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The Bridge to Nowhere is Getting Close to Chatham

The Bridge to Nowhere is Getting Close to Chatham
Today, the Chicago Public Schools approved an application for Concept Schools, a charter school management company to open up a charter high school at 85th Lafayette. This application comes in light of the fact that 10 years ago taxpayers footed the $35 million bill for Simeon Vocational High School which will be less than a... Read more »

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 »

The End of an Era: No Izola's in Chatham

The End of an Era: No Izola's in Chatham
Recently, I was emailed and asked what was going on at Izola’s Restaurant 522 E 79th Street, as individuals saw the legendary pictures come off the wall. So I decided to go and take a look and I saw what most of my neighbors have been seeing. The empty walls were a surprise. The pictures... Read more »
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The Bridge to Chatham or Nowhere: Who Will Decide

The Bridge to Chatham or Nowhere: Who Will Decide
It looks like the Walmart being built in West Chatham in the Chatham Market Mall is on schedule to open in Feb 2012. Now it will get interesting because this is where politician and so called community activist who sold their souls for this Walmart are going to have to put up or hide. They... Read more »