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Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017

Englewood/Anchor House Market (City Market) (Link), 76th St. & Racine Ave., July 8–September 16; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

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The Daley Plaza Farmers Market at 50 W. Washington St. opens on Thursday, May 11 with a series of opening day activities starting at 11:30 a.m. The market will continue on the plaza from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Thursday through the last Thursday in October.

...Market – Mercado de Maxwell – summer season kicks off Sunday, May 14  The Maxwell Street Market (800 S. Desplaines St.), which runs year round, rain, ice or snow will kick off its summer season on...

Loyola Farmers Market (Link), 6550 N. Sheridan Rd., June 5–October 16, 3–7 p.m. (2:30–6:30 p.m. October dates)

Columbus Park Market (City Market) (Link), 500 S. Central Ave., July 11–September 12; 2–7 p.m.

Federal Plaza Market (City Market) (Link), 50 W. Adams St., May 16–October 31; 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Gary Comer Youth Center Farm Stand (Link), 7256 S. Chicago Ave., June 6–August 29, 3–6 p.m.

Lincoln Square Market (City Market) (Link), 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 6–October 31; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

North Lawndale Market (City Market) (Link), 1420 S. Albany Ave., September 5–October 31; 3–6 p.m.

PCC Farmers Market (Link), 330 N. Lotus Ave.,June 6–October 31, 12–5 p.m.

Andersonville Farmers Market (Link), 1500 W. Berwyn Ave., May 10–October 18, 3–8 p.m. (3–7 p.m. September & October dates)

Green City Market–Lincoln Park (Link), 1817 N. Clark St., May 10–October 25, 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

La Follette Park Market (City Market) (Link), 1333 N. Laramie Ave., July 12–September 13; 2–7 p.m.

Lawndale Market (Link), 3750 W. Ogden Ave., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Pullman Market (City Market) (Link), 11100 S. Cottage Grove Ave., July 5–October 25; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Ravenswood Farmers Market (Link), 4900 N. Damen Ave., June 7–October 18, 4–8 p.m.

Roseland Market (City Market) (Link), 200 W. 109th St., August 30–October 25; 2:30–5:30 p.m.

Washington Park Market (Link), 555 E. 51st St., June 14–October 11, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Argyle Night Market, 1000 W. Argyle St. (at Sheridan Rd.), July 6–August 31, 5–9 p.m.

NEW Austin Market (City Market) (Link), 5900 W. Chicago Ave., July 13–September 14; 2–7 p.m.

Eli's Cheesecake Farm Stand and Fresh Market, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr., June 15–August 24, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Garfield Park Neighborhood Market (Link), 200 N. Kedzie Ave., June 15, July 13, August 17, September 14 & October 19, 3–6 p.m.

Green City Market at the Park (Link), 3637 N. Clark St., June 15–October 26, 4–8 p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers Market (Link), 1520 E. 53rd St., June 1–October 26, 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Lincoln Square Thursday Night Farmers Market, 2301 W. Leland Ave., June 8–October 26 (No market September 7), 4–8 p.m.

Low-Line Farmers Market, 3410 N. Southport Ave.,June 1–October 26, 3–7:30 p.m.

South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., June 15–September 28, 4–8 p.m.

Wood Street Farm Stand (Link), 5814 S. Wood St., April 20–October 25, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. (1st & 3rdThursday from June to October, market ends at 6 p.m.)

Fresh Beats and Eats Market (Link), 2744 W. 63rd St., May 19–October 20, 2–6 p.m.

