38 hours ago

The SECC to host Small Business Saturday kick-off event

...will take include the following locations: Skidoe’s Café and Grill at 10 a.m., 235 E. 51st St.; Pearle Vision at 11 a.m., 1200 E. 53rd St.; Jojayden Shoes & Accessories at 11...

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...Grill at 10 a.m., 235 E. 51st St.; Pearle Vision at 11 a.m., 1200 E. 53rd St.; Jojayden Shoes & Accessories at 11:30 a.m., 1457 E. 53rd St.; The Connection at...

...11 a.m., 1200 E. 53rd St.; Jojayden Shoes & Accessories at 11:30 a.m., 1457 E. 53rd St.; The Connection at noon, 4321 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; Alyce Shoe Lyfe at 2 p...

...Shoes & Accessories at 11:30 a.m., 1457 E. 53rd St.; The Connection at noon, 4321 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; Alyce Shoe Lyfe at 2 p.m., 6431 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; and Carver 47...

...Connection at noon, 4321 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; Alyce Shoe Lyfe at 2 p.m., 6431 S. Cottage Grove Ave.; and Carver 47 Café @ Little Black Pearl at 3 p.m., 1060 E. 47th St...

...S. Cottage Grove Ave.; and Carver 47 Café @ Little Black Pearl at 3 p.m., 1060 E. 47th St.

    The SECC to host Small Business Saturday kick-off event - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) in collaboration with Downtown Hyde Park will kick off a "Small Business Saturday" event on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to help steer shoppers to support small businesses. According to a statement by the SECC, shoppers are encouraged to take ...
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2 days ago

Quad Communities Development Corporation adde...

Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville on Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 25th 10am - 5pm Presented by the Quad Communities Development Corporation, South East Chicago Commission and the 51st Street Business Association Small Business Saturday is November 25th and Bronzeville businesses are coming together to encourage the community to Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville. Join us for fabulous deals mixed with a ton of holiday cheer. Activities include: • Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville Retail Pop-Up at The Connection, 4321 S. Cottage Grove Ave, featuring 15+ independent vendors. Shop for specialty items that you can't get anywhere else. | 10AM to 3PM. [Full vendor list coming soon] • For Kids! Breakfast with Santa at Skidoe’s Café & Grill, 235 E. 51st Street | 10AM • Sip & Sing at Carver 47, 1060 W. 47th Street | 3PM – 5PM • Entertainment, Shopping Door Busters, Raffles & Door Prizes Let us know you're coming! Please RSVP at https://shopsmallshopbronzevillenov25.eventbrite.com. Participating Bronzeville Businesses: Agriculture Style Bronzeville Boutique By Lady Mocha Fort Smith Designer and Clothing Boutique Faie African Art The Connection Bronzeville's event Facility Metro PCS Chicago Furniture The Cajun Connoisseur Food Truck, Catering and Restaurant Sip & Savor Chicago Some Like It Black Creative Arts Bar Amour Hairsalon and Suites Small Shop Cycles & Service McDonald's on 47th Street Tangible Things Store Two Fish Crab Shack Simply Soups Salads and Sandwiches Goree Cuisine Little Black Pearl A Lotta Good Stuff Tastee Cafe Luxe Boutique Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop Visit www.qcdc.org for more info ongoing economic development efforts in Bronzeville.

    Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville on Small Business Saturday
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2 days ago

Washington Park artist residences ready to move forward

...neighborhood. Designed by Chicago-based JGMA, the translucent, multi-colored project at the corner of South Michigan Avenue and Garfield Boulevard has landed its first construction permit. Dubbed the KLEO Life Center, the mixed-use development...

New construction permit at 5504 S. Michigan Avenue [Chicago Cityscape]

    Funky Washington Park artist housing project move forward
    An unorthodox-looking four-story affordable housing development is ready to break ground in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood. Designed by Chicago-based JGMA, the translucent, multi-colored project at the corner of South Michigan Avenue and Garfield Boulevard has landed its first construction permit.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

Nov 10

3 teens among 4 shot on South, West sides

...South Side about 2 a.m. on Friday, police said. He was walking in the 6200 block of South Indiana Avenue when a red vehicle approached him and someone inside fired shots. The teen was taken...

