Neighborhood News

Weekend traffic promises to be a snarl

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June 11, 2010
Weekend traffic promises to be a snarl

Headlining traffic issues this weekend is the Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field. Game times are 3:10 PM Saturday and 7 PM Sunday. The NorthCenter Rib Fest will block Lincoln in the 4000 and 4100 blocks through early Monday morning. The Greater Rockwell Organization is planning a garage sale for its neighborhood on Saturday and...
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Help Wanted: Sales

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June 11, 2010

The Welles Park Bulldog is seeking an advertising salesperson to join its team. This is a new position at the Bulldog and will require the candidate to educate the community on the advertising opportunities in hyper-local media. We are looking for a seasoned advertising salesperson with a great track record of sales in Ravenswood...
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Teen who attacked Blago home convicted

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June 9, 2010
Teen who attacked Blago home convicted

Justice was met out in a case involving Rod Blagojevich as one of the minors who threw a bottle through a window of the former governors Ravenswood Manor home has been convicted, the Cook County States Attorney confirms. The crime was previously reported by the Bulldog. The Chicago Sun-Times reports the teen was convicted...
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UPDATE: Alan Wyman convicted in 2006 sexual assault; “Everybody knew who he was”

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June 9, 2010
UPDATE: Alan Wyman convicted in 2006 sexual assault; “Everybody knew who he was”

The State’s Attorney of Cook County announced that it has convicted Ravenswood resident Alan Donald Wyman in a 2006 sexual assault that received city-wide media coverage at the time. Wyman, a resident of the 4300 block of North Western Ave., was convicted of raping a 46-year-old woman he lured into his apartment. According to...
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Emanuel 90+ days late on property tax payment

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June 8, 2010
Emanuel 90+ days late on property tax payment

Cook County is reporting that 13.5 percent of homeowners are delinquent on their taxes, according to a report carried by WBBM News Radio. And a person in a new job might be excused, especially if they moved, but still own a local house. So it seems to be the case with White House Chief...
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May Fest by Steve Stearns

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June 6, 2010


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Chicago Force end regular season 7-1; Lose first game of season to KC

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June 6, 2010
Chicago Force end regular season 7-1; Lose first game of season to KC

Kansas City, MO— There was no post game celebration. Nor claim to a division title. In less than three hours last Saturday afternoon, a chance for a perfect 8-0 regular season record went by the wayside. The Force traveled to Kansas City June 5 for the highly anticipated rematch with the Tribe. Chicago took...
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Gettysburg Address

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May 31, 2010
Gettysburg Address

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure....
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Force extend record to 7-0 with one to play

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May 24, 2010
Force extend record to 7-0 with one to play

The Pittsburgh Passion came to town last Saturday afternoon with an impressive 4-2 record. On paper they looked to be a formidable opponent and could possibly put the first blemish on a perfect 6-0 Chicago record.  The Force would have none of it as they cast their will wearing down the Passion with relentless...
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Ready for the Weekend ?

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May 21, 2010
Ready for the Weekend ?

Once we get through today’s predicted thunder storms the weekend weather will be perfect for garden chores. Here is a bit of inspiration to carry gardeners into Monday.
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