October 2009

WTTW shines spotlight on Italian-American vets

5,000 Miles From Home, the first feature-length documentary from Stone Park, IL-based Italian American Veterans Museum and Library, will make its television debut on WTTW-TV (Channel 11) at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25

Immy Mellin art exhibit; Anti-social personality counseling workshop; Compassion workshop set for Shrine

Immy Mellin exhibits art at Little Black Pearl New art created by Immy Mellin is on display at the Little Black Pearl, 1060 E. 47th St. Mellin also has art on display at the Harold Washington Public Library, eighth floor, 400 S. State St. On Saturday, Oct. 17, he will give an artist’s talk at […]

Free author events for Chicago Book Festival

During October, the Chicago Public Library will celebrate books, authors, and reading under the auspices of the tenth annual Chicago Book Festival, presented by the Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Public Library Foundation, the Motorola Foundation, and Northern Trust.

CTA Lake-Morgan el station process underway

After seven years of lobbying by the Randolph/Fulton Market Association (RFMA), the process for constructing a new Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) elevated train station is underway.

Halloween Celebration; Italian Heritage Month; Octoberfeast

Round-ups, a screenwriting contest, a Walk for Farm Animals and more in this months ATN.

Two practices in one location make trip to dentist pleasant

Many people put off a trip to the dentist until damage that easily could have been prevented is done. That is why the dentists and staff at Bridgeport Family Dental Center and at Children’s Dental World, located at 2959 S. Wallace St., believe every dental visit should be a positive experience in a comforting atmosphere.

Public’s tax money fills Chicago politicians’ TIF pot o’ gold

City officials more and more look at tax increment financing (TIFs) as a pot o’ gold.

First cohousing development in Illinois coming to Bronzeville

Prairie Onion Cohousing plans to build a condominium development within an eight-block stretch of Chicago’s historic Bronzeville community. As the first “cohousing” development in Illinois, it will foster involvement between residents and their surrounding neighborhood.

Sweet Maple Café to mark 10th anniversary with 1999 prices

On Oct. 23, 1999, Laurene Hynson welcomed her first customers to Sweet Maple Café at 1339 W. Taylor St…

Dennis O’Neill new head of University Village Association

Dennis O’Neill took a few seconds here and there to pick up trash during an interview about becoming the new executive director of the University Village Association (UVA) as of Sept. 1, the neighborhood group’s 28th anniversary.

De La Salle celebrates 120 years of history

Over De La Salle Institute’s 120 year history, more than 20,000 students have walked the high school’s halls.

Arthur Anguiano dies at 80; founded parents group

Arthur “Art” Anguiano, a long-time resident of the Taylor Street community, died on July 23 at age 80.