Shamus Toomey, Editor in Chief and co-founder of Block Club Chicago, joins Wendy Snyder, filling in for Bob Sirott, to share the latest Chicago neighborhood stories. Shamus has details on:
Thousands In Christmas Mass Donations Stolen From Saint Vincent De Paul Church In Lincoln Park: Saint Vincent de Paul has set up a GoFundMe page aiming to recover the stolen money, which goes toward parish outreach programs, religious education programs for children, operations and other ministries.
Burst Pipe At Avondale’s Bric-A-Brac Record Shop Destroys At Least 3,000 Records: All of Bric-a-Brac’s cherished soundtrack section was destroyed in the flood on Christmas. Co-owner Nick Mayor said they need the community’s help to fill the gap in inventory.
Stamp Collection Spanning More Than A Hundred Years Of Chicago’s History To Be Auctioned Off: The letters in the collection provide insight into Chicago’s development from a small settlement of a few hundred people to the city we know today.