Took the rest of the week off because…

I took the week off because after the whole Charlottesville incident, well like I said sometime before when Oak Park got the Nazi graffiti in the lobby of one of its public buildings, I can’t remember which. But I said that Oak Park Il was in a bubble of disbelief towards such racism and after the events in Charlottesville I guess I was right. The events twirled out of control, political blunders were aplenty and it looks like tiki torches are now in fashion. Did anyone wonder why these protestors didn’t think that by going unmasked to these “rallies” there would not be any blowback or repercussions?

Probably thought they were okay living out their 4chan fantasies and it’s 1951 all over again. But because you want to be an asshole and go online to state your racist opinion does not mean you get to do what you want in the real world. All these organizations worked in the shadows because there was no internet, but then after the net, they found a space. Then was 9/11, Isis, and lone wolf terrorism that makes it impossible for this type of “free” speech to exist in open society. There is a fear of what happened in Charlottesville, Paris, etc. will happen everywhere so all those involved with these “rallies” will be labeled as fanatics or fascists for the rest of their lives.

And the United States is no longer a Domestic economy meaning being involved with other ethnic groups is now a fact of life that cannot be avoided. Meaning this involvement is Permanently listed or associated with them hindering any chance of having a meaningful job search or life. But that is the consequence of This type of hatred, you cannot apply the rules of trolling in real life. As much as I loathe Oak Park, Il I am not pushing down old ladies downstairs, sideswiping ignorant bike riders, or stealing the iPads of the idiotic kids aimlessly walking into traffic.

I know how to vent properly and interact in society, oh and I am not a racist fascist (that helps). Therefore, in respect of the two cops and the protestor that died I took the week off out of respect and so that everyone can focus on the hatred that I already knew was out there. But as usual in Oak Park, Il decided to ignore, you can still try but you never know when crazies may attack.

The Bike riders in Oak Park, IL

Can’t stand the bike riders out here, just inconsiderate. Funny how there are bike lanes yet I had to drive behind two riders who were in the middle of the street for more than three blocks. Like in the middle riding through only two-way stop signs at a four-way intersection like they really owned the whole road and by breaking the rules of the road they were getting to their destination faster than anyone else. It was like they were trying to race me and everyone in a car, SUV or minivan.

The fun part was when they finally had to yield at an intersection or get hit. They got upset at this po dunk in an old ass pickup truck and the male bike rider said some shit to get the pickup driver to keep inching forward on them and start him to get out of the truck. Maybe his female companion saw deliverance and decided to talk her buddy from making a big mistake with tumbling with the pickup truck dude or maybe she didn’t want to explain how they were the ones not obeying the rules of the road to the cops.

Either way , hey begrudgingly started back to peddling as I passed them by on my way back from lunch (I was late, but I snuck in), I gave the car a little gas so it could startle them as I passed them up for once in eight blocks. I flashed them a smile and a middle finger for their troubles, like anyone on the road from soccer moms and their minivans to jerk bicycle riders. If you are rude expect for someone to be rude back.

Modern Construction will eliminate “Vintage” wiring in Oak Park, IL

I cannot believe that the local government agencies allow apartment buildings in the Oak Park area to have such crappy electrical set ups for their buildings. I mean there are outlets from the 1950s or maybe 1930s it’s just ancient compared to today’s standards or the new construction that is occurring in downtown Oak Park. It is so scatterbrained, it is like the village is waiting for a major fire to happen before having on a set of standards.

Of course, these vintage set ups are still allowed because renters buy into the illusion that Oak Park’s culture and acceptance into the area’s community is just to “roll with” it. However, this illusion is now being challenged by the new buildings being built in the area, it shows that the new residents are not accepting these old-fashioned standards. In fact, today’s technology of temperature controls, surge protector outlets, and low wattage lights are all pieces of the environmentally friendly message that Oak Park, Il espouses to masses.

But again, the massive contradiction that is Oak Park, Il there is this environmental holier than thou message or fantasy that is pushed by those disillusional hippies here only to be dashed by the reality of the two prolog outlets that pop up in the various dwellings here in Oak Park, Il. The two standards cannot exist side by side, and the more younger renters that come into the village the louder, the more the voices that will request, that will demand newer standards.

The demand for new technology for dwellings to become environ mentally friendly will become prevalent. Change is inevitable for Oak Park, Il and I for one cannot wait to see it happen. The more people who speak up for modern technology the more likely we will be seeing the end of “vintage” wiring in Oak Park, Il.

Oak Park, IL blog: The “Master key murder” episode supports what I have said before

I was recently watching the ID channel series called the “Nightmare Next Door”, and there was this one episode called “master key murder” that illustrated one of the issues I had with Oak Park apartments. In a previous blog post, I mentioned I had a master key that opened every door in my apartment building, and how after I found out I received nothing but resistance in trying to change the locks too (at least) my apartment.

