12 hours ago

Feb 18

Feb 12

Woman Found In Back Of Yards Is Cook County’s 19th Cold Death This Season

About 10:35 a.m., a woman in her 60s was found unresponsive in the 4800 block of South Oakley, Chicago Police and the Cook Country Medical Examiner’s Office said. She was found laying in the snow on railroad property.

    Woman Found In Back Of Yards Is Cook County's 19th Cold Death This Season
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A woman who died from cold exposure Saturday morning in the Southwest Side Back of Yards neighborhood marks Chicago's 19th cold-related death this season. About 10:35 a.m., a woman in her 60s was found unresponsive in the 4800 block of South Oakley, Chicago Police and the Cook Country Medical Examiner's Office said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Feb 06

Updated Feb 09

A tribute to Back of the Yards in coffee beans

2059 W. 47th 773-475-6381 backoftheyardscoffee.com

W alk inside the Back of the Yards Coffeehouse and Roastery on Hoyne Avenue just south of 47th Street and you'll find a tribute to one of Chicago's most historic and yet...

    A tribute to Back of the Yards in coffee beans
    W alk inside the Back of the Yards Coffeehouse and Roastery on Hoyne Avenue just south of 47th Street and you'll find a tribute to one of Chicago's most historic and yet most underrated neighborhoods.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

  • best wishes for those business owners.

    go get 'em guys, it's a grind!

Feb 09

Feb 04

Feb 01

Jan 28

  • Lady Bobcat Softball Offensive Strike 2018

    Ms. Schneider is asking for $2655.46:
    My students need a pitching machine and updated equipment so that they can rise to the competition of a new conference in a safe and supported setting.
    Back of the Yards IB High School Comment

Jan 19

Updated Jan 24

Archer and Kedzie

Anyone know what is going up at the sight of the old White Castle at Archer and Kedzie? I saw construction starting this morning.

Jan 18

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Altissimo...Say What?!

    Mr. Ponce is asking for $669.00:
    My students need 6 Series M13 Lyre Bb clarinet mouthpieces in order to play the music we are learning.
    Back of the Yards IB High School Comment
  • Set Us Up!

    Ms. Wu is asking for $809.04:
    My students need volleyball equipment for their practices, home matches, and away matches.
    Back of the Yards IB High School Comment

Jan 16

Volunteer English (ESL) Literacy Tutors Needed!

Help adults learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center!
Volunteer as a one-on-one tutor for just 90 minutes a week at 1751 West 35th Street on the southwest side of Chicago. All tutoring is in English, so you don't have to speak another language to volunteer. Volunteer tutoring opportunities are 9am-8pm, Monday-Thursday.
Join us for our next tutor training workshop: Friday, January 26 (6pm to 9pm) and Saturday, January 27 (9am to 4pm). Attendance on both days is required to begin as a tutor. Please register in advance. For more information, please contact Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512. Aquinas Literacy Center is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Jan 06

  • Chicago Bobcats Baseball

    Mr. Rottman is asking for $1078.01:
    My students need the Diamond D-OB Official League Practice Baseballs - Bucket of 30 to ensure we can practice. In addition to this, students need baseball gloves and we are hoping to update our catcher's gear.
    Back of the Yards IB High School Comment

Jan 02

Jan 01

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