Division Street Market (City Market) (Link), 30 W. Division St., May 13–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Eden's Place Farmers Market (Link), 4911 S. Shields Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgebrook Neighborhood Farmers Market, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., June 17–September 30, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edgewater Farmers Market, 5917 N. Broadway St., June 3–October 14, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

51st Street Community Market (Link), 5100 S. Wood St., June 17–October 14, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Green City Market - West Loop (Link), 115 S. Sangamon St., June 3–October 28, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Healthy Food Hub at The Quarry Center (Link), 2423 E. 75th St., Year-round, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Horner Park Farmers Market, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., June 3–October 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Lincoln Park Market (City Market), 700 W. Armitage Ave.,June 3–October 28; 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Northcenter Farmers Market, 4100 N. Damen Ave., June 3–October 28 (No market June 10), 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Plant Chicago Farmers Market (Link), 1400 W 46th St., June 3–September 16, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

61st Street Farmers Market (Link), 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., May 13–December 16, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

West Humboldt Park Farmers Market (Link), 3601 W. Chicago Ave., June 24–October 7, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

NEW Bronzeville Market (City Market) (Link), 4700 S. King Dr., July 9–September 17; 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Glenwood Sunday Market (Link), 1400 W. Morse Ave.. June 4–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Independence Park Farmers Market (Link), 3945 N. Springfield Ave., June 11–October 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Jefferson Park Sunday Market (Link), 4820 N. Long Ave., June 11–October 22 (2nd & 4th sundays), 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Logan Square Farmers Market (Link), 3107 W. Logan Blvd., May 14–October 29, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

McKinley Park Farmers Market (Link), 3700 S. Archer Ave., June 4–September 24, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Pilsen Community Market (Link), 1800 S. Halsted St., May 28–October 29, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

Portage Park Farmers Market, 5400 W. Irving Park Rd., June 4–October 1 (1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays), 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

South Shore Farmers Market (Link), 79th & South Shore Drive, June 11–October 8, 12–5 p.m.

Sunday City Market, 1000 W. 35th St., July 9–September 10, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Wicker Park Farmers Market (Link), 1425 N. Damen Ave., June 4–October 29, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

    Chicago Farmers Market calendar for 2017
    Chicago Farmer's Market Season officially opens May 11 on Daley Plaza Although there have been some indoor markets and French markets throughout Chicago's winter, the official outdoor summer market season kicks off Thursday, May 11, at the Daley Plaza Market. In addition to the fresh produce, plants, unique Chicago-made products and eclectic street food offered...
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Activist Opening Youth Center To Empower Community In Auburn Gresham

Activist Opening Youth Center To Empower Community In Auburn Gresham

    Activist Opening Youth Center To Empower Community In Auburn Gresham - Auburn Gresham Portal
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25 hours ago

Dan Ryan Woods Improvements Include Exercise Stairs, Better Bike Trail

These additions and more were the focus of a meeting held Wednesday night by the Forest Preserves of Cook County at Wild Blossom Meadery at 9030 S. Hermitage Ave. in Washington Heights.

    Dan Ryan Woods Improvements Include Exercise Stairs, Better Bike Trail
    BEVERLY - A staircase meant for exercise, a tree house-inspired playground and improvements to the Major Taylor Bike Trail are all coming to the Dan Ryan Woods in Beverly. These additions and more were the focus of a meeting held Wednesday night by the Forest Preserves of Cook County at Wild Blossom Meadery at 9030 S.
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40 hours ago

For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College

For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College

    For the 8th Consecutive Year, 100% of Urban Prep Seniors Have Been Admitted to College - Auburn Gresham Portal
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46 hours ago

Activist Opening Youth Center To Empower Community In Auburn Gresham

The center, 7919 S. Ashland Ave., will also offer mental health services and mentoring opportunities.

Majostee Allstars supporters had been looking at several buildings before buying the one at 79th and Ashland. They chose that one because Green said the area has "heightened crime" that the center could help combat.

    Activist Opening Youth Center To Empower Community In Auburn Gresham
    CHICAGO - Activist Ja'Mal Green is hoping to turn a newly bought Auburn Gresham building into a youth center by the end of this year. Green, who has protested violence and police brutality, has spent months raising money for the Majostee Allstars Youth Center.
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3 days ago

New community center coming to Gresham, Englewood neighborhoods

...areas. Community leaders announced Tuesday the center will be housed in an old bank at 7919 S. Ashland Ave. in the Gresham neighborhood. The center will offer programs that address financial literacy, credit development...

