Posts tagged "cottage grove"

When Speedy Isn't Good

When Speedy Isn't Good
Recently, it was brought to my attention that a Payday Loan store was coming to the community. The site at 8701 S Cottage Grove, which was previously a Michaels’s muffler will be the new home to Speedy Cash. Speedy Cash of Wichita Kansas currently has no locations in Chicago and this choice of locations is... Read more »

The Corner Grocery Store 2.0

The Corner Grocery Store 2.0
The corner grocery store has been a part of Chicago since the inception of the city. Ask any Chicagoan and they can tell you stories about going to Mr/Mrs Jones corner store for their parents/grandparents. The neighborhood grocer was respected in the community and took pride in the products he offered as he consumed these... Read more »

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 »
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6th Ward: Events This Saturday

6th Ward: Events This Saturday
Here is a list of events going on in the ward for April. Whether you are cleaning up your financial, emotional or property. It’s Clean Up month. April 21, 2012 6th Ward Clean and Green 463 E 83rd st Various locations www.6thwardchicago.com April 21, 2012 West Chesterfield Clean and Green West Chesterfield Community House 9351... Read more »

The New Beginning of the Pioneer Building

The New Beginning of the Pioneer Building
Where is the the Pioneer building? The Pioneer Building was once the state of the art professional building in the community. It was the building that housed the Chicago office of then U.S. Congressman Harold Washington. . It also housed the southside office of the Chicago Urban League. The building was built by the Nation... Read more »

Will We See The Return of Chatham-Avalon Park?

Will We See The Return of Chatham-Avalon Park?
Now that its been over 30 days and the city council still has no agreement on redistricting. The proposed reduction of the council from 50 to 25 members is gaining support. So if that would happen where would it leave Chatham and the 6th ward? The most logical choice would be to merge the 6th... Read more »
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The Internet: A Gangsta's Paradise

The Internet: A Gangsta's Paradise
This past weekend I was engaged in an online conversation with my counterparts at The Sixth Ward Blog. The founder of the blog had noticed an unfamiliar traffic source and decided to check it out. The traffic was coming from a website called “The Hood Up”- Where America’s Hoods Meet. The site boast to be... Read more »

Ward Remapping: The Return of the Independent 6th Ward

Ward Remapping: The Return of the Independent 6th Ward
The 19th Ward is getting a lot of press attention about the ward remap hearings. In a recent Southtown article it stated that the residents of the 19th ward packed the City of Chicago remapping hearings held at Morgan Park Career Academy. The 6th Ward, which also has been a longtime stable community and did... Read more »

Did Walgreen's Pull a Fast One on the First Lady?

Did Walgreen's Pull a Fast One on the First Lady?
Recently, I received an email from one of my readers asking did I know that Walgreens located at 8528 S Cottage Grove was selling Pork Chitterlings. Some may ask what are Chitterlings? Pork Chitterlings are the intestines of pigs. Some consider Chitterlings a delicacy while others find them disgusting. What makes this an issue is... Read more »
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