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Sophia D. King with Sophia King.

Pictures from the 4800 block club of Champlain and the 4400 block club of Greenwood and Lake Park Avenue on Saturday, July 29, 2017. #TBT

    Sophia D. King
    Pictures from the 4800 block club of Champlain and the 4400 block club of Greenwood and Lake Park Avenue on Saturday, July 29, 2017. #TBT
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4 days ago

Joe Moore, Alderman of Chicago's 49th Ward at...

3510 S. Michigan Avenue

    Joe Moore, Alderman of Chicago's 49th Ward
    Chicago Police Superintent Eddie Johnson (center) and Frank Gross, Director of Operations for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation (second from left), today accepted a $5,000 donation from the...
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Aug 11

13 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

...youth in bands, drill teams and floats. Parade steps off at 10 a.m. at King Drive and Oakwood with a party to follow at Washington Park...

    13 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend
    Chicago Hot Dog Fest 2017 from Chicago History Museum on Vimeo. Whether bugs, hot dogs or music is your thing, this weekend has a little something for everyone. CHICAGO HOT DOG FEST: A whole festival dedicated to hot dogs? Yes, please.
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Aug 09

1 killed, 6 wounded in mass shooting in Bronzeville

Several attackers came up to a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk near East 37th Place and South Michigan Avenue just before 10:40 p.m. and began shooting, police said.

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The man was walking in the 1300 block of West Huron Street when someone came up to him and fired a shot.

...2:45 a.m., police said. The man was outside smoking a cigarette in the 1600 block of East 79th Street when a group of men came up to him, and one of them pulled out...

...the South Side about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. The boy was walking in the 1600 block of South Racine Avenue when he heard gunfire and realized he was hit. He was taken to Stroger Hospital...

...old man was shot in the right leg while standing in an alley in the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side just after 9:20 p...

    6 injured, 1 killed in Bronzeville mass shooting
    A mass shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city's South Side left a 28-year-old man dead and injured six others late Tuesday, authorities said. Several gunmen came up to a crowd of people standing on the sidewalk near the corner of East 37th Street and South Michigan Place just before 10:40 p.m.
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Aug 09

A family barbecue, kids with hot dogs and hamburgers, then 'bullets came our way'

Mitchell, known as AJ, was sitting on a brick fence with a younger cousin just before 10:40 p.m. when several gunmen opened fire from the corner of South Michigan Avenue and East 37th Place, according to police and family.

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Mitchell was "the life of the party," an entertainer and humorous man who could brighten up any gathering, the cousin said. He lived in the 4400 block of South Shields Avenue in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side.

    A family barbecue, kids with hot dogs and hamburgers, then 'bullets came our way'
    Alfred Mitchell Jr. brought most of the meat to a barbecue with extended family and neighbors outside a Bronzeville housing complex late Tuesday. The 28-year-old was facing off in a friendly grilling competition with his cousins. When they finished, kids ran off to play with hot dogs and hamburgers in their hands.
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Aug 09

Mass shooting at Bronzeville barbecue near CPD headquarters leaves 7 shot, 1 fatally

...s possible two shooters opened fire on a large crowd gathered for a barbecue near East 37th Street and South Michigan Avenue in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood...

    Mass shooting at Bronzeville barbecue leaves 7 shot, 1 fatally
    Seven people were shot, one of them fatally, in a mass shooting Tuesday night about two blocks from Chicago police headquarters on the city's South Side. Five of the wounded are women. Investigators said it's possible two shooters opened fire on a large crowd gathered for a barbecue near East 37th Street and South Michigan Avenue in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.
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Aug 09

1 Man Killed, 6 People Wounded In Mass Shooting Near Police Headquarters

The shooting occurred just blocks away from Chicago Police Headquarters in the 3500 block of South Michigan Avenue.

    1 Man Killed, 6 People Wounded In Shooting Near Chicago Police Headquarters
    CHICAGO - A man was killed and six people wounded in a shooting near Chicago Police Headquarters on Tuesday night, police said. At 10:37 p.m., the victims - two men and five women - were standing on the sidewalk in the first block of East 37th Place when several people walked up to them and fired shots, police said.
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Aug 09

Mass Shooting Blocks From CPD Headquarters Leaves 7 Shot

Police said the victims were standing on a sidewalk just after 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of East 37th Place when several men walked up and opened fire from the corner of the block. 

    Mass Shooting Blocks From CPD Headquarters Leaves 7 Shot
    Seven people were shot, one of them fatally, in a mass shooting late Tuesday night just blocks from the Chicago Police Department's headquarters. Police said the victims were standing on a sidewalk just after 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of East 37th Place when several men walked up and opened fire from the corner of the block.
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Aug 04

ATN: August 2017

Bronzeville Market, 47th Street and King Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Sept. 17.

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will host its annual Back to School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a...

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Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S. Wabash Ave., will host Joshua Abrams and the Natural Information Society on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. Organizers ask the audience to bring their own lawn chairs.

...immigrants learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center. Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor at 1751 W. 35th St. All tutoring is in English. Join Aquinas for its next tutor training workshop Friday...

...7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Conference Center at University Center, 525 S. State St. The Association of Condominium, Townhouse, and Homeowner Associations offers advice on expenses, taxes, and legal...

Bosley Park, 3044 S. Bonfield St., will host the Chess Wizards summer chess camp Monday through Friday, Aug. 7 through 11. Call (866) 949-4386.

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 2003 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 432-1995...

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1827 S. Indiana Ave., together with Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance, offers films this summer at its Movies in the Park on the Saturdays of Aug. 12: Moana; and Aug. 26: the Lego Batman Movie.

The Women’s Park is located at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. Call (312) 328-0821.

CivicLab has launched the P.O.W.E.R. Institute to train and organize people to win a political campaign. A session will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at Loyola University Law School, 25 E. Pearson St. Cost is $40. Register at https://power-institute-summer-2017.eventbrite.com.

org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355.

DePaul University Athletics is offering free tours of Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Rd., where the Blue Demons men’s and women’s basketball teams will play. Tours are...

...Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. Tour ticket holders meet at Pizano’s Pizza at 2106 S. Indiana Ave.

At Benton House, 3052 S. Gratten Ave., find out about public benefits such as supplemental nutrition assistance and citizenship application help. Food...

