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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING RETROFIT TO LED

    1615 S. Clark St. Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • Permit issued for new construction

    *DIRECT DEVELOPER SERVICES* NEW CONSTRUCTION. INSTALLATION OF H PILES ONLY FOR A 10 STORY 62 DWELLING UNIT BUILDING WITH RETAIL AND PARKING ON THE GROUND LEVEL AS PER PLANS. REFERENCE FOUNDATION PERMIT # 100744785.

    1419 S. Wabash Ave. Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

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Updated Apr 17

Record Row ... NOT Motor Row

As more and more development and investment continues to flood the South Loop area, I can't help but wonder if anyone will discuss Record Row -- the TRUE identity of what everyone seems to want to brand "Motor Row."

"Record Row" is the more relevant history for this area of Chicago. If the powers that be were smart, the strip along Michigan near McCormick's new 'Entertainment District' should really become a cultural corridor for Chicago, celebrating the historical Jazz and Blues contributions that line that entire strip. Nashville has Broadway Street ... New Orleans has Bourbon Street .... why on earth doesn't Chicago have something similar????

There's a great documentary on this strip if anyone is interested.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aC7qXuoI-Wo

    Record Row
    Record Row - Was produced by WTTW in Chicago (PBS) and aired in February 1997. I happened to tape it. Lost my tape a few months ago and then discoved that Record Row had disappeared from the earth more or less. Found one copy in a small college's library somewhere in the south but not available for loan.
    https://www.youtube.com/
  • I feel once we are past the negative perceptions of the area and truly embrace the great history of Bronzeville we will be rewarded in ways that are innumerable, if and when the resources are put in the promotion of what happened here. As a people we have never excluded...

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    I feel once we are past the negative perceptions of the area and truly embrace the great history of Bronzeville we will be rewarded in ways that are innumerable, if and when the resources are put in the promotion of what happened here. As a people we have never excluded even as we were not included. What concerns me is that this should be on the front of the consideration of the tourism bureau's investment portfolio, lets consider this area as an asset and as something to present to the World for celebration.If you can have art festivals, rib festivals and so on in the North side neighborhoods, why not have these festivals in the Southside venues.

  • The History and the greatness of Bronzeville is what we have to preserve, if we let this area become anything other than an Historical area then we have lost a great treasure.

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Apr 12

Founder of Willow Creek Community Church - Who is Opening a Location in the Sloop - Steps Down Amid Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior with Women

...posted about Willow Creek Church taking over a pretty big building on South State Street (1319-1347 S State Street).  At the time we were surprised that a church could just plop themselves in such...

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Budget Car Rental Closing at 714 S. Wabash

USA Vein Clinic Moving in at 41 W. Congress

    Founder of Willow Creek Community Church - Who is Opening a Location in the Sloop - Steps Down Amid Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior with Women
    The church's founder just resigned amid allegations from various women (via Chicago Tribune): Forty-two years after founding one of the nation's most influential evangelical megachurches, the Rev. Bill Hybels told his congregation Tuesday night that he would step down from the helm of Willow Creek Community Church six months ahead of schedule.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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Thousands Raised For Police Vests

Roenick will also be on hand to take pictures at 1718 South State Street at 1:30 Sunday afternoon.

    Thousands Raised For Police Vests
    CHICAGO (CBS) - The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation will get a special delivery Sunday. A huge donation in honor of fallen Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer for the organization's "Get Behind The Vest Program." Illinois pizza chain Aurelio's and former Chicago Blackhawks star Jeremy Roenick will present a check for $8,000 for 16 new bullet-proof vests.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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Tour the new loft model at pet-friendly 1401 South State

Tour the new loft model at pet-friendly 1401 South State

    Tour the new loft model at pet-friendly 1401 South State
    Floor-to-ceiling windows at 1401 South State, a pet-friendly luxury tower in the South Loop, serve up great skyline views from many of the apartments. Residents at 1401 have views of the nearby Roosevelt Road transit hub, Target, Jewel-Osco, Trader Joe's and a cluster of bars and restaurants that will surprise anyone unfamiliar with the dynamic South Loop.
    http://yochicago.com

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"Nails Coming Soon" Sign Appears at Former D'Jon's Barber Shop on Wabash

Have you heard any rumblings about who’s moving into the former D’Jon’s Barber shop @ 1514 S. Wabash? There’s a sign on the window with “Nails Coming Soon.”

