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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    Since my daughter started at JAHS my daughter has been more organized and has improved her grades so much. I like that the students can't use their cell phones during class and that makes them more focused.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 19, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    Since my daughter has started attending JAHS my daughter has improved her grades. She mentions that the teachers are always willing and able to help. Very happy with the school and my daughter will graduate 1 year early with amazing grades.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 19, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    I like that all of the staff have discipline and enforce it equally throughout the school. All of the staff are on the same page and I am informed of everything my son does good or bad.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 19, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    My son is learning a lot, he is becoming a responsible young man and that has to do with JAHS. He will continue onto college with everything he has learned at JAHS and I know that he will be successful. The staff is awesome.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 19, 2018 Comment
  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    Everything has been great so far, my daughter loves Jane Addams HS. My daughter now wants to attend college and it is all because of the support the teachers and staff give the students here.

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I spent a year and a half at Rudy Lozano High School but didn't really learn much since the school was mostly filled with gang members and the teachers were not strict at all, so everybody could do anything they wanted in that school. I eventually transferred to Jane Addams High School (JAHS). At JAHS I've learned so much. I've learned how to be more organize, not only in school but my personal life too. I've learned how to be punctual to places I have to be at a certain time. I like everything about JAHS. My classes challenge me. Being at JAHS has been good because it prepared me for a better, more successful future.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 17, 2018 Comment

Apr 13

Updated 2 days ago

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.
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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...

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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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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    I wasn t sure what to expect from JAHS but first impressions are always long lasting. When I first went on the JAHS website to find out more about the school, the mission statement of the school presented itself clearly, stating: Critical thinking. Personal Responsibility. Self-Sufficiency. Those words started cycling through my mind and I knew JAHS was the school for me. Now that I ve been at Jane Addams for a while, I learned that having a plan is the beginning of achieving a goal. I ve started thinking more about what I want to do post-secondary, and I ve been increasingly independent and self-motivated. Jane Addams provides no nonsense discipline and incentives that schools I ve been to don t have. Jane Addams is allowing me to graduate on time and to see that blessings in disguise are real.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 16, 2018 Comment

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  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a student

    Jane Addams is one of the best schools I have attended during my high school career. Jane Addams has taught me that it is always important to be on time and it is always important to be able to do things for yourself without depending on anyone to do it for you. Overall I would recommend this school to a friend because it is the best school I have attended. The school overall always pushes us to be better. They push us to get ourselves together and be able to get things done regardless of what gets in our way. Jane Addams is a school that more people should know about because it can really impact your life and really push you to be your best self in and out of school.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 12, 2018 Comment

Apr 12

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    REVISION TO PERMIT #100687404 REVISE WEST END OF LOWER LEVEL DWELLING UNIT TO ENCLOSE COMMON MECHANICAL AREA AND PROVIDE 1 HR RATED EGRESS CORRIDOR PER PLANS (NO HVAC WORK) **CERTIFIED PLANS CORRECTIONS: CONDITIONAL PERMIT SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS **

    1610 S. Union Ave. Issued April 10, 2018 Comment

Apr 12

  • Jane Addams High School reviewed by a parent

    At JAHS the teachers are more involved in your learning. The school wants students to succeed and they focus on building you up to be ready for your success. The school shows discipline, and motivates you to understand that for every action, there is a consequence. One thing I especially liked about JAHS is the staff, they can be funny and the students are able to speak to them about issues and they always understand. They also want you to do your best with your abilities. The school really cares about your success and will not let anything hold you back.

    Jane Addams High School (1814 S Union Ave) Published on GreatSchools April 11, 2018 Comment

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Apr 10

A guide to 100-plus trivia nights in Chicago

960 W. 18th St., 312-666-8601

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2683 N. Halsted St., 773-348-9800