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In the Lawndale shooting, police said the boys were walking in the 1600 block of South Harding Avenue on the West Side about 6:15 p.m. Thursday when a dark-colored Jeep drove up and someone inside fired shots.

She was standing on the porch of a home in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street when an unknown vehicle drove by, and someone inside opened fire, hitting the woman in the leg, police said.

    2 teenage boys wounded in drive-by shooting in Lawndale
    Two 16-year-old boys were wounded in a drive-by shooting Thursday evening on the West Side in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 06

Birches Assisted Living's free program demystifies dementia drug management

...from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in The Birches' Main Dining Room, located at 215 55th St. Clarendon Hills...

    Birches Assisted Living's free program demystifies dementia drug management
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | On November 8, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills will host "What Are Dementia Drugs and What Do They Do?," the third program in its three-part fall dementia education series.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Nov 03

LISC Chicago Helps Entrepreneur Reach For The Stars

Once Shelton found her location, an abandoned building at 55th and State Street, her next hurdle was finding financing.

    LISC Chicago Helps Entrepreneur Reach For The Stars
    CHICAGO (CBS) - The owner of a new restaurant in Washington Park thanks a networking resources giant for allowing her realize her dream and help a struggling neighborhood grow. Evelyn Shelton's dream has come true. The ambitious Bronzeville native with degrees from Columbia and Kendall Colleges and a Masters from Roosevelt University, choose Washington Park over Englewood to launch her restaurant, Evelyn's Food Love.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Oct 30

Boy, 3, among more than two dozen people shot in Chicago over weekend

The boy, Dwayne Franklin Jr., was riding in the car with his stepdad when they were caught in gunfire at the corner of East 60th Street and South Wabash Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday. 

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A 16-year-old girl was killed in what Chicago police said was an accidental shooting. The girl died around 7 p.m. Sunday in the 6600 block of South Marquette Road after an acquaintance accidentally shot her in the eye, police said. 

    Boy, 3, among more than two dozen people shot in Chicago over weekend
    A 3-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl were among at least 25 people shot in Chicago over the weekend, according to police. The boy, Dwayne Franklin Jr., was riding in the car with his stepdad when they were caught in gunfire at the corner of East 60th Street and South Wabash Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 29

'I saw the flames': 3-year-old boy shot while riding in car on South Side

As he sped away from the intersection of East 60th Street and South Wabash Avenue about 12:30 a.m., the step-dad realized the boy was hurt.

    'I saw the flames;' 3-year-old boy shot while riding in car on South Side
    Three-year-old Dwayne Franklin Jr. and his step-dad had just pulled up to a Washington Park stop sign early Sunday when something started pelting their car. "I didn't know it was gunshots. I just heard something hitting the car," said the step-dad, who spoke on the condition of anonymity "I turned right, and I saw the flames.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 29

Boy, 3, shot in back in Washington Park

...The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. when the car was traveling westbound on 60th Street near Wabash Avenue and the driver stopped at a stop sign. Another vehicle pulled up and someone inside...

    Boy, 3, shot in back in Washington Park
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A 3-year-old boy was shot in the back while riding in a car in the Washington Park neighborhood Sunday morning, Chicago police said. The shooting occurred around 12:30 a.m. when the car was traveling westbound on 60th Street near Wabash Avenue and the driver stopped at a stop sign.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Oct 26

Loop massage therapist accused of sexual assault

Anthony Winters, of the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue, is charged with criminal sexual assault after the Feb. 10 incident in the first block of West Jackson Boulevard, authorities said.

