Posts tagged "freddrenna lyle"

Is the Tax Payer Financed Bridge To Chatham Back On

Is the Tax Payer Financed Bridge To Chatham Back On
Back in 2009 I brought up a proposal that was on the table at the time. The proposal was to build a one way bridge over the Dan Ryan at 85th Street that would bring traffic from Lafayette Street the 21st ward from businesses such as Walmart over into the 6th ward to prevent gridlock... Read more »

Baseball: Southside Little League kicks off 57th Year

Baseball: Southside Little League kicks off 57th Year
I recently drove past Tuley Park and I saw Chicago Park District (CPD) cleaning up around the Southside Little League stadium. The stadium was built in 2005 as a 50th year anniversary present http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-112091114.html. When you see them preparing the stadium you know its spring and summer is soon to follow. Activities that you will... Read more »

Basketball: The Cole Park Classic Goes to the Finals

Basketball: The Cole Park Classic Goes to the Finals
It’s March Madness, last weekend we saw Chicago Simeon take their third State Title and this past weekend we saw the University of Kentucky making the final four. In both cases, there were participants of the Cole Park Classic in both games. The players Jabari Parker from Simeon and Anthony Davis from Kentucky. The Cole... Read more »
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Getting Back to Cosbyville: How do we do it

Getting Back to Cosbyville: How do we do it
In the 1980′s “The Cosby Show” was the #1 television show in America. I was in college and remember that we would rush from class to gather around televisions to watch the show and the subsequent spin off “A Different World’. We would do this because there were shows on TV that we truly could... Read more »

The Walmart Era has Begun on the Southside

The Walmart Era has Begun on the Southside
It’s official,the Walmart era has begun. The Walmart Express store opened approximately 6 months ago, in West Chatham,with a lot of fanfare that included a visit from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Yesterday the Walmart Superstore opened with the same fanfare. I wasn’t there for the rah rah speeches but went to see what was the hoopla... Read more »

Will a Remap Compromise Make Anyone Happy: Not in the 6th Ward

Will a Remap Compromise Make Anyone Happy: Not in the 6th Ward
Black Caucus Map, Latino Caucus Map, Taxpayer Map. How bout a Mickey Mouse map because that’s what it all starting to sound like.The facts are plain and simple but the alderman cannot seem to find a way to come to a agreement that will make the citizens of Chicago happy and withstand legal challenges for... Read more »
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Moratoriums: Do they work and do we need them

Moratoriums: Do they work and do we need them
I recently attended a local community meeting and they asked a new businnes owner make some remaks.I was happy to hear that we have new businesses come to the community. The he describe his business and thats when the sarcastic side of me came out. WTF? Another beauty salon., here we go again. In the... Read more »

Garrett Popcorn Comes To Chatham

Garrett Popcorn Comes To Chatham
For Immediate Release Garrett Popcorn Shops®: A Chicago Tradition Since 1949 Opens its First Stand-Alone Shop at 87th Street and Cottage Grove CHICAGO (December 2011)— Garrett Popcorn announces with excitement it will open its first stand-alone Shop located at 737 E. 87th Street and Cottage Grove in the Chatham neighborhood on Thursday, December 22 at... Read more »

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted

6th Ward Committeeman's Race: Don't Get it Twisted
Today was the final day for filing to run in the March 2012 primary and one of the offices up for grabs is the 6th ward committeeman’s race. Many were expecting a rematch of the 6th ward Aldermandic race between Freddrenna Lyle and Roderick Sawyer. Roderick Sawyer won the Aldermandic seat. The Illinois Supreme Court... Read more »
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Former Alderman Freddrenna Lyle Named Cook County Circuit Court Judge

Former Alderman Freddrenna Lyle Named Cook County Circuit Court Judge
Lyle Appointment(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })(); Congratulations to the Honorable Judge Freddrenna Lyle.