Tuesday, September 2, 2014



Monday, August 25th is our final Cruise Night and will be held on Olde Western Avenue between 135th & Broadway (instead of York and Western). We will have picnic tables available, music and Island Bar & Grill will have a waitress taking orders for their delicious food and will serve it outside. They have a great menu and the food ... Read More »


The City of Blue Island is asking residents to put all leaves in leaf bags or in plastic bins with YARD WASTE stickers on them (Yard Waste stickers can be picked up from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall free of charge). You are asked to no longer put raked leaves loose on parkway…they will not be picked up. ... Read More »

Architectural Bike Tour

Jason Berry is leading an architecture bike ride on Sunday, 8/23 at 1:30. The tour starts at the Library parking lot, 2433 York Street. The cost is $10 and it will help support Cal-Sag Cycles bike repair and other acts of creative construction. Approximately a 2 hour tour, easy route, lots of stops. We’re going to do it monthly through ... Read More »

119th Berm

Blue Island has creatively converted and old clothes recycle bin into a book depository for commuters and residents alike! On Saturday, August 16th from 9:00am – Noon, you are encouraged to ride your bike or walk and bring new or used books to the 119th Street Berm (where the Welcome to Blue Island sign is located). If you bring books, ... Read More »

Back to School 9th Annual Car & Bike Show

Car & Bike Show Presented by Bethel Pentecostal Church. Please bring school supplies to be donated to local schools. Prizes and raffles and Live Graffiti Mural Painting! Registration Fees $10 for cars and $5 for bikes. No Alcohol. Saturday, September 6th Eisenhower High School, 12700 Sacramento Avenue 11:00am-4:00pm Registration opens at 10:00am Food from Noon-1:30pm For more information call Johnathan ... Read More »