    Loop massage therapist accused of sexual assault
    A 39-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Loop massage parlor. Anthony Winters, of the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue, is charged with criminal sexual assault after the Feb. 10 incident in the first block of West Jackson Boulevard, authorities said. About 2 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 23

Ace Tech Eligible For Closure After Hitting Warning List Two Years In A Row

ACE, 5410 S. State St., was put on a warning list last year and has not done enough to improve its performance and is now eligible to be closed, according to CPS.

    Ace Tech Eligible For Closure After Hitting Warning List Two Years In A Row
    WASHINGTON PARK - ACE Technical Charter School is now in danger of closing after a second straight year of poor performance, according to CPS. ACE, 5410 S. State St., was put on a warning list last year and has not done enough to improve its performance and is now eligible to be closed, according to CPS.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Oct 17

New children’s book takes kids through Chicago neighborhoods

Dragan will visit Hyde Park this month where she will read from her new book “Rickshaw Reggie.” She’ll visit the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. at 2 p.m. on Oct. 8. She’ll also read her book during story time at 57th Street Books, 301 E. 57th St., at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21.

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Dragan will visit Hyde Park this month where she will read from her new book “Rickshaw Reggie.” She’ll visit the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. at 2 p.m. on Oct. 8. She’ll also read her book during story time at 57th Street Books, 301 E. 57th St., at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21.

    New children's book takes kids through Chicago neighborhoods - hpherald.com
    By EVAN HAMLIN Herald Intern Chicago's most visible landmarks are often what people conjure up in their heads when they picture the windy city. Students across the country learn about the city's industrious past and dynamic present, but what about the local institutions and neighborhoods that Ch
    http://hpherald.com

Oct 17

Evelyn’s Food Love Uses LISC Small Business Loan to Bring Hip New Restaurant to Washington Park

...loan through the SBA Community Advantage program, which Shelton used to purchase the building at 5522 S. State St. and make renovations. Steve Hall, vice president for LISC Small Business, said many traditional banks...

Evelyn's Food Love is a rarity in the neighborhood of Garfield Boulevard and State Street - a family-style, sit-down restaurant. On a recent morning, motorists shouted encouragement to Shelton as she entered the eatery.

    Evelyn's Food Love Uses LISC Small Business Loan to Bring Hip New Restaurant to Washington Park
    http://www.lisc-chicago.org

Oct 16

25 Chicago coffee shops serving up great coffee and character

305 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-855-9163

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6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-627-5058

1439 W. 18th St., 312-455-0019

1750 W. Division St., 773-278-2739

2530 N. Clark St., 773-687-8078

1501 W. Morse Ave., 773-338-0256

1259 W. Devon Ave., 773-654-1589

5938 N. Broadway, 773-654-1444

2035 N. Western Ave., 773-904-8177

3123 N. Broadway, 773-348-8058

2959 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-245-3005

755 W. 32nd St., 312-888-3468

2212 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-360-7591

5317 N. Clark St., 773-989-5674

1039 W. Granville Ave., 773-764-0400

1117 W. Belmont Ave., 773-360-7553

6032 W. Irving Park Road, 773-853-2261

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-966-7531

5501 W. Irving Park Road, 773-930-3693

6764 N. Sheridan Road, 773-761-8100

112 N. Green St., 312-754-0431

    25 Chicago coffee shops serving up great coffee and character
    Chicago is a blessedly caffeinated city, not just thanks to the plethora of coffee behemoths planted on every corner-hello, Starbucks and Peet's-but also thanks to the lovely local coffee shops that adorn our city storefronts.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Oct 14

Love the Cubs but hate the Wrigleyville scene? Watch playoffs at these spots

CLARENDON HILLS — Relieve some stress by peeling peanuts and throwing them on the ground at Country House, where you plow through the half-pound burgers. 241 55th St., 630-325-1444, burgerone.com

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BRIDGEPORT — Kevin Hickey’s Bridgeport gastropub Duck Inn is a step up from your average sports bar, but hey, there’s still a hot dog on the menu, so who’s complaining? 2701 S. Eleanor St., 312-724-8811, theduckinnchicago.com.

