Neighborhood Notice: Parking Restrictions – April 17 & April 18

Citizen Pictures will be filming scenes for an upcoming commercial in the neighborhood on Tuesday, April 17th and Wednesday, April 18th. In order to park necessary vehicles and equipment for filming, streets will be posted with NO PARKING/TOW ZONE signs at the following times:


Tuesday, April 17th starting at 7:00 a.m. through Wednesday, April 18th at 6:00 p.m.

• In front of 731 N. Dearborn Street

The crews will be working with the Chicago Film Office and the Chicago Police Department to ensure a safe and positive filming experience.

If you have any additional questions please email, or call the 2nd Ward Service Office at (312) 643-2299.

Source:  Alderman Hopkin’s Neighborhod Notice:  4/16/18

Chicago Police Memorial Run – Run to Remember – 2018 5K Run/Walk on Saturday – May 5th – $5.00 Discount through 4/30 with new Promo Code

River North, let’s support our 18th District and run/walk in honor of our beloved Commander Paul Bauer and all of our fallen heroes.  

The district that registers the most participants wins the Superintendents’ Cup.  Let’s make sure the 18th District wins!  Register today and spread the word! To print and and post a sign in your building or business, please click here.

On line Registration:  Run to Remember

Team Name:  District 018-Cmdr Paul Bauer’s Team

Use promo code “chiathlete” through April 30 to save $5 off your registration. 

Any questions please call the 18th District Community Policing Office 312.742.5778  Thank you!!!


Saturday, May 5, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Gold Star Families Memorial & Park

1410 South Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

For more information about the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, click here.


Community Alert – Robberies 18th District (Near North) – April 12, 2018

Community Alert – Wanted for Aggravated Battery 18th District (Near North) – April 10, 2018

CTA: Extra Service for Kevin Hart at United Center & Weekend Cubs Games









CTA: Extra Service for Kevin Hart at United Center & Weekend Cubs Games
CTA recommends allowing plenty of travel time and purchasing fares and unlimited-ride passes ahead of time. More information about purchasing fares is below.

Event service/extra service
United Center

• Rail: Green, Pink and Blue lines
• Bus: #19 United Center Express, #20 Madison and #50 Damen

Kevin Hart – Sat. 4/14 and Sun. 4/15 at 7 p.m.

Wrigley Field

• Rail: Yellow Line and Red Line
• Bus: #80 Irving Park and #152 Addison

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs -Thurs. 4/12 at 1:20 p.m.
Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs – Fri. 4/13, Sat. 4/14 and Sun. 4/15 at 1:20 p.m.
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs -Mon. 4/16 at 6:05 p.m., Tues. 4/17 at 7:05 p.m. and Wed. 4/18 at 1:20 p.m.

Buy your unlimited ride passes and fares in advance
Avoid long lines to buy fares! Customers can add unlimited ride passes (1-day, 3-day, 7-day and 30-day) or add money to pay per-ride to their Ventra cards ahead of time via the free Ventra app, at rail station Ventra vending machines, online or at more than 1,000 local retailers (for locations visit or the Ventra app).
Customers can also purchase from Ventra vending machines 1-day unlimited ride tickets ($10) or single-ride tickets ($3) that include up to two transfers in two hours. Customers can also pay their fares with their personal contactless debit or credit cards.

Stay in the Loop on CTA Service
Plan your trip using the Google Transit Trip Planner. Be sure to also check out CTA on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for system travel updates and alerts. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at

Source:  Alderman Walter Burnett’s 27th Ward Newsletter 4/12/18

Neighborhood Notice – From Alderman Brian Hopkins – Chestnut Street Closed Tomorrow  4/13/18

Neighborhood Notice: Chestnut Street Closed Tomorrow 4/13/18

Please be aware that Chestnut Street between Clark & LaSalle will be closed tomorrow (4/13) to dismantle the concrete barriers on the south side of the street. Certified flaggers will be on site throughout the day helping residents navigate the area.

Please be mindful that “No Parking” restrictions will be in place on the south side of the street. Chestnut Street should be opened back up by the end of the day.

If you have any additional questions please email me at, or call the 2nd Ward Service Office at (312) 643-2299.

Source:  Alderman Hopkins Neighborhood Notice:  4/13/18

“Keep the River Clean” Photobomb – Bring Your Friends! Bring Your Coworkers! 

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 11:00am – 1:00pm

Tags: River Education

In celebration of our beloved Chicago River, Friends of the Chicago River wants you to join members and friends for the largest Chicago Riverwalk group photo ever and take #OverflowAction with us! Last year close to 200 people came out!

Meet Friends of the Chicago River at The River Theater between Clark and LaSalle to see if we can break a world record for people standing together on these stairs to represent the thousands who care about the Chicago River.

More details to come. Email Joanne So Young Dill  – for further inquiries.

Bike the 2nd Ward with Alderman Brian Hopkins – Sunday 5-20-18 in memory of Commander Paul Bauer


Community Alert – Seeking to Identify – Wanted for Aggravated Battery-Stabbing – 18th District (Near North)

Community Alert – Seeking to Identify Robbery Offenders – CTA Red Line 18th District