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Calumet National Heritage Area Feasibility Study

The City of Blue Island borders the west end of the Calumet Heritage area, with the Indiana Dunes bordering the east end. The Calumet Heritage Partnership (CHP) is facilitating a feasibility study to help designate a Calumet National Heritage Area. As part of this effort, public meetings are being held dealing with the Arts, History and Industry in the Calumet ... Read More »

Beverly Arts center Event

Tartan Terrors Bagpipes, Kilts, Comedy! Fri, Mar. 13, 8pm Award winning step and highland dancers and internationally recognized comedic performers share the stage in this Celtic Invasion, mixing rock’s energy with traditional folklore, dance, classic pipes and fiddle, driving drum tones, and light-hearted humor. Kick off your St. Paddy’s celebration at the BAC! More information and tickets at 773-445-3838 or ... Read More »

Chamber of Commerce Award Winners

On Saturday, February 21st, the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce and Industry held it’s 63rd Annual Installation Dinner at Raven’s. At this dinner, the new Chamber Board of Directors were announced along with Man of the Year, Women of the Year, Business of the Year and other Awards. Congratulations to all of the 2015 Chamber Award Winners! Man of the ... Read More »

Bungalow Chef joins Celebrity Chefs for Fundraiser

Mike Mech, Blue Island’s Bungalow Chef, will join Celebrity Chefs, including Art Smith owner of Table fifty two restaurant in Chicago, to prepare appetizers, a four-course meal and dessert, to help raise funds for St. Thomas the Apostle School in Chicago. Find out more about the STARRY Night fundraiser. Read More »

Black Culture Nite

On Friday, February 20th, Neighborhood Watch Group #37 hosted their 15th Annual Black Culture Nite at the Blue Island East Annex. This year’s theme, Phenomenal Woman, honoring Maya Angelou. Presentations, songs, poems and a wonderful saxophone solo made for an entertaining evening. The Women of Worship from Glorious Life Worship Center in Blue Island did a great job decorating and ... Read More »