22 hours ago

Martha Marie Pederson, 49

Martha attended William H. Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Ray Graham Training Center for six years she graduated in the mid-80s. Over her lifetime, she’s worked at the Anixter Center in Chicago and later the Victor C. Neumann Association, 5547 N. Ravenswood Ave.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Martha attended William H. Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Ray Graham Training Center for six years she graduated in the mid-80s. Over her lifetime, she’s worked at the Anixter Center in Chicago and later the Victor C. Neumann Association, 5547 N. Ravenswood Ave.

    Martha Marie Pederson, 49
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Martha Marie Pederson, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the age of 49. Pederson was born to Virgil and Darlene Pederson in Chicago on April 9, 1967. She was the second youngest of seven children.
    http://hpherald.com

24 hours ago

2 Dead, 3 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago

...neighborhood on the North Side, where a 22-year-old man standing outside in the 5100 block of North Winthrop heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the left calf, police said. He...

This article has 5 other Chicago locations (Show)

...Side. He was standing outside shortly after 9 p.m. on a sidewalk in the 10000 block of South Michigan when someone in a dark-colored car opened fire. He died at the scene, police...

...Side. A 24-year-old man was in a vehicle with another male in the 7300 block of South May when the male fired shots, police and the medical examiner’s office said. The shooter...

...m. in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. He was outside in the 4900 block of North Milwaukee when someone got out of a silver minivan, opened fire and then drove away, police...

...fire and then drove away, police said. The teen ran and collapsed nearby in the 5400 block of West Higgins. Paramedics then took him in critical condition to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge...

At 11:55 a.m., a 29-year-old man was in the 2200 block of North Pulaski in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side when someone pulled out and gun and fired shots, police said. He was shot in the leg and taken in good condition to Stroger Hospital.

    2 Dead, 3 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two men were killed and at least three other people were wounded in shootings Tuesday across the city, according to Chicago Police. Most recently, a 30-year-old man was fatally shot in the left eye on in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

27 hours ago

Dining news: Hugo's 20th anniv., Coco Pazzo Cafe reopens, A'ville Restaurant Week

...Mardi Gras will be here Tuesday, Feb. 28, and Big Jones, 5347 N. Clark St., invites guests for a culinary journey down South with featured menus created by Chef/Co...

This article has 6 other Chicago locations (Show)

...Hugo's Frog Bar, 1024 N. Rush St., is marking its 20th anniversary with a full week of festivities that kicks off Wed...

...Coco Pazzo Restaurants announced that Coco Pazzo Cafe is now open at 212 E. Ohio St. The Streeterville Cafe has merged operations with its sister restaurant, Tre Soldi Trattoria. The combined...

—Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya, 1482 N. Milwaukee Ave., is launching its Japanese anime movie nights. Every Tuesday, Kizuki will show a different film beginning at 7 p.m. Classic anime movie selections will include Howl's Moving Castle, Castle in the Sky, Spirited Away and more.

...Annual WingFest takes place on Sunday, March 5, 1-5 p.m., at UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave. This will be the festival's inaugural year at UIC, a larger-than-usual venue...

...St. Patrick's Day special: Bernie's Lunch & Supper, 660 N. Orleans St., will team with Glendalough Distillery for a pop-up Irish cocktail menu March 11-18...

...Also for St. Patrick's Day, Frontier, 1072 N Milwaukee Ave., will open early on Friday, March 17. Guests can enjoy Chef Brian Jupiter's full...

    Dining news: Hugo's 20th anniv., Coco Pazzo Cafe reopens, A'ville Restaurant Week - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Hugo's Frog Bar, 1024 N. Rush St., is marking its 20th anniversary with a full week of festivities that kicks off Wed., Feb. 22. A party ( free and open to the public ) will take place Feb. 22 as Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House owners Steve Lombardo and Hugo Ralli will cut the first slice of the restaurant's well-known cake.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

30 hours ago

Man shot in Uptown

The 22-year-old was standing outside about 7:20 p.m. in the 5100 block of North Winthrop when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the left calf, according to Chicago Police.

William C. Goudy Technology Academy is located nearby at 5120 N. Winthrop.

