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Updated 36 min ago

Good afternoon everyblock neighbor

🤓 Happy Father's day all 🎈🌹 I hope all the dads enjoyed today. Be safe 😘

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Updated 23 hours ago

Watermelons?

What happened to the watermelon trucks? I NEED my watermelons! The trucks are gone, the storefront on 101st Halsted is shut down. Know of any other than Aldi, Jewels, etc???

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Jun 10

Safe and Peaceful Communities - Violence Prevention Consortium

Community Partners; AWOFINC is an initiative that is designed to meet the needs of families who do not have the resources to attain the supplemental services that are needed to enhance the possibility of success for their family. The mission of AWOFINC is to significantly reduce illiteracy, unemployment, youth gang activity, drug and alcohol abuse, violence and homelessness while Building Leadership And Community Knowledge. The management,staff and volunteers of AWOFINC respect the rights of individuals and are sensitive to the...

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Community Partners; AWOFINC is an initiative that is designed to meet the needs of families who do not have the resources to attain the supplemental services that are needed to enhance the possibility of success for their family. The mission of AWOFINC is to significantly reduce illiteracy, unemployment, youth gang activity, drug and alcohol abuse, violence and homelessness while Building Leadership And Community Knowledge. The management,staff and volunteers of AWOFINC respect the rights of individuals and are sensitive to the challenges that families face on a daily basis.

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities has awarded AWOFINC a 2018 grant, one of 132 rapid-response grants to support activities that promote safe and peaceful conditions in 19 prioritized Chicago communities. AWOFINC's Parent Information & Resources, Violence Prevention Consortium and Youth Leadership & Development initiatives seek to identify and establish Community-Based Participatory Partnerships with groups and organizations. The consortium will be actively engaging multiple communities. Find out how you can participate in Leadership Training, Community Engagement, Violence Prevention initiatives as well as youth programs by contacting our office or send a message to any of our cooperating initiatives Facebook pages. This spring summer and fall the Violence Prevention Consortium Safe Spaces Initiative will be working with local organizations and churches in Auburn Gresham, Englewood, Gage Park and Back of the Yards helping those organizations plan and execute activities and initiatives. We would like to speak with you about your organization, its outreach and community initiatives in hopes we can support you in your work.

Might you set aside a time for us to speak with you at your office about this potential community-based participatory partnership? You can contact us directly to schedule an appointment or someone from our team will contact you.

Jun 07

Updated Jun 09

Some good alley finds!!

There are some really nice pieces of furniture in the alley between Yates and Oglesby mid 7700 block; dressers with the drawers, a wardrobe, a china cabinet with glass in place and wired for lighting.
They all look like quality older pieces, wood drawers and backs, no MDF. Finishes are rough but this is a good find for a handy person to fix up, use or sell!
Garbage day is tomorrow so move fast!!

  • Mickie53 Be kind, and be generous with your kindness.

    Your concerns are probably well founded. While I certainly would never advise anyone to take anything with upholstery or padding, hardwood furniture can be dismantled to clean so I think it’s safe.
    As an ER nurse I’ve seen many a bug brought in on patients and we don’t throw out our equipment like gurneys and beds after they are used! Lol! We’d go broke!

  • Shepisces Caring Resident

    Lol! I shuddered at "seeing many a bug ON patients!". Nurses desrve so much more recognition! Thank you for all you do. But yes, I can imagine the daily cleaning and sanitizing that takes place. I've gotten an item or two from Craigslist. One being a GORGEOUS white chair with beautiful embroidery fabric. I was able to clean it well, no bugs thank goodness, and its now a staple peice in the living room.

Jun 09

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Jun 05

Screening and Community Discussion

Yes, we are doing it again. Based on the feedback from the attendees of the viewing last month. We decided a 2nd showing would bring it full circle. Bring your family and/or neighbors to see this film. The information is mind-boggling.

When it comes to daily headlines, the black middle class is nearly invisible. The news tends to focus on dysfunction in poor black neighborhoods, confrontations with police, disappointing achievements in urban schools. There's a lot missing from that narrative....

