Community Alert Update
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Pop Over to Lincoln Avenue
Dear Neighbors,

The 18th District has updated their previous alert concerning
recently reported Vehicular Hijackings. The offenders approach the victims, sitting inside or near their vehicle, and announce a robbery. The offenders then demand the victims'
property and take their motor vehicle by threat of force. The offenders are reportedly driving a dark grey colored SUV to facilitate these robberies. During the incident reported under JC225985, the offenders took the victim's vehicle at gunpoint. These incidents are occurring in Beats 1812, and 1814.

Incident Times and Locations:
  • 2200 block of North Lincoln Ave., Sunday, March 24, 2019 in the evening hours
  • 2200 block of North Lincoln Park West, Sunday, March 24, 2019 in the evening
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  • 2300 block of North Cleveland Ave., Monday, March 25, 2019 in the morning
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  • 2100 block of North Fremont St., Monday, April 15, 2019 in the evening hours
  • 2200 block of North Lincoln Ave., Saturday, April 20, 2019 in the evening hours

About the Offenders:
1-4 Males, African-American, 15-25 years old, no further description
What you can do:
  • Always be aware of your surroundings.
  • If confronted by an assailant, remain calm. Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, tattoos, acne, limps, etc).
  • Call 911 immediately and provide a detailed description of any suspicious people
including any vehicle description and license plate information.
Community Events
Lincoln Park High School Musicians Perform
"Major Work"
TONIGHT, April 26th
7:30 - 8:30 p.m .
St. Paul's United Church
2335 N. Orchard St.

Come out and support our amazing students from LPHS performing arts department.The program is currently ranked 3rd (1st in CPS) among all of the music departments in the state of Illinois. In 2014, the school was selected as the inaugural CPS school to offer the International Baccalaureate Career Program in performing arts.
Bookish Lincoln Park
Limited Run Pop-Up Shop
April 23-28
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2516 N Lincoln Avenue

Today and Saturday, April 27th join Bookish Lincoln Park and Unspoken Couture for a special fashion + books pop-up shop!

Then Sunday, April 28th at 2:00 p.m. bring your little one for a special silly "Elephant and Piggie" story time. Learn more here.

After your story time, walk down Lincoln Avenue and visit PLAY, the new toy store at 2462 N. Lincoln Avenue.
Earth Day Collection Drive for Kids
Saturday, April 27th
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.

Join Cradles to Crayons to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 27th. When you clean out your closets and donate children’s essentials to Cradles to Crayons, you’re not only supporting kids in need with the clothing, books, toys, and other items they need to thrive, but you’re also keeping valuable resources from becoming landfill waste.

Items most in need:

  • Clothing (sizes newborn to adult medium)
  • Rain Jackets and Rain Boots (size newborn to adult medium and 10)
  • Sneakers (sizes newborn to adult 10)
  • Toys (ages 0-12 months and 10-12 years)
  • Books (ages 0-2 and 11-12)

For more information on Cradles to Crayons check out their website  here
Park West Community Association Annual Cocktail Party
Monday, April 29th
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Casati's Pizza and Vino
444 W. Fullerton Ave

Join the Park West Community for a glass of wine and a traditional Italian Apperativo at Casati's. The event is $20 per person and includes membership, wine and small bites. Cash and checks are accepted. Meet your neighbors and new friends!
Dog Haus' First Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, April 30th
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
2464 N. Lincoln Ave.

Dog Haus Biergarten Lincoln Park, known for their one-of-a-kind gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers and fried chicken sandwich, will celebrate their first anniversary on Tuesday, April 30. To commemorate the occasion, the restaurant will offer guests a delicious deal not to be missed!

All day long, Dog Haus Biergarten will be serving each of their seven chef-driven Haus Dog creations, which feature all beef handcrafted dogs, created by Würstmacher Adam Gertler, and premium toppings for just $1.
Better Together Chicago Share Your Ideas

Mayor-elect Lightfoot is asking Chicagoans for their ideas. Reform can begin by inviting input from, and listening to the needs of every citizen. Your voice matters. If you have ideas on how we can make Chicago better together, please share them with Lori here.
See you in the neighborhood this Spring,


Michele Smith
43rd Ward Alderman
43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T - F 9 AM - 6 PM 
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