Arrests Made in Recent Robbery Incidents
19th District Community Alert
Condo and Townhouse Summit Reminder
Dear Neighbor,

The Chicago Police Department recently made  three arrests  in connection with a series of  incidents that occurred on August 29th   involving assailants brandishing a knife who stole victims'  belongings,  as we reported in our newsletter . One of these incidents occurred in the 43rd Ward. 

The police also apprehended a thief who stole thousands of dollars worth of goose down coats from Moosejaw on Clybourn. 

We thank the Chicago Police Department for their diligent and speedy efforts in apprehending these individuals. We'll keep you updated about Court Advocacy on these cases.   

Please continue to assist the police and report suspicious activity to 9-1-1, and always be sure to be aware of your surroundings. 

18th District Community Alert 
Armed Robbery Suspect
The 18th District of the Chicago Police Department has put out a  Community Alert  regarding a suspect who took part in an armed robbery on August 21st on the 2100 Block of North Lincoln Ave. The subject was last seen between the 2100 and 2600 blocks of N. Lincoln Ave after the robbery riding a bicycle.

If you have any video or other information, please contact Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380/82. Reference number HZ400801.

Don't Forget! Join Us Tonight for the 
43rd Ward Condo & Townhome Summit
For Residents of Condos, Cooperatives, 
Townhomes and Homeowner Associations

September 14th, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Public Hotel 
1301 N. State Pkwy

Registration is Closed for 14th Due to Capacity
The Condo Summit at the Public Hotel is at capacity and we are no longer accepting new registrants. If you have already registered please let this serve as your final reminder of the event.

Experts will help you navigate new laws and issues such as: Airbnb/Short Term Rentals, new recycling rules for multi-unit buildings, supporting seniors and common association problems.  For the full text of the invitation please  click here

Oz Park Advisory Council's First Community Concert

I was proud to attend the Oz Park Advisory Council's first community concert this past Friday featuring Lincoln Park's own  Smoking Fish  and "The World's Okayest Band." Please visit the Oz Park Advisory Council   website  to learn more about the organization and find upcoming events in the park.
Crowd enjoying concert in Oz Park
An Evening of Glamour at Aaron's Apothecary

Visit  Aaron's Apothecary at 2338 N. Clark Street on  Thursday, September 15th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM  for a special evening of glitz and glamour complete with cocktails and a wide array of complimentary beauty services. Limited appointments are available be sure to call (773) 360-8595 to reserve!

An Evening in the Garden
Gardening Tips

Learn special techniques for urban vegetable gardening on rooftops, decks, containers, and other small spaces. Come to Green City Market's  Edible Gardens ,  on  Saturday, September 17th at 9:30 AM, located at the Lincoln Park Zoo's Farm in the Zoo just across the street from the Green City Market.  There will be  an extensive tour of the Edible Gardens to get an insider's lo ok at the crop varieties that thrive in our Midwest region.

Beach Clean-Up this Saturday

Come out on Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the North Avenue Beach for the Alliance for the Great Lakes' September Adopt-a-Beach Event. This day of service involves thousands of volunteers who cleanup beaches around the Great Lakes region. The Alliance will be at North Ave. Beach and would love you to join. Find additional cleanups throughout Chicago here .

The World's Smallest Block Party

Head down to St. Teresa of Avila Church at the corner of Armitage and Seminary this  Saturday, September 17th from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM for the second annual "World's Smallest Block Party."   Enjoy live music, kids activities,  fun raffle prizes,  delicious food and drink including  Paulina Meat Market Brats and beer from 5 Rabbit Brewery.  Admission is free and all are welcome. Proceeds benefit St. Teresa of Avila Parish and Outreach Programs. 

Park West Community Association Annual Meeting

Join me, Congressman Mike Quigley and Representative Sara Feigenholtz on Monday, September 19th at 6:45 PM at Basil Leaf Cafe, 2465 N. Clark Street for Park West Community Association's (PWCA) annual meeting.

100k Hiring Fair

Do you know anyone aged 16-24, out of work, out of school and in need of a job? If so,  text Jobs4U to 95577 to contact employers from Starbucks,  Walgreens, Hyatt, Potbelly, Monterrey Security, Jewel Osco and more with hundreds of full- time jobs available. To participate you must text and complete the job readiness training session immediately for the  Hiring Fair on Wednesday, September 21st.  Learn more here.

Celebrate   the 2nd  Lincoln Park Uncorked: A Lincoln Avenue Wine Stroll   on  Thursday, September 22nd from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM,  hosted by the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce.   Check in at 2464 N. Lincoln. This  neighborhood wine stroll offers delicious wine samples paired with local, complementary bites and showcases Lincoln Park businesses. For tickets click  here.

Michele Signature

Michele Smith
Alderman, 43rd Ward 

43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T-F 9 AM - 6 PM 
 2523 N Halsted | 773-348-9500||