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NYE Rock Around the Clock

Let’s Rock Around the Clock again! Meet your friends and neighbors in Uptown BI at the corner of Western and Vermont. Join the community countdown to 2017 with our famous Fire Department ball drop and fireworks show! Spread the word: share our event on Facebook. Read More »

Thank You Blue Island for a GREAT Parade

A big thanks to everyone that came out, residents and visitors alike, for the Blue Island Christmas Light Parade on Saturday, December 3rd. We think it was one of the best yet, with 60 entries, thousands of spectators and a very busy Uptown! We’d like to give a special thanks to our parade committee: Ald. Tom Hawley, Jerry and Lori ... Read More »

Blue Island Holiday Light Parade and Market 2016

Our favorite time of year… Blue Island’s fantastic, night time Holiday Light Parade is around the corner. If you’re a local business, vendor or parade unit, here’s how to get involved: We’re looking for parade entries ready to be bedecked in holiday lighting to march down Western Avenue in Uptown Blue Island. Parade is Saturday, December 3. Sign up now, ... Read More »

Cruise Nights Kick Off for 2016

Get your kicks in Uptown Blue Island. Cruise Nights Starts TONIGHT! York Street will be closed to traffic, but open to antique, muscle and other noteworthy cars. This FREE family-friendly event provides a great opportunity to stroll around and view vintage vehicles. Cruise Nights will be held on York Street between Western and Gregory from 5:00-9:00 pm on Monday evenings ... Read More »

Small Business Saturday 2013

November 30th is Small Business Saturday, a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday is a national movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. Join the movement, spread the word! The following Blue Island businesses are participating in Small Business Saturday Aztek Ink ... Read More »