4 hours ago

Rhymefest robbed at gunpoint in Chicago, tweets about it

...a job!"At about 7:30 a.m., Smith was sitting in his car at East 43rd Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue on the city's South Side when someone got into his car, put a gun...

    Rhymefest robbed at gunpoint in Chicago, tweets about it
    Chicago hip hop artist Che 'Rhymefest' Smith was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday in Chicago, according to his Twitter account. In a series of tweets which recounted the incident, Smith - who lives in the Chatham neighborhood - said "You were gonna shoot me in the face for a wallet, I had the power to give you a job!"
    http://abc7chicago.com

9 hours ago

Grammy-Winner Rhymefest Says He Was Robbed At Gunpoint In Grand Boulevard

The hip hop artist said on Twitter that at 7:30 a.m. he was sitting in his car at 43rd Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue when a man got inside, pointed a gun at his head and demanded his wallet.

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333 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, 41.8773933, -87.6256477

    Grammy-Winner Rhymefest Says He Was Robbed At Gunpoint In Grand Boulevard
    CHICAGO - Grammy-winning musician Che "Rhymefest" Smith said he was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday in Chicago. The hip hop artist said on Twitter that at 7:30 a.m. he was sitting in his car at 43rd Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue when a man got inside, pointed a gun at his head and demanded his wallet.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

9 hours ago

Chicago Hip Hop Artist ‘Rhymefest’ Robbed At Gunpoint

CHICAGO (CBS) — American hip hop artist, philanthropist, and politician, Che Smith, otherwise known as Rhymefest, was robbed Saturday morning, around 7:30 a.m. at 43rd and Cottage Grove.

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333 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, 41.8773933, -87.6256477

    Chicago Hip Hop Artist 'Rhymefest' Robbed At Gunpoint
    CHICAGO (CBS) - American hip hop artist, philanthropist, and politician, Che Smith, otherwise known as Rhymefest, was robbed Saturday morning, around 7:30 a.m. at 43rd and Cottage Grove. Rhymefest, who resides in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood, drove to his local police station to report the robbery.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

11 hours ago

John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72

...minister of music for 40 years at Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist church. The church at 4526 S. Greenwood Ave. was founded by his Mississippi family and became a destination for African-Americans moving to...

...sold insurance in Chatham for American General. He also sold shoes at Hobson’s at 47th Street and Prairie Avenue, where he outfitted singers including Lou Rawls, who started out doing gospel with Sam Cooke...

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Together, they operated Hudson Funeral Home, 8745 S. Commercial Ave. In 2008, after the murders of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew, mother and brother, John and Dorothy Hudson handled the funeral arrangements.

...Visitation is planned from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., with the funeral there at 11 a.m. Mr. Hudson will be buried in a...

    John Hudson Sr., church musician from musical family, dead at 72
    John Howard Hudson Sr. - a church musician, deacon and funeral director - tried to make it to all of his family's birthdays, baptisms, weddings, proms and graduations. That wasn't easy to do with a clan that includes a wife, three sons, three grandchildren, eight brothers and sisters and 50 to 60 nieces and nephews.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

19 hours ago

19 hours ago

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19 hours ago

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REVISION TO PERMIT NUMBER 100643726NEW HEADER INSTALLATION ON THE FIRST FLOOR. REPLACEMENT OF POST AND BEAM IN THE LOWER LEVEL IN THE SAME LOCATION AS THE EXISTING PER PLANS **CERTIFIED PLANS CORRECTIONS: CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS **

    4124 S. Calumet Ave. Issued August 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    repair/replace bricks (25) on 3rd floor north elevation, repair parapet wall on south elevation, repair lintels on all elevations, replace bricks (20) on 2nd floor-north elevation, tuckpoint, replace mortar on all elevations- all work same as existing

    5032 S. St. Lawrence Ave. Issued August 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPLACE TWO 25 TON ROOF TOP UNITS WITH, TWO 25 TON LENNOX, AIR COOLED, SELF-CONTAINED, R410A, UNITS, SERVING A SENIOR DAYCARE FACILITY.

    515 E. 50th St. Issued August 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPLACE (2) ROOF TOP UNITS.

    515 E. 50th St. Issued August 25, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    REPAIR AND REPLACE (8) 4FT. LINTELS AND 500 SQFT. OF TUCKPOINTING AS NEEDED. (S.A.E)

    5647 S. Michigan Ave. Issued August 24, 2016 Comment

20 hours ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

27 hours ago

Movie About The Obamas’ First Date Opens, But How Accurate Is The Flick?

By most accounts, the community meeting they attended on film was added as a dramatic flourish. Still, after taking in a movie, there’s no doubt the date ended with ice cream and the couple’s first kiss, recreated on film and marked with a plaque at 53rd and Dorchester.

    Movie About The Obamas' First Date Opens, But How Accurate Is The Flick?
    (CBS) - Barack and Michelle Obama, America's first couple, are in the spotlight for something that happened here in Chicago decades ago: their first date. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports on the love story that's on the big screen at a theater near you.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

27 hours ago

#HashtagLunchbag preps meals for the homeless

The next #HashtagLunchbag event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Volunteers can register at www.hashtaglunchbag.org. A $10 donation is suggested to cover the cost of food.

