18 hours ago

Updated 16 min ago

The essential guide to Chicago’s Chinatown restaurants

2247 S. Wentworth Ave.

2312 S. Wentworth Ave.

2168 S. Archer Ave.

2222 S. Archer Ave.

2148 S. Archer Ave.

2342 S. Wentworth Ave.,

2215 S. Wentworth Ave.

2002 S. Wentworth Ave. #103

2140 S. Archer Ave.

2138 S. Archer Ave.,

212 W. 23rd St.

2160 S. Archer St.

2100 S. Archer Ave., 2F

2238 S. Wentworth Ave.

2131 S. Archer Ave.

2229 S. Wentworth Ave.

2253 S. Wentworth Ave.

2158 S. Archer Ave.

2234 S. Wentworth Ave.

    The essential guide to Chicago's Chinatown restaurants
    We focused on central Chinatown, because we heard -- from first-time visitors to lifelong residents -- that when you're there, you want places within a reasonable walking distance. So, our borders: 18th Street to the north, Wentworth Avenue to the east, 24th Place to the south and the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad tracks to the west.
    http://graphics.chicagotribune.com

  • Craig Stanley Board President Locomobile Lofts

    Great list and every one of those places is worth trying, though I think Lao Sze Chuan is still worth going to. Chinatown is more than Chinese food, and for those who like Korean you have 3 great and very different choices:
    Bonchon Chicken-insanely good Korean fried chicken
    Ahjoomah's Apron-fantastic classic Korean cuisine
    Daebak Korean BBQ-Name says it all. Make reservations here. It can be a long wait.

18 hours ago

The essential guide to Chicago’s Chinatown restaurants

2247 S. Wentworth Ave.

2312 S. Wentworth Ave.

2168 S. Archer Ave.

2222 S. Archer Ave.

2148 S. Archer Ave.

2342 S. Wentworth Ave.,

2215 S. Wentworth Ave.

2002 S. Wentworth Ave. #103

2140 S. Archer Ave.

2138 S. Archer Ave.,

212 W. 23rd St.

2160 S. Archer St.

2100 S. Archer Ave., 2F

2238 S. Wentworth Ave.

2131 S. Archer Ave.

2229 S. Wentworth Ave.

2253 S. Wentworth Ave.

2158 S. Archer Ave.

2234 S. Wentworth Ave.

23 hours ago

5 things to do this weekend in Chicago

...this year’s edition steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday on the corner of 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue. As usual, the procession will feature marching bands, floats, traditional lion dances and an appearance...

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...from “Arches” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Pilsen Community Books (1102 W. 18th St.). Seating begins at 6 p.m. and is “extremely limited,” per the event listing, so...

...30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe’s on Weed Street (940 W. Weed St.). The lineup is full of names you’re sure to recognize, including Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey...

...to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) at Thalia Hall (1807 S. Allport Ave.) this Saturday features more than 20 coffee-beers, each the result of a collaboration between...

    5 things to do this weekend in Chicago
    Flamenco dancing, coffee, beer, the Lunar New Year parade and Eve Ewing lead our list of what to do this weekend in the Windy City. Spanish dance festival begins Now in its 16th consecutive year, Chicago's Flamenco Festival features four weekends of performances and activities celebrating the tradition of Flamenco, beginning at 7 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

44 hours ago

Michael Reese Site

Does anyone have an update on the Michael Reese site meeting that happened last night, did anyone go?

3 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Golden Anniversary Remembrance

50 YEARS AGO YESTERDAY - 1st Broadcast of the nationally televised Mister Rogers Neighborhood on PBS. I had the pleasure of working with Fred and David Newell -- Mr. McFeely (a.k.a. Mr. Speedy Delivery) for 3 days in Chicago during the celebration of WTTW's 30th Anniversary

5 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Suggestions for Block of Land For Sale

Hi Neighbors. We noticed that there is a for sale sign at a parking lot on the 2100 Block of South Indiana (adjacent to The Lex and across from the Wintrust Arena). Our community needs a full grocery store and a pharmacy. Any suggestions regarding how we can encourage these types of businesses into our developing neighborhood?

  • Craig Stanley Board President Locomobile Lofts

    @Douglas_Peep,
    Yes, I was being a little cheeky about Ickes happening, but I have been attending meetings for years now and still not a shovel in the ground yet. Conversely, the new South Loop Elementary was approved long after the Ickes plans and that is going up at a furious...

