October’s Featured Business-Home Grown Cafe

The owners of the Chalkboard restaurant, Gilbert Langlois and Elizabeth Laidlaw have reopened as the Home Grown Café. There are no super big televisions only great food and imagine being able to relax and have a conversation.

Chef Gilbert brings his French country and Southern-Creole influencesRead more


Stromberg Receives Ravenswood ArtWalk Service and Advocate Award

Ravenswood ArtWalk announces the recipient of their 2013 RAW Service & Advocate Award: Richard Stromberg, photographer and founder of the Learning Center. Richard has devoted 40 years to teaching photography to over 25,000 students in the Lakeview and Ravenswood communities. Please join us in congratulatingRead more


Andersonville Farmer’s Market

Don't forgot about the Andersonville Farmer's Market!

The market will be open every Wednesday afternoon and evening on West Berwyn Avenue between North Clark and North Ashland avenues, and will run until Oct. 16





A summer of FREE concerts, movies and Shakespeare in the parks

The foundation would like to thank everyone who sent us emails with suggestions for movies in the park this summer. We are happy to announce that the Foundation will be sponsoring two concerts and a movie in Welles Park.

On Tuesday, July 16 we areRead more


Global Explorers Kids Summer Camp 2013

Summer is almost here! This summer, let your children "travel the world" with Global Explorers Kids. "Passports" in hand, we'll be exploring the arts of a different country or culture each day. Sign up for one or two weeks! Each week explores different countries andRead more

Julius Meinl – Meet Authors, Swap Books, Literacy Olympics

Julius Meinl – Meet the Authors!
Coming soon to a Julius Meinl location near you, our very own Meinl customer’s works will be featured all March long. These authors either wrote their books inside Julius Meinl, based their story on a Meinl event, or helpedRead more


Brown Line Train Reroutes during Welles Street Bridge Construction

Beginning Friday evening, March 1 through Monday Morning, March 11 and Friday evening, April 26 through Monday morning, May 6, the Brow Line train will be rerouted.

Brown line trains will only operate between Kimball and Merchandise Mart with reduced service during rush hour. SomeRead more