Mobile Apps and Text Services


65982_432046830210917_302385593_n  DYK ‪#‎Chicago‬ has an app called ‪”Chicago Works”‬ to submit service requests, view reports by others and check the status of your submitted service request through the service tracker? You can even upload a picture to accompany your report (i.e.abandoned vehicle, potholes, street light out, tree debris, etc.) To download on your phone go to: Check it out and let us know how the Chicago Works app works for you?!

P.S. You can also text Keyword ‘Chicago’ to ‘311311’ OR
Create a service request online:… …
and of course if all this technology is not for you…good ole fashioned 311 is still available!












DYK that there are more than 1,000 free events in the parks across the city all summer long? Have you ever seen movies advertised as “Night Out in the Parks” at Tuley and other local parks? Now you can view the full summer line up of movies in all parks in this app!

Better yet, do you want to know about arts and cultural performances (live concerts, festivals, theatrical shows, artists, organizational events) YEAR-ROUND in parks around Chicago? You can search by date, park, event title, or event type all in this app!

Check out the “My Chi Parks™” app and let me know what you think! Its available now as a free download in both the Apple store and Google Play store. No longer a time to be in the dark, see you at the next event in the park!

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Hey Neighbor,

If you haven’t already received an email or a postcard in the mail…DYK our neighborhood is using a private online network called Nextdoor West Chesterfield, and you should join us. On this website, we share information about local community events/fundraisers, garage sales, safety concerns, and much more. There are 1062 households in our network and you are one of them. Please join us to build a better neighborhood and join the conversation:

If you are already on NextDoor, DON’T BE SHY…send a neighbor a postcard and if you know them better an email or text…

after you download of course!

         NextDoor App

Available on I Tunes

Available on Google Play