    New community center coming to Gresham, Englewood neighborhoods
    A new community center designed to combat violence is coming to one of Chicago's most violence areas. Community leaders announced Tuesday the center will be housed in an old bank at 7919 S. Ashland Ave. in the Gresham neighborhood. The center will offer programs that address financial literacy, credit development, real estate, job training and entrepreneurship.
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3 days ago

How I was changed by my Spring Break Trip

How I was changed by my Spring Break Trip

    How I was changed by my Spring Break Trip - Auburn Gresham Portal
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3 days ago

Man Arrested Despite Wearing His 'Lucky Shirt'

Clay was arrested at 1945 W. 87th St. in Auburn Gresham after police saw him driving a car with expired plates and recklessly passing cars in traffic through a bus lane, according to a police spokesman.

    - - DNAinfo Chicago
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4 days ago

When the Community Takes to the Streets... and Cleans Them

Site locations ranged from 82nd & Ashland to 59th & Halsted. 

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Site locations ranged from 82nd & Ashland to 59th & Halsted. 

    When the Community Takes to the Streets... and Cleans Them - Teamwork Englewood
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4 days ago

7 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...the South Side. A 19-year-old woman was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 81st Street when someone shot her multiple times from a passing black van, police said. She suffered...

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...a Roseland neighborhood shooting on the Far South Side. They were in a vehicle at 97th and Yale when someone approached and opened fire. A 21-year-old man was shot in the...

...Ryan D. Thornton was sitting in a vehicle at 12:33 p.m. in the 400 block of East Garfield when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots, authorities said. Thornton was shot...

...p.m. Saturday, a male walked up to 26-year-old Fredrick Stewart in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in the South Shore neighborhood and fired shots, striking him in the left eye and...

...with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of a parked SUV in the 5900 block of South Paulina. He was dead at the scene, police said. His name has not been been released...

...Side. A male and a 25-year-old man were inside a building in the 6500 block of South King Drive when they were both shot, police said. They were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where...

    7 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Seven people were killed and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The violence brought the city's toll to at least 980 people shot, 170 fatally, since the start of the year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data.
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4 days ago

Police: Man attempted to lure 4 boys into van in Auburn Gresham

...Friday.Police said the suspect drove up to the boys in a van in the 1000-block of West 75th Street at about 6:30 p.m. and asked them if they want a ride.The...

    Police: Man attempted to lure 4 boys into van in Auburn Gresham
    Chicago police have issued an alert about an attempt to kidnap four boys in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side Friday. Police said the suspect drove up to the boys in a van in the 1000-block of West 75th Street at about 6:30 p.m. and asked them if they want a ride.
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4 days ago

Police: Man tried to lure 4 boys to van in Gresham

About 6:30 p.m., the man drove up to the young boys in the 1000 block of West 75th Street and asked them if they wanted a ride, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

    Police: Man tried to lure 4 boys to van in Gresham
    Police are searching for a man who attempted to lure four boys into his van Friday evening in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. About 6:30 p.m., the man drove up to the young boys in the 1000 block of West 75th Street and asked them if they wanted a ride, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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4 days ago

Woman injured in Auburn Gresham drive-by shooting

About 9:40 p.m., she was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 81st Street when someone shot her multiple times in her feet from a passing black van, according to Chicago Police.

    Woman injured in Auburn Gresham drive-by shooting
    A 19-year-old woman was shot Sunday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. About 9:40 p.m., she was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 81st Street when someone shot her multiple times in her feet from a passing black van, according to Chicago Police.
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4 days ago

THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES RESIDENTSTO “ACT UP” TOGETHER TO BENEFIT NEIGHBORHOODS

THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES RESIDENTSTO “ACT UP” TOGETHER TO BENEFIT NEIGHBORHOODS

    THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES RESIDENTSTO "ACT UP" TOGETHER TO BENEFIT NEIGHBORHOODS - Auburn Gresham Portal
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5 days ago

Person shot in chest in Auburn Gresham

The shooting happened about 2:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 88th Street, according to Chicago Police.