GRACELAND WEST — Southport and Irving is a cozy neighborhood tavern serving up New American-style fare with cocktails, wine and more. 4000 N. Southport Ave., 773-857-2890, southportandirving.com.

GRACELAND WEST — Southport and Irving is a cozy neighborhood tavern serving up New American-style fare with cocktails, wine and more. 4000 N. Southport Ave., 773-857-2890, southportandirving.com.

LINCOLN PARK — Word on the street is if you reserve table 14, you get your own TV at Pat’s Pizza, a long-standing, family-owned pizza joint. 2679 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, 773-248-0168.

OLD TOWN — Old Town Social has more TVs than you could possibly want and food that’s much better than you’d ever expect from a sports bar. 455 W. North Ave., 312-266-2277, www.oldtownsocial.com.

SOUTH LOOP — Located in the South Loop, the sprawling Chicago Firehouse Restaurant will show the game in its Bar Room. 1401 S. Michigan Ave., 312-786-1401, chicagofirehouse.com.

RIVER NORTH — River Roast, a spin on the British pub, offers two full bars, so you can drink your feelings if the Cubs are down. 315 N. LaSalle Drive, Chicago, 312-822-0100, riverroastchicago.com.

NOBLE SQUARE — Duck tacos, antelope bone marrow and antelope oxtail ravioli are traditional baseball snacks, right? They are at Frontier. 1072 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-772-4322, www.thefrontierchicago.com.

WEST TOWN — The underground sibling to the award-winning Smyth upstairs, Loyalist brings an elevated cool factor to your neighborhood bar, with seasonal cocktails, craft beer and interesting wines. 177 N. Ada St., #001, 773-913-3774, smythandloyalist.com.

WEST LOOP — Classically-styled Swift & Sons and seafood spot Cold Storage are equally stylish digs for catching the game. 1000 W. Fulton Market, bokagrp.com.

WEST LOOP — Three-level The Lunatic, The Lover & The Poet may sound like the last place you’ll want to catch a ballgame, but this bar likes to have fun, with an extensive beverage list and ultra-relaxed digs. 736 W. Randolph St., 312-775-0069, thelunaticloverandpoet.com.

EVANSTON — Chic meets rustic at Whiskey Thief, which boasts large, comfy booths that you can sink right into. 616 Davis St., 847-859-2342, whiskeythieftavern.com.

EVANSTON — Grab a seat in the backroom at Old Neighborhood Grill, a homey counter service spot serving Greek-American fare. 2902 Central St., 847-492-9500.

DOWNERS GROVE — Gatto’s Italian Restaurant and Bar is a local Italian restaurant downtown that has a bar area where you can get your Cubs on. 5123 Main St., 630-515-6400, gattosrestaurant.com.

BERWYN — FitzGerald’s Nightclub is typically a music venue, but the bar transforms into a place where you can watch on bleachers on big screens. 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, 708-788-2118, fitzgeraldnightclub.com.

NAPERVILLE — You should be able to find a beer you like off of Old Town Pour House’s ginormous beer list. Games can be long, why not try a few? 1419 N. Wells St., 312-477-2800, oldtownpourhouse.com.

LIBERTYVILLE — If you’re into gastropubs, Timothy O’Toole’s will be serving up upscale bar food while you watch the game. 412 N. Milwaukee Ave., 847-984-2599, timothyotooles.com.

WESTMONT — Grill 89 offers a relaxed atmosphere, food made with locally sourced ingredients, cocktails and TVs mounted on the walls. 800 E. Ogden Ave., 630-570-5889, grill89.com.

Oct 11

Our Guide To 40 Can't-Miss Skyscrapers, Private Clubs & Vacant Hidden Gems Of Open House Chicago

40 E. Garfield Blvd.

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906 S. Homan Ave.

