Tamar Manasseh shares a laugh at Peace of Pizza's opening Wednesday night in Beverly. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/ Block Club Chicago

Days After MASK Moms Shot Dead, Group’s Founder Serving Slices Of Hope At New Peace Of Pizza In Beverly

"We've never had a murder on our block. We've never had life end on our corner. And we've never actually went into business before," MASK's founder said.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Little Jim’s, The First And Oldest Gay Bar In Boystown, Closing For Good

Often described as the gay "Cheers," Little Jim’s opened in 1975 and was the first gay bar in Boystown and the second-oldest gay bar in Chicago.

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New ‘Anti-Racist Andersonville’ Group To Protest Obama Mural Defacement With Rally Friday

Anti-Racist Andersonville was formed in response to a number of racist incidents in the neighborhood, including the writing of "Hang Obama" in chalk along Clark Street.

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Don’t Go To Big Barbecues, Fireworks Shows This 4th Of July, Top Doc Says

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes it risky to have parties or gatherings with crowds — especially as other places are seeing big increases in cases, hospitalizations and deaths.