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Moments before he was shot dead, man told girlfriend over phone that he was being followed

...Side, police said. The men, 22 and 28, were sitting in a vehicle in the 4700 block of South Rockwell Street when someone fired at them from the street. The older man was grazed in the...

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The man, identified by family members and the medical examiner as Jerome Fouch, was pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m. on scene in the 9200 block of South Dauphin Avenue, the block where he lived, in the Burnside neighborhood.

The boy was riding his bike around 10:35 p.m. Thursday in the 6800 block of South Wood Street when two male shooters came out of a gangway and began firing, police said.

...s Albany Park neighborhood, police said. The man was walking down the street in the 3400 block of West Belle Plaine Avenue when he was approached by two males who tried to rob him, police said. When...

...whose age wasn’t immediately available, suffered a graze wound to the foot in the 10600 block of South Bensley Avenue in the Trumbell Park neighborhood, police said. He drove himself to Advocate Trinity Hospital where...

    Man told girlfriend he was followed just before fatal shooting
    A man told his girlfriend on the phone that he was being followed by a black Dodge charger shortly before he was shot to death Thursday evening on a dark, dead-end street on the Far South Side, according to police and a family member.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

2 days ago

Chicago Department of Aviation, Walsh Construction host 2 job fairs

The first event will be held at Alderman Raymond Lopez's offices, located at 6412 South Ashland Avenue, on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The second event will be held at 2736 West 47th Street on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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The first event will be held at Alderman Raymond Lopez's offices, located at 6412 South Ashland Avenue, on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The second event will be held at 2736 West 47th Street on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Chicago Department of Aviation hosts 2 job fairs
    Looking for a job? The Chicago Department of Aviation teamed up with Walsh Construction to host two job fairs. They are looking to fill a variety of part time and permanent construction roles this summer. The first event will be held at Alderman Raymond Lopez's offices, located at 6412 South Ashland Avenue, on Wednesday from 4 p.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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    2702 W. 47th St. Issued April 10, 2018 Comment

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TV series Chicago PD filming in Brighton Park

On Monday March 19, Filming will take place at the former Metropolitan Bank at Archer & California. No parking on the surrounding streets starting Sunday night March 18 at 8pm.

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FOUND 02-12-18 Archer & Kedzie

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On March 2nd, 2018 Alderman Cardenas helped E...

On March 2nd, 2018 Alderman Cardenas helped Esperanza Health, Mujeres Latinas en Accion and Sinai Health Systems break ground on the future Brighton Park Health Center to be located on the southwest corner of 47th St and California Ave. This clinic will add health resources to the south side for low income families and those without health coverage. As Chairman of Chicago's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection, Alderman Cardenas is committed to increasing access to healthcare on the south side.


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Futuristic medical center on its way to Brighton Park

...Esperanza Health Center, the colorful project replaces a vacant lot at the southwest corner of 47th Street and California Avenue and will serve residents from neighboring Gage Park, Back of the Yards, and Archer Heights...

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...completion. Meanwhile, work is also underway on a JGMA-designed early childhood facility at nearby 4255 S. Archer Avenue. Known as the Gads Hill Center, the non-profit project is eyeing occupancy in late...

    JGMA-designed medical center headed to Brighton Park
    A new two-story community health and wellness facility is on its way to Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood. Known as the Esperanza Health Center, the colorful project replaces a vacant lot at the southwest corner of 47th Street and California Avenue and will serve residents from neighboring Gage Park, Back of the Yards, and Archer Heights.
    https://chicago.curbed.com

Mar 09

ATN: March 2018

...2100 S. Wentworth Ave., Chinatown Library, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 922, Tues., March 27, 2611 W. 48th St., Shields Middle School, 6 p.m.; Beat 923, Tues., March 27, 5157 S. California Ave...

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Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St., will have an open house on Saturday, March 10, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

...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...

The American Lung Association will hold its Fight for Air Climb on Sunday, March 11, at Presidential Towers, 555 W. Madison St. Climb 45, 90, 135, or 180 floors. Call (312) 781-1100 or email EventsCHI@Lung.org.