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    @Douglas_Peep,
    Yes, I was being a little cheeky about Ickes happening, but I have been attending meetings for years now and still not a shovel in the ground yet. Conversely, the new South Loop Elementary was approved long after the Ickes plans and that is going up at a furious pace. While I believe something will go up at Ickes, I think people and the politicians are ambivalent about it. It would not surprise me at all to see a reduction in the final number of public and affordable units.
    As for a casino, it baffles me that the city just watches people cross the border 12 miles from our neighborhood and contribute to the State of Indiana. I have little doubt campaign contributions flow from those connected to our city officials to kill such an idea. Given the history of Ickes, I doubt a casino would ever go in on that site.

  • Ickes still planned - go through some design iterations and approvals. Being multi jurisdictional entities and involving federal $$ takes time https://chicago.curbed.com/2017/2/6/14522750/chicago-ickes-homes-redevelopment-plan-public-housing

Feb 16

Updated 2 days ago

Criminal activity

Residents are not being notified of neighborhood criminal activity in a timely manner.
If residents and guests are not notified by the city or association management companies, the criminals are free to attack again until they are caught.
There must be a better notification system sent immediately once an attack is reported by a victim.

  • JL

    John Adams III
    will be in prison for quite a while.So what your saying is he will get out
    How about this. Bring back the death penalty so people like this will not be getting out of jail. Instead be carry out of jail
    Also your words not mine.
    In a perfect world, not in Chicago. He'll sadly receive a slap on the wrist and be let back out sooner than you think.

  • This guy isn't going to receive a slap on the wrist, he killed a cop, it's game over for him this time. It's the slap on the wrists for his previous (non-homicide) violent crimes that need to be the focal here, and what judges let this filth back out on the streets before he finally hit the murder lottery. These liberal judges need to be publicly shamed and outed.

Feb 03

Updated 4 days ago

Mangia Fresca

Anyone know why Mangia Fresca closed?

  • too bad. I liked that place.

    I like your tag line even more, however.

  • Skylar Moran architect · socialist · pescatarian · cyclist

    I don't know either. I'll just be at Gio's more often now.

Feb 15

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    TO INSTALL ONE(1) 400A, 120/240VOLT, 1-PH, 3W SERVICE WITH SEVEN(7) METERS.SIX(6) METERS FOR 6 OFFICES ON THE 2ND FLOOR AND ONE(1) OFFICE ON GROUND FLOOR.

    2312 S. Wentworth Ave. Issued February 13, 2018 Comment

Feb 15

Police activity

5:30pm Feb 14, street closed of from Wallace to Parnell, on26th st. Anyone know what happened ?

Feb 13

Updated Feb 13

JEEP STRIPPED

Throop and 18th.

Feb 10

Feb 09

Won Kow Restaurant - 90-Year Old Chinatown Pioneer Closes as Owner Retires

Won Kow was a community tentpole for nine decades at 2237 S. Wentworth Avenue. The neighborhood’s changed as much of the attention has shifted north to the intersection...

...neighborhood’s changed as much of the attention has shifted north to the intersection of Archer and Wentworth. There’s also more interest in Chinatown Square — the two-story outdoor mall. Reports dispute...

    Won Kow Restaurant - 90-Year Old Chinatown Pioneer Closes as Owner Retires
    Although most wouldn't consider Chinatown in the Sloop, we still like to keeps tabs on the neighborhood mostly because we love that it's so close. Anyway, Eater has the scoop on a Chinatown pioneer closing up shop: The oldest restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown closed last week after 90 years on the South Side.
    http://www.sloopin.com

Feb 05

Won Kow, Chicago’s Oldest Chinatown Restaurant, Is Closed After 90 Years

Won Kow was a community tentpole for nine decades at 2237 S. Wentworth Avenue. The neighborhood’s changed as much of the attention has shifted north to the intersection...

...neighborhood’s changed as much of the attention has shifted north to the intersection of Archer and Wentworth. There’s also more interest in Chinatown Square — the two-story outdoor mall. Reports dispute...

    Won Kow, Chicago's Oldest Chinatown Restaurant, is Closed After 90 Years
    The oldest restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown closed last week after 90 years on the South Side. Won Kow Restaurant, the once-bustling spot in the heart of Chicago's Chinese community, closed on February 1. Signage at the restaurant read that the owner had decided to retire.
    https://chicago.eater.com

Feb 03

Feb 02

ATN: February 2018

Chinatown will host the Lunar New Year Parade starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 24th St. and Wentworth Ave. For information see ccc-foundation.org.

