The cover story for this issue is “Board Increases for 2011-2012” and highlights the increases in the budget. Also on the cover is a thank you to residents for their contributions to the Holiday Fund and food drive donations.
Inside are short articles on a Public Library Card, the PT Library, and the proper disposal of trash followed by the schedule for Green Week 2012. A few more short articles focus on Spring Cleaning of HVAC Units, Weather Stripping Replacement, From the Property Manager’s Desk, Michelin Stars Awarded to Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants, and Bib Gourmand Within Budget and Nearby.
Days after receiving a building permit, a new post to Alderman Cappleman's development page shows what the new single family home coming to 4607 N. Magnolia will look like.From the Alderman's newsletter:After a few years on the market, there was no interest in purchasing a Queen Anne home located at 4607 N. Magnolia. Many interested buyers stated it was not possible to restore it as a single family home given the costs and its very poor condition, and the City of Chicago was adamant that any new owner would be required to address all the building code violations. The local… [...]
After the owner of Happy Wash (Wilson & Dover) retired and closed her business in 2020, we were happy to have a newcomer to Uptown, Happy Life Laundromat, fill in the gap.Happy Life did nice work with drop-offs, helped the community (offering free washes to homeless individuals on Saturdays), and added a vibrant business to a notorious Uptown intersection (Leland & Racine).Unfortunately, Happy Life is no more, closing abruptly on May 23rd with no advance notice to patrons.We have spoken with the owner since learning of the closing from multiple readers. The owner confirmed the location is closed permanently and… [...]
Two Easters have come and gone, but we finally know what is planned for 4607 Magnolia, a beautiful house that the local block club, Magnolia Malden Neighbors Association, failed to save. We have been watching for signs of life at the currently empty lot, and a newly issued building permit shows that work is about to begin on construction of a new three story single family home.As a reminder, here was the home that was demolished:4607 N. Magnolia / RedfinWe covered this story previously when the historic home was for sale for over two years. Unfortunately, due to significant deterioration in… [...]
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