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2019 Sheffield Street Festival

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MUSIC: CITY SOUNDS

The Sheffield Street Festival will host
different live bands throughout the
weekend, with a big selection of talents,
styles, and genres. Come and rock out
with  some of Chicago’s favorite cover
bands and original artists playing your
favorite tunes!

This year we will have an acoustic band,
a Beatles tribute band playing all their top
hits, a Tom Petty tribute, a Yacht Rock
cover band, and much more!

GARDENS: TAKE A STROLL

Visit more than 100 beautiful
neighborhood gardens on a self-guided
tour. Guidebooks, which contain the map
and textual descriptions of the gardens,
are available at the Garden Center on the
lawn in front of St. Vincent de Paul
Church with a $10 donation.

SO MUCH MORE!

2019 Sheffield Street Festival website

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Why Isn’t CTA-Style Metra Service Being Considered for Lincoln Yards? –

From chi.streetsblog.org 

Connecting people to information about how to improve walking, biking, and transit...

   

Plans for Soccer Stadium Criticized for Traffic Issues It Could Bring « CBS Chicago

From chicago.cbslocal.com -  

A California developer’s plan to build entertainment venues to Chicago is being called a potential traffic nightmare. Live Nation—a California group specializing in concert promotion, and parent company of Ticketmaster—want to build a...

Jim Gramata's insight:

More traffic or more soccer. Which would you prefer?

   

Chicago Funnels A Third Of Property Taxes To Mayor-Managed Slush Funds

 

Jim Gramata's insight:

1/3 of our $2.1 billion annual taxes goes to Rahms slush fund. Is that really ok with you? 

   

Community Groups Intensify Push for New North Branch Park

From www.chicagoarchitecture.org  

Ever since the City of Chicago released the framework for redeveloping the North Branch Industrial Corridor into a new bustling neighborhood of tech firms, trendy restaurants, and glittering high rises, people who actually live in and near the area have worried that an opportunity is being missed.

Jim Gramata's insight:

With Sterling Bay only offering up 6.2 acres on their 54 acres Lincoln Yards this seems more and more like a good idea. 

   

Best Kid-Friendly Murals

From www.chicagoparent.com -  

Whether you’re an aspiring influencer or desire some cute memorable moments with your kids, grab your phone and check out these top Instagram-worthy spots in our great city.

Jim Gramata's insight:

Fun murals rock! Especially kid friendly ones

   

The 5 Best Jazz And Blues Spots In Chicago, Ranked « CBS Chicago

From chicago.cbslocal.com - Today, 3:42 AM

In search of a new favorite spot to hear live jazz and blues? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top venues for jazz and blues around Chicago, using both Yelp data and their own secret sauce to produce a ranked list.

Jim Gramata's insight:

Lincoln Park makes the top 5 (again)