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Project Art Party

Are you ready to pARTy? Join the Arts & Culture Committee on Thursday, April 22nd at Tenochtitlan for an evening of ART! A $20 donation will get you delicious Mexican fare, a raffle ticket, a chocolate table, entertainment, interactive art and live painting.  There will also be a cash bar and silent raffles. Donations will be used to purchase supplies ... Read More »

Blue Island Sponsors Veterans Expo

The City of Blue Island, along with co-sponsors Blue Island American Legion Post 50 and MetroSouth Hospital, invite all Veterans to our second annual expo. The Veterans Expo will be held at the City Council Chambers, 2434 Vermont Street on April 10th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. An all-American lunch will be served. All Veterans are welcome to find ... Read More »

MetroSouth Medical Center Promote Healthy Hearts

More than 100 MetroSouth Medical Center staffers tossed off their sterile booties, donned cowboy boots and line danced to the tune “Achy, Breaky Heart,” made famous by Billy Ray Cyrus. The un-rehearsed electric slide dancing and freestyle moves were done to promote the hospital’s “Know Your Numbers by Heart” campaign to raise awareness of heart disease prevention. The hospital’s “Know ... Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Blue Island Public Library is hosting a Remembering MLK event at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Christ Memorial United Church of Christ, 2440 York St.  Writer, actor and social satirist Aaron Freeman will headline an event honoring the life of the Rev. ... Read More »

Rock Around the Clock New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Fireworks at our 2009 Rock-Around-the Clock New Year’s Eve Celebration were made possible by generous donations from: Ken Young Food Distributors; G&W Electric; Korbakes Liquors; Beggar’s Pizza; Double Play Saloon; Fraternal Order of Eagles #1332;    Restorante Tenochtitlan; the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce and Industry; the Addison-Miller Family;  Mail Managers (the Brienzo Family);  Greg Lochow (Franklin Framing);  Three Sister’s Antiques Mall  (the ... Read More »