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Yes, we are doing it again. Based on the feedback from the attendees of the viewing last month. We decided a 2nd showing would bring it full circle. Bring your family and/or neighbors to see this film. The information is mind-boggling.

When it comes to daily headlines, the black middle class is nearly invisible. The news tends to focus on dysfunction in poor black neighborhoods, confrontations with police, disappointing achievements in urban schools. There's a lot missing from that narrative. To find out more, we talk with journalist Bob Herbert, who wrote and produced the documentary “Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class.” He brings decades of reporting and analysis together to explain what African-American families have confronted in pursuing the American Dream.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/against-all-odds-the-fight-for-a-black-middle-class-tickets-46672859780

    Against All Odds-The Fight for a Black Middle Class
    Screening and Community Discussion Yes, we are doing it again. Based on the feedback from the attendees of the viewing last month. We decided a 2nd showing would bring it full circle. Bring your family and/or neighbors to see this film. The information is mind-boggling.
    http://eventbrite.com

Jun 04

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Updated May 30

71st Jeffery

lady blocks traffic this afternoon because she was robbed there 4:30am this morning

  • Have lived in S Shore only 14 years now. Always a north sider. “Things” have certainly taken a negative turn, especially after Dominick’s closed. It’s Still home 2 me now, tho. In my mind, Greedy Sandi J had much 2 do with the decline of our neighborhood. Will stay & enjoy my lake view & great neighbors! LOVE the South Shore.....

  • Yes so true I love my Shore Shore too. Born and raised here 48 yrs now. And the best best Beautiful part is our lake front. Me and my friends back in the day use to live at the lake front. With out a care in the world. Didn't have to worry about nothing just enjoy the beach. Oh how I miss those days.

May 28

Updated May 29

Good morning EB neighbors

🤓 Happy holiday hope everyone enjoys this day with family & friends, as usual I'm going in & get this double time enjoy & be safe 😘

  • Keith H. South Shore resident

    Awww. That sounds horrible!

  • Claudette 19yrs Security Officer

    🤓 it was ok I cut it up, I enjoyed the sauce lol

May 25

Updated May 27

Pixie Cut

Ladies/Gentleman somebody:
I need someone to recommend a great beautician/barber to me in the south shore area that can really do a pixie cut, what I want is very simple.
Thanks

May 27

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Grand Crossing hit-and-run crash

...the city's South Side early Sunday.It happened around midnight at the intersection of South Chicago and Blackstone avenues in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.Police said the driver of a black SUV struck...

    Motorcyclist seriously injured in Grand Crossing hit-and-run crash
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a hit-and run crash on the city's South Side early Sunday. It happened around midnight at the intersection of South Chicago and Blackstone avenues in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. Police said the driver of a black SUV struck the 39-year-old man and drove off.
    http://abc7chicago.com

May 25

U.S. STEEL LAND DEVELOPEMENT...

...deal off. Irish developers, Emerald Living and Spanish developer, Barcelona Housing systems, has walked away from their proposed development of the lake front site. The group cited land contamination as the reason. This despite the fact that the land was remediated years ago and EPA had given the okay to build housing. Enuf said about that. The real reason this land hasn't been developed is because this site and the neighboring communities has been long treated as the city's step...

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...deal off. Irish developers, Emerald Living and Spanish developer, Barcelona Housing systems, has walked away from their proposed development of the lake front site. The group cited land contamination as the reason. This despite the fact that the land was remediated years ago and EPA had given the okay to build housing. Enuf said about that. The real reason this land hasn't been developed is because this site and the neighboring communities has been long treated as the city's step children. Why? I don't know. Some say crime around U.S. Steel is deterring development. It didn't deter development up and down the CHA corridor of State street and Cabrini Green or the on going gentrification of Humboldt and Wicker Park. The real reason, as I see it, is that City has never put its' real thrust and resource toward developing this land and community. So what's up? It's not the location, beautiful lakefront property. It's not the land, EPA deemed site ready to go. Not crime, the State street corridor, Cabrini Green, Wicker and Humboldt Park attest that areas with crime can be developed and crime can be mitigated if not totally eliminated. Could it be leadership? How about it Aldermen, can you supply some answers?