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

...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...

...at the McKinley Park Development Council’s recent meeting at the National Latino Education Institute, 2011 W. Pershing Rd. He also joined the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council in a discussion on how to eliminate...

2nd District: Beat 211, Mon., March 12, 3240 S. Indiana Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/224, Wed., March 14, 4058...

...Ave., Illinois College of Optometry, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 213/224, Wed., March 14, 4058 S. Michigan Ave., St. Elizabeth Church, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 215, Thurs., March, 15, 4421 St. State...

...St. State St., AMC Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 221/223, Tues., March 20, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., March 13, 4434 S. Lake Park...

...S. Cottage Grove Ave., King Center, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 222, Tues., March 13, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., March 21, 1526 E...

...Park Ave., Kennicott Park, 6:30 p.m.; Beats 233/234/235, Wed., March 21, 1526 E. 55th St., Treasure Island Foods, 6:30 p.m. Call (312) 747-8366...

9th District: Beat 912, Wed., March 14, 3625 S. Hoyne Ave., St. Maurice Church hall, 7 p.m.; Beats 913/915, Tues., March 13, 3120 S...

...Hoyne Ave., St. Maurice Church hall, 7 p.m.; Beats 913/915, Tues., March 13, 3120 S. Halsted St., 9th District Station, 6:30 p.m.; Beat 914, Wed., March 28, 2100 S. Wentworth...

...2611 W. 48th St., Shields Middle School, 6 p.m.; Beat 923, Tues., March 27, 5157 S. California Ave., St. Simon Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 925, Wed., March 21, 4500 S. Wallace...

...S. California Ave., St. Simon Church Hall, 7 p.m.; Beat 925, Wed., March 21, 4500 S. Wallace St., St. Gabriel Church, 6 p.m.; Beats 932/934/935, Tues., March 20, 1301 W...

...Wallace St., St. Gabriel Church, 6 p.m.; Beats 932/934/935, Tues., March 20, 1301 W 52nd St., Sherman Park, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-3501...

10th District: Beat 1013, Wed., March 21, 2524 S. Keeler Ave., Epi-phany Church, 6 p.m.; Beat 1021, Tues., March 13, 1448 S. Homan Ave., Carey Tercentenary, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

10th District: Beat 1013, Wed., March 21, 2524 S. Keeler Ave., Epi-phany Church, 6 p.m.; Beat 1021, Tues., March 13, 1448 S. Homan Ave., Carey Tercentenary, 6 p.m. Call (312) 747-7190.

12th District: Beats 1213/1214/1215, Wed., March 21, 1615 W. Chicago Ave., Goldblatt’s Building, 7 p.m.; Beat 1221, Wed., March 14, 2526 W. Grand Ave...

...1615 W. Chicago Ave., Goldblatt’s Building, 7 p.m.; Beat 1221, Wed., March 14, 2526 W. Grand Ave., Smith Park, 7 p.m.; Beats 1222/1223, Wed., March 28, 1939 W. Lake St...

...2526 W. Grand Ave., Smith Park, 7 p.m.; Beats 1222/1223, Wed., March 28, 1939 W. Lake St., Westhaven community room, 7 p.m.; Beats 1211/1212, Wed., Apr. 4, 2347 W. Augusta...

...W. Lake St., Westhaven community room, 7 p.m.; Beats 1211/1212, Wed., Apr. 4, 2347 W. Augusta Blvd., St. Helen’s Church, 7 p.m. Call (312) 746-8306...

...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...

The Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) will move to 2130-40 W. Fulton St. in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor in spring. CAC will occupy 6,286 of the building’s 55,000 square feet, giving the 44-year-old non-profit organization room to grow. It currently is located at 217 N. Carpenter St.

The Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC) will move to 2130-40 W. Fulton St. in the Kinzie Industrial Corridor in spring. CAC will occupy 6,286 of the building’s 55,000 square feet, giving the 44-year-old non-profit organization room to grow. It currently is located at 217 N. Carpenter St.

The Chicago Bilingual and Diversity Job Fair will be held Wednesday, March 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. King Dr. Email jobfairs@diversityjobs.com.

