August 2010

Good things are happening in Bronzeville

Good things are happening in Bronzeville. The work of community groups there is a stellar example of how to raise up a neighborhood through visibility, partnerships, and planning for the future.

Connie’s offers Tall Ships passes

Connie’s Pizza has been named the official pizza of Pepsi Tall Ships Chicago at Navy Pier, Tuesday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 29.

St. Jerome hosts Velika Gospa

At St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church, 2823 S. Princeton Ave., preparations will begin for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, “Velika Gospa,” on Friday, Aug. 6, the first day of a nine-day novena. All are invited to attend this devotion at 7 p.m. each evening through Saturday, Aug. 14.

Farmers Market is food oasis in Bridgeport

Few things are more delicious than freshly picked fruits and vegetables. In Bridgeport, which lacks a major grocery store, residents can enjoy fresh food from local growers at the Bridgeport Farmers Market.