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South Side Eats: Ms. Biscuit

Ms. Biscuit is located at 5431 S. Wabash Ave. 773-268-8088. Open seven days a week from 5 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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...Pete in the film Soul Food) who turned me on to a little diner on South Chicago Avenue and 67th Street called Ms. Biscuit. (It was located next door to Mr. Biscuit's Hand Car Wash...

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    when first opened their food was great! It has fallen off a bit and don't go as much but every now and then will stop over there. Maybe too many chef changes don't know The wait staff is great in their friendliness and service.

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Meetings scheduled to discuss public art

The first town hall is 6 p.m. today, at the Chicago Cultural Center (CCC), 78 E. Washington St., with the second at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd.

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The first town hall is 6 p.m. today, at the Chicago Cultural Center (CCC), 78 E. Washington St., with the second at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd.

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'Living in Color' Storytelling Series Kicks Off in Englewood

...topic is migration; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Dorchester Projects' Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., where the topic is love; and from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Rosa...

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The free event runs from 6:30-8 p.m. at the cafe, 825 W. 69th St., and those planning to attend should RSVP online because space is limited, said Carlos Velazquez, a spokesman for the humanities council.

...speaker's series are 6-8 p.m. June 5 at Chicago Urban Art Society, 600 W. Cermak Road where the topic is migration; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Dorchester Projects...

...topic is love; and from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Rosa’s Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Ave. where the topic is self identity...

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What will be the legacy of street artist Chris Drew?

...will be held at 6 PM Wednesday, April 30, at the Washington Park Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield; RSVP at cityofchicago.org...

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35 shot in 36-hour span

Two people were shot about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. A 32-year-old...

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The fourth murder was also early Sunday, about 1:10 a.m. in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The shooting victim, identified by the...

...victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Joshua Martinez of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, whose body lay on a sidewalk in front of the brick bungalow...

About 4:10 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the 5400 block of West Diversey Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was wounded in the stomach and...

About 2:30 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the forearm twice in the 1500 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood, police said. He was shot blocks from where two people were shot last night. The man was taken to the University of Illinois Hospital in good condition.

...m. a 28-year-old woman was shot in the head in the intersection of Grand and Kedzie avenues in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. She was northbound...

About the same time in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt Road in the Lawndale neighborhood, an 18-year-old man was shot in the leg, police said. He was walking with a group and fled at the sound of gunfire but realized he had been shot. He is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

About 11:55 p.m., two people were shot in the 10000 block of South Crandon Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the South Side. A man and a woman, each...

A 30-year-old man was shot in the groin about 11:24 p.m. in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger hospital.

Someone shot a 26-year-old woman in the hip in the 5900 block of South Halsted Street in Englewood neighborhood about 11:10 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector...

Three people standing on a sidewalk in Logan Square, near the intersection of North and Washtenaw avenues, were shot about 10:25 p.m., police said. Someone who passed by in...

...a 16-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to his right leg on the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue, in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, said News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.The shooting happened at...

...a gunshot wound, police said. The man was shot in the right hand on the 5200 block of West Wellington Avenue in the Cragin neighborhood, police said. His condition had stabilized, said Sweeney...

At 4:55 p.m. a 30-year-old man was shot on the 400 block of West 126th Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, said Sweeney. The man was shot in the left leg and was taken to Metro South Hospital in good condition, said Sweeney.

Aside from the 18 people shot, a 25-year-old man walked into Stroger hospital Saturday afternoon and said he was shot about 2 a.m. near 59th Street and Talman Avenue in Gage Park early Saturday morning. He was shot in the side but it's not clear why he delayed seeking medical attention.

  • Dr. Magic Stuck Living Here In South Shore Since 2011

    I'm almost glad the temperatures dropped so dramatically. This foolishness is unreal

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    Dr. Magic, in the House!

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4 Dead, 33 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

...Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, authorities said. Brownlee, who lived on the same block where he was shot, was taken...

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...Martinez, 20, was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m., authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue...

...3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m., authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:26 a.m., according to the Cook...

...night in the South Shore neighborhood. Shannon Mack, 34, was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon...

...block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical...

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

The girl, Gakirah Barnes, of the 8000 block of South South Shore Drive, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m., authorities said.