Daley Plaza Market, 50 W. Washington St., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, now through Oct. 26.

Edens Place Farmers Market, Fuller Park, 4911 S. Shields Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, now through Oct. 14.

Green City Market, 115 S. Sangamon St., Saturday, now through Oct. 28.

McKinley Park Farmers Market, corner of Archer Avenue and 37th Street, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Sept. 24.

Pilsen Community Market, 1800 S. Halsted St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Oct. 29.

The Plant Chicago Farmers Market, 1400 W. 46th St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, now through Sept. 16.

South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, now through Sept. 28.

Sunday City Market of Bridgeport, 1000 W. 35th St., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Sept. 10.

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody. For more information, call (773) 434-4162.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers take donations on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 643 W. 31st St. Call (312) 842-7390.

Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math & Science at 820 S. Carpenter St. has a new principal, Meredith Bawden, who formerly served the school as assistant principal. For more information, call (773) 534-7070.

Greater West Town Partnership, 500 N. Sacramento Blvd., offers job placement and training programs in wood products manufacturing and shipping and receiving. Call (312) 563-9570.

...place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 25-27, noon to 11 p.m., at 100 to 400 S. Halsted St. Food and spirits from neighborhood eateries will be the main attraction, along with entertainment from...

The Growing Solutions farm stand featuring food trucks is open every Wednesday from now through Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2201 W. Campbell Park Dr. Log on to www.jmtf.org.

...to take a tour. All attendees will receive free registration. The center is located at 2001 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 225-8828 or log onto www.looplearningcenter.com for more information...

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School has named Joffrey Bywater assistant principal for curriculum, instruction, and technology. The school is located at 3737 W. 99th St. Call (773) 881-6500.

McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave., hosts summer programs now through Sunday, Aug. 27; and a teen camp Monday through Friday, Aug. 7 through 11. Call (312) 747-6497.

The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000.

Alliance (PDNA) will offer Prairie Avenue walking tours the Sundays of Aug. 20 and Sept. 17, 2 to 4 p.m., starting at Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Ave. Reservations recommended. Go to www.glessnerhouse.org for a schedule of other tours, children’s programming, and lectures.

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1340 W. Washington St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

...a photo or resume. Register onsite between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at 170 N. Dearborn St. Goodman is not accepting telephone calls concerning this audition; children and family members should just...

...of the International Music Foundation, continues it classical music summer series in St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St., through Aug. 29. The series features live chamber music from the baroque era through the...

The school is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900.

St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church, 2823 S. Princeton Ave., will celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, Velika Gospa, beginning Sunday...

St. Jerome Catholic School, 2801 S. Princeton Ave., is updating its alumni database. To be added, log on to www.stjeromeschool.net and click the alumni tab. Call (312) 842-7668 for information.

St. Pius V School, 1919 S. Ashland Ave., is offering private tours to families interested in enrolling their children. Call (312) 226-1590 to learn more and schedule a tour. 

St. Therese Church, 218 W. Alexander St., will host the Feast of San Rocco di Simbario on Saturday, Aug. 12, with a 7:30 p.m. novena, and a day of events Sunday, Aug. 13, from 8:30 to 4 p.m. Call (312) 842-6777.

San Miguel School will hold its golf outing Saturday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m. at Fox Run Golf Links, 333 Plum Grove Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL. Proceeds will benefit San Miguel scholarships. The school is located at 1954 W. 48th St. Call (773) 890-1481.

The Santa Lucia Summer Festa will feature Italian specialties, music, raffles, inflatables, and arts and crafts on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 3 to 10 p.m. at Santa Lucia School, 3017 S. Wells St. Call (312) 326-1839 for more information.

Second City Kids Comedy Camps at 230 W. North Ave. allow kids eight through 18 to exercise their creative energies through improvisation and comedy writing...

The SGI-USA Buddhist Center, 1455 S. Wabash Ave., holds free one-hour Introduction to Buddhism sessions at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Free off-street parking available. Call (312) 913-1211.

The shrine is at 1224 W. Lexington St. Call (312) 421-3757.

...m. Thursday Bible study is 7 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 542 S. Scoville Ave., Oak Park, IL, 60304. Call (773) 257-3419 or log on to www.spiritandtruthchicago.com...

Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave., is presenting an exhibition, Reunion II, featuring the work of 51 artists including Gazette Chicago Assistant Editor Anne Nordhaus-Bike. Art is on display through Saturday, Aug. 12. Call (312) 738-0400.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: August 2017
    August 4, 2017 Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S. Wabash Ave., will host Joshua Abrams and the Natural Information Society on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. Organizers ask the audience to bring their own lawn chairs. LITERACY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Help adult immigrants learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center.
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Aug 02

Hyde Park resident wins landmark preservation award

Two historic Chicago preservation projects – All Saints Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage St. and Rosenwald Courts, 4600 S. Michigan Ave. – will also be honored with awards at Landmark Illinois’ 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 16.

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Two historic Chicago preservation projects – All Saints Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage St. and Rosenwald Courts, 4600 S. Michigan Ave. – will also be honored with awards at Landmark Illinois’ 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Winners will be recognized at a Landmarks Illinois award ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. at Venue 610, 610 S. Michigan Ave.

    Hyde Park resident wins landmark preservation award - hpherald.com
    By KYLER SUMTER Herald Intern Longtime Hyde Park resident Charles G. Staples has won a Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Joe Antunovich Award for Leadership for his years of dedication to preserving Chicago landmarks. Staples was also recently honored as the longe
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Jul 31

Chicagoist's Guide To August: 21 Fun Things To Do This Month

...youth in bands, drill teams and floats. Parade steps off at 10 a.m. at King Drive and Oakwood with a party to follow at Washington Park...

    Chicagoist's Guide To August: 21 Fun Things To Do This Month
    Chicago's summer is at its height in August. Make the most of it with our 20 favorite events happening this month. August 3-6 The music behemoth is back for another year in Grant Park. Once again the sold out festival will span four days and eight stages.
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Jul 28

Boys, Teens Behind Latest String Of Robberies In Bronzeville, Police Say

A group of five boys tried to steal Jill Bradley’s car in the 3600 block of South Martin Luther King Drive on July 15, but were thwarted when they couldn’t figure out the keyless ignition. A similar group is now believed to be behind three other robberies that happened around the same time.