    Man shot in Uptown
    A man was shot Tuesday evening near a school in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. The 22-year-old was standing outside about 7:20 p.m. in the 5100 block of North Winthrop when he heard gunfire and realized he'd been shot in the left calf, according to Chicago Police. William C.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

38 hours ago

Tapping to the tune of brotherly love with the ‘Nicholas’ duo

Where: Black Ensemble Theater, 4450 N. Clark

    Tapping to the tune of brotherly love with the 'Nicholas' duo
    Most likely the first question to be asked by anyone who has watched the eye-popping, acrobatic tap dance routines of The Nicholas Brothers - who began in vaudeville, danced at The Cotton Club, but will live forever thanks to a slew of movies they made from the 1930s on through 1970 - is this: How did these two men preserve their bodies after so many flying splits, high-stepping stair sequences and rocket-fast, hard-tapping riffs?
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

40 hours ago

3 days ago

Updated 45 hours ago

46 hours ago

The Early Days Of Andersonville's Swedish Bakery

The bakery at 5348 N. Clark St. has been in the neighborhood for more than 88 years, and today is unofficially known as the last Swedish bakery in Chicago.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

...parents, Ernst and Elna, immigrated from Sweden in the 1920s and ran a bakery at 4947 N. Damen Ave., which they sold in the 1950s to Swedish immigrants that had moved to the U...

    The Early Days Of Andersonville's Swedish Bakery
    ANDERSONVILLE - When the Swedish Bakery closes on Feb. 28, it'll leave a hole not only in the hearts of long-time fans, but also in the community's heritage. The bakery at 5348 N. Clark St. has been in the neighborhood for more than 88 years, and today is unofficially known as the last Swedish bakery in Chicago.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

47 hours ago

Photo Shop With Logan's Favorite Window Display Is Closing After 20 Years

In 1980, Raguay opened Foto Quetzal, named after a Guatemalan bird, in Ravenswood at 5044 N. Clark St. After seeing success, he opened another storefront at Logan Bouelvard and Kedzie Avenue before landing on his current storefront in 1999. He went on to buy the Milwaukee Avenue building in 2006.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

After nearly 20 years at 2419 N. Milwaukee Ave., Foto Quetzal — complete with its neighborhood-famous window display — is leaving, according to shop owner Floretin Raguay.

    Photo Shop With Logan's Favorite Window Display Is Closing After 20 Years
    LOGAN SQUARE - When The Whistler re-created its neighbor Foto Quetzal's iconic window display earlier this month, the cocktail bar was really saying goodbye to the photo and video shop. After nearly 20 years at 2419 N. Milwaukee Ave., Foto Quetzal - complete with its neighborhood-famous window display - is leaving, according to shop owner Floretin Raguay.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

dharder9475 posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

2 days ago

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with alleged domestic battery

At about 4:20 p.m., officers heard the gunshots while on patrol in the 1600 block of Foster Avenue. When they arrived on the scene, Dugan said, officers did not locate any offenders but...

This article has 2 other Chicago locations (Show)

At noon, responding officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue after receiving a call about a domestic battery, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. When...

...but found that two houses had been struck by bullets. One house was in the 2000 block of Jackson Avenue and the other in the 1900 block of the same street...

    Blotter: Man arrested in connection with alleged domestic battery
    Officers responded to a report of domestic battery Thursday in west Evanston, police said. At noon, responding officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Darrow Avenue after receiving a call about a domestic battery, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. When they arrived, they found a 32-year-old woman with external injuries, Dugan said.
    https://dailynorthwestern.com

2 days ago

Hell in a Handbag Productions announces production of Lady X, A Musical

...the previously announced musical VALLEY!, from April 21 — June 11, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago...

    Hell in a Handbag Productions announces production of Lady X, A Musical - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    CHICAGO, IL ( February 20, 2017 ) - Hold the presses! Hell in a Handbag Productions announced today it will open its 15th season with the world premiere of Lady X, A Musical, a shocking exposé ripped from the headlines of yesteryear!
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

About

EveryBlock collects 25 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 60640.

Upcoming events

Sat

View full calendar →

These neighbors receive 60640 news via EveryBlock every day:

Ferro Boyd Loiza D. Lindsay B DANIEL IORGOVAN Scott E Allen Lisa Winn Pat Cardoni Cristina Lynn Christopher Actis Andre Vasquez

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

60640