Posts tagged "75th street"

The Bastardization of the Bud Billiken Parade

The Bastardization of the Bud Billiken Parade
The Bud Billiken Day Parade is on August 9, 2014 and this will be the 85th year of the parade. The parade has grown to be the largest parade in the country who”s focus is to promote education. Over the next couple of weeks practically every major intersection will have a “dance troupe” with individuals... Read more »

SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities

SELLOUTS: State Black Caucus Sells Out Each Other and Their Communities
This past Tuesday night I attended the Resident Association of Greater Englewood(R.A.G.E.) semi-monthly community meeting. At the meeting the topic of the formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force(HJR-55) came up for discussion. The author of this bill is State Representative Andre Thapedi (32nd). The formation of the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force is... Read more »

Can the Bedroom Community of Park Manor and a Teen Homeless Shelter Coexist in Harmony

Can the Bedroom Community of Park Manor and a Teen Homeless Shelter Coexist in Harmony
The Park Manor community is a quiet community that many times gets overlooked. The community which starts at 69th street on the north and 79th south, State Street to the West and Cottage Grove to the east. Many times it gets rolled up in Greater Grand Crossing or Chatham. The community is bedroom community that... Read more »
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What do You Want to Eat Chatham

What do You Want to Eat Chatham
This past week I was working on a project and had a chance to do a detailed ride thru the neighborhood and to my dismay I was disappointed and confused. Over the last several years I have written post about the lost of soul food restaurants and post  about the community becoming a dining destination... Read more »

Enjoy Chatham This Thanksgiving

Enjoy Chatham This Thanksgiving
During the Thanksgiving weekend come and get your Garretts Popocorn but stay and go purchase goods from the following stores/restaurant. Williams Hydroplant- Plants, Flowers, Trees Brown Sugar Bakery- Cakes, Pies, baked goods Dat Donut- Some of the best donuts Chatham Food Market- Shop and stop at the new deli Wings Around the World- 25 flavors... Read more »

The RahmFather: Your Citizens Are Not Happy

The RahmFather: Your Citizens Are Not Happy
Last Tuesday October 30, 2012, the progressive caucus of the City of Chicago Council met at South Shore High School (1955 E. 75th Street). The caucus held the last of 3 community budget hearing meetings. The meetings were held because Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen not to hold community hearings on the budget and the... Read more »
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Where to Eat in Chatham This Holiday Weekend

Where to Eat in Chatham This Holiday Weekend
During the Labor Day weekend come and get your Garretts Popocorn but stay and go purchase goods from the following stores/restaurant. Brown Sugar Bakery- Cakes, Pies, baked goods Dat Donut- Some of the best donuts Chatham Food Market- Shop and stop at the new deli Wings Around the World- 25 flavors from 9 countries. Great... Read more »

August 6th Ward Community Meetings

August 6th Ward Community Meetings
Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings  West Chesterfield Community Association  Saturday  August 4, 2012  10am  West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse  9351 S Michigan  Park Manor Neighbors Community Council No August Meeting  St. Columbanus( Glass House)  317 E. 71st    Chatham Avalon Park Community Council  Monday  August 13, 2012  6:30 to 8:30 pm  Northern... Read more »

Should We Bar the Dance /Drill Teams From Soliciting on our Corners?

Should We Bar the Dance /Drill Teams From Soliciting on our Corners?
I wrote the following post back in 2010 and the “footwork” dance craze was going on. Fast forward to 2012 while riding throughout  the Southside of the city I noticed that this summer the same thing is still going on. Whether its 95th,87th,79th Dan Ryan or on the far Southaeast side on Indianapolis Blvd. While... Read more »
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Where to Eat in Chatham this Holiday Weekend

Where to Eat in Chatham this Holiday Weekend
During the Memorial Day weekend come and get your Garretts Popocorn but stay and go purchase goods from the following stores/restaurant. Brown Sugar Bakery- Cakes, Pies, baked goods Dat Donut- Some of the best donuts Chatham Food Market- Shop and stop at the new deli Wings Around the World- 25 flavors from 9 countries. Great... Read more »