Fischman’s Bottle Shop Ribbon Cutting

Fischman’s Bottle Shop Ribbon Cutting

FISCHMAN BOTTLE SHOP
GRAND OPENING WEEKEND DATES / HOURS
Friday, November 17: 3pm – 9pm

4054- 4060 N Milwaukee

Chicago, Illinois 60641

(773) 545-0123

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Grand Gateway Groundbreaking Ceremony

Construction of the Residences at Jefferson Park, 5201 W. Lawrence, has begun. I hope you will join us a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, November 17, at 11:00 am.

This is an opportunity to thank all of the many stakeholders who helped guide us to a final plan and design. This development is the first major step in ushering in the revitalization of the Jefferson Park business corridor.

Kid Friendly

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Fish mans Bottle Shop Grand Opening

Fish mans Bottle Shop Grand Opening

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4054- 4060 N Milwaukee
Chicago, Illinois 60641

(773) 545-0123

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Jeff Park Master Plan Community Meeting October 16

Jeff Park Master Plan Community Meeting October 16

Since first taking office in 2011, I have made the revitalization of the Jefferson Park business corridor a main focus.

I hope you participate in developing strategies to improve transportation, mobility, land use, housing, and economic development while strengthening the community character of our neighborhood during our second Jefferson Park Master Plan community meeting Monday, October 16, at 6 pm at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.

This is an opportunity to lend your ideas and provide input int the future of this opportunity area.

Learn more about the master plan, share …

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Watch “The Sandlot”, Drive-In Style

Watch “The Sandlot”, Drive-In Style

On Saturday, August 26, Cruise over to Six Corners for old-time entertainment with a modern spin.The Six Corners Association will show The Sandlot in a drive-in movie event located in the parking lot at 3930 N. Milwaukee.

All ages are encouraged to attend this family-friendly event. Those attending in their car can listen to the movie simply by tuning into their radios. Pedestrians are also welcome and should bring a lawn chair or blankets to sit on.

The cost is $30 per car, $15 for an adult …

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Town Hall Meeting for Hitch School Bump-Outs July 31

Town Hall Meeting for Hitch School Bump-Outs July 31

This spring, my office submitted an application with Commissioner Bridget Gainer to receive up to $75,000 for an infrastructure project in the ward. I am pleased to announce that our application to install bump-outs at the intersection of Byrn Mawr and Austin was approved.

Every day, children cross this busy intersection to access Hitch Elementary School. While there is a crossing guard on duty throughout the school year, my office still receives numerous complaints about people speeding through the area to reach their destination.

A bump-out extends …

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Starbucks to Open at Former Brown’s Chicken in Jeff Park

Starbucks to Open at Former Brown’s Chicken in Jeff Park

After years of soliciting Starbucks to enter the robust markets of the 45th Ward, it is with great pleasure that I announce their plans to open a new Jefferson Park location in the former Brown’s Chicken building located at 5601 W. Lawrence.

Brown’s Chicken closed their doors in January. It didn’t take long for Starbucks to become interested in the site due to its proximity to the Jefferson Park Transit Center and the prime intersection that is already home to Jewel, BeefBelly, Molly & Myles …

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New Retro Fitness Gym Opens at 6Corners

New Retro Fitness Gym Opens at 6Corners

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170602/portage-park/retro-fitness-gym-opening-six-corners-binnys-bank-of-america-building-cardio-theater

PORTAGE PARK — Retro Fitness opened its 20,000-square-foot location at 4901 W. Irving Park Road for free tours on Thursday, marking a “soft opening” for the neighborhood’s newest gym.

The facility spans the basement and second floor of a long-vacant bank building in the Six Corners Shopping District, anchoring a $16 million redevelopment that promises to include a Culver’s and a 300-seat theater. Interior renovations are also underway for a Binny’s Beverage Depot, which will sit between the gym’s two levels on the building’s first floor.

The gym is the first Retro Fitness location to …

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Jefferson Park Master Plan

Jefferson Park Master Plan

We are in the beginning stages of gathering input for the Jefferson Park Master Plan. As the planning efforts progress and community meetings are scheduled, I will make sure to keep you updated. In the meantime, I encourage you to explore the website, complete the online survey, and sign up for the email list to stay involved.

Important Upcoming Dates

Community Meeting #1: 6:00-7:30 on Monday, June 19 at the Copernicus Center– this will be a Community Listening Session to provide an overview of the project and have station …

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‘People Space’ Has A Public Piano, And It’s Gorgeous

‘People Space’ Has A Public Piano, And It’s Gorgeous

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170619/portage-park/six-corners-people-space-piano-tony-passero-swan-song

 

CHICAGO — Even if you don’t hear the baby grand piano now sitting in the middle of the Six Corners Shopping District, odds are that you’ll see it.

The Six Corners Association re-opened its “people space” this month featuring a baby grand piano decorated by mural artist Tony Passero, inviting passersby to sit and play a tune.

The chunk of parking spaces in front of Josi’s Frozen Yogurt Cafe, 4032 N. Milwaukee Ave., had already included the piano, donated by Topher Allan Music, during its trial run as a marked-off pedestrian area last …

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