Oct 16

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Sutherland Jazz Lounge to Reopen for Open House Chicago

The Sutherland at 4659 S. Drexel Blvd. was once home to the city’s hottest jazz club — and one of the rare venues were blacks and whites were both welcome to see acts like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.

Other former venues in the neighborhood, including the Forum Assembly Hall at  324 E. 43rd St. and the Meyers Ace Hardware at 315 E. 35th St., which was once the Sunset...

...the Forum Assembly Hall at  324 E. 43rd St. and the Meyers Ace Hardware at 315 E. 35th St., which was once the Sunset Café hosting acts like Charlie Parker and Cab Calloway, will...

  • Ray

    Yes, this is what we need, to bring the positive spotlight to Bronzeville,to highlight the great things that went on here and to honor it and celebrate the gifts that keep on giving.

  • Apple Jaxxx Pissing people off - not once, but twice....

    The Sutherland is not in Bronzeville.

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CPS to Begin Central Office Relocation

Colman Office – 4655 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60609

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Bridgeport – 501 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60616

Garfield Park – 2651 W. Washington Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60612

Loop Office – 42 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602

...to December 5, 2014, with the majority of employees exiting the current Central Office at 125 S. Clark Street by Monday, November 10. The e-mail addresses and phone numbers for employees and departments...

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New pop-up shops coming to 53rd Street

Anastasia, 1500 E. 53rd St., is a Ukranian Village-based fashion boutique headed by designer Anastasia Chatzka. It is known...

Meadowlark, 1457 E. 53rd Street, is a community-oriented shop with a main branch in Humboldt Park, featuring vintage and new clothing for women, as well as works by local artists and designers. The pop-up store will feature stylish seasonal wear, including handmade sweaters, overcoats and luggage.

Neighborly, originally based in Lincoln Square, will go into the space at 1506 E. 53rd St., most recently occupied by Independence. It is a one-stop shop for locally sourced home...

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6 injured in citywide shootings Thursday

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and wrist about 5:45 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Federal, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stable.

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The 30-year-old man was shot about 11:55 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Paulina, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The man, 28, was shot in the shoulder, buttocks, arm and back in the 3900 block of South Wentworth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

The man, 30, told police he was shot in the 1100 block of North Springfield, police said. He took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

The teen was in the 1700 block of West Montvale about 4:20 p.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.

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Theater events: Chicago Children's Theatre hosts signed performance

...his wife, Clytemnestra, and Stephanie Andrea Barron plays Iphigenia. The show opens Nov. 15 at 4435 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago. (773) 753-4472 or courttheatre.org...

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...preparing for winter, runs through Nov. 16 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. (872) 222-9555 or chicagchildrenstheatre.org...

...20th season. Tara Mallen directs. Previews begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. The show opens Nov. 8. $15-$35. (773) 334-7728 or rivendelltheatre.org...

...spectacle. Previews begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Chicago. The show opens Nov. 14. $15-$45. (773) 769-3832 or thehousetheatre.com...

...Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, hosts an adults-only Halloween burlesque cabaret at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct...

...You Can Dance." The Broadway in Chicago-sponsored tour comes to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., Chicago, on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1-2. The show also features "American Idol" vocalist...

...contest at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Senn Hall, Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago. The performance features four short plays written during the company's residency at Frances...

...carols. Performances continue through Jan. 4, 2015, at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., Chicago. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com...

...series. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 3-5, at 6157 N. Clark St., Chicago. Jessica Fisch directs the comedy about the inhabitants of a Chicago high-rise, including...

...independence. Previews begin Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, 3015 W. Division St., Chicago. The show, directed by Juan Castaneda, opens Nov. 7. (312) 239-8783 or urbantheaterchicago...

...take on the founding of the nation, begins previews Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble St., Chicago. Marc Frost directs seven actors who re-create the fight for independence beginning with...

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6 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Thursday

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg and wrist about 5:45 p.m. in the 5400 block of South Federal, police said. He took himself to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stable.

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The 30-year-old man was shot about 11:55 p.m. in the 2000 block of South Paulina, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

The man, 28, was shot in the shoulder, buttocks, arm and back in the 3900 block of South Wentworth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition had stabilized. A police source said the man is a documented gang member.

The man, 30, told police he was shot in the 1100 block of North Springfield, police said. He took himself to Rush University Medical Center, where his condition had stabilized.

The teen was in the 1700 block of West Montvale about 4:20 p.m. when he was shot, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition.

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Hairston Facebook post triggers investigation

Hairston’s office held a meeting Oct. 14 to preliminarily discuss setting up an advisory council for Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave. Three people attended, according to Chief of Staff Kimberly Webb, low attendance Hairston chalked up to rain that evening.

24 hours ago

Slow Roll Chicago’s Founders: “Potential Is Endless” To Connect Communities

Sip & Savor Chicago in Bronzeville, 528 E. 43rd Street: This cozy coffeeshop offers fairly-traded coffees and teas, plus pastries from local bakeries.

Ain’t She Sweet Cafe in Bronzeville, 526 E. 43rd Street: “She’s got awesome food, she’s got a great menu, she’s got something for everybody.”

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...for peace on Chicago streets” on November 15 from the 11th District police station at 3151 W. Harrison Street. Learn more about upcoming rides and related events by joining Slow Roll Chicago’s Facebook...

Fleck’s Coffee in Chatham, 343 E. 79th Street: “The owner, she’s awesome. She’s got good coffee and good pastries, so she’s number one on my list.”

Blackstone Bicycle Works in Woodlawn, 6100 S. Blackstone Avenue: Young people from all over Chicago gather together to learn about bikes at this non-profit community bike shop.

Old Fashioned Doughnuts in Roseland, 11248 S. Michigan Avenue: ”They actually make the doughnuts right there. It’s an awesome business — been in the neighborhood for a long time.”

34 hours ago

Mother Of Man Shot And Killed By Police Sues Officers

...on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later at the University of Chicago Medical...

Following the shootings, police said tactical officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 5300 block of South King Drive.

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Trauma center protest comes amid University of Chicago’s biggest-ever fundraising drive

...was preceded by a 6:30 p.m. gathering across the street, at University Church, 5655 S. University Ave. University Church’s social justice minister Johnny Kline led a prayer and FLY organizer Veronica...

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...founder Turner died less than 90 minutes after he was shot at the intersection of 61st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue and transported along Lake Shore Drive to Northwestern Memorial Hospital for care. Since then, a...

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