Tag: Mar2021

End of an era: Casa Garden Restaurant closes

Not many restaurants run by a nonprofit board and staffed with volunteers enjoy a 46-year run. With just five paid employees and a volunteer crew of 200-plus, the restaurant and

Construction of W/X homeless shelter underway

After numerous delays and multiple revised start dates, construction of the W/X homeless shelter is underway with a target completion date of summer 2021. The city approved construction of the

Racial Justice Committee reaches out to Oak Park

Oak Park community leader Michael Blair met with SCNA’s Ad Hoc Racial Justice Committee over Zoom recently to share information about neighborhood issues as a prelude to Oak Park board

Nurse must juggle roles in pandemic

There are many unsung heroes in these COVID-19 times, especially frontline healthcare workers. In Curtis Park, we have doctors, nurses, speech and physical therapists, pharmacists and other medical providers who