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Updated 26 hours ago

Denzel Washington-Endorsed Barbecue Opens on Wednesday in Woodlawn

...holiday week, a woman walking outside the soon to be open Leon’s Barbecue at 1528 E. 65th Street elatedly yelled the name of one person she appreciated: Denzel Washington. Leon’s, a 77...

    Denzel Washington-Endorsed Barbecue Opens on Wednesday in Woodlawn
    As Americans search for reasons to be thankful this holiday week, a woman walking outside the soon to be open Leon's Barbecue at 1528 E. 65th Street elatedly yelled the name of one person she appreciated: Denzel Washington.
    https://chicago.eater.com

  • Is this restaurant opening on 65th or 63rd St. 65th Street is residential.

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4 days ago

Mt. Carmel open house

Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19.

    Mt. Carmel open house - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19. The 100-plus-year old, all-male Catholic high school prides itself on college readiness and its curriculum that attracts students from across the city and in Northwest Indiana.
    http://hpherald.com

6 days ago

Park district seeks artists’ and organizations’ participation in Night Out in the Parks

Locally, the event series has been incorporated at area parks such as Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., and featured programming for Night Out in the Parks in June, August, and September.

    Park district seeks artists' and organizations' participation in Night Out in the Parks - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The Chicago Park District is inviting Chicago artists and community organizations to be a part of the sixth edition of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Night Out in the Parks a cultural and arts programming event series that is hosted in parks citywide.
    http://hpherald.com

Nov 15

Mt. Carmel open house

Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19.

    Mt. Carmel open house - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19. The 100-plus-year old, all-male Catholic high school prides itself on college readiness and its curriculum that attracts students from across the city and in Northwest Indiana.
    http://hpherald.com

Nov 14

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Nov 12

LOST BLACK & WHITE SHIH TZU MIX DOG -- PLEASE HELP

My Mom’s dog is missing. He went missing on October 27th from 90th & South Blackstone.

He is mostly white and black, with black long ears. He may look quite different from the dog in the photo.

He is a lovable dog who keeps my Mom company. We miss him so much.

Please if you have seen him or have any information please contact me on

findingpotuschicago@gmail.com OR 773-256 9301

Thank you.

Pam

Nov 12

MISSING WHITE & BLACK SHIH TZU MIX DOG -- REWARD

My Mom’s dog went missing almost two weeks ago from 90th & South Blackstone.

He is a small dog, mostly white and black, with black long ears.

He is a lovable dog who keeps my Mom company. We miss him so much.

Please if you have seen him or have any information please contact me on

findingpotuschicago@gmail.com OR 773-256 9301

Thank you.

Pam

Nov 08

Mt. Carmel to host open house next week

Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19.

    Mt. Carmel to host open house next week - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante will host an open house on Sunday, Nov. 19. The 100-plus-year old, all-male Catholic high school prides itself on college readiness and its curriculum that attracts students from across the city and in Northwest Indiana.
    http://hpherald.com

Nov 08

Nov 08

Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition march near future OPC site

Over 100 south siders assembled across the street from Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., on a chilly November evening.

The 100-plus people walked up to 63rd Street and Stony Island Avenue and blocked traffic at 63rd Street and Cornell Drive, during 5 p.m. rush hour traffic.

    Obama Library South Side CBA Coalition march near future OPC site - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Over 100 south siders assembled across the street from Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., on a chilly November evening. South siders both young and old expressed their desire for a community benefits agreement (CBA) for the Barack Obama Presid
    http://hpherald.com

Nov 04

Do Your Kids Know How to Swim?

Did you know black children are more likely to drown than any other racial group?
Chicago Park District partnership with Hirsch High School. GPAC has advocated for more programs and this is the one! Get your child to enroll in Aquatics Swimming this fall and winter at Grand Crossing Park. Learn to Swim can save a life! also Family Swim too!
Where: Register online @chicagoparkdistrict.com Select Grand Crossing Park or visit the park 7655 South Ingleside or call 312 747-6158 for times and schedules

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ATN November, 2017

...open house on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6410 S. Dante Ave. Entrance exam is Saturday, Dec. 2. Contact Bill Nolan, director of admissions, at (773) 324...