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...show runs Tuesday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, April 29. The Art Institute is located at 116 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 443-7297...

...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...

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

Chicago a cappella will perform Love Stories, Sunday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. at the Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. Call (773) 281-7820 or log on to www.chicagoacappella.org.

...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...

Three children explore how to deal with hurtful words about skin color in My Wonderful Birthday Suit! at Chicago Children’s Theatre, 100 S. Racine Ave. Performances run from now through Monday, Feb. 18. Call (773) 227-0180.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. will host adult fitness, early childhood, and youth programs from now through the week of March 12. Log on to http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Chicago-Womens-Park-and-Gardens.   

Parents of prospective students are welcome to join the principal of Children of Peace Catholic School for coffee and donuts and a talk on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. The school is at 1900 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 243-8186.

City Garden Waldorf School, 920 W. 19th St., will host prospective family orientations on Monday, Feb. 5, and Monday, Feb. 12, at 8:30 a.m. Call (312) 421-3050.

...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.

...life” and send it to Mary Beth Howard, the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St., Chicago, IL 60607. Deadline is Friday, March 2. Scholarship officials will announce the winner Sunday...

The Field Museum will offer free basic admission throughout February. The museum is at 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr. Log on to www.fieldmuseum.org.

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.

Jazz Showcase at Dearborn Station, 806 S. Plymouth Ct., (312) 360-0234, will feature the Big Bari Band, Sun., Feb. 4, at 4, 8...

...Warm up afterward in the main barn with special refreshments. The zoo is located at 2200 N. Cannon Dr. Call (312) 742-2000 or visit www.lpzoo.org...

...degree. Tours given daily; call to schedule your appointment. Loop Learning Center is located at 2001 S. Michigan Ave. (inside Long Grove House). For more information, call (312) 225-8828 or visit www.looplearningcenter...

...Fleur de Lis Ball on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Cocktails, a live band, and auction are at 6 p.m., dinner and awards at...

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 dates are Feb. 12 and March 12.

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host a shadow day on Monday, Feb. 19. Log on to mothermcauley.org.

Music @ Grace will present Woodwind Chamber Music on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Place, 637 S. Dearborn St. Call (312) 341-2352.

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

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

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.

...a.m. on Tuesdays, March 20 through April 24, in the Johnston R. Bowman Center, 710 S. Paulina St. To register, call (800) 757-0202...

...7:30 p.m. at Rush Tower AB Dick Conference Room, third floor, Suite 03510, 1620 W. Harrison St. To reserve your spot, call (888) 352-RUSH (7874...

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.

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.

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

Get free, limited dental screenings at the UIC College of Dentistry, 801 S. Paulina St., on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. No appointment necessary: patients needed...

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

Santa Lucia School, 3017 S. Wells St., will host its Lead with Your Heart fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 10. Tickets are $75...

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: February 2018
    February 2, 2018 The Art Institute of Chicago will present I Strongly Believe in our Right to be Frivolous, the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of works by Mounira Al Solh, an artist living and working in Beirut and Amsterdam who creates drawings on yellow legal paper.
    http://www.gazettechicago.com

Feb 02

Jan 31

Love living downtown

Downtown is great the food, movies, and plays . Great takeout

Jan 31

Snippet of the Illinois 5th District State Represenative Candidate Forum - Jan 29

Snippet of the Illinois 5th District State Represenative Candidate Forum from Jan 29. Courtesy of the Chicago Defender. https://youtu.be/cJ9afUwM59A

    Illinois 5th District State Rep. Candidate Forum at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church
    Here's a snippet of the first 5th District State Rep. Candidate Forum hosted by community group, Bronzeville Nextdoor on Monday, January 29, 2018.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Jan 31

Jan 31

Jan 29

TONIGHT: Illinois 5th District State Representative Candidate Forum

Hope to see you this evening, good people! Come hear the candidates and how they plan to best serve YOU!

Jan 27

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Jan 24

Jan 23

Illinois District 5 State Representative Candidate Forum - Monday, Jan 29, 2018 @ 7PM!!!

Join us for the Illinois 5th District State Representative Candidate Forum on next Monday, January 29, 2018 at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church - Service Hall (4622 S. King Drive) at 7PM!! Submit your questions in advance by sending to ilstaterep5@yahoo.com.

Come out and hear Lamont Robinson, Ken Dunkin, Felicia Bullock and Dilara Sayeed discuss how they are best suited to serve our district and address our needs!
See you on Monday!