Groundbreaking for the new Chicago Public Library and apartments at 1342 W. Taylor St. on Jan. 28 featured Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Aldermen Jason Ervin (28th), Daniel Solis (25th), and...

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.   

...Call (872) 216-9695 or log on to www.civiclegalcorps.org. The office is at 310 S. Peoria St.

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

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.

During March, Glessner House Museum will host several programs at 1800 S. Prairie Ave.

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.

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host a variety of athletic, academic, and fun summer camps. Call (773) 881-6566.

The park is at 37th Street and Archer Avenue.

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 March 12.

Notre Dame de Chicago Parish will have its Spring Fling with open bar, dinner, live music and dancing, a raffle, and games on Saturday, March 24, from 6 to 11 p.m. at the parish hall, 1334 W. Flournoy St. Tickets are $75 each. Call (312) 243-7400.

Northerly Island is located at 1521 S. Linn White Dr.

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.

Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave., on Saturday, March 3, will host a diversity job fair for teachers, staff, and administrators...

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.

...screen participants and teach balance improvement skills. Screenings take place at Rush University Medical Center, 1653 W. Congress Pkwy. For more help reducing the risk for falls, join the Matter of Balance workshops on...

...to April 12, 2 to 4 p.m., at the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, 710 S. Paulina St. Take Charge of Your Diabetes, a free workshop on Tuesdays from March 20 through April...

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

St. Malachy + Precious Blood Parish invites all to participate in Taizé, an interdenominational Christian prayer service that combines prayer, reflection, and fellowship. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on the Tuesdays of March 14 and 28 at 2248 W. Washington Blvd. Call (312) 733-1068.

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.

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

Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., will have its Palm Sunday worship service on Sunday, March 25, at 11 a.m. and its Easter Sunday worship service on Sunday, April 1, also at 11 a.m. Enjoy fellowship in Register Hall after each service. Call (312) 225-5300.

The South Loop Business Expo, organized by the South Loop Referral Group, will be held Tuesday, April 4, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 2411 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to https://www.facebook.com/SouthLoopReferralGroup2015/ or email jaqi@jaqigreeninteriors.com.

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art will hold its annual art auction Saturday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m., 2320 W. Chicago Ave. Call (773) 227-5522.

...candidate for Cook County Commissioner, 11th District, on Thursday, March 15, at Zhou Art Gallery, 1029 W. 35th St., 5:30 p.m. Call (773) 729-7666 for ticket prices and reservations...

...and school closures on the West Side. The exhibition runs through Saturday, March 31, at 800 S. Halsted St.

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

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 " ATN: March 2018
    March 8, 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.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Mar 08

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On March 2nd, 2018 Alderman Cardenas helped E...

On March 2nd, 2018 Alderman Cardenas helped Esperanza Health, Mujeres Latinas en Accion and Sinai Health Systems break ground on the future Brighton Park Health Center to be located on the southwest corner of 47th St and California Ave. This clinic will add health resources to the south side for low income families and those without health coverage. As Chairman of Chicago's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection, Alderman Cardenas is committed to increasing access to healthcare on the south side.


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Alderman George A. Cardenas added 2 new photo...

Today Alderman Cardenas helped Esperanza Health, Mujeres Latinas en Accion and Sinai Health Systems break ground on the future Brighton Park Health Center to be located on the southwest corner of 47th St and California Ave. This clinic will add health resources to the south side for low income families and those without health coverage. As Chairman of Chicago's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection, Alderman Cardenas is committed to increasing access to healthcare on the south side.


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Cragin Spring posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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Looking for cleaning people recommendations for Brighton Park

Looking for a cleaning person on a weekly basis that will deep clean a home.

  • Email me. I live in Brighton Park and need a side job. I use to clean for air b n b for 2 buildings for almost a year. Betzyg25372@gmail.com

  • Hey if you still looking for someone I have experience and plenty of references and live in the McKinley park area thanks.Here is my email mike_neva@yahoo.com

  • Marcy cleaning service highly recommend 773-218-6767

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