2532 W. Chicago Ave., 773-384-0701

958 W. Belmont Ave., 773-388-1574

4264 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-281-1007

2934 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-770-0700

4328 W. Irving Park Road, 773-725-1800

3358 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-404-2151

2105 S. State St., 312-949-0120

221 N. LaSalle Drive, 312-739-3900

2027 W. North Ave., 773-661-2182

3135 W. Montrose Ave., 773-681-0341

343 S. Dearborn St., 773-216-3213

5401 N. Broadway, 773-944-1109

3553 N. Southport Ave., 773-325-0123

20 W. Division St., 312-787-4318

4620 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-961-8946

1935 W. Chicago Ave., 312-243-5600

420 W. Diversey Parkway, 773-549-9090

1330 W. Morse Ave., 773-654-1565

1942 W. Division St., 773-681-5236

3010 N. Broadway, 773-327-5101

1934 W. Irving Park Road, 773-871-3757

3441 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-666-5450

755 S. Clark St., 312-224-1772

5400 N. Clark St., 773-784-6969

1458 W. Taylor St., 312-226-3951

4000 N. Sheridan Road, 773-348-9600

2200 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-697-4576

546 N. Wells St., 312-973-7792

325 N. Jefferson St., 312-648-0100

5215 S. Harper Ave., 773-643-8008

661 N. Clark St., 312-335-8121

3032 N. Lincoln Ave., 872-802-0111

1559 Milwaukee Ave., 773-360-7692

2646 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-342-5555

2909 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-935-7500

3101 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-883-4400

950 W. Webster Ave., 773-549-8200

650 N. Dearborn St., 312-265-0768

4356 N. Leavitt St., 773-279-4900

1516 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-252-1155

6334 N. Clark St., 773-942-6344

1635 N. Damen Ave., 773-384-3555

2100 W. Irving Park Road, 773-478-2100

1758 W. Grand Ave., 312-929-2515

204 N. Halsted St., 312-997-3100

2535 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-486-0011

952 W. Addison St., 773-929-1441

1332 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-904-8615

1970 N. Lincoln Ave., 312-642-0007

935 W. Webster Ave., 773-975-8030

9 W. Hubbard St., 312-644-0004

3407 N. Paulina Ave., 773-871-1200

1617 N. Wells St., 312-944-1617

3030 N. Racine St., 773-528-4400

3801 N. Ashland Ave., 773-348-2767

3634 W. Belmont Ave., 773-754-8341

5024 N. Sheridan Road, 773-728-5511

1932 W. Division St., 773-278-1919

420 W. Belmont Ave., 773-248-6654

3937 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-528-3700

2356 W. Cullom Ave., 773-588-1110

2000 W. Roscoe St., 773-697-7965

1645 W. Cortland St., 773-862-7877

2630 N. Clark St., 773-248-3900

810 W. Diversey Parkway, 773-525-2515

100 W. Grand Ave., 312-836-0066

3701 N. Broadway, 773-549-0226

1448 N. Wells St., 312-664-5264

1938 W. Chicago Ave., 773-235-3483

1560 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-227-9339

3215 N. Sheffield Ave., 773-525-9696

1800 S. Racine Ave., 312-226-7427

2577 N. Clark St., 312-257-2599

1367 W. Erie St., 312-374-3487

2048 W. Armitage Ave., 773-227-6700

1736 S. Michigan Ave., 312-235-1400

1020 W. Lawrence Ave., 312-841-7149

3204 W. Armitage Ave., 773-360-8896

2211 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-687-9135

2922 W. Irving Park Road, 773-866-2010

2642 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-871-1600

2375 Milwaukee Ave., 773-276-0270

1953 N. Sedgwick St., 312-337-7900

939 S. Western Ave., 312-421-4860

4923 N. Clark St., 773-784-7636

1419 W. Fullerton Ave., 773-661-6454

4265 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-281-7112

324 S. Racine Ave., 312-0374-8915

3462 N. Clark St., 773-975-2010

1658 W. Cortland St., 773-394-9898

1622 W. Belmont Ave., 773-281-3805

1202 N. Wells St., 312-642-3000

221 N. Wood St., 855-464-4222

3328 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-525-5571

5938 N. Broadway, 773-654-1444

2723 N. Halsted St., 773-883-0304

950 W. Armitage Ave., 773-348-0010

6666 N. Northwest Highway, 773-775-1077

2451 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-360-1072

2109 W. Chicago Ave., 773-722-0406

3554 N. Clark St., 773-327-8572

1503 S. Michigan Ave., 312-588-0230

1367 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-698-7362

3516 N. Clark St., 773-244-1025

2624 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-857-0421

2230 N. California Ave., 773-252-1110

201 N. Clinton St., 312-212-5463

    A guide to 100-plus trivia nights in Chicago
    Whether you're a pop culture connoisseur, a sports aficionado or a history buff, there's a trivia night in Chicago to give your brain a workout. Play solo or build a team of friends and coworkers and pick from over 100 weekly trivia events around the city. 2683 N.
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Apr 06

April: ATN

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 1945 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 738-8000...

Open Books and Laugh, Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m., is a night of standup comedy supporting Open Books’ reading and writing program. The event is at the Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway. Open Books is at 651 W. Lake St. and 905 W. 19th St. Call (312) 243-9776.

...hours, the area has video surveillance and a seating area. The station is located at 943 W. Maxwell St., and parking is available...

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...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 for people with drinking problems or AA...

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

...to Taste fundraiser on Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Ovation, 2324 W. Fulton St. The evening will honor the Rev. Tom Hurley of Old St. Patrick’s Church as...

Chicago Hope Academy will host its eighth annual Hoops for Hope three-on-three basketball tournament on Thursday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m. at Quest MultiSport, 2641 W. Harrison St. Chicago Hope is located at 2189 W. Bowler St. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago Hope Academy will host its eighth annual Hoops for Hope three-on-three basketball tournament on Thursday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m. at Quest MultiSport, 2641 W. Harrison St. Chicago Hope is located at 2189 W. Bowler St. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

The Chicago Latino Film Festival will run Thursday through Thursday, April 5 through 19, at AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. Log on to ChicagoLatinoFilmFestival.org.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. hosts adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

...Great Futures Gala on Friday, April 20, at 6 pm at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago, 160 E. Pearson St. The honorees are Andrew and Lynn Kopon of Kopon Airdo, LLC; George and Betty Lombard...