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...926-8300 for upcoming volunteer information sessions, all at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 300 N. Central Park Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 28, 740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030...

...Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 28, 740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030 W. Fullerton Ave.; and Thursday, Nov. 30, 6200 S. Drexel Ave...

...740 E 56th Pl.; Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3030 W. Fullerton Ave.; and Thursday, Nov. 30, 6200 S. Drexel Ave.

The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Log on to www.artic.edu.

...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...

...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...

...Fest Trivia Night on Saturday, November 11, at Nativity of Our Lord Church Hall at 653 W. 37th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the games begin at 7 p.m...

...art spots includes performance art and shopping opportunities. Admission is free. Begin your tour at 2003 S. Halsted St. For more information, call (312) 432-1995...

Chicago Hope Academy will host a track dedication on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., 2640 W. Polk St., and an open house at 2189 W. Bowler St. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago Hope Academy will host a track dedication on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., 2640 W. Polk St., and an open house at 2189 W. Bowler St. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to chicagohopeacademy.org.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens’ advisory council will meet Tuesday, Dec. 5. The park is located at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. Call (312) 328-0821.

(People Organizing to Win, Engage, and Resist) will host a grassroots campaigning workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Loyola University Law School, 25 E. Pearson St. Sessions are $40 each. Call (312) 804-3230 or email tom@civiclab.us.

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

Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St., will host Music @ Grace on Thursday, Nov. 9, featuring Roosevelt University jazz ensembles. Call (312) 922-1426 for time.

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.

The Greater South Loop Association will host a Neighbors Night Out featuring an update on development in and around the McCormick Place Convention Center at Motor Row Brewing, 2337 S. Michigan Ave., Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 5:30 p.m.

The organization will offer Securing Your Building for the Holidays on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Baderbrau, 2515 S. Wabash Ave. Cost is $10.

Holy Family Church, 1080 W. Roosevelt Rd., will host a Mass of Remembrance on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 9:30 a.m. that includes a candlelight service. Call (312) 492-8442 or log on to www.holyfamilychicago.org.

The theatre is at 100 S. Racine Ave. Call (312) 374-8834 or log on to www.childrenstheatre.org.

Kenwood Academy High School will host open houses on Saturday, Nov. 11, for seventh and eighth graders at 10 a.m. and noon and for high schoolers at 1 and 4 p.m. The school is at 5015 S. Blackstone. Log on to http://www.kenwoodacademy.org/.

Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School will host a parent shadow day on Friday, Nov. 3, and an incoming freshman placement test Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 a.m. The school is at 3737 W. 99th St. Call (773) 881-6566 or log on to www.mothermcauley.org.

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. Dates are Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.

Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr., will offer free after-school archery field trips to groups of ten to 45 participants...

Park 571, home of the Eleanor Boathouse at 2828 S. Eleanor St., offers classes running through Saturday, Dec. 9: Boot Camp, Mondays at 6:30 p.m...

Frances W. Parker School will host an open house for grades nine through 12 on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. Deadline to apply for the school is Friday, Dec. 1. The school is at 330 W. Webster Ave. Call (773) 353-3000 or log on to www.fwparker.org.

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/market.

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1340 W. Washington St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, the Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and...

A free grief support group in Spanish will be held at Presence Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Lake Shore Room, tenth floor, 1431 N. Claremont Ave., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the Wednesdays of Nov. 8 and Dec. 6. Call Ely Pulido at (847) 653-3143 or Gabriella Valentino at (847) 653-3185 to register.

...exhibit, Nowhere People, running now through Saturday, Dec. 2, at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, tells the story. The exhibition by photographer Greg Constantine features 39 black-and-white...

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

St. Matthew’s 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.

The school is at 247 W. 23rd St. Call (312) 326-2837 or visit www.sttheresechicago.org.

San Miguel School on Oct. 7 had a ribbon cutting and open house for its community center. The school is located at 1954 W. 48th St. Call (773) 890-1481.

will present Compassionate Heart: She Said What? Women’s Wisdom in Buddhism and Christianity on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. Call (312) 421-3757. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

on Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. Call (773) 702-2368 or log on to www.smartmuseum.uchicago.edu.

