Tag: South Loop

GSLA Neighbor’s Night Out – August

The August Neighbor’s Night Out will feature speakers from the Chicago Housing Authority, providing the latest updates on the redevelopment of the former Ickes Homes site (the vacant land along State Street south of Cermak Rd, next to National Teachers Academy). Many thanks to The Velvet Lounge for hosting us this month. *** About the GSLA’s monthly Neighbors’ Night Out… Read more →

Clean & Green: Fred Anderson Park & Surrounding Areas

Join the GSLA as we team up with the Fred Anderson Park Advisory Council and the South Loop Dog Park Action Cooperative to tidy up Fred Anderson Park and the adjacent vacant lots, streets, and sidewalks. Our cleanup will take place from 10 am to noon, and we will have the necessary supplies.  There’s no sign up, just show up and pitch… Read more →

Free Concert: Music@Grace – String Chamber Music Ensembles

Roosevelt University’s Music Conservatory is partnering with Grace Place for a series of free concerts. These free Music@Grace performances take place on Thursdays at 7:30pm at Grace Episcopal Church (637 S. Dearborn).  The full series is here:   *   Thursday, February 15: Woodwind Chamber Music Ensembles   *   Thursday, March 1: Professional Diploma in Opera Young Artists   *   Thursday, March 22: Jazz Ensembles  … Read more →

Free Concert: Music@Grace – Jazz!

Roosevelt University’s Music Conservatory is partnering with Grace Place for a series of free concerts. These free Music@Grace performances take place on Thursdays at 7:30pm at Grace Episcopal Church (637 S. Dearborn).  The full series is here:   *   Thursday, February 15: Woodwind Chamber Music Ensembles   *   Thursday, March 1: Professional Diploma in Opera Young Artists   *   Thursday, March 22: Jazz Ensembles  … Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Grant’s Financial Services

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

South Loop Civics: State Assembly, County Commissioner, and Judges…. Oh My!

Introduction It’s not always easy for residents of our neighborhood, especially those who are new neighbors, to navigate the “lay of the land” when it comes to our elected representation in the South Loop. The information contained in this blog post is intended to provide basic information to voters in the South Loop neighborhood regarding a subset of offices which… Read more →

South Loop Business Spotlight: Metropolitan Veterinary Center

The GSLA’s mission is to bring neighbors together to create a vibrant, inclusive South Loop community, which must include a thriving local business community.  Our Business Spotlight series is intended to increase awareness of small businesses in the area, so residents can shop locally to keep more of their dollars within the community to drive more local investment.   In… Read more →

Free Concert: Music@Grace – Opera!

Roosevelt University’s Music Conservatory is partnering with Grace Place for a series of free concerts. These free Music@Grace performances take place on Thursdays at 7:30pm at Grace Episcopal Church (637 S. Dearborn).  The full series is here:   *   Thursday, February 15: Woodwind Chamber Music Ensembles   *   Thursday, March 1: Professional Diploma in Opera Young Artists   *   Thursday, March 22: Jazz Ensembles  … Read more →