De La Salle is at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

First Defense Legal Aid, 5100 W. Harrison St., provides representation to people in custody, informs people of their rights, and organizes volunteers to help.

First Trinity Chicago Lutheran Church Community Center welcomes donations of clothing, shoes, and hygiene items. Volunteers accept 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.

The Fulton Market Neighborhood Run 5k to 1k will be held Sunday, April 15, at 9 a.m. There will be an after-race party at Federales, 180 N. Morgan St. Log on to 5kto1k.com.

...on Thursday, April 12, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Kehoe Designs, 2555 S. Leavitt St. Tickets are $40. Enjoy live music, a silent auction, and cocktails and hors d’oeuvres...

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.

Instituto College now is offering an associate’s degree in nursing. The college is at 2520 S. Western Ave. Call (773) 890-0055.

...an adult. The next session is Monday, April 9, at Old St. Mary’s Parish, 1500 S. Michigan Ave. Those interested may contact landings@osm.com or phone (312) 922-3444 for more information...

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

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

Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., invites children and their parents or caregivers to gather the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. for a free Storytime early childhood music class. Next date is April 9.

The park is at 1521 S. Linn White Dr. Call (312) 745-2910.

Open Books and Laugh, Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m., is a night of standup comedy supporting Open Books’ reading and writing program. The event is at the Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway. Open Books is at 651 W. Lake St. and 905 W. 19th St. Call (312) 243-9776.

Open Books and Laugh, Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m., is a night of standup comedy supporting Open Books’ reading and writing program. The event is at the Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway. Open Books is at 651 W. Lake St. and 905 W. 19th St. Call (312) 243-9776.

Overeaters Anonymous meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, 3528 S. Hermitage Ave. Call (773) 523-3917.

The Plant, a facility home to farm and food-producing businesses, hosts an indoor farmers market at 1400 W. 46th St. the first Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go on tours of the Plant at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. For information, log on to PlantChicago.org/

Prismatica is a free, temporary public art installation in Polk Brothers Park at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., featuring 25 six-foot pivoting prisms resembling giant kaleidoscopes. The art will be on display until Sunday, April 15. Call (312) 595-5073.

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Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts will host a musical performance on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.roosevelt.edu/ccpa.

...Both screenings and the workshop will be held at the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St. Log on to https://www.rush.edu/rush-generations...

Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2108 W. 21st St., (773) 847-6458, offers family counseling including pre-marriage classes and marriage counseling. The soup kitchen welcomes gifts of cups, paper products, plates, silverware, napkins, paper towels, and toilet paper. Call (773) 847-6458.

...and Story on Sunday April 15, at 3 p.m. at the church, located at 1936 S. Michigan Ave. Commemorating the 106th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking, the program will feature organist John...

Call (312) 421-3757 or log on to www.ourladyofpompeii.org. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

The South Loop Neighbors will host a Clean and Green on Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. in Printers Row Park, 632 S. Dearborn St.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave., through Sunday, July 29, is hosting the exhibition Pushing the Limits, selections from the UIMA...

...vanguard of the #BlackLivesMatter movement in Ferguson, MO, through the School of Theatre & Music at 1044 W. Harrison St. from Friday through Saturday, April 13 through 21. Call (312) 996-2939 or log on...

The Fulton Market Cleanup will be held Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. at Blue Plate at 1362 W. Fulton St. Attend the post event at noon, at Fulton Market Emporium. Email rod@wcachicago.org or call (312) 504-1884.

The WCA is located at 850 W. Madison St. Call (312) 902-4922.

Frances Xavier Warde School, 751 N. State St., will host a Children at the Crossroads Foundation scholarship dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel...

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette Chicago, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email info@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " April: ATN
    April 5, 2018 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held every Thursday at 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 for people with drinking problems or AA members only, and not for family members.
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Apr 06

Voters elect to repeal ban on rent control in Chicago

Members of the Pilsen Alliance and other community groups fighting to lift the ban on rent controls in Chicago celebrated long into the night at Simone’s Bar and Grill, 960 W. 18th St., on March 20.

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At a community meeting in mid-March at the Little Village Library, 2311 S. Kedzie Ave., Sigcho and Malone both argued that the kind of gentrification that has been hitting communities like Pilsen often hurts homeowners and apartment landlords as well as lower- and middle-income renters.

    Gazette Chicago " Voters elect to repeal ban on rent control in Chicago
    April 5, 2018 Members of the Pilsen Alliance and other community groups fighting to lift the ban on rent controls in Chicago celebrated long into the night at Simone's Bar and Grill, 960 W. 18th St., on March 20.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

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