Jan 23

  • St Therese School reviewed by a parent

    My 2 kids are going to St Therese Chinese Catholic School, they learned a lot compared to their cousin going to Chicago public school.

    St Therese School (247 West 23rd Street) Published on GreatSchools January 22, 2018 Comment

Jan 22

Jan 22

Jan 21

January Neighbor’s Night Out: Transportation Updates with CDOT

January Neighbor’s Night Out: Transportation Updates with CDOT

    GSLA Neighbor's Night Out: Transportation
    Neighbors gathered at Baderbrau for the GSLA's January NNO, to hear updates from the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) on local transportation infrastructure projects. Jeff Sriver from CDOT (also a South Loop resident) provided an overview of the scope of CDOT's work and recent projects in the area, then shared updates on upcoming projects and initiatives.
    https://greatersouthloop.org

Jan 18

  • Help Us Pull the Carrot Out of the Ground!

    Mrs. Lei is asking for $538.91:
    My students need your help in securing costumes for their first ever theatrical attempt of a culturally rich production, while promoting a spirit of unity about coming together to 'pull out the carrot'.
    Haines Elementary School Comment

Jan 13

Updated Jan 16

Launch Announcement:  Visit our NEW GSLA Website!

Launch Announcement:  Visit our NEW GSLA Website!

    Launch Announcement: Visit our NEW GSLA Website! - Greater South Loop Association
    We at the GSLA love to bring neighbors together, and are excited to announce the launch of our refreshed website, greatersouthloop.org! Here's a rundown of some of our favorite features: News: Here you'll find our blog, with summaries of our events and other pertinent information about the South Loop.
    https://greatersouthloop.org

Jan 15

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Chicago

...abalone ($138 per person). And remember that dumpling-making workshop I mentioned? Hing Kee Restaurant, (2140 South Archer Ave.) will be hosting a 2018 Chinese New Year Dumpling Making Dinner on Saturday, February 10...

...with delicious, indulgent foods year-round. Fooditor 99, Chicago's insider food guide, recommends Dolo (2222 S Archer Ave.) for dim sum, A Place by Damao (2621 S Halsted St.) for authentic Chengdu street...

...by Damao (2621 S Halsted St.) for authentic Chengdu street food, and Slurp Slurp Noodles (2247 S Wentworth Ave.) for hand-cut noodles in soup and stir-fries. In recent years, new restaurants like...

2100 S. Archer Ave.

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Orchestra Hall, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 3 pm February 17

Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave., February 25 – May 13

Chinese New Year culinary-themed festivities also are scheduled throughout the city. The Peninsula Chicago (108 E Superior St.), for example, will dress for the occasion with red lanterns (red is a lucky color...

...food guide, recommends Dolo (2222 S Archer Ave.) for dim sum, A Place by Damao (2621 S Halsted St.) for authentic Chengdu street food, and Slurp Slurp Noodles (2247 S Wentworth Ave.) for hand...

...cut noodles in soup and stir-fries. In recent years, new restaurants like Imperial Lamian (6 W Hubbard St.) in River North and Won Fun (905 W Randolph St.) in the West Loop have...

...new restaurants like Imperial Lamian (6 W Hubbard St.) in River North and Won Fun (905 W Randolph St.) in the West Loop have begun to offer tasty contemporary twists on Chinese flavors, too...

Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E Washington St.

Argyle St. (between Broadway and Sheridan)

    Chinese New Year 2018: Celebrate the Year of the Dog in Chicago
    As a young girl, I remember performing with my dance troupe beneath the pagoda in Chinatown Square for Chinese New Year, fluttering silk ribbons and pirouetting with long silk fans in mid-air. One of my fondest memories, though, is receiving red envelopes stuffed with lucky money - what kid wouldn't love that?
    https://www.choosechicago.com

Jan 15

Good neighbor reminder: Snow Removal

Good neighbor reminder: Snow Removal

    Good neighbor reminder: Snow Removal - Greater South Loop Association
    Chicagoans are very fortunate to experience a winter that has it all - cold temps, biting wind chills, freezing rain, and of course, snow. And speaking of snow, now is a good time to remind everyone to clear their sidewalks after it snows.
    https://greatersouthloop.org

Jan 14

Jan 11

Updated Jan 11

Power out in bridgeport

Comed is on the corner of 35th and racine and i heard theres a ladder truck cfd at tripp lite

Anyone know whats up?

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