    Person shot in chest in Auburn Gresham
    A person was shot Sunday afternoon in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 88th Street, according to Chicago Police. The victim, a male whose age wasn't immediately available, was shot in the chest, police said.
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5 days ago

4 Steps 2 College

4 Steps 2 College

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5 days ago

3 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...the South Side Gresham neighborhood. A 19-year-old man was driving south in the 8200 block of South Damen when someone in a black SUV fired shots at him, striking him in the face...

...in the front passenger seat of a vehicle shortly after 3 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Damen when another male walked up and opened fire, police said. The man was shot in...

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...neighborhood when an unknown male walked up to a 26-year-old man in the 2800 block of East 76th Street and fired shots, striking the man in the left eye and lower back before running...

Officers responding to a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Friday found a 39-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of a parked SUV in the 5900 block of South Paulina in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. He was dead at the scene, police said.

...of unknown age and a 25-year-old man were inside a building in the 6500 block of South King Drive when they were shot, police said. They were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where the...

    3 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people were killed and at least 24 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. The violence brought the city's toll to 969 people shot, 166 fatally, since the start of the year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data. The latest killing happened just after 6:30 p.m.
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5 days ago

$1M Bond For Man Charged With Gresham Shooting

About 10:30 p.m. March 9, a 58-year-old man was in the lobby of his apartment building in the 8200 block of South Ada when he got into an argument with another male, who then pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said at the time.

    $1M Bond For Man Charged With Gresham Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man has been ordered held on a $1 million bond after he was charged with shooting another man last month in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Anthony M.
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5 days ago

$1M bond for man charged with Gresham shooting

About 10:30 p.m. March 9, a 58-year-old man was in the lobby of his apartment building in the 8200 block of South Ada when he got into an argument with another male, who then pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said at the time.

    $1M bond for man charged with Gresham shooting
    A man has been ordered held on a $1 million bond after he was charged with shooting another man last month in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Anthony M. Washington, 28, faces one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm inside an occupied building, both felonies, according to Chicago Police.
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5 days ago

Man wounded in Gresham shooting

He was driving south at 3:42 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Damen when someone in a black SUV fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police.

    Man wounded in Gresham shooting
    A 19-year-old man was shot early Sunday in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. He was driving south at 3:42 a.m. in the 8200 block of South Damen when someone in a black SUV fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police.
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5 days ago

Man shot in Gresham

Shortly after 3 a.m., the 22-year-old was sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in the 7900 block of South Damen when another male walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in Gresham
    A man was shot early Sunday in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Shortly after 3 a.m., the 22-year-old was sitting in the front passenger seat of a vehicle in the 7900 block of South Damen when another male walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
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5 days ago

18-year-old man shot in hand in Gresham

At 6:16 p.m., the man was shot in the right hand in the 8000 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago Police.

    18-year-old man shot in hand in Gresham
    An 18-year-old man was shot Saturday evening in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. At 6:16 p.m., the man was shot in the right hand in the 8000 block of South Halsted Street, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where his condition was stabilized, police said.
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Apr 21

Person shot during fight in Gresham

A male, whose age was not immediately known, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg about 3 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Emerald Avenue after a fight occurred, according to Chicago Police.

    Person shot during fight in Gresham
    A person was shot Friday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A male, whose age was not immediately known, suffered a gunshot wound to the leg about 3 p.m. in the 8200 block of South Emerald Avenue after a fight occurred, according to Chicago Police.
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Apr 20

$5,000 Reward Offered To Find Killer Of 3 Men In Auburn Gresham

The trio of men were found shot to death in a car last month in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, near 87th and Throop.

    $5,000 Reward Offered To Find Killer Of 3 Men In Auburn Gresham
    (CBS) - Three Chicago mothers on a mission to find whoever killed their three sons. The trio of men were found shot to death in a car last month in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, near 87th and Throop. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports the families are hopeful a new reward will lead to an arrest.
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Apr 20

$5K reward offered for info on Auburn Gresham triple murder

...death in a car in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood.The three were found near 86th and Throop last month. On Thursday, the victims' relatives and other people canvased the area for information...

