Expanding your family with a 4-legged addition

So you've decided it’s time to expand your family with a 4-legged addition. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure how best to choose the pet for you household and lifestyle. Regardless if you want a purebred pet or if a hodgepodge lineage is just as cool, withoutRead more

 

Five Ways to Prepare for the Vet … advice from Tails Inc.

TAILS asked Amy Dicke, DVM, technical services veterinarian for P&G Pet Care, to give pet parents some advice when it comes to being prepared for a trip to the vet:

1. How often should guardians take their pet to the vet?
Veterinary visits should occur onceRead more

 

Ravenswood Community Council to Host Neighborhood Walking Tour

On April 14th, the Ravenswood Community Council will host a neighborhood walking tour for the American Planning Association’s Nation Conference, showcasing the historic Ravenswood Corridor to a national audience of planners, architects, engineers, and academics.

Participants in this mobile workshop will have the opportunity toRead more

 

Adopt vs. Buy … helpful pet information from Found Chicago

There are many benefits to adopting a rescue or shelter dog. Unfortunately, people often wrongly assume there is something wrong with dogs who wind up at shelters or rescues. This simply couldn’t be further from the truth.

Dogs end up in shelters for a varietyRead more

 

Ravenswood Lake View Historical Association Announces Annual History Contest

RVLHA is providing prizes for students for the best history papers or projects on Lake View or Ravenswood. In addition RVLHA is providing scholarships for students who enter the Chicago Metro History Fair contests on these topics.

The deadline for applying is March 7th for elementaryRead more

 

Mrs. Murphy and Sons Celebrates with 17 Days to St. Patrick’s Day

Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro is a contemporary Irish Bistro in the Northcenter neighborhood serving up Irish cheer everyday leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. Join them in celebrating 17 days of St. Patrick’s. Email the Foundation by March 10 to be entered in a drawingRead more

 

Springtime Gardening Tips

Rinda West from Rinda West Designs provided us with some useful gardening tips.

March is a great time to be thinking seriously about this summer’s garden!  Once the weather warms up enough to spend time outside, here are some garden do’s and don’ts:

 

Celebrating our Pets – Providing Meaningful Legislation

Gene Schulter has been a crusader for the many animal companions in our lives. As Alderman, he established an ad hoc committee to complete a rewrite of the animal care ordinance. He worked diligently to revise the ordinance to protect our pets and the manyRead more