May 2008 Archives

What was South Chicago's original name?

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Is your neighborhood suffering from a surge in shootings and violence?

Tell us what you think might solve Chicago's escalating violence.

Who is Jeffery Drive named after?

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Lois Schill won the last quiz.

She knew Lawrence Avenue is named for Bradford A. Lawrence, a friend of banker and subdivider Lazarus Silverman.

Imet Crandon Davis at his worst moment — distraught, vengeful and out of his mind. It was the day his best friends were found slaughtered near 76th and Rhodes.
“If I go off and just start shooting . . . will you make me look like a hero in the paper?” he asked with pure evil in his eyes.
He was scary. I never wanted to see him again.

Mark Konkol

Mark Konkol covers city neighborhoods for the Chicago Sun-Times. You can e-mail him or call (312) 321-2146.

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