Well, this episode from the series “Nightmare Next Door”, a promising young woman is hacked into pieces by her crazy stalking neighbor who… Had a master key to the entire apartment building. At one point, not on did he steal condoms from his neighbors but also had a pair of used (had DNA on it) panties from the victim.

Of course, this was only found out with police searched his apartment but it proves my point that sick ass individuals are out there doing the exact same crazy shit I was worried about. The same stuff that Oak Park Apartments representatives thought I was being silly about or just being dramatic about. Those dumb bitches have no clue about how serious an issue, of having a “floating” master key is.

This crime on illustrates why property management companies, should be extremely careful with individual apartment keys, master key, and all their copies. Plus, anyone who rents should watch this episode or research this tragic case to get a heads up. When I moved to my new place I made sure I got new locks on the main door and had extra locking systems put into place so I can be safe from all the freakin creeps out there. The ones Oak Park Apartments think do not exist.

Pop tax in Cook County: Oak Park, IL

So in the area of Cook county, encompasses Chicago, and the neighboring suburbs like Oak Park, Il. Recently the Cook county board tried to put a county tax on sugary drinks to cover a big hole in the county budget. First, it was blocked by local businesses who took the local government to court then crook county won on appeal to have the tax go into effect. This tax increases .68 cents on each 2-liter bottle of soda pop, etc and so on.

Everyone from the crook county commissioner Toni Preckwinkle to that jackass Rahm Emanuel all is championing this tax to fill the holes in their pay to play budgets. There is usually not a day goes by that I see Rahm talking about some new after-school program when the state education budget is not set. Or some other shady ass move like Rahm using tif funds for the renovation of Navy Pier.

I mention all this because even though I am an avid water drinker if I have a party or company over and need to have pop (even for mixed drinks). I have to go far out my way to either will or Lake counties to get my needs satisfied. Meaning that all the local businesses that stated they would lose customer dollars in Cook county are actually correct.

People in Oak Park, Il, for example, are paying for the stupidity of voting for “the machine” that simply does not give a fuck about the taxpayers here. It just adds to the stupid shit people in Oak Park, Il like myself have to deal with from dietary changes, to party supply adjustments, to budgetary eliminations, all so unnecessary if these career politicians were required to balance the budget of our local governments. All of it unnecessary if these career politicians were voted out.

Ps: I have made signs, wallpapers for anyone who agrees. Have fun printing them out and showing everyone how you feel.😉

Oak Park, IL related: No Lollapalooza for me

I did not go down to Lollapalooza sorry, I am not interested in being around a bunch of underage alcoholics, acting a fool. I rather see the music acts in a concert hall, where such things as alcohol consumption by related individuals can be controlled.

I, in fact, was able to go to bed bath and beyond to do some candle shopping (hide that smoke baby!), at Bed Bath and Beyond and then I went to WalMart to go food shopping. But the difference was, the traffic was flowing, the heightened anxiety that usually accompanies traveling through Oak Park, Il. Therefore, I recommend traveling through Oak Park, Il whenever Lollapalooza is occurring you will be able to properly stop and smell the roses finally in Oak Park, Il.

The closing of the Wrigleyville Taco Bell-Oak Park, IL blog related

Making news is the closure of the Wrigleyville taco bell, I have been there only once (seriously). The hilarious thing is how this location is being lambasted on yelp.com by other Chicago Cubs fans. Mostly due to the crappy service most people received there, and of course the food. I went there years ago and got sick off the food and never went back. Therefore the idea that this restaurant is getting such hoopla is crazy, if you are screwing up your customer’s orders then you should be closed. I believe what is making headlines is that this “iconic” location is being replaced with something totally different and better.
Having restaurants in Wrigley field already kills the need for exterior restaurants, especially crappy ones. The neighborhood is changing again bringing more traffic woes, more jobs and increases in property values (higher taxes). But Wrigleyville has always been evolving, changing, and not always the way we like, only Wrigley field has basically remained the same sans lights or extra seating. The fact that it is such a big deal, is a mystery to me, I know that in fifty years all of Wrigleyville will be entirely different from what it is today.
That may be negative or pessimistic or some shit, but realistically change is inevitable. we can do now is demand that as cubs fans what replaces this piece of shit restaurant is along the lines of the spirit of the old ballpark. Replace them with Businesses that enhance the experience for the Fan visiting the area, tourist going to the game or the residents living there. The best way we can ensure that these businesses stay in line with the cubs spirit is with our wallets, and save our tears not for this shitty taco bell but for something more important, like when the Cubs lose 😢

Real Quick-Moved but still in Oak Park, IL

Real quick in a new place, still in Oak park, Il ugh. When you move I highly recommend that you get a quality moving company I didn’t this time and paid the price That explanation is for another time though. Also, one matter what the new landlord, management company says, go in early be for you move in and bug bomb that bitch. If the landlord already has an exterminator come, this only assists it in keeping vermin out.
Also, I have signs printed up and laminated for the bigger items, like the entertainment center, bed, dresser, love seat, couch, etc. And place them where I want the item to go in the new apartment. This way I did not have to hand hold the idiots who destroyed my beloved dresser. Ugh.
Another tip is that I have twine and door stoppers to hold open doors for easy access for the movers, the faster they are done the faster you get to unpack. This leads to the other tip I have, making sure you have two outfits, iron and ironing board unpacked and ready to go, because it may take a couple of days before you are up and running. It takes time to get a place set up right, and by that time you are ready to move again.