33 N. LaSalle St.

330 North Wabash / AMA Plaza (IBM Plaza)

150 North Riverside

20 N. Wacker Dr.

1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.

3324 W. Wrightwood Ave.

111 W. Jackson Blvd., Penthouse

3610 S. Morgan St.

3831 S. Michigan Ave.

5517 N. Broadway

100 Linden Ave.

5757 S. Woodlawn Ave.

4950 S. Chicago Beach Dr.

6035 S. Blackstone Ave.

4912 N. Western Ave.

4025 N. Ravenswood Ave.

2211 N. Milwaukee Ave.

2135 N. Milwaukee Ave.

4245 N. Knox Ave.

1900 W. Cullerton St. (enter on Wolcott Ave.)

4727 W. Montrose Ave., Suite C

1400 W. 46th St.

3611 S. Loomis Pl.

5555 N. Sheridan Rd.

6565 S. Yale Ave.

1807 W. Sunnyside (The Airstream)

200 E. Randolph St.

1007 N. Wolcott Ave.

4501 N. Clarendon Ave.

1645 E. 79th St.

    Our Guide To 40 Can't-Miss Skyscrapers, Private Clubs & Vacant Hidden Gems Of Open House Chicago
    fullscreen Open House Chicago might be our very favorite Chicago Fest, though it's not a fest in the usual sense of the word. This weekend-long event lets Chicagoans (and tourists from around the world who have caught wind of how special this is) tour over 250 Chicago landmarks and noteworthy architectural sites, many of which are usually completely closed to the public.
    http://chicagoist.com

Oct 09

Birches Assisted Living's free program offers practical tips for more meaningful dementia communication

...will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Birches, located at 215 55th St. Clarendon Hills...

    Birches Assisted Living's free program offers practical tips for more meaningful dementia communication
    On Wednesday, October 11, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills will host the second presentation in its three-part fall dementia education series. The presentation is titled "Creating Meaningful Moments for Someone with Dementia" and will be led by certified recreational therapist and certified dementia practitioner Rachelle Blough.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Oct 04

First phase of construction begins on U. of C. Arts Block

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The first phase will include the renovation of 6,600 square feet of vacant storefronts located at 323-329 E. Garfield Blvd., east of the Chicago Transit Authority Green Line station.

    First phase of construction begins on U. of C. Arts Block - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Construction has started on the Green Line Arts Center, the first phase on the University of Chicago the Arts Block in the Washington Park neighborhood. The University of Chicago (U. of C.) is developing a major arts and culture corridor along East Garfield Boulev
    http://hpherald.com

Sep 29

Man Charged In Fatal Washington Park Shooting

Banks was on the sidewalk about 1:50 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Wabash when Garrett allegedly got out of a vehicle and fired at him, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Man Charged In Fatal Washington Park Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Bond was denied for a man charged with fatally shooting another man last week in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Deshawn Garrett, 20, was charged with first-degree murder in connection to the Sept. 20 shooting that left 25-year-old Eric Banks dead. Banks was on the sidewalk about 1:50 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Sep 29

Prosecutors: Gunman shot victim 11 times

...Eric Banks, 25, died after he was shot as many as five times in the 5700 block of South Wabash Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood around 1:50 p.m...

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...and the title transferred before the slaying to the person who drove Garrett, of the 1400 block of East 66th Place, to and from the scene of the fatal shooting, prosecutors said...

