Archive for September 2012

Chatham: What to Do In October

Chatham: What to Do In October
There are plenty of events going on in the community that are informational and still plenty of FREE or nearly free events. Thursday October 4,2012 6pm-7:30pm If You Don’t Vote Don’t Complain by Jahmal Cole Whitney Young Library 79th King Drive Thursday Oct 4,2012 7pm Black World Cinema-Chicoand Rita ICE Theaters Chatham 210 W 87th... Read more »

October 6th Ward Meetings

October 6th Ward Meetings
Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings West Chesterfield Community Association Saturday October 8, 2012 10am West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse 9351 S Michigan Park Manor Neighbors Community Council Monday October 1,2012 St. Columbanus( Glass House) 317 E. 71st Chatham Avalon Park Community Council Monday October 8, 2012 6:30 to 8:30 pm Chatham Avalon... Read more »

Restaurants: Izola White Community Day Event

Restaurants: Izola White Community Day Event
I have written before http://www.chicagonow.com/concerned-citizens-of-chatham/2012/05/the-end-of-an-era-no-izolas-in-chatham/ about the plight of Izola White owner of the legendary Izola’s Fine Dining Restaurant at 522 E. 79th Street in the Chatham community. Although there have been several fundraisers to help her save the restaurant, they came up short and she was forced to sell the restaurant. Because they were... Read more »
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CPS Strike: Who is Right

CPS Strike: Who is Right
As the strike hits the fourth day and it appears that cooler heads have prevailed. A question remains who is right? Alderman Roderick T. Sawyer issued this statement earlier this week Alderman Roderick Sawyer Statement on CPS Teacher Strike

The Woodlawn Plan of Destruction: Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon

The Woodlawn Plan of Destruction: Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon
Recently, I ran across a post on Everyblock and it was another post from a group claiming to represent a community that wants to engage in social engineering. The post was made by a group/individual under the name of Woodlawn Home Owners(WHO). The group alledges that they represent the homeowners of the Woodlawn community. The... Read more »

What To Do In Chatham This Month

What To Do In Chatham This Month
There are plenty of events going on in the community that are FREE or nearly free. Festivals Saturday September 8, 2012 3pm Pre Birthday Celebration for Izola White 522 E. 79th Saturday September 8, 2012 10am 79th Street Renaissance Fair 79th Racine www.gagdc.com Saturday September 15,2012 10am Silas Purnell College Expo Tuley Park 90th King... Read more »
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