the 47th & 48th wards as well.

via Uptown Update.

News From The 46th Ward

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Ald. Cappleman’s office is now sending out a regular Friday newsletter, as are Alds. Osterman and Pawar. If you want to subscribe to these, you can sign up at their websites:

46th Ward

47th Ward

48th Ward

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This will be good news to many of us

via Uptown sees decade’s biggest uptick in home prices | Residential News | Crain’s Chicago Business.

Uptown sees decade’s biggest uptick in home prices

By: Frank Kalman June 02, 2011

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I haven’t yet tried this restaurant, but have heard the atmosphere’s great. The new menu should soon make its debut.

via Uptown Update.

Rock The Dock

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Who’d have thought a harbor restaurant would turn into a yoga garden? Or a concert venue? Check out what’s going on at The Dock at Montrose Harbor this weekend:

If you’re an early riser, start your weekend off with the the beach and the water. Free Hatha Yoga Classes at The Dock at Montrose Beach, Saturdays 6am-7am, starting June 18th (classes will be cancelled if it’s bad weather). Bring your own mat. As The Dock describes it….”welcoming the sun, admiring the lake view, breathing in and out, connecting with ourselves, connecting with the universe…” This is ongoing, every Saturday morning while weather permits. (more…)

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