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Riot Fest Gets Fewer Complaints Since Its 2015 Move To Douglas Park

Street, 60, lives directly across from the park in the 3000 block of 19th Street and had heard of the punk rock festival's reputation as a noisy event that can "ruin" a Chicago park as its horde of fans descend on the block.

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But others said there wasn't enough foot traffic along California Avenue to draw many customers south of the California Pink Line station. At Teloloapan Grocery, 2027 S. California Ave., street vendors siphoned off what little business the corner store might have attracted, the owner said.

    Riot Fest Gets Fewer Complaints Since Its 2015 Move To Douglas Park
    NORTH LAWNDALE - Three years ago, Linda Street was uneasy with the thought of Riot Fest moving to her neighborhood. Street, 60, lives directly across from the park in the 3000 block of 19th Street and had heard of the punk rock festival's reputation as a noisy event that can "ruin" a Chicago park as its horde of fans descend on the block.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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17 hours ago

Man Electrocuted At Blue Line Station On West Side

Robert Devito was found unresponsive on the tracks at the Pulaski Blue station at 530 S. Pulaski Rd. at 7:20 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Man Electrocuted At Blue Line Station On West Side
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 42-year-old man was electrocuted at a Blue Line station Sunday night on the West Side. Robert Devito was found unresponsive on the tracks at the Pulaski Blue station at 530 S. Pulaski Rd. at 7:20 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

29 hours ago

#LovingLawndaletoLife Citizen Journalist Training-Time Sensitive

Are you a North Lawndale resident that wants to give voice to issues that impact the community on a daily basis? Do you want to learn how to produce your own newsletter and internet radio show? If so, join us at Carey Tercentenary AME Church, 1448 South Homan Avenue, at 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 21, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. High school students, adults and seniors are welcome. This citizen journalist training is being sponsored by CareyTercentenary AME Church through the #LovingLawndaletoLife Campaign, underwritten by the The Chicago Community Trust. #ActingUp #OntheTable2017

30 hours ago

#LovingLawndaletoLife Deputy Registrar Training-Time Sensitive

Take your civic engagement to the next level. Train to be a deputy registrar, Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Carey Tercentenary AME Church, 1448 South Homan Avenue, from 11:00 am-12:00 noon. If you are interested, you must be 18 years of age, and a registered voter. I need your name, address, email address and phone number by the close of business Monday, September 18, 2017. This training is being sponsored by Carey Tercentenary AME Church and the Chicago Westside Branch NAACP as a part of the #LovingLawndaletoLife campaign, and underwritten by the Chicago Community Trust through their #ActingUpAwards. #OntheTable2017.

30 hours ago

#LovingLawndaletoLife Community Tour

Are you a North Lawndale resident that wants to see the community from a different perspective? Take a tour with us on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm. The bus will leave from Carey Tercentenary AME Church. We will visit historic landmarks and local businesses, and highlight the positive things that are going on in North Lawndale. This tour is being sponsored by Carey Tercentenary AME Church as a part of the #LovingLawndaletoLife campaign, and underwritten by the Chicago Community Trust through their #ActingUPAwards. #OntheTable.

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