    $5K reward offered for info on Auburn Gresham triple murder
    A $5,000 reward is being offered in the case of three young men who were found shot to death in a car in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The three were found near 86th and Throop last month. On Thursday, the victims' relatives and other people canvased the area for information about the shootings.
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Apr 20

No Small Plans on the Southwest Side

Currently, Nelson and his team are working hard to bring in other resources as well. To save a terra-cotta gem of a building at 839 W. 79th St., GAGDC is working to convert the former furniture store from 1925 into a healthy lifestyle hub, supporting more than 100 living-wage jobs in the community.

    No Small Plans on the Southwest Side - LISC Chicago
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Apr 19

100 Girls Going To Prom Can Get Free Hair Styling At Auburn Gresham Salon

The free services including washing, blow-drying and styling for 100 prom and graduation-bound girls from neighborhood high schools. The salon, 7849 S. Loomis, is booking appointments now.

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Local barbershop Crispy Cuts Barber & Beauty Salon, 31 E. 112th Place, will join the effort by providing free haircuts to young men going to prom.

    100 Girls Going To Prom Can Get Free Hair Styling At Auburn Gresham Salon
    AUBURN GRESHAM - This prom and graduation season 100 girls will receive free hair styling at The Total Look hair salon in Auburn Gresham. Owner Brigette Maxwell is a native of the community and has been in business for 15 years.
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Apr 18

Orland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for Upgrades

Orland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for Upgrades

    Orland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for Upgrades - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Apr 18

City Withholds Documents Involving Police Shooting of Minor

Warren Robinson, 16, was shot 16 times as he hid under a car in the 8700 block of South Sangamon. According to the Medical Examiner's report, eleven shots struck him in the back.

    City Withholds Documents Involving Police Shooting of Minor
    The Chicago Police Department is improperly withholding documents detailing how police shot and killed a 16-year old, according to an opinion released by the Illinois Attorney General's office. Despite the ruling, the city still will not release investigative files detailing how officers shot and killed a teenager named Warren Robinson.
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Apr 18

As violence spreads, we can't afford to just do nothing

Photo Credit:  Kids clean up a lot at 75th Street and Stewart Avenue that MASK purchased to turn into green space and a playlot for children.  (Alyssa Pointer/Chicago Tribune photos)

    As violence spreads, we can't afford to just do nothing
    I was reading Dahleen Glanton's column again today. In it, she notes that violence has spread to parts of the city where violent crime was once almost unheard of. Places like Navy Pier, McCormick Place, Grant Park. Recently, two boys were shot in affluent Old Town during spring break.
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Apr 18

Nightmare Lakeview Party Crasher Groped Women, Shot Man, Prosecutors Say

Warren, of the 8300 block of South Hamilton Avenue, was arrested at the Lakeview apartment about 1:20 a.m. Sunday, court records show.

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It all began sometime after 11 p.m. Saturday when Warren and a friend tried to crash a party in the 2900 block of North Sheffield Avenue, Assistant State's Attorney Lorraine Scaduto said during a bond hearing.

    Nightmare Lakeview Party Crasher Groped Women, Shot Man, Prosecutors Say
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - A man who crashed a college party in Lakeview pushed his way in, groped women, punched and slapped other guests - and then returned with a gun after he was kicked out, prosecutors said. James Warren, 24, then shot a guest four times - in the thigh, knee and ankle - before getting arrested, prosecutors said.
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Apr 17

To Celebrate 15 Years, The Total Look Beauty Salon Gives Back by Paying it Forward On May 6th

To Celebrate 15 Years, The Total Look Beauty Salon Gives Back by Paying it Forward On May 6th

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Apr 16

Man charged with fatal Auburn Gresham shooting

About 12:30 p.m. April 2, 20-year-old Courtney Lewis was with three other people inside a car in the 8200 block of South Ada when shots rang out, authorities said.

The car carrying Lewis sped away from the scene. Two passengers in the vehicle realized they’d been shot and the driver stopped the car in the 8400 block of South Aberdeen, police said at the time.

