Posts tagged "chatham pancake house"

The Fight To Save Brown Memorial Park: Is Race a Factor

The Fight To Save Brown Memorial Park: Is Race a Factor
Last week I wrote a post on saving Brown Park, here is my post: Last year I wrote a blog post about the parks in the 6th ward and one was Brown Memorial Park. Brown Memorial Park was established as the last parcel of a large lot of land formerly owned by the Nation of... Read more »

Chatham: The New 87th Street

Chatham: The New 87th Street
While the community grabbles with social issues, a main thorofare is becoming quite busy again. The 87th street cooridor going west has seen a number of new businesses now the development is coming east. Starting at 87th State Street, the Shell gas station is in the process of a $1.0 millon upgrade with new pumps... Read more »

2012-The Rise of Chatham

2012-The Rise of Chatham
It is no secret that 2010 and 2011 were two of the worst years the residents of the Chatham community have seen. What could go wrong did go wrong. The community lost Officer Thomas Wortham IV, Michael Bailey and Firefighter Corey Ankum. We saw the closing of two Chicago landmark restaurants, Izola’s and Army &... Read more »
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EZ Pawn Finds Chatham Residents Are Not EZ

On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council(CAPCC) held a community meeting, at Seaway Bank,to discuss a proposal by EZ Corp to open an EZPawn Store in the former Chatham Pancake House location. The building at 700 E. 87th street was the home of The Original Pancake House, Chatham Pancake House and... Read more »

"Pawn Stars" Comes To Chatham

Well let me explain. The TV Show is NOT coming to Chatham but a group called EZ Corp believes that they can create the next reality show hit by opening a store in Chatham. Pawn Stars is a show that follows the daily activity of a pawn shop that is located off the Las Vegas... Read more »