The 28-year-old was driving an SUV in the 900 block of North Kedzie Avenue at 12:30 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV pulled up alongside...

  • Dr. Magic Stuck Living Here In South Shore Since 2011

    I love living in the ghetto. #sarcasm

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4 dead, 33 hurt in weekend Chicago shootings

...Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, authorities said. Brownlee, who lived on the same block where he was shot, was taken...

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...Martinez, 20, was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m., authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue...

...3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1 a.m., authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:26 a.m., according to the Cook...

...night in the South Shore neighborhood. Shannon Mack, 34, was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon...

...block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical...

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

The girl, Gakirah Barnes, of the 8000 block of South South Shore Drive, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m., authorities said.

The 28-year-old was driving an SUV in the 900 block of North Kedzie Avenue at 12:30 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV pulled up alongside...

  • gpblight 15 Yr East Garfield Resident

    We need the media to keep on stories that show the count is larger than the official count.

    http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/May-2014/Chicago-crime-rates/

    As long as more effort is spent on the spin than on solving the problems...neighborhoods will continue to be so dangerous that no one will live in them or business open in them.

    This is kind of basic and everybody is bamboozled.

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4 killed, 33 wounded in weekend shootings

...Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. Sunday in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, the same block where he lived in the Washington Park neighborhood, authorities said. A 27...

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Martinez was making a left turn at Kedzie and Grand early Sunday when a gunman in another car pulled alongside her SUV and opened fire...

...neighborhood. He was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, authorities said. Joshua Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead...

...back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, authorities said. Joshua Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene about 1:30 a.m., according to the Cook...

About 9:30 p.m. Friday, Shannon Mack, 34, was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

About 9:30 p.m. Friday, Shannon Mack, 34, was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

About 3:30 p.m. Friday, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue in the Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.

Gakirah Barnes, of the 8000 block of South South Shore Drive, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m., authorities said.

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Weekend Violence Continues, with Two Dead, 15 Wounded Overnight

Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot to death in Washington Park about 2:40 a.m. Sunday, police said. A 27-year-old woman was shot in her lower right leg during the incident, which happened in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.

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The victim was arguing with his girlfriend outside in the 5400 block of West Diversey Avenue when someone intervened and shot the man. The victim was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in "stable condition."

• A 28-year-old man walked into Loretto Hospital early Sunday with a gunshot wound in his arm, Sullivan said. The man claimed he was shot near the intersection of West Van Buren Street and South Lotus Avenue in Austin about 3 a.m.

• About 2 a.m. Sunday, a 25-year-old man walked into Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his right abdomen and right foot, police said. The man said he was shot early Saturday while walking from a friend's home in the 5900 block of South Talman Avenue in Chicago Lawn.

• In Pilsen, a 30-year-old man was shot in his arm in the 1500 block of West 18th Place about 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Sullivan said. The victim is in good condition at the University of Illinois Hospital.

• An 18-year-old man was shot in his leg in North Lawndale about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Sullivan said. The victim was standing with a group of people in the 3800 block of West Roosevelt Road when shots rang out. The victim was in "stable condition" at Mount Sinai Hospital.

• A 28-year-old woman is in critical condition at Stroger Hospital after she was shot in her head in Humboldt Park early Sunday, police said. The woman was driving a car with a male passenger in the 900 block of North Kedzie Avenue when a dark SUV pulled up about 12:30 a.m.

• Two people are in serious condition after being shot in South Deering about 11:58 p.m. Saturday, police said. The victims were on a front porch in the 10000 block of South Crandon Avenue when a gunman opened fire.

• In Austin, a 30-year-old man was shot in his leg about 11:25 p.m. Saturday, Sullivan said. The man was standing in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street when someone walked up and began shooting. The victim is in "stable condition" at Stroger Hospital.

• A 26-year-old woman was shot in Englewood about 11:10 p.m. Saturday, Sullivan said. The woman was standing with two males on the sidewalk in the 5900 block of South Halsted Street when someone in a black hoodie walked up and began shooting.

• Three people were shot in West Town about 10:25 p.m. Saturday, Sullivan said. The victims were standing in the 2700 block of West North Avenue when a male passenger in a dark SUV opened fire.