    Man charged with fatal Auburn Gresham shooting
    A man has been charged with an Auburn Gresham neighborhood shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded earlier this month on the South Side. Curtis Conner, 25, faces one count of first-degree murder, one count of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, and three counts of attempted first-degree murder, all felonies, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Apr 16

Cops: 16-year-old girl missing, last seen walking dog in Gresham

Tacanna James was last contacted April 8 and was seen walking her yellow labrador dog in the 7600 block of South Throop, according to missing person alert from Chicago Police.

    Cops: 16-year-old girl missing, last seen walking dog in Gresham
    A 16-year-old girl who was last seen walking her dog in the Gresham neighborhood last week on the South Side has been reported missing, police said. Tacanna James was last contacted April 8 and was seen walking her yellow labrador dog in the 7600 block of South Throop, according to missing person alert from Chicago Police.
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Apr 14

On Englewood Peace Walk, Cardinal Decries 'Environment of Hopelessness'

The Rev. Michael Pfleger, who pastors St. Sabina Church, 1210 W. 78th Pl., told DNAinfo that he hopes the event got the attention of not just those who live in the community, but everywhere.

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The group traced the Stations of the Cross and paused along the way to read the names of lives lost to violence in Chicago since January of this year. They prayed along 68th at Stewart and at Green Street, and 63rd and Parnell Avenue.

    On Englewood Peace Walk, Cardinal Decries 'Environment of Hopelessness'
    ENGLEWOOD - Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, led more than 1,500 people on a walk for peace through Englewood Friday, urging society not to ignore those neighborhoods wracked with violence and touting "sensible gun policy." The walk kicked off on Good Friday at 10:30 a.m. at 66th St.
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Apr 12

Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan 2017 has been published!

Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan 2017 has been published!

    Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan 2017 has been published! - Auburn Gresham Portal
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Apr 12

Teen's Prom Shoes Stolen Off Front Porch [VIDEO]

She had ordered the $127 shoes through Macys.com and was eagerly awaiting their arrival, only to discover that the package was stolen right off of her front steps in the 8300 block of South Sangamon Street.

    Teen's Prom Shoes Stolen Off Front Porch [VIDEO]
    AUBURN GRESHAM - Dyana Daniels couldn't wait to try on her new Betsey Johnson designer shoes with 4-inch heels she planned to wear to her high school prom. She had ordered the $127 shoes through Macys.com and was eagerly awaiting their arrival, only to discover that the package was stolen right off of her front steps in the 8300 block of South Sangamon Street.
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Apr 11

'Army of Moms' to host Seder on South Side

...for the group mothers against senseless killings. They're hosting a Seder Tuesday night at 75th and Stewart on the South Side.The hope is to create an environment where people are sharing...

    'Army of Moms' to host Seder on South Side
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS WATCH LIVE at 6:30PM: Asian American groups respond to United passenger being dragged from plane WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS WATCH LIVE at 6:30PM: Asian American groups respond to United passenger being dragged from plane The "Army of Moms" will be out on Chicago street corners all week trying to keep kids safe during Spring Break.
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Apr 10

1871 and CPS Announce Entrepreneur 8-Week Seminar at Dyett High School

1871 and CPS Announce Entrepreneur 8-Week Seminar at Dyett High School

    1871 and CPS Announce Entrepreneur 8-Week Seminar at Dyett High School - Auburn Gresham Portal
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 10

7 Killed, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

...shot in the South Side Gresham neighborhood. He was shot in the chest in the 1200 block of West 81st Street when someone fired multiple times at him from inside a vehicle, authorities said. He was...

This article has 7 other Chicago locations (Show)

...police said. Two men walked up to him at 8:15 p.m. in the 10700 block of South Green Bay and opened fire, striking him multiple times in his chest, arm and hand. He was...

A 20-year-old man was standing outside about 8 p.m. in the 13100 block of South Langley in the Riverdale neighborhood when several males walked up and fired shots. The man was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

...walk the dog when they shot each other at 8:21 a.m. in the 9100 block of South Woodlawn, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Both men suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were taken...

...the Ravenswood neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was driving in an alley in the 4800 block of North Rockwell when someone came around the corner and shot him in the chest, police said. The...

...neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 4900 block of South Kostner learned 21-year-old Carlos Rosas had already taken himself to Mount Sinai Hospital, authorities...