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Updated May 14

Good morning EB neighbors

🌷 Happy Mother's Day !! Enjoy 🌷

  • Happy Mother's Day! Enjoy your day!

  • Keith H. South Shore resident

    Hey Claudette! Happy Mother’s Day to you too! I hope you enjoyed it!

  • Claudette 19yrs Security Officer

    🤓 thanks it was very relaxing until I answered the door 👭😭

May 12

May 10

Against All Odds: A Fight for the Black Middle Class

Screening and Community Discussion

When it comes to daily headlines, the black middle class is nearly invisible. The news tends to focus on dysfunction in poor black neighborhoods, confrontations with police, disappointing achievements in urban schools. There's a lot missing from that narrative. To find out more, we talk with journalist Bob Herbert, who wrote and produced the documentary “Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class.” He brings decades of reporting and analysis together to explain what African-American families have confronted in pursuing the American Dream.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/against-all-odds-the-fight-for-a-black-middle-class-tickets-44936352841

    Against All Odds-The Fight for a Black Middle Class
    Screening and Community Discussion When it comes to daily headlines, the black middle class is nearly invisible. The news tends to focus on dysfunction in poor black neighborhoods, confrontations with police, disappointing achievements in urban schools. There's a lot missing from that narrative.
    http://eventbrite.com

May 10

Complimentary screening of "The American Nurse (2014)" Fri. 5/11 @10am

Film + Discussion+ Photo Booth

Greetings Neighbors,

This year the theme from the American Nurses Association for National Nurses Week 2018, May 6-12th is "Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence"

In support of community, Studio Movie Grill-Chatham has extended its support for NursingInspired to continue celebrating Nurses Week with a COMPLIMENTARY film screening of: "The American Nurse (2014)"

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ATTENTION: organizations serving urban, underserved & African American youth (age 14-24), high school students, pre-nursing, traditional & non-traditional college students, professional nurses and...

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Film + Discussion+ Photo Booth

Greetings Neighbors,

This year the theme from the American Nurses Association for National Nurses Week 2018, May 6-12th is "Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence"

In support of community, Studio Movie Grill-Chatham has extended its support for NursingInspired to continue celebrating Nurses Week with a COMPLIMENTARY film screening of: "The American Nurse (2014)"

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ATTENTION: organizations serving urban, underserved & African American youth (age 14-24), high school students, pre-nursing, traditional & non-traditional college students, professional nurses and community members. All are welcome!

NURSES | 1 CE credit for watching the film through Walden University!
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Friday, May 11th
Doors Open at 10 am
Film starts at 10:30 am

***After the film***
Discussion 12:00 pm
Join the "On The Table" 2018 discussion with NursingInspired about history of Black nurses in the U.S., current nursing challenges and more

#NursesWeek NursingInspired Photo Booth 12:30 pm

⭐Film + Discussion+ Photo Booth⭐

#OnTheTable2018 #NursingInspired #NursesWeek
#TheAmericanNurse #FutureNurse #NursesWeek2018

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nursesweek-2nd-screening-of-the-american-nurse-2014-by-nursinginspired-tickets-45907259850

For questions: Email movieevent@nursinginspired.com or call 773-609-0649.

Hope to see you there!

Inspirationally Yours,
Fallon M. Flowers MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder

    #NursesWeek Complimentary screening of The American Nurse (2014)
    This year the theme from the American Nurses Association for National Nurses Week 2018, May 6-12th is "Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence" This past Sunday, NursingInspired held its 1st Annual Movie and Educational event screening the documentary "The American Nurse (2014)" at the Studio Movie Grill-Chatham, Chicago, IL (formerly Chatham 14 theater).
    http://eventbrite.com

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