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Taco Madre Officially Open at 823 S. State

    "Nails Coming Soon" Sign Appears at Former D'Jon's Barber Shop on Wabash
    A blog about the South Loop, Printer's Row, Prairie Avenue, Near South Side, Grant Park, Museum Campus in Chicago.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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South Loop Business Spotlight: Detour 2 Discovery Day School

South Loop Business Spotlight: Detour 2 Discovery Day School

    South Loop Business Spotlight: Detour 2 Discovery Day School - Greater South Loop Association
    The GSLA's mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community. Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.
    https://greatersouthloop.org

Mar 12

Updated Mar 20

March is Women's HERstory Month!

In celebration of Women's HERstory Month, we invite you to join us a member of the Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women organization! GREATLAKESILRW.CLUB

    Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women
    Interested in joining the ​Great Lakes Illinois Republican Women? ​Leave us a message!
    http://www.3rdwardchicagogop.com
  • Sheila A. Donovan Have been an owner at the Stratford since 2001.

    Women who voted for a man that loathes and uses women, loves crotch grabbing, is on his 3rd wife, who has physically abused his first wife, are blind to reality. There is a long list of negatives about this simple-minded man. They voted for him anyhow. I can see men...

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    Women who voted for a man that loathes and uses women, loves crotch grabbing, is on his 3rd wife, who has physically abused his first wife, are blind to reality. There is a long list of negatives about this simple-minded man. They voted for him anyhow. I can see men voting for him, because they have the same views as he does. They are scared of equality. Republican women don't want equality. They are followers, and/or afraid to speak up. Again, I have a list of over 200 anti-female quotes spit out by misogynist Republican males. I'm not going to waste my time posting the rest of them. The few I posted gave you enough info. I will respect Republican women when they begin to respect themselves. I'm closing the book on this conversation.

  • This from a person who probably voted for hilary

    Think about it

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Mar 20

A one-bedroom model loft at the South Loop’s 1401 South State

A one-bedroom model loft at the South Loop’s 1401 South State

    A one-bedroom model loft at the South Loop's 1401 South State
    See rent and availability info at http://www.1401SouthState.com 1401 South State is a glass tower that's undergoing a make-over despite being less than 10 years old. Studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments have a loft aesthetic and feature plank or concrete floors, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed ductwork and concrete columns, in-unit washer / dryers and stylish kitchens and baths.
    http://yochicago.com

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Updated Mar 17

McCormick Place parking lot

Who knows what those items are that have been in McCormick Places parking lot for about 10 days? They are very colorful and some of them light up at night.

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Updated Mar 17

McCormick Place parking lot

Who knows what those colorful items are that have been in the McCormick Place parking lot for about 10 days? They are very colorful and a few pieces even light up at night.

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Updated Mar 15

The L Stop

Each quarter the culinary students at Robert Morris University, 401 S. State Street, open a pop up restaurant with a different theme and menu. Students do everything from selecting the food choices, designing the menu, ordering supplies, cooking, serving and cleaning. This quarter, our theme is "The L Stop" with courses from different neighborhoods of Chicago. Our quarters last ten weeks, but we need the first couple weeks to set up and the last couple to evaluate and critique. Open only on Thursdays, reservations recommended. This is a fantastic experience for our culinary students!

  • This was excellent! My daughters (6 and 9 years old) went today and they also loved it! I recommend it if you can make it.

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Mar 15

davidwilson1949 posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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Mar 09

CADC Fund Raiser - Storytelling Event - Huge Success - thank you!

Community Adult Day Care Center - STORY TELLING EVENT sold out - not a seat OPEN at MAYSLAKE Theater (seats 130) - we had people standing. Many thanks to all of our story tellers (12 in all), to Bruce Wolf - our EMCEE for the evening and to our sponsors and the volunteers that serve on the Board of Directors as well as our Executive Director, Susan Neustrom. All the silent auction items went so as fund raisers go - this was a good one for a very worthy 501c that serves seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's and nerve damage.

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