Environment, Civics and Entertainment Take Center Stage This Week in McKinley Park

Published March 9, 2020

Get ready for the March 23 MAT Asphalt hearing with prep workshops, vote for McKinley Park Advisory Council leaders, head to CAPS Beat 912 at its new Evergreen Academy location, and attend more great neighborhood events this week in McKinley Park.

  • IEPA workshop and N4EJ meeting prep neighborhood for March 23 MAT Asphalt permit hearing.
  • CAPS Beat 912 meetings move to Evergreen Academy Middle School.
  • McKinley Park Advisory Council elects officers and plans 2020 activities.

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Pochos Hits Chicago Magazine's Hot List

Published March 4, 2020

McKinley Park neighborhood restaurant Pochos gets highlighted in monthly foodie list from Chicago Magazine, landing at No. 8 in the list of "places everyone's talking about." 

  • Young McKinley Park neighborhood restaurant Pochos included in foodie list from Chicago Magazine.
  • Pochos lands at No. 8 for "places everyone's talking about."
  • Locally run eatery grew from brunch-only service starting in the summer of 2019.

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Chile Toreado Lauded As Top New Chicago Restaurant

Published March 4, 2020

Restaurant review publication The Infatuation has picked the new McKinley Park restaurant Chile Toreado as one of the best new restaurants in Chicago.

  • Restaurant review publication The Infatuation picks McKinley Park eatery Chile Toreado as one of Chicago's best new restaurants.
  • Newly opened restaurant grew from highly regarded 5 Rabanitos restaurant in the Pilsen neighborhood.
  • Brothers Jaime and Alfonso Sotelo are McKinley Park neighborhood residents and partners in the new enterprise.

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McKinley Park Programming Opens for Spring Registration

Published March 3, 2020

Sign-ups for spring programs at McKinley Park are now open, with strong interest already closing out some classes, and a slew of new programs for the disabled on offer.

  • McKinley Park's spring programming is already filling some classes, staff report.
  • New programs on offer for children, adults and teens with primary disabilities.
  • For the first time, McKinley Park breaks into the Chicago Park District's top 30 most-subscribed parks.

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Step Out to Dine, Laugh and Vote This Week in McKinley Park

Published March 2, 2020

The McKinley Park Civic Association hosts its annual banquet on Sunday, early voting and get out the vote events prime next week's election, and music and comedy fill the neighborhood's watering holes this week in McKinley Park.

  • The McKinley Park Civic Association hosts its annual banquet on Sunday, March 8.
  • Vote early at the McKinley Park field house and support the 12th Ward IPO at their Get Out The Vote fund-raiser.
  • Comedy and music again return to the McKinley Park neighborhood's watering holes.

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