Posts tagged "boystown"

Don't miss Chicago's ONLY Halloween Parade

Don't miss Chicago's ONLY Halloween Parade
For the 15th consecutive year, head to Boystown for the ONLY Halloween Parade in the city – and it’s a doozie! Personally, I’m taking a break from Halloween this year, but that doesn’t mean you should!  Get to Boystown tonight for one of the best parades of the whole year – the North Halsted Street... Read more »

Boystown CAPS Meeting set for Wednesday July 6

With all of the recent street activity in Boystown – including a videotaped melee that showed a 25 year old man getting stabbed – it’s time to take back the streets. It seems as though every summer there as in an increase in pedestrian traffic in Boystown and with that comes an influx of issues... Read more »

Boystown beating caught on tape

On Sunday, July 3rd at just a few minutes before midnight, someone videotaped a violent attack of someone in the 3300 N Halsted block.  After just the prior evening a Positive Loitering group walked the streets to take back the streets. Here’s the disturbing video. This is from the Chicago Tribune report: Witnesses told police... Read more »

Positive Loitering in Boystown this Saturday Night

As I’m sure you’re all aware, with the start of summer there has been an increase of crime in the city – specifically in Boystown. Over the past few weeks there have been numerous muggings, attacks and even stabbings in the middle of our community – something needs to give.  To help combat some of... Read more »

Halsted Halloween Parade This Weekend

This Sunday evening, Halloween, you will want to make sure that you are on Halsted between Belmont and Addison for an amazing Halloween Parade. This year will mark the 14th Anniversary of the Northalsted Halloween Parade and will be emceed by the incomparable Miss Foozie! You had better not miss it. One note is that this years... Read more »

It's not too late for today's Haunted Halsted Pub Crawl

The fun starts at 2PM – you have PLENTY of time to get there.   Check out all the details here.

And the winners are.....

Thanks to everyone that entered last weeks contest to win tickets for events at Berlin Night Club – and thank you to Berlin for offering the tickets to some of my lucky winners. This week, we have two sets of tickets to giveaway, the first winner for today, for tickets to the June 24th show... Read more »

'Glamour of Boystown' 2010 calendar now available

Find yours at Beatnix, at the corner of Roscoe & Halsted

Scarlet returns from the ashes

Just like the mythical Phoenix, Scarlet – the Boystown bar that was burned to the ground 7 months ago – has risen from the flames and been restored better than it was before. Check out this great video from Outworld.TV and Bill Pritchard of   Welcome back Scarlet, you were missed!

Two 'Positive Loitering' walks set for Boystown tonight

To raise a positive presence on the streets of Boystown, meet up with your friends and neighbors and District 23 police officers at Midnight and 2AM tonight and walk through the neighborhood.   Wear your comfortable shoes and meet in the parking lot of 7-Eleven at 11:55PM AND 1:55AM.  Stop in the 7-Eleven first and... Read more »