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...Bradley’s incident, including a robbery at 1:50 a.m. July 12 in the 3100 block of South Michigan Avenue and a 7:15 a.m. robbery July 14 in the 3400 block of South...

...of South Michigan Avenue and a 7:15 a.m. robbery July 14 in the 3400 block of South Giles Avenue. There was a third robbery at 1:40 p.m. July 14 in the 3100...

...Avenue. There was a third robbery at 1:40 p.m. July 14 in the 3100 block of South Indiana Avenue...

    Boys, Teens Behind Latest String Of Robberies In Bronzeville, Police Say
    THE GAP - A string of robberies attributed to a group of boys and young men in Bronzeville continues, with three new instances reported by police. A group of five boys tried to steal Jill Bradley's car in the 3600 block of South Martin Luther King Drive on July 15, but were thwarted when they couldn't figure out the keyless ignition.
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Jul 28

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is coming to a pa...

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is coming to a park near you with a free 75-minute abridged production of Romeo & Juliet this summer! Join us at Ellis Park (3520 S Cottage Grove) on July 30 at 4pm. For more info, click here: http://ow.ly/3hyd30dRUBt


Jul 25

Updated Jul 26

WLS-TV Annual EEO Public File Report August 1, 2017

Chicago Urban League - 4510 S. Michigan Avenue - Chicago, Illinois 60653

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City of Chicago Mayor's Office of Workforce Development - 1615 West Chicago Avenue - Chicago, IL 60622Contact Anne Sheahan - Phone (312) 743-0300 - Fax (312) 743-0400Email anne.sheahan...

...Shayna King - Phone (813) 443-5307Email csbdownersgrove@gocsb.com and jobs@gocsb.comEmma Bowen Foundation - 524 West 57th Street - New York, NY 10019Contact: Phylis Eagle-Oldson - Phone (212) 975-2545Email Phylis.Eagle-Oldson @nbcuni...

...10019Contact: Phylis Eagle-Oldson - Phone (212) 975-2545Email Phylis.Eagle-Oldson @nbcuni.comHarold Washington College - 30 East Lake Street - Chicago, Illinois 60601Contact Ollie Horan - Phone (312) 553-5667 - Fax (312) 553-3130Illinois Center for...

...South, Lombard, IL 60148Phone (630) 524-4628.Email dclarke@beonair.comIllinois Department of Human Services - 401 South Clinton Street - Chicago, Illinois 60607Contact Job Board - Phone (312) 814-4392 - Fax (312) 814-2378

*Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans - 3800 W. Division Street -

Latino Council on Media - 2011 West Pershing Road - Chicago, Illinois 60609

NAACP - 800 East 78th Street - Chicago, Illinois 60619

*NABET - CWA Local 41 - (National Association of Broadcast Employees & Technicians) 211 West Wacker Drive - Suite 1030 - Chicago, Illinois 60606

NAHJ Columbia Chapter (National Association of Hispanic Journalists) - 916 South Wabash, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition - 930 East 50th Street - Chicago, Illinois 60615

United Cerebral Palsy Association - 325 North Wells Street - Suite 321

Women Employed - 111 North Wabash - Suite 1300 - Chicago, Illinois 60602

Youth Job Center of Evanston - 1114 Church Street - Evanston, Illinois 60201

    WLS-TV Annual EEO Public File Report August 1, 2017
    This Annual EEO Public File Report is filed on behalf of WLS-TV (the "Station" or "ABC7") in compliance with the FCC's EEO reporting requirements. This report includes information from July 16, 2016 through July 15, 2017.
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  • Manticore

    Funny how their web site has the most racist commenters of any of the local mainstream news sites.

  • Thomas Duckworth Longtime resident

    It must be terrible, not being able to control everything you don't like. All that free speech happening and yet you're the one who's banned.

Jul 25

Summer Brunch Picks for Big Appetites

3901 S. Michigan Avenue

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2748 N. Lincoln Avenue

    Chicago Breakfast Restaurants | Summer Brunch Picks for Big Appetites
    In Chicago, brunch is a sport that ranks right up there with the Bulls, Bears and Sox teams. Discovering the perfect brunch spot is a serious thing, and the city's restaurants scramble constantly to meet all the requirements for menus, drinks and ambiance.
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Jul 24

Z Berry Frozen Yogurt Shoppe to close

Powell said with rent cost and the value of amenities on the rise in Hyde Park she’s decided to move her frozen yogurt shop to Café at Ellis Park, 3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

    Z Berry Frozen Yogurt Shoppe to close - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer After nearly seven years in Hyde Park, Zenzile Powell, founder and owner of Z Berry Frozen Yogurt Shoppe, 1368 1/2 E. 53rd St., said she is closing her shop.
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Jul 21

Kenwood featured on CTU school budget bus tour

Schools on the tour that were featured included Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave; Mollison Elementary School 4415 S. King Drive; Dett Elementary School, 2131 W. Monroe St.; National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak; and Uplift Community High School, 900 W. Wilson Ave.

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Schools on the tour that were featured included Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave; Mollison Elementary School 4415 S. King Drive; Dett Elementary School, 2131 W. Monroe St.; National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak; and Uplift Community High School, 900 W. Wilson Ave.

Schools on the tour that were featured included Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave; Mollison Elementary School 4415 S. King Drive; Dett Elementary School, 2131 W. Monroe St.; National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak; and Uplift Community High School, 900 W. Wilson Ave.

Schools on the tour that were featured included Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave; Mollison Elementary School 4415 S. King Drive; Dett Elementary School, 2131 W. Monroe St.; National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak; and Uplift Community High School, 900 W. Wilson Ave.

Schools on the tour that were featured included Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave; Mollison Elementary School 4415 S. King Drive; Dett Elementary School, 2131 W. Monroe St.; National Teachers Academy, 55 W. Cermak; and Uplift Community High School, 900 W. Wilson Ave.

The tour also included a drive-through of locations in tax increment financing (TIF) districts along Fulton Market, Lake Street and Randolph corridors, known as the Central West TIF district, and the Uptown neighborhood where Uplift High School is located.