...is on display through Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St.

UIC Student Veterans Affairs will host its Veterans Day 3k walk and 5k run on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8:30 a.m. at 750 S. Halsted St. For more information, visit dos.uic.edu/vet5krun.

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

...Tots. The bank will accept donations of new unwrapped toys through Friday, Dec. 15 at 2869 S. Archer Ave and 1410 W. Taylor St. Monetary donations will be accepted at each location or via...

...donations of new unwrapped toys through Friday, Dec. 15 at 2869 S. Archer Ave and 1410 W. Taylor St. Monetary donations will be accepted at each location or via the bank’s website at...

    Gazette Chicago " ATN November, 2017
    November 2, 2017 The AARP Foundation Experience Corps seeks volunteer tutors for kindergarten through third grade to help students with their reading skills. Register at (877) 926-8300 for upcoming volunteer information sessions, all at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 300 N. Central Park Ave.; Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Nov 01

Local influences, national visitors highlight of first half of Obama Foundation Summit

...and is bringing the surrounding community back to life as the Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave., a hybrid gallery, media archive, library and community center...

Also on Tuesday before the start of the summit, Prince Harry, and Michelle Obama met with 20 students at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., which is situated directly across from the future site for the OPC.

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Former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama enter the Great Lakes Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis Chicago, 2121 S. Prairie Ave., as the Obama Foundation Summit commences Tuesday, Oct. 31. – Marc Monaghan

Also, featured in social spaces is a bookstore operated in partnership with Seminary-Co-Op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Peterson, a graduate of Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., is the president and executive director...

...a graduate of Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., is the president and executive director of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum...

...is the president and executive director of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, 10406 S. Maryland Ave., which works to preserve African American labor history...

The final item on the agenda for Tuesday was a community supper held at the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive.

    Local influences, national visitors highlight of first half of Obama Foundation Summit - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Local events, people and places that have and continue to inspire former President Barack Obama were a highlight of the first day of the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit that began on Tuesday, Oct. 31 and continued on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
    http://hpherald.com

Nov 01

Surprise! Michelle Obama, Prince Harry Visit Chicago School

The duo met with about 20 students, a spokeswoman for Obama said, at the high school located at 6220 S. Stony Island Ave. – across from the future site of the Obama Presidential Center.

    Surprise! Michelle Obama, Prince Harry Visit Chicago School
    Former first lady Michelle Obama and Prince Harry gave a group of Chicago students a major Halloween surprise, stopping by unannounced at a school on the city's South Side Tuesday afternoon. The two were in Chicago for the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit, a two-day event designed to bring hundreds of leaders from around the world together to exchange ideas.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Oct 31

Michelle Obama, Prince Harry Make Surprise Visit To Hyde Park High School

The visit to the school at 6220 S. Stony Island Ave. was to help introduce students who aren't able to attend the Summit to world leaders brought to Chicago by the Obamas.

    Michelle Obama, Prince Harry Make Surprise Visit To Hyde Park High School
    WOODLAWN - In a Halloween surprise, former first lady Michelle Obama and Prince Harry popped in on students at Hyde Park High School Tuesday afternoon. Obama and Harry are in town for the Obama Summit at the Marriot Marquis in the South Loop, but made time to visit with students next to the future site of the Obama Presidential Center.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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OPC discussed at Indivisible Chicago – South Side

Miller said moving it farther south would allow for service buildings near the Jackson Park Fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., to be repurposed and revitalized.

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Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago, and Alex Goldenberg, executive director of Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP), weighed in on the OPC to speak to their concerns to a packed house at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Another site option, Miller said is across the street from the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.

    OPC discussed at Indivisible Chicago - South Side - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer The future Barack Obama Presidential Center (OPC) was one of many topics discussed Monday night at Indivisible Chicago - South Side's monthly meeting. Ward Miller, executive director of Preservation Chicago, and Alex Goldenberg, executive director of Southside Tog
    http://hpherald.com

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