Oak Park, IL blog on Instagram? Nope

Someone asked me about Oak Park, Il blog on Instagram, so I should answer if the blog would ever be on there. Never say never but at this point it’s never. The Oak Park, IL blog is on WordPress, Blogger/Google, I have a Facebook account and a Twitter account (which I am barely on due to stalkers) since this is more about me giving the middle finger to Oak Park, IL than a business or me being obsessive. In other words, there is really no need for an Instagram account for Oak Park, IL LOL

I am not narcissistic nor do I feel I should give this village an avenue for more positive bullshit, that an Instagram account would espouse. In every publication or social media venue than Oak Park, IL has it’s all smiles and fake shit anyway, I know isn’t that what Instagram all about? But that is not what this is about at all. All I got to say is be glad there are actual amateur pictures of the shitty little village.

And if you wonder “Oh what you look like? all I see are photos that are adjusted in some way…” again I know how pervs are and also if wanted the attention I would hang with my friends and/or family, peeps. To me, the business here is about keeping it focused on Oak Park, IL the stuff that is usually not negatively associated with it. And remember Instagram is only for 24 hours! All these blogs I have written would before shit, I think the fucks in Oak Park, IL would love that! Therefore, Instagram + Oak Park, IL is a no go.

Instagram is down, yeah no thanks:

https://techcrunch.com/2017/07/26/instagram-is-down-for-some-users/?ncid=mobilerecirc_recent

A Description of Instagram from the I-tunes store:

Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the world’s moments. Follow your friends and family to see what they’re up to, and discover accounts from all over the world that are sharing things you love. Join the community of over 500 million people and express yourself by sharing all the moments of your day––the highlights and everything in between, too.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/instagram/id389801252?mt=8

 

The key words: “sharing things you love” Love? Love Oak Park, Il??

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FUCK THAT

How Open Houses are run by Oak Park Apartments part 2

These cock suckers from Oak Park Apartments are pure assholes. Just so you know that when you sign a lease and THEY decide not to renew or want to show YOUR apartment when your neighbor’s apartment is a fucking cesspool they will send you an email as a notice. A notice of the fucked-up intentions to walk through your place at ANY time of the day during their so called “Open House” this means do not wake up late and try to sleep in because you can awaken to strange people standing over you looking at the dimensions of your bedroom.

You can be in the shower washing the sweat off you because you know, summer is hot, and walk into a bunch of would-be renters and their kids. After Oak Park Apartments sends you the email notice they DO NOT have to call to see if you are in, or taking a shit in your bathroom, they can just walk in and show people your place. They do NOT give you notice 15 minutes before THAT IS A LIE.

This is an example of the email they send out it is full of shit:

From: Kierstn Stewart <kierstn@oakparkapartments.com>

Subject: Oak Park Apartments Open House

To: ———————

Cc: “Leasing” <Leasing@oakparkapartments.com>

Date: Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:16 AM

Hello!

I am writing to let you know that we will be hosting an Open House tomorrow, June 24th from 10am-4pm during which we may need to show your apartment to prospective tenants.  We will notify with at least 15 minutes notice tomorrow should we need to come over.

Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you for your cooperation.

Thanks again,

One time my friend Sarah was in my shower and one of their representatives was just unlocking the door to walk right in with a couple. I had the chain lock on ha! So, that stopped that shit, but he was still was trying to come in with his Arabian ass with the chain lock on! LOL, I told him to give me a couple of minutes because there is someone in the shower. Also, I did not receive a notification 15 minutes beforehand, he responded that the office sent out the email.

Like that was it, well I told him through the Door crack with this couple standing there “..and it said you are supposed to give a 15-minute notice too. So, my friend is butt naked in the shower if you come in now I will have to call the police for peeping and unlawful entry (due to not contacting us 15 minutes beforehand). He responded, “Oh I will come back then…” No shit. And then when they came in I watched then like hawks and Sarah was blazing a hole in this fucker’s head.

In the end, if you rent from Oak Park Apartments and get a notice about them showing your apartment to “prospective tenants” keep your phone on, keep the chain lock on, and saddle up for some ignorant shit.