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Four dead, 31 wounded in weekend shootings

...Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue, authorities said. Brownlee, who lived on the same block where he was shot, was taken...

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...Martinez, 20, was found unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the head and back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead at...

...and back in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place, authorities said. Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene about 1:30 a.m., according to the Cook...

...neighborhood. About 9:30 p.m. Shannon Mack, 34, was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street, police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at...

...multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street, police said. Mack, of the 6800 block of South Crandon Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:45 p.m., according to the medical...

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

The girl, Gakirah Barnes, of the 8000 block of South South Shore Drive, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 5:43 p.m., authorities said.

The 28-year-old was driving an SUV in the 900 block of North Kedzie Avenue at 12:30 a.m. when someone in a dark-colored SUV pulled up alongside...

  • Lots of these seem to be involving people in cars. Is there some battle going on that we don't know about?

  • One of the issues is that the Secretary of State office is not enforcing the law. Auto dealers large and small are suppose to issue license plates at the time of purchase. The criminals are purchasing cars and running around with temporary license plates comitting crimes and then dumping the cars.

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4 Dead, 33 Wounded in Weekend Chicago Violence

Around 2:40 a.m., a man and woman were standing behind a residence in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue when they heard shots and felt pain.

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The man was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend in the 5400 block of West Diversey Avenue when someone intervened and shot him in the hand and torso, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.

At 2:30 a.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the 1500 block of West 18 Place in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood.

Just after 1 a.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old man was found fatally shot in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place following an altercation outside his home.

Around 12:30 a.m., a woman was critically wounded in a shooting in the 900 block of North Kedzie Avenue.

Just before midnight Saturday, two men were seriously injured in a shooting in the 10000 block of South Crandon Avenue.

Twenty minutes earlier, a 20-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Avenue.

Around 10:25 p.m., three people were shot in an apparent drive-by shooting near the intersection of North and Washtenaw avenues.

Earlier Saturday evening, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the right leg in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, Sullivan said.

Just before 5 p.m. Saturday, a 30-year-old man was shot in an apparent drive-by in the 400 block of West 126th Street.

Police said the man was shot in the 5200 block of West Wellington Avenue but that the injury may have been self-inflicted.

The man claimed he was shot around 2 a.m. near 59th Street and Talman Avenue while walking home from a friend’s house. The man said he was heavily intoxicated at the time and did not seek medical attention until later, Sullivan said.

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Man Killed, Woman Hurt In Washington Park Shooting

The duo were in the rear of a building in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue at 2:40 a.m. when shots were fired, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

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Mother of 2 shot in the head while driving in Humboldt Park

Two people were shot about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue on the South Side. A 32-year-old man was hit in the upper chest...

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About 12:30 a.m., 25-year-old Jasmine Martinez was shot in the head in the intersection of Grand and Kedzie avenues. She was northbound on Kedzie Avenue, driving an SUV with another man in the car, when someone pulled alongside in an SUV and opened fire. Martinez was hit in the head.

A 20-year-old man was killed in the 3000 block of West 53rd Place about 1:10 a.m. Police said a “known offender” shot him and that the...

...The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the man as Joshua Martinez, of the 4900 block of South Karlov Avenue...

About 4:20 a.m., a man was shot in the 5400 block of West Diversey Avenue. He was wounded in the stomach and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

About 2:30 a.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in the forearm twice in the 1500 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood. He was shot blocks from where two people were shot last night. The man was taken to an area hospital in good condition.

In the 3800 block of West Roosevelt Road in the Lawndale neighborhood about the same time, a man was shot in the leg and is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was walking with a group and fled at the sound of gunfire but realized he had been shot, police said.

Earlier, two people were shot in the 10000 block of South Crandon Avenue. A man and a woman, each 42 years old, were taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition. The man had a wound to his face and the woman was shot in the leg, police said.

A man was shot in the groin in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood sometime before midnight. He was taken to an area hospital but other details weren’t immediately available.

Three people standing on a sidewalk in Logan Square, near the intersection of North and Washtenaw avenues, were shot about 10:25 p.m.  Someone who passed by in a dark...

...a 16-year-old boy sustained a gunshot wound to his right leg on the 4500 block of South Champlain, in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.The shooting...

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