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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

Bronzeville Nights: A Fun Finale
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Bronzeville Nights is a free event series pairing local arts, culture and entertainment in some of the Bronzeville area's best businesses. Wednesday, September 28th is the finale, featuring a host of businesses along 47th Street, as well as new partners Active Transportation Alliance and Bronzeville Bikes.

WBDC Small Business Risk Education
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: The Women’s Business Development Center, The Travelers Companies, Inc. and Accion present… Small Business Risk Education on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 5 pm – 8:30 pm at the AKArama Foundation (6220 South Ingleside).

Chicago's Lakeside Festival Planned for October
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Chicago's Lakeside Festival is October 26, 2013. Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel, Congresswoman Kelly, Alderman Pope, Alderman Holmes, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Lakeside Development invite you to celebrate the start of Chicago’s next mark on History with the Grand Opening of the newly extended South Lake Shore Drive.

George Rumsey Picks Event Favorites for Fall
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENTS: The annual Hyde Park Garden Fair Fall Bulb and Mum Sale returns to the Hyde Park Shopping Center on Saturday, September 21. Rain or shine, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. | The residents and board of DARE (Disabled Adults Residential Enterprises, at 55th and Cornell) are sponsoring a Fall Flea Market on Saturday, September 28, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. | The 59th annual Hyde Park Used Book Sale is scheduled this year for Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 12-13-14.

Washington Park Quality of Life Conversation
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Washington Park Neighborhood Meeting will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 from 10 - 11 am at the Washington Park Arts Incubator. This is a great opportunity for neighbors to hear the latest developments and actions by the University to improve the quality of life in the community.

The Healthcare Movie Shocks the System
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: The Drive for Universal Healthcare is sponsoring a showing and discussion of The Healthcare Movie showing Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:00pm at Little Black Pearl - 1060 E 47th Street - #Chicago

No TIF Advisory Meeting Tonight 9-9-2013
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

There is no TIF Advisory Council Meeting scheduled for today - Monday, Sept 9th, 7:00 PM, Kenwood H.S. Notice of future meetings will be posted in the Herald Newspaper the week prior to the meeting.

CPD Answer The Call
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

We are excited to share with you an opportunity and to ask interested adults to “ANSWER THE CALL” by taking the test to join the Chicago Police Department! The City of Chicago has scheduled an entrance examination for the position of Police Officer in December of 2013. Interested applicants who will be 18 years old by December 31, 2013 may apply online today at Applications will be accepted through September 16, 2013.

Business Workshops for September 2013
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENTS: The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086. You also can register by emailing

2013 HPKCC Annual Meeting Announced
Aug 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: The HPKCC 2013 Annual Meeting will be held at Augustana Lutheran Church - 5500 S. Woodlawn Chicago, IL - on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 3:00 pm.