    Kenwood featured on CTU school budget bus tour - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer As Chicago Public Schools (CPS) principals received their budgets for the upcoming school year, Thursday, members of the Grassroots Education Movement and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) hosted a bus tour to push for adequate funding for schools and to showcase the i
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Jul 21

Chicago Defender Host An Evening of “Excellence en Blanc”: A Dining and Networking Experience

4445 S. King Dr., Chicago, Illinois 60653

    Chicago Defender Host An Evening of "Excellence en Blanc": A Dining and Networking Experience
    You're invited to Excellence en Blanc, an All-White Pop Up Dining & Networking Experience! Chicago Defender 4445 S. King Dr., Chicago, Illinois 60653 6:45 p.m. Judging competition $35 per person or 4 guests for $100 Everyone dresses in white. Bring your own table, chairs, and white tablecloth.
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Jul 19

Ald. King, community discuss dog park for 4th ward

With a number of 23 dog – friendly parks in the city, Ald. Sophia King (4th) hosted a community meeting to discuss the potential of bringing the city’s 24th dog park to the 4th ward on Tuesday, July 18, at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave.

    Ald. King, community discuss dog park for 4th ward - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer With a number of 23 dog - friendly parks in the city, Ald. Sophia King (4th) hosted a community meeting to discuss the potential of bringing the city's 24th dog park to the 4th ward on Tuesday, July 18, at Kennicott Park, 4434 S.
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Jul 19

Part Twenty-four: REMORSE

...Pumping Station (1869). And despite urban renewal, Kenwood Evangelical Church still graces the corner of 46th Street and Greenwood Avenue...

...Mrs. F. H. Baker of 206 46th Street. Mr. and Mrs. William H. Brintnall, of 4621 Ellis Avenue, shopped at Marshall Field & Company where the banker purchased a Tiffany Studios handkerchief box of...

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...the major intersections along Lake Park Avenue, and turned to stories of interest within the Hyde Park and Kenwood communities. The articles are all of varying topics, but relate to the residences that, currently...

The ground level of the yellow brick house at the southwest corner of 48th and Greenwood Avenue just always seemed too high to me. Not high in the sense of the ridges...

...in aristocratic Kenwood. There the family first resided in a now-demolished frame house at 1031 E. 48th St. Morse commissioned architect Mifflin Bell to design a residence on the adjacent property...

...exists as an example of his work in the neighborhood, the 1891 frame house at 5554 S. Woodlawn Ave. built for Theodore and Edith Rice in 1891...

...s 20-room mansion. After a honeymoon in the East, Elizabeth and Richard returned to 4804 Greenwood Avenue on December 1. There, they displayed the exquisite gifts throughout the home, and the treasures...

    Part Twenty-four: REMORSE - hpherald.com
    The series has completed a look at the development of the major intersections along Lake Park Avenue, and turned to stories of interest within the Hyde Park and Kenwood communities.
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Jul 18

After Five Boys Tried To Rob Woman Of Car, She Chases Them Down

Jill Bradley said Monday five boys snatched her keys out of her hands at 5:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of South Martin Luther King Drive and tried to steal her Lincoln.

She said when the boys ran, she followed them in her car through several alleys in Douglas to an apartment building on the 3500 block of Giles Avenue.

She said she was able to use the tracking on her phone to determine the boys dumped her phone somewhere near Matthew House, a supportive service center for homeless men at 3722 S. Indiana Ave.

    After Five Boys Tried To Rob Woman Of Car, She Chases Them Down
    DOUGLAS - A group of five teenage boys tried to steal a woman's car on Saturday in Douglas, the latest in a string of robberies in the neighborhood involving young boys. Jill Bradley said Monday five boys snatched her keys out of her hands at 5:30 p.m.
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Jul 17

Thousands Of Young Men Mentored Thanks To 'Better Man Than Me'

...Chicago area. On Aug. 4, the foundation will host a scholarship event at the Lighthouse, 4338 S. Prairie, to raise $5,000. The funding will go to young men entering their first or...

This summer the organization is hosting a mentoring program for the Paul G. Stewart Center at 450 E. 41st St.

    Thousands Of Young Men Mentored Thanks To 'Better Man Than Me'
    BRONZEVILLE - Before Morgan Park native Paul Phillips launched his male mentoring program, he had the prepared lessons, just not the lure. The Better Man Than Me Foundation, Inc., started off as a leadership training program six years ago, but Phillips said he knew right away that the format wasn't going to work.
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Jul 17

79-Year-Old Man With Dementia Reported Missing From Bronzeville

John B. Pryor was last seen about 1 p.m. Saturday in the area of 41st Street and Indiana Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police.

He is known to frequent the area of 43rd Street and Calumet Avenue, as well as the area surrounding the 47th Street Green Line Station and a McDonald’s restaurant at 144 S. Wabash Ave., police said.

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He is known to frequent the area of 43rd Street and Calumet Avenue, as well as the area surrounding the 47th Street Green Line Station and a McDonald’s restaurant at 144 S. Wabash Ave., police said.

    79-Year-Old Man With Dementia Reported Missing From Bronzeville
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are searching for a 79-year-old man with dementia who was last seen Saturday afternoon in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood. John B. Pryor was last seen about 1 p.m. Saturday in the area of 41st Street and Indiana Avenue, according to an alert from Chicago Police.
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Jul 17

Will The South Side Finally Get An Official Dog Park? Alderman Wants Action

King is hosting a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., on how to make that happen.

Residents of the 3rd Ward have formed the Bronzeville Association for Recreation with Canines and have already identified a possible location at 3938 S. Indiana Ave.

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Dog lovers in the 7th Ward have been pushing for two years for the South Side’s first dog beach at a unused portion of the lakefront south of the Chicago South Water Purification Plant, 3300 E. Cheltenham Place.

    Will The South Side Finally Get An Official Dog Park? Alderman Wants Action
    KENWOOD - Ald. Sophia King (4th) is angling to get the South Side's first dog park in her ward. King is hosting a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., on how to make that happen.
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Jul 09

Updated Jul 10

Three local churches celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2017

Morning Star Baptist Church of Chicago, 3993 S. King Dr., will commemorate its centennial with evening services on Thursday and Friday, July 13 and 14...

