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This section will spotlight different people who make up the town, as well as our favorite places, as well as your favorite places. This section might include anything from a spotlight on some interesting citizens, past and present, to favorite bars, restaurants, and any other place that people might gather.

To more easily navigate this category we divided it into the subcategories that follow:


A Late Night on Roosevelt Road

March 16, 2016 // 6 Comments

At one time Cicero's Roosevelt Road (12th Street) was packed with late night drinking establishments. These bars were meant to cater to the different shifts that worked in the local industrial area's but they quickly began to be frequented by the late night revelers of the neighborhood. [...]

Our Lady of Cicero

January 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cicero is home to many active parishes which have had a firm hand in creating the very structure of the neighborhoods. I think the first to get a write up has to be the one [...]

A Brief History of Morton East

January 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

There are so many things you can talk about with regards to Morton East High School; it would be easy to go on a very long tangent. I supposed that could be said for any [...]

Boogie with the Yesses

July 26, 2015 // 4 Comments

Anyone remember the World Series of Rock on August 15th 1976 at Hawthorne Racecourse? The contention the Town of Cicero made against the event was that, “It would be a [...]
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