    Prosecutors: Gunman shot victim 11 times
    Surveillance video that filmed the license plate number of a getaway car helped lead authorities to the triggerman in a fatal shooting last September in the Washington Park neighborhood, prosecutors said. Deshawn Garrett, 20, was charged with first-degree murder and was ordered held without bail Thursday at the Leighton Criminal Court Building.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 28

What's in a cup? Chicago specialty roasters showcase sips in all shades of black

305 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-855-9163

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6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-627-5058

1439 W. 18th St., 312-455-0019

1750 W. Division St., 773-278-2739

2530 N. Clark St., 773-687-8078

1501 W. Morse Ave., 773-338-0256

1259 W. Devon Ave., 773-654-1589

5938 N. Broadway, 773-654-1444

2035 N. Western Ave., 773-904-8177

3123 N. Broadway, 773-348-8058

2959 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-245-3005

755 W. 32nd St., 312-888-3468

2212 N. Clybourn Ave., 773-360-7591

5317 N. Clark St., 773-989-5674

1039 W. Granville Ave., 773-764-0400

1117 W. Belmont Ave., 773-360-7553

6032 W. Irving Park Road, 773-853-2261

5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-966-7531

5501 W. Irving Park Road, 773-930-3693

6764 N. Sheridan Road, 773-761-8100

112 N. Green St., 312-754-0431

6730 N. Clark St., 872-241-9111

205 E. 18th St., 929-263-2473

1812 W. Montrose Ave., 773-769-2000

2521 W. Chicago Ave., 773-384-7827

    What's in a cup? Chicago specialty roasters showcase sips in all shades of black
    For many, morning coffee is part of the routine-part of waking up. You don't think; you just drink. Still, the expectations for a cup of joe have risen in the last decade. The Starbucks empire helped bring coffee that's a cut above Folgers or Maxwell House to the masses, said Fairgrounds Coffee founder Michael Schultz.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Sep 26

First phase of construction begins on U. of C. Arts Block

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The plan led by U. of C.’s Arts + Public Life initiative builds upon the university’s already existing Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., and Place Lab, Currency Exchange Café, 305 E. Garfield Blvd., and BING Reading Room, 307 E. Garfield Blvd.

The first phase will include the renovation of 6,600 square feet of vacant storefronts located at 323-329 E. Garfield Blvd., east of the Chicago Transit Authority Green Line station.

    First phase of construction begins on U. of C. Arts Block - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Construction has started on the Green Line Arts Center, the first phase on the Arts Block in Washington Park. Last year, the University of Chicago (U. of C.) announced plans to develop a major arts and culture corridor along East Garfield Boulevard from South Prai
    http://hpherald.com

Sep 25

Body of man found 2 days after Washington Park fire

...The family of Ricky Anderson feared his remains were still inside the building in the 5800-block of South Prairie Avenue since Saturday morning's fire.Several residents of the apartment building escaped the flames.Firefighters...

    Body of man found 2 days after Washington Park fire
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE The body of a missing man was pulled from the rubble of a burned out building on Chicago's South Side Monday morning. The family of Ricky Anderson feared his remains were still inside the building in the 5800-block of South Prairie Avenue since Saturday morning's fire.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Sep 23

Man missing after Washington Park fire, officials say

...was reported missing following a massive fire that took over two apartment buildings in the 5800 block of Prairie. Firefighters believe the fire started in a red brick four-story building...

    Man missing after Washington Park fire, officials say
    CHICAGO -- A man is missing following a massive fire in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood. Fire officials don't know if the man made it out safely or if he never made it out of the building.
    http://wgntv.com

Sep 23

Extra-Alarm Fire Damages 2 Buildings In Washington Park

#BREAKING: large #fire on 58th and Prairie consuming 2 buildings. #Chicago police say 1 person might be trapped. #CFD #CPD @cbschicago pic.twitter.com/tXtHBOAdzy

    Extra-Alarm Fire Damages 2 Buildings In Washington Park
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A two-alarm fire damaged two buildings and displaced multiple residents Saturday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. The fire was first reported at 6:45 a.m. at a building in the 5800 block of South Prairie, according to Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Sep 23

Families displaced after massive fire in Washington Park

The fire started about 6:45 a.m. in the 5800 block of South Prairie Avenue and was struck out about 8:30 a.m., said Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder.

    Families displaced after massive fire in Washington Park
    Two buildings suffered major damage and several people were displaced in an extra-alarm fire early Saturday in the Washington Park neighborhood, fire officials
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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