The latest nonfatal shooting happened at 5:57 a.m. Monday in the South Chicago neighborhood. A 27-year-old man was shot in the hand in the 8800 block of South Burley, police said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized. Additional information was not provided.

About 3:45 a.m., a 33-year-old man was driving north in the 1700 block of North Talman in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side when another vehicle pulled up next...

    7 Killed, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Seven men were killed and at least 27 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning. The weekend's latest fatal shooting happened at 4:51 a.m. Monday in the West Chesterfield neighborhood on the South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Apr 08

19-year-old man shot in chest in Gresham

He was shot in his chest about 5 p.m. in the 1200 block of West 81st Street when someone fired multiple shots at him from inside a vehicle, according to Chicago Police.

    19-year-old man shot in chest in Gresham
    A 19-year-old man was shot Saturday evening in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. He was shot in his chest about 5 p.m. in the 1200 block of West 81st Street when someone fired multiple shots at him from inside a vehicle, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Apr 07

April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!

April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!

    April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling! - Auburn Gresham Portal
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 07

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?

    Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider? - Auburn Gresham Portal
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 07

1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Thursday

...3:30 p.m. in Gresham, three men were riding in a car in the 8700 block of South Sangamon when someone fired shots, police said. A 38-year-old was shot in his chest...

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The homicide happened at 3:22 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, where a gunman walked up to a 28-year-old man in front of a store in the 2300 block of East 83rd Street and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police. The shooter took off in a blue vehicle.

Thursday’s first shooting happened at 12:35 a.m. in Humboldt Park’s 3500 block of West Augusta. Two men, ages 19 and 24, were sitting in a parked vehicle when a gunman...

    1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Thursday
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Thursday shootings on the South and West sides of the city left a person dead and six wounded. The homicide happened at 3:22 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, where a gunman walked up to a 28-year-old man in front of a store in the 2300 block of East 83rd Street and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Apr 07

1 killed, 6 wounded in Thursday shootings on South, West sides

...3:30 p.m. in Gresham, three men were riding in a car in the 8700 block of South Sangamon when someone fired shots, police said. A 38-year-old was shot in his chest...

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

The homicide happened at 3:22 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, where a gunman walked up to a 28-year-old man in front of a store in the 2300 block of East 83rd Street and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police. The shooter took off in a blue vehicle.

Thursday’s first shooting happened at 12:35 a.m. in Humboldt Park’s 3500 block of West Augusta. Two men, ages 19 and 24, were sitting in a parked vehicle when a gunman...

    1 killed, 6 wounded in Thursday shootings on South, West sides
    Thursday shootings on the South and West sides of the city left a person dead and six others wounded. The homicide happened at 3:22 p.m. in the South Chicago neighborhood, where a gunman walked up to a 28-year-old man in front of a store in the 2300 block of East 83rd Street and shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Apr 07

ComEd's CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates

ComEd's CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates

    ComEd's CONSTRUCT Expands Job Opportunities for Local Minority Candidates - Auburn Gresham Portal
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 06

20-year-old man shot in Gresham

About 3:40 p.m., he was shot multiple times in the 8700 block of South Sangamon Street and was in critical condition, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

    20-year-old man shot in Gresham
    A 20-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. About 3:40 p.m., he was shot multiple times in the 8700 block of South Sangamon Street and was in critical condition, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. The hospital he was taken to was not immediately available.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Apr 06

The People's OPL (Obama Presidential Library)

The People's OPL (Obama Presidential Library)

    The People's OPL (Obama Presidential Library) - Auburn Gresham Portal
    http://www.auburngreshamportal.org

Apr 06

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?

In his newly opened tasting room at 9030 South Hermitage Avenue, Fischer pours around 15 of the dozens of varieties—both still and sparkling—he has...

    Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?
    Seventeen years ago in Beverly, Greg Fischer opened Wild Blossom Meadery, Illinois's very first mead-producing facility. Given Chicagoans' love of craft beer and hard cider, he can't figure out why it's taken so long for them to embrace the honey-based fermented beverage with medieval origins and a growing national following.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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