A congregation of 21 founded Morning Star at 3800 S. Vincennes Ave. on July 15, 1917. The church organized its missionary society in 1918 and received its...

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Holy Family Church, Chicago’s second oldest church, is located at 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd. and is celebrating its 160th anniversary. Anniversary events at the Roman Catholic parish include a...

...and Crafts interior, celebrated its 175th anniversary on June 1. The church is located at 1936 S. Michigan Ave. Celebrations included a June 4 rededication service, with Pastor David Neff preaching and the Second...

    Gazette Chicago " Three local churches celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2017
    July 8, 2017 By Marie Balice-Ward Three churches in this community's readership area are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year. Holy Family Church 160th anniversary Holy Family Church, Chicago's second oldest church, is located at 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd. and is celebrating its 160th anniversary.
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  • Sheila A. Donovan Have been an owner at the Stratford since 2001.

    Trinity (Anglican) Episcopal Church, located at 125 E. 26th (26th & Michigan) is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year. Now, that's a milestone!

Jul 10

2 Dead, 32 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...10 p.m., a 43-year-old man was driving through an alley in the 4000 block of S. Vincennes Ave. in the Bronzeville neighborhood when someone in a gray SUV opened fire, according to police...

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...s South Side. A 20-year-old man was in a parked car in the 6100 block of S. King Dr. when someone walked up and opened fire before fleeing in an unknown vehicle, police said...

Around 8 p.m., an 18-year-old man was in the 4000 block of S. Kedzie Ave. in the Brighton Park neighborhood when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police. He was shot in the leg, authorities said, and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in an unknown condition.

Minutes later, a 25-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 7500 block of S. Calumet Ave. in the Chatham neighborhood around 8:15 p.m. when an offender walked up and...

...police. Around 11:41 p.m., several men were involved in a fight in the 800 block of N. Latrobe Ave. when one man pulled out a handgun and opened fire, authorities said. A 36-year...

...than a mile away. She was standing on the porch of a home in the 5000 block of W. Division St. around 12:50 a.m. when occupants in a passing silver sedan fired shots in...

...South Side, according to police. Authorities said he was walking on the sidewalk in the 11400 block of S. Harvard Ave. when someone in a passing dark-colored vehicle opened fire. He suffered a graze wound...

...according to police. A 34-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 9300 block of S. LaSalle St. when two men armed with handguns opened fire, officials said. He was shot in the...

...Mount Sinai Hospital with a gunshot wound to the buttocks after a shooting in the 2900 block of W. Roosevelt Rd. in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood. The victim was not cooperating with investigators, police said...

...Gardens neighborhood on the city’s South Side, according to police. They were in the 6400 block of S. King Dr. at around 6:20 p.m. when a dark-colored sedan pulled up and fired...

...s West Side, according to police. The victims were in a moving car in the 4200 block of W. Roosevelt Rd. in Lawndale when a gray vehicle pulled up next to them and someone inside fired...

...shots, authorities said. The victims continued driving and struck several vehicles in the intersection of Roosevelt and S. Independence Blvd., according to police, resulting in several people being taken to area hospitals with non-life...

...an argument with another man in the parking lot of a gas station in the 6600 block of S. Halsted St. around 11:18 p.m. when the offender pulled out a handgun and shot him...

...Douglas Park neighborhood on the West Side. He was standing on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of S. Fairfield Ave. at 11:27 p.m. when another man fired shots from a nearby alley, according...

...the street just before 2 a.m. in Austin, authorities said. They were in the 1500 block of N. Lawler Ave. when someone in a red SUV opened fire, police said. The 26-year-old woman...

...34 a.m. The 26-year-old victim was walking on the sidewalk in the 7100 block of N. Sheridan Rd. when he heard shots and felt pain, according to police. Paramedics treated him for a...

...to police. Authorities said he was discovered in the gangway of a residence in the 1900 block of S. Trumbull Ave. and would not cooperate with officers or give any details on the incident. He was...

...s South Shore neighborhood, according to police. She was standing on the sidewalk in the 7700 block of S. Yates Blvd. when a man fired shots, officials said, striking her in the right hand. She was...

...around 5:10 a.m., officials said. She was walking on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of S. Fairfield Ave. when she heard shots and felt pain, according to police. She sustained a gunshot wound...

...on the city’s Southwest Side. The 20-year-old victim was standing in the 2200 block of S. Millard Ave. when an unknown male approached him and opened fire, officials said. He was shot in...

Two people were shot around 8 p.m. in the 4400 block of West Jackson. A 26-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the head, and a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm. Both victims were taken to Mt. Sinai hospital in good condition. 

A 32-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen and was transported to Stroger Hospital in serious condition on Sunday. The man was walking down a street in the 1500 block of West 47th Street when a man grabbed him from behind and stabbed him before stealing his wallet. 

    2 Dead, 32 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    At least two people are dead and another 32 people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening, according to police. The violence comes on the heels of a bloody Fourth of July that saw more than 100 people shot, 14 fatally, over the four-day holiday.
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Jul 09

Shootings Kill 1 Person, Wound 15 Since Saturday

• At 11:10 p.m., a 43-year-old man was shot in Bronzeville, police said. The man was in a car driving through an alley in the 4000 block of South Vincennes Avenue when someone in a gray SUV fired shots.

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• At 5:10 a.m. Sunday, a 25-year-old woman was shot in Douglas Park, police said. The woman was walking on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Fairfield Avenue when she heard shots and felt pain.

• At 3:52 a.m., a 29-year-old woman was shot in South Shore, police said. The woman was standing on the sidewalk in the 7700 block of South Yates Boulevard when someone fired shots.

• At 3:40 a.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in North Lawndale, police said. The man was found in the gangway of a home in the 1900 block of South Trumbull Avenue after being shot in his right leg.

• At 1:58 a.m., a 26-year-old woman and 21-year-old woman were shot in Austin, police said. The women were crossing the street in the 1500 block of North Lawler Avenue when someone in a red SUV fired shots at them.

• At 11:27 p.m. Saturday, a 36-year-old man was shot in Douglas Park, police said. The man was standing on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of South Fairfield Avenue when someone fired shots from an alley.

