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The end of the old Chatham Pancake House...

Worlee called it in one of his recent postings at Concerned Citizens of Chatham : Finally, the residents of... more

almost 2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Best Buy announces six Chicago-area store closings

Best Buy announced Saturday that six of its Chicago area stores will close as part of the company’s nationwide shutdown of 50 stores. The Chicago area stores slated to close include locations at: 8900 S. Lafayette Ave. in Chicago; 1038 N. Rohlwing Road in... more

2 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Neighborhood Pride on a Poster - Gapers Block Chicago

Neighborhood Pride on a Poster - Gapers Block Chicago Check out http://studiochris.com/ for some examples of neighborhood posters. I look forward to seeing a Chatham poster although I'm sure there are some graphic artists in the... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Best Buy closing 6 Illinois stores

(AP) — Among the locations the struggling electronics chain will shutter is one in Chicago, at 8900 S. Lafayette Ave. more

2 years ago | Crains | Permalink

Best Buy to close 6 Chicago-area stores

And one of those six stores include the one located in our neighborhood near 87th... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Best Buy to close 6 Chicago-area stores

Best Buy announced today that six Chicago-area stores will be among the 50 nationwide that the retailer plans to close. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Do People Just Want to Live in Segregation? Not in Chicago

Chicago Magazine is talking about Chatham again: It's not a simple matter of black people being way more egalitarian than white people. Everyone wants to live in a safe environment with good housing stock and... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Metal thefts putting homeowners on edge

Legislators seek to turn up the heat on scrap yards that pay cash for copper, aluminum Gregory Edwards knows the four video cameras monitoring his South Side home are no guarantee it won't be targeted yet again by thieves trying to steal copper or aluminum to trade for quick money... more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Mother, baby wounded after gunshots enter home

Bullets came through wall of Far South Side Chicago residence Tina Cornell awoke to the sound of gunshots early Thursday at her home in Chicago's West Pullman neighborhood, and rushed into the bedroom where her granddaughter was sleeping. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Concerned Citizens of Chatham: Restaurants and Politics - Why is There Such a Disconnect

Worlee wrote this post at his blog it raises some good points: While I had some... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Summer Jobs for Youth (Teens & College)

From the Greater Chatham Alliance: The City of Chicago and Cook County have developed a central office for summer youth jobs and summer kid programs. But like anything, there's not enough jobs and programs... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Did the Destruction of Chicago's Public Housing Decrease Violent Crime, Or Just Move It Elsewhere?

This Chicago Magazine article takes aim at any correlation (and/or causation) with regards to crime and public housing projects. The question here is wether or not tearing down CHA housing has either reduced crime or merely dispersed crime throughout... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

Weekend Blotter: Three Women Beaten By 20 At Chatham Burger King

The victims say they were ordering their food when a male told the women he was going to beat them if they didn't leave. Then a group of males and females kicked and beat them. [... more

2 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

3 women injured in beating at South Side Burger King

This incident is utterly shameful. Shameful, shameful, shameful: Police responded to a battery in progress at about 8 p.m. Friday at the Burger King, 28 E.87th St., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak,... more

2 years ago | The Sixth Ward | Permalink

3 women injured in beating at South Side Burger King

Three female relatives were beaten by a group of about 20 attackers when ordering dinner for their family Friday evening at a Burger King in the city's Chatham neighborhood, police and witnesses said. more

2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

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