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Kennedy King College: Four Strikes and You Are Out

Kennedy King College: Four Strikes and You Are Out
I wrote about my displeasure with Kennedy King College in a previous post. After the post the City Colleges of Chicago dispatched one of their “Community Liasons” to seek me out and convince me that Kennedy King College(KKC) was moving in a positive direction. At that time they had recently hired a new president., Mrs.... Read more »

Englewood Film Festival

Englewood Film Festival
The Englewood Film Festival is  built to enrich the community of Englewood. In their  second year, the event continues to  bring local access and exposure to a first class festival. Residents enjoy opportunities to  meet aspiring filmmakers and industry notables, learn about film careers, and enjoy a  family friendly environment. The Englewood Film Festival is... Read more »

September 6th Ward Meetings

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

Upcoming Community Events
10th Annual 6th District CAPS Block Club Convention Saturday June 2, 2012 8:00 am St. Sabina Catholic Church 1210 W 78th Place Info: 312.745.3641 Expungement Summit Saturday June 2, 2012 8:30 am Apostolic Church of God 6320 S Dorchester Info: 312.603.5200 Community Planning Meeting on Kennedy King College Reinvention Thursday June 7, 2012 6:00 pm... Read more »

Restaurants and Politics; Why is There Such a Disconnect

Restaurants and Politics; Why is There Such a Disconnect
The Chatham community has been the home of Pan African cuisine for many years. Starting out with Soul Food restaurants such as Izola’s and Army & Lou’s and progressing to the Carribean with Cafe Trinidad and back to the motherland Africa with Yassa. So when Izola’s closed in 2011 and then Army & Lou’s http://www.chicagodefender.com/article-10082-army-lourss-restaurant-closed-now-hope-to-reopen.html... Read more »

Did Chatham Blow the Opportunity to Get a New Library?

Did Chatham Blow the Opportunity to Get a New Library?
Our new mayor Rahm Emmanuel has decided that the Chicago Public Library is expendable , he is proposing closing some libraries and reducing the hours they are open. In 2008 , the City of Chicago Council approved theĀ overhaulĀ of the Whitney Young Library, at 79th King Drive, that served the Chatham, Park Manor, Avalon Park, Chesterfield... Read more »
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Where O Where are our Restaurants

Where O Where are our Restaurants
First, Chatham Pancake House, Izola’s, next Army & Lou’s now the Bay and Josephine’s(Capt’s Hard Times) on life support where do you find a local neighborhood restaurant to eat? Dashboard cuisine is ok when you are in a rush, but it is difficult to attract decent viable businesses when a community lacks decent eating establishments.... Read more »