• At 6:20 p.m., three people were shot in Parkway Gardens, police said. The three were outside in the 6400 block of South King Drive when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside fired shots.

• At 11:10 a.m., a shooting victim went to the hospital after being shot in North Lawndale, police said. He was in the 2900 block of West Roosevelt Road when he was shot in his buttocks.

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Jul 09

ATN: July 2017

The following Farmers Markets will be held this summer. Bronzeville Market, 47th Street and King Drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 9 through Sept. 17. Daley Plaza...

...16, at 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The church is at 3993 S. King Dr. and invites the community to come celebrate with members. Enjoy singing, preaching, special guests, and...

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will hold its Emma Foster Health Fair on Saturday, July 8, from 11 a.m...

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A Safe Haven, 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd., is hosting a 5K run to fight homelessness on Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m. at Montrose Harbor. Register at www.RunToEndHomelessness.org.

Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S. Wabash Ave., will host the Joshua Abrams Quartet, Sunday, July 23, at 6 p.m. Audience members are asked to bring lawn chairs. Call (312) 328-0821.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1827 S. Indiana Ave., together with Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance, offers films this summer at its Movies in the Park on the Saturdays of July 15: La La Land; Aug. 12: Moana; and Aug. 26: the Lego Batman Movie.

The Park’s advisory council meets the Tuesdays of July 25, Aug. 22, Oct. 10, and Dec. 5. The Women’s Park is located at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. Call (312) 328-0821.

...will be held Sunday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wentworth Ave. at Cermak Rd. Amenities include A Taste of Chinatown, Asian cultural entertainment, the McDonald’s Family Pavilion, kung...

...reunion, will be held Saturday, July 8, at International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399, 2260 S. Grove St., from 5 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $50 and include food and liquor. For...

...a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 9 through Sept. 17. Daley Plaza Market, 50 W. Washington St., 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, now through Oct. 26. Downtown Federal Plaza...

...through Oct. 31 with the exception of July 4. Edens Place Farmers Market, Fuller Park, 4911 S. Shields Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, now through Oct. 14. Green City Market...

...9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, now through Oct. 14. Green City Market, 115 S. Sangamon St., Saturday, now through Oct. 28. Maxwell Street Market, Desplaines and Taylor Streets, 7 a.m...

...Taylor Streets, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, year-round. Pilsen Community Market, 1800 S. Halsted St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Oct. 29. The Plant Chicago...

...m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, now through Oct. 29. The Plant Chicago Farmers Market, 1400 W. 46th St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, now through Sept. 16. Printers Row Market...

...a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, now through Oct. 28. South Loop Farmers Market, 1936 S. Michigan Ave., 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, now through Sept. 28. Sunday City Market of Bridgeport...

...4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, now through Sept. 28. Sunday City Market of Bridgeport, 1000 W. 35th St., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, July 9 through Sept. 10...

...and tobacco-free family friendly festival, runs Thursday through Sunday, July 27 through 30, at 1400 W. Cermak Rd. Hours are Thursday 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to...

The Growing Solutions farm stand featuring food trucks is open every Wednesday from now through Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2201 W. Campbell Park Dr. Log on to www.jmtf.org.

...7 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, in the basement at 1220 W. Lexington St. The meetings are closed format, meaning they are only for people with drinking problems or...

Holy Family Church will celebrate its 160th anniversary with a special Mass Sunday, July 16, at 9:45 a.m., followed by a reception. The church is at 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 492-8442, or log on to www.holyfamilychicago.org.

...luncheon fundraiser on Tuesday, July 25, 12:30 p.m. at the Chicago Grand Ballroom, 6531 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Call (312) 877-6289. Hunter will host a health and fitness fair on Saturday, Aug...

...offers those ages 12 through 18 a safe and relaxing atmosphere at its Youth Center, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Teens can get help with homework, play sports, and interact with other teens. The center...

The IVI-IPO Independents’ Day Dinner will be held Wednesday, July 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, 4900 S. Lake Shore Dr. Call (312) 939-5105.

...to take a tour. All attendees will receive free registration. The center is located at 2001 S. Michigan Ave., inside the Long Grove House. Call (312) 225-8828 or log onto www.looplearningcenter.org...

...nationally recognized, research-based guidelines established on the latest scientific evidence. The hospital is at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercy-chicago.org or call (312) 567-2000...

...25 and Aug. 1 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. in Garibaldi Park, 1520 W. Polk St. The event will provide information about local literacy and music resources and favorite books. Enter...

...of Garibaldi. Bring a picnic if you wish. Rain location: Field House at Sheridan Park, 910 S. Aberdeen St., or the Chicago Public Library’s Roosevelt Branch, 1101 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 746...

...at Sheridan Park, 910 S. Aberdeen St., or the Chicago Public Library’s Roosevelt Branch, 1101 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 746-5369...

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 2003 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 432-1995...

...old market area on Sunday, July 9, by meeting at the cul de sac outside 811 W. Maxwell St. at 10 a.m. For more information contact info@maxwellstreetfoundation.org, (312) 243-0394...

McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave, hosts summer programs now through Sunday, Aug. 27; a day camp now through Friday, Aug. 4; and a teen camp Monday through Friday, Aug. 7 through 11. Call (312) 747-6497.

...the America’s first citizen-saint on Wednesday, July 19, at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., at 6:30 p.m. The event features a dinner recognizingthe physicians who helped Mother...

...physicians who helped Mother Cabrini open Cabrini and Columbus Hospitals. Proceeds benefit the shrine at 2520 N. Lakeview Ave. Tickets are $200 each. Log on to www.cabrininationalshrine.org/gala...

...and Tristan Lee came in second place (Division) for math 5. St. Therese is at 247 W. 23rd St. Call (312) 326-2837...

The National Hellenic Museum, 333 S. Halsted St., will offer a fiveday summer camp about ancient Greece Monday through Friday, July 10 through...

Public Narrative, 600 S. Michigan Ave., offers courses in various locations on topics including social media, communication plans, podcasting, search engine optimization, and analytics. Call (312) 369-6400.

...16, Aug. 20, and Sept. 17, 2 to 4 p.m., starting at Glessner House, 1800 S. Prairie Ave. Reservations recommended. Go to www.glessnerhouse.org for a schedule of other tours, children’s...