    #HashtagLunchbag preps meals for the homeless
    By MEREDITH OGILVIE Staff Writer #HashtagLunchbag is a charity movement dedicated to empowering and inspiring humanity to reap the benefits of giving through social media. It is a perfect example of how a small group of people on a local level can make a tremendous impact, one small act at a time.
    http://hpherald.com

28 hours ago

HPKCC collects used books for annual book sale

Book donations can be made at the bottom of the stairs at Treasure Island Foods, 1526 E. 55th St.

    HPKCC collects used books for annual book sale
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference (HPKCC) has started collecting books for the upcoming Hyde Park Used Book Sale, which happens Saturday, Oct. 9 through Monday, Oct. 11. Book donations can be made at the bottom of the stairs at Treasure Island Foods, 1526 E. 55th St.
    http://hpherald.com

32 hours ago

'Southside With You' Obama Date Movie Creates Sparks (Among Critics)

...Spike Lee film "Do the Right Thing" and had ice cream at a shop at Dorchester Avenue and 53rd Street — was written and directed by Richard Tanne. The two were both working at the Sidley...

    'Southside With You' Obama Date Movie Creates Sparks (Among Critics)
    CHICAGO - The shot-in-Chicago film about President Barack Obama's first date with his future wife Michelle Robinson is in theaters now, generally winning positive reviews from the nation's top movie critics.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

32 hours ago

Satellite View Of Museum of Science & Industry Shows Its Underground Push

The museum at 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive looks palatial sitting in Jackson Park with its broad lawn in the front and the Columbia Basin lapping at the rear. But old timers will remember the view used to look quite different from above.

    Satellite View Of Museum of Science & Industry Shows Its Underground Push
    HYDE PARK - Looking down on the Museum of Science and Industry from the height of a satellite makes it very clear how much of the museum is now buried underground. The museum at 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive looks palatial sitting in Jackson Park with its broad lawn in the front and the Columbia Basin lapping at the rear.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

32 hours ago

Nando’s Peri-Peri likely to replace Clark’s

On Tuesday, the city issued permits to Burton Heiss, the owner of Nando’s Peri-Peri for $70, 000 in interior renovations for the former diner at 1447 E. 53rd St.

    Nando's Peri-Peri likely to replace Clark's
    By MEREDITH OGILVIE Staff Writer According to recent city building permits, the South African chicken chain Nando's Peri-Peri will replace Clark's Diner, which was evicted by the University of Chicago, earlier this month. On Tuesday, the city issued permits to Burton Heiss, the owner of Nando's Peri-Peri for $70, 000 in interior renovations for the former diner at 1447 E.
    http://hpherald.com

32 hours ago

Nando's Peri-Peri Pulls Permits to Replace Clarke's in Hyde Park

On Tuesday, the city issued permits to Burton Heiss, owner of Nando’s Peri-Peri, for $70,000 in interior renovations for the former Clarke’s at 1447 E. 53rd St.

    Nando's Peri-Peri Pulls Permits to Replace Clarke's in Hyde Park
    HYDE PARK - Nando's Peri-Peri appears poised to replace Clarke's in Hyde Park, according to recent building permits. On Tuesday, the city issued permits to Burton Heiss, owner of Nando's Peri-Peri, for $70,000 in interior renovations for the former Clarke's at 1447 E. 53rd St. On Aug.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

34 hours ago

Dolton man charged with string of Hammond armed robberies

White is accused of robbing the Subway restaurant at 4538 Calumet Ave. in Hammond several times, according to court records. In the first robbery on Dec. 20...

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He robbed the same Subway again on Dec. 22, 2015, and on Jan. 20 and April 30, 2016, prosecutors said. He also robbed another Subway at 7518 Calumet Avenue in Hammond on Jan. 30.

White also attempted to rob a Dunkin Donuts at 7306 Calumet Ave. in Hammond on March 12, according to prosecutors. He entered the store wearing a hoodie...

    Dolton man charged with string of Hammond armed robberies
    A south suburban man has been charged with multiple armed robberies since December at Subway and Dunkin Donuts locations in northwest Indiana. Jamal Marco White, 26, has been charged with five felony counts of armed robbery and one felony count of attempted armed robbery, according to a criminal information filed in the Superior Court of Lake County, Indiana.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

41 hours ago

Barack and Michelle Obama’s love affair—with each other, and the city—hits the big screen

...Theater). Their fabled first kiss outside a Baskin-Robbins occurs not at the corner of Dorchester and 53rd (the spot has been marked with a commemorative plaque since 2012) but at 53rd and...

...and 53rd (the spot has been marked with a commemorative plaque since 2012) but at 53rd and Woodlawn, where the film crew turned a Harold's Chicken Shack into a Baskin-Robbins for...

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322 E. Illinois St.

1471 W. Webster Ave.

600 N. Michigan

1500 North Clybourn Avenue

1715 Maple Ave.

7601 S. Cicero Ave.

7000 Carpenter Rd.

2828 N. Clark St.

150 W. Roosevelt Rd.

100 N. State

    Barack and Michelle Obama's love affair-with each other, and the city-hits the big screen
    Plenty of couples banter, woo, and fall in love in Chicago, despite the vast majority of American films locating romance elsewhere (most often in New York). But in dramatizing the first date of Barack and Michelle Obama in the summer of 1989, when they were colleagues at a Loop law firm, writer-director Richard Tanne returned to the city where the couple met and, three years later, married.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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