Recovery on Water is a rowing team for breast cancer patients and survivors. The team practices several times per week at the Eleanor Boathouse, 2828 S. Eleanor St. Contact Kathleen Behner at kathleen@reoveryonwater.org or (773) 620-3258.

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1340 W. Washington St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

...the International Music Foundation, will present a classical music summer series in St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St., now through Aug. 29. The series features live chamber music from the baroque era through...

...7355, ext. 112, or dugoa@dls.org for more information. De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355...

Second City Kids Comedy Camps at 230 W. North Ave. allow kids eight through 18 to exercise their creative energies through improvisation and comedy writing...

St. Pius V School, 1919 S. Ashland Ave., is offering private tours to families interested in enrolling their children. Call (312) 226-1590 to learn more and schedule a tour.

The Scoops ice cream shop on Taylor Street is offering $1 soft serve ice cream through Monday, July 31. The shop is located at 1159 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 285-2302.

The SGI-USA Buddhist Center, 1455 S. Wabash Ave., holds free onehour Introduction to Buddhism sessions at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Free off-street parking available. Call (312) 913-1211.

The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii will host a Padre Pio Prayer Cenacle at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, and Praying with St. Mary Magdalene, a morning retreat, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 22. The shrine is at 1224 W. Lexington St. Call (312) 421-3757.

The exhibition Night Train by Marcos Raya, born in Mexico and living in Chicago, is at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave. now through Sunday, July 30. Raya is known for several murals he painted in Pilsen. Call (773) 227-5522.

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., will host the Pitchfork Music Festival Friday through Sunday, July 14 through 16. A Tribe Called Quest, LCD Soundsystem, and Solange are among the headliners. Single day tickets cost $75; a 3-day advance ticket is $175. Log on to www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com.

Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave., will present an exhibition, Reunion II, featuring the work of 51 artists including Gazette Chicago Assistant Editor Anne Nordhaus-Bike. Opening reception is Friday, July 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. Art is on display through Saturday, Aug. 12. Call (312) 738-0400.

...causing progressive organ damage and early death. Call (312) 996-9741. UIC’s Harrison Field, 836 W. Harrison St., will host the Great Lawn Fest, a folk and bluegrass festival, on Saturday, July 22...

...July 7. This special event runs 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 828 S. Wolcott Ave., 2nd floor. Admission is free, and the public is invited...

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: July 2017
    July 8, 2017 By William S. Bike RUN TO END HOMELESSNESS A Safe Haven, 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd., is hosting a 5K run to fight homelessness on Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m. at Montrose Harbor. Register at www.RunToEndHomelessness.org. ABRAMS QUARTET Fred Anderson Park, 1611 S.
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Jul 06

This weeks exciting events and more!

600 E 35th ST

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Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd

3232 S King Drive

    This weeks exciting events and more!
    Now - July 8th Department of Defender Warrior games The purpose is to bring together post 9/11 wounded warriors across all services http://www.woundedwarriorregiment.org/index.cfm/war-p/2017-dod-warrior-games/ July 5 - 9 Taste of Chicago Free https://www.choosechicago.com/events-and-shows/food-and-drinks/taste-of-chicago/ July 8th - Emma Foster Health Fair 600 E 35th ST 11am - 3pm http://www.chicagopresbytery.org/events/emma-foster-health-fair-2/ July 8th - Watoto Children's Choir Performance Bethany Union Church, 1750 W.
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Jul 06

Updated Jul 06

A guide to eating your way through Chicago's South Side

3947 S. King Dr. 773-536-3300

746 E. 43rd St. 773-285-9455

3901 S. Michigan Ave. 877-275-5852

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11248 S. Michigan Ave. 773-995-7420

1235 W 95th St. 773-366-3110

2907 S. Archer Ave. 773-523-1121

8125 S. Halsted St. 773-483-8111

8100 S. Stony Island Ave. 773-734-2788

7448 S. Vincennes Ave. 773-783-1818

3259 E. 95th St. 773-933-9855

6659 W. Archer Ave. 773-586-2115

10359 S. Torrence Ave. 773-734-8400

700 E. 47th St. 872-818-5260

5055 S. Prairie Ave. 773-548-5375

4852 S. Pulaski Road 773-523-3700

3139 S. Halsted St. 312-326-6898

605 W. 31st St. 312-949-1314

1844 W. 95th St. 773-779-9105

9233 S. Western Ave. 773-238-7075

Joseph Sapp opened the Original Rainbow Cone in 1926 near the corner of 92nd Place and Western Avenue, serving five flat slices—not scoops—of chocolate, strawberry, Palmer House (vanilla studded with walnuts...

10337 S. Kedzie Ave. 773-239-1243

311 E. 75th St. 773-994-2428

2518 W. 63rd St. 773-776-7440

954-960 W 31st St. 773-823-7336

1462 E. 53rd St. 773-288-1010

3267 S. Halsted St. 312-929-2486

2701 S. Eleanor St. 312-724-8811

1100 55th St. 773-256-0702

10426 S. Western Ave. 773-779-2739

    A guide to eating your way through Chicago's South Side
    My very favorite thing to do as a food writer is to hop in the car and devote a day to just driving around the city looking for new spots or to rediscover old ones that no one ever talks about anymore.
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Jul 05

Jonathan Lewis 1943-2017

...of Leonard “Lenny” and Sybille Lewis. He spent his early childhood in an apartment on Drexel Boulevard at 43rd Street. Lenny Lewis was an actuary who labored in secret on the Manhattan Project at the...

    Jonathan Lewis 1943-2017 - hpherald.com
    By Daniel de Visé Jonathan Lewis, a psychiatrist who treated hundreds of survivors of war and torture in Vietnam and ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, died Monday. He was 73. Dr. Lewis died following a stroke at Weiss Memorial Hospital, where he was admitted after collapsing in his Edgewater apartme
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Jul 05

Red Cross facing blood shortage after lack of donations

7/19/2017: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Apostolic Faith Church, 3823 S. Indiana Avenue

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8/2/2017: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Brookfield Zoo Discovery Center, 3300 Golf Road

7/10/2017: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Willis Tower, 233 S. Wacker Drive, Franklin Side

7/17/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., CBRE, Boeing Building, 100 North Riverside Plaza, Office of the Building

7/17/2017: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Loyola University - Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson

7/23/2017: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., RCP Blood Drive, Rauner College Prep, 1337 W Ohio Street

7/24/2017: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Rush University Medical Center, 1650 West Harrison Street

7/27/2017: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Doubletree by Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio Street

8/1/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., 300 North LaSalle, 300 North LaSalle

7/31/2017: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Avenue

7/26/2017: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Rialto Square Theatre, 15 E. Van Buren Street

    Red Cross facing blood shortage after lack of donations
    The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for donations Wednesday. The Red Cross has had about 60,000 fewer donations than needed over the past two months. American Red Cross CEO Celena Roldan joined ABC7 to talk about the blood shortage.
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Jul 02

Chicago Defender Events Calendar

600 E. 35th St.

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Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd St. 6 p.m.

3232 S. King Drive (outside)

Location: Lorraine Dixon Park is located on the south-east corner of 87th Street & Ingleside Avenue (Dauphin Avenue). The festival opens at 10am until Dusk.  The Children’s Pavilion opens at 12 noon until 6pm.

    Chicago Defender Events Calendar
    The Department of the Navy, in partnership with the City of Chicago, will host the annual Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games The Warrior Games serves as the sole opportunity every year to bring together post-9/11 wounded warriors across all services. The Games honor and showcase the power and resiliency of wounded warriors and their families.
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Jun 29

4 Killed, 7 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago

...the South Side. A 24-year-old man was standing on a corner in the 4100 block of South Michigan when a vehicle pulled up and two people got out and opened fire, police said...

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...about 10:30 p.m. on the South Side. They were driving north in the 5300 block of South Wabash when someone in another vehicle fired shots, according to Chicago Police. Both women suffered gunshot...

...in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. They were walking near the intersection of 79th Street and South Christiana Avenue when people started shooting, police said. The boy was struck in the back and taken...

...p.m. and found a 24-year-old man lying on the ground in the 3200 block of West Haddon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The man had been...

...girl was shot at 10:13 a.m. in a Roseland neighborhood home in the 11500 block of South Normal on the Far South Side, police said. She was shot in the right leg and...

...A 23-year-old man was standing outside in a group of people in the 4900 block of West Fulton when someone fired shots, striking him in the pelvis and leg, police said. He was...

...year-old was standing on a front porch about 10:35 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Aberdeen when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said. He was shot...

A 20-year-old man was shot in the abdomen at 8:14 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Ashland in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition.

...m. in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 35-year-old man was in the 4000 block of West Division when he was approached by a male who opened fire, police said. The man ran...

    4 Killed, 7 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Four people were killed and at least seven others, including a 14-year-old girl, were wounded in shootings Wednesday across the city's South and West sides. Two women, ages 32 and 41, were killed in a Washington Park neighborhood shooting about 10:30 p.m. on the South Side.
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Jun 28

Staying in town over the 4th? We've got you covered

...in the same space. June 30. 6 p.m. Free. Ellis Park Arts & Recreation Center, 3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

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...range is $1-$30.) June 29-July 28. Broken Nose Theatre at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.

...will be lasers. June 30-July 16. $23-$37. Chicago Tap Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.

...the preferred pronoun of Mac judyself. June 29-Aug. 20. $20-$89. Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St.

...June 30-July 15. $9-$14 per film, $60-$75 fest pass. Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave.

...the Canadian Brass. July 4. 6:30 p.m. Free. Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue...

...both in pomposity and scabrosity. June 28-Aug. 13. $20-$32. The Artistic Home Theatre, 1376 W. Grand Ave.

...development—beta to accompany the exhibit's alpha. June 29-Nov. 19. Free. Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.

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Jun 28

DuSable Museum hosts annual Night of 100 Stars

Perryman is a graduate of Phillips High School and one of 11 siblings. He participates in social justice events at his church, Turner Memorial AME Church, 3610 S. Giles, where he serves as a Junior Member of the Board of Trustees.

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Additionally, two high school seniors were recognized as rising stars, Eva Maria Lewis and Adonis Perryman. Lewis, 18, is a graduate of the Kenwood Academic Center, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., and Walter Payton College Prep.

    DuSable Museum hosts annual Night of 100 Stars - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, hosted their annual black-tie gala "A Night of 100 Stars," Saturday, June 24, to honor African-Americans in Chicago who have made contributions to society through their work and engagement with the com
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Jun 28

Black Spaces, Black Faces: ‘Some Like It Black‘

Some Like It Black is located at 810 E. 43rd Street. You can find more information about the cafe via their Facebook page.

    Black Spaces, Black Faces: 'Some Like It Black'
    Black Spaces, Black Faces is a series of profile stories highlighting Black-owned safe spaces, businesses, and venues in the Chicagoland area. Its goal is to provide an outlet for the Black consumer on how to continue to circulate the dollar in the Black community of Chicago.
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Jun 25

Updated Jun 26

Catching a RedEye

...choose for this. It is two black men sitting on a bench smiling close to 43rd and Berkeley in Bronzeville, right next to Room 43. They don’t look like “scary black man...

...mentioning Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles they also didn’t mention Honey 1 BBQ at 746 E 43rd Street. This place has got it going on and it's gets the job done for...

Secondly the author didn’t mention, Ain’t She Sweet Cafe located at 526 E 43rd St, Chicago, IL 60653, which is right next to Sip N Savor Cafe. Now I get...

...good music you would have a better SAFER time at Norman’s Bistro located at  1001 E 43rd St, Chicago, IL 60653 but i think they consider themselves to be in the Kenwood neighborhood...

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...wait for another exceptional Black-owned business that unfortunately on the Northside called, Batters & Berries (2748 N Lincoln Ave). But Peaches gets the job done. It is more catered to the Bad and Bougie...

    Catching a RedEye
    So me and my husband are walking around in the West Loop for no apparent reason (this means I don't remember why we were in the West Loop) and he happened to see that the Red Eye, a local free Chicago paper, was featuring Bronzeville. The title actually said "Weekend Goals" with Bronzeville underneath it....
    http://www.chicagonow.com

  • cya

    waffles restaurant FAILED INSPECTION. That all I need not to go somewhere.

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